The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    May 24. Trio Mediaeval's latest recording is a collection of polyphony from Iceland to Italy; it's named "Aquilonis", in honour of the North Wind. Hear a selection from the CD on tonight's BLUE. We'll also listen to 3 samples of contemporary jazz from Estonia; the father and son pairing of Tom and Ben Paley; Argentinian guitarist Pablo Márquez; young jazz pianist Gwilym Simcock (who'll be teaching and performing in Sligo this summer); more from the pen of Bob Dylan (see BLUE TUNES, below); solo piano music by Arnold Schoenberg (pictured); and American sax-player Harry Allen, recorded in the company of the Jan Lundgren Quartet. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 22 June 2014

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

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    Brian Eno: May 18th - 24th

    Bob Dylan celebrates his 74th birthday this week. His most recent release was an album of covers from the Sinatra discography. As a birthday tribute, we shine the spotlight on Dylan covers by others. Sadly there’s none from Ol’ Blue Eyes but there is plenty of choice, from Nico to Nickel Creek; Susanna and the Magical Orchestra to Martin Simpson; Joan Baez to Jeff Buckley. Dylan by others, all this week on The Blue of the Night...

    Elina Duni: May 25th - 31st

    “One of the fascinating things about music of the Balkans… is the idea that the pain has to be sung”. On her new album, “Dallendyshe” (“The Swallow”), Tirana-born, Swiss-raised, Elina Duni interprets songs of love and exile backed by her piano trio. Hear nightly selections, from Monday to Sunday.…  

