Vespertine with Ellen Cranitch

Vespertine with Ellen Cranitch

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The Purple Vespertine with Ellen Cranitch Sunday 24 December 2017

Vespertine with Ellen Cranitch

A night of warm seasonal musical curiosities to ease us into Christmas Day.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Twenty First Century Christmas Blues

Composer: Mooney, Nigel

Performer(s): Johnny Taylor (Piano), Barry Donaghue (Bass), Dominic Mullan (Drums)

Album: Twenty First Century Christmas Blues / Chrysamis Records / CR251204

Duration: 5:11


Title: What Will Santa Claus Say

Composer: Prima, Louis

Performer(s): Louis Prima (Vocal), Louis Prima And His New Orleans

Album: Christmas Jazz / Nocturne / BDJAZZ

Duration: 3:15


Title: Mein Jesus Schweigt Zu Falschen Lugwn Stille

Composer: Bach, J.S.

Performer(s): Saraband, Modern String Quartet

Album: The Arabian Passion According to JS Bach / Jaro / JARO 4294-2

Duration: 2:28


Title: Jesus De Nazareth

Composer: Castaneda, Edmar

Performer(s): Edmar Castaneda (Harp);, Marshall Gilkes (Trombone); Dave Silliman (Drums/Perc);

Album: Entre Cuerdas / Artist Share / AS0095

Duration: 6:16


Title: Nutcracker - Sugar Rum Cherry (Sugar Plum Fairy )

Composer: Tchaikovsky arr Ellington

Performer(s): Duke Ellington Orchestra

Album: Duke Ellington-Three Suites / Columbia / 4679132

Duration: 3:08


Title: Paz En La Tierra (Cuba)

Composer: trad arr

Performer(s): Ramon F.Veloz

Album: Christmas Around the World / Putamayo

Duration: 3:00


Title: Naila

Performer(s): Lila Downs (Vocals)

Album: Y La Misteriosa / World Village / WVF009

Duration: 3:32


Title: Oy U Misti Vifleyemi Oy In The City Of Bethlehem (Ukraine)

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Chamber Girls Choir Of M. Lysenko Kyiv Specialized Secondary Boarding Music School

Album: EBU Folk music Christmas project FM/16/12/01/01

Duration: 6:07


Title: Christmas Eve Reel

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Dordan

Album: Christmas Capers / Dordan / DMCD01

Duration: 4:08


Title: Winter Wonderland

Composer: Bernard / Smith

Performer(s): Barney Isacs (Guitar) & George Kuo (Slack Steel)

Album: Kihoalu Christmas: Hawaian Slack Key Guitar / Dancing Cat Records / 08022-38037-2

Duration: 3:10


Title: Lusignac!

Composer: Wood, Chris

Performer(s): Mary Macmaster (Harp), Donald Hay (Drums/Percussion)

Album: Hook: Mary MacMaster & Donald Fay / MacMaster Hay Records 2012 / MDMC002

Duration: 6:18


Title: Hark The Herald Angels Sing

Composer: arr Mooney/Flanigan

Performer(s): Johnny Taylor (Piano), Barry Donaghue (Bass), Dominic Mullan (Drums)

Album: Twenty First Century Christmas Blues / Chrysamis Records / CR251204

Duration: 3:24


Title: Snow Is Falling

Composer: Nelson, Carole

Performer(s): Carole Nelson Trio

Album: One Day In Winter / Black Stairs Records / BSR CD 1001

Duration: 4:25


Title: Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (Live)

Composer: Gillespie/coots

Performer(s): Bill Evans

Album: Jazz Cafe Christmas / Concord/universal / 7231773

Duration: 4:29


Title: Winter Song

Composer: Cohen, Avishai

Performer(s): Avishai Cohen (Bass/Piano/Vocals), Amos Hoffman (Oud), Sam Maestro (Piano), Itmar Doari (Perc), Karen Malka (Vocals)

Album: Avishai Cohen: Aurora / EMI / EMI not legible

Duration: 4:59


Title: The Mari Llwyd

Composer: Wood, Chris

Performer(s): Chris Wood (Voice, Guitar)

