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 25 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

    • 22:09
      Title: Give Me Strength
      Performer(s): Eric Clapton
      Performer(s): Eric Clapton
      Album: 461 Ocean Blvd. (Deluxe Edition)
      Duration: 3:05
    • 22:17
      Title: Chelsea Bridge
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 7:30
    • 22:22
      Title: Moanin'
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Duration: 2:52
    • 22:25
      Title: ...Around Stravinsky (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:28
      Title: Clarinet Quintet (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: The Cuckoo's Nest
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:34
      Title: Betty Barnes'
      Performer(s): Milroy, Jed
      Performer(s): Milroy, Jed
      Duration: 2:20
    • 22:35
      Title: Nine Hundred Miles (Instrumental)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:01
    • 22:39
      Title: Mis'ry And The Blues
      Performer(s): La Vere, Charles
      Performer(s): La Vere, Charles
      Duration: 5:37
    • 22:44
      Title: Lone Pilgrim
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:58
    • 22:47
      Title: String Quartet No.3 - Ii. November 26: Ichigaya
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: Impromptu No.3 In G Flat Major - Andante
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:37
    • 22:54
      Title: Concerto In G Major (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 7:47
    • 23:04
      Title: Disgrace
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Duration: 3:12
    • 23:07
      Title: Tess
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Duration: 6:59
    • 23:13
      Title: Coast River
      Performer(s): Lunny
      Performer(s): Lunny
      Duration: 3:38
    • 23:17
      Title: In Haven (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 2:14
    • 23:19
      Title: The Mountain Of The Night
      Performer(s): Abdullah Ibrahim
      Performer(s): Abdullah Ibrahim
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:23
      Title: Lord Maxwell's Last Good Night
      Performer(s): Traditional / Tabor
      Performer(s): Traditional / Tabor
      Duration: 4:35
    • 23:29
      Title: Piano Sonata No.1 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:35
      Title: Tres Pecas Nordestinas(2nd Movement) Aboio
      Performer(s): Clovis Pereira
      Performer(s): Clovis Pereira
      Duration: 6:23
    • 23:42
      Title: Milonga Del Angel
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 6:55
    • 23:48
      Title: At Seventeen
      Performer(s): Ian, Janis
      Performer(s): Ian, Janis
      Duration: 4:57
    • 23:54
      Title: Blue Moon
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Duration: 3:59
    • 23:58
      Title: What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 4:16
    • 00:02
      Title: Remembering Marilyn
      Performer(s): Desplat, Alexandre
      Performer(s): Desplat, Alexandre
      Duration: 3:34
    • 00:06
      Title: Gabriel's Oboe
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 3:34
    • 00:09
      Title: Letter To The President
      Performer(s): Badly Drawn Boy
      Performer(s): Badly Drawn Boy
      Album: Being Flynn (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
      Duration: 1:42
    • 00:12
      Title: String Quartet No.5 In Eb Major (3rd Movement) Adagio Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 8:54
    • 00:20
      Title: Suite No.1 In G Major - Prélude
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:24
      Title: C'Est La Mort
      Performer(s): Williams, Joy/ White, John Paul
      Performer(s): Williams, Joy/ White, John Paul
      Duration: 2:44
    • 00:26
      Title: Elephants
      Performer(s): Yamagata
      Performer(s): Yamagata
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:30
      Title: The Thrill Is Gone
      Performer(s): Brown / Henderson
      Performer(s): Brown / Henderson
      Duration: 3:06
    • 00:34
      Title: Tracing The Outline - Movement 1
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:37
      Title: George
      Composer: Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Album: A Late Junction Compilation 1, Bbclj, bbclj 30042
      Duration: 5:03
    • 00:43
      Title: Nightporter
      Performer(s): Sylvian, David
      Performer(s): Sylvian, David
      Duration: 7:12
    • 00:53
      Title: Harvest Breed
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 1:50
    • 00:55
      Title: Nocturne
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Duration: 4:33

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