The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 29 September 2016

This week on Blue Tunes...

Carl is away for the week - and while he is, the ladies are in charge. Ellen Cranitch and Aedín Gormley will share the duties Monday through Thursday with their own Blue choices. Thank you ladies....Carl will be back on Monday October 3rd.


Shahab and Shayan Coohe try to teach Carl a Persian jig!

Brothers Shahab and Shayan recently called into the Blue Room to play some music and tell Carl about some of the similarites between Irish and Iranian music.

August Bank Holiday Monday - Blue of the Night at Kaleidoscope

Enjoy this short video collage of a great night when Blue broadcast live from Kaleidoscope Night at Bello Bar in Dublin last June and re-broadcast  on Bank Holiday Monday's Blue (August 1st).

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - a musical journey through centuries, genres and soundscapes.


Music Played on the Show


Title: Lune Rousse

Composer: Jan, Marie

Performer(s): Marie Jan (Harp)

Album: Lune Rousse-Les Musiques de Grand Aquarium Grevin Cie Not Available

Duration: 5:22


Title: Liberty's Sweet Shore

Composer: Doyle, John

Performer(s): Stuart Duncan (Fiddle), John Williams (Concertina), Todd Phillips (Bass)

Album: Shadow and Light Compass 7 4562 2

Duration: 6:03


Title: Unapproved Road

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Lunasa, Kevin Crawford (Whistles), Trevor Hutchinson (Bass), Paul Meehan (Guitar), Sean Smyth (Fiddle), Cillian Vallely

Album: Lá Nua - Lunasa (Recordno: LRCD001) Lunasa Records LRCD001

Duration: 4:19


Title: Toccata In E Minor

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Amandine Savary (Piano)

Album: Bach Toccatas muso mu-007

Duration: 6:41


Title: Rubies De New York

Composer: Gardel, Carlos

Performer(s): Carlos Gardel

Album: 20 GRandes Exitos RCA 8287 654421 -2

Duration: 2:26


Title: Turtle Soup

Composer: Wood, Chris

Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar/Vocals), Andy Gangadeen(Drums); Robert Jarvis (Trombone); Barney Morse Brown(Cello)

Album: Handmade Life English Accoustic Collective RUFCD012

Duration: 6:01


Title: At Sea

Composer: Eick, Mathias

Performer(s): Gjermund Larsen (Vilin), Jon Balke (Piano), Et Al

Album: Midwest ECM Records ECM 2410 470 8910

Duration: 4:06


Title: Seafaring Man

Composer: Swan, Martin

Performer(s): Michaela Rowan (Vocals), Mouth Music

Album: The Essential Guide To Folk - CD3 Union Square ESGCD313-3

Duration: 4:59


Title: We All Fall In Love Sometimes

Composer: Elton John / Bernard Taupin

Performer(s): Ian Shaw (Vocal), Billy Childs (Piano), Eric Alexander (Sax), Mark Fletcher (Drums), Paul Bollenback (Guitar), Peter Washington

Album: A World Still Turning - Ian Shaw 441 Records FFO-0020

Duration: 4:21


Title: Mini-Concerto For Clarinet And String Orchestra (3rd Movement) Allegretto Moderato

Composer: Jacob, Gordon

Performer(s): Thea King (Clarinet), Northwest Chamber Orchestra Of Seattle

Album: Three English Clarinet Concertos Helios CDH55069

Duration: 2:13


Title: Piano Sonata In A (2nd Movement) Menuetto - Trio

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)

Album: Mozart (Recordno: 429739-2) Deutsche Grammophon 429739-2

Duration: 5:46


Title: Ter, Vor I Mej Le-Rinn (Lord, Who Makes The Spring Run From The Mountain Stones)

Composer: Sharafyan, Vache

Performer(s): The Hilliard Ensemble

Album: In Search of the Miraculous Louth Contemporary Music Society LCMS1301

Duration: 3:23


Title: Armenia

Composer: FARinha, Quim

Performer(s): Jivan Gasparyan (Duduk), Berroguetto

Album: Hepta Sargadelos BOA 10002029

Duration: 3:13


Title: Stick Stock

Composer: Portman, Emily

Performer(s): Emily Portman (Vocals)

