The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Saturday's programme...

    Dec 20. Tonight, Eamonn links an elegiac melody by Edvard Grieg; part of an American adventure by the Scottish Jazz Orchestra; sarod-player Soumik Datta; original music for the guitar by Benjamin Dwyer; harpist-cum-Queen's University graduate Cliona Doris; cellist-cum-Irish resident Claudia Schwab; jazz singer Cyrille Aimée (pictured); kora-player Roumani Diabaté; an MJQ celebration of sorts from Jim Hart, Barry Green et al;  we listen to new Hilliard Ensemble (see BLUE TUNES, below); and Horslips reflect on that night in Bethlehem. 10:40pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 26 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 -

    Hilliard Ensemble: December 15th - 21st

    The Hilliard Ensemble has released more than 30 albums on the ECM label including the latest recording "Transeamus".  It hang ups its music stands at year’s end after four remarkable decades. This week Blue recalls some of the Hilliards' masterful performances as well as the new release - a suitable pre-Christmas Blue Tunes recommendation.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:11
      Title: Rua Dos Meus Ciumes (There Where My Jealousy Lies)
      Composer: De Barros / Valerio
      Performer(s): Antonio Zambujo (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Antonio Zambujo (Vocals), José Manuel Neto (Portuguese Guitar), Carlos Manuel Proenca (Acoustic Guitar), Ricardo Cruz (Portuguese Bass)
      Album: Quinto - Antonio Zambujo, World Village, WVF 479069
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:15
      Title: Lullahoop
      Composer: Benge, Alfreda
      Performer(s): Robert Wyatt (Voice, Cornet, Keyboards, Percussion)
      Performer(s): Paul Weller (Guitar), Alfreda Benge (Voice)
      Album: Cuckooland, Hannibal Records, HNCD 1468
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:20
      Title: Asa Branca
      Composer: Sissoko, Ballake
      Performer(s): Ballaké Sissoko (Kora)
      Performer(s): Ballaké Sissoko (Kora)
      Album: At Peace - Ballaké Sissoko, No Format!, NOF 21
      Duration: 3:11
    • 22:25
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 (2nd Movement) -- Piano Concerto No.1
      Composer: Field, John
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano), New Irish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: John Field: The Complete Piano Concertos, Claddagh Records, Csm55-57
      Duration: 6:44
    • 22:32
      Title: Reverie
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Czech National Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Czech National Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Invocations - Jazz Meets The Symphony #7, Aleph Records, 016
      Duration: 5:28
    • 22:38
      Title: Insinuations
      Composer: Schifrin, Lalo
      Performer(s): Ernie Watts (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Nils Landgren (Trombone), Wdr Big Band
      Album: Jazz Goes to Hollywood, Aleph Records, 016
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:43
      Title: Which Will
      Composer: Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Lucinda Williams (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Lucinda Williams (Vocal)
      Album: Life in the Folk Lane, Demon, FIENDCD722
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:48
      Title: It's Alright (Baby's Coming Back)
      Composer: Lennox, Annie/Stewart, David
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals/Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals/Guitar)
      Album: Rarities -- DEMPCD14, Balloon Ranger Recordings, DEMPCD14
      Duration: 2:51
    • 22:51
      Title: Song Without Words - No.3 In E Major (Adagio Non Troppo)
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano)
      Album: Mendelssohn: The Complete Solo Piano Music - 2, Hyperion, CDA68059
      Duration: 2:23
    • 22:53
      Title: Fugue In Eb Major
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Talich Quartet
      Performer(s): Quatuor Talich
      Album: Mendelssohn - Complete String Quartets (3-CD), La dolce volta, LDV 115.7
      Duration: 6:02
    • 23:01
      Title: Chimney Sweeping Man
      Composer: Veirs, Laura
      Performer(s): Laura Veirs (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Laura Veirs (Vocal, Guitar), Steve Moore (Keyboards, Trombone), Karl Blau (Bass, Guitar), Tucker Martine (Drums)
      Album: Carbon Glacier, Bella Union, BELLACD52
      Duration: 3:13
    • 23:10
      Title: Sweet Lorraine
      Composer: Burwell / Parish
      Performer(s): Louis Armstrong (Vocal, Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Oscar Peterson Quartet
      Album: Let's Do It - Louis Armstong: Best Of The Verve Years, Verve, 529 017-2
      Duration: 5:14
    • 23:15
      Title: The Thrill Is Gone
      Composer: Brown / Henderson
      Performer(s): Chet Baker (Vocal, Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Chet Baker (Vocal, Trumpet)
      Album: Chet Baker Sings And Plays Standards, Disky, SI 903625
