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 Friday 10 May 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Mose Allison has been honoured as one of the 2013 Jazz Masters by the National Endowment for the Arts at Lincoln Centre. After 65 years on the road, he recently announced his retirement from public performance. Mose is best-known as the creator of pithy, sardonic songs that have been covered by Van Morrison, Elvis Costello and The Clash, amongst others.

    All this week, we'll be featuring Mose Allison songs. Expect to hear recordings by the man himself, as well as one or two intriguing cover versions, nightly from 10pm...

    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

    • 21:57
      Title: Holberg Suite For Strings - Iv. Air. Andante Religioso
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 5:30
    • 22:03
      Title: Straight No Chaser
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Duration: 3:13
    • 22:06
      Title: E.P.V.
      Performer(s): Jenkins, Karl
      Performer(s): Jenkins, Karl
      Duration: 3:02
    • 22:08
      Title: Keep
      Performer(s): Frahm, Nils
      Performer(s): Frahm, Nils
      Duration: 3:41
    • 22:12
      Title: Al Hizam Al Dhahbi
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem
      Duration: 5:55
    • 22:18
      Title: O'Farrell's Welcome To Limerick
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Cooney
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Cooney
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:22
      Title: Mindevals
      Performer(s): Graubaek. Jens
      Performer(s): Graubaek. Jens
      Duration: 3:41
    • 22:27
      Title: Frozen Time
      Performer(s): Firsova, Elena
      Performer(s): Firsova, Elena
      Duration: 6:43
    • 22:34
      Title: Aria From Haroutiun
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Duration: 3:49
    • 22:37
      Title: Symphony No. 22 (2nd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Duration: 4:10
    • 22:42
      Title: In My Life
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 2:39
    • 22:45
      Title: Eleanor Rigby
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 4:37
    • 22:50
      Title: Come Together
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 10:23
    • 23:01
      Title: The Bridge
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Duration: 3:05
    • 23:04
      Title: Ingrid Bergman
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:05
    • 23:05
      Title: Indigenous Man
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 4:32
    • 23:10
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Ii. Tres Vif
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 3:41
    • 23:14
      Title: Menuet In C Sharp Minor
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 1:00
    • 23:14
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 23:21
      Title: Never Never Land
      Performer(s): Styne / Comden / Green
      Performer(s): Styne / Comden / Green
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:27
      Title: The Promise
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:34
      Title: Woman You Must Be Crazy
      Performer(s): Walker, Aaron
      Performer(s): Walker, Aaron
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:38
      Title: Opus
      Performer(s): Tighe, Dylan
      Performer(s): Tighe, Dylan
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:41
      Title: Little Suite For Guitar - Iii: A Winter Landscape
      Performer(s): Maw, Nicholas
      Performer(s): Maw, Nicholas
      Duration: 2:17
    • 23:43
      Title: Piano Concerto No.22 In E Flat K482 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 8:28
    • 23:51
      Title: Prelude No.20 In G Sharp Minor
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Duration: 2:03
    • 23:54
      Title: The Laverock In The Blackthorn
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Alasdair Roberts
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Alasdair Roberts
      Duration: 6:42
    • 00:01
      Title: Never Again
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 3:27
    • 00:08
      Title: Sailing Westwards
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Duration: 10:52
    • 00:19
      Title: The Egg Man / The Fight Of The Taruru
      Performer(s): Parfitt-Murray, Hal / Busk, Nikolaj
      Performer(s): Parfitt-Murray, Hal / Busk, Nikolaj
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:23
      Title: Mid Air
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:26
      Title: Angel Eyes
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Duration: 5:12
    • 00:31
      Title: Little Elegy
      Performer(s): Bennett, Richard Rodney
      Performer(s): Bennett, Richard Rodney
      Duration: 2:44
    • 00:34
      Title: Rota
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:39
      Title: Country Tune
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Duration: 2:29
    • 00:43
      Title: Before The World Was Made
      Performer(s): Bruni, Carla / Yeats, W.B.
      Performer(s): Bruni, Carla / Yeats, W.B.
      Duration: 4:06
    • 00:46
      Title: On The Balcony
      Performer(s): Lawrence, D.H
      Performer(s): Lawrence, D.H
      Duration: 2:01
    • 00:48
      Title: I Cannot See
      Performer(s): Hulsmann / Dickinson
      Performer(s): Hulsmann / Dickinson
      Duration: 6:29

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