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 Saturday 15 February 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - a musical journey through centuries, genres and soundscapes.

    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

    • 23:02
      Title: The Night Before
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 7:55
    • 23:10
      Title: Tax Office Love Song
      Performer(s): Hall, Chloe
      Performer(s): Hall, Chloe
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:14
      Title: Lollie Lou
      Performer(s): Hale, E.
      Performer(s): Hale, E.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:17
      Title: Same Old Man
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:00
    • 23:20
      Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - Vii: Offertoire
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 12:03
    • 23:33
      Title: Pavane
      Performer(s): Berauer, Johannes
      Performer(s): Berauer, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:38
      Title: Foujita
      Performer(s): Johnson, Marc
      Performer(s): Johnson, Marc
      Duration: 5:50
    • 23:45
      Title: The Wind That Shakes The Barley
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:27
    • 23:51
      Title: Tam Lin (Child 39)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 7:01
    • 23:58
      Title: Pancho And Lefty
      Performer(s): Van Zandt, Townes
      Performer(s): Van Zandt, Townes
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:04
      Title: Suite No.1 - Iii: Nocturne
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:15
      Title: Jazz In The New Harmonic
      Performer(s): Chesky, David
      Performer(s): Chesky, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Serenity
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:27
      Title: Shallow Brown
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Richard Hawley
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Richard Hawley
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:33
      Title: Mary Skeffington
      Performer(s): Rafferty, Gerry
      Performer(s): Rafferty, Gerry
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:35
      Title: Twilight On Prince George's Avenue
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:45
      Title: Lento
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 13:11

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