The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    July 23: Tonight, Eamonn sits in for Carl to link up Patty Griffin, ahead of her September date in Dublin; a new recording of Grieg's "Lyric Pieces" by Spanish pianist Javier Perianes; jazz wunderkind Joey Alexander; part of a Shostakovich cello sonata; singer/songwriter Gwyneth Herbert (pictured), in advance of an Irish tour that starts in Wexford at the end of the month; 2 x Scott Joplin; an orchestration of Pete Townshend's "Quadrophenia"; jazz singer Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below); and guitarist Antoine Berthiaume. 10pm start...

    Mon 27th - Thurs 30th July: Carl's on his holidays this week. Ellen Cranitch will be here to help us wind down with the usual blend of tasteful late-night selections, including a nightly nocturne or two (see below).

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 28 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Tony McManus, the leading guitarist in Celtic music, will not be typecast. His latest release Mysterious Boundaries includes Bach, Couperin, Satie et al.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Helen Merrill; July 20th - 26th

    Helen Merrill (pictured) sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Stan Getz, Hank Jones et al, all this week on BLUE.

    July 27th - August 2nd

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for  The Blue Of The Night.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: His Eye Is On The Sparrow
      Performer(s): Martin/Gabriel
      Performer(s): Martin/Gabriel
      Duration: 4:37
    • 22:06
      Title: Magnificat
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 7:27
    • 22:13
      Title: Last Spring
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:17
      Title: My Father
      Performer(s): Collins, J.
      Performer(s): Collins, J.
      Duration: 5:11
    • 22:23
      Title: Nigra Sum
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:26
      Title: Sliabh Geal Cua/Kishors Tune
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 8:04
    • 22:37
      Title: Prelude No.4 In E Minor
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:39
      Title: Let Go
      Performer(s): Long, Vyvienne
      Performer(s): Long, Vyvienne
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: Piano Trio Op 2 (3rd Movement) Allegro Vivo E Molto Ritmico
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Duration: 4:37
    • 22:49
      Title: Somewhere (From West Side Story)
      Performer(s): Bernstein / Sondheim
      Performer(s): Bernstein / Sondheim
      Duration: 4:08
    • 22:54
      Title: Alas De Plata
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:41
    • 22:58
      Title: Instrumental (Elena)
      Performer(s): Cavalli, Francesco
      Performer(s): Cavalli, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:03
      Title: Romance Del Diablo
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 7:48
    • 23:08
      Title: Oblivion
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 5:02
    • 23:16
      Title: We Shall Overcome
      Performer(s): Pete Seeger/Zilphia Horton/Frank Hamilton/Guy Carawan
      Performer(s): Pete Seeger/Zilphia Horton/Frank Hamilton/Guy Carawan
      Duration: 5:06
    • 23:21
      Title: Part Iv - Aka Come Sunday
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 8:13
    • 23:31
      Title: Moon River
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry
      Duration: 3:51
    • 23:34
      Title: A Tapestry Of Life (1st Movement) Stars Swarming
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Duration: 7:30
    • 23:43
      Title: Frida Kahlo's Visit To The Taybridge Bar
      Performer(s): Marra, Michael
      Performer(s): Marra, Michael
      Duration: 3:20
    • 23:46
      Title: Frida Kahlo's Delight
      Performer(s): Hartman, Ríona Sally
      Performer(s): Hartman, Ríona Sally
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:51
      Title: Ubi Caritas
      Performer(s): Anon
      Performer(s): Anon
      Duration: 2:50
    • 23:54
      Title: Our Es Mayr Im
      Performer(s): Anon
      Performer(s): Anon
      Duration: 4:32
    • 00:00
      Title: Mona Ray
      Performer(s): Kottke, Leo
      Performer(s): Kottke, Leo
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:03
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
      Performer(s): Mitchell / Mingus
      Performer(s): Mitchell / Mingus
      Duration: 5:51
    • 00:10
      Title: River
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 7:51
    • 00:17
      Title: Vespers - Nyne Otpushchayeshi
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Vladimir Mostovoy (Tenor), St Petersburg Chamber Choir
      Album: The Number One Rachmaninov Album Cd 2, Universal Classics & Jazz Uk, 4765900
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: String Quartet In F Major Op. 135 - Movement Iii - Lento Assai,
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:07
    • 00:30
      Title: Freedom Flight/ Blackbird
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 7:53
    • 00:38
      Title: Missed
      Performer(s): Kent, Julia
      Performer(s): Kent, Julia
      Duration: 4:52
    • 00:43
      Title: Z Twig
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Duration: 2:20
    • 00:45
      Title: I
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:50
      Title: Sirt Im Sasani (Hymn For Maundy Thursday)
      Performer(s): Komitas
      Performer(s): Komitas
      Duration: 4:21
    • 00:55
      Title: The Times They Are A-Changing
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 4:26

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