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

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 15 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Time has confirmed Johnny Mercer's status as an American popular music giant. Hear his songs - sung by the greats including Mercer himself this week on Blue.

    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: Kismet
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:02
      Title: Out Of This World
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:09
      Title: Superhero
      Performer(s): Brooke, Jonathan, Peyroux, Madeleine
      Performer(s): Brooke, Jonathan, Peyroux, Madeleine
      Duration: 3:36
    • 22:13
      Title: Double Concerto In B Minor (2nd Movement) Poco Lento
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 7:09
    • 22:20
      Title: Skywriter
      Performer(s): Webb, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Webb, Jimmy
      Duration: 4:30
    • 22:24
      Title: A Place Called Home
      Performer(s): Hansdottir / Hejgaard
      Performer(s): Hansdottir / Hejgaard
      Duration: 4:13
    • 22:28
      Title: The Game Of Cards
      Duration: 3:34
    • 22:33
      Title: I
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: Poeme Tragique Op. 34
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:28
    • 22:44
      Title: It Ain't Necessarily So From Porgy And Bess
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 5:09
    • 22:49
      Title: For You Blue
      Performer(s): Harrison, George
      Performer(s): Harrison, George
      Duration: 2:37
    • 22:52
      Title: So Long: Go
      Performer(s): Cohen / Patterson
      Performer(s): Cohen / Patterson
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:56
      Title: You Compare Her To A Rose
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: Ashokan Farewell
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:06
      Title: Pno Concerto No.5 "Emperor" (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:02
    • 23:12
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano No. 5 In F Major Op. 24 - Movement I
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:42
    • 23:19
      Title: Zill Bell
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Album: Lund Quartet
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:29
      Title: Hand To Hold
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:32
      Title: God Don't Never Change
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:35
      Title: Michelle
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:40
      Title: Notturno Op. 12
      Performer(s): Joachim, Joseph
      Performer(s): Joachim, Joseph
      Duration: 9:38
    • 23:50
      Title: Mama, You Been On My Mind
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 3:41
    • 23:53
      Title: Aba
      Performer(s): Kornstad, Hakon
      Performer(s): Kornstad, Hakon
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:57
      Title: Lo And Behold
      Performer(s): Taylor, James
      Performer(s): Taylor, James
      Duration: 2:51
    • 00:00
      Title: Trav'lin Light
      Performer(s): Trombie Young, John Mercer, James Mundy
      Performer(s): Trombie Young, John Mercer, James Mundy
      Duration: 3:24
    • 00:04
      Title: When The World Was Young
      Performer(s): Philippe-Gerard / Mercer
      Performer(s): Philippe-Gerard / Mercer
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Trois Gymnopedies - 1
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:12
      Title: Plainte Calme (Calm Lamentation)
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:16
      Title: Liden Sol
      Performer(s): Blum, Helene
      Performer(s): Blum, Helene
      Duration: 2:29
    • 00:18
      Title: Running On Fumes
      Performer(s): Anderson, Kenny & Hopkins, Jon
      Performer(s): Anderson, Kenny & Hopkins, Jon
      Duration: 6:51
    • 00:25
      Title: Ingrid Bergman
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:05
    • 00:27
      Title: The World Is Water
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Duration: 5:35
    • 00:32
      Title: Lonely Woman
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Duration: 7:01
    • 00:41
      Title: Concerto For Viola And Orchestra - Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christian
      Duration: 5:57
    • 00:47
      Title: Suite No.3 In D Major (2nd Movement) Air
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:32
    • 00:52
      Title: Fotheringay
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Duration: 3:21
    • 00:55
      Title: Sweet Rosemary (Demo Version)
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Duration: 3:16

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