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    Sept 20. Saturday's BLUE includes a harmonica quartet from Finland named Svang; Icelandic singer-songwriter Emiliana Torrini; relatively low-key, instrumental Wagner; the melodic electronica of an English duo called Digitonal; Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee and Big Joe Williams (together!); "Nimrod", the choice of The National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland exhibitor Maeve McCarthy; a recent recording by jazz superstar David Sanborn (pictured), in advance of his appearance in Limerick next Saturday; an English male choir that trades under the name Cambrige Chord Company; and 2 more selections from the Dankworth family (see BLUE TUNES, below).

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 19 September 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    An English jazz dynasty, The Dankworths - John, Jacqui, Alec and Cleo Laine - is featured on the programme this week. We'll even hear some of John's creations for film and TV.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    The Dankworths: Sept  15th - 21st

    This week, our common thread is an English jazz dynasty: the Dankworth family. Reed-player-cum-bandleader John Dankworth worked in film and TV (he wrote “The Avengers” and the “Tomorrow’s World” themes). Wife, Cleo Laine, often recorded with him. All this week, we’ll also hear from their children, Alec and Jacqui Dankworth.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:25
      Title: Geordie (Child 209)
      Composer: Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Anais Mithcell (Vocals, Guitars)
      Performer(s): Anais Mithcell (Vocals, Guitars), Jefferson Hamer (Vocals, Guitar); Viktor Krauss (Bass); Tim Lauer (Accordion); Brittany Haas (Fiddle)
      Album: Child Ballads, Wilderland Records, Wilder002
      Duration: 3:32
    • 22:28
      Title: Mike's Fancy
      Composer: Durack, Austin
      Performer(s): Austin Durack (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Austin Durack (Guitar)
      Album: Fingerpicker, Austin Durack, AMD006
      Duration: 2:06
    • 22:32
      Title: Moto Interrotto - I. Like A Romantic Concerto
      Composer: Runswick, Daryl
      Performer(s): Daryl Runswick (Piano), Mary King (Recitation)
      Performer(s): Daryl Runswick (Piano), Mary King (Recitation)
      Album: Overlays - Piano Improvisations: Daryl Runswick, British Music Label, BML030
      Duration: 2:33
    • 22:34
      Title: Symphony No.5 (2nd Movement, Part) Andante Poco Tranquillo
      Composer: Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Carl Nielsen - Symphony No.4, Symphony No.5, dacapo records, 8.224156
      Duration: 4:55
    • 22:41
      Title: New World A-Comin'
      Composer: Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Duke Ellington (Piano)
      Performer(s): Duke Ellington (Piano)
      Album: Highlights FromThe Duke Ellington Centennial Edition (3-CD), RCA Victor, 09026 63672 2
      Duration: 8:26
    • 22:50
      Title: The Days Of Our Lives
      Composer: Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Paul Buchanan (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Paul Buchanan (Vocals, Guitar), Robert Bell (Bass), Paul Joseph Moore (Keyboards)
      Album: High - The Blue Nile, Epstein Records, SANCD285
      Duration: 3:32
    • 22:54
      Title: Free Flow
      Composer: Westcott / Rodway
      Performer(s): Adam Westcott (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Adam Westcott (Guitar), Will Rodway (Piano)
      Album: All In Good Time, Absolute / Universal, BKOCD4
      Duration: 5:51
    • 23:00
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 (2nd Movement) - Larghetto
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Louis Lortie (Piano)
      Performer(s): Louis Lortie (Piano), Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Schumann / Chopin Piano Concertos - Lortie / Philharmonia / Jarvi, Chandos Records, CHAN 10603 X
      Duration: 9:12
    • 23:11
      Title: Experiments With Mice
      Composer: Trad/Arr. Dankworth
      Performer(s): Johnny Dankworth (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Johnny Dankworth (Vocal), Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra
      Album: Cleo Laine & John Dankworth - I Hear Music, Salvo, SALVOBX403
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:13
      Title: Night & Day
      Composer: Allen, Jon
      Performer(s): Jon Allen (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Jon Allen (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Deep River, Download
      Duration: 4:14
    • 23:18
      Title: Doves
      Composer: Pearlman, Rafe
      Performer(s): Aaron English (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Aaron English (Vocals), Geoff Stanfield (Piano)
      Album: american [fever] dream, eronisongs, 20962-9
      Duration: 4:18
    • 23:24
      Title: Rain And Snow
      Composer: Public Domain
      Performer(s): Suzanne Thomas (Vocal, Banjo)
      Performer(s): Suzanne Thomas (Vocal, Banjo)
      Album: Roots Music - An American Journey, Rounder Records, 11661-0503-2
