The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    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 24 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Tony McManus, the leading guitarist in Celtic music, will not be typecast. His latest release Mysterious Boundaries includes Bach, Couperin, Satie et al.

    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

    • 22:47
      Title: When You And I Were Young Maggie
      Performer(s): Johnson / Butterfield
      Performer(s): Johnson / Butterfield
      Duration: 2:57
    • 22:50
      Title: Wallflower
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Duration: 2:41
    • 22:53
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Largo Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 8:29
    • 23:01
      Title: Renaissance
      Performer(s): Ponty, Jean-Luc
      Performer(s): Ponty, Jean-Luc
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:07
      Title: Easy's Pocket
      Performer(s): Roberts, Hank
      Performer(s): Roberts, Hank
      Duration: 5:05
    • 23:13
      Title: Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Duration: 3:40
    • 23:16
      Title: Signal
      Performer(s): Phillips
      Performer(s): Phillips
      Duration: 4:51
    • 23:21
      Title: Milonga
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:27
      Title: What A Wonderful World/Charlie Hunter's/The Humours Of Tulla
      Performer(s): Weiss/Douglas
      Performer(s): Weiss/Douglas
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:32
      Title: Nicolette
      Performer(s): Wheeler, Kenny
      Performer(s): Wheeler, Kenny
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:38
      Title: Cavatina (From The Deer Hunter)
      Performer(s): Myers, Stanley
      Performer(s): Myers, Stanley
      Duration: 3:50
    • 23:42
      Title: Piano Sonata No.2 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:48
      Title: Time Stands Still
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:53
      Title: Our Last Moment In Song
      Performer(s): Mcbride, Brian
      Performer(s): Mcbride, Brian
      Duration: 6:18
    • 23:59
      Title: Runaround
      Performer(s): Cale, J.J.
      Performer(s): Cale, J.J.
      Duration: 2:57
    • 00:02
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 4:01
    • 00:06
      Title: Prelude No.6 In B Minor
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: Brownie Eyes
      Performer(s): Jones, Quincy
      Performer(s): Jones, Quincy
      Duration: 4:10
    • 00:13
      Title: What's New?
      Performer(s): Burke/ Haggart
      Performer(s): Burke/ Haggart
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:20
      Title: Agnus Dei (Adagio For Strings)
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 11:13
    • 00:31
      Title: Everybody Cryin' Mercy
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 2:58
    • 00:34
      Title: The Fish And The Bird
      Performer(s): Knopfler, Mark
      Performer(s): Knopfler, Mark
      Duration: 4:00
    • 00:37
      Title: Take Heart In Your Hope
      Performer(s): Arborise, Dan
      Performer(s): Arborise, Dan
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:41
      Title: In A Landscape
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Duration: 10:25
    • 00:52
      Title: Make Someone Happy
      Performer(s): Comdon/Green/Styne
      Performer(s): Comdon/Green/Styne
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:56
      Title: Your Story
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Duration: 3:07

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