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 Sunday 2 February 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Monteverdi's musical style marked a transition from Renaissance to Baroque. Hear his motets, madrigals and vespers all this week on Blue.

    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

    • 22:05
      Title: Sometimes I'M Happy
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Duration: 5:39
    • 22:11
      Title: Life Is Too Short
      Performer(s): Simon, Freddie
      Performer(s): Simon, Freddie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: The Old Refrain
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:28
      Title: Miserere Mei Deus
      Performer(s): Allegri, Gregorio
      Performer(s): Allegri, Gregorio
      Duration: 5:22
    • 22:34
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 4:48
    • 22:39
      Title: The Flower Song
      Performer(s): Goldings, Larry
      Performer(s): Goldings, Larry
      Duration: 2:32
    • 22:42
      Title: Minotaur's Song
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Duration: 3:32
    • 22:45
      Title: The Soul Of Carmen Miranda
      Performer(s): Cale / Eno
      Performer(s): Cale / Eno
      Duration: 3:39
    • 22:48
      Title: In Ma Ain Country
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Sadeina Eddi Reader/Angus Aird
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Sadeina Eddi Reader/Angus Aird
      Duration: 3:42
    • 22:53
      Title: Part One: Requiem - Lux Aeterna
      Performer(s): Preisner, Zbigniew
      Performer(s): Preisner, Zbigniew
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:54
      Title: Heavenly Maiden And Fisherman - I. Introduction
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:56
      Title: Heavenly Maiden And Fisherman - Vi: The Heavenly Maiden's Dance
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: No.1 (Andantino) Two Sentimental Romances For Violin And Orchest
      Performer(s): Stenhammar, Wilhelm
      Performer(s): Stenhammar, Wilhelm
      Duration: 5:48
    • 23:08
      Title: Un Grand Sommeil Noir
      Performer(s): Varese, Edgarde
      Performer(s): Varese, Edgarde
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:11
      Title: That's My Home
      Performer(s): Rene, O./Rene, L.
      Performer(s): Rene, O./Rene, L.
      Duration: 3:20
    • 23:14
      Title: Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:19
      Title: Let It Be
      Performer(s): Mccartney, Paul
      Performer(s): Mccartney, Paul
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:25
      Title: Whisper Of The Western Land
      Performer(s): Traditional Mandarin
      Performer(s): Traditional Mandarin
      Duration: 2:47
    • 23:27
      Title: Suite No.1 - Iii: Nocturne
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:34
      Title: Valse Tres Lente
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: Our Love Is Easy
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Duration: 5:44
    • 23:45
      Title: Honest I Do
      Composer: John Scofield
      Performer(s): Scofield, John
      Performer(s): Scofield, John
      Album: 0602527144504
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:54
      Title: Seobá Mo Leanbh (Shush My Baby)
      Performer(s): Trad Arr O'Leary
      Performer(s): Trad Arr O'Leary
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:56
      Title: Piano Sonata No.3 In Bb Minor (2nd Movement) Non Allegro, Lento
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Domine, Ne In Furore
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 4:19
    • 00:09
      Title: Sonata No.1 In G Minor (1st Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:12
      Title: Missy
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Album: Antifogmatic
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:17
      Title: Chanson Des Vieux Amants
      Performer(s): Brel / Jouannest
      Performer(s): Brel / Jouannest
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: Ne Me Quitte Pas
      Performer(s): Brel, Jacques
      Performer(s): Brel, Jacques
      Duration: 13:29
    • 00:42
      Title: You Go To My Head
      Performer(s): Coots & Gillespie
      Performer(s): Coots & Gillespie
      Album: 49 Essential Stan Getz Classics, Vol. 1
      Duration: 4:34
    • 00:46
      Title: Evensong: Haapsalu
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Duration: 11:28
    • 00:57
      Title: Benedictus
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 1:49

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