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 Berkley 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 18 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Hear Columbian harp player, composer and musical genius Edmar Casteneda recorded in the Triskel, Cork on 27th October during a recent Music Network tour of Ireland.

    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

    • 22:20
      Title: Notturno : Andante
      Performer(s): Grieg Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg Edvard
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:24
      Title: Transfigured Night (5th Movement)
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:29
      Title: Colibri
      Performer(s): Castaneda, Edmar
      Performer(s): Castaneda, Edmar
      Duration: 11:48
    • 22:40
      Title: Fundi Mea Vindi
      Performer(s): Mishenko, Misha
      Performer(s): Mishenko, Misha
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:44
      Title: String Quartet No.4 - Ii.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:51
      Title: Nearer My God To Thee
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 3:42
    • 22:55
      Title: Crawdaddy
      Performer(s): Goldings, Larry
      Performer(s): Goldings, Larry
      Duration: 5:10
    • 23:01
      Title: Rua Dos Meus Ciumes (There Where My Jealousy Lies)
      Performer(s): De Barros / Valerio
      Performer(s): De Barros / Valerio
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:06
      Title: Falling Forward
      Performer(s): Fleck, Bela
      Performer(s): Fleck, Bela
      Duration: 5:25
    • 23:11
      Title: Alwyn Spires
      Performer(s): Young, Christopher
      Performer(s): Young, Christopher
      Duration: 2:16
    • 23:13
      Title: Presencia
      Performer(s): Gaigne, Pascal
      Performer(s): Gaigne, Pascal
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:16
      Title: Doe Eyes (Love Theme From The Bridges Of Madison County)
      Performer(s): Eastwood, Clint
      Performer(s): Eastwood, Clint
      Duration: 5:12
    • 23:22
      Title: Sad Hours
      Performer(s): Jacobs, Marion
      Performer(s): Jacobs, Marion
      Duration: 3:25
    • 23:25
      Title: Song Of Love
      Performer(s): Taylor, Mike
      Performer(s): Taylor, Mike
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: Funky Senor (Take 1)
      Performer(s): Bailey, Benny
      Performer(s): Bailey, Benny
      Duration: 7:21
    • 23:38
      Title: Leave Me By Myself
      Performer(s): Fitzsimmons, William
      Performer(s): Fitzsimmons, William
      Duration: 5:22
    • 23:44
      Title: Prelude No.2 In A Minor
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:47
      Title: Fugue In Eb Major
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 6:17
    • 23:54
      Title: Captain Bligh
      Performer(s): Basie / Sims
      Performer(s): Basie / Sims
      Duration: 6:54
    • 00:00
      Title: Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:05
      Title: Elisa
      Performer(s): Gainsbourg/Colombier
      Performer(s): Gainsbourg/Colombier
      Duration: 7:36
    • 00:12
      Title: Golden Ginkgo Tree
      Performer(s): Micus, Stephan
      Performer(s): Micus, Stephan
      Duration: 5:58
    • 00:18
      Title: Gnossienne No. 1
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 4:04
    • 00:22
      Title: Templum Cordis
      Performer(s): Adam Of St. Victor
      Performer(s): Adam Of St. Victor
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:28
      Title: Running Like Children
      Performer(s): Yangchen, Soname
      Performer(s): Yangchen, Soname
      Duration: 5:05
    • 00:33
      Title: Branchings
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:39
      Title: Cello Duet No. 3 Op. 156 - Arioso
      Performer(s): Kummer, Friedrich August
      Performer(s): Kummer, Friedrich August
      Duration: 3:09
    • 00:42
      Title: Well, Well Cornelius
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 3:21
    • 00:45
      Title: Corale
      Performer(s): Bonaventura, Daniele Di
      Performer(s): Bonaventura, Daniele Di
      Duration: 4:00
    • 00:49
      Title: O Do Not Love Too Long
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tirill
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tirill
      Duration: 4:56
    • 00:54
      Title: Moonpie
      Performer(s): Ballamy / Stronen / Fennesz / Molvaer
      Performer(s): Ballamy / Stronen / Fennesz / Molvaer
      Duration: 4:48

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