The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    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 Saturday 15 February 2014

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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

    • 23:02
      Title: The Night Before
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 7:55
    • 23:10
      Title: Tax Office Love Song
      Performer(s): Hall, Chloe
      Performer(s): Hall, Chloe
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:14
      Title: Lollie Lou
      Performer(s): Hale, E.
      Performer(s): Hale, E.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:17
      Title: Same Old Man
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:00
    • 23:20
      Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - Vii: Offertoire
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 12:03
    • 23:33
      Title: Pavane
      Performer(s): Berauer, Johannes
      Performer(s): Berauer, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:38
      Title: Foujita
      Performer(s): Johnson, Marc
      Performer(s): Johnson, Marc
      Duration: 5:50
    • 23:45
      Title: The Wind That Shakes The Barley
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:27
    • 23:51
      Title: Tam Lin (Child 39)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 7:01
    • 23:58
      Title: Pancho And Lefty
      Performer(s): Van Zandt, Townes
      Performer(s): Van Zandt, Townes
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:04
      Title: Suite No.1 - Iii: Nocturne
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:15
      Title: Jazz In The New Harmonic
      Performer(s): Chesky, David
      Performer(s): Chesky, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Serenity
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:27
      Title: Shallow Brown
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Richard Hawley
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Richard Hawley
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:33
      Title: Mary Skeffington
      Performer(s): Rafferty, Gerry
      Performer(s): Rafferty, Gerry
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:35
      Title: Twilight On Prince George's Avenue
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:45
      Title: Lento
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 13:11

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