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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 3 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: Waltz Betty Waltz
      Composer: Cary, Marc
      Performer(s): Marc Cary (Piano)
      Performer(s): Marc Cary (Piano)
      Album: Four Directions - Marc Cary Focus Trio, Motema, PR 233784
      Duration: 5:26
    • 22:06
      Title: Introduction And Allegro
      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: 5:20
    • 22:12
      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
    • 22:15
      Title: Hitting You
      Composer: Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright Iii (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright Iii (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: History - Loudon Wainwright III, Virgin, CDV 2703
      Duration: 3:04
    • 22:18
      Title: Give It Away
      Composer: Schrire, Nicky
      Performer(s): Nicky Schrire (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Nicky Schrire (Vocals), Fabian Almazan (Piano); Desmond White (Bass)
      Album: To The Spring, Nicky Schrire, Artist Release
      Duration: 4:05
    • 22:22
      Title: Fireworks
      Composer: Bartlett, Thomas
      Performer(s): Doveman (Aka Thomas Bartlett (Piano/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Doveman (Aka Thomas Bartlett (Piano/Vocals), Sam Amidon (Banjo/Acc Guitar); Dougie Bowne (Drums) Shahzad Ismaily (El Guitar); Peter Ecklund (Cornet)
      Album: With My Left Hand I Raise the Dead, Brassland, HWY 017
      Duration: 5:39
    • 22:29
      Title: Violin Concerto No.2 (2nd Movement) Andante Tranquilo
      Composer: Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Isabelle Faust (Violin)
      Performer(s): Isabelle Faust (Violin), Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Béla Bartók - Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Harmonia Mundi, HMC 902146
      Duration: 9:16
    • 22:39
      Title: Dance Suite - Iv. Molto Tranquillo
      Composer: Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Alain Planes (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alain Planes (Piano)
      Album: Béla Bartók - Piano Works, Harmonia mundi, HMC 902163
      Duration: 3:19
    • 22:43
      Title: Make Someone Happy
      Composer: Styne/Comden/Green
      Performer(s): Chanticleer
      Performer(s): Chanticleer
      Album: Love Story, Chanticleer Records, CLIC008
      Duration: 2:57
    • 22:46
      Title: Ballad No 2
      Composer: Dobai, Peter
      Performer(s): Kavorka; (Peter Dobai - Sax)
      Performer(s): Kavorka; (Peter Dobai - Sax), Peter Erdei (Electric Bass); Shane O'Donovan (Drums); Leopoldo Osio (Piano)
      Album: Culture Shock, Peter Dobai
      Duration: 7:20
    • 22:54
      Title: Cat Sprang Up In The Garden
      Composer: Hausted, Karoline
      Performer(s): Karoline Hausted (Vocals, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Karoline Hausted (Vocals, Keyboards)
      Album: Double Silence, Blush Music, BM001
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:00
      Title: String Quartet In F Major (3rd Movement) Lento Assai, Cantante E Tranquillo
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Takacs Quartet; Edward Dusinberre (Violin)
      Performer(s): Takacs Quartet; Edward Dusinberre (Violin), Karoly Schranz (Violin), Roger Tapping (Viola), Andras Fejer (Cello)
      Album: Beethoven: String Quartets Op. 95, 127, 130-133 and 135, Decca, 470 849-2
      Duration: 7:52
    • 23:08
      Title: The Water Under The Moon
      Composer: Barnes, Jeremy
      Performer(s): A Hawk And A Hacksaw
      Performer(s): A Hawk And A Hacksaw
      Album: Darkness At Noon, Leaf, LC 12877
      Duration: 3:52
    • 23:12
      Title: Les Bouton Dorés
      Composer: Vidalin / Datin
      Performer(s): Barbara
      Performer(s): Barbara
      Album: Chapeau Bas - Barbara (Recordno: 274 1730), Le Chant Du Monde, 274 1730
      Duration: 3:01
    • 23:15
      Title: Turbulence
      Composer: Mccann / Barrett / Healy
      Performer(s): Elevens
      Performer(s): Elevens
      Album: New Beginnings (EP) - Elevens (Recordno: CD22RECS003), 22 Recordings, CD22RECS003
      Duration: 3:03
    • 23:19
      Title: Rosa
      Composer: Dorfmeister / Huber
      Performer(s): Tosca
      Performer(s): Tosca
      Album: No Hassle (Bonus Track Version), !K7 Records, !K7240CD
      Duration: 5:07
    • 23:24
      Title: Underneath A Blue And Cloudless Sky
      Composer: Seasick Steve
      Performer(s): Seasick Steve(Banjo And Vocals)
      Performer(s): Seasick Steve(Banjo And Vocals)
      Album: You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks, Play It Again Sam Records, PIASR 515
      Duration: 3:05
    • 23:28
      Title: Allegretto From Symphony No.7 - Variation 2
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Jacques Loussier (Piano)
      Performer(s): Benoit Dunoyer De Segonzac (Bass), André Arpino (Drums)
      Album: Beyond Bach, Other Composers I Adore, Telarc, TEL-35342-02
