The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    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 Friday 4 April 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Sergei Rachmaninov's - inextricably Russian - orchestral and chamber works are featured on the programme all this week: enjoy rhapsodic majesty, minor keys and melancholy, nightly.

    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

    • 22:05
      Title: Fonte (Spring)
      Performer(s): Homem De Melo, Pedro/Cavalheiro, Jose
      Performer(s): Homem De Melo, Pedro/Cavalheiro, Jose
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:08
      Title: Children Of The Sun
      Performer(s): Dead Can Dance
      Performer(s): Dead Can Dance
      Album: Anastasis
      Duration: 7:52
    • 22:17
      Title: Petite Suite (1st Movement) En Bateau
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:20
      Title: La Plus Que Lente
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:09
    • 22:26
      Title: Sad Hours
      Performer(s): Jacobs, Marion
      Performer(s): Jacobs, Marion
      Duration: 3:25
    • 22:30
      Title: Baggin' The Blues
      Performer(s): Wikins, Ernie
      Performer(s): Wikins, Ernie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:37
      Title: Legba Nan Baye
      Performer(s): Schwarz-Bart, Jacques
      Performer(s): Schwarz-Bart, Jacques
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: The Bells Op.35 (2nd Movement) Lento - Adagio
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 10:34
    • 22:51
      Title: Dawn Music
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:56
      Title: Variations On A Theme By Schumann Ii
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Duration: 2:40
    • 22:59
      Title: Kadi Kadi
      Performer(s): Toure, Ali Farka
      Performer(s): Toure, Ali Farka
      Duration: 3:36
    • 23:03
      Title: Con Rumbo Al Carnival (On The Way To The Carnival)
      Performer(s): Martín, Juan
      Performer(s): Martín, Juan
      Duration: 3:38
    • 23:07
      Title: One For The One
      Performer(s): Hiatt, John
      Performer(s): Hiatt, John
      Duration: 4:33
    • 23:11
      Title: You're Not There
      Performer(s): Russell, Hank
      Performer(s): Russell, Hank
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:16
      Title: Rock Me
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:20
      Title: Still Learning
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 6:22
    • 23:25
      Title: Moanin'
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Duration: 2:52
    • 23:30
      Title: String Quartet No.4 - Ii.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:37
      Title: Vocalise
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 7:42
    • 23:45
      Title: Milonga En Re
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:49
      Title: Sunny's Game
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 4:44
    • 23:54
      Title: You Don't Know Me
      Performer(s): E. Arnold/C. Walker
      Performer(s): E. Arnold/C. Walker
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:58
      Title: The Sub
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Album: At Land
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:03
      Title: Nuud Hingvad Inimesed (Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Samota
      Performer(s): Bittova
      Performer(s): Bittova
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:12
      Title: Morning Wake
      Performer(s): Doolan, Hugh
      Performer(s): Doolan, Hugh
      Duration: 4:56
    • 00:17
      Title: Three
      Performer(s): Gibbs, Michael
      Performer(s): Gibbs, Michael
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Lament For An Orchid (Absinthe)
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:30
      Title: String Quartet No.6 In F Minor (3rd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:30
    • 00:38
      Title: 3.25
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:41
      Title: Moonpie
      Performer(s): Ballamy / Stronen / Fennesz / Molvaer
      Performer(s): Ballamy / Stronen / Fennesz / Molvaer
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:51
      Title: Mélodies, Book 1 - Vii: Lento
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:52
      Title: Don't Go To Strangers
      Performer(s): Kent / Mann / Evans
      Performer(s): Kent / Mann / Evans
      Duration: 3:45

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