The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    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 8 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Since moving to Sweden in 2001, Norwegian singer-songwriter Ane Brun has released 8 albums on her own label. We'll hear samples of Ane's output each night this week.

    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

    • 22:02
      Title: In My Own Dream
      Performer(s): Butterfield, P.
      Performer(s): Butterfield, P.
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:07
      Title: War
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: Quiet Steps
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:24
      Title: One
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:32
      Title: Dreams He Is A Ball Of Fire... Or A Hummingbird (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Newby, Kenneth
      Performer(s): Newby, Kenneth
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:38
      Title: A Temporary Dive
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Duration: 4:40
    • 22:44
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:48
      Title: Suite For Two Violins (Ii) Ostinato Variations
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: Suite Alentejana No.1 (1917) - Movement Ii - Intermezzo: Adagio
      Performer(s): Branco, Freitas
      Performer(s): Branco, Freitas
      Duration: 5:24
    • 22:56
      Title: Den Gamle Bornholmer
      Performer(s): Dickmeiss
      Performer(s): Dickmeiss
      Duration: 4:45
    • 23:02
      Title: The Tide
      Performer(s): Ker / Thomas
      Performer(s): Ker / Thomas
      Duration: 3:01
    • 23:05
      Title: Little Bruk
      Performer(s): Hederos, Martin
      Performer(s): Hederos, Martin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:14
      Title: Sequoia
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Album: Lund Quartet
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:20
      Title: Sophie / The Lady With The Little Dog
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:23
      Title: Guitarre Op.45 No.2 For Piano And Cello
      Performer(s): Moszkowski, Moritz
      Performer(s): Moszkowski, Moritz
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:27
      Title: The Secret Piano
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: Innocent When You Dream
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:36
      Title: Structures: The Place Of Odd Glances
      Performer(s): Budd / Partridge
      Performer(s): Budd / Partridge
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:39
      Title: Just Because
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Duration: 4:50
    • 23:45
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Mehldau, Brad
      Performer(s): Mehldau, Brad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:50
      Title: Marta&Apos;S Theme (From Passagio Per Il Paradiso)
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Duration: 2:46
    • 23:53
      Title: Rumba
      Performer(s): Salzedo, Carlos
      Performer(s): Salzedo, Carlos
      Duration: 1:50
    • 23:55
      Title: Out Towards The Sea
      Performer(s): Braein, Edvard
      Performer(s): Braein, Edvard
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:58
      Title: Islands (Studio Run Through)
      Performer(s): Fripp / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Fripp / Sinfield
      Duration: 2:16
    • 00:01
      Title: Afterwards
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:04
      Title: Gone With The Wind
      Performer(s): Wrubel / Magidson
      Performer(s): Wrubel / Magidson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: The Winner Takes It All
      Performer(s): Ulvaues / Anderson
      Performer(s): Ulvaues / Anderson
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:14
      Title: Elegie
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 5:51
    • 00:20
      Title: Shed No Tear
      Performer(s): Holst, Imogen
      Performer(s): Holst, Imogen
      Duration: 1:49
    • 00:21
      Title: Satisfied Mind
      Performer(s): Buckley, Jeff
      Performer(s): Buckley, Jeff
      Duration: 6:13
    • 00:32
      Title: Little Girl Blue
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 4:06
    • 00:36
      Title: Skylark (Alternate Version)
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Mercer
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Mercer
      Duration: 4:19
    • 00:40
      Title: Les Barricades Mysterieuses
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois Arr Michael Chapdelaine
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois Arr Michael Chapdelaine
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:43
      Title: It&Apos;S Lovely In These Valleys
      Performer(s): Traditional / John Hearne
      Performer(s): Traditional / John Hearne
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:47
      Title: Fur Alina (Piano)
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:50
      Title: The Love Of Beirut
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Duration: 7:59

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