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 Friday 6 June 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Berlin-based Agnes Obel is from Denmark originally. This week, we feature songs and instrumentals from the albums she's recorded to date, including the late 2013 release Aventine.

    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

    • 22:22
      Title: Unsquare Dance -- Unsquare Dance
      Composer: Brubeck, Dave
      Performer(s): Dave Brubeck (Piano)
      Performer(s): Dave Brubeck (Piano), The Dave Brubeck Quartet
      Album: Dave Brubeck - Legacy of A Legend, Columbia/Legacy, 88697805632
      Duration: 2:02
    • 22:24
      Title: Stay Of Execution
      Composer: Roche, Cian
      Performer(s): Subject Is Five
      Performer(s): Subject Is Five
      Album: Fugue State, Angry Swan Records, AS01CD
      Duration: 3:31
    • 22:42
      Title: Masquerade (Suite From The Drama) - Romance
      Composer: Khachaturian, Aram
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Khachaturian - Spartacus (Suite No.4) / Masquerade / Circus / Dance Suite, NAXOS, 8.550802
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:46
      Title: Dolphin Dance
      Composer: Hancock, Herbie
      Performer(s): Herbie Hancock (Piano), Freddie Hubbard (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Herbie Hancock (Piano), Freddie Hubbard (Trumpet), George Coleman (Tenor Saxophone), Ron Carter (Bass), Tony Williams (Drums)
      Album: Maiden Voyage, Blue Note, 7243 4 95331 2 7
      Duration: 9:16
    • 22:55
      Title: Fillingpolka
      Composer: Ulvsand, Jens
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Jens Ulvsand (Gtr, Bouzouki, Vcls), Nicolaj Buck (All Keys, Vcls), Kristine Heeball (Vln, Vcls)
      Album: Trio Mio: Love & Cigars, Go Danis Folk Music, GOO111
      Duration: 5:22
    • 23:02
      Title: Gnossienne # 1
      Composer: Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Tony Mcmanus (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Tony Mcmanus (Guitar)
      Album: Mysterious Boundaries, Greentrax Recordings, CDTRAX 376
      Duration: 4:00
    • 23:06
      Title: Gymnopedie No.3
      Composer: Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Gerald Garcia (Guitar), Csfr State Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Chill with Satie, NAXOS, 8556781
      Duration: 2:21
    • 23:09
      Title: Quiet Steps
      Composer: Lindgren, Lasse
      Performer(s): Olavi Louhivuori (Drums, Keyboards), Lasse Lindgren (Bass, Synths)
      Performer(s): Olavi Louhivuori (Drums, Keyboards), Lasse Lindgren (Bass, Synths), Oddarang
      Album: In Cinema, Edition Records, EDN1046
      Duration: 5:25
    • 23:14
      Title: Eden-1
      Composer: Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Jun Miyake (Samples), Vincent Segal (Cellos), Ayako Tanaka (Violins)
      Performer(s): Jun Miyake (Samples), Vincent Segal (Cellos), Ayako Tanaka (Violins), Manuel Marches (Bass), Dairo Miyamoto (Flute), Nicolas Montazaud (Percussion)
      Album: Lost Memory Theatre - Act 1, yellowbird, yeb-7736 2
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:19
      Title: Willie's Lady (Child 6)
      Composer: Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Vocals, Guitars)
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Vocals, Guitars), Jefferson Hamer (Vocals, Guitar); Viktor Krauss (Bass); Tim Lauer (Accordion); Brittany Haas (Fiddle)
      Album: Child Ballads, Wilderland Records, Wilder002
      Duration: 6:18
    • 23:33
      Title: String Quartet In C (2nd Movement) Poco Adagio, Cantabile
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Kodaly Quartet
      Album: Haydn (Recordno: 8.550314) ~~ H525510, Naxos, 8.550314
      Duration: 7:59
    • 23:55
      Title: Half The World
      Composer: Buchanan
      Performer(s): Paul Buchanan
      Performer(s): Paul Buchanan
      Album: Mid Air, Newsroom Records, ROOM01
      Duration: 2:49
    • 23:57
      Title: Stairway To The Stars
      Composer: Malneck / Signorelli / Parish
      Performer(s): John Coltrane (Tenor Saxophone), Milt Jackson (Vibes)
      Performer(s): John Coltrane (Tenor Saxophone), Milt Jackson (Vibes), Hank Jones (Piano), Paul Chambers (Bass), Connie Kay (Drums)
      Album: Bags & Trane, Atlantic Masters, 81227 3685-2
      Duration: 3:30
    • 00:18
      Title: Mercy Street
      Composer: Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Peter Gabriel (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Peter Gabriel (Vocal), Ane Brun (Vocal), New Blood Orchestra
      Album: New Blood - Peter Gabriel (Recordno: 099967 915620), Real World, 099967 915620
      Duration: 5:59
    • 00:24
      Title: Drinkin' Gourd
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Eric Bibb (Vocal, Acoustic Guitar, Kalimba)
      Performer(s): Eric Bibb (Vocal, Acoustic Guitar, Kalimba), Glenn Scott (Wurlitzer, Cymbals, Djembe)
      Album: Jericho Road, Dixie Frog, DFGCD 8750
      Duration: 3:03
    • 00:28
      Title: Prelude To A Kiss
      Composer: Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals), Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet), Benny Carter (Alto Sax)
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals), Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet), Benny Carter (Alto Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano), Barney Kessel (Guitar), John Simmons (Bass), Larry Bunker (Drums)
      Album: Music For Torching / Velvet Mood, Poll Winners Records, PWR 27317
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:42
      Title: Agnus Dei (Adagio For Strings)
      Composer: Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Arietha Lockhart (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Arietha Lockhart (Soprano), Robert Shaw Festival Singers
      Album: The Best Of Barber, Telarc, CD-80632
      Duration: 10:58
    • 00:54
      Title: The Last Time I Saw Richard
      Composer: Mitchell
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell (Vocal / Piano)
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell (Vocal / Piano)
      Album: Blue, Delphi
      Duration: 4:16

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