The Purple Vespertine with Ellen Cranitch

The Purple Vespertine with Ellen Cranitch

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10pm-1am

The Purple Vespertine with Ellen Cranitch Sunday 19 February 2017

Coming up on Vespertine...

Ellen will be playing highlights from the recent Music Network concert with Kris Drever, Julie Fowlis, Aoife Ní Bhriain & Pádraig Rynne.  Four incredibly talented and creative musicians shape Irish and Scottish tunes from ages past into something fresh, dynamic - and irresistible

The Purple Vespertine with Ellen Cranitch

Let Ellen Cranitch be your guide on a night-time voyage, crossing time and space to share a selection of classical, jazz, roots and contemporary music.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Day Is Done

Composer: Drake

Performer(s): Brad Mehldau (Piano), Larry Grenadier (Bass); Jeff Ballard (Drums)

Album: Day Is Done / Nonesuch / 755979910-2

Duration: 9:26


Title: Sincerity

Composer: Colarossi, Julien

Performer(s): Julien Colarossi (Guitar), Christopher Engel(Saxophone); Barry Donohoe (Bass); Tommy Gray (Drums)

Album: Note to Self; Julien Colarossi Quartet / Julien Colarossi / JCQ4288

Duration: 5:47


Title: Deacon Blues

Composer: Fagen / Becker

Performer(s): Steely Dan

Album: Aja / Eagle Vision

Duration: 7:43


Title: Saint Francois D'Assise : La Predication Aux Oiseaux

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Alfred Brendel (Piano)

Album: Alfred Brendel Liszt : Artist's Choice / Decca / 4782825

Duration: 10:24


Title: Gentle Bonds

Composer: Friedlander, Erik

Performer(s): Erik Friedlander (Cello), Teho Teardo (Keys/Guitars); Scott Solter (Engineer/Sound Scapes)

Album: Alchemy / Skipstone Records / SR008

Duration: 3:35


Title: After The Tryst

Composer: MacMillan, James

Performer(s): Gregory Harrington (Violin), Simon Mulligan (Piano)

Album: A Different World: the music of James Macmillan / Estile / Estile Records

Duration: 2:52


Title: Shirim Ad Kan

Composer: Heiman, Nachum

Performer(s): Lionel Loueke (Guitar), Curtis Fowlkes (Trombone), Ben Allison (Bass), Nasheet Waits (Driums)

Album: Gathering Light / Motema / 233033

Duration: 4:20


Title: Missa De Beata Virgine, For Five Parts - Gloria

Composer: Desprez, Josquin

Performer(s): Theatre Of Voices

Album: Jean Mouton - Motets / Harmonia Mundi / 907136

Duration: 8:06


Title: The White Belt

Composer: Graupe, Ronny

Performer(s): Jonas Westergaard (Bass), Christian Lillinger (Drums)

Album: The White Belt / Pirouet / PIT3098

Duration: 5:22


Title: The Minded Set

Composer: Breatnach, Cormac

Performer(s): Cormac Breatnach, ( Low Whistle), Gavin Ralston (Guitar ), Robbie Harris (Percussion ), Roger Doyle (Keyboards )Aoife Doyle (Vocals)

Album: Ealu / Diosca Mandala CD003

Duration: 6:41


Title: A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

Composer: Maschwitz / Sherwin

Performer(s): Stella Bass

Album: Too Darn Hot / MCPS Ireland / SB96

Duration: 6:01


Title: Love Comes And Goes

Composer: Coates, Carroll

Performer(s): Tamir Hendelman (Piano), Anthony Wilson (Guitar), Christian Howes (Violin), Kevin Axt (Bass), Ray Brinker (Drums)

Album: Many Faces Of Love (CD / DVD) / Resonance Records / RCD-1022

Duration: 4:48


Title: This Worldes Joie

Composer: Bax, Arnold

Performer(s): Chamber Choir Ireland

Album: RTÉ Recording

Duration: 7:09


Title: Filis Yo Tengo

Composer: Imaña, Clemente

Performer(s): Rodrigo Del Pozo (Tenor)

Album: Esperar, Sentir, Morir (Recordno: Not Available) / Signum

Duration: 3:31


Title: River Roses

Composer: Wood / Lawrence

Performer(s): Simon Lepper (Piano)

Album: Hugh Wood - Wild Cyclamen / NMC Recordings / NMC D201

Duration: 3:10


Title: Peaceful Shadow

Composer: Sosa, Omar

Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)

Album: Senses / Otá / OTA 1026

Duration: 5:56


Title: Cello Sonata In G Minor (3rd Movement) Largo

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Truls Mork (Cello), Kathryn Stott (Piano)

Album: Nocturne: Chopin Cello Transcriptions - Truls Mork / Kathryn Stott / Virgin Classics / 0946 3 85784 2 0

Duration: 4:14


Title: The Chapel

Composer: E.S.T.

Performer(s): Dan Berglund (Bass), Magnus Ostrom (Drums)

Album: Somewhere Else Before - E.S.T. / Columbia / Superstudio / CK 85834

Duration: 4:12


Title: In Darkness Let Me Dwell

Composer: Dowland, John

Performer(s): Elizabeth Kenny (Lute), Robin Blaze (Countertenor)

Album: English Lute Songs / Hyperion / CDA67126

Duration: 4:18


Title: Emily (Take Three Of Three)

Composer: Mandel, Johnny

Performer(s): Marc Copland (Piano)

Album: Night Whispers / Pirouet Records / PIT3037

Duration: 2:11


Title: No.1 In C Major Bwv 787

Composer: Bach, JS

Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano)

Album: András Schiff - The Denon Recordings (3-CD) / Hertiage / HTGCD 302

Duration: 2:33


Title: Saving All My Love For You

Composer: Tom Waits

Performer(s): Tom Waits

Album: Heartattack and Vine / Asylum Records

Duration: 3:41



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Presenter: Ellen Cranitch

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-Ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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