The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    Dec 18; Thursday's Blue inches closer to Christmas and so we include a few more Seasonal gems....an extract from  A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten (pictured); a French Carol or two; The Eaken Piano Trio perform some Christmas Classics; Bert Jansch gets into the festive spirit and a Rutter arrangement wont go astray; aside from the Festive...we have Chamber music by Howard Skempton; Celli Monighetti play Alexander Knaifel; a new version of Strange Fruit by the band called Strange Fruit; a Mozart Andante for Oboe and Orchestra; Betty Carter sings of a Lonely House, Sinatra sings for Only the Lonely and we'll hear something from Sasha Siem - a British-Norwegian singer-songwriter and composer; there's also more from The Hilliard Ensemble (see Blue Tunes below); For these and much more... join Carl at 10

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 17 July 2013

    Listen

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    On the anniversary of Billie Holiday's death, Carl and Eamonn remember some of Lady Day's finest recordings: Billie with Lester Young, Teddy Wilson; and with string sections.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    The Hilliard Ensemble; December 15th - 21st

    The Hilliard Ensemble has released more than 30 albums on the ECM label including their latest Transeamus.  They hang up their music stands at year’s end after 4 remarkable decades. This week Blue recalls some of their masterful performances as well as the new release - a suitable pre-Christmas Blue Tunes recommendation..

     

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:06
      Title: Suenero
      Performer(s): Fandermole, Jorge
      Performer(s): Fandermole, Jorge
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:10
      Title: The Mountains Of Pomeroy
      Performer(s): Sigerson, Dr.G
      Performer(s): Sigerson, Dr.G
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:15
      Title: Piano Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:15
    • 22:23
      Title: String Quartet No.6 In F Minor (3rd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:30
    • 22:37
      Title: Sunset On Prince George's County
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:41
      Title: They Can't Take That Away From Me
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George / Ira
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George / Ira
      Duration: 4:28
    • 22:46
      Title: No Bad News
      Composer: Bonnie Prince Billy
      Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy
      Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy, Emmett Kelly (Guitar), Dawn Mccarthy (Vocals), Paul Oldham (Bass), Valgeir Sigurdsson (Mixing), Jim White (Drums
      Album: The Letting Go - Bonnie Prince Billy, Domino Records, WIGCD182
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:51
      Title: Taketomi Sunset
      Performer(s): Hirayasu/ Brozman
      Performer(s): Hirayasu/ Brozman
      Duration: 4:16
    • 22:55
      Title: The Prayer: Sunset
      Performer(s): Kamen, Michael
      Performer(s): Kamen, Michael
      Duration: 6:02
    • 23:02
      Title: Roses Not Mums
      Performer(s): Hanna, Roland
      Performer(s): Hanna, Roland
      Duration: 7:24
    • 23:10
      Title: How Blue Can You Get?
      Performer(s): Fame, Georgie
      Performer(s): Fame, Georgie
      Duration: 5:08
    • 23:15
      Title: Préludes - La Colombe (The Dove)
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 2:32
    • 23:18
      Title: The Silence Beneath
      Performer(s): Travis / Fripp
      Performer(s): Travis / Fripp
      Duration: 8:50
    • 23:27
      Title: The Things We Throw Away
      Performer(s): Connah, Lyndon
      Performer(s): Connah, Lyndon
      Duration: 4:28
    • 23:32
      Title: Pianto Della Madonna 'Iam Moriar, Mi Fili'
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 10:22
    • 23:49
      Title: Somewhere In Italy
      Performer(s): Atzmon, Gilad
      Performer(s): Atzmon, Gilad
      Duration: 6:54
    • 23:56
      Title: Song In D
      Performer(s): Síle Ní Dhubhghaill
      Performer(s): Síle Ní Dhubhghaill
      Duration: 3:08
    • 23:59
      Title: Old Light
      Performer(s): Cutting Andy
      Performer(s): Cutting Andy
      Duration: 2:07
    • 00:01
      Title: Cover Me
      Performer(s): Bjork
      Performer(s): Bjork
      Duration: 2:21
    • 00:04
      Title: Pastirska Elegija
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:12
      Title: Track 07
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:15
      Title: Moonpie
      Performer(s): Ballamy / Stronen / Fennesz / Molvaer
      Performer(s): Ballamy / Stronen / Fennesz / Molvaer
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:21
      Title: Lamentate - Movement V (Pregando)
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:27
      Title: Pieces In D Minor - I: Prelude
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Duration: 3:05
    • 00:30
      Title: Sonata In G Major (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:34
      Title: Birch Song
      Performer(s): Qvenild, Morten
      Performer(s): Qvenild, Morten
      Duration: 8:21
    • 00:42
      Title: Lord Bateman
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Wood
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Wood
      Duration: 8:15
    • 00:50
      Title: Magnificat Secundi Toni
      Performer(s): Binchois, Gilles
      Performer(s): Binchois, Gilles
      Duration: 8:01

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Latest Show

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran on Twitter

    Schedule Open Schedule