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 18 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Britain's finest 20th century composer was born on the North Sea coast 100 years ago. All this week, Carl and Eamonn feature Benjamin Britten's superb chamber music.

    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: Artifacts: Bearded Aphrodite
      Performer(s): Budd / Partridge
      Performer(s): Budd / Partridge
      Duration: 2:49
    • 22:03
      Title: Hands
      Performer(s): J.A. Carmona / J.M. Carmona
      Performer(s): J.A. Carmona / J.M. Carmona
      Duration: 6:13
    • 22:10
      Title: Three Divertimenti For String Quartet - Iii Burlesque
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:52
    • 22:14
      Title: Benedicta
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 3:18
    • 22:19
      Title: Fugata
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 4:01
    • 22:23
      Title: Night Ride
      Performer(s): Reed
      Performer(s): Reed
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:30
      Title: Realta Na Maidne (Morning Star)
      Performer(s): Trad Arr C O'Leary/Dulra
      Performer(s): Trad Arr C O'Leary/Dulra
      Duration: 5:48
    • 22:35
      Title: Kyrie From Mass In E Minor
      Performer(s): Bruckner, Anton
      Performer(s): Bruckner, Anton
      Duration: 6:26
    • 22:43
      Title: Ruasalka - Song To The Moon
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 5:22
    • 22:48
      Title: Sailing To Byzantium
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Duration: 5:44
    • 22:54
      Title: Calle 7
      Performer(s): Cantuaria, Vinicius/Frisell, Bill
      Performer(s): Cantuaria, Vinicius/Frisell, Bill
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:00
      Title: Koj Mi Tropa
      Performer(s): Trad Macedonian
      Performer(s): Trad Macedonian
      Duration: 6:33
    • 23:07
      Title: Tres Hermanicas Eran
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:31
    • 23:12
      Title: I Get Along Without You Very Well
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:11
    • 23:19
      Title: Audrey
      Performer(s): Brubeck, Dave/Desmond, Paul
      Performer(s): Brubeck, Dave/Desmond, Paul
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:23
      Title: Take Five
      Performer(s): Desmond, Paul
      Performer(s): Desmond, Paul
      Duration: 5:41
    • 23:29
      Title: Famous Blue Raincoat
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:36
      Title: Track 06
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:46
      Title: Adagio Chiaro E Dolcissimo
      Performer(s): Raskatov, Alexander
      Performer(s): Raskatov, Alexander
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:53
      Title: Pno Son In C (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 7:17
    • 00:00
      Title: Mosella
      Performer(s): Hawley, William
      Performer(s): Hawley, William
      Duration: 2:31
    • 00:03
      Title: As The Dawn Breaks
      Performer(s): Hawley, Richard
      Performer(s): Hawley, Richard
      Duration: 4:51
    • 00:06
      Title: First Impressions
      Performer(s): Meyer, Edgar
      Performer(s): Meyer, Edgar
      Duration: 4:22
    • 00:12
      Title: Xi
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:17
      Title: Round Midnight
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Duration: 7:49
    • 00:25
      Title: Body And Soul
      Performer(s): Heyman/Sour/Eyton/Green
      Performer(s): Heyman/Sour/Eyton/Green
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:29
      Title: Moanin'
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:32
      Title: Mieke's Melody
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 5:30
    • 00:39
      Title: Ubi Caritas
      Performer(s): Gregorian Chant
      Performer(s): Gregorian Chant
      Album: Missa Orbis Factor
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:48
      Title: Monkey Dung Man
      Performer(s): Lowe, Jez
      Performer(s): Lowe, Jez
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:50
      Title: To Bio (Come To Me Beloved)
      Performer(s): Trad Iranian
      Performer(s): Trad Iranian
      Duration: 3:24
    • 00:53
      Title: Lullaby For Irena
      Performer(s): Stephan / Benge
      Performer(s): Stephan / Benge
      Duration: 6:07

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