The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    March 1.  As the month of March comes in like a lion, we wind down with a Bach variation; Iiro Rantala's "Tears For Esbjorn"; movie music by a former Estonian Minister of Culture; new releases by oud-player Anouar Brahem and the late Kenny Wheeler (pictured); Scott Joplin's "The Entertainer" performed on guitar, as well as original music by Leo Brouwer (see BLUE TUNES, below); Billy Strayhorn's "Blood Count" played on solo piano; 3 x Henry Purcell; 2 x Johnny Mandel; Argerich + Abbado + Beethoven; and a little Don McLean. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 8 August 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The award-winning Sofia Vokalensemble recorded an album of Nordic a capella choral music earlier this year. Hear selections from "Forvarskvall" each night this week on Blue

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Leo Brouwer: February 23rd - March 1st

    Guitarist Leo Brouwer has dedicated himself to the musical culture of his native Cuba all his life, pursuing the role of composer, educator and guitarist as well as activist in the Cuban Communist Party.  Celebrating his 75th birthday this week, on Blue we sample Brouwer’s extensive catalogue with his well known guitar compositions and arrangements along with his lesser known chamber works.

    Wolfgang Muthspiel: March 2nd - 8th

    Wolfgang Muthspiel is the son of a choirmaster. He has studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and the Berklee College of Music. In the week the Austrian guitarist/composer celebrates his 50th birthday, we air nightly selections by an artist who works in both the classical and jazz arenas.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      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
    • 22:15
      Title: Concerto No.2 In G Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Jacques Loussier (Piano)
      Performer(s): Vincent Charbonnier (Bass), André Arpino (Drums)
      Album: Beyond Bach, Other Composers I Adore, Telarc, TEL-35342-02
      Duration: 4:19
    • 22:19
      Title: Party-Pooper
      Composer: Belle, Beady
      Performer(s): Beady Belle (Vocals, Programming)
      Performer(s): Beady Belle (Vocals, Programming), David Wallumrod (Keyboards), Marius Reksjo (Bass), Erik Holm (Drums)
      Album: Cricklewood Broadway (Recordno: 372 456 4), Jazzland Recordings, 372 456 4
      Duration: 3:49
    • 22:24
      Title: Thursday
      Composer: Carthy, Eliza
      Performer(s): Eliza Carthy (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Eliza Carthy (Vocals)
      Album: Neptune, Hem Hem Records, Promo CD
      Duration: 5:16
    • 22:29
      Title: The Dolphins
      Composer: Neal, Fred
      Performer(s): Fred Neal
      Performer(s): Fred Neal
      Album: Acoustic Songbook, EMI, 7243 8 75356 2 6 VIDCD 673
      Duration: 4:04
    • 22:39
      Title: Unforgotten
      Composer: Sixten, Frederick
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening, Convivium Records, CR017
      Duration: 2:24
    • 22:44
      Title: Willie's Lady (Child 6)
      Composer: Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Vocals, Guitars)
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Vocals, Guitars), Jefferson Hamer (Vocals, Guitar); Viktor Krauss (Bass); Tim Lauer (Accordion); Brittany Haas (Fiddle)
      Album: Child Ballads, Wilderland Records, Wilder002
      Duration: 6:18
    • 22:51
      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
    • 22:57
      Title: The Garden (Vii)
      Composer: Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Young Bratislava Soloists
      Performer(s): Young Bratislava Soloists
      Album: Vladimir Godar Music for the Films of Martin Sulik, Titanic, TT 0001-2-131
      Duration: 5:28
    • 23:03
      Title: No Visa
      Composer: Abou-Khalil, Rabih
      Performer(s): Rabih Abou-Khalil (Oud)
      Performer(s): Rabih Abou-Khalil (Oud), Michel Godard (Serpent, Tuba); Nabil Khaiat (Drums, Frame Drum)., Balanescu Quartet
      Album: Arabian Waltz (Recordno B000005CC1), Enja Records, B000005CC1
      Duration: 10:03
    • 23:14
      Title: October
      Composer: Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Jackson C. Frank (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Jackson C. Frank (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Fixin' To Die, Secret Records, SECCD086
      Duration: 4:06
    • 23:18
      Title: Speira - Stasimo
      Complete Work Name: Speira
      Composer: Jalkanen, Pekka
      Performer(s): Kristina Kuusisto (Bandoneon)
      Performer(s): Kristina Kuusisto (Bandoneon), Mari Mantyla (Decacorde)
      Album: Speira - Duo Dryades, Alba Records, ABCD 229
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:22
      Title: Un Jour Comme Un Autre
      Composer: Riviere/ Lasso/Bourgeois
      Performer(s): Brigitte Bardot (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Brigitte Bardot (Vocal)
      Album: French Café (Recordno: Put219-2), Putumayo, Put219-2
      Duration: 2:20
