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    July 26. This Saturday night on BLUE, we'll hear Lalo Schifrin's impressions of his own and Debussy's music; Anne Sofie von Otter duetting with Brad Mehldau; Arvo Part x 2; Billy Bragg's "Tommorow's Going To Be A Better Day"; a Bragg tune on the new solo piano CD by Elan Mehler (specifically, "Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key";  melancholy courtesy of Chet Baker (pictured) and Tim Buckley; more Talich Quartet (see BLUE TUNES, below); including a Mendelssohn fugue; a Mendelssohn piece performed on piano; plus singer/songwriters Laura Veirs and Agnes Obel;

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 20 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 -

    Talich Quartet: July 21st - 27th

    Václav Talich was music director of the Czech Philharmonic from 1919 to 1939 .His nephew, Jan Talich Snr, founded the Talich Quartet in 1964. Three decades later, his son, Jan Talich Jnr, took the first violin chair in the quartet. In this, its 50th anniversary, we feature a number of Talich releases, including recent recordings of works by Mendelssohn, Brahms and Kalliwoda. Join us for Talich Quartet, each night this week on Blue.

    Picture by David Goldman

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:14
      Title: Inspired By You
      Performer(s): Deady, Christine
      Performer(s): Deady, Christine
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: Silver
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: If Love Whispers Your Name
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:26
      Title: Never Again
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:31
      Title: By The Vaar - Iii
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:34
      Title: Lyric Suite - Iv: March Of The Dwarfs
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:39
      Title: Symphony No.3 (2nd Movement) Calmo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 5:32
    • 22:45
      Title: Track 07
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: My Bells
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:53
      Title: Humming Fields
      Performer(s): Schott, Cecile
      Performer(s): Schott, Cecile
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:56
      Title: Muse
      Performer(s): Oldfield, Mike
      Performer(s): Oldfield, Mike
      Duration: 2:27
    • 22:58
      Title: Lights Of Cincinatti
      Performer(s): Macaulay/ Stephens
      Performer(s): Macaulay/ Stephens
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:03
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Largo Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 8:29
    • 23:11
      Title: Jeux D'Enfants - La Poupée
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 2:21
    • 23:17
      Title: Rossetti
      Performer(s): Andersen, Arild
      Performer(s): Andersen, Arild
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:23
      Title: Quiet Steps
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: Quartet No. 1 In E Flat Major Op. 12 (3rd Movement) Andante Espr
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:43
      Title: Tres Pieces Latino Amercaines - Ii. Triste Argentino
      Performer(s): Gustavino / Brouwer
      Performer(s): Gustavino / Brouwer
      Duration: 1:52
    • 23:46
      Title: Venus De Milo
      Performer(s): Mulligan, Gerry
      Performer(s): Mulligan, Gerry
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:51
      Title: Blues My Naughtie Sweetie Gives To Me
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:04
    • 23:58
      Title: Find The Cost Of Freedom
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Duration: 2:16
    • 00:00
      Title: The Needle And The Damage Done
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 7:33
    • 00:02
      Title: Traction In The Rain
      Performer(s): Crosby, David
      Performer(s): Crosby, David
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:07
      Title: Choral Pour Orgue - Nun Komm Der Heiden Heiland
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:11
      Title: Benedicamus Domino - Humane Prolis
      Performer(s): Anon. St Martial
      Performer(s): Anon. St Martial
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:14
      Title: Six Little Pieces For Piano - Vi. Sehr Langsam
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:16
      Title: Heaven
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:19
      Title: Radio Aurora
      Performer(s): O'Connor, Neil
      Performer(s): O'Connor, Neil
      Duration: 7:26
    • 00:27
      Title: I Think It's Time To Say Goodbye Again
      Performer(s): Cowell / Nicholas
      Performer(s): Cowell / Nicholas
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:40
      Title: Etude No.9
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:45
      Title: Lamentate - Movement X - Fragile E Conciliate
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 7:11
    • 00:52
      Title: Among Angels
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 7:03

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