The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Aug 22. Eamonn links more late-night sounds on BLUE, including Dominic Marshall, a young, Amsterdam-based pianist from the UK; part of a tone poem written while a youthful Richard Strauss was holidaying in Italy; the re-issue of electronica music written for a ballet in the 1980s by Ketil Bjornstad (pictured); singer/songwriter Scott Walker; one of Daryl Runswick's "Scafra Preludes"; John Lennon's "Imagine", as you've not heard it before; Martin Carthy and Eliza Carthy; Philip Glass' "Heroes" Symphony; Ray Charles and a song about the first female singer to join his band; a sample from a new "Arctic" re-invention of jazz standards by vocalist Elvira Nikolaisen and multi-instumentalist Mathias Eick; and songs by Debussy(see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 16 May 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Each night this week, we featuring recordings by the innovative Kronos Quartet, a string quartet that has made more than 50 albums in a 40 year career.

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    Debussy: Aug 18th - 24th

    Claude Debussy’s vast output has given us masterpieces in a variety of categories such as orchestral, piano, ballet and chamber music. This week, to honour his birthdate, we shine the spotlight on the French-born composer's vocal works with settings of texts by Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire.

    The Songs of Debussy – a Blue of the Night recommendation, nightly at 10...

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:05
      Title: Little Suite In A Minor - Praludium
      Composer: Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bournemouth Sinfonietta
      Album: Scandinavian String Music, Naxos, 8.553106
      Duration: 3:34
    • 22:08
      Title: String Quartet No.14 In A Flat Major - Iii. Lento E Molto Cantabile
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Frantisek Souchek, Petr Strizek (Violins)
      Performer(s): Frantisek Souchek, Petr Strizek (Violins), Petr Holman (Viola), Vladimir Fortin (Cello)
      Album: Dvorak - Strings Quartets... Zemlinsky Quartet (Recordno: PRD / DSD 250 300), Praga Digitals, PRD / DSD 250 300
      Duration: 7:38
    • 22:17
      Title: Set Me Free
      Composer: Cale, John W.
      Performer(s): John Cale (Vocals)
      Performer(s): John Cale (Vocals)
      Album: Close Watch - An Introduction To John Cale, Island, 524 642-2
      Duration: 4:12
    • 22:21
      Title: Mama Don't Allow No.2
      Composer: Davenport, Charles Edward
      Performer(s): Washboard Sam A.K.A. Robert Brown (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Washboard Sam A.K.A. Robert Brown (Vocals), Big Bill Broonzy (Guitar)
      Album: Century Of The Blues (Recordno: CDCD 5003), Chrome Dreams, CDCD 5003
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:24
      Title: Michicant
      Composer: Vernon, Justin
      Performer(s): Justin Vernon (Vocals, Guitars)
      Performer(s): Justin Vernon (Vocals, Guitars), Bon Iver
      Album: Bon Iver: Bon Iver, Jagjaguwar, CAD3117CD
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:30
      Title: Suite
      Composer: Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Tore Brunborg (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Tore Brunborg (Tenor Saxophone), Mats Eilertsen (Double Bass), Jarle Vspestad (Drums)
      Album: The Well - Tord Gustavsen Quartet (Recordno: ECM 2237 278 5896), ECM Records, ECM 2237 278 58
      Duration: 8:22
    • 22:39
      Title: Birds In The High Hall Garden
      Composer: Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), John Lenehan (Piano)
      Album: Evening Songs, Naxos, 8.572902
      Duration: 6:30
    • 22:45
      Title: Frere Jacques Fantasie
      Composer: Grandjany, Marcel
      Performer(s): Elisabeth Chardonnet (Harp)
      Performer(s): Elisabeth Chardonnet (Harp)
      Album: Angelus - Elisabeth Chardonnet, Millenia Music, CD1001
      Duration: 4:08
    • 22:51
      Title: Victory Motel
      Composer: Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Kevin Murphy (Cello, Double Bass, Tenor Viol)
      Performer(s): Kevin Murphy (Cello, Double Bass, Tenor Viol), Thomas Haugh (Zithers, Ukelin, Percussion)
      Album: Melting Cavalry - Seti The First, Independent, www.setithefirst.bandcamp.com
      Duration: 5:06
    • 22:55
      Title: Looking Back
      Composer: Rowles / Ernst
      Performer(s): Kate Mcgarry (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Kate Mcgarry (Vocals), Keith Ganz (Guitars), Gary Versace (Keyboards), Et Al
      Album: Girl Talk (Recordno: PM 2152), Palmetto Records, PM 2152
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:03
      Title: Symphony No.1 "Titan" (3rd Movement) Feierlich Und Gemessen
      Composer: Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Mahler The People's Edition, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779260
