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    March 28. Just before the clocks jump forward an hour, Eamonn presents singer-songwriter Johanna Borchert (pictured); pianistic Granados (see BLUE TUNES, below); Tim Bowness and Phil Chilvers from a release named in honour of a beach in Norfolk; John Metcalfe, from his tribute to "Scorching Bay" near Wellington; Auckland-born sax-player Hayden Chisholm; a solo piano piece by Australian-born composer Kate Moore; Argentinian guitarist Pablo Márquez; part of Michael Nyman's "Hillsborough Memorial"; and a 2015 release from Chris Potter Underground Orchestra. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 21 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

    • 22:00
      Title: One
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:07
      Title: Hard Time Blues
      Performer(s): Hardin, Lane
      Performer(s): Hardin, Lane
      Duration: 4:00
    • 22:11
      Title: Helpless
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:30
    • 22:16
      Title: Guitar Concerto In A Major Op. 30 - Movement Ii - Andantino Sici
      Performer(s): Giuliani, Mauro
      Performer(s): Giuliani, Mauro
      Duration: 6:37
    • 22:22
      Title: Three Pieces For Strings: Pastoral
      Performer(s): Kelly, Thomas C
      Performer(s): Kelly, Thomas C
      Duration: 2:27
    • 22:26
      Title: Who Will Comfort Me
      Performer(s): Gardot, Melody
      Performer(s): Gardot, Melody
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:31
      Title: Alex Mcconnell's (Waltz)
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Fidil
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Fidil
      Duration: 3:36
    • 22:35
      Title: Life Is Good Blues
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Duration: 2:50
    • 22:37
      Title: Dreaming On Ice
      Performer(s): Nesbitt, Karl
      Performer(s): Nesbitt, Karl
      Duration: 2:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Concerto No. 1 For Piano And Orchestra (1st Movement) Tranquillo
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Duration: 7:40
    • 22:48
      Title: Runaway Man Blues
      Performer(s): Council, Floyd
      Performer(s): Council, Floyd
      Duration: 3:08
    • 22:51
      Title: If At All
      Performer(s): Ross, Florian
      Performer(s): Ross, Florian
      Duration: 4:04
    • 22:55
      Title: Just As You Are
      Performer(s): Benge / Wyatt
      Performer(s): Benge / Wyatt
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:01
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (Ii)
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:04
      Title: Poeme Tragique Op. 34
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:07
      Title: Concerto For Violin And Wind Orchestra (2nd Movement) Notturno
      Performer(s): Weill
      Performer(s): Weill
      Duration: 3:35
    • 23:12
      Title: Everybody Knows
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen / Sharon Robinson
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen / Sharon Robinson
      Duration: 7:28
    • 23:19
      Title: Oliver
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Duration: 3:20
    • 23:22
      Title: Remember Me
      Performer(s): Finlay, Janice
      Performer(s): Finlay, Janice
      Duration: 3:43
    • 23:27
      Title: Famous Blue Raincoat
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:33
      Title: I'Ll Wait For You
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 3:59
    • 23:36
      Title: Hvirvelvinden/The Windmills Of Your Mind
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Duration: 3:50
    • 23:40
      Title: Trio From String Quartet No.1
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Duration: 2:17
    • 23:42
      Title: 12 Transcendental Studies - 3 (B Major) Carillon
      Performer(s): Lyapunov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Lyapunov, Sergei
      Duration: 6:52
    • 23:49
      Title: Little Suite In A Minor - Praludium
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 3:49
    • 23:53
      Title: Hoquiam
      Performer(s): Jurado, Damien
      Performer(s): Jurado, Damien
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:57
      Title: Love Song
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Duration: 6:03
    • 00:04
      Title: Hear, O Lord, When I Cry
      Performer(s): Warner, Massah M
      Performer(s): Warner, Massah M
      Duration: 1:57
    • 00:05
      Title: Railroad Man
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Duration: 4:57
    • 00:10
      Title: Lola
      Performer(s): Buckley, Michael
      Performer(s): Buckley, Michael
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:16
      Title: Mercy, Mercy Me
      Performer(s): Gaye, Marvin
      Performer(s): Gaye, Marvin
      Duration: 3:31
    • 00:19
      Title: Let's Get It On
      Performer(s): Gaye / Townsend
      Performer(s): Gaye / Townsend
      Duration: 5:42
    • 00:26
      Title: Studies On Chopin?S Etudes - No.5 In D Flat Major (Left Hand)
      Performer(s): Godowsky, Leopold
      Performer(s): Godowsky, Leopold
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:30
      Title: Etude No.9
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:36
      Title: Etudes Op. 33 - No. 5 Andante Espressivo
      Performer(s): Szymanowski, Karol
      Performer(s): Szymanowski, Karol
      Duration: 1:10
    • 00:37
      Title: Moonchild / The Dream And The Illusion
      Performer(s): Fripp / Mcdonald / Lake / Giles / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Fripp / Mcdonald / Lake / Giles / Sinfield
      Duration: 9:17
    • 00:42
      Title: Once Upon A Distant Shore
      Performer(s): Parker, C.S.L.
      Performer(s): Parker, C.S.L.
      Duration: 6:23
    • 00:48
      Title: Sam Stone
      Performer(s): Prine, John
      Performer(s): Prine, John
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:56
      Title: Virgo Prudentissima / Magnificat
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Duration: 5:14

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