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 22 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - a musical journey through centuries, genres and soundscapes.

    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

    • 22:04
      Title: Sailboats
      Performer(s): Fraser, Brooke
      Performer(s): Fraser, Brooke
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:08
      Title: May You Never
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:12
      Title: Jesus Gave Love Away For Free
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Duration: 3:15
    • 22:15
      Title: Sposalizio
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 7:35
    • 22:24
      Title: Notturno
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:30
      Title: Rockin' Chair
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:33
      Title: Things Ain't What They Used To Be
      Performer(s): Ellington, Mercer/Persons, Ted
      Performer(s): Ellington, Mercer/Persons, Ted
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:38
      Title: Andante Quasi Lento E Cantabile (The Coventry Carol / The First
      Performer(s): Hely-Hutchinson, Victor
      Performer(s): Hely-Hutchinson, Victor
      Duration: 8:58
    • 22:47
      Title: Askisto
      Performer(s): Pohjola, Verneri
      Performer(s): Pohjola, Verneri
      Duration: 6:17
    • 22:53
      Title: Tasco De Mouraria (Tavern In Mouraria)
      Performer(s): Abreu / Veloso
      Performer(s): Abreu / Veloso
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:59
      Title: The Firebird (Suite) - Introduction
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: Pastores Dicite,Quidnam Vidistis
      Performer(s): De Morales, Christobal
      Performer(s): De Morales, Christobal
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:07
      Title: Bo
      Performer(s): Zollitsch/Hong Mi-Jen
      Performer(s): Zollitsch/Hong Mi-Jen
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:11
      Title: Boloba
      Performer(s): Kouyate, Lansine
      Performer(s): Kouyate, Lansine
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:14
      Title: Down By The Flowing River
      Performer(s): Trad/Kelly
      Performer(s): Trad/Kelly
      Duration: 2:57
    • 23:17
      Title: I Feel So Smoochie
      Performer(s): Moore, P.
      Performer(s): Moore, P.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:21
      Title: White Christmas
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:26
      Title: Julia
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:31
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Cimarosa, Domenico
      Performer(s): Cimarosa, Domenico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:33
      Title: Clarinet Quintet In A (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:39
      Title: Gymnopedie No.1 -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 3:52
    • 23:44
      Title: There Is Nothing Like Walking Home In The Snow
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:47
      Title: Snowfall
      Performer(s): Thornhill, Claude
      Performer(s): Thornhill, Claude
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:50
      Title: The Sands Of Mexico
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Duration: 5:02
    • 23:56
      Title: Mélodies, Book 1 - I: Angelico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:58
      Title: Little Suite In A Minor - Praludium
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 3:49
    • 00:04
      Title: East Of The Sun
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:07
      Title: Morning Hour
      Performer(s): Held, Peter
      Performer(s): Held, Peter
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: River
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 7:51
    • 00:15
      Title: Eleanor Plunkett
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough O
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough O
      Duration: 7:05
    • 00:21
      Title: Lachrimae Antiquae
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:27
      Title: The Winner Takes It All
      Performer(s): Ulvaues / Anderson
      Performer(s): Ulvaues / Anderson
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:31
      Title: Park Avenue Petite
      Performer(s): Golson, Benny
      Performer(s): Golson, Benny
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:35
      Title: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:39
      Title: Nightporter
      Performer(s): Sylvian, David
      Performer(s): Sylvian, David
      Duration: 7:12
    • 00:46
      Title: Corpus Christi Carol
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:49
      Title: Littlemore Tractus (2000)
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 5:40
    • 00:56
      Title: Les Masques - Viii Andantino
      Performer(s): Perkowski, Piotr
      Performer(s): Perkowski, Piotr
      Duration: 2:18
    • 01:00
      Title: Double Concerto In C Minor Bwv 1062 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 6:48

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