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 6 April 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Sergei Rachmaninov's - inextricably Russian - orchestral and chamber works are featured on the programme all this week: enjoy rhapsodic majesty, minor keys and melancholy, nightly.

    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

    • 22:01
      Title: Lotus Eaters
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:04
      Title: Melodie Op. 3 No. 3
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 5:25
    • 22:10
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In F Sharp Minor (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:17
      Title: Black River Pike
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Duration: 4:43
    • 22:21
      Title: From The Beginning
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:26
      Title: Easy Street
      Performer(s): James / Berryman
      Performer(s): James / Berryman
      Duration: 3:29
    • 22:30
      Title: I Married An Angel
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:52
    • 22:34
      Title: Everything Happens To Me
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Duration: 11:00
    • 22:40
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (2nd Movement) Molto Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:52
      Title: The Hill Of Thieves
      Performer(s): Dillon / Lakeman
      Performer(s): Dillon / Lakeman
      Duration: 4:43
    • 22:57
      Title: Newark Airport 2
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin
      Duration: 2:46
    • 23:01
      Title: A View Of Man
      Performer(s): Faitelson, Dalia
      Performer(s): Faitelson, Dalia
      Duration: 5:07
    • 23:05
      Title: Mood For A Day
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:09
      Title: Violin Concerto In E Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 6:23
    • 23:15
      Title: Credidi Propter Quod Locutus Sum
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 5:45
    • 23:30
      Title: Avec Le Temps
      Performer(s): Ferré, Léo
      Performer(s): Ferré, Léo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:35
      Title: Norma
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Duration: 6:38
    • 23:42
      Title: The Love Of Beirut
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Duration: 7:59
    • 23:51
      Title: Der Doppelganger (The Wraith)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:55
      Title: Missa Ad Coenam Agni - V: Agnus Dei
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Duration: 6:53
    • 00:03
      Title: Thursday
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Duration: 5:31
    • 00:08
      Title: Two Year Winter
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:12
      Title: Hidden
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:18
      Title: Live To Tell
      Performer(s): Madonna / Leonard
      Performer(s): Madonna / Leonard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Rhayader Alone
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 2:05
    • 00:26
      Title: Epitaph
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 2:22
    • 00:28
      Title: Cantus In Memory Of Benjamin Britten
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:34
      Title: Memory Box
      Performer(s): Adkins, Monty
      Performer(s): Adkins, Monty
      Duration: 8:12
    • 00:42
      Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - Iii: Quid Sum Miser
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:48
      Title: Alfie
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Duration: 8:01
    • 00:55
      Title: I Just Don´T Know What To Do With Myself
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Duration: 4:12

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