The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    August 2. Tonight, Eamonn presents an ecstatic Art van Damme; 2 x Boccherini; The Cinematic Orchestra's "Arrival Of The Birds"; a sample from the new CD by Anoushka Shankar (pictured); nocturnes by Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Scriabin, Olafur Arnalds and Pablo Held  (see BLUE TUNES, below); late career Billie Holiday; a bluesy "Please Don't Go"; the melodic ambience of UK electronica duo Digitonal; a Mendelssohn octet; new Eileen Tackney; Chet Baker with Paul Desmond; part of a Shostakovich chamber symphony; as well as Dick Gaughan and Leo Kottke. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 14 February 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Tasteful music and song tinged with romance as St. Valentine's Day draws to a close.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    July 27th - August 3rd: Nocturnes

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for The Blue Of The Night.

    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 21:34
      Title: Romance (Delius)
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 5:56
    • 21:40
      Title: Love And Affection
      Performer(s): Armatrading, Joan
      Performer(s): Armatrading, Joan
      Duration: 4:36
    • 21:44
      Title: So In Love
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Duration: 4:50
    • 21:49
      Title: To Love And Be Loved
      Performer(s): Van Heusen, Jimmy/Cahn, Sammy
      Performer(s): Van Heusen, Jimmy/Cahn, Sammy
      Duration: 4:07
    • 21:54
      Title: All Of You
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Duration: 4:27
    • 21:59
      Title: My Funny Valentine
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Duration: 5:51
    • 22:06
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 12:46
    • 22:19
      Title: The Look Of Love
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:23
      Title: Oh Love
      Duration: 6:19
    • 22:30
      Title: Doctor Zhivago Somewhere My Love
      Performer(s): Jarre, Maurice
      Performer(s): Jarre, Maurice
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:34
      Title: Five Hebrew Love Songs (Movement V) - Tenderness
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 2:35
    • 22:36
      Title: Pastoral Suite - Romance
      Performer(s): Larsson, Lars-Erik
      Performer(s): Larsson, Lars-Erik
      Duration: 5:02
    • 22:45
      Title: Lovesong
      Performer(s): Smith / Tolhurst / Gallup / Williams / Thompson / O'Donnell
      Performer(s): Smith / Tolhurst / Gallup / Williams / Thompson / O'Donnell
      Duration: 5:31
    • 22:50
      Title: When I Fall In Love
      Performer(s): Heyman, Edward / Young, Victor
      Performer(s): Heyman, Edward / Young, Victor
      Duration: 3:26
    • 22:55
      Title: Love & Peace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:04
      Title: Romance
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 2:12
    • 23:06
      Title: Sonata No.2 In E Flat, (2nd Movement) Romance, Adagio Non Tanto
      Performer(s): Rosetti, Antonio
      Performer(s): Rosetti, Antonio
      Duration: 2:36
    • 23:13
      Title: Hymn (To Her Love)
      Performer(s): Brennan, Ciáran
      Performer(s): Brennan, Ciáran
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:18
      Title: Love
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Duration: 3:39
    • 23:22
      Title: Love's Been Good To Me
      Performer(s): Johnny Cash
      Performer(s): Johnny Cash
      Album: American V: A Hundred Highways
      Duration: 3:33
    • 23:25
      Title: Play It Sam - Play As Time Goes By
      Performer(s): Hupfeld, Herman
      Performer(s): Hupfeld, Herman
      Duration: 5:13
    • 23:31
      Title: Horn Concerto No.4 (2nd Movement) Romance
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:36
      Title: My Romance
      Performer(s): Rodgers -Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers -Hart
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:44
      Title: Embraceable You
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George/Gershwin, Ira
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George/Gershwin, Ira
      Duration: 7:05
    • 23:51
      Title: Ain't No Cure For Love
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:56
      Title: There Is No Greater Love
      Performer(s): Jones / Symes
      Performer(s): Jones / Symes
      Duration: 2:21
    • 23:58
      Title: Valentine's Day
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:01
      Title: Romance For String Orchestra
      Performer(s): Finzi, Gerald
      Performer(s): Finzi, Gerald
      Duration: 7:30
    • 00:10
      Title: The Touch Of Your Lips
      Performer(s): Noble, Ray
      Performer(s): Noble, Ray
      Duration: 2:57
    • 00:13
      Title: Lover Man
      Performer(s): Davis / Ramirez / Sherman
      Performer(s): Davis / Ramirez / Sherman
      Duration: 6:44
    • 00:19
      Title: I See Your Face Before Me
      Performer(s): Dietz/Schwartz
      Performer(s): Dietz/Schwartz
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:25
      Title: Tell Me What Is True Love
      Performer(s): Jansch, Bert
      Performer(s): Jansch, Bert
      Duration: 2:14
    • 00:27
      Title: Let's Fall In Love
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Koehler, Ted
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Koehler, Ted
      Duration: 4:34
    • 00:32
      Title: Blue Valentines
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 6:09
    • 00:38
      Title: Romance No.2 In F Major
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 7:52
    • 00:45
      Title: Menuet In C Minor, Op.24 No.1
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Duration: 3:13
    • 00:49
      Title: Let's Do It
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Duration: 8:59

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