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 "Greensleeves" played by California Guitar Trio. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 5 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.

    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

    • 22:31
      Title: Isle Of France
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:13
    • 22:34
      Title: Vedenainen
      Performer(s): Kujanpaa / Ikonen
      Performer(s): Kujanpaa / Ikonen
      Duration: 5:04
    • 22:49
      Title: Cantabile
      Performer(s): Peteris Vasks
      Performer(s): Peteris Vasks
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:04
      Title: The Armed Man: Agnus Dei
      Performer(s): Jenkins, Karl
      Performer(s): Jenkins, Karl
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:22
      Title: Harp Concerto In 3 Tempi (Rondeau)
      Complete Work Name: Complete Work Name
      Composer: Composer
      Performer(s): Boieldieu, Francois Adrien
      Performer(s): Soloist, Additional Performer, Orchestra, Choir, Enaemble, Vocalist
      Duration: 7:18
    • 23:31
      Title: Concert Suite For Violin And Orchestra - Variazione Finale E Cod
      Performer(s): Taneyev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Taneyev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:11
    • 23:44
      Title: Accidental Music
      Performer(s): Leslie
      Performer(s): Leslie
      Duration: 4:09
    • 23:48
      Title: Calypso In A Box
      Performer(s): Schott
      Performer(s): Schott
      Duration: 1:02
    • 23:49
      Title: Pink Moon
      Performer(s): Drake
      Performer(s): Drake
      Duration: 2:18
    • 00:08
      Title: Creepin' In
      Performer(s): Horace Silver
      Performer(s): Horace Silver
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:25
      Title: Corpus Christi Carol
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:31
      Title: Sospiri
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 4:06

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