The Purple Vespertine with Ellen Cranitch

The Purple Vespertine with Ellen Cranitch

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10pm-1am

The Purple Vespertine with Ellen Cranitch Sunday 21 May 2017

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.

Vespertine live at New Music Dublin

On Friday, March 3rd, Bernard Clarke presented a special late-night concert featuring Crash Ensemble live from the New Music Dublin Festival Club. The cincert featured the world premiere of Streets Become Liars by Christopher Mayo, as well as Meredith Monk's Stringsongs and Preamble by Qasim Naqvi. You can listen back here:

Crash Ensemble, New Music Dublin

Music Played on the Show


Title: Be You

Composer: Rebennack, Mac

Performer(s): Irma Thomas (Vocals), Dr. John (Piano)

Album: Simply Grand / Rounder / Louisiana Legends PROMO

Duration: 5:06


Title: Flicker

Composer: Ribot, Marc

Performer(s): Marc Ribot (Guitar)

Album: Silent Movies / Pi Recordings / PI34

Duration: 5:21


Title: For The Longest Time

Composer: McKnight, Mark

Performer(s): Mark Mcknight (Guitar), Will Vinson (Saxophone), Sam Yahel (Piano), Mark Ferber (Drums), Euan Burton (Bass)

Album: Overnight - Mark McKnight / ReMark Records /

Duration: 7:13


Title: Brasilia

Composer: Corea, Chick

Performer(s): Gary Burton (Vibes, Organ & Marimba), Sydney Symphony

Album: The New Crystal Silence / Concord REcords / 088807206301

Duration: 9:38


Title: Quattro Stagioni

Composer: Wilson, Ian

Performer(s): Mia Cooper (Violin), Katherine Hunka (Violin), Ioana Petcu-Colan (Violin),Helena Wood (Violin)

Album: Recorded for Vespertine in St Ann's Church, April 2017, Music Network Tour / RTE

Duration: 18:17


Title: Caprice In A Minor, Op. 1, No. 24

Composer: Paganini, Nicolo arr Martin, Skip and Frost, Paul

Performer(s): Mia Cooper (Violin), Katherine Hunka (Violin), Ioana Petcu-Colan (Violin),Helena Wood (Violin)

Album: Recorded for Vespertine in St Ann's Church, April 2017, Music Network Tour / RTE

Duration: 3:22


Title: Wanderlust

Composer: Paolo Fresu

Performer(s): Antonello Salis (Accordion )

Album: Sonos 'E Memoria / ACT / 9291-2

Duration: 4:26


Title: Gargamala

Composer: trad

Performer(s): Davide Salvado

Album: Lobos / Fol Musica

Duration: 3:08


Title: Suite Bergamasque (4th Movement) Passepied

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Martin Jones (Piano)

Album: Complete Piano Music Of Debussy / Nimbus Records / Ni5160

Duration: 3:44


Title: Sideways

Composer: Meade,Edel

Performer(s): Linley Hamilton (Tpt), Johnny Taylor (Piano), Kevin Higgins (Bass), Tommy Gray (Drums), Julien Colarossi (Guitar)

Album: Blue Fantasia

Duration: 4:32


Title: Recercar Quinto

Composer: Vincenzo Capirola

Performer(s): Christopher Wilson

Album: Early Venetian Lute Music / Naxos / 8.553694

Duration: 3:44


Title: Assim Já Nao Da

Composer: Rabih Abou-Khalil

Performer(s): Ricardo Ribeiro (Voice)

Album: Em Portugues / Enja 2008 / ITUNES

Duration: 4:13


Title: Di Krenitse

Composer: trad arr

Performer(s): The Klezmatics

Album: Unwired - Acoustic Music From Around The World / Rough Guide / RGNET 1023 CD

Duration: 4:11


Title: Body And Soul

Composer: Heyman, Ed/Sour, Robert/Eyton, Frank/Green, John

Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocal) Bobby Hackett (Cornet), Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra

Album: Frank Sinatra - Portrait of Sinatra / Columbia Classics / 487497 2

Duration: 3:18


Title: Harpsichord Concerto No.2 In E (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Freiburger Barockorchester

Album: Johann Sebastian Bach: Harpsichord Concertos / Harmonia Mundi / HMC 902181.82

Duration: 6:38


Title: African Ripples

Composer: Waller, Thomas Fats

Performer(s): Fats Waller

Album: 75 Original Great Performances Remastered / Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd

Duration: 3:10


Title: Rhapsody - Concerto For Viola And Orchestra (2nd Movement) Molto Adagio - Poco Allegro - Andante Molto Tranquillo

Composer: Martinu, Bohuslav

Performer(s): Bohuslav Matousek (Viola), Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Martinu Complete Music for Violin and Orchestra 3 / Hyperion / CDA67673

Duration: 11:32


Title: Valsa

Composer: Carlos Paredes

Performer(s): Carlos Paredes

Album: Guitarra Portuguesa / Elektra Nonesuch / 9 79203-2

Duration: 2:48


Title: A Dear Old Southland

Composer: Toussaint

Performer(s): Allen Toussaint (Piano), Jay Bellerose (Drums), Nicholas Payton (Trumpet), David Pilch (Double Bass), Don Byron (Clarinet) Marc Ribot (Guitar)

Album: The Bright Mississippi / Nonesuch / PRO400076

Duration: 6:18


Title: A Phiuthrag 'S A Phiuthar

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Margaret Stewart (Vocal), Griogair Labhruidh (Guitar); D James Ross (Chalameau); Ian Hardie (Bass)

Album: Togaidh mi mo Sheolta / Greentrax / CDTRAX311

Duration: 5:39


Title: String Quartet No.1 In A Major (2nd Movement) Intermezzo. Andante Sostenuto

Composer: Mendelssohn

Performer(s): Mandelring Quartet

Album: Mendelssohn - Complete Chamber Music For Strings (4-CD) / audite / 21.436

Duration: 8:13


Title: El Vendedor Del Agua

Composer: Lorenzo Hierrezuelo

Performer(s): The Valera Miranda Family

Album: Rough Guide to the music of Cuba / Rough Guide / RGNET1022CD

Duration: 4:04


Title: Fiskmas

Composer: Carr, Ian

Performer(s): Carina Normansson (Fiddle), Ian Carr (Guitar), Karen Tweed ( Accordion ), Ola Backstrom (Fiddle)

Album: Mosquito Hunter / Amigo / AMCD750

Duration: 3:56


Title: Mr.Blacksmith

Composer: Pawel Kaczmarczyk

Performer(s): Pawel Kaczmarczyk (Piano), Maciej Adamcek (Bass), Dawid Fortuna (Drums)

Album: Something Personal / Hevhetia / HV 0100-2-331

Duration: 7:46


Title: Out Of The Window

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Shauna Mullin (Voclas), Ryan Molloy (Piano)

Album: Wishing Tree / Shauna Mullin / MULL001CD

Duration: 5:51



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Presenter: Ellen Cranitch

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-Ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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