The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    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 Friday 7 February 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, we feature recordings by Grammy-winning jazz musician Stan Getz. Hear selections of his work - bossa nova, big band music, cool jazz, bebop & "third stream" - nightly.

    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

    • 22:03
      Title: The Song In Your Heart
      Performer(s): Brennan M / Jarvis A
      Performer(s): Brennan M / Jarvis A
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:07
      Title: Taj Mahal
      Duration: 3:50
    • 22:11
      Title: Epicycles
      Performer(s): Berauer, Johannes
      Performer(s): Berauer, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:14
      Title: Violin Concerto No.5 - Tempo Di Menuetto
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 9:31
    • 22:23
      Title: Bird Alone
      Performer(s): Lincoln, A.
      Performer(s): Lincoln, A.
      Duration: 8:49
    • 22:33
      Title: Legend Of The Ear
      Performer(s): Gilchrist, Maeve
      Performer(s): Gilchrist, Maeve
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:38
      Title: Legba Nan Baye
      Performer(s): Schwarz-Bart, Jacques
      Performer(s): Schwarz-Bart, Jacques
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: Sonata In F Major (2nd Movement) Romance
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 1:48
    • 22:43
      Title: Etude 3
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 5:18
    • 22:48
      Title: Waiting
      Performer(s): Dun, Tan
      Performer(s): Dun, Tan
      Duration: 2:20
    • 22:51
      Title: A Coral Room
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 6:27
    • 22:57
      Title: Blackberry Stone
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Duration: 3:40
    • 23:01
      Title: Ich Bin Schon
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:04
      Title: Spanish Caravan
      Performer(s): The Doors
      Performer(s): The Doors
      Album: The Very Best of The Doors
      Duration: 6:31
    • 23:11
      Title: Abia Yala (America)
      Performer(s): Pérez, Danilo
      Performer(s): Pérez, Danilo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:20
      Title: Suite For Violin And String Orchestra - Ii. Evening In Spring
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:23
      Title: Piano Concerto In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 7:29
    • 23:34
      Title: City Builiding (Alternate Version)
      Performer(s): Johannsson, Johann
      Performer(s): Johannsson, Johann
      Duration: 4:18
    • 23:38
      Title: Blues Run The Game
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:42
      Title: Serenity
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:46
      Title: Mukashi
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:54
      Title: Valses Nobles Et Sentimentales - Movement Viii - Epilogue
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 4:19
    • 23:58
      Title: Miroirs - 2. Oiseaux Tristes
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:03
      Title: Set Me Free
      Performer(s): Cale, John W.
      Performer(s): Cale, John W.
      Duration: 4:27
    • 00:07
      Title: One In A Million
      Performer(s): Wood/ Lupton
      Performer(s): Wood/ Lupton
      Duration: 10:07
    • 00:18
      Title: I Want You Back
      Performer(s): The Corporation (Tm)
      Performer(s): The Corporation (Tm)
      Duration: 3:30
    • 00:21
      Title: Looking Back
      Performer(s): Rowles / Ernst
      Performer(s): Rowles / Ernst
      Duration: 5:54
    • 00:26
      Title: By The Ohio
      Performer(s): Shelley, Joan
      Performer(s): Shelley, Joan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:30
      Title: Suite No.1 In G Major - Prélude
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:33
      Title: Berceuse In D Flat Op57
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:38
      Title: Gypsies Lilt
      Performer(s): Rowallan Ms
      Performer(s): Rowallan Ms
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:40
      Title: Boy Child
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Duration: 3:53
    • 00:44
      Title: I Wanted A Child
      Performer(s): Jakszyk, Jakko
      Performer(s): Jakszyk, Jakko
      Duration: 5:09
    • 00:57
      Title: Lava On Wakiki
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 2:32

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