The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 27. The surname Granados - we're told - translates from the Spanish as "distinguished". On Sunday's BLUE, we'll listen to 2 distinguished pieces of music by Enrique Granados, who was born in Spain on this very day in 1867. Also coming our way tonight, new jazz from Hamburg guitarist Andreas Dopp; a selection from a new recording of Prokofiev violin sonatas by Alina Ibragimova and Steven Osborne; a sample from the 2014 debut CD by German trumpeter Benny Brown; choral octet voces 8, from the newly-issued "Eventide"; more Piazzolla featuring bandonéon-player Pablo Mainetti; jazz singer/songwriter Karen Mantler; the final two recordings of the week by Talich Quartet (see BLUE TUNES, below); and ECM artist Maria Pia De Vito with Francois Couturier, Anja Lechner and Michele Rabbia. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 13 June 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    German experimental pianist Hauschka is under the Blue spotlight - prepared piano, exciting soundscapes, solo works plus his recent duet outing with violinist Hilary Hahn.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Talich Quartet: July 21st - 27th

    Václav Talich was music director of the Czech Philharmonic from 1919 to 1939 .His nephew, Jan Talich Snr, founded the Talich Quartet in 1964. Three decades later, his son, Jan Talich Jnr, took the first violin chair in the quartet. In this, its 50th anniversary, we feature a number of Talich releases, including recent recordings of works by Mendelssohn, Brahms and Kalliwoda. Join us for Talich Quartet, each night this week on Blue.

