The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Aug 30. On Saturday's BLUE, Nikolai Lugansky (pictured) performs music by Liszt; Cavan's Lisa O'Neill sings one of her own songs; we'll hear a tango by Isaac Albéniz; clarinettist Louis Sclavis from a new ECM release; more from Leonard Bernstein (see BLUE TUNES, below); acapella Sandy Denny; vintage Lester Young; part of a cello concerto by C.P.E. Bach; a re-mix of Bugge Wesseltoft's "Change"; part of Barry Guy's "After The Rain"; as well as the ambient strains of guitarist Eivind Aarset.  10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 12 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.
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    Eamonn talks to Ahmad Jamal

    Ahmad Jamal makes his first appearance in Dublin since 2002 at Vicar Street on January 24th. In advance of this visit by his 4-piece "small ensemble", the 83-year-old pianist/composer chatted to Eamonn Lenihan about making music, Miles Davis, the current state of jazz and... the weather.

     

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    Leonard Bernstein: Aug 25th - 31st

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

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