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 (pitured); 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 1 August 2014

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    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.

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    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

    • 22:04
      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: Im.pro.vise - 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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