The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Aug 29. This Friday night, we'll hear singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a sample from a duet recording by cellist Anja Lechner and pianist Francois Couturier for the ECM label; romantic orchestral music by George Templeton Strong, an often-overlooked composer from New York city; a torch song by classical music/psychology graduate Patricia Barber; guitar music created by the late Richard Rodney Bennett; the twin guitars of Laurindo Almeida and Charle Byrd; low-key Mahavishnu Orchestra; part of a solo piano work by Hans Otte (a German composer who studied with Paul Hindemith); saxophonist Charles Lloyd, in advance of his visit to the National Concert Hall in mid-November; Andy Irvine (pictured), recorded in the Australian Outback; more music by Leonard Bernstein (see BLUE TUNES, below); and a selection from a new CD by Milan-born pianist Stefano Bollani (backed by, amongst others, Bill Frisell and Mark Turner).  10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 25 April 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, we feature nightly selections from Senses, a new, neo-classical solo piano album by Omar Sosa, recorded while the Grammy-nominated performer was an artist-in-residence i

     

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    Leonard Bernstein: Aug 25th - 31st

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:27
      Title: Let It Be
      Composer: Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Nick Cave (Vocals), Chaz Jankel (Piano), Mickey Gallagher (Hammond)
      Performer(s): Nick Cave (Vocals), Chaz Jankel (Piano), Mickey Gallagher (Hammond), Norman Watt-Roy (Bass), Dylan Howe (Drums)
      Album: I Am Sam - Music From And Inspired By The Film (Recordno: VVR1019412), V2 Records, VVR1019412
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:32
      Title: Symphony No. 6 In A Minor: Andante Moderato
      Composer: Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Mahler: Adagios, Decca, 478 2342
      Duration: 15:36
    • 22:49
      Title: Going To School
      Complete Work Name: Memoirs Of A Geisha Original Soundtrack
      Composer: Williams, John
      Performer(s): Yo Yo-Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo Yo-Ma (Cello), Studio Orchestra
      Album: Memoirs of a Geisha OST, Sony, 82876778572
      Duration: 2:42
    • 22:51
      Title: Lontano
      Composer: Gatti, Ercole
      Performer(s): Johannes Ernst (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Johannes Ernst (Saxophone), Christoph Israel (Piano)
      Album: Fundstucke, ES-DUR, ES 2047
      Duration: 2:14
    • 22:54
      Title: Dis, Quand Reviendras-Tu?
      Composer: Barbara
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo Soprano), Brad Mehldau (Piano)
      Album: Love Songs (2-CD), Naive, V 5241
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:00
      Title: Sleep
      Composer: Whitacre
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Polyphony
      Album: Whitacre: Cloudburst, Hyperion, CDA67543
      Duration: 5:33
    • 23:06
      Title: Fundi Mea Vindi
      Composer: Mishenko, Misha
      Performer(s): Misha Mishenko (Piano)
      Performer(s): Misha Mishenko (Piano)
      Album: Strakur sem spilar mea vindi, Flowers Blossom In The Space, www.mishamishenko.com
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:10
      Title: Bad, Bad Whiskey
      Composer: Davies, Adelia
      Performer(s): Amos Milburn (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Amos Milburn (Vocals)
      Album: Rhythm & Booze, Stateside / EMI, 7243 5 60638 2 8
      Duration: 2:57
    • 23:23
      Title: Trip To Brussels/Give Us A Drink Of Water
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Caladh Nua
      Album: Next Stop, Doon, CN002
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:29
      Title: Dance Suite: Sonata No. 3 - Movement I - Prelude
      Complete Work Name: Dance Suite: Sonata No. 3
      Composer: Dorman, Avner
      Performer(s): Eliran Avni (Piano)
      Performer(s): Eliran Avni (Piano)
      Album: Avner Dorman: Piano Works, Naxos, 8.579001
      Duration: 4:36
    • 23:38
      Title: Overture
      Complete Work Name: Jimmy P. - Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian
      Composer: Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Anna Polonsky (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anna Polonsky (Piano), Dover Quartet, Studio Orchesta
      Album: Jimmy P. - Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian OST (Recordno: HWR-1010), Howe Records, HWR-1010
