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

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 8 September 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nico Muhly balances contem classical and indie folk/pop; operas, ballets, chamber works and collaborations with Bjork, Sigur Ros and Essie Jain.

    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: One Day Tells Its Tale To Another
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 5:26
    • 22:09
      Title: Slow Twitchy Organs
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:15
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In A Minor (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 11:33
    • 22:28
      Title: Three O'Clock In The Morning Blues
      Performer(s): Fulson, Lowell
      Performer(s): Fulson, Lowell
      Duration: 3:16
    • 22:33
      Title: Toccata Arpeggiata Nello Stile Cromatico
      Performer(s): Turrisi, Francesco
      Performer(s): Turrisi, Francesco
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:34
      Title: After The Goldrush
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:25
    • 22:39
      Title: Going Home
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 4:26
    • 22:43
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 7:28
    • 22:51
      Title: Willie Fugal's Blues
      Performer(s): Byrd, H.R.
      Performer(s): Byrd, H.R.
      Duration: 2:21
    • 22:53
      Title: The Man Who Fell From Grace...
      Composer: 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Album: 3epkano, Smiling Politely Records, Spr012
      Duration: 5:25
    • 23:00
      Title: Old Norwegian Melody With Variations - I
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 5 In E Flat Major Op. 73 ?Emperor? - Movement
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:36
    • 23:11
      Title: Born To The Breed
      Performer(s): Collins, Judy
      Performer(s): Collins, Judy
      Duration: 4:27
    • 23:15
      Title: Caterpillar
      Performer(s): Olney, David
      Performer(s): Olney, David
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:19
      Title: All I Need
      Performer(s): Abbuehl/Brederode
      Performer(s): Abbuehl/Brederode
      Duration: 3:12
    • 23:23
      Title: The Green Mountains
      Performer(s): Swallow, Steve
      Performer(s): Swallow, Steve
      Duration: 3:56
    • 23:26
      Title: Mal De Mer (Seasickness)
      Performer(s): Marya
      Performer(s): Marya
      Duration: 4:53
    • 23:33
      Title: String Quartet No.2 - Iv.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:35
      Title: Pieces In D Minor - Ii: Courante
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Duration: 2:47
    • 23:37
      Title: Romance In G Major
      Performer(s): Svendsen, Johan
      Performer(s): Svendsen, Johan
      Duration: 7:09
    • 23:45
      Title: Love & Peace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:54
      Title: Je Ne Sais Pas
      Performer(s): Brel, Jacques
      Performer(s): Brel, Jacques
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:57
      Title: At Seventeen
      Performer(s): Ian, Janis
      Performer(s): Ian, Janis
      Duration: 4:57
    • 00:02
      Title: I'M Still Here
      Performer(s): Waits/Brennan
      Performer(s): Waits/Brennan
      Duration: 2:04
    • 00:05
      Title: Cradle Song
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:08
      Title: Piano Sonata No.1 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:15
      Title: Philadelphus
      Performer(s): Condell, Sonny
      Performer(s): Condell, Sonny
      Duration: 4:47
    • 00:19
      Title: Opposite Side
      Performer(s): Gunnlaugs, Sunna
      Performer(s): Gunnlaugs, Sunna
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:25
      Title: Five Bagatelles - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:29
      Title: Concerto No. 1 In A Major For Guitar And String Orchestra, Op. 3
      Performer(s): Giuliani, Mauro
      Performer(s): Giuliani, Mauro
      Duration: 16:04
    • 00:35
      Title: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
      Performer(s): Maccoll, Ewen
      Performer(s): Maccoll, Ewen
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:38
      Title: Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:41
      Title: O Solitude
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 6:29
    • 00:48
      Title: The First Bath
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:50
      Title: Partita For Solo Violin (3rd Movement) Lento
      Performer(s): Watkins, Huw
      Performer(s): Watkins, Huw
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:55
      Title: Prelude No.6 In E Flat Major (Andante)
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 3:23

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