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 Sunday 6 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

    • 22:01
      Title: Lotus Eaters
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:04
      Title: Melodie Op. 3 No. 3
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 5:25
    • 22:10
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In F Sharp Minor (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:17
      Title: Black River Pike
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Duration: 4:43
    • 22:21
      Title: From The Beginning
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:26
      Title: Easy Street
      Performer(s): James / Berryman
      Performer(s): James / Berryman
      Duration: 3:29
    • 22:30
      Title: I Married An Angel
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:52
    • 22:34
      Title: Everything Happens To Me
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Duration: 11:00
    • 22:40
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (2nd Movement) Molto Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:52
      Title: The Hill Of Thieves
      Performer(s): Dillon / Lakeman
      Performer(s): Dillon / Lakeman
      Duration: 4:43
    • 22:57
      Title: Newark Airport 2
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin
      Duration: 2:46
    • 23:01
      Title: A View Of Man
      Performer(s): Faitelson, Dalia
      Performer(s): Faitelson, Dalia
      Duration: 5:07
    • 23:05
      Title: Mood For A Day
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:09
      Title: Violin Concerto In E Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 6:23
    • 23:15
      Title: Credidi Propter Quod Locutus Sum
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 5:45
    • 23:30
      Title: Avec Le Temps
      Performer(s): Ferré, Léo
      Performer(s): Ferré, Léo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:35
      Title: Norma
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Duration: 6:38
    • 23:42
      Title: The Love Of Beirut
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Duration: 7:59
    • 23:51
      Title: Der Doppelganger (The Wraith)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:55
      Title: Missa Ad Coenam Agni - V: Agnus Dei
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Duration: 6:53
    • 00:03
      Title: Thursday
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Duration: 5:31
    • 00:08
      Title: Two Year Winter
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:12
      Title: Hidden
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:18
      Title: Live To Tell
      Performer(s): Madonna / Leonard
      Performer(s): Madonna / Leonard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Rhayader Alone
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 2:05
    • 00:26
      Title: Epitaph
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 2:22
    • 00:28
      Title: Cantus In Memory Of Benjamin Britten
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:34
      Title: Memory Box
      Performer(s): Adkins, Monty
      Performer(s): Adkins, Monty
      Duration: 8:12
    • 00:42
      Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - Iii: Quid Sum Miser
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:48
      Title: Alfie
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Duration: 8:01
    • 00:55
      Title: I Just Don´T Know What To Do With Myself
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Duration: 4:12

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