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 25 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Law student turned composer CPE Bach was renowned for his keyboard improvisation. His acclaimed Keyboard Sonatas are in the Blue spotlight as we salute one of the Bach Boys.

    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: A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes
      Performer(s): David / Hoffman / Livingston / Pack
      Performer(s): David / Hoffman / Livingston / Pack
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:11
      Title: Cardrona Spring
      Performer(s): Stuart, Davy
      Performer(s): Stuart, Davy
      Duration: 3:49
    • 22:16
      Title: Together
      Performer(s): Dodd / Corbett
      Performer(s): Dodd / Corbett
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: Fly By Night
      Performer(s): Wold, Steve
      Performer(s): Wold, Steve
      Duration: 3:23
    • 22:25
      Title: Milonga Del Angel
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 7:42
    • 22:32
      Title: Rondo In D Minor
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:36
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: If The Sea Was Whiskey
      Performer(s): Dixon / Caston
      Performer(s): Dixon / Caston
      Duration: 3:19
    • 22:44
      Title: Bird Alone
      Performer(s): Lincoln, A.
      Performer(s): Lincoln, A.
      Duration: 8:49
    • 22:53
      Title: The Sound Of Silence
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 6:48
    • 22:57
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (V)
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:06
      Title: Beatriz
      Performer(s): Lobo / Buarque
      Performer(s): Lobo / Buarque
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:09
      Title: Verano Porteno
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 6:49
    • 23:24
      Title: I Have Dreamed
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hammerstein
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:27
      Title: Maxine
      Performer(s): Fagen, Donald
      Performer(s): Fagen, Donald
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:33
      Title: Way To Blue
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:36
      Title: Sweeter For Me
      Performer(s): Baez, Joan
      Performer(s): Baez, Joan
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:41
      Title: Ad-Lib Blues
      Performer(s): Goodman / Christian / Young
      Performer(s): Goodman / Christian / Young
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:44
      Title: On The Sea
      Performer(s): Eriksen, Espen
      Performer(s): Eriksen, Espen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:50
      Title: The Firebird - Suite - Berceuse
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 4:01
    • 23:54
      Title: Concerto In D Major - Arioso
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 3:00
    • 23:56
      Title: ...Around Stravinsky (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:00
      Title: The Grand Correction
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:04
      Title: Thirteen
      Performer(s): Chilton / Bell
      Performer(s): Chilton / Bell
      Duration: 2:58
    • 00:08
      Title: My Bells
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:10
      Title: Morning Hour
      Performer(s): Held, Peter
      Performer(s): Held, Peter
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:14
      Title: Ter Herknits
      Performer(s): Shnorhali, Nerses
      Performer(s): Shnorhali, Nerses
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:18
      Title: Sonata In F Sharp Minor (Ii) Poco Andante
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:22
      Title: Music For The Night Sky
      Performer(s): Cashian, Philip
      Performer(s): Cashian, Philip
      Duration: 5:23
    • 00:28
      Title: I'Ll Never Leave You
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Duration: 4:31
    • 00:33
      Title: Good Morning Blues
      Performer(s): Basie/Durham/Rushing
      Performer(s): Basie/Durham/Rushing
      Duration: 2:57
    • 00:35
      Title: Icarus
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:41
      Title: If Not Inertia
      Performer(s): Sroka, Brett
      Performer(s): Sroka, Brett
      Duration: 7:12
    • 00:47
      Title: Gautama's Footsteps
      Performer(s): Ghosh / Rahman, Z.
      Performer(s): Ghosh / Rahman, Z.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:50
      Title: Lullaby For String Orchestra
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 8:37

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