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


    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,, 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,, 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: - 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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