The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Oct 4. On Sunday's BLUE, Sarah McQuaid sings of a cathedral in Derby; John Coltrane and Milt Jackson acknowledge a blues legacy; the Jacques Thibaud String Trio performs Beethoven's final string trio; we'll also hear Irish singer-songwriter Peter Doran; Alessio Bax, performing 3 short pieces for piano by Scriabin; Stefano Battaglia (pictured) from his trio's new interpretations of Alec Wilder compositions; folk duo The Hut People; Duke Special, guesting with the Cork Gamelan Ensemble (see BLUE TUNES, below); solo Fred Hersch; Danish folk singer Karen Mose; a chaconne from the debut CD by award-winning Russian pianist Olga Georgievskaya; and Italian trumpeter Enrico Rava, from his latest offering. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 1 August 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    American pianist/producer Thomas Bartlett is best known to us as a key component of The Gloaming. But there's much more too him - find out each night this week.

      Blue Tunes Recommended -

    September 28th - Oct 4th: Cork Gamelan Ensemble

    This week on BLUE, we explore the enchanting sounds of the Javanese Gamelan courtesy of Mel Mercier (Professor of Music U.C.C.) and the Cork Gamelan Ensemble. Their recent release The Three Forges is a collaborative effort between the ensemble and guest artists as they create new music for an ancient sound. Artists include Iarla Ó Lionáird, Kate Ellis, Julie Feeney, Duke Special, Nick Roth, Buckley sisters Linda and Irene and the West Cork Ukulele Orchestra. Hear selections every night this week.

    October 5th - 11th: Tigran Hamasyan

    Renowned Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan has just released his first ECM recording - a sublime re-imagining of Armenian sacred music from the 5th through to the 20th Century. It features piano improvisations alongside stunning choral performances by the Yerevan State Chamber Choir. "Luys i Luso" (Light from the Light) is in the spotlight this week ahead of their Dublin Christ Church Concert Saturday 17th presented by Walton's World Masters Series

