The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    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 15 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Waterson:Carthy - the first family of English folk are under the spotlight collectively and individually plus some of their seasonal tunes
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    Eamonn talks to Laurence Hobgood

    Dave Brubeck described Grammy-winner Laurence Hobgood as "one of the most incredible pianists". Best-known for his 20 years as Kurt Elling's pianist/arranger, Laurence has also enjoyed a solo career. And he's just released a Christmas album. All of the above were mentioned when Laurence popped into our Limerick studios during his most recent visit to these shores.

    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: Rock Bottom
      Performer(s): Phillips / Josea
      Performer(s): Phillips / Josea
      Duration: 2:49
    • 22:03
      Title: Partita No.3 In E Major
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:07
      Title: Mazurka In F Sharp Min Op59
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:11
      Title: A Beautiful Friendship
      Performer(s): S.Styme / D.Kahn
      Performer(s): S.Styme / D.Kahn
      Duration: 2:51
    • 22:14
      Title: It Came Upon The Midnight Clear
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:56
    • 22:21
      Title: Stranger Than Paradise (6th Movement) Improvisation 2
      Performer(s): Lurie, John
      Performer(s): Lurie, John
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:24
      Title: Lullaby Dream
      Performer(s): Balanescu, Alexander
      Performer(s): Balanescu, Alexander
      Duration: 8:03
    • 22:33
      Title: The Captains And The Kings
      Performer(s): Behan, Brendan
      Performer(s): Behan, Brendan
      Duration: 4:04
    • 22:41
      Title: Blues For Alex
      Performer(s): Raknes, Steinar
      Performer(s): Raknes, Steinar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:47
      Title: Xx
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:51
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:03
      Title: New Year Carol- Residue
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Carthy, E/Carthy M/ Van Eyken, T
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Carthy, E/Carthy M/ Van Eyken, T
      Duration: 3:18
    • 23:06
      Title: John Barleycorn
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Weller/Carthy
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Weller/Carthy
      Duration: 5:57
    • 23:12
      Title: Hello It's Me
      Performer(s): Reed/Cale
      Performer(s): Reed/Cale
      Duration: 3:18
    • 23:15
      Title: Protecting Veil
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Duration: 8:57
    • 23:25
      Title: Kuus, Kuus Kallike
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 4:28
    • 23:30
      Title: Mandela
      Performer(s): Wakenius, Ulf
      Performer(s): Wakenius, Ulf
      Duration: 5:06
    • 23:38
      Title: Sofa No. 1
      Performer(s): Zappa, Frank
      Performer(s): Zappa, Frank
      Duration: 3:09
    • 23:42
      Title: Fruit Tree
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:47
      Title: On The Sea
      Performer(s): Eriksen, Espen
      Performer(s): Eriksen, Espen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:51
      Title: Mashena
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:56
      Title: Ii. Andante Moderato
      Performer(s): Antheil, George
      Performer(s): Antheil, George
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:59
      Title: Sir Henry Umptons Funerall
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:07
      Title: What Sweeter Music
      Performer(s): Rutter, John
      Performer(s): Rutter, John
      Duration: 5:12
    • 00:11
      Title: Lamentate - Movement X - Fragile E Conciliate
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 7:11
    • 00:19
      Title: Mother's Lament
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Duration: 6:46
    • 00:25
      Title: Brown Ballad
      Performer(s): Ray Brown
      Performer(s): Ray Brown
      Duration: 4:39
    • 00:29
      Title: Nocturnal New York
      Performer(s): Barry, John
      Performer(s): Barry, John
      Duration: 4:50
    • 00:34
      Title: 2. Adagio Ma Non Troppo (Quartet Op 74 In E Flat Major 'Harp')
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 9:44
    • 00:45
      Title: I'Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face
      Performer(s): Alan Jay Lerner/Frederic Loewe
      Performer(s): Alan Jay Lerner/Frederic Loewe
      Duration: 4:34
    • 00:49
      Title: God Bless The Child
      Performer(s): Herzog/Holiday
      Performer(s): Herzog/Holiday
      Duration: 3:55
    • 00:53
      Title: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:57
      Title: To Earth Like Rain
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Duration: 1:47

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