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 10 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Though Alexander Scriabin died at the age of 43, he wrote much of the 20th century's finest music for piano. Hear a selection of his preludes and études each night this week.

    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

    • 22:16
      Title: N'Teri
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Duration: 6:07
    • 22:23
      Title: Spanish Flea
      Performer(s): Wechter, Julius
      Performer(s): Wechter, Julius
      Duration: 2:23
    • 22:25
      Title: One For Daddy-O
      Performer(s): Adderley, Nat
      Performer(s): Adderley, Nat
      Duration: 8:41
    • 22:35
      Title: Etude In C Sharp Minor Op. 2 No. 1
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:38
      Title: Violin Concerto No.2 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:51
      Title: Father & Son
      Performer(s): Stevens, Cat
      Performer(s): Stevens, Cat
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:55
      Title: What's New?
      Performer(s): Burke/ Haggart
      Performer(s): Burke/ Haggart
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:01
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano No.2 (2nd Movement) Lento Cantabile
      Performer(s): Rosenberg, Hilda
      Performer(s): Rosenberg, Hilda
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:10
      Title: Flow
      Performer(s): Hope, David
      Performer(s): Hope, David
      Duration: 2:26
    • 23:12
      Title: A Quiet Place
      Performer(s): Roach, Max
      Performer(s): Roach, Max
      Duration: 4:06
    • 23:16
      Title: Marz
      Performer(s): Grant, John
      Performer(s): Grant, John
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:20
      Title: Seal
      Performer(s): Smith, Tommy
      Performer(s): Smith, Tommy
      Duration: 8:51
    • 23:31
      Title: Gabriel's Oboe
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 3:34
    • 23:34
      Title: Deborah's Theme
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:38
      Title: Sister Sara's Theme
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 1:42
    • 23:40
      Title: Satellite
      Performer(s): Scheinman, Jenny
      Performer(s): Scheinman, Jenny
      Duration: 2:11
    • 23:42
      Title: Yield Of The Bow
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:47
      Title: On A Riff
      Performer(s): Hodeir, Andre
      Performer(s): Hodeir, Andre
      Duration: 3:08
    • 23:50
      Title: Darn That Dream (Take 1)
      Performer(s): Delange/Van Heusen
      Performer(s): Delange/Van Heusen
      Duration: 5:05
    • 23:56
      Title: The White Reindeer - Ii. The Fell (Adagio)
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:00
      Title: The First Bath
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:03
      Title: Air
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: Some Other Time
      Performer(s): Bernstein/Comden/Green
      Performer(s): Bernstein/Comden/Green
      Duration: 4:58
    • 00:13
      Title: If You Could Read My Mind
      Performer(s): Lightfoot, Gordon
      Performer(s): Lightfoot, Gordon
      Duration: 3:59
    • 00:18
      Title: Back To Where It Started
      Performer(s): Almedal, Anne Marie/Sillitoe,Nicholas
      Performer(s): Almedal, Anne Marie/Sillitoe,Nicholas
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:22
      Title: On The Tale Of Bliss
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Duration: 4:58
    • 00:27
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (2nd Movement) Molto Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:40
      Title: A Time For Love
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Duration: 7:00
    • 00:47
      Title: Summer's Breath
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Duration: 1:27
    • 00:48
      Title: The Birdcage
      Performer(s): Hession, Ronán
      Performer(s): Hession, Ronán
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:53
      Title: Nocturne In F Sharp Major Op. 5 No. 1
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 2:46
    • 00:56
      Title: Quartet No.5 In D (2nd Movement) Andante Assai
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Duration: 2:11

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