The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

***final broadcast Dec 2015***

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 27 December 2015

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

Join us on Blue all Christmas week, as we celebrate the best of contemporary Irish choral music composition and performance.

Music Played on the Show


Title: L'Accordéoniste

Composer: Emer, Michel

Performer(s): Pirjo Aittomaki (Vocals), Maria Kalaniemi (Accordion), Timo Alakotila (Piano), Tango Orkesteri Unto

Album: Finnish Tango / ARC / EUCD 1830

Duration: 5:11


Title: Berceuse De Noel

Composer: Part, Arvo

Performer(s): Montserrat Figueras (Vocal), Hesperion Xxi

Album: Ninna Nanna / Aliavox / AV9826

Duration: 5:24


Title: Sunrise Serenade, Op. 63

Composer: Sallinen, Aulis

Performer(s): Finnish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Finnish Orchestral Favourites / Naxos / 8.555773

Duration: 6:45


Title: Green Winter

Composer: Roland/Olafsson

Performer(s): Finn Olafsson (Guitar), Anders Roland (Guitar)

Album: Danish Roots 2007: Growing in the World / Danish Folk Council / FFS07081B

Duration: 4:36


Title: Carry Her Over The Water

Composer: Muthspiel / Auden

Performer(s): Wolfgang Muthspiel (Vocal, Guitars)

Album: Vienna Naked / Material Records / MRE 035

Duration: 3:01


Title: Snow White

Composer: Viljamaa, Milla

Performer(s): Milla Viljamaa (Vocals, Keyboards), Kukka Lento, Tommi Asplund (Violins), Esko Jarvela (Viola), Vesa Norilo (Cello, Flute), Roope Aarnio (Guitar)

Album: Minne / / MVCD001

Duration: 4:24


Title: I Didn't Know About You

Composer: Ellington/russell

Performer(s): Ben Webster & Johnny Hodges

Album: Blue Moods / Spectrum / 5526422

Duration: 3:30


Title: Ballad - For You Dear

Composer: Landau, Jodie

Performer(s): Wild Up, Graduale Nobili

Album: You Of All Things

Duration: 3:36


Title: The River

Composer: Beck, Gordon

Performer(s): Gordon Beck (Keyboards)

Album: The French Connection I & II / JMS / JMS 186 48-2

Duration: 4:16


Title: First Elegy For Violin And Piano (Andante)

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Pascal Amoyel (Piano)

Album: Alkan Sonata for cello and piano; Liszt Works for cello and piano / Harmonia Mundi / HMA 1951758

Duration: 6:48


Title: Piano Sonata In B Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Sostenuto

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Paul Lewis (Piano)

Album: Liszt - Sonata in B Minor, Piano Works / Harmonia Mundi / HMA1951845

Duration: 7:22


Title: The Only Thing

Composer: Stevens, Sufjan

Performer(s): Sufjan Stevens (Vocals/ Instruments, Thomas Bartlett(Piano); Laura Veirs (Vocals)

Album: Carrie and Lowell / Asthmatic Kitty Records 2015 / Asthmatic 2015

Duration: 4:44


Title: Adagio For Glass Armonica In C Major, Kv 617a

Composer: Mozart, W.A.

Performer(s): Gerald Schonfeldinger

Album: Glass & Stones: A concert with Glass Armonica & Verrophone / K&K Verlagsanstalt / B000RGSVY4

Duration: 3:55


Title: Sleeper In The Valley

Composer: Veirs, Laura

Performer(s): Laura Veirs (Vocal, Guitar), Tucker Martine (Piano), Jon Neufeld (Guitar), Steve Moore (Wulitzer, Bells), Tosca String Quartet

Album: July Flame / Bella Union / BELLACD220X

Duration: 4:02


Title: In The Morning

Composer: Wilder, Alec

Performer(s): Salvatore Maiore (Dbl Bass), Roberto Dani (Drums)

Album: In The Morning - Music of Alec Wilder / ECM Records / ECM 2429 473 8673

Duration: 11:56


Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano - Ii: Intermezzo

Composer: GEMA

Performer(s): Raffaella Gazzana (Piano)

Album: Duo Gazzana / ECM New Series / 2356 481 0894

Duration: 6:22


Title: Midnight Lullaby

Composer: Waits, Tom

Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocals)

