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 14 September 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    He has an impressive film catalogue; worked with many artists; a discography that includes piano music of Satie, Copland and Cage: Michel Legrand is under the Blue Tunes spotlight.

    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

    • 22:04
      Title: Low Down
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:10
      Title: Baby Please Don't Go
      Composer: Williams, Big Joe
      Performer(s): Williams, Big Joe
      Performer(s): Williams, Big Joe
      Album: A Portrait Of Vintage Blues (2-cd), Gallerie, GALE 436
      Duration: 2:46
    • 22:14
      Title: Massigui
      Performer(s): Keita / Repac
      Performer(s): Keita / Repac
      Duration: 5:22
    • 22:19
      Title: J'Ai Été Au Bal
      Duration: 1:51
    • 22:20
      Title: A Tune For Frankie/ An Phis Fluich
      Performer(s): Ni Mahaonaigh/ Trad
      Performer(s): Ni Mahaonaigh/ Trad
      Duration: 5:29
    • 22:27
      Title: Piano Concerto No.5 In E Flat Major 'Emperor' (2nd Movement) Ada
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:33
    • 22:36
      Title: Main Theme From The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 5:18
    • 22:41
      Title: Momento
      Performer(s): Gunnlaugs, Sunna
      Performer(s): Gunnlaugs, Sunna
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:48
      Title: First Girl I Loved
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Duration: 5:13
    • 22:53
      Title: The Death Lady
      Duration: 2:44
    • 22:57
      Title: Black Ace
      Performer(s): Turner, Karo
      Performer(s): Turner, Karo
      Duration: 3:04
    • 22:59
      Title: Cello Concerto (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 9:27
    • 23:09
      Title: Dust
      Performer(s): Jordan, Anna
      Performer(s): Jordan, Anna
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:16
      Title: Oblivion
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 5:02
    • 23:21
      Title: Neelin
      Performer(s): Kinsella, Lauren
      Performer(s): Kinsella, Lauren
      Duration: 3:20
    • 23:24
      Title: Cadence And Cascade
      Performer(s): Fripp / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Fripp / Sinfield
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:30
      Title: The Wakeful Night - Adagio
      Performer(s): Blomdahl, Karl-Birger
      Performer(s): Blomdahl, Karl-Birger
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:36
      Title: Spirit Of The Place - Part 2
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Duration: 7:51
    • 23:45
      Title: Don't Ask Me Why
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:49
      Title: The Dreamer
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:54
      Title: Akh Im Champen
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:03
    • 23:57
      Title: Jano Mori
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Duration: 7:55
    • 00:05
      Title: The Last Man
      Performer(s): Mansell, Clint
      Performer(s): Mansell, Clint
      Duration: 6:24
    • 00:13
      Title: Captain Bligh
      Performer(s): Basie / Sims
      Performer(s): Basie / Sims
      Duration: 6:54
    • 00:19
      Title: Li'l Darlin
      Performer(s): Hefti, Neal
      Performer(s): Hefti, Neal
      Duration: 5:05
    • 00:25
      Title: As I Roved Out
      Performer(s): Trad
      Performer(s): Trad
      Duration: 6:15
    • 00:31
      Title: You Compare Her To A Rose
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:36
      Title: In A Landscape
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Duration: 10:25
    • 00:47
      Title: Once Upon A Summertime
      Performer(s): Legrand/Barclay/Marnay/Mercer
      Performer(s): Legrand/Barclay/Marnay/Mercer
      Duration: 5:48
    • 00:52
      Title: The Peacocks
      Performer(s): Rowles, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Rowles, Jimmy
      Duration: 5:57

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