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 Friday 25 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Law student turned composer CPE Bach was renowned for his keyboard improvisation. His acclaimed Keyboard Sonatas are in the Blue spotlight as we salute one of the Bach Boys.

    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

    • 22:05
      Title: A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes
      Performer(s): David / Hoffman / Livingston / Pack
      Performer(s): David / Hoffman / Livingston / Pack
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:11
      Title: Cardrona Spring
      Performer(s): Stuart, Davy
      Performer(s): Stuart, Davy
      Duration: 3:49
    • 22:16
      Title: Together
      Performer(s): Dodd / Corbett
      Performer(s): Dodd / Corbett
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: Fly By Night
      Performer(s): Wold, Steve
      Performer(s): Wold, Steve
      Duration: 3:23
    • 22:25
      Title: Milonga Del Angel
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 7:42
    • 22:32
      Title: Rondo In D Minor
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:36
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: If The Sea Was Whiskey
      Performer(s): Dixon / Caston
      Performer(s): Dixon / Caston
      Duration: 3:19
    • 22:44
      Title: Bird Alone
      Performer(s): Lincoln, A.
      Performer(s): Lincoln, A.
      Duration: 8:49
    • 22:53
      Title: The Sound Of Silence
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 6:48
    • 22:57
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (V)
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:06
      Title: Beatriz
      Performer(s): Lobo / Buarque
      Performer(s): Lobo / Buarque
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:09
      Title: Verano Porteno
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 6:49
    • 23:24
      Title: I Have Dreamed
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hammerstein
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:27
      Title: Maxine
      Performer(s): Fagen, Donald
      Performer(s): Fagen, Donald
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:33
      Title: Way To Blue
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:36
      Title: Sweeter For Me
      Performer(s): Baez, Joan
      Performer(s): Baez, Joan
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:41
      Title: Ad-Lib Blues
      Performer(s): Goodman / Christian / Young
      Performer(s): Goodman / Christian / Young
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:44
      Title: On The Sea
      Performer(s): Eriksen, Espen
      Performer(s): Eriksen, Espen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:50
      Title: The Firebird - Suite - Berceuse
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 4:01
    • 23:54
      Title: Concerto In D Major - Arioso
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 3:00
    • 23:56
      Title: ...Around Stravinsky (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:00
      Title: The Grand Correction
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:04
      Title: Thirteen
      Performer(s): Chilton / Bell
      Performer(s): Chilton / Bell
      Duration: 2:58
    • 00:08
      Title: My Bells
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:10
      Title: Morning Hour
      Performer(s): Held, Peter
      Performer(s): Held, Peter
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:14
      Title: Ter Herknits
      Performer(s): Shnorhali, Nerses
      Performer(s): Shnorhali, Nerses
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:18
      Title: Sonata In F Sharp Minor (Ii) Poco Andante
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:22
      Title: Music For The Night Sky
      Performer(s): Cashian, Philip
      Performer(s): Cashian, Philip
      Duration: 5:23
    • 00:28
      Title: I'Ll Never Leave You
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Duration: 4:31
    • 00:33
      Title: Good Morning Blues
      Performer(s): Basie/Durham/Rushing
      Performer(s): Basie/Durham/Rushing
      Duration: 2:57
    • 00:35
      Title: Icarus
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:41
      Title: If Not Inertia
      Performer(s): Sroka, Brett
      Performer(s): Sroka, Brett
      Duration: 7:12
    • 00:47
      Title: Gautama's Footsteps
      Performer(s): Ghosh / Rahman, Z.
      Performer(s): Ghosh / Rahman, Z.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:50
      Title: Lullaby For String Orchestra
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 8:37

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