The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Feb 2; On Monday's Blue we take our first look at Bilingua(see Blue Tunes below); Arvo Part's Magnificat matched by a choral work from Eric Whitacre; Pat Coldrick plays Jobim; new from David Lyttle's CD Faces; Susanna (from the Magical Orchestra) features twice...first from a 2088 release followed by a more recent release in which she pays tribute to Henry Purcell; celestial choral from Palestrina and a String Quartet from Beethoven; three female singers from three different backgrounds - Persian poems from Cymin Samawatie; Indian influences from Sheila Chandra and Iranian Welsh singer Roshi feat Pars Radio;  King's Singers (pictured) sing Schubert; John Martyn from Bless the Weather;  For these and more delights join Carl... starting at 10pm....

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 13 November 2013

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    Bilingua: February 2nd - February 8th

    Last November Gael Linn released "Bilingua" - a previously unreleased recording by the late Eithne Ní Uallacháin who tragically passed away in 1999. As a member of the trio Lá Lugh, Eithne forged new interpretations of Irish traditional singing. But with "Bilingua" she composed new material of her own - yet still deeply rooted in the tradition. It's under the Blue spotlight all this week.

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