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 Tuesday 30 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    American composer Eric Whitacre is one of the most performed composers of his generation. Settings include Yeats and Kipling. His work is in the spotlight this week on Blue.

    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: Syl-O-Gism
      Performer(s): Williams, Mary Lou
      Performer(s): Williams, Mary Lou
      Duration: 3:42
    • 22:04
      Title: Octet (3rd Movement) Lentement
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:13
      Title: Monaco Madness
      Performer(s): Power
      Performer(s): Power
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:16
      Title: Old Time Musicians
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:21
      Title: Dick Turpin Polska
      Performer(s): Busk, Nicolaj
      Performer(s): Busk, Nicolaj
      Duration: 5:25
    • 22:36
      Title: String Quartet No.4 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:04
    • 22:43
      Title: Track 09
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:53
      Title: Raggle Taggle Gypsy/Tabhair Dom Do Lamh
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Planxty
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Planxty
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:57
      Title: Boloba
      Performer(s): Kouyate, Lansine
      Performer(s): Kouyate, Lansine
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:03
      Title: Hore, Der Du Wagst
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Duration: 6:15
    • 23:09
      Title: Spirit Of The Place - Part 2
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Duration: 7:51
    • 23:17
      Title: Almost Blue
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:20
      Title: Soldier In The Rain
      Performer(s): Mancini/Bergman
      Performer(s): Mancini/Bergman
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:23
      Title: When You Are Old
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:29
      Title: Rota
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:35
      Title: Prayer Bell Sketch
      Performer(s): Knussen, Oliver
      Performer(s): Knussen, Oliver
      Duration: 7:12
    • 23:49
      Title: Tromba Lontana
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:54
      Title: Solitude
      Performer(s): Ellington/Mills
      Performer(s): Ellington/Mills
      Duration: 5:59
    • 00:00
      Title: Waterfront
      Composer: Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Album: Secrets Of The Beehive, Virgin, CDVR2471
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:03
      Title: Since I'Ve Laid My Burden Down
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 3:00
    • 00:07
      Title: Quiet City
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 11:06
    • 00:25
      Title: The White Swan
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Duration: 6:38
    • 00:31
      Title: All Alright
      Composer: Sigur Ros
      Performer(s): Sigur Ros
      Performer(s): Sigur Ros
      Album: Med Sut I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust, Emi, 2287282
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:38
      Title: Welcome With Honour
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Duration: 4:27
    • 00:43
      Title: Nocturnal - Vi. Dreaming
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:13
    • 00:44
      Title: Five Hebrew Love Songs (Movement V) - Tenderness
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 2:35
    • 00:48
      Title: I Get Along Without You Very Well
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:11
    • 00:58
      Title: Gogol
      Performer(s): Gonzales
      Performer(s): Gonzales
      Duration: 2:17

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