The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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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 25 July 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week we feature recordings by the Talich Quartet. Join us for nightly string quartet (and sextet) recordings by an ensemble, currently led by Jan Talich Jnr, in its 50th year.

    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

    • 22:16
      Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano (1st Movement) Prologue
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Michal Kanka (Cello)
      Performer(s): Jaromír Klepac (Piano)
      Album: Claude Debussy - Chamber Music, Praga Digitals, PRD/DSD 250302
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:21
      Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano No.1 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Composer: Onslow, George
      Performer(s): Emmanuel Jacques (Cello)
      Performer(s): Maude Gratton (Piano)
      Album: George Onslow - Sonatas For Cello And Piano, Mirare, MIR 192
      Duration: 6:28
    • 22:28
      Title: Visiting
      Composer: Leon, Craig
      Performer(s): Craig Leon (All Instruments)
      Performer(s): Craig Leon (All Instruments)
      Album: Early Electronic Works - Nommos, Visiting, Aparté, AP083
      Duration: 5:07
    • 22:36
      Title: (I Wonder) Where Our Love Has Gone
      Composer: Johnson, Buddy
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano)
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano), George Mraz (Bass), Mousie Alexander (Drums)
      Album: If I'm Lucky, Pablo / Original Jazz Classics, OJCCD-683-2
      Duration: 4:54
    • 22:40
      Title: Pray For Me
      Composer: Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)
      Album: Once I Was An Eagle, Virgin Records, 006023738618
      Duration: 5:05
    • 22:46
      Title: Turning The Gun On Myself
      Composer: Thompson, Teddy
      Performer(s): Teddy Thompson (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Jeff Hill (Bass), Marius De Vries (Keyboards, Percussion)
      Album: A Piece of What You Need, Verve, 1779769
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:51
      Title: Piano Concerto No.3 (2nd Movement) Largo
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig Van
      Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)
      Performer(s): Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Beethoven - Piano Concertos 3 & 4, Onyx, 92.682
      Duration: 9:50
    • 23:03
      Title: Kucap-Kicup
      Composer: Suryana
      Performer(s): Ujang Suryana (Suling/Flute)
      Performer(s): Ujang Suryana (Suling/Flute), Gentra Pasundan
      Album: The Rough Guide to the Music of Indonesia, World Music Network, RGNET 1055CD
      Duration: 7:02
    • 23:10
      Title: It's A Lonesome Old Town
      Composer: Tobias / Kisco
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocals)
      Album: Only The Lonely, Capitol, 72434 94756 2 5
      Duration: 4:16
    • 23:15
      Title: Hollow Point
      Composer: Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar/Vocals), Andy Gangadeen(Drums); Robert Jarvis (Trombone); Barney Morse Brown(Cello)
      Album: Handmade Life, English Accoustic Collective, RUFCD012
      Duration: 7:28
    • 23:22
      Title: The Snakes Of Coney Island
      Composer: Mehler, Elan
      Performer(s): Elan Mehler (Piano)
      Performer(s): Elan Mehler (Piano)
      Album: Early Sunday Morning, Challenge Records, CR73387
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:28
      Title: Poem (2nd Movement) Light And Calm
      Composer: Dupont, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Marie-Catherine Girod (Piano)
      Performer(s): Prazak Quartet
      Album: Gabriel Dupont - Poeme, Les Heures Dolentes, Journée De Printemps, Mirare, MIR 238
      Duration: 5:31
    • 23:34
      Title: Kyrie
      Composer: Anerio, Giovanni
      Performer(s): The Sixteen
      Performer(s): The Sixteen
      Album: The Blossoming Vine, Coro, COR16123
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:43
      Title: A Cock-Eyed Optimist
      Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Album: Fred Hersch Plays Rodgers & Hammerstein, Nonesuch, 4559794142
      Duration: 5:22
    • 23:49
      Title: If Ever I Would Leave You
      Composer: Lerner / Loewe
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Performer(s): John Hébert (Bass), Eric Mcpherson (Drums)
      Album: Floating - Fred Hersch Trio, Palmetto Records, PM2171
      Duration: 6:11
    • 23:55
      Title: All You Need Is
      Composer: Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Roy Harper (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Roy Harper (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Songs Of Love And Loss (2-CD) (Recordno: SALVODCD222), Salvo / Union Square, SALVODCD222
      Duration: 5:44
    • 00:01
      Title: Aerial Boundaries
      Composer: Hedges, Michael
      Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)
      Album: Beyond Boundaries Guitar Solos - Michael Hedges, Windham Hill, 01934 11612 2
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:07
      Title: Tangos (2nd Movement) Invierno Porteno
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Pablo Mainetti (Bandoneon)
      Performer(s): Orquestra De Cambra Teatre Lliure
      Album: Astor Piazzolla - Concerto For Bandoneon, Harmonia Mundi, HMG 501595
      Duration: 6:52
    • 00:14
      Title: Fool On The Hill
      Composer: Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Album: Portrait of John Williams, CBS, MK37791
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:18
      Title: Impro 7 - Nous Horitzons
      Composer: Savall, Ferran
      Performer(s): Ferran Savall (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ferran Savall (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Impro, Alia Vox, AVSA9906
      Duration: 3:49
    • 00:23
      Title: Whistman's Wood
      Composer: Surman, John
      Performer(s): John Surman (Saxophones, Clarinets, Harmonica, Synthesizer)
      Performer(s): John Surman (Saxophones, Clarinets, Harmonica, Synthesizer)
      Album: Saltash Bells, ECM, ECM 2266 279 8108
      Duration: 6:33
    • 00:30
      Title: Not While I'M Around
      Composer: Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Sean Jones (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Orrin Evans (Piano), Luques Curtis (Bass), Obed Calvaire (Drums)
      Album: Im.pro.vise - Never Before Seen, Mac Avenue, MAC 1080
      Duration: 5:08
    • 00:36
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In Eb Major (3rd Movement) Andante Espressivo
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Talich Quartet
      Performer(s): Quatuor Talich
      Album: Mendelssohn - Complete String Quartets (3-CD) (Recordno: LDV 115.7), La dolce volta, LDV 115.7
      Duration: 4:20
    • 00:40
      Title: Cantus Articus: Melancholy (Ii)
      Composer: Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Lahti Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Rautavaara: Angel of Light etc., BIS, BIS-CD-1038
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:44
      Title: Film En Miniature H.148 - Movement Iii - Berceuse
      Composer: Martinu, Bohuslav
      Performer(s): Lada Valesova (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lada Valesova (Piano)
      Album: Lada Valesova - Intimate Studies (Piano music by Janacek, Haas, Martinu, Suk), Avie Records, AV2142
      Duration: 3:04
    • 00:49
      Title: The Silence Beneath
      Composer: Travis / Fripp
      Performer(s): Theo Travis (Flute, Soprano Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Theo Travis (Flute, Soprano Saxophone), Robert Fripp (Guitar)
      Album: Thread, Panegyric, gyrcd001
      Duration: 8:35

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