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 14 February 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Tasteful music and song tinged with romance as St. Valentine's Day 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

    • 21:34
      Title: Romance (Delius)
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 5:56
    • 21:40
      Title: Love And Affection
      Performer(s): Armatrading, Joan
      Performer(s): Armatrading, Joan
      Duration: 4:36
    • 21:44
      Title: So In Love
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Duration: 4:50
    • 21:49
      Title: To Love And Be Loved
      Performer(s): Van Heusen, Jimmy/Cahn, Sammy
      Performer(s): Van Heusen, Jimmy/Cahn, Sammy
      Duration: 4:07
    • 21:54
      Title: All Of You
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Duration: 4:27
    • 21:59
      Title: My Funny Valentine
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Duration: 5:51
    • 22:06
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 12:46
    • 22:19
      Title: The Look Of Love
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:23
      Title: Oh Love
      Duration: 6:19
    • 22:30
      Title: Doctor Zhivago Somewhere My Love
      Performer(s): Jarre, Maurice
      Performer(s): Jarre, Maurice
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:34
      Title: Five Hebrew Love Songs (Movement V) - Tenderness
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 2:35
    • 22:36
      Title: Pastoral Suite - Romance
      Performer(s): Larsson, Lars-Erik
      Performer(s): Larsson, Lars-Erik
      Duration: 5:02
    • 22:45
      Title: Lovesong
      Performer(s): Smith / Tolhurst / Gallup / Williams / Thompson / O'Donnell
      Performer(s): Smith / Tolhurst / Gallup / Williams / Thompson / O'Donnell
      Duration: 5:31
    • 22:50
      Title: When I Fall In Love
      Performer(s): Heyman, Edward / Young, Victor
      Performer(s): Heyman, Edward / Young, Victor
      Duration: 3:26
    • 22:55
      Title: Love & Peace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:04
      Title: Romance
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 2:12
    • 23:06
      Title: Sonata No.2 In E Flat, (2nd Movement) Romance, Adagio Non Tanto
      Performer(s): Rosetti, Antonio
      Performer(s): Rosetti, Antonio
      Duration: 2:36
    • 23:13
      Title: Hymn (To Her Love)
      Performer(s): Brennan, Ciáran
      Performer(s): Brennan, Ciáran
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:18
      Title: Love
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Duration: 3:39
    • 23:22
      Title: Love's Been Good To Me
      Performer(s): Johnny Cash
      Performer(s): Johnny Cash
      Album: American V: A Hundred Highways
      Duration: 3:33
    • 23:25
      Title: Play It Sam - Play As Time Goes By
      Performer(s): Hupfeld, Herman
      Performer(s): Hupfeld, Herman
      Duration: 5:13
    • 23:31
      Title: Horn Concerto No.4 (2nd Movement) Romance
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:36
      Title: My Romance
      Performer(s): Rodgers -Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers -Hart
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:44
      Title: Embraceable You
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George/Gershwin, Ira
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George/Gershwin, Ira
      Duration: 7:05
    • 23:51
      Title: Ain't No Cure For Love
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:56
      Title: There Is No Greater Love
      Performer(s): Jones / Symes
      Performer(s): Jones / Symes
      Duration: 2:21
    • 23:58
      Title: Valentine's Day
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:01
      Title: Romance For String Orchestra
      Performer(s): Finzi, Gerald
      Performer(s): Finzi, Gerald
      Duration: 7:30
    • 00:10
      Title: The Touch Of Your Lips
      Performer(s): Noble, Ray
      Performer(s): Noble, Ray
      Duration: 2:57
    • 00:13
      Title: Lover Man
      Performer(s): Davis / Ramirez / Sherman
      Performer(s): Davis / Ramirez / Sherman
      Duration: 6:44
    • 00:19
      Title: I See Your Face Before Me
      Performer(s): Dietz/Schwartz
      Performer(s): Dietz/Schwartz
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:25
      Title: Tell Me What Is True Love
      Performer(s): Jansch, Bert
      Performer(s): Jansch, Bert
      Duration: 2:14
    • 00:27
      Title: Let's Fall In Love
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Koehler, Ted
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Koehler, Ted
      Duration: 4:34
    • 00:32
      Title: Blue Valentines
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 6:09
    • 00:38
      Title: Romance No.2 In F Major
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 7:52
    • 00:45
      Title: Menuet In C Minor, Op.24 No.1
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Duration: 3:13
    • 00:49
      Title: Let's Do It
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Duration: 8:59

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