The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Nov 29. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from part of a Mendelssohn string trio; Charlie Haden with Geri Allen and Paul Motian; Bessie Smith and her "Kitchen Man"; Dvorak's "Silent Woods"; a youthful Paul Brady, inclined to ramble; "Oriental" music by Granados; more from Felip Carbonell;s new double CD (see BLUE TUNES, below); a solo piano work by Harald Saeverud, one of Norway's most admired composers of the 20th century; 2 songs by Paul Buchanan (of The Blue Nile); re-issued Joachim Kuhn; Irish cellist-cum-singer Naomi Berrill (pictured); Patricia Barber, crooning about a "Silent Partner"; and Max Richter, on the nature of daylight. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 31 May 2014


    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 -

    Nov 23rd - 29th: Felip Carbonell

    Guitarist Felip Carbonell has worked as an arts officer, production company head and band manager. After organising Mallorcan dates for Dervish in the 1990s, he moved to Sligo. He contributes greatly to the vibrant music scene in Sligo and is an integral part of the band No Crows. Recently, Felip released his first solo project, "The Colours Of Time" - a collection of recordings that represent Felip's musical experiences in Ireland and in his native Mallorca - recorded in both locations. We air selections from the double CD all this week.

    Nov 30th - Dec 6th: Radu Lupu

    Romanian Pianist Radu Lupu is widely acknowledged as a leading interpreter of Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Schubert. Since winning the Van Cliburn Competition in 1966 he has played with all the major orchestras in the world and has appeared at all major venues and festivals up to the present day – and plans for 2016 show no letting up. This week we mark his 70th birthday by featuring recordings from his extensive catalogue. Join us nightly at 10.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:20
      Title: One Day At A Time
      Composer: Bibb / Scott
      Performer(s): Eric Bibb (Vocal, Acoustic Guitar), Chinika Simon (Backing Vocals)
      Performer(s): Eric Bibb (Vocal, Acoustic Guitar), Chinika Simon (Backing Vocals), Glenn Scott (Backing Vocals), Neville Malcolm (Upright Bass), Michael Jerome Browne (Fretless Gourd Banjo)
      Album: Jericho Road (Recordno: DFGCD 8750), Dixie Frog, DFGCD 8750
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:28
      Title: Symphony No. 3 In D Major Op. 29 ‘Polish’ - Movement Iii - Andante Elegiaco
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Complete - Disk 3, Brilliant Classics, 99792
      Duration: 9:54
    • 22:38
      Title: Continuacao
      Composer: Lenine
      Performer(s): Lenine (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Lenine (Vocal, Guitar), Joao Cavalcanti (Vocal); Bruno Giorgi (Vocal); Bernardo Pimentel (Vocal); Jr Tostoi (Programming)
      Album: Labiata, Universal, 7893251000072
      Duration: 2:00
    • 22:40
      Title: Free Spirit - Free Style
      Composer: Hanna, Roland
      Performer(s): Sir Roland Hanna (Piano)
      Performer(s): Sir Roland Hanna (Piano)
      Album: Solo Piano - Sir Roland Hanna, Storyville, 103 8424
      Duration: 4:37
    • 22:44
      Title: When You Get Home
      Performer(s): Sue Rynhart (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Dan Bodwell (Bass)
      Album: Crossings (songs for voice and double bass), Sue Rynhart, MRSUESUE001
      Duration: 1:45
    • 22:47
      Title: Zemi Me Zemi
      Composer: Traditional Serbia
      Performer(s): Amira (Vocals), Kim Burton (Guesting On Accordion)
      Performer(s): Amira (Vocals), Kim Burton (Guesting On Accordion), Bojan Z (Piano), Nend Vasilic (Bass), Bachar Khalife (Percussion)
      Album: Amulette - Amira, World Village, 450018
      Duration: 5:19
    • 22:53
      Title: Der Wanderer
      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: 5:40
    • 23:05
      Title: Maré (Tide)
      Composer: Maranhao, Rodrigo
      Performer(s): Antonio Zambujo (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Antonio Zambujo (Vocals), José Miguel Conde (Clarinet), Carlos Manuel Proenca (Acoustic Guitar), André Conde (Trombone)
      Album: Quinto - Antonio Zambujo, World Village, WVF 479069
      Duration: 2:40
    • 23:08
      Title: And So It Goes
      Composer: Joel, Billy
      Performer(s): Tommy Emmanuel (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Tommy Emmanuel (Guitar)
      Album: The Mystery - Tommy Emmanuel, Favored Nations Acoustic, FNA5130-2
      Duration: 3:21
    • 23:12
      Title: Double Concerto In B Minor (2nd Movement) Rhapsody
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Gidon Kremer (Violin)
