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 Berkley 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 5 July 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

    • 22:01
      Title: Sore Point
      Performer(s): Newman, Chris
      Performer(s): Newman, Chris
      Duration: 3:23
    • 22:04
      Title: Violin Concerto (2nd Movement) Chaconne: Body Through
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 11:04
    • 22:19
      Title: Willie Of Winsbury (Child 100)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 6:06
    • 22:25
      Title: Barbara's Theme
      Performer(s): Mandel, Johnny
      Performer(s): Mandel, Johnny
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: Empty Tables
      Performer(s): Van Heusen, Jimmy/Mercer, Johnny
      Performer(s): Van Heusen, Jimmy/Mercer, Johnny
      Duration: 3:14
    • 22:34
      Title: Brushwork
      Performer(s): Coniglio, Enrico
      Performer(s): Coniglio, Enrico
      Duration: 4:26
    • 22:40
      Title: Dixtuor Op. 14 - Movement Ii - Moderement
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 7:20
    • 22:47
      Title: String Quartet No.3 In D Major (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 5:36
    • 22:58
      Title: Mary
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: Parting
      Performer(s): Lang, Stephan Noel
      Performer(s): Lang, Stephan Noel
      Duration: 6:22
    • 23:08
      Title: Avalanche
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 5:13
    • 23:15
      Title: I- Prelude A La Nuit
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 5:26
    • 23:20
      Title: Good Night
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: I Just Don´T Know What To Do With Myself
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:28
      Title: Prelude (Melody No.17)
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 2:29
    • 23:30
      Title: Idttywlm
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Duration: 4:21
    • 23:35
      Title: Street Dance
      Performer(s): Roach, Max
      Performer(s): Roach, Max
      Duration: 5:36
    • 23:40
      Title: Spring Dance
      Performer(s): Micus, Stephan
      Performer(s): Micus, Stephan
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:47
      Title: Fantaisie - Andantino
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 2:20
    • 23:49
      Title: Follow, Follow
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:54
      Title: Cadence And Cascade
      Performer(s): Fripp / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Fripp / Sinfield
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:59
      Title: Starless
      Performer(s): Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James
      Performer(s): Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James
      Duration: 6:15
    • 00:06
      Title: Saburi
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Duration: 5:46
    • 00:11
      Title: Chilling Of The Evening
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Arlo
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Arlo
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:15
      Title: Prayers For Salvation - I. Virgo Benedicta
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:18
      Title: The Red Violin
      Performer(s): Corigliano, John
      Performer(s): Corigliano, John
      Duration: 1:48
    • 00:20
      Title: Solitude
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:25
      Title: Chelsea Bridge
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 7:30
    • 00:34
      Title: I'M Glad There Is You
      Performer(s): Dorsey / Mertz
      Performer(s): Dorsey / Mertz
      Duration: 3:33
    • 00:39
      Title: Zhavoronok 'The Lark'
      Performer(s): Glinka, Mikhail
      Performer(s): Glinka, Mikhail
      Duration: 4:12
    • 00:43
      Title: Des Pas Sur La Neige
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:47
      Title: Origin Of Stars
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:50
      Title: Empty Spaces
      Performer(s): Gauthier / Keys
      Performer(s): Gauthier / Keys
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:54
      Title: Sorgen
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:58
      Title: Study I
      Performer(s): Dwyer, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Dwyer, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:01

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