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 Saturday 9 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Since moving to Sweden in 2001, Norwegian singer-songwriter Ane Brun has released eight albums on her own label. We'll hear samples of Ane's output each night this week.

    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

    • 22:04
      Title: Lamento
      Performer(s): Puentes, Alexis
      Performer(s): Puentes, Alexis
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:08
      Title: Decision
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Duration: 8:17
    • 22:17
      Title: Chilly Winds
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:20
      Title: Oh Love
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:25
      Title: Music For The Night Sky
      Performer(s): Cashian, Philip
      Performer(s): Cashian, Philip
      Duration: 5:23
    • 22:31
      Title: After The Monsoon
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:36
      Title: Pastorale
      Performer(s): Held, Pablo
      Performer(s): Held, Pablo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:39
      Title: Symphony No.1 (1924) (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Branco, Freitas
      Performer(s): Branco, Freitas
      Duration: 12:04
    • 22:51
      Title: Great Uncle Henry
      Performer(s): Reid
      Performer(s): Reid
      Duration: 3:23
    • 22:54
      Title: After The End
      Performer(s): Nesbitt, Karl
      Performer(s): Nesbitt, Karl
      Duration: 3:38
    • 22:58
      Title: Big In Japan
      Performer(s): Lloyd/ Mertens/ Gold
      Performer(s): Lloyd/ Mertens/ Gold
      Duration: 3:25
    • 23:02
      Title: Danse Sacree Et Profane
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 10:05
    • 23:12
      Title: Main Title From Cool Hand Luke
      Performer(s): Schifrin, Lalo
      Performer(s): Schifrin, Lalo
      Duration: 2:21
    • 23:14
      Title: Winter Landscapes
      Performer(s): Schifrin, Lalo
      Performer(s): Schifrin, Lalo
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:21
      Title: Reality And Dream
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:29
      Title: Kulde
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Album: Lund Quartet
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:35
      Title: Perception - 11
      Performer(s): Couture, Francois
      Performer(s): Couture, Francois
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: Finisterre
      Performer(s): Telfer, Ian
      Performer(s): Telfer, Ian
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:46
      Title: I Saw The Rose
      Performer(s): Doherty, Kevin
      Performer(s): Doherty, Kevin
      Duration: 4:01
    • 23:50
      Title: Cello Sonata In A Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Molto Tranquillo
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 6:19
    • 23:56
      Title: Lyric Pieces (2nd Movement) Ensom Vandrer
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 2:30
    • 23:59
      Title: Captain Bligh
      Performer(s): Basie / Sims
      Performer(s): Basie / Sims
      Duration: 6:54
    • 00:06
      Title: August
      Performer(s): Gelder, Ben
      Performer(s): Gelder, Ben
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:11
      Title: The Blue Bird Variations Theme
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 5:43
    • 00:16
      Title: Nocturne Op.33
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 4:02
    • 00:21
      Title: Return To Saturn
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Duration: 7:04
    • 00:28
      Title: Speed Boat
      Performer(s): O&Apos;Neill
      Performer(s): O&Apos;Neill
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:32
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:36
      Title: Hanging On A Star
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 2:17
    • 00:39
      Title: Konzertmusik For Solo Viola &Amp; Chamber Orchestra (2nd Part, 1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:42
      Title: Sarabanda De Scriabin
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Duration: 3:44
    • 00:47
      Title: October Sky
      Performer(s): Stapleton, Dave
      Performer(s): Stapleton, Dave
      Duration: 2:31
    • 00:49
      Title: Send In The Clowns
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:53
      Title: Isfahan
      Performer(s): Ellington / Strayhorn
      Performer(s): Ellington / Strayhorn
      Duration: 4:22

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