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 1 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Screen composer Thomas Newman joined the family business; his father, uncles, brothers and cousin all share the silver screen passion & we play Thomas' works all this week on Blue.

    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

    • 22:33
      Title: Well All Right
      Performer(s): Holly / Allison / Petty / Maudlin
      Performer(s): Holly / Allison / Petty / Maudlin
      Duration: 2:31
    • 22:35
      Title: Blueberry Ice Cream Take 2
      Performer(s): Iverson, Ethan
      Performer(s): Iverson, Ethan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:38
      Title: Death Row Blues
      Performer(s): Bibb / Scott
      Performer(s): Bibb / Scott
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:43
      Title: Autumn 3
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max
      Duration: 1:59
    • 22:45
      Title: Qunitet For Horn,Vln,Two Vlns, And Cello
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 6:24
    • 22:51
      Title: Stormy Monday
      Performer(s): Walker, T Bone
      Performer(s): Walker, T Bone
      Duration: 9:03
    • 23:01
      Title: Dead Already
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:05
      Title: American Beauty - Any Other Name
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 4:09
    • 23:09
      Title: All Saints
      Performer(s): Breatnach, Cormac
      Performer(s): Breatnach, Cormac
      Duration: 6:43
    • 23:10
      Title: 03:52
      Performer(s): Okland / Apeland / Skarbo
      Performer(s): Okland / Apeland / Skarbo
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:21
      Title: Chapel Files
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck, John
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck, John
      Duration: 6:56
    • 23:28
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (2nd Movement) Piacevole
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 10:32
    • 23:39
      Title: Weeping Wall
      Composer: Bowie, David
      Performer(s): Bowie, David
      Performer(s): Bowie, David
      Duration: 3:43
    • 23:43
      Title: Mora Na Roca
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Duration: 3:00
    • 23:46
      Title: Indifference
      Performer(s): Murena, Tony/Colombo, Joseph
      Performer(s): Murena, Tony/Colombo, Joseph
      Duration: 3:42
    • 23:50
      Title: Wallflower
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Duration: 2:41
    • 23:52
      Title: Lookin' Back
      Performer(s): Monk / Hendricks
      Performer(s): Monk / Hendricks
      Duration: 5:52
    • 23:59
      Title: Triple Concerto - Movement Ii - Largo
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:04
      Title: Piano Concerto No.5 In E Flat Major 'Emperor' (2nd Movement) Ada
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:33
    • 00:10
      Title: Young Leonard
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:44
    • 00:14
      Title: Marcie
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:20
      Title: Sure As Night
      Performer(s): Shelley, Joan
      Performer(s): Shelley, Joan
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:23
      Title: Speed Boat
      Performer(s): O'Neill
      Performer(s): O'Neill
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:28
      Title: Saxophone Quartet: (I) Movement 1
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:38
      Title: Lute Suite No. 2 In C Minor (1st Movement) Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:02
    • 00:43
      Title: The Real
      Performer(s): Eno, Brian/Holland, Rick
      Performer(s): Eno, Brian/Holland, Rick
      Duration: 7:09
    • 00:50
      Title: Yesterdays
      Performer(s): Kern / Harbach
      Performer(s): Kern / Harbach
      Duration: 9:10

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