The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Dec 22. Carl will be spending some quality time at home for the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, Eamonn continues to pace the selections - and himself - during these early stages of his marathon Christmas run.

    Tonight, we'll hear a sample from a new CD of Schumann string quartets; recent Chick Corea; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones and Rosanne Cash; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticpated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 28 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 -

    "The Wexord Carols" - Caitriona O'Leary et al, and Chamber Choir Ireland: December 22nd - 28th

    Two new Irish releases are under the Christmas Week spotlight; Traditional Carols from the Old and New World by Chamber Choir Ireland (directed by Paul Hillier); and Heresy Records' "The Wexford Carols" - Dulra's Caitriona O'Leary joined by Tom Jones, Roseanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens for this Joe Henry production. Blue guarantees an eclectic, cool Yule...

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Electric Counterpoint: (1) Fast
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Duration: 7:08
    • 22:07
      Title: Ma Tanan Sind, Et Oled Mind (Thank You, O Lord, For Sheltering Me)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:11
      Title: String Quartet No.4 - Ii.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: L'Amor
      Performer(s): Savall, Arianna
      Performer(s): Savall, Arianna
      Duration: 5:02
    • 22:23
      Title: Benedicta Es Celorum
      Performer(s): Anon
      Performer(s): Anon
      Duration: 5:10
    • 22:30
      Title: Clarinet Concerto (1st Movement) Slowly And Expressively
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 6:16
    • 22:37
      Title: Tea For Two
      Performer(s): Youmans, Vincent/Ceaser, Irving
      Performer(s): Youmans, Vincent/Ceaser, Irving
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:40
      Title: Out Of This World
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: I Think It's Going To Rain Today
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Duration: 3:44
    • 22:52
      Title: Fuga Xx A 4 Voci Bwv 865
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:10
    • 22:56
      Title: String Quartet No.3 In D Major (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 5:36
    • 23:04
      Title: Avec Le Temps
      Performer(s): Ferré, Leo
      Performer(s): Ferré, Leo
      Duration: 4:28
    • 23:08
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Mehldau, Brad
      Performer(s): Mehldau, Brad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:18
      Title: International Blue
      Performer(s): Sheppard, Andy
      Performer(s): Sheppard, Andy
      Duration: 5:56
    • 23:24
      Title: She's Leaving The Bank
      Performer(s): Rooder, Ry & Dickinson, Jim
      Performer(s): Rooder, Ry & Dickinson, Jim
      Duration: 6:17
    • 23:30
      Title: Devil Got My Woman
      Performer(s): James, Nehemiah (Skip)
      Performer(s): James, Nehemiah (Skip)
      Duration: 5:08
    • 23:46
      Title: Travel Dream
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 5:22
    • 23:51
      Title: Blue Motel Room
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 5:19
    • 23:58
      Title: Hijo De La Luna
      Performer(s): Cano, Jose Maria
      Performer(s): Cano, Jose Maria
      Duration: 4:04
    • 00:02
      Title: 3 Preludes (2nd Movement) Andante Con Moto E Poco Rubato
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 3:47
    • 00:06
      Title: Agnus Dei (Adagio For Strings)
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 11:13
    • 00:19
      Title: Burma Shave
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 6:48
    • 00:29
      Title: Neverland - Minor Piano Variation
      Performer(s): Kaczmarek
      Performer(s): Kaczmarek
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:33
      Title: Across The Sea
      Performer(s): Sheridan, Karen
      Performer(s): Sheridan, Karen
      Duration: 5:03
    • 00:39
      Title: Simple Gifts
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:42
      Title: Pno Concerto No.2 In F (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 7:02
    • 00:48
      Title: String Quartet No.10 In E Flat Op.125 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 2:27
    • 00:52
      Title: Goodnight Irene
      Performer(s): Ledbetter, Huddie
      Performer(s): Ledbetter, Huddie
      Duration: 4:29

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