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 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 -

    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

    • 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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