The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    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 Saturday 19 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, Carl and Eamonn feature the recordings of singer-songwriter Richard Thompson, who's still going strong after bursting onto the scene with Fairport Convention in 1967.

    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

    • 22:08
      Title: Requiem (In Paradisum)
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 3:32
    • 22:10
      Title: Violin Sonata No.1 In A Major (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 6:46
    • 22:19
      Title: Round Midnight
      Performer(s): Monk / Williams
      Performer(s): Monk / Williams
      Duration: 3:50
    • 22:22
      Title: Lullaby
      Performer(s): Westbrook, Mike
      Performer(s): Westbrook, Mike
      Duration: 3:34
    • 22:26
      Title: Pastorale
      Performer(s): Held, Pablo
      Performer(s): Held, Pablo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:29
      Title: Waltz In B Minor Op69/2
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 4:04
    • 22:34
      Title: Withered And Died
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 3:41
    • 22:37
      Title: Beeswing
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 5:46
    • 22:43
      Title: The Silence Ahead (Complete Mix)
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:50
      Title: That'll Do
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Duration: 4:06
    • 22:55
      Title: Harp Concerto (2nd Movement)Larghetto
      Performer(s): Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters Von
      Performer(s): Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters Von
      Duration: 7:25
    • 23:03
      Title: My Life
      Performer(s): Burnett, Chester
      Performer(s): Burnett, Chester
      Duration: 3:24
    • 23:06
      Title: Lost Time
      Performer(s): Reed
      Performer(s): Reed
      Duration: 5:17
    • 23:11
      Title: Everyday I Have The Blues
      Performer(s): Chatman, Peter
      Performer(s): Chatman, Peter
      Duration: 2:48
    • 23:15
      Title: Party-Pooper
      Performer(s): Belle, Beady
      Performer(s): Belle, Beady
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:18
      Title: On The Sea
      Performer(s): Eriksen, Espen
      Performer(s): Eriksen, Espen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:23
      Title: Tama Silo (Acoustic)
      Performer(s): Jobarteh, Dawda
      Performer(s): Jobarteh, Dawda
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:28
      Title: Symphony No.6 In F 'Pastoral' (5th Movement) Shepherd's Song
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 9:03
    • 23:37
      Title: Sonata For Violin & Piano No.6 In A Major, Op. 30/1: Adagio Molt
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:58
    • 23:44
      Title: Auburn Road
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Duration: 0:57
    • 23:45
      Title: After The Monsoon
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:49
      Title: Blues For Alex
      Performer(s): Raknes, Steinar
      Performer(s): Raknes, Steinar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:57
      Title: V. Pour Sortir
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 1:22
    • 23:58
      Title: Gnossienne No. 1
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 4:04
    • 00:02
      Title: We And The Moon Are Neighbours
      Performer(s): Mansour And Assy Rahbani
      Performer(s): Mansour And Assy Rahbani
      Duration: 3:40
    • 00:07
      Title: First Girl I Loved
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Duration: 5:13
    • 00:12
      Title: Transfusion
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Charles
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Charles
      Duration: 2:16
    • 00:16
      Title: After The Rain - 8. Motet (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:19
      Title: Fugue No.24 In C Minor
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Duration: 3:20
    • 00:24
      Title: Western Spaces
      Performer(s): Roach / Braheny / Burmer
      Performer(s): Roach / Braheny / Burmer
      Duration: 6:28
    • 00:30
      Title: Enero
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:34
      Title: Oh, I Am Struck
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:39
      Title: Songbird
      Performer(s): Mcvie / Abbott / Lole / Tiley
      Performer(s): Mcvie / Abbott / Lole / Tiley
      Duration: 3:09
    • 00:42
      Title: In The Mist - Movement I - Andante
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:31
    • 00:45
      Title: Prelude, Fugue And Allegro In E Flat Major Bwv 998 (I) Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:22
    • 00:49
      Title: Solitary Moon
      Performer(s): Mandel / Bergman / Bergman
      Performer(s): Mandel / Bergman / Bergman
      Duration: 5:21
    • 00:54
      Title: There And Back Again
      Performer(s): Haffner, Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Haffner, Wolfgang
      Duration: 4:34

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