The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 5. Tonight, Eamonn links a Romanian folk dance by Bartok; the late Gerry Rafferty; a new recording by Irish resident Felip Carbonell; solo piano music by Hans Otte (pictured); singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a big band arrangement of an Astor Piazzolla tune; the slow movement of a Beethoven piano concerto; Eddie Vedder, performing a John Lennon song; a little Junior Wells; orchestrated Debussy; Norma Winstone's re-invention of a melody you may know from a Pedro Almodovar movie; solo Ketil Bjornstad; music by Karl-Birger Blomdahl; Norway's Beady Belle; Alexis Korner with Davy Graham; Britten for solo guitar; a selection from a tribute album to jazz artist Horace Parlan; and Iva Bittova puts her slant on Janacek and Moravian folk (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 8 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.

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    June 29th - July 5th: Iva Bittova sings Janácek

    Czech composer Leoš Janácek was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. This week we honour his birthdate by featuring an album in which Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet present a personal interpretation of Janácek’s collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs. Masterful accompaniment to Bittova’s stunning vocals every night this week...
     

    July 6th - 12th: Trio Mediaeval "Aquilonis"

    All this week, we’ll be listening to the latest Trio Mediaeval CD. “Aquilonis” comprises Icelandic chant, early Italian sacred songs, contemporary Swedish works, 15th-century English carols and Norwegian folk melodies; and it’s the first time the singers have accompanied themselves on instruments.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:06
      Title: Sonnet De Pétrarque
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
      Performer(s): Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
      Album: Nikolai Lugansky - Liszt, Naive / Ambroisie, AM 205
      Duration: 6:50
    • 22:19
      Title: Wallflower
      Composer: Obel, Agnes
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Piano)
      Album: Philharmonics (Recordno: PIASR 195CD), Play It Again Sam, PIASR 195CD
      Duration: 2:26
    • 22:24
      Title: (Blame It On The) Good Times
      Composer: Coen, Ray
      Performer(s): No Crows
      Performer(s): No Crows (Band), Ray Coen (Vocals/Guitar); Oleg Ponomarev (Fiddle);Anna Houston (Cello/Vocals); Eddie Lee (Bass)
      Album: Waiting for the Tide, WHRL, WHRL 0016
      Duration: 4:39
    • 22:35
      Title: Zwielicht (Twilight)
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Don Byron (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Don Byron (Clarinet)
      Album: A Fine Line, Blue Note, 7243 526 801
      Duration: 2:50
    • 22:38
      Title: Adagio & Allegro In Ab Major - I. Adagio
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Anne Gastinel (Cello)
      Performer(s): Anne Gastinel (Cello), Claire Désert (Piano), Orchestre Philharmonique De Liege
      Album: Schumann - Anne Gastinel, Naive, V 4897
      Duration: 4:48
    • 22:49
      Title: I Want You Back
      Composer: The Corporation Tm
      Performer(s): The Civil Wars
      Performer(s): The Civil Wars
      Album: Barton Hollow, Sensibility Records, 88691941852
      Duration: 3:10
    • 22:54
      Title: Peaceful Valley Boulevard
      Composer: Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Neil Young: Le Noise, Reprise, 9362 49618 6
      Duration: 7:09
    • 23:02
      Title: Sarabande --
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Gerard Mcchrystal (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Gerard Mcchrystal (Saxophone), Ulster Orchestra
      Album: Debussy & Ravel - Orchestral Works (Recordno: CHAN 9129), Chandos, CHAN 9129
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:07
      Title: La Plus Que Lente --
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
      Performer(s): Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
      Album: Aldo Ciccolini - 13 Waltzes (Recordno: LDV 13), La dolce volta, LDV 13
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:13
      Title: There Is No Greater Love
      Composer: Jones/Symes
      Performer(s): Sonny Rollins
      Performer(s): Sonny Rollins
      Album: Way Out West (Remastered), Ojc Remasters, 0888072319936
      Duration: 5:13
