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 Friday 26 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

    • 22:17
      Title: Amor Afoito
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 4:25
    • 22:21
      Title: Trauermusik For String Orchestra With Solo Viola
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 7:54
    • 22:29
      Title: Downside Up
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 4:07
    • 22:43
      Title: Still Close
      Performer(s): Wood, Oliver
      Performer(s): Wood, Oliver
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:47
      Title: One More Night
      Performer(s): Can
      Performer(s): Can
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:52
      Title: Quando Me Sinto So
      Performer(s): Ribeiro/ Campos
      Performer(s): Ribeiro/ Campos
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:57
      Title: Violin Concerto (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 13:21
    • 23:11
      Title: Mohair
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:14
      Title: It'll Happen
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Duration: 3:21
    • 23:17
      Title: On Staddon Heights
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Duration: 7:49
    • 23:25
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 8:03
    • 23:34
      Title: Black Is The Colour Of My True Love's Hair
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:39
      Title: Maré (Tide)
      Performer(s): Maranhao, Rodrigo
      Performer(s): Maranhao, Rodrigo
      Duration: 2:55
    • 23:41
      Title: Bilijana
      Performer(s): Trad Macedonian
      Performer(s): Trad Macedonian
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:47
      Title: Ruby Tuesday
      Performer(s): Jagger/Richards
      Performer(s): Jagger/Richards
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:52
      Title: Little Bird
      Performer(s): Hannigan, Lisa
      Performer(s): Hannigan, Lisa
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:56
      Title: No One Knows I'M Gone
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 2:26
    • 00:00
      Title: Piano Sonata No.12 (3rd Movement) Marcia Funebre
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:05
      Title: Moonlight Sonata
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:52
    • 00:11
      Title: You Never Know
      Performer(s): Bailey, Benny
      Performer(s): Bailey, Benny
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:16
      Title: Free Soul
      Performer(s): O'Beirne, Gerry
      Performer(s): O'Beirne, Gerry
      Duration: 4:03
    • 00:21
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:26
      Title: Devotional 3
      Performer(s): Wilson, Ian
      Performer(s): Wilson, Ian
      Duration: 2:33
    • 00:28
      Title: Metamorfosi Di Violetta
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 5:12
    • 00:34
      Title: Rota
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:40
      Title: In Seculum "Breve"
      Performer(s): Bamberg Codex
      Performer(s): Bamberg Codex
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:42
      Title: Magnetized
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:44
      Title: Sightly
      Performer(s): Dunlea, Paul
      Performer(s): Dunlea, Paul
      Duration: 6:17
    • 00:50
      Title: Unit 1
      Performer(s): Barwick, Julianna
      Performer(s): Barwick, Julianna
      Duration: 1:31
    • 00:52
      Title: Choral Pour Orgue - Nun Komm Der Heiden Heiland
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:56
      Title: Cello Suite In G Minor - Iv: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:04

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