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 7 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, Carl and Eamonn feature songs by an early 18th century composer from Austria. Hear a selection of lieder, many written by a teen-age Franz Schubert, nightly from 10pm.

    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

    • 22:44
      Title: A Beautiful Peace
      Performer(s): Wyatt / Eno
      Performer(s): Wyatt / Eno
      Duration: 2:43
    • 22:46
      Title: Out Of The Blue
      Performer(s): Wyatt/Elfriede Ellidge
      Performer(s): Wyatt/Elfriede Ellidge
      Duration: 4:26
    • 22:52
      Title: Let Her Go
      Performer(s): Hope, David
      Performer(s): Hope, David
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:54
      Title: Lullaby
      Performer(s): Priscilla Ahn
      Performer(s): Priscilla Ahn
      Duration: 4:59
    • 23:00
      Title: Superstar
      Performer(s): Bramlett, B. / Bramlett, J. / Russell, L.
      Performer(s): Bramlett, B. / Bramlett, J. / Russell, L.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: Perkins Landing
      Performer(s): Warren / Winstone
      Performer(s): Warren / Winstone
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:12
      Title: Like Someone In Love
      Performer(s): Van Heusen/Burke
      Performer(s): Van Heusen/Burke
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:28
      Title: Autobahn
      Performer(s): Hutter /Schneider /Shultz
      Performer(s): Hutter /Schneider /Shultz
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:34
      Title: Jef
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel
      Album: Master série : Jacques Brel
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:38
      Title: La Messe Est Dite
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Duration: 2:50
    • 23:42
      Title: When We Live On The Stars
      Performer(s): Shepherd/ Benita/ Rochford
      Performer(s): Shepherd/ Benita/ Rochford
      Duration: 4:19
    • 23:46
      Title: Bamba
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Duration: 6:14
    • 23:53
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (2nd Movement) Molto Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:06
      Title: January's Child
      Performer(s): Tracey, Stan
      Performer(s): Tracey, Stan
      Duration: 7:21
    • 00:13
      Title: Starless And Bible Black
      Performer(s): Tracey, Stan
      Performer(s): Tracey, Stan
      Duration: 4:06
    • 00:18
      Title: A King In New York - Mandolin Serenade
      Performer(s): Chaplin, Charlie
      Performer(s): Chaplin, Charlie
      Duration: 4:02
    • 00:22
      Title: Serenade
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 4:17
    • 00:26
      Title: Alonso's Serenade
      Performer(s): Beauvais, William
      Performer(s): Beauvais, William
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:29
      Title: Hard Times Come Again No More
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:33
      Title: Slumber My Darling
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Duration: 5:07
    • 00:38
      Title: My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Duration: 2:18
    • 00:40
      Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra (1st Movement): Lagrima - Andante
      Performer(s): Tarrega
      Performer(s): Tarrega
      Duration: 2:23
    • 00:42
      Title: Lullaby
      Performer(s): Berkeley, Michael
      Performer(s): Berkeley, Michael
      Duration: 1:29
    • 00:43
      Title: Handwriting
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:46
      Title: Nostalgia
      Performer(s): Alperin, Mischa
      Performer(s): Alperin, Mischa
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:49
      Title: If I Ruled The World
      Performer(s): Bricusse / Ornadel
      Performer(s): Bricusse / Ornadel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:54
      Title: And I Love Her
      Performer(s): Lennon, John/Mccartney, Paul
      Performer(s): Lennon, John/Mccartney, Paul
      Duration: 4:37
    • 01:00
      Title: Adagio (Toccata, Adagio & Fugue In C Bwv564)
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 5:02

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