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 Friday 6 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, Carl and Eamonn feature songs by an early 18th century composer from Austria. Hear a selection of lieder, many written by a teen-age Franz Schubert, nightly from 10pm.

    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

    • 22:03
      Title: Time Lapses
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Duration: 8:00
    • 22:11
      Title: A Pastoral Symphony - Ii. Lento Moderato
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:20
      Title: Certain Surprise
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:25
      Title: The Man In The Station
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:08
    • 22:29
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 12:46
    • 22:41
      Title: Wallflower
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Duration: 2:41
    • 22:44
      Title: The Ringer
      Performer(s): Tolliver, Charles
      Performer(s): Tolliver, Charles
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:52
      Title: Astrakan Cafe (2)
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anour
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anour
      Duration: 5:04
    • 22:57
      Title: Similarities Between Diverse Things
      Performer(s): Talbot, Joby
      Performer(s): Talbot, Joby
      Duration: 8:54
    • 23:06
      Title: Did You Hear John Hurt?
      Performer(s): Paxton, Tom
      Performer(s): Paxton, Tom
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:10
      Title: Dusty In Here
      Performer(s): Mclennan / Forster
      Performer(s): Mclennan / Forster
      Duration: 4:24
    • 23:14
      Title: Black Girl
      Performer(s): Ledbetter, Huddie
      Performer(s): Ledbetter, Huddie
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:19
      Title: Where Flamingos Fly
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Duration: 5:27
    • 23:24
      Title: Autumn Leaves
      Performer(s): Mercer / Kosma / Prevert / Parsons
      Performer(s): Mercer / Kosma / Prevert / Parsons
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:28
      Title: Die Nacht
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:06
    • 23:31
      Title: Du Bist Die Ruh (You Are Peace)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:36
      Title: Things Have Changed
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:42
      Title: In Your Eyes
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 6:40
    • 23:48
      Title: Lonely Heart
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:52
      Title: Father Time
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:56
      Title: My Bells
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:05
      Title: There Is Sweet Music
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: Piano Sonata In E Flat Major, Hob Xvi:52 - Movement Ii - Adagio
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Duration: 6:37
    • 00:17
      Title: Jano Mori
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Duration: 7:55
    • 00:25
      Title: Heaven
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:27
      Title: Starless
      Performer(s): Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James
      Performer(s): Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James
      Duration: 6:15
    • 00:33
      Title: Trio
      Performer(s): Cross / Fripp / Wetton / Bruford
      Performer(s): Cross / Fripp / Wetton / Bruford
      Duration: 5:54
    • 00:39
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:46
      Title: Elsewhere
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:53
      Title: August
      Performer(s): Gelder, Ben
      Performer(s): Gelder, Ben
      Duration: 3:45
    • 01:00
      Title: Concerto No.5 Bwv 1050 In D Major (1st Movement) - Allegro
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 9:31

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