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 Saturday 4 May 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    It's quality not quantity all this week as Blue plays the Chamber music of Maurice Ravel - not a huge repertoire but impressive; join Carl and Eamonn across the week nightly at 10.
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    Joe Boyd interview

    Eamonn Lenihan talks to record producer and author Joe Boyd, who shares his thoughts on Sandy Denny's career before, during and after her time with Fairport Convention.

    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

    • 22:36
      Title: Suite No.3 In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 5:29
    • 22:41
      Title: Chant From A Holy Book, Var. 1
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 6:27
    • 22:47
      Title: Un Jour Comme Un Autre
      Performer(s): Riviere/ Lasso/Bourgeois
      Performer(s): Riviere/ Lasso/Bourgeois
      Duration: 2:35
    • 23:11
      Title: Piano Trio In A Minor - I. Modere
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 9:39
    • 23:42
      Title: La Casita De Mis Viejos
      Performer(s): Cobain / Cadicamo
      Performer(s): Cobain / Cadicamo
      Duration: 3:56
    • 00:07
      Title: Elegie In D Flatop17
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Duration: 6:54
    • 00:32
      Title: Lumen Valossa
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Duration: 5:14
    • 00:38
      Title: Sexfaldur
      Performer(s): Amina
      Performer(s): Amina
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:48
      Title: Andantino Cantabile From Our Garden
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:53
      Title: Cantus In Memory Of Benjamin Britten
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:18

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