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 Monday 16 September 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. You can listen to the entire interview and session here::

 And you can watch our exclusive video footage here:

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

He has an impressive film catalogue; worked with many artists; a discography that includes piano music of Satie, Copland and Cage: Michel Legrand is under the Blue Tunes spotlight.


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: E O Meu Amor Vi Passas

Performer(s): Marx, Patricia

Duration: 6:03


Title: Beaten Wings

Performer(s): Mac Con Iomaire, Colm

Duration: 5:17


Title: My Young Man

Performer(s): Rusby, Kate

Duration: 4:19


Title: Mera Kuchh Saaman

Performer(s): Burman

Duration: 7:10


Title: Atitlan

Performer(s): Busk

Duration: 6:56


Title: Nostalgias

Performer(s): Coban/Cadicamo

Duration: 4:23


Title: There Is No Train

Performer(s): Nastasia, Nina

Duration: 2:41


Title: Rejsadage

Performer(s): Haugaard

Duration: 4:17


Title: Hyper Ballad

Performer(s): Bjork

Duration: 5:20


Title: Aspects For Horn And Harp (1st Movement) Moderato

Performer(s): Damase, Jean Michel

Duration: 2:54


Title: Aspects For Horn And Harp (2nd Movement) Allegretto

Performer(s): Damase, Jean Michel

Duration: 2:47


Title: Aspects For Horn And Harp (3rd Movement) Allegro Moderato

Performer(s): Damase, Jean Michel

Duration: 4:04


Title: Valse Nobles Et Sentimentales (Excerpts) - Menuet Sur Le Nom De

Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice

Duration: 2:04


Title: One Day I'Ll Fly Away

Performer(s): Sample / Jennings

Duration: 4:33


Title: Dans Tes Yeux

Performer(s): Legrand, Michel

Duration: 4:22


Title: You Must Believe In Spring

Performer(s): Bergman/Demy/Legrand

Duration: 6:06


Title: How Do You Keep Playing The Music

Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman

Duration: 5:43


Title: 3 Pieces For Clarinet Solo - I.

Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor

Duration: 2:10


Title: 3 Pieces For Clarinet Solo - Iii

Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor

Duration: 1:31


Title: San Juan

Performer(s): Garcia Fons, Renaud

Duration: 9:12


Title: Track 04

Performer(s): Trad Arr Kopatchinskaja

Duration: 3:45


Title: Te Acordas De Mi?

Performer(s): Gubitsch

Duration: 9:55


Title: Sonata K.89 (Ii) Grave

Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico

Duration: 2:25


Title: Piano Quartet No. 2 In G Minor, 3rd Movement Adagio Non Troppo

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 10:36


Title: Concerto For Violin, Strings And Continuo In A Minor (2nd Moveme

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 6:37


Title: Track 08

Performer(s): Moran, Jason

Duration: 3:45


Title: Teclado Marfil

Performer(s): Dobal

Duration: 4:49


Title: String Trio Op 19 2nd Mvt Adagio

Performer(s): Berkeley, Lennox

Duration: 6:32


Title: Prelude In E Flat Major

Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri

Duration: 1:43



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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