The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Feb 1. Chris Wood delivers the tale of a wise nobleman called "Lord Bateman"; Sandy Denny sings about the castle where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned; we'll also hear June Tabor's reading of "King Of Rome"; the second of "Tre Canti" by Ildebrando Pizzetti; singer-songwriters Kate Bush and John Martyn; 2 final selections from this week’s featured recording by Ryuichi Sakamoto and the Morelenbaums (see BLUE TUNES, below); a divertimento by Ture Rangstrom; a cover of Peter green's "Albatross"; Norma Winstone's interpretation of a song by the late Mike Taylor; and a new recording of Mark Anthony Turnage's "Prayer For A great Man". 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 31 January 2015

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    We mark Antonio Carlos Jobim's birthdate with the spotlight on "Casa" - a tribute album by Jacques and Paula Morelenbaum plus Ryuichi Sakamoto recorded in Jobim's home studio.

    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.

    Bilingua: February 2nd - 8th

    Last November, Gael Linn released "Bilingua" - a previously unreleased recording by the late Eithne Ní Uallacháin who tragically passed away in 1999. As a member of the trio Lá Lugh, Eithne forged new interpretations of Irish traditional singing. But with "Bilingua" she composed new material of her own - yet still deeply rooted in the tradition. It's under the Blue spotlight all this week.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:48
      Title: Robbins Nest
      Composer: Thompson / Jacquet
      Performer(s): Hank Jones (Piano)
      Performer(s): Isa Eckinger (Bass), Kurt Bong (Drums), Ernie Heckscher Big Band
      Album: Have You Met This Jones? - Hank Jones Trio, MPS, 4250644871542
      Duration: 6:28
    • 22:55
      Title: Violin Concerto In C Major (2nd Movement) - Largo
      Composer: Dall'oglio, Domenico
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin), Venice Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Concerto Italiano - Carmignola / Venice Baroque Orchestra / Marcon, Archiv Produktion, 4776606
      Duration: 6:25
    • 23:02
      Title: Voyage
      Composer: Couturier, Francois
      Performer(s): Anja Lechner (Cello), Francois Couturier (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anja Lechner (Cello), Francois Couturier (Piano)
      Album: Moderato cantabile, ECM Records, ECM 2367 481 0992
      Duration: 5:27
    • 23:08
      Title: Trouble In Mind
      Composer: Jones, Richard
      Performer(s): Jimmy Witherspoon (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Jimmy Witherspoon (Vocals), Gerry Mulligan, Ben Webster (Saxes), Jimmy Rowles (Piano), Leroy Vinnegar (Bass), Mel Lewis (Drums)
      Album: The 'Spoon Concerts, Fantasy, FCD-24701-2
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:12
      Title: Rotundellus
      Composer: Sabio, Alfonso
      Performer(s): Jordi Savall (Treble Viol)
      Performer(s): Pedro Estevan (Percussion)
      Album: La Lira D'Espéria II, Alia Vox, AVSA9907
      Duration: 5:40
    • 23:17
      Title: Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night): Adagio
      Composer: Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Irish Chamber Orchestra: Night Moves, Own label
      Duration: 2:08
    • 23:21
      Title: Fellini's Waltz
      Composer: Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Eric Vloeimans (Trumpet), Tuur Florizoone (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Jorg Brinkmann (Cello)
      Album: Eric Vloeiman's Oliver's Cinema, Buzz / Challenge Records, ZZ 76111
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:25
      Title: Deborah's Theme
      Composer: Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Dayna Stephens (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Brad Mehldau (Piano)
      Album: Peace
      Duration: 4:00
    • 23:31
      Title: Étude Xv
      Composer: Ligeti, Gyorgy
      Performer(s): The Cellar And Point
      Performer(s): The Cellar And Point
      Album: ambit, Cuneiform Records, Rune 376
      Duration: 3:23
    • 23:34
      Title: Worship
      Composer: Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals/Accoustic Gtrs)
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals/Accoustic Gtrs), Jose Gonzalez (Vocals/Guitar)
      Album: It All Starts With One, Balloon Ranger Recordings, DEMCD12 Single CD
      Duration: 4:17
    • 23:39
      Title: Poison Tree
      Composer: Orton, Beth/ William Blake
      Performer(s): Beth Orton (Vocals/ Guitar)
