The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    June 1. Eamonn sits in for Carl for the Bank Holiday and links a number of artists, composers and recordings that we've featured on the programme during the first half of 2015: Billie Holiday (pictured) and Ewan MacColl - both in their centenary years; Leo Brouwer, Brian Eno, Fazil Say, Enrique Granados, Joan Baez, Anouar Brahem, The Unthanks, Bob Dylan and the RTÉ lyric fm label, to name but a few.

    And we'll also hear a serenade for strings and a choral work by this week's featured composer, Edward Elgar (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    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 -

    Edward Elgar: June 1st - 7th

    Edward Elgar is widely regarded as quintessentially English. He was born June 2nd 1857 in a small West Midlands village. His father, a music teacher had a music shop and tuned pianos. So Elgar had a great advantage of growing up in a thoroughly musical atmosphere. Most famous for his marches, we salute him this week, however, with some chamber music, song settings and selected orchestral works…  

    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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