The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Oct 4. On Sunday's BLUE, Sarah McQuaid sings of a cathedral in Derby; John Coltrane and Milt Jackson acknowledge a blues legacy; the Jacques Thibaud Trio performs Beethoven's final string trio; we'll also hear Irish singer-songwriter Peter Doran; Alessio Bax, performing 3 short pieces for piano by Scriabin; Stefano Battaglia (pictured) from his trio's new interpretations of Alec Wilder compositions; folk duo The Hut People; Duke Special, guesting with the Cork Gamelan Ensemble (see BLUE TUNES, below); solo Fred Hersch; Danish folk singer Karen Mose; a chaconne from the debut CD by award-winning Russian pianist Olga Georgievskaya; and Italian trumpeter Enrico Rava, from his latest offering. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 20 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 -

    September 28th - Oct 4th: Cork Gamelan Ensemble

    This week on BLUE, we explore the enchanting sounds of the Javanese Gamelan courtesy of Mel Mercier (Professor of Music U.C.C.) and the Cork Gamelan Ensemble. Their recent release The Three Forges is a collaborative effort between the ensemble and guest artists as they create new music for an ancient sound. Artists include Iarla Ó Lionáird, Kate Ellis, Julie Feeney, Duke Special, Nick Roth, Buckley sisters Linda and Irene and the West Cork Ukulele Orchestra. Hear selections every night this week.

    October 5th - 11th: Tigran Hamasyan

    Renowned Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan has just released his first ECM recording - a sublime re-imagining of Armenian sacred music from the 5th through to the 20th Century. It features piano improvisations alongside stunning choral performances by the Yerevan State Chamber Choir. Luys i Luso (Light from the Light) is in the spotlight this week ahead of their Dublin Christ Church Concert Saturday 17th presented by Walton's World Masters Series

