The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Sept 19. Eamonn returns for more relaxing-but-stimulating late night sounds, including symphonic Nielsen; a sample from "Moderato cantabile", the tasteful new duet release by Anja Lechner and Francois Couturier (pictured); the incredible voice of Karen Dalton (who also played banjo, back in the day); Debussy's G Minor string quartet, as well as a performance of a Debussy prelude by pianist Ivan Ilic; Hank Jones, Oscar Peterson and Ella Fitzgerald, from 3 vintage MPS albums that have been recently made available on iTunes; Michael Tippett's "Go Down, Moses"; singer-songwriter Jon Allen; more selections from the Dankworths (see BLUE TUNES, below); and Nikolai Lugansky. playing a piano sonata by Rachmaninoff. 10pm start-time...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 23 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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    The Dankworths: Sept  15th - 21st

    This week, our common thread is an English jazz dynasty: the Dankworth family. Reed-player-cum-bandleader John Dankworth worked in film and TV (he wrote “The Avengers” and the “Tomorrow’s World” themes). Wife, Cleo Laine, often recorded with him. All this week, we’ll also hear from their children, Alec and Jacqui Dankworth.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Nobody's Fault But Mine
      Performer(s): Johnson, Blind Willie
      Performer(s): Johnson, Blind Willie
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:04
      Title: Beatles Concertogrosso No.1 (5th Movement) Penny Lane
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 3:53
    • 22:07
      Title: Warm And Beautiful
      Performer(s): Mccartney, Paul
      Performer(s): Mccartney, Paul
      Duration: 2:46
    • 22:10
      Title: Across The Universe
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:14
      Title: And I Love Her
      Performer(s): Lennon, John/Mccartney, Paul
      Performer(s): Lennon, John/Mccartney, Paul
      Duration: 4:37
    • 22:18
      Title: Let It Be
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: Kitty
      Performer(s): Edison, Harry
      Performer(s): Edison, Harry
      Duration: 8:16
    • 22:32
      Title: Notturno In E Flat Major Op.148 D 897
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 9:42
    • 22:42
      Title: Random Acts Of Senseless Violence
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Rowe / Sylvian
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Rowe / Sylvian
      Duration: 7:21
    • 22:49
      Title: Space Travel
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Duration: 6:17
    • 22:55
      Title: Missa Ad Coenam Agni - Ii: Gloria
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:02
      Title: The Book Of Sounds - Part 7
      Performer(s): Otte, Hans
      Performer(s): Otte, Hans
      Duration: 9:00
    • 23:11
      Title: Movement Two
      Performer(s): Ayres, Marvin
      Performer(s): Ayres, Marvin
      Duration: 9:01
    • 23:21
      Title: Ashé
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 8:34
    • 23:31
      Title: River Ways
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:34
      Title: The Beauty Of Decay
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Duration: 7:21
    • 23:42
      Title: Suite For Violin And String Orchestra - Ii. Evening In Spring
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:44
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In C Sharp Minor - Prelude
      Performer(s): Szymanowski, Karol
      Performer(s): Szymanowski, Karol
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:47
      Title: Adagio & Allegro In Ab Major - I. Adagio
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:53
      Title: The Last Man
      Performer(s): Mansell, Clint
      Performer(s): Mansell, Clint
      Duration: 6:24
    • 00:07
      Title: A Time For Love
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Duration: 7:00
    • 00:14
      Title: Here's To Life
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:25
      Title: Adagio Religioso
      Performer(s): Joonas Kokkonen
      Performer(s): Joonas Kokkonen
      Duration: 5:05
    • 00:31
      Title: Georgia On My Mind
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Gorrell
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Gorrell
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:33
      Title: I Get Along Without You Very Well
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:11
    • 00:39
      Title: Piano Tune
      Performer(s): Jansch / Renbourn
      Performer(s): Jansch / Renbourn
      Duration: 1:55
    • 00:40
      Title: Oliver
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Duration: 3:20
    • 00:43
      Title: Chase The Blues Away
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Duration: 5:28
    • 00:49
      Title: 2. Adagio Ma Non Troppo (Quartet Op 74 In E Flat Major 'Harp')
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 9:44

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