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 31 August 2014

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

Leonard Bernstein was rated as "one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history". This week he's under the Blue spotlight.

Music Played on the Show


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: Theme From Schindler's List

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Album: A Tribute To John Williams - An 80th Birthday Celebration / Sony Classical / 88691942532

Duration: 3:35


Title: Symphonic Dances From 'West Side Story' (Ii) Somewhere

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard

Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: Bernstein: West Side Story/ On the Town/ Candide / EMI Classics / 50999 2 06626 2 2

Duration: 4:34


Title: The Sub

Composer: 3epkano

Performer(s): 3epkano

Album: At Land - 3epkano / Smiling Politely Records / SPR002

Duration: 3:58


Title: Ballerina

Composer: Van Morrison

Performer(s): Van Morrison

Album: Astral Weeks / Warner / 246 024

Duration: 9:25


Title: Bulletproof

Composer: Radiohead

Performer(s): Christopher O'Riley (Piano)

Album: True Love Waits - Christopher O' Riley Plays Radiohead / Sony / Sk87321

Duration: 3:02


Title: Immersia Iii

Composer: Buckley, Linda

Performer(s): Linda Buckley (Electronics/ Programming)

Album: Immersia (Recordno: ER2/ Digital) / Ergodos / ER2/ Digital

Duration: 2:20


Title: When Were You Happy?

Composer: Marling, Laura

Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)

Album: Once I Was An Eagle / Virgin Records / 006023738618

Duration: 3:53


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: Takeda (Homesick Blues)

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Lionel Loueke (Guitar), Curtis Fowlkes (Trombone), Ben Allison (Bass), Nasheet Waits (Driums)

Album: Gathering Light / Motema / 233033

Duration: 4:51


Title: After The Goldrush

Composer: Young, Neil

Performer(s): Patti Smith (Vocals)

Album: Banga / Columbia / 88697222175

Duration: 4:10


Title: Angel Eyes

Composer: Dennis/Brent

Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocal), Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra

Album: Frank Sinatra - Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely / Capitol / 72434 94756 2 5

Duration: 3:44


Title: When The Wind Begins To Sing

Composer: Renbourn

Performer(s): John Renbourn (Guitar), Joe Mckenna (Pipes) Maire Breathnach (Fiddle)

Album: Traveller's Prayer / Shanachie / 78018

Duration: 6:17


Title: Valse Tres Lente

Composer: Massenet, Jules

Performer(s): Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)

Album: Aldo Ciccolini - 13 Waltzes / La dolce volta / LDV 13

Duration: 4:18


Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor (2nd Movement)

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Jamie Walton (Cello), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Cello Concertos - Schumann Dvorak: Jamie Walton/Philharmonia Orch / Signum Classics / SIGCD322

Duration: 4:28


Title: Two Children

Composer: Buchanan, Paul

Performer(s): Paul Buchanan (Vocal, Piano)

Album: Mid Air / Newsroom Records / ROOM01

Duration: 2:35


Title: Nobody Cares For Me

Performer(s): Mississippi John Hurt (Vocals, Guitar)

Album: Essential Recordings - Candy Man Blues / Rounder Records / 612 2082

Duration: 3:41


Title: Ballad For The Unborn

Composer: E.S.T.

Performer(s): Esbjorn Svensson (Piiano), Dan Berglund (Bass), Magnus Ostrom (Drums)

Album: Seven days of falling (Recordno: ACT 9012-2) / Act Music / ACT 9012-2

Duration: 5:32


Title: Prelude To A Kiss

Composer: Ellington, Duke

Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals), Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet), Benny Carter (Alto Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano), Barney Kessel (Guitar), John Simmons (Bass), Larry Bunker (Drums)

Album: Music For Torching / Velvet Mood / Poll Winners Records / PWR 27317

Duration: 5:33


Title: Gaspard De La Nuit - Le Gibet

Composer: Ravel, Maurice

Performer(s): Louis Schwizgebel (Piano)

