The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 10 June 2013

This Week on Blue....

Pianist Ivan Ilic is a regular visitor to Ireland and returns this month for a brief tour. The Serbian-American Paris-based pianist has signed a new multi-album recording contract with Chandos Records, following internationally acclaimed recordings of Godowsky and Feldman. His first project under the label will be a series devoted to the solo piano works of Czech composer Antoine Reicha, a contemporary and lifelong friend of Beethoven. Ivan joins Carl Wednesday night for a Blue of the Night Session and we'll feature tracks from Ivan's extensive discography all week. You can listen to the entire interview and session here::

 And you can watch our exclusive video footage here:

Listen Again...

Raised in the heart of the Kerry Gaeltacht and immersed in traditional music since childhood, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh is one of Ireland's leading traditional singers. For thirteen years she was the singer and flute player with Danú before embarking on a solo career that encompasses a wide range of activities including singing, composing, tutoring and most recently broadcasting. While she maintains a strict adherence to the tradition in much of her music, she is also determined to add other colours to her palette with some recent musical adventures. Enjoy this wide range all week on Blue as she is under the Blue spotlight. And on Wednesday Muireann joins us for a Live Session accompanied by the brilliant Gerry O'Beirne. (Photo:Bríd Ní Luasaigh)

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

Anne Queffélec is an award-winning pianist. Each night this week, Carl and Eamonn will air tracks from the Parisian's new CD of early 20th century French music, Satie & Compagnie.


It's been a sad year for the music world with the loss of many iconic figures. One of our own legends, jazz guitarist Louis Stewart left us earlier this year. Louis' musical legacy is recognised and lauded in the international jazz world. At home in Ireland, where he chose to base himself even at the peak of his international fame, he became a friend and mentor to many in a burgeoning jazz community. His loss is immense. In March 2014, Louis was the featured artist on The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran. This special programme features many of Louis' wonderful performances and his chat with Carl, recalling his early days and the highlights of his international career.

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Music Played on the Show


Title: Metamorphosis One

Performer(s): Glass, Philip

Duration: 5:54


Title: In The Time Of Peace

Performer(s): Perrin, Lola

Duration: 2:22


Title: Piano Quintet In G Minor Op. 57 - Movement V - Finale

Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri

Duration: 7:13


Title: Virgo Prudentissima / Magnificat

Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon

Duration: 5:14


Title: Then The Letting Go

Composer: Bonnie Prince Billy

Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy, Emmett Kelly (Guitar), Daim Mccarthy (Vocals), Paul Oldham (Bass), Valgeir Sigurdsson (Mixing), Jim White (Drums

Album: The Letting Go - Bonnie Prince Billy / Domino Records / WIGCD182

Duration: 5:19


Title: I Woke Up With The Blues In My Fingers

Performer(s): Johnson

Duration: 3:28


Title: Piano Sonata No. 23 In F Major Hob. Xvi 23 (2nd Movement) Adagio

Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph

Duration: 7:28


Title: L'Incoronazione Di Poppea - Duo Final Poppea / Nerone "Pur Ti Mi

Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio

Duration: 4:33


Title: Among The Wicklow Hills

Performer(s): Turner, Pierce

Duration: 2:49


Title: Cailín Na Nurla Donn

Performer(s): Trad Ni Bheaglaoich/Lunny

Duration: 4:58


Title: Don't Ever Leave Me

Composer: Kern / Hammerstein

Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)

Album: Jasmine - Keith Jarrett / Charlie Haden / Ecm 2165 / 2733485

Duration: 3:11


Title: Lets Do It

Performer(s): Porter, Cole

Duration: 3:01


Title: Reverie

Performer(s): Debussy, Claude

Duration: 5:09


Title: Violin Sonata (3rd Movement) Finale

Performer(s): Debussy, Claude

Duration: 4:49


Title: Alas De Plata

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 4:41


Title: Freedom Flight/ Blackbird

Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney

Duration: 7:53


Title: Within You Without You

Performer(s): Harrison, George

Duration: 5:20


Title: Aaj Ki Raat

Performer(s): Burman

Duration: 5:08


Title: You Must Believe In Spring

Performer(s): Bergman/Demy/Legrand

Duration: 6:06


Title: Lova Lova Lina

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 3:53


Title: String Quintet In C Minor, Op103 (2nd Movement) Andante Cantabil

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 8:35


Title: Track 04

Performer(s): Fullbrook, Hollie

Duration: 3:45


Title: Complex Heaven

Performer(s): Eno, Brian

Duration: 3:20


Title: False Persona

Performer(s): Parkinson, Niamh

Duration: 4:10


Title: Mimosa

Performer(s): Surman, John

Duration: 4:31


Title: Melodie From Album Of The Young

Performer(s): Schumann, Robert

Duration: 2:03


Title: Blind Willie Mctell

Performer(s): Dylan, Bob

Duration: 6:07


Title: Don't Think Twice, It's Alright

Performer(s): Dylan, Bob

Duration: 5:04


Title: Say, Love If Ever Thou Didst Find

Performer(s): Dowland, John

Duration: 3:10


Title: I Should Care

Performer(s): Weston / Cahn / Stordahl

Duration: 5:04



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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