The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    March 27. Tonight, Eamonn links the title track of Sarah McQuaid's new album; Stravinsky's "The Sacrifice"; a young Polish jazz trio led by Marcin Wasilewski (in this, the week of PolskaÉire); a Pixies tune arranged for piano; Hugh Hopper's "Dedicated To You" performed by a saxophone quartet; music by Enrique Granados (see BLUE TUNES, below); John Martyn's "Small Hours"; a slice of contemporary jazz-cum-electronica by Bugge Wesseltoft (pictured), Henrik Schwartz and Dan Berglund; the opening movement of a choral work by Nico Muhly; movie music by Loudon Wainwright; Danish singer/songwriter Agnes Obel; and the slow movement of a Martinu concerto for two pianos. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 7 March 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, we feature recordings by John Scofield and Vince Mendoza, in advance of the Irish premiere of Scofield and Mendoza's Grammy-winning album 54 in Dublin on March 12th.

    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:09
      Title: Love Is Stronger Than Pride
      Performer(s): Abu / Hale / Middleman
      Performer(s): Abu / Hale / Middleman
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: Our Love Is Easy
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Duration: 5:44
    • 22:23
      Title: Femme Fatale
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:26
      Title: Polska Efter Pelle Fors, Vikbolandet
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: String Quartet In D Major (3rd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:42
      Title: Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good To You?
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:46
      Title: A Major
      Performer(s): Galvin, Elliot
      Performer(s): Galvin, Elliot
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:53
      Title: Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Plant/ Miller
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Plant/ Miller
      Duration: 4:27
    • 22:57
      Title: Bron-Yr-Aur
      Performer(s): Page, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Page, Jimmy
      Duration: 2:21
    • 22:59
      Title: The Battle Of Evermore
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:06
      Title: Mutations - I: Air
      Performer(s): Iyer, Vijay
      Performer(s): Iyer, Vijay
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:10
      Title: Les Barricades Mysterieuses (Baritone Guitar)
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois Arr Michael Chapdelaine
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois Arr Michael Chapdelaine
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:14
      Title: Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:19
      Title: Repeating
      Performer(s): Mcmorrow, James Vincent
      Performer(s): Mcmorrow, James Vincent
      Duration: 4:53
    • 23:24
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano No.2 (2nd Movement) Lento Cantabile
      Performer(s): Rosenberg, Hilda
      Performer(s): Rosenberg, Hilda
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:33
      Title: Glory Box
      Performer(s): Barrow / Gibbons / Utley
      Performer(s): Barrow / Gibbons / Utley
      Duration: 4:32
    • 23:37
      Title: My First Lover
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:41
      Title: Black Eyed Dog
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 3:40
    • 23:46
      Title: L'Éther
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Album: Canopée
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:52
      Title: On The Way To Exile
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:58
      Title: The White Reindeer - Ii. The Fell (Adagio)
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:03
      Title: Mélodies, Book 2 - Vi: Lento - Plaintif
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:05
      Title: Rota
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:13
      Title: Say We Did
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Duration: 8:36
    • 00:21
      Title: Boy Child
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Duration: 3:53
    • 00:25
      Title: Cloudburst
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 8:40
    • 00:33
      Title: I - Pavane De La Belle Au Bois Dormant
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 1:35
    • 00:35
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 00:42
      Title: Sinfonia For Violincello
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:45

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