    • 23:18
      Title: Don't Stare At The Sun
      Composer: Hawley
      Performer(s): Richard Hawley
      Performer(s): Richard Hawley
      Album: Standing At the Sky's Edge, Parlophone, P4636992
      Duration: 5:44
    • 23:29
      Title: Symphonie Concertante In Bb Minor (1st Movement)
      Composer: Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Alban Gerhardt (Cello)
      Performer(s): Alban Gerhardt (Cello), Bbc Scottish Symphony
      Album: The Romantic Cello (Recordno: CDA6754), Hyperion, CDA6754
      Duration: 10:00
    • 23:40
      Title: Lazy Afternoon
      Composer: Moross / La Touche
      Performer(s): Art Pepper (Alto Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Art Pepper (Alto Saxophone), Marty Paich Big Band
      Album: The Modern Touch, Lonehill Jazz, LHJ10186
      Duration: 3:29
    • 23:44
      Title: Bonfires
      Composer: Jones, Ricky Lee
      Performer(s): Ricky Lee Jones
      Performer(s): Ricky Lee Jones
      Album: Balm In Gilead, Fantasy, Fantasy 088072316704
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:48
      Title: Motherless Children
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Kelly Joe Phelps (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Kelly Joe Phelps (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Lead Me On, Burnside Records, BCD-0015-2
      Duration: 7:25
    • 23:57
      Title: Blueberry Hill
      Composer: Al Lewis/Vincent Rose/Larry Lawrence Stock
      Performer(s): Louis Armstrong
      Performer(s): Louis Armstrong
      Album: Louis Armstrong: The Ultimate Collection (Box Set), Universal, 5459212
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:13
      Title: And He Will Not Come Again
      Composer: Shakespeare
      Performer(s): Frances Cooper (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Frances Cooper (Soprano), Fires Of Love
      Album: Remember me my deir - Jacobean songs of love and loss, Delphian, DCD34129
      Duration: 1:21
    • 00:15
      Title: In The Port Of Amsterdam
      Composer: Brel, Jacques
      Performer(s): Tammy Payne (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tammy Payne (Vocals), Neil Smith (Gtr), Dan Moore (Hammond), Jim Barr (Bass), Dylan Howe (Drums)
      Album: Don't Think Twice - Tamco (Recordno: EDN1022), Edition Records, EDN1022
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:18
      Title: The Bridge
      Composer: Engel, Noel Scott
      Performer(s): Scott Walker (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Scott Walker (Vocals)
      Album: Scott 2 (Recordno: 510 880-2), Fontana, 510 880-2
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:22
      Title: When The Sun Comes Out
      Composer: Arlen / Koehler
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Tenor Saxophone), Jan Johansson (Piano), Daniel Jordan (Bass), William Schiopffe (Drums)
      Album: Stan Getz At Large (2-CD) (Recordno: 103 8422), Storyville, 103 8422
      Duration: 5:46
    • 00:27
      Title: A Ballad
      Composer: Mulligan, Gerry
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Tenor Saxophone), Gerry Mulligan (Baritone Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Tenor Saxophone), Gerry Mulligan (Baritone Saxophone), Lou Levy (Piano), Ray Brown (Bass), Stan Levey (Drums)
      Album: Getz Meets Mulligan in Hi-Fi, Verve, 849 392-2
      Duration: 5:46
    • 00:34
      Title: Spiegel Im Spiegel
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin)
      Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin), Martin Roscoe (Piano)
      Album: Tabula Rasa - Arvo Part, HMV Classics, HMV 5723152
      Duration: 8:15
    • 00:42
      Title: The Sub
      Composer: 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Album: At Land - 3epkano Recordno: SPR002), Smiling Politely Records, SPR002
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:46
      Title: Bigger Than Home
      Composer: Delago, Manu
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards)
      Album: Bigger Than Home, www.sessionworkrec.com, SWR 52/13
      Duration: 4:46
    • 00:52
      Title: Amazing Grace
      Composer: Newton, Thomas
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Bass)
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Bass), Carla Bley (Piano), Liberation Music Orchestra
      Album: Not In Our Name, Gitanes / Universal France, 0602498292488
      Duration: 7:12

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