The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme…

    May 29. Tonight, Eamonn presents the Irish Youth Chamber Choir, from its 2015 debut release (an EP); a solo piano improvisation by the young American musician Aaron Parks who, at age 15, was majoring in music, math and computer science at the University of Washington; English composer Lauri Rossi remembers our dead ancestors (specifically those killed in World War I); bandoneon-player Dino Saluzzi is heard with his "family band"; two Irish-American sisters sing an ode to mothers; we'll also hear a 2015 release by Olga Georgievskaya (whose sister is also a professional classical pianist); jazz piano-man Kenny Werner, from a forthcoming CD; new Andy Sheppard (pictured); symphonic Shostakovich; and another selection from "Dallendyshe" (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 24 May 2015


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    We mark Bob Dylan's 74th birthday with a selection of Bob By Others. Nico to Nickel Creek; Susanna and the Magical Orchestra to Martin Simpson; Baez to Jeff Buckley.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -


    Elina Duni: May 25th - 31st

    “One of the fascinating things about music of the Balkans… is the idea that the pain has to be sung”. On her new album, “Dallendyshe” (“The Swallow”), Tirana-born, Swiss-raised, Elina Duni interprets songs of love and exile backed by her piano trio. Hear nightly selections, from Monday to Sunday.…  


    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Cowboy (For Luc)
      Composer: Klesse, Eva
      Performer(s): Eva Klesse (Drums)
      Performer(s): Philip Frischkorn (Piano), Evgeny Ring (Sax), Robert Lucaciu (Bass)
      Album: Xenon, Enja Records, ENJ-9614 2
      Duration: 7:37
    • 22:08
      Title: The Spirit Of The Lord Is Upon Me
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Choir Of Clare College, Cambridge
      Performer(s): Matthew Jorysz (Organ)
      Album: Acendit Deus - Music for Asceniontide & Pentecost, Harmonia Mundi, HMU 907623
      Duration: 7:42
    • 22:16
      Title: Asturiana
      Composer: De Falla, Manuel
      Performer(s): Sebastian See-Schierenberg (Violin), Sophia Liskovskaya (Piano)
      Performer(s): Sebastian See-Schierenberg (Violin), Sophia Liskovskaya (Piano)
      Album: Sounds Of Spain & The Americas, Signum Classics, SIGCD405
      Duration: 2:33
    • 22:21
      Title: Ring Them Bells
      Composer: Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Andy Sheppard (Saxophones)
      Album: Deep River, Sound Circus 2005, Sound Circus SC009
      Duration: 3:36
    • 22:24
      Title: Mr Tambourine Man
      Composer: Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Melanie (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Melanie (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Best Of Melanie, Music Club, MCCD 011
      Duration: 4:24
    • 22:32
      Title: Ja Jahtund Suda Jata Limale
      Composer: Voorand / Sillamaa / Enno
      Performer(s): Estonian Voices
      Performer(s): Estonian Voices
      Album: Estonian Jazz 2015 (2-CD), Estonian Jazz Union,
      Duration: 3:32
    • 22:35
      Title: February Sun
      Composer: Jurendal, Robert
      Performer(s): Robert Jurendal (Guitars, Electronics)
      Performer(s): Robert Jurendal (Guitars, Electronics)
      Album: Estonian Jazz 2015 (2-CD), Estonian Jazz Union,
      Duration: 5:10
    • 22:40
      Title: Water
      Composer: Lukas / Zosso / Mullan / Kasar
      Performer(s): Ingrid Lukas (Vocals, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Ingrid Lukas (Vocals, Keyboards)
      Album: Estonian Jazz 2015 (2-CD), Estonian Jazz Union,
      Duration: 3:53
    • 22:45
      Title: Three Pieces For Piano - Ii. Sehr Langsam
      Composer: Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Florent Boffard (Piano)
      Performer(s): Florent Boffard (Piano)
      Album: Arnold Schoenberg - L'Oeuvre Pour Piano (Recordno: MIR 191), Mirare, MIR 191
      Duration: 8:14
    • 22:54
      Title: Oh My Little Darling
      Composer: Willingham, Thaddeus
      Performer(s): Tom Paley (Vocal, Banjo), Ben Paley (Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Tom Paley (Vocal, Banjo), Ben Paley (Fiddle)
      Album: Paley & Son, Hornbeam Recordings, HBR0004
      Duration: 2:48
    • 22:57
      Title: Gillian
      Composer: Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals)
      Album: Songs 2003 - 2013, Balloon Ranger Recordings, DEMPRCD13
      Duration: 3:29
    • 23:02
      Title: Tell Her You Saw Me
      Composer: Metheny, Pat
      Performer(s): Pat Metheny (All Instruments)
      Performer(s): Pat Metheny (All Instruments)
      Album: The Orchestrion Project, Nonesuch, 7559-79611-3
