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    Coming up on Monday...

    Sept 22: On Monday's Blue we'll dip into our featutred album - Moderato Cantabile by Anja Lechner and Francois Couturier (see Blue Tunes below); June Tabor sings a Maggie Holland classic; French producer Nicolas Repac remixes Gene Kelly;  Pat Metheny and Charlie Haden, old mates together playing Morricone; Irish singer Ronan Hession AKA Mumblin Deaf Ro; a Haydn Violin Concerto; Chamber Choir Ireland sing my namesake Frank Corcoran;  new from Begley McKay and Stout; Buille with a Vallely tune; and Scottish harpist Savourna Stevenson reflects on the Referendum with Cutting the Chord; New from Shara Worden AKA My Brightest Diamond (pictured); These and lots more. Join Carl for a 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 18 September 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    An English jazz dynasty, The Dankworths - John, Jacqui, Alec and Cleo Laine - is featured on the programme this week. We'll even hear some of John's creations for film and TV.

    Blue Tunes Recommended

    Moderato Cantabile; Lechner  + Couturier; Sept 22nd - 28th 

    For many years, classically-trained cellist Anja Lechner and jazz pianist Francois Couturier collaborated in the Tarkovsky Quartet. This month, the pair released new arrangements of works by Federico Mompou, G.I. Gurdjieff and Komitas. Hear selections from “Moderato cantabile” each night this week.


