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 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 Tuesday 18 June 2013


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Bachianas Brasileiras is Heitor Vill-Lobos' most famous work. There's more to this Brazilian and this week on the Blue, we'll spotlight the lesser known too.

    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..




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