The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    April 25. Coming our way this Saturday night, a rendtion of a tune you may know from Telly Savalas (honestly!); Schoenberg's "Transfigured Night"; the extraordinary Chester "Howlin" Wolf; new music by Cuban-born Omar Sosa (pictured); the opening movement of Violin Concerto No.1 by Shostakovich; a vocalese "Moanin" which features the voice of Jon Hendricks; the latest ECM release by Norwegian trumpeter Mathias Eick; kantele-player-cum-singer Sinikka Langeland (see BLUE TUNES, below); Finnish harmonica quartet Svang; Thomas Bloch, on glass harmonica; and Robert Wyatt, from "Comic Opera". Join us on RTÉ lyric fm immediately after the Met Opera presentation, round about 10:30pm (approx)...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 5 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 -

    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

    • 22:17
      Title: Crawdaddy
      Performer(s): Goldings, Larry
      Performer(s): Goldings, Larry
      Duration: 5:10
    • 22:23
      Title: Iii. Larghetto
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 9:23
    • 22:41
      Title: Baby Wont You Please Come Home
      Performer(s): Warfield, Charles, Williams, Clarence
      Performer(s): Warfield, Charles, Williams, Clarence
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: Nocturne No.1 In B Major - Andante
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 7:39
    • 22:53
      Title: Arthur Mcbride
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 7:20
    • 23:02
      Title: The White Reindeer - Iv. Funeral March (Grave)
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: Concerto For Three Violins In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 5:55
    • 23:11
      Title: You Never Know
      Performer(s): Bailey, Benny
      Performer(s): Bailey, Benny
      Duration: 5:56
    • 23:17
      Title: M.A.S.H.
      Performer(s): Mandel, Johnny
      Performer(s): Mandel, Johnny
      Duration: 6:46
    • 23:24
      Title: San Jacinto
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 7:13
    • 23:34
      Title: The Broken Lyre
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:37
      Title: Trio In A Minor For Viola, Cello And Piano Op. 114 - Movement Ii
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:41
      Title: Marguerite
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 3:25
    • 23:45
      Title: Jeito Faciero
      Performer(s): Jaupery/Pierre Onassis
      Performer(s): Jaupery/Pierre Onassis
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:49
      Title: Birds
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 2:48
    • 23:51
      Title: East Of The Sun
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 3:18
    • 23:55
      Title: The Prodigal Song
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:05
      Title: Symphony No.3 (2nd Movement) Calmo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 5:32
    • 00:08
      Title: Cello Concerto (7th Movement) "Farewell"
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:15
      Title: I Want To Vanish
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:18
      Title: All Alright
      Performer(s): Sigur Rós
      Performer(s): Sigur Rós
      Album: Med sud i eyrum vid spilum endalaust
      Duration: 6:36
    • 00:25
      Title: There And Back Again
      Performer(s): Haffner, Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Haffner, Wolfgang
      Duration: 4:34
    • 00:30
      Title: Goodbye To My Loving You
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:34
      Title: Constant Filter
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 6:53
    • 00:41
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:46
      Title: Lento
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 13:11

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