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 13 September 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nico Muhly balances contem classical and indie folk/pop; operas, ballets, chamber works and collaborations with Bjork, Sigur Ros and Essie Jain - nightly on Blue.

    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

    • 22:15
      Title: Stand In The Light
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: Snibor
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 7:31
    • 22:27
      Title: Simple Symphony(3rd Movement) Sentimental Sarabande
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 8:10
    • 22:35
      Title: Cathédrales (Improvisation)
      Performer(s): Beffa, Karol
      Performer(s): Beffa, Karol
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Maria Lando
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:46
      Title: Hard Times
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Duration: 3:48
    • 22:50
      Title: Horn Concerto No.1
      Performer(s): Arnold, Malcolm
      Performer(s): Arnold, Malcolm
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:53
      Title: String Quartet No.3 In D Major (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 5:36
    • 22:59
      Title: I Married An Angel
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:52
    • 23:03
      Title: Sad Walk
      Performer(s): Zieff, Bob
      Performer(s): Zieff, Bob
      Duration: 4:29
    • 23:08
      Title: Ancient Highway
      Performer(s): Porteous, Wyckham
      Performer(s): Porteous, Wyckham
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:14
      Title: While You're On Your Way
      Performer(s): Hardin, Tim
      Performer(s): Hardin, Tim
      Duration: 2:31
    • 23:16
      Title: Sensuelle Et Sans Suite
      Performer(s): Gainsbourg
      Performer(s): Gainsbourg
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:19
      Title: Klokkeklang
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: Drones - Part (Iv)
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:29
      Title: The Dolphins
      Performer(s): Neal, Fred
      Performer(s): Neal, Fred
      Duration: 4:19
    • 23:34
      Title: Ode To What Was Lost
      Performer(s): Karijord, Rebekka
      Performer(s): Karijord, Rebekka
      Duration: 5:46
    • 23:39
      Title: Blues Run The Game
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:43
      Title: La Tromba Di Polydor - La Dolce Vita
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 2:06
    • 23:45
      Title: Trio For Clarinet, Cello & Piano; (2nd Movt) Andante
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 5:21
    • 23:50
      Title: Rocco And His Brothers (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 2:02
    • 23:53
      Title: Crazy Clown
      Performer(s): O'Neill, Lisa
      Performer(s): O'Neill, Lisa
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:56
      Title: Blue Serge
      Performer(s): Ellington, Mercer
      Performer(s): Ellington, Mercer
      Duration: 3:00
    • 23:58
      Title: I See You
      Performer(s): Mike Taylor
      Performer(s): Mike Taylor
      Duration: 3:27
    • 00:02
      Title: Armenian Song
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:04
      Title: Assyrian Women Mourners
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 6:22
    • 00:09
      Title: Gentle Threat
      Performer(s): Gonzales
      Performer(s): Gonzales
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:13
      Title: Shades Of Blue
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Duration: 7:23
    • 00:22
      Title: Paddy Canny's Toast
      Performer(s): Lennon, Charlie
      Performer(s): Lennon, Charlie
      Duration: 3:47
    • 00:25
      Title: Rain Forest
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 7:02
    • 00:32
      Title: Three Preludes - Ii. Andante Con Moto E Poco Rubato
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 4:07
    • 00:36
      Title: Oboe Quintet (2nd Movement) Lento Espressivo
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Duration: 7:33
    • 00:44
      Title: A Time For Love
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Duration: 7:00
    • 00:51
      Title: My Romance
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:54
      Title: Spying
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:56
      Title: Prelustri Elucentia
      Performer(s): De Grudencz, Petrus Wilhelmi
      Performer(s): De Grudencz, Petrus Wilhelmi
      Duration: 2:58

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