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 28 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night features the beautiful singing of the Tallis Scholars as their celebratory 40th aniversary year draws to a close

    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

    • 22:19
      Title: Sonata In C Major - I: Andante
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:24
      Title: After The Monsoon
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:29
      Title: N'Teri
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Duration: 6:07
    • 22:35
      Title: Lohengrin - Act 1 Prelude
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:44
      Title: Down In Mary's Land
      Performer(s): Carpenter, Mary Chapin
      Performer(s): Carpenter, Mary Chapin
      Duration: 2:40
    • 22:47
      Title: Snow
      Composer: Turner
      Performer(s): Turner, Pierce
      Performer(s): Turner, Pierce
      Duration: 4:44
    • 22:50
      Title: Little Bird
      Performer(s): Hannigan, Lisa
      Performer(s): Hannigan, Lisa
      Duration: 4:15
    • 22:58
      Title: Facades
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 8:44
    • 23:06
      Title: Seneca
      Performer(s): Smith, Patti
      Performer(s): Smith, Patti
      Duration: 5:55
    • 23:09
      Title: How Long Has This Been Going On?
      Performer(s): Gershwin G / Gershwin I
      Performer(s): Gershwin G / Gershwin I
      Duration: 5:13
    • 23:14
      Title: Moanin'
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Duration: 2:52
    • 23:21
      Title: Ingrid Bergman
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:05
    • 23:21
      Title: Song Slowly Song
      Performer(s): Larry Beckett / Tim Buckley
      Performer(s): Larry Beckett / Tim Buckley
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:22
      Title: Go Easy
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 4:30
    • 23:25
      Title: Symphony No.7 - Come Un Sogno
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Duration: 10:29
    • 23:27
      Title: Theme From A "Summer Place"
      Performer(s): Steiner, Max
      Performer(s): Steiner, Max
      Duration: 2:55
    • 23:31
      Title: Love Song
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:32
      Title: Ter Herknits
      Performer(s): Shnorhali, Nerses
      Performer(s): Shnorhali, Nerses
      Duration: 2:49
    • 23:51
      Title: It's Too Late
      Performer(s): King/Stern
      Performer(s): King/Stern
      Duration: 4:05
    • 23:53
      Title: A Hundred Years From Today
      Performer(s): Young/Young/Washington
      Performer(s): Young/Young/Washington
      Duration: 5:35
    • 00:04
      Title: Sonata In A Major For Violin And Piano (3rd Movement) Ben Moderato
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:06
      Title: Jim
      Performer(s): Rose / Petrillo / Shawn
      Performer(s): Rose / Petrillo / Shawn
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:11
      Title: O Nata Lux
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Duration: 2:20
    • 00:15
      Title: Kabou
      Performer(s): Sissoko, Ballake
      Performer(s): Sissoko, Ballake
      Duration: 4:32
    • 00:22
      Title: Valse Lente
      Performer(s): Tailleferre, Germaine
      Performer(s): Tailleferre, Germaine
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:23
      Title: Lily In The Garden
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Duration: 4:29
    • 00:29
      Title: You Better Go Now
      Performer(s): Reichner / Graham
      Performer(s): Reichner / Graham
      Duration: 3:29
    • 00:37
      Title: Hollow Point
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 7:43
    • 00:41
      Title: Miserere Nostri
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Duration: 2:00
    • 00:45
      Title: Nocturne No 1 Op 33/1 In E Flat Minor - Lento
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 7:28
    • 00:54
      Title: What Are You Doing New Year's Eve
      Performer(s): Loesser, Frank
      Performer(s): Loesser, Frank
      Duration: 4:24

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