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 Saturday 5 April 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Sergei Rachmaninov's - inextricably Russian - orchestral and chamber works are featured on the programme all this week: enjoy rhapsodic majesty, minor keys and melancholy, nightly.

    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

    • 22:17
      Title: Crawdaddy
      Performer(s): Goldings, Larry
      Performer(s): Goldings, Larry
      Duration: 5:10
    • 22:23
      Title: Iii. Larghetto
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 9:23
    • 22:41
      Title: Baby Wont You Please Come Home
      Performer(s): Warfield, Charles, Williams, Clarence
      Performer(s): Warfield, Charles, Williams, Clarence
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: Nocturne No.1 In B Major - Andante
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 7:39
    • 22:53
      Title: Arthur Mcbride
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 7:20
    • 23:02
      Title: The White Reindeer - Iv. Funeral March (Grave)
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: Concerto For Three Violins In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 5:55
    • 23:11
      Title: You Never Know
      Performer(s): Bailey, Benny
      Performer(s): Bailey, Benny
      Duration: 5:56
    • 23:17
      Title: M.A.S.H.
      Performer(s): Mandel, Johnny
      Performer(s): Mandel, Johnny
      Duration: 6:46
    • 23:24
      Title: San Jacinto
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 7:13
    • 23:34
      Title: The Broken Lyre
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:37
      Title: Trio In A Minor For Viola, Cello And Piano Op. 114 - Movement Ii
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:41
      Title: Marguerite
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 3:25
    • 23:45
      Title: Jeito Faciero
      Performer(s): Jaupery/Pierre Onassis
      Performer(s): Jaupery/Pierre Onassis
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:49
      Title: Birds
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 2:48
    • 23:51
      Title: East Of The Sun
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 3:18
    • 23:55
      Title: The Prodigal Song
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:05
      Title: Symphony No.3 (2nd Movement) Calmo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 5:32
    • 00:08
      Title: Cello Concerto (7th Movement) "Farewell"
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:15
      Title: I Want To Vanish
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:18
      Title: All Alright
      Performer(s): Sigur Rós
      Performer(s): Sigur Rós
      Album: Med sud i eyrum vid spilum endalaust
      Duration: 6:36
    • 00:25
      Title: There And Back Again
      Performer(s): Haffner, Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Haffner, Wolfgang
      Duration: 4:34
    • 00:30
      Title: Goodbye To My Loving You
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:34
      Title: Constant Filter
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 6:53
    • 00:41
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:46
      Title: Lento
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 13:11

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