The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Oct 3. Tonight, we'll hear Oscar Brown Jnr sing of the "Humdrum Blues"; samples from 2 works by Debussy; hardanger fiddle-player Dan Trueman; guitarist Joel Harrison in his own right, and on a recording of "Tennessee Waltz" with Norah Jones; 2 x Ravel; a tremor generated by Dublin-based composer/producer Stephen Shannon; a modul by Nik Bartsch, Zurich-based pianist, composer and producer; poetry recitations by Vanessa Redgrave and Ralph Fiennes, as well as music by Laura Rossi, as available on "Voices Of Remembrance", an album inspired by the events of World War I; Miles & Gil play a Gershwin tune; we'll also listen to the latest recording by Marconi Union (pictured); a violin sonata by Poulenc; Joni Mitchell, from "Travelogue"; Tierney Sutton, from a tribute album to Joni; and another selection from this week's featured artist Sam Amidon (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 7 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 -

    Sam Amidon: Sept  29th - Oct 5th

    He draws on the traditional but he is decidedly contemporary. Vermont born folk singer Sam Amidon has a new album out this week.  “Lily-O” features the innovative jazz guitarist  Bill Frisell– hear tracks from it along with some of  his back catalogue. Sam is our Blue Tunes artist this week – nightly at 10.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:05
      Title: Taylor's Joy
      Composer: Mcguire
      Performer(s): Brock Mcguire Band
      Performer(s): Brock Mcguire Band
      Album: Green Grass Blue Grass, Paulman Music, PMCD001
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:08
      Title: Lowlands
      Composer: Phelan/Sheppard
      Performer(s): Anne Briggs (Sample Vocal)
      Performer(s): Anne Briggs (Sample Vocal), State River Widening
      Album: Live in Hope: The Wildlife Album 2, Market Square, MSMCD139
      Duration: 4:56
    • 22:24
      Title: Will You Love Me Tomorrow
      Composer: Goffin / King
      Performer(s): Carole King (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Carole King (Vocals), James Taylor (Backing Vocals)
      Album: Natural Woman - The Very Best Of Carole King ~~ PD EL, Columbia / Sony, SONYTV93CD
      Duration: 4:12
    • 22:29
      Title: Solarized
      Composer: Balke, Jon
      Performer(s): Jon Balke (Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Jon Balke (Keyboards), Arve Henriksen, Per Jorgensen (Trumpet, Vocals) Et Al, Cikada String Quartet
      Album: Magnetic Works 1993-2001 - Jon Balke (Recordno: ECM 2182/83 277 5156), ECM Records, ECM 2182/83 277 5156
      Duration: 6:41
    • 22:39
      Title: Lisa's Theme From Rear Window
      Composer: Waxman, Franz
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): City Of Prague Philharmonic
      Album: The Essential Alfred Hitchcock, Silva Screen, 320
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:43
      Title: Symphony No.3 (2nd Movement) Andante Pastorale -- Symphony No.3 "Sinfonia Espansiva", Op.27
      Composer: Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Lucy Hall (Soprano), Marcus Farnsworth (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Lucy Hall (Soprano), Marcus Farnsworth (Baritone), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Nielsen Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3 (Recordno: SACD LSO0722), LSO Live, SACD LSO0722
      Duration: 7:25
    • 23:03
      Title: 8 Brown Legs
      Composer: Cunliffe
      Performer(s): Nancy Elizabeth
      Performer(s): Nancy Elizabeth
      Album: Battle and Victory, Leaf Label, BAY 60CD
      Duration: 2:47
    • 23:06
      Title: Poison Tree
      Composer: Orton, Beth/ William Blake
      Performer(s): Beth Orton (Vocals/ Guitar)
      Performer(s): Beth Orton (Vocals/ Guitar), Rob Burger (All Keys), Brian Blade (Drums, Perc), Sebastian Steinberg (Bass)
      Album: Sugaring Season, Anti, 7118-2
      Duration: 4:05
    • 23:18
      Title: The Honeymoon Is Over
      Composer: Dunlea, Paul
      Performer(s): Paul Dunlea (Trombone), Danny Healy (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Paul Dunlea (Trombone), Danny Healy (Trumpet), Nick Roth (Saxophones), Eoin Walsh (Bass), Phillip Collins (Keyboards), Davie Ryan (Drums)
      Album: bi-polAr - Paul Dunlea Group, Independent, www.pauldunleamusic.com
      Duration: 8:45
    • 23:27
      Title: Let's Go Out Tonight
      Composer: P.Buchanan
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Blue Nile
      Album: Hats
      Duration: 5:18
    • 23:33
      Title: Cadence And Cascade
