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

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 13 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    On the anniversary of Billie Holiday's death, Carl and Eamonn remember some of Lady Day's finest recordings: Billie with Lester Young, Teddy Wilson; and with string sections.

    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

    • 22:07
      Title: Symphony No.3 (2nd Movement) Andante Pastorale
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 9:51
    • 22:16
      Title: Solid Air
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 6:01
    • 22:22
      Title: It All Starts Now
      Performer(s): Froden, Gabi
      Performer(s): Froden, Gabi
      Duration: 4:28
    • 22:27
      Title: The Farley Bridge
      Performer(s): Chisholm
      Performer(s): Chisholm
      Duration: 2:36
    • 22:30
      Title: Suite No.3 In D Major (2nd Movement) Air
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:35
      Title: Cello Suite In G Minor - Iv: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:04
    • 22:37
      Title: Bist Du Bei Mir
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:24
    • 22:41
      Title: When The Wind Begins To Sing
      Performer(s): Renbourn
      Performer(s): Renbourn
      Duration: 6:32
    • 22:52
      Title: Jive At Five
      Performer(s): Basie / Edison
      Performer(s): Basie / Edison
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:56
      Title: Black Clouds
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:02
      Title: Sehnsucht
      Performer(s): Ilg / Beethoven
      Performer(s): Ilg / Beethoven
      Duration: 3:59
    • 23:05
      Title: Prélude
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:03
    • 23:08
      Title: The Cuckoo Of Glen Nephin
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:12
      Title: Long After The Music Is Gone
      Performer(s): Mac Erlaine, Sean
      Performer(s): Mac Erlaine, Sean
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:16
      Title: String Quartet No.2 In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Non Lento
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:04
    • 23:23
      Title: Melancolie
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:29
      Title: The Promise
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:34
      Title: Did I Ever Really Live
      Performer(s): Sherman/Hague
      Performer(s): Sherman/Hague
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:39
      Title: Space Travel
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Duration: 6:17
    • 23:45
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 7:28
    • 23:53
      Title: I Wanted A Child
      Performer(s): Jakszyk, Jakko
      Performer(s): Jakszyk, Jakko
      Duration: 5:09
    • 23:58
      Title: Winter
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 5:57
    • 00:04
      Title: I Didn't Know What Time It Was
      Performer(s): Rodgers/Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers/Hart
      Duration: 6:22
    • 00:10
      Title: Buttons
      Performer(s): Rueckert, Jochen
      Performer(s): Rueckert, Jochen
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:18
      Title: Flow My Tears
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 4:18
    • 00:22
      Title: Prayers For Salvation - Iii: Sana Me Domine
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Duration: 2:54
    • 00:24
      Title: Outside Skoog
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Duration: 4:40
    • 00:30
      Title: Going Home
      Performer(s): Allen / Longworth
      Performer(s): Allen / Longworth
      Duration: 3:30
    • 00:33
      Title: Hamnataing
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:39
      Title: Flood Water
      Performer(s): Bibb, Eric
      Performer(s): Bibb, Eric
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:44
      Title: Real Time
      Performer(s): Tee, Richard
      Performer(s): Tee, Richard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:49
      Title: Painted From Memory
      Performer(s): Bacharach / Costello
      Performer(s): Bacharach / Costello
      Duration: 4:25
    • 00:55
      Title: Sarabanda De Scriabin
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Duration: 3:44

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