The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Nov 23.  Tonight, we hear a new recording of Saint-Saens' "La muse et le poete"; Stanley Clarke, recorded live in Japan with Chick Corea; 3 x Lennon McCartney; part of a mass by Guillaume Dufay; solo Abdullah Ibrahim; Babe Kyro (or Karo) Lemon Turner sings about "Black Ace"; Claudia Schwab plays the cello; also coming our way, the last selection of the week from Anouar Brahem (see BLUE TUNES, below), specifically a track from the CD "The Astounding Eyes Of Rita"; Eddie Vedder, on ukelele; the slow movement of a string quartet by Smetana; and Matt Dennis, bemoaning the sale of a cottage. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 26 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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    Anouar Brahem: November 17th - 23rd

    Tunisian oud-player Anouar Brahem has over the years created his own delicate sound – deeply rooted in Arabic classical and folk music yet infused with contemporary jazz sensibilities. His music is the real example of fusion – a troubadour of world music; Brahem’s extensive ca
    talogue on ECM Records is our Blue Tunes focus all this week.
     

    Teddy Wilson: November 24th - 30th

    From the 1930s until the 1980s, Teddy Wilson provided accompaniment for Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lester Young et al. He was Billie Holiday's musical director and made a number of fine albums under his own name. This polished pianist is featured each night this week on Blue.
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:55
      Title: Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance Of The Reed Pipes)
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Lew Tabackin (Tenor Sax), Lew Soloff (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Lew Tabackin (Tenor Sax), Lew Soloff (Trumpet), George Cables (Piano), Bill Easley (Clarinet), Harmonie Ensemble / New York
      Album: The Nutcracker Suites (Recordno: HMU 907493), Harmonia Mundi, HMU 907493
      Duration: 2:31
    • 22:58
      Title: Bamba
      Composer: Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure (Guitar), Idan Raichel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure (Guitar), Idan Raichel (Piano), Yossi Fine (Bass), Souleymane Kane (Calabash)
      Album: The Toure-Raichel Collective, Cumbancha, CMB-CD-22
      Duration: 5:59
    • 23:05
      Title: Study X
      Complete Work Name: Twelve Studies For Guitar
      Composer: Dwyer, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Dwyer, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Benjamin Dwyer (Guitar)
      Album: Irish Guitar Works, El Cortijo, El Cortijo 00010
      Duration: 2:34
    • 23:08
      Title: A Pastoral Symphony - Ii. Lento Moderato
      Complete Work Name: A Pastoral Symphony
      Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Nigel Black (Horn), Alan Stringer (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Nigel Black (Horn), Alan Stringer (Trumpet), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
      Album: Vaughan Williams - A Pastoral Symphony..., EMI, 7243 5 75310 2 3
      Duration: 8:25
    • 23:20
      Title: Father Time
      Composer: Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Ralph Towner (Classical & 12-String Guitars)
      Performer(s): Ralph Towner (Classical & 12-String Guitars), Wolfgang Muthspiel (Electric Guitar), Slava Grigoryan (Classical & Baritone Guitars)
      Album: Travel Guide (Recordno: ECM 2310 372 9508), ECM Records, ECM 2310 372 9508
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:31
      Title: Sonatina For Violin & Cello (2nd Movement) Modere
      Complete Work Name: Sonatina For Violin & Cello Op.324
      Composer: Milhaud, Darius
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Duo Chagall
      Album: Duo Chagall: Duos for Violin and Cello, Duo Chagall, DUOCD001
      Duration: 2:58
    • 23:34
      Title: The Ninth Gate Ost - Opening Titles
      Complete Work Name: The Ninth Gate Ost
      Composer: Wojciech Kilar
      Performer(s): Sumi Jo
      Performer(s): Sumi Jo, City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, City Of Prague Chorus
      Album: Roman Polanski's 'The Ninth Gate' - Original Soundtrack, Silva Screen Records, FILMCD321
      Duration: 3:31
    • 23:37
      Title: Gaspard De La Nuit - Le Gibet
      Complete Work Name: Gaspard De La Nuit
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Louis Schwizgebel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Louis Schwizgebel (Piano)
      Album: Poems - Louis Schwizgebel (Recordno: AP067), Aparté, AP067
      Duration: 5:43
    • 23:44
      Title: Phaedra (Extract)
