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 22 August 2014

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

Throughout his life Debussy created musical settings of texts by poets Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire. The Songs of Claude Debussy under the Blue spotlight all this week.

Music Played on the Show


Title: On The Campagna

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Staatskapelle Dresden

Album: Don Juan, Aus Italien, Don Quixote - Disc 1 / Sony Classical / 88697435542

Duration: 9:46


Title: Ceremonial

Composer: Bjornstad, Ketil

Performer(s): Ketil Bjornstad (Keyboards)

Album: Ophelia's Arrival / Minotauros / Grappa / GRCD4414

Duration: 6:00


Title: Fastan

Composer: Saether, Eva

Performer(s): Mats Edén (Fiddle), Groupa

Album: Swedish Folk Music 1970 - 1990 / Arsringar / MNWCD 194 - 195

Duration: 2:51


Title: Lappfjard

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Maria Kalaniemi (Accordian), Timo Alakotila (Piano)

Album: Nordic Nights: A Late Junction Compilation / BBC / BBCLJ30062

Duration: 2:38


Title: Voici Que Le Printemps

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), James Levine (Piano)

Album: Forgotten Songs / Sony / Sk67190

Duration: 2:22


Title: Spirit

Composer: Hiromi

Performer(s): Anthony Jackson (Bass), Simon Phillips (Drums)

Album: Alive / Telarc / TEL-35307-02

Duration: 8:15


Title: Two Sentimental Romances - I. Andantino In A Major

Composer: Stenhammar, Wilhelm

Performer(s): Tobias Ringborg (Violin), Swedish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Swedish Romantic Violin Concertos / Naxos / 8.554287

Duration: 6:47


Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (1st Movement) Adagio - Con Moto

Composer: Janacek, Leos

Performer(s): Ana Torok, Rasvan Dumitru (Violins), Traian Boala (Viola), Zsolt Torok (Cello)

Album: Janacek - The Two String Quartets - Arcadia Quartet / Orchid Classics / ORC100036

Duration: 4:13


Title: Wrong Doing Woman

Composer: Hooker, John Lee

Performer(s): Buddy Guy (Vocals, Guitar), Junior Wells (Harmonica)

Album: Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: Alone and Acoustic / Alligator Records / ALCD 4802

Duration: 2:59


Title: Tam Lin (Child 39)

Composer: Trad adapted Sir Francis James Child

Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Vocals, Guitars), Jefferson Hamer (Vocals, Guitar); Viktor Krauss (Bass); Tim Lauer (Accordion); Brittany Haas (Fiddle)

Album: Child Ballads / Wilderland Records / Wilder002

Duration: 6:46


Title: Heroes Symphony - Neukoln

Composer: Glass, Philip

Performer(s): Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Album: Glass: Heroes Symphony, The Light / Naxos / 8.559325

Duration: 6:49


Title: Un Grand Sommeil Noir

Composer: Varese, Edgarde

Performer(s): Mirelle Delunsch (Soprano), Francois Kerdoncuff (Piano), Asko Ensemble

Album: Varese - The Complete Works (2-CD) / Decca / 460 208-2

Duration: 2:50


Title: Boy Child

Composer: Engel, Noel Scott

Performer(s): Scott Walker (Vocals)

Album: Scott 4 / Fontana / 510 882-2

Duration: 3:38


Title: A Mother's Cry

Composer: Whitaker, Rodney

Performer(s): Antonio Hart (Saxophones), Gregory Hutchinson (Drums)

Album: When We Find Ourselves Alone / Mack Avenue Records / MAC1088

Duration: 4:56


Title: Scarlet Town

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: 3:38


Title: Infancia

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Chango Spasiuk (Accordian), Marcos Villalba (Guitar & Perc), Victor Reneaudeu (Violin), Heleen De Jong (Cello)

Album: Pynandí Los Descalzos / World Village / WVU713

Duration: 3:38


Title: Farruca Martín (Martin's Farruca)

