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 20 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, Carl and Eamonn feature the recordings of singer-songwriter Richard Thompson, who's still going strong after bursting onto the scene with Fairport Convention in 1967.

    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

    • 22:14
      Title: Inspired By You
      Performer(s): Deady, Christine
      Performer(s): Deady, Christine
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: Silver
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: If Love Whispers Your Name
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:26
      Title: Never Again
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:31
      Title: By The Vaar - Iii
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:34
      Title: Lyric Suite - Iv: March Of The Dwarfs
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:39
      Title: Symphony No.3 (2nd Movement) Calmo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 5:32
    • 22:45
      Title: Track 07
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: My Bells
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:53
      Title: Humming Fields
      Performer(s): Schott, Cecile
      Performer(s): Schott, Cecile
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:56
      Title: Muse
      Performer(s): Oldfield, Mike
      Performer(s): Oldfield, Mike
      Duration: 2:27
    • 22:58
      Title: Lights Of Cincinatti
      Performer(s): Macaulay/ Stephens
      Performer(s): Macaulay/ Stephens
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:03
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Largo Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 8:29
    • 23:11
      Title: Jeux D'Enfants - La Poupée
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 2:21
    • 23:17
      Title: Rossetti
      Performer(s): Andersen, Arild
      Performer(s): Andersen, Arild
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:23
      Title: Quiet Steps
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: Quartet No. 1 In E Flat Major Op. 12 (3rd Movement) Andante Espr
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:43
      Title: Tres Pieces Latino Amercaines - Ii. Triste Argentino
      Performer(s): Gustavino / Brouwer
      Performer(s): Gustavino / Brouwer
      Duration: 1:52
    • 23:46
      Title: Venus De Milo
      Performer(s): Mulligan, Gerry
      Performer(s): Mulligan, Gerry
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:51
      Title: Blues My Naughtie Sweetie Gives To Me
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:04
    • 23:58
      Title: Find The Cost Of Freedom
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Duration: 2:16
    • 00:00
      Title: The Needle And The Damage Done
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 7:33
    • 00:02
      Title: Traction In The Rain
      Performer(s): Crosby, David
      Performer(s): Crosby, David
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:07
      Title: Choral Pour Orgue - Nun Komm Der Heiden Heiland
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:11
      Title: Benedicamus Domino - Humane Prolis
      Performer(s): Anon. St Martial
      Performer(s): Anon. St Martial
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:14
      Title: Six Little Pieces For Piano - Vi. Sehr Langsam
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:16
      Title: Heaven
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:19
      Title: Radio Aurora
      Performer(s): O'Connor, Neil
      Performer(s): O'Connor, Neil
      Duration: 7:26
    • 00:27
      Title: I Think It's Time To Say Goodbye Again
      Performer(s): Cowell / Nicholas
      Performer(s): Cowell / Nicholas
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:40
      Title: Etude No.9
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:45
      Title: Lamentate - Movement X - Fragile E Conciliate
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 7:11
    • 00:52
      Title: Among Angels
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 7:03

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