The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    July 26. Tonight, we'll hear some of the music pianist/composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured) provided for Giorgos Cheimonas' modern Greek adaptation of "Medea"; Ryuichi Sakamoto with - and without - David Sylvian; a new recording by jazz trumpeter Jason Palmer; another lyrical interpretation of Grieg by Javier Perianes; guitarists Kelly Joe Phelps and Marc Ribot; Irish guitarist John O'Shea; the New Blood Orchestra, performing an alternate instrumental version of Peter Gabriel's "The Nest That Sailed The Sky"; new John Metcalfe; a J.S. Bach adagio; the last 2 cuts of the week from Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below), including an Arlen/Mercer song; a Magnificat by Orlando de Lassus; and Italian guitarist Peo Alfonsi joined by vocalist Ivan Lopez. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 31 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 -

    July 20th - 26th: Helen Merrill

    Helen Merrill sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Hank Jones, Stan Getz et al, each night this week on BLUE.

    July 27th - August 3rd: Nocturnes

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for The Blue Of The Night.

     

    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, www.mishamishenko.com
      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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