The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Oct 19. Emil Gilels (pictured) was born on this day in 1916. On tonight's BLUE, he plays a well-known Beethoven piece; as does the Tokyo String Quartet; Eamonn also links duetting pianists Kevin Hays and Brad Mehldau; Peter Gabriel with Robert Fripp; business graduate-cum-oud-player Attab Haddad; we'll hear a new recording from Germany's Felice Sound Orchestra; Paris-based Jun Miyake; music by Welsh composer Stephen Goss; a rarity - flute featured in the Ellington Orchestra - from "the New Orleans Suite"; and Theo Bleckmann (see BLUE TUNES, below) sings a song that will be familiar to Marlene Dietrich fans. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 1 June 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.

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    Franz Liszt: Oct  20th - 26th
     
    Fransz Liszt is remembered as a virtuoso. Much of his self-composed concert repertoire is considered to be the most technically-difficult music written for piano. In the week of the anniversary of his birth, "The Blue Of The Night" features Liszt's late career compositions, including low-key pieces for cello and piano performed by, amongst others, Paul Lewis, Nikolai Lugansky, Pascal Amoyel and Emmanuelle Bertrand. Join us any night between now and Sunday, from 10pm...
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:11
      Title: Blues Is A Woman
      Composer: Cadrez, F.
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar), Maxwell Davis (Tenor Sax), Willard Mcdaniel? (Piano)
      Album: T-Bone Walker - The Complete Imperial Recordings 1950-1954, EMI Blues Series, EMI CDP-7-96737-2
      Duration: 2:48
    • 22:15
      Title: Concerto For Guitar And String Orchestra (3rd Movement)
      Composer: Giuliani, Mauro
      Performer(s): Pepe Romero (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pepe Romero (Guitar), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: Giuliani: Complete Guitar Concertos, Philips, 454262-2
      Duration: 6:54
    • 22:21
      Title: Procedentem Sponsum
      Complete Work Name: Procedentem Sponsum
      Composer: Anonymous
      Performer(s): Jan Garbarek (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Jan Garbarek (Saxophone), Hilliard Ensemble
      Album: Officium (Recordno: ECM New Series 1525) ~~ CDC485106, ECM, ECM New Series 1525
      Duration: 2:50
    • 22:25
      Title: Eleanor Plunkett
      Composer: Carolan, Turlough O
      Performer(s): Mark Anthony Mcgrath (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Mark Anthony Mcgrath (Guitar)
      Album: Mark Anthony McGrath: Champagne & Onions, Mark Anthony McGrath, MA-MCG 4
      Duration: 6:50
    • 22:33
      Title: Head And Heart
      Composer: Martyn, John
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Album: Bless the Weather, Island, IMCD135
      Duration: 4:54
    • 22:38
      Title: The Way It Will Be
      Composer: Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Gillian Welch (Vocal, Guitar, Banjo, Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Gillian Welch (Vocal, Guitar, Banjo, Harmonica), David Rawlings (Vocal, Guitar, Banjo, Harmonica)
      Album: The Harrow & The Harvest, Acony, 5052498671724
      Duration: 4:47
    • 22:52
      Title: Du Bist Die Ruh --
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
      Performer(s): Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Gerald Moore (Piano)
      Album: Franz Schubert -Lieder, Deutsche Gramaphon, 431 085-2
      Duration: 4:13
    • 22:58
      Title: Lydia's Crush
      Composer: Jacob, Christian
      Performer(s): Christian Jacob (Piano)
      Performer(s): Christian Jacob (Piano), Trey Henry (Bass), Ray Brinker (Drums)
      Album: Styne & Mine - The Christian Jacob Trio (Recordno: 0401), WilderJazz, 0401
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:04
      Title: La Chambre
      Composer: Brahem, Anour
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud)
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud), Francois Couturier (Piano); Jean-Louis Matinier (Accordian)
      Album: Le Voyage de Sahar (Recordno: ECM 1915 987 4651), ECM, ECM 1915 987 4651
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:14
      Title: Ali Farka Toure
      Composer: Diabate, Toumani
      Performer(s): Toumani Diabate (Kora)
      Performer(s): Toumani Diabate (Kora)
      Album: The Mandé Variations, World Circuit, WCD079
      Duration: 6:20
    • 23:21
      Title: Chamber Symphony - V Largo
      Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Australian Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Australian Chamber Orchestra - Spirit, Sony Music Entertainment, SK62005
