The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    May 24. Trio Mediaeval's latest recording is a collection of polyphony from Iceland to Italy; it's named "Aquilonis", in honour of the North Wind. Hear a selection from the CD on tonight's BLUE. We'll also listen to 3 samples of contemporary jazz from Estonia; the father and son pairing of Tom and Ben Paley; Argentinian guitarist Pablo Márquez; young jazz pianist Gwilym Simcock (who'll be teaching and performing in Sligo this summer); more from the pen of Bob Dylan (see BLUE TUNES, below); solo piano music by Arnold Schoenberg (pictured); and American sax-player Harry Allen, recorded in the company of the Jan Lundgren Quartet. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 25 July 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week we feature recordings by the Talich Quartet. Join us for nightly string quartet (and sextet) recordings by an ensemble, currently led by Jan Talich Jnr, in its 50th year.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

     

    Brian Eno: May 18th - 24th

    Bob Dylan celebrates his 74th birthday this week. His most recent release was an album of covers from the Sinatra discography. As a birthday tribute, we shine the spotlight on Dylan covers by others. Sadly there’s none from Ol’ Blue Eyes but there is plenty of choice, from Nico to Nickel Creek; Susanna and the Magical Orchestra to Martin Simpson; Joan Baez to Jeff Buckley. Dylan by others, all this week on The Blue of the Night...

    Elina Duni: May 25th - 31st

    “One of the fascinating things about music of the Balkans… is the idea that the pain has to be sung”. On her new album, “Dallendyshe” (“The Swallow”), Tirana-born, Swiss-raised, Elina Duni interprets songs of love and exile backed by her piano trio. Hear nightly selections, from Monday to Sunday.…  

