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 24 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Britain's finest 20th century composer was born on the North Sea coast 100 years ago. All this week, Carl and Eamonn feature Benjamin Britten's superb chamber music.

    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: Maple Leaf Rag
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Duration: 3:33
    • 22:03
      Title: Le Prochain Amour
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Corti
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Corti
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:07
      Title: Grand Street
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Duration: 6:10
    • 22:13
      Title: I Can't Be Satisfied
      Performer(s): Waters, Muddy
      Performer(s): Waters, Muddy
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:16
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Busoni, Ferruccio
      Performer(s): Busoni, Ferruccio
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:23
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (4th Movement)
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:30
      Title: Xi
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:34
      Title: Littoral
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:41
      Title: Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy)
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:44
      Title: Asleep In The Forest
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:50
      Title: Lachrymae
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 13:22
    • 23:04
      Title: Father Time
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:08
      Title: Veni Creator / Oh Jumal, Looja, Puha Vaim (Come, Creator Spirit)
      Performer(s): Traditional / Maurus
      Performer(s): Traditional / Maurus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:14
      Title: Life Is Good Blues
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Duration: 2:50
    • 23:16
      Title: Rest In The Bed
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Duration: 3:23
    • 23:20
      Title: Passats (Past Memories)
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:33
      Title: Sometimes I'M Happy
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:38
      Title: God Only Knows
      Performer(s): Wilson, Brian
      Performer(s): Wilson, Brian
      Duration: 3:34
    • 23:41
      Title: Brothers
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Duration: 2:22
    • 23:44
      Title: Serenade - Movement I - Adagio Rubato
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Duration: 1:13
    • 23:46
      Title: Symphony No.1 - Ii. Notturno, Lento
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:52
      Title: The Titanic Falls (Air)
      Performer(s): O Riada, Peadar
      Performer(s): O Riada, Peadar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:07
      Title: Des Caramels Pour Eva
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Duration: 3:12
    • 00:10
      Title: Quiet City
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 11:06
    • 00:22
      Title: She Didn't Say
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:27
      Title: When Your Lover Has Gone
      Performer(s): Swan, Einar
      Performer(s): Swan, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:33
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In A Minor (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 11:33
    • 00:38
      Title: Gaspard De La Nuit - Le Gibet
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 5:58
    • 00:44
      Title: All This Useless Beauty
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:48
      Title: I Want To Vanish
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:52
      Title: Blues (From Paul Bunyan)
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:56
      Title: Nocturnal - I. Musingly
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:36

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