The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    May 22. Tonight, classical guitarist Raphaella Smits plays a 19th century piece by Bratislava-born Johann Kaspar Mertz; Frank Sinatra croons Matt Dennis; Jan Lundgren leads a piano trio on an instrumental album of Dennis songs; Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, sing something for the weekend, from a recent recording of music for Ascensiontide and Pentecost; more artists sing Dylan (see BLUE TUNES, below); the twin saxophones of Hodges and Gonsalves portray the star-crossed lovers for Ellington; and we hear a track from the new CD by Romain Leleu (pictured), which features trumpet concertos dating from the 20th and 21st century.

    Note - a 10:40pm start-time (approx), immediately following tonight's Friday Concert (which is available to view as a live stream)...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 17 May 2015

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover
      Composer: Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Stephane Grappelli (Violin), Toots Thielemans (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Stephane Grappelli (Violin), Toots Thielemans (Harmonica), Martin Taylor, Marc Fosset (Guitars), Brian Torff (Bass)
      Album: Bringing It Together, LiSem Enterprises, DKM801
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:09
      Title: Wolfcry
      Composer: Porter, Gregory
      Performer(s): Gregory Porter (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Chip Crawford (Piano)
      Album: Liquid Spirit, Blue Note / Universal, 0602537410538
      Duration: 4:10
    • 22:13
      Title: The Seal Lullaby
      Composer: Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), Pavao String Quartet
      Album: Catrin Finch - Lullabies, Deutsche Grammophon, 4791482
      Duration: 4:07
    • 22:18
      Title: Piano Concerto No.27 In Bb Major (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)
      Performer(s): Orchestra Mozart
      Album: Maria Joao Pires - Complete Concerto Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon (5-CD), Deutsche Grammophon, 479 4370
      Duration: 6:23
    • 22:25
      Title: The Soul Of Carmen Miranda
      Composer: Cale / Eno
      Performer(s): John Cale (Vocals)
      Performer(s): John Cale (Vocals), Brian Eno
      Album: Words For The Dying, All Saints Records, ASCD09
      Duration: 3:24
    • 22:28
      Title: Mountain Of Needles
      Composer: D. Byrne/ B. Eno
      Performer(s): David Byrne/ Brian Eno (Guitars, Basses, Synths, Pers, Found Objects)
      Performer(s): David Byrne/ Brian Eno (Guitars, Basses, Synths, Pers, Found Objects)
      Album: My Life In the Bush of Ghosts, EG Records, CDEG 48
      Duration: 2:37
    • 22:33
      Title: Hear Me Talkin' To Ya
      Composer: Adderley / Adderley
      Performer(s): Horace Silver (Piano), Cannonball Adderley (Alto Sax), Donald Byrd (Trumpet), Nat Adderley (Cornet)
      Performer(s): Horace Silver (Piano), Cannonball Adderley (Alto Sax), Donald Byrd (Trumpet), Nat Adderley (Cornet), Kenny Clarke Septet
      Album: Kenny Clarke - Klook's the Man: Bohemia After Dark, Proper Records, P1579
      Duration: 9:10
    • 22:42
      Title: Quartet In Eb Major For Piano, Violin, Viola And Cello (3rd Movement) Andante Cantabile
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      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: 6:37
    • 22:49
      Title: Des Pas Sur La Neige
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic (Piano)
      Album: Debussy: Préludes Pour Piano, Livres 1 et 2, Paraty, PARATY 108 105
      Duration: 3:52
    • 22:54
      Title: Kingdom Of Gold
      Composer: Knopfler, Mark
      Performer(s): Mark Knopfler (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Mark Knopfler (Vocal)
      Album: Mark Knopfler - Privateering, Mercury, 3707935
      Duration: 5:23
    • 23:01
      Title: When Lights Are Low
      Composer: Carter, Benny
      Performer(s): Oscar Peterson (Piano)
      Performer(s): Oscar Peterson (Piano), Sam Jones (Bass), Bobby Durham (Drums)
      Album: Exclusively For My Friends (4-CD), MPS, 513 833-2
      Duration: 10:57
    • 23:12
      Title: Phaedra (Extract)
      Composer: Franke / Baumann / Froese
      Performer(s): Tangerine Dream
      Performer(s): Tangerine Dream
      Album: A Brief History Of Ambient, Virgin Records, AMBT1
      Duration: 7:00
    • 23:20
      Title: River Of Tears
      Composer: Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Ralph Morrison(Violin)
      Performer(s): Ralph Morrison(Violin), Malcolm Smith(Trumpet), Royal Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Awakening, Black Box, BBM1050
      Duration: 7:01
    • 23:27
      Title: Cuarteto De Cuerdas No. 2 Op. 15 - Langsam / Andante
      Composer: Zemlinsky, Alexander Von
      Performer(s): Cuarteto Casals
      Performer(s): Vera Martinez Mahner (Vl), Abel Tomas Realp (Vl), Jonathan Brown (Viola), Arnau Tomas Realp (Vlc), Cuarteto Casals
      Album: Debussy / Zemlinsky: Cuartedos de cuerdas - Cuarteto Casals, Harmonia Mundi, HMI 987057
