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 3 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Jazz musician/composer Milt Jackson is featured on the programme all this week. Hear his vibes-playing in the company of the MJQ, Trane, Dizzy and Monk, 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

    • 22:00
      Title: Straight No Chaser
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Duration: 3:13
    • 22:04
      Title: Two Sisters
      Performer(s): Trad / James / Mayor
      Performer(s): Trad / James / Mayor
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:10
      Title: Come On In My Kitchen
      Performer(s): Johnson, Robert
      Performer(s): Johnson, Robert
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:14
      Title: Piano Sonata In A Major K 331 - Movement I - Andante Grazioso
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 13:57
    • 22:29
      Title: The Music Weaver
      Performer(s): Denny
      Performer(s): Denny
      Duration: 3:36
    • 22:32
      Title: Planxty Stackallan
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:40
      Title: Summer Nights - The Spectre Of The Rose
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:47
      Title: Sonnet De Pétrarque
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:54
      Title: Sugar Mountain
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 5:56
    • 23:00
      Title: Queen Of Scots
      Performer(s): Baird, Edward
      Performer(s): Baird, Edward
      Duration: 1:58
    • 23:01
      Title: Rain And Snow
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Duration: 2:30
    • 23:04
      Title: L'Émanation
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Album: Canopée
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:08
      Title: Penta
      Performer(s): Weidner, Christian
      Performer(s): Weidner, Christian
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:12
      Title: The Way Of The World
      Performer(s): Allison / Henry
      Performer(s): Allison / Henry
      Duration: 3:05
    • 23:17
      Title: Finnish Prayer
      Performer(s): Kuusisto, Taneli
      Performer(s): Kuusisto, Taneli
      Duration: 3:00
    • 23:19
      Title: String Quartet No.4 (2nd Movement) Lento
      Performer(s): Williams, Adrian
      Performer(s): Williams, Adrian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:27
      Title: I Was Young When I Left Home
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 5:10
    • 23:32
      Title: Tomorrow Is A Long Time
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 4:01
    • 23:36
      Title: Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 7:06
    • 23:43
      Title: Stairway To The Stars
      Performer(s): Malneck / Signorelli / Parish
      Performer(s): Malneck / Signorelli / Parish
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:47
      Title: Hinge Of The Year
      Performer(s): Portman, Emily
      Performer(s): Portman, Emily
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:54
      Title: Erbarme Dich, Mein Gott From Matthew Passion
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 7:37
    • 00:02
      Title: Cello Suite In G Minor - Iv: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:04
    • 00:05
      Title: The Other Woman
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:09
      Title: The Silence Beneath
      Performer(s): Travis / Fripp
      Performer(s): Travis / Fripp
      Duration: 8:50
    • 00:18
      Title: The Blue Bird
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 4:06
    • 00:22
      Title: Sonata No.4 (1st Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:25
      Title: I Cling On For Dear Life
      Performer(s): Walsh, Kate
      Performer(s): Walsh, Kate
      Duration: 3:21
    • 00:29
      Title: Yew
      Performer(s): Jensen, Christine
      Performer(s): Jensen, Christine
      Duration: 7:34
    • 00:37
      Title: Gypsies Lilt
      Performer(s): Rowallan Ms
      Performer(s): Rowallan Ms
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: La Plus Que Lente
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:43
      Title: One In A Million
      Performer(s): Wood/ Lupton
      Performer(s): Wood/ Lupton
      Duration: 10:07
    • 00:52
      Title: Pilgrimage To The Ganges
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:54
      Title: I Just Don´T Know What To Do With Myself
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Duration: 4:12

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