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 Saturday 22 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

    • 22:00
      Title: Slow Down
      Performer(s): Jordan, Louis
      Performer(s): Jordan, Louis
      Duration: 2:54
    • 22:03
      Title: Patrick Street / The Carraroe Jig
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:21
    • 22:07
      Title: Track 04
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:12
      Title: Sextet For Clarinet, Piano & String Quartet (2nd Movement) Lento
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 4:54
    • 22:17
      Title: 1. Sinfonia - Iii: Adagio Religioso
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:25
      Title: Veinte Anos
      Performer(s): Morva, T.
      Performer(s): Morva, T.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: The Summer Wind
      Performer(s): Mercer/Mayer/Bradtke
      Performer(s): Mercer/Mayer/Bradtke
      Duration: 4:10
    • 22:35
      Title: Walk On By
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Duration: 3:37
    • 22:38
      Title: Dark Was The Night
      Performer(s): Johnson, Blind Willie
      Performer(s): Johnson, Blind Willie
      Duration: 4:06
    • 22:42
      Title: Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:48
      Title: Sarabande From Partita No. 2 In D Minor (Bwv 1004)
      Performer(s): Bach Arr Schlepper-Connolly
      Performer(s): Bach Arr Schlepper-Connolly
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:53
      Title: Willie Of Winsbury (Child 100)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 6:06
    • 23:00
      Title: The World I Know
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:10
      Title: Trotto
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:14
      Title: Liebeslied (Love Song)
      Performer(s): Wagner-Régeny, Rudolf
      Performer(s): Wagner-Régeny, Rudolf
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:17
      Title: Only The Lonely
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Van Heusen, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Van Heusen, Jimmy
      Duration: 4:24
    • 23:22
      Title: Forest Piece
      Performer(s): Collins, Sarah
      Performer(s): Collins, Sarah
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:33
      Title: As I Walked Out One Evening
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Duration: 4:32
    • 23:37
      Title: Music For Miriam
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:42
      Title: Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:47
      Title: Josemi
      Performer(s): Carmona, Josemi
      Performer(s): Carmona, Josemi
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:48
      Title: Halloween Is Black As Night
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:51
      Title: From Me To You
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:53
      Title: Yesterday
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 2:54
    • 23:56
      Title: Here There And Everywhere
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 2:49
    • 23:59
      Title: Eleanor Rigby
      Performer(s): Lennon & Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon & Mccartney
      Album: The Very Best of Ray Charles. 23 Hits
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:03
      Title: Tres Pieces Latino Amercaines - Ii. Triste Argentino
      Performer(s): Gustavino / Brouwer
      Performer(s): Gustavino / Brouwer
      Duration: 1:52
    • 00:05
      Title: Blue Valentines
      Performer(s): Bernstein / Sondheim
      Performer(s): Bernstein / Sondheim
      Duration: 6:05
    • 00:12
      Title: The Henrysons
      Performer(s): Muthspiel, Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Muthspiel, Wolfgang
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:19
      Title: Tonight
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard/Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard/Sondheim, Stephen
      Duration: 5:39
    • 00:25
      Title: Send In The Clowns
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:29
      Title: Etude No.9
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:34
      Title: Feria Quinta: In I. Nocturno - In Monte Oliveti
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:39
      Title: Sonata No.1 In G Minor (1st Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:44
      Title: Don't Go To Strangers
      Performer(s): Kent / Mann / Evans
      Performer(s): Kent / Mann / Evans
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:49
      Title: Asleep In The Forest
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:54
      Title: Another World
      Performer(s): Hegarty, Antony
      Performer(s): Hegarty, Antony
      Duration: 4:14

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