      Composer: Fripp / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Gordon Haskell (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Gordon Haskell (Vocals), King Crimson
      Album: In The Wake Of Poseidon - King Crimson 40th Anniversary Series, Panegyric, KCSP2
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:38
      Title: When Will Tomorrow End
      Composer: Kihlstedt, Carla
      Performer(s): Carla Kihlstedt (Trumpet Violin)
      Performer(s): Carla Kihlstedt (Trumpet Violin)
      Album: 2 Foot Yard, Tzadik, TZ7706
      Duration: 3:00
    • 23:41
      Title: Every Time
      Composer: Robinson, Jessie Mae
      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: 2:28
    • 23:45
      Title: Violin Sonata In B Flat Major K. 378 (317d) (2nd Movement) Andantino Sostenuto E Cantibile
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Anne Sophie Mutter (Violin)
      Performer(s): Anne Sophie Mutter (Violin), Lambert Orkis (Piano)
      Album: Mozart the Violin Sonatas - Anne Sophie Mutter, Lambert Orkis - Disk 2 ~~ D457704, Deustche Granmmophon, 002894775803
      Duration: 6:39
    • 23:52
      Title: Sonata K209
      Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Elena Zucchini (Classical Guitar)
      Performer(s): Elena Zucchini (Classical Guitar)
      Album: Elena Zucchini: Classical Guitar, Draft Audio
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:56
      Title: The Viola In My Life - Iii
      Composer: Feldman, Morton
      Performer(s): Feldman, Morton
      Performer(s): Marek Konstantynowicz (Viola)
      Album: Morton Feldman - The Viola In My Life, Ecm New Series 1798, 4765777
      Duration: 5:20
    • 00:08
      Title: Sofa No. 1
      Composer: Zappa, Frank
      Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)
      Album: Beyond Boundaries Guitar Solos - Michael Hedges, Windham Hill, 01934 11612 2
      Duration: 2:54
    • 00:12
      Title: The Song Sings Itself
      Composer: O'Beirne
      Performer(s): O'Beirne
      Performer(s): Gerry O'Beirne (Guitar)
      Album: The Bog Bodies And Other Stories, Gerry O'beirne, Gerry O'Beirne own CD
      Duration: 3:40
    • 00:16
      Title: Baby, It's Cold Outside
      Composer: Loesser, Frank
      Performer(s): Loesser, Frank
      Performer(s): Blossom Dearie (Vocals, Piano), Bob Dorough (Vocals)
      Album: Needlepoint Magic, Mastermix, CDCHE3
      Duration: 4:46
    • 00:25
      Title: Ma Tanan Sind, Et Oled Mind (Thank You, O Lord, For Sheltering Me)
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Eve Kopli (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Eve Kopli (Soprano), Heinavanker
      Album: Songs Of Olden Times - Estonian Folk Hymns And Runic Songs (Recordno: HMU 907488), Harmonia Mundi USA, HMU 907488
      Duration: 3:09
    • 00:29
      Title: Japanese Suite (1st Movement) Prelude - Song Of The Fisherman
      Composer: Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra, Manchester Chamber Choir
      Album: Holst: Orchestral Works, Vol. 2, CHANDOS Records, CHSA 5086
      Duration: 2:37
    • 00:39
      Title: Lift You Up And Let You Fly
      Composer: Mcquaid
      Performer(s): Sarah Mcquaid
      Performer(s): Sarah Mcquaid
      Album: The Plum Tree and the Rose, Waterbug Records, WBG104
      Duration: 3:07
    • 00:42
      Title: Let It Be --
      Composer: Mccartney, Paul
      Performer(s): Geri Allen (Piano)
      Performer(s): Geri Allen (Piano)
      Album: Grand River Crossings - Motown & Motor City Inspirations, Motema, P233768
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:46
      Title: Working Class Hero
      Composer: Lennon, John
      Performer(s): John Lennon (Vocal / Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Lennon (Vocal / Guitar), Klaus Voormann (Bass), Ringo Starr (Drums)
      Album: Plastic Ono Band, Parlophone, CDP 7 46770 2
      Duration: 3:50
    • 00:50
      Title: Here There And Everywhere
      Composer: Mccartney, Paul / Takemitsu, Toru (Compiled)
      Performer(s): Xuefei Yang (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Xuefei Yang (Guitar)
      Album: Classical Guitar by Xuefei Yang, Shine Horne Records, SC-1029
      Duration: 3:13
    • 00:54
      Title: Blue Midnight
      Composer: Motian, Paul
      Performer(s): Ralph Alessi (Trumpet), Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ralph Alessi (Trumpet), Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Album: Only Many (Recordno: CAMJ 7864-2), Cam Jazz, CAMJ 7864-2
      Duration: 5:17

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