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    April 25. Coming our way this Saturday night, a rendtion of a tune you may know from Telly Savalas (honestly!); Schoenberg's "Transfigured Night"; the extraordinary Chester "Howlin" Wolf; new music by Cuban-born Omar Sosa (pictured); the opening movement of Violin Concerto No.1 by Shostakovich; a vocalese "Moanin" which features the voice of Jon Hendricks; the latest ECM release by Norwegian trumpeter Mathias Eick; kantele-player-cum-singer Sinikka Langeland (see BLUE TUNES, below); Finnish harmonica quartet Svang; Thomas Bloch, on glass harmonica; and Robert Wyatt, from "Comic Opera". Join us on RTÉ lyric fm immediately after the Met Opera presentation, round about 10:30pm (approx)...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 12 May 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    There's a world of sounds on The Blue of the Night - variety, scope and joy in the endless richness of centuries of music make the Blue the best late-night radio in the land. Music for grown up romantics. Have you been smitten yet?

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Sinikka Langeland: April 20th - 26th

    Sinikka Langeland, a graduate of the University of Oslo, has studied piano, guitar and contemporary folksong. Since 1981, she's been especially interested in the kantele, or table harp. We'll hear original compositions from "The half-finished Heaven", her latest ECM release, all this week on BLUE.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 21:56
      Title: Hey Ya
      Performer(s): Benjamin
      Performer(s): Benjamin
      Duration: 2:55
    • 21:58
      Title: Aldeburgh Variations
      Performer(s): Holloway, Robin
      Performer(s): Holloway, Robin
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:03
      Title: Piano Concerto In G Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:02
    • 22:11
      Title: My Brain
      Performer(s): Allison / Dixon
      Performer(s): Allison / Dixon
      Duration: 3:14
    • 22:15
      Title: Mother, Where Are You?
      Performer(s): Traditional Armenian
      Performer(s): Traditional Armenian
      Duration: 2:40
    • 22:17
      Title: Days Of Wine And Roses
      Performer(s): Mercer/ Mancini
      Performer(s): Mercer/ Mancini
      Duration: 3:31
    • 22:21
      Title: Air Tune
      Performer(s): Carroll, Liz
      Performer(s): Carroll, Liz
      Duration: 2:56
    • 22:24
      Title: Shorty
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Duration: 1:33
    • 22:26
      Title: Lily In The Garden
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:30
      Title: Invocation
      Performer(s): Khadem, Mamak
      Performer(s): Khadem, Mamak
      Duration: 3:47
    • 22:34
      Title: Falling Apple Sound
      Performer(s): Condell, Sonny
      Performer(s): Condell, Sonny
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:37
      Title: Scottish Fantasy: Andante Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:43
      Title: Symphony No.3 (2nd Movement) Andante Pastorale
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 9:51
    • 22:52
      Title: Everybody Cryin' Mercy
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 2:58
    • 22:54
      Title: Blues In Thirds
      Performer(s): Hines, Earl
      Performer(s): Hines, Earl
      Duration: 3:13
    • 22:58
      Title: If Not Inertia
      Performer(s): Sroka, Brett
      Performer(s): Sroka, Brett
      Duration: 7:12
    • 23:05
      Title: Road
      Performer(s): Drake
      Performer(s): Drake
      Duration: 2:16
    • 23:07
      Title: Adar Rhiannon
      Performer(s): Rhydderch, Llio
      Performer(s): Rhydderch, Llio
      Duration: 2:53
    • 23:11
      Title: Cello Concerto In A Major (3rd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Leo, Leonardo
      Performer(s): Leo, Leonardo
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:15
      Title: Prayers For Salvation - Iii: Sana Me Domine
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Duration: 2:54
    • 23:18
      Title: Plainte Calme (Calm Lamentation)
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 3:18
    • 23:22
      Title: Kolapot
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Album: Kurr, Blaskjar, N/K
      Duration: 0:00
    • 23:26
      Title: Dunlavin Green
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 4:50
    • 23:32
      Title: Uphill Way
      Performer(s): Cutting Andy
      Performer(s): Cutting Andy
      Duration: 4:27
    • 23:36
      Title: Not John
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:40
      Title: She Didn't Say
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:46
      Title: String Quartet No. 15 In E Flat Minor Op. 144 - Movement I - Ele
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 11:09
    • 23:58
      Title: Blessing
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt
      Duration: 5:23
    • 00:03
      Title: Oh, Heavenly Salvation
      Performer(s): Brecht / Weill
      Performer(s): Brecht / Weill
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:07
      Title: Silence
      Performer(s): Haden, Charlie
      Performer(s): Haden, Charlie
      Duration: 8:59
    • 00:16
      Title: Was
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 3:43
    • 00:21
      Title: Lamentate - Movement V (Pregando)
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:27
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In B Flat Major (3rd Movement) Adagio, Ma No
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Duration: 9:03
    • 00:37
      Title: Lava On Wakiki
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 2:32
    • 00:39
      Title: The Sub
      Composer: Various Composers
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:43
      Title: The Beauty Of Decay
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Duration: 7:21
    • 00:50
      Title: Coffee Blues
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Duration: 4:02

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