The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Dec 19. Tonight, we'll hear "Jingle Bells" played on the banjo; the music of Ravel, performed on piano by Louis Lortie; 2 x Larry Goldings (including a seasonal recording with Brad Mehldau); Iva Bittova, singing a "Magnificat"; Joni Mitchell material realised by jazzers John Scofield and Pablo Held; movie music by Pascal Gaigne; a high-spirited number from New Orleans boys Donald Harrison and Dr. John; Peadar Ó Riada with Martin Hayes and Caoimhín O Raghallaigh; new Hilliard Ensemble (see BLUE TUNES, below); Clint's son, Kyle Eastwood (pictured); Carducci String Quartet; and a Northumbrian exchange. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 22 November 2013

    Listen

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Britain's finest 20th century composer was born on the North Sea coast 100 years ago. All this week, Carl and Eamonn feature Benjamin Britten's superb chamber music.

    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.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:20
      Title: Ave Maria (Schubert)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 6:29
    • 22:27
      Title: Arabian Dance
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 3:52
    • 22:31
      Title: Arabesque Cookie (Arabian Dance)
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:37
      Title: Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance Of The Reed Pipes)
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: The Soul Of Carmen Miranda
      Performer(s): Cale / Eno
      Performer(s): Cale / Eno
      Duration: 3:39
    • 22:44
      Title: Let It Be
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge - Ii: Adagio
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:52
      Title: Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge - Ix: Funeral March
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:00
      Title: Blues Mood
      Performer(s): Clarke, Kenny
      Performer(s): Clarke, Kenny
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: The Night We Called It A Day
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:11
      Title: Quiet Steps
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:17
      Title: Holy Island Part I
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:21
      Title: Holberg Suite For Strings - Iv. Air. Andante Religioso
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 5:30
    • 23:26
      Title: Dolora
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:30
      Title: Transfusion
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Charles
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Charles
      Duration: 2:16
    • 23:32
      Title: The Titles
      Performer(s): Gesing / Winstone
      Performer(s): Gesing / Winstone
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:36
      Title: Canto Secundo: Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:51
    • 23:38
      Title: Come, Heavy Sleep'
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:28
    • 23:40
      Title: Lamento: Lento Rubato
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:41
    • 23:44
      Title: January Song
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:34
    • 23:46
      Title: Death Row Blues
      Performer(s): Bibb / Scott
      Performer(s): Bibb / Scott
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:51
      Title: Concierto De Aranjuez
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 22:28
    • 00:12
      Title: Mu Suda, Arka Ules (Awake My Heart And Sing)
      Performer(s): Traditional / Hornung
      Performer(s): Traditional / Hornung
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:15
      Title: Five Kazakh Tableaux - I: Still
      Performer(s): Aitchison, Jim
      Performer(s): Aitchison, Jim
      Duration: 1:37
    • 00:17
      Title: Ogne Pena Cciu Spietata
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: The Dead Sea
      Performer(s): Haas, Brittany/Trueman, Dan
      Performer(s): Haas, Brittany/Trueman, Dan
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:28
      Title: Here's The Tender Coming
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:34
      Title: Chelsea Bridge
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 7:30
    • 00:41
      Title: Everything I Have Is Yours
      Performer(s): Lane / Adamson
      Performer(s): Lane / Adamson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:48
      Title: Agnus Dei (Adagio For Strings)
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 11:13

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Latest Show

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan on Twitter

    Schedule Open Schedule