The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme…

    August 28. Tonight, we shall listen to a sample from the new CD by accordionist/composer Martin Tourish; a live recording of Witold Lutoslawski's concerto for piano and orchestra by the Berlin Philharmonic; another sneak preview of "For One To Love" by Cécile McLorin Salvant, on the day the singer turns 26; we'll hear the Savalls - Jordi, his wife Montserrat Figueras and their daughter Arianna; more from the pen of Tarik O'Regan (see BLUE TUNES, below);an "always hopeful" Shrikant Sriram; Sandy Denny (pictured), on the quiet joys of brotherhood; a funeral march and elegy - part of the third movement from Benjamin Godard's  first piano concerto; Sligo's No Crows performs Eddie Lee's "Dolmen Dance"; Mulligan and Getz play a ballad by Gerry; and there will also be a Shostakovich chamber symphony aired. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 11 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Though Alexander Scriabin died at the age of 43, he wrote much of the 20th century's finest music for piano. Hear a selection of his preludes and études each night this week.

      Blue Tunes Recommended -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:58
      Title: My Favorite Things
      Performer(s): Rodgers & Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Rodgers & Hammerstein
      Album: A Few Of My Favorite Things
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:21
      Title: Only Safe Landings
      Performer(s): Halves
      Performer(s): Halves
      Album: It Goes, It Goes (Forever & Ever)
      Duration: 5:28
    • 23:27
      Title: Do For The Others
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:31
      Title: Grand Street
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Duration: 6:10
    • 23:37
      Title: Boy Child
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:41
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In E Minor (2nd Movement) Andantino
      Performer(s): Von Koch, Sigurd
      Performer(s): Von Koch, Sigurd
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:51
      Title: Leaving Eden
      Performer(s): Dossett, L.
      Performer(s): Dossett, L.
      Duration: 4:51
    • 23:56
      Title: Movin' On
      Performer(s): Klugh, Earl
      Performer(s): Klugh, Earl
      Duration: 5:18
    • 00:01
      Title: Boston
      Performer(s): Flannery, Mick
      Performer(s): Flannery, Mick
      Duration: 3:34
    • 00:09
      Title: Before The Icons (5th Movement) Prayer
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Duration: 3:13
    • 00:16
      Title: Mu Suda, Arka Ules (Awake My Heart And Sing)
      Performer(s): Traditional / Hornung
      Performer(s): Traditional / Hornung
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:19
      Title: Chant From A Holy Book
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:25
      Title: Peace
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Duration: 7:19
    • 00:31
      Title: Prelude To A Kiss
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: Fugue In Eb Major
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 6:17
    • 00:44
      Title: Duet No.6 In B Flat Major - Andante
      Performer(s): Nardini, Pietro
      Performer(s): Nardini, Pietro
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:48
      Title: Because
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:25
    • 00:50
      Title: Round Midnight
      Performer(s): Monk / Williams / Hanighen
      Performer(s): Monk / Williams / Hanighen
      Duration: 7:31

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