The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    July 26. Tonight, we'll hear some of the music pianist/composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured) provided for Giorgos Cheimonas' modern Greek adaptation of "Medea"; Ryuichi Sakamoto with - and without - David Sylvian; a new recording by jazz trumpeter Jason Palmer; another lyrical interpretation of Grieg by Javier Perianes; guitarists Kelly Joe Phelps and Marc Ribot; Irish guitarist John O'Shea; the New Blood Orchestra, performing an alternate instrumental version of Peter Gabriel's "The Nest That Sailed The Sky"; new John Metcalfe; a J.S. Bach adagio; the last 2 cuts of the week from Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below), including an Arlen/Mercer song; a Magnificat by Orlando de Lassus; and Italian guitarist Peo Alfonsi joined by vocalist Ivan Lopez. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 29 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 -

    July 20th - 26th: Helen Merrill

    Helen Merrill sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Hank Jones, Stan Getz et al, each night this week on BLUE.

    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.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:03
      Title: The Humpback Whale
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Duration: 6:20
    • 22:09
      Title: American Tunes
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:15
      Title: Symphonic Poem No.3 - I: Andante
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: Then The Lights Go Out
      Performer(s): Witherspoon, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Witherspoon, Jimmy
      Duration: 3:14
    • 22:25
      Title: Walk To The Water
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:04
    • 22:29
      Title: Black Musette
      Performer(s): Repac, Nicolas
      Performer(s): Repac, Nicolas
      Duration: 4:36
    • 22:33
      Title: Wine Wine Wine
      Performer(s): Binkley / Herman
      Performer(s): Binkley / Herman
      Duration: 2:48
    • 22:36
      Title: Contrasts For Violin, Clarinet And Piano - Ii: Piheno
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: Four American Choruses: Beautiful Valley Of Eden
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:51
      Title: Maria Lando
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:57
      Title: Your Fonder Heart
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:02
      Title: Please Stop Playing Those Blues, Boy
      Performer(s): Demetrius / Moore
      Performer(s): Demetrius / Moore
      Duration: 3:33
    • 23:05
      Title: Meet Me Where They Play The Blues
      Performer(s): Allen / Gallop
      Performer(s): Allen / Gallop
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:09
      Title: Don't Smoke In Bed
      Performer(s): Robison, Willard
      Performer(s): Robison, Willard
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:13
      Title: When The Moon Rises...
      Performer(s): Leech, Owen
      Performer(s): Leech, Owen
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:18
      Title: Con Que La Lavare
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Duration: 6:15
    • 23:24
      Title: May Morning Dew
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Keane
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Keane
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:29
      Title: Something So Right
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:34
      Title: Why Did I Choose You
      Performer(s): Leonard / Martin
      Performer(s): Leonard / Martin
      Duration: 5:26
    • 23:39
      Title: Let's Eat, Then Everything Will Be Ok
      Performer(s): Yamamoto, Eri
      Performer(s): Yamamoto, Eri
      Duration: 5:09
    • 23:45
      Title: Summertime
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:48
      Title: Concerto For Cello And Strings - Ii: Andante
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:56
      Title: Hear, O Lord, When I Cry
      Performer(s): Warner, Massah M
      Performer(s): Warner, Massah M
      Duration: 1:57
    • 00:01
      Title: Firewater
      Performer(s): Williams, Buster
      Performer(s): Williams, Buster
      Duration: 7:45
    • 00:14
      Title: Fotheringay
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Duration: 3:21
    • 00:18
      Title: Among The Wicklow Hills
      Performer(s): Turner, Pierce
      Performer(s): Turner, Pierce
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:21
      Title: Mysteries
      Performer(s): Gibbons / Webb
      Performer(s): Gibbons / Webb
      Duration: 4:54
    • 00:26
      Title: Lookin' Back
      Performer(s): Monk / Hendricks
      Performer(s): Monk / Hendricks
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:33
      Title: Farruca Martín (Martin's Farruca)
      Performer(s): Martín, Juan
      Performer(s): Martín, Juan
      Duration: 5:18
    • 00:38
      Title: Grandmother's Tales - Ii: Andantino
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:39
      Title: Piano Concerto No.5 In E Flat Major 'Emperor' (2nd Movement) Ada
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:33
    • 00:48
      Title: Little Green
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:53
      Title: Urge For Going
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 5:20

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