The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    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 3 November 2013

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    Screen composer Thomas Newman joined the family business; his father, uncles, brothers and cousin all share the silver screen passion & we play Thomas' works all this week on Blue.

    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

    • 22:05
      Title: Tous Les Deux Pour La Meme (For The Same Girl)
      Performer(s): Doucet, M / Doucet D
      Performer(s): Doucet, M / Doucet D
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:09
      Title: Seebouni Ya Nas
      Performer(s): Trad Arabic
      Performer(s): Trad Arabic
      Duration: 3:35
    • 22:12
      Title: Hamburg Song
      Performer(s): Rice-Oxley, Tim/Chaplin, Tom/Hughes, Richard
      Performer(s): Rice-Oxley, Tim/Chaplin, Tom/Hughes, Richard
      Duration: 4:52
    • 22:17
      Title: This Is A Lie
      Performer(s): Smith / Gallup / Bamonte / Cooper / O'Donnell
      Performer(s): Smith / Gallup / Bamonte / Cooper / O'Donnell
      Duration: 4:47
    • 22:22
      Title: The Journey
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:25
      Title: Prélude For Violin And Piano
      Performer(s): De Freitas Branco, Luis
      Performer(s): De Freitas Branco, Luis
      Duration: 3:42
    • 22:30
      Title: Tango A Mi Padre
      Performer(s): Saluzzi, Dino
      Performer(s): Saluzzi, Dino
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:32
      Title: If I Were A Bell
      Performer(s): Loesser, Frank
      Performer(s): Loesser, Frank
      Duration: 3:01
    • 22:35
      Title: Whenever There Is You
      Performer(s): Koop
      Performer(s): Koop
      Album: Koop Islands
      Duration: 3:16
    • 22:39
      Title: Silence, Night & Dreams
      Performer(s): Preisner, Zbigniew
      Performer(s): Preisner, Zbigniew
      Duration: 7:14
    • 22:46
      Title: Gymnopedie No.3
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 2:36
    • 22:48
      Title: Pink Memories - Music Box
      Performer(s): Griswold, Eric
      Performer(s): Griswold, Eric
      Duration: 1:58
    • 22:50
      Title: Sonata No. 33 In B Minor
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Alessandro
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Alessandro
      Duration: 5:10
    • 22:55
      Title: Mounsiers Almaine
      Performer(s): Bacheler, Daniel
      Performer(s): Bacheler, Daniel
      Duration: 6:02
    • 23:02
      Title: My Darling's Downsized
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 5:30
    • 23:08
      Title: Fruit Tree
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:24
      Title: Quiet Page
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:28
      Title: Une Barque Sur L'Océan
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 8:26
    • 23:36
      Title: C'Est La Mort
      Performer(s): Williams, Joy/ White, John Paul
      Performer(s): Williams, Joy/ White, John Paul
      Duration: 2:44
    • 23:39
      Title: I Want You Back
      Performer(s): The Corporation (Tm)
      Performer(s): The Corporation (Tm)
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:42
      Title: You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me
      Performer(s): Warren / Dubin
      Performer(s): Warren / Dubin
      Duration: 7:08
    • 23:49
      Title: Cherry Blossom
      Performer(s): Bright, Ronnell
      Performer(s): Bright, Ronnell
      Duration: 6:26
    • 23:56
      Title: Menuet In C Minor, Op.24 No.1
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Duration: 3:13
    • 23:59
      Title: Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Performer(s): O'Connor, Simon
      Performer(s): O'Connor, Simon
      Duration: 6:58
    • 00:07
      Title: Victory Motel
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 5:21
    • 00:12
      Title: Treacherous
      Performer(s): Long, Vyvienne
      Performer(s): Long, Vyvienne
      Duration: 5:20
    • 00:17
      Title: Water Music Ii
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:22
      Title: Ghosts
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 3:55
    • 00:26
      Title: How To Make An American Quilt- Main Title
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:30
      Title: Clair De Lune
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:57
    • 00:35
      Title: Pour Le Piano: (Ii) Sarabande
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:40
    • 00:41
      Title: Charlie's Lullaby
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:45
      Title: Tell Me What Is True Love
      Performer(s): Jansch, Bert
      Performer(s): Jansch, Bert
      Duration: 2:14
    • 00:47
      Title: Autumn Lullaby
      Performer(s): Merchant, Natalie
      Performer(s): Merchant, Natalie
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:50
      Title: Lonely House
      Performer(s): Hughes / Weill
      Performer(s): Hughes / Weill
      Duration: 7:46

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