The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Oct 30: On Thursday's Blue Carl links two generations of Savalls - patriarch Jordi (pictured) with his Ensemble Hesperion XXI and the junior member Ferran from his recent CD Impro; more interpretations by Jacques Loussier (see BLUE TUNES, below); a touch of Bossa Harpa from Cristina Braga; the latest from percussive guitarist Preston Reed; Deborah York sings Vivaldi; Max Richter spring cleans Vivaldi; Christine Tobin sings Leonard Cohen; Kate Bush from her Director's Cut release; a Bach Cello Suite and a whole lot more; Join Carl at 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 19 June 2013

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    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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    Jacques Loussier: Oct 27th - Nov 2

    Pianist Jacques Loussier turns 80 this week (Sun 26). He composed soundtracks for over 67 films but his best known works are his Jazz treatments of the music of composers such as Satie,  Debussy, Ravel, Vivaldi, Schumann  and in particular Bach with the 2005 album Take Bach. All this week, a birthday tribute as Blue plays Loussier interpreting others. We dip into 2 2-CD retrospective releases which came out this year, "My Personal Favorites: The Jacques Loussier Trio Plays Bach" and "Beyond Bach: Other Composers I Adore"..

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