The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on  Thursday's programme...

    Nov 27; Thursday's Blue debuts a piece for Harp and Dbl Bass composed by Dutch harpist Anne VanSchothorst (pictured) and Jasper Somsen, inspired by The Blue of the Night; we'll also include some selections for Thanksgiving Day - for listeners across the Atlantic - or indeed for those giving thanks anywhere; New Dublin Voices have a new CD; guitarist Preston Reed; Cellist Erik Friedlander; Aaron Copland's Simple Gifts; Charlie Haden with his moving version of Shenandoah; new from Antony and the Johnsons; pianist Michael McHale plays Gorecki; we continue to feature Teddy Wilson recordings (see Blue Tunes below); Ensemble Organum sing Corsican chant 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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    Teddy Wilson; Nov 24th - 30th

    From the 1930s until the 1980s, Teddy Wilson provided accompaniment for Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lester Young et al. He was Billie Holiday's musical director and made a number of fine albums under his own name. This polished pianist is featured each night this week on Blue..

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