The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Nov 23.  Tonight, we hear a new recording of Saint-Saens' "La muse et le poete"; Stanley Clarke, recorded live in Japan with Chick Corea; 3 x Lennon McCartney; part of a mass by Guillaume Dufay; solo Abdullah Ibrahim; Babe Kyro (or Karo) Lemon Turner sings about "Black Ace"; Claudia Schwab plays the violin; also coming our way, the last selection of the week from Anouar Brahem (see BLUE TUNES, below), specifically a track from the CD "The Astounding Eyes Of Rita"; Eddie Vedder, on ukelele; the slow movement of a string quartet by Smetana; and Matt Dennis, bemoaning the sale of a cottage. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 23 November 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Rooted in Arabic music with contemporary jazz sensibilities, Tunisian oud player Anouar Brahem creates a unique delicate sound. He's our focus all this week.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

     

    Anouar Brahem: November 17th - 23rd

    Tunisian oud-player Anouar Brahem has over the years created his own delicate sound – deeply rooted in Arabic classical and folk music yet infused with contemporary jazz sensibilities. His music is the real example of fusion – a troubadour of world music; Brahem’s extensive catalogue on ECM Records is our Blue Tunes focus all this week.
     
     

    Teddy Wilson: November 24th - 30th

    From the 1930s until the 1980s, Teddy Wilson provided accompaniment for Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lester Young et al. He was Billie Holiday's musical director and made a number of fine albums under his own name. This polished pianist is featured each night this week on Blue.
     
