The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    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 6 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, Carl and Eamonn feature songs by an early 18th century composer from Austria. Hear a selection of lieder, many written by a teen-age Franz Schubert, nightly from 10pm.

    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

    • 22:03
      Title: Time Lapses
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Duration: 8:00
    • 22:11
      Title: A Pastoral Symphony - Ii. Lento Moderato
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:20
      Title: Certain Surprise
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:25
      Title: The Man In The Station
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:08
    • 22:29
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 12:46
    • 22:41
      Title: Wallflower
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Duration: 2:41
    • 22:44
      Title: The Ringer
      Performer(s): Tolliver, Charles
      Performer(s): Tolliver, Charles
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:52
      Title: Astrakan Cafe (2)
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anour
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anour
      Duration: 5:04
    • 22:57
      Title: Similarities Between Diverse Things
      Performer(s): Talbot, Joby
      Performer(s): Talbot, Joby
      Duration: 8:54
    • 23:06
      Title: Did You Hear John Hurt?
      Performer(s): Paxton, Tom
      Performer(s): Paxton, Tom
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:10
      Title: Dusty In Here
      Performer(s): Mclennan / Forster
      Performer(s): Mclennan / Forster
      Duration: 4:24
    • 23:14
      Title: Black Girl
      Performer(s): Ledbetter, Huddie
      Performer(s): Ledbetter, Huddie
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:19
      Title: Where Flamingos Fly
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Duration: 5:27
    • 23:24
      Title: Autumn Leaves
      Performer(s): Mercer / Kosma / Prevert / Parsons
      Performer(s): Mercer / Kosma / Prevert / Parsons
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:28
      Title: Die Nacht
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:06
    • 23:31
      Title: Du Bist Die Ruh (You Are Peace)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:36
      Title: Things Have Changed
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:42
      Title: In Your Eyes
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 6:40
    • 23:48
      Title: Lonely Heart
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:52
      Title: Father Time
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:56
      Title: My Bells
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:05
      Title: There Is Sweet Music
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: Piano Sonata In E Flat Major, Hob Xvi:52 - Movement Ii - Adagio
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Duration: 6:37
    • 00:17
      Title: Jano Mori
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Duration: 7:55
    • 00:25
      Title: Heaven
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:27
      Title: Starless
      Performer(s): Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James
      Performer(s): Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James
      Duration: 6:15
    • 00:33
      Title: Trio
      Performer(s): Cross / Fripp / Wetton / Bruford
      Performer(s): Cross / Fripp / Wetton / Bruford
      Duration: 5:54
    • 00:39
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:46
      Title: Elsewhere
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:53
      Title: August
      Performer(s): Gelder, Ben
      Performer(s): Gelder, Ben
      Duration: 3:45
    • 01:00
      Title: Concerto No.5 Bwv 1050 In D Major (1st Movement) - Allegro
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 9:31

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