The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    May 24. Trio Mediaeval's latest recording is a collection of polyphony from Iceland to Italy; it's named "Aquilonis", in honour of the North Wind. Hear a selection from the CD on tonight's BLUE. We'll also listen to 3 samples of contemporary jazz from Estonia; the father and son pairing of Tom and Ben Paley; Argentinian guitarist Pablo Márquez; young jazz pianist Gwilym Simcock (who'll be teaching and performing in Sligo this summer); more from the pen of Bob Dylan (see BLUE TUNES, below); solo piano music by Arnold Schoenberg (pictured); and American sax-player Harry Allen, recorded in the company of the Jan Lundgren Quartet. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 30 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 -

     

    Brian Eno: May 18th - 24th

    Bob Dylan celebrates his 74th birthday this week. His most recent release was an album of covers from the Sinatra discography. As a birthday tribute, we shine the spotlight on Dylan covers by others. Sadly there’s none from Ol’ Blue Eyes but there is plenty of choice, from Nico to Nickel Creek; Susanna and the Magical Orchestra to Martin Simpson; Joan Baez to Jeff Buckley. Dylan by others, all this week on The Blue of the Night...

    Elina Duni: May 25th - 31st

    “One of the fascinating things about music of the Balkans… is the idea that the pain has to be sung”. On her new album, “Dallendyshe” (“The Swallow”), Tirana-born, Swiss-raised, Elina Duni interprets songs of love and exile backed by her piano trio. Hear nightly selections, from Monday to Sunday.…  

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Bluesology
      Performer(s): Jackson, Milt
      Performer(s): Jackson, Milt
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:15
      Title: Beatles Concerto Grosso No. 4 - Michelle
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:18
      Title: Michelle
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Duration: 4:56
    • 22:23
      Title: Livin' With The Blues
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: In My Life
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 5:26
    • 22:35
      Title: Realium 5
      Performer(s): Gorzycki, Rafal
      Performer(s): Gorzycki, Rafal
      Duration: 6:15
    • 22:42
      Title: Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge - Ix: Funeral March
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:46
      Title: Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge - Ii: Adagio
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:50
      Title: Vein Melter
      Performer(s): Hancock, Herbie
      Performer(s): Hancock, Herbie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:08
      Title: Paddy Canny's Toast
      Performer(s): Lennon, Charlie
      Performer(s): Lennon, Charlie
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:13
      Title: My Man's Gone Now
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 4:44
    • 23:16
      Title: Somebody To Love
      Performer(s): Mercury, Freddie
      Performer(s): Mercury, Freddie
      Duration: 4:32
    • 23:20
      Title: Air On A G String
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 6:24
    • 23:30
      Title: Moving Mountains
      Performer(s): Wesseltoft / Sriram / Nehme / Saleh / Kheir
      Performer(s): Wesseltoft / Sriram / Nehme / Saleh / Kheir
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:38
      Title: Time Lapses
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Duration: 8:00
    • 23:48
      Title: The Wakeful Night - Adagio
      Performer(s): Blomdahl, Karl-Birger
      Performer(s): Blomdahl, Karl-Birger
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:54
      Title: Feria Quinta: In I. Nocturno - In Monte Oliveti
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:02
      Title: Don't Go To Strangers
      Performer(s): Kent / Mann / Evans
      Performer(s): Kent / Mann / Evans
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:06
      Title: Rosemary's Baby
      Performer(s): Komeda, Krzysztof
      Performer(s): Komeda, Krzysztof
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:12
      Title: Where Flamingos Fly
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:19
      Title: Silent Woods
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 6:08
    • 00:25
      Title: Undance - Iv: To Slide / To Fall
      Performer(s): Turnage, Mark Anthony
      Performer(s): Turnage, Mark Anthony
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:29
      Title: Flow My Tears
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 4:18
    • 00:35
      Title: Dream Time
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: Here's To Life
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:43
      Title: In A Silent Way
      Performer(s): Zawinul, Joe
      Performer(s): Zawinul, Joe
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:49
      Title: Straumnes
      Performer(s): Sigur Rós
      Performer(s): Sigur Rós
      Album: Med sud i eyrum vid spilum endalaust
      Duration: 2:16
    • 00:51
      Title: Hollow Point
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 7:43
    • 01:05
      Title: String Quartet No. 2 In D Major - Nocturne
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Duration: 6:53
    • 01:11
      Title: Symphony No.3 (3rd Movement) Andantino Quasi Allegretto
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 10:38
    • 01:22
      Title: Oboe Concerto In C (1st Movement) Allegro Aperto
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 7:06
    • 01:29
      Title: Triple Concerto In A Minor Bwv 1044 Allegro (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 9:19
    • 01:38
      Title: The Planets - Venus The Bringer Of Peace
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Duration: 9:13
    • 01:46
      Title: Violin Concerto In E Minor - Iii. Allegretto Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:26
    • 01:54
      Title: Faniska: Overture
      Performer(s): Cherubini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Cherubini, Luigi
      Duration: 7:39

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