      Duration: 1:58
    • 23:45
      Title: Queen Of Scots
      Composer: Baird, Edward
      Performer(s): Eddie Baird (Guitar, Bittern, Percussion)
      Performer(s): Eddie Baird (Guitar, Bittern, Percussion), Amazing Blondel
      Album: Strangely Strange But Oddly Normal - Disc 1 (Recordno: UMC8472), Island, UMC8472
      Duration: 1:43
    • 23:47
      Title: Strangely Strange But Oddly Normal
      Composer: Pawle, Ian
      Performer(s): Tim Booth (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tim Booth (Vocals), Dr. Strangely Strange
      Album: Strangely Strange But Oddly Normal - Disc 2, Island, UMC8472
      Duration: 4:27
    • 23:53
      Title: You Don't Know Me --
      Composer: Arnold / Walker
      Performer(s): Aaron Neville (Vocals), John Scofield (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Aaron Neville (Vocals), John Scofield (Guitar), Larry Goldings (Hammond B3 Organ), Willie Weeks (Bass), Steve Jordan (Drums)
      Album: That's What I Say - John Scofield Plays The Music Of Ray Charles, Verve, 0602498805343
      Duration: 4:57
    • 23:58
      Title: Leaving Paris
      Composer: Hamasyan, Tigran
      Performer(s): Tigran Hamasyan (Piano & Electric Piano)
      Performer(s): Tigran Hamasyan (Piano & Electric Piano), Francoise Moutin (Acoustic Bass), Louis Moutin (Drums), Vardan Grigoryan (Duduk, Shvi, Zurna)
      Album: Tigran Hamasyan: New Era, Plus Loin Music, PL107
      Duration: 5:50
    • 00:05
      Title: Freedom/Saoirse
      Composer: The Gloaming
      Performer(s): The Gloaming
      Performer(s): The Gloaming
      Album: The Gloaming, Realworld, CDRW200
      Duration: 4:59
    • 00:10
      Title: Leave Me By Myself
      Composer: Fitzsimmons, William
      Performer(s): William Fitzsimmons (Vocal)
      Performer(s): William Fitzsimmons (Vocal), William Fitzsimmons (Guitar / Programming)
      Album: Goodnight, naim, naimcd 127
      Duration: 5:07
    • 00:16
      Title: Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge - Ii: Adagio
      Complete Work Name: Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge, Op.10
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Roger Best (Viola)
      Performer(s): Roger Best (Viola), English String Orchestra
      Album: A Portrait Of Britten (3-CD) (Recordno: NI 1751), Nimbus Records, NI 1751
      Duration: 2:28
    • 00:24
      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
    • 00:28
      Title: Pavane
      Complete Work Name: Pavane - Arr. Langford
      Composer: Berauer, Johannes
      Performer(s): Johannes Dickbauer (Violin), Gwilym Simcock (Piano), Klaus Gesing (Reeds)
      Performer(s): Johannes Dickbauer (Violin), Gwilym Simcock (Piano), Klaus Gesing (Reeds), Paul Kaiser (Oboe), Florian Eggner (Cello)
      Album: The Vienna Chamber Diaries - Johannes Berauer, Material Records, MRE 040
      Duration: 5:08
    • 00:33
      Title: Autumn In New York
      Complete Work Name: Autumn In New York
      Composer: Duke, Vernon
      Performer(s): Louis Armstong (Vocal, Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Louis Armstrong (Vocal, Trumpet), Ella Fitzgerald (Vocal), Oscar Peterson Quartet
      Album: Ella and Louis Again, Verve, 529 017-2
      Duration: 6:03
    • 00:40
      Title: Paris, Texas
      Composer: Cooder, Ry
      Performer(s): Ry Cooder (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ry Cooder (Guitar), Jim Dickinson, David Lindley
      Album: Paris, Texas OST, Warner Bros, 7599 25270 2
      Duration: 2:57
    • 00:43
      Title: Which Will -- Not Available
      Composer: Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Susanna Wallumrod (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Susanna Wallumrod (Vocals), Giovanna Pessi (Baroque Harp) Jane Achtman (Viola De Gamba) Marco Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)
      Album: If Grief Could Wait, ECM, ECM 2226 277 7197
      Duration: 4:00
    • 00:47
      Title: Holy Mary
      Composer: Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)
      Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)
      Album: Senses, Otá, OTA 1026
      Duration: 4:00
    • 00:51
      Title: Meditation
      Complete Work Name: Thais
      Composer: Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
      Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Carmen-Fantasie: Mutter / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Deutsche Grammophon, 437544-2
      Duration: 6:42

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