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 11 April 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Aaron Thibeaux Walker aka T-Bone was one of the most influential musicians to rise up from the fertile Texas blues scene; he's our Blue Tunes feature this week.

    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

    • 22:06
      Title: Symphony No.3 (3rd Movement) Andantino Quasi Allegretto
      Duration: 10:38
    • 22:17
      Title: Stormy Monday
      Duration: 9:03
    • 22:26
      Title: Yita
      Performer(s): Aurelio Martinez (Vocals & Guitar)
      Performer(s): Aurelio Martinez (Vocals & Guitar)
      Duration: 6:18
    • 22:32
      Title: In Christ There Is No East Or West
      Performer(s): Leo Kottke (Guitars)
      Performer(s): Leo Kottke (Guitars)
      Duration: 2:27
    • 22:36
      Title: Curve Of The Sand
      Performer(s): John Metcalfe
      Performer(s): John Metcalfe
      Album: Scorching Bay
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:39
      Title: Keyboard Sonata In F Minor
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Duration: 3:35
    • 22:42
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In E Minor K.304 (2nd Movement) Temp
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)
      Duration: 5:58
    • 22:48
      Title: Mean Old World
      Performer(s): Walker, T Bone
      Performer(s): Walker, T Bone
      Duration: 3:09
    • 22:50
      Title: Dianne Kelly
      Performer(s): John Fahey (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Fahey (Guitar)
      Duration: 8:00
    • 23:06
      Title: You Must Believe In Spring
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)
      Duration: 6:06
    • 23:13
      Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra -- Recuerdos De La Alhambra
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Duration: 3:50
    • 23:16
      Title: Adagio -- Adagio
      Performer(s): Angel Romero (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Angel Romero (Guitar)
      Duration: 7:44
    • 23:25
      Title: A Pillow Of Winds
      Performer(s): Dave Gilmour (Vocals, Guitar), Roger Waters (Bass)
      Performer(s): Dave Gilmour (Vocals, Guitar), Roger Waters (Bass)
      Duration: 5:26
    • 23:31
      Title: Legend
      Performer(s): Roy Harper
      Performer(s): Roy Harper
      Album: Return of the Sophisticated Beggar
      Duration: 4:00
    • 23:33
      Title: Wallflower
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Piano)
      Duration: 2:41
    • 23:36
      Title: Storytime
      Performer(s): Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
      Performer(s): Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
      Album: The Road (Original Film Score)
      Duration: 2:32
    • 23:40
      Title: Laura - Main Theme
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:46
      Title: Clarinet Concerto Op. 57 Fs129 - Poco Adagio
      Performer(s): Sabine Meyer (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Sabine Meyer (Clarinet)
      Duration: 5:16
    • 23:52
      Title: Bumpin'
      Performer(s): Louis Stewart (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Louis Stewart (Guitar)
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:56
      Title: Let Go
      Performer(s): Vyvienne (Cello/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Vyvienne (Cello/Vocals)
      Duration: 5:09
    • 00:03
      Title: Mother -- My Left Foot
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:06
      Title: Postscript
      Performer(s): Seamus Heaney (Recitation)
      Performer(s): Seamus Heaney (Recitation)
      Duration: 1:21
    • 00:07
      Title: Auf Stillem Waldespfad - On A Quiet Forest Path
      Performer(s): Augustin Dumay (Violin)
      Performer(s): Augustin Dumay (Violin)
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:12
      Title: Islands
      Performer(s): Jakko M. Jakszyk (Vocal, Gtrs)
      Performer(s): Jakko M. Jakszyk (Vocal, Gtrs)
      Duration: 9:43
    • 00:29
      Title: Wanderin' Heart
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Duration: 2:45
    • 00:32
      Title: Chorale On A Theme Of Hans Leo Hassler
      Performer(s): Alexander Avramenko (Violin)
      Performer(s): Alexander Avramenko (Violin)
      Duration: 7:21
    • 00:40
      Title: Preludes Book 2 - La Terrasse Des Audiences Du Clair De Lune - L
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:43
      Title: Shawshank Redemption
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:49
      Title: Too Late Now
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal)
      Duration: 8:09

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