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 Monday 12 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    This week - 85 years after his death - we're featuring piano cycles by Czech composer, Leos Janácek; nightly performances by Andras Schiff, Leif Ove Andsnes and Lada Valesova.

    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: The Son Of Flynn
      Performer(s): Bangalter, Thomas/De Homem-Christo, Guy Manuel
      Performer(s): Bangalter, Thomas/De Homem-Christo, Guy Manuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:02
      Title: Best For The Best
      Performer(s): Ritter, Josh
      Performer(s): Ritter, Josh
      Duration: 4:13
    • 22:06
      Title: The Wild Geese
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Bunting
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Bunting
      Duration: 5:25
    • 22:11
      Title: Victory Motel
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 5:21
    • 22:17
      Title: Concierto De Aranjuez (Adagio)
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 16:39
    • 22:34
      Title: When Will Tomorrow End
      Performer(s): Kihlstedt, Carla
      Performer(s): Kihlstedt, Carla
      Duration: 3:15
    • 22:37
      Title: Pavan
      Performer(s): Scheidt, Samuel
      Performer(s): Scheidt, Samuel
      Duration: 5:32
    • 22:43
      Title: Chaplin
      Performer(s): Montague, Chris
      Performer(s): Montague, Chris
      Duration: 6:24
    • 22:54
      Title: Pushkin Waltz No.1
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:59
      Title: Hamburg Song
      Performer(s): Rice-Oxley, Tim/Chaplin, Tom/Hughes, Richard
      Performer(s): Rice-Oxley, Tim/Chaplin, Tom/Hughes, Richard
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:04
      Title: Rondeau Champetre
      Performer(s): Marais, Marin
      Performer(s): Marais, Marin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:08
      Title: Maids Of Castlebar
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:11
      Title: All Good Naysayers Speak Up! Or Forever Hold Your Peace!
      Performer(s): Stevens, Sufjan
      Performer(s): Stevens, Sufjan
      Duration: 4:45
    • 23:16
      Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:20
      Title: Plain Song
      Performer(s): Simcock, Gwilym
      Performer(s): Simcock, Gwilym
      Duration: 6:06
    • 23:27
      Title: Riflessi (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 7:59
    • 23:35
      Title: Tyken's Rift
      Performer(s): Moore, Steve
      Performer(s): Moore, Steve
      Duration: 6:27
    • 23:42
      Title: Pohadka (Fairy Tale) - I.
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:46
      Title: Harp Concerto In B Flat (1st Movement) Andante Allegro
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 6:15
    • 23:52
      Title: Heart On My Sleeve
      Performer(s): Porter / Corbett
      Performer(s): Porter / Corbett
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:58
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition - Two Polish Jews
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 2:57
    • 00:01
      Title: Cans And Brahms
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes/Arr. Wakeman, Rick
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes/Arr. Wakeman, Rick
      Duration: 1:57
    • 00:03
      Title: String Quartet Op 131 In C Sharp Minor - Movement I - Adagio Ma
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 7:05
    • 00:10
      Title: A Time For Love
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Duration: 7:00
    • 00:18
      Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - I: Requiem Et Kyrie
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 12:29
    • 00:31
      Title: San Jacinto
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 7:13
    • 00:38
      Title: San Antonio
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:41
      Title: San Campo
      Performer(s): Moloney, Paddy
      Performer(s): Moloney, Paddy
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:54
      Title: Trois Pieces Breves - Andante
      Performer(s): Ibert, Jacques
      Performer(s): Ibert, Jacques
      Duration: 1:52

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