The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    Dec 22. Carl will be spending some quality time at home for the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, Eamonn continues to pace the selections - and himself - during these early stages of his marathon Christmas run.

    Tonight, we'll hear a sample from a new CD of Schumann string quartets; recent Chick Corea; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones and Rosanne Cash; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticpated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 18 July 2013

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    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 Wexord Carols" - Caitriona O'Leary et al, and Chamber Choir Ireland: December 22nd - 28th

    Two new Irish releases are under the Christmas Week spotlight; Traditional Carols from the Old and New World by Chamber Choir Ireland (directed by Paul Hillier); and Heresy Records' "The Wexford Carols" - Dulra's Caitriona O'Leary joined by Tom Jones, Roseanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens for this Joe Henry production. Blue guarantees an eclectic, cool Yule...

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Dark Cloud
      Performer(s): Sims, Zoot
      Performer(s): Sims, Zoot
      Duration: 4:39
    • 22:05
      Title: Piano Concerto No.4 In G Minor (2nd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:14
      Title: Elvis Presley Blues
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:19
      Title: The Dream
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:25
      Title: That's All Right
      Performer(s): Crudup, Arthur
      Performer(s): Crudup, Arthur
      Duration: 2:36
    • 22:29
      Title: String Quartet No.1 (2nd Movement) Andante Pensiero
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Just As You Are
      Performer(s): Benge / Wyatt
      Performer(s): Benge / Wyatt
      Duration: 4:37
    • 22:44
      Title: Reverof/Lusignac
      Performer(s): Tweed/Wood
      Performer(s): Tweed/Wood
      Duration: 4:38
    • 22:49
      Title: People Get Ready
      Performer(s): Mayfield, Curtis
      Performer(s): Mayfield, Curtis
      Duration: 3:44
    • 22:53
      Title: The Seventh Son
      Performer(s): Dixon, Willie
      Performer(s): Dixon, Willie
      Duration: 2:54
    • 22:56
      Title: If The Sea Was Whiskey
      Performer(s): Dixon / Caston
      Performer(s): Dixon / Caston
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:00
      Title: Ricercare A 6
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 6:58
    • 23:06
      Title: Virgo Flagellatur
      Performer(s): Anon. (School Of Perotinus)
      Performer(s): Anon. (School Of Perotinus)
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:14
      Title: That Ole Devil Called Love
      Performer(s): Roberts / Fisher
      Performer(s): Roberts / Fisher
      Duration: 3:10
    • 23:17
      Title: Getting Some Fun Out Of Life
      Performer(s): Burke/Leslie
      Performer(s): Burke/Leslie
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:20
      Title: The Beggar
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 6:39
    • 23:27
      Title: Love Theme From Cinema Paradiso
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 3:03
    • 23:31
      Title: Roll 'N' Jelly
      Performer(s): Emerson, Keith
      Performer(s): Emerson, Keith
      Duration: 1:29
    • 23:33
      Title: I'Ll Never Leave You
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:37
      Title: Homage To Greene
      Performer(s): Aarset, Eivind
      Performer(s): Aarset, Eivind
      Duration: 5:45
    • 23:43
      Title: Last Rites For The Promised Land (5th Movement)
      Performer(s): Mcfarland, Gary
      Performer(s): Mcfarland, Gary
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:48
      Title: A Moment Alone
      Performer(s): Mcfarland, Gary
      Performer(s): Mcfarland, Gary
      Duration: 6:30
    • 23:55
      Title: Madame Butterfly - Humming Chorus
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:58
      Title: Cello Sonata No. 2 In F Major Op. 99 - Movement Ii - Adagio Affe
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 6:48
    • 00:05
      Title: Strange Fruit
      Performer(s): Allen, Lewis
      Performer(s): Allen, Lewis
      Duration: 3:23
    • 00:08
      Title: Fisherman's Woman
      Performer(s): Torrini/White
      Performer(s): Torrini/White
      Duration: 2:06
    • 00:11
      Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra
      Performer(s): Tarrega, Franciso
      Performer(s): Tarrega, Franciso
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:17
      Title: Melencolia I - 1
      Performer(s): Birtwistle, Harrison
      Performer(s): Birtwistle, Harrison
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:20
      Title: I Better Be Quiet Now
      Performer(s): Smith, Elliott
      Performer(s): Smith, Elliott
      Duration: 3:59
    • 00:25
      Title: Stepping Stones
      Performer(s): Jansch / Renbourn
      Performer(s): Jansch / Renbourn
      Duration: 2:58
    • 00:27
      Title: Crazy Clown
      Performer(s): O'Neill, Lisa
      Performer(s): O'Neill, Lisa
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:30
      Title: Afraid
      Performer(s): Nico
      Performer(s): Nico
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:35
      Title: Fantasia (21)
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: Oremus
      Performer(s): Sisask, Urmas
      Performer(s): Sisask, Urmas
      Duration: 8:25
    • 00:46
      Title: Everything Happens To Me
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Duration: 11:00

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