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 Saturday 22 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Brazilian inspired music on The Blue of the Night with the spotlight on Antonio Carlos Jobim's music; bossa-nova sounds to inspire summer sunshine.

    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

    • 22:09
      Title: Humdrum Blues
      Performer(s): Brown, Oscar
      Performer(s): Brown, Oscar
      Duration: 2:18
    • 22:11
      Title: Glory Box
      Performer(s): Barrow / Gibbons / Utley
      Performer(s): Barrow / Gibbons / Utley
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:28
      Title: Arrived At Upside Down
      Performer(s): Elsenburg, Tim
      Performer(s): Elsenburg, Tim
      Duration: 6:26
    • 22:34
      Title: Bye Bye Idi
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Duration: 3:56
    • 22:38
      Title: Bats In The Attic
      Performer(s): Anderson, Kenny & Hopkins, Jon
      Performer(s): Anderson, Kenny & Hopkins, Jon
      Duration: 3:58
    • 22:42
      Title: The Girl From Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema)
      Performer(s): Jobim/Demoraes/Gimbel
      Performer(s): Jobim/Demoraes/Gimbel
      Duration: 3:31
    • 22:47
      Title: Track 06
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:56
      Title: Another Winter
      Performer(s): Bowness, Tim
      Performer(s): Bowness, Tim
      Duration: 5:17
    • 23:01
      Title: And Springtime Followed Summer
      Performer(s): Coughlan, Cathal
      Performer(s): Coughlan, Cathal
      Duration: 4:18
    • 23:05
      Title: I See Your Face Before Me
      Performer(s): Dietz/Schwartz
      Performer(s): Dietz/Schwartz
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:11
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Rihm, Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Rihm, Wolfgang
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:15
      Title: Sakura
      Performer(s): Yuquijiro Yocoh
      Performer(s): Yuquijiro Yocoh
      Duration: 5:23
    • 23:20
      Title: Waiting In Vain
      Performer(s): Marley, Bob
      Performer(s): Marley, Bob
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:26
      Title: Karyon
      Performer(s): Balke, Jon
      Performer(s): Balke, Jon
      Duration: 3:22
    • 23:29
      Title: Lullaby For Isobel
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Album: 3epkano, Smiling Politely Records, Spr012
      Duration: 0:00
    • 23:33
      Title: Interlude
      Performer(s): Emerson, Keith
      Performer(s): Emerson, Keith
      Duration: 1:51
    • 23:36
      Title: Track 06
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:44
      Title: Track 23
      Performer(s): Takemitsu, Toru
      Performer(s): Takemitsu, Toru
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:48
      Title: Desafinado
      Performer(s): Jobim, Antonio Carlos
      Performer(s): Jobim, Antonio Carlos
      Duration: 6:06
    • 23:54
      Title: Insensatez (How Insensitive)
      Performer(s): Jobim
      Performer(s): Jobim
      Duration: 3:38
    • 23:58
      Title: At The End Of The Day
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Duration: 4:17
    • 00:02
      Title: No End
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Duration: 7:50
    • 00:10
      Title: Summa For Strings
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 4:00
    • 00:18
      Title: A La Maniere De Chabrier
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 2:45
    • 00:22
      Title: Here There And Everywhere
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:27
      Title: Across The Universe
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:43
    • 00:31
      Title: From Above
      Performer(s): Danielsson / Holknekt
      Performer(s): Danielsson / Holknekt
      Duration: 4:41
    • 00:36
      Title: Coming Down
      Performer(s): Blake, Seamus
      Performer(s): Blake, Seamus
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:40
      Title: I Hear A Rhapsody
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:43
      Title: Nocturnes - I
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 3:42
    • 00:48
      Title: A La Grace De Toi
      Performer(s): Birkin
      Performer(s): Birkin
      Duration: 3:42
    • 00:51
      Title: Close (Variation 1)
      Performer(s): Aarset, Eivind
      Performer(s): Aarset, Eivind
      Duration: 2:58
    • 00:54
      Title: Water Music Ii
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Duration: 4:43

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