The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    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 Wednesday 11 December 2013

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    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

    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

    • 22:05
      Title: Akh Im Champen
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:09
      Title: My Love's An Arbutus
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 2:10
    • 22:12
      Title: Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:16
      Title: Fleur De Mandragore
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Gilchrist
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Gilchrist
      Duration: 2:52
    • 22:20
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 (2nd Movement) Adagio/Allegro
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 5:03
    • 22:25
      Title: Eternal Memory For Solo Cello And Strings - With Great Peace And
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Duration: 4:37
    • 22:30
      Title: Manenberg Revisited
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 6:28
    • 22:36
      Title: White Man Sleeps - Fourth Dance
      Performer(s): Volans, Kevin
      Performer(s): Volans, Kevin
      Duration: 8:23
    • 22:46
      Title: All Across The City
      Performer(s): Jim Hall
      Performer(s): Jim Hall
      Album: Hallmarks - The Best of Jim Hall
      Duration: 5:04
    • 22:57
      Title: Easy's Pocket
      Performer(s): Roberts, Hank
      Performer(s): Roberts, Hank
      Duration: 5:05
    • 23:02
      Title: The Chase (Variations On Mussorgsky's Old Castle From Pictures A
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 3:18
    • 23:06
      Title: You Compare Her To A Rose
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:11
      Title: Edinburgh
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Duration: 3:21
    • 23:16
      Title: Cello Suite No.1 In G (5th Movement) Menuet
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:20
    • 23:19
      Title: Canticle: Magnificat
      Performer(s): Banchieri, Adriano
      Performer(s): Banchieri, Adriano
      Duration: 5:22
    • 23:24
      Title: Time Stands Still
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:30
      Title: Swingin' Them Jingle Bells
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:33
      Title: Silent Night
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:39
      Title: The Falling Tear
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Carthy, E
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Carthy, E
      Duration: 2:44
    • 23:43
      Title: Piano Abg
      Performer(s): Mcbride, Brian
      Performer(s): Mcbride, Brian
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:47
      Title: Nagoya Marimbas
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:54
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:07
      Title: Snow
      Composer: Turner
      Performer(s): Turner, Pierce
      Performer(s): Turner, Pierce
      Duration: 4:44
    • 00:11
      Title: The Rain Falls
      Performer(s): Eleanor Mcevoy
      Performer(s): Eleanor Mcevoy
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:18
      Title: Gitti De Gitti
      Performer(s): Ohran Gencebay
      Performer(s): Ohran Gencebay
      Duration: 5:38
    • 00:23
      Title: Lament
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran/Agbabian, Areni
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran/Agbabian, Areni
      Duration: 4:01
    • 00:28
      Title: Chartered Flight
      Performer(s): Jeffes, Simon
      Performer(s): Jeffes, Simon
      Duration: 6:56
    • 00:35
      Title: Fly By Night
      Performer(s): Wold, Steve
      Performer(s): Wold, Steve
      Duration: 3:23
    • 00:38
      Title: Old Friends
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 4:35
    • 00:43
      Title: The Promise
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Duration: 5:37
    • 00:50
      Title: Chant D'Extase Dans Un Paysage Triste (Song Of Ecstasy In A Sad
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:56
      Title: Sun In My Mouth
      Performer(s): Bjork/ Sigsworth, Guy/ Cummings E E
      Performer(s): Bjork/ Sigsworth, Guy/ Cummings E E
      Duration: 2:55

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