The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    August 30. On tonight's BLUE, we'll hear King Crimson's "Matte Kudasi"; a concertino which Sergei Prokofiev did not live to finish (one that was actually completed by his friend Rostropovich, working from a piano score and the cellist's memories of conversations between the two men); a meditation by flautist Susie Hodder-Williams and gamelan-player Chris Caldwell; Gospel blues by Leo "Bud" Welch; Letka's brand of "far off country"; a new double CD on Evidence Classics that finds Dominique Vellard conducting Ensemble Gilles Binchois, but this time in the performance of his own music; Roland Hanna's "Muses For Richard Davis", as it appears on an MPS re-issue; No Crows' realisation of a Radiohead tune; the epilogue from Tarik O'Regan's Irish colloquy (see BLUE TUNES, below); singer/songwriter Francesca Baines; and sax-player Art Pepper (pictured) plays a ballad. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 8 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 -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    August 31st - September 6th: Memphis Slim

    Peter "Memphis Slim" Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:22
      Title: Polska Efter Anders Frederik Andersson Tryserum
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:25
      Title: Snails In The Creek
      Performer(s): Rodríguez, Alfredo
      Performer(s): Rodríguez, Alfredo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: Bad, Bad Whiskey
      Performer(s): Davies, Adelia
      Performer(s): Davies, Adelia
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:35
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In E Minor (2nd Movement) Andantino
      Performer(s): Von Koch, Sigurd
      Performer(s): Von Koch, Sigurd
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: Jeep On 35
      Performer(s): Scofield, John
      Performer(s): Scofield, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:50
      Title: None The Wiser
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:54
      Title: Edinburgh
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Duration: 3:21
    • 22:59
      Title: Prayer Of St. Gregory
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:03
      Title: A Sinister Decision
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:07
      Title: Liebeslied (Love Song)
      Performer(s): Wagner-Régeny, Rudolf
      Performer(s): Wagner-Régeny, Rudolf
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:12
      Title: La Luna
      Performer(s): Hodge, Derrick
      Performer(s): Hodge, Derrick
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:15
      Title: Yesterday
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 2:54
    • 23:18
      Title: Beauty And Sadness
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:25
      Title: Mutations - Iii: Canon
      Performer(s): Iyer, Vijay
      Performer(s): Iyer, Vijay
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:33
      Title: El Noi De La Mere
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:37
      Title: Prelude No. 1
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:41
      Title: What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life
      Performer(s): Bergman, A., Berman, M., Legrand, M
      Performer(s): Bergman, A., Berman, M., Legrand, M
      Duration: 3:44
    • 23:45
      Title: Your Ghost (Variation On Schumann's Theme And Variations In E Fl
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 5:55
    • 23:51
      Title: Quiet Joys Of Brotherhood
      Performer(s): Farina / Traditional
      Performer(s): Farina / Traditional
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:55
      Title: Birds And Ships
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:30
    • 23:59
      Title: The Prodigal Song
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:06
      Title: Eirenicons I-Iv
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 6:20
    • 00:19
      Title: You Don't Know Me
      Performer(s): Arnold / Walker
      Performer(s): Arnold / Walker
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: It Was A Very Good Year
      Performer(s): Drake, Ervin
      Performer(s): Drake, Ervin
      Duration: 4:41
    • 00:28
      Title: Hidden
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:34
      Title: Piano Sonata In B Flat Major Op. 106 ?Hammerklavier? - Movement
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 13:57
    • 00:48
      Title: Old Light
      Performer(s): Cutting Andy
      Performer(s): Cutting Andy
      Duration: 2:07
    • 00:53
      Title: Alfie
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Duration: 4:48

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