The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Friday's programme…

    Jodie Landau (pictured) is a 23-year-old vocalist-composer-percussionist (he plays vibraphone and marimba). His own compositions fuse elements of rock, jazz, electronica, film and chamber music. During the summer of 2014, Landau visited Iceland to work on a live concert/studio recording project with Graduale Nobili, the choir that had teamed up with Bjork for her “Biophillia” album. On tonight’s programme, we’ll hear a selection from Landau’s forthcoming release “You of All Things”, the result of his trip to Reykjavík.

    Also on Friday’s BLUE, a choral work by Transylvania-born Hungarian  composer Gyorgy Orbán; Steve Cooney’s jam of “Well Below The Valley”; Chick Corea, interpreting Bill Evans material; Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer”, transcribed for an orchestra of ukuleles; Alfred Brendel, performing Beethoven’s “Emperor” concerto; blues artist Kris Dollimore (who’ll be appearing in Monaghan tomorrow night); an original piece by guitarist Juan Martín; symphonic Shostakovich; the incomparable Stan Getz; and more from Memphis Slim (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 29 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 -

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    August 31st - September 6th: Memphis Slim

    Peter "Memphis Slim" Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Hommage
      Composer: Matinier, Jean-Louis
      Performer(s): Jean-Louis Matinier (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Marco Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)
      Album: Inventio, ECM Records, ECM 2348 375 9429
      Duration: 4:28
    • 22:07
      Title: Black Girl
      Composer: Ledbetter, Huddie
      Performer(s): Sandra Douglas (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Sandra Douglas (Vocal), Clifford Jordan (Saxophone), Et Al
      Album: These Are My Roots - Clifford Jordan Plays Leadbelly, Collectables, COL-CD-6522
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:11
      Title: In My Own Dream
      Composer: Butterfield, P.
      Performer(s): Karen Dalton (Vocal, Guitar, Banjo)
      Performer(s): John Hall (Guitar), Harvey Brooks (Bass) Et Al
      Album: In My Own Time, Light In The Attic Records, LITA 022
      Duration: 4:18
    • 22:15
      Title: Spoonful
      Composer: Dixon, Willie
      Performer(s): Howlin' Wolf (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Howlin' Wolf (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Collection, Spectrum, 112 047 2
      Duration: 2:45
    • 22:19
      Title: Piano Sonata In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Paul Lewis (Piano)
      Performer(s): Paul Lewis (Piano)
      Album: Schubert - The Late Piano Sonatas (2-CD), Harmonia Mundi, HMC902165/66
      Duration: 8:14
    • 22:27
      Title: Symphony No.2 - Part One: The Seven Ages, Var. Vii
      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: 1:56
    • 22:31
      Title: Sunday At Home
      Composer: Schwab, Claudia
      Performer(s): Claudia Schwab (Fiddles, Harmonium, Voice, Percussion)
      Performer(s): Cathy Jordan (Vocals):
      Album: Amber Sands, 060195516125
      Duration: 4:19
    • 22:35
      Title: Disgrace
      Composer: Jain, Essie
      Performer(s): Essie Jain (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Essie Jain (Vocal)
      Album: We Made This Ourselves, Leaf, BAY62CDP
      Duration: 2:57
    • 22:38
      Title: The Healing Place
      Composer: Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Album: Gone to Earth, Virgin, CDVDLX1
      Duration: 5:16
    • 22:44
      Title: Symphony No.11 In G Minor (3rd Movement) Eternal Memory
      Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
      Performer(s): Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Shostakovich - Symphony No.11, Naxos, 8.572082
      Duration: 11:10
    • 22:56
      Title: That Ole Devil Called Love
      Composer: Roberts / Fisher
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals)
      Album: The Essential Billie Holiday, Metro, METRCD098
      Duration: 2:55
    • 23:01
      Title: Convergencia
      Composer: M. Guerra/Gutierrez
      Performer(s): Ibrahim Ferrer (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Ibrahim Ferrer (Vocals), Roberto Fonseca (Piano), Orlando Cachaito Lopez (Bass)
      Album: Mi Sueno, World Circuit, WCD077
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:05
      Title: Pueblo: Part I - Labrador
      Composer: Saluzzi, José M.
      Performer(s): Dino Saluzzi (Bandoneon)
      Performer(s): Dino Saluzzi Group
      Album: El Valle de la Infancia, ECM Records, ECM 2370 377 0032
      Duration: 2:31
    • 23:07
      Title: Goin Down Slow
      Composer: Oden, S
      Performer(s): Howlin Wolf
      Performer(s): Howlin Wolf
      Album: Howlin' Wolf: Moanin' and Howlin', Chess, CD RED3
      Duration: 3:22
    • 23:13
      Title: Sonata No.30 In E Major - Iii. Andante Molto Cantabile Ed Espressivo
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven - The Piano Sonatas Volume VIII, ECM New Series, 1949 476 6192
