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 14 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Waterson:Carthy - the first family of English folk are under the spotlight collectively and individually plus some of their seasonal tunes

    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

    • 22:01
      Title: I Want A Bow-Legged Woman
      Performer(s): Jackson, Bull Moose
      Performer(s): Jackson, Bull Moose
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:04
      Title: God Don't Never Change
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:14
    • 22:07
      Title: My Baby Upsets Me
      Performer(s): Williams, Joe
      Performer(s): Williams, Joe
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:10
      Title: Silent Night (Inst)
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz
      Duration: 0:59
    • 22:11
      Title: Nuud Hingvad Inimesed (Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:16
      Title: Mr Tambourine Man
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 4:39
    • 22:21
      Title: Blowin' In The Wind
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 2:53
    • 22:24
      Title: Tomorrow's Going To Be A Better Day
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 3:26
    • 22:27
      Title: Mélodies, Book 1 - I: Angelico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:30
      Title: Concerto For Guitar & Orchestra - Andantino E Andante - Cadenza
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 7:48
    • 22:38
      Title: Fine And Mellow
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Duration: 6:40
    • 22:44
      Title: A Child Is Born
      Performer(s): Jones, Thad
      Performer(s): Jones, Thad
      Duration: 2:52
    • 22:48
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In G Minor (1st Movement) Andante Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: Willie's Lady (Child 6)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 6:33
    • 23:07
      Title: Sugar Mountain
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 5:56
    • 23:17
      Title: Fundi Mea Vindi
      Performer(s): Mishenko, Misha
      Performer(s): Mishenko, Misha
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:22
      Title: I Dream Of Spring
      Performer(s): Lang / Pitch
      Performer(s): Lang / Pitch
      Duration: 4:17
    • 23:26
      Title: Kidney Stew Blues
      Performer(s): Vinson, Eddie
      Performer(s): Vinson, Eddie
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:29
      Title: Blues Mood
      Performer(s): Clarke, Kenny
      Performer(s): Clarke, Kenny
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:36
      Title: Chamber Music
      Performer(s): Sissoko/Segal
      Performer(s): Sissoko/Segal
      Duration: 5:41
    • 23:41
      Title: L'Amor
      Performer(s): Savall, Arianna
      Performer(s): Savall, Arianna
      Duration: 5:02
    • 23:46
      Title: Penselstrok
      Performer(s): Johansen / Moe
      Performer(s): Johansen / Moe
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:52
      Title: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
      Performer(s): Martin/Blane
      Performer(s): Martin/Blane
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:56
      Title: I Hear A Rhapsody
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:00
      Title: Symphony No.1 "Titan" (3rd Movement) Feierlich Und Gemessen
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Duration: 10:52
    • 00:11
      Title: Same Old Man
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:00
    • 00:13
      Title: The Mountainy Man
      Performer(s): Reidy, Tony
      Performer(s): Reidy, Tony
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:18
      Title: Treasures
      Performer(s): Seasick Steve
      Performer(s): Seasick Steve
      Album: You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:22
      Title: Semper Dowland Semper Dolens
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:28
      Title: Follow, Follow
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:33
      Title: Dunlavin Green
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 4:50
    • 00:38
      Title: Father Time
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:43
      Title: What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:47
      Title: The Mermaid
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Martin Carthy
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Martin Carthy
      Duration: 2:36
    • 00:50
      Title: At First She Starts
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:52
      Title: On Christmas Day It Happened So
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Carthy, E/Carthy M/ Van Eyken, T
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Carthy, E/Carthy M/ Van Eyken, T
      Duration: 5:05

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