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 Friday 4 July 2014

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

Born on July 4, Stephen Foster is under the Blue spotlight. This week we honour the father of American music with a variety of artists and interpretations.

Music Played on the Show


Title: This Land Is Your Land

Composer: Guthrie, Woody

Performer(s): Woody Guthrie (Vocals, Guitar)

Album: Very Best Of Woody Guthrie (Recordno: MCCD067) / Music Club / MCCD067

Duration: 2:15


Title: Blues Acadiens

Composer: Perry / Carriere / Doucet

Performer(s): Michael Doucet (Fiddle), David Doucet (Guitar)

Album: Beau Solo - Michael Doucet / Arhoolie / CD 321

Duration: 2:12


Title: The Ghost Of Tom Joad

Composer: Springsteen, Bruce

Performer(s): Bruce Springsteen (Vocals/ Guitar/ Harmonica), Danny Federici (Keyboard), Gary Mallaber (Drums), Marty Rifkin (Pedal Steel), Gary Tallent (Bass)

Album: The Ghost of Tom Joad / Columbia / 481650 2

Duration: 4:26


Title: Symphony No.3 (3rd Movement) Andantino Quasi Allegretto

Composer: Copland, Aaron

Performer(s): Minnesota Orchestra

Album: Copland 100 / Reference Recordings / RR-93CD

Duration: 10:23


Title: Blues In The Dark

Composer: Basie / Rushing

Performer(s): Jimmy Rushing (Vocals), Dave Brubeck (Piano), Paul Desmond (Alto Saxophone), Eugene Wright (Bass), Joe Morello (Drums)

Album: Brubeck & Rushing / Columbia / Legacy / CK 65727

Duration: 4:42


Title: Speak Low -- From "One Touch Of Venus"

Composer: Nash / Weill

Performer(s): Kurt Weill (Vocal, Piano), Charlie Haden (Double Bass), Fred Hersch (Piano)

Album: September Songs - Various (Recordno: SK 63046) / Sony Classical / SK 63046

Duration: 5:30


Title: Sophisticated Lady

Composer: Ellington, Duke

Performer(s): Duke Ellington (Piano), John Lamb (Bass), Louie Bellson (Drums), Boston Pops Orchestra

Album: Highlights From The Duke Ellington Centennial Edition / BMG / 09026636722

Duration: 3:21


Title: Bird's Lament

Composer: Moondog

Performer(s): Andy Sheppard (Sax), Joanna Macgregor (Piano),, Britten Sinfonia

Album: Moondog - Sidewalk Dances / Sound Circus / SC010

Duration: 3:53


Title: Love Is Here To Stay

Composer: Gershwin, George/Gershwin, Ira

Performer(s): Harry Sweets Edison (Trumpet), Harry Edison And His Orchestra

Album: Harry Edison and his Orchestra - Sweets / Cleff Records / MGC-717

Duration: 3:23


Title: Preludes For Piano - No.2

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): George Gershwin (Piano)

Album: The Ultimate George Gershwin (4-CD) / Pulse / Castle Communications / PBXCD 407/1

Duration: 3:13


Title: It Ain't Necessarily So

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Sarah Chang (Violin), Sandra Rivers (Piano)

Album: Debut / EMI / 077775435221

Duration: 2:44


Title: Hard Times Come Again No More

Composer: Foster, Stephen

Performer(s): Peg Carrothers (Vocal), Matt Turner (Cello), Bill Carrothers (Piano)

Album: The Voices That Are Gone (Recordno: ILl 313003) / Illusions / ILl 313003

Duration: 4:50


Title: Waltz For A Lonely Farmhouse

Composer: Heitzeg, Steve

Performer(s): Tom Linker (Piano)

Album: Death of the Dream/ A Public Television Documentary/ Music by Steve Heitzeg / innova recordings / Innova533

Duration: 2:58


Title: Tromba Lontana

Composer: Adams, John

Performer(s): Gareth Bimson & Martin Hurrell (Trumpets), Bbc Symphony Orchestra

Album: John Adams: Tromba Lontana, Violin Concerto, The Wound-Dresser / Late Junction / BBCLJ30012

Duration: 4:19


Title: Autumn Leaves

Composer: Kosma / Prevert / Mercer

Performer(s): Unnamed

Album: Midnight Blue - The (Be)Witching Hour / Blue Note / 7243 8 54365 2 9

Duration: 2:47


Title: Where Flamingos Fly

Composer: Courlander / Thea / Brooks

Performer(s): Gil Evans (Piano), Johnny Coles (Trumpet), Jimmy Knepper (Trombone), Eddie Caine (Flute), Ray Crawford (Guitar), Et Al, The Gil Evans Orchestra

