The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    April 26. Tonight, we'll hear Bjork, from "Post"; drummer Karl Latham, leading a combo on a new CD inspired by Bjork's music; German drummer Eva Klesse, and her acoustic quartet; solo piano music by Australian composer Kate Moore; Scottish singer/songwriter Robin Williamson; an MPS re-issue of a recording by former Miles Davis sideman Red Garland; Gorecki's "Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs"; Brazilian musician Ed Motta, in advance of his appearance at next weekend's Bray Jazz Festival; the voice of Elina Duni (pictured); Luiza Borac, performing Enescu for piano; plus the last selection of the week by Sinikka Langeland (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 21 March 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Andy Irvine, a modern-day troubadour with a distinguished career in folk music and song-writing is our featured Blue artist all this week

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    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.

    Chatham Saxophone Quartet: April 27th - May 3rd

    As RTÉ Lyric FM marks its 16th birthday on Friday of this week - we choose music and song from the extensive and highly thought of Lyric CD label which showcases Irish musical talent in both performance and composition. These selections will include a preview of a new release featuring the Chatham Saxophone Quartet (pictured) performing new Irish works.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Elegy
      Performer(s): John Williams
      Performer(s): John Williams
      Duration: 6:37
    • 22:10
      Title: Ely's Shuffle
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil/Mcguire,Seamus
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil/Mcguire,Seamus
      Duration: 4:55
    • 22:15
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Andy Irvine
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Andy Irvine
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:19
      Title: Lady Of The Aurian Wood
      Performer(s): Garrick, Michael
      Performer(s): Garrick, Michael
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:28
      Title: Concerto For Cello And Strings - Ii: Andante
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:36
      Title: Mass - V: Agnus Dei
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:40
      Title: God Knows I'M Good
      Performer(s): Bowie, David
      Performer(s): Bowie, David
      Duration: 3:34
    • 22:44
      Title: Nagoya Marimbas
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Duration: 4:47
    • 22:48
      Title: Luz De Luna
      Performer(s): Carrillo, A
      Performer(s): Carrillo, A
      Duration: 3:46
    • 22:53
      Title: Gypsy Queen
      Performer(s): Szabo
      Performer(s): Szabo
      Duration: 5:26
    • 22:58
      Title: Tale
      Performer(s): Szabo, Daniel
      Performer(s): Szabo, Daniel
      Duration: 5:42
    • 23:05
      Title: Mahler Symphony No 7 - Movement Iv - Nachtmusik: Andante Amoroso
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Duration: 12:06
    • 23:17
      Title: Little Green
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:23
      Title: My Little Brown Book
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 5:33
    • 23:29
      Title: Petite Fleur
      Performer(s): Bechet, Sidney
      Performer(s): Bechet, Sidney
      Duration: 2:34
    • 23:32
      Title: Words
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:36
      Title: Imagining
      Performer(s): Vloeimans, Eric
      Performer(s): Vloeimans, Eric
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: Calming The Sea
      Performer(s): Adams / Dale / Reynolds
      Performer(s): Adams / Dale / Reynolds
      Duration: 6:59
    • 23:51
      Title: Four American Choruses: Beautiful Valley Of Eden
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:01
      Title: Come Together
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 10:23
    • 00:11
      Title: As I Roved Out
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Planxty
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Planxty
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:16
      Title: Totes Awky Momo
      Performer(s): Oko
      Performer(s): Oko
      Album: I Love You Computer Mountain, Diatribe
      Duration: 2:51
    • 00:19
      Title: My Old Friend The Blues
      Composer: Steve Earle
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:23
      Title: Swan
      Performer(s): Hawes, Patrick
      Performer(s): Hawes, Patrick
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:27
      Title: Fantasia (33)
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:29
      Title: Quartet For Clarient, Violin, Cello And Piano (3rd Movement) Slo
      Performer(s): Schickele, Peter
      Performer(s): Schickele, Peter
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:35
      Title: Nao Venhas Tarde
      Performer(s): Nazare/Nobre
      Performer(s): Nazare/Nobre
      Duration: 3:49
    • 00:39
      Title: Holy Mary
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:42
      Title: Is This It?
      Performer(s): Walsh, Kate
      Performer(s): Walsh, Kate
      Duration: 4:11
    • 00:47
      Title: Where Flamingos Fly
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:52
      Title: I Can't Get Started
      Performer(s): Duke, Vernon/Gershwin, Ira
      Performer(s): Duke, Vernon/Gershwin, Ira
      Duration: 3:56
    • 00:56
      Title: Music Of A Desire
      Performer(s): Darling, David
      Performer(s): Darling, David
      Duration: 3:03

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