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 Thursday 24 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Law student turned composer CPE Bach was renowned for his keyboard improvisation. His acclaimed Keyboard Sonatas are in the Blue spotlight as we salute one of the Bach Boys.

    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: Chant From A Holy Book, Var. 1
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 6:27
    • 22:07
      Title: Arpeggiata (Prelude)
      Performer(s): Abel, Kar Friedrich
      Performer(s): Abel, Kar Friedrich
      Duration: 2:42
    • 22:10
      Title: Kothbiro
      Performer(s): Ogada, Ayub / Achieng, James
      Performer(s): Ogada, Ayub / Achieng, James
      Duration: 6:18
    • 22:17
      Title: Clock Winder
      Performer(s): Hahn, Hilary/ Bertelmann, Volker
      Performer(s): Hahn, Hilary/ Bertelmann, Volker
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:20
      Title: Maggie And Milly And Molly And May
      Performer(s): Merchant, Natalie/E.E. Cummings
      Performer(s): Merchant, Natalie/E.E. Cummings
      Duration: 4:23
    • 22:26
      Title: Sonata - Movement Iii - Canto
      Performer(s): Ginastera, Alberto
      Performer(s): Ginastera, Alberto
      Duration: 5:29
    • 22:31
      Title: Twisted Illusion
      Performer(s): Hiraoka, Toshiyuki
      Performer(s): Hiraoka, Toshiyuki
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:35
      Title: So Ro, Godt Barn (Rest Now Sweet Child)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:26
    • 22:38
      Title: I Better Be Quiet Now
      Performer(s): Smith, Elliott
      Performer(s): Smith, Elliott
      Duration: 3:59
    • 22:43
      Title: Sisters Of The Red Diamond
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 4:04
    • 22:49
      Title: Sonata V
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Duration: 2:14
    • 22:51
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (Iv)
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:58
      Title: Rodeo - Corral Nocturne
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 4:14
    • 23:02
      Title: Winter Moon
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:48
    • 23:06
      Title: How Much Do You Love Me?
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:11
      Title: The Last Pint
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre Arr Vallely, Niall
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre Arr Vallely, Niall
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:16
      Title: Una Dheas
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jptrio
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jptrio
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:23
      Title: Turning Point
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 6:06
    • 23:27
      Title: Angel Eyes
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Duration: 5:12
    • 23:34
      Title: Summa For Choir
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 5:16
    • 23:43
      Title: Norma - Casta Diva
      Performer(s): Bellini, Vincenzo
      Performer(s): Bellini, Vincenzo
      Duration: 7:04
    • 23:53
      Title: Maimouna
      Performer(s): Sissoko, Ballake
      Performer(s): Sissoko, Ballake
      Duration: 3:49
    • 23:56
      Title: Birchwood Beaker
      Performer(s): Kate Stables
      Performer(s): Kate Stables
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:00
      Title: We Don't Care
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:06
      Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:11
      Title: Weep, O Mine Eyes
      Performer(s): Bennet, John
      Performer(s): Bennet, John
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:13
      Title: Prelude And Fugues No. 1 In C Major
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 8:26
    • 00:23
      Title: Round Midnight
      Performer(s): Monk/Williams
      Performer(s): Monk/Williams
      Duration: 7:00
    • 00:30
      Title: Harvest Moon
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:35
      Title: You Have To Come Back To Me
      Performer(s): Gasparyan
      Performer(s): Gasparyan
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:38
      Title: Reflects Dans L'Eau
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:49
    • 00:45
      Title: Blazhen Muzh
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 4:04
    • 00:49
      Title: Your Mother And I
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:52
      Title: Futile Devices
      Performer(s): Stevens, Sufjan
      Performer(s): Stevens, Sufjan
      Duration: 2:26
    • 00:55
      Title: Lullabye
      Performer(s): Joel, Billy
      Performer(s): Joel, Billy
      Duration: 4:22

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