The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Oct 3. Tonight, we'll hear Oscar Brown Jnr sing of the "Humdrum Blues"; samples from 2 works by Debussy; hardanger fiddle-player Dan Trueman; guitarist Joel Harrison in his own right, and on a recording of "Tennessee Waltz" with Norah Jones; 2 x Ravel; a tremor generated by Dublin-based composer/producer Stephen Shannon; a modul by Nik Bartsch, Zurich-based pianist, composer and producer; poetry recitations by Vanessa Redgrave and Ralph Fiennes, as well as music by Laura Rossi, as available on "Voices Of Remembrance", an album inspired by the events of World War I; Miles & Gil play a Gershwin tune; we'll also listen to the latest recording by Marconi Union (pictured); a violin sonata by Poulenc; Joni Mitchell, from "Travelogue"; Tierney Sutton, from a tribute album to Joni; and another selection from this week's featured artist Sam Amidon (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 17 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    In the week of the anniversary of George Enescu's birth, Carl and Eamonn will air some of the chamber music of this Romanian-born violinist, pianist, conductor and composer.

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    Sam Amidon: Sept  29th - Oct 5th

    He draws on the traditional but he is decidedly contemporary. Vermont born folk singer Sam Amidon has a new album out this week.  “Lily-O” features the innovative jazz guitarist  Bill Frisell– hear tracks from it along with some of  his back catalogue. Sam is our Blue Tunes artist this week – nightly at 10.

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