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 1 September 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: Open The Door For Three
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:02
      Title: Postscript
      Performer(s): Heaney, Seamus
      Performer(s): Heaney, Seamus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:03
      Title: Flying (In Crimson Skies)
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Album: Different Colours
      Duration: 7:47
    • 22:12
      Title: Variations On A Theme By Schumann Ii
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Duration: 2:40
    • 22:14
      Title: Cello Concerto (After Cello Sonata Op.36) - Andante Molto Tranqu
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 6:52
    • 22:22
      Title: Caprichos Di Siviglia
      Performer(s): De Holanda, Hamilton
      Performer(s): De Holanda, Hamilton
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:24
      Title: Tango (Orchestrated By Felix Guenther)
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 4:05
    • 22:30
      Title: Mazurka In F Sharp Min Op59
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:34
      Title: Everything Is Free
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:03
    • 22:39
      Title: Fingers In The Wind
      Performer(s): Kirk, Roland
      Performer(s): Kirk, Roland
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:43
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 5:59
    • 22:49
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 23:00
      Title: You Don't Matter
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: Forever
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 3:44
    • 23:09
      Title: Glass
      Performer(s): Fitkin, Graham
      Performer(s): Fitkin, Graham
      Duration: 3:11
    • 23:11
      Title: Stepping Stone
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Performer(s): Duffy / Booker
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:16
      Title: How Can You Lose?
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Performer(s): Carter, Benny
      Duration: 7:09
    • 23:23
      Title: You Go To My Head
      Performer(s): Coots / Gillespie
      Performer(s): Coots / Gillespie
      Duration: 6:26
    • 23:29
      Title: Piano Sonata In C Minor Op. 111 - Movement Ii - Arietta, Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 15:47
    • 23:46
      Title: L'Émanation
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Performer(s): Dans Les Arbres
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:50
      Title: Afterwards
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:52
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:58
      Title: Bug And Bear's
      Performer(s): Kelly,Ted/ Doheny, Ciallian
      Performer(s): Kelly,Ted/ Doheny, Ciallian
      Duration: 3:10
    • 00:02
      Title: Grace
      Performer(s): Mcferrin, Bobby
      Performer(s): Mcferrin, Bobby
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:06
      Title: Charlie's Lullaby
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:13
      Title: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:46
    • 00:17
      Title: Pour La Harpe - Valse Romantique
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: Estampes - No. 2 La Soiree Dans Grenade
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:49
    • 00:32
      Title: Blue Valentines
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 6:09
    • 00:46
      Title: Summa
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:51
      Title: Lamentate - Movement X - Fragile E Conciliate
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 7:11

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