The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Oct 4. On Sunday's BLUE, Sarah McQuaid sings of a cathedral in Derby; John Coltrane and Milt Jackson acknowledge a blues legacy; the Jacques Thibaud Trio performs Beethoven's final string trio; we'll also hear Irish singer-songwriter Peter Doran; Alessio Bax, performing 3 short pieces for piano by Scriabin; Stefano Battaglia (pictured) from his trio's new interpretations of Alec Wilder compositions; folk duo The Hut People; Duke Special, guesting with the Cork Gamelan Ensemble (see BLUE TUNES, below); solo Fred Hersch; Danish folk singer Karen Mose; a chaconne from the debut CD by award-winning Russian pianist Olga Georgievskaya; and Italian trumpeter Enrico Rava, from his latest offering. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 21 June 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    We sample the wide-ranging creativity of Micheál Ó Súilleabháin, pianist, composer, musicologist and Professor of Music at the University of Limerick all this week on Blue

      Blue Tunes Recommended -

    September 28th - Oct 4th: Cork Gamelan Ensemble

    This week on BLUE, we explore the enchanting sounds of the Javanese Gamelan courtesy of Mel Mercier (Professor of Music U.C.C.) and the Cork Gamelan Ensemble. Their recent release The Three Forges is a collaborative effort between the ensemble and guest artists as they create new music for an ancient sound. Artists include Iarla Ó Lionáird, Kate Ellis, Julie Feeney, Duke Special, Nick Roth, Buckley sisters Linda and Irene and the West Cork Ukulele Orchestra. Hear selections every night this week.

    October 5th - 11th: Tigran Hamasyan

    Renowned Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan has just released his first ECM recording - a sublime re-imagining of Armenian sacred music from the 5th through to the 20th Century. It features piano improvisations alongside stunning choral performances by the Yerevan State Chamber Choir. Luys i Luso (Light from the Light) is in the spotlight this week ahead of their Dublin Christ Church Concert Saturday 17th presented by Walton's World Masters Series

