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 music by Leo 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 Friday 28 March 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    All this week, we feature pianist, composer, and current Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry at Harvard, Herbie Hancock, an artist who has enjoyed critical and popular acclaim

      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.

    August31st - Septemeber 6th: 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

    • 22:00
      Title: Carambar
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:04
      Title: Bergamasca
      Performer(s): Scheidt, Samuel
      Performer(s): Scheidt, Samuel
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:08
      Title: The Secret Piano
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:10
      Title: Prelude No.20 In G Sharp Minor
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Duration: 2:03
    • 22:13
      Title: Abet Abet
      Performer(s): Yirga, Samuel/ Worku, Asnakech
      Performer(s): Yirga, Samuel/ Worku, Asnakech
      Duration: 5:28
    • 22:18
      Title: Holy Thursday
      Performer(s): Axelrod, David
      Performer(s): Axelrod, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:23
      Title: Devil Got My Woman
      Performer(s): James, Skip
      Performer(s): James, Skip
      Duration: 3:16
    • 22:28
      Title: Enjoy The Silence
      Performer(s): Gore
      Performer(s): Gore
      Duration: 3:59
    • 22:32
      Title: Every Breath You Take
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Duration: 5:24
    • 22:37
      Title: Stepping Stone
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: Symphony No.2 In D (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 11:46
    • 22:53
      Title: Driftin'
      Performer(s): Hancock, Herbie
      Performer(s): Hancock, Herbie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: The Merry Widow
      Performer(s): Fall / Bernauer
      Performer(s): Fall / Bernauer
      Duration: 2:53
    • 23:04
      Title: Lost In The Stars
      Performer(s): Anderson / Weill
      Performer(s): Anderson / Weill
      Duration: 4:11
    • 23:08
      Title: Forgotten Tango
      Performer(s): Kozin / Strizhov
      Performer(s): Kozin / Strizhov
      Duration: 2:58
    • 23:12
      Title: Sea Eagle For Solo Horn (1st Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Davies, Peter Maxwell
      Performer(s): Davies, Peter Maxwell
      Duration: 4:19
    • 23:16
      Title: Glas
      Performer(s): Schmitt, Florent
      Performer(s): Schmitt, Florent
      Duration: 6:39
    • 23:23
      Title: Seal
      Performer(s): Smith, Tommy
      Performer(s): Smith, Tommy
      Duration: 8:51
    • 23:33
      Title: O Dawn, When You Rise
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:37
      Title: El Mestre
      Performer(s): Catalan Traditional
      Performer(s): Catalan Traditional
      Duration: 6:48
    • 23:44
      Title: Lamentos
      Performer(s): Pixinguinha
      Performer(s): Pixinguinha
      Album: Best Of Pixinguinha
      Duration: 4:42
    • 23:49
      Title: Mystery
      Performer(s): Orton, Beth
      Performer(s): Orton, Beth
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:53
      Title: The Egg Man / The Fight Of The Taruru
      Performer(s): Parfitt-Murray, Hal / Busk, Nikolaj
      Performer(s): Parfitt-Murray, Hal / Busk, Nikolaj
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:57
      Title: Daytime In Las Vegas
      Performer(s): Uehara, Hiromi
      Performer(s): Uehara, Hiromi
      Duration: 4:45
    • 00:02
      Title: The End Of A Love Affair (Bill In The Sky)
      Performer(s): Redding, Edward
      Performer(s): Redding, Edward
      Duration: 3:23
    • 00:06
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 00:12
      Title: Carnaval - Ii. Pierrot
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:15
      Title: Carnaval - V. Eusebius
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:16
      Title: Carnaval - Viii. Réplique
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:18
      Title: I Could Bring You Jewels - Had I A Mind To
      Performer(s): Dickinson, Emily/Foster, Josephine
      Performer(s): Dickinson, Emily/Foster, Josephine
      Duration: 2:29
    • 00:23
      Title: The Linden
      Performer(s): Danielsson / Nyberg
      Performer(s): Danielsson / Nyberg
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:29
      Title: October
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:33
      Title: Toni
      Performer(s): Hussein, Zakir
      Performer(s): Hussein, Zakir
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:37
      Title: Follow You Down To The Red Oak Tree
      Performer(s): Mcmorrow, James Vincent
      Performer(s): Mcmorrow, James Vincent
      Duration: 3:43
    • 00:42
      Title: Soundings (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Duration: 1:59
    • 00:48
      Title: I Hear A Rhapsody
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:51
      Title: The Man I Love
      Performer(s): Gershwin G / Gershwin I
      Performer(s): Gershwin G / Gershwin I
      Duration: 5:04
    • 00:56
      Title: Who By Fire
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 4:11

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