The Blue of the Night

The Blue of the Night

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 10 December 2013

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

Waterson:Carthy - the first family of English folk are under the spotlight collectively and individually plus some of their seasonal tunes

 Listen again: Christy Moore Session

Carl is joined by musician and songwriter Christy Moore for a special session on Carl's final live Blue of the Night. Christy's songs span the gamut of human emotion and experience and Carl will chat to him about his musical career and enjoy a live performance from one of Ireland's best loved musicians.

Listen Again:

On Carl Corcoran's final week with The Blue of the Night, he was visited from young Dublin-based Sun Collective - led by singer songwriter Caimin Gilmore.

Watch Again: The Blue of the Shortest Night Live from Studio 1

Carl Corcoran was joined for a very special Blue of the Shortest Night, a live concert broadcast from Studio 1 in the RTÉ Radio Centre. In association with Music Network, the Blue of the Night presented an evening of live music, showcasing some of the finest musical talent in the country.

The line-up included Baroque folk music from Sonamus, a unique combination of instruments performed by Cormac Breatnach (susato whistles), Annette Cleary (cello), Rachel Factor (harpsichord) and Eamon Sweeney (baroque guitar). A violin trio brought together Katherine Hunka, Ioana Petcu-Colan and Helena Wood for music ranging from classical to contemporary. And hailing from Béal Átha an Ghaorthaidh in the Múscraí Gaeltacht of northwest Cork, sean nós singer Nell Ní Chróinín. 

The exceptionally talented Aoife Doyle Band starred some of the Blue's favourite jazz musicians including Aoife on vocals, Johnny Taylor (piano), Andrew Csibi (double bass) and Dominic Mullan (drums). and to round it off, The Chatham Saxophone Quartet.  All this guaranteed that this special Blue of the Shortest Night will live long in the memory.

Music Played on the Show

22:07

Title: Virgo Prudentissima / Magnificat

Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon

Duration: 5:14

22:12

Title: Prelude And Fugue In E Min

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 3:34

22:16

Title: Something Good

Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard

Duration: 3:45

22:20

Title: River Man

Performer(s): Drake, Nick

Duration: 4:37

22:25

Title: Be Mankan

Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani

Duration: 5:21

22:30

Title: Micho's Mason's Apron/Jackson's/Cathair Rua )Reels)

Performer(s): Trad Arr Michelle Mulcahy

Duration: 4:30

22:43

Title: Casta Diva

Performer(s): Bellini, Vincenzo

Duration: 7:51

22:49

Title: Violin Concerto In D (2nd Movement) Adagio

Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes

Duration: 9:57

23:01

Title: Pagan Lullaby

Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran

Duration: 3:35

23:04

Title: The Wind And The Leaves

Performer(s): Berglund, Dan & Tonbruket

Duration: 3:17

23:08

Title: Round Midnight

Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious

Duration: 7:49

23:12

Title: You Must Believe In Spring

Performer(s): Bergman/Demy/Legrand

Duration: 6:06

23:19

Title: Study Ii

Performer(s): Dwyer, Benjamin

Duration: 1:07

23:21

Title: Curoo Curoo

Performer(s): Agnew, Elaine

Duration: 3:28

23:25

Title: Carol

Performer(s): Simonds / Lunny / Begg

Duration: 4:06

23:31

Title: S'Annunziata

Performer(s): Arca

Duration: 5:32

23:36

Title: Limerick Junction

Performer(s): Trad Arr. Mcgrath

Duration: 4:01

23:42

Title: Chaconne

Performer(s): Rameau, Jean Philippe

Duration: 5:52

23:46

Title: Ida Lupino

Performer(s): Bley/Abbuehl

Duration: 7:45

23:53

Title: Audrey

Performer(s): Brubeck, Dave/Desmond, Paul

Duration: 3:48

23:59

Title: River

Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni

Duration: 7:51

00:03

Title: Only At Christmas Time

Performer(s): Stevens, Sufjan

Duration: 2:29

00:06

Title: Anna Dixie

Performer(s): Waterson, Lal

Duration: 3:56

00:10

Title: Cherry Tree Carol

Performer(s): Trad Arr Carthy, E/Carthy M/ Van Eyken, T

Duration: 4:37

00:15

Title: The Coolin Op.16 No.3

Performer(s): Barber, Samuel

Duration: 4:57

00:20

Title: The Coulin

Performer(s): Trad Arr

Duration: 3:18

00:23

Title: Protecting Veil

Performer(s): Tavener, John

Duration: 8:57

00:32

Title: Is There Anybody Out There?

Performer(s): Waters, Roger

Duration: 2:55

00:35

Title: Nobody Home

Performer(s): Waters, Roger

Duration: 3:40

00:39

Title: Butterfly's Day Out

Performer(s): O'Connor, Mark

Duration: 5:01

00:44

Title: As I Roved Out

Performer(s): Trad

Duration: 6:15

00:51

Title: Nine Variations On Paisello's Air 'Quant'e Piu Bello' In A Major

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 5:46

00:58

Title: Moonlight Beneath The Mountains

Performer(s): Komitas

Duration: 2:19

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