The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 29 August 2013

This Week on Blue....

Pianist Ivan Ilic is a regular visitor to Ireland and returns this month for a brief tour. The Serbian-American Paris-based pianist has signed a new multi-album recording contract with Chandos Records, following internationally acclaimed recordings of Godowsky and Feldman. His first project under the label will be a series devoted to the solo piano works of Czech composer Antoine Reicha, a contemporary and lifelong friend of Beethoven. Ivan joins Carl Wednesday night for a Blue of the Night Session and we'll feature tracks from Ivan's extensive discography all week. (Photo by Irina Popa)

Listen Again...

Raised in the heart of the Kerry Gaeltacht and immersed in traditional music since childhood, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh is one of Ireland's leading traditional singers. For thirteen years she was the singer and flute player with Danú before embarking on a solo career that encompasses a wide range of activities including singing, composing, tutoring and most recently broadcasting. While she maintains a strict adherence to the tradition in much of her music, she is also determined to add other colours to her palette with some recent musical adventures. Enjoy this wide range all week on Blue as she is under the Blue spotlight. And on Wednesday Muireann joins us for a Live Session accompanied by the brilliant Gerry O'Beirne. (Photo:Bríd Ní Luasaigh)

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.


It's been a sad year for the music world with the loss of many iconic figures. One of our own legends, jazz guitarist Louis Stewart left us earlier this year. Louis' musical legacy is recognised and lauded in the international jazz world. At home in Ireland, where he chose to base himself even at the peak of his international fame, he became a friend and mentor to many in a burgeoning jazz community. His loss is immense. In March 2014, Louis was the featured artist on The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran. This special programme features many of Louis' wonderful performances and his chat with Carl, recalling his early days and the highlights of his international career.

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Music Played on the Show


Title: Les Barricades Mysterieuses

Performer(s): Couperin, Francois Arr Michael Chapdelaine

Duration: 3:45


Title: He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven

Performer(s): Malir, Andreja

Duration: 3:27


Title: The Kinnycally Jig

Performer(s): Peoples, Tommy

Duration: 4:02


Title: Cello Concerto In E Minor (3rd Movement) Adagio

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 5:36


Title: Pno Sonata In D (Ii) Adagio

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 5:30


Title: La Niebla

Performer(s): Trueba/ Buika

Duration: 4:15


Title: Oscarine

Performer(s): Segal, Vincent

Duration: 5:56


Title: Tsmindao Chmerto (Holy God)

Performer(s): Trad Arr

Duration: 3:10


Title: Before The Icons (2nd Movement) Prayer

Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani

Duration: 3:19


Title: Four Dances (1st Movement) Dance 1

Performer(s): Cage, John

Duration: 4:39


Title: Perazuan

Performer(s): Spalding, Esperanza / Ortiz, Aruan

Duration: 3:53


Title: Ricercare A 6

Performer(s): Bach, J S

Duration: 6:58


Title: How Sweet The Moonlight

Performer(s): Pook, Jocelyn / Shakespeare, William

Duration: 4:32


Title: Si Dolce E 'L Tormento

Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio

Duration: 3:45


Title: Long After The Music Is Gone

Performer(s): Mac Erlaine, Sean

Duration: 4:10


Title: How Long Has This Been Going On?

Performer(s): Gershwin G / Gershwin I

Duration: 5:13


Title: Photo Album

Performer(s): Figarova, Amina

Duration: 8:48


Title: Sweet Pomegranates

Performer(s): Levy, Howard

Duration: 6:10


Title: String Quartet In D (3rd Movement) Nocturne

Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander

Duration: 8:17


Title: Sonata No 7 In D Major Op 10, No 3 - Movement Ii - Largo E Mesto

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 8:45


Title: Happed In Mist

Performer(s): Marra, Michael

Duration: 4:33


Title: Past Place

Performer(s): Redmond, David

Duration: 3:45


Title: The Voice Of Silence (Prologue)

Performer(s): Mikkelborg, Palle

Duration: 10:23


Title: James Larkin

Performer(s): Moore, Christy

Duration: 3:05


Title: Slow Twitchy Organs

Performer(s): Muhly, Nico

Duration: 3:45


Title: Nocturne No 1 Op 33/1 In E Flat Minor - Lento

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 7:28


Title: Slan + Breathnach

Performer(s): Breatnach, Cormac

Duration: 6:41


Title: La Chambre

Performer(s): Brahem, Anour

Duration: 5:16



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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