The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    April 19. "Composing means finding something that I had absolutely no idea of when I started..." - Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen. On tonight's BLUE, Eamonn presents a sample of Abrahamsen's music from a new release on the Winter & Winter label; also coming our way this Sunday night, a recent recording by jazz trumpeter Paolo Fresu; violinist Rachel Kolly d'Alba's reading of a work by Ernest Chausson; a traditional song from Kosovo; a Matt Dennis song, as well as the man himself, interpreting someone else's material; two more performances by The Unthanks (see BLUE TUNES, below); a sample from a recent CD of concertos for the organ (composed by Giuseppe Sammartini in the early 18th century); a medley of Paul Simon (pictured) material; and a jazz piano trio led by Giovanni Guidi. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 9 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 -

    The Unthanks: April 13th - 19th

    They have interpreted songs by Robert Wyatt and Antony & the Johnsons, a rousing brass band collaboration and captured the folk history of their native Northumbria.  Now The Unthanks, led by sisters Rachel and Becky, release a studio album that is folk tinged yet contemporary. A recent Dublin appearance was hailed as "magnificent". "Mount The Air" is our featured album. Hear it, along with their back catalogue – nightly at 10.

    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:03
      Title: What I'D Say
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:10
      Title: Holberg Suite - Sarabande - Andante
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:09
    • 22:14
      Title: Lyric Piece Op.71 No.1
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:51
    • 22:19
      Title: I'Ll Fly Away
      Performer(s): Albert E Brumley
      Performer(s): Albert E Brumley
      Duration: 4:12
    • 22:23
      Title: Spring Of '65
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:45
    • 22:26
      Title: Twin Sisters
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 1:12
    • 22:28
      Title: Dream Dancing
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Duration: 7:37
    • 22:35
      Title: Mutations - Iv: Chain
      Performer(s): Iyer, Vijay
      Performer(s): Iyer, Vijay
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:42
      Title: O Dawn, When You Rise
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:46
      Title: Una Pastora
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:50
      Title: O Virgin Mary
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:55
      Title: Angel In The Snow
      Performer(s): Smith, Elliott
      Performer(s): Smith, Elliott
      Duration: 2:53
    • 22:57
      Title: Moanin' At Midnight
      Performer(s): Burnett, Chester
      Performer(s): Burnett, Chester
      Duration: 2:47
    • 23:00
      Title: Peggy Sue Got Married
      Performer(s): Holly, Charles Hardin
      Performer(s): Holly, Charles Hardin
      Duration: 2:07
    • 23:03
      Title: Ao Mar
      Performer(s): Mendoza / Souza
      Performer(s): Mendoza / Souza
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:11
      Title: Addio
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:15
      Title: Ritual
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: Lachrymae Antiquae
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 4:11
    • 23:35
      Title: Time Stands Still
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:39
      Title: Lachrimae Tristes
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:46
      Title: Totes Awky Momo
      Performer(s): Oko
      Performer(s): Oko
      Album: I Love You Computer Mountain, Diatribe
      Duration: 2:51
    • 23:49
      Title: Black Is The Colour
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:41
    • 23:52
      Title: Once Upon A Distant Shore
      Performer(s): Parker, C.S.L.
      Performer(s): Parker, C.S.L.
      Duration: 6:23
    • 00:00
      Title: Milonga
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:11
      Title: Sehnsucht (Longing)
      Performer(s): Beckmann, Richard
      Performer(s): Beckmann, Richard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:15
      Title: Serenity
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:19
      Title: Solid Air
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 6:01
    • 00:25
      Title: Interlude
      Performer(s): Emerson, Keith
      Performer(s): Emerson, Keith
      Duration: 1:51
    • 00:27
      Title: Give Me Strength
      Performer(s): Eric Clapton
      Performer(s): Eric Clapton
      Album: 461 Ocean Boulevard (Remastered)
      Duration: 3:05
    • 00:30
      Title: Agnus Dei (Adagio For Strings)
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 11:13
    • 00:42
      Title: Home
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:46
      Title: Goodbye
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:52
      Title: Symphony No.1 - Tema Con Variazioni E Fuga: Var. I
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:52
      Title: Symphony No.1 - Tema Con Variazioni E Fuga: Var. V
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:54
      Title: Three Piano Pieces - Nocturne
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Kunihiko
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Kunihiko
      Duration: 3:57

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