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 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 -

    "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: 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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