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 5 July 2015


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet give a personal interpretation of Janácek's collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs marking the the composer's birthdate.

    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

    • 22:05
      Title: The Book Of Sounds - Part 7
      Composer: Otte, Hans
      Performer(s): Hans Otte (Piano)
      Performer(s): Hans Otte (Piano)
      Album: Keys Of Life - Various, Celestial Harmonies, CEL 017
      Duration: 8:45
    • 22:14
      Title: You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
      Composer: Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Eddie Vedder (Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Percussion))
      Performer(s): Eddie Vedder (Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Percussion))
      Album: I Am Sam - Music From And Inspired By The Film (Recordno: VVR1019412), V2 Records, VVR1019412
      Duration: 2:09
    • 22:16
      Title: 3/4 Ad
      Composer: Korner / Graham
      Performer(s): Davy Graham (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Davy Graham (Guitar), Alexis Korner (Guitar)
      Album: The Acoustic Folk Box (4-CD), Topic, TSCD4001-1
      Duration: 4:40
    • 22:21
      Title: Scarlet Town
      Composer: Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Gillian Welch (Vocal, Guitar, Banjo, Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Gillian Welch (Vocal, Guitar, Banjo, Harmonica), David Rawlings (Vocal, Guitar, Banjo, Harmonica)
      Album: The Harrow & The Harvest, Acony, 5052498671724
      Duration: 3:38
    • 22:25
      Title: Menut (Little One)
      Composer: Carbonell, Filip
      Performer(s): Filip Carbonell (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Filip Carbonell (Guitar/Vocals), Anna Houston (Cello/Mandolin); Kieran Quinn (Piano)
      Album: Els Colors del Temps: The Colours of Time, Whirling Discs 2015, WHRL 018
      Duration: 5:46
    • 22:32
      Title: Piano Concerto No.3 In C Minor (2nd Movement) Largo
      Composer: Beethoven Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano)
      Performer(s): Mahler Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Martha Argerich & Claudio Abbado - Complete Concerto Recordings (5-CD), Deutsche Grammophon, 479 4155
      Duration: 10:21
    • 22:44
      Title: Little Green
      Composer: Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Tierney Sutton (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tierney Sutton (Vocals), Turtle Island Quartet
      Album: After Blue, BFM Jazz / Challenge Records, BFM77056
      Duration: 4:53
    • 22:48
      Title: Don't Leave Me
      Composer: Guy, Buddy
      Performer(s): Buddy Guy (Guitar/ Vocals)
      Performer(s): Buddy Guy (Guitar/ Vocals), Junior Wells (Harmonica)
      Album: Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: Alone and Acoustic, Alligator Records, ALCD 4802
      Duration: 3:42
    • 22:53
      Title: April Fool
      Composer: Beady Belle / Lech
      Performer(s): Beady Belle
      Performer(s): Beate S. Lech (Vocals)
      Album: Cewbeagappic, Jazzland, 0602547153302
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:10
      Title: Losing Touch
      Composer: Jackson, Sam
      Performer(s): Sam Jackson (Piano)
      Performer(s): Sam Jackson (Piano)
      Album: Sharp & Flat,
      Duration: 2:13
    • 23:12
      Title: Dedicated To You
      Composer: Hopper, Hugh
      Performer(s): Delta Saxophone Quartet
      Performer(s): Delta Saxophone Quartet
      Album: Dedicated to you... but you weren't listening, MoonJune Records, MJR017
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:16
      Title: Cosmology
      Composer: Muthspiel, Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Dhaffer Youssef (Oud, Voice), Wolfgang Muthspiel (Guitar, Keyboards, Programming)
      Performer(s): Tom Harrell (Trumpet), Matthias Pichler (Bass), Alegre Correa (Drums)
      Album: Glow, Material Records, MRE 019-2
      Duration: 6:00
    • 23:23
      Title: Bells For Her
      Composer: Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Tori Amos (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Tori Amos (Vocal, Piano)
      Album: Under the Pink, Eastwest, 7567-82567-2
      Duration: 5:22
    • 23:35
      Title: 6 Romanian Folk Dances - 3. Stamping Dance
      Composer: Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Helene Grimaud (Piano)
      Performer(s): Helene Grimaud (Piano)
      Album: Resonances - Helene Grimaud, Deutsche Grammophon, 4778766
      Duration: 1:05
    • 23:36
      Title: The Sally Gardens
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Denise Kelly (Harp)
      Performer(s): Denise Kelly (Harp), Moya O'Grady (Cello)
      Album: Dreams, Lunar, Lncd7039
