The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Aug 17. This Sunday on BLUE, we'll listen to Anglo-Irish ensemble Carducci Quartet perform a work by living composer Adrian Williams; some Bennie Maupin (providing Eamonn can find a particular CD he knows he has at home somewhere); Irish guitarist Michael O'Toole; Dave Brubeck (pictured) at Oberlin College; singer/songwriters Ane Brun, Elvis Costello, Lucinda Williams and Tom Waits; a “Finnish Prayer” by Taneli Kuusisto; and the last of the week's Bill Evans recordings (see BLUE TUNES, below), including a version of "Danny Boy". 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 15 February 2014

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    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Bill Evans: August 11th - 17th

    Were he still with us, Bill Evans would have turned 85 on the 16th of August. A lyrical player who never paraded his technique, Evans first appeared on the radar after working with Charles Mingus and Miles Davis (that's Bill playing piano on most of the "Kind Of Blue" sessions). This week Eamonn features solo, duo and - especially - trio recordings made under the pianist's own name. We'll even hear Evans recorded with symphony orchestra and playing along to himself...

     

    Debussy: Aug 18th - 24th

    Claude Debussy’s vast output has given us masterpieces in a variety of categories such as orchestral, piano, ballet and chamber music. This week, to honour his birthdate, we shine the spotlight on the French-born composer's vocal works with settings of texts by Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire.

    The Songs of Debussy – a Blue of the Night recommendation, nightly at 10...

    Music Played on the Show

    • 23:02
      Title: The Night Before
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 7:55
    • 23:10
      Title: Tax Office Love Song
      Performer(s): Hall, Chloe
      Performer(s): Hall, Chloe
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:14
      Title: Lollie Lou
      Performer(s): Hale, E.
      Performer(s): Hale, E.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:17
      Title: Same Old Man
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:00
    • 23:20
      Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - Vii: Offertoire
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 12:03
    • 23:33
      Title: Pavane
      Performer(s): Berauer, Johannes
      Performer(s): Berauer, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:38
      Title: Foujita
      Performer(s): Johnson, Marc
      Performer(s): Johnson, Marc
      Duration: 5:50
    • 23:45
      Title: The Wind That Shakes The Barley
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:27
    • 23:51
      Title: Tam Lin (Child 39)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 7:01
    • 23:58
      Title: Pancho And Lefty
      Performer(s): Van Zandt, Townes
      Performer(s): Van Zandt, Townes
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:04
      Title: Suite No.1 - Iii: Nocturne
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:15
      Title: Jazz In The New Harmonic
      Performer(s): Chesky, David
      Performer(s): Chesky, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Serenity
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:27
      Title: Shallow Brown
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Richard Hawley
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Richard Hawley
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:33
      Title: Mary Skeffington
      Performer(s): Rafferty, Gerry
      Performer(s): Rafferty, Gerry
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:35
      Title: Twilight On Prince George's Avenue
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:45
      Title: Lento
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 13:11

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