The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Sept 14. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll listen to an urbane piano-player called Teddy Wilson (pictured); RTÉ lyric fm composer-in-residence Linda Buckley; folk singer Jackson C. Frank; a duet recording by guitarists Tommy Emmanuel and Martin Taylor; part of Laura Rossi's "Voices Of Remembrance"; the sublime stylings of sax-player Stan Getz; singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan, who's due to appear somewhere in Cork on Friday the 19th, during Culture Night 2014; a late Beethoven piano sonata; 3 Nick Drake recordings; and the last of the week's compositions by Peter Maxwell Davies (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start-time...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 11 April 2014

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    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.

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    Peter Maxwell Davies: Sept  8th - 14th

    Scotland's Peter Maxwell Davies is a prolific composer who has written music in a variety of styles and idioms. A passionate educator, he has hosted, since the 1970s, the successful St Magnus Festival  on the Orkney Islands – his home base. We mark the composer's 80th birthday this week with a selection of suitable Blue “Max” Davies material – nightly at 10...

    The Dankworths: Sept  15th - 21st

    This week, our common thread is an English jazz dynasty: the Dankworth family. Reed-player-cum-bandleader John Dankworth worked in film and TV (he wrote “The Avengers” and the “Tomorrow’s World” themes). Wife, Cleo Laine, often recorded with him. All this week, we’ll also hear from their children, Alec and Jacqui Dankworth.

    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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