The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 20. Tonight's BLUE should provide the perfect wind-down whether you've been following Rory McIlroy's golfing exploits in The Wirral or not: we'll listen to suites by Jules Massenet and Edvard Grieg; a new solo piano recording by Elan Mehler (pictured - right - courtesy of Chloe Dévis); solo Ferran Savall, a son of Jordi Savall and Montserrat Figueras, and brother of Arianna; birthday boy Carlos Santana; pieces by Janacek and Lutoslavski; Satchmo with the Oscar Peterson Quartet; new jazz from Sean Jones (a former lead trumpeter with the Jazz At Lincoln Centre Orchestra);singer-songwriter Patty Griffin; and our final recordings of the week from guitarist Julian Bream (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 5 July 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Born on July 4, Stephen Foster is under the Blue spotlight. This week we honour the "father of American music "with a variety of artists and interpretations.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Julian Bream: July 14th - 20th

    Guitarist/lutenist Julian Bream is 81 this week. In 2002 he retired after a 55 year  career and a love affair with the guitar that began at the age of 9 on hearing Django Reinhardt. We shine the spotlight on his wide-ranging and varied catalogue; from Elizabethan to Brazilian; Baroque to Spanish; Classical to Contemporary – solo, duo and chamber settings.

    Pic - Eamonn McCabe

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:09
      Title: Just Because
      Composer: Detor, Krista
      Performer(s): Krista Detor (Vocals And Piano)
      Performer(s): Krista Detor (Vocals And Piano)
      Album: Flat Earth Diary
      Duration: 4:35
    • 22:14
      Title: Blue Daughter Tattoo
      Composer: Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Performer(s): Kelly Joe Phelps (Guitars)
      Performer(s): Kelly Joe Phelps (Guitars)
      Album: Western Bell - Kelly Joe Phelps, Black Hen Music, BHMCD-0053
      Duration: 4:47
    • 22:19
      Title: Jewelled Eyes
      Composer: Simonds, Clodagh
      Performer(s): Fovea Hex Clodagh Simonds (Harmonium And Vocals)
      Performer(s): Kate Ellis (Cello)
      Album: Fovea Hex: Here is Where We Used to Sing, Janet Records, JRDS004A
      Duration: 1:59
    • 22:29
      Title: For The Uncommon Man
      Composer: Langley, Noel
      Performer(s): Noel Langley (Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Et Al)
      Performer(s): Ruth Hall (Harp), Keith Fairbairn (Vibraphone, Marimba), Alcyona Mick (Piano)
      Album: Edentide, Suntara Records, SUN7422002
      Duration: 8:45
    • 22:39
      Title: Death Letter
      Composer: House, Eddie James 'Son'
      Performer(s): Son House (Guitar, Vocals)
      Performer(s): Son House (Guitar, Vocals)
      Album: Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues - Son House, Columbia / Legacy, COL 512574 2
      Duration: 4:21
    • 22:43
      Title: Avenue
      Composer: Obel, Agnes
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Voice/Piano)
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Voice/Piano), Anne Muller (Cello)
      Album: Philharmonics (Recordno: PIASR 195CD), Play It Again Sam, PIASR 195CD
      Duration: 4:06
    • 22:48
      Title: Tre Canti - Ii: Quasi Grave E Commosso
      Composer: Pizzetti, Ildebrando
      Performer(s): Hagai Shaham (Violin)
      Performer(s): Arnon Erez (Piano)
      Album: Pizzetti & Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Violin Sonatas, Hyperion, CDA67869
      Duration: 3:49
    • 22:51
      Title: Lamentationes Hieremiae Prophetae - Lectio 1
      Composer: Ycart, Bernhard
      Performer(s): Ensemble Officium
      Performer(s): Ensemble Officium
      Album: Miserere mei Deus - Music For Passiontide around 1500, Christophorus Records, CHE 0194-2
      Duration: 6:57
    • 23:00
      Title: Beautiful Dreamer
      Composer: Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Jacqueline Schwab (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jacqueline Schwab (Piano)
      Album: Mark Twain's America: A Portrait in Music, Dorian, 90299
      Duration: 4:05
    • 23:04
      Title: Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair
      Composer: Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Leila Josefowicz (Violin)
      Performer(s): Leila Josefowicz (Violin), John Novacek (Piano)
      Album: Americana, Philips, 462948-2
      Duration: 3:09
    • 23:08
      Title: Come Rain Or Come Shine
      Composer: Arlen / Mercer
      Performer(s): Come Shine
      Performer(s): Live Maria Roggen (Vocals, Violin), Erlend Skomsvoll (Keyboards, Percussion), Sondre Meisfjord (Bass, Guitar), Hakon Mjaset Johansen (Drums)
      Album: Red And Gold, Jazzland, 377 425-8
      Duration: 4:55
    • 23:13
      Title: The Chase (Variations On Mussorgsky's Old Castle From Pictures At An Exhibition)
