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    Aug 24. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from the late Henry Byrd (a.k.a. Professor Longhair), a founding father of New Orleans R'n'B; the slow movement of a Scriabin piano concerto; Leo Brouwer's "Sarabanda de Scriabin"; a sneak preview of a forthcoming ECM release by Anja Lechner (cello) and Francois Couturier (piano); the covering of a Sugarcubes song by Jackie Oates (pictured); sarod-player Soumik Datta; part of a newly made available piano sonata by Liszt; singer-songwriter Roy Harper; legendary bluesman T-Bone Walker; the Gazzana sisters, performing a Poulenc violin sonata; some endlessly playing by Sigur Rós; experienced session-man Noel Langley from his recent debut release; Myung Whun Chung's reading of "Clair de lune", which can be found on a new solo piano CD recorded for ECM; and the last of the week's songs by Debussy (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 16 March 2014

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    The compositions of Dublin-born conductor, educator and composer Charles Villiers Stanford are featured all this week on the Blue of the Night. .

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

     

    Debussy: Aug 18th - 24th

    Claude Debussy’s vast output has given us masterpieces in a variety of categories such as orchestral, piano, ballet and chamber music. This week, to honour his birthdate, we shine the spotlight on the French-born composer's vocal works with settings of texts by Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire. The Songs of Debussy – a Blue of the Night recommendation, nightly at 10...

    Blue Tunes Recommended - Leonard Bernstein: Aug 18th - 24th

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke/Strayhorn, Billy/Gaines, Lee
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke/Strayhorn, Billy/Gaines, Lee
      Duration: 3:51
    • 22:05
      Title: How To Make An American Quilt- Main Title
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 3:51
    • 22:08
      Title: Seaside (Adagio)
      Performer(s): Piston, Walter
      Performer(s): Piston, Walter
      Duration: 7:02
    • 22:16
      Title: My Favourite Sound
      Performer(s): Molitor, Claudia
      Performer(s): Molitor, Claudia
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: Isle (Remix)
      Performer(s): Ficarra, Evelyn
      Performer(s): Ficarra, Evelyn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:27
      Title: Strugglin' Blues
      Performer(s): Walker / Mcdaniel
      Performer(s): Walker / Mcdaniel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:30
      Title: Serenade For Strings (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:31
    • 22:35
      Title: Serenade From Hassan
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Child Fixin' To Die
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:44
      Title: Immobile
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:51
      Title: Always Hopeful
      Performer(s): Sriram, Shrikant
      Performer(s): Sriram, Shrikant
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:57
      Title: Four Strong Winds
      Performer(s): Tyson, Ian
      Performer(s): Tyson, Ian
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:04
      Title: The Blue Bird
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 4:06
    • 23:08
      Title: The Blue Bird Variations Theme
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 5:43
    • 23:14
      Title: Soittajan Kaipuu
      Performer(s): Vesterinen, Viljo
      Performer(s): Vesterinen, Viljo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:17
      Title: The Father's Song
      Performer(s): Mccoll, E/ Mcnally, A
      Performer(s): Mccoll, E/ Mcnally, A
      Duration: 6:13
    • 23:23
      Title: Butcher's Boy
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:37
    • 23:26
      Title: Burungkaka Tua
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:35
    • 23:34
      Title: Bilijana
      Performer(s): Trad Macedonian
      Performer(s): Trad Macedonian
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:39
      Title: Arpeggiata Addio
      Performer(s): Kapsberger, Giovanni Girolamo
      Performer(s): Kapsberger, Giovanni Girolamo
      Duration: 7:36
    • 23:46
      Title: When The Boat Comes In
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:19
    • 23:53
      Title: The Silver Swan
      Performer(s): Gibbons, Orlando
      Performer(s): Gibbons, Orlando
      Duration: 1:56
    • 23:55
      Title: Etude In C Sharp Minor Op. 2 No. 1
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:06
    • 23:59
      Title: Midnight Special
      Performer(s): Smith, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Smith, Jimmy
      Duration: 10:12
    • 00:09
      Title: Six Little Pieces For Piano - Vi. Sehr Langsam
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:11
      Title: String Quartet No.5 In Eb Major (3rd Movement) Adagio Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 8:54
    • 00:20
      Title: Olorun
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:26
      Title: Urban Landscape
      Performer(s): Fripp / Hall / Walton
      Performer(s): Fripp / Hall / Walton
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:29
      Title: Where We Used To Live
      Performer(s): Svensson/Berglund/Ostrom
      Performer(s): Svensson/Berglund/Ostrom
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:34
      Title: A Sinister Decision
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: Moments Of Pleasure
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 6:46
    • 00:44
      Title: Five Impromptus - V. Arioso
      Performer(s): Bennett, Richard Rodney
      Performer(s): Bennett, Richard Rodney
      Duration: 2:35
    • 00:48
      Title: Symphony No.6 - Iv. Epilogue (Moderato)
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45

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