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    July 27. The surname Granados - we're told - translates from the Spanish as "distinguished". On Sunday's BLUE, we'll listen to 2 distinguished pieces of music by Enrique Granados, who was born in Spain on this very day in 1867. Also coming our way tonight, new jazz from Hamburg guitarist Andreas Dopp; a selection from a new recording of Prokofiev violin sonatas by Alina Ibragimova and Steven Osborne; a sample from the 2014 debut CD by German trumpeter Benny Brown; choral octet voces 8, from the newly-issued "Eventide"; more Piazzolla featuring bandonéon-player Pablo Mainetti; jazz singer/songwriter Karen Mantler; the final two recordings of the week by Talich Quartet (see BLUE TUNES, below); and ECM artist Maria Pia De Vito with Francois Couturier, Anja Lechner and Michele Rabbia. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 27 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    American composer Eric Whitacre is one of the most performed composers of his generation. Settings include Yeats and Kipling. His work is in the spotlight this week on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Talich Quartet: July 21st - 27th

    Václav Talich was music director of the Czech Philharmonic from 1919 to 1939 .His nephew, Jan Talich Snr, founded the Talich Quartet in 1964. Three decades later, his son, Jan Talich Jnr, took the first violin chair in the quartet. In this, its 50th anniversary, we feature a number of Talich releases, including recent recordings of works by Mendelssohn, Brahms and Kalliwoda. Join us for Talich Quartet, each night this week on Blue.

    Picture by David Goldman

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Facades
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 8:44
    • 22:09
      Title: Littoral
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:15
      Title: Eleanor (Sister Cobb)
      Performer(s): Cobb, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Cobb, Jimmy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:23
      Title: Danza Espanola No.5
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 4:35
    • 22:32
      Title: Branquinho
      Performer(s): Gismonti, Egberto
      Performer(s): Gismonti, Egberto
      Duration: 7:52
    • 22:40
      Title: Old Time Religion
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:45
      Title: Jolie Blonde
      Duration: 3:00
    • 22:49
      Title: Piano Concerto No 3 In C Minor Op 37 - Movement Ii - Largo
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 9:13
    • 22:57
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:03
      Title: Honeymoon
      Performer(s): Holden D / Holden L
      Performer(s): Holden D / Holden L
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:07
      Title: One Real Flower
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:10
      Title: I Don't Worry About A Thing
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 2:34
    • 23:13
      Title: N'Teri
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:19
      Title: Zajdi, Zajdi
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:26
      Title: Track 19
      Performer(s): Trad
      Performer(s): Trad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: If It's Magic
      Performer(s): Wonder, Stevie
      Performer(s): Wonder, Stevie
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:34
      Title: She's Walking The Dog Every Day
      Performer(s): Van Schothorst, Anne
      Performer(s): Van Schothorst, Anne
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:38
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Il Vecchio Castello
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:43
      Title: Cello Concerto (4th Movement)
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 2:19
    • 23:46
      Title: The Titles
      Performer(s): Gesing / Winstone
      Performer(s): Gesing / Winstone
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:50
      Title: Greek Variations (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:55
      Title: Deborah's Theme
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:00
      Title: From The Beginning
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Duration: 4:29
    • 00:05
      Title: Return To Saturn
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Duration: 7:04
    • 00:12
      Title: Oh, Montmartre
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:15
      Title: Leave Me By Myself
      Performer(s): Fitzsimmons, William
      Performer(s): Fitzsimmons, William
      Duration: 5:22
    • 00:21
      Title: Lieder: Die Lotosblume, Op. 25 No. 7
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 1:59
    • 00:22
      Title: Quartet For Clarient, Violin, Cello And Piano (3rd Movement) Slo
      Performer(s): Schickele, Peter
      Performer(s): Schickele, Peter
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:27
      Title: Pno Sonata In D (Ii) Adagio
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 5:30
    • 00:33
      Title: Go Down Easy
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:52
    • 00:47
      Title: Suite For Strings - Ii. Andante
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Duration: 6:58
    • 00:54
      Title: Water Night
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 5:41

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