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 Sunday 27 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Law student turned composer CPE Bach was renowned for his keyboard improvisation. His acclaimed Keyboard Sonatas are in the Blue spotlight as we salute one of the Bach Boys.

    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: Sonnet No. 1
      Performer(s): Kujanpaa, Juha
      Performer(s): Kujanpaa, Juha
      Duration: 4:18
    • 22:06
      Title: Sonata In C Minor H121
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 12:04
    • 22:16
      Title: 20 Out Of 10
      Performer(s): Power
      Performer(s): Power
      Duration: 4:14
    • 22:20
      Title: No Bad News
      Composer: Bonnie Prince Billy
      Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy
      Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy, Emmett Kelly (Guitar), Dawn Mccarthy (Vocals), Paul Oldham (Bass), Valgeir Sigurdsson (Mixing), Jim White (Drums
      Album: The Letting Go - Bonnie Prince Billy, Domino Records, WIGCD182
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:25
      Title: Hardy
      Performer(s): Mcgarvey, Pat
      Performer(s): Mcgarvey, Pat
      Duration: 4:11
    • 22:31
      Title: Suite
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 8:37
    • 22:39
      Title: Symphony In F Op.8 (2nd Movement) Elegy
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Duration: 8:52
    • 22:48
      Title: Adagio (Elegy) For String Quartet Op. 29
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:53
      Title: January Song
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:34
    • 22:55
      Title: England Has My Man
      Performer(s): O'Neill
      Performer(s): O'Neill
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:00
      Title: Fly Me To The Moon
      Performer(s): Howard, Bart
      Performer(s): Howard, Bart
      Duration: 2:46
    • 23:02
      Title: Without Her
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: Piano Sonata In B Flat Major Op. 106 ?Hammerklavier? - Movement
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 13:57
    • 23:19
      Title: My Heaven
      Performer(s): Buckley / Daly
      Performer(s): Buckley / Daly
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:23
      Title: For Ronnie
      Performer(s): Buckley/St John
      Performer(s): Buckley/St John
      Duration: 3:35
    • 23:26
      Title: Chase The Blues Away
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Duration: 5:28
    • 23:33
      Title: Isn't This A Lovely Day
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Duration: 6:32
    • 23:37
      Title: Don't Smoke In Bed
      Performer(s): Robison, Willard
      Performer(s): Robison, Willard
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:42
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In G Minor (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Duration: 8:49
    • 23:52
      Title: Lonely Heart
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:54
      Title: Soldier In The Rain
      Performer(s): Mancini/Bergman
      Performer(s): Mancini/Bergman
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:58
      Title: Hello It's Me
      Performer(s): Reed/Cale
      Performer(s): Reed/Cale
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:00
      Title: Pale Blue Eyes
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Duration: 5:59
    • 00:06
      Title: Vanishing Act
      Performer(s): Reed/Poe
      Performer(s): Reed/Poe
      Duration: 5:38
    • 00:13
      Title: Appalachian Spring 1st Movement Very Slowly
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:16
      Title: Clarinet Concerto (1st Movement) Slowly And Expressively
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:23
      Title: Far-Fhuadach A'Chlarsair (The Harper's Dismissel)
      Performer(s): Morison, Roderick
      Performer(s): Morison, Roderick
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:28
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:32
      Title: Orpheus & Eurydice
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Duration: 5:24
    • 00:37
      Title: My One And Only Love
      Performer(s): Melin / Wood
      Performer(s): Melin / Wood
      Duration: 6:05
    • 00:43
      Title: Nocturne In C Sharp Minor Op19/4
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:09
    • 00:48
      Title: Serenade For Strings (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:31
    • 00:54
      Title: Sad February
      Performer(s): Miles, Graeme
      Performer(s): Miles, Graeme
      Duration: 3:45

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