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 4 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    A Journey through Centuries of Beautiful Music celebrated its 4th birthday in the Sugar Club in Dublin recently. This week Blue features high quality music from that night.

    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: Piano Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:15
    • 22:14
      Title: Blueberry Ice Cream Take 2
      Performer(s): Iverson, Ethan
      Performer(s): Iverson, Ethan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: Stockholm Sweetnin'
      Performer(s): Jones, Quincy
      Performer(s): Jones, Quincy
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:22
      Title: White Oak Mountain
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:25
      Title: Are You Ready For Love
      Performer(s): Thomas Lee / Leroy Bell / Casey James
      Performer(s): Thomas Lee / Leroy Bell / Casey James
      Duration: 4:41
    • 22:31
      Title: Cantabile
      Performer(s): Vasks, Peteris
      Performer(s): Vasks, Peteris
      Duration: 6:07
    • 22:39
      Title: The Light From One
      Performer(s): Brun / Engine Earz Fexperiment
      Performer(s): Brun / Engine Earz Fexperiment
      Duration: 5:36
    • 22:44
      Title: Tant Qu'il Aura Des Etoiles
      Performer(s): Scotto/ Hornez/ Vendiesse
      Performer(s): Scotto/ Hornez/ Vendiesse
      Duration: 1:30
    • 23:05
      Title: Central Reservation
      Performer(s): Beth Orton
      Performer(s): Beth Orton
      Album: Central Reservation
      Duration: 5:03
    • 23:09
      Title: All You Need Is
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 5:59
    • 23:15
      Title: Track 12
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Brennan/De Barra
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Brennan/De Barra
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:20
      Title: Piano Sonata No.1 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:26
      Title: Lyric Suite - Iv: March Of The Dwarfs
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:32
      Title: Elegie
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:24
    • 23:34
      Title: Lansiranta
      Performer(s): Lepisto, Markku
      Performer(s): Lepisto, Markku
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:39
      Title: Out On The Weekend
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:44
      Title: Ashokan Farewell
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:48
      Title: Don't Leave Me
      Performer(s): Guy, Buddy
      Performer(s): Guy, Buddy
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:52
      Title: Introducing...
      Performer(s): Louhivuori, Olavi
      Performer(s): Louhivuori, Olavi
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:58
      Title: Bell Metal Lane
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:04
      Title: Nocturne No.12 In G
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Duration: 2:15
    • 00:06
      Title: Fantasia (21)
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:10
      Title: Oh Shenandoah
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Album: Time Portal
      Duration: 4:04
    • 00:15
      Title: Ballad For The Unborn
      Performer(s): E.S.T.
      Performer(s): E.S.T.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:20
      Title: Lamentate - Movement V (Pregando)
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:31
      Title: Marianne's Demise
      Performer(s): Sheerin, Colette
      Performer(s): Sheerin, Colette
      Duration: 4:01
    • 00:35
      Title: Drinkin' Gourd
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In B Flat Major (3rd Movement) Adagio, Ma No
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Duration: 9:03
    • 00:48
      Title: Where've Yer Bin Dick?
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:48
      Title: My Romance
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:51
      Title: I Surrender Dear
      Performer(s): Barris / Clifford
      Performer(s): Barris / Clifford
      Duration: 6:46

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