The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Apr 27. On Monday's Blue we hear the first selections from this week's Recommended CD - from the Lyric Catalogue (see Blue Tunes below); Ravel paints sea pictures; Kenny Barron leads the Classical Jazz Quartet for their own take on Bach; Bill Carrothers treats a Paul Simon song while Sam Amidon(pictured) sings a Simon tune with the Aurora Orchestra; French soprano Patricia Petibon sings Handel; Paul Hillier conducts the Theatre of Voices for some Steve Reich; pianist Francesco Turrisi plays Monteverdi; singer songwriter Olivia Chaney; sublime piano music from Chopin;  For these and lots more join Carl for the 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 15 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.

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    RTE Lyric fm Label Releases:  April 27h- May  3rd

    As RTÉ Lyric FM marks its 16th birthday on Friday of this week - we choose music and song from the extensive and highly thought of Lyric CD label which showcases Irish musical talent in both performance and composition. These selections will include a preview of a new release featuring the Chatham Saxophone Quartet performing new Irish works.

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