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 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 -

     

    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

    • 22:06
      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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