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 Sunday 16 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.

    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: Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke/Strayhorn, Billy/Gaines, Lee
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke/Strayhorn, Billy/Gaines, Lee
      Duration: 3:51
    • 22:05
      Title: How To Make An American Quilt- Main Title
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 3:51
    • 22:08
      Title: Seaside (Adagio)
      Performer(s): Piston, Walter
      Performer(s): Piston, Walter
      Duration: 7:02
    • 22:16
      Title: My Favourite Sound
      Performer(s): Molitor, Claudia
      Performer(s): Molitor, Claudia
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: Isle (Remix)
      Performer(s): Ficarra, Evelyn
      Performer(s): Ficarra, Evelyn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:27
      Title: Strugglin' Blues
      Performer(s): Walker / Mcdaniel
      Performer(s): Walker / Mcdaniel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:30
      Title: Serenade For Strings (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:31
    • 22:35
      Title: Serenade From Hassan
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Child Fixin' To Die
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:44
      Title: Immobile
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:51
      Title: Always Hopeful
      Performer(s): Sriram, Shrikant
      Performer(s): Sriram, Shrikant
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:57
      Title: Four Strong Winds
      Performer(s): Tyson, Ian
      Performer(s): Tyson, Ian
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:04
      Title: The Blue Bird
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 4:06
    • 23:08
      Title: The Blue Bird Variations Theme
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 5:43
    • 23:14
      Title: Soittajan Kaipuu
      Performer(s): Vesterinen, Viljo
      Performer(s): Vesterinen, Viljo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:17
      Title: The Father's Song
      Performer(s): Mccoll, E/ Mcnally, A
      Performer(s): Mccoll, E/ Mcnally, A
      Duration: 6:13
    • 23:23
      Title: Butcher's Boy
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:37
    • 23:26
      Title: Burungkaka Tua
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:35
    • 23:34
      Title: Bilijana
      Performer(s): Trad Macedonian
      Performer(s): Trad Macedonian
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:39
      Title: Arpeggiata Addio
      Performer(s): Kapsberger, Giovanni Girolamo
      Performer(s): Kapsberger, Giovanni Girolamo
      Duration: 7:36
    • 23:46
      Title: When The Boat Comes In
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:19
    • 23:53
      Title: The Silver Swan
      Performer(s): Gibbons, Orlando
      Performer(s): Gibbons, Orlando
      Duration: 1:56
    • 23:55
      Title: Etude In C Sharp Minor Op. 2 No. 1
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:06
    • 23:59
      Title: Midnight Special
      Performer(s): Smith, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Smith, Jimmy
      Duration: 10:12
    • 00:09
      Title: Six Little Pieces For Piano - Vi. Sehr Langsam
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:11
      Title: String Quartet No.5 In Eb Major (3rd Movement) Adagio Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 8:54
    • 00:20
      Title: Olorun
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:26
      Title: Urban Landscape
      Performer(s): Fripp / Hall / Walton
      Performer(s): Fripp / Hall / Walton
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:29
      Title: Where We Used To Live
      Performer(s): Svensson/Berglund/Ostrom
      Performer(s): Svensson/Berglund/Ostrom
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:34
      Title: A Sinister Decision
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: Moments Of Pleasure
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 6:46
    • 00:44
      Title: Five Impromptus - V. Arioso
      Performer(s): Bennett, Richard Rodney
      Performer(s): Bennett, Richard Rodney
      Duration: 2:35
    • 00:48
      Title: Symphony No.6 - Iv. Epilogue (Moderato)
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45

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