The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    May 4.  Eamonn links Nat King Cole, from a re-issue the purists speak highly of; Saint-Saens' "La muse et le poete"; songs by Billy Bragg, Natalie Merchant and Loudon Wainwright; Martha Wainwright, singing "La Foule"; Barbara, performing Jacques Brel material; the opening movement of Shostakovich's first violin concerto; new Andy Sheppard; the voices of Cymin Samawatie and Karen Dalton (pictured); and the final 2 samples from the RTÉ lyric fm label (see BLUE TUNES, below), including Michael McHale's version of "She Moved Through The Fair". 10pm start-time...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 28 March 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    All this week, we feature pianist, composer, and current Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry at Harvard, Herbie Hancock, an artist who has enjoyed critical and popular acclaim

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    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.

    Keith Jarrett: May 4th - 10th

    This Friday Keith Jarrett turns 70. He’s been at the forefront of jazz piano since his first recording back in 1967 with the late Charlie Haden up to his latest duo outing with the same bassist  in 2013 – not forgetting his renowned Standards Trio. Together for 30 years, they are one of most permanent line-ups in jazz history. Jarrett's reach goes far beyond jazz – renowned as an interpreter as well as an improviser. All this week on the Blue, we play Keith Jarrett – jazz, classical and solo improv. Happy Birthday Keith!

     Blue of the Night Birthday Goody Bag

    In celebration of RTÉ lyric fm's 16th Birthday - and since we featured the Lyric CD catalogue all this week on the programme - we decided to give ONE  listener a Goody Bag containing 16 Lyric CDs (which includes some of those pictured, right). Thank you Eoin Brady, of the RTÉ lyric fm label, for the terrific prize.

    Congratulations to Anne Drechsler, Annascaul, Tralee, Co. Kerry, first name out of the hat. A package will be on its way to you on Tuesday...

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Carambar
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:04
      Title: Bergamasca
      Performer(s): Scheidt, Samuel
      Performer(s): Scheidt, Samuel
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:08
      Title: The Secret Piano
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:10
      Title: Prelude No.20 In G Sharp Minor
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Duration: 2:03
    • 22:13
      Title: Abet Abet
      Performer(s): Yirga, Samuel/ Worku, Asnakech
      Performer(s): Yirga, Samuel/ Worku, Asnakech
      Duration: 5:28
    • 22:18
      Title: Holy Thursday
      Performer(s): Axelrod, David
      Performer(s): Axelrod, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:23
      Title: Devil Got My Woman
      Performer(s): James, Skip
      Performer(s): James, Skip
      Duration: 3:16
    • 22:28
      Title: Enjoy The Silence
      Performer(s): Gore
      Performer(s): Gore
      Duration: 3:59
    • 22:32
      Title: Every Breath You Take
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Duration: 5:24
    • 22:37
      Title: Stepping Stone
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: Symphony No.2 In D (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 11:46
    • 22:53
      Title: Driftin'
      Performer(s): Hancock, Herbie
      Performer(s): Hancock, Herbie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: The Merry Widow
      Performer(s): Fall / Bernauer
      Performer(s): Fall / Bernauer
      Duration: 2:53
    • 23:04
      Title: Lost In The Stars
      Performer(s): Anderson / Weill
      Performer(s): Anderson / Weill
      Duration: 4:11
    • 23:08
      Title: Forgotten Tango
      Performer(s): Kozin / Strizhov
      Performer(s): Kozin / Strizhov
      Duration: 2:58
    • 23:12
      Title: Sea Eagle For Solo Horn (1st Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Davies, Peter Maxwell
      Performer(s): Davies, Peter Maxwell
      Duration: 4:19
    • 23:16
      Title: Glas
      Performer(s): Schmitt, Florent
      Performer(s): Schmitt, Florent
      Duration: 6:39
    • 23:23
      Title: Seal
      Performer(s): Smith, Tommy
      Performer(s): Smith, Tommy
      Duration: 8:51
    • 23:33
      Title: O Dawn, When You Rise
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:37
      Title: El Mestre
      Performer(s): Catalan Traditional
      Performer(s): Catalan Traditional
      Duration: 6:48
    • 23:44
      Title: Lamentos
      Performer(s): Pixinguinha
      Performer(s): Pixinguinha
      Album: Best Of Pixinguinha
      Duration: 4:42
    • 23:49
      Title: Mystery
      Performer(s): Orton, Beth
      Performer(s): Orton, Beth
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:53
      Title: The Egg Man / The Fight Of The Taruru
      Performer(s): Parfitt-Murray, Hal / Busk, Nikolaj
      Performer(s): Parfitt-Murray, Hal / Busk, Nikolaj
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:57
      Title: Daytime In Las Vegas
      Performer(s): Uehara, Hiromi
      Performer(s): Uehara, Hiromi
      Duration: 4:45
    • 00:02
      Title: The End Of A Love Affair (Bill In The Sky)
      Performer(s): Redding, Edward
      Performer(s): Redding, Edward
      Duration: 3:23
    • 00:06
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 00:12
      Title: Carnaval - Ii. Pierrot
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:15
      Title: Carnaval - V. Eusebius
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:16
      Title: Carnaval - Viii. Réplique
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:18
      Title: I Could Bring You Jewels - Had I A Mind To
      Performer(s): Dickinson, Emily/Foster, Josephine
      Performer(s): Dickinson, Emily/Foster, Josephine
      Duration: 2:29
    • 00:23
      Title: The Linden
      Performer(s): Danielsson / Nyberg
      Performer(s): Danielsson / Nyberg
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:29
      Title: October
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:33
      Title: Toni
      Performer(s): Hussein, Zakir
      Performer(s): Hussein, Zakir
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:37
      Title: Follow You Down To The Red Oak Tree
      Performer(s): Mcmorrow, James Vincent
      Performer(s): Mcmorrow, James Vincent
      Duration: 3:43
    • 00:42
      Title: Soundings (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Duration: 1:59
    • 00:48
      Title: I Hear A Rhapsody
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:51
      Title: The Man I Love
      Performer(s): Gershwin G / Gershwin I
      Performer(s): Gershwin G / Gershwin I
      Duration: 5:04
    • 00:56
      Title: Who By Fire
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 4:11

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