The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 5. Tonight, Eamonn links a Romanian folk dance by Bartok; the late Gerry Rafferty; a new recording by Irish resident Felip Carbonell; solo piano music by Hans Otte (pictured); singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a big band arrangement of an Astor Piazzolla tune; the slow movement of a Beethoven piano concerto; Eddie Vedder, performing a John Lennon song; a little Junior Wells; orchestrated Debussy; Norma Winstone's re-invention of a melody you may know from a Pedro Almodovar movie; dolo Ketil Bjornstad; music by Karl-Birger Blomdahl; Norway's Beady Belle; Alexi Korner with Davy Graham; Britten for solo guitar; a selection from a tribute album to jazz artist Horace Parlan; and Iva Bittova puts her slant on Janacek and Moravian folk (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

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

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - a musical journey through centuries, genres and soundscapes.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    June 29th - July 5th: Iva Bittova sings Janácek

    Czech composer Leoš Janácek was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. This week we honour his birthdate by featuring an album in which Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet present a personal interpretation of Janácek’s collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs. Masterful accompaniment to Bittova’s stunning vocals every night this week...
     

    July 6th - 12th: Trio Mediaeval "Aquilonis"

    All this week, we’ll be listening to the latest Trio Mediaeval CD. “Aquilonis” comprises Icelandic chant, early Italian sacred songs, contemporary Swedish works, 15th-century English carols and Norwegian folk melodies; and it’s the first time the singers have accompanied themselves on instruments.

     

    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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