The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 27. The surname Granados - we're told - translates from the Spanish as "distinguished". On Sunday's BLUE, we'll listen to 2 distinguished pieces of music by Enrique Granados, who was born in Spain on this very day in 1867. Also coming our way tonight, new jazz from Hamburg guitarist Andreas Dopp; a selection from a new recording of Prokofiev violin sonatas by Alina Ibragimova and Steven Osborne; a sample from the 2014 debut CD by German trumpeter Benny Brown; choral octet voces 8, from the newly-issued "Eventide"; more Piazzolla featuring bandonéon-player Pablo Mainetti; jazz singer/songwriter Karen Mantler; the final two recordings of the week by Talich Quartet (see BLUE TUNES, below); and ECM artist Maria Pia De Vito with Francois Couturier, Anja Lechner and Michele Rabbia. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 24 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Britain's finest 20th century composer was born on the North Sea coast 100 years ago. All this week, Carl and Eamonn feature Benjamin Britten's superb chamber music.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Talich Quartet: July 21st - 27th

    Václav Talich was music director of the Czech Philharmonic from 1919 to 1939 .His nephew, Jan Talich Snr, founded the Talich Quartet in 1964. Three decades later, his son, Jan Talich Jnr, took the first violin chair in the quartet. In this, its 50th anniversary, we feature a number of Talich releases, including recent recordings of works by Mendelssohn, Brahms and Kalliwoda. Join us for Talich Quartet, each night this week on Blue.

    Picture by David Goldman

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Maple Leaf Rag
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Duration: 3:33
    • 22:03
      Title: Le Prochain Amour
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Corti
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Corti
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:07
      Title: Grand Street
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Duration: 6:10
    • 22:13
      Title: I Can't Be Satisfied
      Performer(s): Waters, Muddy
      Performer(s): Waters, Muddy
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:16
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Busoni, Ferruccio
      Performer(s): Busoni, Ferruccio
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:23
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (4th Movement)
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:30
      Title: Xi
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:34
      Title: Littoral
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:41
      Title: Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy)
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:44
      Title: Asleep In The Forest
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:50
      Title: Lachrymae
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 13:22
    • 23:04
      Title: Father Time
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:08
      Title: Veni Creator / Oh Jumal, Looja, Puha Vaim (Come, Creator Spirit)
      Performer(s): Traditional / Maurus
      Performer(s): Traditional / Maurus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:14
      Title: Life Is Good Blues
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Duration: 2:50
    • 23:16
      Title: Rest In The Bed
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Duration: 3:23
    • 23:20
      Title: Passats (Past Memories)
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:33
      Title: Sometimes I'M Happy
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:38
      Title: God Only Knows
      Performer(s): Wilson, Brian
      Performer(s): Wilson, Brian
      Duration: 3:34
    • 23:41
      Title: Brothers
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Duration: 2:22
    • 23:44
      Title: Serenade - Movement I - Adagio Rubato
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Duration: 1:13
    • 23:46
      Title: Symphony No.1 - Ii. Notturno, Lento
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:52
      Title: The Titanic Falls (Air)
      Performer(s): O Riada, Peadar
      Performer(s): O Riada, Peadar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:07
      Title: Des Caramels Pour Eva
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Duration: 3:12
    • 00:10
      Title: Quiet City
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 11:06
    • 00:22
      Title: She Didn't Say
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:27
      Title: When Your Lover Has Gone
      Performer(s): Swan, Einar
      Performer(s): Swan, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:33
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In A Minor (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 11:33
    • 00:38
      Title: Gaspard De La Nuit - Le Gibet
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 5:58
    • 00:44
      Title: All This Useless Beauty
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:48
      Title: I Want To Vanish
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:52
      Title: Blues (From Paul Bunyan)
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:56
      Title: Nocturnal - I. Musingly
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:36

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