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 17 May 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Each night this week, we're featuring the songs of Mose Allison, who was recently honoured as one of the 2013 Jazz Masters by the National Endowment for the Arts at Lincoln Centre

    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

    • 21:56
      Title: Flood Water
      Performer(s): Bibb, Eric
      Performer(s): Bibb, Eric
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:02
      Title: Follow Me
      Performer(s): Lerner / Loewe
      Performer(s): Lerner / Loewe
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:06
      Title: Rockin' In Rhythm
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 3:01
    • 22:08
      Title: Isfahan
      Performer(s): Ellington / Strayhorn
      Performer(s): Ellington / Strayhorn
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:13
      Title: Going Home
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 4:26
    • 22:17
      Title: Triple Concerto - Movement Ii - Largo
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 5:16
    • 22:27
      Title: The Captains And The Kings
      Performer(s): Behan, Brendan
      Performer(s): Behan, Brendan
      Duration: 4:04
    • 22:31
      Title: Transfusion
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Charles
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Charles
      Duration: 2:16
    • 22:33
      Title: Dick Turpin Polska
      Performer(s): Busk, Nicolaj
      Performer(s): Busk, Nicolaj
      Duration: 5:25
    • 22:39
      Title: Promenades - Giverny
      Performer(s): Hille, Sid
      Performer(s): Hille, Sid
      Duration: 3:56
    • 22:42
      Title: Shed No Tear
      Performer(s): Holst, Imogen
      Performer(s): Holst, Imogen
      Duration: 1:49
    • 22:44
      Title: Certifed Senior Citizen
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:49
      Title: I Don't Worry About A Thing
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 2:34
    • 22:51
      Title: Ever Since The World Ended
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 5:06
    • 22:58
      Title: Raquel
      Performer(s): Almeida, Rufino
      Performer(s): Almeida, Rufino
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:02
      Title: Hermano
      Performer(s): Quintana / Guastavino
      Performer(s): Quintana / Guastavino
      Duration: 3:10
    • 23:05
      Title: Con Permiso
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 5:06
    • 23:10
      Title: Autumn A Varsovie
      Performer(s): Ligeti, Gyorgy
      Performer(s): Ligeti, Gyorgy
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:14
      Title: Prayer Of St. Gregory
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:19
      Title: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:33
      Title: It'll Happen
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Duration: 3:21
    • 23:36
      Title: Marz
      Performer(s): Grant, John
      Performer(s): Grant, John
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:40
      Title: The Circle Game
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Duration: 7:05
    • 23:47
      Title: Scottish Fantasy: Andante Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:53
      Title: Concerto For 2 Oboes (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso
      Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso
      Duration: 2:31
    • 23:56
      Title: Bol's Song
      Performer(s): Irgens-Jensen, Ludvig
      Performer(s): Irgens-Jensen, Ludvig
      Duration: 3:00
    • 23:59
      Title: Love Theme From Spartacus
      Performer(s): North, Alex
      Performer(s): North, Alex
      Duration: 5:22
    • 00:04
      Title: Some Other Time
      Performer(s): Bernstein/Comden/Green
      Performer(s): Bernstein/Comden/Green
      Duration: 4:58
    • 00:10
      Title: Loud As Ears
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Duration: 4:16
    • 00:14
      Title: Another World
      Performer(s): Hegarty, Antony
      Performer(s): Hegarty, Antony
      Duration: 4:14
    • 00:18
      Title: Little Bird
      Performer(s): Hannigan, Lisa
      Performer(s): Hannigan, Lisa
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:22
      Title: Poem To A Distant Fire
      Performer(s): Moller, Johannes
      Performer(s): Moller, Johannes
      Duration: 6:22
    • 00:29
      Title: After The Rain - 6. Canon
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Duration: 5:04
    • 00:34
      Title: Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Duration: 5:09
    • 00:39
      Title: I Don't Wanna Dance
      Performer(s): Grant, Eddie
      Performer(s): Grant, Eddie
      Duration: 4:12
    • 00:43
      Title: Symphony No.3 (3rd Movement, Extract)
      Performer(s): Elgar And Payne
      Performer(s): Elgar And Payne
      Duration: 3:27
    • 00:47
      Title: The Beatitudes
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 7:22

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