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 Friday 21 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Bachianas Brasileiras is Heitor Vill-Lobos' most famous work. There's more to this Brazilian and this week on the Blue, we'll spotlight the lesser known too.

    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

    • 22:02
      Title: Track 13
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:14
      Title: No Depression In Heaven
      Duration: 3:07
    • 22:32
      Title: Angel Eyes
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:37
      Title: Rubber Duck
      Performer(s): Robson, Phil
      Performer(s): Robson, Phil
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:42
      Title: Lumen Valossa
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:47
      Title: Amor Afoito
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 4:25
    • 22:52
      Title: Concerto For Guitar & Orchestra - Andantino E Andante - Cadenza
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 7:48
    • 23:00
      Title: Prelude No.1 In E Minor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:05
      Title: Geordie (Child 209)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:09
      Title: Vokuró
      Performer(s): Sigurdardottir/Vidar
      Performer(s): Sigurdardottir/Vidar
      Duration: 3:29
    • 23:14
      Title: Time Lapses
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Duration: 8:00
    • 23:47
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:58
      Title: Blue Midnight
      Performer(s): Motian, Paul
      Performer(s): Motian, Paul
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:04
      Title: Aminata Santoro
      Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani
      Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani
      Duration: 6:58
    • 00:11
      Title: All This Useless Beauty
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:15
      Title: A Coral Room
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 6:27
    • 00:21
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:34
      Title: Azure
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 2:51
    • 00:36
      Title: The Other Woman
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:39
      Title: Rhubarb
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Duration: 7:59
    • 00:47
      Title: Le Banc Songeur
      Performer(s): Hahn, Reynaldo
      Performer(s): Hahn, Reynaldo
      Duration: 3:00
    • 00:50
      Title: Track 12
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 3:45

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