The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    August 29. This Saturday night, we've lined up birthday boy Bennie Maupin with his European quartet featuring pianist Michal Tokaj; some Grieg, on a recording by the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne; American blues artist Selwyn Birchwood, in advance of his appearance in Monaghan early next month; a "ladylike" Miriam Klein (the singer has just been re-issued on MPS); a solo guitar performance by José Luis Montón; Irish drummer Kevin Lawlor, from his new release "Eight"; the ambient strains of keyboard-player Steve Roach; more from Tarik O'Regan (see BLUE TUNES, below); Chet Baker (pictured), singing Rodgers & Hart; Vladimir Martynov's choral work "Six Songs"; young Irish guitarist Paul Meehan, from "The Lower Road"; the late Michael Garrick, recorded with Ian Carr and Don Rendell; and Martin Tourish's newly-available "The Seventh Degree (Of Irish Romanticism)". Please note a 10:05pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 18 May 2013

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    Inspired by Finnish folk, Timo Alakotila is a contemporary composer/pianist whose varied musical gems are unveiled this week on the Blue.

      Blue Tunes Recommended -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: O Beijo
      Performer(s): Braga / Moreira / Medeiros
      Performer(s): Braga / Moreira / Medeiros
      Duration: 4:55
    • 22:05
      Title: Solofaka
      Performer(s): Rakotobe, A. Dr.
      Performer(s): Rakotobe, A. Dr.
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:08
      Title: Three Pieces For Strings: Pastoral
      Performer(s): Kelly, Thomas C
      Performer(s): Kelly, Thomas C
      Duration: 2:27
    • 22:11
      Title: Domine Deus (Gloria)
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:15
      Title: Piano Concerto No 11 In F Major - Ii Movement Larghetto
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 7:21
    • 22:24
      Title: Airplane Blues
      Performer(s): Jackson / Kelson
      Performer(s): Jackson / Kelson
      Duration: 2:47
    • 22:27
      Title: Paris, Texas
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:30
      Title: Postcards From Hell
      Performer(s): Wood, O. / Wood, C.
      Performer(s): Wood, O. / Wood, C.
      Duration: 4:59
    • 22:35
      Title: Cello Suite No.1 In G Bwv1007 (1st Movement) Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 2:31
    • 22:37
      Title: Romanza - Poco Adagio
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 8:02
    • 22:46
      Title: (I Wonder) Where Our Love Has Gone
      Performer(s): Johnson, Buddy
      Performer(s): Johnson, Buddy
      Duration: 5:09
    • 22:51
      Title: It's Me, O Lord (Standin' In The Need Of Prayer)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:36
    • 22:57
      Title: Deeper Understanding
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 6:48
    • 23:04
      Title: Those Sweet And Funny Nights
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:09
      Title: White House Blues
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:49
    • 23:13
      Title: Mother Mine In Fold-Fold
      Performer(s): Traditional / John Hearne
      Performer(s): Traditional / John Hearne
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:16
      Title: The First Cut Is The Deepest
      Performer(s): Stephens
      Performer(s): Stephens
      Duration: 3:51
    • 23:20
      Title: Zodiac Trio
      Performer(s): Mathias, William
      Performer(s): Mathias, William
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:25
      Title: Concerto For 2 Pianos In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 5:23
    • 23:30
      Title: O Sacrum Convivium
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:35
      Title: May Morning
      Performer(s): Waterson/Carthy
      Performer(s): Waterson/Carthy
      Duration: 5:57
    • 23:41
      Title: Chapel Files
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck, John
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck, John
      Duration: 6:56
    • 23:48
      Title: Piano Sonata No.1 In F Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:54
      Title: Serenade In C Major For String Trio - Romanza: Adagio Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Dohnanyi, Erno
      Performer(s): Dohnanyi, Erno
      Duration: 3:59
    • 23:58
      Title: Suite For Flute And Orchestra (2nd Movement) Idylle
      Performer(s): Godard, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Godard, Benjamin
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:15
      Title: Lazy Afternoon
      Performer(s): Latouche / Moross
      Performer(s): Latouche / Moross
      Duration: 8:00
    • 00:23
      Title: Studio No.12 In A Major - Andante
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Duration: 4:59
    • 00:28
      Title: Yellow
      Performer(s): Berryman/Buckland/Champion/Martin
      Performer(s): Berryman/Buckland/Champion/Martin
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:31
      Title: The Chase (Variations On Mussorgsky's Old Castle From Pictures A
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:35
      Title: Ballad Of The Sad Young Men
      Performer(s): Landesman / Wolf
      Performer(s): Landesman / Wolf
      Duration: 6:21

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