The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    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 Saturday 19 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

    • 22:06
      Title: Serenata
      Composer: Malats, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Album: Spanish Guitar Recital, BMG, 74321680162
      Duration: 4:01
    • 22:10
      Title: Electric Counterpoint
      Composer: Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Album: Crossing The Stone, Sony, SK87320
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:15
      Title: The Customs Of The Age Disturbed
      Composer: Leon, Craig
      Performer(s): Craig Leon (All Instruments)
      Performer(s): Craig Leon (All Instruments)
      Album: Early Electronic Works - Nommos, Visiting, Aparté, AP083
      Duration: 7:44
    • 22:25
      Title: Prayer Of St. Gregory
      Composer: Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Koch, 372212h1
      Duration: 4:43
    • 22:32
      Title: Ballad Impromptu
      Composer: Broadbent, Alan
      Performer(s): Alan Broadbent Trio
      Performer(s): Alan Broadbent Trio, Alan Broadbent (Piano), Putter Smith (Bass), Joe Labarbera (Drums)
      Album: Personal Standards, Concord Jazz, CCD-4757-2
      Duration: 6:01
    • 22:37
      Title: Spanish Harlem
      Composer: Lieber/Spector
      Performer(s): Rebecca Pidgeon (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Rebecca Pidgeon (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: The Raven, Chesky, JD 115
      Duration: 3:35
    • 22:42
      Title: Gillian
      Composer: Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals)
      Album: Songs 2003 - 2013 (Recordno: DEMPRCD13), Balloon Ranger Recordings, DEMPRCD13
      Duration: 3:29
    • 22:46
      Title: April The 14th Part 1
      Composer: Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Gillian Welch (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Gillian Welch (Vocal, Guitar), David Rawlings (Guitar)
      Album: Time (The Revelator), Acony Records, ACNY-0103
      Duration: 5:10
    • 22:51
      Title: Cavatina
      Composer: Myers, Stanley
      Performer(s): Robert Bonfiglio (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Robert Bonfiglio (Harmonica), Michael Newman (Guitar)
      Album: Bonfiglio Romances, BMG, Hhcd1001
      Duration: 3:31
    • 22:55
      Title: O, Comforter
      Composer: Knaifel, Alexander
      Performer(s): Celli Monighetti
      Performer(s): Celli Monighetti
      Album: Metamorphoses, Louth Contemporary Music Society, LCMS1202
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:02
      Title: Veinte Anos
      Composer: Vera, Maria Teresa
      Performer(s): Buena Vista Social Club
      Performer(s): Buena Vista Social Club, Omara Portuondo (Vocals)
      Album: Buena Vista Social Club (Recordno WCD050), World Circuit, WCD050
      Duration: 3:31
    • 23:05
      Title: Prelude In E Minor
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chucho Valdes (Piano)
      Performer(s): Chucho Valdes (Piano)
      Album: Fantasia Cubana - Chucho Valdes, Blue Note Records, 57189
      Duration: 4:30
    • 23:10
      Title: Wolfcry
      Composer: Porter, Gregory
      Performer(s): Gregory Porter (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Chip Crawford (Piano)
      Album: Liquid Spirit, Blue Note / Universal, 0602537410538
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:15
      Title: Strange Weirdos
      Composer: Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright Tiii (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright Tiii (Vocal, Guitar), Jebin Bruni (Piano), The Section Quartet
      Album: Strange Weirdos - Music From And Inspired By The Film "Knocked Up" (Recordno: 0888072303010), rsal Music (UK) Limited
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:19
      Title: The Swimming Song
      Composer: Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Nicky Schrire (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Nicky Schrire (Vocals), Nick Paul (Piano), Sam Anning (Bass), Jake Goldbas (Drrums, Perc), Brian Adler (Perc)
      Album: Freedom Flight, Circavision Productions, CDP884-2
      Duration: 3:09
    • 23:22
