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 23 March 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Andy Irvine, a modern-day troubadour with a distinguished career in folk music and song-writing is our featured Blue artist all 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

    • 22:02
      Title: The End Of A Love Affair
      Performer(s): Redding, Edward
      Performer(s): Redding, Edward
      Duration: 3:37
    • 22:06
      Title: Viii
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:10
      Title: Dawn Music
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:15
      Title: Sonata 'Arpeggione', D.821 (3) Allegretto
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 8:08
    • 22:24
      Title: The Dolphin
      Performer(s): Eca, Luiz
      Performer(s): Eca, Luiz
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:28
      Title: White Oak Mountain
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:32
      Title: Prelude, Fugue And Variation In B Minor
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 9:45
    • 22:42
      Title: Something Good
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: November 99
      Performer(s): Katché, Manu
      Performer(s): Katché, Manu
      Duration: 6:17
    • 22:52
      Title: John Barlow
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Horner
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Horner
      Duration: 6:16
    • 22:58
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Irvine/Kate Burke
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Irvine/Kate Burke
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:04
      Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - Viii: Hostias
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:07
      Title: Cantantibus Organis
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Duration: 6:14
    • 23:14
      Title: Just One Of Those Things
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Duration: 7:29
    • 23:21
      Title: Baby, Don't Tell On Me
      Performer(s): Basie/Rushing/Young
      Performer(s): Basie/Rushing/Young
      Duration: 3:13
    • 23:25
      Title: Nightporter
      Performer(s): Sylvian, David
      Performer(s): Sylvian, David
      Duration: 7:12
    • 23:40
      Title: Don't Smoke In Bed
      Performer(s): Robison, Carson
      Performer(s): Robison, Carson
      Duration: 5:47
    • 23:51
      Title: Piano Sonata No.2 In G Minor - Ii: Andantino, Getragen
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:57
      Title: Fljótavík
      Performer(s): Sigur Rós
      Performer(s): Sigur Rós
      Album: Med sud i eyrum vid spilum endalaust
      Duration: 4:02
    • 00:01
      Title: Sweet Lorraine
      Performer(s): Parish / Burwell
      Performer(s): Parish / Burwell
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:05
      Title: Saturday Sun
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:20
    • 00:09
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:13
      Title: Voice From The Mountain
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 3:36
    • 00:17
      Title: Romance Del Diablo
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 7:48
    • 00:25
      Title: Salome's Lament
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Duration: 4:17
    • 00:29
      Title: Finisterre
      Performer(s): Telfer, Ian
      Performer(s): Telfer, Ian
      Duration: 6:37
    • 00:35
      Title: Cello Suite No.6 In D Major - Ii: Allemande
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 8:01
    • 00:43
      Title: Hidden
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:49
      Title: On The Way To Exile
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:54
      Title: Illuminados
      Performer(s): Lins / Martins
      Performer(s): Lins / Martins
      Duration: 4:49

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