The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Jan 25. Tonight, Eamonn links a little bit of Corsican chant; accordionist Frode Haltli; a solo jazz piano performance from 1973 that's been made available on the recent SteepleChase release "An Evening With Joe Albany"; a choir from Estonia, singing traditional fare; bluesman "T-Bone" Walker (pictured); award-winning vocalist Lauren Kinsella, guesting on a new CD by young trumpeter Laura Jurd; more from Ewan MacColl (see BLUE TUNES, below); movie music by Howard Shore; 2 x Bacharach/David; Robert Fripp with Theo Travis;  and harmonica-player Brendan Power. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 25 January 2015

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Ewan MacColl was born Jimmy Miller in Lancashire 100 years ago. Each night this week, we'll hear a number of his songs, including recordings by the man himself.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Ewan MacColl: January 19th - 25th

    Ewan MacColl – born Jimmy Miller in Salford – was a singer, songwriter, broadcaster, record producer, collector of folk music, political activist, newspaper editor, playwright and actor. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll listen to MacColl material interpreted by himself and others (including Christy Moore and the Unthanks).

    Click here to listen to a documentary on Ewan MacColl first broadcast on RTÉ in 1975.

    Tom Jobim Tribute: January 26th - February 1st

    The cellist/arranger Jacques Morelenbaum and his singer/wife, Paula, were a big part of the life of Antonio Carlos Jobim (pictured), shaping the music of his last recordings. They paid a fitting tribute to “Tom” by recording an album in his Rio de Janeiro home studio - suitably titled "Casa".  We mark Tom Jobim’s birthday this week by shining the spotlight on this moving tribute with Ryucihi Sakamoto on piano and Jobim’s son Paulo on guitar.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Bright Sunny South
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Bruce Molsky (Vocals, Banjo)
      Performer(s): Bruce Molsky (Vocals, Banjo)
      Album: 1865, Harmonia Mundi, HMU 807549
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:07
      Title: Camp Chase
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Bruce Molsky (Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Bruce Molsky (Fiddle)
      Album: 1865, Harmonia Mundi, HMU 807549
      Duration: 2:18
    • 22:09
      Title: Paddy West
      Composer: Not Stated
      Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll, A.A. Lloyd (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll, A.A. Lloyd (Vocals)
      Album: Ewan MacColl - Six Classic Albums (4-CD), Real Gone Music, RGMCD063
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:14
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano - Ii: Langsam, Sehr Lebhaft, Langsam, Wieder Lebhaft
      Composer: Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Alexander Melnikov (Piano)
      Performer(s): Isabelle Faust (Violin)
      Album: Paul Hindemith: Sonatas For..., Harmonia Mundi, HMC 905271
      Duration: 6:34
    • 22:21
      Title: The Half-Finished Heaven
      Composer: Sandstrom, Sven-David
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening, Convivium Records, CR017
      Duration: 5:19
    • 22:27
      Title: Only The Lonely
      Composer: Cahn, Sammy/Van Heusen, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocal)
      Album: Only The Lonely, Capitol, 72434 94756 2 5
      Duration: 4:09
    • 22:33
      Title: Monaco Madness
      Composer: Power
      Performer(s): Brendan Power (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Brendan Power (Harmonica), Chris Newman (Guitar)
      Album: Tradish, Tethink, 109
      Duration: 3:28
    • 22:35
      Title: The Rigs Of Rye
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals)
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals), Andy Cutting, Mark Emerson, Tim Harries
      Album: Apples, Topic, TSCD0568
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:43
      Title: Trio For Violin, Cello And Piano (1st Movement) Adagio Non Troppo, Piu Mosso, Allegro Vivace
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin)
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin), Seattle Chamber Music Society
      Album: American Chamber Music, Onyx, ONYX 4129
      Duration: 7:13
    • 22:50
      Title: Paschalis Admirabilis
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Ensemble Organum
      Performer(s): Ensemble Organum
      Album: Corsican Chant, Harmonia Mundi, HMA1951495
      Duration: 4:18
    • 22:56
      Title: Humming Fields
      Composer: Schott, Cecile
      Performer(s): Colleen (Vocal And Instruments)
      Performer(s): Colleen (Vocal And Instruments)
      Album: The Weighing of the Heart, Second Language, SL023
      Duration: 3:28
    • 22:59
      Title: Satin Doll
      Composer: Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Joe Albany (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joe Albany (Piano)
      Album: An Evening With Joe Albany, SteepleChase, SCCD 31794
      Duration: 3:56
    • 23:03
      Title: Prelude
      Composer: Jurd, Laura
      Performer(s): Laura Jurd (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Lauren Kinsella (Vocals)
      Album: Human Spirit, Chaos Collective, CC004
      Duration: 1:51
    • 23:07
      Title: (When) I Was A Young Lad
      Composer: Not Stated
      Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll (Vocals), Peggy Seeger (Vocals, Banjo, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll (Vocals), Peggy Seeger (Vocals, Banjo, Guitar)
      Album: Ewan MacColl - Six Classic Albums (4-CD), Real Gone Music, RGMCD063
      Duration: 2:46
    • 23:10
      Title: Melodia (Iii)
      Composer: Johannsson
      Performer(s): Johan Johannsson
      Performer(s): Johan Johannsson, Johan Johannsson
      Album: Fordlandia, 4AD, CAD 2812 PROMO