      Title: Poor Mum
      Composer: Drake, Molly
      Performer(s): Molly Drake (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Molly Drake (Vocal, Piano)
      Album: Family Tree (Recordno: 1734041), Island Records, 1734041
      Duration: 1:38
    • 23:25
      Title: Within A Painting
      Composer: Joseph, Bradley
      Performer(s): Bradley Joseph (Piano)
      Performer(s): Bradley Joseph (Piano)
      Album: The Journey Continues... (Recordno: TJC-5D), Robbins Island Music, TJC-5D
      Duration: 5:25
    • 23:31
      Title: Tabula Rasa - Silentium
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Leslie Hatfield (Violin)
      Performer(s): Leslie Hatfield (Violin), Rebecca Hirsch (Violin), Ulster Orchestra
      Album: Part - Tabula Rasa..., Naxos, 8.554591
      Duration: 14:41
    • 23:46
      Title: Listening Wind
      Composer: Byrne / Eno
      Performer(s): Peter Gabriel
      Performer(s): Peter Gabriel
      Album: Scratch My Back (Special Edition), Real World, PGCDX 12
      Duration: 4:20
    • 23:52
      Title: The Broken Lyre
      Composer: Hackett, Steve
      Performer(s): Steve Hackett (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Steve Hackett (Guitar), The Underworld Orchestra
      Album: Metamorpheus - Steve Hackett and the Underworld Orchestra, Camino Records, CAMCD35
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:56
      Title: Spring Is Here
      Composer: Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Cannonball Adderley (Alto Sax)
      Performer(s): Cannonball Adderley (Alto Sax), Nat Adderley (Cornet), Junior Mance (Piano), Sam Jones (Bass), Jimmy Cobb (Drums)
      Album: Somethin' Else, Poll Winners Records, PWR 27212
      Duration: 3:48
    • 00:07
      Title: The House Of Memories
      Composer: Dupont, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Marie-Catherine Girod (Piano)
      Performer(s): Marie-Catherine Girod (Piano)
      Album: Gabriel Dupont - Poeme, Les Heures Dolentes, Journée De Printemps, Mirare, MIR 238
      Duration: 2:48
    • 00:10
      Title: Poem (2nd Movement) Light And Calm
      Composer: Dupont, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Marie-Catherine Girod (Piano)
      Performer(s): Prazak Quartet
      Album: Gabriel Dupont - Poeme, Les Heures Dolentes, Journée De Printemps, Mirare, MIR 238
      Duration: 5:31
    • 00:16
      Title: Wild Horses
      Composer: Jagger / Richards
      Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals), Morten Qvenild (Piano, Various Instruments)
      Album: Antologie - Solveig Slettahjell, Jazzland, 602527785349
      Duration: 6:01
    • 00:22
      Title: Love Will Tear Us Apart
      Composer: Hook/ Curtis/ Sumner/ Morris
      Performer(s): Susanna Karolina Wallumrod (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Susanna Karolina Wallumrod (Vocals), Morton Qvenild (Keyboards Etc.)
      Album: Susanna and the Magical Orchestra: Melody Mountain, Rune Grammofon, RCD2057
      Duration: 5:08
    • 00:27
      Title: Mallorca
      Composer: Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Album: Spanish Guitar Recital ~~ D361701, RCA Victor, 74321680162
      Duration: 7:23
    • 00:36
      Title: Suite
      Composer: Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Tore Brunborg (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Tore Brunborg (Tenor Saxophone), Mats Eilertsen (Double Bass), Jarle Vspestad (Drums)
      Album: The Well - Tord Gustavsen Quartet, ECM Records, ECM 2237 278 58
      Duration: 8:22
    • 00:44
      Title: Silent Spaces
      Composer: Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Tore Brunborg (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Tore Brunborg (Tenor Saxophone), Mats Eilertsen (Double Bass), Jarle Vespestad (Drums)
      Album: Extended Circle - Tord Gustavsen Quartet, ECM Records, ECM 2358 376 0239
      Duration: 3:33
    • 00:53
      Title: Impro 11 - Sense For Sorroll
      Composer: Savall, Ferran
      Performer(s): Ferran Savall (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ferran Savall (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Impro, Alia Vox, AVSA9906
      Duration: 4:20

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