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    Nov 29. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from part of a Mendelssohn string trio; Charlie Haden with Geri Allen and Paul Motian; Bessie Smith and her "Kitchen Man"; Dvorak's "Silent Woods"; a youthful Paul Brady, inclined to ramble; "Oriental" music by Granados; more from Felip Carbonell's new double CD (see BLUE TUNES, below); a solo piano work by Harald Saeverud, one of Norway's most admired composers of the 20th century; 2 songs by Paul Buchanan (of The Blue Nile); re-issued Joachim Kuhn; Irish cellist-cum-singer Naomi Berrill (pictured); Patricia Barber, crooning about a "Silent Partner"; and Max Richter, on the nature of daylight. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 29 November 2015


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Mallorca-born Felip Carbonell recently released his first solo project, The Colours Of Time. We air selections from the Sligo resident's debut all this week on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Nov 23rd - 29th: Felip Carbonell

    Guitarist Felip Carbonell has worked as an arts officer, production company head and band manager. After organising Mallorcan dates for Dervish in the 1990s, he moved to Sligo. He contributes greatly to the vibrant music scene in Sligo and is an integral part of the band No Crows. Recently, Felip released his first solo project, "The Colours Of Time" - a collection of recordings that represent Felip's musical experiences in Ireland and in his native Mallorca - recorded in both locations. We air selections from the double CD all this week.