Album: Out of the Cool / Impulse / IMP 11862

Duration: 5:12


Title: First Impressions

Composer: Meyer, Edgar

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Mark O Connor (Violin) Edgar Meyer (Piano)

Album: Yo-Yo Ma / Edgar Meyer / Mark O Connor / Appalachia Waltz / Sony Music Entertainment Inc / SK68460

Duration: 4:07


Title: Is This America

Composer: Metheny, Pat

Performer(s): Pat Metheny (Guitar)

Album: Charlie Haden - Family and Friends Rambling Boy / Emarcy / 0602517791657

Duration: 3:40


Title: Hear, O Lord, When I Cry

Composer: Warner, Massah M

Performer(s): Ensemble Phoenix, Munich

Album: America: A Land Of Refuge (2-CD) / Harmonia Mundi / HMX2908539

Duration: 1:42


Title: Tonight

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard/Sondheim, Stephen

Performer(s): Andre Previn (Piano), Red Mitchell (Bass), Shelly Manne (Drums)

Album: My Fair Lady / West Side Story / Contemporary / CDCOPD 942

Duration: 5:24


Title: Send In The Clowns

Composer: Sondheim, Stephen

Performer(s): Eydie Gormé

Album: Eydie Gormé Sings/Canta / President Records / PRCD238

Duration: 4:43


Title: Agnus Dei (Adagio For Strings)

Composer: Barber, Samuel

Performer(s): Arietha Lockhart (Soprano), Robert Shaw Festival Singers

Album: The Best Of Barber / Telarc / CD-80632

Duration: 10:58


Title: Blue Tuesday

Composer: Williams, Jessica

Performer(s): Jessica Williams (Piano)

Album: Jessica Williams At Maybeck / Concord Jazz / CCD-4525

Duration: 6:07


Title: Pete Kelley's Blues

Composer: Cahn / Heindorf

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocals)

Album: Great Jazz Singers - Various Artists / EMI Jazz / 7243 8 55143 2 6

Duration: 2:27


Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major (2nd Movement) Lento

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Martin Beaver, Kikuei Ikeda (Violins), Kazuhide Isomura (Viola), Clive Greensmith (Cello)

Album: Dvorak, Smetana - Tokyo String Quartet / Harmonia Mundi / HMU 807429

Duration: 7:13


Title: Across The Universe

Composer: Lennon / McCartney

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

Album: The Beatles Anthology 2 / Apple / 7243 8 34448 2 3

Duration: 3:28


Title: Theodora Is Dozing

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): David Byrne

Album: David Byrne: The Knee Plays / Nonesuch / 303228-2

Duration: 3:04


Title: Orpheus : Ballet In Three Scenes - First Scene : Orpheus Weeps For Eurydice - Air De Danse - Dance Of The Angel Of Death - Interlude

Composer: Stravinsky, Igor

Performer(s): Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Album: Stravinsky Orpheus - Jue de Cartes - Agon - BBC Scottish SO / Volkov / Hyperion Records / CDA67698

Duration: 9:38


Title: Birds

Composer: Young, Neil

Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal, Guitar), Crazy Horse

Album: After the Goldrush / Reprise / 244 088

Duration: 2:33


Title: Both Sides Now

Composer: Mitchell, Joni

Performer(s): Joni Mitchell (Vocal), Wayne Shorter (Saxophone), Vince Mendoza & His Orchestra

Album: Both Sides Now

Duration: 5:43


Title: Every Time I Think Of You

Composer: Broadbent, Alan

Performer(s): Alan Broadbent (Piano), Brian Bromberg (Bass), Kendall Kay (Drums), The Tokyo Strings

Album: Every Time I Think Of You - Alan Broadbent / Artistry Music / ART 7011

Duration: 7:14


Title: Who Do You Think You Are?

Composer: Costello, Elvis

Performer(s): Elvis Costello (Vocals), The Brodsky Quartet

Album: The Juliet Letters / Warner Bros / 9362-45180-2

Duration: 3:28


Title: Lied

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Thoms Ades (Piano)

Album: Cello World - Steven Isserlis / Bmg / 09026 68928 2

Duration: 2:24


Title: Piano Concerto No.4 In G Minor (2nd Movement) Largo

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Earl Wild (Piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Rachmaninoff Edition (Boxed Set) (Recordno: 9013/1) / Brilliant Classics / 9013/1

Duration: 5:25


Title: To Anacreon In Heaven

Composer: Smith, John Stafford

Performer(s): Jim Beard (Piano)

Album: Show of Hands / Moosicus Records / M 1210-2

Duration: 2:00



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Presenters: Eamonn Lenihan (Fri-Sun)

Producer: Ian McGlynn


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