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 Sunday 13 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, we're featuring compositions and performances by Daryl Runswick, author, broadcaster and former Head of Composition at the Trinity College of Music.

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Twin Sisters
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 1:12
    • 22:02
      Title: Bird's Lament
      Performer(s): Moondog
      Performer(s): Moondog
      Album: Sax Pax for a Sax
      Duration: 4:08
    • 22:05
      Title: Little Suite In A Minor - Praludium
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 3:49
    • 22:10
      Title: Gone Shopping
      Performer(s): Gaston / Kavana
      Performer(s): Gaston / Kavana
      Duration: 2:49
    • 22:12
      Title: Youkali Tango
      Performer(s): Fernay / Weill
      Performer(s): Fernay / Weill
      Duration: 6:53
    • 22:19
      Title: Tomorrow's World
      Performer(s): Dankworth, Johnny
      Performer(s): Dankworth, Johnny
      Duration: 3:46
    • 22:23
      Title: I Sing The Body Electric - Movement 2
      Performer(s): Runswick / Basho / Pacey
      Performer(s): Runswick / Basho / Pacey
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:33
      Title: Martha's Harbour
      Performer(s): Cousin / Bricheno / Regan
      Performer(s): Cousin / Bricheno / Regan
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:36
      Title: In Here
      Performer(s): Difranco, Ani
      Performer(s): Difranco, Ani
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:41
      Title: Quiet Page
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:44
      Title: Otro Viaje
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:51
      Title: Piano Sonata Op.26: (Iii) Adagio Mesto
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 5:47
    • 22:57
      Title: Sophie / The Lady With The Little Dog
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: When I Look In Your Eyes
      Performer(s): L Bricusse
      Performer(s): L Bricusse
      Duration: 7:03
    • 23:09
      Title: Soittajan Kaipuu
      Performer(s): Vesterinen, Viljo
      Performer(s): Vesterinen, Viljo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:12
      Title: Y Deryn Du (The Blackbird)
      Performer(s): Matthews, David
      Performer(s): Matthews, David
      Duration: 2:17
    • 23:14
      Title: Piano Concerto In G Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:02
    • 23:26
      Title: Entre Nous
      Performer(s): Wess, Frank
      Performer(s): Wess, Frank
      Duration: 5:08
    • 23:31
      Title: Wichita Lineman
      Performer(s): Webb, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Webb, Jimmy
      Duration: 5:59
    • 23:36
      Title: Kiss Me
      Performer(s): Tom Waits / Kathleen Brennan
      Performer(s): Tom Waits / Kathleen Brennan
      Duration: 3:56
    • 23:39
      Title: Fantaisie - Andantino
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 2:20
    • 23:42
      Title: String Quartet In G Minor (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 7:38
    • 23:50
      Title: Voices In The Light
      Performer(s): Kastning, Kevin / Clements, Carl
      Performer(s): Kastning, Kevin / Clements, Carl
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:58
      Title: Jerusalem Revisited
      Performer(s): Boyes, Jim
      Performer(s): Boyes, Jim
      Duration: 5:12
    • 00:05
      Title: Air
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Malena
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:11
      Title: Horn Concerto No.4 (2nd Movement) Romance
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:16
      Title: September In The Rain
      Performer(s): Warren/Dubin
      Performer(s): Warren/Dubin
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:19
      Title: Little Bruk
      Performer(s): Hederos, Martin
      Performer(s): Hederos, Martin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:25
      Title: Lichen
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:29
      Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra (1st Movement): Lagrima - Andante
      Performer(s): Tarrega
      Performer(s): Tarrega
      Duration: 2:23
    • 00:31
      Title: The White Swan
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Duration: 6:38
    • 00:37
      Title: Spiegel Im Spiegel
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 10:41
    • 00:46
      Title: Old Friends
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 4:35
    • 00:49
      Title: Darn That Dream (Take 1)
      Performer(s): Delange/Van Heusen
      Performer(s): Delange/Van Heusen
      Duration: 5:05
    • 00:53
      Title: When Your Lover Has Gone
      Performer(s): Swan, Einar
      Performer(s): Swan, Einar
      Duration: 3:45

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