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 Friday 24 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, we feature a father and son, singer/songwriters both: in their comparatively brief careers, Tim and Jeff Buckley made music that was equally adventurous and tasteful.

    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

    • 22:12
      Title: Sonata Der Polnische Pracher - 4. Aria
      Performer(s): Meder, Johann Valentin
      Performer(s): Meder, Johann Valentin
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:15
      Title: Tromba Lontana
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:21
      Title: Hiberner Toujours
      Performer(s): Stars Of The Lid
      Performer(s): Stars Of The Lid
      Album: And Their Refinement of the Decline
      Duration: 2:00
    • 22:22
      Title: Liberata
      Performer(s): Acquaviva, Jean-Claude
      Performer(s): Acquaviva, Jean-Claude
      Duration: 5:38
    • 22:28
      Title: Bourree Voltige
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:32
      Title: Seems Like Old Times
      Performer(s): Lombardo/ Loeb
      Performer(s): Lombardo/ Loeb
      Duration: 2:43
    • 22:35
      Title: Sentimental Lady
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 4:17
    • 22:40
      Title: Silent Night
      Performer(s): Silvestrov, Valentin
      Performer(s): Silvestrov, Valentin
      Duration: 4:06
    • 22:44
      Title: Assyrian Women Mourners
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 6:22
    • 22:51
      Title: Perazuan
      Performer(s): Spalding, Esperanza / Ortiz, Aruan
      Performer(s): Spalding, Esperanza / Ortiz, Aruan
      Duration: 3:53
    • 22:55
      Title: April's Fool
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jack Talty/Neil O'Loghlen
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jack Talty/Neil O'Loghlen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: Serenade For Violin, Viola And Violoncello In D Major Op 8 - Mov
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 9:34
    • 23:14
      Title: Chase The Blues Away
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Duration: 5:28
    • 23:19
      Title: Cryin' Time
      Performer(s): Owens, Buck
      Performer(s): Owens, Buck
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:22
      Title: Boubacar
      Performer(s): Frisell, Bill
      Performer(s): Frisell, Bill
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:29
      Title: Zendi
      Performer(s): Castaneda, Edmar
      Performer(s): Castaneda, Edmar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:34
      Title: Precious Lord
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:42
      Title: The Ghost
      Performer(s): Tighe, Dylan
      Performer(s): Tighe, Dylan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:48
      Title: Chiyo
      Performer(s): Buckley, Linda
      Performer(s): Buckley, Linda
      Duration: 10:10
    • 23:59
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.4 In G Major Bwv 1049 (3rd Movement) Pre
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:04
      Title: Sibuni Ya Nass
      Performer(s): Fakhri, Sabah
      Performer(s): Fakhri, Sabah
      Duration: 4:50
    • 00:10
      Title: Watching You Without Me
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 4:22
    • 00:14
      Title: And Dream Of Sheep
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 4:52
    • 00:20
      Title: The Cloths Of Heaven
      Performer(s): Buckley, John
      Performer(s): Buckley, John
      Duration: 4:29
    • 00:24
      Title: The Wild Swans At Coole
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Duration: 7:02
    • 00:32
      Title: A Letter To A Friend
      Performer(s): Buckley, Hugh
      Performer(s): Buckley, Hugh
      Duration: 4:30
    • 00:36
      Title: Corpus Christi Carol
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:44
      Title: Cello Sonata No. 1 In D Minor, Op 109 (I) Allegro Deciso
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 5:53
    • 00:49
      Title: Whiskey Ballad
      Performer(s): Wold, Paul Martin
      Performer(s): Wold, Paul Martin
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:51
      Title: You And Me
      Performer(s): Hussein/Mcloughlin
      Performer(s): Hussein/Mcloughlin
      Duration: 2:27
    • 00:53
      Title: Come Sunday
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 5:47

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