The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    August 2. Tonight, Eamonn presents an ecstatic Art van Damme; 2 x Boccherini; The Cinematic Orchestra's "Arrival Of The Birds"; a sample from the new CD by Anoushka Shankar (pictured); nocturnes by Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Scriabin, Olafur Arnalds and Pablo Held  (see BLUE TUNES, below); late career Billie Holiday; a bluesy "Please Don't Go"; the melodic ambience of UK electronica duo Digitonal; a Mendelssohn octet; new Eileen Tackney; Chet Baker with Paul Desmond; part of a Shostakovich chamber symphony; as well as Dick Gaughan and Leo Kottke. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 22 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 -

    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.

    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 23:06
      Title: For The Sake Of A Greek's Words
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:09
      Title: Marriage Is For Old Folks
      Performer(s): Leon Carr/Earl Shuman
      Performer(s): Leon Carr/Earl Shuman
      Duration: 3:42
    • 23:12
      Title: O.D.
      Performer(s): Ellis
      Performer(s): Ellis
      Duration: 2:31
    • 23:14
      Title: Dreams
      Performer(s): Teasdale / Mehldau
      Performer(s): Teasdale / Mehldau
      Duration: 5:45
    • 23:21
      Title: Abendstern
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 2:21
    • 23:23
      Title: John's Book Of Alleged Dances; (Iii) Pavane (She's So Fine)
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 6:46
    • 23:32
      Title: School Night
      Performer(s): Difranco, Ani
      Performer(s): Difranco, Ani
      Duration: 5:09
    • 23:37
      Title: Mingus In The Sky
      Performer(s): Catherine, Philip
      Performer(s): Catherine, Philip
      Duration: 7:41
    • 23:51
      Title: Odalisque
      Performer(s): Krohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Krohn, Felix
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:59
      Title: A Lotus On Irish Streams
      Performer(s): Mclaughlin, John
      Performer(s): Mclaughlin, John
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:04
      Title: Gently
      Performer(s): Machacek, Alex
      Performer(s): Machacek, Alex
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:12
      Title: I Was Young When I Left Home
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 5:10
    • 00:17
      Title: Delay
      Performer(s): Julia Kent
      Performer(s): Julia Kent
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:21
      Title: Rapture
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Duration: 3:21
    • 00:25
      Title: Corpus Christi Carol
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:28
      Title: Legba Nan Baye
      Performer(s): Schwarz-Bart, Jacques
      Performer(s): Schwarz-Bart, Jacques
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:32
      Title: In A Landscape
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Duration: 10:25
    • 00:42
      Title: Take It With Me
      Performer(s): Waits/Brennan
      Performer(s): Waits/Brennan
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:47
      Title: Staying There
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:52
      Title: My Father
      Performer(s): Collins, J.
      Performer(s): Collins, J.
      Duration: 5:11

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