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

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 16 February 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, Julian Bream, John Feeley and other guitarists perform the music of Spanish composer/guitarist Fernando Sor, 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: Prelude
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:09
      Title: Pavane, Op. 50
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:21
      Title: American Songs - Speak Low
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:25
      Title: Youkali Tango
      Performer(s): Fernay / Weill
      Performer(s): Fernay / Weill
      Duration: 6:53
    • 22:33
      Title: Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:37
      Title: Hobo's Lullaby
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Duration: 3:24
    • 22:40
      Title: My Youth
      Performer(s): Wold, Steve
      Performer(s): Wold, Steve
      Duration: 2:40
    • 22:43
      Title: Something Cool
      Performer(s): Barnes
      Performer(s): Barnes
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:47
      Title: In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
      Performer(s): Hilliard/Mann
      Performer(s): Hilliard/Mann
      Duration: 2:11
    • 22:49
      Title: Our Love Is Easy
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Duration: 5:44
    • 22:55
      Title: Rhayader Alone
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 2:05
    • 22:57
      Title: Sanctuary
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 1:20
    • 22:58
      Title: Fritha Alone
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 1:45
    • 23:10
      Title: A Tune For Frankie/ An Phis Fluich
      Performer(s): Ni Mahaonaigh/ Trad
      Performer(s): Ni Mahaonaigh/ Trad
      Duration: 5:29
    • 23:16
      Title: The Yellow Princess
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 5:06
    • 23:21
      Title: Gatekeeper
      Performer(s): Feist/Gonzales
      Performer(s): Feist/Gonzales
      Duration: 2:32
    • 23:24
      Title: Dream Time
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:29
      Title: Cello Concerto (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 9:27
    • 23:39
      Title: The Two Lonely People
      Performer(s): Evans/Hall
      Performer(s): Evans/Hall
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:43
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:50
      Title: The Night Of Killing
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:53
      Title: The Love Of Beirut
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Duration: 7:59
    • 00:02
      Title: Depois Que O Ile Passer
      Performer(s): Pitta
      Performer(s): Pitta
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:06
      Title: When I Dream Of You
      Performer(s): Hines/Carpenter
      Performer(s): Hines/Carpenter
      Duration: 3:48
    • 00:11
      Title: And He Will Not Come Again
      Performer(s): Shakespeare
      Performer(s): Shakespeare
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:12
      Title: Lachrimae Tristes
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:17
      Title: Down By The Sally Gardens
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:11
    • 00:21
      Title: Chant From A Holy Book
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:26
      Title: Mother's Lament
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Duration: 6:46
    • 00:32
      Title: Akh Im Champen
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:03
    • 00:37
      Title: Small Metal Gods
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Stangl / Sylvian
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Stangl / Sylvian
      Duration: 6:03
    • 00:43
      Title: Do It Again
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:48
      Title: When Lights Are Low
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Duration: 11:12

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