The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Sept 14. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll listen to an urbane piano-player called Teddy Wilson (pictured); RTÉ lyric fm composer-in-residence Linda Buckley; folk singer Jackson C. Frank; a duet recording by guitarists Tommy Emmanuel and Martin Taylor; part of Laura Rossi's "Voices Of Remembrance"; the sublime stylings of sax-player Stan Getz; singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan, who's due to appear somewhere in Cork on Friday the 19th, during Culture Night 2014; a late Beethoven piano sonata; 3 Nick Drake recordings; and the last of the week's compositions by Peter Maxwell Davies (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start-time...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 9 May 2014

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    Scots fiddler Alasdair Fraser, Californian cellist Natalie Haas and Donegal native Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh are on an Irish tour this month and on the radio all this week on Blue

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    Peter Maxwell Davies: Sept  8th - 14th

    Scotland's Peter Maxwell Davies is a prolific composer who has written music in a variety of styles and idioms. A passionate educator, he has hosted, since the 1970s, the successful St Magnus Festival  on the Orkney Islands – his home base. We mark the composer's 80th birthday this week with a selection of suitable Blue “Max” Davies material – nightly at 10...

    The Dankworths: Sept  15th - 21st

    This week, our common thread is an English jazz dynasty: the Dankworth family. Reed-player-cum-bandleader John Dankworth worked in film and TV (he wrote “The Avengers” and the “Tomorrow’s World” themes). Wife, Cleo Laine, often recorded with him. All this week, we’ll also hear from their children, Alec and Jacqui Dankworth.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:17
      Title: Polska Efter Pelle Fors, Vikbolandet
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Hedningarna
      Performer(s): Hedningarna
      Album: Swedish Folk Music 1970 - 1990, Arsringar, MNWCD 194 - 195
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:20
      Title: L'Amour Des Moules
      Composer: Florizoone, Tuur
      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: 3:47
    • 22:32
      Title: Perfect Day
      Composer: Lou Reed
      Performer(s): Lou Reed
      Performer(s): Lou Reed
      Album: Transformer, RCA, 74321 601812
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:36
      Title: Totes Awky Momo
      Composer: Oko
      Performer(s): Shane Latimer (8-String Guitar, Electronics), Djackulate (Turntables, Tenor Sax, Kaval)
      Performer(s): Shane Latimer (8-String Guitar, Electronics), Djackulate (Turntables, Tenor Sax, Kaval), Darragh O'Kelly (Keyboards), Shane O'Donovan (Drums, Percussion, Sampler)
      Album: OKO - I Love You Computer Mountain, Diatribe, 7 00358 275456
      Duration: 2:51
    • 22:39
      Title: That's All Right
      Composer: Not Stated
      Performer(s): Jimmy Rogers (Vocal) Bill Lupkin (Harmonica), Bob Riedy (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jimmy Rogers (Vocal) Bill Lupkin (Harmonica), Bob Riedy (Piano), Freddy King, Jim Kahr (Guitar), Et Al
      Album: Livin' With The Blues - Various, Capitol Blues Collection, 7243 8 31747 2 0
      Duration: 3:07
    • 22:44
      Title: Cello Concerto (After Cello Sonata Op.36) - Andante Molto Tranquillo
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Raphael Wallfisch (Cello)
      Performer(s): Raphael Wallfisch (Cello), London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Grieg Cello Concerto and 8 Songs for Cello and Orchestra, black box, BBM1070
      Duration: 6:37
    • 22:50
      Title: Cavatina
      Composer: Ireland, John
      Performer(s): Paul Barritt (Violin)
      Performer(s): Paul Barritt (Violin), Catherine Edwards (Piano)
      Album: Ireland: The Complete Music for Violin and Piano - Paul Barritt, Catherine Edwards, Helios, CDH55164
      Duration: 2:24
    • 22:54
      Title: Bedside Manners Are Extra
      Composer: Lawson, Dave/Greenslade, Dave
      Performer(s): Dave Greenslade (Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Dave Greenslade (Keyboards), Dave Lawson (Vocals), Tony Reeves (Bass Guitar), Andrew Mcculloch (Drums), Greenslade (Band)
      Album: Bedside Manners Are Extra, Warner Bros, 7599-26866-2
      Duration: 6:24
    • 23:01
      Title: And So It Goes
      Composer: Joel, Billy
      Performer(s): Tommy Emmanuel (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Tommy Emmanuel (Guitar)
      Album: The Mystery - Tommy Emmanuel, Favored Nations Acoustic, FNA5130-2
      Duration: 3:21
    • 23:05
      Title: Lullabye
      Composer: Joel, Billy
      Performer(s): King's Singers
      Performer(s): King's Singers
      Album: Six ~~ C899204, Signum, Sigcd056
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:09
      Title: Kubrick
      Composer: Scofield, John
      Performer(s): John Scofield (Electric And Acoustic Guitar), John Medeski (Keyboards)
      Performer(s): John Scofield (Electric And Acoustic Guitar), John Medeski (Keyboards), Chris Wood (Basses), Billy Martin (Drums, Tambourine)
