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 1 September 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - a musical journey through centuries, genres and soundscapes.

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Open The Door For Three
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:02
      Title: Postscript
      Performer(s): Heaney, Seamus
      Performer(s): Heaney, Seamus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:03
      Title: Flying (In Crimson Skies)
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Album: Different Colours
      Duration: 7:47
    • 22:12
      Title: Variations On A Theme By Schumann Ii
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Duration: 2:40
    • 22:14
      Title: Cello Concerto (After Cello Sonata Op.36) - Andante Molto Tranqu
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 6:52
    • 22:22
      Title: Caprichos Di Siviglia
      Performer(s): De Holanda, Hamilton
      Performer(s): De Holanda, Hamilton
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:24
      Title: Tango (Orchestrated By Felix Guenther)
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 4:05
    • 22:30
      Title: Mazurka In F Sharp Min Op59
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:34
      Title: Everything Is Free
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:03
    • 22:39
      Title: Fingers In The Wind
      Performer(s): Kirk, Roland
      Performer(s): Kirk, Roland
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:43
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 5:59
    • 22:49
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 23:00
      Title: You Don't Matter
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: Forever
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 3:44
    • 23:09
      Title: Glass
      Performer(s): Fitkin, Graham
      Performer(s): Fitkin, Graham
      Duration: 3:11
    • 23:11
      Title: Stepping Stone
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:16
      Title: How Can You Lose?
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Duration: 7:09
    • 23:23
      Title: You Go To My Head
      Performer(s): Coots / Gillespie
      Performer(s): Coots / Gillespie
      Duration: 6:26
    • 23:29
      Title: Piano Sonata In C Minor Op. 111 - Movement Ii - Arietta, Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 15:47
    • 23:46
      Title: L'Émanation
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:50
      Title: Afterwards
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:52
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:58
      Title: Bug And Bear's
      Performer(s): Kelly,Ted/ Doheny, Ciallian
      Performer(s): Kelly,Ted/ Doheny, Ciallian
      Duration: 3:10
    • 00:02
      Title: Grace
      Performer(s): Mcferrin, Bobby
      Performer(s): Mcferrin, Bobby
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:06
      Title: Charlie's Lullaby
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:13
      Title: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:46
    • 00:17
      Title: Pour La Harpe - Valse Romantique
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: Estampes - No. 2 La Soiree Dans Grenade
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:49
    • 00:32
      Title: Blue Valentines
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 6:09
    • 00:46
      Title: Summa
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:51
      Title: Lamentate - Movement X - Fragile E Conciliate
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 7:11

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