The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    April 26. Tonight, we'll hear Bjork, from "Post"; drummer Karl Latham, leading a combo on a new CD inspired by Bjork's music; German drummer Eva Klesse, and her acoustic quartet; solo piano music by Australian composer Kate Moore; Scottish singer/songwriter Robin Williamson; an MPS re-issue of a recording by former Miles Davis sideman Red Garland; Gorecki's "Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs"; Brazilian musician Ed Motta, in advance of his appearance at next weekend's Bray Jazz Festival; the voice of Elina Duni (pictured); Luiza Borac, performing Enescu for piano; plus the last selection of the week by Sinikka Langeland (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 13 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    On the anniversary of Billie Holiday's death, Carl and Eamonn remember some of Lady Day's finest recordings: Billie with Lester Young, Teddy Wilson; and with string sections.

    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.

    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:07
      Title: Symphony No.3 (2nd Movement) Andante Pastorale
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 9:51
    • 22:16
      Title: Solid Air
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 6:01
    • 22:22
      Title: It All Starts Now
      Performer(s): Froden, Gabi
      Performer(s): Froden, Gabi
      Duration: 4:28
    • 22:27
      Title: The Farley Bridge
      Performer(s): Chisholm
      Performer(s): Chisholm
      Duration: 2:36
    • 22:30
      Title: Suite No.3 In D Major (2nd Movement) Air
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:35
      Title: Cello Suite In G Minor - Iv: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:04
    • 22:37
      Title: Bist Du Bei Mir
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:24
    • 22:41
      Title: When The Wind Begins To Sing
      Performer(s): Renbourn
      Performer(s): Renbourn
      Duration: 6:32
    • 22:52
      Title: Jive At Five
      Performer(s): Basie / Edison
      Performer(s): Basie / Edison
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:56
      Title: Black Clouds
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:02
      Title: Sehnsucht
      Performer(s): Ilg / Beethoven
      Performer(s): Ilg / Beethoven
      Duration: 3:59
    • 23:05
      Title: Prélude
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:03
    • 23:08
      Title: The Cuckoo Of Glen Nephin
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:12
      Title: Long After The Music Is Gone
      Performer(s): Mac Erlaine, Sean
      Performer(s): Mac Erlaine, Sean
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:16
      Title: String Quartet No.2 In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Non Lento
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:04
    • 23:23
      Title: Melancolie
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:29
      Title: The Promise
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:34
      Title: Did I Ever Really Live
      Performer(s): Sherman/Hague
      Performer(s): Sherman/Hague
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:39
      Title: Space Travel
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Duration: 6:17
    • 23:45
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 7:28
    • 23:53
      Title: I Wanted A Child
      Performer(s): Jakszyk, Jakko
      Performer(s): Jakszyk, Jakko
      Duration: 5:09
    • 23:58
      Title: Winter
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 5:57
    • 00:04
      Title: I Didn't Know What Time It Was
      Performer(s): Rodgers/Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers/Hart
      Duration: 6:22
    • 00:10
      Title: Buttons
      Performer(s): Rueckert, Jochen
      Performer(s): Rueckert, Jochen
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:18
      Title: Flow My Tears
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 4:18
    • 00:22
      Title: Prayers For Salvation - Iii: Sana Me Domine
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Duration: 2:54
    • 00:24
      Title: Outside Skoog
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Duration: 4:40
    • 00:30
      Title: Going Home
      Performer(s): Allen / Longworth
      Performer(s): Allen / Longworth
      Duration: 3:30
    • 00:33
      Title: Hamnataing
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:39
      Title: Flood Water
      Performer(s): Bibb, Eric
      Performer(s): Bibb, Eric
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:44
      Title: Real Time
      Performer(s): Tee, Richard
      Performer(s): Tee, Richard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:49
      Title: Painted From Memory
      Performer(s): Bacharach / Costello
      Performer(s): Bacharach / Costello
      Duration: 4:25
    • 00:55
      Title: Sarabanda De Scriabin
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Duration: 3:44

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