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    April 25. Coming our way this Saturday night, a rendtion of a tune you may know from Telly Savalas (honestly!); Schoenberg's "Transfigured Night"; the extraordinary Chester "Howlin" Wolf; new music by Cuban-born Omar Sosa (pictured); the opening movement of Violin Concerto No.1 by Shostakovich; a vocalese "Moanin" which features the voice of Jon Hendricks; the latest ECM release by Norwegian trumpeter Mathias Eick; kantele-player-cum-singer Sinikka Langeland (see BLUE TUNES, below); Finnish harmonica quartet Svang; Thomas Bloch, on glass harmonica; and Robert Wyatt, from "Comic Opera". Join us on RTÉ lyric fm immediately after the Met Opera presentation, round about 10:30pm (approx)...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 14 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Waterson:Carthy - the first family of English folk are under the spotlight collectively and individually plus some of their seasonal tunes

    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:01
      Title: I Want A Bow-Legged Woman
      Performer(s): Jackson, Bull Moose
      Performer(s): Jackson, Bull Moose
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:04
      Title: God Don't Never Change
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:14
    • 22:07
      Title: My Baby Upsets Me
      Performer(s): Williams, Joe
      Performer(s): Williams, Joe
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:10
      Title: Silent Night (Inst)
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz
      Duration: 0:59
    • 22:11
      Title: Nuud Hingvad Inimesed (Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:16
      Title: Mr Tambourine Man
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 4:39
    • 22:21
      Title: Blowin' In The Wind
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 2:53
    • 22:24
      Title: Tomorrow's Going To Be A Better Day
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 3:26
    • 22:27
      Title: Mélodies, Book 1 - I: Angelico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:30
      Title: Concerto For Guitar & Orchestra - Andantino E Andante - Cadenza
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 7:48
    • 22:38
      Title: Fine And Mellow
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Duration: 6:40
    • 22:44
      Title: A Child Is Born
      Performer(s): Jones, Thad
      Performer(s): Jones, Thad
      Duration: 2:52
    • 22:48
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In G Minor (1st Movement) Andante Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: Willie's Lady (Child 6)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 6:33
    • 23:07
      Title: Sugar Mountain
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 5:56
    • 23:17
      Title: Fundi Mea Vindi
      Performer(s): Mishenko, Misha
      Performer(s): Mishenko, Misha
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:22
      Title: I Dream Of Spring
      Performer(s): Lang / Pitch
      Performer(s): Lang / Pitch
      Duration: 4:17
    • 23:26
      Title: Kidney Stew Blues
      Performer(s): Vinson, Eddie
      Performer(s): Vinson, Eddie
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:29
      Title: Blues Mood
      Performer(s): Clarke, Kenny
      Performer(s): Clarke, Kenny
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:36
      Title: Chamber Music
      Performer(s): Sissoko/Segal
      Performer(s): Sissoko/Segal
      Duration: 5:41
    • 23:41
      Title: L'Amor
      Performer(s): Savall, Arianna
      Performer(s): Savall, Arianna
      Duration: 5:02
    • 23:46
      Title: Penselstrok
      Performer(s): Johansen / Moe
      Performer(s): Johansen / Moe
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:52
      Title: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
      Performer(s): Martin/Blane
      Performer(s): Martin/Blane
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:56
      Title: I Hear A Rhapsody
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:00
      Title: Symphony No.1 "Titan" (3rd Movement) Feierlich Und Gemessen
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Duration: 10:52
    • 00:11
      Title: Same Old Man
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:00
    • 00:13
      Title: The Mountainy Man
      Performer(s): Reidy, Tony
      Performer(s): Reidy, Tony
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:18
      Title: Treasures
      Performer(s): Seasick Steve
      Performer(s): Seasick Steve
      Album: You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:22
      Title: Semper Dowland Semper Dolens
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:28
      Title: Follow, Follow
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:33
      Title: Dunlavin Green
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 4:50
    • 00:38
      Title: Father Time
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:43
      Title: What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:47
      Title: The Mermaid
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Martin Carthy
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Martin Carthy
      Duration: 2:36
    • 00:50
      Title: At First She Starts
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:52
      Title: On Christmas Day It Happened So
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Carthy, E/Carthy M/ Van Eyken, T
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Carthy, E/Carthy M/ Van Eyken, T
      Duration: 5:05

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