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    March 28. Just before the clocks jump forward an hour, Eamonn presents singer-songwriter Johanna Borchert (pictured); pianistic Granados (see BLUE TUNES, below); Tim Bowness and Phil Chilvers from a release named in honour of a beach in Norfolk; John Metcalfe, from his tribute to "Scorching Bay" near Wellington; Auckland-born sax-player Hayden Chisholm; a solo piano piece by Australian-born composer Kate Moore; Argentinian guitarist Pablo Márquez; part of Michael Nyman's "Hillsborough Memorial"; and a 2015 release from Chris Potter Underground Orchestra. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 11 April 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Aaron Thibeaux Walker aka T-Bone was one of the most influential musicians to rise up from the fertile Texas blues scene; he's our Blue Tunes feature 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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:06
      Title: Symphony No.3 (3rd Movement) Andantino Quasi Allegretto
      Duration: 10:38
    • 22:17
      Title: Stormy Monday
      Duration: 9:03
    • 22:26
      Title: Yita
      Performer(s): Aurelio Martinez (Vocals & Guitar)
      Performer(s): Aurelio Martinez (Vocals & Guitar)
      Duration: 6:18
    • 22:32
      Title: In Christ There Is No East Or West
      Performer(s): Leo Kottke (Guitars)
      Performer(s): Leo Kottke (Guitars)
      Duration: 2:27
    • 22:36
      Title: Curve Of The Sand
      Performer(s): John Metcalfe
      Performer(s): John Metcalfe
      Album: Scorching Bay
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:39
      Title: Keyboard Sonata In F Minor
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Duration: 3:35
    • 22:42
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In E Minor K.304 (2nd Movement) Temp
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)
      Duration: 5:58
    • 22:48
      Title: Mean Old World
      Performer(s): Walker, T Bone
      Performer(s): Walker, T Bone
      Duration: 3:09
    • 22:50
      Title: Dianne Kelly
      Performer(s): John Fahey (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Fahey (Guitar)
      Duration: 8:00
    • 23:06
      Title: You Must Believe In Spring
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)
      Duration: 6:06
    • 23:13
      Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra -- Recuerdos De La Alhambra
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Duration: 3:50
    • 23:16
      Title: Adagio -- Adagio
      Performer(s): Angel Romero (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Angel Romero (Guitar)
      Duration: 7:44
    • 23:25
      Title: A Pillow Of Winds
      Performer(s): Dave Gilmour (Vocals, Guitar), Roger Waters (Bass)
      Performer(s): Dave Gilmour (Vocals, Guitar), Roger Waters (Bass)
      Duration: 5:26
    • 23:31
      Title: Legend
      Performer(s): Roy Harper
      Performer(s): Roy Harper
      Album: Return of the Sophisticated Beggar
      Duration: 4:00
    • 23:33
      Title: Wallflower
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Piano)
      Duration: 2:41
    • 23:36
      Title: Storytime
      Performer(s): Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
      Performer(s): Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
      Album: The Road (Original Film Score)
      Duration: 2:32
    • 23:40
      Title: Laura - Main Theme
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:46
      Title: Clarinet Concerto Op. 57 Fs129 - Poco Adagio
      Performer(s): Sabine Meyer (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Sabine Meyer (Clarinet)
      Duration: 5:16
    • 23:52
      Title: Bumpin'
      Performer(s): Louis Stewart (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Louis Stewart (Guitar)
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:56
      Title: Let Go
      Performer(s): Vyvienne (Cello/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Vyvienne (Cello/Vocals)
      Duration: 5:09
    • 00:03
      Title: Mother -- My Left Foot
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:06
      Title: Postscript
      Performer(s): Seamus Heaney (Recitation)
      Performer(s): Seamus Heaney (Recitation)
      Duration: 1:21
    • 00:07
      Title: Auf Stillem Waldespfad - On A Quiet Forest Path
      Performer(s): Augustin Dumay (Violin)
      Performer(s): Augustin Dumay (Violin)
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:12
      Title: Islands
      Performer(s): Jakko M. Jakszyk (Vocal, Gtrs)
      Performer(s): Jakko M. Jakszyk (Vocal, Gtrs)
      Duration: 9:43
    • 00:29
      Title: Wanderin' Heart
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Duration: 2:45
    • 00:32
      Title: Chorale On A Theme Of Hans Leo Hassler
      Performer(s): Alexander Avramenko (Violin)
      Performer(s): Alexander Avramenko (Violin)
      Duration: 7:21
    • 00:40
      Title: Preludes Book 2 - La Terrasse Des Audiences Du Clair De Lune - L
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:43
      Title: Shawshank Redemption
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:49
      Title: Too Late Now
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal)
      Duration: 8:09

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