The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    June 27. On tonight's BLUE, pianist Antti Siirala plays a waltz by Brahms; guitarist Grant Green performs original material; Vashti Bunyan sings one of her own songs; we hear celebrated Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti with conductor Herbert von Karajan; a self-portrait by Charles Mingus (pictured); Joshua Bell "at home" with a sitar-player; Beady Belle, from a career retrospective; a new live recording of a Mendelssohn overture; and the last of the week's recordings by June Christy including her low-key reading of a Hoagy Carmichael song (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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    June 22nd - 28th: June Christy

    Something cool on the BLUE this week, as we remember a singer on the 25th anniversary of her passing. June Christy (who replaced Anita O’Day in the Stan Kenton Orchestra during the mid-1950s) enjoyed considerable solo success in the following decade. A four-time Downbeat winner, she also recorded with her husband, arranger/saxophonist Bob Cooper.

    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...
     

    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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