The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    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 11 April 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Aaron Thibeaux Walker aka T-Bone was one of the most influential musicians to rise up from the fertile Texas blues scene; he's our Blue Tunes feature this week.

    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

    • 22:06
      Title: Symphony No.3 (3rd Movement) Andantino Quasi Allegretto
      Duration: 10:38
    • 22:17
      Title: Stormy Monday
      Duration: 9:03
    • 22:26
      Title: Yita
      Performer(s): Aurelio Martinez (Vocals & Guitar)
      Performer(s): Aurelio Martinez (Vocals & Guitar)
      Duration: 6:18
    • 22:32
      Title: In Christ There Is No East Or West
      Performer(s): Leo Kottke (Guitars)
      Performer(s): Leo Kottke (Guitars)
      Duration: 2:27
    • 22:36
      Title: Curve Of The Sand
      Performer(s): John Metcalfe
      Performer(s): John Metcalfe
      Album: Scorching Bay
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:39
      Title: Keyboard Sonata In F Minor
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Duration: 3:35
    • 22:42
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In E Minor K.304 (2nd Movement) Temp
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)
      Duration: 5:58
    • 22:48
      Title: Mean Old World
      Performer(s): Walker, T Bone
      Performer(s): Walker, T Bone
      Duration: 3:09
    • 22:50
      Title: Dianne Kelly
      Performer(s): John Fahey (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Fahey (Guitar)
      Duration: 8:00
    • 23:06
      Title: You Must Believe In Spring
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)
      Duration: 6:06
    • 23:13
      Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra -- Recuerdos De La Alhambra
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Duration: 3:50
    • 23:16
      Title: Adagio -- Adagio
      Performer(s): Angel Romero (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Angel Romero (Guitar)
      Duration: 7:44
    • 23:25
      Title: A Pillow Of Winds
      Performer(s): Dave Gilmour (Vocals, Guitar), Roger Waters (Bass)
      Performer(s): Dave Gilmour (Vocals, Guitar), Roger Waters (Bass)
      Duration: 5:26
    • 23:31
      Title: Legend
      Performer(s): Roy Harper
      Performer(s): Roy Harper
      Album: Return of the Sophisticated Beggar
      Duration: 4:00
    • 23:33
      Title: Wallflower
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Piano)
      Duration: 2:41
    • 23:36
      Title: Storytime
      Performer(s): Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
      Performer(s): Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
      Album: The Road (Original Film Score)
      Duration: 2:32
    • 23:40
      Title: Laura - Main Theme
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:46
      Title: Clarinet Concerto Op. 57 Fs129 - Poco Adagio
      Performer(s): Sabine Meyer (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Sabine Meyer (Clarinet)
      Duration: 5:16
    • 23:52
      Title: Bumpin'
      Performer(s): Louis Stewart (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Louis Stewart (Guitar)
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:56
      Title: Let Go
      Performer(s): Vyvienne (Cello/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Vyvienne (Cello/Vocals)
      Duration: 5:09
    • 00:03
      Title: Mother -- My Left Foot
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:06
      Title: Postscript
      Performer(s): Seamus Heaney (Recitation)
      Performer(s): Seamus Heaney (Recitation)
      Duration: 1:21
    • 00:07
      Title: Auf Stillem Waldespfad - On A Quiet Forest Path
      Performer(s): Augustin Dumay (Violin)
      Performer(s): Augustin Dumay (Violin)
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:12
      Title: Islands
      Performer(s): Jakko M. Jakszyk (Vocal, Gtrs)
      Performer(s): Jakko M. Jakszyk (Vocal, Gtrs)
      Duration: 9:43
    • 00:29
      Title: Wanderin' Heart
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Duration: 2:45
    • 00:32
      Title: Chorale On A Theme Of Hans Leo Hassler
      Performer(s): Alexander Avramenko (Violin)
      Performer(s): Alexander Avramenko (Violin)
      Duration: 7:21
    • 00:40
      Title: Preludes Book 2 - La Terrasse Des Audiences Du Clair De Lune - L
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:43
      Title: Shawshank Redemption
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:49
      Title: Too Late Now
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal)
      Duration: 8:09

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