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 Saturday 16 November 2013

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    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

    • 22:04
      Title: Robots
      Performer(s): Hutter /Bartoff /Schneider
      Performer(s): Hutter /Bartoff /Schneider
      Duration: 8:57
    • 22:14
      Title: I'M Old Fashioned
      Performer(s): Kern, Jerome/Mercer, Johnny
      Performer(s): Kern, Jerome/Mercer, Johnny
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:18
      Title: That Old Black Magic
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Duration: 4:50
    • 22:21
      Title: Come Rain Or Come Shine
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Duration: 5:43
    • 22:28
      Title: Pe Loc (Andante)
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Duration: 1:20
    • 22:29
      Title: Violin Sonata No 3 - Movement Iii - Lento - Con Moto
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 7:41
    • 22:37
      Title: Viii
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: Xx
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: O Que Foi Que Aconteceu
      Performer(s): Brito, Toze
      Performer(s): Brito, Toze
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:48
      Title: Man Of Constant Sorrow
      Performer(s): Stanley, Carter
      Performer(s): Stanley, Carter
      Duration: 3:14
    • 22:52
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 22:58
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In D Flat, 2nd Movement Andante Assai
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:11
      Title: My Fire
      Performer(s): Sadovsky / Polonsky
      Performer(s): Sadovsky / Polonsky
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:14
      Title: Train Whistle Blues
      Performer(s): Terry, Sonny
      Performer(s): Terry, Sonny
      Duration: 3:01
    • 23:17
      Title: Femme Fatale
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Duration: 2:55
    • 23:21
      Title: Suite For Strings - Ii. Andante
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Duration: 6:58
    • 23:28
      Title: Nocturnes - Xiii Nocturne D Minor - Lento
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:33
      Title: Ruskins Retreat
      Performer(s): Sulzmann, Stan
      Performer(s): Sulzmann, Stan
      Duration: 5:32
    • 23:38
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 5:59
    • 23:45
      Title: Phaedra (Extract)
      Performer(s): Franke / Baumann / Froese
      Performer(s): Franke / Baumann / Froese
      Duration: 7:15
    • 23:52
      Title: Song (Dedicated To Anne-Sophie Mutter)
      Performer(s): Previn, Andre
      Performer(s): Previn, Andre
      Duration: 5:18
    • 23:57
      Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:02
      Title: Tonight
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard/Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard/Sondheim, Stephen
      Duration: 5:39
    • 00:07
      Title: Days Of Wine And Roses
      Performer(s): Mercer/ Mancini
      Performer(s): Mercer/ Mancini
      Duration: 3:31
    • 00:13
      Title: No Quarter
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:15
      Title: Energy Flow
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:19
      Title: Rhayader Alone
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 2:05
    • 00:22
      Title: Sonate Op. 25 No. 3 - Movement Iii - Langsam
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 4:40
    • 00:26
      Title: Sonata K209
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:35
      Title: Lonely Heart
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: Love Will Tear Us Apart
      Performer(s): Hook/ Curtis/ Sumner/ Morris
      Performer(s): Hook/ Curtis/ Sumner/ Morris
      Duration: 5:23
    • 00:44
      Title: Ballad For The Unborn
      Performer(s): E.S.T.
      Performer(s): E.S.T.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:49
      Title: After The Goldrush
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:25
    • 00:53
      Title: Akh Im Champen
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:03

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