The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Jan 28. On Wednesday's Blue a chance to hear jazzer Mark Murphy from a 1996 recording that has only recently been released;  more from the Morelenbaums, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Paulo Jobim (see Blue Tunes below); new choral recording from Ergodos label with Irish Youth Chamber Choir singing Howard Skempton; soundscapes for trumpet and electronics from Arve Henriksen and Jan Bang; music for film from Philip Glass (pictured); a Bach Cantata; a Schubert Impromptu and a Berber Lullaby from Montserrat Figueras; Renaissance music from the Mediterranean with ensemble Kithara; A Filetta Corsican Voices join Paulo Frescu on  Mistico Mediterraneo and while were there part of Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony;   For these and more delights join Carl... starting at 10pm....


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 19 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.

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    Tom Jobim tribute: January 26th - February 1st

    The cellist/arranger Jacques Morelenbaum and his singer/wife, Paula, were a big part of the life of Antonio Carlos Jobim (pictured), shaping the music of his last recordings. They paid a fitting tribute to “Tom” by recording an album in his Rio de Janeiro home studio - suitably titled "Casa".  We mark Tom Jobim’s birthday this week by shining the spotlight on this moving tribute with Ryucihi Sakamoto on piano and Jobim’s son Paulo on guitar.

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