The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    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 Sunday 16 February 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, Julian Bream, John Feeley and other guitarists perform the music of Spanish composer/guitarist Fernando Sor, nightly from 10pm.

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Prelude
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:09
      Title: Pavane, Op. 50
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:21
      Title: American Songs - Speak Low
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:25
      Title: Youkali Tango
      Performer(s): Fernay / Weill
      Performer(s): Fernay / Weill
      Duration: 6:53
    • 22:33
      Title: Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:37
      Title: Hobo's Lullaby
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Duration: 3:24
    • 22:40
      Title: My Youth
      Performer(s): Wold, Steve
      Performer(s): Wold, Steve
      Duration: 2:40
    • 22:43
      Title: Something Cool
      Performer(s): Barnes
      Performer(s): Barnes
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:47
      Title: In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
      Performer(s): Hilliard/Mann
      Performer(s): Hilliard/Mann
      Duration: 2:11
    • 22:49
      Title: Our Love Is Easy
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Duration: 5:44
    • 22:55
      Title: Rhayader Alone
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 2:05
    • 22:57
      Title: Sanctuary
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 1:20
    • 22:58
      Title: Fritha Alone
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 1:45
    • 23:10
      Title: A Tune For Frankie/ An Phis Fluich
      Performer(s): Ni Mahaonaigh/ Trad
      Performer(s): Ni Mahaonaigh/ Trad
      Duration: 5:29
    • 23:16
      Title: The Yellow Princess
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 5:06
    • 23:21
      Title: Gatekeeper
      Performer(s): Feist/Gonzales
      Performer(s): Feist/Gonzales
      Duration: 2:32
    • 23:24
      Title: Dream Time
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:29
      Title: Cello Concerto (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 9:27
    • 23:39
      Title: The Two Lonely People
      Performer(s): Evans/Hall
      Performer(s): Evans/Hall
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:43
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:50
      Title: The Night Of Killing
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:53
      Title: The Love Of Beirut
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Duration: 7:59
    • 00:02
      Title: Depois Que O Ile Passer
      Performer(s): Pitta
      Performer(s): Pitta
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:06
      Title: When I Dream Of You
      Performer(s): Hines/Carpenter
      Performer(s): Hines/Carpenter
      Duration: 3:48
    • 00:11
      Title: And He Will Not Come Again
      Performer(s): Shakespeare
      Performer(s): Shakespeare
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:12
      Title: Lachrimae Tristes
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:17
      Title: Down By The Sally Gardens
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:11
    • 00:21
      Title: Chant From A Holy Book
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:26
      Title: Mother's Lament
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Duration: 6:46
    • 00:32
      Title: Akh Im Champen
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:03
    • 00:37
      Title: Small Metal Gods
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Stangl / Sylvian
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Stangl / Sylvian
      Duration: 6:03
    • 00:43
      Title: Do It Again
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:48
      Title: When Lights Are Low
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Duration: 11:12

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