      Album: John Scofield - A Go Go, Verve, 539 979-2
      Duration: 2:13
    • 23:12
      Title: Blowin' In The Wind
      Composer: Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Witmark Demos: 1962 - 1964 (2-CD), Columbia / Legacy, 88897 76179 2
      Duration: 2:38
    • 23:21
      Title: Ya Mariam El Bekr
      Composer: Anon, Syria
      Performer(s): Oumeima Khalil (Chant)
      Performer(s): Oumeima Khalil (Chant), Hesperion Xxi
      Album: Orient Occident II: Hommage a la Syrie, Alia Vox, AVSA9900
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:32
      Title: The Corrie Man
      Composer: Macisaac, Alex Dan
      Performer(s): Alasdair Fraser (Fiddle) And Natalie Haas (Cello)
      Performer(s): Alasdair Fraser (Fiddle) And Natalie Haas (Cello)
      Album: Abundance, Culburnie Records, CUL124
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:35
      Title: Granny Picking Apples (Tunes)
      Composer: Trad Arr Hayes
      Performer(s): Mick O'Brien (Whistles)
      Performer(s): Mick O'Brien (Whistles), Karan Casey (Voice), Tommy Hayes (Percussion), Michele Mulcahy (Harp,Concertina), Carl Corcoran (Piano)
      Album: Apples in Winter, Irish Seed Savers Association
      Duration: 3:13
    • 23:39
      Title: The Water --
      Composer: Feist / Canning
      Performer(s): Julia Hulsmann (Piano), Tom Arthurs (Trumpet, Flugelhorn)
      Performer(s): Julia Hulsmann (Piano), Tom Arthurs (Trumpet, Flugelhorn), Marc Muellbauer (Double Bass), Heinrich Kobberling (Drums)
      Album: In Full View - Julia Hulsmann Quartet (Recordno: ECM 2306 371 7777), ECM Records, ECM 2306 371 7777
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:43
      Title: Caught A Long Wind
      Composer: Feist, Leslie
      Performer(s): Feist (Vocals/Guitars)
      Performer(s): Feist (Vocals/Guitars), Chilly Gonzales (Piano/Bass/Drums)
      Album: Metals, Polydor, 277912-2
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:49
      Title: Only The Lonely
      Composer: Cahn, Sammy/Van Heusen, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocal)
      Album: Only The Lonely, Capitol, 72434 94756 2 5
      Duration: 4:09
    • 23:58
      Title: Pieces In D Minor - I: Prelude
      Composer: Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Performer(s): José Miguel Moreno (Baroque Lute)
      Performer(s): José Miguel Moreno (Baroque Lute)
      Album: Johann Gottfried Conradi - Neue Lauten Stucke (Recordno: GCD 920113), Glossa, GCD 920113
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:01
      Title: Valse Tres Lente
      Composer: Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
      Performer(s): Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
      Album: Aldo Ciccolini - 13 Waltzes (Recordno: LDV 13), La dolce volta, LDV 13
      Duration: 4:18
    • 00:07
      Title: It Doesn't Matter Anymore
      Composer: Anka, P.
      Performer(s): Eva Cassidy
      Performer(s): Eva Cassidy
      Album: Imagine, Blix Street Records, G2-10206
      Duration: 3:09
    • 00:11
      Title: Lonely Woman
      Composer: Coleman, Ornette
      Performer(s): Misja Fitzgerald Michel (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Misja Fitzgerald Michel (Guitar), Drew Gress (Bass), Jochen Ruckert (Drums)
      Album: Misja Fitzgerald Michel: Encounter, No Format, 9831301
      Duration: 3:15
    • 00:19
      Title: Little Green
      Composer: Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Tierney Sutton (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tierney Sutton (Vocals), Turtle Island Quartet
      Album: After Blue, BFM Jazz / Challenge Records, BFM77056
      Duration: 4:53
    • 00:23
      Title: Avril 14th
      Composer: James, Richard D (Aka Aphex Twin)
      Performer(s): Alarm Will Sound (Solo Piano John Orfe)
      Performer(s): Alarm Will Sound (Solo Piano John Orfe)
      Album: Acoustica: Alarm Will Sound Performs Aphex Twin, Cantaloupe Records, CA21028
      Duration: 2:03
    • 00:25
      Title: Banks Of The Ohio
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Sandra O'Neill (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Sandra O'Neill (Vocals), Peter Chilvers (Instruments)
      Album: Far Off Country - Letka, Burning Shed, BSHED0211
      Duration: 6:44
    • 00:33
      Title: Reverie
      Composer: Regondi, Giulio
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Album: Johannes Moller - Guitar Recital, Naxos, 8.572715
      Duration: 9:59
    • 00:44
      Title: Criss Cross
      Composer: Haas, Brittany/Trueman, Dan
      Performer(s): Brittany Haas (5 Str Fiddle) And Dan Trueman (Hardanger Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Brittany Haas (5 Str Fiddle) And Dan Trueman (Hardanger Fiddle), Natalie Haas (Cell); Jordan Tice (Guitar); Corey Dimario (Bass)
      Album: Criss Cross, brittanddanband, 84501 64722
      Duration: 4:02
    • 00:48
      Title: Blackbird
      Composer: Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): David Crosby, Graham Nash (Vocals), Stephen Stills (Vocals, Acoustic Guitar)
      Performer(s): David Crosby, Graham Nash (Vocals), Stephen Stills (Vocals, Acoustic Guitar)
      Album: Allies - Crosby, Stills & Nash, Atlantic, 7 80075-2
      Duration: 3:02

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