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 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 -

    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

    • 22:05
      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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