      Duration: 12:26
    • 23:26
      Title: Tiflis
      Composer: Alperin, Mischa
      Performer(s): Mischa Alperin (Piano)
      Performer(s): Mischa Alperin (Piano), Arkady Shikloper (Fr Horn), Anja Lechner (Violoncello)
      Album: Her First Dance - Mischa Alperin ~~ Cdh08918, Ecm 1995, 1716742
      Duration: 6:00
    • 23:33
      Title: Bluetude I
      Composer: Hays, Kevin
      Performer(s): Kevin Hays (Piano)
      Performer(s): Kevin Hays (Piano)
      Album: Variations - Kevin Hays, Pirouet Records, PIT 3059
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:36
      Title: Weightless
      Composer: Paul, Ellis
      Performer(s): Ellis Paul (Vocal / Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ellis Paul (Vocal / Guitar)
      Album: The Singer Songwriter Collection, Rounder Heritage, 1166-11591-2
      Duration: 3:39
    • 23:40
      Title: Scottish Suite - Oppression
      Composer: Carrothers, Bill
      Performer(s): Bill Carrothers (Piano)
      Performer(s): Bill Carrothers (Piano), Drew Gress (Bass), Dré Pallemaerts (Drums)
      Album: Castaways - Bill Carrothers (Recordno: PIT3067), Pirouet Records, PIT3067
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:46
      Title: A New Scotch Tune (Variation)
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Susanna Wallumrod (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Susanna Wallumrod (Vocals), Giovanna Pessi (Baroque Harp) Jane Achtman (Viola De Gamba) Marcom Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)
      Album: If Grief Could Wait, ECM, ECM 2226 277 7197
      Duration: 1:41
    • 23:48
      Title: Splendid Isolation
      Composer: Mcglinchey, Brendan
      Performer(s): Grainne Hambly (Harp)
      Performer(s): Grainne Hambly (Harp)
      Album: Between the Showers, Shamrock Records, Shamrock Records 1050-2
      Duration: 4:09
    • 23:52
      Title: Far-Fhuadach A'Chlarsair (The Harper's Dismissel)
      Composer: Morison, Roderick
      Performer(s): Olov Johansson (Nyckelharpa), Catriona Mckay (Harp)
      Performer(s): Olov Johansson (Nyckelharpa), Catriona Mckay (Harp)
      Album: Olov Johansson & Catriona McKay: Foogy, Olov Johansson Musik, OJM009
      Duration: 4:28
    • 23:58
      Title: Golden Fields
      Composer: Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Alexis Ffrench (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alexis Ffrench (Piano)
      Album: The Singing Planet, AFM Records, AFM 006
      Duration: 3:06
    • 00:00
      Title: Trio For Violin, Viola And Cello (2nd Movement) Lento
      Composer: Cras, Jean
      Performer(s): Jacques Thibaud String Trio
      Performer(s): Jacques Thibaud String Trio
      Album: Cras, Reger, Dohnányi, Kodály, Audite, 97.534
      Duration: 7:28
    • 00:10
      Title: Don't Worry 'Bout Me
      Composer: Bloom/Koehler
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocal), Joe Pass (Guitar)
      Album: Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass "Easy Living", OJC, 0888072328419
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:12
      Title: Manoir Des Mes Reves
      Composer: Reinhardt, Django
      Performer(s): Gerry Mulligan (Baritone Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Gerry Mulligan (Baritone Saxophone), The Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band
      Album: Verve Jazz Masters 36, Verve, 523342-2
      Duration: 3:50
    • 00:16
      Title: Surviving You
      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: 6:32
    • 00:24
      Title: Spiegel Im Spiegel
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin)
      Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin), Martin Roscoe (Piano)
      Album: Tabula Rasa - Arvo Part, HMV Classics, HMV 5723152
      Duration: 8:15
    • 00:32
      Title: The Grey Funnel Line
      Composer: Tawney, Cyril
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals), Maddy Prior (Vocals)
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals), Maddy Prior (Vocals), Danny Thompson (Bass), Nic Jones (Fiddle), Brian Golbey (5-String Fiddle)
      Album: Silly Sisters - Maddy Prior & June Tabor, Shanachie, SH 79040
      Duration: 3:04
    • 00:35
      Title: Night
      Composer: Melford, Myra
      Performer(s): Myra Melford (Piano)
      Performer(s): Myra Melford (Piano), Marty Ehrlich (Reeds)
      Album: Spark!, Palmetto Records, PM 2129
      Duration: 7:26
    • 00:43
      Title: Kyrie
      Composer: Anerio, Giovanni
      Performer(s): The Sixteen
      Performer(s): The Sixteen
      Album: The Blossoming Vine, Coro, COR16123
      Duration: 4:46
    • 00:48
      Title: Factum Est Silentium
      Composer: Hawes, Patrick
      Performer(s): Clio Gould (Violin)
      Performer(s): Clio Gould (Violin), Choir Of New College, Oxford
      Album: Angel - Patrick Hawes, Decca, 3742046
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:53
      Title: Threnos
      Composer: Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Natalie Clein (Cello)
      Performer(s): Natalie Clein (Cello)
      Album: Essential Tavener, Decca, 478 6424
      Duration: 5:50

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