The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    Aug 3: This week, Eamonn sits in for Carl (who returns from his holidays next Monday). On tonight's programme, we'll listen to Cavan artist Eileen Tackney, from her latest CD; a Goldberg Variation (transcribed for strings by Dmitri Sitkovetsky); recent fare from American sax-player Harry Allen (pictured); a Scott Joplin serenade; acoustic Jethro Tull; low-key Louis Armstrong (see BLUE TUNES, below); guitarist Dominic Miller, throwing a few shapes with Satie; a new release by arranger Michael Gibbs that was recorded over a 3-year period (whenever the NDR Big Band had some spare time on its hands); the slow movement of Grieg's A Minor piano concerto (also new: pianist Javier Perianes); and a Danny Elfman melody interpreted by violinist Zach Brock. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 18 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Dave Brubeck called Laurence Hobgood "one of the most incredible pianists", He has a new Christmas CD - hear it and more in the Blue spotlight from 10.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Little Drummer Boy
      Performer(s): Davis / Onorati / Simeone
      Performer(s): Davis / Onorati / Simeone
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:07
      Title: Shore
      Performer(s): Cranitch, Ellen
      Performer(s): Cranitch, Ellen
      Duration: 3:35
    • 22:11
      Title: Tree Green
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:26
    • 22:17
      Title: Missa Papae Marcelli - Kyrie
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:37
      Title: Once Upon A Summertime
      Performer(s): Legrand/Barclay/Marnay/Mercer
      Performer(s): Legrand/Barclay/Marnay/Mercer
      Duration: 5:48
    • 22:50
      Title: Track 06
      Performer(s): Trad
      Performer(s): Trad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:53
      Title: Oboe Concerto In F Major - Movement Ii - Larghetto
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christian
      Duration: 6:06
    • 22:59
      Title: Orfeo, Tu Dormi (Singing The Part Of Euridice)
      Performer(s): Sartorio, Antonio
      Performer(s): Sartorio, Antonio
      Duration: 5:32
    • 23:05
      Title: You Might Say
      Performer(s): Endresen, Sidsel
      Performer(s): Endresen, Sidsel
      Duration: 6:41
    • 23:12
      Title: Z Twig
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Duration: 2:20
    • 23:14
      Title: Jynweythek Ylow
      Performer(s): James, Richard D (Aka Aphex Twin)
      Performer(s): James, Richard D (Aka Aphex Twin)
      Duration: 2:45
    • 23:18
      Title: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:05
    • 23:22
      Title: A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
      Performer(s): Maschwitz/Sherwin
      Performer(s): Maschwitz/Sherwin
      Duration: 3:58
    • 23:27
      Title: You Go To My Head
      Performer(s): Coots / Gillespie
      Performer(s): Coots / Gillespie
      Duration: 6:26
    • 23:33
      Title: Stay
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Christian
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Christian
      Duration: 5:14
    • 23:40
      Title: My Margaret
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Duration: 5:30
    • 23:45
      Title: Track 03
      Performer(s): Trad Arr O'Connor/Ní Uallachain
      Performer(s): Trad Arr O'Connor/Ní Uallachain
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:51
      Title: Hymn To A Great City
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:54
      Title: Berceuse De Noel
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:59
      Title: Summa
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:06
      Title: Carol
      Performer(s): Simonds / Lunny / Begg
      Performer(s): Simonds / Lunny / Begg
      Duration: 4:06
    • 00:10
      Title: Di Questa Cetra In Seno
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Duration: 5:28
    • 00:17
      Title: Clarinet Quintet In A (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 6:09
    • 00:23
      Title: Lonely Heart
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:27
      Title: Here
      Performer(s): Kouyate, Lansine
      Performer(s): Kouyate, Lansine
      Duration: 3:04
    • 00:30
      Title: Hinge Of The Year
      Performer(s): Portman, Emily
      Performer(s): Portman, Emily
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:36
      Title: Goodbye Again
      Performer(s): Lawlor, Kevin
      Performer(s): Lawlor, Kevin
      Duration: 4:19
    • 00:39
      Title: I Get Along Without You Very Well
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:11
    • 00:44
      Title: The Wexford Carol
      Performer(s): Anon
      Performer(s): Anon
      Duration: 4:39
    • 00:48
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:55
      Title: Pater Noster
      Performer(s): Ni Riain/ Nash
      Performer(s): Ni Riain/ Nash
      Duration: 2:02
    • 00:56
      Title: Menuet No.1 Andante
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Duration: 2:25

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