The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    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 Sunday 1 December 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 -

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Cristo Redentor
      Performer(s): Pearson, Duke
      Performer(s): Pearson, Duke
      Duration: 5:57
    • 22:06
      Title: St. Petersburg Waltz
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 8:06
    • 22:14
      Title: Slow Dissolve
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 2:50
    • 22:17
      Title: De Los Amores
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:28
    • 22:22
      Title: Hard Times
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Duration: 3:48
    • 22:27
      Title: Symphonic Poem No.1 - Iv: Andante Religioso
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:33
      Title: Piano Sonata In F Sharp Major Op. 78 No. 1 - Movement I - Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:35
    • 22:46
      Title: Bell Metal Lane
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Duration: 5:56
    • 22:53
      Title: The Yellow Princess
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 5:06
    • 22:58
      Title: The Last Gunfighter Ballad
      Composer: Guy Clark
      Performer(s): Clark, Guy
      Performer(s): Clark, Guy
      Duration: 3:33
    • 23:03
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Il Vecchio Castello
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:08
      Title: Album Of Melodies - Andante
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:12
      Title: I'D Be A Rich Man
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:17
      Title: Albion
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Album: Albion - An Anthology
      Duration: 6:00
    • 23:23
      Title: Piece From The Year 1981
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 7:20
    • 23:31
      Title: Aquarius
      Performer(s): Tackney, Eileen
      Performer(s): Tackney, Eileen
      Duration: 7:41
    • 23:38
      Title: Not A Job
      Performer(s): Elbow/Garvey, Guy
      Performer(s): Elbow/Garvey, Guy
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:44
      Title: Trois Nocturnes - I: Nuages
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 8:16
    • 23:52
      Title: Nuages
      Performer(s): Reinhardt, Django
      Performer(s): Reinhardt, Django
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:00
      Title: Kismet
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:04
      Title: Reality And Dream
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Railroad Man
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Duration: 4:57
    • 00:13
      Title: Kernow
      Performer(s): John Surman
      Performer(s): John Surman
      Duration: 5:25
    • 00:19
      Title: Swimming Song
      Performer(s): Macgarrigle
      Performer(s): Macgarrigle
      Duration: 2:41
    • 00:21
      Title: I Wonder What's Keeping My True Love Tonight?
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:38
    • 00:28
      Title: Speira - Stasimo
      Performer(s): Jalkanen, Pekka
      Performer(s): Jalkanen, Pekka
      Duration: 4:38
    • 00:33
      Title: Sarabanda De Scriabin
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Duration: 3:44
    • 00:40
      Title: After The Rain - 8. Motet (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:44
      Title: Between The Silent Worlds
      Performer(s): Bowness / Jurjendal / Saks
      Performer(s): Bowness / Jurjendal / Saks
      Duration: 6:59
    • 00:51
      Title: The Needle And The Damage Done
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 7:33

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