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    March 28. Just before the clocks jump forward an hour, Eamonn presents singer-songwriter Johanna Borchert (pictured); pianistic Granados (see BLUE TUNES, below); Tim Bowness and Phil Chilvers from a release named in honour of a beach in Norfolk; John Metcalfe, from his tribute to "Scorching Bay" near Wellington; Auckland-born sax-player Hayden Chisholm; a solo piano piece by Australian-born composer Kate Moore; Argentinian guitarist Pablo Márquez; part of Michael Nyman's "Hillsborough Memorial"; and a 2015 release from Chris Potter Underground Orchestra. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 21 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.

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    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:02
      Title: Track 13
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:14
      Title: No Depression In Heaven
      Duration: 3:07
    • 22:32
      Title: Angel Eyes
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:37
      Title: Rubber Duck
      Performer(s): Robson, Phil
      Performer(s): Robson, Phil
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:42
      Title: Lumen Valossa
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:47
      Title: Amor Afoito
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 4:25
    • 22:52
      Title: Concerto For Guitar & Orchestra - Andantino E Andante - Cadenza
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 7:48
    • 23:00
      Title: Prelude No.1 In E Minor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:05
      Title: Geordie (Child 209)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:09
      Title: Vokuró
      Performer(s): Sigurdardottir/Vidar
      Performer(s): Sigurdardottir/Vidar
      Duration: 3:29
    • 23:14
      Title: Time Lapses
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Duration: 8:00
    • 23:47
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:58
      Title: Blue Midnight
      Performer(s): Motian, Paul
      Performer(s): Motian, Paul
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:04
      Title: Aminata Santoro
      Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani
      Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani
      Duration: 6:58
    • 00:11
      Title: All This Useless Beauty
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:15
      Title: A Coral Room
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 6:27
    • 00:21
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:34
      Title: Azure
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 2:51
    • 00:36
      Title: The Other Woman
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:39
      Title: Rhubarb
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Duration: 7:59
    • 00:47
      Title: Le Banc Songeur
      Performer(s): Hahn, Reynaldo
      Performer(s): Hahn, Reynaldo
      Duration: 3:00
    • 00:50
      Title: Track 12
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 3:45

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