The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    April 26. Tonight, we'll hear Bjork, from "Post"; drummer Karl Latham, leading a combo on a new CD inspired by Bjork's music; German drummer Eva Klesse, and her acoustic quartet; solo piano music by Australian composer Kate Moore; Scottish singer/songwriter Robin Williamson; an MPS re-issue of a recording by former Miles Davis sideman Red Garland; Gorecki's "Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs"; Brazilian musician Ed Motta, in advance of his appearance at next weekend's Bray Jazz Festival; the voice of Elina Duni (pictured); Luiza Borac, performing Enescu for piano; plus the last selection of the week by Sinikka Langeland (see BLUE TUNES, below). 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 -

    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.

    Chatham Saxophone Quartet: April 27th - May 3rd

    As RTÉ Lyric FM marks its 16th birthday on Friday of this week - we choose music and song from the extensive and highly thought of Lyric CD label which showcases Irish musical talent in both performance and composition. These selections will include a preview of a new release featuring the Chatham Saxophone Quartet (pictured) performing new Irish works.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Open The Door For Three
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:02
      Title: Postscript
      Performer(s): Heaney, Seamus
      Performer(s): Heaney, Seamus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:03
      Title: Flying (In Crimson Skies)
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Album: Different Colours
      Duration: 7:47
    • 22:12
      Title: Variations On A Theme By Schumann Ii
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Duration: 2:40
    • 22:14
      Title: Cello Concerto (After Cello Sonata Op.36) - Andante Molto Tranqu
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 6:52
    • 22:22
      Title: Caprichos Di Siviglia
      Performer(s): De Holanda, Hamilton
      Performer(s): De Holanda, Hamilton
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:24
      Title: Tango (Orchestrated By Felix Guenther)
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 4:05
    • 22:30
      Title: Mazurka In F Sharp Min Op59
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:34
      Title: Everything Is Free
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:03
    • 22:39
      Title: Fingers In The Wind
      Performer(s): Kirk, Roland
      Performer(s): Kirk, Roland
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:43
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 5:59
    • 22:49
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 23:00
      Title: You Don't Matter
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: Forever
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 3:44
    • 23:09
      Title: Glass
      Performer(s): Fitkin, Graham
      Performer(s): Fitkin, Graham
      Duration: 3:11
    • 23:11
      Title: Stepping Stone
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:16
      Title: How Can You Lose?
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Duration: 7:09
    • 23:23
      Title: You Go To My Head
      Performer(s): Coots / Gillespie
      Performer(s): Coots / Gillespie
      Duration: 6:26
    • 23:29
      Title: Piano Sonata In C Minor Op. 111 - Movement Ii - Arietta, Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 15:47
    • 23:46
      Title: L'Émanation
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:50
      Title: Afterwards
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:52
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:58
      Title: Bug And Bear's
      Performer(s): Kelly,Ted/ Doheny, Ciallian
      Performer(s): Kelly,Ted/ Doheny, Ciallian
      Duration: 3:10
    • 00:02
      Title: Grace
      Performer(s): Mcferrin, Bobby
      Performer(s): Mcferrin, Bobby
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:06
      Title: Charlie's Lullaby
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:13
      Title: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:46
    • 00:17
      Title: Pour La Harpe - Valse Romantique
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: Estampes - No. 2 La Soiree Dans Grenade
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:49
    • 00:32
      Title: Blue Valentines
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 6:09
    • 00:46
      Title: Summa
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:51
      Title: Lamentate - Movement X - Fragile E Conciliate
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 7:11

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