The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    June 1. Eamonn sits in for Carl for the Bank Holiday and links a number of artists, composers and recordings that we've featured on the programme during the first half of 2015: Billie Holiday (pictured) and Ewan MacColl - both in their centenary years; Leo Brouwer, Brian Eno, Fazil Say, Enrique Granados, Joan Baez, Anouar Brahem, The Unthanks, Bob Dylan and the RTÉ lyric fm label, to name but a few.

    And we'll also hear a serenade for strings and a choral work by this week's featured composer, Edward Elgar (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 1 August 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 -

    Edward Elgar: June 1st - 7th

    Edward Elgar is widely regarded as quintessentially English. He was born June 2nd 1857 in a small West Midlands village. His father, a music teacher had a music shop and tuned pianos. So Elgar had a great advantage of growing up in a thoroughly musical atmosphere. Most famous for his marches, we salute him this week, however, with some chamber music, song settings and selected orchestral works…  

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Chant From A Holy Book, Var. 1
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 6:27
    • 22:07
      Title: Suite No. 1 In C Major Bwv 1007 - Movement I - Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 2:49
    • 22:10
      Title: Suite No. 1 In C Major Bwv 1007 (2nd Movement) - Allemande
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 5:21
    • 22:15
      Title: Suite No. 1 In C Major Bwv 1007 (3rd Movement) - Courante
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:05
    • 22:19
      Title: Etude 3
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 5:18
    • 22:25
      Title: My Darling
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:28
      Title: Five Hebrew Love Songs (I)Temuna- A Picture
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 2:00
    • 22:30
      Title: Five Hebrew Songs (Ii) Kala Kalla - Light Bride
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric/Pllitmann, Hila
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric/Pllitmann, Hila
      Duration: 3:23
    • 22:33
      Title: Five Hebrew Love Songs (Iii) Larov -Mostly
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 1:13
    • 22:36
      Title: Double Concerto In B Minor (2nd Movement) Rhapsody
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 7:40
    • 22:43
      Title: So Ro, Godt Barn (Rest Now Sweet Child)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:26
    • 22:48
      Title: Wulu Sky
      Performer(s): David Darling
      Performer(s): David Darling
      Duration: 1:36
    • 22:49
      Title: La Cruzadita
      Performer(s): Nunez
      Performer(s): Nunez
      Duration: 4:38
    • 22:54
      Title: O Grande Amor
      Performer(s): Jobim / De Moraes
      Performer(s): Jobim / De Moraes
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:59
      Title: Hymn To A Great City
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:03
      Title: Ani Maamin
      Performer(s): Tuvia Shlonsky
      Performer(s): Tuvia Shlonsky
      Duration: 5:30
    • 23:08
      Title: Drum Rain
      Performer(s): Repac, Nicolas
      Performer(s): Repac, Nicolas
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:14
      Title: Cantique De Jean Racine
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 6:02
    • 23:19
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano (2nd Movement) Blues (Moderato)
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 5:28
    • 23:26
      Title: Wash
      Performer(s): Vernon, Justin
      Performer(s): Vernon, Justin
      Duration: 5:13
    • 23:31
      Title: Sisters Of The Red Diamond
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:35
      Title: Waterfall
      Performer(s): Baines, Francesca
      Performer(s): Baines, Francesca
      Duration: 5:38
    • 23:40
      Title: Sinsani
      Performer(s): Trad/Kouyate
      Performer(s): Trad/Kouyate
      Duration: 6:12
    • 23:48
      Title: Slides And Polkas In The Malian Style
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Cooney
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Cooney
      Duration: 5:10
    • 23:53
      Title: How Much Do You Love Me?
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:57
      Title: Soundings - Movement I - Andante Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Duration: 5:19
    • 00:02
      Title: Di Questa Cetra In Seno
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Duration: 5:28
    • 00:09
      Title: The Man I Love
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 4:54
    • 00:11
      Title: Summertime
      Performer(s): George And Ira Gershwin
      Performer(s): George And Ira Gershwin
      Duration: 5:17
    • 00:20
      Title: Talk To Me Of Mendocino
      Performer(s): Mcgarrigle Kate
      Performer(s): Mcgarrigle Kate
      Duration: 3:25
    • 00:23
      Title: Martha
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Rufus
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Rufus
      Duration: 3:27
    • 00:28
      Title: Italian Concerto In F Major Bwv 971 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:33
      Title: Ave Maria (Rachmaninov) Bogoroditse Dyevo
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 3:24
    • 00:36
      Title: Ave Maria
      Performer(s): Traditional Norwegian
      Performer(s): Traditional Norwegian
      Duration: 8:03
    • 00:46
      Title: Passacaille
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 4:58
    • 00:51
      Title: I Am A Youth That Is Inclined To Ramble
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:57
      Title: Away With These Self-Loving Lads
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 2:06

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