The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Nov 28.  Tonight, Eamonn links 3 low-key movements by living composer Peter Dickinson; Bugge Wesseltoft, from his latest CD; Ane Brun (pictured), "Humming One Of Your Songs"; Prokofiev, interpreted by Alina Ibragimova and Leonard Elschenbroich, respectively; a selection from a new release by cellist Sonia Wieder-Atherton, one inspired by Nina Simone; singer/songwriter Amy Allison; a piano quartet by Georgy Catoire; original jazz from David Redmond; 2 new recordings of Schumann's music, including the slow movement from his fourth symphony; Tim Bowness and Peter Chilvers; solo Teddy Wilson from 1972, as well as mid-career Wilson recorded with Lester Young (see BLUE TUNES, below); and Loudon Wainwright's "White Winos". 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 9 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.

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    Teddy Wilson: November 24th - 30th
    From the 1930s until the 1980s, Teddy Wilson provided accompaniment for Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lester Young et al. He was Billie Holiday's musical director and made a number of fine albums under his own name. This polished pianist is featured each night this week on Blue.
     
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Flying (In Crimson Skies)
      Composer: Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union (All Instruments)
      Performer(s): Marconi Union (All Instruments)
      Album: Different Colours, Just Music, TAO048
      Duration: 7:32
    • 22:09
      Title: Deep Within The Corners Of My Mind
      Composer: Gardot
      Performer(s): Melody Gardot
      Performer(s): Melody Gardot
      Album: My One and Only Thrill (Bonus Track Version), Verve, 1790851
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:11
      Title: Rollin' Stone
      Composer: Waters, Muddy
      Performer(s): Muddy Waters (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Muddy Waters (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Simply Blues (4-CD) (Recordno: SIMPLYCD018-1), Union Square, SIMPLYCD018-1
      Duration: 3:08
    • 22:15
      Title: Cries And Whispers
      Composer: Sylvian / Jansen / Karn / Barbieri
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian (Vocals), Steve Jansen, Mick Karn, Richard Barbieri
      Album: Everything And Nothing, Virgin Records, CDVD2897 7243 8 50017 2 7
      Duration: 2:33
    • 22:18
      Title: Symphony No.2 In D (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
      Album: Beethoven : Symphonies 1, 2, 3, & 8, EMI, 5099921763526
      Duration: 11:31
    • 22:31
      Title: A Cock-Eyed Optimist
      Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Album: Fred Hersch Plays Rodgers & Hammerstein, Nonesuch, 4559794142
      Duration: 5:22
    • 22:37
      Title: It Might As Well Be Spring
      Composer: Rodgers / Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Park Stickney (Harp)
      Performer(s): Park Stickney (Harp)
      Album: Action Harp Play Set ~~ PDCC, Overdressed Late Guy Productions, OLGP -04
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:42
      Title: La Valse Des Jonglemonts (The Pensive Waltz)
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Michael Doucet (Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Michael Doucet (Fiddle), Beau Soleil
      Album: The Best Of Beau Soleil, Arhoolie, CD 458
      Duration: 2:35
    • 22:45
      Title: Partita No. 3 In E Major For Solo Violin (Prelude)
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Dana Lyn (Fiddle); Rob Moose (Tenor Gtr/Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Dana Lyn (Fiddle); Rob Moose (Tenor Gtr/Mandolin)
      Album: In Double, Rob Moose Records, PROMO CD
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:48
      Title: Criss Cross
      Composer: Haas, Brittany/Trueman, Dan
      Performer(s): Brittany Haas (5 Str Fiddle) And Dan Trueman (Hardanger Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Brittany Haas (5 Str Fiddle) And Dan Trueman (Hardanger Fiddle), Natalie Haas (Cell); Jordan Tice (Guitar); Corey Dimario (Bass)
      Album: Criss Cross, brittanddanband, 84501 64722
      Duration: 4:02
    • 22:53
      Title: Quintet For Horn, Violin, 2 Violas And Cello In E Flat K407 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): David Pyatt (Horn)
      Performer(s): David Pyatt (Horn), Kenneth Sillito (Violin), Robert Smissen (Viola), Stephen Tees (Viola), Stephen Orton (Cello)
      Album: Mozart Horn Concertos - David Pyatt / Neville Marriner, Warner Music, 0630-17074-2
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:00
      Title: The Ghosts Of A Saturday Night
      Composer: Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocal)
      Album: Tom Waits - Asylum Years, Asylum Records, 7559-60494-2
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:04
      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
    • 23:09
      Title: Light Echoes I
      Composer: Moore, Steve
      Performer(s): Steve Moore (All Instruments)
      Performer(s): Steve Moore (All Instruments)
      Album: Light Echoes (Recordno: Rune 343), Cuneiform, Rune 343
