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    Nov 28. Cameroonian Blick Bassy recorded a session in homage to Skip James that was never intended for commercial release. By chance, the studio he booked was located directly below the No Format! offices. Its label head Laurent Bizot happened to hear the results, and urged Bassy to record enough material for an entire album. We'll listen to a sample from "Ako" this tonight. Also coming our way this Saturday night, part of Leos Janacek's orchestral suite "The Cunning Little Vixen"; Rory Gallagher with Juan Martin; singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom (pictured); English folk artist Lisa Knapp; Richard Galliano, performing a Bach sonata; part of C.P.E. Bach's D Major concerto for flute and strings; vintage jazz by Kenny Dorham; more from the debut by Felip Carbonell (see BLUE TUNES, below); and Cuneiform recording artists Le Rex. 10:40pm (approx)...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 19 April 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week we feature rarities from the newly-issued "Fixin' To Die" by cult troubadour Jackson C. Frank. He released just one album in his lifetime, produced by Paul Simon in 1965.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Nov 23rd - 29th: Felip Carbonell

    Guitarist Felip Carbonell has worked as an arts officer, production company head and band manager. After organising Mallorcan dates for Dervish in the 1990s, he moved to Sligo. He contributes greatly to the vibrant music scene in Sligo and is an integral part of the band No Crows. Recently, Felip released his first solo project, "The Colours Of Time" - a collection of recordings that represent Felip's musical experiences in Ireland and in his native Mallorca - recorded in both locations. We air selections from the double CD all this week.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:44
      Title: Adagio In E
      Complete Work Name: Adagio In E, K. 261
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Alexander Janiczek (Violin)
      Performer(s): Alexander Janiczek (Violin), Scottish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Serenades, Linn, CKD 287
      Duration: 7:35
    • 22:52
      Title: Space
      Composer: Moore, Thurston
      Performer(s): Thurston Moore (Guitar And Vocals)
      Performer(s): Thurston Moore (Guitar And Vocals)
      Album: Demolished Thoughts, Matador, Promo CD
      Duration: 4:04
    • 22:56
      Title: Aanandam
      Composer: Bhattacharya, Debashish
      Performer(s): Debashish Bhattacharya (India Slide Guitars)
      Performer(s): Debashish Bhattacharya (India Slide Guitars), Subhasis Bhattacharjee (Tabla), Sutapa Bhattacharya (Tambura)
      Album: Calcutta Slide Guitar, Riverboat Music/ World Circuit Records, TUGCD1042
      Duration: 6:29
    • 23:03
      Title: April's Fool
      Composer: Trad Arr Jack Talty/Neil O'Loghlen
      Performer(s): Ensemble Eriu; Jack Talty (Concertinas/Electronics); Neil O'Loghlen (Bas
      Performer(s): Ensemble Eriu; Jack Talty (Concertinas/Electronics); Neil O'Loghlen (Bas, Mattehw Berrill(Clarinet); Mathew Jacobson (Percus, Patrick Groenland (Guitar); Sam Perkin(Keys); Co
      Album: Ensemble Eriu -- RRCD004, Raelach Records, RRCD004
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:09
      Title: Criss Cross
      Composer: Haas, Brittany/Trueman, Dan
      Performer(s): Brittany Haas (5 Str Fiddle) And Dan Trueman (Hardanger Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Brittany Haas (5 Str Fiddle) And Dan Trueman (Hardanger Fiddle), Natalie Haas (Cell); Jordan Tice (Guitar); Corey Dimario (Bass)
      Album: Criss Cross, brittanddanband, 84501 64722
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:13
      Title: Black Girl
      Composer: Ledbetter, Huddie
      Performer(s): Sandra Douglas (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Sandra Douglas (Vocal), Clifford Jordan (Saxophone), Et Al
      Album: These Are My Roots - Clifford Jordan Plays Leadbelly, Collectables, COL-CD-6522
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:26
      Title: Stabat Mater - I: Stabat Mater Dolorosa (At The Cross Her Station Keeping)
      Complete Work Name: Stabat Mater For Soprano, Mixed Choir And Orchestra
