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 Saturday 20 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Once strings collaborators for Sigur Ros, Amiina, a sextet from Iceland are under the Blue Tunes spotlight including their latest release The Lighthouse Project

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Prelude
      Performer(s): Walbert, David
      Performer(s): Walbert, David
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:03
      Title: Romance
      Performer(s): Wilson, Gerald
      Performer(s): Wilson, Gerald
      Duration: 6:45
    • 22:10
      Title: That Old Black Magic
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Duration: 4:50
    • 22:14
      Title: Summer Impressions - Evening Mood
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Duration: 7:03
    • 22:21
      Title: Sonata K208
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Duration: 5:45
    • 22:32
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 22:35
      Title: Way To Blue
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 3:26
    • 22:39
      Title: In A Mellotone
      Performer(s): Ellington / Gabler
      Performer(s): Ellington / Gabler
      Duration: 6:12
    • 22:44
      Title: Satellite
      Performer(s): Scheinman, Jenny
      Performer(s): Scheinman, Jenny
      Duration: 2:11
    • 22:46
      Title: Lifeline
      Performer(s): Stuart, Mick
      Performer(s): Stuart, Mick
      Duration: 4:27
    • 22:52
      Title: Concerto No 1 In B Flat Major For Two Clarinets - Adagio
      Performer(s): Tausch, Franz Wilhelm
      Performer(s): Tausch, Franz Wilhelm
      Duration: 5:19
    • 22:57
      Title: Violin Sonata No 3 - Movement I - Slow
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 6:22
    • 23:05
      Title: Aquarius
      Performer(s): Tackney, Eileen
      Performer(s): Tackney, Eileen
      Duration: 7:41
    • 23:13
      Title: Standing In Doorways
      Performer(s): Wolfe, Ger
      Performer(s): Wolfe, Ger
      Duration: 4:14
    • 23:17
      Title: Every Breath You Take
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Duration: 5:24
    • 23:22
      Title: La Strada
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Duration: 3:25
    • 23:25
      Title: After The Goldrush
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:25
    • 23:31
      Title: Etude No.9
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 5:33
    • 23:42
      Title: Kolapot
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Duration: 4:55
    • 23:46
      Title: Blue Fandango
      Performer(s): Molvaer, Nils Petter
      Performer(s): Molvaer, Nils Petter
      Duration: 3:20
    • 23:53
      Title: Scorching Day
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:59
      Title: The Light From One
      Performer(s): Brun / Engine Earz Fexperiment
      Performer(s): Brun / Engine Earz Fexperiment
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:05
      Title: After The Tryst
      Performer(s): Macmillan, James
      Performer(s): Macmillan, James
      Duration: 3:07
    • 00:08
      Title: Nocturnes - I
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 3:42
    • 00:13
      Title: Reflections In D
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 7:40
    • 00:20
      Title: In My Secret Life
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Willie O Winsbury
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 8:55
    • 00:33
      Title: Meditation From Thais
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:38
      Title: Fantasia (33)
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:41
      Title: Choral Pour Orgue - Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:44
      Title: In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
      Performer(s): Mann / Hilliard
      Performer(s): Mann / Hilliard
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:50
      Title: We Two
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Duration: 3:22
    • 00:53
      Title: Guess I'Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
      Performer(s): Comden / Green / Styne
      Performer(s): Comden / Green / Styne
      Duration: 3:45

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