The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

***final broadcast Dec 2015***

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

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.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Little Suite In A Minor - Praludium

Composer: Nielsen, Carl

Performer(s): Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Album: Scandinavian String Music / Naxos / 8.553106

Duration: 3:34


Title: String Quartet No.14 In A Flat Major - Iii. Lento E Molto Cantabile

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

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


Title: Set Me Free

Composer: Cale, John W.

Performer(s): John Cale (Vocals)

Album: Close Watch - An Introduction To John Cale / Island / 524 642-2

Duration: 4:12


Title: Mama Don't Allow No.2

Composer: Davenport, Charles Edward

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


Title: Michicant

Composer: Vernon, Justin

Performer(s): Justin Vernon (Vocals, Guitars), Bon Iver

Album: Bon Iver: Bon Iver / Jagjaguwar / CAD3117CD

Duration: 3:45


Title: Suite

Composer: Gustavsen, Tord

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


Title: Birds In The High Hall Garden

Composer: Delius, Frederick

Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), John Lenehan (Piano)

Album: Evening Songs / Naxos / 8.572902

Duration: 6:30


Title: Frere Jacques Fantasie

Composer: Grandjany, Marcel

Performer(s): Elisabeth Chardonnet (Harp)

Album: Angelus - Elisabeth Chardonnet / Millenia Music / CD1001

Duration: 4:08


Title: Victory Motel

Composer: Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.

Performer(s): Kevin Murphy (Cello, Double Bass, Tenor Viol), Thomas Haugh (Zithers, Ukelin, Percussion)

Album: Melting Cavalry - Seti The First / Independent /

Duration: 5:06


Title: Looking Back

Composer: Rowles / Ernst

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


Title: Symphony No.1 "Titan" (3rd Movement) Feierlich Und Gemessen

Composer: Mahler, Gustav

Performer(s): Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Mahler The People's Edition / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779260

Duration: 10:37


Title: The Stolen Child

Composer: Yeats / Fowler

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


Title: Rock Me

Composer: Not Stated

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


Title: Birds And Ships

Composer: Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy

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


Title: Blue Interlude

Composer: Chopin

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


Title: Asleep (From Five Tango Sensations)

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Kronos Quartet, La Mystère Des Voix Bulgares

Album: A Thousand Thoughts / Nonesuch 536952 / 536952

Duration: 5:26


Title: Here Comes The Flood

Composer: Gabriel, Peter

Performer(s): Peter Gabriel (Vocal, Piano), Robert Fripp (Frippertronics), Brian Eno (Synth)

Album: Exposure / DGM / DGM0601

Duration: 4:07


Title: Boubacar

Composer: Frisell

Performer(s): Bill Frisell

Album: The Intercontinentals / Nonesuch / 7559796612

Duration: 6:28


Title: Everything Has Changed

Composer: Williams, Lucinda

Performer(s): Lucinda Williams (Vocals, Guitar), Bill Frisell (Guitars), Jim Keltner (Drums)

Album: West / UMG Recordings / 0602498583487

Duration: 3:38


Title: Albert

Composer: Scheinman

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


Title: Passacaglia

Composer: Martin, Frank

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Frank Martin: Passacaglia... / Chandos / CHAN 9312

Duration: 12:24


Title: Mizu / Water

Composer: Ibrahim, Abdullah

Performer(s): Abdullah Ibrahim (Synthesizer)

Album: Desert Flowers - Abdullah Ibrahim / Enja / ENJ-7011 2

Duration: 4:09


Title: Serenity

Composer: Ibrahim, Abdullah

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


Title: White Cliffs Of Dover

Performer(s): Vera Lynn

Album: Historic Voices IV: The War Years 1939-1945

Duration: 3:29


Title: Cantus Articus - Ii: Melancholy

Composer: Rautavaara, Einojuhani

Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Einojuhani Rautavaara - Cantus Articus... / Naxos / 8.554147

Duration: 4:19


Title: Towards The Shore / Towards An Ending

Composer: Bowness / Hulse / Chilvers / Jurjendal / Saks

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


Title: The Night Is Blue

Composer: Kurtz / Mills / Norvo

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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Presenters: Eamonn Lenihan (Fri-Sun)

Producer: Ian McGlynn


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