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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 Sunday 28 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    American composer Eric Whitacre is one of the most performed composers of his generation. Settings include Yeats and Kipling. His work is in the spotlight this week on Blue.

    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

    • 22:01
      Title: Rococo Zephyr
      Performer(s): Callahan, Bill
      Performer(s): Callahan, Bill
      Duration: 5:57
    • 22:07
      Title: Blues Acadiens
      Performer(s): Perry / Carriere / Doucet
      Performer(s): Perry / Carriere / Doucet
      Duration: 2:27
    • 22:09
      Title: Pick Up Sticks
      Performer(s): Schneider / Wells / Whitehead
      Performer(s): Schneider / Wells / Whitehead
      Duration: 2:41
    • 22:11
      Title: The Cuckoo's Nest
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:25
      Title: Luces De Lorca
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Duration: 3:41
    • 22:31
      Title: Blues In The Dark
      Performer(s): Basie / Rushing
      Performer(s): Basie / Rushing
      Duration: 4:57
    • 22:36
      Title: This Is My Apartment
      Performer(s): Marianelli, Dario
      Performer(s): Marianelli, Dario
      Duration: 2:00
    • 22:38
      Title: Track 15
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric/Yeats, Wb
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric/Yeats, Wb
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: Ewige Ruhe (Eternal Peace)
      Performer(s): Medyulyanova, Polina
      Performer(s): Medyulyanova, Polina
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:50
      Title: Opus
      Performer(s): Tighe, Dylan
      Performer(s): Tighe, Dylan
      Duration: 3:19
    • 22:53
      Title: Time Has Told Me
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:58
      Title: Lost For Words
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:03
      Title: On The Shore Of Sorrento
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Duration: 13:09
    • 23:16
      Title: Runaround
      Performer(s): Cale, J.J.
      Performer(s): Cale, J.J.
      Duration: 2:57
    • 23:19
      Title: The Hill Of Thieves
      Performer(s): Dillon / Lakeman
      Performer(s): Dillon / Lakeman
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:23
      Title: Love And Affection
      Performer(s): Armatrading, Joan
      Performer(s): Armatrading, Joan
      Duration: 4:36
    • 23:29
      Title: Morgengebet
      Performer(s): Ilg / Wagner
      Performer(s): Ilg / Wagner
      Duration: 4:51
    • 23:34
      Title: Prélude
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:03
    • 23:36
      Title: Toccata, Adagio And Fugue In C Bwv564 (3rd Movement): Fugue
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:50
    • 23:41
      Title: Suite No.3 In C Major - Courante
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:46
      Title: The Cloud Factory
      Performer(s): Caddick, Bill
      Performer(s): Caddick, Bill
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:52
      Title: Free Spirit - Free Style
      Performer(s): Hanna, Roland
      Performer(s): Hanna, Roland
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:57
      Title: Romance Del Diablo
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 7:48
    • 00:04
      Title: Tango Song And Dance (No.2) Song Simply
      Performer(s): Previn, Andre
      Performer(s): Previn, Andre
      Duration: 5:18
    • 00:15
      Title: Silence
      Performer(s): Haden, Charlie
      Performer(s): Haden, Charlie
      Duration: 8:59
    • 00:25
      Title: For You
      Performer(s): Chapman,Tracy
      Performer(s): Chapman,Tracy
      Duration: 3:24
    • 00:27
      Title: Sonata In F Major (2nd Movement) Romance
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 1:48
    • 00:36
      Title: The Other Woman
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:39
      Title: Lichen
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:43
      Title: No Words
      Performer(s): Ignatsek / Menzel
      Performer(s): Ignatsek / Menzel
      Duration: 8:29
    • 00:52
      Title: Granada Serenade
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Duration: 5:04

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