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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 16 March 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    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 -

    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: 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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