The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 5. Tonight, Eamonn links a Romanian folk dance by Bartok; the late Gerry Rafferty; a new recording by Irish resident Felip Carbonell; solo piano music by Hans Otte (pictured); singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a big band arrangement of an Astor Piazzolla tune; the slow movement of a Beethoven piano concerto; Eddie Vedder, performing a John Lennon song; a little Junior Wells; orchestrated Debussy; Norma Winstone's re-invention of a melody you may know from a Pedro Almodovar movie; solo Ketil Bjornstad; music by Karl-Birger Blomdahl; Norway's Beady Belle; Alexis Korner with Davy Graham; Britten for solo guitar; a selection from a tribute album to jazz artist Horace Parlan; and Iva Bittova puts her slant on Janacek and Moravian folk (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 6 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 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...
     

    July 6th - 12th: Trio Mediaeval "Aquilonis"

    All this week, we’ll be listening to the latest Trio Mediaeval CD. “Aquilonis” comprises Icelandic chant, early Italian sacred songs, contemporary Swedish works, 15th-century English carols and Norwegian folk melodies; and it’s the first time the singers have accompanied themselves on instruments.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:01
      Title: Lotus Eaters
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:04
      Title: Melodie Op. 3 No. 3
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 5:25
    • 22:10
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In F Sharp Minor (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:17
      Title: Black River Pike
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Duration: 4:43
    • 22:21
      Title: From The Beginning
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:26
      Title: Easy Street
      Performer(s): James / Berryman
      Performer(s): James / Berryman
      Duration: 3:29
    • 22:30
      Title: I Married An Angel
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:52
    • 22:34
      Title: Everything Happens To Me
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Duration: 11:00
    • 22:40
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (2nd Movement) Molto Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:52
      Title: The Hill Of Thieves
      Performer(s): Dillon / Lakeman
      Performer(s): Dillon / Lakeman
      Duration: 4:43
    • 22:57
      Title: Newark Airport 2
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin
      Duration: 2:46
    • 23:01
      Title: A View Of Man
      Performer(s): Faitelson, Dalia
      Performer(s): Faitelson, Dalia
      Duration: 5:07
    • 23:05
      Title: Mood For A Day
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:09
      Title: Violin Concerto In E Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 6:23
    • 23:15
      Title: Credidi Propter Quod Locutus Sum
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 5:45
    • 23:30
      Title: Avec Le Temps
      Performer(s): Ferré, Léo
      Performer(s): Ferré, Léo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:35
      Title: Norma
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Duration: 6:38
    • 23:42
      Title: The Love Of Beirut
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Duration: 7:59
    • 23:51
      Title: Der Doppelganger (The Wraith)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:55
      Title: Missa Ad Coenam Agni - V: Agnus Dei
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Duration: 6:53
    • 00:03
      Title: Thursday
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Duration: 5:31
    • 00:08
      Title: Two Year Winter
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:12
      Title: Hidden
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:18
      Title: Live To Tell
      Performer(s): Madonna / Leonard
      Performer(s): Madonna / Leonard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Rhayader Alone
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 2:05
    • 00:26
      Title: Epitaph
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 2:22
    • 00:28
      Title: Cantus In Memory Of Benjamin Britten
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:34
      Title: Memory Box
      Performer(s): Adkins, Monty
      Performer(s): Adkins, Monty
      Duration: 8:12
    • 00:42
      Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - Iii: Quid Sum Miser
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:48
      Title: Alfie
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Duration: 8:01
    • 00:55
      Title: I Just Don´T Know What To Do With Myself
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Duration: 4:12

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