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 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 -

     

    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

    • 22:00
      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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