The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Dec 21. Tonight, we'll listen to a rare vocal turn by Zoot Sims; Beethoven for violin and cello; Galway's Bahh Band; Mark O'Connor's "Appalachia Waltz"; Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker" re-invented by Duke Ellington; a text Theo Dorgan (pictured) wrote for a choral work by Howard Goodall; clarinettist (and more besides) Sean MacErlaine from "A Slender Song"; a selection from Jon Sanders' "Zoukelele" CD; organist Letizia Romiti performs a work by Bach; Nic Jones material, tackled by Belinda O'Hooley and Heidi Tidow; another selection from the latest Hilliard Ensemble CD (see BLUE TUNES, below); and "Greensleves" played by California Guitar Trio. 10pm...

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

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    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 -

    Hilliard Ensemble: December 15th - 21st

    The Hilliard Ensemble has released more than 30 albums on the ECM label including the latest recording "Transeamus".  It hang ups its music stands at year’s end after four remarkable decades. This week Blue recalls some of the Hilliards' masterful performances as well as the new release - a suitable pre-Christmas Blue Tunes recommendation.

    "The Wexord Carols" - Caitriona O'Leary et al, and Chamber Choir Ireland: December 22nd - 28th

    Two new Irish releases are under the Christmas Week spotlight; Traditional Carols from the Old and New World by Chamber Choir Ireland directed by Paul Hillier; and Heresy Record's The Wexford Carols - Dulra's Caitriona O'Leary is joined by Tom Jones, Roseanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens for this Joe Henry production. Blue guarantees an eclectic, cool Yule...

     

    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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