The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Friday's programme…

    March 27. Tonight, Eamonn links the title track of Sarah McQuaid's new album; Stravinsky's "The Sacrifice"; a young Polish jazz trio led by Marcin Wasilewski (in this, the week of PolskaÉire); a Pixies tune arranged for piano; Hugh Hopper's "Dedicated To You" performed by a saxophone quartet; music by Enrique Granados (see BLUE TUNES, below); John Martyn's "Small Hours"; a slice of contemporary jazz-cum-electronica by Bugge Wesseltoft (pictured), Henrik Schwartz and Dan Berglund; the opening movement of a choral work by Nico Muhly; movie music by Loudon Wainwright; Danish singer/songwriter Agnes Obel; and the slow movement of a Martinu concerto for two pianos. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 30 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Meredith Monk, a source of amazement in American new music for nearly half a century is under the spotlight - a tireless explorer of the voice and vocal sounds.

    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Cimarrón
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:05
      Title: Valse Sentimentale
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:00
    • 22:07
      Title: Violin Concerto In D Major Op. 35 (Ii) Canzonetta: Andante
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Duration: 6:12
    • 22:15
      Title: I Shall Be Released
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 5:47
    • 22:19
      Title: The Times They Are A-Changin'
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 3:52
    • 22:22
      Title: World Gone Wrong
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:12
    • 22:27
      Title: An Ancient Worksong
      Performer(s): Kinch, Soweto
      Performer(s): Kinch, Soweto
      Duration: 1:59
    • 22:29
      Title: Pink Moon
      Performer(s): Drake
      Performer(s): Drake
      Duration: 2:18
    • 22:31
      Title: Vertigo
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Concerto For 2 Oboes (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso
      Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso
      Duration: 2:31
    • 22:42
      Title: Concerto For Trumpet And Orchestra In D Major - Movement Ii - An
      Performer(s): Tartini, Guiseppe
      Performer(s): Tartini, Guiseppe
      Duration: 2:10
    • 22:44
      Title: Sinfonia (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Cherubini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Cherubini, Luigi
      Duration: 3:51
    • 22:49
      Title: The Devil's Own
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Album: Secrets of the Beehive (Reissue) [Remastered]
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:52
      Title: Kulde
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Album: Lund Quartet
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:58
      Title: Maybe 2
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 3:22
    • 23:03
      Title: Lover Man
      Performer(s): Davis / Ramirez / Sherman
      Performer(s): Davis / Ramirez / Sherman
      Duration: 6:44
    • 23:06
      Title: Homestead
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:10
      Title: Cry Me A River
      Performer(s): Arthur Hamilton
      Performer(s): Arthur Hamilton
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:16
      Title: Nocturne Op.33
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:20
      Title: Clarinet Quintet (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:24
      Title: Koik Tulge Minu Juurde Nuud (Come To Me, Said The Son Of God)
      Performer(s): Traditional / Schultz
      Performer(s): Traditional / Schultz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:34
      Title: 1
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Duration: 1:32
    • 23:35
      Title: Speed Boat
      Performer(s): O'Neill
      Performer(s): O'Neill
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: When Lights Are Low
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Duration: 11:12
    • 23:52
      Title: Whisper Of A Thrill
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:57
      Title: American Beauty - Any Other Name
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:03
      Title: Quintette N.1
      Performer(s): O'Halloran, Dustin
      Performer(s): O'Halloran, Dustin
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:08
      Title: Perception - 11
      Performer(s): Couture, Francois
      Performer(s): Couture, Francois
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:14
      Title: Die Blaue Stunde
      Performer(s): Muthspiel, Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Muthspiel, Wolfgang
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:19
      Title: I Hear A Rhapsody
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:21
      Title: I'Ll Always Be With You
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:28
      Title: Du Bist Die Ruh (You Are Peace)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:33
      Title: String Quartet No.14 In A Flat Major - Iii. Lento E Molto Cantabile
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:41
      Title: Spirit Of The Place - Part 2
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Duration: 7:51
    • 00:49
      Title: October The 12th
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 6:06
    • 00:55
      Title: Who By Fire
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 4:11

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