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 Saturday 23 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: Valse Triste

Composer: Nedbal, Oskar

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by Robert Houlihan / RTE Lyric FM

Duration: 5:18


Title: Situacoes Triangulares

Composer: Almeida, Hernani

Performer(s): Bau (Guitars)

Album: Café Musique / Lusafrica / 562432

Duration: 3:44


Title: Hermano

Composer: Quintana / Guastavino

Performer(s): Ramon Ruiz (Guitar), Anita 'La Maltesa' (Vocals)

Album: Flamenco Havana / Naim / NaimCD055

Duration: 2:55


Title: Newark Airport 2

Composer: Lola Perrin

Performer(s): Lola Perrin (Piano)

Album: Fragile Light / World Quarter Music / WQMR00106LP

Duration: 2:31


Title: Bijou The Poodle

Composer: Pepper, Art

Performer(s): Art Pepper (Alto Saxophone), Wynton Kelly (Piano), Conte Candoli (Trumpet), Paul Chambers (Bass), Jimmy Cobb (Drums)

Album: Gettin' Together / Contemporary Records / OJCC-169-2

Duration: 6:01


Title: Pourtant

Composer: Chedid / Monnet

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

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

Duration: 3:32


Title: Your Move (Acoustic Version)

Composer: Anderson, Jon

Performer(s): Steve Howe (Guitar), Jon Anderson (Guitar), Chris Squire (Guitar)

Album: Yes: Live and Solo (Disc 1) / Metro Triples / METRTCD812

Duration: 3:29


Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Sostenuto

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2 / Decca / 417702-2

Duration: 11:56


Title: Shipbuilding

Composer: Costello / Langer

Performer(s): Robert Wyatt (Vocal)

Album: Storytellers / Nectar / NTRCD012

Duration: 3:05


Title: I Want You

Composer: Costello, Elvis

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 / EDN10222

Duration: 5:49


Title: Almost Blue

Composer: Costello, Elvis

Performer(s): Elvis Costello (Vocal), The Attractions

Album: The Very Best Of Elvis Costello / Universal / 546 490-2

Duration: 2:49


Title: Armenia

Composer: FARinha, Quim

Performer(s): Jivan Gasparyan (Duduk), Berroguetto

Album: Hepta (Recordno: BOA 10002029) / Sargadelos / BOA 10002029

Duration: 3:13


Title: Nuit D'Etoiles

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Veronique Gens (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)

Album: Nuit D'Etoiles / Virgin Classics / 54536021

Duration: 3:00


Title: Iv: Poco Allegretto; Grazioso E Leggiero; Amoroso

Composer: Rochberg, George

Performer(s): Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: George Rochberg - Symphony No.5... / Naxos / 8.559115

Duration: 2:34


Title: Vi: Moving Gently

Composer: Rochberg, George

Performer(s): Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: George Rochberg - Symphony No.5... / Naxos / 8.559115

Duration: 2:03


Title: Vii: Molto Adagio E Tranquillo; Sereno

Composer: Rochberg, George

Performer(s): Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: George Rochberg - Symphony No.5... / Naxos / 8.559115

Duration: 4:01


Title: Justin

Composer: Marshall, Dominic

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

Album: Spirit Speech / Origin Records / ORIGIN 82659

Duration: 6:59


Title: Don't Go To Strangers

Composer: Kent / Mann / Evans

Performer(s): Tierney Sutton (Vocals), Serge Merlaud (Guitar), Kevin Axt (Acoustic Bass)

Album: After Blue / BFM Jazz / Challenge Records / BFM77056

Duration: 5:56


Title: The Birthday Of My Life

Composer: Ford, Andrew

Performer(s): Jane Sheldon (Sop) & Genevieve Lang (Harp)

Album: Andrew Ford: Learning to Howl / ABC Classics / 4810188

Duration: 2:38


Title: Sehnsucht

Composer: Marsh/ Curran

Performer(s): Peter Marsh (Basses, Lap Steel Guitar, Synth), Conor Curran (Live Processing, Electric Guitar)

Album: Sonnamble: Seven months in E minor / Forwind / FWD01

Duration: 8:08


Title: Day In Spring - Ii: Evening

Composer: Dupont, Gabriel

Performer(s): Prazak Quartet

Album: Gabriel Dupont - Poeme, Les Heures Dolentes, Journée De Printemps / Mirare / MIR 238

Duration: 5:10


Title: Oculi Omnium

Composer: di Lasso, Orlando

Performer(s): Concerto Palatino, Currende

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

Duration: 4:23


Title: Wildflower

Composer: Crow, Sheryl

Performer(s): Sheryl Crowe (Vocals)

Album: True Acoustic (3-CD) / Spectrum / 530 201-2

Duration: 3:56


Title: Within Reach

Composer: Maupin, Bennie

Performer(s): Michal Tokaj (Piano), Michal Baranski (Bass), Lukasz Zyta (Drums)

Album: Early Reflections - Bennie Maupin Quartet / Cryptogramophone / CG1137

Duration: 2:36


Title: Wild Is The Wind

Composer: Tiomkin / Washington

Performer(s): Nina Simone (Vocals, Piano)

Album: Live At The Town Hall

Duration: 3:38


Title: I Was Young When I Left Home

Composer: Dylan, Bob

Performer(s): Antony Hegarty, Antony Dessner

Album: Dark was the Night (Disc 1) / Red Hot Organisation / DAD2835CD - BS

Duration: 4:55


Title: Ingrid Bergman

Composer: Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy

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

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

Duration: 1:50


Title: Farthest Field

Composer: Moore, Daniel Martin

Performer(s): Daniel Martin Moore (Vocals, Guitar), Joan Shelley (Vocals, Guitar)

Album: Farthest Field / Ol Kentuck Recordings / OK005

Duration: 3:40


Title: You Know Who I Am

Composer: Cohen, Leonard

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: 4:05


Title: Dream Time

Composer: Ibrahim, Abdullah

Performer(s): Abudlullah Ibrahim (Piano, Flute), Cleave Guyton (Reeds), Eugen Bazijan, Scott Roller (Celli),

Album: Mukashi: Once Upon A Time - Abdullah Ibrahim / Intuition / INT 3431 2

Duration: 3:30


Title: Blue

Composer: Dunning, Brian

Performer(s): Aoife Doyle (Vocals), Brian Dunning (Flute), Johnny Taylor (Piano), Andrew Csibi (Bass), Dominic Mullan (Drums)

Album: This Time The Dream's On Me / / CD001

Duration: 4:44


Title: Carolan's Dream

Composer: Carolan Arr. McGrath

Performer(s): Mark Anthony Mcgrath (Guitar)

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

Duration: 4:49


Title: C'Est L'Extase Langoureuse

Complete Work Name: Ariettes Oubliees - Forgotten Melodies

Composer: Debussy, Claude

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

Album: Forgotten Melodies / Sony Classical / Sk67190

Duration: 3:04


Title: Cavatina

Composer: Myers, Stanley

Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar), The Tippett Quartet

Album: Craig Ogden Summertime / Universal / CFMD20

Duration: 4:27


Title: Sommernatt Ved Fjorden

Composer: Bjornstad, Ketil

Performer(s): Andreas Utnem (Harmonium)

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

Duration: 4:47


Title: Speak Easy

Composer: Burns / MacMillan

Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals), Andy Cutting, Mark Emerson, Tim Harries

Album: Apples / Topic / TSCD0568

Duration: 5:59



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Presenters: Eamonn Lenihan (Fri-Sun)

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