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    Nov 29. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from part of a Mendelssohn string trio; Charlie Haden with Geri Allen and Paul Motian; Bessie Smith and her "Kitchen Man"; Dvorak's "Silent Woods"; a youthful Paul Brady, inclined to ramble; "Oriental" music by Granados; more from Felip Carbonell's new double CD (see BLUE TUNES, below); a solo piano work by Harald Saeverud, one of Norway's most admired composers of the 20th century; 2 songs by Paul Buchanan (of The Blue Nile); re-issued Joachim Kuhn; Irish cellist-cum-singer Naomi Berrill (pictured); Patricia Barber, crooning about a "Silent Partner"; and Max Richter, on the nature of daylight. 10pm...

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


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    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.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Nov 23rd - 29th: Felip Carbonell

    Guitarist Felip Carbonell has worked as an arts officer, production company head and band manager. After organising Mallorcan dates for Dervish in the 1990s, he moved to Sligo. He contributes greatly to the vibrant music scene in Sligo and is an integral part of the band No Crows. Recently, Felip released his first solo project, "The Colours Of Time" - a collection of recordings that represent Felip's musical experiences in Ireland and in his native Mallorca - recorded in both locations. We air selections from the double CD all this week.

    Nov 30th - Dec 6th: Radu Lupu

    Romanian Pianist Radu Lupu is widely acknowledged as a leading interpreter of Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Schubert. Since winning the Van Cliburn Competition in 1966 he has played with all the major orchestras in the world and has appeared at all major venues and festivals up to the present day – and plans for 2016 show no letting up. This week we mark his 70th birthday by featuring recordings from his extensive catalogue. Join us nightly at 10.

    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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