The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Nov 23.  Tonight, we hear a new recording of Saint-Saens' "La muse et le poete"; Stanley Clarke, recorded live in Japan with Chick Corea; 3 x Lennon McCartney; part of a mass by Guillaume Dufay; solo Abdullah Ibrahim; Babe Kyro (or Karo) Lemon Turner sings about "Black Ace"; Claudia Schwab plays the violin; also coming our way, the last selection of the week from Anouar Brahem (see BLUE TUNES, below), specifically a track from the CD "The Astounding Eyes Of Rita"; Eddie Vedder, on ukelele; the slow movement of a string quartet by Smetana; and Matt Dennis, bemoaning the sale of a cottage. 10pm...

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

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    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 -

     

    Anouar Brahem: November 17th - 23rd

    Tunisian oud-player Anouar Brahem has over the years created his own delicate sound – deeply rooted in Arabic classical and folk music yet infused with contemporary jazz sensibilities. His music is the real example of fusion – a troubadour of world music; Brahem’s extensive catalogue on ECM Records is our Blue Tunes focus all this week.
     
     

    Teddy Wilson: November 24th - 30th

    From the 1930s until the 1980s, Teddy Wilson provided accompaniment for Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lester Young et al. He was Billie Holiday's musical director and made a number of fine albums under his own name. This polished pianist is featured each night this week on Blue.
     
     

    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, www.sessionworkrec.com, 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
      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
      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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