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 Monday 11 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Time has confirmed Johnny Mercer's status as an American popular music giant. Hear his songs - sung by the greats including Mercer himself 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: River Of Tears
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Duration: 7:16
    • 22:07
      Title: Back Down The River
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:10
      Title: Adoption
      Performer(s): Desplat, Alexandre
      Performer(s): Desplat, Alexandre
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:14
      Title: String Trio In C Major (2nd Movement) Adagio Con Espressione
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:50
    • 22:21
      Title: O Mon Bel Inconnu (O My Handsome Stranger)
      Performer(s): Hahn, Reynaldo
      Performer(s): Hahn, Reynaldo
      Duration: 4:15
    • 22:26
      Title: Dream
      Performer(s): Mercer, Johnny
      Performer(s): Mercer, Johnny
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:30
      Title: Farewell To Mccarthy&Apos;S
      Performer(s): Vallely
      Performer(s): Vallely
      Duration: 4:58
    • 22:35
      Title: Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 4:38
    • 22:40
      Title: Suite
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 8:37
    • 22:49
      Title: Here
      Performer(s): Bourne, Matthew
      Performer(s): Bourne, Matthew
      Duration: 1:51
    • 22:50
      Title: Blasten Sopar Sommaren
      Performer(s): Rasmussen, H.
      Performer(s): Rasmussen, H.
      Duration: 3:50
    • 22:56
      Title: The Banks Of Green Willow
      Performer(s): Butterworth, George
      Performer(s): Butterworth, George
      Duration: 6:32
    • 23:02
      Title: There&Apos;S A Long Trail Winding
      Performer(s): Elliott/ King
      Performer(s): Elliott/ King
      Duration: 1:15
    • 23:03
      Title: I&Apos;M Always Chasing Rainbows
      Performer(s): Harbach/ Hoschna
      Performer(s): Harbach/ Hoschna
      Duration: 7:26
    • 23:12
      Title: Alem
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Duration: 8:30
    • 23:21
      Title: Soukora
      Performer(s): Toure, Ali Farka
      Performer(s): Toure, Ali Farka
      Duration: 6:20
    • 23:27
      Title: Lili Marleen
      Performer(s): Schultze/Leip
      Performer(s): Schultze/Leip
      Duration: 6:04
    • 23:35
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:39
      Title: Choral Pour Orgue - Nun Komm Der Heiden Heiland
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:36
    • 23:45
      Title: Eden
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Duration: 6:57
    • 23:51
      Title: Jano Mori
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Duration: 7:55
    • 00:00
      Title: Moon-Faced, Starry-Eyed
      Performer(s): Weill/Hughes
      Performer(s): Weill/Hughes
      Duration: 3:20
    • 00:03
      Title: Kish
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:11
      Title: Violin Sonata In G (1st Movement) - Allegretto
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 8:40
    • 00:20
      Title: Gnossienne No 1
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 3:25
    • 00:24
      Title: Love Comes To Me
      Performer(s): Bonnie &Quot;Prince&Quot; Billy
      Performer(s): Bonnie &Quot;Prince&Quot; Billy
      Album: Is It the Sea?
      Duration: 4:46
    • 00:28
      Title: The River
      Performer(s): Beck, Gordon
      Performer(s): Beck, Gordon
      Duration: 4:31
    • 00:33
      Title: September In The Rain
      Performer(s): Warren/Dubin
      Performer(s): Warren/Dubin
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:37
      Title: Amber Captive
      Performer(s): Towner/Peacock
      Performer(s): Towner/Peacock
      Duration: 4:32
    • 00:41
      Title: River Lea
      Performer(s): Mulvey, Nick
      Performer(s): Mulvey, Nick
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:45
      Title: Pno Trio No 2 In E Flat Maj (2nd Movement) Andante Con Moto
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 8:48
    • 00:54
      Title: Kentucky Avenue
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 5:04

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