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    August 29. This Saturday night, we've lined up birthday boy Bennie Maupin with his European quartet featuring pianist Michal Tokaj; some Grieg, on a recording by the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne; American blues artist Selwyn Birchwood, in advance of his appearance in Monaghan early next month; a "ladylike" Miriam Klein (the singer has just been re-issued on MPS); a solo guitar performance by José Luis Montón; Irish drummer Kevin Lawlor, from his new release "Eight"; the ambient strains of keyboard-player Steve Roach; more from Tarik O'Regan (see BLUE TUNES, below); Chet Baker (pictured), singing Rodgers & Hart; Vladimir Martynov's choral work "Six Songs"; young Irish guitarist Paul Meehan, from "The Lower Road"; the late Michael Garrick, recorded with Ian Carr and Don Rendell; and Martin Tourish's newly-available "The Seventh Degree (Of Irish Romanticism)". Please note a 10:05pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 6 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 -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Amor Afoito
      Performer(s): Ana Moura (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Ana Moura (Vocals)
      Album: Songlines Top of the World CD92, Songlines magazine, STWCD68
      Duration: 4:10
    • 22:08
      Title: Gambang Suling
      Composer: Saboo, Ki Narto
      Performer(s): Oran Etkin (Bass Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Lionel Loueke (Guitar), Curtis Fowlkes (Trombone), Ben Allison (Bass), Nasheet Waits (Driums)
      Album: Gathering Light, Motema, 233033
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:11
      Title: Stromness
      Composer: Bertelmann, Volker
      Performer(s): Hauschka
      Performer(s): Hauschka
      Album: Abandoned City, City Slang, SLANG50060
      Duration: 5:34
    • 22:18
      Title: Piano Sonata No.15 In D Major (2nd Movement) Andante
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas Vol.4, ECM, 476 5875
      Duration: 6:58
    • 22:26
      Title: Spirit
      Composer: Hiromi
      Performer(s): Hiromi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anthony Jackson (Bass), Simon Phillips (Drums)
      Album: Alive, Telarc, TEL-35307-02
      Duration: 8:15
    • 22:35
      Title: Black Waterside
      Composer: Jansch, Bert
      Performer(s): Bert Jansch (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bert Jansch (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Acoustic Songbook, EMI, 7243 8 75356 2 6 VIDCD 673
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:39
      Title: No Surprises
      Composer: Radiohead
      Performer(s): Christopher O'Riley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Christopher O'Riley (Piano)
      Album: Hold Me To This - Christopher O'Riley Plays Radiohead, World Village, 468034
      Duration: 3:26
    • 22:42
      Title: You've Changed
      Composer: Carey / Fischer
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocal)
      Album: The Best Of The 50s And 60s (Disc 4), Columbia Jazz, C4K 91247
      Duration: 3:19
    • 22:46
      Title: Serenade In G (2nd Movement) Andante Expressivo
      Composer: Wiren, Dag
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bournemouth Sinfonietta
      Album: Scandinavian String Music, Naxos, 8.553106
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:50
      Title: Piano Concerto (2nd Movement) Adagio Misterioso
      Composer: Yashiro, Akio
      Performer(s): Hiromi Okada (Piano)
      Performer(s): Hiromi Okada (Piano), Ulster Orchestra
      Album: Akio Yashiro - Piano Concerto, Symphony, Naxos, 8.555351
      Duration: 7:32
    • 22:59
      Title: The Bard Of Armagh
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): William Dowdall (Flute)
      Performer(s): William Dowdall (Flute), Anne-Marie O'Farrell (Harp)
      Album: Irish Melodies - William Dowdall (Recordno: 13254-2), Celestial Harmonies, 13254-2
      Duration: 3:50
    • 23:03
      Title: Medina Ii
      Composer: Delago, Manu
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards), Isa Kurz (Violin)
      Album: Bigger Than Home (Recordno: SWR 52/13), www.sessionworkrec.com, SWR 52/13
      Duration: 5:08
    • 23:08
      Title: Quiet Page
      Composer: Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Jun Miyake (Piano, Flugelhorn, Samples)
      Performer(s): Jun Miyake (Piano, Flugelhorn, Samples)
      Album: Lost Memory Theatre - Act 1 (Recordno: yeb-7736 2), yellowbird, yeb-7736 2
      Duration: 2:29
    • 23:11
      Title: Antartica
      Composer: Coldrick, Pat
      Performer(s): Pat Coldrick (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pat Coldrick (Guitar)
      Album: City Jam
      Duration: 6:10
    • 23:18
      Title: Milonga En Re
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Gregory Harrington (Violin)
      Performer(s): Gregory Harrington (Violin), William Lewis (Piano)
      Album: Reflections - Gregory Harrington, Estile Records, 783707248905
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:23
      Title: Threnos
      Composer: Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Natalie Clein (Cello)
