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    Aug 24. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from the late Henry Byrd (a.k.a. Professor Longhair), a founding father of New Orleans R'n'B; the slow movement of a Scriabin piano concerto; Leo Brouwer's "Sarabanda de Scriabin"; a sneak preview of a forthcoming ECM release by Anja Lechner (cello) and Francois Couturier (piano); the covering of a Sugarcubes song by Jackie Oates (pictured); sarod-player Soumik Datta; part of a newly made available piano sonata by Liszt; singer-songwriter Roy Harper; legendary bluesman T-Bone Walker; the Gazzana sisters, performing a Poulenc violin sonata; some endlessly playing by Sigur Rós; experienced session-man Noel Langley from his recent debut release; Myung Whun Chung's reading of "Clair de lune", which can be found on a new solo piano CD recorded for ECM; and the last of the week's songs by Debussy (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 21 February 2014

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    Hear the soulful singing of Nina Simone all this week on The Blue of the Night.

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    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...

    Blue Tunes Recommended - Leonard Bernstein: Aug 18th - 24th

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:03
      Title: Indigenous
      Performer(s): Cary, Marc
      Performer(s): Cary, Marc
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:08
      Title: Celebration Of Our Land
      Performer(s): Pérez, Danilo
      Performer(s): Pérez, Danilo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:09
      Title: Lumen Valossa
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:14
      Title: Andante Cantabile
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 8:45
    • 22:23
      Title: Feeling Good
      Performer(s): Newley/Bricusse
      Performer(s): Newley/Bricusse
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:26
      Title: White Oak Mountain
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:31
      Title: Satin Doll
      Performer(s): Ellington / Strayhorn / Mercer
      Performer(s): Ellington / Strayhorn / Mercer
      Duration: 5:19
    • 22:36
      Title: The Smart Set
      Performer(s): Brooks, Ray
      Performer(s): Brooks, Ray
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Romantic Pieces For Violin And Piano - Vi. Larghetto
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:49
      Title: War
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:52
      Title: Drive
      Performer(s): Nelson, Carole
      Performer(s): Nelson, Carole
      Duration: 9:26
    • 23:03
      Title: Hard Times
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:07
    • 23:07
      Title: Slumber My Darling
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Duration: 5:07
    • 23:14
      Title: Piano Concerto In G Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:02
    • 23:22
      Title: Aldeburgh Variations
      Performer(s): Holloway, Robin
      Performer(s): Holloway, Robin
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:27
      Title: Jazz Suite (Movement Iii) - Romance
      Performer(s): Holloway, Laurie
      Performer(s): Holloway, Laurie
      Duration: 2:04
    • 23:30
      Title: Cease The Bombing
      Performer(s): Creque
      Performer(s): Creque
      Duration: 9:07
    • 23:39
      Title: February Sun
      Performer(s): Jurjendal, Robert
      Performer(s): Jurjendal, Robert
      Duration: 5:24
    • 23:44
      Title: Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:47
      Title: The Girl
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:51
      Title: Follow, Follow
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:57
      Title: The Front
      Performer(s): Walsh, Conor
      Performer(s): Walsh, Conor
      Duration: 4:57
    • 00:02
      Title: Wild Is The Wind
      Performer(s): Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
      Performer(s): Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:06
      Title: Nocturne In G Op37/2
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 5:59
    • 00:12
      Title: Pastirska Elegija
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:16
      Title: Remembranza (Estudio Ii)
      Performer(s): Segovia, Andres
      Performer(s): Segovia, Andres
      Duration: 3:09
    • 00:19
      Title: My Old Friend The Blues
      Composer: Steve Earle
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:22
      Title: Self-Portrait In Three Colours
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 3:25
    • 00:26
      Title: Speak Easy
      Performer(s): Burns / Macmillan
      Performer(s): Burns / Macmillan
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:33
      Title: Moonchild / The Dream And The Illusion
      Performer(s): Fripp / Mcdonald / Lake / Giles / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Fripp / Mcdonald / Lake / Giles / Sinfield
      Duration: 9:17
    • 00:38
      Title: Return To Saturn
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Duration: 7:04
    • 00:45
      Title: Five Bagatelles - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:49
      Title: Ogne Pena Cciu Spietata
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:55
      Title: The Thrill Is Gone
      Performer(s): Brown / Henderson
      Performer(s): Brown / Henderson
      Duration: 3:06

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