The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    April 19. "Composing means finding something that I had absolutely no idea of when I started..." - Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen. On tonight's BLUE, Eamonn presents a sample of Abrahamsen's music from a new release on the Winter & Winter label; also coming our way this Sunday night, a recent recording by jazz trumpeter Paolo Fresu; violinist Rachel Kolly d'Alba's reading of a work by Ernest Chausson; a traditional song from Kosovo; a Matt Dennis song, as well as the man himself, interpreting someone else's material; two more performances by The Unthanks (see BLUE TUNES, below); a sample from a recent CD of concertos for the organ (composed by Giuseppe Sammartini in the early 18th century); a medley of Paul Simon (pictured) material; and a jazz piano trio led by Giovanni Guidi. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 14 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 Recommended -

    The Unthanks: April 13th - 19th

    They have interpreted songs by Robert Wyatt and Antony & the Johnsons, a rousing brass band collaboration and captured the folk history of their native Northumbria.  Now The Unthanks, led by sisters Rachel and Becky, release a studio album that is folk tinged yet contemporary. A recent Dublin appearance was hailed as "magnificent". "Mount The Air" is our featured album. Hear it, along with their back catalogue – nightly at 10.

    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

    • 21:55
      Title: Railroad Man
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Duration: 4:57
    • 22:00
      Title: Gaudeamus
      Performer(s): Gregorian Introit
      Performer(s): Gregorian Introit
      Duration: 3:02
    • 22:03
      Title: Thinly, Roundly (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Miller, Chris
      Performer(s): Miller, Chris
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:08
      Title: Para Xo (For Xo)
      Performer(s): Veloso
      Performer(s): Veloso
      Duration: 4:23
    • 22:12
      Title: Once Upon A Summertime
      Performer(s): Legrand/Barclay/Marnay/Herndon/Mercer
      Performer(s): Legrand/Barclay/Marnay/Herndon/Mercer
      Duration: 3:00
    • 22:17
      Title: Suite No. 1 In G Minor Dans Le Style Ancient Op. 3 - Movement I
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 5:31
    • 22:22
      Title: Cello Sonata No. 2 In F Major Op. 99 - Movement Ii - Adagio Affe
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 6:48
    • 22:29
      Title: Íllgresi
      Performer(s): Sigur Ros
      Performer(s): Sigur Ros
      Duration: 4:28
    • 22:33
      Title: Track 03
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Track 03
      Performer(s): Trad Arr O'Connor/Ní Uallachain
      Performer(s): Trad Arr O'Connor/Ní Uallachain
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:42
      Title: Wild Goose Chase
      Performer(s): Newman, Chris
      Performer(s): Newman, Chris
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:47
      Title: Sonata No.4 In C Minor (2nd Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:50
    • 22:51
      Title: Nacht Und Traume
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:16
    • 23:03
      Title: Remember
      Performer(s): Siffling, Thomas
      Performer(s): Siffling, Thomas
      Duration: 6:38
    • 23:11
      Title: Nightclub 1960
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 6:14
    • 23:17
      Title: Safety Rope
      Performer(s): Flannery, Mick
      Performer(s): Flannery, Mick
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:22
      Title: Lumiere
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 5:31
    • 23:28
      Title: Dance With Waves
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Duration: 4:11
    • 23:33
      Title: 'Ouses, 'Ouses, 'Ouses
      Performer(s): Copper/Emmerson/Chandra/Coe
      Performer(s): Copper/Emmerson/Chandra/Coe
      Duration: 6:35
    • 23:39
      Title: Spencer The Rover
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:43
      Title: 2nd Movement - Adagio
      Performer(s): Bruckner, Anton
      Performer(s): Bruckner, Anton
      Duration: 13:43
    • 23:58
      Title: Famous Blue Raincoat
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 5:53
    • 00:03
      Title: Water Necklace
      Performer(s): Hiraoka, Toshiyuki
      Performer(s): Hiraoka, Toshiyuki
      Duration: 3:36
    • 00:07
      Title: Ecce Puer
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 6:34
    • 00:14
      Title: Life Mask
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Duration: 7:31
    • 00:22
      Title: September Fifteenth (Dedicated To Bill Evans)
      Performer(s): Metheny/Mays
      Performer(s): Metheny/Mays
      Duration: 8:00
    • 00:31
      Title: Glas
      Performer(s): Schmitt, Florent
      Performer(s): Schmitt, Florent
      Duration: 6:39
    • 00:38
      Title: The Song Sings Itself
      Performer(s): O'Beirne
      Performer(s): O'Beirne
      Duration: 3:55
    • 00:42
      Title: Windows
      Performer(s): Corea, Chick
      Performer(s): Corea, Chick
      Duration: 4:40
    • 00:49
      Title: Who Will Sing Me Lullabies
      Performer(s): Rusby, Kate
      Performer(s): Rusby, Kate
      Duration: 5:38

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