      Duration: 2:51
    • 23:20
      Title: Piano Sonata No.8 In A Minor (2nd Movement) - Andante Cantabile Con Espressione
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Helene Grimaud (Piano)
      Performer(s): Helene Grimaud (Piano)
      Album: Resonances - Helene Grimaud, Deutsche Grammophon, 4778766
      Duration: 10:21
    • 23:32
      Title: Take The Night Off
      Composer: Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)
      Album: Once I Was An Eagle, Virgin Records, 006023738618
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:36
      Title: Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key
      Composer: Bragg / Guthrie
      Performer(s): Elan Mehler (Piano)
      Performer(s): Elan Mehler (Piano)
      Album: Early Sunday Morning, Challenge Records, CR73387
      Duration: 3:52
    • 23:40
      Title: Tomorrow's Going To Be A Better Day
      Composer: Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Billy Bragg (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Billy Bragg (Vocals, Guitar), Greig Leisz, Patrick Warren, David Pilch, Jay Bellerose
      Album: Tooth & Nail - Billy Bragg, Cooking Vinyl, CD 580
      Duration: 3:11
    • 23:43
      Title: Faronell's Division On A Ground (La Folia)
      Composer: Corelli, Arcangelo
      Performer(s): Shona Mooney (Fiddle), Andy Watt (Guitar, Mandolin)
      Performer(s): The Northern Early Music Collective
      Album: Northumbrian Exchanges, sfz Music, SFZM0114
      Duration: 8:06
    • 23:51
      Title: O'Er The Border
      Composer: Trad Arr Mooney
      Performer(s): Shona Mooney (Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Shona Mooney (Fiddle)
      Album: Northumbrian Exchanges, sfz Music, SFZM0114
      Duration: 5:38
    • 23:59
      Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano No.2 (3rd Movement) Adagio Cantabile
      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: 5:27
    • 00:04
      Title: Rota
      Composer: Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): José Luis Montón (Guitar)
      Performer(s): José Luis Montón (Guitar)
      Album: Solo Guitarra, ECM Records, ECM 2246 279 0949
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:11
      Title: Once I Was
      Composer: Buckley
      Performer(s): Tim Buckley (Vocals, Rhythm Guitars, Vibes)
      Performer(s): Tim Buckley (Vocals, Rhythm Guitars, Vibes), Lee Underwood (Lead Guitar) Don Randi (Piano), Et Al
      Album: Goodbye and Hello, Elektra, 7559-60896-2
      Duration: 3:23
    • 00:14
      Title: Avec Le Temps
      Composer: Ferré, Léo
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo Soprano), Brad Mehldau (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo Soprano), Brad Mehldau (Piano)
      Album: Love Songs (2-CD), Naive, V 5241
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:20
      Title: String Quartet No.3 In G Major (3rd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Kalliwoda, Johann
      Performer(s): Talich Quartet
      Performer(s): Talich Quartet
      Album: Kalliwoda - The 3 String Quartets, La Dolce Volta, LDV260
      Duration: 5:53
    • 00:25
      Title: Suite No.3 In C Major - Prélude
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Hopkinson Smith (Theorbo)
      Performer(s): Hopkinson Smith (Theorbo)
      Album: Bach Suites Nos. 1,2,3, Naive, E 8937
      Duration: 4:16
    • 00:30
      Title: Close (For Comfort)
      Composer: Aarset, Eivind
      Performer(s): Eivind Aarset (Guitars, Loops)
      Performer(s): Eivind Aarset (Guitars, Loops), Jan Bang (Samples, Programming)
      Album: Dream Logic, ECM Records, ECM 2301 371 3657
      Duration: 6:36
    • 00:37
      Title: Don't Go To Strangers
      Composer: Kent / Mann / Evans
      Performer(s): Tierney Sutton (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tierney Sutton (Vocals), Serge Merlaud (Guitar), Kevin Axt (Acoustic Bass)
      Album: After Blue, BFM Jazz / Challenge Records, BFM77056
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:44
      Title: Lamentate - Movement V (Pregando)
      Complete Work Name: Lamentate For Piano And Orchestra
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Alexei Lubimov (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alexei Lubimov (Piano), Swr Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Arvo Part - Lamentate, ECM Records, ECM 1930 476 3048
      Duration: 5:59
    • 00:50
      Title: Summa For Choir
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vasari Singers
      Album: Arvo Part - Tabula rasa / Summa / Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten / The Beatitudes, EMI Records Ltd, 5723152
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:55
      Title: Dead Man Walking
      Composer: Chapin Carpenter, Mary
      Performer(s): Mary Chapin Carpenter (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Mary Chapin Carpenter (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Dead Man Walking, Sony, 483534 2
      Duration: 3:36

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