The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    Dec 22. Carl will be spending some quality time at home for the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, Eamonn continues to pace the selections - and himself - during these early stages of his marathon Christmas run.

    Tonight, we'll hear a sample from a new CD of Schumann string quartets; recent Chick Corea; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones and Rosanne Cash; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticpated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 11 September 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nico Muhly balances contemporary classical and indie folk/pop; operas, ballets, chamber works and collaborations with Bjork, Sigur Ros and Essie Jain - nightly on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    "The Wexord Carols" - Caitriona O'Leary et al, and Chamber Choir Ireland: December 22nd - 28th

    Two new Irish releases are under the Christmas Week spotlight; Traditional Carols from the Old and New World by Chamber Choir Ireland (directed by Paul Hillier); and Heresy Records' "The Wexford Carols" - Dulra's Caitriona O'Leary joined by Tom Jones, Roseanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens for this Joe Henry production. Blue guarantees an eclectic, cool Yule...

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Wistful Thinking
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:07
      Title: I Get Along Without You Very Well
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:11
    • 22:09
      Title: Caritas Abundat In Omnia
      Performer(s): Von Bingen, Hildegard
      Performer(s): Von Bingen, Hildegard
      Duration: 3:32
    • 22:12
      Title: Track 12
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: Romance For String Orchestra
      Performer(s): Finzi, Gerald
      Performer(s): Finzi, Gerald
      Duration: 7:30
    • 22:26
      Title: Track 07
      Performer(s): Mehldau, Brad
      Performer(s): Mehldau, Brad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:37
      Title: Switchboard Fog
      Performer(s): Tape
      Performer(s): Tape
      Duration: 4:58
    • 22:42
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Ostrom, Magnus
      Performer(s): Ostrom, Magnus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:48
      Title: I Think It's Going To Rain Today
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Duration: 3:44
    • 22:52
      Title: Fantasia ? 6
      Performer(s): Byrd, William
      Performer(s): Byrd, William
      Duration: 6:12
    • 22:58
      Title: Nocturne
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 3:36
    • 23:03
      Title: Agnus Dei
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:07
      Title: Drones - Part (Iv)
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:11
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Le, Nguyen
      Performer(s): Le, Nguyen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:17
      Title: Cantilena
      Performer(s): Harvey, Richard
      Performer(s): Harvey, Richard
      Duration: 10:16
    • 23:28
      Title: Track 11
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:32
      Title: Colla Parte
      Performer(s): Reijseger, Ernst
      Performer(s): Reijseger, Ernst
      Duration: 7:41
    • 23:40
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (2nd Movement) Piacevole
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 10:32
    • 23:52
      Title: Il M'Est Avis
      Performer(s): De Machaut, Guillaume
      Performer(s): De Machaut, Guillaume
      Duration: 5:11
    • 23:57
      Title: Lansiranta
      Performer(s): Lepisto, Markku
      Performer(s): Lepisto, Markku
      Duration: 4:22
    • 00:02
      Title: Piano Concerto In F Minor (2nd Movement) - Largo Con Gran Espres
      Performer(s): Reger, Max
      Performer(s): Reger, Max
      Duration: 10:34
    • 00:13
      Title: Pigen I Gult
      Performer(s): Jansberg, H.
      Performer(s): Jansberg, H.
      Duration: 4:00
    • 00:17
      Title: Pur Ti Miro
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:22
      Title: Sonata A 4 In G Minor - La Sampiera
      Performer(s): Cazzati, Maurizio
      Performer(s): Cazzati, Maurizio
      Duration: 3:52
    • 00:26
      Title: Mazurka Op.59 No.2 In A Flat Major - Allegretto
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:53
    • 00:34
      Title: Violin Sonata No.1 In A Major (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 6:46
    • 00:41
      Title: Do It Again
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:43
      Title: Oh Sleep
      Performer(s): Hannigan, Lisa
      Performer(s): Hannigan, Lisa
      Duration: 3:41
    • 00:46
      Title: Lauren's Lullaby
      Performer(s): Orton, Mark
      Performer(s): Orton, Mark
      Duration: 4:29
    • 00:51
      Title: Armenia
      Performer(s): Farinha, Quim
      Performer(s): Farinha, Quim
      Duration: 3:28
    • 00:54
      Title: Parting Friends/Wayfaring Stranger
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Anonymous 4
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Anonymous 4
      Duration: 2:57
    • 00:58
      Title: Nocturne No.12 In G
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Duration: 2:15

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