The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Dec 21. Tonight, we'll listen to a rare vocal turn by Zoot Sims; Beethoven for violin and cello; Galway's Bahh Band; Mark O'Connor's "Appalachia Waltz"; Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker" re-invented by Duke Ellington; a text Theo Dorgan (pictured) wrote for a choral work by Howard Goodall; clarinettist (and more besides) Sean MacErlaine from "A Slender Song"; a selection from Jon Sanders' "Zoukelele" CD; organist Letizia Romiti performs a work by Bach; Nic Jones material, tackled by Belinda O'Hooley and Heidi Tidow; another selection from the latest Hilliard Ensemble CD (see BLUE TUNES, below); and "Greensleeves" played by California Guitar Trio. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 10 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 -

    Hilliard Ensemble: December 15th - 21st

    The Hilliard Ensemble has released more than 30 albums on the ECM label including the latest recording "Transeamus".  It hang ups its music stands at year’s end after four remarkable decades. This week Blue recalls some of the Hilliards' masterful performances as well as the new release - a suitable pre-Christmas Blue Tunes recommendation.

    "The Wexord Carols" - Caitriona O'Leary et al, and Chamber Choir Ireland: December 22nd - 28th

    Two new Irish releases are under the Christmas Week spotlight; Traditional Carols from the Old and New World by Chamber Choir Ireland directed by Paul Hillier; and Heresy Record's The Wexford Carols - Dulra's Caitriona O'Leary is joined by Tom Jones, Roseanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens for this Joe Henry production. Blue guarantees an eclectic, cool Yule...

