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 Friday 7 March 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, we feature recordings by John Scofield and Vince Mendoza, in advance of the Irish premiere of Scofield and Mendoza's Grammy-winning album 54 in Dublin on March 12th.

    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

    • 22:09
      Title: Love Is Stronger Than Pride
      Performer(s): Abu / Hale / Middleman
      Performer(s): Abu / Hale / Middleman
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: Our Love Is Easy
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Duration: 5:44
    • 22:23
      Title: Femme Fatale
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:26
      Title: Polska Efter Pelle Fors, Vikbolandet
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: String Quartet In D Major (3rd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:42
      Title: Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good To You?
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:46
      Title: A Major
      Performer(s): Galvin, Elliot
      Performer(s): Galvin, Elliot
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:53
      Title: Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Plant/ Miller
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Plant/ Miller
      Duration: 4:27
    • 22:57
      Title: Bron-Yr-Aur
      Performer(s): Page, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Page, Jimmy
      Duration: 2:21
    • 22:59
      Title: The Battle Of Evermore
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:06
      Title: Mutations - I: Air
      Performer(s): Iyer, Vijay
      Performer(s): Iyer, Vijay
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:10
      Title: Les Barricades Mysterieuses (Baritone Guitar)
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois Arr Michael Chapdelaine
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois Arr Michael Chapdelaine
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:14
      Title: Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:19
      Title: Repeating
      Performer(s): Mcmorrow, James Vincent
      Performer(s): Mcmorrow, James Vincent
      Duration: 4:53
    • 23:24
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano No.2 (2nd Movement) Lento Cantabile
      Performer(s): Rosenberg, Hilda
      Performer(s): Rosenberg, Hilda
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:33
      Title: Glory Box
      Performer(s): Barrow / Gibbons / Utley
      Performer(s): Barrow / Gibbons / Utley
      Duration: 4:32
    • 23:37
      Title: My First Lover
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:41
      Title: Black Eyed Dog
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 3:40
    • 23:46
      Title: L'Éther
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Album: Canopée
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:52
      Title: On The Way To Exile
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:58
      Title: The White Reindeer - Ii. The Fell (Adagio)
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:03
      Title: Mélodies, Book 2 - Vi: Lento - Plaintif
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:05
      Title: Rota
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:13
      Title: Say We Did
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Duration: 8:36
    • 00:21
      Title: Boy Child
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Duration: 3:53
    • 00:25
      Title: Cloudburst
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 8:40
    • 00:33
      Title: I - Pavane De La Belle Au Bois Dormant
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 1:35
    • 00:35
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 00:42
      Title: Sinfonia For Violincello
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:45

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