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 Berkley 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 18 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - a musical journey through centuries, genres and soundscapes.

    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

    • 22:01
      Title: Romance
      Performer(s): Wilson, Gerald
      Performer(s): Wilson, Gerald
      Duration: 6:45
    • 22:08
      Title: Key To The Highway
      Performer(s): Broonzy / Seeger
      Performer(s): Broonzy / Seeger
      Duration: 3:19
    • 22:11
      Title: Arthur Mcbride
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 7:20
    • 22:18
      Title: Prayer Of St. Gregory
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Duration: 4:58
    • 22:23
      Title: Cello Concerto In E Minor - Movement Iii (Adagio)
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:34
    • 22:30
      Title: Birthday
      Performer(s): The Sugarcubes
      Performer(s): The Sugarcubes
      Album: The Great Crossover Potential
      Duration: 4:11
    • 22:33
      Title: Somewhere (From West Side Story)
      Performer(s): Bernstein / Sondheim
      Performer(s): Bernstein / Sondheim
      Duration: 4:08
    • 22:41
      Title: Glade
      Performer(s): Arcoleo, Josh
      Performer(s): Arcoleo, Josh
      Duration: 5:49
    • 22:47
      Title: Blue Mosque
      Performer(s): Purbrook, Colin
      Performer(s): Purbrook, Colin
      Duration: 4:30
    • 22:52
      Title: Alonso's Serenade
      Performer(s): Beauvais, William
      Performer(s): Beauvais, William
      Duration: 2:47
    • 22:54
      Title: Petite Symphonie No.3 'Serenade' (2nd Movement) Calme
      Performer(s): Milhaud, Darius
      Performer(s): Milhaud, Darius
      Duration: 2:00
    • 22:56
      Title: Serenade For Guitar And Percussion (2nd Movement) Air
      Performer(s): Harrison, Lou
      Performer(s): Harrison, Lou
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:01
      Title: Rockin' In Rhythm
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 3:01
    • 23:04
      Title: Meet On The Ledge
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 3:08
    • 23:06
      Title: Burns' Supper
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 3:58
    • 23:11
      Title: Genevieve
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:16
      Title: Dear Friends
      Performer(s): Eri Yamamoto
      Performer(s): Eri Yamamoto
      Duration: 4:18
    • 23:21
      Title: Immersia Iii
      Performer(s): Buckley, Linda
      Performer(s): Buckley, Linda
      Duration: 2:35
    • 23:23
      Title: Campani In Aria (Berceuse)
      Performer(s): Boyle, Rory
      Performer(s): Boyle, Rory
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:29
      Title: Moel Famau
      Performer(s): Ryder-Jones, Bill
      Performer(s): Ryder-Jones, Bill
      Duration: 3:35
    • 23:32
      Title: Ich Bin Schon
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:35
      Title: In My Secret Life
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:39
      Title: Cello Concerto No. 1 Op. 107 - Movement Ii - Moderato
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 11:48
    • 23:52
      Title: Les Bouton Dorés
      Performer(s): Vidalin / Datin
      Performer(s): Vidalin / Datin
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:55
      Title: Snowball
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:59
      Title: Empty Pocket Blues
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:04
      Title: Blue
      Performer(s): Dunning, Brian
      Performer(s): Dunning, Brian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: After Dark
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Duration: 4:11
    • 00:15
      Title: Well, Well Cornelius
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 3:21
    • 00:18
      Title: Saltaire Melody
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 1:15
    • 00:19
      Title: Images: Prelude
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 2:04
    • 00:21
      Title: Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Morgen
      Performer(s): Winther, Lars
      Performer(s): Winther, Lars
      Duration: 5:38
    • 00:30
      Title: Chave's Song
      Performer(s): Hedges, Michael
      Performer(s): Hedges, Michael
      Duration: 3:34
    • 00:34
      Title: Small Metal Gods
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Stangl / Sylvian
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Stangl / Sylvian
      Duration: 6:03
    • 00:40
      Title: No.7 In E Minor
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 1:57
    • 00:41
      Title: Three Piano Pieces After The Flower - Night Rhapsody
      Performer(s): Mitsukuri, Shukichi
      Performer(s): Mitsukuri, Shukichi
      Duration: 5:37
    • 00:47
      Title: Trivium
      Performer(s): Eespere, Rene
      Performer(s): Eespere, Rene
      Duration: 3:44
    • 00:51
      Title: Calling You
      Performer(s): Telson, Bob
      Performer(s): Telson, Bob
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:55
      Title: Pilgrimage To The Ganges
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Duration: 3:45

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