      Duration: 5:17
    • 23:07
      Title: Quizas Quizas Quizas
      Composer: Farres, Osvaldo
      Performer(s): Giovanni Guidi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Thomas Morgan (Dbl Bass), Joao Lobo (Drums)
      Album: This Is The Day, ECM Records, ECM 2403 470 9271
      Duration: 6:48
    • 23:14
      Title: Fratres
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin)
      Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin), Martin Roscoe (Piano)
      Album: Arvo Part: Fratres, EMI, 7243 5 73117 2 4
      Duration: 11:23
    • 23:27
      Title: Games People Play
      Composer: South
      Performer(s): Dick Gaughan (Vocal / Guitar)
      Performer(s): Dick Gaughan (Vocal / Guitar), Judy Sweeney (Vocal), Allan Tall (Sax), Dave Pegg (Bass)
      Album: Prentice Piece, Greentrax, CDTRAX236D
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:33
      Title: Just A Child
      Composer: Mandel, Johnny
      Performer(s): Harry Allen (Tenor Saxophone), Jan Lundgren (Piano)
      Performer(s): Hans Backenroth (Bass), Kristian Leth (Drums)
      Album: Quietly There, Stunt Records, STUCD 14142
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:38
      Title: Some Other Time
      Composer: Bernstein/Comden/Green
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal), Bill Evans (Piano)
      Album: Sings For Lovers, Concord Records, 0025218902328
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:44
      Title: Eleanor Plunkett
      Composer: Trad Arr. Lionaird
      Performer(s): Iarla O Lionaird (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Iarla O Lionaird (Vocal), Leo Abrahams (Guitar / Producer), John Hopkins (Piano)
      Album: Foxlight, Real World, CDRW184
      Duration: 4:28
    • 23:48
      Title: By The Ohio
      Composer: Shelley, Joan
      Performer(s): Joan Shelley (Guitar, Banjo, Wurlitzer Vocal)
      Performer(s): Joan Shelley (Guitar, Banjo, Wurlitzer Vocal), Ben Sollee (Cello, Bass), Daniel Joseph Dorff (Drums, Perc)
      Album: Joan Shelley: Ginko, Ol Kentuck, OK 003
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:52
      Title: Moonlight Sonata
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Juan Martín (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Juan Martín (Guitar), The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Serenade - Juan Martin, Flamenco Vision, FV11
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:57
      Title: Midnight Special
      Composer: Smith, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Jimmy Smith (Organ), Kenny Burrell (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Jimmy Smith (Organ), Kenny Burrell (Guitar), Stanley Turrentine (Tenor Saxophone), Donald Bailey (Drums)
      Album: Midnight Special, Blue Note, 0946 3 92775 2 0
      Duration: 9:57
    • 00:08
      Title: The Protecting Veil (1st Movement)
      Composer: Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Amy Dickson (Soprano Sax)
      Performer(s): Amy Dickson (Soprano Sax), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Glass, Tavener, Nyman, RCA Red Seal / Sony, 88697376792
      Duration: 15:05
    • 00:24
      Title: One In A Million
      Composer: Wood/ Lupton
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Lark Descending, Ruf, Rufcd10
      Duration: 9:52
    • 00:33
      Title: I Want To Vanish
      Composer: Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Elvis Costello (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Elvis Costello (Vocal), Steve Nieve (Piano), The Brodsky Quartet
      Album: All This Useless Beauty, WEA, 9362 41698-2
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:37
      Title: Just To See You
      Composer: Simcock, Gwilym
      Performer(s): The Impossible Gentlemen
      Performer(s): Mike Walker (Guitar); Gwilym Simcock (Piano); Steve Swallow (El Bass); Steve Rodby(Acoustic Bass); Adam Nussbaum (Drums)
      Album: Internationally Recognised Aliens, Basho Records 2013, Basho Records SRCD43-2
      Duration: 7:34
    • 00:45
      Title: Garden Of Simple
      Composer: Difranco, Ani
      Performer(s): Ani Difranco (Vocal / Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ani Difranco (Vocal / Guitar)
      Album: Revelling - Ani DiFranco, Righteous Babe Records, RBR024-D
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:48
      Title: Zamba Para La Viuda
      Composer: Leguizamón, Gustavo
      Performer(s): Pablo Márquez (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pablo Márquez (Guitar)
      Album: El Cuchi Bien Temperado, ECM New Series, ECM 2380 481 0972
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:54
      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

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