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

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 27 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night features the beautiful singing of the Tallis Scholars as their celebratory 40th aniversary year draws to a close

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Travelling Song
      Performer(s): Jansch/ Mcshee/ Thompson
      Performer(s): Jansch/ Mcshee/ Thompson
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:03
      Title: Diamond Heart
      Performer(s): Nadler, Marissa
      Performer(s): Nadler, Marissa
      Duration: 4:02
    • 22:07
      Title: Slides And Polkas In The Malian Style
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Cooney
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Cooney
      Duration: 5:10
    • 22:12
      Title: Somebody Buy Me A Drink
      Performer(s): Brown, Oscar
      Performer(s): Brown, Oscar
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:16
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In G Minor (1st Movement) Andante Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:29
      Title: Kate's Journey
      Performer(s): Gilchrist, Maeve
      Performer(s): Gilchrist, Maeve
      Duration: 3:00
    • 22:32
      Title: Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Plant/ Miller
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Plant/ Miller
      Duration: 4:27
    • 22:36
      Title: The Fox And The Leopard
      Performer(s): Jeffes, Arthur
      Performer(s): Jeffes, Arthur
      Duration: 3:16
    • 22:40
      Title: Aquarium
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:51
    • 22:43
      Title: Littoral
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:55
      Title: Audivi Vocem A 4
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:00
      Title: Across The Universe
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:43
    • 23:03
      Title: It's Raining Today
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Duration: 4:16
    • 23:07
      Title: You Might Say
      Performer(s): Endresen, Sidsel
      Performer(s): Endresen, Sidsel
      Duration: 6:41
    • 23:20
      Title: In Here
      Performer(s): Difranco, Ani
      Performer(s): Difranco, Ani
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:24
      Title: Ruby Tuesday
      Performer(s): Jagger/Richards
      Performer(s): Jagger/Richards
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:30
      Title: Perception - 01
      Performer(s): Couture, Francois
      Performer(s): Couture, Francois
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:33
      Title: Candidi Facti Sunt A 5
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Duration: 5:10
    • 23:38
      Title: After The Rain - 8. Motet (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Duration: 4:09
    • 23:43
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 5:59
    • 23:55
      Title: In A Sentimental Mood
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 4:30
    • 23:59
      Title: The Chase (Variations On Mussorgsky's Old Castle From Pictures A
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:04
      Title: Five Pieces In Folk Style - Ii. In F Major
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Chasse-Neige
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:14
      Title: Ave Regina Caelorum
      Performer(s): Lassus, Orlando De
      Performer(s): Lassus, Orlando De
      Duration: 4:07
    • 00:19
      Title: At The Chime Of A City Clock
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:24
      Title: Norma
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Duration: 6:38
    • 00:30
      Title: Delancey Waltz
      Performer(s): Ribot, Marc
      Performer(s): Ribot, Marc
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:34
      Title: Los Secretos
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Duration: 2:27
    • 00:36
      Title: The Song Is You
      Performer(s): Kern & Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Kern & Hammerstein
      Album: 101 Essential Stan Getz Classics
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:41
      Title: Five Bagatelles - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:45
      Title: To Touch The Sky - V: At Castle Wood
      Performer(s): Puts, Kevin / Bronte, Emily
      Performer(s): Puts, Kevin / Bronte, Emily
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:51
      Title: Nocturne No. 4
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:54
      Title: After Dark
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Duration: 4:11

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