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:28
      Title: The Entertainer
      Composer: Joplin, Scott
      Performer(s): Marvin Hamlisch (Piano)
      Performer(s): Marvin Hamlisch (Piano)
      Album: The Sting - OST, MCA, MCLD 19027
      Duration: 2:36
    • 22:31
      Title: Violin Concerto (2nd Movement) Chaconne: Body Through
      Composer: Adams, John
      Performer(s): Chloe Hanslip (Violin)
      Performer(s): Chloe Hanslip (Violin), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Adams: Violin Concerto, Naxos, 8.559302
      Duration: 10:49
    • 22:43
      Title: La Danse De Mardi Gras
      Composer: Balfa, Dewey
      Performer(s): Dewey Balfa
      Performer(s): Dewey Balfa, The Balfa Brothers
      Album: The Balfa Brothers Play Traditional Cajun Music Vols 1 & 2, Swallow Records / Ace, CDCHD 955
      Duration: 2:22
    • 22:45
      Title: Jean De Florette - Theme
      Complete Work Name: Jean De Florette
      Composer: Petit, Jean-Claude
      Performer(s): Toots Thielemans (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Toots Thielemans (Harmonica), Orchestra Of Paris
      Album: Classical Chill out 2 CD 2, Circa Records, 724356208728
      Duration: 2:32
    • 22:50
      Title: Cut You Loose
      Composer: London
      Performer(s): Buddy Guy (Guitar/ Vocals)
      Performer(s): Buddy Guy (Guitar/ Vocals), Junior Wells (Harmonica/ Vocals)
      Album: Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: Alone and Acoustic (Recordno: ALCD 4802), Alligator Records, ALCD 4802
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:53
      Title: You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me -- Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good To You?
      Composer: Warren / Dubin
      Performer(s): Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet), Ben Webster (Tenor Sax)
      Performer(s): Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet), Ben Webster (Tenor Sax), Oscar Peterson (Piano), Barney Kessell (Guitar), Ray Brown (Bass), Alvin Stoller (Drums)
      Album: The Soul Of Ben Webster (2-CD), Verve, 527 475-2
      Duration: 6:53
    • 23:02
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 (2nd Movement) - Adagio
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Alfred Brendel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alfred Brendel (Piano), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Choir
      Album: Alfred Brendel - A Birthday Tribute ~~ CDH09490, Decca Records, 478 2604
      Duration: 14:09
    • 23:18
      Title: Chapeau Bas
      Composer: Barbara
      Performer(s): Barbara
      Performer(s): Barbara
      Album: Master série : Barbara, vol. 1 & 2, Le Chant Du Monde, 274 1729
      Duration: 2:40
    • 23:27
      Title: Hymn To A Great City
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Album: A Place Between - Louth Contemporary Music Society, Louth Contemporary Music Society, LCMS901
      Duration: 3:13
    • 23:29
      Title: The Red Violin
      Composer: Corigliano, John
      Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin)
      Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin), Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: The Red Violin: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Recordno: Sk30101), Sony, Sk30101
      Duration: 1:33
    • 23:31
      Title: Ah, Sweet Dancer
      Composer: O'Suilleabhain, Micheal
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Micheal O Suilleabhain (Piano), Irish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Oilean, Venture, Cdve40
      Duration: 6:45
    • 23:39
      Title: Django
      Composer: Lewis, John
      Performer(s): Jim Hart (Vibes), Barry Green (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jim Hart (Vibes), Barry Green (Piano), Matt Ridley (Dbl Bass), Steve Brown (Drums)
      Album: MJQ Celebration, King's Gambit Records, KGR 001
      Duration: 6:50
    • 23:46
      Title: Oblivion
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd-Webber (Cello)
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd-Webber (Cello), John Lenehan (Piano)
      Album: Unexpected Songs / Julian Lloyd Webber, EMI, 094635948820
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:52
      Title: Mantra 1
      Composer: Fricke, Florian
      Performer(s): Florian Fricke (Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Florian Fricke (Keyboards), Daniel Fichelscher (Guitars), Alois Gromer (Sitar), Bob Eliscu (Oboe), Ted De Jong (Tanboura)
      Album: Nosferatu (Werner Herzog) OST, SPV Recordings, SPV 085-70192
      Duration: 6:15
    • 23:58
      Title: Little Boxes
      Composer: Reynolds, Malvina
      Performer(s): Pete Seeger
      Performer(s): Pete Seeger
      Album: Headlines & Footnotes: A Collection of Topical Songs
      Duration: 1:53
    • 00:00
      Title: Lansiranta
      Composer: Lepisto, Markku
      Performer(s): Markku Lepisto (2- & 5-Row Accordions)
      Performer(s): Markku Lepisto (2- & 5-Row Accordions), Pekka Lehti (Double Bass)
      Album: Helsinki - Lepisto & Lehti, Aito Records, AICD 012
      Duration: 4:07
    • 00:17
      Title: Across The Wide Ocean
      Composer: Traditional / Barker, Les
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals)
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals), Tim Harries (Double Bass), Andy Cutting (Accordion), Huw Warren (Piano), Mark Emerson (Viola, Violin)
      Album: Ashore, Topic Records, TSCD577
      Duration: 11:49
    • 00:31
      Title: Alone At Night
      Composer: Nordenstam, Stina
      Performer(s): Stina Nordenstam (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Stina Nordenstam (Vocal), Johan Ekelund (Keyboards); Per Hammarstrom (Violin); Ronnie Sjokvist (Violin); Anna Harju (Viola)
      Album: Memories of a Color, EastWest, 4509-90767-2
      Duration: 5:49
    • 00:36
      Title: The Way Of The World
      Composer: Allison / Henry
      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: 2:50
    • 00:39
      Title: Cathedrals
      Composer: J.Clifford
      Performer(s): Heidi Talbot (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Heidi Talbot (Vocals), Boo Hewerdine (Guitar), Roy Dodds (Percussion),John Mccusker (Fiddle), John Doyle (Guitar)
      Album: In Love and Light, Navigator Records, Navigator 6
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:43
      Title: Railroad Man
      Composer: Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Performer(s): Ryuichi Sakamoto (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ryuichi Sakamoto (Piano)
      Album: Ryuichi Sakamoto: Moto.Tronic, Sony Classical, SK 93044
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:47
      Title: Last Leaves Of Autumn
      Composer: Orton, Beth
      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: 4:00
    • 00:57
      Title: Limits
      Composer: Coughlan / Hastings / Sinclair / Sinclair
      Performer(s): Pye Hastings (Vocal / Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pye Hastings (Vocal / Guitar), Jimmy Hastings (Flute)
      Album: If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You, Decca, 8829682
      Duration: 1:35

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