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 Sunday 16 February 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, Julian Bream, John Feeley and other guitarists perform the music of Spanish composer/guitarist Fernando Sor, nightly from 10pm.

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Prelude
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:09
      Title: Pavane, Op. 50
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:21
      Title: American Songs - Speak Low
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:25
      Title: Youkali Tango
      Performer(s): Fernay / Weill
      Performer(s): Fernay / Weill
      Duration: 6:53
    • 22:33
      Title: Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:37
      Title: Hobo's Lullaby
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Duration: 3:24
    • 22:40
      Title: My Youth
      Performer(s): Wold, Steve
      Performer(s): Wold, Steve
      Duration: 2:40
    • 22:43
      Title: Something Cool
      Performer(s): Barnes
      Performer(s): Barnes
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:47
      Title: In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
      Performer(s): Hilliard/Mann
      Performer(s): Hilliard/Mann
      Duration: 2:11
    • 22:49
      Title: Our Love Is Easy
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Duration: 5:44
    • 22:55
      Title: Rhayader Alone
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 2:05
    • 22:57
      Title: Sanctuary
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 1:20
    • 22:58
      Title: Fritha Alone
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 1:45
    • 23:10
      Title: A Tune For Frankie/ An Phis Fluich
      Performer(s): Ni Mahaonaigh/ Trad
      Performer(s): Ni Mahaonaigh/ Trad
      Duration: 5:29
    • 23:16
      Title: The Yellow Princess
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 5:06
    • 23:21
      Title: Gatekeeper
      Performer(s): Feist/Gonzales
      Performer(s): Feist/Gonzales
      Duration: 2:32
    • 23:24
      Title: Dream Time
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:29
      Title: Cello Concerto (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 9:27
    • 23:39
      Title: The Two Lonely People
      Performer(s): Evans/Hall
      Performer(s): Evans/Hall
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:43
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:50
      Title: The Night Of Killing
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:53
      Title: The Love Of Beirut
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Duration: 7:59
    • 00:02
      Title: Depois Que O Ile Passer
      Performer(s): Pitta
      Performer(s): Pitta
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:06
      Title: When I Dream Of You
      Performer(s): Hines/Carpenter
      Performer(s): Hines/Carpenter
      Duration: 3:48
    • 00:11
      Title: And He Will Not Come Again
      Performer(s): Shakespeare
      Performer(s): Shakespeare
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:12
      Title: Lachrimae Tristes
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:17
      Title: Down By The Sally Gardens
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:11
    • 00:21
      Title: Chant From A Holy Book
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:26
      Title: Mother's Lament
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Duration: 6:46
    • 00:32
      Title: Akh Im Champen
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:03
    • 00:37
      Title: Small Metal Gods
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Stangl / Sylvian
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Stangl / Sylvian
      Duration: 6:03
    • 00:43
      Title: Do It Again
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:48
      Title: When Lights Are Low
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Duration: 11:12

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