The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    March 29.Win, lose or draw (fans of "The Boys In Green" or Poland), Eamonn warms down after the Euro qualifier with part of a movie soundtrack by Polish bandleader Krzystof Komeda; a Scarlatti sonata performed on solo piano; a cover version of Aphex Twin's "Flim"; Courtney Pine's bass clarinet version of "A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square"; a reading of "Weeping, Sad and Lonely" by Anonymous 4; 3 x Prokofiev; new and vintage - with The Incredible String Band - Robin Williamson (pictured); 2014 Ernie Watts (the 2-time Grammy-winner is on the faculty for the forthcoming Sligo Jazz get together); and the last pieces of the week by Granados (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 10 May 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Mose Allison has been honoured as one of the 2013 Jazz Masters by the National Endowment for the Arts at Lincoln Centre. After 65 years on the road, he recently announced his retirement from public performance. Mose is best-known as the creator of pithy, sardonic songs that have been covered by Van Morrison, Elvis Costello and The Clash, amongst others.

    All this week, we'll be featuring Mose Allison songs. Expect to hear recordings by the man himself, as well as one or two intriguing cover versions, nightly from 10pm...

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Enrique Granados: March 23rd - 29th

    Ninety-nine years ago, while much of Europe was at war, Enrique Granados was savouring a Metropolitan Opera House premiere that was so successful that he received an invite from the White House. Triumph quickly turned to tragedy on the homeward journey across the Atlantic: Spain may have been a neutral country, but a German torpedo sunk the ship he was aboard. The self-taught composer - weighed down by the gold paid to him by the Met management - drowned in the English Channel, trying to rescue his wife. All this week, the music of Granados is featured on the programme. Listen out for performances by Julian Bream, on guitar; and jazzman Bill Evans, on piano.

    Anouar Brahem: March 30th - April 5th

    Oud player Anouar Brahem has consistently produced mesmerising music for the ECM label. His latest work is no exception. Inspired by the political and social upheaval in his native Tunisia, "Souvenance" is supremely captivating and benefits from his piano based quartet along with a string orchestra. He's in the National Concert Hall next week with his quartet - so this week he is in the Blue spotlight.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 21:57
      Title: Holberg Suite For Strings - Iv. Air. Andante Religioso
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 5:30
    • 22:03
      Title: Straight No Chaser
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Duration: 3:13
    • 22:06
      Title: E.P.V.
      Performer(s): Jenkins, Karl
      Performer(s): Jenkins, Karl
      Duration: 3:02
    • 22:08
      Title: Keep
      Performer(s): Frahm, Nils
      Performer(s): Frahm, Nils
      Duration: 3:41
    • 22:12
      Title: Al Hizam Al Dhahbi
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem
      Duration: 5:55
    • 22:18
      Title: O'Farrell's Welcome To Limerick
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Cooney
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Cooney
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:22
      Title: Mindevals
      Performer(s): Graubaek. Jens
      Performer(s): Graubaek. Jens
      Duration: 3:41
    • 22:27
      Title: Frozen Time
      Performer(s): Firsova, Elena
      Performer(s): Firsova, Elena
      Duration: 6:43
    • 22:34
      Title: Aria From Haroutiun
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Duration: 3:49
    • 22:37
      Title: Symphony No. 22 (2nd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Duration: 4:10
    • 22:42
      Title: In My Life
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 2:39
    • 22:45
      Title: Eleanor Rigby
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 4:37
    • 22:50
      Title: Come Together
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 10:23
    • 23:01
      Title: The Bridge
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Duration: 3:05
    • 23:04
      Title: Ingrid Bergman
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:05
    • 23:05
      Title: Indigenous Man
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 4:32
    • 23:10
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Ii. Tres Vif
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 3:41
    • 23:14
      Title: Menuet In C Sharp Minor
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 1:00
    • 23:14
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 23:21
      Title: Never Never Land
      Performer(s): Styne / Comden / Green
      Performer(s): Styne / Comden / Green
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:27
      Title: The Promise
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:34
      Title: Woman You Must Be Crazy
      Performer(s): Walker, Aaron
      Performer(s): Walker, Aaron
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:38
      Title: Opus
      Performer(s): Tighe, Dylan
      Performer(s): Tighe, Dylan
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:41
      Title: Little Suite For Guitar - Iii: A Winter Landscape
      Performer(s): Maw, Nicholas
      Performer(s): Maw, Nicholas
      Duration: 2:17
    • 23:43
      Title: Piano Concerto No.22 In E Flat K482 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 8:28
    • 23:51
      Title: Prelude No.20 In G Sharp Minor
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Duration: 2:03
    • 23:54
      Title: The Laverock In The Blackthorn
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Alasdair Roberts
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Alasdair Roberts
      Duration: 6:42
    • 00:01
      Title: Never Again
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 3:27
    • 00:08
      Title: Sailing Westwards
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Duration: 10:52
    • 00:19
      Title: The Egg Man / The Fight Of The Taruru
      Performer(s): Parfitt-Murray, Hal / Busk, Nikolaj
      Performer(s): Parfitt-Murray, Hal / Busk, Nikolaj
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:23
      Title: Mid Air
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:26
      Title: Angel Eyes
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Duration: 5:12
    • 00:31
      Title: Little Elegy
      Performer(s): Bennett, Richard Rodney
      Performer(s): Bennett, Richard Rodney
      Duration: 2:44
    • 00:34
      Title: Rota
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:39
      Title: Country Tune
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Duration: 2:29
    • 00:43
      Title: Before The World Was Made
      Performer(s): Bruni, Carla / Yeats, W.B.
      Performer(s): Bruni, Carla / Yeats, W.B.
      Duration: 4:06
    • 00:46
      Title: On The Balcony
      Performer(s): Lawrence, D.H
      Performer(s): Lawrence, D.H
      Duration: 2:01
    • 00:48
      Title: I Cannot See
      Performer(s): Hulsmann / Dickinson
      Performer(s): Hulsmann / Dickinson
      Duration: 6:29

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