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    April 25. Coming our way this Saturday night, a rendtion of a tune you may know from Telly Savalas (honestly!); Schoenberg's "Transfigured Night"; the extraordinary Chester "Howlin" Wolf; new music by Cuban-born Omar Sosa (pictured); the opening movement of Violin Concerto No.1 by Shostakovich; a vocalese "Moanin" which features the voice of Jon Hendricks; the latest ECM release by Norwegian trumpeter Mathias Eick; kantele-player-cum-singer Sinikka Langeland (see BLUE TUNES, below); Finnish harmonica quartet Svang; Thomas Bloch, on glass harmonica; and Robert Wyatt, from "Comic Opera". Join us on RTÉ lyric fm immediately after the Met Opera presentation, round about 10:30pm (approx)...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 6 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    A Journey through Centuries of Beautiful Music celebrated its 4th birthday in the Sugar Club in Dublin recently. This week Blue features high quality music from that night.
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    Eamonn talks to Daryl Runswick

    Daryl Runswick is a classically trained composer, arranger, musician, producer and educationalist. He has worked with the London Sinfonietta, The King's Singers, John Cage and Ornette Coleman. He played bass and piano for 12 years with John Dankworth and Cleo Laine and was the Head of Music Composition at Trinity College of Music in London.

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    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Katie Cruel
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:37
    • 22:03
      Title: Symphony No. 5 - Part Iii - Adagietto. Sehr Langsam
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Duration: 11:00
    • 22:14
      Title: Fado Amalia
      Performer(s): Valerio/Galhardo
      Performer(s): Valerio/Galhardo
      Duration: 3:15
    • 22:17
      Title: Holy Island Part Ii
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: How Blue Can You Get?
      Performer(s): Fame, Georgie
      Performer(s): Fame, Georgie
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:28
      Title: Eleanor Rigby
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 3:23
    • 22:31
      Title: Working Class Hero
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Duration: 4:05
    • 22:36
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 (2nd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 11:21
    • 22:47
      Title: Piano Sonata In C Major Op. 2 No. 3 - Movement Ii - Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:05
    • 22:54
      Title: Pretty Little Martha
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Duration: 2:45
    • 22:56
      Title: Waterfront
      Composer: Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Album: Secrets Of The Beehive, Virgin, CDVR2471
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:05
      Title: A Time For Love
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Duration: 7:00
    • 23:13
      Title: Serenade For Guitar And Percussion (2nd Movement) Air
      Performer(s): Harrison, Lou
      Performer(s): Harrison, Lou
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:16
      Title: Trois Nocturnes - I: Nuages
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 8:16
    • 23:25
      Title: Lament For An Orchid (Absinthe)
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:32
      Title: Nocturne In C Sharp Minor
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:36
      Title: Nocturnal - Ix. Slow And Quiet
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:11
    • 23:45
      Title: You're So Vain
      Performer(s): Simon, Carly
      Performer(s): Simon, Carly
      Duration: 5:23
    • 23:53
      Title: Caught A Long Wind
      Performer(s): Feist, Leslie
      Performer(s): Feist, Leslie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:59
      Title: It Had To Be You
      Performer(s): Jones / Kahn
      Performer(s): Jones / Kahn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:03
      Title: What's New?
      Performer(s): Haggart / Burke
      Performer(s): Haggart / Burke
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: Slow Twitchy Organs
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: Nocturne
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Duration: 4:33
    • 00:26
      Title: Send In The Clowns
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:31
      Title: Two Year Winter
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:34
      Title: Here's The Tender Coming
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:40
      Title: Arioso
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:41
    • 00:44
      Title: Lute Suite No. 2 In C Minor (1st Movement) Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:02
    • 00:49
      Title: Jessica's Sunwheel
      Performer(s): David Darling
      Performer(s): David Darling
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:54
      Title: A Night Away
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Greg
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Greg
      Duration: 5:50

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