      Duration: 5:29
    • 23:35
      Title: Elegy For Dunkirk
      Composer: Marianelli
      Performer(s): Jean Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jean Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Engllish Chamber Orchestra, Dunkirk Choir
      Album: Atonement Original Soundtrack, UCJ, 4766195
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:39
      Title: Prelude / Xanadu / Snow Picture - Citizen Kane
      Composer: Herrmann, Bernard
      Performer(s): National Philharmonic Orchestra
      Performer(s): National Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Citizen Kane - The Classic Film Scores Of Bernard Herrmann, BMG Classics, GD80707
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:42
      Title: A Late Quartet - Bidding Farewell
      Composer: Badalamenti, Angelo
      Performer(s): Studio Orchestra
      Performer(s): Studio Orchestra
      Album: A Late Quartet, Decca, B0017685-02
      Duration: 2:26
    • 23:45
      Title: Oscarine
      Composer: Segal, Vincent
      Performer(s): Vincent Segal (Cello)
      Performer(s): Vincent Segal (Cello), Ballake Sissoko (Kora)
      Album: Chamber Music, No Format, NOF 532
      Duration: 5:41
    • 23:51
      Title: Leave Me By Myself
      Composer: Fitzsimmons, William
      Performer(s): William Fitzsimmons (Vocal)
      Performer(s): William Fitzsimmons (Vocal), William Fitzsimmons (Guitar / Programming)
      Album: Goodnight, naim, naimcd 127
      Duration: 5:07
    • 23:56
      Title: Biscuit Vole
      Composer: Berthiaume, Antoine
      Performer(s): Antoine Berthiaume (Guitars, Banjo, Dobro)
      Performer(s): Antoine Berthiaume (Guitars, Banjo, Dobro), Ameline Chauvette-Groulx (Violin), Erika Donald (Cello), Stef Schneider (Perc), Remi-Jean Leblanc (Bass), Rick Hayworth (Pedal Steel), Jennifer Thiessen (Alto)
      Album: Antoine Berthiaume: Small Tease, Ambiances Magnétiques, AM 196 CD
      Duration: 3:09
    • 00:03
      Title: Big In Japan
      Composer: Lloyd/ Mertens/ Gold
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocal), Ane Brun (Guitar)
      Album: Ane Brun: Changing of the Seasons, Determine Records, DEMCD10
      Duration: 3:10
    • 00:04
      Title: I Hear A Rhapsody
      Composer: Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax)
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Bob Brookmeyer (Valve Trombone), Hank Jones (Piano) Et Al
      Album: Tonite's Music Today, Poll Winners Records, PWR 27233
      Duration: 2:32
    • 00:06
      Title: Tell Me What Is True Love
      Composer: Jansch, Bert
      Performer(s): Bert Jansch (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bert Jansch (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Best Of Bert Jansch, Shanachie, 99004
      Duration: 1:59
    • 00:09
      Title: Mass In G Major - Cum Sancto Spiritu
      Composer: Bach, J.S.
      Performer(s): The Sixteen
      Performer(s): The Sixteen
      Album: J.S. Bach - Lutheran Masses Volume II, CORO, COR16120
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:13
      Title: Festina Lente
      Complete Work Name: Festina Lente
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bournemouth Sinfonietta
      Album: Arvo Part - Tabula rasa / Summa / Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten / The Beatitudes, EMI Records Ltd, 5723152
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:19
      Title: You Must Believe In Spring
      Composer: Bergman/Demy/Legrand
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal), Bill Evans (Piano)
      Album: Tony Bennett and Bill Evans: Together Again, Concord, CCD-2198-2
      Duration: 5:51
    • 00:25
      Title: Slow Electric Hum / Also Out Of Air
      Composer: Jurjendal / Saks / Bowness
      Performer(s): Tim Bowness (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tim Bowness (Vocals), Peter Chilvers (Keyboards, Rhythms), Robert Jurjendal (Guitars), Aleksei Saks (Trumpet)
      Album: Slow Electric, Panegyric, GYRCD005
      Duration: 5:23
    • 00:31
      Title: Piano Sonata In B Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Sostenuto
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Paul Lewis (Piano)
      Performer(s): Paul Lewis (Piano)
      Album: Liszt - Sonata in B Minor, Piano Works, Harmonia Mundi, HMA1951845
      Duration: 7:22
    • 00:39
      Title: Grapefruit Moon
      Composer: Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Freddie White (Vocals, Guitars), Trish Hickey (Backing Vocals)
      Performer(s): Freddie White (Vocals, Guitars), Trish Hickey (Backing Vocals), Brett Hirst (Bass), Pat Crowley (Piano)
      Album: Here With You, Littledon Records, LDCD120
      Duration: 3:20
    • 00:42
      Title: Banks Of The Ohio
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Letka
      Performer(s): Sandra O'Neill (Vocals), Peter Chilvers (Instruments)
      Album: Far Off Country - Letka, Burning Shed, BSHED0211
      Duration: 6:44

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