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 Berkley 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 Sunday 25 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - a musical journey through centuries, genres and soundscapes.

    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

    • 22:09
      Title: Give Me Strength
      Performer(s): Eric Clapton
      Performer(s): Eric Clapton
      Album: 461 Ocean Blvd. (Deluxe Edition)
      Duration: 3:05
    • 22:17
      Title: Chelsea Bridge
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 7:30
    • 22:22
      Title: Moanin'
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Duration: 2:52
    • 22:25
      Title: ...Around Stravinsky (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:28
      Title: Clarinet Quintet (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: The Cuckoo's Nest
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:34
      Title: Betty Barnes'
      Performer(s): Milroy, Jed
      Performer(s): Milroy, Jed
      Duration: 2:20
    • 22:35
      Title: Nine Hundred Miles (Instrumental)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:01
    • 22:39
      Title: Mis'ry And The Blues
      Performer(s): La Vere, Charles
      Performer(s): La Vere, Charles
      Duration: 5:37
    • 22:44
      Title: Lone Pilgrim
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:58
    • 22:47
      Title: String Quartet No.3 - Ii. November 26: Ichigaya
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: Impromptu No.3 In G Flat Major - Andante
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:37
    • 22:54
      Title: Concerto In G Major (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 7:47
    • 23:04
      Title: Disgrace
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Duration: 3:12
    • 23:07
      Title: Tess
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Duration: 6:59
    • 23:13
      Title: Coast River
      Performer(s): Lunny
      Performer(s): Lunny
      Duration: 3:38
    • 23:17
      Title: In Haven (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 2:14
    • 23:19
      Title: The Mountain Of The Night
      Performer(s): Abdullah Ibrahim
      Performer(s): Abdullah Ibrahim
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:23
      Title: Lord Maxwell's Last Good Night
      Performer(s): Traditional / Tabor
      Performer(s): Traditional / Tabor
      Duration: 4:35
    • 23:29
      Title: Piano Sonata No.1 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:35
      Title: Tres Pecas Nordestinas(2nd Movement) Aboio
      Performer(s): Clovis Pereira
      Performer(s): Clovis Pereira
      Duration: 6:23
    • 23:42
      Title: Milonga Del Angel
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 6:55
    • 23:48
      Title: At Seventeen
      Performer(s): Ian, Janis
      Performer(s): Ian, Janis
      Duration: 4:57
    • 23:54
      Title: Blue Moon
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Duration: 3:59
    • 23:58
      Title: What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 4:16
    • 00:02
      Title: Remembering Marilyn
      Performer(s): Desplat, Alexandre
      Performer(s): Desplat, Alexandre
      Duration: 3:34
    • 00:06
      Title: Gabriel's Oboe
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 3:34
    • 00:09
      Title: Letter To The President
      Performer(s): Badly Drawn Boy
      Performer(s): Badly Drawn Boy
      Album: Being Flynn (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
      Duration: 1:42
    • 00:12
      Title: String Quartet No.5 In Eb Major (3rd Movement) Adagio Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 8:54
    • 00:20
      Title: Suite No.1 In G Major - Prélude
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:24
      Title: C'Est La Mort
      Performer(s): Williams, Joy/ White, John Paul
      Performer(s): Williams, Joy/ White, John Paul
      Duration: 2:44
    • 00:26
      Title: Elephants
      Performer(s): Yamagata
      Performer(s): Yamagata
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:30
      Title: The Thrill Is Gone
      Performer(s): Brown / Henderson
      Performer(s): Brown / Henderson
      Duration: 3:06
    • 00:34
      Title: Tracing The Outline - Movement 1
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:37
      Title: George
      Composer: Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Album: A Late Junction Compilation 1, Bbclj, bbclj 30042
      Duration: 5:03
    • 00:43
      Title: Nightporter
      Performer(s): Sylvian, David
      Performer(s): Sylvian, David
      Duration: 7:12
    • 00:53
      Title: Harvest Breed
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 1:50
    • 00:55
      Title: Nocturne
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Duration: 4:33

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