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:16
      Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano (1st Movement) Prologue
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Michal Kanka (Cello)
      Performer(s): Jaromír Klepac (Piano)
      Album: Claude Debussy - Chamber Music, Praga Digitals, PRD/DSD 250302
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:21
      Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano No.1 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Composer: Onslow, George
      Performer(s): Emmanuel Jacques (Cello)
      Performer(s): Maude Gratton (Piano)
      Album: George Onslow - Sonatas For Cello And Piano, Mirare, MIR 192
      Duration: 6:28
    • 22:28
      Title: Visiting
      Composer: Leon, Craig
      Performer(s): Craig Leon (All Instruments)
      Performer(s): Craig Leon (All Instruments)
      Album: Early Electronic Works - Nommos, Visiting, Aparté, AP083
      Duration: 5:07
    • 22:36
      Title: (I Wonder) Where Our Love Has Gone
      Composer: Johnson, Buddy
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano)
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano), George Mraz (Bass), Mousie Alexander (Drums)
      Album: If I'm Lucky, Pablo / Original Jazz Classics, OJCCD-683-2
      Duration: 4:54
    • 22:40
      Title: Pray For Me
      Composer: Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)
      Album: Once I Was An Eagle, Virgin Records, 006023738618
      Duration: 5:05
    • 22:46
      Title: Turning The Gun On Myself
      Composer: Thompson, Teddy
      Performer(s): Teddy Thompson (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Jeff Hill (Bass), Marius De Vries (Keyboards, Percussion)
      Album: A Piece of What You Need, Verve, 1779769
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:51
      Title: Piano Concerto No.3 (2nd Movement) Largo
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig Van
      Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)
      Performer(s): Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Beethoven - Piano Concertos 3 & 4, Onyx, 92.682
      Duration: 9:50
    • 23:03
      Title: Kucap-Kicup
      Composer: Suryana
      Performer(s): Ujang Suryana (Suling/Flute)
      Performer(s): Ujang Suryana (Suling/Flute), Gentra Pasundan
      Album: The Rough Guide to the Music of Indonesia, World Music Network, RGNET 1055CD
      Duration: 7:02
    • 23:10
      Title: It's A Lonesome Old Town
      Composer: Tobias / Kisco
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocals)
      Album: Only The Lonely, Capitol, 72434 94756 2 5
      Duration: 4:16
    • 23:15
      Title: Hollow Point
      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: 7:28
    • 23:22
      Title: The Snakes Of Coney Island
      Composer: Mehler, Elan
      Performer(s): Elan Mehler (Piano)
      Performer(s): Elan Mehler (Piano)
      Album: Early Sunday Morning, Challenge Records, CR73387
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:28
      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
    • 23:34
      Title: Kyrie
      Composer: Anerio, Giovanni
      Performer(s): The Sixteen
      Performer(s): The Sixteen
      Album: The Blossoming Vine, Coro, COR16123
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:43
      Title: A Cock-Eyed Optimist
      Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Album: Fred Hersch Plays Rodgers & Hammerstein, Nonesuch, 4559794142
      Duration: 5:22
    • 23:49
      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
    • 23:55
      Title: All You Need Is
      Composer: Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Roy Harper (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Roy Harper (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Songs Of Love And Loss (2-CD) (Recordno: SALVODCD222), Salvo / Union Square, SALVODCD222
      Duration: 5:44
    • 00:01
      Title: Aerial Boundaries
      Composer: Hedges, Michael
      Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)
      Album: Beyond Boundaries Guitar Solos - Michael Hedges, Windham Hill, 01934 11612 2
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:07
      Title: Tangos (2nd Movement) Invierno Porteno
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Pablo Mainetti (Bandoneon)
      Performer(s): Orquestra De Cambra Teatre Lliure
      Album: Astor Piazzolla - Concerto For Bandoneon, Harmonia Mundi, HMG 501595
      Duration: 6:52
    • 00:14
      Title: Fool On The Hill
      Composer: Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Album: Portrait of John Williams, CBS, MK37791
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:18
      Title: Impro 7 - Nous Horitzons
      Composer: Savall, Ferran
      Performer(s): Ferran Savall (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ferran Savall (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Impro, Alia Vox, AVSA9906
      Duration: 3:49
    • 00:23
      Title: Whistman's Wood
      Composer: Surman, John
      Performer(s): John Surman (Saxophones, Clarinets, Harmonica, Synthesizer)
      Performer(s): John Surman (Saxophones, Clarinets, Harmonica, Synthesizer)
      Album: Saltash Bells, ECM, ECM 2266 279 8108
      Duration: 6:33
    • 00:30
      Title: Not While I'M Around
      Composer: Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Sean Jones (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Orrin Evans (Piano), Luques Curtis (Bass), Obed Calvaire (Drums)
      Album: Im.pro.vise - Never Before Seen, Mac Avenue, MAC 1080
      Duration: 5:08
    • 00:36
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In Eb Major (3rd Movement) Andante Espressivo
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Talich Quartet
      Performer(s): Quatuor Talich
      Album: Mendelssohn - Complete String Quartets (3-CD) (Recordno: LDV 115.7), La dolce volta, LDV 115.7
      Duration: 4:20
    • 00:40
      Title: Cantus Articus: Melancholy (Ii)
      Composer: Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Lahti Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Rautavaara: Angel of Light etc., BIS, BIS-CD-1038
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:44
      Title: Film En Miniature H.148 - Movement Iii - Berceuse
      Composer: Martinu, Bohuslav
      Performer(s): Lada Valesova (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lada Valesova (Piano)
      Album: Lada Valesova - Intimate Studies (Piano music by Janacek, Haas, Martinu, Suk), Avie Records, AV2142
      Duration: 3:04
    • 00:49
      Title: The Silence Beneath
      Composer: Travis / Fripp
      Performer(s): Theo Travis (Flute, Soprano Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Theo Travis (Flute, Soprano Saxophone), Robert Fripp (Guitar)
      Album: Thread, Panegyric, gyrcd001
      Duration: 8:35

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