The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    July 23: Tonight, Eamonn sits in for Carl to link up Patty Griffin, ahead of her September date in Dublin; a new recording of Grieg's "Lyric Pieces" by Spanish pianist Javier Perianes; jazz wunderkind Joey Alexander; part of a Shostakovich cello sonata; singer/songwriter Gwyneth Herbert (pictured), in advance of an Irish tour that starts in Wexford at the end of the month; 2 x Scott Joplin; an orchestration of Pete Townshend's "Quadrophenia"; jazz singer Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below); and guitarist Antoine Berthiaume. 10pm start...

    Mon 27th - Thurs 30th July: Carl's on his holidays this week. Ellen Cranitch will be here to help us wind down with the usual blend of tasteful late-night selections, including a nightly nocturne or two (see below).

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 29 July 2015


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    The dictionary defines them as "inspired by, or evocative of, the night". Nocturnes - the perfect fit for the Blue of the Night all this week - from John Field, Chopin and others

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Helen Merrill; July 20th - 26th

    Helen Merrill (pictured) sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Stan Getz, Hank Jones et al, all this week on BLUE.

    July 27th - August 2nd

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for  The Blue Of The Night.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Aria And Goldberg Variation
      Composer: Bach, J.S.
      Performer(s): Iiro Rantala (Piano)
      Performer(s): Iiro Rantala (Piano)
      Album: Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic 1, ACT, ACT 9556-2
      Duration: 7:10
    • 22:08
      Title: Prelude
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Richard Galliano (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Jean-Marc Phillips & Sebastien Surel (Violin), Jean Marc Apap (Viola. Alto), Raphael Pidoux (Cello) Stephane Logerot (Double Bass)
      Album: Richard Galliano: Bach, Deutsche Grammophon, 4803341
      Duration: 2:21
    • 22:10
      Title: Calusari 2
      Composer: Trad Arr Kopatchinsky
      Performer(s): Patricia Koptchinskaja (Violin)
      Performer(s): Patricia Koptchinskaja (Violin), Viktor Kopatchinsky (Cimbalom)
      Album: Rapsodia, Naive, V5193
      Duration: 2:33
    • 22:18
      Title: Comme Ci, Comme Ca
      Composer: Coquatrix, Dudan & Goell
      Performer(s): Louis Stewart (Guitar); Jim Doherty (Piano)
      Performer(s): Louis Stewart (Guitar); Jim Doherty (Piano)
      Album: Tunes, Beechpark Records, BPRCD001
      Duration: 6:06
    • 22:39
      Title: Cantata 208 Sheep May Safely Graze Blithe Bells
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Piers Lane (Piano)
      Performer(s): Piers Lane (Piano)
      Album: Bach: Piano Transcriptions 3 - Friedman, Grainer, Murdoch - Piers Lane, Hyperion, CDA67344
      Duration: 4:09
    • 22:43
      Title: The Moon (And The Air It Moves)
      Composer: Ostrom, Magnus
      Performer(s): Magnus Ostrum (Drums, Voice Keys Etc)
      Performer(s): Magnus Ostrum (Drums, Voice Keys Etc), Andreas Hourdakis (Guitar, Banjo), Daniel Karlsson (Piano , Keys), Thobias Gabrielson (Bass)
      Album: Searching for Jupiter, ACT, ACT 9541-2
      Duration: 7:05
    • 23:00
      Title: Elegie
      Composer: Ogerman, Claus
      Performer(s): Bill Evans
      Performer(s): Bill Evans, Chuck Israels (Bass), Larry Bunker Or Grady Tate (Drums), Unnamed Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Bill Evans With Symphony Orchestra, Polygram, 821 983-2
      Duration: 5:12
    • 23:05
      Title: Si Vous Aimiez
      Composer: Trenet/ Chauliac
      Performer(s): Charles Trenet
      Performer(s): Charles Trenet
      Album: 40 Gold Chansons Vol 2, Douce France, DF 008
      Duration: 3:12
    • 23:09
      Title: Les Moulins De Mon Coeur
      Composer: Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Jessye Norman
      Performer(s): Jessye Norman, Ron Carter (Bass), Michel Legrand (Piano), Grady Tate (Drums)
      Album: I was born in love with you, Philips, 456 654-2
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:14
      Title: Arietta
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Dag Arnesen (Piano)
      Performer(s): Dag Arnesen (Piano), Terje Gewelt (Bass), Pal Thowsen (Drums)
      Album: Norwegian Song, Resonant Music, RW 17-2