Album: Chris Wood - Albion : An Anthology / Navigator Records / NAVIGATOR29

Duration: 5:19


Title: Jesus Christus Er Opfaren

Composer: Andris Vang arr Sinikka Langeland & Kåre Nordstoga

Performer(s): Sinikka Langeland / Kåre Nordstoga

Album: Kyriekoral / Nordic Sound / NOSCD 1968

Duration: 0:58


Title: Sonata K87 In B Minor

Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico

Performer(s): Joseph Moog (Piano)

Album: Scarlatti Illuminated / Onyx / ONYX 4106

Duration: 4:25


Title: Winter's Carol

Composer: Amos, Tori

Performer(s): Tori Amos (Vocal/Piano), Matt Chamberlain (Drums), John Evans (Bass), John Philip Shenale (Synths/Samples)

Album: Midwinter Graces - Tori Amos / Universal Republic Records / 0602527154459

Duration: 5:22


Title: White Christmas

Composer: Berlin, Irving

Performer(s): Bela Fleck (Banjo,Sitar Banjo), Bob James (Piano)

Album: Jazz Christmas Party / Warner Bros / 9362-46793-2

Duration: 4:49


Title: In Excelsis Deo

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Seamus Egan ( Whistle), Johhny Cunningham ( Fiddle). Jamshied Shariffi ( Percussion )

Album: The Soul of Christmas / Upaya

Duration: 3:45


Title: What Child Is This

Composer: trad arr

Performer(s): Dan Crary

Album: Christmas Around the World / Putamayo

Duration: 2:59


Title: Vvelkomme Med Aera/Welcome With Honour

Composer: Tveitt, Geirr

Performer(s): Gunnar Flagstad (Piano)

Album: Recorded Live St Annes Dublin 101017. Music Network tour

Duration: 3:43


Title: Christmas Eve

Composer: Trad Arr Flynn, Dave

Performer(s): David Flynn (Electric Guitars/ E-Bow)

Duration: 4:21


Title: Ah Holy Jesus

Composer: Cruger, Johann/ Heermann, Johann

Performer(s): Sufjan Stevens

Album: Silver & Gold / Asthmatic Kitty Records / AKR

Duration: 1:00


Title: Adeste Fideles

Composer: trad arr Keegan

Performer(s): Kevin Keegan

Album: The Music of Kevin Keegan / Cló Iar Chonnachta / CICD156

Duration: 2:49


Title: Adeste Fideles

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Arturo Delmoni & Friends

Album: A String Quartet Christmas / ArchivMusic / 5001

Duration: 2:48


Title: Winter Wonderland

Composer: Bernard/smith

Performer(s): The George Shearing Quintet

Album: Christmas With The George Shearing Quintet (recordno: Cd83438) / Telarc / CD83438

Duration: 7:27


Title: Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis

Composer: Waits, Tom

Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocals/ Piano)

Album: Blue Valentine / Elektra / 7559-60533-2

Duration: 4:33


Title: Stille Nacht

Composer: Schnittke, Alfred

Performer(s): Trio Art-I-Shock

Album: Recorded at Radio Latvia Studio 1, Riga (Broadcast 221216) / EBU / EURO/2016-2017/N/007

Duration: 4:20


Title: In The Bleak Midwinter

Composer: Ryan, Alex

Performer(s): New Dublin Voices

Album: Make We Merry / NDV003

Duration: 3:08


Title: Carol

Composer: Simonds / Lunny / Begg

Performer(s): Clodagh Simonds (Harmonium And Vocals), John Contrereras (Cello), Cora Venus Lunny (Violin), Michael Begg (Other Sounds)

Album: Hail Hope / Janet Records / PROMO

Duration: 3:51


Title: A Christmas Childhood/A Call To Hope

Composer: P Kavanagh/t Sands

Performer(s): Tommy Sands, Rod Mcvey (Accordion )

Album: To Shorten The Winter / Glcd1212 / GREEN LINNET

Duration: 4:42



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