The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    June 1. Eamonn sits in for Carl for the Bank Holiday and links a number of artists, composers and recordings that we've featured on the programme during the first half of 2015: Billie Holiday (pictured) and Ewan MacColl - both in their centenary years; Leo Brouwer, Brian Eno, Fazil Say, Enrique Granados, Joan Baez, Anouar Brahem, The Unthanks, Bob Dylan and the RTÉ lyric fm label, to name but a few.

    And we'll also hear a serenade for strings and a choral work by this week's featured composer, Edward Elgar (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 4 July 2013

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    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"!).

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Edward Elgar: June 1st - 7th

    Edward Elgar is widely regarded as quintessentially English. He was born June 2nd 1857 in a small West Midlands village. His father, a music teacher had a music shop and tuned pianos. So Elgar had a great advantage of growing up in a thoroughly musical atmosphere. Most famous for his marches, we salute him this week, however, with some chamber music, song settings and selected orchestral works…  

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:07
      Title: Ballad In Db
      Performer(s): Beach, Amy
      Performer(s): Beach, Amy
      Duration: 7:50
    • 22:17
      Title: I Was Looking At The Ceiling And Then I Saw The Sky - Alone...Ag
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 4:37
    • 22:19
      Title: Stars And Stripes Forever
      Performer(s): Sousa, John Philip
      Performer(s): Sousa, John Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:24
      Title: Concertoin G For 2 Mandolins (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 4:14
    • 22:28
      Title: Sinner Man
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Frederiksen
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Frederiksen
      Duration: 4:23
    • 22:34
      Title: Photo Album
      Performer(s): Figarova, Amina
      Performer(s): Figarova, Amina
      Duration: 8:48
    • 22:42
      Title: Solitude
      Performer(s): Ellington / De Lange
      Performer(s): Ellington / De Lange
      Duration: 2:24
    • 22:45
      Title: The Green Mountains
      Performer(s): Swallow, Steve
      Performer(s): Swallow, Steve
      Duration: 3:56
    • 22:49
      Title: Stormy Monday (Live)
      Performer(s): Walker, T-Bone
      Performer(s): Walker, T-Bone
      Duration: 6:04
    • 23:10
      Title: Shepherd
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Duration: 5:48
    • 23:16
      Title: I'M So Lonesome I Could Cry
      Performer(s): Williams, Hank
      Performer(s): Williams, Hank
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: Blue In Green
      Performer(s): Davis
      Performer(s): Davis
      Duration: 5:52
    • 23:30
      Title: Somewhere (From West Side Story)
      Performer(s): Bernstein / Sondheim
      Performer(s): Bernstein / Sondheim
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:45
      Title: She's Leaving The Bank
      Performer(s): Rooder, Ry & Dickinson, Jim
      Performer(s): Rooder, Ry & Dickinson, Jim
      Duration: 6:17
    • 23:51
      Title: Goodnight Irene
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Duration: 2:41
    • 23:53
      Title: O Magnum Mysterium
      Performer(s): Lauridsen, Morten
      Performer(s): Lauridsen, Morten
      Duration: 6:55
    • 00:00
      Title: Oh Shenandoah
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Album: Time Portal
      Duration: 4:04
    • 00:06
      Title: Avril 14th
      Performer(s): James, Richard D (Aka Aphex Twin)
      Performer(s): James, Richard D (Aka Aphex Twin)
      Duration: 2:18
    • 00:08
      Title: A Hudson Cycle
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 3:35
    • 00:14
      Title: Clarinet Concerto (1st Movement) Slowly And Expressively
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:24
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Young/Washington
      Performer(s): Young/Washington
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:31
      Title: The Grammy Song
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:34
      Title: Now, O Now, I Needs Must Part
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 2:53
    • 00:39
      Title: New York Counterpoint
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Duration: 11:25
    • 00:50
      Title: Still Crazy After All These Years
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 4:47
    • 00:55
      Title: Waltz For A Lonely Farmhouse
      Performer(s): Heitzeg, Steve
      Performer(s): Heitzeg, Steve
      Duration: 3:13

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