The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Feb 28.  We close the month with our usual late night mix that both stimulates and relaxes, viz. both Loudon and Rufus Wainwright; a new recording of "The Goldberg Variations" by Konstantin Lifschitz; Louis Stewart recorded with McGill University jazz professor/trumpeter Kevin Dean; Wes Montgomery recorded with Milt Jackson; Martin Simpson, from "Prodigal Son"; part of Ciarán Farrell's "Shannon Suite"; Iarla Ó Lionárd, and the title track of "Foxlight"; the sound of The Memphis Jug Band; and a jazzed-up Paul Simon tune. Saturday's BLUE also includes nyckelharpa-player Marco Ambrosini (pictured); original music by Leo Brouwer (see BLUE TUNES, below); plus a rare recording of Jeff Ballard made when he last visited Dublin (Jeff Ballard Fairgrounds - Ballard, with Lionel Louke, Kevin Hays, and Reid Anderson - will perform at Christchurch Cathedral next Friday night). Note a 10:15pm start (approx)...

    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 -

    Leo Brouwer: February 23rd - March 1st

    Guitarist Leo Brouwer has dedicated himself to the musical culture of his native Cuba all his life, pursuing the role of composer, educator and guitarist as well as activist in the Cuban Communist Party.  Celebrating his 75th birthday this week, on Blue we sample Brouwer’s extensive catalogue with his well known guitar compositions and arrangements along with his lesser known chamber works.

     

    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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