The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    May 24. Trio Mediaeval's latest recording is a collection of polyphony from Iceland to Italy; it's named "Aquilonis", in honour of the North Wind. Hear a selection from the CD on tonight's BLUE. We'll also listen to 3 samples of contemporary jazz from Estonia; the father and son pairing of Tom and Ben Paley; Argentinian guitarist Pablo Márquez; young jazz pianist Gwilym Simcock (who'll be teaching and performing in Sligo this summer); more from the pen of Bob Dylan (see BLUE TUNES, below); solo piano music by Arnold Schoenberg (pictured); and American sax-player Harry Allen, recorded in the company of the Jan Lundgren Quartet. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 2 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Montserrat Figueras is synonymous with Spanish early music and the laments of Catalan folk-song. She is the Blue Tunes artist all this week.

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    Bob Dylan celebrates his 74th birthday this week. His most recent release was an album of covers from the Sinatra discography. As a birthday tribute, we shine the spotlight on Dylan covers by others. Sadly there’s none from Ol’ Blue Eyes but there is plenty of choice, from Nico to Nickel Creek; Susanna and the Magical Orchestra to Martin Simpson; Joan Baez to Jeff Buckley. Dylan by others, all this week on The Blue of the Night...

    Elina Duni: May 25th - 31st

    “One of the fascinating things about music of the Balkans… is the idea that the pain has to be sung”. On her new album, “Dallendyshe” (“The Swallow”), Tirana-born, Swiss-raised, Elina Duni interprets songs of love and exile backed by her piano trio. Hear nightly selections, from Monday to Sunday.…  

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 21:55
      Title: Chertkov Waltz
      Performer(s): Yevtushenko, Sergey
      Performer(s): Yevtushenko, Sergey
      Duration: 2:20
    • 21:57
      Title: Sign O' The Times
      Performer(s): Prince
      Performer(s): Prince
      Duration: 4:44
    • 22:06
      Title: Catfish Blues
      Performer(s): Petway, Robert
      Performer(s): Petway, Robert
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:09
      Title: Lan Hua Hua
      Performer(s): Traditional Chinese
      Performer(s): Traditional Chinese
      Duration: 3:10
    • 22:12
      Title: Cancao Verdes Anos (Song Of The Green Years)
      Performer(s): Paredes, Carlos
      Performer(s): Paredes, Carlos
      Duration: 3:19
    • 22:19
      Title: Limits
      Performer(s): Coughlan / Hastings / Sinclair / Sinclair
      Performer(s): Coughlan / Hastings / Sinclair / Sinclair
      Duration: 1:50
    • 22:21
      Title: It Didn't Matter Anyway
      Performer(s): Sinclair, Richard
      Performer(s): Sinclair, Richard
      Duration: 3:48
    • 22:26
      Title: Ben Somewhen
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 12:31
    • 22:39
      Title: Come On In My Kitchen
      Performer(s): Johnson, Robert
      Performer(s): Johnson, Robert
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:42
      Title: Good Fortune
      Performer(s): Snider, Todd
      Performer(s): Snider, Todd
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:45
      Title: East Of The Sun
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 3:18
    • 22:49
      Title: Cello Concerto In E Minor (3rd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:36
    • 22:55
      Title: Track 14
      Performer(s): Brubeck, Dave
      Performer(s): Brubeck, Dave
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:06
      Title: Track 09
      Performer(s): Warren / Dubin
      Performer(s): Warren / Dubin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:10
      Title: Requiem Aeternam
      Performer(s): Anon
      Performer(s): Anon
      Duration: 4:09
    • 23:13
      Title: Diferencias Sobre Las Folias
      Performer(s): Martin Y Coll
      Performer(s): Martin Y Coll
      Duration: 7:02
    • 23:30
      Title: Steal What We Can
      Performer(s): Drever / Mccusker / Woomble
      Performer(s): Drever / Mccusker / Woomble
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:35
      Title: Winter Moon
      Performer(s): Drever/Greene/O'Rourke
      Performer(s): Drever/Greene/O'Rourke
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:39
      Title: Zodiac Trio
      Performer(s): Mathias, William
      Performer(s): Mathias, William
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:42
      Title: Partita For Solo Violin (2nd Movement) Lento Ma Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Watkins, Huw
      Performer(s): Watkins, Huw
      Duration: 1:23
    • 23:43
      Title: Berceuse
      Performer(s): Jarnfelt, Armas
      Performer(s): Jarnfelt, Armas
      Duration: 3:22
    • 23:47
      Title: Tarkovsky (The Second Stop Is Jupiter)
      Performer(s): Smith / Kaye
      Performer(s): Smith / Kaye
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:52
      Title: Swords
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:57
      Title: Alexandra Leaving
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 5:40
    • 00:03
      Title: Nana: Duermete, Nino, Duerme
      Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De
      Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De
      Duration: 4:44
    • 00:07
      Title: Lavava Y Suspiraba
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Duration: 5:49
    • 00:13
      Title: No Se Yo Como Es
      Performer(s): Marin, Jose
      Performer(s): Marin, Jose
      Duration: 4:17
    • 00:26
      Title: Midnight Special
      Performer(s): Smith, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Smith, Jimmy
      Duration: 10:12
    • 00:36
      Title: Tango No.2 Opus 165
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Duration: 2:31
    • 00:38
      Title: String Quartet In F Major Op. 135 - Movement Iii - Lento Assai,
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:07
    • 00:46
      Title: Track 10
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:47
      Title: Nobody Does It Better
      Performer(s): Hamlisch / Sager
      Performer(s): Hamlisch / Sager
      Duration: 6:39

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