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 29 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night features the beautiful singing of the Tallis Scholars as their celebratory 40th aniversary year draws to a close

    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: Three Faces Of Lecuona - La Comparsa No. 2
      Performer(s): Lecuona, Margarita
      Performer(s): Lecuona, Margarita
      Duration: 4:07
    • 22:04
      Title: Symphonic Poem No.3 - I: Andante
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:11
      Title: Symphonic Poem No.1 - Iv: Andante Religioso
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: Midnight Special
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:08
    • 22:20
      Title: You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: Farewell To The Gold
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Duration: 5:33
    • 22:29
      Title: Otro Viaje
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:35
      Title: Nao Venhas Tarde
      Performer(s): Nazare/Nobre
      Performer(s): Nazare/Nobre
      Duration: 3:49
    • 22:47
      Title: Kismet
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: Dealin' With The Devil
      Performer(s): Mcghee, Brownie
      Performer(s): Mcghee, Brownie
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:52
      Title: Corale
      Performer(s): Bonaventura, Daniele Di
      Performer(s): Bonaventura, Daniele Di
      Duration: 4:00
    • 22:55
      Title: Eden-1
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: She's A Day Later
      Performer(s): Mera, Laki
      Performer(s): Mera, Laki
      Duration: 5:43
    • 23:06
      Title: Another Time, Another Place
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Duration: 6:58
    • 23:15
      Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - I: Requiem Et Kyrie
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 12:29
    • 23:29
      Title: Abballu
      Performer(s): Casu, N.
      Performer(s): Casu, N.
      Duration: 5:19
    • 23:34
      Title: The Armada Song
      Performer(s): Vertigo Smyth
      Performer(s): Vertigo Smyth
      Duration: 3:40
    • 23:37
      Title: Impromptu
      Performer(s): Burton, G./Swallow, S.
      Performer(s): Burton, G./Swallow, S.
      Duration: 2:44
    • 23:40
      Title: Calling You (From The Film Bagdad Cafe )
      Performer(s): Telson
      Performer(s): Telson
      Duration: 6:59
    • 23:47
      Title: It's Time
      Performer(s): Elias, Eliane
      Performer(s): Elias, Eliane
      Duration: 6:05
    • 23:53
      Title: Chromhorne En Taille
      Performer(s): Jullien, Gilles
      Performer(s): Jullien, Gilles
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:57
      Title: Salve Regina
      Performer(s): Lassus, Orlando De
      Performer(s): Lassus, Orlando De
      Duration: 4:12
    • 00:02
      Title: War
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:05
      Title: After All
      Performer(s): Strayhorn / Ellington
      Performer(s): Strayhorn / Ellington
      Duration: 4:03
    • 00:09
      Title: Something To Live For
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:19
      Title: Fantasia (21)
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: This Marriage
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 2:36
    • 00:24
      Title: A Port
      Performer(s): Straloch Ms
      Performer(s): Straloch Ms
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:26
      Title: Quiet Steps
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:31
      Title: Soon After Christmas
      Performer(s): Nordenstam, Stina
      Performer(s): Nordenstam, Stina
      Duration: 7:04
    • 00:39
      Title: Where Or When
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:42
      Title: When Your Lover Has Gone
      Performer(s): Swan, Einar
      Performer(s): Swan, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:47
      Title: Don't Explain
      Performer(s): Holiday / Herzog
      Performer(s): Holiday / Herzog
      Duration: 5:50
    • 00:54
      Title: Ave Maria For Double Choir
      Performer(s): Victoria, Tomas Luis De
      Performer(s): Victoria, Tomas Luis De
      Duration: 5:03

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