The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Dec 21. Tonight, we'll listen to a rare vocal turn by Zoot Sims; Beethoven for violin and cello; Galway's Bahh Band; Mark O'Connor's "Appalachia Waltz"; Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker" re-invented by Duke Ellington; a text Theo Dorgan (pictured) wrote for a choral work by Howard Goodall; clarinettist (and more besides) Sean MacErlaine from "A Slender Song"; a selection from Jon Sanders' "Zoukelele" CD; organist Letizia Romiti performs a work by Bach; Nic Jones material, tackled by Belinda O'Hooley and Heidi Tidow; another selection from the latest Hilliard Ensemble CD (see BLUE TUNES, below); and "Greensleves" played by California Guitar Trio. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 3 May 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    French guitarist Roland Dyens is under the spotlight ahead of his Guitar Festival of Ireland appearances. Carl and Eamonn play his music nightly on Blue

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Hilliard Ensemble: December 15th - 21st

    The Hilliard Ensemble has released more than 30 albums on the ECM label including the latest recording "Transeamus".  It hang ups its music stands at year’s end after four remarkable decades. This week Blue recalls some of the Hilliards' masterful performances as well as the new release - a suitable pre-Christmas Blue Tunes recommendation.

    "The Wexord Carols" - Caitriona O'Leary et al, and Chamber Choir Ireland: December 22nd - 28th

    Two new Irish releases are under the Christmas Week spotlight; Traditional Carols from the Old and New World by Chamber Choir Ireland directed by Paul Hillier; and Heresy Record's The Wexford Carols - Dulra's Caitriona O'Leary is joined by Tom Jones, Roseanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens for this Joe Henry production. Blue guarantees an eclectic, cool Yule...

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:09
      Title: Banks Of The Nile
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 8:23
    • 22:35
      Title: As She Fell
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 5:25
    • 22:43
      Title: Farewell To Mccarthy's
      Performer(s): Vallely
      Performer(s): Vallely
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:11
      Title: Blue Daughter Tattoo
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Duration: 5:02
    • 23:23
      Title: Gymnopedie
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 4:05
    • 23:39
      Title: Reiseslatt - Til Hans W Brimi
      Performer(s): Okland
      Performer(s): Okland
      Duration: 4:20
    • 00:14
      Title: Leaf And Rock
      Performer(s): Henriksen, Arve
      Performer(s): Henriksen, Arve
      Duration: 2:35
    • 00:22
      Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra
      Performer(s): Francisco Tarrega
      Performer(s): Francisco Tarrega
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:56
      Title: Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
      Performer(s): Benjamin / Marcus / Caldwell
      Performer(s): Benjamin / Marcus / Caldwell
      Duration: 4:38
    • 01:01
      Title: Summer Day
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Duration: 6:40

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