    Picture by David Goldman

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: One Of These Things First
      Composer: Drake
      Performer(s): Nick Drake
      Performer(s): Nick Drake
      Album: Bryter Layter, Island, IMCD71
      Duration: 5:01
    • 22:09
      Title: The Butcher's Boy
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Jackie Oates (Vocals, Viola)
      Performer(s): Jackie Oates (Vocals, Viola), Jim Moray (Guitar), Alasdair Roberts (Guitar), James Dumbleton (Guitar)
      Album: Hyperboreans - Jackie Oates, Unearthed Records, TPLP1034CD
      Duration: 6:34
    • 22:16
      Title: Trio En La Mineur - Passacaille
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Henri Barda (Piano)
      Performer(s): Henri Barda (Piano), Yvon Carracilly (Violin) Klaus Heitz (Cello)
      Album: Maurice Ravel, Calliope, CAL9822
      Duration: 6:45
    • 22:30
      Title: Stromness
      Composer: Bertelmann, Volker
      Performer(s): Hauschka
      Performer(s): Hauschka
      Album: Abandoned City, City Slang, SLANG50060
      Duration: 5:34
    • 22:36
      Title: Some Of This 'N' Some Of That
      Composer: Williams / Wyche Iii / David
      Performer(s): Joe Williams (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Joe Williams (Vocal), Clark Terry (Tpt), Coleman Hawkins (Tenor Sax), Junior Mance (Piano)
      Album: Joe Williams At Newport '63, RCA Bluebird, 09026 63919 2
      Duration: 3:50
    • 22:39
      Title: A Moment Alone
      Composer: Mcfarland, Gary
      Performer(s): Bill Evans (Piano)
      Performer(s): Bill Evans (Piano), Gary Mcfarland (Vibes), Gary Mcfarland Orchestra
      Album: The Gary McFarland Orchestra / Bill Evans, Five Four / Cherry Red, 3
      Duration: 6:15
    • 22:47
      Title: The Wakeful Night - Adagio
      Composer: Blomdahl, Karl-Birger
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Swedish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Swedish Orchestral Favourites, Vol. 2, Naxos, 8.553715
      Duration: 5:48
    • 22:53
      Title: Sonata No. 1 In C Minor - Movement Ii - Adagio
      Complete Work Name: Sonata No. 1 In C Minor
      Composer: Szymanowski, Karol
      Performer(s): Martin Roscoe (Piano)
      Performer(s): Martin Roscoe (Piano)
      Album: Szymanowski: Piano Works Vol. 3 - Martin Roscoe, Naxos, 8.553867
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:00
      Title: Doussou
      Composer: Keita / Repac
      Performer(s): Mamani Keita (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Mamani Keita (Vocals), Nicolas Repac, Djeli Moussa Kouyaté (Guitars), Patrick Goraguer (Electric Piano)
      Album: Gagner L'Argent Francais, No Format!, NOF 17 614 954 2
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:04
      Title: Life Is Too Short
      Composer: Simon, Freddie
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar), Maxwell Davis (Tenor Sax), Willard Mcdaniel (Piano), Et Al
      Album: T-Bone Walker - The Complete Imperial Recordings 1950-1954, EMI Blues Series, EMI CDP-7-96737-2
      Duration: 2:44
    • 23:07
      Title: Oh Sleeper
      Composer: Hawker
      Performer(s): Riley Baugus (Banjo)
      Performer(s): Riley Baugus (Banjo), The Lonesome Sisters
      Album: Going Home Shoes, Tin Halo, THMCD0404
      Duration: 2:37
    • 23:10
      Title: Realium 5
      Composer: Gorzycki, Rafal
      Performer(s): Ecstasy Project Trio
      Performer(s): Ecstasy Project Trio, Rafal Gorzycki (Drums, Loops),Lukasz Gorewicz (Violin, Guitar, Piano), Patryk Weclawek (Bass)
      Album: Realium, POLISHJAZZ.COM, CD 0089
      Duration: 6:00
    • 23:16
      Title: Wine Wine Wine
      Composer: Binkley / Herman
      Performer(s): Jimmy Binkley (Vocals, Piano)
      Performer(s): Jimmy Binkley (Vocals, Piano)
      Album: Essential Blues Anthology - Disc 2, Not Now Music, NOT2CD271
      Duration: 2:33
    • 23:19
      Title: Partita For Double String Orchestra - Iii. Intermezzo
      Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Vaughan Williams (Recordno: 724357478229), EMI Records, 724357478229
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:24
      Title: Suite For Violin And String Orchestra - Ii. Evening In Spring
      Composer: Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Dong-Suk Kang (Violin)
      Performer(s): Dong-Suk Kang (Violin), Lahti Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Finlandia - A Festival Of Finnish Music, BIS, BIS-CD-575
      Duration: 2:55
    • 23:27
      Title: Trivium
      Composer: Eespere, Rene
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Camerata Tallinn
      Album: Northern Lights, Finlandia Records, 11421-2
      Duration: 3:29
    • 23:35
      Title: I Know You Didn't Mean It
      Composer: Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Mose Allison (Vocals, Piano)
      Performer(s): Mose Allison (Vocals, Piano), Greg Leisz (Guitars), Walter Smith Iii (Tenor Saxophone), Et Al
      Album: The Way Of The World (Recordno: 7059-2, Anti-, 7059-2
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:39
      Title: The Other Woman
      Composer: Robinson
      Performer(s): Nina Simone (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Nina Simone (Vocal, Piano), Rudy Stevenson (Flute)
      Album: Nina Simone After Hours, Verve, 5267022
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:42
      Title: Rickrovers Dream
      Composer: Hedges, Michael
      Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)
      Album: Beyond Boundaries Guitar Solos - Michael Hedges, Windham Hill, 01934 11612 2
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:47
      Title: Condition Of The Heart
      Composer: Prince
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Susanna And The Magical Orchestra
      Album: Melody Mountain, Rune Grammofon, RCD2057
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:53
      Title: Symphony No. 1 - Part 2
      Composer: Simpson, Robert
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Robert Simpson: The Complete Symphonies - Disk 1, Hyperion, CDS44191
      Duration: 5:28
    • 23:59
      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
    • 00:03
      Title: Etude No.9
      Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Album: Johannes Moller - Guitar Recital, Naxos, 8.572715
      Duration: 5:18
    • 00:15
      Title: It's Hard To Be 3
      Composer: Scahill, Enda
      Performer(s): We Banjo 3
      Performer(s): We Banjo 3
      Album: Gather the Good, We Banjo Three, WB3CD002
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:19
      Title: Call On Me
      Composer: Reed
      Performer(s): Lou Reed (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Lou Reed (Vocal, Guitar), Laurie Anderson (Speech); Mike Rathke (Guitar); Fernando Saunders (Bass); Tony Smith (Drums);
      Album: The Raven (Recordno: 9362-48372-2), Sire/Reprise, 9362-48372-2
      Duration: 2:07
    • 00:22
      Title: String Quartet No.10 (1st Movement) Adagio Sostenuto
      Composer: Nordgren, Pehr Henrik
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Tempera Quartet
      Album: Pehr Henrik Nordgren - The Last Quartets, Alba Records, ABCD 308
      Duration: 9:39
    • 00:32
      Title: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face -- Not Available
      Composer: Maccoll, Ewen
      Performer(s): Roberta Flack (Vocal /Piano)
      Performer(s): Roberta Flack (Vocal /Piano), John Pizzarelli (Guitar), Ron Carter (Bass), Ray Lucas (Drums)
      Album: The Very Best Of Roberta Flack, Atlantic / Rhino, 8122 73332 2
      Duration: 5:21
    • 00:38
      Title: Yvette In English
      Composer: Mitchell / Crosby
      Performer(s): David Crosby (Vocals),
      Performer(s): David Crosby (Vocals),, C.J. Vanston (Keyboards), Dean Parks (Flute, Guitars)
      Album: Thousand Roads - David Crosby, Atlantic, 7567-82484-2
      Duration: 5:55
    • 00:44
      Title: Always Hopeful
      Composer: Sriram, Shrikant
      Performer(s): Bugge Wesseltoft (Piano), Josemi Carmona (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bugge Wesseltoft (Piano), Josemi Carmona (Guitar), Shrikant Sriram (Bass, Flute), Vivek Rajagopalan, Khaled Yassine, Amade Cossa (Percussion)
      Album: OK World, Jazzland Recordings, 376 365-5
      Duration: 6:11
    • 00:51
      Title: Serenity
      Composer: Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Abudlullah Ibrahim (Piano, Flute)
      Performer(s): Abudlullah Ibrahim (Piano, Flute), Cleave Guyton (Reeds), Eugen Bazijan, Scott Roller (Celli),
      Album: Mukashi: Once Upon A Time - Abdullah Ibrahim, Intuition, INT 3431 2
      Duration: 3:59

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