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 Saturday 24 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Tony McManus, the leading guitarist in Celtic music, will not be typecast. His latest release Mysterious Boundaries includes Bach, Couperin, Satie et al.

    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

    • 22:47
      Title: When You And I Were Young Maggie
      Performer(s): Johnson / Butterfield
      Performer(s): Johnson / Butterfield
      Duration: 2:57
    • 22:50
      Title: Wallflower
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Duration: 2:41
    • 22:53
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Largo Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 8:29
    • 23:01
      Title: Renaissance
      Performer(s): Ponty, Jean-Luc
      Performer(s): Ponty, Jean-Luc
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:07
      Title: Easy's Pocket
      Performer(s): Roberts, Hank
      Performer(s): Roberts, Hank
      Duration: 5:05
    • 23:13
      Title: Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Duration: 3:40
    • 23:16
      Title: Signal
      Performer(s): Phillips
      Performer(s): Phillips
      Duration: 4:51
    • 23:21
      Title: Milonga
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:27
      Title: What A Wonderful World/Charlie Hunter's/The Humours Of Tulla
      Performer(s): Weiss/Douglas
      Performer(s): Weiss/Douglas
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:32
      Title: Nicolette
      Performer(s): Wheeler, Kenny
      Performer(s): Wheeler, Kenny
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:38
      Title: Cavatina (From The Deer Hunter)
      Performer(s): Myers, Stanley
      Performer(s): Myers, Stanley
      Duration: 3:50
    • 23:42
      Title: Piano Sonata No.2 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:48
      Title: Time Stands Still
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:53
      Title: Our Last Moment In Song
      Performer(s): Mcbride, Brian
      Performer(s): Mcbride, Brian
      Duration: 6:18
    • 23:59
      Title: Runaround
      Performer(s): Cale, J.J.
      Performer(s): Cale, J.J.
      Duration: 2:57
    • 00:02
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 4:01
    • 00:06
      Title: Prelude No.6 In B Minor
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: Brownie Eyes
      Performer(s): Jones, Quincy
      Performer(s): Jones, Quincy
      Duration: 4:10
    • 00:13
      Title: What's New?
      Performer(s): Burke/ Haggart
      Performer(s): Burke/ Haggart
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:20
      Title: Agnus Dei (Adagio For Strings)
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 11:13
    • 00:31
      Title: Everybody Cryin' Mercy
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 2:58
    • 00:34
      Title: The Fish And The Bird
      Performer(s): Knopfler, Mark
      Performer(s): Knopfler, Mark
      Duration: 4:00
    • 00:37
      Title: Take Heart In Your Hope
      Performer(s): Arborise, Dan
      Performer(s): Arborise, Dan
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:41
      Title: In A Landscape
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Duration: 10:25
    • 00:52
      Title: Make Someone Happy
      Performer(s): Comdon/Green/Styne
      Performer(s): Comdon/Green/Styne
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:56
      Title: Your Story
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Duration: 3:07

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