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 28 June 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, we feature the recordings of a blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player who enjoyed much success with Chess Records during the 1950s - the one and only Howlin' Wolf.

    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

    • 22:06
      Title: Violin Concerto No.3 (2nd Movement) Andante Con Moto
      Complete Work Name: Violin Concerto No.3 In C Minor, Op.14
      Composer: Aulin, Tor
      Performer(s): Tobias Ringborg (Violin)
      Performer(s): Tobias Ringborg (Violin), Swedish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Swedish Romantic Violin Concertos, Naxos, 8.554287
      Duration: 7:15
    • 22:13
      Title: Serenade In C Major For String Trio (2nd Movement) Romanza: Adagio Non Troppo
      Composer: Dohnányi, Ernst
      Performer(s): Jacques Thibaud String Trio
      Performer(s): Jacques Thibaud String Trio
      Album: Cras, Reger, Dohnányi, Kodály, Audite, 97.534
      Duration: 3:49
    • 22:26
      Title: D.B. Blues
      Composer: Young / Beaks
      Performer(s): Lester Young (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Lester Young (Tenor Saxophone), Vic Dickenson (Trombone), Dodo Marmorosa (Piano), Et Al
      Album: Lester Young - Lester Leaps Again, Proper Records, P1131
      Duration: 3:02
    • 22:31
      Title: Dear Mr President
      Composer: Seeger Peter
      Performer(s): Pete Seeger
      Performer(s): Pete Seeger
      Album: Pioneer Of Folk, Forever Gold
      Duration: 2:49
    • 22:34
      Title: Song For J
      Composer: Canniere, Andre
      Performer(s): Andre Canniere (Rhodes, Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Andre Canniere (Rhodes, Trumpet), Hannes Riepler (Guitar), George Fogel (Keyboards), Ryan Trebilcock (Bass)
      Album: Forward Space - Andre Canniere Group, Whirlwind Recordings Ltd, WR4619
      Duration: 4:13
    • 22:38
      Title: Blue Bird
      Composer: Burnett, Chester
      Performer(s): Howlin Wolf
      Performer(s): Howlin Wolf
      Album: Howlin' Wolf: Moanin' and Howlin', Chess, CD RED3
      Duration: 3:33
    • 22:42
      Title: Speak French
      Composer: Mantler, Karen
      Performer(s): Karen Mantler (Vocal, Harmonica, Piano)
      Performer(s): Doug Wieselman (Guitar, Bass Clarinet), Kato Hideki (Bass)
      Album: Business Is Bad, Xtra WATT / ECM, Xtra WATT /14 376 8680
      Duration: 5:55
    • 22:50
      Title: Les Carreaux
      Composer: Brel, Jacques
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel (Vocal)
      Album: Jacques Brel: Success, MCPS Ireland, 1396152
      Duration: 2:36
    • 22:53
      Title: Symphony No.3 (2nd Movement) Andante Pastorale -- Symphony No.3 "Sinfonia Espansiva", Op.27
      Composer: Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Lucy Hall (Soprano), Marcus Farnsworth (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Lucy Hall (Soprano), Marcus Farnsworth (Baritone), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Nielsen Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3, LSO Live, SACD LSO0722
      Duration: 7:25
    • 23:03
      Title: Strong Man
      Composer: Brown Jnr, Oscar
      Performer(s): Wynton Kelly (Piano)
      Performer(s): Wynton Kelly (Piano), Kenny Burrell (Guitar), Paul Chambers (Bass)
      Album: Wynton Kelly - Piano, Riverside / Original jazz Classics, OJCCD 401-2
      Duration: 5:17
    • 23:08
      Title: How Insensitive
      Composer: Jobim / De Moraes
      Performer(s): Biréli Lagrene
      Performer(s): Biréli Lagrene
      Album: Blue Note Plays Bossa Nova, Blue Note, 50999-215999-2-7
      Duration: 7:09
    • 23:16
      Title: Drake
      Composer: Gibbons / Webb
      Performer(s): Beth Gibbons (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Beth Gibbons (Vocal), Mark Feltham (Harmonica)
      Album: Acoustic Woman - Disk 1, Union Square, METRCD815
      Duration: 3:55
    • 23:20
      Title: Summer Song
      Composer: Yorkston, James
      Performer(s): James Yorkston (Vocals)
      Performer(s): James Yorkston (Vocals)
      Album: The Quiet Revolution, MOJO, Oct 2006
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:25
      Title: A View Of A Man
      Composer: Faitelson, Dalia
      Performer(s): Dalia Faitelson (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Thommy Anderrson (Bass), Lisbeth Diers (Percussion), Tajj String Quartet
      Album: As The World Sleeps - Listen To Me, Digital release only, www.daliafaitelson.com
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:31
      Title: Piano Quartet In F Major (3rd Movement) Andante Con Moto
