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 Wednesday 20 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: Waltz For A Lonely Farmhouse
      Performer(s): Heitzeg, Steve
      Performer(s): Heitzeg, Steve
      Duration: 3:13
    • 22:04
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In B
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:33
    • 22:07
      Title: Sonata - Movement Iii - Canto
      Performer(s): Ginastera, Alberto
      Performer(s): Ginastera, Alberto
      Duration: 5:29
    • 22:14
      Title: Children's Song
      Performer(s): Corea, Chick
      Performer(s): Corea, Chick
      Duration: 3:07
    • 22:17
      Title: My Song
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 4:30
    • 22:22
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In E Minor
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 7:38
    • 22:31
      Title: Petite Reine
      Performer(s): Arthur H
      Performer(s): Arthur H
      Album: Fête trouble (live)
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:34
      Title: Be Mankan
      Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani
      Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani
      Duration: 5:21
    • 22:41
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: Cavalleria Rusticana Intermezzo
      Performer(s): Mascagni, Pietro
      Performer(s): Mascagni, Pietro
      Duration: 3:36
    • 22:50
      Title: El Noi De La Mere
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Duration: 3:47
    • 22:54
      Title: Glow
      Performer(s): Friedlander, Erik
      Performer(s): Friedlander, Erik
      Duration: 5:27
    • 22:59
      Title: Big In Japan
      Performer(s): Lloyd/ Mertens/ Gold
      Performer(s): Lloyd/ Mertens/ Gold
      Duration: 3:25
    • 23:04
      Title: Balulalow
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:50
    • 23:05
      Title: Gloria
      Performer(s): Coulais, Bruno
      Performer(s): Coulais, Bruno
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:11
      Title: Love Is It's Own Eternity
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck, John
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:16
      Title: Ajo
      Performer(s): Hjetland, Jullie
      Performer(s): Hjetland, Jullie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:21
      Title: Violin Concerto In D (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 9:57
    • 23:30
      Title: Te Vigilans Oculis
      Performer(s): Hawley, William
      Performer(s): Hawley, William
      Duration: 2:39
    • 23:33
      Title: Discovery At Night
      Performer(s): Einaudi, Ludovico
      Performer(s): Einaudi, Ludovico
      Duration: 4:40
    • 23:38
      Title: Round Midnight
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Duration: 7:49
    • 23:42
      Title: You Must Believe In Spring
      Performer(s): Bergman/Demy/Legrand
      Performer(s): Bergman/Demy/Legrand
      Duration: 6:06
    • 23:49
      Title: Nocturnal - Ix. Slow And Quiet
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:11
    • 23:52
      Title: String Quartet No. 4 In D Major Op. 83 - Movement Iii - Allegret
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 4:17
    • 23:57
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 7:53
    • 00:06
      Title: The Astounding Eyes Of Rita
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Duration: 8:56
    • 00:23
      Title: Honeymoon
      Performer(s): Holden D / Holden L
      Performer(s): Holden D / Holden L
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:27
      Title: Whiskey Ballad
      Performer(s): Wold, Paul Martin
      Performer(s): Wold, Paul Martin
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:31
      Title: White Man Sleeps - Fourth Dance
      Performer(s): Volans, Kevin
      Performer(s): Volans, Kevin
      Duration: 8:23
    • 00:40
      Title: Wash
      Performer(s): Vernon, Justin
      Performer(s): Vernon, Justin
      Duration: 5:13
    • 00:45
      Title: Grigio
      Performer(s): Turrisi, Francesco
      Performer(s): Turrisi, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:52
      Title: Dulce Solum
      Performer(s): Carmina Burana Manuscript
      Performer(s): Carmina Burana Manuscript
      Duration: 7:08

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