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 Sunday 1 September 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

    • 22:00
      Title: Open The Door For Three
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:02
      Title: Postscript
      Performer(s): Heaney, Seamus
      Performer(s): Heaney, Seamus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:03
      Title: Flying (In Crimson Skies)
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Album: Different Colours
      Duration: 7:47
    • 22:12
      Title: Variations On A Theme By Schumann Ii
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Duration: 2:40
    • 22:14
      Title: Cello Concerto (After Cello Sonata Op.36) - Andante Molto Tranqu
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 6:52
    • 22:22
      Title: Caprichos Di Siviglia
      Performer(s): De Holanda, Hamilton
      Performer(s): De Holanda, Hamilton
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:24
      Title: Tango (Orchestrated By Felix Guenther)
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 4:05
    • 22:30
      Title: Mazurka In F Sharp Min Op59
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:34
      Title: Everything Is Free
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:03
    • 22:39
      Title: Fingers In The Wind
      Performer(s): Kirk, Roland
      Performer(s): Kirk, Roland
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:43
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 5:59
    • 22:49
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 23:00
      Title: You Don't Matter
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: Forever
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 3:44
    • 23:09
      Title: Glass
      Performer(s): Fitkin, Graham
      Performer(s): Fitkin, Graham
      Duration: 3:11
    • 23:11
      Title: Stepping Stone
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:16
      Title: How Can You Lose?
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Duration: 7:09
    • 23:23
      Title: You Go To My Head
      Performer(s): Coots / Gillespie
      Performer(s): Coots / Gillespie
      Duration: 6:26
    • 23:29
      Title: Piano Sonata In C Minor Op. 111 - Movement Ii - Arietta, Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 15:47
    • 23:46
      Title: L'Émanation
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:50
      Title: Afterwards
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:52
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:58
      Title: Bug And Bear's
      Performer(s): Kelly,Ted/ Doheny, Ciallian
      Performer(s): Kelly,Ted/ Doheny, Ciallian
      Duration: 3:10
    • 00:02
      Title: Grace
      Performer(s): Mcferrin, Bobby
      Performer(s): Mcferrin, Bobby
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:06
      Title: Charlie's Lullaby
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:13
      Title: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:46
    • 00:17
      Title: Pour La Harpe - Valse Romantique
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: Estampes - No. 2 La Soiree Dans Grenade
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:49
    • 00:32
      Title: Blue Valentines
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 6:09
    • 00:46
      Title: Summa
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:51
      Title: Lamentate - Movement X - Fragile E Conciliate
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 7:11

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