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 27 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 -

    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: Sonnet No. 1
      Performer(s): Kujanpaa, Juha
      Performer(s): Kujanpaa, Juha
      Duration: 4:18
    • 22:06
      Title: Sonata In C Minor H121
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 12:04
    • 22:16
      Title: 20 Out Of 10
      Performer(s): Power
      Performer(s): Power
      Duration: 4:14
    • 22:20
      Title: No Bad News
      Composer: Bonnie Prince Billy
      Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy
      Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy, Emmett Kelly (Guitar), Dawn Mccarthy (Vocals), Paul Oldham (Bass), Valgeir Sigurdsson (Mixing), Jim White (Drums
      Album: The Letting Go - Bonnie Prince Billy, Domino Records, WIGCD182
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:25
      Title: Hardy
      Performer(s): Mcgarvey, Pat
      Performer(s): Mcgarvey, Pat
      Duration: 4:11
    • 22:31
      Title: Suite
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 8:37
    • 22:39
      Title: Symphony In F Op.8 (2nd Movement) Elegy
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Duration: 8:52
    • 22:48
      Title: Adagio (Elegy) For String Quartet Op. 29
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:53
      Title: January Song
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:34
    • 22:55
      Title: England Has My Man
      Performer(s): O'Neill
      Performer(s): O'Neill
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:00
      Title: Fly Me To The Moon
      Performer(s): Howard, Bart
      Performer(s): Howard, Bart
      Duration: 2:46
    • 23:02
      Title: Without Her
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: Piano Sonata In B Flat Major Op. 106 ?Hammerklavier? - Movement
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 13:57
    • 23:19
      Title: My Heaven
      Performer(s): Buckley / Daly
      Performer(s): Buckley / Daly
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:23
      Title: For Ronnie
      Performer(s): Buckley/St John
      Performer(s): Buckley/St John
      Duration: 3:35
    • 23:26
      Title: Chase The Blues Away
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Duration: 5:28
    • 23:33
      Title: Isn't This A Lovely Day
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Duration: 6:32
    • 23:37
      Title: Don't Smoke In Bed
      Performer(s): Robison, Willard
      Performer(s): Robison, Willard
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:42
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In G Minor (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Duration: 8:49
    • 23:52
      Title: Lonely Heart
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:54
      Title: Soldier In The Rain
      Performer(s): Mancini/Bergman
      Performer(s): Mancini/Bergman
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:58
      Title: Hello It's Me
      Performer(s): Reed/Cale
      Performer(s): Reed/Cale
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:00
      Title: Pale Blue Eyes
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Duration: 5:59
    • 00:06
      Title: Vanishing Act
      Performer(s): Reed/Poe
      Performer(s): Reed/Poe
      Duration: 5:38
    • 00:13
      Title: Appalachian Spring 1st Movement Very Slowly
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:16
      Title: Clarinet Concerto (1st Movement) Slowly And Expressively
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:23
      Title: Far-Fhuadach A'Chlarsair (The Harper's Dismissel)
      Performer(s): Morison, Roderick
      Performer(s): Morison, Roderick
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:28
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:32
      Title: Orpheus & Eurydice
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Duration: 5:24
    • 00:37
      Title: My One And Only Love
      Performer(s): Melin / Wood
      Performer(s): Melin / Wood
      Duration: 6:05
    • 00:43
      Title: Nocturne In C Sharp Minor Op19/4
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:09
    • 00:48
      Title: Serenade For Strings (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:31
    • 00:54
      Title: Sad February
      Performer(s): Miles, Graeme
      Performer(s): Miles, Graeme
      Duration: 3:45

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