The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Aug 31. This Sunday night happens to be the birth-date of  Israeli-American violinist-cum-conductor Itzak Perlman and Belfast-born Van Morrison. Eamonn links recordings by both artists (from "Schindler's List" and "Astral Weeks" respectively), as well a duet release by Franco-Italian duo Jean-Louis Matinier and Marco Ambrosini; as an ensemble led by Peter Wraight and Charles Webster; Greek composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured); and the last of the week's compositions by Leonard Bernstein (see BLUE TUNES, below), including a reading of "Some Other Time" by Bill Evans and Tony Bennett. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 25 May 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Each night this week, we're airing selections from "A Thousand Kisses Deep", a brilliant 2014 re-working of eleven Leonard Cohen songs by the acclaimed Irish singer Christine Tobin

     

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Leonard Bernstein: Aug 25th - 31st

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:26
      Title: Roma
      Composer: Keane, Eamon
      Performer(s): Eamon Keane
      Performer(s): Eamon Keane
      Album: Hang The Moon, EKMCD 001
      Duration: 5:18
    • 22:32
      Title: Everybody Knows
      Composer: Cohen / Robinson
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar), Huw Warren (Accordion), Dave Whitford (Bass), Adriano Adewale (Percussion)
      Album: A Thousand Kisses Deep, Trail Belle Records, TBR03
      Duration: 6:55
    • 22:56
      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
    • 23:04
      Title: Blackbird
      Composer: Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Tommy Halferty (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Tommy Halferty (Guitar), Mike Nielsen (Guitar)
      Album: In Two (Recordno: Imcd1011), Imc, Imcd1011
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:07
      Title: '56
      Composer: Toure, Ali Farka
      Performer(s): Ali Farka Toure (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ali Farka Toure (Guitar), Toumani Diabate (Kora)
      Album: Ali and Toumani, World Circuit, WCD083
      Duration: 6:57
    • 23:16
      Title: Berceuse
      Composer: Jarnfelt, Armas
      Performer(s): Maarit Kirvessalo (Violin)
      Performer(s): Maarit Kirvessalo (Violin), Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Finnish Orchestral Favourites, Naxos, 8/555773
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:18
      Title: Guirlandes, Opus 73 No.1
      Composer: Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic
      Album: The Transcendentalist, Hersey Records, Heresy 015
      Duration: 4:17
    • 23:23
      Title: Bol's Song
      Composer: Irgens-Jensen, Ludvig
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Iceland Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Norwegian Classical Favourites, Naxos, 8.557018
      Duration: 2:45
    • 23:26
      Title: Lex
      Composer: Vloeimans, Eric
      Performer(s): Eric Vloeimans (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Eric Vloeimans (Trumpet), Florian Weber (Piano)
      Album: Eric Vloeimans, Florian Weber - Live At The Concertgebouw (Recordno: CHR70165), Challenge Records, CHR70165
      Duration: 3:58
    • 23:31
      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
    • 23:33
      Title: Closing Time
      Composer: Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocals)
      Album: Closing Time (Recordno: 7559-60836-2), Elektra, 7559-60836-2
      Duration: 4:20
    • 23:38
      Title: Akh Im Champen
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Gevorg Dabagian (Duduk)
      Performer(s): Gevorg Dabagian (Duduk)
      Album: The Music Of Armenia ~~ R410508, Celestial Harmonies, 13111-2
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:42
      Title: (I Wonder) Where Our Love Has Gone
      Composer: Johnson, Buddy
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano)
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano), George Mraz (Bass), Mousie Alexander (Drums)
      Album: If I'm Lucky, Pablo / Original Jazz Classics, OJCCD-683-2
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:47
      Title: The Peacocks
      Composer: Rowles, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Tenor Saxophone), Jimmy Rowles (Piano), Elvin Jones (Drums), Buster Williams (Bass)
      Album: The Best Of The 50s And The 60s - Disc 1, Columbia Jazz, C4K 91247
      Duration: 5:42
    • 00:10
      Title: Miss Misery (Early Version)
      Composer: Smith, Elliott
      Performer(s): Elliott Smith (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Elliott Smith (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: An Introduction to Elliott Smith, Domino, WIGCD265P
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:13
      Title: Harveys Last Day
      Composer: Elfman
      Performer(s): Danny Elfman
      Performer(s): Danny Elfman
      Album: Milk - Original Soundtrack, Decca, B0012309-02
      Duration: 3:07
    • 00:16
      Title: Finale From Fahrenheit 451
      Composer: Herrmann, Bernard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Bernard Herrmann Film Scores (Recordno: 72138 35643-2), Milan Records, 72138 35643-2
      Duration: 4:38
    • 00:24
      Title: Die Blaue Stunde
      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: 5:19
    • 00:30
      Title: Finisterre
      Composer: Telfer, Ian
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals)
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals), Tim Harries (Double Bass), Andy Cutting (Accordion), Huw Warren (Piano), Mark Emerson (Viola, Violin)
      Album: Ashore, Topic Records, TSCD577
      Duration: 6:22
    • 00:37
      Title: Transfigured Night (4th Movement) Sehr Breit Und Langsam
      Composer: Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Thomas Kakuska (Viola), Valentin Erben (Cello)
      Performer(s): Thomas Kakuska (Viola), Valentin Erben (Cello), Arditti String Sextet
      Album: Schoenberg - La Nuit Transfigurée (Recordno: NC 4002), Naive, NC 4002
      Duration: 9:12
    • 00:46
      Title: Vladimir's Blues
      Composer: Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Max Richter (Piano)
      Performer(s): Max Richter (Piano), Louisa Fuller/Natalia Bonner (Violin) John Metcalf (Viola) Philip Sheppard/Chris Worsey (Cello)
      Album: Max Richter The Blue Notebooks, Max Richter, CD1304
      Duration: 1:18
    • 00:48
      Title: The Lambeg Drummer
      Composer: Mcconnell, Mickey
      Performer(s): Frank Harte (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Frank Harte (Vocal), Donal Lunny (Guitar)
      Album: Masters Of Tradition, RTÉ lyric fm, CD117
      Duration: 4:04
    • 00:52
      Title: Nightporter
      Composer: Sylvian, David
      Performer(s): David Sylvian (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): David Sylvian (Vocal, Piano)
      Album: Gentlemen Take Polaroids - Japan, Virgin, CDV2180
      Duration: 6:57

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