      Duration: 5:19
    • 23:33
      Title: Turning The Gun On Myself
      Composer: Thompson, Teddy
      Performer(s): Teddy Thompson (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Jeff Hill (Bass), Marius De Vries (Keyboards, Percussion)
      Album: A Piece of What You Need, Verve, 1779769
      Duration: 4:20
    • 23:37
      Title: Ecstasy
      Composer: Pomus / Spector
      Performer(s): Art Van Damme (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Art Van Damme (Accordion)
      Album: Ecstasy
      Duration: 2:37
    • 23:40
      Title: I Once Loved A Lass
      Composer: Traditional / Robert Burns
      Performer(s): Karan Casey (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Karan Casey (Vocal)
      Album: Ships In the Forest, Crow Valley Music, CVCD001
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:46
      Title: The Rope
      Composer: Baker, Chloe
      Performer(s): Chloe Baker A.K.A. Bitter's Kiss (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Chloe Baker A.K.A. Bitter's Kiss (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Bitter's Kiss
      Duration: 3:31
    • 23:50
      Title: The Braes Of Auchtertye
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Caitlín Nic Gabhann (Concertina, Dance), Ciarán Ó Maonaigh (Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Jack Talty (Keyboards)
      Album: Caitlín Ciarán, C&C1
      Duration: 4:09
    • 23:54
      Title: Trio For Violin, Cello And Piano (1st Movement) Adagio Non Troppo, Piu Mosso, Allegro Vivace
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin)
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin), Seattle Chamber Music Society
      Album: American Chamber Music, Onyx, ONYX 4129
      Duration: 7:13
    • 00:02
      Title: O Pater Omnipotens - In Principio
      Composer: Von Bingen, Hildegard
      Performer(s): Ensemble Fur Fruhe Musik Augsburg
      Performer(s): Ensemble Fur Fruhe Musik Augsburg
      Album: Gottliches Licht (Antiphone & Psalmen), Christophorus Records, CHE 0198-2
      Duration: 5:24
    • 00:08
      Title: Lost & Found
      Composer: Hales / Barnes
      Performer(s): Ben Williams (Dbl Bass), Christian Scott (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Marcus Strickland (Saxophones), Christian Sands (Keyboards) Et Al, Maria Im, Dima Dimatrova (Violins), Celia Hatton (Viola), Justina Sullivan (Cello)
      Album: Coming Of Age, Concord Jazz, 0888072357893
      Duration: 6:20
    • 00:14
      Title: I'M Thrilled
      Composer: Lippmann / Dee
      Performer(s): June Christy (Vocals)
      Performer(s): June Christy (Vocals)
      Album: The Best Of June Christy, Capitol, CDP 7 92588 2
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:18
      Title: Bluetude Iii
      Composer: Hays, Kevin
      Performer(s): Kevin Hays (Piano)
      Performer(s): Kevin Hays (Piano)
      Album: Variations - Kevin Hays, Pirouet Records, PIT 3059
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:22
      Title: Forever All
      Composer: Roesy
      Performer(s): Roesy (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Roesy (Guitar/Vocals)
      Album: Wolf Counsel, Roesymusic 2015, blck008
      Duration: 3:26
    • 00:26
      Title: Complex Heaven
      Composer: Eno, Brian
      Performer(s): Brian Eno (Computers)
      Performer(s): Brian Eno (Computers), Jon Hopkins (Piano, Keyboards, Electronics), Leo Abrahams (Guitar, Laptop, Guitare), Jez Wiles (Percussion)
      Album: Brian Eno: Small Craft on a Milk Sea, Warp Records, WARPCD207
      Duration: 3:05
    • 00:29
      Title: Etude No.9
      Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Album: Johannes Moller - Guitar Recital, Naxos, 8.572715
      Duration: 5:18
    • 00:35
      Title: Benedicti E Laudati
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Trio Mediaeval
      Performer(s): Anna Maria Friman, Linn Andrea Fuglseth, Berit Opheim (Voices)
      Album: Aquilonis, ECM New Series, 2416 481 1160
      Duration: 4:40
    • 00:39
      Title: Wonderful Baby
      Composer: Mclean, Don
      Performer(s): Tommy Emmanuel (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Martin Taylor (Guitar)
      Album: The Colonel & The Governor, Mesa / Blue Moon, 2307
      Duration: 3:26
    • 00:43
      Title: Wild Bird
      Composer: Surman / Krog
      Performer(s): Nordic Quartet
      Performer(s): Karin Krog (Voice), John Surman (Saxophones / Clarinets), Terje Rypdal (Electric Guitar), Vigleik Storaas (Piano)
      Album: Nordic Quartet, ECM Records, ECM 1553 527 120-2
      Duration: 7:30
    • 00:51
      Title: It's Alright (Baby's Coming Back)
      Composer: Lennox, Annie/Stewart, David
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals/Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals/Guitar)
      Album: Rarities, Balloon Ranger Recordings, DEMPCD14
      Duration: 2:51
    • 00:54
      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

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