The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Apr 21.Tuesday's Blue features more from  Sinikka Langeland, kantele player (see Blue Tunes below);Vivaldi Re-Imagined by Max Richter; recent Pulizter Prizewinner Julia Wolfe; Leo Brouwer's tribute to Scriabin; Vieux Farka Toure - visiting Killarney this July; Le Trio Jourban  - visiting NCH in June; English folk singer Sam Lee; Bosnian sevdah singer Amira Medunjanin; New from Sicilian trumpeter Paolo Fresu on ECM; classic Miles with a standard Stella By Starlight; Kathleen MacInnes sings in Scots Gaelic; Vinicius Cantuaria sings in Portuguese; and we're not quite sure what language Bjork is singing in; Benedict Schlepper-Connolly arranges the trad I Am Weary of Lying Alone for vocal interpretation by Michelle O'Rourke; also Michael Nyman, Ciaran Farrell and new from The Hard Ground (pictured);  and one from Sandy Denny on her anniversary; For these and lots more join Carl for the 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 14 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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    Sinikka Langeland:  April 20th - 26th

    Sinikka Langeland, a graduate of the University of Oslo, has studied piano, guitar and contemporary folksong. Since 1981, she's been especially interested in the kantele, or table harp. We'll hear original compositions from "The half-finished Heaven", her latest ECM release, all this week on BLUE.

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