The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Nov 29. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from part of a Mendelssohn string trio; Charlie Haden with Geri Allen and Paul Motian; Bessie Smith and her "Kitchen Man"; Dvorak's "Silent Woods"; a youthful Paul Brady, inclined to ramble; "Oriental" music by Granados; more from Felip Carbonell's new double CD (see BLUE TUNES, below); a solo piano work by Harald Saeverud, one of Norway's most admired composers of the 20th century; 2 songs by Paul Buchanan (of The Blue Nile); re-issued Joachim Kuhn; Irish cellist-cum-singer Naomi Berrill (pictured); Patricia Barber, crooning about a "Silent Partner"; and Max Richter, on the nature of daylight. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 18 July 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Julian Bream fell in love with the guitar aged nine on hearing Django Reinhardt; he's 81 this week - we honour him on Blue with selections from his varied catalogue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Nov 23rd - 29th: Felip Carbonell

    Guitarist Felip Carbonell has worked as an arts officer, production company head and band manager. After organising Mallorcan dates for Dervish in the 1990s, he moved to Sligo. He contributes greatly to the vibrant music scene in Sligo and is an integral part of the band No Crows. Recently, Felip released his first solo project, "The Colours Of Time" - a collection of recordings that represent Felip's musical experiences in Ireland and in his native Mallorca - recorded in both locations. We air selections from the double CD all this week.