      Duration: 2:49
    • 23:40
      Title: Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered
      Composer: Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Saxophone), Jim Hall (Guitar), Connie Kay (Drums), Percy Heath (Bass)
      Album: Feeling Blue, Camden, 74321 400552
      Duration: 6:25
    • 23:46
      Title: Mary Skeffington
      Composer: Rafferty, Gerry
      Performer(s): Gerry Rafferty (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Gerry Rafferty (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Best Of British Folk, Castle Communications, CCSCD222
      Duration: 2:35
    • 23:49
      Title: Es Gisher, Lusnak Gisher
      Composer: Trad Armenian
      Performer(s): Gevorg Dabagian (Duduk)
      Performer(s): Gevorg Dabagian (Duduk)
      Album: The Music Of Armenia, Celestial Harmonies, 13111-2
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:53
      Title: Cucurrucucu Paloma
      Composer: Winstone / Mendez
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocals), Klaus Gesing (Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone), Glauco Venier (Piano)
      Album: Dance Without Answer, ECM Records, ECM 2333 374 3047
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:58
      Title: She Didn't Say
      Composer: Bjornstad, Ketil
      Performer(s): Ketil Bjornstad (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ketil Bjornstad (Piano)
      Album: Vinding's Music - Songs From The Alder Thicket (2-CD), ECM Records, ECM 2170/71 279 1249
      Duration: 4:46
    • 00:04
      Title: Quartet In G Minor For Piano, Violin, Viola And Cello (3rd Movement) Andante Con Moto
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin), Paul Neubauer (Viola), David Finckel (Cello), Wu Han (Piano)
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin), Paul Neubauer (Viola), David Finckel (Cello), Wu Han (Piano)
      Album: Brahms Schumann Mahler - Piano Quartets, Deutsche Grammophon, 479 4609
      Duration: 9:10
    • 00:14
      Title: The Beauty Of Decay
      Composer: Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Performer(s): Eivind Aarset (Guitars, Loops)
      Performer(s): Eivind Aarset (Guitars, Loops), Jan Bang (Samples, Programming)
      Album: Dream Logic, ECM Records, ECM 2301 371 3657
      Duration: 7:06
    • 00:20
      Title: Forever All
      Composer: Roesy
      Performer(s): Roesy (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Roesy (Guitar/Vocals)
      Album: Wolf Counsel, Roesymusic 2015, blck008
      Duration: 3:26
    • 00:24
      Title: On The Way To Exile
      Complete Work Name: From A Modern Greek Adaptation Of "Medea" By Giorgos Cheimonas
      Composer: Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Sokratis Sinopoulos (Constantinople Lute And Lyre), Yiorgos Kaloudis (Cello), Andreas Katsigiannis (Santouri)
      Performer(s): Sokratis Sinopoulos (Constantinople Lute And Lyre), Yiorgos Kaloudis (Cello), Andreas Katsigiannis (Santouri), Harris Lambrakis (Ney), Andreas Papas (Bendir), Alexandros Arkadopoulos (Clarinet)
      Album: Medea - Eleni Karaindrou, ECM Records, ECM 2376 376 2816
      Duration: 4:51
    • 00:30
      Title: Blue-Brailled
      Composer: Kaufmann, Achim
      Performer(s): Achim Kaufmann (Piano)
      Performer(s): Achim Kaufmann (Piano)
      Album: Later, Pirouet Records, PIT3084
      Duration: 4:53
    • 00:35
      Title: Silent Partner
      Composer: Barber, Patricia
      Performer(s): Patricia Barber (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Patricia Barber (Vocal, Piano), John Mclean (Gtr), Dave Douglas (Trumpet), Michael Arnopol (Bass), Mark Walker (Drums)
      Album: Modern Cool - Patricia Barber, Blue Note / Premonition, 7243 5 21811 2 4
      Duration: 5:08
    • 00:41
      Title: Violin Sonata No.1 In F Minor (1st Movement) Andante Assai
      Composer: Prokofiev, Serge
      Performer(s): Alina Ibragimova (Violin)
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Album: Prokofiev - Violin Sonatas, Five Melodies, Hyperion, CDA67514
      Duration: 6:23
    • 00:47
      Title: Nocturnal - I. Musingly
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Stefano Grondona (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Stefano Grondona (Guitar)
      Album: Nocturnal - Stefano Grondona, Stradivarius, STR33954
      Duration: 2:21
    • 00:50
      Title: Love & Peace
      Composer: Parlan, Horace
      Performer(s): Jesper Lundgaard (Double Bass), Bob Rockwell (Tenor Sax), Doug Raney (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Jesper Lundgaard (Double Bass), Bob Rockwell (Tenor Sax), Doug Raney (Guitar), Henrik Gunde (Piano), Aage Tanggaard (Drums)
      Album: Love & Peace - The Music Of Horace Parlan (Recordno: 1014286), Storyville, 1014286
      Duration: 8:04

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