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 Sunday 30 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    All this week Carl and Eamonn are featuring recordings by the Grammy-winning American singer/songwriter Loudon Wainwright III (including "The Grammy Song"!).

    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

    • 22:08
      Title: Birds
      Performer(s): Torrini, Emiliana
      Performer(s): Torrini, Emiliana
      Duration: 6:38
    • 22:15
      Title: Quintet In G Minor I. Prelude (Lento)
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 4:50
    • 22:19
      Title: Serenade No.12 "Nacht Music" (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 4:48
    • 22:25
      Title: Deusa Do Amor (Goddess Of Love)
      Performer(s): Poesia/Farias
      Performer(s): Poesia/Farias
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:31
      Title: Blue In Green
      Performer(s): Davis, Miles
      Performer(s): Davis, Miles
      Duration: 6:37
    • 22:38
      Title: Willie's Lady (Child 6)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:44
      Title: Sweet Savior's Arms
      Performer(s): De Lisle, Grey
      Performer(s): De Lisle, Grey
      Duration: 3:47
    • 22:48
      Title: Ballad Of Grey Weather
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Duration: 4:26
    • 22:52
      Title: Trollmors Vuggesang
      Performer(s): Homberg, Margit
      Performer(s): Homberg, Margit
      Duration: 3:28
    • 22:55
      Title: Si Dormiero
      Performer(s): Isaac, Heinrich
      Performer(s): Isaac, Heinrich
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:06
      Title: Out Of Nowhere
      Performer(s): Heyman / Green
      Performer(s): Heyman / Green
      Duration: 7:00
    • 23:14
      Title: Last Spring
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:19
      Title: Sonata For Arpeggione And Piano In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:28
      Title: You Want What You Can't Have
      Performer(s): Wojciechowski, John
      Performer(s): Wojciechowski, John
      Duration: 5:48
    • 23:35
      Title: After The Goldrush
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:25
    • 23:39
      Title: Track 09
      Performer(s): Halves
      Performer(s): Halves
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:43
      Title: Nothing Compares 2 U
      Composer: Prince
      Performer(s): Prince
      Performer(s): Prince
      Duration: 6:33
    • 23:50
      Title: Guitar Concerto In A Major Op. 30 - Movement Ii - Andantino Sici
      Performer(s): Giuliani, Mauro
      Performer(s): Giuliani, Mauro
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:57
      Title: The Dream
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:04
      Title: Everybody Cryin' Mercy
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 2:58
    • 00:06
      Title: The Briar And The Rose
      Performer(s): Waits / Brennan
      Performer(s): Waits / Brennan
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:17
      Title: Adagio Maestoso
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:07
    • 00:21
      Title: Somewhere Near Cluj
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Duration: 1:50
    • 00:24
      Title: The Reaper
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:00
    • 00:25
      Title: Watching Shadows
      Performer(s): Surman / Krog
      Performer(s): Surman / Krog
      Duration: 5:35
    • 00:31
      Title: A New Scotch Tune
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 1:36
    • 00:43
      Title: Do It Again
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:44
      Title: Fugue In Eb Major
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 6:17
    • 00:50
      Title: I - Pavane De La Belle Au Bois Dormant
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 1:35
    • 00:53
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 5:59

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