      Duration: 3:12
    • 23:15
      Title: Birthday Party
      Composer: Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Howard Shore - David Cronenberg's Dead Ringers, Complete Original Score Remastered, Howe Records, HWR-1016
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:19
      Title: A Boy And A Girl
      Composer: Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Irish Youth Chamber Choir
      Performer(s): Irish Youth Chamber Choir
      Album: Rise up, my love, Ergodos, ER17
      Duration: 4:09
    • 23:24
      Title: Here In The Dark
      Composer: Anders, Bernie
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar), Maxwell Davis (Tenor Sax), Willard Mcdaniel? (Piano)
      Album: T-Bone Walker - The Complete Imperial Recordings 1950-1954, EMI Blues Series, EMI CDP-7-96737-2
      Duration: 3:01
    • 23:27
      Title: Stormy Monday (Live)
      Composer: Walker, T-Bone
      Performer(s): Eva Cassidy (Vocal, Ac Guitar)
      Performer(s): Eva Cassidy (Vocal, Ac Guitar), Keith Grimes (El Guitar), Lenny Williams (Piano), Chris Biondo (Bass), Raice Mcleod (Drums)
      Album: Live At Blues Alley, Blix Street Records, G2-10046
      Duration: 5:49
    • 23:34
      Title: Chime
      Composer: Van Vliet, Jeroen
      Performer(s): Estafest
      Performer(s): Mete Erker (Reeds), Oene Van Geel (Viola, Cajon), Anton Goudsmit (Guitar), Jeroen Van Vliet (Piano)
      Album: Eno Supo, Challenge Records, CR73393
      Duration: 4:20
    • 23:39
      Title: Miles Ahead
      Composer: Davis/Evans
      Performer(s): Miles Davis (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Miles Davis (Trumpet), Gil Evans Orchestra
      Album: Miles Ahead: Miles Davis, Columbia/ Legacy, CK 65121
      Duration: 3:29
    • 23:43
      Title: 3 Preludes (2nd Movement) Andante Con Moto E Poco Rubato
      Composer: Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Jeffrey Kahane (Piano)
      Album: Made In America - Yo-Yo Ma, Sony, Sk53126
      Duration: 3:42
    • 23:47
      Title: Sancta Mater Gracie / Dou Way Robin
      Composer: Anonymous
      Performer(s): Hilliard Ensemble
      Performer(s): David James (Countertenor), Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), Steve Harrold (Tenor), Gordon Jones (Baritone)
      Album: Transeamus, ECM New Series, 2408 418 1106
      Duration: 2:36
    • 23:50
      Title: Rodeo (2nd Movement) Corral Nocturne
      Composer: Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): New York Philharmonic
      Performer(s): New York Philharmonic
      Album: Copland - Leonard Bernstein: The Royal Edition No. 26, Sony Classical, SMK 47543
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:55
      Title: This Girl's In Love With You
      Composer: Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tommy Flanagan (Piano), Ernie Heckscher Big Band
      Album: Sunshine of Your Love, MPS, 731453310223
      Duration: 4:28
    • 23:59
      Title: They Long To Be (Close To You)
      Composer: Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Traincha (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Traincha (Vocal), Ruud Breuls (Flugelhorn), Metropole Orchestra
      Album: This Girl's In Love, Blue Note, 50999 6989112 0
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:06
      Title: Tchinar Es (Like A Poplar)
      Composer: Komitas
      Performer(s): Tigran Mansurian (Vocals & Piano)
      Performer(s): Tigran Mansurian (Vocals & Piano)
      Album: Music of Tigran Mansurian and Komitas, ECM, ECM 1754
      Duration: 2:20
    • 00:07
      Title: Cycle Song
      Composer: David Darling
      Performer(s): David Darling (Cello)
      Performer(s): David Darling (Cello), Colin Walcott (Sitar), Steve Kuhn (Piano), Jan Garbarek (Sax), Arild Andersen (Double Bass), Oscar Castro Neves
      Album: Cycles - David Darling, ECM Records, ECM 1219 843172-2
      Duration: 7:09
    • 00:15
      Title: Contrapunto 71
      Composer: Festa, Costanzo
      Performer(s): Huelgas-Ensemble
      Performer(s): Huelgas-Ensemble
      Album: Costanzo Festa: La Spagna, Musique d'Abord, HMA 1951799
      Duration: 2:12
    • 00:16
      Title: Nuud Hingvad Inimesed (Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow)
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Eve Kopli (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Eve Kopli (Soprano), Heinavanker
      Album: Songs Of Olden Times - Estonian Folk Hymns And Runic Songs, Harmonia Mundi USA, HMU 907488
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:21
      Title: Berceuse
      Composer: Jarnfelt, Armas
      Performer(s): Maarit Kirvessalo (Violin)
      Performer(s): Maarit Kirvessalo (Violin), Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Finnish Orchestral Favourites, Naxos, 8/555773
      Duration: 3:07
    • 00:25
      Title: The Apparent Chaos Of Blue
      Composer: Travis / Fripp
      Performer(s): Theo Travis (Alto Flute)
      Performer(s): Theo Travis (Alto Flute), Robert Fripp (Guitar)
      Album: Thread, Panegyric, gyrcd001
      Duration: 8:50
    • 00:34
      Title: All Love
      Composer: Reinhardt, B. / Aimée
      Performer(s): Cyrille Aimée (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Michael Valeanu, Adrien Moignard (Guitars), Et Al
      Album: It's a Good Day, Mack Avenue, MAC 1087
      Duration: 3:03
    • 00:37
      Title: The Trafford Road Ballad
      Composer: Not Stated
      Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll (Vocals), Peggy Seeger (Vocals, Banjo, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll (Vocals), Peggy Seeger (Vocals, Banjo, Guitar)
      Album: Ewan MacColl - Six Classic Albums (4-CD), Real Gone Music, RGMCD063
      Duration: 2:14
    • 00:41
      Title: Ein Kleines...
      Composer: Nordheim, Arne
      Performer(s): Frode Haltli (Accordian)
      Performer(s): Frode Haltli (Accordian)
      Album: Vagabonde Blu, Hubro, HUBROCD2546
      Duration: 18:28

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