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 4 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Jazz musician/composer Milt Jackson is featured on the programme all this week. Hear his vibes-playing in the company of the MJQ, Trane, Dizzy and Monk, 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

    • 22:09
      Title: Veni Creator / Oh Jumal, Looja, Puha Vaim (Come, Creator Spirit)
      Performer(s): Traditional / Maurus
      Performer(s): Traditional / Maurus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:13
      Title: Cans And Brahms
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes/Arr. Wakeman, Rick
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes/Arr. Wakeman, Rick
      Duration: 1:57
    • 22:15
      Title: Mood For A Day
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:18
      Title: San Jacinto
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 7:13
    • 22:25
      Title: Cuba Street
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 6:40
    • 22:33
      Title: String Quartet No.7 (3rd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Mccabe, John
      Performer(s): Mccabe, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Feuillet D'Album
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:42
      Title: The Silence Ahead (Complete Mix)
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: The Dolphins
      Performer(s): Neil
      Performer(s): Neil
      Duration: 4:16
    • 22:53
      Title: Without Her
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:56
      Title: Night Comes On
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 4:55
    • 23:16
      Title: "S.K.J."
      Performer(s): Jackson, Milt
      Performer(s): Jackson, Milt
      Duration: 5:31
    • 23:21
      Title: Las Vegas Tango
      Performer(s): Evans, Gil
      Performer(s): Evans, Gil
      Duration: 6:53
    • 23:29
      Title: Galileo (Somone Like You)
      Performer(s): O'Rourke, Declan
      Performer(s): O'Rourke, Declan
      Duration: 3:34
    • 23:33
      Title: Fugata
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 4:01
    • 23:37
      Title: Plangente
      Performer(s): Nazareth, Ernesto
      Performer(s): Nazareth, Ernesto
      Duration: 6:11
    • 23:44
      Title: A Maid In Bedlam
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:48
      Title: October Sky
      Performer(s): Stapleton, Dave
      Performer(s): Stapleton, Dave
      Duration: 2:31
    • 23:50
      Title: What's New?
      Performer(s): Burke / Haggart
      Performer(s): Burke / Haggart
      Duration: 3:42
    • 23:54
      Title: Concerto For Violin And Orchestra - The Red Violin - 3rd Movemen
      Performer(s): Corigliano, John
      Performer(s): Corigliano, John
      Duration: 6:39
    • 00:00
      Title: The General
      Performer(s): Buckley, Richie
      Performer(s): Buckley, Richie
      Duration: 1:33
    • 00:02
      Title: The Others Main Theme
      Performer(s): Amenabar, Alejandro
      Performer(s): Amenabar, Alejandro
      Duration: 2:39
    • 00:05
      Title: Turtle Soup
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:11
      Title: Dream Beach
      Performer(s): Hedges, Michael
      Performer(s): Hedges, Michael
      Duration: 4:10
    • 00:16
      Title: Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night): (Trk13) Adagio
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:21
      Title: Three Pieces For Piano - I. Andantino
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:23
      Title: Back Down The River
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:26
      Title: Wild Horses
      Performer(s): Jagger / Richards
      Performer(s): Jagger / Richards
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:32
      Title: Forever
      Performer(s): Harper, Ben
      Performer(s): Harper, Ben
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:36
      Title: Here's To Life
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:41
      Title: Venice
      Performer(s): Lewis, John
      Performer(s): Lewis, John
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:46
      Title: A Horse With No Name
      Performer(s): Bunnell, D
      Performer(s): Bunnell, D
      Duration: 4:21
    • 00:50
      Title: String Quartet No.5 In Eb Major (3rd Movement) Adagio Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 8:54

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