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

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 29 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Meredith Monk, a source of amazement in American new music for nearly half a century is under the spotlight - a tireless explorer of the voice and vocal sounds.

    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

    • 22:23
      Title: I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
      Performer(s): Taylor, Billy/Dallas
      Performer(s): Taylor, Billy/Dallas
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:26
      Title: Sonata In G Minor - Ii: Larghetto
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:33
      Title: Aria
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:37
      Title: Key To The Highway
      Performer(s): Broonzy / Seeger
      Performer(s): Broonzy / Seeger
      Duration: 3:19
    • 22:40
      Title: I Know You Didn't Mean It
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:43
      Title: Geordie (Child 209)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 3:47
    • 22:48
      Title: La Vallée D'Obermann
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 13:06
    • 23:02
      Title: The Begging Song
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:06
      Title: Bratacha Dubha
      Performer(s): Gallagher, Rory
      Performer(s): Gallagher, Rory
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:09
      Title: A Symphony Of Amaranths (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Duration: 12:13
    • 23:17
      Title: Serenade, Op.30 - Movement Iii - Presto
      Performer(s): Roussel, Albert
      Performer(s): Roussel, Albert
      Duration: 4:41
    • 23:23
      Title: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:28
      Title: Prayer For The Enemy
      Performer(s): Hobgood, Laurence
      Performer(s): Hobgood, Laurence
      Duration: 8:22
    • 23:37
      Title: Circulation Of Events
      Performer(s): Franke / Baumann / Froese
      Performer(s): Franke / Baumann / Froese
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:45
      Title: The Dreamer
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:49
      Title: Seneca
      Performer(s): Smith, Patti
      Performer(s): Smith, Patti
      Duration: 5:55
    • 23:55
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:02
      Title: Nuud Hingvad Inimesed (Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:07
      Title: Hore, Der Du Wagst
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Duration: 6:15
    • 00:20
      Title: If You Could See Me Now
      Performer(s): Dameron, Tadd
      Performer(s): Dameron, Tadd
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:27
      Title: Mieke's Melody
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 5:30
    • 00:32
      Title: Kalligraphie - V
      Performer(s): Hosokawa, Toshio
      Performer(s): Hosokawa, Toshio
      Duration: 3:36
    • 00:35
      Title: Sonatina For Solo Trumpet - Movement Ii - Canzona
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Duration: 2:29
    • 00:39
      Title: From My Lips
      Performer(s): Mclennan, Grant
      Performer(s): Mclennan, Grant
      Duration: 2:44
    • 00:41
      Title: Silent Movie
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Duration: 6:23
    • 00:48
      Title: Sinfonia For Violincello
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:45

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