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    Oct 31. This Halloween night, part one of the the programme is (inevitably) designated to "Dance Of The Vampires", "Blood Count", "Totentanz", "Witchcraft", "The Child Of Dracula And Zombie", Howlin' Wolf et al... For the second half, Eamonn airs more Jacques Loussier (see BLUE TUNES, below), and a number of new releases, including a collaboration between Hardanger fiddle player Nils Okland and 2 members of Norwegian "post-rock" group The Low Frequency In Stereo; another in a series of duet recordings by Robert Fripp and Theo Travis; and Wagner's music, played by Wilhelm Latchoumia (pictured). 10pm start-time anticipated, immediately following the live opera broadcast from Wexford...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 11 May 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    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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    Jacques Loussier: Oct  27th - November 2nd
     
    Pianist Jacques Loussier turned 80 earlier this week. He's composed soundtracks for nearly 70 films but is best-known for his jazz treatments of works by Satie, Debussy, Ravel, Vivaldi, Schumann  and in particular J.S. Bach. All this week, we pay a birthday tribute on BLUE, with recordings of Loussier interpreting a number of classical composers. And we dip into two 2-CD retrospective releases which came out on Telarc in 2014: "My Personal Favorites: The Jacques Loussier Trio Plays Bach" and "Beyond Bach: Other Composers I Adore".

