The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Apr 25. This Friday night, we'll hear Ella Fitzgerald (pictured) in the company of Louis Armstrong; Amandine Savary perform a Bach toccata; singer-songwriters Roy Harper and William Fitzsimmons; new chamber jazz by Johannes Berauer; a selection from "Angel", a 2014 release from the pen of English composer Patrick Hawes; more from the recently-issued "Senses" (see BLUE TUNES, below); Anne Sophie Mutter's reading of Massenet's "Meditation"; a recent live recording by Gretchen Parlato, an award-winning singer from the US; and part of Mahler's sixth symphony. Join Eamonn at 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 1 September 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 -

    Omar Sosa: April 21st - 27th

    As an 8-year-old, Omar Sosa studied percussion at his local conservatory. His piano-playing has its roots in Cuban music, with hints of Oscar Peterson, Chick Corea and Chopin. The Grammy-nominee recently recorded a contemplative, neo-classical solo CD while artist-in-residence in New York. Hear selections from the Senses album all this week on BLUE...

    Music Played on the Show

    • 10:00 p.m.
      Title: Open The Door For Three
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 10:02 p.m.
      Title: Postscript
      Performer(s): Heaney, Seamus
      Performer(s): Heaney, Seamus
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 10:03 p.m.
      Title: Flying (in crimson skies)
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Album: Different Colours
      Duration: 0:07:47
    • 10:12 p.m.
      Title: Variations On A Theme By Schumann II
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Duration: 0:02:40
    • 10:14 p.m.
      Title: Cello Concerto (After Cello Sonata Op.36) - Andante Molto Tranqu
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 0:06:52
    • 10:22 p.m.
      Title: Caprichos Di Siviglia
      Performer(s): De Holanda, Hamilton
      Performer(s): De Holanda, Hamilton
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 10:24 p.m.
      Title: Tango (orchestrated by Felix Guenther)
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 0:04:05
    • 10:30 p.m.
      Title: Mazurka In F Sharp Min Op59
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 0:03:55
    • 10:34 p.m.
      Title: Everything Is Free
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 0:05:03
    • 10:39 p.m.
      Title: Fingers In The Wind
      Performer(s): Kirk, Roland
      Performer(s): Kirk, Roland
      Duration: 0:04:33
    • 10:43 p.m.
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 0:05:59
    • 10:49 p.m.
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 0:06:08
    • 11:00 p.m.
      Title: You Don't Matter
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:05 p.m.
      Title: Forever
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 0:03:44
    • 11:09 p.m.
      Title: Glass
      Performer(s): Fitkin, Graham
      Performer(s): Fitkin, Graham
      Duration: 0:03:11
    • 11:11 p.m.
      Title: Stepping Stone
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:16 p.m.
      Title: How Can You Lose?
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Duration: 0:07:09
    • 11:23 p.m.
      Title: You Go To My Head
      Performer(s): Coots / Gillespie
      Performer(s): Coots / Gillespie
      Duration: 0:06:26
    • 11:29 p.m.
      Title: Piano Sonata in C minor Op. 111 - movement II - Arietta, adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig van
      Duration: 0:15:47
    • 11:46 p.m.
      Title: L'Émanation
      Performer(s): Dans les arbres
      Performer(s): Dans les arbres
      Duration: 0:04:07
    • 11:50 p.m.
      Title: Afterwards
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Duration: 0:03:16
    • 11:52 p.m.
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 0:04:48
    • 11:58 p.m.
      Title: Bug and Bear's
      Performer(s): Kelly,Ted/ Doheny, Ciallian
      Performer(s): Kelly,Ted/ Doheny, Ciallian
      Duration: 0:03:10
    • 12:02 a.m.
      Title: Grace
      Performer(s): McFerrin, Bobby
      Performer(s): McFerrin, Bobby
      Duration: 0:04:09
    • 12:06 a.m.
      Title: Charlie's Lullaby
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 12:13 a.m.
      Title: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 0:04:46
    • 12:17 a.m.
      Title: Pour La Harpe - Valse Romantique
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 12:21 a.m.
      Title: Estampes - No. 2 La soiree dans Grenade
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 0:05:49
    • 12:32 a.m.
      Title: Blue Valentines
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 0:06:09
    • 12:46 a.m.
      Title: Summa
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 0:06:16
    • 12:51 a.m.
      Title: Lamentate - Movement X - Fragile E Conciliate
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 0:07:11

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