The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Friday's programme…

    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 Saturday 15 March 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The compositions of Dublin-born conductor, educator and composer Charles Villiers Stanford are featured 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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:06
      Title: Armando's Rhumba
      Performer(s): Corea, Chick
      Performer(s): Corea, Chick
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:12
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 2 In B Flat Major Op. 19 - Movement Ii - Adag
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 9:23
    • 22:22
      Title: Hello Little Girl
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:26
      Title: Soldier In The Rain
      Performer(s): Mancini/Bergman
      Performer(s): Mancini/Bergman
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:31
      Title: La Marseillaise
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:34
      Title: Str Qrt In C (Emperor) (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:06
    • 22:42
      Title: To Anacreon In Heaven
      Performer(s): Smith, John Stafford
      Performer(s): Smith, John Stafford
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: Oh So Beautiful
      Performer(s): Jurd, Laura
      Performer(s): Jurd, Laura
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:51
      Title: Hands
      Performer(s): J.A. Carmona / J.M. Carmona
      Performer(s): J.A. Carmona / J.M. Carmona
      Duration: 6:13
    • 22:59
      Title: O For A Closer Walk With God
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:02
      Title: Melody
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 4:24
    • 23:06
      Title: My Love's An Arbutus
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 2:10
    • 23:09
      Title: Moving Mountains
      Performer(s): Wesseltoft / Sriram / Nehme / Saleh / Kheir
      Performer(s): Wesseltoft / Sriram / Nehme / Saleh / Kheir
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:17
      Title: If You Could Read My Mind
      Performer(s): Lightfoot, Gordon
      Performer(s): Lightfoot, Gordon
      Duration: 3:59
    • 23:21
      Title: Mrs Darcy
      Performer(s): Marianelli, Dario
      Performer(s): Marianelli, Dario
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:27
      Title: Nocturne In C Sharp Minor Op19/4
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:09
    • 23:32
      Title: Du Bist Die Ruh (You Are Peace)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:37
      Title: Out Of This World
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:43
      Title: What's New?
      Performer(s): Burke / Haggart
      Performer(s): Burke / Haggart
      Duration: 3:42
    • 23:47
      Title: Baby Broke My Heart
      Performer(s): Baxter, L.
      Performer(s): Baxter, L.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:50
      Title: Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:55
      Title: Western Bell
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Duration: 3:23
    • 00:00
      Title: Wind Quintet In C Major Op. 91 No. 1 - Movement Iii - Minuetto
      Performer(s): Reicha, Antoine
      Performer(s): Reicha, Antoine
      Duration: 7:04
    • 00:07
      Title: Farewell To Music
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough
      Duration: 5:14
    • 00:13
      Title: The Stolen Child
      Performer(s): Yeats / Fowler
      Performer(s): Yeats / Fowler
      Duration: 2:42
    • 00:15
      Title: O Do Not Love Too Long
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tirill
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tirill
      Duration: 4:56
    • 00:20
      Title: The Wild Swans At Coole
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Duration: 7:02
    • 00:27
      Title: Sederunt Principes
      Performer(s): Perotin
      Performer(s): Perotin
      Duration: 12:09
    • 00:40
      Title: Ogne Pena Cciu Spietata
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:46
      Title: One For My Baby
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Duration: 5:57
    • 00:51
      Title: Lonely Woman
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Duration: 7:01

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