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 Sunday 23 February 2014

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    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Nobody's Fault But Mine
      Performer(s): Johnson, Blind Willie
      Performer(s): Johnson, Blind Willie
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:04
      Title: Beatles Concertogrosso No.1 (5th Movement) Penny Lane
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 3:53
    • 22:07
      Title: Warm And Beautiful
      Performer(s): Mccartney, Paul
      Performer(s): Mccartney, Paul
      Duration: 2:46
    • 22:10
      Title: Across The Universe
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:14
      Title: And I Love Her
      Performer(s): Lennon, John/Mccartney, Paul
      Performer(s): Lennon, John/Mccartney, Paul
      Duration: 4:37
    • 22:18
      Title: Let It Be
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: Kitty
      Performer(s): Edison, Harry
      Performer(s): Edison, Harry
      Duration: 8:16
    • 22:32
      Title: Notturno In E Flat Major Op.148 D 897
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 9:42
    • 22:42
      Title: Random Acts Of Senseless Violence
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Rowe / Sylvian
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Rowe / Sylvian
      Duration: 7:21
    • 22:49
      Title: Space Travel
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Duration: 6:17
    • 22:55
      Title: Missa Ad Coenam Agni - Ii: Gloria
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:02
      Title: The Book Of Sounds - Part 7
      Performer(s): Otte, Hans
      Performer(s): Otte, Hans
      Duration: 9:00
    • 23:11
      Title: Movement Two
      Performer(s): Ayres, Marvin
      Performer(s): Ayres, Marvin
      Duration: 9:01
    • 23:21
      Title: Ashé
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 8:34
    • 23:31
      Title: River Ways
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:34
      Title: The Beauty Of Decay
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Duration: 7:21
    • 23:42
      Title: Suite For Violin And String Orchestra - Ii. Evening In Spring
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:44
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In C Sharp Minor - Prelude
      Performer(s): Szymanowski, Karol
      Performer(s): Szymanowski, Karol
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:47
      Title: Adagio & Allegro In Ab Major - I. Adagio
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:53
      Title: The Last Man
      Performer(s): Mansell, Clint
      Performer(s): Mansell, Clint
      Duration: 6:24
    • 00:07
      Title: A Time For Love
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Duration: 7:00
    • 00:14
      Title: Here's To Life
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:25
      Title: Adagio Religioso
      Performer(s): Joonas Kokkonen
      Performer(s): Joonas Kokkonen
      Duration: 5:05
    • 00:31
      Title: Georgia On My Mind
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Gorrell
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Gorrell
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:33
      Title: I Get Along Without You Very Well
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:11
    • 00:39
      Title: Piano Tune
      Performer(s): Jansch / Renbourn
      Performer(s): Jansch / Renbourn
      Duration: 1:55
    • 00:40
      Title: Oliver
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Duration: 3:20
    • 00:43
      Title: Chase The Blues Away
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Duration: 5:28
    • 00:49
      Title: 2. Adagio Ma Non Troppo (Quartet Op 74 In E Flat Major 'Harp')
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 9:44

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