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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 13 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.

    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: Eleanor Plunkett --
      Performer(s): John Byrne (Flute), Kevin Byrne (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Byrne (Flute), Kevin Byrne (Guitar)
      Duration: 2:48
    • 22:14
      Title: (I Wonder) Where Our Love Has Gone
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano)
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano)
      Duration: 5:09
    • 22:18
      Title: Taraf --
      Performer(s): Jon Balke (Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Jon Balke (Keyboards)
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:26
      Title: Elegiac
      Composer: Hopkins
      Performer(s): Jon Hopkins
      Performer(s): Jon Hopkins
      Album: Opalescent, Just Music, TAO006
      Duration: 6:27
    • 22:43
      Title: Ad-Lib Blues
      Performer(s): Lester Young (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Lester Young (Tenor Saxophone)
      Duration: 3:37
    • 22:47
      Title: The Bridge
      Performer(s): Scott Walker (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Scott Walker (Vocals)
      Duration: 3:05
    • 22:50
      Title: Burning Man
      Performer(s): Richard Thompson (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Richard Thompson (Vocal, Guitar)
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:05
      Title: Une Barque Sur L'Océan
      Performer(s): Gerard Mcchrystal (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Gerard Mcchrystal (Saxophone)
      Duration: 8:26
    • 23:13
      Title: Reverie --
      Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)
      Duration: 4:30
    • 23:17
      Title: Gnossiennes (3rd Movement)
      Duration: 2:35
    • 23:21
      Title: Down The Wagon Way/Sweet Jane/The North Downs Way
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Duration: 11:48
    • 23:33
      Title: Coming Down
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Vocals, Guitar)
      Duration: 3:21
    • 23:38
      Title: Everybody Cryin' Mercy
      Performer(s): Mose Allison (Vocals, Piano)
      Performer(s): Mose Allison (Vocals, Piano)
      Duration: 2:58
    • 23:42
      Title: Ricercare A 6 (The Musical Offering)
      Performer(s): Maria Mosconi (Alto), Arnaud Thorette (Violin)
      Performer(s): Maria Mosconi (Alto), Arnaud Thorette (Violin)
      Duration: 6:58
    • 23:57
      Title: Once I Loved (O Amor N Paz)
      Performer(s): Antonio Carlos Jobim (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Antonio Carlos Jobim (Guitar)
      Duration: 3:50
    • 00:02
      Title: Love -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Shivkumar Sharma (Santoor)
      Performer(s): Shivkumar Sharma (Santoor)
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:08
      Title: The West Coast Of Clare
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine (Vocals)
      Duration: 5:49
    • 00:14
      Title: Cherry Coloured Funk (Seefeel Remix)
      Performer(s): Cocteau Twins
      Performer(s): Cocteau Twins
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:20
      Title: My One And Only Love
      Performer(s): Linda Sharrock (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Linda Sharrock (Vocals)
      Duration: 4:47
    • 00:25
      Title: Un Sueno En La Floresta
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Duration: 8:00
    • 00:36
      Title: Head & Heart
      Performer(s): Vashti Bunyan
      Performer(s): Vashti Bunyan
      Album: Johnny Boy Would Love This... A Tribute to John Martyn
      Duration: 4:54
    • 00:41
      Title: Go Down Easy -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Beth Orton (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Beth Orton (Vocal)
      Duration: 3:24
    • 00:44
      Title: Bless The Weather
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Album: Bless the Weather, Island, IMCD135
      Duration: 4:25
    • 00:51
      Title: San Antonio
      Performer(s): Arne Jansen (Guitars), Andreas Edelmann (Bass), Eric Schaefer (Drums)
      Performer(s): Arne Jansen (Guitars), Andreas Edelmann (Bass), Eric Schaefer (Drums)
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:54
      Title: Man In A Shed
      Composer: Drake
      Performer(s): Nick Drake
      Performer(s): Nick Drake
      Album: Five Leaves Left (Remastered), Island, IMCD8
      Duration: 4:04

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