The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    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 8 March 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, we feature recordings by John Scofield and Vince Mendoza, in advance of the Irish premiere of Scofield and Mendoza's Grammy-winning album 54 in Dublin on March 12th

    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

    • 22:22
      Title: Polska Efter Anders Frederik Andersson Tryserum
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:25
      Title: Snails In The Creek
      Performer(s): Rodríguez, Alfredo
      Performer(s): Rodríguez, Alfredo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: Bad, Bad Whiskey
      Performer(s): Davies, Adelia
      Performer(s): Davies, Adelia
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:35
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In E Minor (2nd Movement) Andantino
      Performer(s): Von Koch, Sigurd
      Performer(s): Von Koch, Sigurd
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: Jeep On 35
      Performer(s): Scofield, John
      Performer(s): Scofield, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:50
      Title: None The Wiser
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:54
      Title: Edinburgh
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Duration: 3:21
    • 22:59
      Title: Prayer Of St. Gregory
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:03
      Title: A Sinister Decision
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:07
      Title: Liebeslied (Love Song)
      Performer(s): Wagner-Régeny, Rudolf
      Performer(s): Wagner-Régeny, Rudolf
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:12
      Title: La Luna
      Performer(s): Hodge, Derrick
      Performer(s): Hodge, Derrick
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:15
      Title: Yesterday
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 2:54
    • 23:18
      Title: Beauty And Sadness
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:25
      Title: Mutations - Iii: Canon
      Performer(s): Iyer, Vijay
      Performer(s): Iyer, Vijay
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:33
      Title: El Noi De La Mere
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:37
      Title: Prelude No. 1
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:41
      Title: What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life
      Performer(s): Bergman, A., Berman, M., Legrand, M
      Performer(s): Bergman, A., Berman, M., Legrand, M
      Duration: 3:44
    • 23:45
      Title: Your Ghost (Variation On Schumann's Theme And Variations In E Fl
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 5:55
    • 23:51
      Title: Quiet Joys Of Brotherhood
      Performer(s): Farina / Traditional
      Performer(s): Farina / Traditional
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:55
      Title: Birds And Ships
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:30
    • 23:59
      Title: The Prodigal Song
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:06
      Title: Eirenicons I-Iv
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 6:20
    • 00:19
      Title: You Don't Know Me
      Performer(s): Arnold / Walker
      Performer(s): Arnold / Walker
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: It Was A Very Good Year
      Performer(s): Drake, Ervin
      Performer(s): Drake, Ervin
      Duration: 4:41
    • 00:28
      Title: Hidden
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Performer(s): Sung, Helen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:34
      Title: Piano Sonata In B Flat Major Op. 106 ?Hammerklavier? - Movement
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 13:57
    • 00:48
      Title: Old Light
      Performer(s): Cutting Andy
      Performer(s): Cutting Andy
      Duration: 2:07
    • 00:53
      Title: Alfie
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Duration: 4:48

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