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 6 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.
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    Eamonn talks to Daryl Runswick

    Daryl Runswick is a classically trained composer, arranger, musician, producer and educationalist. He has worked with the London Sinfonietta, The King's Singers, John Cage and Ornette Coleman. He played bass and piano for 12 years with John Dankworth and Cleo Laine and was the Head of Music Composition at Trinity College of Music in London.

    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: Katie Cruel
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:37
    • 22:03
      Title: Symphony No. 5 - Part Iii - Adagietto. Sehr Langsam
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Duration: 11:00
    • 22:14
      Title: Fado Amalia
      Performer(s): Valerio/Galhardo
      Performer(s): Valerio/Galhardo
      Duration: 3:15
    • 22:17
      Title: Holy Island Part Ii
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: How Blue Can You Get?
      Performer(s): Fame, Georgie
      Performer(s): Fame, Georgie
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:28
      Title: Eleanor Rigby
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 3:23
    • 22:31
      Title: Working Class Hero
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Duration: 4:05
    • 22:36
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 (2nd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 11:21
    • 22:47
      Title: Piano Sonata In C Major Op. 2 No. 3 - Movement Ii - Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:05
    • 22:54
      Title: Pretty Little Martha
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Duration: 2:45
    • 22:56
      Title: Waterfront
      Composer: Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Album: Secrets Of The Beehive, Virgin, CDVR2471
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:05
      Title: A Time For Love
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Duration: 7:00
    • 23:13
      Title: Serenade For Guitar And Percussion (2nd Movement) Air
      Performer(s): Harrison, Lou
      Performer(s): Harrison, Lou
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:16
      Title: Trois Nocturnes - I: Nuages
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 8:16
    • 23:25
      Title: Lament For An Orchid (Absinthe)
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:32
      Title: Nocturne In C Sharp Minor
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:36
      Title: Nocturnal - Ix. Slow And Quiet
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:11
    • 23:45
      Title: You're So Vain
      Performer(s): Simon, Carly
      Performer(s): Simon, Carly
      Duration: 5:23
    • 23:53
      Title: Caught A Long Wind
      Performer(s): Feist, Leslie
      Performer(s): Feist, Leslie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:59
      Title: It Had To Be You
      Performer(s): Jones / Kahn
      Performer(s): Jones / Kahn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:03
      Title: What's New?
      Performer(s): Haggart / Burke
      Performer(s): Haggart / Burke
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: Slow Twitchy Organs
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: Nocturne
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Duration: 4:33
    • 00:26
      Title: Send In The Clowns
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:31
      Title: Two Year Winter
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:34
      Title: Here's The Tender Coming
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:40
      Title: Arioso
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:41
    • 00:44
      Title: Lute Suite No. 2 In C Minor (1st Movement) Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:02
    • 00:49
      Title: Jessica's Sunwheel
      Performer(s): David Darling
      Performer(s): David Darling
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:54
      Title: A Night Away
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Greg
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Greg
      Duration: 5:50

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