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 15 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 -

    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

    • 22:05
      Title: Concerto For Cello And Orchestra (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Composer: Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): David Geringas (Cello)
      Performer(s): David Geringas (Cello), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Lepo Sumera - Symphony No.6, Cello Concerto... (Recordno: BIS-CD-1360), BIS Records, BIS-CD-1360
      Duration: 9:21
    • 22:16
      Title: I Have A Dream (Extract)
      Composer: Baptiste / Okri
      Performer(s): Ben Okri (Recitation), Denys Bapriste (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Ben Okri (Recitation), Denys Bapriste (Tenor Saxophone), Abram Wilson (Trumpet), Omar Puente (Violin), Andrew Mccormack (Piano), Gary Crosby (Dbl Bass) Et Al
      Album: Let Freedom Ring!, Dune Records, DUNECD010
      Duration: 5:40
    • 22:21
      Title: The Needle And The Damage Done
      Composer: Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Bill Carrothers (Piano)
      Performer(s): Bill Carrothers (Piano), Marc Copland (Piano)
      Album: Standardized, Discograph, MIN004
      Duration: 7:18
    • 22:29
      Title: True Love Ways
      Composer: Petty, Norman/Holly, Buddy
      Performer(s): Buddy Holly (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Buddy Holly (Vocals)
      Album: Rock N Roll Legends, MCA Records, 0600753051832
      Duration: 2:48
    • 22:45
      Title: The Bunch Of Green Rushes / Salt Creek
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): We Banjo 3
      Performer(s): We Banjo 3
      Album: Gather the Good, We Banjo Three, WB3CD002
      Duration: 4:19
    • 22:48
      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
    • 22:56
      Title: Searchlight
      Composer: Byard, Jaki
      Performer(s): Jaki Byard (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jaki Byard (Piano), Richard Williams (Tpt), Booker Ervin (Sax), Bob Cranshaw (Bs), Walter Perkins (Dms)
      Album: Out Front!, Prestige, OJCCD-1842-2
      Duration: 7:07
    • 23:04
      Title: Nuages (Nocturnes)
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Ulster Orchestra
      Album: Debussy: Nocturnes ~~ C224801, Chandos, Chan8914
      Duration: 7:28
    • 23:13
      Title: I Could Write A Book -- Pal Joey
      Composer: Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Album: Dawn Upshaw Sings Rodgers and Hart (Recordno: 7559 79406 2), Nonesuch, 7559 79406 2
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:16
      Title: Lament For An Orchid (Absinthe)
      Composer: Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano), Drew Gress (Bass), Tom Rainey (Drums), String Orchestra
      Album: Passion Flower - Fred Hersch Plays Billy Strayhorn (Recordno: 79395-2), Nonesuch, 79395-2
      Duration: 5:43
    • 23:23
      Title: Evensong: Tallinn
      Composer: Fripp, Robert
      Performer(s): Robert Fripp (Guitars)
      Performer(s): Robert Fripp (Guitars)
      Album: At The End Of Time, Discipline Global Mobile / Panegyric, DGM0701
      Duration: 7:20
    • 23:32
      Title: I Talk To The Wind
      Composer: Mcdonald / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Greg Lake (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Greg Lake (Vocal), King Crimson
      Album: In The Court Of The Crimson King, Panegyric, KCSP1
      Duration: 6:00
    • 23:39
      Title: Cello Sonata No.3 In A Major Op. 69 - Movement Iii - Adagio Cantabile
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Richard Hardwood (Cello)
      Performer(s): Richard Hardwood (Cello), Christoph Berner (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven, Chopin, Glazunov, Rubinstein, Offenbach, Popper: Cello Sonatas - Richard Hardwood, EMI, 094635964523
      Duration: 1:56
    • 23:40
      Title: Moonlight Sonata
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Juan Martín (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Juan Martín (Guitar), The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Serenade - Juan Martin, Flamenco Vision, FV11
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:47
      Title: How Insensitive
      Composer: Gimbel / Jobim / De Moraes
      Performer(s): Nancy Wilson (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Nancy Wilson (Vocals)
      Album: Blue Note Plays Bossa Nova ~~ PD EL, Blue Note, 50999-215999-2-7
      Duration: 3:06
    • 23:53
      Title: One In A Million
      Composer: Wood/ Lupton
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Lark Descending ~~ R419805, Ruf, Rufcd10
      Duration: 9:52
    • 00:04
      Title: Lyric Epiphony
      Composer: Mcgrath,Mark Anthony
      Performer(s): Mark Anthony Mcgrath (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Mark Anthony Mcgrath (Guitar)
      Album: Champagne and Onions, MA-MCG, MA-MCG4
      Duration: 10:22
    • 00:14
      Title: Paddington
      Composer: Hauschka
      Performer(s): Hauschka
      Performer(s): Hauschka
      Album: Room To Expand, Fatcat Records, CD1306
      Duration: 3:53
    • 00:18
      Title: Waiting In Vain
      Composer: Marley, Bob
      Performer(s): Susan Werner (Vocals & Piano)
      Performer(s): Susan Werner (Vocals & Piano)
      Album: Classics (Recordno: SW014), Sleeve Dog, SW014
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:23
      Title: Requiem In D Minor (Introitus) Requiem
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Diana Montague (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Diana Montague (Soprano), Michael Chance (Countertenor), Christoph Prégardien (Tenor), Franz-Josef Selig (Bass), Collegium Cartusianum, Kolner Kammerchor
      Album: Mozart: Masses, Virgin Classics, 7243 5 61769 2 8
      Duration: 4:33
    • 00:29
      Title: Pastorale -- Not Available
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rté Concert Orchestra
      Album: Faure: Orchestral Music ~~ G318404, Naxos, 8.553360
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:36
      Title: It Could Happen To You
      Composer: Burke / Van Heusen
      Performer(s): Erroll Garner
      Performer(s): Erroll Garner, With John Simmons And Shadow Wilson
      Album: Erroll Garner Trio with John Simmons and Shadow Wilson, Giants of Jazz, CD 53216
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:42
      Title: The Winner Takes It All
      Composer: Ulvaues / Anderson
      Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals), Morten Qvenild (Piano, Various Instruments)
      Album: Antologie - Solveig Slettahjell, Jazzland, 602527785349
      Duration: 4:40
    • 00:47
      Title: Solveigs Song
      Composer: Grieg Edvard
      Performer(s): Nordens Tone
      Performer(s): Nordens Tone, Julie Hjetland (Vocals); Pojken Flensborg (Piano)
      Album: Nordens Tone, Gateway Music, 5 707471
      Duration: 4:18
    • 00:52
      Title: Piano Concerto In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Complete Work Name: Piano Concerto In A Minor Op.16
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Margaret Fingerhut (Piano)
      Performer(s): Margaret Fingerhut (Piano), Ulster Orchestra
      Album: Grieg - Piano Concerto Etc., Chandos, Chan8723
      Duration: 7:14

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