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 27 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

    • 22:00
      Title: Sonnet No. 1
      Performer(s): Kujanpaa, Juha
      Performer(s): Kujanpaa, Juha
      Duration: 4:18
    • 22:06
      Title: Sonata In C Minor H121
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 12:04
    • 22:16
      Title: 20 Out Of 10
      Performer(s): Power
      Performer(s): Power
      Duration: 4:14
    • 22:20
      Title: No Bad News
      Composer: Bonnie Prince Billy
      Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy
      Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy, Emmett Kelly (Guitar), Dawn Mccarthy (Vocals), Paul Oldham (Bass), Valgeir Sigurdsson (Mixing), Jim White (Drums
      Album: The Letting Go - Bonnie Prince Billy, Domino Records, WIGCD182
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:25
      Title: Hardy
      Performer(s): Mcgarvey, Pat
      Performer(s): Mcgarvey, Pat
      Duration: 4:11
    • 22:31
      Title: Suite
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 8:37
    • 22:39
      Title: Symphony In F Op.8 (2nd Movement) Elegy
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Duration: 8:52
    • 22:48
      Title: Adagio (Elegy) For String Quartet Op. 29
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:53
      Title: January Song
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:34
    • 22:55
      Title: England Has My Man
      Performer(s): O'Neill
      Performer(s): O'Neill
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:00
      Title: Fly Me To The Moon
      Performer(s): Howard, Bart
      Performer(s): Howard, Bart
      Duration: 2:46
    • 23:02
      Title: Without Her
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: Piano Sonata In B Flat Major Op. 106 ?Hammerklavier? - Movement
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 13:57
    • 23:19
      Title: My Heaven
      Performer(s): Buckley / Daly
      Performer(s): Buckley / Daly
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:23
      Title: For Ronnie
      Performer(s): Buckley/St John
      Performer(s): Buckley/St John
      Duration: 3:35
    • 23:26
      Title: Chase The Blues Away
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Duration: 5:28
    • 23:33
      Title: Isn't This A Lovely Day
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Duration: 6:32
    • 23:37
      Title: Don't Smoke In Bed
      Performer(s): Robison, Willard
      Performer(s): Robison, Willard
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:42
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In G Minor (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Duration: 8:49
    • 23:52
      Title: Lonely Heart
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:54
      Title: Soldier In The Rain
      Performer(s): Mancini/Bergman
      Performer(s): Mancini/Bergman
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:58
      Title: Hello It's Me
      Performer(s): Reed/Cale
      Performer(s): Reed/Cale
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:00
      Title: Pale Blue Eyes
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Duration: 5:59
    • 00:06
      Title: Vanishing Act
      Performer(s): Reed/Poe
      Performer(s): Reed/Poe
      Duration: 5:38
    • 00:13
      Title: Appalachian Spring 1st Movement Very Slowly
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:16
      Title: Clarinet Concerto (1st Movement) Slowly And Expressively
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:23
      Title: Far-Fhuadach A'Chlarsair (The Harper's Dismissel)
      Performer(s): Morison, Roderick
      Performer(s): Morison, Roderick
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:28
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:32
      Title: Orpheus & Eurydice
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Duration: 5:24
    • 00:37
      Title: My One And Only Love
      Performer(s): Melin / Wood
      Performer(s): Melin / Wood
      Duration: 6:05
    • 00:43
      Title: Nocturne In C Sharp Minor Op19/4
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:09
    • 00:48
      Title: Serenade For Strings (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:31
    • 00:54
      Title: Sad February
      Performer(s): Miles, Graeme
      Performer(s): Miles, Graeme
      Duration: 3:45

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