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 Saturday 6 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Contemporary Slovak composer Vladimír Godár is in the spotlight. Join Carl and Eamonn on the Blue as they play extracts from his Cantata "Mater", film scores and transcriptions.

    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

    • 22:20
      Title: The Clay Pigeon Rag
      Performer(s): Reid, Colin
      Performer(s): Reid, Colin
      Duration: 4:28
    • 22:25
      Title: Everytime
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:28
      Title: The Sub
      Composer: Various Composers
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Duration: 4:13
    • 22:33
      Title: Symphony No 2 In A Op 17 2nd Mvt
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 12:55
    • 22:48
      Title: Place To Be
      Performer(s): Hiromi Uehara
      Performer(s): Hiromi Uehara
      Duration: 8:28
    • 22:56
      Title: Please Stop Playing Those Blues, Boy
      Performer(s): Demetrius / Moore
      Performer(s): Demetrius / Moore
      Duration: 3:33
    • 23:00
      Title: Rota
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:06
      Title: Romance Del Diablo
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 7:48
    • 23:14
      Title: Watch The Stars
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jansch
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jansch
      Duration: 3:11
    • 23:17
      Title: Futatsu No Hensokyoku Sakura Sakura
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:14
    • 23:23
      Title: Love
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Duration: 3:39
    • 23:28
      Title: Trauermusik For String Orchestra With Solo Viola
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 7:54
    • 23:35
      Title: Five Bagatelles - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 3:58
    • 23:40
      Title: Manoir Des Mes Reves
      Performer(s): Reinhardt, Django
      Performer(s): Reinhardt, Django
      Duration: 4:05
    • 23:44
      Title: Constant Filter
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 6:53
    • 23:51
      Title: How Blue Can You Get?
      Performer(s): Feather, Jane
      Performer(s): Feather, Jane
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:00
      Title: Iii - Habanera
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:04
      Title: Jamais Dire Jamais
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Duration: 3:50
    • 00:08
      Title: Le Prochain Amour
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Corti
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Corti
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:12
      Title: Chanson Dans La Nuit
      Performer(s): Salzedo, Carlos
      Performer(s): Salzedo, Carlos
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:17
      Title: Manic Depression
      Performer(s): Hendrix, Jimi
      Performer(s): Hendrix, Jimi
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:20
      Title: I Want A Little Girl
      Performer(s): Moll / Mencher
      Performer(s): Moll / Mencher
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:23
      Title: Kothbiro
      Performer(s): Achieng / Ogada
      Performer(s): Achieng / Ogada
      Duration: 5:47
    • 00:30
      Title: Elegie
      Performer(s): Derungs, Martin
      Performer(s): Derungs, Martin
      Duration: 8:02
    • 00:38
      Title: Beata Viscera
      Performer(s): Worcester Fragments, Late 13th C.
      Performer(s): Worcester Fragments, Late 13th C.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:39
      Title: Three Pieces For Piano - I. Andantino
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:42
      Title: Half-Milord
      Performer(s): Arthurs, Tom
      Performer(s): Arthurs, Tom
      Duration: 7:09
    • 00:49
      Title: Chase The Blues Away
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Duration: 5:28
    • 00:53
      Title: Senectitude
      Performer(s): Bourne, Matthew
      Performer(s): Bourne, Matthew
      Duration: 1:21
    • 00:55
      Title: The Garden (Vi)
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:57
      Title: Everything I Like (1)
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:58
      Title: Suite For Two Violins (Iii) Lullaby
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 3:45

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