The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Sept 21. Tonight, Eamonn links 2 x Mendelssohn; 3 x Brad Mehldau; birthday boy Leonard Cohen (pictured); one of five melodies by Sergei Prokofiev; Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle-player with The Gloaming) and Dan Trueman (Professor of Music at Princeton University), from the forthcoming "Laghdú"; Chet Baker, bemoaning the disappearance of "The Thrill"; Catriona McKay, Chris Stout and Séamus Begley (the trio are currently on an Irish tour); part of Schumann's cello concerto; the late Kenny Wheeler, a jazz trumpeter from Canada who spent most of his career in the UK;  multi-instrumentalist Jacquelyn Hynes; classical guitarist Stefano Grondona; and the last of the week's recordings by the Dankworths (see BLUE TUNES, below), including one by Jacqui Dankworth. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 30 May 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    German baritone the late Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau would have been 89 this week. We honour that date with recordings by this legendary singer - every night this week on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    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.

    Anja Lechner/Francois Couturier - "Moderato cantabile": Sept  22nd - 28th

    For many years, classically-trained cellist Anja Lechner and jazz pianist Francois Couturier collaborated in the Tarkovsky Quartet. This month, the pair released new arrangements of works by Federico Mompou, G.I. Gurdjieff and Komitas. Hear selections from “Moderato cantabile” each night this week.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 21:59
      Title: Don't Know Why
      Composer: Harris, Jesse
      Performer(s): Norah Jones (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Norah Jones (Vocal)
      Album: Norah Jones - Come Away With Me ~~ E277101, Parlophone, 724353860929
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:02
      Title: Tennessee Waltz
      Composer: King/Stewart
      Performer(s): Norah Jones (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Norah Jones (Vocal), Joel Harrison (Guitar)
      Album: ACT: 15 Magic Years, ACT, 9470-2
      Duration: 4:24
    • 22:06
      Title: Unsaid
      Composer: Anoushka, Shankar/ Jones, Norah
      Performer(s): Norah Jones
      Performer(s): Norah Jones, Ian Burdge, Cello, Anoushka Shankar, Sitar
      Album: Traces of You, Deutsche Grammophon, 4791051
      Duration: 4:28
    • 22:21
      Title: An Die Musik D547 -- An Die Musik D547
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Dietrich Fischer Dieskau (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Dietrich Fischer Dieskau (Baritone), Gerald Moore (Piano)
      Album: Schubert: Lieder/Dietrich Fischer Dieskau, EMI Classics, 50999 9 55969 2 1
      Duration: 2:32
    • 22:24
      Title: Ad-Lib Blues
      Composer: Goodman / Christian / Young
      Performer(s): Lester Young (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Lester Young (Tenor Saxophone), Benny Goodman Sextet
      Album: Afternoon Of A Basie-ite, Proper Records, P1130
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:28
      Title: Then The Lights Go Out
      Composer: Witherspoon, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Jimmy Witherspoon (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Jimmy Witherspoon (Vocals)
      Album: Blue Velvet, Blue Note / EMI, 7243 5 21153 2 7
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:32
      Title: Burroughs' Bunker
      Composer: Davies / Gut
      Performer(s): Davies / Gut
      Performer(s): Myra Davies (Voice)
      Album: Cities and Girls, Moabit Music, moabit 17
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:36
      Title: The Song Sings Itself
      Composer: O'Beirne
      Performer(s): O'Beirne
      Performer(s): Gerry O'Beirne (Guitar)
      Album: The Bog Bodies And Other Stories, Gerry O'beirne, Gerry O'Beirne own CD
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:41
      Title: Toccata In E Minor
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Album: Bach The Toccatas, Hyperion, Cda67310
      Duration: 6:49
    • 22:47
      Title: Concerto For Two Violins, Strings And Continuo In D Minor (2nd Movement) Largo Ma Non Tanto
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Julia Fischer (Violin)
      Performer(s): Julia Fischer (Violin), Alexander Sitkovetsky (Violin), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: Julia Fischer - Bach Concertos, Decca, 4780650
      Duration: 6:41
    • 22:55
      Title: Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): David Hazeltine (Piano)
      Performer(s): David Hazeltine (Piano), George Mraz (Bass), Jason Brown (Drums)
      Album: Impromptu - The David Hazeltine Trio, Chesky Records, JD360
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:01
      Title: Só Tinha De Ser Com Vocé
      Composer: Jobim / De Oliveira
      Performer(s): Eumir Deodato