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: 1952 Vincent Black Lightning
      Composer: Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Richard Thompson (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Richard Thompson (Guitar/Vocals)
      Album: Acoustic Classics, Beeswing Records, Beeswing Records
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:06
      Title: A Tapestry Of Life (1st Movement) Stars Swarming
      Composer: Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Rautavaara - Before The Icons / A Tapestry Of Life, Ondine, ODE 1149-2
      Duration: 7:15
    • 22:14
      Title: Zwickmhuele
      Composer: Schowing / Tweitmeyer
      Performer(s): Jens Schowing's Blue Note Bach
      Performer(s): Jens Schowings (Piano)
      Album: Invention, Blacklisted Records, CD 67085-6
      Duration: 5:30
    • 22:20
      Title: Ohio
      Composer: Griffin / Plant
      Performer(s): Patti Griffin (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Robert Plant (Vocals), Craig Ross (Guitars), Et Al
      Album: American Kid, New West Records, 60739662782
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:32
      Title: Pavane
      Complete Work Name: Pavane - Arr. Langford
      Composer: Berauer, Johannes
      Performer(s): Johannes Dickbauer (Violin), Gwilym Simcock (Piano), Klaus Gesing (Reeds)
      Performer(s): Johannes Dickbauer (Violin), Gwilym Simcock (Piano), Klaus Gesing (Reeds), Paul Kaiser (Oboe), Florian Eggner (Cello)
      Album: The Vienna Chamber Diaries - Johannes Berauer, Material Records, MRE 040
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:38
      Title: Quartet No.1 In A Major (2nd Movement) Adagio Molto
      Composer: Thuille, Ludwig
      Performer(s): Allegri Quartet
      Performer(s): Ofer Falk, Rafael Todes (Violins), Dorothea Vogel (Viola), Vanessa Lucas-Smith (Cello)
      Album: Ludwig Thuille: The String Quartets, Champs Hill Records, CHRCD077
      Duration: 5:56
    • 22:44
      Title: Suite Im Alten Stil - I: Pastorale
      Composer: Schnittke, Alfred
      Performer(s): Natascia Gazzana (Violin)
      Performer(s): Raffaella Gazzana (Piano)
      Album: Duo Gazzana, Coro, COR16123
      Duration: 3:42
    • 22:49
      Title: Maria Lando
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Susana Baca (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Susana Baca (Vocal)
      Album: The Best of Susana Baca ~~ E319301, Luaka Bop, VVR1027628
      Duration: 5:35
    • 22:55
      Title: Bilijana
      Composer: Trad Macedonian
      Performer(s): Nedyalko Nedyalkov (Flute)
      Performer(s): Nedyalko Nedyalkov (Flute), Pedro Estevan (Percussion), Hesperion Xxi
      Album: Balkan Spirit - Hesperion XXI (Recordno: AVSA9898), Alia Vox, AVSA9898
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:01
      Title: Head And Heart
      Composer: Martyn, John
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Album: Bless the Weather, Island, IMCD135
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:06
      Title: They Call Him Melody Man
      Composer: Behrendt, Felix
      Performer(s): Benny Brown (Trumpet, Flugelhorn)
      Performer(s): Benny Brown Band
      Album: Brown, Phonobrothers, PB.14.005
      Duration: 5:40
    • 23:11
      Title: Gospel Train
      Composer: Sparks, Larry
      Performer(s): Larry Sparks (Guitar, Vocal)
      Performer(s): Larry Sparks (Guitar, Vocal)
      Album: The Rough Guide to Bluegrass, World Music Network, RGNET1059CD
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:15
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In A Minor (3rd Movement) Andante Quasi Adagio
      Composer: Godard, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
      Album: The Romantic Piano Concerto - 63: Benjamin Godard, Hyperion Records, CDA68043
      Duration: 8:29
    • 23:24
      Title: Freedom/Saoirse
      Composer: The Gloaming
      Performer(s): The Gloaming
      Performer(s): The Gloaming
      Album: The Gloaming, Realworld, CDRW200
      Duration: 4:59
    • 23:30
      Title: Hommage
      Composer: Matinier, Jean-Louis
      Performer(s): Jean-Louis Matinier (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Marco Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)
      Album: Inventio, ECM Records, ECM 2348 375 9429
      Duration: 4:28
    • 23:35
      Title: Mother Love
      Composer: Simpson
      Performer(s): Martin Simpson (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Martin Simpson (Guitar)
      Album: Prodigal Son, Topic, TSCD567
      Duration: 1:54
    • 23:37
      Title: Ma Ma Fc
      Composer: Sissoko, Ballake
      Performer(s): Ballake Sissoko (Kora/ Harp-Lute)
      Performer(s): Ballake Sissoko (Kora/ Harp-Lute), Vincent Segal (Cello)
      Album: Chamber Music, Songlines, NOF 532
      Duration: 5:13
    • 23:43
      Title: We'll Meet Under The Stars
      Composer: Jones, Sean
      Performer(s): Sean Jones (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Orrin Evans (Piano), Luques Curtis (Bass), Obed Calvaire (Drums)
      Album: - Never Before Seen, Mac Avenue, MAC 1080
      Duration: 7:08
    • 23:50
      Title: Passacaglia
      Composer: Martin, Frank
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Frank Martin: Passacaglia..., Chandos, CHAN 9312
      Duration: 12:24
    • 00:06
      Title: Baby Have Pity On Me
      Composer: Williams / Mol
      Performer(s): Cécile Mclorin Salvant (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Aaron Diehl (Piano), James Chirillo (Guitar, Banjo), Rodney Whitaker (Dbl Bass), Herlin Riley (Drums)
      Album: Woman Child, Mack Avenue, MAC 1072
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:09
      Title: Conset Y Siri
      Composer: Rhydderch, Llio
      Performer(s): Lilo Rhydderch (Triple Harp)
      Performer(s): Lilo Rhydderch (Triple Harp)
      Album: Wales Welcomes Womex 2013, Songlines Compilation, Songlines Promo CD
      Duration: 3:12
    • 00:14
      Title: John O'Dreams
      Composer: Caddick, Bill
      Performer(s): Bill Caddick (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bill Caddick (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: The Acoustic Folk Box (4-CD), Topic, TSCD4001-2
      Duration: 4:22
    • 00:18
      Title: News From Home
      Composer: Carrothers, Bill
      Performer(s): Bill Carrothers (Piano)
      Performer(s): Bill Carrothers (Piano), Nicolas Thys (Bass), Dré Pallemaerts (Drums)
      Album: A Night At The Village Vanguard (2-CD), Pirouet, PIT 3056
      Duration: 4:10
    • 00:26
      Title: Fur Elise (Bagatelle No.25 In A Minor)
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Alfred Brendel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alfred Brendel (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven Fur Elise Eroica Variations Op. 35, Philips, 412227-2
      Duration: 3:34
    • 00:30
      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
    • 00:40
      Title: Marianne's Demise
      Composer: Sheerin, Colette
      Performer(s): Colette Sheerin (Flute)
      Performer(s): Colette Sheerin (Flute), No Crows
      Album: On The Moon - No Crows, Whirling Discs, WHRL 0015
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:44
      Title: Live To Tell
      Composer: Madonna / Leonard
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocals), Klaus Gesing (Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone), Glauco Venier (Piano)
      Album: Dance Without Answer, ECM Records, ECM 2333 374 3047
      Duration: 4:59
    • 00:49
      Title: Tiempos Primeros: Part Ii - La Casa Paterna
      Composer: Saluzzi, Dino
      Performer(s): Dino Saluzzi (Bandoneon)
      Performer(s): Dino Saluzzi Group
      Album: El Valle de la Infancia, ECM Records, ECM 2370 377 0032
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:55
      Title: Lullaby
      Composer: Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright Iii (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright Iii (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Essential recordings: One man Guy - Loudon Wainwright III (Recordno: 11661-3262-2), Rounder Records, 11661-3262-2
      Duration: 2:53

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