The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday...

    Oct 20: On Monday's Blue, a Philip Glass Concerto for Violin - but played on Soprano Sax; some of the artists appearing next weekend at Cork Jazz including genre-defying Ensemble Eriu, indie folk duo Slow Skies and Norwegian saxophonist Håkon Kornstad; Irish "punk traddies"  is how they describe themselves....Lynched from their cd Cold Old Fire; Karin Krog sings with pianist Steve Kuhn; Fiona Kelleher sings a Cyril Tawney song while French soprano Patricia Petibon sings part of Poulenc's Stabat Mater; Father and son team of Ellis and Wynton Marsalis(pictured) while The Unthanks sing Ewan McColl's Father's Song; Franz Liszt is in the Blue Tunes spotlight - see Blue Tunes below; For these and more join Carl 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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    Franz Liszt: Oct 20th - 26th 

    Franz Liszt is remembered as a virtuoso. Much of his self-composed concert repertoire is considered to be the most technically-difficult music written for piano. In the week of the anniversary of his birth, we feature Liszt's late career compositions, including low-key pieces for cello and piano performed by, amongst others, Paul Lewis, Nikolai Lugansky, Pascal Amoyel and Emmanuelle Bertrand.

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