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 Friday 4 April 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Sergei Rachmaninov's - inextricably Russian - orchestral and chamber works are featured on the programme all this week: enjoy rhapsodic majesty, minor keys and melancholy, nightly.

    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

    • 22:05
      Title: Fonte (Spring)
      Performer(s): Homem De Melo, Pedro/Cavalheiro, Jose
      Performer(s): Homem De Melo, Pedro/Cavalheiro, Jose
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:08
      Title: Children Of The Sun
      Performer(s): Dead Can Dance
      Performer(s): Dead Can Dance
      Album: Anastasis
      Duration: 7:52
    • 22:17
      Title: Petite Suite (1st Movement) En Bateau
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:20
      Title: La Plus Que Lente
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:09
    • 22:26
      Title: Sad Hours
      Performer(s): Jacobs, Marion
      Performer(s): Jacobs, Marion
      Duration: 3:25
    • 22:30
      Title: Baggin' The Blues
      Performer(s): Wikins, Ernie
      Performer(s): Wikins, Ernie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:37
      Title: Legba Nan Baye
      Performer(s): Schwarz-Bart, Jacques
      Performer(s): Schwarz-Bart, Jacques
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: The Bells Op.35 (2nd Movement) Lento - Adagio
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 10:34
    • 22:51
      Title: Dawn Music
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:56
      Title: Variations On A Theme By Schumann Ii
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Duration: 2:40
    • 22:59
      Title: Kadi Kadi
      Performer(s): Toure, Ali Farka
      Performer(s): Toure, Ali Farka
      Duration: 3:36
    • 23:03
      Title: Con Rumbo Al Carnival (On The Way To The Carnival)
      Performer(s): Martín, Juan
      Performer(s): Martín, Juan
      Duration: 3:38
    • 23:07
      Title: One For The One
      Performer(s): Hiatt, John
      Performer(s): Hiatt, John
      Duration: 4:33
    • 23:11
      Title: You're Not There
      Performer(s): Russell, Hank
      Performer(s): Russell, Hank
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:16
      Title: Rock Me
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:20
      Title: Still Learning
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 6:22
    • 23:25
      Title: Moanin'
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Duration: 2:52
    • 23:30
      Title: String Quartet No.4 - Ii.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:37
      Title: Vocalise
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 7:42
    • 23:45
      Title: Milonga En Re
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:49
      Title: Sunny's Game
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 4:44
    • 23:54
      Title: You Don't Know Me
      Performer(s): E. Arnold/C. Walker
      Performer(s): E. Arnold/C. Walker
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:58
      Title: The Sub
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Album: At Land
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:03
      Title: Nuud Hingvad Inimesed (Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Samota
      Performer(s): Bittova
      Performer(s): Bittova
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:12
      Title: Morning Wake
      Performer(s): Doolan, Hugh
      Performer(s): Doolan, Hugh
      Duration: 4:56
    • 00:17
      Title: Three
      Performer(s): Gibbs, Michael
      Performer(s): Gibbs, Michael
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Lament For An Orchid (Absinthe)
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:30
      Title: String Quartet No.6 In F Minor (3rd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:30
    • 00:38
      Title: 3.25
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:41
      Title: Moonpie
      Performer(s): Ballamy / Stronen / Fennesz / Molvaer
      Performer(s): Ballamy / Stronen / Fennesz / Molvaer
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:51
      Title: Mélodies, Book 1 - Vii: Lento
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:52
      Title: Don't Go To Strangers
      Performer(s): Kent / Mann / Evans
      Performer(s): Kent / Mann / Evans
      Duration: 3:45

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