      Duration: 10:37
    • 23:14
      Title: The Stolen Child
      Composer: Yeats / Fowler
      Performer(s): Simon Fowler (Vocals, Acoustic Guitar), Dan Sealey (Guitars, Piano)
      Performer(s): Simon Fowler (Vocals, Acoustic Guitar), Dan Sealey (Guitars, Piano), Mike Mcnamara (Bass), John Mccusker (Violins, Cittern), Andy Cutting (Melodeon)
      Album: Simon Fowler's Merrymouth, Moseley Shoals Records, OSCD7
      Duration: 2:27
    • 23:17
      Title: Rock Me
      Composer: Not Stated
      Performer(s): Muddy Waters (Vocal, Guitar), Otis Spann? (Piano)
      Performer(s): Muddy Waters (Vocal, Guitar), Otis Spann? (Piano), James Cotton (Harmonica)
      Album: Livin' With The Blues - Various, Capitol Blues Collection, 7243 8 31747 2 0
      Duration: 3:15
    • 23:19
      Title: Birds And Ships
      Composer: Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Natalie Merchant (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Natalie Merchant (Vocals), Billy Bragg (Acoustic Guitar)
      Album: Mermaid Ave; Billy Bragg & Wilco (Recordno: 7559-62204-2), Elektra, 7559-62204-2
      Duration: 2:15
    • 23:23
      Title: Blue Interlude
      Composer: Chopin
      Performer(s): Bill Evans
      Performer(s): Bill Evans, Chuck Israels (Bass), Larry Bunker Or Grady Tate (Drums), Unnamed Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Bill Evans With Symphony Orchestra, Polygram, 821 983-2
      Duration: 6:04
    • 23:30
      Title: Asleep (From Five Tango Sensations)
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Kronos Quartet
      Performer(s): Kronos Quartet, La Mystère Des Voix Bulgares
      Album: A Thousand Thoughts, Nonesuch 536952, 536952
      Duration: 5:26
    • 23:49
      Title: Here Comes The Flood
      Composer: Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Peter Gabriel (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Peter Gabriel (Vocal, Piano), Robert Fripp (Frippertronics), Brian Eno (Synth)
      Album: Exposure, DGM, DGM0601
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:53
      Title: Boubacar
      Composer: Frisell
      Performer(s): Bill Frisell
      Performer(s): Bill Frisell
      Album: The Intercontinentals, Nonesuch, 7559796612
      Duration: 6:13
    • 00:00
      Title: Everything Has Changed
      Composer: Williams, Lucinda
      Performer(s): Lucinda Williams (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Lucinda Williams (Vocals, Guitar), Bill Frisell (Guitars), Jim Keltner (Drums)
      Album: West, UMG Recordings, 0602498583487
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:04
      Title: Albert
      Composer: Scheinman
      Performer(s): Jenny Scheinman (Violin)
      Performer(s): Jenny Scheinman (Violin), Ron Miles (Cornet); Doug Wieselman (Clarinet); Bill Frisell (Guitar); Rachelle Garniez (Accordian)
      Album: 12 Songs, CryptoGramophone, CG125
      Duration: 3:27
    • 00:08
      Title: Passacaglia
      Composer: Martin, Frank
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Frank Martin: Passacaglia..., Chandos, CHAN 9312
      Duration: 12:24
    • 00:22
      Title: Mizu / Water
      Composer: Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Abdullah Ibrahim (Synthesizer)
      Performer(s): Abdullah Ibrahim (Synthesizer)
      Album: Desert Flowers - Abdullah Ibrahim, Enja, ENJ-7011 2
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:26
      Title: Serenity
      Composer: Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Abudlullah Ibrahim (Piano, Flute)
      Performer(s): Abudlullah Ibrahim (Piano, Flute), Cleave Guyton (Reeds), Eugen Bazijan, Scott Roller (Celli),
      Album: Mukashi: Once Upon A Time - Abdullah Ibrahim, Intuition, INT 3431 2
      Duration: 3:59
    • 00:34
      Title: White Cliffs Of Dover
      Performer(s): Vera Lynn
      Performer(s): Vera Lynn
      Album: Historic Voices IV: The War Years 1939-1945
      Duration: 3:29
    • 00:38
      Title: Cantus Articus - Ii: Melancholy
      Composer: Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra
      Album: Einojuhani Rautavaara - Cantus Articus..., Naxos, 8.554147
      Duration: 4:19
    • 00:42
      Title: Towards The Shore / Towards An Ending
      Composer: Bowness / Hulse / Chilvers / Jurjendal / Saks
      Performer(s): Tim Bowness (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tim Bowness (Vocals), Peter Chilvers (Keyboards, Rhythms), Robert Jurjendal (Guitars), Aleksei Saks (Trumpet), Tony Levin (Bass)
      Album: Slow Electric, Panegyric, GYRCD005
      Duration: 7:22
    • 00:52
      Title: The Night Is Blue
      Composer: Kurtz / Mills / Norvo
      Performer(s): Red Norvo (Vibes)
      Performer(s): Red Norvo (Vibes), Ben Webster (Tenor Saxophone), Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet)
      Album: The Greatest Jazz Collection (4-CD), HMV, 7243 5 35380 2 6
      Duration: 7:07

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