The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    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 Friday 19 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 -

    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

    • 22:04
      Title: Album Leaf For Trumpet And Piano In D-Flat
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Duration: 4:36
    • 22:09
      Title: Billie's Blues
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:13
      Title: Another Time, Another Place
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Duration: 6:58
    • 22:21
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Largo Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 8:29
    • 22:29
      Title: Jeux D'Enfants - Petit Mari, Petite Femme
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 2:54
    • 22:33
      Title: Desert Crossing
      Performer(s): Ponty, Jean Luc
      Performer(s): Ponty, Jean Luc
      Duration: 3:18
    • 22:36
      Title: Bridges And Balloons
      Performer(s): Newsom, Joanna
      Performer(s): Newsom, Joanna
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:40
      Title: Last Train But One
      Performer(s): Sealey, Dan
      Performer(s): Sealey, Dan
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:44
      Title: The Days Of Wine And Roses
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry/Mercer, Johnny
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry/Mercer, Johnny
      Duration: 6:41
    • 22:51
      Title: The Man With The Child In His Eyes
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 4:50
    • 22:54
      Title: Mother Love
      Performer(s): Simpson
      Performer(s): Simpson
      Duration: 2:09
    • 22:57
      Title: Left Hand Song
      Performer(s): Spektor, Regina
      Performer(s): Spektor, Regina
      Duration: 3:05
    • 22:59
      Title: Track 10
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: Elegie
      Performer(s): Derungs, Martin
      Performer(s): Derungs, Martin
      Duration: 8:02
    • 23:09
      Title: Driftin' Blues
      Performer(s): Brown / Moore / Williams
      Performer(s): Brown / Moore / Williams
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:13
      Title: Old Folks
      Performer(s): Robsion / Hill
      Performer(s): Robsion / Hill
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:15
      Title: Down By The Flowing River
      Performer(s): Trad/Kelly
      Performer(s): Trad/Kelly
      Duration: 2:57
    • 23:19
      Title: Ich Bin Von Kopf Bis Fuss Auf Liebe Eingestellt
      Performer(s): Hollaender
      Performer(s): Hollaender
      Duration: 5:35
    • 23:24
      Title: String Quartet In G Minor (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 7:38
    • 23:33
      Title: Quartet For Violin, Viola, Cello And Piano (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 7:14
    • 23:40
      Title: Kammermusik No.5 For Solo Viola And String Orchestra (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 8:32
    • 23:56
      Title: God Bless The Child
      Performer(s): Herzog/Holiday
      Performer(s): Herzog/Holiday
      Duration: 3:11
    • 00:00
      Title: The Humpback Whale
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Duration: 6:20
    • 00:06
      Title: Buzzin' Fly
      Performer(s): Larry Beckett / Tim Buckley
      Performer(s): Larry Beckett / Tim Buckley
      Duration: 6:19
    • 00:13
      Title: Godfather's Waltz
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 2:30
    • 00:15
      Title: Speak Softly My Love - Theme From The Godfather
      Performer(s): Rota, N., Kusik, L.
      Performer(s): Rota, N., Kusik, L.
      Duration: 2:42
    • 00:18
      Title: Lament For Amy
      Performer(s): King, Philip
      Performer(s): King, Philip
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:22
      Title: My Margaret
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Duration: 5:30
    • 00:33
      Title: Sailor
      Performer(s): Cronholm, Josefine
      Performer(s): Cronholm, Josefine
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:40
      Title: Piano Concerto In G Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:02
    • 00:49
      Title: Don't Explain
      Performer(s): Holiday / Herzog
      Performer(s): Holiday / Herzog
      Duration: 5:50
    • 00:55
      Title: I'M A Fool To Want You
      Performer(s): Sinatra/Wolf/Herron
      Performer(s): Sinatra/Wolf/Herron
      Duration: 3:42

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