The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    Dec 22. Carl will be spending some quality time at home for the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, Eamonn continues to pace the selections - and himself - during these early stages of his marathon Christmas run.

    Tonight, we'll hear a sample from a new CD of Schumann string quartets; recent Chick Corea; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones and Rosanne Cash; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticpated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 3 June 2013

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    June 1 - 7: Catalan soprano Montserrat Figueras, who recently died of cancer aged 69, was a specialist in baroque and earlier music. Her distinctive vocal style defined the ensembles she co-founded with husband, Jordi Savall. Fronting ensembles such as Hespèrion XX (which became Hespèrion XXI) and La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Montserrat's voice became synonymous with Spanish early music and with the laments and legends of Catalan folk-song. Carl and Eamonn have chosen Figueras as this week’s Blue Tunes Recommends and each night feature tracks from her extensive catalogue - on the Blue nightly at 10.

    Thought Fox Session

    Thought Fox are a group of improvisers from the Irish and UK jazz scene and are the winners of Music Network's Young Musicwide Award for 2010-2013. We featured them a while back on Blue, and you can watch videos of our recordings of My Guess, The Prime of Life and Neelin here:

     

     

      

     

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    "The Wexord Carols" - Caitriona O'Leary et al, and Chamber Choir Ireland: December 22nd - 28th

    Two new Irish releases are under the Christmas Week spotlight; Traditional Carols from the Old and New World by Chamber Choir Ireland (directed by Paul Hillier); and Heresy Records' "The Wexford Carols" - Dulra's Caitriona O'Leary joined by Tom Jones, Roseanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens for this Joe Henry production. Blue guarantees an eclectic, cool Yule...

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 21:55
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In C
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:06
    • 22:00
      Title: Walking With Bach
      Performer(s): Sule, László
      Performer(s): Sule, László
      Duration: 9:02
    • 22:11
      Title: Zamba De Ambato
      Performer(s): Cazenave
      Performer(s): Cazenave
      Duration: 6:14
    • 22:17
      Title: From The Invisible To The Visible
      Performer(s): Worden, Shara
      Performer(s): Worden, Shara
      Duration: 4:16
    • 22:22
      Title: Cinema Paradiso: Love Theme
      Performer(s): Andrea Morricone
      Performer(s): Andrea Morricone
      Duration: 3:51
    • 22:26
      Title: Nina Y Vina
      Performer(s): El Cancionero De La Colombina
      Performer(s): El Cancionero De La Colombina
      Duration: 1:38
    • 22:27
      Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra (1st Movement): Lagrima - Andante
      Performer(s): Tarrega
      Performer(s): Tarrega
      Duration: 2:23
    • 22:33
      Title: Concierto De Aranjuez
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 22:28
    • 22:57
      Title: Adagio Cantabile In G
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 6:53
    • 23:05
      Title: Shifting Structures
      Performer(s): Garry,Burke,Carpio,Hynes,Leseure
      Performer(s): Garry,Burke,Carpio,Hynes,Leseure
      Duration: 7:10
    • 23:12
      Title: False Persona
      Performer(s): Parkinson, Niamh
      Performer(s): Parkinson, Niamh
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:16
      Title: Estate
      Performer(s): Martino, Bruno
      Performer(s): Martino, Bruno
      Duration: 10:54
    • 23:22
      Title: La Colina De La Vida
      Performer(s): Gieco, Leon
      Performer(s): Gieco, Leon
      Duration: 6:15
    • 23:31
      Title: The Protecting Veil (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Duration: 15:20
    • 23:47
      Title: Ballade No.3 In A Flat Op.47
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 7:45
    • 23:54
      Title: A Case Of You
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:59
      Title: Passacaille
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 4:58
    • 00:05
      Title: As I Go I Sing
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:31
    • 00:09
      Title: Daybreak
      Performer(s): Lionaird, Iarla
      Performer(s): Lionaird, Iarla
      Duration: 5:20
    • 00:16
      Title: Lyric Epiphony
      Performer(s): Mcgrath,Mark Anthony
      Performer(s): Mcgrath,Mark Anthony
      Duration: 10:37
    • 00:27
      Title: Aurilla Mia
      Performer(s): Kapsberger, Johann
      Performer(s): Kapsberger, Johann
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:30
      Title: Arise, Arise! You Slumbering Sleepers
      Performer(s): Weir, Judith
      Performer(s): Weir, Judith
      Duration: 2:48
    • 00:33
      Title: I'M On Fire
      Performer(s): James / Worden
      Performer(s): James / Worden
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: The World Is Water
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Duration: 5:35
    • 00:43
      Title: Cycle Song
      Performer(s): David Darling
      Performer(s): David Darling
      Duration: 7:24
    • 00:50
      Title: Nana: Duermete, Nino, Duerme
      Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De
      Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De
      Duration: 4:44

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