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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 Sunday 16 March 2014

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    The compositions of Dublin-born conductor, educator and composer Charles Villiers Stanford are featured all this week on the Blue of the Night. .

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke/Strayhorn, Billy/Gaines, Lee
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke/Strayhorn, Billy/Gaines, Lee
      Duration: 3:51
    • 22:05
      Title: How To Make An American Quilt- Main Title
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 3:51
    • 22:08
      Title: Seaside (Adagio)
      Performer(s): Piston, Walter
      Performer(s): Piston, Walter
      Duration: 7:02
    • 22:16
      Title: My Favourite Sound
      Performer(s): Molitor, Claudia
      Performer(s): Molitor, Claudia
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: Isle (Remix)
      Performer(s): Ficarra, Evelyn
      Performer(s): Ficarra, Evelyn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:27
      Title: Strugglin' Blues
      Performer(s): Walker / Mcdaniel
      Performer(s): Walker / Mcdaniel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:30
      Title: Serenade For Strings (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:31
    • 22:35
      Title: Serenade From Hassan
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Child Fixin' To Die
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:44
      Title: Immobile
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:51
      Title: Always Hopeful
      Performer(s): Sriram, Shrikant
      Performer(s): Sriram, Shrikant
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:57
      Title: Four Strong Winds
      Performer(s): Tyson, Ian
      Performer(s): Tyson, Ian
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:04
      Title: The Blue Bird
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 4:06
    • 23:08
      Title: The Blue Bird Variations Theme
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 5:43
    • 23:14
      Title: Soittajan Kaipuu
      Performer(s): Vesterinen, Viljo
      Performer(s): Vesterinen, Viljo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:17
      Title: The Father's Song
      Performer(s): Mccoll, E/ Mcnally, A
      Performer(s): Mccoll, E/ Mcnally, A
      Duration: 6:13
    • 23:23
      Title: Butcher's Boy
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:37
    • 23:26
      Title: Burungkaka Tua
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:35
    • 23:34
      Title: Bilijana
      Performer(s): Trad Macedonian
      Performer(s): Trad Macedonian
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:39
      Title: Arpeggiata Addio
      Performer(s): Kapsberger, Giovanni Girolamo
      Performer(s): Kapsberger, Giovanni Girolamo
      Duration: 7:36
    • 23:46
      Title: When The Boat Comes In
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:19
    • 23:53
      Title: The Silver Swan
      Performer(s): Gibbons, Orlando
      Performer(s): Gibbons, Orlando
      Duration: 1:56
    • 23:55
      Title: Etude In C Sharp Minor Op. 2 No. 1
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:06
    • 23:59
      Title: Midnight Special
      Performer(s): Smith, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Smith, Jimmy
      Duration: 10:12
    • 00:09
      Title: Six Little Pieces For Piano - Vi. Sehr Langsam
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:11
      Title: String Quartet No.5 In Eb Major (3rd Movement) Adagio Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 8:54
    • 00:20
      Title: Olorun
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:26
      Title: Urban Landscape
      Performer(s): Fripp / Hall / Walton
      Performer(s): Fripp / Hall / Walton
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:29
      Title: Where We Used To Live
      Performer(s): Svensson/Berglund/Ostrom
      Performer(s): Svensson/Berglund/Ostrom
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:34
      Title: A Sinister Decision
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: Moments Of Pleasure
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 6:46
    • 00:44
      Title: Five Impromptus - V. Arioso
      Performer(s): Bennett, Richard Rodney
      Performer(s): Bennett, Richard Rodney
      Duration: 2:35
    • 00:48
      Title: Symphony No.6 - Iv. Epilogue (Moderato)
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45

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