The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Oct 3. Tonight, we'll hear Oscar Brown Jnr sing of the "Humdrum Blues"; samples from 2 works by Debussy; hardanger fiddle-player Dan Trueman; guitarist Joel Harrison in his own right, and on a recording of "Tennessee Waltz" with Norah Jones; 2 x Ravel; a tremor generated by Dublin-based composer/producer Stephen Shannon; a modul by Nik Bartsch, Zurich-based pianist, composer and producer; poetry recitations by Vanessa Redgrave and Ralph Fiennes, as well as music by Laura Rossi, as available on "Voices Of Remembrance", an album inspired by the events of World War I; Miles & Gil play a Gershwin tune; we'll also listen to the latest recording by Marconi Union (pictured); a violin sonata by Poulenc; Joni Mitchell, from "Travelogue"; Tierney Sutton, from a tribute album to Joni; and another selection from this week's featured artist Sam Amidon (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 3 August 2014

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    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 -

    Sam Amidon: Sept  29th - Oct 5th

    He draws on the traditional but he is decidedly contemporary. Vermont born folk singer Sam Amidon has a new album out this week.  “Lily-O” features the innovative jazz guitarist  Bill Frisell– hear tracks from it along with some of  his back catalogue. Sam is our Blue Tunes artist this week – nightly at 10.

    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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