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 Friday 7 March 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, we feature recordings by John Scofield and Vince Mendoza, in advance of the Irish premiere of Scofield and Mendoza's Grammy-winning album 54 in Dublin on March 12th.

    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

    • 22:09
      Title: Love Is Stronger Than Pride
      Performer(s): Abu / Hale / Middleman
      Performer(s): Abu / Hale / Middleman
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: Our Love Is Easy
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Duration: 5:44
    • 22:23
      Title: Femme Fatale
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:26
      Title: Polska Efter Pelle Fors, Vikbolandet
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: String Quartet In D Major (3rd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:42
      Title: Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good To You?
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:46
      Title: A Major
      Performer(s): Galvin, Elliot
      Performer(s): Galvin, Elliot
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:53
      Title: Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Plant/ Miller
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Plant/ Miller
      Duration: 4:27
    • 22:57
      Title: Bron-Yr-Aur
      Performer(s): Page, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Page, Jimmy
      Duration: 2:21
    • 22:59
      Title: The Battle Of Evermore
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:06
      Title: Mutations - I: Air
      Performer(s): Iyer, Vijay
      Performer(s): Iyer, Vijay
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:10
      Title: Les Barricades Mysterieuses (Baritone Guitar)
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois Arr Michael Chapdelaine
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois Arr Michael Chapdelaine
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:14
      Title: Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:19
      Title: Repeating
      Performer(s): Mcmorrow, James Vincent
      Performer(s): Mcmorrow, James Vincent
      Duration: 4:53
    • 23:24
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano No.2 (2nd Movement) Lento Cantabile
      Performer(s): Rosenberg, Hilda
      Performer(s): Rosenberg, Hilda
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:33
      Title: Glory Box
      Performer(s): Barrow / Gibbons / Utley
      Performer(s): Barrow / Gibbons / Utley
      Duration: 4:32
    • 23:37
      Title: My First Lover
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:41
      Title: Black Eyed Dog
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 3:40
    • 23:46
      Title: L'Éther
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Album: Canopée
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:52
      Title: On The Way To Exile
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:58
      Title: The White Reindeer - Ii. The Fell (Adagio)
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:03
      Title: Mélodies, Book 2 - Vi: Lento - Plaintif
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:05
      Title: Rota
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:13
      Title: Say We Did
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Duration: 8:36
    • 00:21
      Title: Boy Child
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Duration: 3:53
    • 00:25
      Title: Cloudburst
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 8:40
    • 00:33
      Title: I - Pavane De La Belle Au Bois Dormant
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 1:35
    • 00:35
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 00:42
      Title: Sinfonia For Violincello
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:45

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