The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Friday's programme…

    March 27. Tonight, Eamonn links the title track of Sarah McQuaid's new album; Stravinsky's "The Sacrifice"; a young Polish jazz trio led by Marcin Wasilewski (in this, the week of PolskaÉire); a Pixies tune arranged for piano; Hugh Hopper's "Dedicated To You" performed by a saxophone quartet; music by Enrique Granados (see BLUE TUNES, below); John Martyn's "Small Hours"; a slice of contemporary jazz-cum-electronica by Bugge Wesseltoft (pictured), Henrik Schwartz and Dan Berglund; the opening movement of a choral work by Nico Muhly; movie music by Loudon Wainwright; Danish singer/songwriter Agnes Obel; and the slow movement of a Martinu concerto for two pianos. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 10 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week - 85 years after his death - we're featuring piano cycles by Czech composer, Leos Janácek; nightly performances by Andras Schiff, Leif Ove Andsnes and Lada Valesova.

    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:06
      Title: The Promise
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Duration: 5:37
    • 22:11
      Title: L.A.
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 5:52
    • 22:18
      Title: Distant Green Valley
      Performer(s): J Zhao/L Zhao
      Performer(s): J Zhao/L Zhao
      Duration: 7:20
    • 22:25
      Title: Day Dreamin On The Niger
      Performer(s): Carter, Regina/Washington, Reginald
      Performer(s): Carter, Regina/Washington, Reginald
      Duration: 6:30
    • 22:33
      Title: La Marseillaise
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:36
      Title: A Man Needs A Maid
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:41
      Title: Sonata No. 1 In B Flat Major Op. 45 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 6:34
    • 22:47
      Title: String Quartet No.2 In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Non Lento
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:04
    • 22:55
      Title: Modul 42
      Performer(s): Bartsch Nik
      Performer(s): Bartsch Nik
      Duration: 6:42
    • 23:02
      Title: The Trip
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Duration: 12:49
    • 23:16
      Title: Symphony No.4 - Iv. Healing Song
      Performer(s): Puts, Kevin
      Performer(s): Puts, Kevin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: If I Were A Swan
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:32
      Title: The Lowlands Of Holland
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:53
    • 23:37
      Title: Lowlands
      Performer(s): Phelan/Sheppard
      Performer(s): Phelan/Sheppard
      Duration: 5:11
    • 23:42
      Title: Blueberry Hill
      Performer(s): Stock / Lewis / Rose
      Performer(s): Stock / Lewis / Rose
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:47
      Title: Need Your Love So Bad
      Performer(s): John Jnr, Mertis
      Performer(s): John Jnr, Mertis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:52
      Title: Beatles Concertogrosso No.1 (5th Movement) Penny Lane
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 3:53
    • 00:01
      Title: Farewell To The Gold
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:06
      Title: It's You
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:11
      Title: In The Mist - Movement Iii - Andante
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:12
    • 00:13
      Title: Silent Woods
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 6:08
    • 00:20
      Title: Fade A Little
      Performer(s): Wasserfuhr, R. / Wasserfuhr, J.
      Performer(s): Wasserfuhr, R. / Wasserfuhr, J.
      Duration: 7:54
    • 00:28
      Title: Georgia On My Mind
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy/Gorrell, Stuart
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy/Gorrell, Stuart
      Duration: 3:53
    • 00:32
      Title: Shorty
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Duration: 1:33
    • 00:33
      Title: Plainte Calme (Calm Lamentation)
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:36
      Title: String Quartet Op.10 - Andantino
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 8:13
    • 00:44
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:48
      Title: The Party's Over
      Performer(s): Comden / Green / Styne
      Performer(s): Comden / Green / Styne
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:52
      Title: Epilogue From Wonderlawn
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 7:32

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