The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Oct 3. Tonight, we'll hear Oscar Brown Jnr sing of the "Humdrum Blues"; samples from 2 works by Debussy; hardanger fiddle-player Dan Trueman; guitarist Joel Harrison in his own right, and on a recording of "Tennessee Waltz" with Norah Jones; 2 x Ravel; a tremor generated by Dublin-based composer/producer Stephen Shannon; a modul by Nik Bartsch, Zurich-based pianist, composer and producer; poetry recitations by Vanessa Redgrave and Ralph Fiennes, as well as music by Laura Rossi, as available on "Voices Of Remembrance", an album inspired by the events of World War I; Miles & Gil play a Gershwin tune; we'll also listen to the latest recording by Marconi Union (pictured); a violin sonata by Poulenc; Joni Mitchell, from "Travelogue"; Tierney Sutton, from a tribute album to Joni; and another selection from this week's featured artist Sam Amidon (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 2 May 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    International Jazz Day Apr 30 this is part sponsored by the Thelonius Monk Institute - so our Blue Tunes spotlight shines on Monk all this week- be prepared for the unorthodox.

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    Sam Amidon: Sept  29th - Oct 5th

    He draws on the traditional but he is decidedly contemporary. Vermont born folk singer Sam Amidon has a new album out this week.  “Lily-O” features the innovative jazz guitarist  Bill Frisell– hear tracks from it along with some of  his back catalogue. Sam is our Blue Tunes artist this week – nightly at 10.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:13
      Title: Como A Cada Manana
      Composer: Ferrer
      Performer(s): Rene Ferrer (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Rene Ferrer (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Café Cubano, Putumayo, PUT278-2
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: Dance Me To The End Of Love
      Composer: Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar), Nick Smart (Trumpet), Dave Whitford (Bass)
      Album: A Thousand Kisses Deep, Trail Belle Records, TBR03
      Duration: 5:53
    • 22:23
      Title: Vil Du Som Jeg
      Composer: Blum/Haugaard
      Performer(s): Helene Blum (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Helene Blum (Vocal)
      Album: Folk & Roots from Denmark 2009, Danish Folk Council, Promo CD
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:27
      Title: Like Organza
      Composer: Eno / Wobble
      Performer(s): Brian Eno (Synths / Treaments)
      Performer(s): Brian Eno (Synths / Treaments), Jah Wobble (Bass)
      Album: Spinner, All Saints Records, HNCD 1495
      Duration: 2:45
    • 22:44
      Title: Bruder Des Schattens
      Composer: Fricke, Florian
      Performer(s): Florian Fricke (Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Florian Fricke (Keyboards), Daniel Fichelscher (Guitars), Alois Gromer (Sitar), Bob Eliscu (Oboe), Ted De Jong (Tanboura)
      Album: Nosferatu (Werner Herzog) OST, SPV Recordings, SPV 085-70192
      Duration: 5:43
    • 22:50
      Title: Carey
      Composer: Mitchell
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell (Vocal), Stephen Stills (Guitar & Bass); Russ Kunkel (Drums)
      Album: Blue, Reprise, 7599-27199-2
      Duration: 3:03
    • 22:54
      Title: Bluesology
      Composer: Jackson, Milt
      Performer(s): Jim Hart (Vibes), Barry Green (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jim Hart (Vibes), Barry Green (Piano), Matt Ridley (Dbl Bass), Steve Brown (Drums)
      Album: MJQ Celebration, King's Gambit Records, KGR 001
      Duration: 6:27
    • 23:00
      Title: What What What
      Composer: Caoimhin O' Raghallaigh
      Performer(s): This Is How We Fly
      Performer(s): This Is How We Fly
      Album: This Is How We Fly, Playing With Music, Pwm14
      Duration: 3:52
    • 23:07
      Title: Psyclepath
      Composer: Caffrey, Greg
      Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar)
      Album: Ogden/Caffrey: First Construction in Nylon, Cactus Records, RD12:09CD2
      Duration: 2:25
    • 23:09
      Title: Hard Times Come Again No More
      Composer: Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): James Taylor (Guitar & Vocal)
      Performer(s): James Taylor (Guitar & Vocal), Mark O'Connor (Violin); Yo-Yo Ma (Cello); Edgar Meyer (Bass)
      Album: Appalachian Journey, Sony, Sk66782
      Duration: 3:43
    • 23:14
      Title: Prelude No. 7 In E Flat Major Bwv852
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Album: Bach -The Well Tempered Clavier - Angela Hewitt, Hyperion, CDS44291
