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 Saturday 10 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week - 85 years after his death - we're featuring piano cycles by Czech composer, Leos Janácek; nightly performances by Andras Schiff, Leif Ove Andsnes and Lada Valesova.

    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

    • 22:06
      Title: The Promise
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Duration: 5:37
    • 22:11
      Title: L.A.
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 5:52
    • 22:18
      Title: Distant Green Valley
      Performer(s): J Zhao/L Zhao
      Performer(s): J Zhao/L Zhao
      Duration: 7:20
    • 22:25
      Title: Day Dreamin On The Niger
      Performer(s): Carter, Regina/Washington, Reginald
      Performer(s): Carter, Regina/Washington, Reginald
      Duration: 6:30
    • 22:33
      Title: La Marseillaise
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:36
      Title: A Man Needs A Maid
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:41
      Title: Sonata No. 1 In B Flat Major Op. 45 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 6:34
    • 22:47
      Title: String Quartet No.2 In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Non Lento
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:04
    • 22:55
      Title: Modul 42
      Performer(s): Bartsch Nik
      Performer(s): Bartsch Nik
      Duration: 6:42
    • 23:02
      Title: The Trip
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Duration: 12:49
    • 23:16
      Title: Symphony No.4 - Iv. Healing Song
      Performer(s): Puts, Kevin
      Performer(s): Puts, Kevin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: If I Were A Swan
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:32
      Title: The Lowlands Of Holland
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:53
    • 23:37
      Title: Lowlands
      Performer(s): Phelan/Sheppard
      Performer(s): Phelan/Sheppard
      Duration: 5:11
    • 23:42
      Title: Blueberry Hill
      Performer(s): Stock / Lewis / Rose
      Performer(s): Stock / Lewis / Rose
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:47
      Title: Need Your Love So Bad
      Performer(s): John Jnr, Mertis
      Performer(s): John Jnr, Mertis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:52
      Title: Beatles Concertogrosso No.1 (5th Movement) Penny Lane
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 3:53
    • 00:01
      Title: Farewell To The Gold
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:06
      Title: It's You
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:11
      Title: In The Mist - Movement Iii - Andante
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:12
    • 00:13
      Title: Silent Woods
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 6:08
    • 00:20
      Title: Fade A Little
      Performer(s): Wasserfuhr, R. / Wasserfuhr, J.
      Performer(s): Wasserfuhr, R. / Wasserfuhr, J.
      Duration: 7:54
    • 00:28
      Title: Georgia On My Mind
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy/Gorrell, Stuart
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy/Gorrell, Stuart
      Duration: 3:53
    • 00:32
      Title: Shorty
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Duration: 1:33
    • 00:33
      Title: Plainte Calme (Calm Lamentation)
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:36
      Title: String Quartet Op.10 - Andantino
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 8:13
    • 00:44
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:48
      Title: The Party's Over
      Performer(s): Comden / Green / Styne
      Performer(s): Comden / Green / Styne
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:52
      Title: Epilogue From Wonderlawn
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 7:32

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