    Nov 30th - Dec 6th: Radu Lupu

    Romanian Pianist Radu Lupu is widely acknowledged as a leading interpreter of Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Schubert. Since winning the Van Cliburn Competition in 1966 he has played with all the major orchestras in the world and has appeared at all major venues and festivals up to the present day – and plans for 2016 show no letting up. This week we mark his 70th birthday by featuring recordings from his extensive catalogue. Join us nightly at 10.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Suite No.3 In F Major (5th Movement) Bourrees I & Ii
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Paolo Pandolfo (Viola Da Gamba)
      Performer(s): Paolo Pandolfo (Viola Da Gamba)
      Album: Bach: The Six Suites - Paolo Pandolfo, Glossa, Not Available
      Duration: 3:42
    • 22:08
      Title: Auf Stillem Waldespfad - On A Quiet Forest Path
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Augustin Dumay (Violin)
      Performer(s): Augustin Dumay (Violin), Louis Lortie (Piano)
      Album: Franck & Strauss Violin Sonatas, Onyx, ONYX 4096
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:11
      Title: I Am A Youth That's Inclined To Ramble
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Paul Brady (Vocals, Guitars)
      Performer(s): Paul Brady (Vocals, Guitars), Andy Irvine (Hurdy Gurdy), Donal Lunny (Bouzouki)
      Album: Dancer In The Fire (2-CD) (Recordno: PRPCD101), Proper, PRPCD101
      Duration: 6:13
    • 22:18
      Title: Sweet Dreams
      Composer: Don Gibson
      Performer(s): Chet Atkins (Guitar); Mark Knopfler (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Chet Atkins (Guitar); Mark Knopfler (Guitar)
      Album: Neck to Neck - Chet Atkins Mark Knopfler, Acuff-Rose Music, CDL4674352
      Duration: 3:24
    • 22:21
      Title: Memories Of You
      Composer: Smith, J.B.
      Performer(s): Bill Monroe (Vocal, Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Bill Monroe (Vocal, Mandolin), Doc Watson (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Bill Monroe & Doc Watson: Live Duet Recordings 1963-1980, Smithsonian Folkways, SFCD40064
      Duration: 3:10
    • 22:25
      Title: Black Market
      Composer: Zawinul, Joe
      Performer(s): Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet
      Performer(s): Rez Abbasi (Guitars), Bill Ware (Vibes), Stephan Crump (Acoustic Bass), Eric Mcpherson (Drums)
      Album: Intents & Purposes, Enja Records, ENJ-9621 2
      Duration: 7:57
    • 22:34
      Title: String Symphony No.2 (2nd Movement ) Andante
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): English String Orchestra
      Performer(s): English String Orchestra
      Album: Meditations for a Quiet Dawn, Nimbus Records Ltd, NI7009
      Duration: 4:21
    • 22:39
      Title: Oriental (Ii)
      Composer: Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha
      Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha
      Album: Danzas Espanolas - Alicia de Larrocha, Decca, 478 7157
      Duration: 5:00
    • 22:44
      Title: La Cantiga Del Fuego
      Composer: Trad
      Performer(s): Savina Yannatou (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Primavera En Salonico
      Album: Songs of Thessaloniki, ECM 2015, ECM 2398
      Duration: 4:12
    • 22:50
      Title: Anne
      Composer: Bennett / Stapleton
      Performer(s): Slowly Rolling Camera
      Performer(s): Dionne Bennett (Vocals)
      Album: Into The Shadow, Edition Records, EDN1055
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:52
      Title: Lord Yester
      Composer: Trad Arrmccormack/Mcalpine
      Performer(s): Alyth Mccormack (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Brian Mcalpine (Piano, Guitar, Accord), Aidan O'Rourke (Fiddle), Karol Lynch (Bouzouki), Joe Csibi (Bass), Noel Eccles (Percussion)
      Album: Homelands, ANE Records 2015, ANE CD103
      Duration: 4:00
    • 22:57
      Title: Red Meat
      Composer: Taylor, Otis
      Performer(s): Otis Taylor (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Otis Taylor (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Hey Joe Opus - Red Meat, inakustic, INAK 9136 CD
      Duration: 4:17
    • 23:02
      Title: Comiat
      Composer: Carbonell, Felip
      Performer(s): Felip Carbonell (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Kieran Quinn (Piano), Anna Houston (Cello)
      Album: Els Colours del Temps (The Colours of Time), Whirling Discs, WHRL018
      Duration: 2:59
    • 23:05
      Title: Ornette's Trip To Belfast/ Baltimore Salute
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Seána Davey (Harp)
      Performer(s): Seána Davey (Harp)
      Album: Seána - Traditional Irish Harp,, SD0234
      Duration: 2:44
    • 23:08
      Title: Delja Rude
      Composer: Traditional Albanian
      Performer(s): Elina Duni (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Elina Duni (Vocal), Colin Vallon (Piano), Patrice Moret (Dbl Bass), Norbert Pfammatter (Drums)
      Album: Dallendyshe - Elina Duni Quartet, ECM Records, ECM 2401 470 9282
      Duration: 5:19
    • 23:15
      Title: Mother Of God, Here I Stand (For Strings)
      Composer: Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Brno Philharmonic Orchesrta
      Performer(s): Brno Philharmonic Orchesrta
      Album: Essential Tavener, Decca, 478 6424
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:18
      Title: Silent Woods
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Jamie Walton (Cello)
      Performer(s): Jamie Walton (Cello), Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Cello Concertos - Schumann Dvorak: Jamie Walton/Philharmonia Orch, Signum Classics, SIGCD322
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:24
      Title: Posthumous Manuscripts - Bacarolle In C Major
      Composer: Saeverud, Harald
      Performer(s): Einar Steen-Nokleberg (Piano)
      Performer(s): Einar Steen-Nokleberg (Piano)
      Album: Saeverud: Complete Piano works Vol. 5 - Einar Steen-Nokleberg, Naxos, 8.557051
