The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    August 30. On tonight's BLUE, we'll hear King Crimson's "Matte Kudasi"; a concertino which Sergei Prokofiev did not live to finish (one that was actually completed by his friend Rostropovich, working from a piano score and the cellist's memories of conversations between the two men); a meditation by flautist Susie Hodder-Williams and gamelan-player Chris Caldwell; Gospel blues by Leo "Bud" Welch; Letka's brand of "far off country"; a new double CD on Evidence Classics that finds Dominique Vellard conducting Ensemble Gilles Binchois, but this time in the performance of his own music; Roland Hanna's "Muses For Richard Davis", as it appears on an MPS re-issue; No Crows' realisation of a Radiohead tune; the epilogue from Tarik O'Regan's Irish colloquy (see BLUE TUNES, below); singer/songwriter Francesca Baines; and sax-player Art Pepper (pictured) plays a ballad. 10pm start...

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

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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

      Blue Tunes Recommended -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    August 31st - September 6th: Memphis Slim

    Peter "Memphis Slim" Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963.

    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
      Composer: Walsh, Conor
      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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