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 Saturday 31 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Whatever the tempo, alto saxophone-player Art Pepper possessed a gift for swinging with sadness. All this week, we remember some of Pepper's finest moments, as sideman and leader.

    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

    • 22:05
      Title: Vayamos Al Diablo
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:08
      Title: Blue Monk
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Duration: 7:33
    • 22:17
      Title: Mary
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:20
      Title: Ashokan Farewell
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:24
      Title: Morpheus
      Performer(s): Barber, Patricia
      Performer(s): Barber, Patricia
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:30
      Title: String Quintet In C Minor, Op103 (2nd Movement) Andante Cantabil
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:35
    • 22:38
      Title: Adagio Maestoso
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:07
    • 22:43
      Title: Weave
      Performer(s): Friedrich, Jurgen
      Performer(s): Friedrich, Jurgen
      Duration: 7:26
    • 22:50
      Title: Model
      Performer(s): Hutter /Bartoff /Shultz
      Performer(s): Hutter /Bartoff /Shultz
      Duration: 3:59
    • 22:54
      Title: Bijou The Poodle
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Duration: 6:16
    • 23:02
      Title: A Lesson For The Future, Farewell To The Old Ways
      Performer(s): Corona, Fernando
      Performer(s): Corona, Fernando
      Duration: 8:09
    • 23:10
      Title: Garden Of Prayer
      Performer(s): Curtis / Roach
      Performer(s): Curtis / Roach
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:13
      Title: Lyric Suite - Iv: March Of The Dwarfs
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:18
      Title: Piano Sonata In E Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Molto
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 5:03
    • 23:23
      Title: Mood For A Day
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:26
      Title: I Talk To The Wind
      Performer(s): Mcdonald / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Mcdonald / Sinfield
      Duration: 6:15
    • 23:48
      Title: La Javanaise
      Performer(s): Gainsbourg
      Performer(s): Gainsbourg
      Duration: 4:25
    • 23:52
      Title: Jazz Suite (Movement Iii) - Romance
      Performer(s): Holloway, Laurie
      Performer(s): Holloway, Laurie
      Duration: 2:04
    • 23:54
      Title: No Surprises
      Composer: Radiohead
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Album: No Surprises - Single, Parlophone, CDNODATA04
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:58
      Title: Nocturne In E Flat
      Performer(s): Glinka, Mikhail
      Performer(s): Glinka, Mikhail
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:03
      Title: Opus 44
      Performer(s): O'Halloran, Dustin
      Performer(s): O'Halloran, Dustin
      Duration: 3:03
    • 00:06
      Title: San Antonio
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:10
      Title: Winter Moon
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:48
    • 00:16
      Title: Two Year Winter
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:18
      Title: Home
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:30
      Title: If I Were A Swan
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:37
      Title: Marianne's Demise
      Performer(s): Sheerin, Colette
      Performer(s): Sheerin, Colette
      Duration: 4:01
    • 00:41
      Title: At First She Starts
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:44
      Title: Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:47
      Title: Sonata No.1 In G Minor (1st Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:51
      Title: Your Song
      Performer(s): Walsh, Kate
      Performer(s): Walsh, Kate
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:56
      Title: Time After Time
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Styne, Jule
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Styne, Jule
      Duration: 3:31

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