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

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 21 February 2014

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    Hear the soulful singing of Nina Simone all this week on The Blue of the Night.

    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

    • 22:03
      Title: Indigenous
      Performer(s): Cary, Marc
      Performer(s): Cary, Marc
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:08
      Title: Celebration Of Our Land
      Performer(s): Pérez, Danilo
      Performer(s): Pérez, Danilo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:09
      Title: Lumen Valossa
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:14
      Title: Andante Cantabile
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 8:45
    • 22:23
      Title: Feeling Good
      Performer(s): Newley/Bricusse
      Performer(s): Newley/Bricusse
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:26
      Title: White Oak Mountain
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:31
      Title: Satin Doll
      Performer(s): Ellington / Strayhorn / Mercer
      Performer(s): Ellington / Strayhorn / Mercer
      Duration: 5:19
    • 22:36
      Title: The Smart Set
      Performer(s): Brooks, Ray
      Performer(s): Brooks, Ray
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Romantic Pieces For Violin And Piano - Vi. Larghetto
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:49
      Title: War
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:52
      Title: Drive
      Performer(s): Nelson, Carole
      Performer(s): Nelson, Carole
      Duration: 9:26
    • 23:03
      Title: Hard Times
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:07
    • 23:07
      Title: Slumber My Darling
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Duration: 5:07
    • 23:14
      Title: Piano Concerto In G Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:02
    • 23:22
      Title: Aldeburgh Variations
      Performer(s): Holloway, Robin
      Performer(s): Holloway, Robin
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:27
      Title: Jazz Suite (Movement Iii) - Romance
      Performer(s): Holloway, Laurie
      Performer(s): Holloway, Laurie
      Duration: 2:04
    • 23:30
      Title: Cease The Bombing
      Performer(s): Creque
      Performer(s): Creque
      Duration: 9:07
    • 23:39
      Title: February Sun
      Performer(s): Jurjendal, Robert
      Performer(s): Jurjendal, Robert
      Duration: 5:24
    • 23:44
      Title: Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:47
      Title: The Girl
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:51
      Title: Follow, Follow
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:57
      Title: The Front
      Composer: Walsh, Conor
      Performer(s): Walsh, Conor
      Performer(s): Walsh, Conor
      Duration: 4:57
    • 00:02
      Title: Wild Is The Wind
      Performer(s): Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
      Performer(s): Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:06
      Title: Nocturne In G Op37/2
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 5:59
    • 00:12
      Title: Pastirska Elegija
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:16
      Title: Remembranza (Estudio Ii)
      Performer(s): Segovia, Andres
      Performer(s): Segovia, Andres
      Duration: 3:09
    • 00:19
      Title: My Old Friend The Blues
      Composer: Steve Earle
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:22
      Title: Self-Portrait In Three Colours
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 3:25
    • 00:26
      Title: Speak Easy
      Performer(s): Burns / Macmillan
      Performer(s): Burns / Macmillan
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:33
      Title: Moonchild / The Dream And The Illusion
      Performer(s): Fripp / Mcdonald / Lake / Giles / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Fripp / Mcdonald / Lake / Giles / Sinfield
      Duration: 9:17
    • 00:38
      Title: Return To Saturn
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Duration: 7:04
    • 00:45
      Title: Five Bagatelles - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:49
      Title: Ogne Pena Cciu Spietata
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:55
      Title: The Thrill Is Gone
      Performer(s): Brown / Henderson
      Performer(s): Brown / Henderson
      Duration: 3:06

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