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 1 June 2014

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

German baritone the late Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau would have been 89 this week. We honour that date with recordings by this legendary singer - every night this week on Blue.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Blues Is A Woman

Composer: Cadrez, F.

Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar), Maxwell Davis (Tenor Sax), Willard Mcdaniel? (Piano)

Album: T-Bone Walker - The Complete Imperial Recordings 1950-1954 / EMI Blues Series / EMI CDP-7-96737-2

Duration: 2:48


Title: Concerto For Guitar And String Orchestra (3rd Movement)

Composer: Giuliani, Mauro

Performer(s): Pepe Romero (Guitar), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

Album: Giuliani: Complete Guitar Concertos / Philips / 454262-2

Duration: 6:54


Title: Procedentem Sponsum

Complete Work Name: Procedentem Sponsum

Composer: Anonymous

Performer(s): Jan Garbarek (Saxophone), Hilliard Ensemble

Album: Officium (Recordno: ECM New Series 1525) ~~ CDC485106 / ECM / ECM New Series 1525

Duration: 2:50


Title: Eleanor Plunkett

Composer: Carolan, Turlough O

Performer(s): Mark Anthony Mcgrath (Guitar)

Album: Mark Anthony McGrath: Champagne & Onions / Mark Anthony McGrath / MA-MCG 4

Duration: 6:50


Title: Head And Heart

Composer: Martyn, John

Performer(s): John Martyn

Album: Bless the Weather / Island / IMCD135

Duration: 4:54


Title: The Way It Will Be

Composer: Welch / Rawlings

Performer(s): Gillian Welch (Vocal, Guitar, Banjo, Harmonica), David Rawlings (Vocal, Guitar, Banjo, Harmonica)

Album: The Harrow & The Harvest / Acony / 5052498671724

Duration: 4:47


Title: Du Bist Die Ruh --

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Gerald Moore (Piano)

Album: Franz Schubert -Lieder / Deutsche Gramaphon / 431 085-2

Duration: 4:13


Title: Lydia's Crush

Composer: Jacob, Christian

Performer(s): Christian Jacob (Piano), Trey Henry (Bass), Ray Brinker (Drums)

Album: Styne & Mine - The Christian Jacob Trio (Recordno: 0401) / WilderJazz / 0401

Duration: 4:47


Title: La Chambre

Composer: Brahem, Anour

Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud), Francois Couturier (Piano); Jean-Louis Matinier (Accordian)

Album: Le Voyage de Sahar (Recordno: ECM 1915 987 4651) / ECM / ECM 1915 987 4651

Duration: 5:01


Title: Ali Farka Toure

Composer: Diabate, Toumani

Performer(s): Toumani Diabate (Kora)

Album: The Mandé Variations / World Circuit / WCD079

Duration: 6:20


Title: Chamber Symphony - V Largo

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Australian Chamber Orchestra

Album: Australian Chamber Orchestra - Spirit / Sony Music Entertainment / SK62005

Duration: 4:40


Title: Fascinating Rhythm

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocals), Nelson Riddle Orchestra

Album: Oh Lady Be Good! Best of the Gershwin Songbook / PROMO

Duration: 3:26


Title: Once In A Blue Moon (Instrumental)

Composer: Bacharach, Burt

Performer(s): Nat King Cole (Piano)

Album: Magic Moments - The Definitive Burt Bacharach Collection - CD1 / Rhino / 2564 69335 9

Duration: 2:57


Title: It's A Lonesome Old Town

Composer: Tobias / Kisco

Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocals)

Album: Only The Lonely (Recordno: 72434 94756 2 5) / Capitol / 72434 94756 2 5

Duration: 4:16


Title: Freedom/Saoirse

Composer: Hayes/Cahill/O'Lionaird/O Raghallagh/Bartlett

Performer(s): Iarla O'Lionaire (Vocals); Thomas Bartlett (Piano), Caoimhin O Raghallaigh (Hardanger D'Amore); Martin Hayes (Fiddle); Dennis Cahill (Guitar)

Album: The Gloaming / Real World Records / Promo Copy

Duration: 5:04


Title: Nearer My God To Thee

Composer: Trad Arr

Performer(s): Mississippi John Hurt (Vocals/ Guitar)

Album: Mississippi John Hurt: Complete Studio Recordings / Vanguard Masters / 3VCD181

Duration: 3:27


Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano In D Minor (1st Movement) Prologue

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Anne Gastinel (Cello), Claire Désert (Piano)

Album: Franck, Debussy, Poulenc - Anne Gastinel, Claire Désert / Naive / V 5259

Duration: 4:15


Title: Ubi Caritas -- Not Available

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): The Monks Of Glenstal Abbey

Album: The Monks of Glenstal Abbey - Gregorian Chant / RTE / Ainm Records / Cd202

Duration: 2:35


Title: Ninety Six

Composer: Moriarty

Performer(s): John Moriarty (Guitar), Randy Ingram(Piano); Adam Pache (Drums); Matt Clohesy(Bass)

Album: Echoes / Lyte Records / LR019

Duration: 6:07


Title: For You

Composer: Chapman,Tracy

Performer(s): Tracy Chapman (Vocals, Guitar)

Album: Tracy Chapman / Elektra / 7559-60774-2

Duration: 3:09


Title: Dirty Overalls

Composer: Guthrie, Woody

Performer(s): Woody Guthrie (Guitar & Fiddle), Cisco Houston

Album: Woody Guthrie Sings Folk Songs / Smithsonian Folkways / SF40007

Duration: 1:58


Title: Birds And Ships

Composer: Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy

Performer(s): Natalie Merchant (Vocals), Billy Bragg (Acoustic Guitar)

Album: Mermaid Ave; Billy Bragg & Wilco (Recordno: 7559-62204-2) / Elektra / 7559-62204-2

Duration: 2:15


Title: Ingrid Bergman

Composer: Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy

Performer(s): Billy Bragg (Acoustic Guitar/Vocal)

Album: Mermaid Ave; Billy Bragg & Wilco (Recordno: 7559-62204-2) / Elektra / 7559-62204-2

Duration: 1:50


Title: Cello Suite In G Minor - I: Prelude

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Hopkinson Smith (Lute)

Album: Bach Suites Nos.4,5,6 (Recordno: E 8938) / Naive / E 8938

Duration: 5:32


Title: Cry Me A River

Complete Work Name: Cry Me A River

Composer: Hamilton, Arthur

Performer(s): Julie London (Vocal), Barney Kessel (Guitar)

Album: 100 Essential Tracks Easy Listening / Sony Music / 88697607522

Duration: 2:59


Title: String Quartet No.1 - Largo Funebre

Composer: Egge, Klaus

Performer(s): Oslo String Quartet

Album: Norwegian 20th Century String Quartets / Naxos / 8.554384

Duration: 5:40



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Presenters: Eamonn Lenihan (Fri-Sun)

Producer: Ian McGlynn


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