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:05
      Title: Whenever There Is You
      Composer: Koop
      Performer(s): Yukimi Nagano (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Yukimi Nagano (Vocals), Koop
      Album: Koop Islands (Recordno: !K7208CD), !K7, !K7208CD
      Duration: 3:01
    • 22:08
      Title: Love Comes To Me
      Composer: Bonnie Prince Billy
      Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy (Vocals), Emmett Kelly (Guitar), Daim Mccarthy (Vocals), Paul Oldham (Bass), Valgeir Sigurdsson (Mixing), Jim White (Drums
      Album: The Letting Go - Bonnie Prince Billy, Domino Records, WIGCD182
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:17
      Title: Tarentela
      Composer: Ruiz De Ribayaz, Lucas
      Performer(s): Arianna Savall (Voice, Gothic Harp, Italian Triple Harp), Petter Udland Johansen (Voice, Hardingfele, Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Arianna Savall (Voice, Gothic Harp, Italian Triple Harp), Petter Udland Johansen (Voice, Hardingfele, Mandolin), Sveinung Lilleheier (Guitar, Dobro, Voice), Miguel Angel Cordero (Dbl Bass, Voice), David Mayoral (Percussion)
      Album: Hirundo Maris (Recordno: 2227 278 4395), ECM, ECM New Series 2227 278 4395
      Duration: 4:46
    • 22:22
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In E Minor
      Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)
      Album: Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, ECM, ECM 437 189-2
      Duration: 7:23
    • 22:30
      Title: This Year's Kisses
      Composer: Berlin, Irving
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocal), Lester Young (Tenor Saxophone), Buck Clayton (Trumpet), Benny Goodman (Clarinet), Jo Jones (Drums), Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
      Album: Billie Holiday + Lester Young: A Musical Romance, Columbia/Legacy, 508606 2
      Duration: 3:10
    • 22:36
      Title: Sugar Mountain
      Composer: Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Decade, Reprise, 7599-27233-2
      Duration: 5:41
    • 22:42
      Title: Phoenix
      Composer: Niebla, Eduardo
      Performer(s): Eduardo Niebla (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Eduardo Niebla (Guitar), Salvador Niebla (Drums);
      Album: My Gypsy Waltz, LMR Records, LMR CDED2010
      Duration: 5:06
    • 22:47
      Title: Lusignac
      Composer: Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar)
      Album: Chris Wood Albion - An Anthology, Navigator Records, Navigator 29
      Duration: 3:15
    • 22:52
      Title: Symphony No.5 In C Sharp Minor (4th Movement) Adagietto. Sehr Langsam
      Composer: Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Members Of The New York Philharmonic
      Album: Mahler: Symphony No.2, Sony Classical, 517494 2
      Duration: 11:23
    • 23:09
      Title: Ceremonial Procession
      Composer: Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Sokratis Sinopoulos (Constantinople Lute And Lyre), Yiorgos Kaloudis (Cello), Andreas Katsigiannis (Santouri)
      Performer(s): Sokratis Sinopoulos (Constantinople Lute And Lyre), Yiorgos Kaloudis (Cello), Andreas Katsigiannis (Santouri), Andreas Papas (Bendir), Nikos Guinos, Marie-Cécile Boulard, Alexandros Arkadopoulos (Cl)
      Album: Medea - Eleni Karaindrou, ECM Records, ECM 2376 376 2816
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:14
      Title: I Wish My Love Was A Red Red Rose
      Composer: Trad Arr Altan
      Performer(s): Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh (Vocals), Ciaran Tourish (Fiddle), Dermot Byrne (Accordian), Ciaran Curran (Bazouki), Mark Kelly (Guitar)
      Album: Recorded Live for Marty at Midday
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:18
      Title: Josefin's Waltz
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Alisdair Fraser (Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Alisdair Fraser (Fiddle), Natalie Haas (Cello)
      Album: Fire And Grace (Recordno: Cul121) ~~ R400903, Culburnie, Cul121
      Duration: 4:11
    • 23:24
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano No.2 (2nd Movement) Lento Cantabile
      Composer: Rosenberg, Hilding
      Performer(s): Cecilia Zilliacus (Violin)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Zilliacus (Violin), Bengt-Ake Lundin (Piano)
      Album: Swedish Violin Sonatas, Phono Suecia, PSCD 705
      Duration: 8:13
    • 23:32
      Title: Suite For Violin And String Orchestra - Ii. Evening In Spring
      Composer: Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Dong-Suk Kang (Violin)
      Performer(s): Dong-Suk Kang (Violin), Lahti Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Finlandia - A Festival Of Finnish Music, BIS, BIS-CD-575
      Duration: 2:55
    • 23:36
      Title: Song Of Solomon
      Composer: Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Kate Bush (Vocals, Piano, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Kate Bush (Vocals, Piano, Keyboards), Steve Gadd (Drums), Dave Mcintosh (Guitars), John Giblin (Bass), Trio Bulgarka
      Album: Director's Cut ~~ PD EL, Fish People, 5099902777221
      Duration: 4:44
    • 23:41
      Title: Still Learning
      Composer: Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Arne Jansen (Guitars), Andreas Edelmann (Bass), Eric Schaefer (Drums)
      Performer(s): Arne Jansen (Guitars), Andreas Edelmann (Bass), Eric Schaefer (Drums), Friedrich Paravicini (Keyboards, Vibes), Stephan Braun (Cello)
      Album: The Sleep Of Reason - Ode To Goya (Recordno: 9539-2), Act Music, 9539-2
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:48
      Title: The Apparent Chaos Of Blue
      Composer: Travis / Fripp
      Performer(s): Theo Travis (Alto Flute)
      Performer(s): Theo Travis (Alto Flute), Robert Fripp (Guitar)
      Album: Thread, Panegyric, gyrcd001
      Duration: 8:50
    • 00:01
      Title: Piano Sonata No. 3 In D Major (2nd Movement) Andantino Cantabile
      Composer: Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Luiza Borac (Piano)
      Performer(s): Luiza Borac (Piano)
      Album: Enescu: Piano Music Volume 2 - Luiza Borac - Disk 2, Avie, AV25081
      Duration: 9:11
    • 00:11
      Title: I Only Have Time To Say I Love You
      Composer: Kelehan, Noel
      Performer(s): Noel Kelehan Quintet
      Performer(s): Noel Kelehan Quintet, Keith Donald (Sax); Mike Nolan (Flugel); Frank Wess (Bass), Noel Kelehan (Piano); John Wadham (Drums)
      Album: Ozone, Beechpark Records
      Duration: 5:05
    • 00:16
      Title: The Thrill Is Gone
      Composer: Brown / Henderson
      Performer(s): Chet Baker (Vocal, Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Chet Baker (Vocal, Trumpet)
      Album: Chet Baker Sings And Plays Standards, Disky, SI 903625
      Duration: 2:51
    • 00:20
      Title: Little Mama
      Composer: Fogarty, Seamus
      Performer(s): Seamus Fogarty (Voice/Instruments)
      Performer(s): Seamus Fogarty (Voice/Instruments)
      Album: God Damn You Mountain, Lost Map, LONG 004
      Duration: 4:12
    • 00:24
      Title: Meadowlarks
      Composer: Pecknold, Robin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Fleet Foxes
      Album: Fleet Foxes, Bella Union, BELLA2CD167
      Duration: 3:11
    • 00:27
      Title: England Has My Man
      Composer: O'Neill, Lisa
      Performer(s): Lisa O'Neill (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Lisa O'Neill (Guitar/Vocals), Mossy Nolan (Guitar,Bouzouki); David Kitt (Various Instruments/Vocals)
      Album: Same Cloth Or Not, Lisa O'Neill/Domino, LONCD002
      Duration: 3:15
    • 00:32
      Title: Tabula Rasa - Silentium
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Leslie Hatfield (Violin)
      Performer(s): Leslie Hatfield (Violin), Rebecca Hirsch (Violin), Ulster Orchestra
      Album: Part - Tabula Rasa..., Naxos, 8.554591
      Duration: 14:41
    • 00:47
      Title: Nones But The Rain
      Composer: Van Zandt, Townes
      Performer(s): Townes Van Zandt (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Townes Van Zandt (Guitar)
      Album: Legend: The Very Best of Townes van Zandt (Recordno: SNAP 294 CD), Licensemusic, SNAP 294 CD
      Duration: 2:21
    • 00:49
      Title: Lili Marleen
      Composer: Schultze/Leip
      Performer(s): Theo Bleckmann (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Theo Bleckmann (Vocal), Fumio Yasuda (Piano)
      Album: Berlin ~~ PDRB, Winter & Winter, 910 138-2
      Duration: 5:49
    • 00:55
      Title: Lullaby
      Composer: Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright Iii (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright Iii (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Essential recordings: One man Guy - Loudon Wainwright III (Recordno: 11661-3262-2), Rounder Records, 11661-3262-2
      Duration: 2:53

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