The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    May 4.  Eamonn links Nat King Cole, from a re-issue the purists speak highly of; Saint-Saens' "La muse et la poete"; songs by Billy Bragg, Natalie Merchant and Loudon Wainwright; Martha Wainwright, singing "La Foule"; Barbara, performing Jacques Brel material; the opening movement of Shostakovich's first violin concerto; new Andy Sheppard; the voices of Cymin Samawatie and Karen Dalton (pictured); and the final 2 samples from the RTÉ lyric fm label (see BLUE TUNES, below), including Michael McHale's version of "She Moved Through The Fair". 10pm start-time...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 29 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Meredith Monk, a source of amazement in American new music for nearly half a century is under the spotlight - a tireless explorer of the voice and vocal sounds.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    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.

    Keith Jarrett: May 4th - 10th

    This Friday Keith Jarrett turns 70. He’s been at the forefront of jazz piano since his first recording back in 1967 with the late Charlie Haden up to his latest duo outing with the same bassist  in 2013 – not forgetting his renowned Standards Trio. Together for 30 years, they are one of most permanent line-ups in jazz history. Jarrett's reach goes far beyond jazz – renowned as an interpreter as well as an improviser. All this week on the Blue, we play Keith Jarrett – jazz, classical and solo improv. Happy Birthday Keith!

     Blue of the Night Birthday Goody Bag

    In celebration of RTÉ lyric fm's 16th Birthday - and since we featured the Lyric CD catalogue all this week on the programme - we decided to give ONE  listener a Goody Bag containing 16 Lyric CDs (which includes some of those pictured, right). Thank you Eoin Brady, of the RTÉ lyric fm label, for the terrific prize.

    Congratulations to Anne Drechsler, Annascaul, Tralee, Co. Kerry, first name out of the hat. A package will be on its way to you on Tuesday...

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:23
      Title: I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
      Performer(s): Taylor, Billy/Dallas
      Performer(s): Taylor, Billy/Dallas
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:26
      Title: Sonata In G Minor - Ii: Larghetto
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:33
      Title: Aria
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:37
      Title: Key To The Highway
      Performer(s): Broonzy / Seeger
      Performer(s): Broonzy / Seeger
      Duration: 3:19
    • 22:40
      Title: I Know You Didn't Mean It
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:43
      Title: Geordie (Child 209)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 3:47
    • 22:48
      Title: La Vallée D'Obermann
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 13:06
    • 23:02
      Title: The Begging Song
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:06
      Title: Bratacha Dubha
      Performer(s): Gallagher, Rory
      Performer(s): Gallagher, Rory
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:09
      Title: A Symphony Of Amaranths (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Duration: 12:13
    • 23:17
      Title: Serenade, Op.30 - Movement Iii - Presto
      Performer(s): Roussel, Albert
      Performer(s): Roussel, Albert
      Duration: 4:41
    • 23:23
      Title: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:28
      Title: Prayer For The Enemy
      Performer(s): Hobgood, Laurence
      Performer(s): Hobgood, Laurence
      Duration: 8:22
    • 23:37
      Title: Circulation Of Events
      Performer(s): Franke / Baumann / Froese
      Performer(s): Franke / Baumann / Froese
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:45
      Title: The Dreamer
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:49
      Title: Seneca
      Performer(s): Smith, Patti
      Performer(s): Smith, Patti
      Duration: 5:55
    • 23:55
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:02
      Title: Nuud Hingvad Inimesed (Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:07
      Title: Hore, Der Du Wagst
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Duration: 6:15
    • 00:20
      Title: If You Could See Me Now
      Performer(s): Dameron, Tadd
      Performer(s): Dameron, Tadd
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:27
      Title: Mieke's Melody
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 5:30
    • 00:32
      Title: Kalligraphie - V
      Performer(s): Hosokawa, Toshio
      Performer(s): Hosokawa, Toshio
      Duration: 3:36
    • 00:35
      Title: Sonatina For Solo Trumpet - Movement Ii - Canzona
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Duration: 2:29
    • 00:39
      Title: From My Lips
      Performer(s): Mclennan, Grant
      Performer(s): Mclennan, Grant
      Duration: 2:44
    • 00:41
      Title: Silent Movie
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Duration: 6:23
    • 00:48
      Title: Sinfonia For Violincello
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:45

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