The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Sept 14. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll listen to an urbane piano-player called Teddy Wilson (pictured); RTÉ lyric fm composer-in-residence Linda Buckley; folk singer Jackson C. Frank; a duet recording by guitarists Tommy Emmanuel and Martin Taylor; part of Laura Rossi's "Voices Of Remembrance"; the sublime stylings of sax-player Stan Getz; singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan, who's due to appear somewhere in Cork on Friday the 19th, during Culture Night 2014; a late Beethoven piano sonata; 3 Nick Drake recordings; and the last of the week's compositions by Peter Maxwell Davies (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start-time...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 31 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Whatever the tempo, alto saxophone-player Art Pepper possessed a gift for swinging with sadness. All this week, we remember some of Pepper's finest moments, as sideman and leader.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Peter Maxwell Davies: Sept  8th - 14th

    Scotland's Peter Maxwell Davies is a prolific composer who has written music in a variety of styles and idioms. A passionate educator, he has hosted, since the 1970s, the successful St Magnus Festival  on the Orkney Islands – his home base. We mark the composer's 80th birthday this week with a selection of suitable Blue “Max” Davies material – nightly at 10...

    The Dankworths: Sept  15th - 21st

    This week, our common thread is an English jazz dynasty: the Dankworth family. Reed-player-cum-bandleader John Dankworth worked in film and TV (he wrote “The Avengers” and the “Tomorrow’s World” themes). Wife, Cleo Laine, often recorded with him. All this week, we’ll also hear from their children, Alec and Jacqui Dankworth.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:05
      Title: Vayamos Al Diablo
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:08
      Title: Blue Monk
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Duration: 7:33
    • 22:17
      Title: Mary
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:20
      Title: Ashokan Farewell
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:24
      Title: Morpheus
      Performer(s): Barber, Patricia
      Performer(s): Barber, Patricia
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:30
      Title: String Quintet In C Minor, Op103 (2nd Movement) Andante Cantabil
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:35
    • 22:38
      Title: Adagio Maestoso
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:07
    • 22:43
      Title: Weave
      Performer(s): Friedrich, Jurgen
      Performer(s): Friedrich, Jurgen
      Duration: 7:26
    • 22:50
      Title: Model
      Performer(s): Hutter /Bartoff /Shultz
      Performer(s): Hutter /Bartoff /Shultz
      Duration: 3:59
    • 22:54
      Title: Bijou The Poodle
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Duration: 6:16
    • 23:02
      Title: A Lesson For The Future, Farewell To The Old Ways
      Performer(s): Corona, Fernando
      Performer(s): Corona, Fernando
      Duration: 8:09
    • 23:10
      Title: Garden Of Prayer
      Performer(s): Curtis / Roach
      Performer(s): Curtis / Roach
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:13
      Title: Lyric Suite - Iv: March Of The Dwarfs
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:18
      Title: Piano Sonata In E Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Molto
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 5:03
    • 23:23
      Title: Mood For A Day
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:26
      Title: I Talk To The Wind
      Performer(s): Mcdonald / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Mcdonald / Sinfield
      Duration: 6:15
    • 23:48
      Title: La Javanaise
      Performer(s): Gainsbourg
      Performer(s): Gainsbourg
      Duration: 4:25
    • 23:52
      Title: Jazz Suite (Movement Iii) - Romance
      Performer(s): Holloway, Laurie
      Performer(s): Holloway, Laurie
      Duration: 2:04
    • 23:54
      Title: No Surprises
      Composer: Radiohead
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Album: No Surprises - Single, Parlophone, CDNODATA04
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:58
      Title: Nocturne In E Flat
      Performer(s): Glinka, Mikhail
      Performer(s): Glinka, Mikhail
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:03
      Title: Opus 44
      Performer(s): O'Halloran, Dustin
      Performer(s): O'Halloran, Dustin
      Duration: 3:03
    • 00:06
      Title: San Antonio
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:10
      Title: Winter Moon
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:48
    • 00:16
      Title: Two Year Winter
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:18
      Title: Home
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:30
      Title: If I Were A Swan
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:37
      Title: Marianne's Demise
      Performer(s): Sheerin, Colette
      Performer(s): Sheerin, Colette
      Duration: 4:01
    • 00:41
      Title: At First She Starts
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:44
      Title: Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:47
      Title: Sonata No.1 In G Minor (1st Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:51
      Title: Your Song
      Performer(s): Walsh, Kate
      Performer(s): Walsh, Kate
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:56
      Title: Time After Time
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Styne, Jule
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Styne, Jule
      Duration: 3:31

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