The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Sept 14. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll listen to an urbane piano-player called Teddy Wilson (pictured); RTÉ lyric fm composer-in-residence Linda Buckley; folk singer Jackson C. Frank; a duet recording by guitarists Tommy Emmanuel and Martin Taylor; part of Laura Rossi's "Voices Of Remembrance"; the sublime stylings of sax-player Stan Getz; singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan, who's due to appear somewhere in Cork on Friday the 19th, during Culture Night 2014; a late Beethoven piano sonata; 3 Nick Drake recordings; and the last of the week's compositions by Peter Maxwell Davies (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start-time...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 26 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, we feature a father and son, singer/songwriters both: in their comparatively brief careers, Tim and Jeff Buckley made music that was equally adventurous and tasteful.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Peter Maxwell Davies: Sept  8th - 14th

    Scotland's Peter Maxwell Davies is a prolific composer who has written music in a variety of styles and idioms. A passionate educator, he has hosted, since the 1970s, the successful St Magnus Festival  on the Orkney Islands – his home base. We mark the composer's 80th birthday this week with a selection of suitable Blue “Max” Davies material – nightly at 10...

    The Dankworths: Sept  15th - 21st

    This week, our common thread is an English jazz dynasty: the Dankworth family. Reed-player-cum-bandleader John Dankworth worked in film and TV (he wrote “The Avengers” and the “Tomorrow’s World” themes). Wife, Cleo Laine, often recorded with him. All this week, we’ll also hear from their children, Alec and Jacqui Dankworth.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:01
      Title: Suede Trees
      Performer(s): Hoiby, Jasper
      Performer(s): Hoiby, Jasper
      Duration: 5:16
    • 22:06
      Title: Willie's Lady (Child 6)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:13
      Title: Sonata For Viola And Keyboard (I) Andante
      Performer(s): Tartini, Guiseppe
      Performer(s): Tartini, Guiseppe
      Duration: 6:07
    • 22:19
      Title: Trauermusik For String Orchestra With Solo Viola
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 7:54
    • 22:28
      Title: Three
      Performer(s): Gibbs, Michael
      Performer(s): Gibbs, Michael
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:35
      Title: Frank
      Performer(s): Corbett, Bryan
      Performer(s): Corbett, Bryan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:37
      Title: Baldhead
      Performer(s): Byrd, H.R.
      Performer(s): Byrd, H.R.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Meat's Too High
      Performer(s): Vinson, Eddie
      Performer(s): Vinson, Eddie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:44
      Title: Hello Little Girl
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: Sonate De Requiem (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Duration: 6:58
    • 23:04
      Title: Morning Glory
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:07
      Title: Je N'En Connais Pas La Fin
      Performer(s): Asso / Monnot
      Performer(s): Asso / Monnot
      Duration: 5:12
    • 23:13
      Title: Live To Tell
      Performer(s): Madonna / Leonard
      Performer(s): Madonna / Leonard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:18
      Title: Love & Peace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:27
      Title: My Old Friend The Blues
      Composer: Steve Earle
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: The Stranger Within
      Performer(s): Joseph, Bradley
      Performer(s): Joseph, Bradley
      Duration: 7:37
    • 23:39
      Title: On The Way To Exile
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:44
      Title: Woman Of Mourning
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:46
      Title: For The Sake Of A Greek's Words
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:48
      Title: Oboe And Violin Concerto In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 5:06
    • 23:53
      Title: Cello Suite In G Minor - Iv: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:56
      Title: Concerto For Three Violins In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 5:55
    • 00:08
      Title: Old Soldier
      Performer(s): Cohn, Marc
      Performer(s): Cohn, Marc
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:13
      Title: Big Catherine, Little Catherine
      Performer(s): Martinez, Cliff
      Performer(s): Martinez, Cliff
      Duration: 2:38
    • 00:16
      Title: Innocence
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Mike
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Mike
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:22
      Title: Homestead
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:26
      Title: Suite 4 - You...
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:29
      Title: Suite 4 - Bridal Voyage
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:31
      Title: Suite 4 - Song To The Wife
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:33
      Title: Space Is The Place
      Performer(s): Dahl, Carsten
      Performer(s): Dahl, Carsten
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:37
      Title: Isla
      Performer(s): Abercrombie, John
      Performer(s): Abercrombie, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:44
      Title: Norma
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Duration: 6:38
    • 00:51
      Title: Partita For Solo Violin (3rd Movement) Lento
      Performer(s): Watkins, Huw
      Performer(s): Watkins, Huw
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:55
      Title: The Cloud-Capp'd Towers
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45

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