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 Monday 8 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Contemporary Slovak composer Vladimír Godár is in the spotlight. Join Carl and Eamonn on the Blue as they play extracts from his Cantata "Mater", film scores and transcriptions.

    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

    • 22:05
      Title: La Mer - Jeux De Vagues (Games Of The Waves)
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 7:13
    • 22:12
      Title: Cantus Articus: Swans Migrating (Iii)
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Duration: 7:14
    • 22:20
      Title: Banks Of The Nile
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 8:23
    • 22:29
      Title: All Blues
      Performer(s): Davis
      Performer(s): Davis
      Duration: 11:50
    • 22:43
      Title: String Quartet In F Major (3rd Movement) Tres Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 8:54
    • 22:52
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In E Minor
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 7:38
    • 22:55
      Title: Conception
      Performer(s): Shearing, George
      Performer(s): Shearing, George
      Duration: 7:25
    • 23:08
      Title: Not John
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:16
      Title: It's Raining Today
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Duration: 4:16
    • 23:26
      Title: Etude No.9
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 5:33
    • 23:32
      Title: Stop This World
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 3:41
    • 23:36
      Title: The Love Of Beirut
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Duration: 7:59
    • 23:45
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor Op. 18 - Movement Ii - Adagio So
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 11:13
    • 23:57
      Title: January Man
      Performer(s): Goulder, David
      Performer(s): Goulder, David
      Duration: 4:41
    • 00:00
      Title: Hollow Point
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 7:43
    • 00:09
      Title: Uspavanky (Lullabies)
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 8:31
    • 00:19
      Title: Glas
      Performer(s): Schmitt, Florent
      Performer(s): Schmitt, Florent
      Duration: 6:39
    • 00:25
      Title: Nana: Duermete, Nino, Duerme
      Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De
      Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De
      Duration: 4:44
    • 00:31
      Title: Rainbow Two
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Duration: 7:49
    • 00:44
      Title: Gnossienne No 1
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 3:25
    • 00:48
      Title: The Garden (Vii)
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:53
      Title: Don't Smoke In Bed
      Performer(s): Robison, Carson
      Performer(s): Robison, Carson
      Duration: 5:47

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