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:05
      Title: The West Coast Of Clare
      Composer: Irvine, Andy
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine (Vocals), Planxty
      Album: The Definitive Irish Folk Collection, Sony Music, Folk CD1
      Duration: 5:34
    • 22:18
      Title: Out Towards The Sea
      Composer: Braein, Edvard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Iceland Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Norwegian Classical Fovourites 2, Naxos, 8.557018
      Duration: 3:11
    • 22:26
      Title: Fred's Worried Life Blues
      Composer: Mcdowell, Edward Alexander
      Performer(s): Fred Mcdowell (Guitar, Vocal)
      Performer(s): Fred Mcdowell (Guitar, Vocal)
      Album: The Rough Guide to Bottleneck Blues, World Music Network, RGNET1151CD
      Duration: 2:42
    • 22:30
      Title: Moving Mountains
      Composer: Wesseltoft / Sriram / Nehme / Saleh / Kheir
      Performer(s): Bugge Wesseltoft (Piano), Josemi Carmona (Guitar), Maryam Seth, Georges Nehme (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Bugge Wesseltoft (Piano), Josemi Carmona (Guitar), Maryam Seth, Georges Nehme (Vocals), Shrikant Sriram (Bass, Flute), Vivek Rajagopalan, Khaled Yassine, Amade Cossa (Percussion)
      Album: OK World, Jazzland Recordings, 376 365-5
      Duration: 8:13
    • 22:38
      Title: Woodbrook
      Complete Work Name: Woodbrook
      Composer: O'Suilleabhain, Micheal
      Performer(s): Micheal O'Suilleabhain (Piano)
      Performer(s): Micheal O'Suilleabhain (Piano), Irish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: The Most Relaxing Classical Album In The World... Ever Vol 2 ~~ G326017, Virgin/Emi, 724384763824
      Duration: 3:32
    • 22:42
      Title: An Cailin Deas Chruite Na Mbo - The Pretty Milkmaid
      Composer: O'Suilleabhain, Micheal
      Performer(s): Micheal O'Suilleabhain
      Performer(s): Micheal O'Suilleabhain, Colm Murphy (Bodhran), Mel Mercies (Bones)
      Album: The Dolphin's Way (Recordno: CDVE 1), Virgin Records, CDVE 1
      Duration: 2:07
    • 22:44
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (V)
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Performer(s): Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass, Orange Mountain Music/Music Network, OMM/Music Network Promo
      Duration: 7:40
    • 22:52
      Title: Billy Don't You Weep For Me
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Nic Jones (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Nic Jones (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Unearthed, Mollie Music, MMCD 02/03
      Duration: 4:53
    • 22:58
      Title: Somewhere In Time (Theme)
      Composer: Barry, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): John Barry & His Orchestra
      Album: The Very Best of John Barry (Recordno: 88697 07222 2), Sony BMG, 88697 07222 2
      Duration: 9:02
    • 23:13
      Title: Part Iv - Aka Come Sunday
      Composer: Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Mahalia Jackson (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Mahalia Jackson (Vocal), Duke Ellington Orchestra
      Album: Black, Brown & Beige, Columbia/Legacy, CK 65566
      Duration: 7:58
    • 23:22
      Title: Violin Sonata No 3 - Movement Iii - Lento - Con Moto
      Composer: Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Susanne Stanzeleit (Violin)
      Performer(s): Susanne Stanzeleit (Violin), Gustav Fenyo (Piano)
      Album: Delius Violin Sonatas (Complete) - Susanne Stanzeleit (violin), NAXOS, 8572261
      Duration: 7:26
    • 23:29
      Title: Symphony No.2 - Part One: Prologue
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Jean Louis Steurman
      Performer(s): Jean Louis Steurman, Florida Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Bernstein - Symphony No.2..., Naxos, 8.559099
      Duration: 2:44
    • 23:33
      Title: Burning Man
      Composer: Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Richard Thompson (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Richard Thompson (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Dream Attic (2-CD), Proper Records, PRPCDX064
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:37
      Title: From Where I Lie / Sheepcounting
      Composer: John Tams
      Performer(s): John Tams (Vocal / Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Tams (Vocal / Guitar), Barry Coope (Vocal)
      Album: The Acoustic Folk Box (4-CD) (Recordno: TSCD4001-4), Topic Records, TSCD4001-4
      Duration: 5:43
    • 23:51
      Title: Two Widows
      Composer: Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar/Vocals), Andy Gangadeen(Drums); Robert Jarvis (Trombone); Barney Morse Brown(Cello)
      Album: Handmade Life, English Accoustic Collective, RUFCD012
      Duration: 6:04
    • 00:06
      Title: I Could Bring You Jewels - Had I A Mind To
      Composer: Dickinson, Emily/Foster, Josephine
      Performer(s): Josephine Foster (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Josephine Foster (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Graphic as a Star, Fire, FIRE 136
      Duration: 2:14
    • 00:08
      Title: Into The Dark Again
      Composer: Doyle, Roger
      Performer(s): Roger Doyle (Programming)
      Performer(s): Roger Doyle (Programming)
      Album: The Room in The Tower, Artist Private Collection
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:17
      Title: 3.25
      Composer: Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)
      Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)
      Album: Senses, Otá, OTA 1026
      Duration: 3:29
    • 00:22
      Title: Neptune, The Mystic
      Composer: Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra, London Voices
      Album: Discover the Classics: Myths and Legends, IMP, Pcds6
      Duration: 7:15
    • 00:31
      Title: Valse Lente
      Composer: Tailleferre, Germaine
      Performer(s): Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
      Performer(s): Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
      Album: Aldo Ciccolini - 13 Waltzes (Recordno: LDV 13), La dolce volta, LDV 13
      Duration: 2:15
    • 00:42
      Title: Jerusalem Revisited
      Composer: Boyes, Jim
      Performer(s): Jim Boyes (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Jim Boyes (Vocals), Barry Coope & Lester Simpson (Vocals), Ensemble Name - Coope, Boyes & Simpson
      Album: The Acoustic Folk Box (4-CD) (Recordno: TSCD4001-4), Topic Records, TSCD4001-4
      Duration: 4:57
    • 00:54
      Title: Silent Partner
      Composer: Barber, Patricia
      Performer(s): Patricia Barber (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Patricia Barber (Vocal, Piano), John Mclean (Gtr), Dave Douglas (Trumpet), Michael Arnopol (Bass), Mark Walker (Drums)
      Album: Modern Cool - Patricia Barber, Blue Note / Premonition, 7243 5 21811 2 4
      Duration: 5:08

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