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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 Sunday 21 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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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

    • 22:04
      Title: Piano Concerto In F Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:03
    • 22:11
      Title: Sonata No. 3 In F Minor Op. 5 - Movement Iv - Intermezzo (Ruckbl
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:16
      Title: Talisman
      Performer(s): Dunckel / Godin
      Performer(s): Dunckel / Godin
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:23
      Title: Silent Worship
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 3:03
    • 22:27
      Title: La Valse Des Jonglemonts (The Pensive Waltz)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:50
    • 22:30
      Title: Badai Na Scadan (The Herring Boats0
      Performer(s): Mcsherry, John
      Performer(s): Mcsherry, John
      Duration: 2:51
    • 22:32
      Title: Song To A Seagull
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Duration: 4:06
    • 22:37
      Title: Cantata - 7. A Lyke Wake Dirge
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 2:34
    • 22:39
      Title: Elegie
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 5:51
    • 22:45
      Title: Wildwood Flower
      Performer(s): Carter, A. P.
      Performer(s): Carter, A. P.
      Duration: 3:50
    • 22:48
      Title: House Ceilidh
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Duration: 5:45
    • 22:54
      Title: The High Drive
      Performer(s): Duncan, Gordon
      Performer(s): Duncan, Gordon
      Duration: 3:22
    • 23:03
      Title: The Fields
      Performer(s): Blake / Westbrook
      Performer(s): Blake / Westbrook
      Duration: 5:21
    • 23:18
      Title: Lydia's Crush
      Performer(s): Jacob, Christian
      Performer(s): Jacob, Christian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:23
      Title: String Quartet No.4 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:04
    • 23:31
      Title: Temwani
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Duration: 2:08
    • 23:33
      Title: Oh Babe, It Ain't No Lie
      Performer(s): Cotten, Elizabeth
      Performer(s): Cotten, Elizabeth
      Duration: 2:22
    • 23:35
      Title: Des Caramels Pour Eva
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Duration: 3:12
    • 23:39
      Title: Ballad Of The Soldier's Wife
      Performer(s): Brecht / Weill
      Performer(s): Brecht / Weill
      Duration: 4:41
    • 23:43
      Title: August
      Performer(s): Winther, Jens
      Performer(s): Winther, Jens
      Duration: 8:25
    • 23:52
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 7:28
    • 23:59
      Title: Love Theme From Cinema Paradiso
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 3:03
    • 00:03
      Title: Thoka
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Album: Puzzle
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:07
      Title: Milonga En Re
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 4:38
    • 00:12
      Title: In The Evening (It's So Hard To Tell Who's Going To Love You The
      Duration: 4:45
    • 00:17
      Title: Ballad Of Grey Weather
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Duration: 4:26
    • 00:21
      Title: Blue In Tunisia
      Performer(s): Yamamoto, Eri
      Performer(s): Yamamoto, Eri
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:28
      Title: Cornucopia A Sheaf Of Miniatures Op.95 (3rd Movement) Poco Adagi
      Performer(s): Dunhill, Thomas
      Performer(s): Dunhill, Thomas
      Duration: 2:48
    • 00:31
      Title: Suite No.1 In G Major - Prélude
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:34
      Title: That Certain Feeling
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 1:51
    • 00:36
      Title: Birchwood Beaker
      Performer(s): Kate Stables
      Performer(s): Kate Stables
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:40
      Title: Some Other Time
      Performer(s): Comden/Green/Bernstein
      Performer(s): Comden/Green/Bernstein
      Duration: 6:31
    • 00:46
      Title: Spike Driver Blues
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Duration: 3:43
    • 00:50
      Title: Six Little Pieces For Piano - Vi. Sehr Langsam
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:51
      Title: Timothy Grub
      Performer(s): Bunyan
      Performer(s): Bunyan
      Duration: 3:30
    • 00:54
      Title: I'Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face
      Performer(s): Lerner / Loewe
      Performer(s): Lerner / Loewe
      Duration: 4:32

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