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:05
      Title: Passacaille -- Harpsichord Suite No 7
      Complete Work Name: Harpsichord Suite No 7
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Pat Coldrick (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pat Coldrick (Guitar)
      Album: Passacaille, Sonatine Records, Promo Single
      Duration: 4:43
    • 22:22
      Title: No Moe
      Composer: Rollins, Sonny
      Performer(s): Jim Hart (Vibes), Barry Green (Piano), Dave O'Higgins (Tenor Sax)
      Performer(s): Jim Hart (Vibes), Barry Green (Piano), Dave O'Higgins (Tenor Sax), Matt Ridley (Dbl Bass), Steve Brown (Drums)
      Album: MJQ Celebration, King's Gambit Records, KGR 001
      Duration: 4:54
    • 22:27
      Title: Blues For Pablo
      Composer: Evans, Gil
      Performer(s): Miles Davis (Flugelhorn)
      Performer(s): Miles Davis (Flugelhorn), Orchestra Under The Direction Of Gil Evans
      Album: Miles Ahead, Columbia / Legacy, CK 65121
      Duration: 5:18
    • 22:36
      Title: Sonata In A Major For Violin And Piano (3rd Movement) Ben Moderato
      Complete Work Name: Sonata In A Major For Violin And Piano (1886)
      Composer: Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Anne Gastinel (Cello)
      Performer(s): Anne Gastinel (Cello), Claire Désert (Piano)
      Album: Franck, Debussy, Poulenc - Anne Gastinel, Claire Désert, Naive, V 5259
      Duration: 7:21
    • 22:45
      Title: Bunyan's Hymn (Monks Gate)
      Complete Work Name: Bunyan's Hymn (Monks Gate)
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): John Renbourn (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Renbourn (Guitar), Dick Lee (Clarinet)
      Album: Traveller's Prayer ~~ R310601, Shanachie, 78018
      Duration: 3:11
    • 22:48
      Title: The Bold Poachers
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Album: Concerning of Three Young Men, Rosa Records, TARACD4027
      Duration: 2:57
    • 22:51
      Title: Sabe Vocé
      Composer: Lyra / De Moraes
      Performer(s): Alaíde Costa (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Alaíde Costa (Vocals), Oscar Castro Neves
      Album: Platinum Collection Bossa Nova (Recordno: 50999 226769 2 4), EMI, 50999 226769 2 4
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:55
      Title: Gently
      Composer: Machacek, Alex
      Performer(s): Gary Husband (Piano), Alex Machacek (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Gary Husband (Piano), Alex Machacek (Guitar)
      Album: Now, Abstractlogix, ABLX 041
      Duration: 7:00
    • 23:12
      Title: South Nashville Blues
      Composer: Earle, Steve
      Performer(s): Steve Earle (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Steve Earle (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: I Feel Alright, Warner Bros, TRA CD 227
      Duration: 2:28
    • 23:14
      Title: California
      Complete Work Name: California
      Composer: Mitchell
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell (Vocal), James Taylor (Guitar); Sneeky Pete (Pedal Steel); Russ Kunkel (Drums)
      Album: Blue, Reprise, 7599-27199-2
      Duration: 3:50
    • 23:18
      Title: What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life? --
      Composer: Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): James Tormé (Vocals)
      Performer(s): James Tormé (Vocals)
      Album: Love For Sale, Independent, Advance Copy
      Duration: 4:01
    • 23:23
      Title: A Sinister Decision
      Complete Work Name: From A Modern Greek Adaptation Of "Medea" By Giorgos Cheimonas
      Composer: Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Sokratis Sinopoulos (Constantinople Lute And Lyre), Yiorgos Kaloudis (Cello), Andreas Katsigiannis (Santouri)
      Performer(s): Sokratis Sinopoulos (Constantinople Lute And Lyre), Yiorgos Kaloudis (Cello), Andreas Katsigiannis (Santouri), Harris Lambrakis (Ney), Andreas Papas (Bendir), Alexandros Arkadopoulos (Clarinet)
      Album: Medea - Eleni Karaindrou, ECM Records, ECM 2376 376 2816
      Duration: 3:55
    • 23:27
      Title: Cucurrucucu Paloma
      Composer: Winstone / Mendez
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocals), Klaus Gesing (Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone), Glauco Venier (Piano)
      Album: Dance Without Answer, ECM Records, ECM 2333 374 3047
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:33
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In C Major - Prelude
      Complete Work Name: Prelude And Fugue In C Major
      Composer: Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Luiza Borac (Piano)
      Performer(s): Luiza Borac (Piano)
      Album: Enescu: Piano Music Volume 2 - Luiza Borac - Disk 1, Avie , AV25081
      Duration: 8:56
    • 23:43
      Title: Song For Bob
      Complete Work Name: The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford
      Composer: Cave/ Ellis
      Performer(s): Nick Cave
      Performer(s): Nick Cave
      Album: White Lunar, Mute Records, CDSTUMM313/5099996466322
      Duration: 6:05
    • 23:49
      Title: The Road
      Composer: Cave/Ellis
      Performer(s): Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
      Performer(s): Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
      Album: The Road (Original Film Score), Mute, CDSTUMM319
      Duration: 3:41
    • 23:53
      Title: Amen / Fac Ut Portem
      Composer: Couturier / Pergolesi
      Performer(s): Maria Pia De Vito (Voice), Francois Couturier (Piano)
      Performer(s): Maria Pia De Vito (Voice), Francois Couturier (Piano), Anja Lechner (Cello), Michele Rabbia (Percussion, Electronics)
      Album: Il Pergolese (Recordno: ECM 2340 4180427), ECM Records, ECM 2340 4180427
      Duration: 11:20
    • 00:04
      Title: Serenity
      Composer: Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Abudlullah Ibrahim (Piano, Flute)
      Performer(s): Abudlullah Ibrahim (Piano, Flute), Cleave Guyton (Reeds), Eugen Bazijan, Scott Roller (Celli),
      Album: Mukashi: Once Upon A Time - Abdullah Ibrahim, Intuition, INT 3431 2
      Duration: 3:59
    • 00:16
      Title: Take It With Me
      Composer: Waits/Brennan
      Performer(s): Emilie Conway (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Emilie Conway (Vocals), Johnny Taylor (Piano), Dave Fleming (Bass), Dominic Mullan (Drums)
      Album: The Secret of a Rose, www.emilieconway.oe, Milie 1001
      Duration: 4:46
    • 00:21
      Title: Adagio Religioso
      Complete Work Name: Music For String Orchestra
      Composer: Kokkonen, Joonas
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Espoo Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Northern Lights (Recordno: 11421-2), Finlandia Records, 11421-2
      Duration: 4:50
    • 00:26
      Title: Sonata In E Minor For Piano, Op. 7: Andante Molto
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Glenn Gould (Piano)
      Performer(s): Glenn Gould (Piano)
      Album: And Serenity..., Sony Classical, SK 90538
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:33
      Title: Your Majesty
      Composer: Vloeimans, Eric
      Performer(s): Eric Vloeimans (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Eric Vloeimans (Trumpet), Florian Weber (Piano)
      Album: Eric Vloeimans, Florian Weber - Live At The Concertgebouw (Recordno: CHR70165), Challenge Records, CHR70165
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:38
      Title: Stars Fell On Alabama
      Composer: Perkins/Parish
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano), Gary Peacock (Double Bass), Jack Dejohnette (Drums)
      Album: Somewhere (Recordno: ECM 2200 276 6370), ECM Records, ECM 2200 276 6370
      Duration: 7:27
    • 00:45
      Title: Partita No.1 In B Minor - V: Sarabande
      Complete Work Name: Partita No.1 In B Minor Bwv 1002
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Chris Thile (Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Chris Thile (Mandolin)
      Album: Bach Sonatas And Partitas Vol 1 (Recordno: 535360), Nonesuch, 535360
      Duration: 2:40

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