The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    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 Saturday 29 March 2014

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    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 -

    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

    • 22:03
      Title: The Humpback Whale
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Duration: 6:20
    • 22:09
      Title: American Tunes
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:15
      Title: Symphonic Poem No.3 - I: Andante
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: Then The Lights Go Out
      Performer(s): Witherspoon, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Witherspoon, Jimmy
      Duration: 3:14
    • 22:25
      Title: Walk To The Water
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:04
    • 22:29
      Title: Black Musette
      Performer(s): Repac, Nicolas
      Performer(s): Repac, Nicolas
      Duration: 4:36
    • 22:33
      Title: Wine Wine Wine
      Performer(s): Binkley / Herman
      Performer(s): Binkley / Herman
      Duration: 2:48
    • 22:36
      Title: Contrasts For Violin, Clarinet And Piano - Ii: Piheno
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: Four American Choruses: Beautiful Valley Of Eden
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:51
      Title: Maria Lando
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:57
      Title: Your Fonder Heart
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:02
      Title: Please Stop Playing Those Blues, Boy
      Performer(s): Demetrius / Moore
      Performer(s): Demetrius / Moore
      Duration: 3:33
    • 23:05
      Title: Meet Me Where They Play The Blues
      Performer(s): Allen / Gallop
      Performer(s): Allen / Gallop
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:09
      Title: Don't Smoke In Bed
      Performer(s): Robison, Willard
      Performer(s): Robison, Willard
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:13
      Title: When The Moon Rises...
      Performer(s): Leech, Owen
      Performer(s): Leech, Owen
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:18
      Title: Con Que La Lavare
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Duration: 6:15
    • 23:24
      Title: May Morning Dew
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Keane
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Keane
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:29
      Title: Something So Right
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:34
      Title: Why Did I Choose You
      Performer(s): Leonard / Martin
      Performer(s): Leonard / Martin
      Duration: 5:26
    • 23:39
      Title: Let's Eat, Then Everything Will Be Ok
      Performer(s): Yamamoto, Eri
      Performer(s): Yamamoto, Eri
      Duration: 5:09
    • 23:45
      Title: Summertime
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:48
      Title: Concerto For Cello And Strings - Ii: Andante
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:56
      Title: Hear, O Lord, When I Cry
      Performer(s): Warner, Massah M
      Performer(s): Warner, Massah M
      Duration: 1:57
    • 00:01
      Title: Firewater
      Performer(s): Williams, Buster
      Performer(s): Williams, Buster
      Duration: 7:45
    • 00:14
      Title: Fotheringay
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Duration: 3:21
    • 00:18
      Title: Among The Wicklow Hills
      Performer(s): Turner, Pierce
      Performer(s): Turner, Pierce
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:21
      Title: Mysteries
      Performer(s): Gibbons / Webb
      Performer(s): Gibbons / Webb
      Duration: 4:54
    • 00:26
      Title: Lookin' Back
      Performer(s): Monk / Hendricks
      Performer(s): Monk / Hendricks
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:33
      Title: Farruca Martín (Martin's Farruca)
      Performer(s): Martín, Juan
      Performer(s): Martín, Juan
      Duration: 5:18
    • 00:38
      Title: Grandmother's Tales - Ii: Andantino
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:39
      Title: Piano Concerto No.5 In E Flat Major 'Emperor' (2nd Movement) Ada
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:33
    • 00:48
      Title: Little Green
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:53
      Title: Urge For Going
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 5:20

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