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 Friday 21 March 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Andy Irvine, a modern-day troubadour with a distinguished career in folk music and song-writing is our featured Blue artist all this week

    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

    • 22:04
      Title: Elegy
      Performer(s): John Williams
      Performer(s): John Williams
      Duration: 6:37
    • 22:10
      Title: Ely's Shuffle
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil/Mcguire,Seamus
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil/Mcguire,Seamus
      Duration: 4:55
    • 22:15
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Andy Irvine
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Andy Irvine
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:19
      Title: Lady Of The Aurian Wood
      Performer(s): Garrick, Michael
      Performer(s): Garrick, Michael
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:28
      Title: Concerto For Cello And Strings - Ii: Andante
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:36
      Title: Mass - V: Agnus Dei
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:40
      Title: God Knows I'M Good
      Performer(s): Bowie, David
      Performer(s): Bowie, David
      Duration: 3:34
    • 22:44
      Title: Nagoya Marimbas
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Duration: 4:47
    • 22:48
      Title: Luz De Luna
      Performer(s): Carrillo, A
      Performer(s): Carrillo, A
      Duration: 3:46
    • 22:53
      Title: Gypsy Queen
      Performer(s): Szabo
      Performer(s): Szabo
      Duration: 5:26
    • 22:58
      Title: Tale
      Performer(s): Szabo, Daniel
      Performer(s): Szabo, Daniel
      Duration: 5:42
    • 23:05
      Title: Mahler Symphony No 7 - Movement Iv - Nachtmusik: Andante Amoroso
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Duration: 12:06
    • 23:17
      Title: Little Green
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:23
      Title: My Little Brown Book
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 5:33
    • 23:29
      Title: Petite Fleur
      Performer(s): Bechet, Sidney
      Performer(s): Bechet, Sidney
      Duration: 2:34
    • 23:32
      Title: Words
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:36
      Title: Imagining
      Performer(s): Vloeimans, Eric
      Performer(s): Vloeimans, Eric
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: Calming The Sea
      Performer(s): Adams / Dale / Reynolds
      Performer(s): Adams / Dale / Reynolds
      Duration: 6:59
    • 23:51
      Title: Four American Choruses: Beautiful Valley Of Eden
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:01
      Title: Come Together
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 10:23
    • 00:11
      Title: As I Roved Out
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Planxty
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Planxty
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:16
      Title: Totes Awky Momo
      Performer(s): Oko
      Performer(s): Oko
      Album: I Love You Computer Mountain, Diatribe
      Duration: 2:51
    • 00:19
      Title: My Old Friend The Blues
      Composer: Steve Earle
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:23
      Title: Swan
      Performer(s): Hawes, Patrick
      Performer(s): Hawes, Patrick
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:27
      Title: Fantasia (33)
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:29
      Title: Quartet For Clarient, Violin, Cello And Piano (3rd Movement) Slo
      Performer(s): Schickele, Peter
      Performer(s): Schickele, Peter
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:35
      Title: Nao Venhas Tarde
      Performer(s): Nazare/Nobre
      Performer(s): Nazare/Nobre
      Duration: 3:49
    • 00:39
      Title: Holy Mary
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:42
      Title: Is This It?
      Performer(s): Walsh, Kate
      Performer(s): Walsh, Kate
      Duration: 4:11
    • 00:47
      Title: Where Flamingos Fly
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:52
      Title: I Can't Get Started
      Performer(s): Duke, Vernon/Gershwin, Ira
      Performer(s): Duke, Vernon/Gershwin, Ira
      Duration: 3:56
    • 00:56
      Title: Music Of A Desire
      Performer(s): Darling, David
      Performer(s): Darling, David
      Duration: 3:03

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