    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:06
      Title: String Quartet No. 3 (1985) (I) 1957 Award Montage
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass, Orange Mountain Music/Music Network, OMM 0092
      Duration: 4:17
    • 22:11
      Title: String Quartet No.14 In A Flat Major - Iii. Lento E Molto Cantabile
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Frantisek Souchek, Petr Strizek (Violins)
      Performer(s): Frantisek Souchek, Petr Strizek (Violins), Petr Holman (Viola), Vladimir Fortin (Cello)
      Album: Dvorak - Strings Quartets... Zemlinsky Quartet (Recordno: PRD / DSD 250 300), Praga Digitals, PRD / DSD 250 300
      Duration: 7:38
    • 22:19
      Title: Amazing Grace --
      Composer: Walker, William
      Performer(s): Arnaud Thorette (Viola), Johan Farjot (Piano)
      Performer(s): Arnaud Thorette (Viola), Johan Farjot (Piano), Raphael Imbert (Saxophone)
      Album: Miroir(s) - Ensemble Contraste (Recordno: V 5339), Naive, V 5339
      Duration: 2:54
    • 22:31
      Title: Nunc Dimittis --
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Kaia Urb (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Kaia Urb (Soprano), Estonian Philharmonic Choir
      Album: Arvo Part- Da Pacem, Harmonia Mundi, HMU 907401
      Duration: 6:55
    • 22:38
      Title: Sexfaldur
      Composer: Amiina
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Album: Kurr ~~ H871307, Blaskjar, N/K
      Duration: 4:47
    • 22:42
      Title: Annan Waters
      Composer: Trad Arr Begley Mckay Stout
      Performer(s): Brendan Begley, Caitriona Mckay And Chris Stout
      Performer(s): Brendan Begley, Caitriona Mckay And Chris Stout
      Album: Begley McKay Stout, MSM, MSM003 CD
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:49
      Title: The Coast Of Galicia
      Composer: Whelan, Bill
      Performer(s): Laoise Kelly (Harp)
      Performer(s): Laoise Kelly (Harp)
      Album: Just Harp, LK001
      Duration: 3:53
    • 22:55
      Title: River Man
      Composer: Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Brad Mehldau (Piano)
      Performer(s): Brad Mehldau (Piano), Jorge Rossy (Drums), Larry Grenadier (Bass)
      Album: Songs the Art of the Trio - Volume 3, Warner, 9362470512
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:01
      Title: Piano Sonata No. 1 In D Minor Op. 28 (2nd Movement) Lento
      Complete Work Name: Piano Sonata No. 1 In D Minor Op. 28
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano)
      Album: The Complete Piano Music of Sergei Rachmaninov - Howard Shelley - Disk 6, Hyperion, CDS44046
      Duration: 9:35
    • 23:13
      Title: What Is This Thing Called Love?
      Composer: Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Paul Motian (Drums), Joe Lovano (Tenor Sax)
      Performer(s): Paul Motian (Drums), Joe Lovano (Tenor Sax), Bill Frisell (Electric Guitar), Charlie Haden (Bass)
      Album: Paul Motian On Broadway - Vol 1, Winter & Winter, 910 179-2
      Duration: 4:55
    • 23:18
      Title: Ain't Got No Tears Left
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard, Comden, Betty, Green, Adolph
      Performer(s): Cleo Laine
      Performer(s): Cleo Laine, London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Leonard Bernstein Theatre Works (Recordno: 002894779262), Deutsche Grammophon, 002894779262
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:22
      Title: Calle 7
      Composer: Cantuaria, Vinicius/Frisell, Bill
      Performer(s): Vinicius Canuaria (Vocals/Guitar/Percussion)
      Performer(s): Vinicius Canuaria (Vocals/Guitar/Percussion), Bill Frisell (Guitars/Loops)
      Album: Lagrimas Mexicanas, Naive, NJ 621011
      Duration: 5:05
    • 23:29
      Title: Katy's Tune
      Composer: Colm Ó Snodaigh
      Performer(s): Kila
      Performer(s): Kila, Sallay Garnett (Vocal)
      Album: Soisín, Kila Records, KRCD014
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:33
      Title: The Jack Of Diamonds
      Composer: Trad Arr O Raghallaigh/Trueman
      Performer(s): Caoimhin O Raghallaigh And Dan Trueman (Hardanger Fiddles)
      Performer(s): Caoimhin O Raghallaigh And Dan Trueman (Hardanger Fiddles)
      Album: Laghdú, Self Released, Self Release imdn- nm3
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:41
      Title: My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose
      Composer: Burns Arr Ranagri
      Performer(s): Ranagri
      Performer(s): Ranagri
      Album: Promo Release
      Duration: 2:31
    • 23:44
      Title: Into The Night
      Composer: Badalamenti, Angelo / Lynch, David
      Performer(s): Julee Cruise (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Julee Cruise (Vocals), Angelo Badalamenti (Synth/Piano)
      Album: Music From Twin Peaks, Warner Bros, 7599-26316-2
      Duration: 4:44
    • 23:51
      Title: Canon Alla Ottava
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Fretwork
      Album: Fretwork: Bach - The Art of the Fugue, Harmonia Mundi, HMX 2907296
      Duration: 4:30
    • 23:55
      Title: Sonata K. 377 (Scarlatti)/Improvisation On Sonata K. 377 (Pieranunzi)
      Composer: Scarlatti/Pieranunzi
      Performer(s): Enrico Pieranunzi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Enrico Pieranunzi (Piano)
      Album: Enrico Pieranunzi plays Scarlatti, CAM Jazz, PRM 7812-2
      Duration: 5:28
    • 00:02
      Title: Adagio Cantabile In G
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe
      Album: Haydn - Cello Concertos, BMG, 09026685782
      Duration: 6:38
    • 00:10
      Title: Willow Weep For Me -- Not Available
      Composer: Ronnell, Ann
      Performer(s): Cannonball Adderley (Alto Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Cannonball Adderley (Alto Saxophone)
      Album: Late Nite Jazz, Savoy Jazz / Metro, METRCD129
      Duration: 6:22
    • 00:17
      Title: The Ghost
      Composer: Tighe, Dylan
      Performer(s): Dyln Tighe (Vocals, Guitar, Keys)
      Performer(s): Dyln Tighe (Vocals, Guitar, Keys), Sean Macerlaine (Sax/Clar); Donal Macerlaine (Saw)
      Album: Record, Self Release, 5060195513711
      Duration: 3:48
    • 00:21
      Title: All Sung A Slender Song
      Composer: Macerlaine, Sean
      Performer(s): Sean Macerlaine (Clarinets, Electronics)
      Performer(s): Sean Macerlaine (Clarinets, Electronics)
      Album: All Sung a Slender Song (Advance Download), Diatribe, Diatribe
      Duration: 3:27
    • 00:27
      Title: Suite Populaire Bresilienne - Mazurka
      Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
      Album: The Latin American Guitar - A timeless collection of Latin American Guitar Classics, Naxos, 8.570163-64
      Duration: 3:33
    • 00:30
      Title: Nel Mezzo
      Composer: Turrisi, Francesco
      Performer(s): Francesco Turrisi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Francesco Turrisi (Piano), Fulvio Sigurta (Trumpet/Flugelhorn); Joao Lobo (Drums)
      Album: Songs of Experience, Taquin Records, TAQCD003
      Duration: 6:17
    • 00:38
      Title: Hello Earth
      Composer: Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Kate Bush (Voice/Piano)
      Performer(s): Kate Bush (Voice/Piano), Donal Lunny (Bouzouki); Liam O'Flynn(Pipes); Eberhard Weber(Bass); Stuart Elliott(Drums); Brian Bath (Guitar), Richard Hickox Singers
      Album: Hounds of Love/The Ninth Wave, EMI, CDP7461642
      Duration: 6:13
    • 00:45
      Title: Song
      Composer: Monk, Daniel
      Performer(s): Jacqui Dankworth (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Brodsky Quartet
      Album: Moodswings, Bordsky Records, BRD3501
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:49
      Title: Jordens Oro Viker
      Composer: Norman, Ludvig
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening, Convivium Records, CR017
      Duration: 5:43
    • 00:56
      Title: Suzanne -- Not Available
      Composer: Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen (Vocal)
      Album: Songs of Leonard Cohen ~~ B496701, Columbia, 4686002
      Duration: 3:48

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