The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Sept 14. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll listen to an urbane piano-player called Teddy Wilson (pictured); RTÉ lyric fm composer-in-residence Linda Buckley; folk singer Jackson C. Frank; a duet recording by guitarists Tommy Emmanuel and Martin Taylor; part of Laura Rossi's "Voices Of Remembrance"; the sublime stylings of sax-player Stan Getz; singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan, who's due to appear somewhere in Cork on Friday the 19th, during Culture Night 2014; a late Beethoven piano sonata; 3 Nick Drake recordings; and the last of the week's compositions by Peter Maxwell Davies (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start-time...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 25 October 2013

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    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 -

    Peter Maxwell Davies: Sept  8th - 14th

    Scotland's Peter Maxwell Davies is a prolific composer who has written music in a variety of styles and idioms. A passionate educator, he has hosted, since the 1970s, the successful St Magnus Festival  on the Orkney Islands – his home base. We mark the composer's 80th birthday this week with a selection of suitable Blue “Max” Davies material – nightly at 10...

    The Dankworths: Sept  15th - 21st

    This week, our common thread is an English jazz dynasty: the Dankworth family. Reed-player-cum-bandleader John Dankworth worked in film and TV (he wrote “The Avengers” and the “Tomorrow’s World” themes). Wife, Cleo Laine, often recorded with him. All this week, we’ll also hear from their children, Alec and Jacqui Dankworth.

    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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