The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Aug 1. We kick off the month with old chestnuts and a range of new releases which include Howard Shelley (pictured, left), and a reading of Benjamin Godard's first piano concerto; a new, live (i.e. no overdubs) studio album by jazz trumpeter Sean Jones and his quartet; part of a string quartet by Ludwig Thuille; sisters Natascia and Raffaella Gazzana; American pianist bill Carrothers, in advance of his date in Dublin later this month; Argentinian bandoneon player Dino Saluzzi; folk artist Bill Caddick; a sample from an ECM duet session by Jean-Louis Matinier (accordion) and Marco Ambrosini (nyckelharpa); music penned by young Austrian composer Johannes Berauer; more from Thomas Bartlett (see BLUE TUNES, below); and a slow movement for cello and piano courtesy of George Onslow. A 10pm start-time anticipated...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 20 December 2013


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Dave Brubeck called Laurence Hobgood "one of the most incredible pianists", He has a new Christmas CD - hear it and more in the Blue spotlight from 10.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Thomas Bartlett: August 28th - August 3rd

    American pianist/producer Thomas Bartlett is best known to us as a key component of The Gloaming. His many other projects include music under the moniker Doveman as well as collaborations with artists like The National, Antony and the Johnsons, Bebel Gilberto and more.

    This week on the Blue we’ll dip into the eclectic catalogue of this Vermont native. (Photo)

    Music Played on the Show

    • 01:00
      Title: Piano Quartet No. 1 In G Minor Op. 25 - Movement Iv - Rondo Alla
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 8:20

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