Album: Poems - Louis Schwizgebel / Aparté / AP067

Duration: 5:43


Title: Tre Canti - Ii: Quasi Grave E Commosso

Composer: Pizzetti, Ildebrando

Performer(s): Arnon Erez (Piano)

Album: Pizzetti & Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Violin Sonatas / Hyperion / CDA67869

Duration: 3:49


Title: Five Melodies - V. Andante Non Troppo

Composer: Prokofiev, Serge

Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)

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

Duration: 3:16


Title: On The Way To Exile

Complete Work Name: From A Modern Greek Adaptation Of "Medea" By Giorgos Cheimonas

Composer: Karaindrou, Eleni

Performer(s): Sokratis Sinopoulos (Constantinople Lute And Lyre), Yiorgos Kaloudis (Cello), Andreas Katsigiannis (Santouri), Harris Lambrakis (Ney), Andreas Papas (Bendir), Alexandros Arkadopoulos (Clarinet)

Album: Medea - Eleni Karaindrou / ECM Records / ECM 2376 376 2816

Duration: 4:51


Title: Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered

Composer: Rodgers / Hart

Performer(s): Art Pepper (Alto Saxophone), Russ Freeman (Piano), Ben Tucker (Bass), Chuck Flores (Drums)

Album: The Art Pepper Collection / HMV Jazz / 7243 5 27435 2 0

Duration: 4:28


Title: Sleepy Maggie

Composer: Trad arr Mooney

Performer(s): Susanna Pell (Viol), Andy Watt (Guitar, Mandolin)

Album: Northumbrian Exchanges / sfz Music / SFZM0114

Duration: 5:44


Title: Some Other Time

Composer: Bernstein/Comden/Green

Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal), Bill Evans (Piano)

Album: Sings For Lovers / Concord Records / 0025218902328

Duration: 4:43


Title: Lachrimae Tristes

Composer: Dowland, John

Performer(s): Hesperion Xx

Album: Dowland - Lachrimae or Seaven Teares / Alia Vox / AVSA9901

Duration: 5:20


Title: Suite No.1 In G Major - Menuets I & Ii

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Hopkinson Smith (Theorbo)

Album: Bach Suites Nos. 1,2,3 / Naive / E 8937

Duration: 3:39


Title: My Favorite Things

Composer: Rodgers / Hammerstein

Performer(s): Youn Sun Nah (Vocals)

Album: Same Girl / Act Music / ACT 9024-2

Duration: 3:58


Title: Qui Est Homo

Composer: Pergolesi, Giovanni

Performer(s): Matinier / Ambrosini

Album: Inventio / ECM Records / ECM 2348 375 9429

Duration: 4:19


Title: Prisoner's Monologue: Industrialists, Bankers, In Comfortable Chairs /

Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Performer(s): Samuel West (Narrator), Mervyn Cooke, Lucy Walker (Piano), Jonathan Holland, Bruce Nockles (Trumpet); Matthew Dickinson (Percussion), Ex Cathedra

Album: Britten To America - Music For Radio And Theatre / NMC Recordings / NMC D190

Duration: 5:48


Title: Come, Heavy Sleep

Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar)

Album: Tippett: The Blue Guitar - Craig Ogden - 20th Century Classics / Nimbus / NI 5390

Duration: 2:13


Title: Yif Ic Of Luve Can

Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Performer(s): Rias Chamber Choir

Album: Britten: Sacred and Profane / Harmonia Mundi / HMG 501734

Duration: 2:42


Title: Time After Time

Composer: Lauper / Hyman

Performer(s): Miles Davis (Trumpet), John Scofield (Guitar), Robert Irving Iii (Piano), Darryl Jones (Bass), Al Foster (Drums)

Album: You're Under Arrest / Columbia / Legacy / CK 40023

Duration: 3:40



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Presenters: Eamonn Lenihan (Fri-Sun)

Producer: Ian McGlynn


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