The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on the next programme...

    Oct 30: On Thursday's Blue Carl links two generations of Savalls - patriarch Jordi (pictured) with his Ensemble Hesperion XXI and the junior member Ferran from his recent CD Impro; more interpretations by Jacques Loussier (see BLUE TUNES, below); a touch of Bossa Harpa from Cristina Braga; the latest from percussive guitarist Preston Reed; Deborah York sings Vivaldi; Max Richter spring cleans Vivaldi; Christine Tobin sings Leonard Cohen; Kate Bush from her Director's Cut release; a Bach Cello Suite and a whole lot more; Join Carl at 10pm...

    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 -

    Jacques Loussier: Oct 27th - Nov 2

    Pianist Jacques Loussier turns 80 this week (Sun 26). He composed soundtracks for over 67 films but his best known works are his Jazz treatments of the music of composers such as Satie,  Debussy, Ravel, Vivaldi, Schumann  and in particular Bach with the 2005 album Take Bach. All this week, a birthday tribute as Blue plays Loussier interpreting others. We dip into 2 2-CD retrospective releases which came out this year, "My Personal Favorites: The Jacques Loussier Trio Plays Bach" and "Beyond Bach: Other Composers I Adore"..

    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