Arena Tuesday 4 February 2014

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

Arena Tuesday 4th February 2014

On tonight's programme Gerry Godley celebrates 75 years of Blue Note jazz; Michael Longley reads some of his poetry and we have an interview with Rebecca Storm as she prepares for her concert in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre on Sunday 16th February.

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Blue Note Jazz

Blue Note Jazz

As a label Blue Note records is synonymous with the very best of jazz and this year it celebrates its seventy fifth birthday.

Blue Note Records is an American jazz record label, established in 1939 by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis. Francis Wolff became involved shortly afterwards. It derives its name from the characteristic "blue notes" of jazz and the blues

Gerry Godley reports.

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Robert Graves Poetry

Robert Graves Poetry

“Selected Poems”  A new edition of the Poetry of Robert Graves edited by Michael Longley has just been published. Michael Longley reads selected poems and talks about Graves' life.

Rebecca Storm

Rebecca Storm

The performer Rebecca Storm has been a familiar part of the Irish musical theatre world for many years now.

And on Sunday 16th February she takes to the stage in Dublin one more time for a special one off concert in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre.

Evelyn O’Rourke met up with Rebecca to talk about her life and times on stage...

Music Played on the Show

Tell Me It's Not True

Tell Me It's Not True

Rebecca Storm

2:00

Bouncing With Bud

Bouncing With Bud

Bud Powell

2:59

Straight No Chaser

Straight No Chaser

Thelonious Monk

1:00

It's You Or No One

It's You Or No One

Dexter Gordon

1:30

The Sidewinder

The Sidewinder

Lee Morgan

1:30

Downtime

Downtime

Robert Glasper

2:00

Don't Cry For Me Argentina

Don't Cry For Me Argentina

Lloyd Webber A/Rice

5:43

Easy Terms

Easy Terms

Rebecca Storm

1:00

Tell Me On A Sunday

Tell Me On A Sunday

Rebecca Storm

0:30

I Dreamed A Dream

I Dreamed A Dream

Rebecca Storm

1:00

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