The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Nov 23.  Tonight, we hear a new recording of Saint-Saens' "La muse et le poete"; Stanley Clarke, recorded live in Japan with Chick Corea; 3 x Lennon McCartney; part of a mass by Guillaume Dufay; solo Abdullah Ibrahim; Babe Kyro (or Karo) Lemon Turner sings about "Black Ace"; Claudia Schwab plays the violin; also coming our way, the last selection of the week from Anouar Brahem (see BLUE TUNES, below), specifically a track from the CD "The Astounding Eyes Of Rita"; Eddie Vedder, on ukelele; the slow movement of a string quartet by Smetana; and Matt Dennis, bemoaning the sale of a cottage. 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 -

     

    Anouar Brahem: November 17th - 23rd

    Tunisian oud-player Anouar Brahem has over the years created his own delicate sound – deeply rooted in Arabic classical and folk music yet infused with contemporary jazz sensibilities. His music is the real example of fusion – a troubadour of world music; Brahem’s extensive catalogue on ECM Records is our Blue Tunes focus all this week.
     
     

    Teddy Wilson: November 24th - 30th

    From the 1930s until the 1980s, Teddy Wilson provided accompaniment for Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lester Young et al. He was Billie Holiday's musical director and made a number of fine albums under his own name. This polished pianist is featured each night this week on Blue.
     
     

    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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