      Duration: 6:38
    • 23:15
      Title: Piano Sonata No. 1 In F Sharp Minor Op. 24/1 (3rd Movement) Andante Molto Espressivo
      Complete Work Name: Piano Sonata No. 1 In F Sharp Minor Op. 24/1
      Composer: Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Luiza Borac (Piano)
      Performer(s): Luiza Borac (Piano)
      Album: Enescu: Piano Music Volume 2 - Luiza Borac - Disk 2, Avie, AV25081
      Duration: 9:11
    • 23:25
      Title: Black Coffee
      Composer: Burke / Webster
      Performer(s): Peggy Lee (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Peggy Lee (Vocal), Pete Candoli (Trumpet)
      Album: Humph's Choice, Universal Jazz, 2CD 560 389-2
      Duration: 3:08
    • 23:30
      Title: Forvarskvall
      Composer: Wikander, David
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening, Convivium Records, CR017
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:33
      Title: String Quartet No. 15 In E Flat Minor Op. 144 - Movement I - Elegy: Adagio
      Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): St. Petersburg String Quartet
      Performer(s): Alla Aranovskaya (Vl), Ilya Teplyakov (Vl), Jonstantin Kats (Vla), Leond Shukaev (Vlc)
      Album: Shostakovich: String Quartets, Hyperion, CDA67157
      Duration: 10:54
    • 23:45
      Title: Once I Loved (O Amor N Paz)
      Composer: Jobim, Antonio Carlos
      Performer(s): Antonio Carlos Jobim (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Antonio Carlos Jobim (Guitar), Claus Ogerman And His Orch
      Album: Quiet Now, Verve, 559733-2
      Duration: 3:35
    • 23:49
      Title: Everybody Cryin' Mercy
      Composer: Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Mose Allison (Vocals, Piano)
      Performer(s): Mose Allison (Vocals, Piano), Red Mitchell (Bass), Bill Goodwin (Drums)
      Album: Allison Wonderland - The Mose Allison Anthology (2-CD), Rhino / Atlantic Jazz, R2 71689
      Duration: 2:43
    • 23:51
      Title: Autumn Lullaby
      Composer: Merchant, Natalie
      Performer(s): Natalie Merchant (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Natalie Merchant (Vocals), Ina Zdorovetchi (Harp), Bruce Creditor(Clarinet), Jessica Lizak (Flute)
      Album: Leave Your Sleep, Nonesuch, 522304-2
      Duration: 3:22
    • 23:56
      Title: The House Of Memories
      Composer: Dupont, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Marie-Catherine Girod (Piano)
      Performer(s): Marie-Catherine Girod (Piano)
      Album: Gabriel Dupont - Poeme, Les Heures Dolentes, Journée De Printemps, Mirare, MIR 238
      Duration: 2:48
    • 00:00
      Title: Parasite
      Composer: Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Robyn Hitchcock (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Robyn Hitchcock (Vocals)
      Album: Way To Blue - The Songs Of Nick Drake, Navigator Records, NAVIGATOR080P
      Duration: 5:44
    • 00:06
      Title: Sur Le Fleuve
      Composer: Brahem, Anour
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud)
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud), Francois Couturier (Piano); Jean-Louis Matinier (Accordian)
      Album: Le Voyage de Sahar, ECM, 987 4651
      Duration: 6:33
    • 00:13
      Title: Oremus
      Composer: Sisask, Urmas
      Performer(s): The Chamber Choir Eesti Projekt
      Performer(s): The Chamber Choir Eesti Projekt
      Album: Northern Lights, Finlandia Records, 11421-2
      Duration: 8:10
    • 00:21
      Title: Nel Mezzo
      Composer: Turrisi, Francesco
      Performer(s): Francesco Turrisi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Francesco Turrisi (Piano), Fulvio Sigurta (Trumpet/Flugelhorn); Joao Lobo (Drums)
      Album: Songs of Experience, Taquin Records, TAQCD003
      Duration: 6:17
    • 00:29
      Title: The Beauty Of Decay
      Composer: Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Performer(s): Eivind Aarset (Guitars, Loops)
      Performer(s): Eivind Aarset (Guitars, Loops), Jan Bang (Samples, Programming)
      Album: Dream Logic, ECM Records, ECM 2301 371 3657
      Duration: 7:06
    • 00:36
      Title: Little Black Spider
      Performer(s): James Tormé (Vocals)
      Performer(s): James Tormé (Vocals)
      Album: Love For Sale, Independent, Advance Copy
      Duration: 3:27
    • 00:41
      Title: Die Stimme Des Kindes
      Composer: Mantyjarvi, Jaakko
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening, Convivium Records, CR017
      Duration: 4:27
    • 00:45
      Title: Five Melodies - V. Andante Non Troppo
      Composer: Prokofiev, Serge
      Performer(s): Alina Ibragimova (Violin)
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Album: Prokofiev - Violin Sonatas, Five Melodies, Hyperion, CDA67514
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:49
      Title: St Louis Gal
      Composer: Robinson, J.R.
      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: 2:58
    • 00:51
      Title: When I Look In Your Eyes
      Composer: L Bricusse
      Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal), Gordon Beck (Keyboards)
      Album: No Tears, No Goodbyes, Owl, OWL038CD
      Duration: 6:48

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