The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    July 23: Tonight, Eamonn sits in for Carl to link up Patty Griffin, ahead of her September date in Dublin; a new recording of Grieg's "Lyric Pieces" by Spanish pianist Javier Perianes; jazz wunderkind Joey Alexander; part of a Shostakovich cello sonata; singer/songwriter Gwyneth Herbert (pictured), in advance of an Irish tour that starts in Wexford at the end of the month; 2 x Scott Joplin; an orchestration of Pete Townshend's "Quadrophenia"; jazz singer Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below); and guitarist Antoine Berthiaume. 10pm start...

    Mon 27th - Thurs 30th July: Carl's on his holidays this week. Ellen Cranitch will be here to help us wind down with the usual blend of tasteful late-night selections, including a nightly nocturne or two (see below).

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 30 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Screen composer Thomas Newman joined the family business; his father, uncles, brothers and cousin all share the silver screen passion & we play Thomas' works all this week on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Helen Merrill; July 20th - 26th

    Helen Merrill (pictured) sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Stan Getz, Hank Jones et al, all this week on BLUE.

    July 27th - August 2nd

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for  The Blue Of The Night.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: We Are The Stars
      Performer(s): Komitas
      Performer(s): Komitas
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:05
      Title: Winter 2
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:08
      Title: Winter 3
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max
      Duration: 4:53
    • 22:13
      Title: Old Thought
      Performer(s): Frahm, Nils
      Performer(s): Frahm, Nils
      Duration: 6:03
    • 22:13
      Title: The Green Mile
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 4:12
    • 22:23
      Title: Music For A Found Harmonium
      Performer(s): Jeffes, Simon
      Performer(s): Jeffes, Simon
      Duration: 4:13
    • 22:27
      Title: Forinfas
      Performer(s): Cantuaria, Vinicius/Frisell, Bill
      Performer(s): Cantuaria, Vinicius/Frisell, Bill
      Duration: 2:10
    • 22:30
      Title: He Wishes His Beloved Were Dead From That The Night Come
      Performer(s): Dennehy, Donncha/Yeats, W.B.
      Performer(s): Dennehy, Donncha/Yeats, W.B.
      Duration: 4:21
    • 22:34
      Title: Ishidatami
      Performer(s): Benita, Michel
      Performer(s): Benita, Michel
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:42
      Title: Who Is Sylvia
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:03
    • 22:43
      Title: String Quartet In E Flat Major, Op. 109 (Iii) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Reger, Max
      Performer(s): Reger, Max
      Duration: 9:41
    • 22:54
      Title: Wiggy Wiggy
      Performer(s): O'Domhnaill
      Performer(s): O'Domhnaill
      Duration: 4:39
    • 22:58
      Title: Miss Lindsay Barker/Spencer The Rover
      Performer(s): Cutting/Trad
      Performer(s): Cutting/Trad
      Duration: 5:56
    • 23:04
      Title: First Impressions
      Performer(s): Meyer, Edgar
      Performer(s): Meyer, Edgar
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:10
      Title: Nobody Does It Better
      Performer(s): Hamlisch / Sager
      Performer(s): Hamlisch / Sager
      Duration: 6:39
    • 23:16
      Title: I Get Along Without You Very Well
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:11
    • 23:22
      Title: 27th Ethos
      Performer(s): Youssef Dhafer
      Performer(s): Youssef Dhafer
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:28
      Title: Mother, Where Are You?
      Performer(s): Traditional Armenian
      Performer(s): Traditional Armenian
      Duration: 2:40
    • 23:30
      Title: String Quartet No. 3: (Vi) Michima Closing
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:10
    • 23:35
      Title: Ain't No Cure For Love
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:39
      Title: Song For E
      Performer(s): Berglund, Dan & Tonbruket
      Performer(s): Berglund, Dan & Tonbruket
      Duration: 6:47
    • 23:48
      Title: Nunc Dimittis
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 7:10
    • 23:54
      Title: Trio For Clarinet, Cello And Piano In A Minor (Ii) Adagio
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 8:43
    • 00:04
      Title: Ajo
      Performer(s): Hjetland, Jullie
      Performer(s): Hjetland, Jullie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Love Is It's Own Eternity
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck, John
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:14
      Title: Brooks Was Here
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 5:20
    • 00:19
      Title: Someday My Prince Will Come
      Performer(s): Churchill / Morey
      Performer(s): Churchill / Morey
      Duration: 9:19
    • 00:29
      Title: Double Concerto For Violin, Cello & Orchestra In A Min Op. 102 (
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 8:54
    • 00:38
      Title: The Beauty Of Decay
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Duration: 7:21
    • 00:45
      Title: Albatross
      Performer(s): Green, Peter
      Performer(s): Green, Peter
      Duration: 4:32
    • 00:50
      Title: Tongue Tied
      Performer(s): Portman, Emily
      Performer(s): Portman, Emily
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:55
      Title: Nanu
      Performer(s): Valdes
      Performer(s): Valdes
      Duration: 5:00

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