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 15 September 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    He has an impressive film catalogue; worked with many artists; a discography that includes piano music of Satie, Copland and Cage: Michel Legrand is under the Blue Tunes spotlight.

    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: Recorder Concerto (Finale)
      Performer(s): Bedford, David
      Performer(s): Bedford, David
      Duration: 3:00
    • 22:03
      Title: Equinox
      Performer(s): Coltrane, John
      Performer(s): Coltrane, John
      Duration: 8:52
    • 22:12
      Title: Keyb Concerto No.5 In Fmin (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:15
      Title: Summer Of 42
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:19
      Title: Don't Smoke In Bed
      Performer(s): Robison, Carson
      Performer(s): Robison, Carson
      Duration: 5:47
    • 22:24
      Title: Old Folks
      Performer(s): Robsion / Hill
      Performer(s): Robsion / Hill
      Duration: 3:07
    • 22:28
      Title: Nelly Was A Lady
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Duration: 4:07
    • 22:33
      Title: Bottleneck Blues
      Performer(s): Weaver / Beasley
      Performer(s): Weaver / Beasley
      Duration: 3:10
    • 22:39
      Title: Glory Of Love
      Performer(s): Hill, Robin
      Performer(s): Hill, Robin
      Duration: 2:56
    • 22:57
      Title: Café
      Performer(s): Gismonti / Winstone
      Performer(s): Gismonti / Winstone
      Duration: 8:17
    • 23:05
      Title: Blind Willie Mctell
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:08
      Title: String Quartet No.1 - Largo Funebre
      Performer(s): Egge, Klaus
      Performer(s): Egge, Klaus
      Duration: 5:55
    • 23:13
      Title: Out Towards The Sea
      Performer(s): Braein, Edvard
      Performer(s): Braein, Edvard
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:17
      Title: A Case Of You
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:22
      Title: Maimouna
      Performer(s): Sissoko, Ballake
      Performer(s): Sissoko, Ballake
      Duration: 3:49
    • 23:25
      Title: Albion
      Composer: Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Album: Chris Wood - Albion : An Anthology , Navigator Records, NAVIGATOR29
      Duration: 5:45
    • 23:32
      Title: Prayer From 'Jewish Life'
      Performer(s): Bloch, Ernest
      Performer(s): Bloch, Ernest
      Duration: 4:20
    • 23:43
      Title: Ballade In F Sharp Minor Op. 19
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 14:54
    • 23:58
      Title: Alone At Night
      Performer(s): Nordenstam, Stina
      Performer(s): Nordenstam, Stina
      Duration: 6:04
    • 00:04
      Title: Tomorrow's Going To Be A Better Day
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 3:26
    • 00:07
      Title: The Winner Takes It All
      Performer(s): Ulvaues / Anderson
      Performer(s): Ulvaues / Anderson
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:13
      Title: Winter Lady
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 2:30
    • 00:15
      Title: Pockets
      Composer: Eric Bibb
      Performer(s): Eric Bibb
      Performer(s): Eric Bibb
      Album: Get Onboard, CD 83675
      Duration: 4:02
    • 00:19
      Title: Cello Concerto In E Minor Op.85 (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:30
    • 00:25
      Title: Lonely Woman
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Duration: 7:01
    • 00:32
      Title: Ghost
      Performer(s): Byrne, David
      Performer(s): Byrne, David
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:36
      Title: Windmills Of Your Mind
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 3:41
    • 00:39
      Title: Trois Nocturnes - I: Nuages
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 8:16
    • 00:48
      Title: The Apparent Chaos Of Blue
      Performer(s): Travis / Fripp
      Performer(s): Travis / Fripp
      Duration: 9:05

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