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 Sunday 30 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

    • 22:00
      Title: Bluesology
      Performer(s): Jackson, Milt
      Performer(s): Jackson, Milt
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:15
      Title: Beatles Concerto Grosso No. 4 - Michelle
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:18
      Title: Michelle
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Duration: 4:56
    • 22:23
      Title: Livin' With The Blues
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: In My Life
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 5:26
    • 22:35
      Title: Realium 5
      Performer(s): Gorzycki, Rafal
      Performer(s): Gorzycki, Rafal
      Duration: 6:15
    • 22:42
      Title: Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge - Ix: Funeral March
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:46
      Title: Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge - Ii: Adagio
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:50
      Title: Vein Melter
      Performer(s): Hancock, Herbie
      Performer(s): Hancock, Herbie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:08
      Title: Paddy Canny's Toast
      Performer(s): Lennon, Charlie
      Performer(s): Lennon, Charlie
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:13
      Title: My Man's Gone Now
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 4:44
    • 23:16
      Title: Somebody To Love
      Performer(s): Mercury, Freddie
      Performer(s): Mercury, Freddie
      Duration: 4:32
    • 23:20
      Title: Air On A G String
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 6:24
    • 23:30
      Title: Moving Mountains
      Performer(s): Wesseltoft / Sriram / Nehme / Saleh / Kheir
      Performer(s): Wesseltoft / Sriram / Nehme / Saleh / Kheir
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:38
      Title: Time Lapses
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Duration: 8:00
    • 23:48
      Title: The Wakeful Night - Adagio
      Performer(s): Blomdahl, Karl-Birger
      Performer(s): Blomdahl, Karl-Birger
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:54
      Title: Feria Quinta: In I. Nocturno - In Monte Oliveti
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:02
      Title: Don't Go To Strangers
      Performer(s): Kent / Mann / Evans
      Performer(s): Kent / Mann / Evans
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:06
      Title: Rosemary's Baby
      Performer(s): Komeda, Krzysztof
      Performer(s): Komeda, Krzysztof
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:12
      Title: Where Flamingos Fly
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:19
      Title: Silent Woods
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 6:08
    • 00:25
      Title: Undance - Iv: To Slide / To Fall
      Performer(s): Turnage, Mark Anthony
      Performer(s): Turnage, Mark Anthony
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:29
      Title: Flow My Tears
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 4:18
    • 00:35
      Title: Dream Time
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: Here's To Life
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:43
      Title: In A Silent Way
      Performer(s): Zawinul, Joe
      Performer(s): Zawinul, Joe
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:49
      Title: Straumnes
      Performer(s): Sigur Rós
      Performer(s): Sigur Rós
      Album: Med sud i eyrum vid spilum endalaust
      Duration: 2:16
    • 00:51
      Title: Hollow Point
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 7:43
    • 01:05
      Title: String Quartet No. 2 In D Major - Nocturne
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Duration: 6:53
    • 01:11
      Title: Symphony No.3 (3rd Movement) Andantino Quasi Allegretto
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 10:38
    • 01:22
      Title: Oboe Concerto In C (1st Movement) Allegro Aperto
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 7:06
    • 01:29
      Title: Triple Concerto In A Minor Bwv 1044 Allegro (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 9:19
    • 01:38
      Title: The Planets - Venus The Bringer Of Peace
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Duration: 9:13
    • 01:46
      Title: Violin Concerto In E Minor - Iii. Allegretto Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:26
    • 01:54
      Title: Faniska: Overture
      Performer(s): Cherubini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Cherubini, Luigi
      Duration: 7:39

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