The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    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 4 August 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.

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Do It The Hard Way
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:04
      Title: String Quartet In D Major (3rd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:15
      Title: Cuan Bhaile Na Cúirte
      Composer: Mary/Josephine O' Neill, Paul Murray. Arr. Noel Kelehan
      Performer(s): Mac Murrough
      Performer(s): Mac Murrough
      Album: Báidín Fheidhlimí, CEFCD 204
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: The Choice Wife
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 2:44
    • 22:21
      Title: The Great Valerio
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 5:19
    • 22:27
      Title: Shepherd's Stories
      Performer(s): Sirkis, Asaf
      Performer(s): Sirkis, Asaf
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:34
      Title: Symphony No.1 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 7:11
    • 22:48
      Title: In Streamline
      Performer(s): Gress, Drew
      Performer(s): Gress, Drew
      Duration: 5:40
    • 22:53
      Title: Hard Times
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:07
    • 22:58
      Title: How Long Blues
      Performer(s): Carr, Leroy
      Performer(s): Carr, Leroy
      Duration: 3:40
    • 23:03
      Title: Concerto In C Major (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 6:35
    • 23:09
      Title: String Quartet No.4 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:04
    • 23:17
      Title: Bumpin'
      Performer(s): Montgomery, Wes
      Performer(s): Montgomery, Wes
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:21
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:25
      Title: Ookpik Waltz
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Frank
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Frank
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:29
      Title: Foreign Lander
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 1:07
    • 23:31
      Title: Suite No.3 - Iii: La Vielle Maison De L'Enfance, Au Soleil Couchant...
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:49
      Title: Who By Fire
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 4:11
    • 23:51
      Title: Are You Leaving For The Country
      Performer(s): Tucker, R.
      Performer(s): Tucker, R.
      Duration: 3:29
    • 23:55
      Title: Gone Beyond
      Performer(s): Yangchen, Soname
      Performer(s): Yangchen, Soname
      Duration: 2:27
    • 23:58
      Title: Exit Music (For A Film)
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:02
      Title: Salve Regina
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Duration: 3:07
    • 00:05
      Title: Four Rhapsodies - No.4 In E Flat Mino (Andante Lugubre)
      Performer(s): Dohnanyi, Erno
      Performer(s): Dohnanyi, Erno
      Duration: 7:42
    • 00:13
      Title: Golden
      Performer(s): Beal, Jeff
      Performer(s): Beal, Jeff
      Duration: 2:27
    • 00:16
      Title: Gentle Lady
      Performer(s): Toivanen, Joona
      Performer(s): Toivanen, Joona
      Duration: 4:25
    • 00:20
      Title: Collage
      Performer(s): Howarth, Elgar
      Performer(s): Howarth, Elgar
      Duration: 3:28
    • 00:28
      Title: Mid Air
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:30
      Title: Back Down The River
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:33
      Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:38
      Title: Pieces In D Minor - Ii: Courante
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:40
      Title: Chant D'Extase Dans Un Paysage Triste (Song Of Ecstasy In A Sad
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:47
      Title: Shady Side
      Performer(s): Hodges, Johnny
      Performer(s): Hodges, Johnny
      Duration: 7:19
    • 00:54
      Title: The Dead Sea
      Performer(s): Haas, Brittany/Trueman, Dan
      Performer(s): Haas, Brittany/Trueman, Dan
      Duration: 4:49

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