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    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 Friday 11 April 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Aaron Thibeaux Walker aka T-Bone was one of the most influential musicians to rise up from the fertile Texas blues scene; he's our Blue Tunes feature this week.

    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

    • 22:06
      Title: Symphony No.3 (3rd Movement) Andantino Quasi Allegretto
      Duration: 10:38
    • 22:17
      Title: Stormy Monday
      Duration: 9:03
    • 22:26
      Title: Yita
      Performer(s): Aurelio Martinez (Vocals & Guitar)
      Performer(s): Aurelio Martinez (Vocals & Guitar)
      Duration: 6:18
    • 22:32
      Title: In Christ There Is No East Or West
      Performer(s): Leo Kottke (Guitars)
      Performer(s): Leo Kottke (Guitars)
      Duration: 2:27
    • 22:36
      Title: Curve Of The Sand
      Performer(s): John Metcalfe
      Performer(s): John Metcalfe
      Album: Scorching Bay
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:39
      Title: Keyboard Sonata In F Minor
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Duration: 3:35
    • 22:42
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In E Minor K.304 (2nd Movement) Temp
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)
      Duration: 5:58
    • 22:48
      Title: Mean Old World
      Performer(s): Walker, T Bone
      Performer(s): Walker, T Bone
      Duration: 3:09
    • 22:50
      Title: Dianne Kelly
      Performer(s): John Fahey (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Fahey (Guitar)
      Duration: 8:00
    • 23:06
      Title: You Must Believe In Spring
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)
      Duration: 6:06
    • 23:13
      Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra -- Recuerdos De La Alhambra
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Duration: 3:50
    • 23:16
      Title: Adagio -- Adagio
      Performer(s): Angel Romero (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Angel Romero (Guitar)
      Duration: 7:44
    • 23:25
      Title: A Pillow Of Winds
      Performer(s): Dave Gilmour (Vocals, Guitar), Roger Waters (Bass)
      Performer(s): Dave Gilmour (Vocals, Guitar), Roger Waters (Bass)
      Duration: 5:26
    • 23:31
      Title: Legend
      Performer(s): Roy Harper
      Performer(s): Roy Harper
      Album: Return of the Sophisticated Beggar
      Duration: 4:00
    • 23:33
      Title: Wallflower
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Piano)
      Duration: 2:41
    • 23:36
      Title: Storytime
      Performer(s): Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
      Performer(s): Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
      Album: The Road (Original Film Score)
      Duration: 2:32
    • 23:40
      Title: Laura - Main Theme
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:46
      Title: Clarinet Concerto Op. 57 Fs129 - Poco Adagio
      Performer(s): Sabine Meyer (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Sabine Meyer (Clarinet)
      Duration: 5:16
    • 23:52
      Title: Bumpin'
      Performer(s): Louis Stewart (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Louis Stewart (Guitar)
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:56
      Title: Let Go
      Performer(s): Vyvienne (Cello/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Vyvienne (Cello/Vocals)
      Duration: 5:09
    • 00:03
      Title: Mother -- My Left Foot
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:06
      Title: Postscript
      Performer(s): Seamus Heaney (Recitation)
      Performer(s): Seamus Heaney (Recitation)
      Duration: 1:21
    • 00:07
      Title: Auf Stillem Waldespfad - On A Quiet Forest Path
      Performer(s): Augustin Dumay (Violin)
      Performer(s): Augustin Dumay (Violin)
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:12
      Title: Islands
      Performer(s): Jakko M. Jakszyk (Vocal, Gtrs)
      Performer(s): Jakko M. Jakszyk (Vocal, Gtrs)
      Duration: 9:43
    • 00:29
      Title: Wanderin' Heart
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Duration: 2:45
    • 00:32
      Title: Chorale On A Theme Of Hans Leo Hassler
      Performer(s): Alexander Avramenko (Violin)
      Performer(s): Alexander Avramenko (Violin)
      Duration: 7:21
    • 00:40
      Title: Preludes Book 2 - La Terrasse Des Audiences Du Clair De Lune - L
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:43
      Title: Shawshank Redemption
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:49
      Title: Too Late Now
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal)
      Duration: 8:09

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