      Composer: Rubinstein, Anton Grigor'yevich
      Performer(s): Leslie Howard (Piano)
      Performer(s): Rita Manning (Violin), Morgan Goff (Viola), Justin Pearson (Cello)
      Album: Rubenstein - Piano Quartets, Hyperion, CDA68018
      Duration: 9:21
    • 23:41
      Title: Guess I'Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry -- Guess I'Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
      Composer: Cahn, Sammy/Styne, Jule
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra, Tony Mottola (Guitar), Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra
      Album: Frank Sinatra - Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely ~~ PD AR, Capitol, 72434 94756 2 5
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:45
      Title: I Should Care
      Composer: Weston / Cahn / Stordahl
      Performer(s): Oscar Peterson (Piano)
      Performer(s): Oscar Peterson (Piano)
      Album: Exclusively For My Friends (4-CD) (Recordno: 513 833-2), MPS, 513 833-2
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:50
      Title: Over Yonders Hill
      Composer: Trad Arr Sam Lee
      Performer(s): Sam Lee (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Sam Lee (Vocals)
      Album: More For To Rise EP: Sam Lee and Friends, The Nest Collective, The Nest Collective TNCR002CD
      Duration: 5:22
    • 23:56
      Title: Pulcherrima Rosa
      Composer: Anonymous
      Performer(s): Jan Garbarek (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Jan Garbarek (Saxophone), Hilliard Ensemble
      Album: Officium, ECM, ECM New Series 1525
      Duration: 6:55
    • 00:04
      Title: Contrasts For Violin, Clarinet And Piano - Ii: Piheno
      Composer: Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Walter Boeykens (Clarinet), Marjeta Korosek (Violin)
      Performer(s): Walter Boeykens (Clarinet), Marjeta Korosek (Violin), Robert Groslot (Piano), Ensemble Walter Boeykens
      Album: America: A Land Of Refuge (2-CD), Harmonia Mundi, HMX2908540
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:09
      Title: Dance Suite - Iv. Molto Tranquillo
      Composer: Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Alain Planes (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alain Planes (Piano)
      Album: Béla Bartók - Piano Works, Harmonia mundi, HMC 902163
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:14
      Title: Slow Song
      Composer: Endresen, Sidsel
      Performer(s): Sidsel Endresen (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Sidsel Endresen (Vocal)
      Album: Jazzland Community, Jazzland Recordings, 0602517334632
      Duration: 6:17
    • 00:20
      Title: The New Excursion: The Cloud
      Composer: Mamangakis, Nikos
      Performer(s): Pavlos Kanellakis (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Fotini Darra (Soprano)
      Album: The New Excursion, Isaia, ISAIA 006
      Duration: 3:13
    • 00:24
      Title: It Might As Well Be Spring
      Composer: Rodgers / Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Bass)
      Album: Last Dance, ECM Records, ECM 2399 378 0524
      Duration: 11:54
    • 00:35
      Title: Air On A G String
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Jullian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
      Performer(s): Jullian Lloyd Webber (Cello), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Cello Moods - Jullian Lloyd Webber, James Judd: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philips, 462 588-2
      Duration: 3:48
    • 00:40
      Title: O Magnum Mysterium
      Composer: Lauridsen, Morten
      Performer(s): Polyphony
      Performer(s): Britten Sinfonia, Polyphony
      Album: Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna / Madrigali / Latin Motets, Hyperion, CDA67449
      Duration: 6:40
    • 00:46
      Title: Clair De Lune
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Myung Whun Chung (Piano)
      Performer(s): Myung Whun Chung (Piano)
      Album: Piano, ECM Records, ECM New Series 2342 481 0765
      Duration: 5:44
    • 00:53
      Title: Kernow
      Composer: John Surman
      Performer(s): Anuoar Brahem (Oud)
      Performer(s): Anuoar Brahem (Oud), John Surman (Sax/Bass Clarinet), Dave Holland (Bass)
      Album: Thimar ~~ R4377010, ECM, ECM 1641
      Duration: 5:10
    • 00:57
      Title: At Dusk
      Composer: Surman, John
      Performer(s): John Surman (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): John Surman (Clarinet), Trans4mation (String Quartet), Chris Laurence (Double Bass)
      Album: Coruscating, ECM, ECM 1702 543 033-2
      Duration: 2:20

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