Album: Closing Time / Elektra / 7559-60836-2

Duration: 3:26


Title: Rights Of Man

Composer: Trad Arr Harte/Lunny

Performer(s): Frank Harte (Voice)

Album: 1798 The First Year of Liberty / Hummingbird

Duration: 4:05


Title: In The Bleak Midwinter

Composer: Jansch/rossetti/holst

Performer(s): Bert Jansch (Vocal, Guitar)

Album: The Best Christmas Album In The World / Virgin / VTDCD648

Duration: 2:19


Title: Between The Bars

Composer: Smith, Elliott

Performer(s): Elliott Smith (Vocals, Guitar)

Album: Either / Or / Domino / WIGCD51

Duration: 2:19


Title: The Birds

Composer: Mondlock

Performer(s): Buddy Mondlock

Album: The Edge Of The World / Sparking Gap / SGCD003

Duration: 2:42


Title: Go Easy

Composer: Martyn, John

Performer(s): John Martyn (Vocals, Guitar)

Album: Bless the Weather / Island / IMCD 135 848 972-2

Duration: 4:15


Title: Jesu Redemptor Omnium

Composer: Farrell, Eibhlis

Performer(s): Robbie Carroll (Piano), St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral Choir

Album: RTE lyric fm Recording / RTE Recording / RTÉ Recording

Duration: 1:18


Title: Toutes Les Cloches Sonnent

Composer: Nangle, Jonathan

Performer(s): Robbie Carroll (Piano), St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral Choir

Album: RTE lyric fm Recording / RTE Recording / RTÉ Recording

Duration: 1:56


Title: She's Out Of My Life

Composer: Bahler, Tom

Performer(s): Jason Rebello (Piano), Asaf Sirkis (Percussion)

Album: Songs To The North Sky (2-CD) / Edition Records / EDN1051

Duration: 3:23


Title: Look At Me

Composer: Salvant, Cécile McLorin

Performer(s): Aaron Diehl (Piano), Paul Sikivie (Dbl Bass), Lawrence Leathers (Drums)

Album: For One to Love / Mack Avenue / MAC 1095

Duration: 2:44


Title: The Peacocks

Composer: Rowles, Jimmy

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


Title: Elegiac Melodies - Last Spring

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Raphael Wallfisch (Cello), London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Grieg: Cello Concerto / ASV / CD DCA 1176

Duration: 4:34


Title: Vale, Vale

Composer: Orban, Gyorgy

Performer(s): Ars Nova Vocal Ensemble

Album: Gyorgy Orbán - Hungarian Choral Music / Convivium Records / 233988

Duration: 3:20


Title: Quatre Morceaux - Chant Du Soir

Composer: Catoire, Georgy

Performer(s): Marc-André Hamelin (Piano)

Album: Catoire - Piano Music / Helios / CDH55425

Duration: 3:28


Title: Mad John

Composer: Wood, Chris

Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocals, Instruments), Rob Jarvis (Trombone)

Album: Trespasser / RUF / RUFCD11

Duration: 6:14


Title: The Light Streams In

Composer: Langeland / Transtromer

Performer(s): Lars Anders Tomter (Viola), Trygve Seim (Tenor Sax), Markku Ounaskari (Percussion)

Album: The Half-Finished Heaven / ECM Records / ECM 2377 377 7155

Duration: 4:29


Title: The Way We Used To Be

Composer: Wolfe, Chelsea

Performer(s): Chelsea Wolfe (Guitar/Vocals), Ben Chisolm (Drums)

Album: Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs / Sargent House / SHO90

Duration: 2:47


Title: I Waited For You

Composer: Fuller, Gil

Performer(s): Doug Raney (Guitar), Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (Bass), Ensemble Clément Janequin

Album: The Touch of Your Lips / SteepleChase / SCCD 31122

Duration: 8:08


Title: Path Of Miracles - Leon

Composer: Talbot, Joby

Performer(s): Craig Hella Johnson

Album: Joby Talbot - Path of Miracles / Harmonia Mundi / HMU 807603

Duration: 12:47



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Presenters: Eamonn Lenihan (Fri-Sun)

Producer: Ian McGlynn

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