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    Apr 28. On Tuesday's Blue we hear the first selections from this week's Recommended CD - from the Lyric Catalogue - Chamber Choir Ireland are the featured choice and we 'll hear a preview of a new release from Chatham Sax Quartet (see Blue Tunes below); Manhattan Transfer (visiting Dublin this week); Barbara Hendricks sings Aaron Copland; Rachel Podger play a Bach Partita; Paolo Conte sings of a Clown; and something from John Lennon's (pictured) songbook in advance of the RTE Concert Orchestra Thursday at NCH; more from Aran Corcoran's guitar suite "In The Woods" and more too from Irish band Hedge Schools; jazz guitarist Tommy Halferty and tad guitar from Mark Anthony McGrath;  For these and lots more join Carl for the 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 27 April 2015


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    RTÉ lyric fm began broadcasting 16 years ago this week and we mark the occasion with selections from the excellent Lyric CD label

    Blue Tunes Recommended -


    RTE Lyric fm Label Releases:  April 27h- May  3rd

    As RTÉ Lyric FM marks its 16th birthday on Friday of this week - we choose music and song from the extensive and highly thought of Lyric CD label which showcases Irish musical talent in both performance and composition. These selections will include a preview of a new release featuring the Chatham Saxophone Quartet performing new Irish works.