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Like Lisa
      Composer: Schwab, Claudia
      Performer(s): Claudia Schwab (Fiddles, Harmonium, Voice, Percussion)
      Performer(s): Seamie O'Dowd (Guitar), Marti Tarn (Bass), Eamonn Cagney (Djembe, Cymbals, Congas, Percussion)
      Album: Amber Sands, Self Release, AM212
      Duration: 6:23
    • 22:07
      Title: Cantus Articus - Iii: Swans Migrating
      Composer: Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Lahti Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Lahti Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Einojuhani Rautavaara - Angel of Light..., BIS, BIS-CD-1038
      Duration: 6:59
    • 22:21
      Title: Cityscape
      Composer: Landry, Dana
      Performer(s): Dana Landry Trio
      Performer(s): Dana Landry (Piano)
      Album: Memphis Skyline, Artist Alliance Records, www.danalandry.com
      Duration: 5:55
    • 22:30
      Title: La Muse Et Le Poete
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Antje Weithaas (Violin)
      Album: The Romantic Cello Concerto - 5: Saint-Saens, Hyperion, CDA68002
      Duration: 15:39
    • 22:44
      Title: Let It Be
      Composer: Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Nick Cave (Vocals), Chaz Jankel (Piano), Mickey Gallagher (Hammond)
      Performer(s): Nick Cave (Vocals), Chaz Jankel (Piano), Mickey Gallagher (Hammond), Norman Watt-Roy (Bass), Dylan Howe (Drums)
      Album: I Am Sam - Music From And Inspired By The Film, V2 Records, VVR1019412
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:48
      Title: Julia
      Composer: Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Dave Waiser (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Dave Waiser (Vocal, Guitar), Milo Deering (Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Gtr),George Anderson (Bass)
      Album: Beatlegras 2, GeMiDaCo Records LLC, www.beatlegras.com
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:54
      Title: Le Cancion De Sofia
      Composer: Clarke, Stanley
      Performer(s): Stanley Clarke (Bass), Chick Corea (Acoustic Piano)
      Performer(s): Stanley Clarke (Bass), Chick Corea (Acoustic Piano)
      Album: Up, Mack Avenue, MAC 1083
      Duration: 4:08
    • 22:59
      Title: Fearless
      Composer: Nanci / Cooke / Grudzien / Redmond / Brady
      Performer(s): Jaime Nanci & The Blueboys
      Performer(s): Jaime Nanci (Vocals)
      Album: Toy, Self Release, JNCD001
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:04
      Title: Park Avenue Petite
      Composer: Golson, Benny
      Performer(s): Richard "Blue" Mitchell (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Richard "Blue" Mitchell (Trumpet), Wynton Kelly (Piano), Sam Jones (Bass), Philly Joe Jones (Drums)
      Album: Blue Soul, Riverside / Original Jazz Classics, OJCCD-765-2
      Duration: 3:58
    • 23:08
      Title: Meadowlarks
      Composer: Pecknold
      Performer(s): Fleet Foxes
      Performer(s): Fleet Foxes
      Album: Fleet Foxes, Bella Union, BELLACD167
      Duration: 3:25
    • 23:13
      Title: Romance No.1 For Violin And Orchestra In G Major
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig Van
      Performer(s): Patricia Kopatchinskaja (Violin)
      Performer(s): Orchestre Des Champs-Élysées
      Album: My Favorite Beethoven (4-CD), Naive, V 5174
      Duration: 6:01
    • 23:22
      Title: Leaving
      Composer: Scully, Paul/ Fitzgerald, Sadhbh Burt
      Performer(s): Traz; Sadhbh Burt Fitzgerald (Vocals,Violin)
      Performer(s): Traz; Sadhbh Burt Fitzgerald (Vocals,Violin), Paul Scully, (Piano, Guitar, Vocals) , Padraig Dooney, (Piano, Saxophone, Vocals); Louis Mahon, (Vocals, Violin)
      Album: Traz, Traz, PROMO CD
      Duration: 3:50
    • 23:27
      Title: Rosie
      Composer: Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocals)
      Album: Closing Time, Elektra, 7559-60836-2
      Duration: 4:03
    • 23:33
      Title: The Astounding Eyes Of Rita
      Composer: Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud)
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud), Klaus Gesing (Bass Clarinet), Bjorn Meyer (Bass), Khaled Yassine (Darbouka, Bendir)
      Album: Anouar Brahem: The Astounding Eyes of Rita, ECM, 1798628
      Duration: 8:41
    • 23:41
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Largo Sostenuto
      Composer: Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Tokyo String Quartet
      Performer(s): Martin Beaver, Kikuei Ikeda (Violins), Kazuhide Isomura (Viola), Clive Greensmith (Cello)
      Album: Dvorak, Smetana - Tokyo String Quartet, Harmonia Mundi, HMU 807429
      Duration: 8:14
    • 23:50
      Title: Deep Within The Corners Of My Mind
      Composer: Gardot, Melody
      Performer(s): Melody Gardot (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Melody Gardot
      Album: MY ONE AND ONLY THRILL - Melody Gardot, UCJ, 1790851
      Duration: 3:22
    • 23:57
      Title: Cottage For Sale
      Composer: Conley / Robison
      Performer(s): Matt Dennis (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Matt Dennis (Vocal, Piano), Don Fagerquist (Tpt), Bill Pitman (Gtr), Ray Leatherwood (Bs), Richmond Frost (Dms)
      Album: Play Melancholy Baby, RCA, 74321898332
      Duration: 3:28
    • 00:05
      Title: Hello It's Me
      Composer: Reed/Cale
      Performer(s): Lou Reed (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Lou Reed (Vocal), John Cale (Guitar)
      Album: Songs for Drella, Sire/Warner Bros., 7599-26140-2
      Duration: 3:03
    • 00:06
      Title: Little Love Caster
      Composer: Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)
      Album: Once I Was An Eagle, Virgin Records, 006023738618
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:11
      Title: Easy's Gettin' Harder Every Day
      Composer: Dement, Iris
      Performer(s): Iris Dement (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Iris Dement (Vocals)
      Album: My Life, Shady Records
      Duration: 4:58
    • 00:17
      Title: Missa L'Homme Armé - Ii: Gloria
      Composer: Dufay, Guillaume
      Performer(s): Cantica Symphonia
      Performer(s): Cantica Symphonia
      Album: Guillaume Dufay - The Masses for 1453, Glossa, GCD P31907
      Duration: 8:41
    • 00:26
      Title: Close (For Comfort)
      Composer: Aarset, Eivind
      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: 6:36
    • 00:32
      Title: Kalahari Pleiades
      Composer: Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Abdullah Ibrahim (Piano)
      Performer(s): Abdullah Ibrahim (Piano)
      Album: The Song Is My Story, Intuition, INT 3442 2
      Duration: 6:09
    • 00:39
      Title: Sonata For Arpeggione & Piano In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Anne Gastinel (Cello), Claire Désert (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anne Gastinel (Cello), Claire Désert (Piano)
      Album: Schubert - Sonate Arpeggione, Naive, NC 40021
      Duration: 4:29
    • 00:44
      Title: Trois Morceaux - Iii: Soirée D'Hiver
      Composer: Catoire, Georgy
      Performer(s): Marc-André Hamelin (Piano)
      Performer(s): Marc-André Hamelin (Piano)
      Album: Catoire - Piano Music, Helios, CDH55425
      Duration: 4:34
    • 00:50
      Title: Another Sky
      Composer: Surman, John
      Performer(s): John Surman (Saxophones)
      Performer(s): Martin Winter (Trumpet), Bergen Big Band
      Album: Another Sky, Grappa, GRCD4459
      Duration: 9:04

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