    • 23:26
      Title: Bol's Song
      Composer: Irgens-Jensen, Ludvig
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Iceland Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Norwegian Classical Favourites, Naxos, 8.557018
      Duration: 2:45
    • 23:29
      Title: Jordens Oro Viker
      Composer: Norman, Ludvig
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening, Convivium Records, CR017
      Duration: 5:43
    • 23:35
      Title: Golden Slumbers / The End
      Composer: Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): K.D. Lang (Vocals)
      Performer(s): K.D. Lang (Vocals), Medeski, Martin & Wood
      Album: k.d. lang - recollection (Recordno: 7559-79798-9), Nonesuch, 7559-79798-9
      Duration: 4:17
    • 23:40
      Title: Shirim Ad Kan
      Composer: Heiman, Nachum
      Performer(s): Oran Etkin (Bass Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Lionel Loueke (Guitar), Curtis Fowlkes (Trombone), Ben Allison (Bass), Nasheet Waits (Driums)
      Album: Gathering Light, Motema, 233033
      Duration: 4:20
    • 23:45
      Title: That Kind Of Lonely
      Composer: Griffin, Patty
      Performer(s): Patti Griffin (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Craig Ross (Guitar)
      Album: American Kid, New West Records, 60739662782
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:49
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major (2nd Movement) Lento
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Tokyo String Quartet
      Performer(s): Martin Beaver, Kikuei Ikeda (Violins), Kazuhide Isomura (Viola), Clive Greensmith (Cello)
      Album: Dvorak, Smetana - Tokyo String Quartet, Harmonia Mundi, HMU 807429
      Duration: 7:13
    • 23:57
      Title: Largo -- Symphony No.9 "New World"
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Lew Soloff (Trumpet), Kenny Barron (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lew Soloff (Trumpet), Kenny Barron (Piano), Roy Hargrove & Tom Harrell (Flugelhorns)
      Album: Brownie - Homage To Clifford Brown, Emarcy / Universal France, 522 363-2
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:02
      Title: Satisfied Mind
      Composer: Buckley, Jeff
      Performer(s): Jeff Buckley (Vocals And Guitar)
      Performer(s): Jeff Buckley (Vocals And Guitar)
      Album: Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk, Columbia, C2K67228
      Duration: 5:58
    • 00:07
      Title: The Peacocks
      Composer: Rowles, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Tenor Saxophone), Jimmy Rowles (Piano), Elvin Jones (Drums), Buster Williams (Bass)
      Album: The Best Of The 50s And The 60s - Disc 1, Columbia Jazz, C4K 91247
      Duration: 5:42
    • 00:14
      Title: Toccata In E Minor
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Amandine Savary (Piano)
      Performer(s): Amandine Savary (Piano)
      Album: Bach Toccatas, muso, mu-007
      Duration: 6:41
    • 00:20
      Title: Prelude, Fugue And Allegro In E Flat Major Bwv 998 (Ii) Fugue
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Redmond O'Toole (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Redmond O'Toole (Guitar)
      Album: Redmond O'Toole/ Baroque, Bornheim Klassik, BACD6878
      Duration: 6:47
    • 00:28
      Title: Oh, Montmartre
      Composer: Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Performer(s): Kyrie Kristmanson (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Kyrie Kristmanson (Vocals, Guitar), Mark Kristmanson (Guitar, Bass, Flute)
      Album: Origin Of Stars (Recordno: NOF 614 905 2), no format!, NOF 614 905 2
      Duration: 2:37
    • 00:31
      Title: Wastin' Time
      Composer: Sexsmith, Ron
      Performer(s): Ron Sexsmith (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ron Sexsmith (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: True Acoustic (3-CD), Spectrum, 530 201-4
      Duration: 2:48
    • 00:33
      Title: Aftonen
      Composer: Alfven, Hugo
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening, Convivium Records, CR017
      Duration: 4:10
    • 00:38
      Title: The Night Is Blue
      Composer: Kurtz / Mills / Norvo
      Performer(s): Red Norvo (Vibes)
      Performer(s): Red Norvo (Vibes), Ben Webster (Tenor Saxophone), Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet)
      Album: The Greatest Jazz Collection (4-CD), HMV, 7243 5 35380 2 6
      Duration: 7:07
    • 00:46
      Title: Die Zelle In Nonnewerth
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Emmanuelle Bertrand (Cello)
      Performer(s): Pascal Amoyel (Piano)
      Album: Alkan Sonata for cello and piano; Liszt Works for cello and piano, Harmonia Mundi, HMA 1951758
      Duration: 5:54
    • 00:52
      Title: Second Elegy For Cello And Piano
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Emmanuelle Bertrand (Cello)
      Performer(s): Pascal Amoyel (Piano)
      Album: Alkan Sonata for cello and piano; Liszt Works for cello and piano, Harmonia Mundi, HMA 1951758
      Duration: 5:55

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