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 29 June 2014

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

This week, we feature the recordings of a blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player who enjoyed much success with Chess Records during the 1950s - the one and only Howlin' Wolf.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Hommage

Composer: Matinier, Jean-Louis

Performer(s): Marco Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)

Album: Inventio / ECM Records / ECM 2348 375 9429

Duration: 4:28


Title: Black Girl

Composer: Ledbetter, Huddie

Performer(s): Sandra Douglas (Vocal), Clifford Jordan (Saxophone), Et Al

Album: These Are My Roots - Clifford Jordan Plays Leadbelly / Collectables / COL-CD-6522

Duration: 4:22


Title: In My Own Dream

Composer: Butterfield, P.

Performer(s): John Hall (Guitar), Harvey Brooks (Bass) Et Al

Album: In My Own Time / Light In The Attic Records / LITA 022

Duration: 4:18


Title: Spoonful

Composer: Dixon, Willie

Performer(s): Howlin' Wolf (Vocal, Guitar)

Album: The Collection / Spectrum / 112 047 2

Duration: 2:45


Title: Piano Sonata In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Paul Lewis (Piano)

Album: Schubert - The Late Piano Sonatas (2-CD) / Harmonia Mundi / HMC902165/66

Duration: 8:14


Title: Symphony No.2 - Part One: The Seven Ages, Var. Vii

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard

Performer(s): Jean Louis Steurman, Florida Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Bernstein - Symphony No.2... / Naxos / 8.559099

Duration: 1:56


Title: Sunday At Home

Composer: Schwab, Claudia

Performer(s): Cathy Jordan (Vocals):

Album: Amber Sands / 060195516125

Duration: 4:19


Title: Disgrace

Composer: Jain, Essie

Performer(s): Essie Jain (Vocal)

Album: We Made This Ourselves / Leaf / BAY62CDP

Duration: 2:57


Title: The Healing Place

Composer: Sylvian

Performer(s): David Sylvian

Album: Gone to Earth / Virgin / CDVDLX1

Duration: 5:16


Title: Symphony No.11 In G Minor (3rd Movement) Eternal Memory

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Shostakovich - Symphony No.11 / Naxos / 8.572082

Duration: 11:10


Title: That Ole Devil Called Love

Composer: Roberts / Fisher

Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals)

Album: The Essential Billie Holiday / Metro / METRCD098

Duration: 2:55


Title: Convergencia

Composer: M. Guerra/Gutierrez

Performer(s): Ibrahim Ferrer (Vocals), Roberto Fonseca (Piano), Orlando Cachaito Lopez (Bass)

Album: Mi Sueno / World Circuit / WCD077

Duration: 3:47


Title: Pueblo: Part I - Labrador

Composer: Saluzzi, José M.

Performer(s): Dino Saluzzi Group

Album: El Valle de la Infancia / ECM Records / ECM 2370 377 0032

Duration: 2:31


Title: Goin Down Slow

Composer: Oden, S

Performer(s): Howlin Wolf

Album: Howlin' Wolf: Moanin' and Howlin' / Chess / CD RED3

Duration: 3:22


Title: Sonata No.30 In E Major - Iii. Andante Molto Cantabile Ed Espressivo

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)

Album: Beethoven - The Piano Sonatas Volume VIII / ECM New Series / 1949 476 6192

Duration: 12:26


Title: Tiflis

Composer: Alperin, Mischa

Performer(s): Mischa Alperin (Piano), Arkady Shikloper (Fr Horn), Anja Lechner (Violoncello)

Album: Her First Dance - Mischa Alperin ~~ Cdh08918 / Ecm 1995 / 1716742

Duration: 6:00


Title: Bluetude I

Composer: Hays, Kevin

Performer(s): Kevin Hays (Piano)

Album: Variations - Kevin Hays / Pirouet Records / PIT 3059

Duration: 3:04


Title: Weightless

Composer: Paul, Ellis

Performer(s): Ellis Paul (Vocal / Guitar)

Album: The Singer Songwriter Collection / Rounder Heritage / 1166-11591-2

Duration: 3:39


Title: Scottish Suite - Oppression

Composer: Carrothers, Bill

Performer(s): Bill Carrothers (Piano), Drew Gress (Bass), Dré Pallemaerts (Drums)

Album: Castaways - Bill Carrothers (Recordno: PIT3067) / Pirouet Records / PIT3067

Duration: 6:03


Title: A New Scotch Tune (Variation)

Composer: Purcell, Henry

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

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

Duration: 1:41


Title: Splendid Isolation

Composer: McGlinchey, Brendan

Performer(s): Grainne Hambly (Harp)

Album: Between the Showers / Shamrock Records / Shamrock Records 1050-2

Duration: 4:09


Title: Far-Fhuadach A'Chlarsair (The Harper's Dismissel)

Composer: Morison, Roderick

Performer(s): Olov Johansson (Nyckelharpa), Catriona Mckay (Harp)

Album: Olov Johansson & Catriona McKay: Foogy / Olov Johansson Musik / OJM009

Duration: 4:28


Title: Golden Fields

Composer: Ffrench, Alexis

Performer(s): Alexis Ffrench (Piano)

Album: The Singing Planet / AFM Records / AFM 006

Duration: 3:06


Title: Trio For Violin, Viola And Cello (2nd Movement) Lento

Composer: Cras, Jean

Performer(s): Jacques Thibaud String Trio

Album: Cras, Reger, Dohnányi, Kodály / Audite / 97.534

Duration: 7:28


Title: Don't Worry 'Bout Me

Composer: Bloom/Koehler

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocal), Joe Pass (Guitar)

Album: Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass "Easy Living" / OJC / 0888072328419

Duration: 2:49


Title: Manoir Des Mes Reves

Composer: Reinhardt, Django

Performer(s): Gerry Mulligan (Baritone Saxophone), The Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band

Album: Verve Jazz Masters 36 / Verve / 523342-2

Duration: 3:50


Title: Surviving You

Composer: Mantler, Karen

Performer(s): Doug Wieselman (Guitar, Bass Clarinet), Kato Hideki (Bass)

Album: Business Is Bad / Xtra WATT / ECM / Xtra WATT /14 376 8680

Duration: 6:32


Title: Spiegel Im Spiegel

Composer: Part, Arvo

Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin), Martin Roscoe (Piano)

Album: Tabula Rasa - Arvo Part / HMV Classics / HMV 5723152

Duration: 8:15


Title: The Grey Funnel Line

Composer: Tawney, Cyril

Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals), Maddy Prior (Vocals), Danny Thompson (Bass), Nic Jones (Fiddle), Brian Golbey (5-String Fiddle)

Album: Silly Sisters - Maddy Prior & June Tabor / Shanachie / SH 79040

Duration: 3:04


Title: Night

Composer: Melford, Myra

Performer(s): Myra Melford (Piano), Marty Ehrlich (Reeds)

Album: Spark! / Palmetto Records / PM 2129

Duration: 7:26


Title: Kyrie

Composer: Anerio, Giovanni

Performer(s): The Sixteen

Album: The Blossoming Vine / Coro / COR16123

Duration: 4:46


Title: Factum Est Silentium

Composer: Hawes, Patrick

Performer(s): Clio Gould (Violin), Choir Of New College, Oxford

Album: Angel - Patrick Hawes / Decca / 3742046

Duration: 5:02


Title: Threnos

Composer: Tavener, John

Performer(s): Natalie Clein (Cello)

Album: Essential Tavener / Decca / 478 6424

Duration: 5:50



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Presenters: Eamonn Lenihan (Fri-Sun)

Producer: Ian McGlynn


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