The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    Feb 1. Chris Wood delivers the tale of a wise nobleman called "Lord Bateman"; Sandy Denny sings about the castle where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned; we'll also hear June Tabor's reading of "King Of Rome"; the second of "Tre Canti" by Ildebrando Pizzetti; singer-songwriters Kate Bush and John Martyn; 2 final selections from this week’s featured recording by Ryuichi Sakamoto and the Morelenbaums (see BLUE TUNES, below); a divertimento by Ture Rangstrom; a cover of Peter green's "Albatross"; Norma Winstone's interpretation of a song by the late Mike Taylor; and a new recording of Mark Anthony Turnage's "Prayer For A great Man". 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.

    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.

    Bilingua: February 2nd - 8th

    Last November, Gael Linn released "Bilingua" - a previously unreleased recording by the late Eithne Ní Uallacháin who tragically passed away in 1999. As a member of the trio Lá Lugh, Eithne forged new interpretations of Irish traditional singing. But with "Bilingua" she composed new material of her own - yet still deeply rooted in the tradition. It's under the Blue spotlight all this week.

     

    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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