      Performer(s): Beth Orton (Vocals/ Guitar), Rob Burger (All Keys), Brian Blade (Drums, Perc), Sebastian Steinberg (Bass)
      Album: Sugaring Season, Anti, 7118-2
      Duration: 4:05
    • 23:43
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In D Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Mlynarski, Emil
      Performer(s): Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Eugene Ugorski (Violin), Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      Album: The Romantic Violin Concerto - 15, Mirare, MIR 252
      Duration: 7:11
    • 23:51
      Title: My Beloved Is Gone Down (Iii)
      Composer: Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Irish Youth Chamber Choir
      Performer(s): Irish Youth Chamber Choir
      Album: Rise up, my love: Irish Youth Chamber Choir, Ergodos, ER17
      Duration: 1:14
    • 23:53
      Title: Djangology
      Composer: Reinhardt, Django
      Performer(s): Dorado Schmitt (Guitar), Amati Schmitt (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Dorado + Amati Schmitt Group
      Album: Dorado + Amati Schmitt Group - Live, Stunt Records, STUCD 14152
      Duration: 3:38
    • 23:57
      Title: Alfie
      Composer: Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Malene Mortensen (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Christian Sands (Keyboards), Burniss Earl Travis Ii (Bass), Terreon Gully (Drums)
      Album: Can't Help It, Stunt Records, STUCD 14162
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:04
      Title: Tomorrow Is A Long Time
      Composer: Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Witmark Demos: 1962 - 1964 (2-CD), Columbia / Legacy, 88897 76179 2
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:07
      Title: Bonita
      Composer: Jobim/ Gilbert
      Performer(s): Editora Musical Arapua/Corcovado Music
      Performer(s): Jacques Morelenbaum (Cello); Ryuichi Sakamoto (Piano)
      Album: Morelenbaum2/Sakamoto; Casa, Sony Classical 2002, SK 89982
      Duration: 4:21
    • 00:11
      Title: Tiempos Primeros: Part Ii - La Casa Paterna
      Composer: Saluzzi, Dino
      Performer(s): Dino Saluzzi (Bandoneon)
      Performer(s): Dino Saluzzi Group
      Album: El Valle de la Infancia, ECM Records, ECM 2370 377 0032
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:19
      Title: String Quartet No.4 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Andante
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Talich Quartet
      Performer(s): Quatuor Talich
      Album: Mendelssohn - Complete String Quartets (3-CD), La dolce volta, LDV 115.7
      Duration: 6:49
    • 00:26
      Title: Spin Bird
      Composer: Moore, Kate
      Performer(s): Saskia Lankhoorn (Piano)
      Performer(s): Saskia Lankhoorn (Piano)
      Album: Kate Moore - Dances and Canons, ECM New Series, 2344 481 0963
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:30
      Title: Novelette
      Composer: Kabalevsky, Dmitry
      Performer(s): Leonard Elschenbroich (Cello)
      Performer(s): Alexander Grynyuk (Piano)
      Album: Leonard Elschenbroich - Prokofiev... Kabalevsky..., Onyx, ONYX 4122
      Duration: 2:29
    • 00:33
      Title: The Last Time I Saw Richard
      Composer: Mitchell
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell (Vocal), Studio Orchestra
      Album: Travelogue, Nonesuch, 79817-2
      Duration: 4:59
    • 00:38
      Title: Fireflies
      Composer: Grant, John
      Performer(s): John Grant (Vocals, Piano)
      Performer(s): John Grant (Vocals, Piano), Fiona Brice (Strings)
      Album: Queen Of Denmark (Bonus CD), Bella Union, BELLACD235X
      Duration: 3:42
    • 00:43
      Title: When Lights Are Low
      Composer: Carter / Williams
      Performer(s): Sarah Vaughan (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Barney Kessel (Guitar), Joe Comfort (Bass)
      Album: Sarah Vaughan - The Divine, Vogue, VG 651 600017
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:45
      Title: The Shadow Of Your Smile
      Composer: Mandel, Johnny
      Performer(s): Harry Allen (Tenor Saxophone), Jan Lundgren (Piano)
      Performer(s): Hans Backenroth (Bass), Kristian Leth (Drums)
      Album: Quietly There, Stunt Records, STUCD 14142
      Duration: 8:00
    • 00:54
      Title: Saturday Sun
      Composer: Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Nick Drake (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Nick Drake (Vocal, Piano)
      Album: Five Leaves Left, Island, 842 915-2
      Duration: 4:05

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