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 Saturday 27 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    American composer Eric Whitacre is one of the most performed composers of his generation. Settings include Yeats and Kipling. His work is in the spotlight this week on Blue.

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Facades
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 8:44
    • 22:09
      Title: Littoral
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:15
      Title: Eleanor (Sister Cobb)
      Performer(s): Cobb, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Cobb, Jimmy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:23
      Title: Danza Espanola No.5
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 4:35
    • 22:32
      Title: Branquinho
      Performer(s): Gismonti, Egberto
      Performer(s): Gismonti, Egberto
      Duration: 7:52
    • 22:40
      Title: Old Time Religion
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:45
      Title: Jolie Blonde
      Duration: 3:00
    • 22:49
      Title: Piano Concerto No 3 In C Minor Op 37 - Movement Ii - Largo
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 9:13
    • 22:57
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:03
      Title: Honeymoon
      Performer(s): Holden D / Holden L
      Performer(s): Holden D / Holden L
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:07
      Title: One Real Flower
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:10
      Title: I Don't Worry About A Thing
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 2:34
    • 23:13
      Title: N'Teri
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:19
      Title: Zajdi, Zajdi
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:26
      Title: Track 19
      Performer(s): Trad
      Performer(s): Trad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: If It's Magic
      Performer(s): Wonder, Stevie
      Performer(s): Wonder, Stevie
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:34
      Title: She's Walking The Dog Every Day
      Performer(s): Van Schothorst, Anne
      Performer(s): Van Schothorst, Anne
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:38
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Il Vecchio Castello
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:43
      Title: Cello Concerto (4th Movement)
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 2:19
    • 23:46
      Title: The Titles
      Performer(s): Gesing / Winstone
      Performer(s): Gesing / Winstone
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:50
      Title: Greek Variations (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:55
      Title: Deborah's Theme
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:00
      Title: From The Beginning
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Duration: 4:29
    • 00:05
      Title: Return To Saturn
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Duration: 7:04
    • 00:12
      Title: Oh, Montmartre
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:15
      Title: Leave Me By Myself
      Performer(s): Fitzsimmons, William
      Performer(s): Fitzsimmons, William
      Duration: 5:22
    • 00:21
      Title: Lieder: Die Lotosblume, Op. 25 No. 7
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 1:59
    • 00:22
      Title: Quartet For Clarient, Violin, Cello And Piano (3rd Movement) Slo
      Performer(s): Schickele, Peter
      Performer(s): Schickele, Peter
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:27
      Title: Pno Sonata In D (Ii) Adagio
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 5:30
    • 00:33
      Title: Go Down Easy
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:52
    • 00:47
      Title: Suite For Strings - Ii. Andante
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Duration: 6:58
    • 00:54
      Title: Water Night
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 5:41

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