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 25 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

    • 22:02
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Largo Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 8:29
    • 22:11
      Title: Sequoia
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Album: Lund Quartet
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:16
      Title: Sightly
      Performer(s): Dunlea, Paul
      Performer(s): Dunlea, Paul
      Duration: 6:17
    • 22:23
      Title: Mary
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:26
      Title: Mother Mary
      Performer(s): Derose, Damien
      Performer(s): Derose, Damien
      Duration: 3:07
    • 22:30
      Title: Symphony No.4 In G Minor - 1. Prelude: Quasi Lento
      Performer(s): Vierne, Louis
      Performer(s): Vierne, Louis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: Dance Me To The End Of Love
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 5:53
    • 22:51
      Title: Foujita
      Performer(s): Johnson, Marc
      Performer(s): Johnson, Marc
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:56
      Title: It Had To Be You
      Performer(s): Jones / Kahn
      Performer(s): Jones / Kahn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: Pavane (Pour Une Infante Défunte)
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:15
      Title: Dawn Music
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Duration: 4:45
    • 23:20
      Title: Waterlily /The Joy Of It
      Performer(s): Polwart, K./ Macdonald, C.
      Performer(s): Polwart, K./ Macdonald, C.
      Duration: 4:42
    • 23:24
      Title: Down Along The Dixie Line
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:30
      Title: Serenade For Strings (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:31
    • 23:35
      Title: Birds In The High Hall Garden
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 6:45
    • 23:42
      Title: El Ritmo Me Lleva
      Performer(s): Carmona, J.A .
      Performer(s): Carmona, J.A .
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:48
      Title: None The Wiser
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:52
      Title: Bells For Her
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:58
      Title: The Wind Make Himself
      Performer(s): Trinchera, Antonio
      Performer(s): Trinchera, Antonio
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:08
      Title: Illuminados
      Performer(s): Lins / Martins
      Performer(s): Lins / Martins
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:13
      Title: Silent Spaces
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:17
      Title: El Mestre
      Performer(s): Catalan Traditional
      Performer(s): Catalan Traditional
      Duration: 6:48
    • 00:24
      Title: Lachrimae Antiquae
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:30
      Title: Requiem
      Performer(s): Gilkyson, Eliza
      Performer(s): Gilkyson, Eliza
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:34
      Title: The Sea Fort
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Duration: 3:28
    • 00:37
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:41
      Title: Mélodies, Book 1 - I: Angelico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:43
      Title: Cello Sonata No.3 In A Major Op. 69 - Movement Iii - Adagio Cant
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 2:11
    • 00:45
      Title: Hymn
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Duration: 4:21
    • 00:49
      Title: Kish
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:57
      Title: No. 5 In E Flat Major
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 1:45

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