The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Oct 3. Tonight, we'll hear Oscar Brown Jnr sing of the "Humdrum Blues"; samples from 2 works by Debussy; hardanger fiddle-player Dan Trueman; guitarist Joel Harrison in his own right, and on a recording of "Tennessee Waltz" with Norah Jones; 2 x Ravel; a tremor generated by Dublin-based composer/producer Stephen Shannon; a modul by Nik Bartsch, Zurich-based pianist, composer and producer; poetry recitations by Vanessa Redgrave and Ralph Fiennes, as well as music by Laura Rossi, as available on "Voices Of Remembrance", an album inspired by the events of World War I; Miles & Gil play a Gershwin tune; we'll also listen to the latest recording by Marconi Union (pictured); a violin sonata by Poulenc; Joni Mitchell, from "Travelogue"; Tierney Sutton, from a tribute album to Joni; and another selection from this week's featured artist Sam Amidon (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 28 September 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, Carl and Eamonn feature nightly selections from "Moderato cantabile", a new duet recording by Anja Lechner (cello) and Francois Couturier (piano) for the ECM label.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Sam Amidon: Sept  29th - Oct 5th

    He draws on the traditional but he is decidedly contemporary. Vermont born folk singer Sam Amidon has a new album out this week.  “Lily-O” features the innovative jazz guitarist  Bill Frisell– hear tracks from it along with some of  his back catalogue. Sam is our Blue Tunes artist this week – nightly at 10.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Alpen Tower
      Composer: Coniglio, Enrico
      Performer(s): Enrico Coniglio (Programming, Synths, Gtrs, Loops)
      Performer(s): Enrico Coniglio (Programming, Synths, Gtrs, Loops), Hans-Joachim Roedelius (Piano)
      Album: Areavirus: topofonie vol 1, Psychonavigation, PSY020
      Duration: 4:46
    • 22:09
      Title: Stairway To The Stars
      Composer: Malneck / Signorelli / Parish
      Performer(s): John Coltrane (Tenor Saxophone), Milt Jackson (Vibes)
      Performer(s): John Coltrane (Tenor Saxophone), Milt Jackson (Vibes), Hank Jones (Piano), Paul Chambers (Bass), Connie Kay (Drums)
      Album: Bags & Trane, Atlantic Masters, 81227 3685-2
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:12
      Title: Don't Cry
      Composer: Not Stated
      Performer(s): Alex Hahn (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Alex Hahn (Vocals)
      Album: The Wallflower - A Tribute To Etta James, www.alexhan.net, Self Release
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:18
      Title: String Quartet 3 Mishima
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Performer(s): Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass, Orange Mountain, No Number-Promotional
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:27
      Title: African Bluesman
      Composer: Ogada/ Warren
      Performer(s): Ayub Ogada (Vocals), Trevor Warren (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ayub Ogada (Vocals), Trevor Warren (Guitar), Chris Garrick (Violin), Neil Craig (Tabla, Shakers), Peter Macdonald (Durms, Handclaps), Jonty Fisher (Bass)
      Album: Deva: Breathe EP, Long Tale Recordings, Promo EP
      Duration: 4:27
    • 22:33
      Title: Sayyid Chant And Dance No.3 / Hymn No.7
      Composer: Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      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: 6:42
    • 22:39
      Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano No.2 (3rd Movement) Adagio Cantabile
      Composer: Onslow, George
      Performer(s): Emmanuel Jacques (Cello)
      Performer(s): Maude Gratton (Piano)
      Album: George Onslow - Sonatas For Cello And Piano, Mirare, MIR 192
      Duration: 5:27
    • 22:45
      Title: Portions
      Composer: Jones, Thad
      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: 7:38
    • 22:54
      Title: The M1 Reel
      Composer: Power
      Performer(s): Brendan Power (Harm)
      Performer(s): Brendan Power (Harmonica), Andy Irvine (Mandolin); Rens Van Der Zalm (Mandolin)
      Album: Tradish, Tethink, 109
      Duration: 3:04
    • 22:57
      Title: In The Evening (It's So Hard To Tell Who's Going To Love You The Best)
      Performer(s): Karen Dalton (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Karen Dalton (Vocals)
      Album: The Record Shop - 30 Years Of Rough Trade Shops, Rough Trade / V2, VVR1040752
      Duration: 4:30
    • 23:03
      Title: String Quartet No. 6 In Bb Major (2nd Movement) Adagio Ma Non Troppo
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig Van
      Performer(s): Tokyo String Quartet
      Performer(s): Martin Beaver, Kikuei Ikeda (Violins), Kazuhide Isomura (Viola), Clive Greensmith (Cello)
      Album: Ludwig Van Beethoven - Complete String Quartets (8-CD), Harmonia Mundi, HMU 807641-8
      Duration: 6:29
    • 23:09
      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
    • 23:16
      Title: I Remember Harlem
      Composer: Eldridge, Roy
      Performer(s): Roy Eldridge (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Roy Eldridge (Trumpet), George Williams Orchestra
      Album: Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz Trumpet Giant, Proper Records, P1375
      Duration: 2:56
    • 23:19
      Title: A Great Divide
      Composer: O'Halloran, Dustin
      Performer(s): Dustin O'Halloran (Piano, Synths, Electronics, Celestina, Celeste)
      Performer(s): Dustin O'Halloran (Piano, Synths, Electronics, Celestina, Celeste), Johann Johansson (Electronics, Processing) Andrew Bryanbamm (Wiltzie, Gtrs), Peter Broderick (Violas), Acme Strings
      Album: Dustin O'Halloran: Lumiere, Fat Cat Records, CD12-14
      Duration: 6:18
    • 23:26
      Title: Get These Blues Off Me
      Composer: Walker, V.L.
