The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    May 24. Trio Mediaeval's latest recording is a collection of polyphony from Iceland to Italy; it's named "Aquilonis", in honour of the North Wind. Hear a selection from the CD on tonight's BLUE. We'll also listen to 3 samples of contemporary jazz from Estonia; the father and son pairing of Tom and Ben Paley; Argentinian guitarist Pablo Márquez; young jazz pianist Gwilym Simcock (who'll be teaching and performing in Sligo this summer); more from the pen of Bob Dylan (see BLUE TUNES, below); solo piano music by Arnold Schoenberg (pictured); and American sax-player Harry Allen, recorded in the company of the Jan Lundgren Quartet. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 24 May 2015

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    We mark Bob Dylan's 74th birthday with a selection of Bob By Others. Nico to Nickel Creek; Susanna and the Magical Orchestra to Martin Simpson; Baez to Jeff Buckley.

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    Brian Eno: May 18th - 24th

    Bob Dylan celebrates his 74th birthday this week. His most recent release was an album of covers from the Sinatra discography. As a birthday tribute, we shine the spotlight on Dylan covers by others. Sadly there’s none from Ol’ Blue Eyes but there is plenty of choice, from Nico to Nickel Creek; Susanna and the Magical Orchestra to Martin Simpson; Joan Baez to Jeff Buckley. Dylan by others, all this week on The Blue of the Night...

    Elina Duni: May 25th - 31st

    “One of the fascinating things about music of the Balkans… is the idea that the pain has to be sung”. On her new album, “Dallendyshe” (“The Swallow”), Tirana-born, Swiss-raised, Elina Duni interprets songs of love and exile backed by her piano trio. Hear nightly selections, from Monday to Sunday.…  

