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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 11 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, we're featuring compositions and performances by Daryl Runswick, author, broadcaster and former Head of Composition at the Trinity College of Music.

    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: Cimarrón
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:05
      Title: The World I Know
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:07
      Title: Eden-1
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:12
      Title: Cruel Sister
      Performer(s): Woods, Terry
      Performer(s): Woods, Terry
      Duration: 7:16
    • 22:19
      Title: Spencer The Rover
      Performer(s): Folk
      Performer(s): Folk
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:24
      Title: Closing
      Performer(s): Lindstrom, Johan
      Performer(s): Lindstrom, Johan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:27
      Title: Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?
      Performer(s): Alter / De Lange
      Performer(s): Alter / De Lange
      Duration: 3:47
    • 22:33
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In G Minor
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 12:56
    • 22:46
      Title: Flatlands
      Performer(s): Wolfe, Chelsea
      Performer(s): Wolfe, Chelsea
      Duration: 4:15
    • 22:50
      Title: Sweet Black Girl
      Performer(s): Guy, Buddy
      Performer(s): Guy, Buddy
      Duration: 3:47
    • 22:54
      Title: Creepin' In
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Duration: 7:41
    • 23:03
      Title: Moto Interrotto - I. Like A Romantic Concerto
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:06
      Title: Set Of 5 - No. 2
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:15
      Title: February Sun
      Performer(s): Jurjendal, Robert
      Performer(s): Jurjendal, Robert
      Duration: 5:24
    • 23:20
      Title: 27th Ethos
      Performer(s): Youssef Dhafer
      Performer(s): Youssef Dhafer
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:26
      Title: La Strada
      Performer(s): Rota, Nina
      Performer(s): Rota, Nina
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:31
      Title: Seneca
      Performer(s): Smith, Patti
      Performer(s): Smith, Patti
      Duration: 5:55
    • 23:36
      Title: L'Il Darlin'
      Performer(s): Hefti, Neal
      Performer(s): Hefti, Neal
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:43
      Title: Tabula Rasa - Silentium
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 14:56
    • 23:58
      Title: Holy Island Part Ii
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:03
      Title: Love
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:11
      Title: Everything I Have Is Yours
      Performer(s): Lane / Adamson
      Performer(s): Lane / Adamson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:15
      Title: I Hear A Rhapsody
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:18
      Title: String Quartet No 14 In C-Sharp Minor Op131 (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 7:24
    • 00:25
      Title: String Quartet No 14 In C-Sharp Minor Op131 ( 6th Movment)
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 2:18
    • 00:28
      Title: Mary Skeffington
      Performer(s): Rafferty, Gerry
      Performer(s): Rafferty, Gerry
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:31
      Title: A Man Needs A Maid
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:20
    • 00:35
      Title: Back Home
      Performer(s): Jansch
      Performer(s): Jansch
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:39
      Title: Assyrian Women Mourners
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 6:22
    • 00:42
      Title: Little Elegy
      Performer(s): Bennett, Richard Rodney
      Performer(s): Bennett, Richard Rodney
      Duration: 2:44
    • 00:46
      Title: Hymn Of The Cherubim
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:49
      Title: Evensong: Tallinn
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Duration: 7:35
    • 00:56
      Title: Cedar And Ash
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Duration: 2:52

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