      Duration: 3:33
    • 23:28
      Title: Etude Ii
      Composer: Motian, Paul
      Performer(s): Geri Allen (Piano)
      Performer(s): Geri Allen (Piano), Charlie Haden (Bass), Paul Motian (Percussion)
      Album: Etudes - Chalie Haden / Paul Motian feat. Geri Allen, Soul Note, 121162-2
      Duration: 2:09
    • 23:31
      Title: Some Stories
      Composer: Turner, Kathleen
      Performer(s): Kathleen Turner
      Performer(s): Kathleen Turner
      Album: Some Stories (EP)
      Duration: 5:27
    • 23:37
      Title: Drop Of Dusk
      Composer: Stewart, Bill
      Performer(s): Bill Stewart (Drums)
      Performer(s): Bill Stewart (Drums), Seamus Blake (Tenor Saxophone), Bill Carrothers (Piano), Ben Street (Bass)
      Album: Space Squid, Pirouet Records, PIT 3089
      Duration: 6:28
    • 23:44
      Title: She Can Excuse My Wrongs
      Composer: Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Sarah Mcquaid (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Sarah Mcquaid (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: The plum tree and the rose - Sarah McQuaid, Waterbug Records, WBG104
      Duration: 4:26
    • 23:49
      Title: Armenia
      Composer: Farinha, Quim
      Performer(s): Jivan Gasparyan (Duduk)
      Performer(s): Jivan Gasparyan (Duduk), Berroguetto
      Album: Hepta, Sargadelos, BOA 10002029
      Duration: 3:13
    • 23:52
      Title: She's A Beauty
      Composer: Kuhn, Joachim
      Performer(s): Joachim Kuhn (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joachim Kuhn (Piano), Gerd Dudek (Saxophone), Peter Warren (Bass), Daniel Humair (Drums)
      Album: This Way Out, MPS, 4250644871665
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:57
      Title: Pastirska Elegija
      Composer: Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Jordi Savall (Treble Viol)
      Performer(s): Jordi Savall (Treble Viol), Bora Dugic (Fife), Marko Lazovic (Violin), Hesperion Xxi
      Album: Balkan Spirit - Hesperion XXI, Alia Vox, AVSA9898
      Duration: 3:53
    • 00:02
      Title: Capona
      Composer: Carbonchi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Rolf Lislevand (Baroque Guitar)
      Performer(s): Thor-Harald Johnsen (Chitarra Battente)
      Album: Scaramanzia, Naive, V5361
      Duration: 2:38
    • 00:03
      Title: Sonata In A Minor: (Iii) Adagio
      Composer: Paganelli, Giuseppe Antonio
      Performer(s): Josetxu Obregón (Cello)
      Performer(s): La Ritirata
      Album: The Cello In Spain, Glossa, GCD 923103
      Duration: 1:53
    • 00:06
      Title: Mid Air
      Composer: Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Paul Buchanan (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Paul Buchanan (Vocal, Piano)
      Album: Mid Air, Newsroom Records, ROOM01
      Duration: 2:32
    • 00:08
      Title: Family Life
      Composer: Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Paul Buchanan (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Paul Buchanan (Vocals), The Blue Nile
      Album: Peace At Last - The Blue Nile, `Warner Bros, 9362-45848-2
      Duration: 5:21
    • 00:15
      Title: Wanderlust
      Composer: Paolo Fresu
      Performer(s): Paolo Fresu (Trumpet/Flugel)
      Performer(s): Antonello Salis (Accordion )
      Album: Sonos 'E Memoria, ACT, 9291-2
      Duration: 4:26
    • 00:20
      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
    • 00:25
      Title: On The Nature Of Daylight
      Composer: Max Richter
      Performer(s): Max Richter
      Performer(s): Max Richter
      Album: Shutter Island (Music from the Motion Picture), Fat-Cat, Cd1304
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:32
      Title: Violin Concerto In C Major (2nd Movement) - Adagio
      Composer: Lolli, Antonio
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin), Venice Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Concerto Italiano - Carmignola / Venice Baroque Orchestra / Marcon, Archiv Produktion, 4776606
      Duration: 5:31
    • 00:38
      Title: Between The Bliss And Me
      Composer: Courtois, Vincent
      Performer(s): Naomi Berrill (Cello/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Naomi Berrill (Cello/Vocals)
      Album: From the Ground, Musicamorfosi, Lampi 014
      Duration: 3:05
    • 00:41
      Title: Let's Get Lost
      Composer: Smith, Elliott
      Performer(s): Christopher O Riley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Christopher O Riley (Piano)
      Album: Home to Oblivion - An Elliott Smith Tribute - Christopher O Riley (Recordno: 468056), World Village, 468056
      Duration: 2:41
    • 00:44
      Title: Farthest Field
      Composer: Moore, Daniel Martin
      Performer(s): Daniel Martin Moore (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Daniel Martin Moore (Vocals, Guitar), Joan Shelley (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Farthest Field, Ol Kentuck Recordings, OK005
      Duration: 3:40
    • 00:48
      Title: Wicked Wind
      Composer: Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Performer(s): Kyrie Kristmanson (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Kyrie Kristmanson (Vocals, Guitar), Mark Kristmanson (Guitar, Bass, Flute)
      Album: Origin Of Stars, no format!, NOF 614 905 2
      Duration: 2:35
    • 00:50
      Title: Which Will
      Composer: Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Susanna Wallumrod (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Susanna Wallumrod (Vocals), Giovanna Pessi (Baroque Harp) Jane Achtman (Viola De Gamba) Marco Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)
      Album: If Grief Could Wait, ECM, ECM 2226 277 7197
      Duration: 4:00
    • 00:54
      Title: Don't Explain
      Composer: Holiday / Herzog Jnr
      Performer(s): Nina Simone (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Nina Simone (Vocal, Piano)
      Album: Gold, Universal, 9808087
      Duration: 4:16

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