    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Kimia
      Composer: Tsumbu, Niwel
      Performer(s): Niwel Tsumbu (Guitar,Voice)
      Performer(s): Niwel Tsumbu (Guitar,Voice), Mike Cusato (Bass); Eamonn Cagney (Percussion)
      Album: Song of the Nations, Offbeat, OBRCD0015
      Duration: 5:53
    • 22:09
      Title: Six Dances In Bulgarian Rhythm - No. 1
      Composer: Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Album: Bartok, Debussy, Ravel - Joanna MacGregor, Collins Classics, 14042
      Duration: 2:19
    • 22:14
      Title: Slide
      Composer: Trad
      Performer(s): Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn
      Performer(s): Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn
      Album: Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, fROOTCD 51
      Duration: 3:34
    • 22:18
      Title: Medina Ii
      Composer: Delago, Manu
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards), Isa Kurz (Violin)
      Album: Bigger Than Home,, SWR 52/13
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:33
      Title: Bess, You Is My Woman Now
      Composer: Gershwin G / Gershwin I / Heyward D
      Performer(s): Miles Davis (Flugelhorn)
      Performer(s): Miles Davis (Flugelhorn), Orchestra Directed By Gil Evans
      Album: Porgy And Bess (Recordno: CK 65141), Columbia / Legacy, CK 65141
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:40
      Title: Jesu Joy Of Mans Desiring
      Composer: Bach
      Performer(s): The Classical Jazz Quartet
      Performer(s): The Classical Jazz Quartet
      Album: Christmas (recordno: Kob10014), Kind Of Blue, KOB10014
      Duration: 8:34
    • 22:53
      Title: Three Part Invention: No.2 In C Minor
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Janine Jansen (Violin)
      Performer(s): Janine Jansen (Violin), Maxim Rysanov (Viola) Torleif Thedeen (Cello)
      Album: Janine Jansen Bach Inventions and Partita (Recordno: 475 9081), Decca, 475 9081
      Duration: 2:15
    • 23:02
      Title: Scarborough Fair / Peg
      Composer: Traditional / Carrothers
      Performer(s): Bill Carrothers (Piano)
      Performer(s): Bill Carrothers (Piano)
      Album: Family Life (Recordno: PIT 3063), Pirouet Records, PIT 3063
      Duration: 5:50
    • 23:07
      Title: Hearts And Bones
      Composer: Simon, Paul Arr Nico Muhly
      Performer(s): Sam Amidon (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Aurora Orchestra
      Album: Roadtrip, Warner Classics, 0825646327911
      Duration: 4:50
    • 23:12
      Title: The Housatonic At Stockbridge
      Composer: Ives, Charles
      Performer(s): Aurora Orchestra
      Performer(s): Aurora Orchestra
      Album: Aurora Orchestra: Roadtrip, Warner Classics, 0825646327911
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:19
      Title: Oi Aika Ihanin
      Composer: Mustapaa
      Performer(s): Rajaton Vocal Ensemble
      Performer(s): Rajaton Vocal Ensemble
      Album: Nova (Recordno: MMCD111), Musicmakers, MMCD111
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: A Question About Angels (2004)
      Composer: Hammond, Philip
      Performer(s): Cliona Doris (Harp)
      Performer(s): Cliona Doris (Harp)
      Album: A Pale Yellow Sky - Cliona Doris, RTE Lyric fm, CD115
      Duration: 5:09
    • 23:32
      Title: The Blue Of The Night
      Composer: Van Schothorst, Anne; Somsen, Jasper
      Performer(s): Anne Van Schothorst (Harp); Jasper Somsen (Dbl Bass)
      Performer(s): Anne Van Schothorst (Harp); Jasper Somsen (Dbl Bass)
      Album: Private Recording
      Duration: 5:36
    • 23:37
      Title: Waxwing
      Composer: Roberts, Alasdair
      Performer(s): Olivia Chaney (Voice/Piano/Guitar)
      Performer(s): Olivia Chaney (Voice/Piano/Guitar)
      Album: The Longest River, Nonesuch Records 2015, Nonesuch 541711
      Duration: 3:25
    • 23:41
      Title: Si Dolce E'L Tormento
      Composer: Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Francesco Turrisi
      Performer(s): Francesco Turrisi
      Album: Si Dolce E'l Tormento, Diatribe Recordings, 509 9386 31700 5
      Duration: 2:26
    • 23:44
      Title: Henya
      Composer: Akinmusire, Ambrose
      Performer(s): Ambrose Akinmusire (Tpt)
      Performer(s): Ambrose Akinmusire (Tpt), Justin Brown (Drums),Gerald Clayton (Piano), Harish Raghavan (Bass),
      Album: When the Heart Emerges Glistening, Blue Note
      Duration: 5:21
    • 23:52
      Title: Winter Coats
      Composer: Barrett / Chester / Molloy / Murphy
      Performer(s): The Hedge Schools
      Performer(s): The Hedge Schools
      Album: At The End Of A Winding Day
      Duration: 4:11
    • 23:55
      Title: Autumn Leaves
      Composer: Mercer, Johnny
      Performer(s): Edith Piaf (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Edith Piaf (Vocals), Studio Orchestra
      Album: Eternelle - les plus grandes chansons dÉdith Piaf, Capitol, 072435938662
      Duration: 3:29
    • 00:00
      Title: Come Mai Puoi Vedermi Piangere (Singing The Part Of Arianna)
      Composer: Marcello, Benedetto
      Performer(s): Patricia Petibon (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Patricia Petibon (Soprano), Venice Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Patricia Petibon - Rosso (Italian Baroque Arias), Deutsche Grammophon, 4778763
      Duration: 5:13
    • 00:05
      Title: Rondeau Champetre
      Composer: Marais, Marin
      Performer(s): Jordi Savall (Viola Da Gamba)
      Performer(s): Jordi Savall (Viola Da Gamba), Rolf Lislevand (Lute) P.Pierlot
      Album: Harmonie Universelle 2, Aliavox, AV9839
      Duration: 3:30
    • 00:10
      Title: An Tsaileach
      Composer: Corcoran, Aran
      Performer(s): Aran Corcoran (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Aran Corcoran (Guitar)
      Album: Composer's copy, Private recording
      Duration: 4:52
    • 00:15
      Title: Iho
      Composer: Kalaniemi, Maria
      Performer(s): Maria Kalaniemi (Accordian)
      Performer(s): Maria Kalaniemi (Accordian), Aldargaz
      Album: Iho - Maria Kalaniemi and Aldargaz, Rykodisc, HNCD1396
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:22
      Title: Waiting
      Composer: Price, C / Mcnally, A
      Performer(s): The Unthanks
      Performer(s): The Unthanks
      Album: Mount The Air, Rabble Rouser Music, rrm013
      Duration: 2:51
    • 00:31
      Title: Mazurka-Etude
      Composer: Wallace, William Vincent
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Album: The Irish Piano, RTE lyric fm, CD138
      Duration: 3:35
    • 00:50
      Title: Guess I'Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
      Composer: S Cahn/J Styne
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra
      Album: Sings for Only the Lonely, Capitol, CDP7484712
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:58
      Title: Etude No.4 Inc Sharp Minor
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Maurizio Pollini
      Performer(s): Maurizio Pollini
      Album: Frederic Chopin : Etudes op.10 & op.25 - Maurizio Pollini, Deutsche Grammophon, 479 3768
      Duration: 2:01

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