      Performer(s): Eumir Deodato
      Album: Platinum Collection Bossa Nova (Recordno: 50999 226769 2 4), EMI, 50999 226769 2 4
      Duration: 1:55
    • 23:04
      Title: Classical Fusion
      Composer: Gow
      Performer(s): Sandy Meldrum (Piano)
      Performer(s): Sandy Meldrum (Piano)
      Album: Scottish Piano Fusion ~~ R472307, Greentrax, CDTRAX298
      Duration: 4:16
    • 23:08
      Title: Strange Weirdos
      Composer: Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright Tiii (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright Tiii (Vocal, Guitar), Jebin Bruni (Piano), The Section Quartet
      Album: Strange Weirdos - Music From And Inspired By The Film "Knocked Up" (Recordno: 0888072303010), rsal Music (UK) Limited
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:18
      Title: The Low Highland
      Composer: Trad Arr Fidil
      Performer(s): Ciaran O Maonaigh (Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Ciaran O Maonaigh (Fiddle), Damien Mcgeehan (Fiddle), Aidan O'Donnell (Fiddle)
      Album: Fidil 3 ~~ PD EC, FID002CD
      Duration: 3:22
    • 23:22
      Title: Clarinet Concerto (1st Movement) Slowly And Expressively
      Composer: Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): David Shifrin (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): David Shifrin (Clarinet), New York Chamber Symphony
      Album: Coland Appalachian Spring, HMV Classics, HMV 5 867212
      Duration: 6:01
    • 23:29
      Title: Words
      Composer: Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals/Accoustic Gtrs)
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals/Accoustic Gtrs), Martin Hederos (Keys)
      Album: It All Starts With One (Recordno: DEMCD12) ~~ PD CC, Balloon Ranger Recordings, DEMCD12
      Duration: 4:24
    • 23:34
      Title: Crazy Clown
      Composer: O'Neill, Lisa
      Performer(s): Lisa O'Neill (Voice And Guitar)
      Performer(s): Lisa O'Neill (Voice And Guitar)
      Album: Has An Album, Lisa O'Neill
      Duration: 3:02
    • 23:37
      Title: Stars
      Composer: Yangchen, Soname
      Performer(s): Soname Yangchen (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Soname Yangchen (Vocals), Charlson Ximenes (Guitar), Sonny Thet (Cello), Jai Burama Mbye (Kora), Jan Robert Blumenroth (Tibetan Lute)...
      Album: Natural Mind - Soname, Enja Records, TIP-888 852 2
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:43
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major (2nd Movement) Lento
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Martin Beaver, Kikuei Ikeda (Violins)
      Performer(s): Martin Beaver, Kikuei Ikeda (Violins), Kazuhide Isomura (Viola), Clive Greensmith (Cello)
      Album: Dvorak, Smetana - Tokyo String Quartet (Recordno: HMU 807429), Harmonia Mundi, HMU 807429
      Duration: 7:13
    • 23:51
      Title: The Dreamer
      Composer: Lapthorn, Tim
      Performer(s): Tim Lapthorn (Piano)
      Performer(s): Tim Lapthorn (Piano), Navarra String Quartet
      Album: Transport - Tim Lapthorn, Pathway Records, PBCD 0105
      Duration: 4:19
    • 23:55
      Title: Wave
      Composer: Jobim
      Performer(s): Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet), Hendrik Meurkens (Piano), Giorgio Crobu (Guitar), Et Al
      Album: There Will Never Be Another You - Harry "Sweets" Edison, Nagel Heyer, NH 083
      Duration: 8:43
    • 00:16
      Title: One In A Million
      Composer: Wood/ Lupton
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Lark Descending ~~ R419805, Ruf, Rufcd10
      Duration: 9:52
    • 00:30
      Title: King Of Rome
      Composer: Sudbury
      Performer(s): June Tabor
      Performer(s): June Tabor
      Album: Aqaba, P&c Topic Records, TOPIC TSCD449
      Duration: 3:42
    • 00:35
      Title: Lullaby
      Composer: Walbert, David
      Performer(s): Richard Gilewitz (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Richard Gilewitz (Guitar)
      Album: Richard Gilewitz: The Music of David Walbert, Gillazilla, GZ7067
      Duration: 1:14
    • 00:41
      Title: Lullaby
      Composer: Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Andrew Sparling (Clarinet), James Potter (Cello)
      Performer(s): Andrew Sparling (Clarinet), James Potter (Cello)
      Album: Twentieth Century Chamber Sampler, Oxford, OUP 001
      Duration: 3:21
    • 00:45
      Title: Soft Stillness & The Night
      Composer: Ardley, Neil
      Performer(s): Neil Ardley (All Instruments)
      Performer(s): Neil Ardley (All Instruments)
      Album: Harmony Of The Spheres, Esoteric Recordings / Cherry Red, ECLEC 2096
      Duration: 7:26
    • 00:53
      Title: Prayer -- Dusk Fire
      Composer: Garrick, Michael
      Performer(s): Ian Carr (Trumpet), Don Rendell (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Ian Carr (Trumpet), Don Rendell (Saxophone), Don Rendell/Ian Carr Quintet
      Album: Shades Of Blue / Dusk Fire (Recordno: BGOCD 615), BGO Records, BGOCD 615
      Duration: 5:50

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