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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 Sunday 16 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Bachianas Brasileiras is Heitor Vill-Lobos' most famous work. There's more to this Brazilian and this week on the Blue, we'll spotlight the lesser known too.

    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

    • 21:54
      Title: Metamorphosis Four
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 7:21
    • 22:02
      Title: I'M Wishin'
      Performer(s): Brown, Lynn
      Performer(s): Brown, Lynn
      Duration: 3:16
    • 22:05
      Title: The Bridge
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Duration: 6:14
    • 22:11
      Title: Hugo - The Thief
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 4:35
    • 22:16
      Title: House Of Flying Daggers
      Performer(s): Umebayashi, Shigeru
      Performer(s): Umebayashi, Shigeru
      Duration: 1:42
    • 22:17
      Title: The Beggar - Autumn
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 3:39
    • 22:27
      Title: Our Love Is Easy
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Duration: 5:44
    • 22:33
      Title: Piano Concerto In F Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:03
    • 22:41
      Title: Plainte Calme (Calm Lamentation)
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 3:18
    • 22:45
      Title: Sweet Baby James
      Performer(s): Taylor, James
      Performer(s): Taylor, James
      Duration: 3:03
    • 22:52
      Title: Man Is The Baby
      Performer(s): Hegarty, Antony
      Performer(s): Hegarty, Antony
      Duration: 4:24
    • 22:56
      Title: Jazz Suite (Movement Iii) - Romance
      Performer(s): Holloway, Laurie
      Performer(s): Holloway, Laurie
      Duration: 2:04
    • 23:10
      Title: Brinquedo De Roda - Movement Ii - A Moda Da Carranquinha
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 2:38
    • 23:13
      Title: Prelude 2
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:15
      Title: Song Of The Black Swan
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:19
      Title: Alfred Hitchcock's Polkas
      Performer(s): O'Beirne, Gerry
      Performer(s): O'Beirne, Gerry
      Duration: 4:45
    • 23:24
      Title: All I Want
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Duration: 3:49
    • 23:27
      Title: Stepping Stone
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:32
      Title: El Noi De La Mere
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:35
      Title: Chaplin
      Performer(s): Montague, Chris
      Performer(s): Montague, Chris
      Duration: 6:24
    • 23:42
      Title: Sonata No.45 In A Major (1st Movement) Introduzzione
      Performer(s): Weiss, Silvius Leopold
      Performer(s): Weiss, Silvius Leopold
      Duration: 5:50
    • 23:47
      Title: Cello Sonata No. 1 In D Minor, Op 109 (Ii) Andante
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 7:15
    • 23:55
      Title: Snow White
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:59
      Title: How Insensitive
      Performer(s): Gimbel / Jobim / De Moraes
      Performer(s): Gimbel / Jobim / De Moraes
      Duration: 3:21
    • 00:09
      Title: Maré (Tide)
      Performer(s): Maranhao, Rodrigo
      Performer(s): Maranhao, Rodrigo
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:12
      Title: Uncertain Weather
      Performer(s): Nah, Youn Sun
      Performer(s): Nah, Youn Sun
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:16
      Title: I: Adagio Sereno; Molto Espressivo E Tranquillo
      Performer(s): Rochberg, George
      Performer(s): Rochberg, George
      Duration: 4:06
    • 00:20
      Title: Pno Concerto No.2 In F (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 6:23
    • 00:27
      Title: I Married An Angel
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:52
    • 00:36
      Title: Piano Concerto No 3 In C Minor Op 37 - Movement Ii - Largo
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 9:13
    • 00:45
      Title: Vln Son In G (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:47

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