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 27 July 2014

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

This week we feature recordings by the Talich Quartet. Join us for nightly string quartet (and sextet) recordings by an ensemble, currently led by Jan Talich Jnr, in its 50th year.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Suite From Esclarmonde - Iii: Hymenée

Composer: Massenet, Jules

Performer(s): Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Massenet - Esclarmonde (Suite)... / Naxos / 8.555986

Duration: 4:39


Title: A La Maniere De Chabrier

Composer: Ravel, Maurice

Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)

Album: Satie & Compagnie (Recordno: MIR 189) / Mirare / MIR 189

Duration: 2:30


Title: String Quartet No.3 In D Major (3rd Movement) Andante Espressivo Con Moto

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Quatuor Talich

Album: Mendelssohn - Complete String Quartets (3-CD) / La dolce volta / LDV 115.7

Duration: 5:21


Title: In The Port Of Amsterdam

Composer: Brel, Jacques

Performer(s): Tammy Payne (Vocals), Neil Smith (Gtr), Dan Moore (Hammond), Jim Barr (Bass), Dylan Howe (Drums)

Album: Don't Think Twice - Tamco / Edition Records / EDN1022

Duration: 3:19


Title: Concerto For Bandoneon, Strings And Percussion (2nd Movement) Moderato

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Orquestra De Cambra Teatre Lliure

Album: Astor Piazzolla - Concerto For Bandoneon / Harmonia Mundi / HMG 501595

Duration: 7:39


Title: Knife-Leaves Make Vintage Fabric Of The Sky

Composer: Doyle, Roger

Performer(s): Roger Doyle (All Instruments)

Album: The Thousand Year Old Boy / Silver Door / SIDO 014

Duration: 4:26


Title: Isfahan

Composer: Ellington / Strayhorn

Performer(s): Johnny Hodges (Alto Sax), Duke Ellington Orchestra

Album: The Far East Suite / RCA Bluebird / 07863 6651 2

Duration: 4:07


Title: After The Rain

Composer: Cockburn, Bruce

Performer(s): Bruce Cockburn (Vocals, Guitars), Robert Boucher (Bass), Bob Di Salle (Drums)

Album: Dancing In The Dragon's Jaws / True North / TND 287

Duration: 4:01


Title: Violin Sonata No.1 In F Minor (1st Movement) Andante Assai

Composer: Prokofiev, Serge

Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)

Album: Prokofiev - Violin Sonatas, Five Melodies / Hyperion / CDA67514

Duration: 6:23


Title: The Song Sings Itself

Composer: O'Beirne

Performer(s): Gerry O'Beirne (All Guitars)

Album: The Bog Bodies and Other Stories;Music for Guitar / 3447972891

Duration: 3:40


Title: Waterfront

Composer: David Sylvian

Performer(s): David Sylvian (Vcls), Ryuichi Sakamoto (Piano)

Album: The Secrets of Beehive / EMI / 363076 2

Duration: 3:36


Title: Sinfonia For Violincello

Composer: Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista

Performer(s): Maria Pia De Vito (Voice), Francois Couturier (Piano), Anja Lechner (Cello), Michele Rabbia (Percussion, Electronics)

Album: Il Pergolese (Recordno: ECM 2340 4180427) / ECM Records / ECM 2340 4180427

Duration: 10:02


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: I Am Stretched On Your Grave

Composer: Trad Arr Rusby McCusker

Performer(s): Kate Rusby

Album: Hourglass / Pure / PRCD02

Duration: 3:05


Title: Something Cool

Performer(s): June Christy

Album: Something Cool

Duration: 4:33


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: Ritual

Composer: Jarrett, Keith

Performer(s): Dennis Russell Davies (Piano)

Album: Keith Jarrett: Ritual / ECM Records / ECM 1112 374 3517

Duration: 13:27


Title: Dolora

Composer: Granados, Enrique

Performer(s): Douglas Riva (Piano)

Album: Granados - Album Of Melodies / Naxos / 8.557142

Duration: 2:15


Title: Twelve Spanish Dances (2nd Movement) Orientale

Composer: Granados, Enrique

Performer(s): Norbert Kraft (Guitar), Razumovsky Sinfonia

Album: Twelve Spanish Dances / Naxos / 8.553037

Duration: 5:20


Title: The Linden

Composer: Danielsson / Nyberg

Performer(s): Youn Sun Nah (Vocals), Mathias Eick (Trumpet), Ulf Wakenius (Guitars), Lars Danielsson (Bass, Cello, Melodica), Xavier Desandre-Navarre (Percussion)

Album: Youn Sun Nah: Voyage / ACT / ACT 9019-2

Duration: 5:00


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: Prelude A L'Apres-Midi D'Un Faune

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Václav Kunt (Flute), Lukas Verner (Dbl Bass), Slávka Vernerová Pechoková (Piano)

Album: Claude Debussy - Chamber Music / Praga Digitals / PRD/DSD 250302

Duration: 10:10


Title: Réverie

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Jaromír Klepac (Piano)

Album: Claude Debussy - Chamber Music / Praga Digitals / PRD/DSD 250302

Duration: 4:46


Title: There's No You

Composer: Burwell / Parish

Performer(s): Herb Ellis (Guitar)

Album: Let's Do It - Louis Armstong: Best Of The Verve Years / Verve / 529 017-2

Duration: 2:17


Title: The Way You Look Tonight

Composer: Kern, Jerome/Fields, Dorothy

Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)

Album: Tony Bennett - Sings The Ultimate American Songbook Vol.1 / RPM Records/Columbia/Legacy / 88697 69259 2

Duration: 3:25


Title: La Catedral - Movement I - Preludio (Saudade)

Composer: Barrios-Mangore, Agustin

Performer(s): David Russell (Guitar)

Album: Music of Barrios - David Russell / Telrac / CD-80373

Duration: 2:04


Title: Mu Suda, Arka Ules (Awake My Heart And Sing)

Composer: Traditional / Hornung

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: 3:16


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: Somebody's Missing

Composer: Brown, Benjamin

Performer(s): Benny Brown Band

Album: Brown / Phonobrothers / PB.14.005

Duration: 7:11



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