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 18 May 2014

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

Each night this week, we featuring recordings by the innovative Kronos Quartet, a string quartet that has made more than 50 albums in a 40 year career.

Music Played on the Show


Title: High Life For Strings

Composer: David Byrne

Performer(s): Balanescu Quartet

Album: Balanescu Quartet: Byrne/Moran/Lurie/Torke ~~ G338601 / Argo / 4365652

Duration: 4:34


Title: The Seventh Son

Composer: Dixon, Willie

Performer(s): Mose Allison (Vocal, Piano), Addison Farmer (Bass), Ronnie Free (Drums)

Album: Allison Wonderland - The Mose Allison Anthology (2-CD) / Rhino / Atlantic Jazz / R2 71689

Duration: 2:39


Title: Vedenalainen

Composer: Kujanpaa / Ikonen

Performer(s): Aili Ikonen (Vocals), Kvalda

Album: Leia / Texicalli Records / IMPALA 014

Duration: 4:49


Title: Chicago Blues

Composer: Biese / Altieri

Performer(s): Kenny Dorham (Vocals, Trumpet), Jimmy Heath (Saxophone), Walter Bishop (Piano), Percy Heath (Bass), Kenny Clarke (Drums)

Album: Kenny Dorham Quintet (Recordno: OJCCD-113-2) / Debut Records / Original Jazz Classics / OJCCD-113-2

Duration: 2:54


Title: Symphony No.7 - Come Un Sogno

Composer: Rautavaara, Einojuhani

Performer(s): Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Aurora Borealis - Magic Of The Mysterious North / Ondine / ODE 937-2

Duration: 10:14


Title: Maybe I'M Amazed

Composer: McCartney, Paul

Performer(s): Susan Werner (Vocal)

Album: Classics (Recordno: SW-014) / Sleeve Dog Records / SW-014

Duration: 3:14


Title: Mother The Wardrobe Is Full Of Infantrymen

Composer: McGough, Roger

Performer(s): Agnes Bernelle (Vocal), Desmond Leslie (Sound Effects)

Album: Mother The Wardrobe Is Full Of Infantrymen / Some Bizarre / Milo Music / AGI 7CD

Duration: 2:36


Title: Lament For An Orchid (Absinthe)

Composer: Strayhorn, Billy

Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano), Drew Gress (Bass), Tom Rainey (Drums), String Orchestra

Album: Passion Flower - Fred Hersch Plays Billy Strayhorn (Recordno: 79395-2) / Nonesuch / 79395-2

Duration: 5:43


Title: George

Composer: Metcalfe, John

Performer(s): The Duke Quartet

Album: The Inner Line / Black Box / BBM1008

Duration: 5:00


Title: String Quartet No. 5 (Iv)

Composer: Glass, Philip

Performer(s): Dublin Guitar Quartet

Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass / Orange Mountain Music/Music Network / OMM/Music Network Promo

Duration: 5:04


Title: Moanin' At Midnight

Composer: Burnett, Chester

Performer(s): Chester "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett (Vocal, Guitar)

Album: The Howlin' Wolf Collection / Deja Vu / DVCD 2032

Duration: 2:32


Title: Dance With Waves

Composer: Brahem, Anouar

Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud), Klaus Gesing (Bass Clarinet), Bjorn Meyer (Bass), Khaled Yassine (Darbouka, Bendir)

Album: Anouar Brahem: The Astounding Eyes of Rita / ECM / 1798628

Duration: 3:56


Title: Vessel

Composer: Conlon, Ultan

Performer(s): Ultan Conlon

Album: Bless Your Heart / Dark Side Out / DSORCD001

Duration: 5:06


Title: Railroad Man

Composer: Sakamoto, Ryuichi

Performer(s): Ryuichi Sakamoto (Piano)

Album: Ryuichi Sakamoto: Moto.Tronic / Sony Classical / SK 93044

Duration: 4:42


Title: Pale Blue Eyes

Composer: Reed, Lou

Performer(s): Lou Reed (Vocal), The Velvet Underground

Album: The Very Best of the Velvet Underground / Polydor / 065 625-2

Duration: 5:44


Title: Girl Talk

Composer: Hefti / Troup

Performer(s): Kate Mcgarry (Vocals), Keith Ganz (Guitars), Gary Versace (Keyboards), Et Al

Album: Girl Talk (Recordno: PM 2152) / Palmetto Records / PM 2152

Duration: 5:36


Title: Li'l Darlin

Composer: Hefti, Neal

Performer(s): Wendell Culley (Trumpet), Count Basie Orchestra

Album: The Complete Atomic Basie / Roulette Blue Note / 724382863526

Duration: 4:50


Title: Eskimos Op.64 - Movement I - Arctic Night

Composer: Beach, Amy

Performer(s): Kirsten Johnson (Piano)

Album: Amy Beach: Piano Music, Vol.2 / Guild / GMCD7329

Duration: 3:39


Title: Four Part Fantasia No.2

Composer: Purcell, Henry

Performer(s): Kronos Quartet

Album: Kronos Quartet - Early Music / Nonesuch Records / 7559794572

Duration: 3:07


Title: Sibil-La Provencale

Composer: French 12th / 13th C

Performer(s): Montserrat Figueras (Soprano), Robert Crawfort Young (Oud), La Capella Reial De Catalunya

Album: The Song Of The Sibyl (Recordno: NC 40020) / Naive / NC 40020

Duration: 13:10


Title: Who By Fire

Composer: Cohen, Leonard

Performer(s): Susanna Wallumrod (Vocals), Giovanna Pessi (Baroque Harp) Jane Achtman (Viola De Gamba) Marco Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)

Album: If Grief Could Wait / ECM / ECM 2226 277 7197

Duration: 3:56


Title: Wild Horses

Composer: Jagger / Richards

Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals), Morten Qvenild (Piano, Various Instruments)

Album: Antologie - Solveig Slettahjell / Jazzland / 602527785349

Duration: 6:01


Title: The Cosy Eye

Composer: Lee, Eddie

Performer(s): No Crows

Album: Waiting for the Tide / WHRL / WHRL 0016

Duration: 4:58


Title: Fruit Tree

Composer: Drake

Performer(s): Nick Drake

Album: Five Leaves Left (Remastered) / Island / IMCD8

Duration: 4:44


Title: After Dark

Composer: Buchanan, Paul

Performer(s): Paul Buchanan (Vocal, Piano)

Album: Mid Air / Newsroom Records / ROOM01

Duration: 3:56


Title: Koik Tulge Minu Juurde Nuud (Come To Me, Said The Son Of God)

Composer: Traditional / Schultz

Performer(s): Eve Kopli (Soprano), Heinavanker

Album: Songs Of Olden Times - Estonian Folk Hymns And Runic Songs (Recordno: HMU 907488) / Harmonia Mundi USA / HMU 907488

Duration: 4:24


Title: Film En Miniature H.148 - Movement Iii - Berceuse

Composer: Martinu, Bohuslav

Performer(s): Lada Valesova (Piano)

Album: Lada Valesova - Intimate Studies (Piano music by Janacek, Haas, Martinu, Suk) / Avie Records / AV2142

Duration: 3:04



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Presenters: Eamonn Lenihan (Fri-Sun)

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