The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme…

    August 28. Tonight, we shall listen to a sample from the new CD by accordionist/composer Martin Tourish; a live recording of Witold Lutoslawski's concerto for piano and orchestra by the Berlin Philharmonic; another sneak preview of "For One To Love" by Cécile McLorin Salvant, on the day the singer turns 26; we'll hear the Savalls - Jordi, his wife Montserrat Figueras and their daughter Arianna; more from the pen of Tarik O'Regan (see BLUE TUNES, below);an "always hopeful" Shrikant Sriram; Sandy Denny (pictured), on the quiet joys of brotherhood; a funeral march and elegy - part of the third movement from Benjamin Godard's  first piano concerto; Sligo's No Crows performs Eddie Lee's "Dolmen Dance"; Mulligan and Getz play a ballad by Gerry; and there will also be a Shostakovich chamber symphony aired. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 22 September 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    He has an impressive film catalogue; worked with many artists; a discography that includes piano music of Satie, Copland and Cage: Michel Legrand is under the Blue Tunes spotlight.

      Blue Tunes Recommended -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Piano Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:15
    • 22:13
      Title: Song No 6
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Duration: 4:14
    • 22:17
      Title: The Saw Set (Mouth Music)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:21
      Title: The Lament For Limerick
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:16
    • 22:27
      Title: Up In Cynthia's Room
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:34
      Title: Leaving The Woods
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Duration: 5:54
    • 22:41
      Title: Papa, Can You Hear Me
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Duration: 5:15
    • 22:46
      Title: The House Of Night - I
      Performer(s): Cashian, Philip
      Performer(s): Cashian, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:50
      Title: Geordie (Child 209)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:13
      Title: Winter
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 5:57
    • 23:19
      Title: Burning Man
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:24
      Title: Prayers
      Performer(s): Dodd, Chris
      Performer(s): Dodd, Chris
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In C Major - Prelude
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 9:11
    • 23:45
      Title: Need Your Love So Bad
      Performer(s): John Jnr, Mertis
      Performer(s): John Jnr, Mertis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:51
      Title: O Bone Jesu
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:54
      Title: Lament
      Performer(s): Farjot / Purcell
      Performer(s): Farjot / Purcell
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:01
      Title: Past Place
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:07
      Title: What Is There To Say
      Performer(s): Duke / Harburg
      Performer(s): Duke / Harburg
      Duration: 5:37
    • 00:13
      Title: Prélude
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:03
    • 00:15
      Title: Prelude No.6 In B Minor
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:18
      Title: Uspavanky (Lullabies)
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 8:31
    • 00:30
      Title: So Far, So Hidden
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Duration: 11:51
    • 00:42
      Title: Det Lisle Banet ( The Little Child)
      Performer(s): Arr. Tone Krohn
      Performer(s): Arr. Tone Krohn
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:47
      Title: Empty Chairs
      Composer: Don Mclean
      Performer(s): Mclean, Don
      Performer(s): Mclean, Don
      Duration: 3:41
    • 00:51
      Title: My Heaven
      Performer(s): Buckley / Daly
      Performer(s): Buckley / Daly
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:54
      Title: What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Duration: 4:23

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