The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    July 23: Tonight, Eamonn sits in for Carl to link up Patty Griffin, ahead of her September date in Dublin; a new recording of Grieg's "Lyric Pieces" by Spanish pianist Javier Perianes; jazz wunderkind Joey Alexander; part of a Shostakovich cello sonata; singer/songwriter Gwyneth Herbert (pictured), in advance of an Irish tour that starts in Wexford at the end of the month; 2 x Scott Joplin; an orchestration of Pete Townshend's "Quadrophenia"; jazz singer Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below); and guitarist Antoine Berthiaume. 10pm start...

    Mon 27th - Thurs 30th July: Carl's on his holidays this week. Ellen Cranitch will be here to help us wind down with the usual blend of tasteful late-night selections, including a nightly nocturne or two (see below).

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 10 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.

    Also played on Wednesday 10th July

    Track name: Ghosts
    Composer: Sylvian, David
    Performed by: David Sylvian (vocals), Steve Jansen (percussion, keyboards), Richard Barbieri (keyboards, tapes), Mick Karn (bass guitar)
    Album Title: Tin Drum
    Record Label: EMI
    Catalogue No: 0946 3 63061 2 4

    Track Name: Mood for a Day
    Composer: Howe, Steve
    Performed by: Steve Howe (guitar)
    Album Title: Fragile
    Record Label: Elektra Rhino
    Catalogue No: 8122-73789-2

    Track Name: Sea Fog
    Composer: Keane
    Performed by: Tom Chaplin (vocals), Tim Rice-Oxley (piano)
    Album Title: Strangeland
    Record Label: Island
    Catalogue No: 2794838

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Helen Merrill; July 20th - 26th

    Helen Merrill (pictured) sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Stan Getz, Hank Jones et al, all this week on BLUE.

    July 27th - August 2nd

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for  The Blue Of The Night.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:05
      Title: The White Swan
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Duration: 6:38
    • 22:13
      Title: Sane
      Performer(s): Neset, Marius
      Performer(s): Neset, Marius
      Duration: 4:02
    • 22:17
      Title: Suite No.3 In F Major (5th Movement) Bourrees I & Ii
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:20
      Title: 500 Miles (Away From Home)
      Performer(s): Trad / West / Bare
      Performer(s): Trad / West / Bare
      Duration: 4:04
    • 22:33
      Title: Spencer The Rover
      Performer(s): Folk
      Performer(s): Folk
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:39
      Title: Sposa Non Mi Conosci
      Performer(s): Giacomelli, Geminiano
      Performer(s): Giacomelli, Geminiano
      Duration: 10:16
    • 22:50
      Title: Stormy Weather
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Koehler, Ted
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Koehler, Ted
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:54
      Title: Sonata In A Major K. 429/L. 132/P. 234
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Duration: 4:00
    • 23:01
      Title: Trio In G Major - Andante
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 5:31
    • 23:07
      Title: Chi Passa Per'sta Strada
      Performer(s): Azzaiolo, Filippo
      Performer(s): Azzaiolo, Filippo
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:12
      Title: My Baby Just Cares For Me
      Performer(s): Kahn, Gus/Donaldson, Walter
      Performer(s): Kahn, Gus/Donaldson, Walter
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:16
      Title: Fac Ut Portem Christi Mortem
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:19
      Title: Around And About (1) The Garden
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Duration: 3:24
    • 23:25
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 5 In E Flat Major Op. 73 ?Emperor? - Movement
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:36
    • 23:33
      Title: The Man With The Child In His Eyes
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 4:50
    • 23:43
      Title: Cello Concerto In B Flat (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Duration: 6:50
    • 23:51
      Title: Strange Fruit
      Performer(s): Allan, L
      Performer(s): Allan, L
      Duration: 4:18
    • 00:00
      Title: Adagio
      Performer(s): Marcello, Alessandro
      Performer(s): Marcello, Alessandro
      Duration: 4:32
    • 00:04
      Title: Cottage For Sale
      Performer(s): Robsion / Conley
      Performer(s): Robsion / Conley
      Duration: 4:04
    • 00:09
      Title: Less Than Perfect
      Performer(s): Raisbeck, Adam M
      Performer(s): Raisbeck, Adam M
      Duration: 3:43
    • 00:12
      Title: Maya (Illuslide)
      Performer(s): Bhattacharya, Debashish
      Performer(s): Bhattacharya, Debashish
      Duration: 7:19
    • 00:20
      Title: Pno Concerto No.2 In F (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 7:02
    • 00:26
      Title: I Know It's Over
      Performer(s): Morrissey/ Marr
      Performer(s): Morrissey/ Marr
      Duration: 6:43
    • 00:35
      Title: Forest Quietude
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:40
      Title: Okonkole Y Trompa
      Performer(s): Pastorius/Alias
      Performer(s): Pastorius/Alias
      Duration: 4:40
    • 00:44
      Title: Can't We Be Friends?
      Performer(s): Swift / James
      Performer(s): Swift / James
      Duration: 4:03
    • 00:50
      Title: Into My Arms
      Performer(s): Cave, Nick
      Performer(s): Cave, Nick
      Duration: 4:30
    • 00:54
      Title: Untold Stories
      Performer(s): Darling, David
      Performer(s): Darling, David
      Duration: 5:04

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