The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    May 4.  Eamonn links Nat King Cole, from a re-issue the purists speak highly of; Saint-Saens' "La muse et le poete"; songs by Billy Bragg, Natalie Merchant and Loudon Wainwright; Martha Wainwright, singing "La Foule"; Barbara, performing Jacques Brel material; the opening movement of Shostakovich's first violin concerto; new Andy Sheppard; the voices of Cymin Samawatie and Karen Dalton (pictured); and the final 2 samples from the RTÉ lyric fm label (see BLUE TUNES, below), including Michael McHale's version of "She Moved Through The Fair". 10pm start-time...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 8 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Anne Queffélec is an award-winning pianist. Each night this week, Carl and Eamonn will air tracks from the Parisian's new CD of early 20th century French music, Satie & Compagnie.

     

    Blue Tunes June 8th - 14th

    Parisian Anne Queffélec - the daughter and sister of writers - is passionate about literature. That said, Anne has, from an early age, devoted her own efforts to music. She was awarded first prize at the 1968 international piano competition in Munich, and at Leeds the following year. “The piano is,” she believes, “an orchestra in miniature.” Her latest Mirare release, “Satie & Compagnie” focuses on French composers of the early 20th century.

    We’ll be airing selections from the CD all this week on BLUE. Expect to hear music by Ravel, Debussy, Hahn, Poulenc, Satie and others, nightly, from 10pm.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Chatham Saxophone Quartet: April 27th - May 3rd

    As RTÉ Lyric FM marks its 16th birthday on Friday of this week - we choose music and song from the extensive and highly thought of Lyric CD label which showcases Irish musical talent in both performance and composition. These selections will include a preview of a new release featuring the Chatham Saxophone Quartet (pictured) performing new Irish works.

    Keith Jarrett: May 4th - 10th

    This Friday Keith Jarrett turns 70. He’s been at the forefront of jazz piano since his first recording back in 1967 with the late Charlie Haden up to his latest duo outing with the same bassist  in 2013 – not forgetting his renowned Standards Trio. Together for 30 years, they are one of most permanent line-ups in jazz history. Jarrett's reach goes far beyond jazz – renowned as an interpreter as well as an improviser. All this week on the Blue, we play Keith Jarrett – jazz, classical and solo improv. Happy Birthday Keith!

     Blue of the Night Birthday Goody Bag

    In celebration of RTÉ lyric fm's 16th Birthday - and since we featured the Lyric CD catalogue all this week on the programme - we decided to give ONE  listener a Goody Bag containing 16 Lyric CDs (which includes some of those pictured, right). Thank you Eoin Brady, of the RTÉ lyric fm label, for the terrific prize.

    Congratulations to Anne Drechsler, Annascaul, Tralee, Co. Kerry, first name out of the hat. A package will be on its way to you on Tuesday...

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:02
      Title: Kadi Kadi
      Performer(s): Toure, Ali Farka
      Performer(s): Toure, Ali Farka
      Duration: 3:36
    • 22:06
      Title: Wine Wine Wine
      Performer(s): Binkley / Herman
      Performer(s): Binkley / Herman
      Duration: 2:48
    • 22:08
      Title: Teremtes
      Performer(s): Sebastyen/Molnariarr
      Performer(s): Sebastyen/Molnariarr
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:12
      Title: Track 19
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: The Little Drummer Girl
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:34
    • 22:25
      Title: Vii: Molto Adagio E Tranquillo; Sereno
      Performer(s): Rochberg, George
      Performer(s): Rochberg, George
      Duration: 4:16
    • 22:32
      Title: When The Moon Rises...
      Performer(s): Leech, Owen
      Performer(s): Leech, Owen
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:44
      Title: Mary Ann
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Duration: 3:02
    • 22:47
      Title: Nino Chiquetito
      Performer(s): Martin, Juan
      Performer(s): Martin, Juan
      Duration: 4:52
    • 22:54
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 1 In C Minor For Piano, Trumpet And Strings -
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 7:30
    • 23:07
      Title: Las Vegas Tango
      Performer(s): Evans, Gil
      Performer(s): Evans, Gil
      Duration: 6:53
    • 23:13
      Title: Your Fonder Heart
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:17
      Title: Mysteries
      Performer(s): Gibbons / Webb
      Performer(s): Gibbons / Webb
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:23
      Title: Piano Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:15
    • 23:32
      Title: Bell Metal Lane
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Duration: 5:56
    • 23:38
      Title: Variations On A Theme By Schumann Ii
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Duration: 2:40
    • 23:40
      Title: Prelude No.20 In G Sharp Minor
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Duration: 2:03
    • 23:43
      Title: Urge For Going
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:49
      Title: Toni
      Performer(s): Hussein, Zakir
      Performer(s): Hussein, Zakir
      Duration: 4:05
    • 23:54
      Title: Gnossiene 1
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 4:17
    • 23:58
      Title: A La Maniere De Chabrier
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 2:45
    • 00:01
      Title: Glima
      Performer(s): Johannsson
      Performer(s): Johannsson
      Duration: 3:59
    • 00:05
      Title: Ojitos Negros
      Performer(s): Trad Arr E.Rodriguez
      Performer(s): Trad Arr E.Rodriguez
      Duration: 2:40
    • 00:07
      Title: Cradle Song
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:11
      Title: Daytime In Las Vegas
      Performer(s): Uehara, Hiromi
      Performer(s): Uehara, Hiromi
      Duration: 4:45
    • 00:16
      Title: The Linden
      Performer(s): Danielsson / Nyberg
      Performer(s): Danielsson / Nyberg
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:21
      Title: Suite No.3 For Violin, Viola And String Orchestra Op.19 No.1 - P
      Performer(s): Atterberg, Kurt
      Performer(s): Atterberg, Kurt
      Duration: 3:12
    • 00:24
      Title: Con Permiso
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:29
      Title: The Dawn Of Spring
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:11
    • 00:32
      Title: Finisterre
      Performer(s): Telfer, Ian
      Performer(s): Telfer, Ian
      Duration: 6:37
    • 00:39
      Title: Ninna Nanna
      Performer(s): Clemente/ Audiello
      Performer(s): Clemente/ Audiello
      Duration: 3:33

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