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 Friday 20 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.

    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: Une Femme Est Une Femme
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 3:02
    • 22:04
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Ostrom, Magnus
      Performer(s): Ostrom, Magnus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:09
      Title: Big Legged Woman
      Performer(s): Long / Allen
      Performer(s): Long / Allen
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:12
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 2 In B Flat Major Op. 83 - Movement Iii - And
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 12:36
    • 22:26
      Title: Noches Noches/ La Luz
      Performer(s): Cohen, Avishai
      Performer(s): Cohen, Avishai
      Duration: 7:34
    • 22:32
      Title: Fifty Miles Of Elbow Room
      Performer(s): Carter, A. P.
      Performer(s): Carter, A. P.
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:36
      Title: Buck Creek Girls
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:16
    • 22:39
      Title: Partita No.1 In B Minor - V: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:43
      Title: String Quartet In D Major (3rd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:54
      Title: Cristo Redentor
      Performer(s): Pearson, Duke
      Performer(s): Pearson, Duke
      Duration: 5:57
    • 23:01
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (V)
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:09
      Title: Moon And Sand
      Performer(s): Wilder/Engvick/Palitz
      Performer(s): Wilder/Engvick/Palitz
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:14
      Title: En Vous Attendant
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Duration: 3:15
    • 23:17
      Title: The Wheels Of The World
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Altan
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Altan
      Duration: 4:18
    • 23:21
      Title: Queen Of Hearts
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. The Unthanks
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. The Unthanks
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:27
      Title: The Book Of Sounds - Part 7
      Performer(s): Otte, Hans
      Performer(s): Otte, Hans
      Duration: 9:00
    • 23:36
      Title: I'Ll Always Be With You
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: Love Theme From Cinema Paradiso
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 3:03
    • 23:43
      Title: Les Moulins De Mon Coeur
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:49
      Title: Concerto For Lute, 2 Violins And Continuo In D Major, Rv93 (Ii)
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:55
      Title: On Powdered Ground
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:59
      Title: The Unremarkable Child
      Performer(s): Henriksen/Bang/Kleive
      Performer(s): Henriksen/Bang/Kleive
      Duration: 2:19
    • 00:01
      Title: 4:30 Am
      Performer(s): Kjellsby / Slettahjell
      Performer(s): Kjellsby / Slettahjell
      Duration: 3:29
    • 00:05
      Title: Sunrise Serenade, Op. 63
      Performer(s): Sallinen, Aulis
      Performer(s): Sallinen, Aulis
      Duration: 7:00
    • 00:12
      Title: Immigrant Theme From The Godfather Part 2
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 3:00
    • 00:16
      Title: Back Down The River
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:19
      Title: St Patrick's Hymn
      Performer(s): Trad /Connolly
      Performer(s): Trad /Connolly
      Duration: 2:53
    • 00:22
      Title: October Sky
      Performer(s): Stapleton, Dave
      Performer(s): Stapleton, Dave
      Duration: 2:31
    • 00:25
      Title: Sonate De Requiem (4th Movement)
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Duration: 8:07
    • 00:32
      Title: Lassie Lie Near Me
      Performer(s): Burns Arr Tabor/Ballamy/Warren
      Performer(s): Burns Arr Tabor/Ballamy/Warren
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:37
      Title: Stardust
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Parish
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Parish
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:44
      Title: Milonga
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:50
      Title: The Corncrake (Slow Air)
      Performer(s): Reavy, Ed
      Performer(s): Reavy, Ed
      Duration: 2:53
    • 00:52
      Title: If I Were A Swan
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Duration: 3:45

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