The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    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 12 May 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    There's a world of sounds on The Blue of the Night - variety, scope and joy in the endless richness of centuries of music make the Blue the best late-night radio in the land. Music for grown up romantics. Have you been smitten yet?

    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

    • 21:56
      Title: Hey Ya
      Performer(s): Benjamin
      Performer(s): Benjamin
      Duration: 2:55
    • 21:58
      Title: Aldeburgh Variations
      Performer(s): Holloway, Robin
      Performer(s): Holloway, Robin
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:03
      Title: Piano Concerto In G Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:02
    • 22:11
      Title: My Brain
      Performer(s): Allison / Dixon
      Performer(s): Allison / Dixon
      Duration: 3:14
    • 22:15
      Title: Mother, Where Are You?
      Performer(s): Traditional Armenian
      Performer(s): Traditional Armenian
      Duration: 2:40
    • 22:17
      Title: Days Of Wine And Roses
      Performer(s): Mercer/ Mancini
      Performer(s): Mercer/ Mancini
      Duration: 3:31
    • 22:21
      Title: Air Tune
      Performer(s): Carroll, Liz
      Performer(s): Carroll, Liz
      Duration: 2:56
    • 22:24
      Title: Shorty
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Duration: 1:33
    • 22:26
      Title: Lily In The Garden
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:30
      Title: Invocation
      Performer(s): Khadem, Mamak
      Performer(s): Khadem, Mamak
      Duration: 3:47
    • 22:34
      Title: Falling Apple Sound
      Performer(s): Condell, Sonny
      Performer(s): Condell, Sonny
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:37
      Title: Scottish Fantasy: Andante Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:43
      Title: Symphony No.3 (2nd Movement) Andante Pastorale
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 9:51
    • 22:52
      Title: Everybody Cryin' Mercy
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 2:58
    • 22:54
      Title: Blues In Thirds
      Performer(s): Hines, Earl
      Performer(s): Hines, Earl
      Duration: 3:13
    • 22:58
      Title: If Not Inertia
      Performer(s): Sroka, Brett
      Performer(s): Sroka, Brett
      Duration: 7:12
    • 23:05
      Title: Road
      Performer(s): Drake
      Performer(s): Drake
      Duration: 2:16
    • 23:07
      Title: Adar Rhiannon
      Performer(s): Rhydderch, Llio
      Performer(s): Rhydderch, Llio
      Duration: 2:53
    • 23:11
      Title: Cello Concerto In A Major (3rd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Leo, Leonardo
      Performer(s): Leo, Leonardo
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:15
      Title: Prayers For Salvation - Iii: Sana Me Domine
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Duration: 2:54
    • 23:18
      Title: Plainte Calme (Calm Lamentation)
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 3:18
    • 23:22
      Title: Kolapot
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Album: Kurr, Blaskjar, N/K
      Duration: 0:00
    • 23:26
      Title: Dunlavin Green
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 4:50
    • 23:32
      Title: Uphill Way
      Performer(s): Cutting Andy
      Performer(s): Cutting Andy
      Duration: 4:27
    • 23:36
      Title: Not John
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:40
      Title: She Didn't Say
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:46
      Title: String Quartet No. 15 In E Flat Minor Op. 144 - Movement I - Ele
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 11:09
    • 23:58
      Title: Blessing
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt
      Duration: 5:23
    • 00:03
      Title: Oh, Heavenly Salvation
      Performer(s): Brecht / Weill
      Performer(s): Brecht / Weill
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:07
      Title: Silence
      Performer(s): Haden, Charlie
      Performer(s): Haden, Charlie
      Duration: 8:59
    • 00:16
      Title: Was
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 3:43
    • 00:21
      Title: Lamentate - Movement V (Pregando)
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:27
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In B Flat Major (3rd Movement) Adagio, Ma No
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Duration: 9:03
    • 00:37
      Title: Lava On Wakiki
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 2:32
    • 00:39
      Title: The Sub
      Composer: Various Composers
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:43
      Title: The Beauty Of Decay
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Duration: 7:21
    • 00:50
      Title: Coffee Blues
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Duration: 4:02

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