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 20 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Once strings collaborators for Sigur Ros, Amiina, a sextet from Iceland are under the Blue Tunes spotlight including their latest release The Lighthouse Project

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    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Prelude
      Performer(s): Walbert, David
      Performer(s): Walbert, David
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:03
      Title: Romance
      Performer(s): Wilson, Gerald
      Performer(s): Wilson, Gerald
      Duration: 6:45
    • 22:10
      Title: That Old Black Magic
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Duration: 4:50
    • 22:14
      Title: Summer Impressions - Evening Mood
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Duration: 7:03
    • 22:21
      Title: Sonata K208
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Duration: 5:45
    • 22:32
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 22:35
      Title: Way To Blue
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 3:26
    • 22:39
      Title: In A Mellotone
      Performer(s): Ellington / Gabler
      Performer(s): Ellington / Gabler
      Duration: 6:12
    • 22:44
      Title: Satellite
      Performer(s): Scheinman, Jenny
      Performer(s): Scheinman, Jenny
      Duration: 2:11
    • 22:46
      Title: Lifeline
      Performer(s): Stuart, Mick
      Performer(s): Stuart, Mick
      Duration: 4:27
    • 22:52
      Title: Concerto No 1 In B Flat Major For Two Clarinets - Adagio
      Performer(s): Tausch, Franz Wilhelm
      Performer(s): Tausch, Franz Wilhelm
      Duration: 5:19
    • 22:57
      Title: Violin Sonata No 3 - Movement I - Slow
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 6:22
    • 23:05
      Title: Aquarius
      Performer(s): Tackney, Eileen
      Performer(s): Tackney, Eileen
      Duration: 7:41
    • 23:13
      Title: Standing In Doorways
      Performer(s): Wolfe, Ger
      Performer(s): Wolfe, Ger
      Duration: 4:14
    • 23:17
      Title: Every Breath You Take
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Duration: 5:24
    • 23:22
      Title: La Strada
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Duration: 3:25
    • 23:25
      Title: After The Goldrush
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:25
    • 23:31
      Title: Etude No.9
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 5:33
    • 23:42
      Title: Kolapot
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Duration: 4:55
    • 23:46
      Title: Blue Fandango
      Performer(s): Molvaer, Nils Petter
      Performer(s): Molvaer, Nils Petter
      Duration: 3:20
    • 23:53
      Title: Scorching Day
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:59
      Title: The Light From One
      Performer(s): Brun / Engine Earz Fexperiment
      Performer(s): Brun / Engine Earz Fexperiment
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:05
      Title: After The Tryst
      Performer(s): Macmillan, James
      Performer(s): Macmillan, James
      Duration: 3:07
    • 00:08
      Title: Nocturnes - I
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 3:42
    • 00:13
      Title: Reflections In D
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 7:40
    • 00:20
      Title: In My Secret Life
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Willie O Winsbury
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 8:55
    • 00:33
      Title: Meditation From Thais
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:38
      Title: Fantasia (33)
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:41
      Title: Choral Pour Orgue - Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:44
      Title: In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
      Performer(s): Mann / Hilliard
      Performer(s): Mann / Hilliard
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:50
      Title: We Two
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Duration: 3:22
    • 00:53
      Title: Guess I'Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
      Performer(s): Comden / Green / Styne
      Performer(s): Comden / Green / Styne
      Duration: 3:45

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