The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Thursday's BLUE...

    April 17. Carl returns after his break on Tuesday and tonight Eamonn links Anouer Brahem's "Sur Le Fleuve"; part of Mussorgsky's "Pictures At An Exhibition"; Finnish folk courtesy of kantele-player Timo Vaananen; John Dankworth's "Thieving Boy"; Saint-Saens' String Quartet No.1; flamenco guitarist José Luis Montón; sublime saxophone-playing by Art Pepper (pictured); Irish guitarist Mark Anthony McGrath; and more from the recently-issued "Fixin To Die" by Jackson C. Frank (see Blue Tunes, below).10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 27 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Meredith Monk, a source of amazement in American new music for nearly half a century is under the spotlight - a tireless explorer of the voice and vocal sounds.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Jackson C. Frank: April 14th - 20th

    The American singer/songwriter Jackson C. Frank was seriously injured as a child, in a school fire that claimed the lives of most of his classmates. He is best known for writing "Blues Run The Game", a song that's been covered by Simon & Garfunkel, Bert Jansch, Eddi Reader, John Renbourn and Frank's one-time girlfriend, Sandy Denny. He, himself, recorded just one album in his lifetime, the eponymous "Jackson C. Frank", produced by Frank's friend Paul Simon, in London. This week, we feature rarities from the newly-issued “Fixin’ To Die”: home and reel-to-reel recordings made during the 1960s and 1970s. Join Ellen and Eamonn to hear a selection each night this week, from 10pm...

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 10:00 p.m.
      Title: Cave Song
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 0:04:04
    • 10:05 p.m.
      Title: Appalachia Waltz
      Performer(s): O Connor, Mark
      Performer(s): O Connor, Mark
      Duration: 0:06:05
    • 10:10 p.m.
      Title: Violin Sonata In A Major (Transc. For Cello) (4Th Movement) Alle
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 0:06:18
    • 10:17 p.m.
      Title: Sonat In D Minor - Allegro
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Duration: 0:02:50
    • 10:20 p.m.
      Title: Sonata No. 33 In B Minor
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Alessandro
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Alessandro
      Duration: 0:05:10
    • 10:25 p.m.
      Title: Eden
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Duration: 0:06:57
    • 10:32 p.m.
      Title: I Praise You, Sacred Mother
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 0:05:14
    • 10:38 p.m.
      Title: My Attorney, Bernie
      Performer(s): Frishberg, Dave
      Performer(s): Frishberg, Dave
      Duration: 0:04:36
    • 10:43 p.m.
      Title: Hands
      Performer(s): J.A. Carmona / J.M. Carmona
      Performer(s): J.A. Carmona / J.M. Carmona
      Duration: 0:06:13
    • 10:50 p.m.
      Title: Laudamus Te
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 0:04:40
    • 10:55 p.m.
      Title: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra - adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christian
      Duration: 0:05:57
    • 11:02 p.m.
      Title: Mama Tree
      Performer(s): Beuchi, Sarah
      Performer(s): Beuchi, Sarah
      Duration: 0:05:11
    • 11:07 p.m.
      Title: Flim
      Performer(s): R.D. James
      Performer(s): R.D. James
      Duration: 0:04:20
    • 11:12 p.m.
      Title: Molaimis Go Leir An Taon-Mhac Criost
      Performer(s): Hanlon, Ben
      Performer(s): Hanlon, Ben
      Duration: 0:03:37
    • 11:15 p.m.
      Title: Ceol an Phiobaire
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 0:06:07
    • 11:24 p.m.
      Title: I Am A Little Boat
      Performer(s): Kelleher, Fiona
      Performer(s): Kelleher, Fiona
      Duration: 0:05:53
    • 11:29 p.m.
      Title: The Last Pint
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre Arr Vallely, Niall
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre Arr Vallely, Niall
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:40 p.m.
      Title: Northern Sky
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 0:04:00
    • 11:45 p.m.
      Title: Piano Sonata No.2 (2nd movement)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:51 p.m.
      Title: Five Hebrew Love Songs (i)Temuna- A Picture
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 0:02:00
    • 11:52 p.m.
      Title: Jewish Storyteller/Dance/Dream
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 0:05:15
    • 12:00 a.m.
      Title: Day Dream
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 0:04:15
    • 12:04 a.m.
      Title: Solitude
      Performer(s): Ellington/Delange/Mills
      Performer(s): Ellington/Delange/Mills
      Duration: 0:03:46
    • 12:08 a.m.
      Title: Glistening Glyndebourne
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 0:06:48
    • 12:16 a.m.
      Title: The Lark Ascending
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 0:16:19
    • 12:31 a.m.
      Title: Lesser heaven
      Performer(s): Eno, Brian
      Performer(s): Eno, Brian
      Duration: 0:03:35
    • 12:34 a.m.
      Title: Little Bruk
      Performer(s): Hederos, Martin
      Performer(s): Hederos, Martin
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 12:39 a.m.
      Title: As The Dawn Breaks
      Performer(s): Hawley, Richard
      Performer(s): Hawley, Richard
      Duration: 0:04:51
    • 12:45 a.m.
      Title: America
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 0:04:29
    • 12:48 a.m.
      Title: Old Friends
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 0:04:35
    • 12:53 a.m.
      Title: Chiquilin De Bachin
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 0:05:30
    • 12:56 a.m.
      Title: Gymnopedie No.3
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 0:03:46
    • 01:00 a.m.
      Title: At Dusk
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Duration: 0:02:35

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