The Blue of the Night

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 2 July 2013

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

All this week Carl and Eamonn are featuring recordings by the Grammy-winning American singer/songwriter Loudon Wainwright III (including "The Grammy Song"!).

 Listen again: Christy Moore Session

Carl is joined by musician and songwriter Christy Moore for a special session on Carl's final live Blue of the Night. Christy's songs span the gamut of human emotion and experience and Carl will chat to him about his musical career and enjoy a live performance from one of Ireland's best loved musicians.

Listen Again:

On Carl Corcoran's final week with The Blue of the Night, he was visited from young Dublin-based Sun Collective - led by singer songwriter Caimin Gilmore.

Watch Again: The Blue of the Shortest Night Live from Studio 1

Carl Corcoran was joined for a very special Blue of the Shortest Night, a live concert broadcast from Studio 1 in the RTÉ Radio Centre. In association with Music Network, the Blue of the Night presented an evening of live music, showcasing some of the finest musical talent in the country.

The line-up included Baroque folk music from Sonamus, a unique combination of instruments performed by Cormac Breatnach (susato whistles), Annette Cleary (cello), Rachel Factor (harpsichord) and Eamon Sweeney (baroque guitar). A violin trio brought together Katherine Hunka, Ioana Petcu-Colan and Helena Wood for music ranging from classical to contemporary. And hailing from Béal Átha an Ghaorthaidh in the Múscraí Gaeltacht of northwest Cork, sean nós singer Nell Ní Chróinín. 

The exceptionally talented Aoife Doyle Band starred some of the Blue's favourite jazz musicians including Aoife on vocals, Johnny Taylor (piano), Andrew Csibi (double bass) and Dominic Mullan (drums). and to round it off, The Chatham Saxophone Quartet.  All this guaranteed that this special Blue of the Shortest Night will live long in the memory.

Music Played on the Show

21:59

Title: Suite For Two Violins (I) Ragtime

Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir

Duration: 3:45

22:02

Title: Concerto In D Minor (After Marcello): Adagio

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 4:41

22:06

Title: Dieppe

Performer(s): Mckay, Deirdre

Duration: 5:20

22:13

Title: Automne

Performer(s): Grappelli

Duration: 5:55

22:19

Title: In The Spirit

Performer(s): Friedlander, Erik

Duration: 4:15

22:24

Title: Achill Air

Performer(s): Trad Arr

Duration: 3:36

22:27

Title: Se Voce Me Ama

Performer(s): Gardot, Melody/Pereira, Heitor

Duration: 5:07

22:42

Title: Something Good

Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard

Duration: 3:45

22:45

Title: Xanadu

Performer(s): Lynne, Jeff/Farrar, John

Duration: 4:00

22:50

Title: Al Birwa

Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar

Duration: 5:06

22:55

Title: Stormy Weather

Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Koehler, Ted

Duration: 4:32

22:58

Title: We Don't Care

Performer(s): Not Stated

Duration: 4:15

23:05

Title: Sonata In C Major Kv 545 - Movement I - Allegro

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 4:53

23:09

Title: Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ

Performer(s): O'Connor, Simon

Duration: 6:58

23:17

Title: An Cailin Rua; The Redhead

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 2:58

23:27

Title: Glad To See You've Got Religion

Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon

Duration: 4:11

23:31

Title: Moonbeam Passage

Performer(s): Tweed

Duration: 6:31

23:39

Title: Three Pieces For Strings: Lament

Performer(s): Kelly, Thomas C

Duration: 4:15

23:43

Title: White Man Sleeps - Fourth Dance

Performer(s): Volans, Kevin

Duration: 8:23

23:53

Title: The Meaning Of Love

Performer(s): Kuhn, Steve

Duration: 5:58

23:59

Title: Into My Arms

Performer(s): Cave, Nick

Duration: 4:30

00:05

Title: Clarinet Quintet In A K581 (2nd Movement) Larghetto

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 7:17

00:12

Title: Pulcherrima Rosa

Performer(s): Anonymous

Duration: 7:10

00:20

Title: Etude 3

Performer(s): Muhly, Nico

Duration: 5:18

00:25

Title: Slow Twitchy Organs

Performer(s): Muhly, Nico

Duration: 3:45

00:31

Title: Jessica's Sunwheel

Performer(s): David Darling

Duration: 5:36

00:37

Title: Attingham Waltz

Performer(s): Torpy

Duration: 5:44

00:44

Title: Kingdom

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 3:40

00:47

Title: String Quintet In G Major (2nd Movement) Intermezzo (Notturno)

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 4:40

00:52

Title: Midnight Sun

Performer(s): Mercer, Johnny/Burke, Sonny/Hampton, Lionel

Duration: 6:57

00:55

Title: Trois Pieces Breves - Andante

Performer(s): Ibert, Jacques

Duration: 1:52

00:57

Title: Dark Was The Night

Performer(s): Rooder, Ry & Dickinson, Jim

Duration: 3:07

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