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 19 May 2013

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    Inspired by Finnish folk, Timo Alakotila is a contemporary composer/pianist whose varied musical gems are unveiled this week on the 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

    • 21:55
      Title: Stratospheres
      Composer: Garbi
      Performer(s): Andy Garbi
      Performer(s): Andy Garbi
      Album: The Sound of One, PRS Foundation for New Music, Ais Cd 1001
      Duration: 5:32
    • 22:07
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Gnomus
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:12
      Title: Fragile
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Duration: 3:29
    • 22:15
      Title: At One
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Duration: 2:30
    • 22:17
      Title: Our Lady Of The Shooting Stars
      Performer(s): Gauthier, Mary
      Performer(s): Gauthier, Mary
      Duration: 3:44
    • 22:22
      Title: Three Poems: After Long Silence / She Weeps Over Rahoon / Will Y
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Duration: 11:39
    • 22:34
      Title: No. 11
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 7:10
    • 22:41
      Title: Piano Sonata No. 2 In A Major (2) Largo Appassionato
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:49
    • 22:53
      Title: Oh Love
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Duration: 4:33
    • 23:06
      Title: The West Coast Of Clare
      Performer(s): Irvine, Andy
      Performer(s): Irvine, Andy
      Duration: 5:49
    • 23:17
      Title: Dry Bones
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:32
    • 23:20
      Title: Less
      Performer(s): Frahm, Nils
      Performer(s): Frahm, Nils
      Duration: 5:48
    • 23:26
      Title: 7 Days Later
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:31
      Title: Tracing The Outline - Movement 6
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 4:35
    • 23:35
      Title: Campani In Aria (Berceuse)
      Performer(s): Boyle, Rory
      Performer(s): Boyle, Rory
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:40
      Title: 'Cross The Williamsburg Bridge
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Duration: 1:48
    • 23:41
      Title: False Persona
      Performer(s): Parkinson, Niamh
      Performer(s): Parkinson, Niamh
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:45
      Title: Flor Parma M
      Performer(s): Larose/ Sarr
      Performer(s): Larose/ Sarr
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:49
      Title: Rosa Morena
      Performer(s): Caymmi
      Performer(s): Caymmi
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:58
      Title: Grapefruit Moon
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 5:05
    • 00:03
      Title: Concerto For Three Violins In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 5:55
    • 00:09
      Title: Cello Suite No.4 In E Flat Major (4th Movement) Sarabande
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:11
    • 00:13
      Title: When The Sun Comes Out
      Performer(s): Arlen / Koehler
      Performer(s): Arlen / Koehler
      Duration: 6:01
    • 00:19
      Title: The White Birds
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Duration: 1:57
    • 00:21
      Title: Here Comes The Flood
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 4:22
    • 00:25
      Title: Northern Sky
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:00
    • 00:35
      Title: Comme Ci, Comme Ca
      Performer(s): Coquatrix, Dudan & Goell
      Performer(s): Coquatrix, Dudan & Goell
      Duration: 6:21
    • 00:43
      Title: Serenade For Strings (4th Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 6:10
    • 00:49
      Title: Granada Serenade
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Duration: 5:04

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