      Duration: 2:15
    • 23:27
      Title: Are You Leaving For The Country
      Composer: Tucker, R.
      Performer(s): Karen Dalton (Vocal, Guitar, Banjo)
      Performer(s): Karen Dalton (Vocal, Guitar, Banjo), Harvey Brooks (Bass) Et Al
      Album: In My Own Time, Light In The Attic Records, LITA 022
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:29
      Title: Piano Sonata No.2 In Bb Minor (2nd Movement) Non Allegro, Lento
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
      Performer(s): Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
      Album: Nikolai Lugansky - Rachmaninov Piano Sonatas 1 & 2, Naive / Ambroisie, AM 208
      Duration: 6:54
    • 23:37
      Title: Splendid Isolation
      Composer: Mcglinchey, Brendan
      Performer(s): Grainne Hambly (Harp)
      Performer(s): Grainne Hambly (Harp)
      Album: Between the Showers, Shamrock Records, Shamrock Records 1050-2
      Duration: 4:09
    • 23:42
      Title: This Girl's In Love With You
      Composer: Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tommy Flanagan (Piano), Ernie Heckscher Big Band
      Album: Sunshine of Your Love, MPS, 731453310223
      Duration: 4:28
    • 23:47
      Title: Robbins Nest
      Composer: Thompson / Jacquet
      Performer(s): Hank Jones (Piano)
      Performer(s): Isa Eckinger (Bass), Kurt Bong (Drums), Ernie Heckscher Big Band
      Album: Have You Met This Jones? - Hank Jones Trio, MPS, 4250644871542
      Duration: 6:28
    • 23:54
      Title: An Ending Ascent
      Composer: Eno
      Performer(s): Brian Eno (Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Brian Eno (Keyboards)
      Album: A Brief History Of Ambient, Virgin Records, AMBT1
      Duration: 4:11
    • 00:01
      Title: La Pendule (The Pendulum Clock)
      Composer: Silver, Sheila
      Performer(s): Alexander Paley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alexander Paley (Piano)
      Album: Sheila Silver - Piano Concerto, Six Preludes..., Naxos, 8.557015
      Duration: 6:01
    • 00:04
      Title: Piles Of Books
      Composer: Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Studio Orchestra
      Performer(s): Studio Orchestra
      Album: The Reader O.S.T., Lakeshore Records, LKS 340612
      Duration: 2:13
    • 00:07
      Title: No.11 / Fetes Lointaines No.3
      Composer: Gurdjieff / Mompou
      Performer(s): Anja Lechner (Cello), Francois Couturier (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anja Lechner (Cello), Francois Couturier (Piano)
      Album: Moderato cantabile, ECM Records, ECM 2367 481 0992
      Duration: 4:47
    • 00:13
      Title: Five Negro Spirituals From 'A Child Of Our Time': Iii- Go Down, Moses
      Composer: Tippett, Michael
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Finzi Singers
      Album: Tippett: Choral Works, Chandos, CHAN 9265
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:16
      Title: Nearer My God To Thee
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Mississippi John Hurt (Vocals/ Guitar)
      Performer(s): Mississippi John Hurt (Vocals/ Guitar)
      Album: Mississippi John Hurt: Complete Studio Recordings, Vanguard Masters, 3VCD181
      Duration: 3:27
    • 00:20
      Title: Slumber My Darling
      Composer: Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Alison Krauss (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Alison Krauss (Vocal), Edgar Meyer (Bass), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Mark O Connor (Violin)
      Album: Heartland: An Appalachian Anthology, Sony Music Entertainment, SK89683
      Duration: 4:52
    • 00:26
      Title: Solstice
      Composer: Donnelly
      Performer(s): Laki Mera
      Performer(s): Laki Mera
      Album: Proximity Effect, Just Music
      Duration: 5:55
    • 00:32
      Title: Who Can I Turn To?
      Composer: Green, Johnny
      Performer(s): Oscar Peterson (Piano)
      Performer(s): Oscar Peterson (Piano)
      Album: Exclusively For My Friends: My Favorite Instrument, Vol. IV (Live), MPS, 602517023581
      Duration: 4:56
    • 00:37
      Title: String Quartet In G Minor (3rd Movement)
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Philippe Bernhard, Loic Rio (Violins)
      Performer(s): Philippe Bernhard, Loic Rio (Violins), Laurent Marfaing (Viola), Francois Kieffer (Cello)
      Album: Debussy Saint-Saens Ravel - Quatuor Modigliani, Mirare, MIR 188
      Duration: 7:23
    • 00:45
      Title: Les Collines D'Anacapri
      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: 2:52
    • 00:49
      Title: The World Is Water
      Composer: Detor, Krista
      Performer(s): Krista Detor (Vocals, Piano)
      Performer(s): Krista Detor (Vocals, Piano)
      Album: Krista Detor: Cover Their Eyes, CoraZong, 255 102
      Duration: 5:20
    • 00:56
      Title: Piano Theme
      Composer: Dankworth, Johnny
      Performer(s): Johnny Dankworth Orchestra
      Performer(s): Johnny Dankworth
      Album: Let's Slip Away - Film And TV 1960 - 1973, Universal, 0-06007-5317621-4
      Duration: 2:42

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