The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    May 24. Trio Mediaeval's latest recording is a collection of polyphony from Iceland to Italy; it's named "Aquilonis", in honour of the North Wind. Hear a selection from the CD on tonight's BLUE. We'll also listen to 3 samples of contemporary jazz from Estonia; the father and son pairing of Tom and Ben Paley; Argentinian guitarist Pablo Márquez; young jazz pianist Gwilym Simcock (who'll be teaching and performing in Sligo this summer); more from the pen of Bob Dylan (see BLUE TUNES, below); solo piano music by Arnold Schoenberg (pictured); and American sax-player Harry Allen, recorded in the company of the Jan Lundgren Quartet. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 2 November 2013

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    Screen composer Thomas Newman joined the family business; his father, uncles, brothers and cousin all share the silver screen passion & we play Thomas' works all this week on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

     

    Brian Eno: May 18th - 24th

    Bob Dylan celebrates his 74th birthday this week. His most recent release was an album of covers from the Sinatra discography. As a birthday tribute, we shine the spotlight on Dylan covers by others. Sadly there’s none from Ol’ Blue Eyes but there is plenty of choice, from Nico to Nickel Creek; Susanna and the Magical Orchestra to Martin Simpson; Joan Baez to Jeff Buckley. Dylan by others, all this week on The Blue of the Night...

    Elina Duni: May 25th - 31st

    “One of the fascinating things about music of the Balkans… is the idea that the pain has to be sung”. On her new album, “Dallendyshe” (“The Swallow”), Tirana-born, Swiss-raised, Elina Duni interprets songs of love and exile backed by her piano trio. Hear nightly selections, from Monday to Sunday.…  

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:45
      Title: Spannung
      Performer(s): Kvernberg, Ola
      Performer(s): Kvernberg, Ola
      Duration: 6:26
    • 22:52
      Title: So Long, Marianne
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 5:52
    • 22:59
      Title: Symphony No 2 'The Four Temperaments' (2nd Movement) 'Phlegmatic
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 4:30
    • 23:04
      Title: Little Children - Theme
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 7:49
    • 23:11
      Title: Wake
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 2:10
    • 23:14
      Title: Song For J
      Performer(s): Canniere, Andre
      Performer(s): Canniere, Andre
      Duration: 4:28
    • 23:18
      Title: Relief
      Performer(s): Amidon, Sam
      Performer(s): Amidon, Sam
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:23
      Title: Histoire De Molly
      Performer(s): Segal, Vincent
      Performer(s): Segal, Vincent
      Duration: 5:45
    • 23:34
      Title: I'M In A World Of Trouble
      Performer(s): Turner, Joe
      Performer(s): Turner, Joe
      Duration: 7:45
    • 23:41
      Title: Lent
      Performer(s): D'Indy, Vincent
      Performer(s): D'Indy, Vincent
      Duration: 4:27
    • 23:45
      Title: The Man I Love
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:48
      Title: Suite No.3 For Violin, Viola And String Orchestra Op.19 No.1 - P
      Performer(s): Atterberg, Kurt
      Performer(s): Atterberg, Kurt
      Duration: 3:12
    • 23:52
      Title: Akh Im Champen
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:03
    • 23:56
      Title: Temptation
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 2:49
    • 23:58
      Title: Track 10
      Performer(s): Stables, Kate
      Performer(s): Stables, Kate
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:02
      Title: The Peacocks
      Performer(s): Rowles, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Rowles, Jimmy
      Duration: 5:57
    • 00:09
      Title: Con Permiso
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:14
      Title: La Casa Bruja
      Performer(s): Budd, Garcia, Lentz
      Performer(s): Budd, Garcia, Lentz
      Duration: 4:53
    • 00:19
      Title: Snowball
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:23
      Title: 2/1
      Performer(s): Eno, Brian
      Performer(s): Eno, Brian
      Duration: 9:09
    • 00:32
      Title: Lyric Fantasy Op. 54
      Performer(s): Larsson, Lars-Erik
      Performer(s): Larsson, Lars-Erik
      Duration: 8:48
    • 00:41
      Title: Somewhere Near Cluj
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Duration: 1:50
    • 00:43
      Title: Caught A Long Wind
      Performer(s): Feist, Leslie
      Performer(s): Feist, Leslie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:48
      Title: Brushwork
      Performer(s): Coniglio, Enrico
      Performer(s): Coniglio, Enrico
      Duration: 4:26
    • 00:52
      Title: Eleanor A Run
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Turrisi/Elsafty
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Turrisi/Elsafty
      Duration: 3:45

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