The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    May 24. Trio Mediaeval's latest recording is a collection of polyphony from Iceland to Italy; it's named "Aquilonis", in honour of the North Wind. Hear a selection from the CD on tonight's BLUE. We'll also listen to 3 samples of contemporary jazz from Estonia; the father and son pairing of Tom and Ben Paley; Argentinian guitarist Pablo Márquez; young jazz pianist Gwilym Simcock (who'll be teaching and performing in Sligo this summer); more from the pen of Bob Dylan (see BLUE TUNES, below); solo piano music by Arnold Schoenberg (pictured); and American sax-player Harry Allen, recorded in the company of the Jan Lundgren Quartet. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 17 January 2014

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    Hear Columbian harp player, composer and musical genius Edmar Casteneda recorded in the Triskel, Cork on 27th October during a recent Music Network tour of Ireland.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

     

    Brian Eno: May 18th - 24th

    Bob Dylan celebrates his 74th birthday this week. His most recent release was an album of covers from the Sinatra discography. As a birthday tribute, we shine the spotlight on Dylan covers by others. Sadly there’s none from Ol’ Blue Eyes but there is plenty of choice, from Nico to Nickel Creek; Susanna and the Magical Orchestra to Martin Simpson; Joan Baez to Jeff Buckley. Dylan by others, all this week on The Blue of the Night...

    Elina Duni: May 25th - 31st

    “One of the fascinating things about music of the Balkans… is the idea that the pain has to be sung”. On her new album, “Dallendyshe” (“The Swallow”), Tirana-born, Swiss-raised, Elina Duni interprets songs of love and exile backed by her piano trio. Hear nightly selections, from Monday to Sunday.…  

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:02
      Title: The Spring Fly - Waltz
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 4:56
    • 22:08
      Title: Silver
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:13
      Title: Father Time
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: Serenade For Violin, Viola And Violoncello In D Major Op 8 - Mov
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 9:34
    • 22:28
      Title: Aria
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:33
      Title: Improvised Piece (Guest Bodhran Player)
      Performer(s): Castaneda, Edmar
      Performer(s): Castaneda, Edmar
      Duration: 12:31
    • 22:45
      Title: Vladimir's Blues
      Performer(s): Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Richter, Max
      Duration: 1:33
    • 22:47
      Title: Prayer : Andante Moderato
      Performer(s): Bloch, Ernest
      Performer(s): Bloch, Ernest
      Duration: 3:49
    • 22:50
      Title: Sonata In D Minor - 3. Largo
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 8:40
    • 23:00
      Title: Shades Of Blue
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Duration: 7:23
    • 23:08
      Title: Umoja
      Performer(s): Coleman
      Performer(s): Coleman
      Duration: 3:11
    • 23:11
      Title: You Will Be Born
      Performer(s): Siberry, Jane
      Performer(s): Siberry, Jane
      Duration: 3:56
    • 23:15
      Title: Ciaran's Tune
      Performer(s): Donnelly, Donal
      Performer(s): Donnelly, Donal
      Duration: 4:17
    • 23:20
      Title: Handwriting
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:22
      Title: Danza De La Moza Donosa
      Performer(s): Ginastera, Alberto
      Performer(s): Ginastera, Alberto
      Duration: 3:49
    • 23:26
      Title: And He Will Not Come Again
      Performer(s): Shakespeare
      Performer(s): Shakespeare
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:30
      Title: Glory Of Love
      Performer(s): Hill, Robin
      Performer(s): Hill, Robin
      Duration: 2:56
    • 23:32
      Title: Bill Evans
      Performer(s): Corea, Chick
      Performer(s): Corea, Chick
      Duration: 8:55
    • 23:41
      Title: Old Virginia Block
      Performer(s): Sproule
      Performer(s): Sproule
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:46
      Title: Honeymoon
      Performer(s): Holden D / Holden L
      Performer(s): Holden D / Holden L
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:49
      Title: American Tunes
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:08
    • 23:54
      Title: Cut You Loose
      Performer(s): London
      Performer(s): London
      Duration: 4:18
    • 23:59
      Title: The White Reindeer - Iv. Funeral March (Grave)
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:02
      Title: Six Pieces - Berceuse
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 2:42
    • 00:05
      Title: Berceuse
      Performer(s): Jarnfelt, Armas
      Performer(s): Jarnfelt, Armas
      Duration: 3:22
    • 00:09
      Title: After Bird Jungle
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 3:50
    • 00:13
      Title: In A Silent Way
      Performer(s): Zawinul, Joe
      Performer(s): Zawinul, Joe
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:19
      Title: From Me To You
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: Here Comes The Sun
      Performer(s): Harrison, George
      Performer(s): Harrison, George
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:23
      Title: And I Love Him
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 2:53
    • 00:26
      Title: Six Little Pieces For Piano - Vi. Sehr Langsam
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:27
      Title: The Blue Bird
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 4:06
    • 00:32
      Title: The Crying Light
      Performer(s): Hegarty, Antony
      Performer(s): Hegarty, Antony
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:35
      Title: For All We Know
      Performer(s): Coots / Lewis
      Performer(s): Coots / Lewis
      Duration: 10:04
    • 00:45
      Title: The Sound Of Silence
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 6:48
    • 00:52
      Title: Scarborough Fair/Canticle
      Performer(s): Simon & Garfunkel
      Performer(s): Simon & Garfunkel
      Album: The Graduate (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)
      Duration: 3:24
    • 00:55
      Title: Music For A While
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 4:21

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