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    Nov 27. Wilhelm Stenhammar (pictured) was a  largely self-taught pianist, composer and conductor from Stockholm. This late 19th, early 20th, century artist created songs, choral works, orchestral, chamber and solo pieces that have dated well. On Friday's BLUE, the Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic interpret Stenhammar's "Mellanspel" (Interlude). Also tonight, Clark Terry caresses a Johnny Mandel ballad; Eamonn Cagney performs part of his own "Holy Island"; violinist Nicola Benedetti features on an RTÉ Concert Orchestra recording of a work by Brian Byrne; Ahmad Jamal accompanies the late Shirley Horn; Brad Mehldau backs mezzo soprano Anne Sofie Von Otter; Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Segal pool their resources once again; bluesman Little Milton begs to be satisfied; there's the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, from "Tveitt - A Hundred Hardanger Tunes"; movie music by Dario Marianelli; more from the debut by guitarist - and occasional singer - Felip Carbonell (see BLUE TUNES, below); new jazz by drummer/bandleader Bill Stewart; and the Kronos Quartet play music by Bryce Dessner. 10pm...

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

    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, Not Available, 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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