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 16 March 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    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 -

     

    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: 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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