The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Feb 9; Another selection from our featured artists Accademia del Piacere who blend Spanish Baroque and Flamenco (see Blue Tunes below) - tonight tracks from a beautiful album released last year called Cantar de Amor; Early music meets Irish trad with the ensemble Sonamus; a Schubert Notturno for piano trio; close harmonies from Ardu Vocal Ensemble; Swedish cellist and singer Linnea Olsson; Brabant Ensmeble sing Palestrina; Irish jazz from guitarist Tommy Halferty and friends heading out on the road this weekend; piano sounds from Federico Albanese and Michael Price both of whom will be in Ireland this weekend;  Welsh choral composer Paul Mealor; String Quartet from Beethoven; Brian Dunning plays flute with Puck Fair;  Nina Simone sings a Blind Wille Johnson tune; more from Saso's new album Mysterium; guitarist John Pizzarelli plays Midnight McCartney; chamber music improv from David Sylvian; ambient sounds from duo Variant Sea; Irish folk from Paul Brady(pictured); new folk from Fox Owl Crow aka Suzanne McAnaney;  For these and more join Carl at 10....

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

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    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.

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                                                                    Feb 8th - 11th: Accademia del Piacere

    Accademia del Piacere is the Andalucian based Early Music ensemble founded by viola da gambist Fahmi Alqhai. They specialise in the religious and secular music of the Renaissance and Baroque in Spain in general and in Andalucía in particular. Blue dips into their extensive recorded repertoire and finds that place where flamenco meets baroque. Music to warm a February chill - Monday - Thursday from 10pm

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