      Duration: 3:34
    • 23:22
      Title: Don't Want To Know
      Composer: Martyn, John
      Performer(s): John Martyn (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Martyn (Vocal, Guitar), John Bundrick (Keyboards), Dave Mattacks (Drums), Dave Pegg (Bass), Danny Thompson (Dbl Bass)
      Album: Solid Air, Island, IMCD 274548147-2
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:26
      Title: The Forfar Sodger
      Composer: Traditional Scottish
      Performer(s): Aileen Carr (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Aileen Carr (Vocals)
      Album: Folk Songs Of North East Scotland (Recordno: CDTRAX 5003), Greentrax Recordings, CDTRAX 5003
      Duration: 3:03
    • 23:36
      Title: Willow Weep For Me
      Composer: Ronnell, Ann
      Performer(s): Thelonious Monk (Piano), Milt Jackson (Vibes)
      Performer(s): Thelonious Monk (Piano), Milt Jackson (Vibes), Al Mckibbon (Bass), Art Blakey (Drums)
      Album: Thelonious Monk Vol.2 - Let's Cool One (Recordno: 8.120673), Naxos, 8.120673
      Duration: 3:02
    • 23:40
      Title: Women Of Britain: Warren. To My Dearly Beloved Boy / It's A Beautiful August Monring / Your First Factory / You Set Out For A Training Camp
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Samuel West (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Samuel West (Narrator), Hallé
      Album: Britten To America - Music For Radio And Theatre, NMC Recordings, NMC D190
      Duration: 6:53
    • 23:47
      Title: Corpus Christi Carol
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Matthew Barley (Cello)
      Performer(s): Matthew Barley (Cello)
      Album: Matthew Barley: The Silver Swan, Black Box, BBM1068
      Duration: 3:02
    • 23:52
      Title: Across The Universe
      Composer: Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): John Lennon (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Lennon (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: The Beatles Anthology 2, Apple, 7243 8 34448 2 3
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:55
      Title: She's That Kind Of Mystery
      Composer: Morrissey, Bill
      Performer(s): Bill Morrissey (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bill Morrissey (Vocals, Guitar), Robin Batteau (Violin), Richard Gates (Bass), Shawn Colvin (Vocal)
      Album: The Singer Songwriter Collection, Rounder Heritage, 1166-11591-2
      Duration: 3:26
    • 00:00
      Title: The Henrysons
      Composer: Muthspiel, Wolfgang
      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: 7:04
    • 00:08
      Title: Duo For Cello And Piano Op. 59 - Movement I - Andantino
      Composer: Raff, Joachim
      Performer(s): Daniel Muller-Schott (Cello)
      Performer(s): Daniel Muller-Schott (Cello), Robert Kulek (Piano), Bamberger Symphoniker
      Album: Raff: Cello Concertos - Muller-Schott ~~ CDH7819, Tudor, Tudor 7121
      Duration: 6:51
    • 00:20
      Title: Here's That Rainy Day
      Composer: Van Heusen / Burke
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Sax)
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Sax), Jim Hall (Guitar), Percy Heath (Bass), Connie Kay (Drums)
      Album: Feeling Blue, Camden, 74321 400552
      Duration: 5:43
    • 00:25
      Title: Know
      Composer: Drake
      Performer(s): Nick Drake (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Nick Drake (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Pink Moon, Island, IMCD71
      Duration: 2:22
    • 00:35
      Title: Sisters Of Mercy
      Composer: Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen (Vocal)
      Album: Songs of Leonard Cohen ~~ B496705, Columbia, 4686002
      Duration: 3:34
    • 00:38
      Title: Mike's Fancy
      Composer: Durack, Austin
      Performer(s): Austin Durack (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Austin Durack (Guitar)
      Album: Fingerpicker, Austin Durack, AMD006
      Duration: 2:06
    • 00:44
      Title: The Blue Bird Variations Theme
      Complete Work Name: Theme
      Composer: Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Conventus
      Performer(s): Conventus, Andrew West (Piano) Janet Coxwell (Soprano), English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Blue In Blue, Black Box, Bbm1081
      Duration: 5:28
    • 00:56
      Title: Humility
      Composer: Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)
      Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)
      Album: Senses, Otá, OTA 1026
      Duration: 2:57

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