The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Dec 19. Tonight, we'll hear "Jingle Bells" played on the banjo; the music of Ravel, performed on piano by Louis Lortie; 2 x Larry Goldings (including a seasonal recording with Brad Mehldau); Iva Bittova, singing a "Magnificat"; Joni Mitchell material realised by jazzers John Scofield and Pablo Held; movie music by Pascal Gaigne; a high-spirited number from New Orleans boys Donald Harrison and Dr. John; Peadar Ó Riada with Martin Hayes and Caoimhín O Raghallaigh; new Hilliard Ensemble (see BLUE TUNES, below); Clint's son, Kyle Eastwood (pictured); Carducci String Quartet; and a Northumbrian exchange. 10pm...

    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 -

    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.

     

    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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