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 Sunday 4 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - a musical journey through centuries, genres and soundscapes.

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Do It The Hard Way
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:04
      Title: String Quartet In D Major (3rd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:15
      Title: Cuan Bhaile Na Cúirte
      Composer: Mary/Josephine O' Neill, Paul Murray. Arr. Noel Kelehan
      Performer(s): Mac Murrough
      Performer(s): Mac Murrough
      Album: Báidín Fheidhlimí, CEFCD 204
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: The Choice Wife
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 2:44
    • 22:21
      Title: The Great Valerio
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 5:19
    • 22:27
      Title: Shepherd's Stories
      Performer(s): Sirkis, Asaf
      Performer(s): Sirkis, Asaf
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:34
      Title: Symphony No.1 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 7:11
    • 22:48
      Title: In Streamline
      Performer(s): Gress, Drew
      Performer(s): Gress, Drew
      Duration: 5:40
    • 22:53
      Title: Hard Times
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:07
    • 22:58
      Title: How Long Blues
      Performer(s): Carr, Leroy
      Performer(s): Carr, Leroy
      Duration: 3:40
    • 23:03
      Title: Concerto In C Major (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 6:35
    • 23:09
      Title: String Quartet No.4 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:04
    • 23:17
      Title: Bumpin'
      Performer(s): Montgomery, Wes
      Performer(s): Montgomery, Wes
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:21
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:25
      Title: Ookpik Waltz
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Frank
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Frank
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:29
      Title: Foreign Lander
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 1:07
    • 23:31
      Title: Suite No.3 - Iii: La Vielle Maison De L'Enfance, Au Soleil Couchant...
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:49
      Title: Who By Fire
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 4:11
    • 23:51
      Title: Are You Leaving For The Country
      Performer(s): Tucker, R.
      Performer(s): Tucker, R.
      Duration: 3:29
    • 23:55
      Title: Gone Beyond
      Performer(s): Yangchen, Soname
      Performer(s): Yangchen, Soname
      Duration: 2:27
    • 23:58
      Title: Exit Music (For A Film)
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:02
      Title: Salve Regina
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Duration: 3:07
    • 00:05
      Title: Four Rhapsodies - No.4 In E Flat Mino (Andante Lugubre)
      Performer(s): Dohnanyi, Erno
      Performer(s): Dohnanyi, Erno
      Duration: 7:42
    • 00:13
      Title: Golden
      Performer(s): Beal, Jeff
      Performer(s): Beal, Jeff
      Duration: 2:27
    • 00:16
      Title: Gentle Lady
      Performer(s): Toivanen, Joona
      Performer(s): Toivanen, Joona
      Duration: 4:25
    • 00:20
      Title: Collage
      Performer(s): Howarth, Elgar
      Performer(s): Howarth, Elgar
      Duration: 3:28
    • 00:28
      Title: Mid Air
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:30
      Title: Back Down The River
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:33
      Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:38
      Title: Pieces In D Minor - Ii: Courante
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:40
      Title: Chant D'Extase Dans Un Paysage Triste (Song Of Ecstasy In A Sad
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:47
      Title: Shady Side
      Performer(s): Hodges, Johnny
      Performer(s): Hodges, Johnny
      Duration: 7:19
    • 00:54
      Title: The Dead Sea
      Performer(s): Haas, Brittany/Trueman, Dan
      Performer(s): Haas, Brittany/Trueman, Dan
      Duration: 4:49

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