      Duration: 4:40
    • 23:38
      Title: Fascinating Rhythm
      Composer: Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocals), Nelson Riddle Orchestra
      Album: Oh Lady Be Good! Best of the Gershwin Songbook, PROMO
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:41
      Title: Once In A Blue Moon (Instrumental)
      Composer: Bacharach, Burt
      Performer(s): Nat King Cole (Piano)
      Performer(s): Nat King Cole (Piano)
      Album: Magic Moments - The Definitive Burt Bacharach Collection - CD1, Rhino, 2564 69335 9
      Duration: 2:57
    • 23:44
      Title: It's A Lonesome Old Town
      Composer: Tobias / Kisco
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocals)
      Album: Only The Lonely (Recordno: 72434 94756 2 5), Capitol, 72434 94756 2 5
      Duration: 4:16
    • 23:49
      Title: Freedom/Saoirse
      Composer: Hayes/Cahill/O'Lionaird/O Raghallagh/Bartlett
      Performer(s): Iarla O'Lionaire (Vocals); Thomas Bartlett (Piano)
      Performer(s): Iarla O'Lionaire (Vocals); Thomas Bartlett (Piano), Caoimhin O Raghallaigh (Hardanger D'Amore); Martin Hayes (Fiddle); Dennis Cahill (Guitar)
      Album: The Gloaming, Real World Records, Promo Copy
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:57
      Title: Nearer My God To Thee
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Mississippi John Hurt (Vocals/ Guitar)
      Performer(s): Mississippi John Hurt (Vocals/ Guitar)
      Album: Mississippi John Hurt: Complete Studio Recordings, Vanguard Masters, 3VCD181
      Duration: 3:27
    • 00:07
      Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano In D Minor (1st Movement) Prologue
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Anne Gastinel (Cello)
      Performer(s): Anne Gastinel (Cello), Claire Désert (Piano)
      Album: Franck, Debussy, Poulenc - Anne Gastinel, Claire Désert, Naive, V 5259
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:11
      Title: Ubi Caritas -- Not Available
      Composer: Anon
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Monks Of Glenstal Abbey
      Album: The Monks of Glenstal Abbey - Gregorian Chant, RTE / Ainm Records, Cd202
      Duration: 2:35
    • 00:14
      Title: Ninety Six
      Composer: Moriarty
      Performer(s): John Moriarty (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Moriarty (Guitar), Randy Ingram(Piano); Adam Pache (Drums); Matt Clohesy(Bass)
      Album: Echoes, Lyte Records, LR019
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:20
      Title: For You
      Composer: Chapman,Tracy
      Performer(s): Tracy Chapman (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Tracy Chapman (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Tracy Chapman, Elektra, 7559-60774-2
      Duration: 3:09
    • 00:24
      Title: Dirty Overalls
      Composer: Guthrie, Woody
      Performer(s): Woody Guthrie (Guitar & Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Woody Guthrie (Guitar & Fiddle), Cisco Houston
      Album: Woody Guthrie Sings Folk Songs, Smithsonian Folkways, SF40007
      Duration: 1:58
    • 00:26
      Title: Birds And Ships
      Composer: Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Natalie Merchant (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Natalie Merchant (Vocals), Billy Bragg (Acoustic Guitar)
      Album: Mermaid Ave; Billy Bragg & Wilco (Recordno: 7559-62204-2), Elektra, 7559-62204-2
      Duration: 2:15
    • 00:28
      Title: Ingrid Bergman
      Composer: Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Billy Bragg (Acoustic Guitar/Vocal)
      Performer(s): Billy Bragg (Acoustic Guitar/Vocal)
      Album: Mermaid Ave; Billy Bragg & Wilco (Recordno: 7559-62204-2), Elektra, 7559-62204-2
      Duration: 1:50
    • 00:37
      Title: Cello Suite In G Minor - I: Prelude
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Hopkinson Smith (Lute)
      Performer(s): Hopkinson Smith (Lute)
      Album: Bach Suites Nos.4,5,6 (Recordno: E 8938), Naive, E 8938
      Duration: 5:32
    • 00:50
      Title: Cry Me A River
      Complete Work Name: Cry Me A River
      Composer: Hamilton, Arthur
      Performer(s): Julie London (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Julie London (Vocal), Barney Kessel (Guitar)
      Album: 100 Essential Tracks Easy Listening, Sony Music, 88697607522
      Duration: 2:59
    • 00:53
      Title: String Quartet No.1 - Largo Funebre
      Composer: Egge, Klaus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Oslo String Quartet
      Album: Norwegian 20th Century String Quartets, Naxos, 8.554384
      Duration: 5:40

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