      Performer(s): Natalie Clein (Cello)
      Album: Essential Tavener, Decca, 478 6424
      Duration: 5:50
    • 23:30
      Title: Please Please Me
      Composer: Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Wyckham Porteous (Vocals, Acoustic Guitar)
      Performer(s): Wyckham Porteous (Vocals, Acoustic Guitar), John Ellis (Guitars, Mandolin, Banjo), Rob Becker (Bass), Steven Drake (Guitar, Keyboards)
      Album: 3 AM - Wyckham Porteous (Recordno: CBR-0352), Cordova Bay, CBR-0352
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:33
      Title: The Banks Of Claudy
      Performer(s): Kate Burke (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Kate Burke (Vocals), Ruth Hazelton (Guitar, Banjo)
      Album: Song Links, Fellside Recordings, FECD176D
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:38
      Title: Broken Butterflies
      Composer: Williams, Lucinda
      Performer(s): Lucinda Williams (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Lucinda Williams (Vocals), Bo Ramsey (El Guitar), Charlie Sexton (Rhythm Gtr), David Mansfield (Vln), Tony Garnier (Bs), Jim Keltner (Dms)
      Album: Essence, Lost Highway, 170 197-2
      Duration: 5:40
    • 23:45
      Title: Lonely House -- From "Street Scene"
      Composer: Hughes / Weill
      Performer(s): Betty Carter (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Betty Carter (Vocals)
      Album: September Songs - Various, Sony Classical, SK 63046
      Duration: 7:31
    • 23:52
      Title: Sonata For Piano And Cello (3rd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Alkan, Charles-Valentin
      Performer(s): Emmanuelle Bertrand (Cello)
      Performer(s): Pascal Amoyel (Piano)
      Album: Alkan Sonata for cello and piano; Liszt Works for cello and piano, Harmonia Mundi, HMA 1951758
      Duration: 9:52
    • 00:06
      Title: Cuba Street
      Composer: Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): John Metcalfe (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Metcalfe (Guitar)
      Album: John Metcalfe: Scorching Bay (Recordno: Bbm1082/1) ~~ H737009, Black Box, Bbm1082/1
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:10
      Title: Je Voudrais
      Composer: Ithier, Hubert
      Performer(s): Imani Winds
      Performer(s): Imani Winds, Imani Winds, Rene Marie (Vocals), Joseph Tompkins (Percussion)
      Album: Josephine Baker - A Life of le Jazz Hot!, KOCH International Classics, KIC-CD-7696
      Duration: 3:24
    • 00:13
      Title: Slumber My Darling
      Composer: Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Alison Krauss (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Alison Krauss (Vocal), Edgar Meyer (Bass), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Mark O Connor (Violin)
      Album: Heartland: An Appalachian Anthology ~~ CDG03920, Sony Music Entertainment, SK89683
      Duration: 4:52
    • 00:19
      Title: Between The Silent Worlds
      Composer: Bowness / Jurjendal / Saks
      Performer(s): Tim Bowness (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tim Bowness (Vocals), Peter Chilvers (Keyboards, Rhythms), Robert Jurjendal (Guitars), Aleksei Saks (Trumpet)
      Album: Slow Electric, Panegyric, GYRCD005
      Duration: 6:44
    • 00:26
      Title: Bora Bora
      Composer: Salvador / Bernard
      Performer(s): Caterina Zapponi (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Yotam Silberstein (Guitar), John Lee (Electric Bass)
      Album: Romantica, Motema, 233851
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:30
      Title: Etude No.9
      Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Album: Johannes Moller - Guitar Recital, Naxos, 8.572715
      Duration: 5:18
    • 00:35
      Title: Cuarteto De Cuerdas No. 2 Op. 15 - Langsam / Andante
      Composer: Zemlinsky, Alexander Von
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vera Martinez Mahner (Vl), Abel Tomas Realp (Vl), Jonathan Brown (Viola), Arnau Tomas Realp (Vlc), Cuarteto Casals
      Album: Debussy / Zemlinsky: Cuartedos de cuerdas - Cuarteto Casals, Harmonia Mundi, HMI 987057
      Duration: 5:19
    • 00:41
      Title: The Sub
      Composer: 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Album: At Land - 3epkano, Smiling Politely Records, SPR002
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:45
      Title: Paripanki
      Composer: Hayes
      Performer(s): Tommy Hayes(Perc );
      Performer(s): Tommy Hayes(Perc );, Ian Leslie (Sax); Sarah Roche (Vcls), Neil Martin (Cello); Carl Corcoran (Piano)
      Album: Almost Home ~~ PD CC, Hayes/Leslie, OPP4
      Duration: 3:13
    • 00:48
      Title: Limits
      Composer: Coughlan / Hastings / Sinclair / Sinclair
      Performer(s): Pye Hastings (Vocal / Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pye Hastings (Vocal / Guitar), Jimmy Hastings (Flute)
      Album: If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You, Decca, 8829682
      Duration: 1:35
    • 00:50
      Title: In A Sentimental Mood
      Composer: Ellington
      Performer(s): Art Farmer (Flugelhorn)
      Performer(s): Art Farmer (Flugelhorn)
      Album: Foolish Memories, Bellaphon, CDLR45008
      Duration: 7:56

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