The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    July 26. Tonight, we'll hear some of the music pianist/composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured) provided for Giorgos Cheimonas' modern Greek adaptation of "Medea"; Ryuichi Sakamoto with - and without - David Sylvian; a new recording by jazz trumpeter Jason Palmer; another lyrical interpretation of Grieg by Javier Perianes; guitarists Kelly Joe Phelps and Marc Ribot; Irish guitarist John O'Shea; the New Blood Orchestra, performing an alternate instrumental version of Peter Gabriel's "The Nest That Sailed The Sky"; new John Metcalfe; a J.S. Bach adagio; the last 2 cuts of the week from Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below), including an Arlen/Mercer song; a Magnificat by Orlando de Lassus; and Italian guitarist Peo Alfonsi joined by vocalist Ivan Lopez. 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 -

    July 20th - 26th: Helen Merrill

    Helen Merrill sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Hank Jones, Stan Getz et al, each night this week on BLUE.

    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.

     

    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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