Album: Stick Stock Furrow Records FUR002

Duration: 3:01


Title: Amine's Song

Composer: Lantos, Zoltan

Performer(s): Zoltan Lantos (Violin)

Album: Mirrorworld

Duration: 5:28


Title: The Spanish Lady

Performer(s): Donal Lunny (Guitar)

Album: Recorded at the Masters Of Tradition Festival Bantry 11 August 2004

Duration: 7:25


Title: Volver, Volver

Composer: Fernando Z. Maldonado Riviera

Performer(s): Concha Buika (Vocals), Ramon Porrina (Perc), Carlitos Sarduy (Trpt), Mandela (Trombone), Javier Limon (Flamenco Guitar), Ivan Lewis (Piano), Dany Noel (Bass), Horacio Hernandez (Drums)

Album: Buika: Nina de Fuego (Recordno: 2564695477) Casa Limon 2564695477

Duration: 4:23


Title: Das Alte Jahr Vergangen Ist

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Thomas Demenga (Cello), Thomas Larcher (Piano), Teodoro Anzellotti (Accordion)

Album: Chonguri ECM New Series ECM 1914 476 3022

Duration: 2:26


Title: For Pastora

Composer: Morente

Performer(s): Estrella Morente (Vocal), Alfredo Lagos (Guitar & Clapping)

Album: My Songs and a Poem Real World CDRW101

Duration: 4:05


Title: O Engraxador

Composer: Sobral, Luisa

Performer(s): Luisa Sobral (Vocals), Lynus Wyrsch (Clarinet), Jeff Miles (Guitar), Daniel Ori (Bass), Daniel Meran (Piano), Matthew Mcdonald (Trombon

Album: The Cherry on my Cake : Luisa Sobral (Record No. 2762902) Universal 2762902

Duration: 3:04


Title: Bernie

Composer: Hank Roberts

Performer(s): Hank Roberts (Cello), Marc Ducret (Guitar); Jim Black (Drums)

Album: Green Winter And Winter 910 141-2

Duration: 1:04


Title: Chiquilin De Bachin

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Juliane Banse (Vocal), 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic

Album: Astor Piazzolla - The Tango Way - The Classic Way EMI Odeon SAIC Argentina 724356794320

Duration: 5:15


Title: Our Es Mayr Im

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): Anna Mailian(Vocals), Sharakan Early Music Ensemble

Album: The Music Of Armenia- Volume 2 Celestial Harmonies 13116-2

Duration: 4:17


Title: Tu Del Ciel Ministro Eletto

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Julia Lezhneva (Soprano), Dmitry Sinkovsky (Violin), Il Giardino Armonico

Album: Julia Lezhneva: Handel Decca 478 6766

Duration: 7:12


Title: Happy But For How Long

Composer: Rebello, Jason

Performer(s): Jason Rebello (Piano)

Album: Held Edition EDN1071

Duration: 5:16


Title: I Am A Youth That's Inclined To Ramble

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Paul Brady (Vocals, Guitars), Andy Irvine (Hurdy Gurdy), Donal Lunny (Bouzouki)

Album: Dancer In The Fire (2-CD) (Recordno: PRPCD101) Proper PRPCD101

Duration: 6:13


Title: Beirut Windows

Composer: Tania Saleh

Performer(s): Tania Saleh

Album: A Few Images (Algumas Imagens) KKV FXCD 404

Duration: 4:03


Title: Nocturne In C Sharp Minor: Larghetto

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)

Album: In The Night Hyperion CDA67996

Duration: 5:02


Title: Banks And Braes

Composer: Trad Arr MacManus

Performer(s): Tony Macmanus (Guitar)

Album: Ceol More Greentrax CDTRAX226

Duration: 2:29



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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