Composer: MartÍn, Juan

Performer(s): Juan Martín (Guitar)

Album: Solo - Juan Martin / Flamenco Visions / FV12

Duration: 5:03


Title: La Mer (1st Movement) - De L'Aube A Midi Sur La Mer (Tres Lent)

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Debussy La Mer/ Jeux etc. - Valery Gergiev/ LSO / LSO Records / LSO0692

Duration: 10:00


Title: Heartbreak Hotel

Composer: Axton / Durden / Presley

Performer(s): Martin Carthy (Vocal, Guitar)

Album: Signs Of Life / Union Square Music / TSCD503

Duration: 2:42


Title: Mohair

Composer: Carthy, Eliza

Performer(s): Eliza Carthy (Vocals, Fiddle), The Ratcatchers

Album: Rough Music / Topic / TSCD554

Duration: 3:01


Title: Krunk (The Crane)

Composer: Komitas

Performer(s): Tigran Mansurian (Vocals & Piano)

Album: Music of Tigran Mansurian and Komitas / ECM / ECM 1754

Duration: 2:23


Title: Eye Djama

Composer: Keita, Mamani

Performer(s): Mamani Keita (Vocals), Deli Moussa Kouyate (Guitar), Nicolas Repac (Samples, Guitars, Udu)

Album: Mamani Keita: Yelema / No Format / 983 847 9

Duration: 5:07


Title: I'M Sorry

Composer: Marshall, Dominic

Performer(s): Tobias Nijboer (Dbl Bass), Jamie Peet (Drums)

Album: Spirit Speech / Origin Records / ORIGIN 82659

Duration: 3:34


Title: Sonata For Arpeggione & Piano In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Schubert, Franz

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

Album: Schubert - Sonate Arpeggione / Naive / NC 40021

Duration: 4:29


Title: Pater Noster

Composer: di Lasso, Orlando

Performer(s): Concerto Palatino, Currende

Album: Orlando di Lasso - Motets / Christophorus Records / CHE 0192-2

Duration: 3:30


Title: A Tune For Frankie/ An Phis Fliuch

Composer: Ni Mahaonaigh/ Trad

Performer(s): Tony Mcmanus (Guitar)

Album: Pourquoi Quebec? / Greentrax / Cdtrax151

Duration: 5:14


Title: For All We Know

Composer: Coots / Lewis

Performer(s): Andreas Ulvo (Keyboards), Mathias Eick (Bass, Piano)

Album: I Concentrate on You / Grappa / GRCD4425

Duration: 4:12


Title: From The Beginning

Composer: Lake, Greg

Performer(s): Greg Lake (Vocals, Guitars, Bass), Keith Emerson (Piano, Keyboards), Carl Palmer (Drums)

Album: The Atlantic Years - ELP / Atlantic Records / 7567-82403-2

Duration: 4:14


Title: Your Song

Composer: Walsh, Kate

Performer(s): Kate Walsh (Vocals), Tim Bidwell (Guitars, Vocals), Pat West (Drums), Mike Siddell (Strings), Martin Hurley, Simon Little

Album: Tim's House - Kate Walsh / Blueberry Pie Records / 1736468

Duration: 4:09


Title: Imagine

Composer: Lennon, John

Performer(s): Ine Hoem (Vocal)

Album: The Source: Of Summer (2-CD) / Grappa / GRCD 4416

Duration: 5:10


Title: All Love

Composer: Reinhardt, B. / Aimée

Performer(s): Michael Valeanu, Adrien Moignard (Guitars), Et Al

Album: It's a Good Day / Mack Avenue / MAC 1087

Duration: 3:03


Title: Book 3 - Prelude 7

Composer: Runswick, Daryl

Performer(s): Aleksander Szram (Piano)

Album: Daryl Runswick - Scafra Preludes / Dazzle Music / DZ 6006

Duration: 7:14



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Presenters: Eamonn Lenihan (Fri-Sun)

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