The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    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 Saturday 4 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Jazz musician/composer Milt Jackson is featured on the programme all this week. Hear his vibes-playing in the company of the MJQ, Trane, Dizzy and Monk, 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

    • 22:09
      Title: Veni Creator / Oh Jumal, Looja, Puha Vaim (Come, Creator Spirit)
      Performer(s): Traditional / Maurus
      Performer(s): Traditional / Maurus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:13
      Title: Cans And Brahms
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes/Arr. Wakeman, Rick
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes/Arr. Wakeman, Rick
      Duration: 1:57
    • 22:15
      Title: Mood For A Day
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:18
      Title: San Jacinto
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 7:13
    • 22:25
      Title: Cuba Street
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 6:40
    • 22:33
      Title: String Quartet No.7 (3rd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Mccabe, John
      Performer(s): Mccabe, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Feuillet D'Album
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:42
      Title: The Silence Ahead (Complete Mix)
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: The Dolphins
      Performer(s): Neil
      Performer(s): Neil
      Duration: 4:16
    • 22:53
      Title: Without Her
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:56
      Title: Night Comes On
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 4:55
    • 23:16
      Title: "S.K.J."
      Performer(s): Jackson, Milt
      Performer(s): Jackson, Milt
      Duration: 5:31
    • 23:21
      Title: Las Vegas Tango
      Performer(s): Evans, Gil
      Performer(s): Evans, Gil
      Duration: 6:53
    • 23:29
      Title: Galileo (Somone Like You)
      Performer(s): O'Rourke, Declan
      Performer(s): O'Rourke, Declan
      Duration: 3:34
    • 23:33
      Title: Fugata
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 4:01
    • 23:37
      Title: Plangente
      Performer(s): Nazareth, Ernesto
      Performer(s): Nazareth, Ernesto
      Duration: 6:11
    • 23:44
      Title: A Maid In Bedlam
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:48
      Title: October Sky
      Performer(s): Stapleton, Dave
      Performer(s): Stapleton, Dave
      Duration: 2:31
    • 23:50
      Title: What's New?
      Performer(s): Burke / Haggart
      Performer(s): Burke / Haggart
      Duration: 3:42
    • 23:54
      Title: Concerto For Violin And Orchestra - The Red Violin - 3rd Movemen
      Performer(s): Corigliano, John
      Performer(s): Corigliano, John
      Duration: 6:39
    • 00:00
      Title: The General
      Performer(s): Buckley, Richie
      Performer(s): Buckley, Richie
      Duration: 1:33
    • 00:02
      Title: The Others Main Theme
      Performer(s): Amenabar, Alejandro
      Performer(s): Amenabar, Alejandro
      Duration: 2:39
    • 00:05
      Title: Turtle Soup
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:11
      Title: Dream Beach
      Performer(s): Hedges, Michael
      Performer(s): Hedges, Michael
      Duration: 4:10
    • 00:16
      Title: Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night): (Trk13) Adagio
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:21
      Title: Three Pieces For Piano - I. Andantino
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:23
      Title: Back Down The River
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:26
      Title: Wild Horses
      Performer(s): Jagger / Richards
      Performer(s): Jagger / Richards
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:32
      Title: Forever
      Performer(s): Harper, Ben
      Performer(s): Harper, Ben
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:36
      Title: Here's To Life
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:41
      Title: Venice
      Performer(s): Lewis, John
      Performer(s): Lewis, John
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:46
      Title: A Horse With No Name
      Performer(s): Bunnell, D
      Performer(s): Bunnell, D
      Duration: 4:21
    • 00:50
      Title: String Quartet No.5 In Eb Major (3rd Movement) Adagio Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 8:54

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