The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Nov 23.  Tonight, we hear a new recording of Saint-Saens' "La muse et le poete"; Stanley Clarke, recorded live in Japan with Chick Corea; 3 x Lennon McCartney; part of a mass by Guillaume Dufay; solo Abdullah Ibrahim; Babe Kyro (or Karo) Lemon Turner sings about "Black Ace"; Claudia Schwab plays the cello; also coming our way, the last selection of the week from Anouar Brahem (see BLUE TUNES, below), specifically a track from the CD "The Astounding Eyes Of Rita"; Eddie Vedder, on ukelele; the slow movement of a string quartet by Smetana; and Matt Dennis, bemoaning the sale of a cottage. 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 -

     

    Anouar Brahem: November 17th - 23rd

    Tunisian oud-player Anouar Brahem has over the years created his own delicate sound – deeply rooted in Arabic classical and folk music yet infused with contemporary jazz sensibilities. His music is the real example of fusion – a troubadour of world music; Brahem’s extensive ca
    talogue on ECM Records is our Blue Tunes focus all this week.
     

    Teddy Wilson: November 24th - 30th

    From the 1930s until the 1980s, Teddy Wilson provided accompaniment for Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lester Young et al. He was Billie Holiday's musical director and made a number of fine albums under his own name. This polished pianist is featured each night this week on Blue.
     

    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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