The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    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 Sunday 28 April 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - a musical journey through centuries, genres and soundscapes.

    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

    • 22:36
      Title: They Can't Take That Away From Me
      Performer(s): George And Ira Gershwin
      Performer(s): George And Ira Gershwin
      Duration: 4:28
    • 22:47
      Title: Lullaby From The Westcoast Sleepers
      Performer(s): Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Richter, Max
      Duration: 2:17
    • 22:54
      Title: Forever You
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Duration: 4:19
    • 23:02
      Title: Re: Stacks
      Performer(s): Bon Iver
      Performer(s): Bon Iver
      Album: For Emma, Forever Ago
      Duration: 6:56
    • 23:39
      Title: Last Rites For The Promised Land (5th Movement)
      Performer(s): Mcfarland, Gary
      Performer(s): Mcfarland, Gary
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:43
      Title: All Of You
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Duration: 4:27
    • 23:54
      Title: Suite For Strings - Ii. Andante
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Duration: 6:58
    • 00:03
      Title: My Lady Hudson's
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:44
      Title: Sun Against My Eyes
      Performer(s): Schott
      Performer(s): Schott
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:55
      Title: By The Time I Get To Phoenix
      Performer(s): Jimmy Webb
      Performer(s): Jimmy Webb
      Album: Ten Easy Pieces
      Duration: 4:39
    • 01:06
      Title: Puncture Repair
      Performer(s): Elbow
      Performer(s): Elbow
      Album: Leaders of the Free World, V2 Music, VVR1032552
      Duration: 1:48

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