The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Sept 28. On Sunday's BLUE, members of Camerata Pacifica play an instrumental "We Shall Overcome", one of 10 pieces re-written by John Harbison as "Songs America Loves to Sing"; young Australian chanteuse Alex Hahn, in advance of her Irish tour; folk music meets the string quartet on "Wood Works" a 2014 release from Denmark; we'll hear 2 movements from a Philip Glass string quartet performed by a string quartet and 4 guitar-players; original music by jazz musician Sean Jones; 2 newly-made-available interpretations of Beethoven works; the ambient strains of Dustin O'Halloran; a selection from the MPS re-issue "Have You Met This Jones?" (namely, pianist Hank Jones, pictured); compositions by Ives and Britten; plus the final sample of the week from "Moderato cantabile" (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 2 March 2014

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    Richard Strauss - not his operas but his songs and sonatas - in the Blue Tunes spotlight all this week including his Four Last Songs

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    Anja Lechner/Francois Couturier - "Moderato cantabile": Sept  22nd - 28th

    For many years, classically-trained cellist Anja Lechner and jazz pianist Francois Couturier collaborated in the Tarkovsky Quartet. This month, the pair released new arrangements of works by Federico Mompou, G.I. Gurdjieff and Komitas. Hear selections from “Moderato cantabile” each night this week.

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