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 Friday 19 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

    • 22:04
      Title: Album Leaf For Trumpet And Piano In D-Flat
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Duration: 4:36
    • 22:09
      Title: Billie's Blues
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:13
      Title: Another Time, Another Place
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Duration: 6:58
    • 22:21
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Largo Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 8:29
    • 22:29
      Title: Jeux D'Enfants - Petit Mari, Petite Femme
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 2:54
    • 22:33
      Title: Desert Crossing
      Performer(s): Ponty, Jean Luc
      Performer(s): Ponty, Jean Luc
      Duration: 3:18
    • 22:36
      Title: Bridges And Balloons
      Performer(s): Newsom, Joanna
      Performer(s): Newsom, Joanna
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:40
      Title: Last Train But One
      Performer(s): Sealey, Dan
      Performer(s): Sealey, Dan
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:44
      Title: The Days Of Wine And Roses
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry/Mercer, Johnny
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry/Mercer, Johnny
      Duration: 6:41
    • 22:51
      Title: The Man With The Child In His Eyes
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 4:50
    • 22:54
      Title: Mother Love
      Performer(s): Simpson
      Performer(s): Simpson
      Duration: 2:09
    • 22:57
      Title: Left Hand Song
      Performer(s): Spektor, Regina
      Performer(s): Spektor, Regina
      Duration: 3:05
    • 22:59
      Title: Track 10
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: Elegie
      Performer(s): Derungs, Martin
      Performer(s): Derungs, Martin
      Duration: 8:02
    • 23:09
      Title: Driftin' Blues
      Performer(s): Brown / Moore / Williams
      Performer(s): Brown / Moore / Williams
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:13
      Title: Old Folks
      Performer(s): Robsion / Hill
      Performer(s): Robsion / Hill
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:15
      Title: Down By The Flowing River
      Performer(s): Trad/Kelly
      Performer(s): Trad/Kelly
      Duration: 2:57
    • 23:19
      Title: Ich Bin Von Kopf Bis Fuss Auf Liebe Eingestellt
      Performer(s): Hollaender
      Performer(s): Hollaender
      Duration: 5:35
    • 23:24
      Title: String Quartet In G Minor (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 7:38
    • 23:33
      Title: Quartet For Violin, Viola, Cello And Piano (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 7:14
    • 23:40
      Title: Kammermusik No.5 For Solo Viola And String Orchestra (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 8:32
    • 23:56
      Title: God Bless The Child
      Performer(s): Herzog/Holiday
      Performer(s): Herzog/Holiday
      Duration: 3:11
    • 00:00
      Title: The Humpback Whale
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Duration: 6:20
    • 00:06
      Title: Buzzin' Fly
      Performer(s): Larry Beckett / Tim Buckley
      Performer(s): Larry Beckett / Tim Buckley
      Duration: 6:19
    • 00:13
      Title: Godfather's Waltz
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 2:30
    • 00:15
      Title: Speak Softly My Love - Theme From The Godfather
      Performer(s): Rota, N., Kusik, L.
      Performer(s): Rota, N., Kusik, L.
      Duration: 2:42
    • 00:18
      Title: Lament For Amy
      Performer(s): King, Philip
      Performer(s): King, Philip
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:22
      Title: My Margaret
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Duration: 5:30
    • 00:33
      Title: Sailor
      Performer(s): Cronholm, Josefine
      Performer(s): Cronholm, Josefine
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:40
      Title: Piano Concerto In G Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:02
    • 00:49
      Title: Don't Explain
      Performer(s): Holiday / Herzog
      Performer(s): Holiday / Herzog
      Duration: 5:50
    • 00:55
      Title: I'M A Fool To Want You
      Performer(s): Sinatra/Wolf/Herron
      Performer(s): Sinatra/Wolf/Herron
      Duration: 3:42

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