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 Sunday 23 February 2014

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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

    • 22:00
      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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