    Nov 30th - Dec 6th: Radu Lupu

    Romanian Pianist Radu Lupu is widely acknowledged as a leading interpreter of Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Schubert. Since winning the Van Cliburn Competition in 1966 he has played with all the major orchestras in the world and has appeared at all major venues and festivals up to the present day – and plans for 2016 show no letting up. This week we mark his 70th birthday by featuring recordings from his extensive catalogue. Join us nightly at 10.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:16
      Title: Piece From The Year 1981
      Composer: Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Lauri Vainmaa (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lauri Vainmaa (Piano)
      Album: Northern Lights - Music Of Contemplation For A New Age, Finlandia Records, 11421-2
      Duration: 7:05
    • 22:24
      Title: Just The Motion
      Composer: Thompson, R & L
      Performer(s): Linda Thompson (Vocals), Ruchard Thompson (Vocal, Guitars)
      Performer(s): Simon Nicol (Guitar), David Mattacks (Drums), Et Al
      Album: Shoot Out the Lights, Hannibal, 1779769
      Duration: 6:19
    • 22:31
      Title: Where To Go From Here
      Composer: Thompson, Teddy
      Performer(s): Teddy Thompson (Vocals, Mandolin, Ukelele)
      Performer(s): Marius De Vries (Keyboards, Percussion)
      Album: A Piece of What You Need, Verve, 1779769
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:34
      Title: Bigger Than Home
      Composer: Delago, Manu
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards)
      Album: Bigger Than Home,, SWR 52/13
      Duration: 4:46
    • 22:39
      Title: The Beauty Of It All
      Composer: Weston, Randy
      Performer(s): Randy Weston (Piano)
      Performer(s): Billy Harper (Tenor Sax), Benny Powell (Trombone), Alex Blake (Bass), Billy Higgins (Drums), Neil Clarke (Percussion)
      Album: Saga - Randy Weston African Rhythms, Verve, 529 237-2
      Duration: 6:17
    • 22:47
      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
    • 22:50
      Title: Impromptu In G Flat Major
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Myung Whun Chung (Piano)
      Performer(s): Myung Whun Chung (Piano)
      Album: Piano, ECM Records, ECM New Series 2342 481 0765
      Duration: 7:38
    • 22:59
      Title: Bamba
      Composer: Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure (Guitar), Idan Raichel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure (Guitar), Idan Raichel (Piano), Yossi Fine (Bass), Souleymane Kane (Calabash)
      Album: The Toure-Raichel Collective, Cumbancha, CMB-CD-22
      Duration: 5:59
    • 23:05
      Title: Toccata
      Composer: Kapsberger, Giovanni Girolamo
      Performer(s): Rolf Lislevand (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Rolf Lislevand (Guitar), Arianna Savall (Triple Harp) Pedro Estevan (Percussion), Rolf Lislevand Ensemble
      Album: Nuove Musiche, ECM, 476 3049
      Duration: 5:31
    • 23:12
      Title: Minuet In A, With Variations
      Composer: Mcgibbon, William
      Performer(s): Shona Mooney (Fiddle), Andy Watt (Guitar, Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Shona Mooney (Fiddle), Andy Watt (Guitar, Mandolin)
      Album: Northumbrian Exchanges, sfz Music, SFZM0114
      Duration: 3:25
    • 23:16
      Title: My Love Came To Dublin
      Composer: Galvin, Patrick
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals)
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals), Andy Cutting, Mark Emerson, Tim Harries
      Album: Apples, Topic, TSCD0568
      Duration: 4:36
    • 23:21
      Title: River Man
      Composer: Drake
      Performer(s): Nick Drake
      Performer(s): Nick Drake
      Album: Five Leaves Left (Remastered), Island, IMCD8
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:26
      Title: Un Grand Sommeil Noir
      Composer: Varese, Edgarde
      Performer(s): Mirelle Delunsch (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Mirelle Delunsch (Soprano), Francois Kerdoncuff (Piano), Asko Ensemble
      Album: Varese - The Complete Works (2-CD), Decca, 460 208-2
      Duration: 2:50
    • 23:29
      Title: Nos Qui Sumus In Hoc Mundo
      Composer: Di Lasso, Orlando
      Performer(s): Currende
      Performer(s): Concerto Palatino, Currende
      Album: Orlando di Lasso - Motets, Christophorus Records, CHE 0192-2
      Duration: 2:04
    • 23:33
      Title: The Sun Went Down
      Composer: Lewis, Boyd
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar), Eddie Davis (Tenor Saxophone), Eddie Hutcherson (Trumpet), Et Al
      Album: T-Bone Walker - The Complete Imperial Recordings 1950-1954, EMI Blues Series, EMI CDP-7-96737-2
      Duration: 2:20
    • 23:35
      Title: The Morning After
      Composer: Jones, Sean
      Performer(s): Sean Jones (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Orrin Evans (Piano), Luques Curtis (Bass), Obed Calvaire (Drums)
      Album: Improvise - Never Before Seen, Mac Avenue, MAC 1080
      Duration: 7:14
    • 23:44
      Title: Courante -- Suite, S.996 In E Minor
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Album: Baroque Guitar Julian Bream, RCA VIctor Red Seal, 60494-2-RV
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:49
      Title: The Moon Song
      Composer: Mandel, Johnny
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Double Bass)
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Double Bass), Pat Metheny (Guitar)
      Album: Beyond the Missouri Sky ~~ E248409, Verve, 537130-2
      Duration: 6:58
    • 23:56
      Title: Untold Stories
      Composer: Darling, David
      Performer(s): David Darling (Cello And Ambient Sounds)
      Performer(s): David Darling (Cello And Ambient Sounds)
      Album: Prayer for Compassion, Wind Over The Earth, WE2340
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:01
      Title: Forvarskvall
      Composer: Wikander, David
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening, Convivium Records, CR017
      Duration: 4:22
    • 00:05
      Title: Die Zelle In Nonnewerth
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      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: 5:54
    • 00:11
      Title: Li'l Darlin'
      Composer: Hefti / Salvador
      Performer(s): Caterina Zapponi (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Monty Alexander (Piano), Bucky Pizzarelli (Guitar), Martin Pizzarelli (Acoustic Bass)
      Album: Romantica, Motema, 233851
      Duration: 4:39
    • 00:18
      Title: Where Can I Go
      Composer: Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Once I Was An Eagle, Virgin Records Ltd, Not Available
      Duration: 3:40
    • 00:21
      Title: The Fair Haired Child
      Composer: Taylor, Martin
      Performer(s): Tommy Emmanuel (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Martin Taylor (Guitar)
      Album: The Colonel & the Governor, Mesa / Blue Moon, 2307
      Duration: 4:44
    • 00:26
      Title: Irish Boy
      Composer: Griffin, Patty
      Performer(s): Patty Griffin (Vocals, Piano)
      Performer(s): Patty Griffin (Vocals, Piano)
      Album: American Kid, New West Records, Not Available
      Duration: 2:41
    • 00:29
      Title: Irish Coffee
      Composer: Alakotila, Timo
      Performer(s): Jpp
      Performer(s): Jpp, Timo Alakotila (Harmonium); Arto Jarvela (Fiddle) Et Al
      Album: History, Northside Records, NSD 6026
      Duration: 5:43
    • 00:35
      Title: Boots Of Spanish Leather
      Composer: Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Witmark Demos: 1962 - 1964 (2-CD), Columbia / Legacy, 88897 76179 2
      Duration: 5:49
    • 00:41
      Title: I Hear A Rhapsody
      Composer: Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax)
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Bob Brookmeyer (Valve Trombone), Hank Jones (Piano) Et Al
      Album: Tonite's Music Today, Poll Winners Records, PWR 27233
      Duration: 2:32
    • 00:44
      Title: Tango Espanol
      Composer: Pujol, Emilio
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Album: Spanish Guitar Recital ~~ D361713, BMG, 74321680162
      Duration: 3:48
    • 00:48
      Title: Salve Regina
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Ensemble Organum
      Performer(s): Ensemble Organum
      Album: Corsican Chant, Harmonia Mundi, HMA1951495
      Duration: 4:51
    • 00:53
      Title: If Ever I Would Leave You
      Composer: Lerner / Loewe
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Performer(s): John Hébert (Bass), Eric Mcpherson (Drums)
      Album: Floating - Fred Hersch Trio, Palmetto Records, PM2171
      Duration: 6:11

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