      Composer: Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Tori Amos (Piano/Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tori Amos (Piano/Vocal), Apollon Musagete Quartet, Laura Lucas (Flute), Nigel Shore (Oboe), Andreas Ortensamer (Clarinet)
      Album: Night of Hunters, Deutsche Grammophon, 477 9791
      Duration: 3:03
    • 23:16
      Title: The Very Thought Of You
      Composer: Noble, Ray
      Performer(s): Nancy Wilson (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Nancy Wilson (Vocals)
      Album: Yesterday's Love Songs, Today's Blues, Capitol Jazz, CDP 7 9365 2
      Duration: 2:53
    • 23:20
      Title: Variations On A Theme By Mozart
      Composer: Sor, Fernando
      Performer(s): Tilman Hoppstock (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Tilman Hoppstock (Guitar)
      Album: Alhambra - Spanish Guitar Music, Christophorus Records, CHE 0194-2
      Duration: 7:37
    • 23:28
      Title: Pater Noster
      Composer: Di Lasso, Orlando
      Performer(s): Currende
      Performer(s): Concerto Palatino, Currende
      Album: Orlando di Lasso - Motets, Christophorus Records, CHE 0192-2
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:33
      Title: One Dove
      Composer: Hegarty/Reynolds
      Performer(s): Antony And The Johnsons
      Performer(s): Antony And The Johnsons
      Album: The Crying Light, Rough Trade, RTRADCD443
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:39
      Title: Pianos Of The 9th Ward
      Composer: Sickafoose, Todd
      Performer(s): Todd Sickafoose (Bass, Piano, Wurlitzer, Various Perc, Accordian Through A Leslie)
      Performer(s): Todd Sickafoose (Bass, Piano, Wurlitzer, Various Perc, Accordian Through A Leslie), Ani Difranco (Voice, Telephone Mic, Electric Ukele)
      Album: Todd Sickafoose: Tiny Resistors, Cryptogramophone, CG138
      Duration: 6:06
    • 23:45
      Title: Deep Space
      Composer: Jones, Rickie Lee
      Performer(s): Rickie Lee Jones (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Rickie Lee Jones (Vocal)
      Album: The Magazine, Warner, 7599-25117-2
      Duration: 3:13
    • 23:48
      Title: Turtle Soup
      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: 6:01
    • 23:55
      Title: Ben Somewhen
      Composer: Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
      Album: Ben Somewhen - Howard Skempton: Choral & Chamber Music, NMC, NMC D135
      Duration: 12:16
    • 00:07
      Title: When The World Was Young
      Composer: Gerard/Mercer
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Saxophone), Gary Burton (Vibraphone)
      Album: Too Marvelous For Words, Verve, 5571402
      Duration: 5:54
    • 00:14
      Title: The Half-Finished Heaven
      Composer: Sandstrom, Sven-David
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening, Convivium Records, CR017
      Duration: 5:19
    • 00:20
      Title: The Astounding Eyes Of Rita
      Composer: Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud)
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud), Klaus Gesing (Bass Clarinet), Bjorn Meyer (Bass), Khaled Yassine (Darbouka, Bendir)
      Album: Anouar Brahem: The Astounding Eyes of Rita, ECM, 1798628
      Duration: 8:41
    • 00:29
      Title: Suite No.2 In D Minor - Courante
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Hopkinson Smith (Theorbo)
      Performer(s): Hopkinson Smith (Theorbo)
      Album: Bach Suites Nos. 1,2,3 (Recordno: E 8937), Naive, E 8937
      Duration: 2:48
    • 00:32
      Title: Music For A While
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Garth Knox (Viola D'Amore)
      Performer(s): Garth Knox (Viola D'Amore), Agnes Vesterman (Cello)
      Album: Saltarello - Garth Knox, ECM, ECM New Series 2157 476 4501
      Duration: 3:29
    • 00:35
      Title: Nocturnal - Ix. Slow And Quiet
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Stefano Grondona (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Stefano Grondona (Guitar)
      Album: Nocturnal - Stefano Grondona (Recordno: STR33954), Stradivarius, STR33954
      Duration: 2:56
    • 00:39
      Title: Firefly
      Composer: Hiromi
      Performer(s): Hiromi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anthony Jackson (Bass), Simon Phillips (Drums)
      Album: Alive, Telarc, TEL-35307-02
      Duration: 7:31
    • 00:46
      Title: Lorraine
      Composer: Strom/ Tweed
      Performer(s): Karen Tweed (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Karen Tweed (Accordion)
      Album: Essentially Invisible to the Eye, May Monday Adventures, MMA 6327002
      Duration: 5:29
    • 00:52
      Title: Still Learning
      Composer: Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Arne Jansen (Guitars), Andreas Edelmann (Bass), Eric Schaefer (Drums)
      Performer(s): Arne Jansen (Guitars), Andreas Edelmann (Bass), Eric Schaefer (Drums), Friedrich Paravicini (Keyboards, Vibes), Stephan Braun (Cello)
      Album: The Sleep Of Reason - Ode To Goya (Recordno: 9539-2), Act Music, 9539-2
      Duration: 6:07

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