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 Friday 10 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Though Alexander Scriabin died at the age of 43, he wrote much of the 20th century's finest music for piano. Hear a selection of his preludes and études each night this week.

    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

    • 22:16
      Title: N'Teri
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Duration: 6:07
    • 22:23
      Title: Spanish Flea
      Performer(s): Wechter, Julius
      Performer(s): Wechter, Julius
      Duration: 2:23
    • 22:25
      Title: One For Daddy-O
      Performer(s): Adderley, Nat
      Performer(s): Adderley, Nat
      Duration: 8:41
    • 22:35
      Title: Etude In C Sharp Minor Op. 2 No. 1
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:38
      Title: Violin Concerto No.2 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:51
      Title: Father & Son
      Performer(s): Stevens, Cat
      Performer(s): Stevens, Cat
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:55
      Title: What's New?
      Performer(s): Burke/ Haggart
      Performer(s): Burke/ Haggart
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:01
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano No.2 (2nd Movement) Lento Cantabile
      Performer(s): Rosenberg, Hilda
      Performer(s): Rosenberg, Hilda
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:10
      Title: Flow
      Performer(s): Hope, David
      Performer(s): Hope, David
      Duration: 2:26
    • 23:12
      Title: A Quiet Place
      Performer(s): Roach, Max
      Performer(s): Roach, Max
      Duration: 4:06
    • 23:16
      Title: Marz
      Performer(s): Grant, John
      Performer(s): Grant, John
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:20
      Title: Seal
      Performer(s): Smith, Tommy
      Performer(s): Smith, Tommy
      Duration: 8:51
    • 23:31
      Title: Gabriel's Oboe
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 3:34
    • 23:34
      Title: Deborah's Theme
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:38
      Title: Sister Sara's Theme
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 1:42
    • 23:40
      Title: Satellite
      Performer(s): Scheinman, Jenny
      Performer(s): Scheinman, Jenny
      Duration: 2:11
    • 23:42
      Title: Yield Of The Bow
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:47
      Title: On A Riff
      Performer(s): Hodeir, Andre
      Performer(s): Hodeir, Andre
      Duration: 3:08
    • 23:50
      Title: Darn That Dream (Take 1)
      Performer(s): Delange/Van Heusen
      Performer(s): Delange/Van Heusen
      Duration: 5:05
    • 23:56
      Title: The White Reindeer - Ii. The Fell (Adagio)
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:00
      Title: The First Bath
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:03
      Title: Air
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: Some Other Time
      Performer(s): Bernstein/Comden/Green
      Performer(s): Bernstein/Comden/Green
      Duration: 4:58
    • 00:13
      Title: If You Could Read My Mind
      Performer(s): Lightfoot, Gordon
      Performer(s): Lightfoot, Gordon
      Duration: 3:59
    • 00:18
      Title: Back To Where It Started
      Performer(s): Almedal, Anne Marie/Sillitoe,Nicholas
      Performer(s): Almedal, Anne Marie/Sillitoe,Nicholas
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:22
      Title: On The Tale Of Bliss
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Duration: 4:58
    • 00:27
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (2nd Movement) Molto Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:40
      Title: A Time For Love
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Duration: 7:00
    • 00:47
      Title: Summer's Breath
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Duration: 1:27
    • 00:48
      Title: The Birdcage
      Performer(s): Hession, Ronán
      Performer(s): Hession, Ronán
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:53
      Title: Nocturne In F Sharp Major Op. 5 No. 1
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 2:46
    • 00:56
      Title: Quartet No.5 In D (2nd Movement) Andante Assai
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Duration: 2:11

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