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 Saturday 23 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Britain's finest 20th century composer was born on the North Sea coast 100 years ago. All this week, Carl and Eamonn feature Benjamin Britten's superb chamber music.

    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

    • 22:39
      Title: You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:42
      Title: Lohengrin - Act 1 Prelude
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:48
      Title: Zum Raum Wird Hier Die Zeit
      Performer(s): Ilg / Wagner
      Performer(s): Ilg / Wagner
      Duration: 5:28
    • 22:53
      Title: Tristan
      Performer(s): Schaefer / Wagner
      Performer(s): Schaefer / Wagner
      Duration: 2:52
    • 22:58
      Title: St Agnes And The Burning Train
      Performer(s): St Agnes Nokusha Kwe/Stimela
      Performer(s): St Agnes Nokusha Kwe/Stimela
      Duration: 2:59
    • 23:01
      Title: The Word Of God Touched My Heart; Izwi Lahlab'inhliziyo Yami (Zulu)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:04
      Title: Sabe Vocé
      Performer(s): Lyra / De Moraes
      Performer(s): Lyra / De Moraes
      Duration: 3:35
    • 23:07
      Title: Farha
      Performer(s): Youssef Dhafer
      Performer(s): Youssef Dhafer
      Duration: 2:26
    • 23:10
      Title: The Henrysons
      Performer(s): Muthspiel, Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Muthspiel, Wolfgang
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:18
      Title: Symphony No.4 In G Minor - 1. Prelude: Quasi Lento
      Performer(s): Vierne, Louis
      Performer(s): Vierne, Louis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:26
      Title: Stranger On The Shore
      Performer(s): Bilk/Mellin
      Performer(s): Bilk/Mellin
      Duration: 3:09
    • 23:30
      Title: Lament
      Performer(s): Ayres, Marvin
      Performer(s): Ayres, Marvin
      Duration: 4:24
    • 23:50
      Title: Last Night When We Were Young
      Performer(s): Arlen/Harburg
      Performer(s): Arlen/Harburg
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:54
      Title: Opening The Window
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck / Patchen
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck / Patchen
      Duration: 5:32
    • 23:59
      Title: Street Of Dreams
      Performer(s): Young / Lewis
      Performer(s): Young / Lewis
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:06
      Title: Symphonic Poem No.1 - Iv: Andante Religioso
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:12
      Title: Sonata In C Major - I: Andante
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:16
      Title: Corpus Christi Carol
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:26
      Title: Only The Lonely
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Van Heusen, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Van Heusen, Jimmy
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:30
      Title: Shady Side
      Performer(s): Hodges, Johnny
      Performer(s): Hodges, Johnny
      Duration: 7:19
    • 00:38
      Title: Terzetto, Terzetto In C Major - Ii. Larghetto
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:43
      Title: Kalligraphie - Vi
      Performer(s): Hosokawa, Toshio
      Performer(s): Hosokawa, Toshio
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:47
      Title: Amen / Fac Ut Portem
      Performer(s): Couturier / Pergolesi
      Performer(s): Couturier / Pergolesi
      Duration: 3:45

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