The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 5. Tonight, Eamonn links a Romanian folk dance by Bartok; the late Gerry Rafferty; a new recording by Irish resident Felip Carbonell; solo piano music by Hans Otte (pictured); singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a big band arrangement of an Astor Piazzolla tune; the slow movement of a Beethoven piano concerto; Eddie Vedder, performing a John Lennon song; a little Junior Wells; orchestrated Debussy; Norma Winstone's re-invention of a melody you may know from a Pedro Almodovar movie; solo Ketil Bjornstad; music by Karl-Birger Blomdahl; Norway's Beady Belle; Alexis Korner with Davy Graham; Britten for solo guitar; a selection from a tribute album to jazz artist Horace Parlan; and Iva Bittova puts her slant on Janacek and Moravian folk (see BLUE TUNES, below). 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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    June 29th - July 5th: Iva Bittova sings Janácek

    Czech composer Leoš Janácek was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. This week we honour his birthdate by featuring an album in which Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet present a personal interpretation of Janácek’s collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs. Masterful accompaniment to Bittova’s stunning vocals every night this week...
     

    July 6th - 12th: Trio Mediaeval "Aquilonis"

    All this week, we’ll be listening to the latest Trio Mediaeval CD. “Aquilonis” comprises Icelandic chant, early Italian sacred songs, contemporary Swedish works, 15th-century English carols and Norwegian folk melodies; and it’s the first time the singers have accompanied themselves on instruments.

     

    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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