      Composer: Franke / Baumann / Froese
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Tangerine Dream
      Album: A Brief History Of Ambient (Recordno: AMBT1), Virgin Records, AMBT1
      Duration: 7:00
    • 23:51
      Title: Prince Henri
      Composer: Brinkmann, Jorg
      Performer(s): Eric Vloeimans (Trumpet), Tuur Florizoone (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Eric Vloeimans (Trumpet), Tuur Florizoone (Accordion), Jorg Brinkmann (Cello)
      Album: Eric Vloeiman's Oliver's Cinema, Buzz / Challenge Records, ZZ 76111
      Duration: 4:44
    • 23:56
      Title: Ballad No 2
      Composer: Dobai, Peter
      Performer(s): Kavorka; (Peter Dobai - Sax)
      Performer(s): Kavorka; (Peter Dobai - Sax), Peter Erdei (Electric Bass); Shane O'Donovan (Drums); Leopoldo Osio (Piano)
      Album: Culture Shock, Peter Dobai
      Duration: 7:20
    • 00:03
      Title: Aquarius -- The Zodiac Variations
      Complete Work Name: The Zodiac Variations
      Composer: Dankworth, Johnny
      Performer(s): Cleo Laine
      Performer(s): Cleo Laine, Johnny Dankworth
      Album: Let's Slip Away - Film And TV 1960 - 1973, Universal, 0-06007-5317621-4
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:08
      Title: Piano Concerto (3rd Movement) Adagio - Excerpt
      Complete Work Name: Piano Concerto
      Composer: Goss, Stephen
      Performer(s): Emmanuel Despax (Piano)
      Performer(s): Emmanuel Despax (Piano), Orpheus Sinfonia
      Album: Emmanuel Despax - Saint-Saens, Stephen Goss, César Franck (Recordno: SIGCD349), Signum Classics, SIGCD349
      Duration: 8:13
    • 00:16
      Title: Symphony No.3 (3rd Movement, Extract)
      Composer: Elgar And Payne
      Performer(s): Robert Gibbs (Violin)
      Performer(s): Robert Gibbs (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano), Bbc Symphony Orchestra
      Album: The Sketches For Symphony No.3 (Recordno: NMC D052), NMC, NMC D052
      Duration: 3:12
    • 00:21
      Title: The May Morning Dew
      Composer: Trad Arr S Keane
      Performer(s): Sean Keane
      Performer(s): Sean Keane
      Album: Portrait Best Of Sean Kea, Grapevine, GRACD299
      Duration: 4:16
    • 00:25
      Title: Humility
      Composer: Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)
      Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)
      Album: Senses, Otá, OTA 1026
      Duration: 2:57
    • 00:28
      Title: Woman Of Aran
      Composer: Hamilton / British Sea Power
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): British Sea Power
      Album: Man Of Aran - British Sea Power, Rough Trade, RTRADCD 499
      Duration: 4:34
    • 00:33
      Title: Nuud Hingvad Inimesed (Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow)
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Eve Kopli (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Eve Kopli (Soprano), Heinavanker
      Album: Songs Of Olden Times - Estonian Folk Hymns And Runic Songs (Recordno: HMU 907488), Harmonia Mundi USA, HMU 907488
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:43
      Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra -- Recuerdos De La Alhambra
      Complete Work Name: Recuerdos De La Alhambra
      Composer: Tarrega, Franciso
      Performer(s): Narciso Yepes (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Narciso Yepes (Guitar)
      Album: Tárrega - Recuerdos De La Alhambra ~~ D046409, Deutsche Grammophon, 410655
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:46
      Title: O Grande Amor
      Composer: Jobim / De Moraes
      Performer(s): Paula Morelenbaum (Vocals); Jacques Morelenbaum (Cello)
      Performer(s): Paula Morelenbaum (Vocals); Jacques Morelenbaum (Cello), Ryuichi Sakamoto (Piano); Luiz Brasil (Guitar); Zeca Assumpcao (Bass); Marcos Suzano (Percussion)
      Album: Ryuichi Sakamoto moto:tronic, sONY, Sk93044
      Duration: 4:30
    • 00:51
      Title: Don't Lose Your Faith In Me
      Composer: Chamberlain / Stapleton
      Performer(s): Freddie White (Vocals, Guitars), Trish Hickey (Backing Vocals)
      Performer(s): Freddie White (Vocals, Guitars), Trish Hickey (Backing Vocals), Brett Hirst (Bass), Pat Crowley (Piano)
      Album: Here With You (Recordno: LDCD120), Little Don Records, LDCD120
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:55
      Title: Cry Me A River
      Complete Work Name: Cry Me A River
      Composer: Hamilton, Arthur
      Performer(s): Julie London (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Julie London (Vocal), Barney Kessel (Guitar)
      Album: 100 Essential Tracks Easy Listening, Sony Music, 88697607522
      Duration: 2:59

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