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 1 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Meredith Monk, a source of amazement in American new music for nearly half a century is under the spotlight - a tireless explorer of the voice and vocal sounds.

    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: Cristo Redentor
      Performer(s): Pearson, Duke
      Performer(s): Pearson, Duke
      Duration: 5:57
    • 22:06
      Title: St. Petersburg Waltz
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 8:06
    • 22:14
      Title: Slow Dissolve
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 2:50
    • 22:17
      Title: De Los Amores
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:28
    • 22:22
      Title: Hard Times
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Duration: 3:48
    • 22:27
      Title: Symphonic Poem No.1 - Iv: Andante Religioso
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:33
      Title: Piano Sonata In F Sharp Major Op. 78 No. 1 - Movement I - Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:35
    • 22:46
      Title: Bell Metal Lane
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Duration: 5:56
    • 22:53
      Title: The Yellow Princess
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 5:06
    • 22:58
      Title: The Last Gunfighter Ballad
      Composer: Guy Clark
      Performer(s): Clark, Guy
      Performer(s): Clark, Guy
      Duration: 3:33
    • 23:03
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Il Vecchio Castello
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:08
      Title: Album Of Melodies - Andante
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:12
      Title: I'D Be A Rich Man
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:17
      Title: Albion
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Album: Albion - An Anthology
      Duration: 6:00
    • 23:23
      Title: Piece From The Year 1981
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 7:20
    • 23:31
      Title: Aquarius
      Performer(s): Tackney, Eileen
      Performer(s): Tackney, Eileen
      Duration: 7:41
    • 23:38
      Title: Not A Job
      Performer(s): Elbow/Garvey, Guy
      Performer(s): Elbow/Garvey, Guy
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:44
      Title: Trois Nocturnes - I: Nuages
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 8:16
    • 23:52
      Title: Nuages
      Performer(s): Reinhardt, Django
      Performer(s): Reinhardt, Django
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:00
      Title: Kismet
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:04
      Title: Reality And Dream
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Railroad Man
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Duration: 4:57
    • 00:13
      Title: Kernow
      Performer(s): John Surman
      Performer(s): John Surman
      Duration: 5:25
    • 00:19
      Title: Swimming Song
      Performer(s): Macgarrigle
      Performer(s): Macgarrigle
      Duration: 2:41
    • 00:21
      Title: I Wonder What's Keeping My True Love Tonight?
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:38
    • 00:28
      Title: Speira - Stasimo
      Performer(s): Jalkanen, Pekka
      Performer(s): Jalkanen, Pekka
      Duration: 4:38
    • 00:33
      Title: Sarabanda De Scriabin
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Duration: 3:44
    • 00:40
      Title: After The Rain - 8. Motet (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:44
      Title: Between The Silent Worlds
      Performer(s): Bowness / Jurjendal / Saks
      Performer(s): Bowness / Jurjendal / Saks
      Duration: 6:59
    • 00:51
      Title: The Needle And The Damage Done
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 7:33

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