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 17 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Time has confirmed Johnny Mercer's status as an American popular music giant. Hear his songs - sung by the greats including Mercer himself 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

    • 22:00
      Title: Laura
      Performer(s): Raskin, David
      Performer(s): Raskin, David
      Duration: 7:53
    • 22:08
      Title: Symphony No. 22 (2nd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Duration: 4:10
    • 22:12
      Title: Vii: Molto Adagio E Tranquillo; Sereno
      Performer(s): Rochberg, George
      Performer(s): Rochberg, George
      Duration: 4:16
    • 22:17
      Title: Meet Me Where They Play The Blues
      Performer(s): Allen / Gallop
      Performer(s): Allen / Gallop
      Duration: 4:04
    • 22:21
      Title: Willie Fugal's Blues
      Performer(s): Byrd, H.R.
      Performer(s): Byrd, H.R.
      Duration: 2:21
    • 22:23
      Title: Funky Butt
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Duration: 2:14
    • 22:25
      Title: Mood For A Day
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:30
      Title: Variations On An Original Theme Op. 36 Enigma - *** Variation Xi
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 3:00
    • 22:32
      Title: I Remember When
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:35
      Title: Five Bagatelles - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 3:58
    • 22:40
      Title: Sawing On The Strings
      Performer(s): Compton, Lewis
      Performer(s): Compton, Lewis
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:43
      Title: Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:46
      Title: The Summer Wind
      Performer(s): Mercer/Mayer/Bradtke
      Performer(s): Mercer/Mayer/Bradtke
      Duration: 4:10
    • 22:50
      Title: Moon River
      Performer(s): Mancini / Mercer
      Performer(s): Mancini / Mercer
      Duration: 7:45
    • 23:00
      Title: Violin Sonata In B Major - Movement Ii - Andante Molto Tranquill
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 9:49
    • 23:10
      Title: The Grand Correction
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:14
      Title: Les Annees Folles
      Performer(s): Repac, Nicolas
      Performer(s): Repac, Nicolas
      Duration: 1:42
    • 23:15
      Title: Two Year Winter
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Duration: 3:51
    • 23:20
      Title: April In Paris
      Performer(s): Duke / Harburg
      Performer(s): Duke / Harburg
      Duration: 4:11
    • 23:24
      Title: Silent Partner
      Performer(s): Barber, Patricia
      Performer(s): Barber, Patricia
      Duration: 5:23
    • 23:30
      Title: Romance Op28 No.2
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:34
      Title: Track 04
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:38
      Title: Pattern D (Euphlsia Puella Parva Est)
      Performer(s): Fujieda, Mamoru
      Performer(s): Fujieda, Mamoru
      Duration: 3:10
    • 23:41
      Title: Autumn Leaves
      Performer(s): Kosma/Prevert/Mercer
      Performer(s): Kosma/Prevert/Mercer
      Duration: 5:55
    • 23:47
      Title: Baby, Don't You Quit Now
      Performer(s): Rowles / Mercer
      Performer(s): Rowles / Mercer
      Duration: 4:53
    • 23:52
      Title: For No One
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 7:46
    • 00:02
      Title: Clarinet Quintet In B Minor Op. 115 (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 11:25
    • 00:13
      Title: Downside Up
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 4:07
    • 00:17
      Title: Street Spirit (Fade Out)
      Performer(s): Yorke/O'Brien/Greenwood
      Performer(s): Yorke/O'Brien/Greenwood
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:23
      Title: Come Rain Or Shine
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold
      Duration: 5:40
    • 00:28
      Title: Come Rain Or Come Shine
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:31
      Title: Concerto For Lute, 2 Violins And Continuo In D Major, Rv93 (Ii)
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 5:34
    • 00:36
      Title: Norsk Suite (4th Movement)
      Performer(s): Brustad, Bjarne
      Performer(s): Brustad, Bjarne
      Duration: 3:23
    • 00:42
      Title: So Long Michael
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre
      Duration: 3:28
    • 00:45
      Title: Made By Maid
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Duration: 3:06
    • 00:48
      Title: 2/2
      Performer(s): Eno, Brian
      Performer(s): Eno, Brian
      Duration: 9:53

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