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar), Maxwell Davis (Tenor Sax), Willard Mcdaniel? (Piano), Et Al
      Album: T-Bone Walker - The Complete Imperial Recordings 1950-1954, EMI Blues Series, EMI CDP-7-96737-2
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:30
      Title: Breathing Earth - For Baroque Violin And Double Bass
      Composer: Guy, Barry
      Performer(s): Maya Homburger (Baroque Violin)
      Performer(s): Maya Homburger (Baroque Violin), Barry Guy (Double Bass)
      Album: Ceremony - Maya Homburger, Barry Guy, ECM, 453 847-2
      Duration: 6:38
    • 23:34
      Title: La Cathédrale Engloutie
      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: 5:23
    • 23:41
      Title: Show Strings
      Composer: Darling, David
      Performer(s): David Darling (Cello And Ambient Sounds)
      Performer(s): David Darling (Cello And Ambient Sounds)
      Album: Prayer for Compassion, Wind Over The Earth, WE2340
      Duration: 2:50
    • 23:43
      Title: Lonely Heart
      Composer: Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Performer(s): Susanna K. Wallumrod (Piano, Vocals)
      Performer(s): Susanna K. Wallumrod (Piano, Vocals), Ole Henrik Moe (Violin, Viola, Saw), Emmett Kelly (Guitars(, Jeremy Gara (Drums), Jo Berger Myhre (Bass)
      Album: Susanna: Wild Dog, Rune Gramofon, RCD2128
      Duration: 2:54
    • 23:47
      Title: Agnete's Song
      Composer: Dahl, Carsten
      Performer(s): Carsten Dahl (Piano, Percussion)
      Performer(s): Carsten Dahl (Piano, Percussion), Arild Andersen (Bass), Jon Christensen (Drums, Kalimba)
      Album: Space Is the Place, Storyville Records, 101 4271
      Duration: 3:06
    • 23:50
      Title: Baby Have Pity On Me
      Composer: Williams / Mol
      Performer(s): Cécile Mclorin Salvant (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Aaron Diehl (Piano), James Chirillo (Guitar, Banjo), Rodney Whitaker (Dbl Bass), Herlin Riley (Drums)
      Album: Woman Child, Mack Avenue, MAC 1072
      Duration: 3:18
    • 23:54
      Title: Medina Ii
      Composer: Delago, Manu
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards), Isa Kurz (Violin)
      Album: Bigger Than Home, www.sessionworkrec.com, SWR 52/13
      Duration: 5:08
    • 00:05
      Title: Sospiri
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Natalie Clein (Cello)
      Performer(s): Natalie Clein (Cello), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Elgar Cello Concerto etc /Clein, EMI Classics
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:08
      Title: Largo
      Composer: Ives, Charles
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin)
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin), Seattle Chamber Music Society
      Album: American Chamber Music, Onyx, ONYX 4129
      Duration: 5:28
    • 00:15
      Title: Spencer The Rover
      Composer: Martyn, John
      Performer(s): John Martyn (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Martyn (Guitar), Danny Thompson, Aly Bain, Jay Ungar, Phil Cunningham
      Album: The Original Transatlantic Sessions: Vol 3, Whirlie Records, WHIRLIECD07
      Duration: 3:42
    • 00:20
      Title: Air: Pretty Girl Milking Her Cow
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Kevin Burke
      Performer(s): Kevin Burke, Andrew Ehrlich (Violin), Charles Noble (Viola), Justin Kagan (Cello)
      Album: Kevin Burke/ Cal Scott: Suite, Loftus Music, LM004
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:23
      Title: We'll Meet Under The Stars
      Composer: Jones, Sean
      Performer(s): Sean Jones (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Orrin Evans (Piano), Luques Curtis (Bass), Obed Calvaire (Drums)
      Album: Im.pro.vise - Never Before Seen, Mac Avenue, MAC 1080
      Duration: 7:08
    • 00:31
      Title: Suite On English Folk Tunes - Ii: Bitter Withy
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): English Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Michael Bochmann (Leader), English Symphony Orchestra
      Album: A Portrait of Britten (3-CD), Nimbus Records, NI 1751
      Duration: 3:03
    • 00:36
      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
    • 00:42
      Title: Heces
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Susana Baca (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Susana Baca (Vocal), David Pinto (Bass), Hugo Bravo (Percussion), David Byrne (Guitar), Felix Casaverde (Guitar)
      Album: The Best of Susana Baca, Luaka Bop, VVR1027628
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:45
      Title: Sicilienne
      Composer: Astier, André
      Performer(s): Jean-Louis Matinier (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Matinier / Ambrosini
      Album: Inventio, ECM Records, ECM 2348 375 9429
      Duration: 2:45
    • 00:48
      Title: Anna Dixie
      Composer: Waterson, Lal
      Performer(s): Norma Waterson (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Norma Waterson (Vocals), Eliza Carthy, Martin Carthy, Roger Swallow, Danny Thompson, Richard Thompson
      Album: Norma Waterson, 1996 Rykodisc, HNCD 1393
      Duration: 3:41
    • 00:52
      Title: The Gift
      Composer: Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Tore Brunborg (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Tore Brunborg (Tenor Saxophone), Mats Eilertsen (Double Bass), Jarle Vespestad (Drums)
      Album: Extended Circle - Tord Gustavsen Quartet, ECM Records, ECM 2358 376 0239
      Duration: 6:21

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