The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    June 1. Eamonn sits in for Carl for the Bank Holiday and links a number of artists, composers and recordings that we've featured on the programme during the first half of 2015: Billie Holiday (pictured) and Ewan MacColl - both in their centenary years; Leo Brouwer, Brian Eno, Fazil Say, Enrique Granados, Joan Baez, Anouar Brahem, The Unthanks, Bob Dylan and the RTÉ lyric fm label, to name but a few.

    And we'll also hear a serenade for strings and a choral work by this week's featured composer, Edward Elgar (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 18 September 2013

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    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.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Edward Elgar: June 1st - 7th

    Edward Elgar is widely regarded as quintessentially English. He was born June 2nd 1857 in a small West Midlands village. His father, a music teacher had a music shop and tuned pianos. So Elgar had a great advantage of growing up in a thoroughly musical atmosphere. Most famous for his marches, we salute him this week, however, with some chamber music, song settings and selected orchestral works…  

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: She Moved Through The Fair
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:05
      Title: Lisboa
      Performer(s): Gardot, Melody
      Performer(s): Gardot, Melody
      Duration: 5:39
    • 22:10
      Title: Good Dog
      Performer(s): Carrothers, Bill
      Performer(s): Carrothers, Bill
      Duration: 3:07
    • 22:13
      Title: Track 03
      Performer(s): Ostrom, Magnus
      Performer(s): Ostrom, Magnus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:20
      Title: Fantasia Iv
      Performer(s): Gibbons, Orlando
      Performer(s): Gibbons, Orlando
      Duration: 3:09
    • 22:23
      Title: Deer Stop
      Performer(s): Goldfrapp/Gregory
      Performer(s): Goldfrapp/Gregory
      Duration: 4:21
    • 22:27
      Title: I'M Glad There Is You
      Performer(s): Dorsey / Mertz
      Performer(s): Dorsey / Mertz
      Duration: 3:33
    • 22:31
      Title: Orbit
      Performer(s): Balke, Jon
      Performer(s): Balke, Jon
      Duration: 5:44
    • 22:37
      Title: Track 17
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: String Quartet In C 'Dissonance' (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 10:48
    • 22:53
      Title: Track 19
      Performer(s): Ligeti, Gyorgy
      Performer(s): Ligeti, Gyorgy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:04
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:12
      Title: Track 07
      Performer(s): Micus, Stephan
      Performer(s): Micus, Stephan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:22
      Title: La Valse De Lilas
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:26
      Title: Les Parapluies De Cherbourg
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 2:45
    • 23:29
      Title: Chega Do Saudade
      Performer(s): Jobim / De Moraes
      Performer(s): Jobim / De Moraes
      Duration: 11:01
    • 23:41
      Title: La Fugazza Sonate À 5
      Performer(s): Legrenzi, Giovanni
      Performer(s): Legrenzi, Giovanni
      Duration: 5:05
    • 23:46
      Title: Destiny/Osud
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:11
    • 23:52
      Title: Lune Rousse
      Performer(s): Jan, Marie
      Performer(s): Jan, Marie
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:57
      Title: How High The Moon
      Performer(s): Lewis / Hamilton
      Performer(s): Lewis / Hamilton
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:01
      Title: Wild Horses
      Performer(s): Jagger / Richards
      Performer(s): Jagger / Richards
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:16
      Title: Ballad Of Grey Weather
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Duration: 4:26
    • 00:20
      Title: Tutu Tango
      Performer(s): Atzmon, Gilad
      Performer(s): Atzmon, Gilad
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:26
      Title: Avminnast
      Performer(s): Okland, Nils
      Performer(s): Okland, Nils
      Duration: 3:53
    • 00:30
      Title: Apokatastasis
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Duration: 3:06
    • 00:32
      Title: Luna-Volver
      Performer(s): Saluzzi, Dino
      Performer(s): Saluzzi, Dino
      Duration: 6:49
    • 00:39
      Title: Cello Concerto No.1 In C (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 7:36
    • 00:47
      Title: O Admirabile Commercium
      Performer(s): Stucky, Stephen
      Performer(s): Stucky, Stephen
      Duration: 4:22
    • 00:51
      Title: Jeg Ser Deg Sote Lam
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 5:29
    • 00:58
      Title: Improvisation On Chopin: Nocturne In D Flat Major
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:22

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