The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on the next programme...Monday

    April 28 On Monday's Blue you'll hear music from Thelonius Monk (see Blue Tunes  below); Yo-Yo Ma displays his passion for South American music with some Brazilian flavours; Two Irish guitarists featured -  Redmond O'Toole plays Bach while Mark Anthony McGrath plays Carolan; a Devil's Trill from Tartini; a Vivaldi Re-Make from Max Richter and glorious choral music from Ukrainian Valentin Silvestrov; Mozart Vespers; Irish harp  music from Michelle Mulcahy(pictured) Irish harp music from Welsh harpist Helen Davies and Danish trumpetter Palle Mikkelborg  and lots more. Join Carl for Monday's Blue starting at 10


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 19 August 2013


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    In the week of the anniversary of George Enescu's birth, Carl and Eamonn will air some of the chamber music of this Romanian-born violinist, pianist, conductor and composer.

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    Thelonius Monk: April 28th - May 4th

    Thelonius Monk, a giant of American music is the second most recorded jazz composer after Ellington. His legacy continues through the Thelonius Monk Institute which in addition to hosting an annual International Jazz Competition   works with UNESCO in promoting International Jazz Day April 30. So this week Monk’s music is in the spotlight on Blue

    International Jazz Day Apr 30 is part sponsored by Thelonius Monk Institute - so our Blue Tunes spotlight shines on Monk all this week- be prepared for the unorthodox.


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