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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 Friday 2 May 2014


    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.

      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

    • 22:13
      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: 232:00
    • 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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