The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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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 30 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 -

    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: 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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