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 Sunday 8 September 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nico Muhly balances contem classical and indie folk/pop; operas, ballets, chamber works and collaborations with Bjork, Sigur Ros and Essie Jain.

    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

    • 22:04
      Title: One Day Tells Its Tale To Another
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 5:26
    • 22:09
      Title: Slow Twitchy Organs
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:15
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In A Minor (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 11:33
    • 22:28
      Title: Three O'Clock In The Morning Blues
      Performer(s): Fulson, Lowell
      Performer(s): Fulson, Lowell
      Duration: 3:16
    • 22:33
      Title: Toccata Arpeggiata Nello Stile Cromatico
      Performer(s): Turrisi, Francesco
      Performer(s): Turrisi, Francesco
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:34
      Title: After The Goldrush
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:25
    • 22:39
      Title: Going Home
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 4:26
    • 22:43
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 7:28
    • 22:51
      Title: Willie Fugal's Blues
      Performer(s): Byrd, H.R.
      Performer(s): Byrd, H.R.
      Duration: 2:21
    • 22:53
      Title: The Man Who Fell From Grace...
      Composer: 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Album: 3epkano, Smiling Politely Records, Spr012
      Duration: 5:25
    • 23:00
      Title: Old Norwegian Melody With Variations - I
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 5 In E Flat Major Op. 73 ?Emperor? - Movement
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:36
    • 23:11
      Title: Born To The Breed
      Performer(s): Collins, Judy
      Performer(s): Collins, Judy
      Duration: 4:27
    • 23:15
      Title: Caterpillar
      Performer(s): Olney, David
      Performer(s): Olney, David
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:19
      Title: All I Need
      Performer(s): Abbuehl/Brederode
      Performer(s): Abbuehl/Brederode
      Duration: 3:12
    • 23:23
      Title: The Green Mountains
      Performer(s): Swallow, Steve
      Performer(s): Swallow, Steve
      Duration: 3:56
    • 23:26
      Title: Mal De Mer (Seasickness)
      Performer(s): Marya
      Performer(s): Marya
      Duration: 4:53
    • 23:33
      Title: String Quartet No.2 - Iv.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:35
      Title: Pieces In D Minor - Ii: Courante
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Duration: 2:47
    • 23:37
      Title: Romance In G Major
      Performer(s): Svendsen, Johan
      Performer(s): Svendsen, Johan
      Duration: 7:09
    • 23:45
      Title: Love & Peace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:54
      Title: Je Ne Sais Pas
      Performer(s): Brel, Jacques
      Performer(s): Brel, Jacques
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:57
      Title: At Seventeen
      Performer(s): Ian, Janis
      Performer(s): Ian, Janis
      Duration: 4:57
    • 00:02
      Title: I'M Still Here
      Performer(s): Waits/Brennan
      Performer(s): Waits/Brennan
      Duration: 2:04
    • 00:05
      Title: Cradle Song
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:08
      Title: Piano Sonata No.1 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:15
      Title: Philadelphus
      Performer(s): Condell, Sonny
      Performer(s): Condell, Sonny
      Duration: 4:47
    • 00:19
      Title: Opposite Side
      Performer(s): Gunnlaugs, Sunna
      Performer(s): Gunnlaugs, Sunna
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:25
      Title: Five Bagatelles - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:29
      Title: Concerto No. 1 In A Major For Guitar And String Orchestra, Op. 3
      Performer(s): Giuliani, Mauro
      Performer(s): Giuliani, Mauro
      Duration: 16:04
    • 00:35
      Title: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
      Performer(s): Maccoll, Ewen
      Performer(s): Maccoll, Ewen
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:38
      Title: Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:41
      Title: O Solitude
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 6:29
    • 00:48
      Title: The First Bath
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:50
      Title: Partita For Solo Violin (3rd Movement) Lento
      Performer(s): Watkins, Huw
      Performer(s): Watkins, Huw
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:55
      Title: Prelude No.6 In E Flat Major (Andante)
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 3:23

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