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Rochade
      Composer: Bach, J.S.
      Performer(s): Jens Schowing's Blue Note Bach
      Performer(s): Jens Schowing (Piano)
      Album: Invention, Blacklisted Records, CD 67085-6
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:05
      Title: Album Leaf
      Composer: Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): Timofei Dokschitzer (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Timofei Dokschitzer (Trumpet), Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theater Moscow
      Album: Trumpet Rhapsody, BMG Classics, 74321-32045-2
      Duration: 4:21
    • 22:09
      Title: Saxophone Concerto In E Flat (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): John Harle (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): John Harle (Saxophone), Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields
      Album: Saxophone Concertos - Debussy / Villa-Lobos / Ibert / Glazunov, EMI Classics, 724357210928
      Duration: 4:36
    • 22:15
      Title: Sunday At Home
      Composer: Schwab, Claudia
      Performer(s): Claudia Schwab (Fiddles, Harmonium, Voice, Percussion)
      Performer(s): Cathy Jordan (Vocals):
      Album: Amber Sands, 060195516125
      Duration: 4:19
    • 22:19
      Title: Aguirre I Lacrime Di Rei
      Performer(s): Popol Vuh
      Performer(s): Popol Vuh
      Album: Late Night Tales: Röyksopp, Spv, SPV08570142
      Duration: 7:18
    • 22:27
      Title: Legends For Harmonica And Orchestra (4th Movement) Voss Wedding Dance
      Complete Work Name: Legends For Harmonica And Orchestra
      Composer: Groven, Sigmund
      Performer(s): Sigmund Groven (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Sigmund Groven (Harmonica)
      Album: Philharmonica - Sigmund Groven, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Christian Eggen: Conductor, Grappa Musikkforlag, PPC9050
      Duration: 3:31
    • 22:32
      Title: Trilo
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Performer(s): Karin Bokvist (Alto), Sofia Vokalensemble
      Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening, Convivium Records, CR017
      Duration: 5:21
    • 22:39
      Title: I Won't Last A Day Without You
      Composer: Nichols / Williams
      Performer(s): Tommy Emmanuel (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Martin Taylor (Guitar)
      Album: The Colonel & the Governor, Mesa / Blue Moon, 2307
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:44
      Title: It'll Happen
      Composer: Punch Brothers
      Performer(s): Chris Thile (Mandolin, Vocals)
      Performer(s): Chris Thile (Mandolin, Vocals), Punch Brothers (Band)
      Album: Punch, Nonesuch, 7559-79982-8
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:47
      Title: Johan's Vals
      Composer: Marin, Mikael
      Performer(s): Vasen
      Performer(s): Vasen
      Album: Vasen: Mindset, Northside, NSD6097
      Duration: 4:24
    • 22:53
      Title: Time To Fall In Love Again
      Composer: Shelby, Marcus
      Performer(s): Marcus Shelby (Double Bass)
      Performer(s): Matt Clark (Piano), Jaz Sawyer (Drums)
      Album: The Sophisticate, Noir Records, NR0008
      Duration: 7:15
    • 23:02
      Title: Zodiacs
      Composer: Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Thalia Myers (Piano)
      Performer(s): Thalia Myers (Piano)
      Album: Spectrum -Thalia Myers, NMC, NMC D057
      Duration: 2:26
    • 23:04
      Title: Protecting Veil
      Composer: Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Tavener: The Protecting Veil, Virgin, Vc7914742
      Duration: 8:42
    • 23:13
      Title: Moonlight Sonata
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Juan Martín (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Juan Martín (Guitar), The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Serenade - Juan Martin, Flamenco Vision, FV11
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:18
      Title: Solitary Moon
      Composer: Mandel / Bergman / Bergman
      Performer(s): Shirley Horn (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Shirley Horn (Vocal, Piano)
      Album: The Michael Parkinson Collection, Universal, 2CD 9811787
      Duration: 5:06
    • 23:24
      Title: On The Tale Of Bliss
      Composer: Viljamaa, Milla
      Performer(s): Milla Viljamaa (Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Milla Viljamaa (Keyboards), Kukka Lento, Tommi Asplund (Violins), Esko Jarvela (Viola), Vesa Norilo (Cello, Flute), Roope Aarnio (Guitar)
      Album: Minne, www.millaviljamaa.com, MVCD001
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:31
      Title: Havanaise
      Composer: Viardot
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Myung-Whun Chung (Piano)
      Album: Chant d'Amour, Decca, 452667-2
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:35
      Title: Music For A While
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Garth Knox (Viola D'Amore)
      Performer(s): Garth Knox (Viola D'Amore), Agnes Vesterman (Cello)
      Album: Saltarello - Garth Knox, ECM, ECM New Series 2157 476 4501
      Duration: 3:29
    • 23:39
      Title: My Old Flame
      Composer: Johnston / Coslow
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Bass)
      Album: Last Dance, ECM Records, ECM 2399 378 0524
      Duration: 10:18
    • 23:50
      Title: Vera
      Composer: Mckeown
      Performer(s): Erin Mckeown (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Erin Mckeown (Vocal)
      Album: Grand, Nettwerk, 7243 5 91297 23
      Duration: 5:05
    • 23:55
      Title: Wiosna
      Composer: Matinier, Jean-Louis
      Performer(s): Jean-Louis Matinier (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Marco Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)
      Album: Inventio, ECM Records, ECM 2348 375 9429
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:59
      Title: Impro 10 - Amb El Pedro I Els Canaris
      Composer: Savall / Estevan
      Performer(s): Ferran Savall (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pedro Estevan (Percussion)
      Album: Impro, Alia Vox, AVSA9906
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:06
      Title: Symphony No.3 (4th Movement) Larghetto - Quasi Senza Metrum
      Composer: Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Malmo Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Malmo Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Lepo Sumera - Symphonies No.1, No.2 & No.3, BIS, BIS-CD-660
      Duration: 9:19
    • 00:14
      Title: The Egg Man / The Fight Of The Taruru
      Composer: Parfitt-Murray, Hal / Busk, Nikolaj
      Performer(s): Hal Parfitt-Murray (Violin, Viola)
      Performer(s): Hal Parfitt-Murray (Violin, Viola), Nikolaj Busk (Piano, Glockenspiel)
      Album: Music From the Edge of the World, Go Folk, GO0312
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:19
      Title: The Cloud Factory
      Composer: Caddick, Bill
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocal)
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocal)
      Album: The Essential Guide To Folk - CD2 (Recordno: ESGCD3 13-2), Union Square, ESGCD3 13-2
      Duration: 6:22
    • 00:25
      Title: Blue Fandango
      Composer: Molvaer, Nils Petter
      Performer(s): Nils Petter Molvaer (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Nils Petter Molvaer (Trumpet), Stian Westerhus (Guitar), Erland Dahlen (Percussion)
      Album: Baboon Moon, Sony Music, 88697959962
      Duration: 3:05
    • 00:28
      Title: Time Stands Still
      Composer: Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Joel Frederiksen (Bass, Lute)
      Performer(s): Joel Frederiksen (Bass, Lute), Ensemble Phoenix Munich
      Album: Requiem for a Pink Moon, Harmonia Mundi, HMC 90211
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:33
      Title: Pynt
      Composer: Hukkelberg
      Performer(s): Hanne Hukkelberg (Tempura)
      Performer(s): Lars Horntveth (Bass Clarinet); Kare Chr. Vestrheim (Celeste, Glock); Lena Nymark (Flute)
      Album: Rykestrasse 68, Nettwerk, 5 037703 069602
      Duration: 5:47
    • 00:41
      Title: The Half-Finished Heaven
      Composer: Sandstrom, Sven-David
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening, Convivium Records, CR017
      Duration: 5:19
    • 00:50
      Title: Same Girl
      Composer: Newman, Randy
      Performer(s): Youn Sun Nah (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Youn Sun Nah (Vocals), Ulf Wakenius (Guitars), Lars Danielsson (Bass, Cello), Xavier Desandre-Navarre (Percussion)
      Album: Same Girl, Act Music, ACT 9024-2
      Duration: 4:14
    • 00:53
      Title: I Remember Bill
      Composer: Williams, Jessica
      Performer(s): Jessica Williams (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jessica Williams (Piano)
      Album: Jessica Williams At Maybeck, Concord Jazz, CCD-4525
      Duration: 4:45

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