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 12 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 -

    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

    • 22:24
      Title: Air Travel -- Travel Pieces
      Performer(s): Damian Kelly (Guitar, Digital Delay)
      Performer(s): Damian Kelly (Guitar, Digital Delay)
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:28
      Title: Mount Harissa
      Performer(s): Duke Ellington (Piano)
      Performer(s): Duke Ellington (Piano)
      Duration: 7:55
    • 22:36
      Title: Arrived At Upside Down
      Composer: Elsenberg
      Performer(s): Sweet Billy Pilgrim
      Performer(s): Sweet Billy Pilgrim
      Album: Crown And Treaty, Luxor Purchase, LUXORCD002
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:58
      Title: Si Tu Vois Ma Mere
      Performer(s): Sidney Bechet (Soprano Sax)
      Performer(s): Sidney Bechet (Soprano Sax)
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:01
      Title: Ballad Du Paris (From Midnight In Paris)
      Performer(s): Francois Parisi
      Performer(s): Francois Parisi
      Duration: 3:29
    • 23:05
      Title: There's A World
      Performer(s): Neil Young
      Performer(s): Neil Young
      Album: Harvest (Remastered)
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:09
      Title: Sisotowbell Lane
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell
      Album: Joni Mitchell
      Duration: 4:20
    • 23:17
      Title: The Man I Love -- Song Book (18 Song Hits Arranged By The Compos
      Performer(s): Frank Braley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Frank Braley (Piano)
      Duration: 2:40
    • 23:20
      Title: Lisa's Theme From Rear Window
      Duration: 4:00
    • 23:24
      Title: I Can't Get Started --
      Performer(s): Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (Trumpets)
      Performer(s): Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (Trumpets)
      Duration: 11:14
    • 23:36
      Title: White Night
      Performer(s): Ludovico Einaudi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ludovico Einaudi (Piano)
      Duration: 3:03
    • 23:39
      Title: Evening Star
      Performer(s): Robert Fripp And Brian Eno
      Performer(s): Robert Fripp And Brian Eno
      Duration: 7:44
    • 23:53
      Title: The Bridge
      Performer(s): Jane Siberry (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Jane Siberry (Vocal)
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:00
      Title: Silent Woods
      Performer(s): Jamie Walton (Cello)
      Performer(s): Jamie Walton (Cello)
      Duration: 6:08
    • 00:12
      Title: Will You Love Me Tomorrow
      Performer(s): Carole King (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Carole King (Vocals)
      Duration: 4:27
    • 00:16
      Title: One Day I'Ll Fly Away
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)
      Duration: 4:33
    • 00:20
      Title: Grapefruit Moon
      Composer: Waits
      Performer(s): Freddie White & Trish Hickey
      Performer(s): Freddie White & Trish Hickey
      Album: Here With You, Littledon Records, LDCD120
      Duration: 3:33
    • 00:25
      Title: Waltz-Duo
      Performer(s): Ovidiu Marinescu (Cello)
      Performer(s): Ovidiu Marinescu (Cello)
      Duration: 1:44
    • 00:26
      Title: Pieces In D Minor - I: Prelude
      Performer(s): José Miguel Moreno (Baroque Lute)
      Performer(s): José Miguel Moreno (Baroque Lute)
      Duration: 3:05
    • 00:29
      Title: Wake
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Duration: 2:10
    • 00:32
      Title: No Words
      Performer(s): Susanne Menzel (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Susanne Menzel (Vocal)
      Duration: 8:29
    • 00:52
      Title: At The End Of The Day
      Performer(s): Heidi Talbot (Vocal/Ukulele)
      Performer(s): Heidi Talbot (Vocal/Ukulele)
      Duration: 4:17
    • 00:56
      Title: Chelsea Hotel
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen
      Album: Songs from the Road
      Duration: 3:21

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