      Performer(s): Gidon Kremer (Violin), Yuri Bashmet (Viola), Hallé Orchestra
      Album: Britten - Double Concerto, Two Portraits..., Erato Disques, 3984-25502-2
      Duration: 7:25
    • 23:19
      Title: Nocturnes - Xiii Nocturne D Minor - Lento
      Composer: Field, John
      Performer(s): John O' Connor (Piano)
      Performer(s): John O' Connor (Piano)
      Album: John Field: 15 Nocturnes - John O' Connor, Telarc, CD-80199
      Duration: 3:39
    • 23:24
      Title: Glow
      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 Vespestad (Drums)
      Album: Extended Circle - Tord Gustavsen Quartet, ECM Records, ECM 2358 376 0239
      Duration: 5:13
    • 23:29
      Title: Fundi Mea Vindi
      Composer: Mishenko, Misha
      Performer(s): Misha Mishenko (Piano)
      Performer(s): Misha Mishenko (Piano)
      Album: Strakur sem spilar mea vindi, Flowers Blossom In The Space,
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:33
      Title: Key To The Highway
      Composer: Broonzy / Seeger
      Performer(s): Big Bill Broonzy (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Big Bill Broonzy (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Century Of The Blues (Recordno: CDCD 5003), Chrome Dreams, CDCD 5003
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:37
      Title: Grigio
      Composer: Turrisi, Francesco
      Performer(s): Francesco Turrisi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Francesco Turrisi (Piano), Nick Roth (Sax); Kate Ellis (Cello); Dan Bodwell (Bass); Sean Carpio (Drums); Zohar Fresco (Perc)
      Album: Grigio, Diatribe, DIACD015
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:55
      Title: Seven Roses
      Composer: Micus, Stephan
      Performer(s): Stephan Micus (Sho, 19 Voices, Raj Nplaim)
      Performer(s): Stephan Micus (Sho, 19 Voices, Raj Nplaim)
      Album: Bold As Light, ECM Records, ECM 2173 274 3086
      Duration: 6:30
    • 00:04
      Title: Flight To Paradise
      Composer: Martin, Juan
      Performer(s): Rory Gallagher, Juan Martin (Guitars)
      Performer(s): Rory Gallagher, Juan Martin (Guitars)
      Album: Wheels Within Wheels - Rory Gallagher (Recordno: 703 82876 503872), CAPO, 703 82876 503872
      Duration: 4:29
    • 00:10
      Title: San Antonio
      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, Cello, Vibes), Nils Wulker (Flugelhorn)
      Album: The Sleep Of Reason - Ode To Goya, Act Music, 9539-2
      Duration: 3:01
    • 00:13
      Title: Ballad For The Unborn
      Composer: E.S.T.
      Performer(s): Esbjorn Svensson (Piiano)
      Performer(s): Esbjorn Svensson (Piiano), Dan Berglund (Bass), Magnus Ostrom (Drums)
      Album: Seven days of falling (Recordno: ACT 9012-2), Act Music, ACT 9012-2
      Duration: 5:32
    • 00:19
      Title: Violin Concerto In B Minor (2nd Movement) Andante
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Marat Bisengaliev (Violin)
      Performer(s): Marat Bisengaliev (Violin), West Kazakhstan Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Elgar - The Violin Music (Recordno: 8.572643-45), Naxos, 8.572643-45
      Duration: 10:52
    • 00:30
      Title: You Go To My Head
      Composer: Gillespie, Haven/Coots, Fred J
      Performer(s): Gillespie, Haven/Coots, Fred J
      Performer(s): Hugh Buckley (Gtr); Brendan Doyle (Sax)
      Album: Sweet And Lovely, Marnell Music, 245949
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:35
      Title: Little Green
      Composer: Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Tierney Sutton (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tierney Sutton (Vocals), Turtle Island Quartet
      Album: After Blue, BFM Jazz / Challenge Records, BFM77056
      Duration: 4:53
    • 00:41
      Title: 2/2
      Composer: Eno, Brian
      Performer(s): Brian Eno (Various Instruments)
      Performer(s): Brian Eno (Various Instruments)
      Album: Ambient 1 Music for Airports -- 7243 8 66495 2 2, Virgin, 7243 8 66495 2 2
      Duration: 9:38
    • 00:51
      Title: Suite D'Un Gout Etranger - La Reveuse
      Composer: Marais, Marin
      Performer(s): Chistophe Coin (Bass Viol)
      Performer(s): Chistophe Coin (Bass Viol), Christophe Rousset (Harpsichord), Vittorio Ghielmi (Bass Viol), Pascal Monteilhet (Theorbo, Guitar)
      Album: Marin Marais: Suite D'un Gout Etranger - Chistophe Coin, Christophe Rousset, Decca, 458 144-2
      Duration: 4:29
    • 00:55
      Title: Sarabanda De Scriabin
      Composer: Brouwer, Leo
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Album: Johannes Moller - Guitar Recital, Naxos, 8.572715
      Duration: 3:29

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