      Composer: Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Carolyn Sampson (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Carolyn Sampson (Soprano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Capella Amsterdam, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
      Album: Francis Poulenc: Stabat Mater, Sept Répons des Ténebres, Harmonia Mundi, HMC 902149
      Duration: 4:50
    • 23:33
      Title: We Don't Care
      Performer(s): Habib Koité, Eric Bibb (Vocals, Acoustic Guitars)
      Performer(s): Habib Koité, Eric Bibb (Vocals, Acoustic Guitars)
      Album: Brothers In Bamako, Contre-Jour, CJ 028
      Duration: 4:00
    • 23:44
      Title: Amazing Grace
      Composer: Trad Arr Gallagher
      Performer(s): Rory Gallagher (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Rory Gallagher (Guitar)
      Album: Wheels Within Wheels, Capo, CAPO703
      Duration: 1:19
    • 23:46
      Title: My Johnny Was A Shoemaker
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Jacqui Mcshee (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Jacqui Mcshee (Vocals), John Renbourn (Gtrs), Tony Roberts (Reeds), Sue Draheim (Fiddle), Kesave Sathe (Tabla, Finger Cymbals), All Members (Backing Vocals)
      Album: A Maid In Bedlam - The John Renbourn Group, Shanachie, 79004
      Duration: 2:46
    • 23:48
      Title: Avminnast
      Composer: Okland, Nils
      Performer(s): Nils Okland (Hardanger Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Nils Okland (Hardanger Fiddle)
      Album: Bris ~~ PD EC, rune grammofon, RCD2042
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:00
      Title: Song Xix; Ein Lied (A Song)
      Complete Work Name: Schuon Lieder (2004)
      Composer: Tavener, John/ Schuon, Frithjof
      Performer(s): Patricia Rozario (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Patricia Rozario (Soprano), The Schubert Ensemble
      Album: John Tavener; Schuon Lieder, Black Box, BBM1101
      Duration: 4:50
    • 00:06
      Title: Lovely On The Water
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Steeleye Span
      Album: A Stack of Steeleye Span, Emporio, EMPRCD 668
      Duration: 5:20
    • 00:12
      Title: Out Of The Blue
      Composer: Wyatt/Elfriede Ellidge
      Performer(s): The Unthanks
      Performer(s): The Unthanks
      Album: The Unthanks Diversions Vol 1 - The Songs of Robert Wyatt and Anthony & The Johnsons, Rough Trade, RTRASCD636
      Duration: 4:11
    • 00:16
      Title: Wild Horses
      Composer: Jagger / Richards
      Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals), Morten Qvenild (Piano, Various Instruments)
      Album: Antologie - Solveig Slettahjell, Jazzland, 602527785349
      Duration: 6:01
    • 00:22
      Title: Abandon Window
      Composer: Hopkins
      Performer(s): Jon Hopkins
      Performer(s): Jon Hopkins
      Album: Immunity, Domino, Wigcd298p
      Duration: 4:57
    • 00:27
      Title: Love Will Tear Us Apart
      Composer: Hook/ Curtis/ Sumner/ Morris
      Performer(s): Susanna Karolina Wallumrod (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Susanna Karolina Wallumrod (Vocals), Morton Qvenild (Keyboards Etc.)
      Album: Susanna and the Magical Orchestra: Melody Mountain, Rune Grammofon, RCD2057
      Duration: 5:08
    • 00:32
      Title: Cello Concerto (1st Movement)
      Complete Work Name: Cello Concerto (Farewell To Philosophy)
      Composer: Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Gavin Bryars - A Portrait (2-CD) (Recordno: 473 296-2), Philips, 473 296-2
      Duration: 9:12
    • 00:42
      Title: I Do It For Your Love
      Composer: Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Herbie Hancock Featuring Paul Simon
      Performer(s): Herbie Hancock Featuring Paul Simon, Pino Paladino: Bass; Steve Jordan: Drums; Cyro Baptista: Percussion; Gina Gershon: Jew's Harp
      Album: Possibilities, WEA International, US3R80503006
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:48
      Title: Goodbye To My Loving You
      Composer: Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Jackson C. Frank (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Jackson C. Frank (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Fixin' To Die, Secret Records, SECCD086
      Duration: 3:59

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