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 19 December 2015

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

All this week we feature a modern take on Brian Eno's ambient masterpiece Discreet Music, performed by Toronto's Contact Contemporary Music ensemble led by Jerry Pergolesi.

Music Played on the Show


Title: What Are You Doing New Years Eve?

Composer: Loesser, Frank

Performer(s): Nancy Wilson (Vocal), Gerald Wilson & His Orchestra

Album: Christmas Cocktails / Capitol / CDP 7243 8 52559 2 2

Duration: 2:24


Title: Little Musgrave

Composer: Trad Arr Planxty

Performer(s): Christy Moore

Album: The Woman I Loved So Well / Tara / TARACD3005

Duration: 11:26


Title: In The Village

Composer: Ippolitov-Ivanov

Performer(s): William Lincer (Viola), New York Philharmonic

Album: Night Piece - Quiet Classics / KOCH International / CACD0533

Duration: 4:44


Title: Lachrimae Tristes

Composer: Dowland, John

Performer(s): Hesperion Xx

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

Duration: 5:20


Title: Structures: The Place Of Odd Glances

Composer: Budd / Partridge

Performer(s): Andy Partridge (Instruments), Harold Budd (Vocal And Instruments)

Album: Through the Hill - Andy Partridge / Harold Budd / All Saints Records / HNCD 1484

Duration: 3:17


Title: Starfly

Composer: Thoumire, Simon/ O'Neill, Kevin

Performer(s): Susan Grace Bates (Harp/Vocals), John Mcsherry(Whistle); Donal O'Connor(Fiddle):Ross Martin (Guitar); David Foley (Bodhran); Pauline Scanlon (Vocals)

Album: Skorsa: The Riddle of the Earth / SGB 2015 / SGB 1573

Duration: 3:39


Title: The Great Gig In The Sky

Composer: Torry, Clare/Wright, Richard

Performer(s): Clare Torry (Vocals), Pink Floyd

Album: The Dark Side of the Moon / EMI / 50999 029453 2 3

Duration: 4:47


Title: Die Blaue Stunde

Composer: Muthspiel, Wolfgang

Performer(s): Ralph Towner (Classical & 12-String Guitars), Wolfgang Muthspiel (Electric Guitar), Slava Grigoryan (Classical & Baritone Guitars)

Album: Travel Guide / ECM Records / ECM 2310 372 9508

Duration: 5:19


Title: Blue Sway

Composer: Stewart, Bill

Performer(s): Bill Stewart (Drums), Seamus Blake (Tenor Saxophone), Bill Carrothers (Piano), Ben Street (Bass)

Album: Space Squid / Pirouet Records / PIT 3089

Duration: 6:28


Title: Discreet Music Part Vi

Composer: Eno, Brian

Performer(s): Contact

Album: Discreet Music / Cantaloupe Records 2015 / CA21114

Duration: 8:00


Title: Thoughtfall

Composer: Perrin, Lola

Performer(s): Lola Perrin (Piano)

Album: Theory Of K - Piano Suite VI /

Duration: 3:17


Title: Vanishing Act

Composer: Reed/Poe

Performer(s): Lou Reed (Vocal), Friedrich Paravicini (Piano)

Album: The Raven / Warner / 9632-48373-2

Duration: 5:23


Title: Little Drummer Boy

Composer: Davis / Onorati / Simeone

Performer(s): Laurence Hobgood (Piano, Electric Piano)

Album: Christmas - Laurence Hobgood / Circumstantial / CP004

Duration: 3:15


Title: Dark Corners

Composer: Surman, John

Performer(s): Trans4mation (String Quartet), Chris Laurence (Dbl Bass)

Album: Coruscating / ECM / ECM 1702 543 033-2

Duration: 5:01


Title: Leaving The Woods

Composer: Leppin / Pirog

Performer(s): Janel Leppin (Cello, Loops), Anthony Pirog (Guitars, Loops)

Album: Janel & Anthony - Where Is Home / Cuneiform / Rune 338

Duration: 5:39


Title: Nocturne No.4 In Eb Major

Composer: Fauré, Gabriel

Performer(s): Pascal Rogé (Piano)

Album: Fauré - Dolly Suite / Decca

Duration: 7:19


Title: Still, Still, Still

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): The Dimitri Ensemble, Choir Of Clare College, Cambridge

Album: Lux de caelo - Music For Christmas / Harmonia mundi / HMU 907615

Duration: 3:23


Title: Anachie Gordon

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): The Unthanks

Album: Here's The Tender Coming - The Unthanks / Rabble Rouser / EMI / 687 1222

Duration: 8:15


Title: I Just Don´T Know What To Do With Myself

Composer: Bacharach / David

Performer(s): Rigmor Gustafsson (Vocal), Radio String Quartet Vienna, Bernie Mallinger (Violin), Johannes Dickbauer (Violin), Cynthia Liao (Viola)

Album: Calling You - Rigmor Gustafsson / ACT Records / 9722-2

Duration: 3:57


Title: Jano Mori

Composer: Traditional Macedonian

Performer(s): Amira (Vocals), Bojan Z (Piano), Nend Vasilic (Bass), Bachar Khalife (Percussion)

Album: Amulette - Amira / World Village / 450018

Duration: 7:40


Title: Sheehy

Composer: MacErlaine, Sean

Performer(s): Sean Macerlaine (Clarinets, Electronics)

Album: A Slender Song / Ergodos / Ergodos ER16

Duration: 3:52


Title: The Beauty Of Decay

Composer: Aarset / Bang / Honoré

Performer(s): Eivind Aarset (Guitars, Loops), Jan Bang (Samples, Programming)

Album: Dream Logic / ECM Records / ECM 2301 371 3657

Duration: 7:06


Title: For Bunita Marcus - Ii

Composer: Feldman, Morton

Performer(s): Ivan Ilic (Piano)

Album: Ivan Ilic Plays Morton Feldman / Paraty / 135305

Duration: 4:12


Title: A Recollection - Con Moto

Composer: Janacek, Leos

Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)

Album: Leos Janacek: A Recollection - Andras Schiff / ECM New Series / 461 660-2

Duration: 1:08



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