The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    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 Sunday 6 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.

    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

    • 22:01
      Title: Lotus Eaters
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:04
      Title: Melodie Op. 3 No. 3
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 5:25
    • 22:10
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In F Sharp Minor (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:17
      Title: Black River Pike
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Duration: 4:43
    • 22:21
      Title: From The Beginning
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:26
      Title: Easy Street
      Performer(s): James / Berryman
      Performer(s): James / Berryman
      Duration: 3:29
    • 22:30
      Title: I Married An Angel
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:52
    • 22:34
      Title: Everything Happens To Me
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Duration: 11:00
    • 22:40
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (2nd Movement) Molto Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:52
      Title: The Hill Of Thieves
      Performer(s): Dillon / Lakeman
      Performer(s): Dillon / Lakeman
      Duration: 4:43
    • 22:57
      Title: Newark Airport 2
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin
      Duration: 2:46
    • 23:01
      Title: A View Of Man
      Performer(s): Faitelson, Dalia
      Performer(s): Faitelson, Dalia
      Duration: 5:07
    • 23:05
      Title: Mood For A Day
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:09
      Title: Violin Concerto In E Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 6:23
    • 23:15
      Title: Credidi Propter Quod Locutus Sum
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 5:45
    • 23:30
      Title: Avec Le Temps
      Performer(s): Ferré, Léo
      Performer(s): Ferré, Léo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:35
      Title: Norma
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Duration: 6:38
    • 23:42
      Title: The Love Of Beirut
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Duration: 7:59
    • 23:51
      Title: Der Doppelganger (The Wraith)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:55
      Title: Missa Ad Coenam Agni - V: Agnus Dei
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Duration: 6:53
    • 00:03
      Title: Thursday
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Duration: 5:31
    • 00:08
      Title: Two Year Winter
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:12
      Title: Hidden
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:18
      Title: Live To Tell
      Performer(s): Madonna / Leonard
      Performer(s): Madonna / Leonard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Rhayader Alone
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 2:05
    • 00:26
      Title: Epitaph
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 2:22
    • 00:28
      Title: Cantus In Memory Of Benjamin Britten
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:34
      Title: Memory Box
      Performer(s): Adkins, Monty
      Performer(s): Adkins, Monty
      Duration: 8:12
    • 00:42
      Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - Iii: Quid Sum Miser
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:48
      Title: Alfie
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Duration: 8:01
    • 00:55
      Title: I Just Don´T Know What To Do With Myself
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Duration: 4:12

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