The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    April 17. Carl returns after his break on Tuesday and tonight Eamonn links Anouer Brahem's "Sur Le Fleuve"; part of Mussorgsky's "Pictures At An Exhibition"; Finnish folk courtesy of kantele-player Timo Vaananen; John Dankworth's "Thieving Boy"; Saint-Saens' String Quartet No.1; flamenco guitarist José Luis Montón; sublime saxophone-playing by Art Pepper (pictured); Irish guitarist Mark Anthony McGrath; and more from the recently-issued "Fixin To Die" by Jackson C. Frank (see Blue Tunes, below).10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 16 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    This week, Carl and Eamonn feature the recordings of singer-songwriter Richard Thompson, who's still going strong after bursting onto the scene with Fairport Convention in 1967.

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    Jackson C. Frank: April 14th - 20th

    The American singer/songwriter Jackson C. Frank was seriously injured as a child, in a school fire that claimed the lives of most of his classmates. He is best known for writing "Blues Run The Game", a song that's been covered by Simon & Garfunkel, Bert Jansch, Eddi Reader, John Renbourn and Frank's one-time girlfriend, Sandy Denny. He, himself, recorded just one album in his lifetime, the eponymous "Jackson C. Frank", produced by Frank's friend Paul Simon, in London. This week, we feature rarities from the newly-issued “Fixin’ To Die”: home and reel-to-reel recordings made during the 1960s and 1970s. Join Ellen and Eamonn to hear a selection each night this week, from 10pm...

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 10:00 p.m.
      Title: Serenade for tenor, horn and strings - 1. Pastoral
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 0:03:36
    • 10:04 p.m.
      Title: Hope
      Performer(s): Sawhney, Nitin
      Performer(s): Sawhney, Nitin
      Duration: 0:06:05
    • 10:10 p.m.
      Title: Toni
      Performer(s): Hussein, Zakir
      Performer(s): Hussein, Zakir
      Duration: 0:04:05
    • 10:16 p.m.
      Title: Some Other Time
      Performer(s): Berstein / Comden/ Green
      Performer(s): Berstein / Comden/ Green
      Duration: 0:05:04
    • 10:21 p.m.
      Title: Life Mask
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Duration: 0:07:31
    • 10:30 p.m.
      Title: Agnus Dei (Adagio For Strings)
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 0:11:13
    • 10:43 p.m.
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto no.6 in B flat major BWV 1051 (3rd movement
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 0:05:56
    • 10:49 p.m.
      Title: The Kiss
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 0:04:12
    • 10:53 p.m.
      Title: Stormy Monday (live)
      Performer(s): Walker, T-Bone
      Performer(s): Walker, T-Bone
      Duration: 0:06:04
    • 10:59 p.m.
      Title: Suite Iberia Book 1; Evocacion (i)
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:05 p.m.
      Title: The Song Of The Birds
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Duration: 0:02:46
    • 11:09 p.m.
      Title: The Great Valerio
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 0:05:19
    • 11:14 p.m.
      Title: A Brother Slips Away
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 0:04:57
    • 11:20 p.m.
      Title: Waltz For A Lonely Farmhouse
      Performer(s): Heitzeg, Steve
      Performer(s): Heitzeg, Steve
      Duration: 0:03:13
    • 11:23 p.m.
      Title: No Surprises
      Composer: Radiohead
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Album: No Surprises - Single, Parlophone, CDNODATA04
      Duration: 0:03:46
    • 11:28 p.m.
      Title: Thy hand, Belinda..When I am laid in earth (Dido's Lament)
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 0:05:21
    • 11:33 p.m.
      Title: Adagio For Violin And Orchestra In E K261
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 0:07:01
    • 11:41 p.m.
      Title: Dia Da Liberdade
      Performer(s): Sheppard, Andy
      Performer(s): Sheppard, Andy
      Duration: 0:04:35
    • 11:45 p.m.
      Title: Give Up The Ghost
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:51 p.m.
      Title: North Circular
      Performer(s): Dennehy, Donncha
      Performer(s): Dennehy, Donncha
      Duration: 0:01:26
    • 11:52 p.m.
      Title: Ursa Major
      Performer(s): Schott, Cecile
      Performer(s): Schott, Cecile
      Duration: 0:04:22
    • 11:56 p.m.
      Title: Vals No 4 Opus 8
      Performer(s): Barrios-Mangore, Agustin
      Performer(s): Barrios-Mangore, Agustin
      Duration: 0:04:08
    • 12:02 a.m.
      Title: Knife-Leaves Make Vintage Fabric of The Sky
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Duration: 0:04:41
    • 12:07 a.m.
      Title: My Guess
      Performer(s): Kinsella, Lauren
      Performer(s): Kinsella, Lauren
      Duration: 0:06:37
    • 12:16 a.m.
      Title: Im Fruhling
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 0:04:34
    • 12:21 a.m.
      Title: Sonata in F Minor Op.120 No.1 (2nd movement) Andante un poco Ada
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 0:05:37
    • 12:27 a.m.
      Title: Nothing Changes
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Duration: 0:01:06
    • 12:28 a.m.
      Title: Inis Oirr
      Performer(s): Thomas Walsh
      Performer(s): Thomas Walsh
      Duration: 0:05:28
    • 12:33 a.m.
      Title: Dream Song
      Performer(s): Friedlander, Erik
      Performer(s): Friedlander, Erik
      Duration: 0:06:37
    • 12:42 a.m.
      Title: Desvairada
      Performer(s): Garoto
      Performer(s): Garoto
      Album: Garoto, O Genio Das Cordas
      Duration: 0:04:27
    • 12:46 a.m.
      Title: Track 03
      Performer(s): Ostrom, Magnus
      Performer(s): Ostrom, Magnus
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 12:52 a.m.
      Title: Lush Life
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 0:07:01

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