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Cowboy (For Luc)
      Composer: Klesse, Eva
      Performer(s): Eva Klesse (Drums)
      Performer(s): Philip Frischkorn (Piano), Evgeny Ring (Sax), Robert Lucaciu (Bass)
      Album: Xenon, Enja Records, ENJ-9614 2
      Duration: 7:37
    • 22:08
      Title: The Spirit Of The Lord Is Upon Me
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Choir Of Clare College, Cambridge
      Performer(s): Matthew Jorysz (Organ)
      Album: Acendit Deus - Music for Asceniontide & Pentecost, Harmonia Mundi, HMU 907623
      Duration: 7:42
    • 22:16
      Title: Asturiana
      Composer: De Falla, Manuel
      Performer(s): Sebastian See-Schierenberg (Violin), Sophia Liskovskaya (Piano)
      Performer(s): Sebastian See-Schierenberg (Violin), Sophia Liskovskaya (Piano)
      Album: Sounds Of Spain & The Americas, Signum Classics, SIGCD405
      Duration: 2:33
    • 22:21
      Title: Ring Them Bells
      Composer: Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Andy Sheppard (Saxophones)
      Album: Deep River, Sound Circus 2005, Sound Circus SC009
      Duration: 3:36
    • 22:24
      Title: Mr Tambourine Man
      Composer: Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Melanie (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Melanie (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Best Of Melanie, Music Club, MCCD 011
      Duration: 4:24
    • 22:32
      Title: Ja Jahtund Suda Jata Limale
      Composer: Voorand / Sillamaa / Enno
      Performer(s): Estonian Voices
      Performer(s): Estonian Voices
      Album: Estonian Jazz 2015 (2-CD), Estonian Jazz Union, www.jazz.ee
      Duration: 3:32
    • 22:35
      Title: February Sun
      Composer: Jurendal, Robert
      Performer(s): Robert Jurendal (Guitars, Electronics)
      Performer(s): Robert Jurendal (Guitars, Electronics)
      Album: Estonian Jazz 2015 (2-CD), Estonian Jazz Union, www.jazz.ee
      Duration: 5:10
    • 22:40
      Title: Water
      Composer: Lukas / Zosso / Mullan / Kasar
      Performer(s): Ingrid Lukas (Vocals, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Ingrid Lukas (Vocals, Keyboards)
      Album: Estonian Jazz 2015 (2-CD), Estonian Jazz Union, www.jazz.ee
      Duration: 3:53
    • 22:45
      Title: Three Pieces For Piano - Ii. Sehr Langsam
      Composer: Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Florent Boffard (Piano)
      Performer(s): Florent Boffard (Piano)
      Album: Arnold Schoenberg - L'Oeuvre Pour Piano (Recordno: MIR 191), Mirare, MIR 191
      Duration: 8:14
    • 22:54
      Title: Oh My Little Darling
      Composer: Willingham, Thaddeus
      Performer(s): Tom Paley (Vocal, Banjo), Ben Paley (Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Tom Paley (Vocal, Banjo), Ben Paley (Fiddle)
      Album: Paley & Son, Hornbeam Recordings, HBR0004
      Duration: 2:48
    • 22:57
      Title: Gillian
      Composer: Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals)
      Album: Songs 2003 - 2013, Balloon Ranger Recordings, DEMPRCD13
      Duration: 3:29
    • 23:02
      Title: Tell Her You Saw Me
      Composer: Metheny, Pat
      Performer(s): Pat Metheny (All Instruments)
      Performer(s): Pat Metheny (All Instruments)
      Album: The Orchestrion Project, Nonesuch, 7559-79611-3
      Duration: 5:17
    • 23:07
      Title: Quizas Quizas Quizas
      Composer: Farres, Osvaldo
      Performer(s): Giovanni Guidi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Thomas Morgan (Dbl Bass), Joao Lobo (Drums)
      Album: This Is The Day, ECM Records, ECM 2403 470 9271
      Duration: 6:48
    • 23:14
      Title: Fratres
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin)
      Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin), Martin Roscoe (Piano)
      Album: Arvo Part: Fratres, EMI, 7243 5 73117 2 4
      Duration: 11:23
    • 23:27
      Title: Games People Play
      Composer: South
      Performer(s): Dick Gaughan (Vocal / Guitar)
      Performer(s): Dick Gaughan (Vocal / Guitar), Judy Sweeney (Vocal), Allan Tall (Sax), Dave Pegg (Bass)
      Album: Prentice Piece, Greentrax, CDTRAX236D
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:33
      Title: Just A Child
      Composer: Mandel, Johnny
      Performer(s): Harry Allen (Tenor Saxophone), Jan Lundgren (Piano)
      Performer(s): Hans Backenroth (Bass), Kristian Leth (Drums)
      Album: Quietly There, Stunt Records, STUCD 14142
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:38
      Title: Some Other Time
      Composer: Bernstein/Comden/Green
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal), Bill Evans (Piano)
      Album: Sings For Lovers, Concord Records, 0025218902328
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:44
      Title: Eleanor Plunkett
      Composer: Trad Arr. Lionaird
      Performer(s): Iarla O Lionaird (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Iarla O Lionaird (Vocal), Leo Abrahams (Guitar / Producer), John Hopkins (Piano)
      Album: Foxlight, Real World, CDRW184
      Duration: 4:28
    • 23:48
      Title: By The Ohio
      Composer: Shelley, Joan
      Performer(s): Joan Shelley (Guitar, Banjo, Wurlitzer Vocal)
      Performer(s): Joan Shelley (Guitar, Banjo, Wurlitzer Vocal), Ben Sollee (Cello, Bass), Daniel Joseph Dorff (Drums, Perc)
      Album: Joan Shelley: Ginko, Ol Kentuck, OK 003
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:52
      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
    • 23:57
      Title: Midnight Special
      Composer: Smith, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Jimmy Smith (Organ), Kenny Burrell (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Jimmy Smith (Organ), Kenny Burrell (Guitar), Stanley Turrentine (Tenor Saxophone), Donald Bailey (Drums)
      Album: Midnight Special, Blue Note, 0946 3 92775 2 0
      Duration: 9:57
    • 00:08
      Title: The Protecting Veil (1st Movement)
      Composer: Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Amy Dickson (Soprano Sax)
      Performer(s): Amy Dickson (Soprano Sax), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Glass, Tavener, Nyman, RCA Red Seal / Sony, 88697376792
      Duration: 15:05
    • 00:24
      Title: One In A Million
      Composer: Wood/ Lupton
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Lark Descending, Ruf, Rufcd10
      Duration: 9:52
    • 00:33
      Title: I Want To Vanish
      Composer: Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Elvis Costello (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Elvis Costello (Vocal), Steve Nieve (Piano), The Brodsky Quartet
      Album: All This Useless Beauty, WEA, 9362 41698-2
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:37
      Title: Just To See You
      Composer: Simcock, Gwilym
      Performer(s): The Impossible Gentlemen
      Performer(s): Mike Walker (Guitar); Gwilym Simcock (Piano); Steve Swallow (El Bass); Steve Rodby(Acoustic Bass); Adam Nussbaum (Drums)
      Album: Internationally Recognised Aliens, Basho Records 2013, Basho Records SRCD43-2
      Duration: 7:34
    • 00:45
      Title: Garden Of Simple
      Composer: Difranco, Ani
      Performer(s): Ani Difranco (Vocal / Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ani Difranco (Vocal / Guitar)
      Album: Revelling - Ani DiFranco, Righteous Babe Records, RBR024-D
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:48
      Title: Zamba Para La Viuda
      Composer: Leguizamón, Gustavo
      Performer(s): Pablo Márquez (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pablo Márquez (Guitar)
      Album: El Cuchi Bien Temperado, ECM New Series, ECM 2380 481 0972
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:54
      Title: Benedicti E Laudati
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Trio Mediaeval
      Performer(s): Anna Maria Friman, Linn Andrea Fuglseth, Berit Opheim (Voices)
      Album: Aquilonis, ECM New Series, 2416 481 1160
      Duration: 4:40

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