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 Sunday 13 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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    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

    • 22:04
      Title: Eleanor Plunkett --
      Performer(s): John Byrne (Flute), Kevin Byrne (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Byrne (Flute), Kevin Byrne (Guitar)
      Duration: 2:48
    • 22:14
      Title: (I Wonder) Where Our Love Has Gone
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano)
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano)
      Duration: 5:09
    • 22:18
      Title: Taraf --
      Performer(s): Jon Balke (Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Jon Balke (Keyboards)
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:26
      Title: Elegiac
      Composer: Hopkins
      Performer(s): Jon Hopkins
      Performer(s): Jon Hopkins
      Album: Opalescent, Just Music, TAO006
      Duration: 6:27
    • 22:43
      Title: Ad-Lib Blues
      Performer(s): Lester Young (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Lester Young (Tenor Saxophone)
      Duration: 3:37
    • 22:47
      Title: The Bridge
      Performer(s): Scott Walker (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Scott Walker (Vocals)
      Duration: 3:05
    • 22:50
      Title: Burning Man
      Performer(s): Richard Thompson (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Richard Thompson (Vocal, Guitar)
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:05
      Title: Une Barque Sur L'Océan
      Performer(s): Gerard Mcchrystal (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Gerard Mcchrystal (Saxophone)
      Duration: 8:26
    • 23:13
      Title: Reverie --
      Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)
      Duration: 4:30
    • 23:17
      Title: Gnossiennes (3rd Movement)
      Duration: 2:35
    • 23:21
      Title: Down The Wagon Way/Sweet Jane/The North Downs Way
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Duration: 11:48
    • 23:33
      Title: Coming Down
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Vocals, Guitar)
      Duration: 3:21
    • 23:38
      Title: Everybody Cryin' Mercy
      Performer(s): Mose Allison (Vocals, Piano)
      Performer(s): Mose Allison (Vocals, Piano)
      Duration: 2:58
    • 23:42
      Title: Ricercare A 6 (The Musical Offering)
      Performer(s): Maria Mosconi (Alto), Arnaud Thorette (Violin)
      Performer(s): Maria Mosconi (Alto), Arnaud Thorette (Violin)
      Duration: 6:58
    • 23:57
      Title: Once I Loved (O Amor N Paz)
      Performer(s): Antonio Carlos Jobim (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Antonio Carlos Jobim (Guitar)
      Duration: 3:50
    • 00:02
      Title: Love -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Shivkumar Sharma (Santoor)
      Performer(s): Shivkumar Sharma (Santoor)
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:08
      Title: The West Coast Of Clare
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine (Vocals)
      Duration: 5:49
    • 00:14
      Title: Cherry Coloured Funk (Seefeel Remix)
      Performer(s): Cocteau Twins
      Performer(s): Cocteau Twins
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:20
      Title: My One And Only Love
      Performer(s): Linda Sharrock (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Linda Sharrock (Vocals)
      Duration: 4:47
    • 00:25
      Title: Un Sueno En La Floresta
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Duration: 8:00
    • 00:36
      Title: Head & Heart
      Performer(s): Vashti Bunyan
      Performer(s): Vashti Bunyan
      Album: Johnny Boy Would Love This... A Tribute to John Martyn
      Duration: 4:54
    • 00:41
      Title: Go Down Easy -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Beth Orton (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Beth Orton (Vocal)
      Duration: 3:24
    • 00:44
      Title: Bless The Weather
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Album: Bless the Weather, Island, IMCD135
      Duration: 4:25
    • 00:51
      Title: San Antonio
      Performer(s): Arne Jansen (Guitars), Andreas Edelmann (Bass), Eric Schaefer (Drums)
      Performer(s): Arne Jansen (Guitars), Andreas Edelmann (Bass), Eric Schaefer (Drums)
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:54
      Title: Man In A Shed
      Composer: Drake
      Performer(s): Nick Drake
      Performer(s): Nick Drake
      Album: Five Leaves Left (Remastered), Island, IMCD8
      Duration: 4:04

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