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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 Sunday 23 February 2014

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    Hear the soulful singing of Nina Simone all this week on The Blue of the Night

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Nobody's Fault But Mine
      Performer(s): Johnson, Blind Willie
      Performer(s): Johnson, Blind Willie
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:04
      Title: Beatles Concertogrosso No.1 (5th Movement) Penny Lane
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 3:53
    • 22:07
      Title: Warm And Beautiful
      Performer(s): Mccartney, Paul
      Performer(s): Mccartney, Paul
      Duration: 2:46
    • 22:10
      Title: Across The Universe
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:14
      Title: And I Love Her
      Performer(s): Lennon, John/Mccartney, Paul
      Performer(s): Lennon, John/Mccartney, Paul
      Duration: 4:37
    • 22:18
      Title: Let It Be
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: Kitty
      Performer(s): Edison, Harry
      Performer(s): Edison, Harry
      Duration: 8:16
    • 22:32
      Title: Notturno In E Flat Major Op.148 D 897
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 9:42
    • 22:42
      Title: Random Acts Of Senseless Violence
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Rowe / Sylvian
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Rowe / Sylvian
      Duration: 7:21
    • 22:49
      Title: Space Travel
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Duration: 6:17
    • 22:55
      Title: Missa Ad Coenam Agni - Ii: Gloria
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:02
      Title: The Book Of Sounds - Part 7
      Performer(s): Otte, Hans
      Performer(s): Otte, Hans
      Duration: 9:00
    • 23:11
      Title: Movement Two
      Performer(s): Ayres, Marvin
      Performer(s): Ayres, Marvin
      Duration: 9:01
    • 23:21
      Title: Ashé
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 8:34
    • 23:31
      Title: River Ways
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:34
      Title: The Beauty Of Decay
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Duration: 7:21
    • 23:42
      Title: Suite For Violin And String Orchestra - Ii. Evening In Spring
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:44
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In C Sharp Minor - Prelude
      Performer(s): Szymanowski, Karol
      Performer(s): Szymanowski, Karol
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:47
      Title: Adagio & Allegro In Ab Major - I. Adagio
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:53
      Title: The Last Man
      Performer(s): Mansell, Clint
      Performer(s): Mansell, Clint
      Duration: 6:24
    • 00:07
      Title: A Time For Love
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Duration: 7:00
    • 00:14
      Title: Here's To Life
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Performer(s): Butler / Molinary
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:25
      Title: Adagio Religioso
      Performer(s): Joonas Kokkonen
      Performer(s): Joonas Kokkonen
      Duration: 5:05
    • 00:31
      Title: Georgia On My Mind
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Gorrell
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Gorrell
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:33
      Title: I Get Along Without You Very Well
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:11
    • 00:39
      Title: Piano Tune
      Performer(s): Jansch / Renbourn
      Performer(s): Jansch / Renbourn
      Duration: 1:55
    • 00:40
      Title: Oliver
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Duration: 3:20
    • 00:43
      Title: Chase The Blues Away
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Duration: 5:28
    • 00:49
      Title: 2. Adagio Ma Non Troppo (Quartet Op 74 In E Flat Major 'Harp')
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 9:44

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