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 Thursday 6 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Montserrat Figueras is synonymous with Spanish early music and the laments of Catalan folk-song. She is the Blue Tunes artist all this week.

    More Music Played on the Show

    Track Name: Horizon Variations
    Composer: Richter, Max
    Duration: 01:53

    Track Name: Avondale
    Composer: Condell, Sonny
    Duration: 03:25

    Track Name: Send in The Clowns
    Composer: Sondheim, StephenSoloist: Theo Bleckmann (vocals)
    Duration: 03:37

    Track Name: The Water
    Composer: Feist / Canning
    Duration: 04:24

    Track Name: Over The Rainbow
    Composer: Harburg, E.Y./Arlen, Harold
    Duration: 05:09

    Track Name: Nocturne
    Composer: Bax, Arnold
    Duration: 05:37

    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

    • 21:55
      Title: Yesqueros
      Performer(s): Granaina, Media
      Performer(s): Granaina, Media
      Duration: 3:37
    • 21:59
      Title: Afterwards
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Duration: 3:16
    • 22:02
      Title: Impromptu No.1 In A Flat Op29
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:08
      Title: String Quartet No. 3: (Vi) Michima Closing
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:10
    • 22:11
      Title: Al Birwa
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Duration: 5:06
    • 22:17
      Title: Verso
      Performer(s): Vaananen, Timo
      Performer(s): Vaananen, Timo
      Duration: 7:10
    • 22:29
      Title: Hello It's Me
      Performer(s): Reed/Cale
      Performer(s): Reed/Cale
      Duration: 3:18
    • 22:39
      Title: Sonata A 4 In G Minor - La Sampiera
      Performer(s): Cazzati, Maurizio
      Performer(s): Cazzati, Maurizio
      Duration: 3:52
    • 22:43
      Title: Qui Sedes Ad Dexteram Patris
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 5:26
    • 22:49
      Title: Zygotos
      Performer(s): Balke, Jon
      Performer(s): Balke, Jon
      Duration: 4:50
    • 22:53
      Title: Nu Solen Gar Ned (The Sun Is Setting)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:16
    • 22:59
      Title: Calle 7
      Performer(s): Cantuaria, Vinicius/Frisell, Bill
      Performer(s): Cantuaria, Vinicius/Frisell, Bill
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:04
      Title: On Yonder Hill
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Sam Lee
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Sam Lee
      Duration: 6:34
    • 23:12
      Title: Cello Concerto In B Flat (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Duration: 6:50
    • 23:18
      Title: Reverie
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:09
    • 23:24
      Title: Once Upon A Summertime
      Performer(s): Legrand/Barclay/Marnay/Mercer
      Performer(s): Legrand/Barclay/Marnay/Mercer
      Duration: 5:48
    • 23:29
      Title: Bound For The Beauty Of The South
      Performer(s): Svensson/Berglund/Ostrom
      Performer(s): Svensson/Berglund/Ostrom
      Duration: 5:21
    • 23:36
      Title: Yellow
      Performer(s): Berryman/Buckland/Champion/Martin
      Performer(s): Berryman/Buckland/Champion/Martin
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:40
      Title: Realta Na Maidne (Morning Star)
      Performer(s): Trad Arr C O'Leary/Dulra
      Performer(s): Trad Arr C O'Leary/Dulra
      Duration: 5:48
    • 23:48
      Title: Veirleh Mir Gnad Zu Dieser Frist
      Performer(s): Sholdice, Garrett
      Performer(s): Sholdice, Garrett
      Duration: 7:57
    • 23:56
      Title: Clar Concerto In A (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 8:07
    • 00:05
      Title: Carraroe/Out On The Ocean
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:10
      Title: Bobby D
      Performer(s): O'Neill, Lisa
      Performer(s): O'Neill, Lisa
      Duration: 3:24
    • 00:14
      Title: A Summer Afternoon
      Performer(s): Sauter, Eddie
      Performer(s): Sauter, Eddie
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:20
      Title: Brushwork
      Performer(s): Coniglio, Enrico
      Performer(s): Coniglio, Enrico
      Duration: 4:26
    • 00:30
      Title: Swans
      Performer(s): Holden D / Holden L
      Performer(s): Holden D / Holden L
      Duration: 5:18
    • 00:36
      Title: Piano Trio In C Minor (3rd Movement) Andante Grazioso
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 4:44
    • 00:41
      Title: Lavava Y Suspiraba
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Duration: 5:49
    • 00:47
      Title: Line
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Album: Real World 25
      Duration: 7:44

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