The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    Dec 18; Thursday's Blue inches closer to Christmas and so we include a few more Seasonal gems....an extract from  A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten (pictured); a French Carol or two; The Eaken Piano Trio perform some Christmas Classics; Bert Jansch gets into the festive spirit and a Rutter arrangement wont go astray; aside from the Festive...we have Chamber music by Howard Skempton; Celli Monighetti play Alexander Knaifel; a new version of Strange Fruit by the band called Strange Fruit; a Mozart Andante for Oboe and Orchestra; Betty Carter sings of a Lonely House, Sinatra sings for Only the Lonely and we'll hear something from Sasha Siem - a British-Norwegian singer-songwriter and composer; there's also more from The Hilliard Ensemble (see Blue Tunes below); For these and much more... join Carl at 10

    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 Hilliard Ensemble; December 15th - 21st

    The Hilliard Ensemble has released more than 30 albums on the ECM label including their latest Transeamus.  They hang up their music stands at year’s end after 4 remarkable decades. This week Blue recalls some of their masterful performances as well as the new release - a suitable pre-Christmas Blue Tunes recommendation..

     

     

     

    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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