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:18
      Title: The Way You Look Tonight
      Composer: J Kern/ D Fields
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett
      Album: Tony Bennett Sings The Ultimate American Songbook Vol1, Columbia
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:23
      Title: String Quartet In A Minor 2.Andante
      Composer: Moeran, E.J.
      Performer(s): Maggini String Quartet
      Performer(s): Maggini String Quartet
      Album: Moeran String Quartets, Naxos, 8.554079
      Duration: 5:27
    • 23:29
      Title: Serenade For Tenor,Horn And Strngs (3rd Movement) Nocturne
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Ian Bostridge (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Ian Bostridge (Tenor), Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Marie Luise Neunecker (Horn)
      Album: Serenade / Our Hunting Fathers - Ian Bostridge, Emi Classics, 5568712
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:33
      Title: Nocturne In E Flat Major
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Album: Angela Hewitt: Chopin Nocturnes, Hyperion, CDA67371/2
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:38
      Title: I Fall In Love Too Easily
      Composer: Sammy Cahn/Julie Styne
      Performer(s): Cormac Kenevey
      Performer(s): Cormac Kenevey
      Album: Art Of Dreaming (recordno: Cdd79853), Candid, CDD79853
      Duration: 3:18
    • 23:44
      Title: Mazurka No.2 In F Minor - Lento
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)
      Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)
      Album: Maria Joao Pires - Chopin, Deutsche Grammophon, 4777483
      Duration: 2:08
    • 23:48
      Title: Cruelle Mere Des Amour Prelude Et Air Act 1 Scene
      Composer: Rameau, Jean Philippe
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Phedre)
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Phedre), Les Arts Florissant
      Album: Ombre de Mon Amant, Archiv, 4778610
      Duration: 5:36
    • 23:53
      Title: Lullaby
      Composer: Mendoza, Vince
      Performer(s): Hector Del Curto (Bandoneon)
      Performer(s): Hector Del Curto (Bandoneon), Fred Sherry (Cello)
      Album: Nights On Earth - Vince Mendoza, Art Of Groove, MIG 80122 CD
      Duration: 5:08
    • 00:00
      Title: Galilean Lullaby
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Reem Kelani
      Performer(s): Reem Kelani
      Album: Songlines TOTW 57, Songlines, STWCD33
      Duration: 5:19
    • 00:07
      Title: Dun Do Shuil
      Composer: Trad Arr Altan/Orchestral Arr Fiachra Trench
      Performer(s): Altan
      Performer(s): Altan
      Album: Altan, Arts Council, ALT0001
      Duration: 3:28
    • 00:08
      Title: God Bless The Child
      Composer: Holiday / Herzog
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin (Vocals)
      Album: The Queen In Waiting (2-CD) (Recordno: COL 508621 2), Columbia / Legacy, COL 508621 2
      Duration: 3:03
    • 00:13
      Title: Track One ( No Titles On This Album)
      Composer: Arnalds, Ólafur
      Performer(s): Olafur Arnalds
      Performer(s): Olafur Arnalds And Ensemble
      Album: and they have escaped the weight of darkness, Erased Tapes, ERATP022CD
      Duration: 3:25
    • 00:17
      Title: Clarinet Quintet In B Minor Op. 115 (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Paul Meyer (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Paul Meyer (Clarinet), Capucon Quartet - Renaud Capucon, Aki Sauliere (Violins), Beatrice Muthelet (Viola) & Gautier Capucon (Cello)
      Album: Brahms: Double Concerto - Clarinet Quintet, Virgin Classics, 00946 395147 2 4
      Duration: 11:10
    • 00:29
      Title: Kyrie And Gloria
      Composer: Brumel, Antoine
      Performer(s): The Hilliard Ensemble
      Performer(s): The Hilliard Ensemble
      Album: Antoine Brumel, CORO, COR16052
      Duration: 9:13
    • 00:38
      Title: Trio For Piano, Cello And Violin
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Gil Shaham (Violin)
      Performer(s): Gil Shaham (Violin), Akira Eguchi (Piano), Brinton Smith ('Cello)
      Album: The Fauré Album, Canary Classics/ Artemis Classics LLC, ATM-CD-1239
      Duration: 6:05
    • 00:55
      Title: Elegy For William Burroughs And Allen Ginsberg
      Composer: Brad Mehldau
      Performer(s): Brad Mehldau
      Performer(s): Brad Mehldau
      Album: Elegiac Cycle, Warner Brothers, 9 47357-2
      Duration: 4:43

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