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 2 February 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Monteverdi's musical style marked a transition from Renaissance to Baroque. Hear his motets, madrigals and vespers all this week on Blue.

    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

    • 22:05
      Title: Sometimes I'M Happy
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Duration: 5:39
    • 22:11
      Title: Life Is Too Short
      Performer(s): Simon, Freddie
      Performer(s): Simon, Freddie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: The Old Refrain
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:28
      Title: Miserere Mei Deus
      Performer(s): Allegri, Gregorio
      Performer(s): Allegri, Gregorio
      Duration: 5:22
    • 22:34
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 4:48
    • 22:39
      Title: The Flower Song
      Performer(s): Goldings, Larry
      Performer(s): Goldings, Larry
      Duration: 2:32
    • 22:42
      Title: Minotaur's Song
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Duration: 3:32
    • 22:45
      Title: The Soul Of Carmen Miranda
      Performer(s): Cale / Eno
      Performer(s): Cale / Eno
      Duration: 3:39
    • 22:48
      Title: In Ma Ain Country
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Sadeina Eddi Reader/Angus Aird
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Sadeina Eddi Reader/Angus Aird
      Duration: 3:42
    • 22:53
      Title: Part One: Requiem - Lux Aeterna
      Performer(s): Preisner, Zbigniew
      Performer(s): Preisner, Zbigniew
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:54
      Title: Heavenly Maiden And Fisherman - I. Introduction
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:56
      Title: Heavenly Maiden And Fisherman - Vi: The Heavenly Maiden's Dance
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: No.1 (Andantino) Two Sentimental Romances For Violin And Orchest
      Performer(s): Stenhammar, Wilhelm
      Performer(s): Stenhammar, Wilhelm
      Duration: 5:48
    • 23:08
      Title: Un Grand Sommeil Noir
      Performer(s): Varese, Edgarde
      Performer(s): Varese, Edgarde
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:11
      Title: That's My Home
      Performer(s): Rene, O./Rene, L.
      Performer(s): Rene, O./Rene, L.
      Duration: 3:20
    • 23:14
      Title: Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:19
      Title: Let It Be
      Performer(s): Mccartney, Paul
      Performer(s): Mccartney, Paul
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:25
      Title: Whisper Of The Western Land
      Performer(s): Traditional Mandarin
      Performer(s): Traditional Mandarin
      Duration: 2:47
    • 23:27
      Title: Suite No.1 - Iii: Nocturne
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:34
      Title: Valse Tres Lente
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: Our Love Is Easy
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Duration: 5:44
    • 23:45
      Title: Honest I Do
      Composer: John Scofield
      Performer(s): Scofield, John
      Performer(s): Scofield, John
      Album: 0602527144504
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:54
      Title: Seobá Mo Leanbh (Shush My Baby)
      Performer(s): Trad Arr O'Leary
      Performer(s): Trad Arr O'Leary
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:56
      Title: Piano Sonata No.3 In Bb Minor (2nd Movement) Non Allegro, Lento
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Domine, Ne In Furore
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 4:19
    • 00:09
      Title: Sonata No.1 In G Minor (1st Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:12
      Title: Missy
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Album: Antifogmatic
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:17
      Title: Chanson Des Vieux Amants
      Performer(s): Brel / Jouannest
      Performer(s): Brel / Jouannest
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: Ne Me Quitte Pas
      Performer(s): Brel, Jacques
      Performer(s): Brel, Jacques
      Duration: 13:29
    • 00:42
      Title: You Go To My Head
      Performer(s): Coots & Gillespie
      Performer(s): Coots & Gillespie
      Album: 49 Essential Stan Getz Classics, Vol. 1
      Duration: 4:34
    • 00:46
      Title: Evensong: Haapsalu
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Duration: 11:28
    • 00:57
      Title: Benedictus
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 1:49

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