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 Thursday 19 December 2013

    Listen

    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

    • 22:05
      Title: Track 10
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Rutter
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Rutter
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:09
      Title: Pink Memories - Music Box
      Performer(s): Griswold, Eric
      Performer(s): Griswold, Eric
      Duration: 1:58
    • 22:12
      Title: Night Fishing 30th January 1972/ The Rights Of Man
      Performer(s): Keenan/ Trad Arr. Molloy
      Performer(s): Keenan/ Trad Arr. Molloy
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:17
      Title: The Goldhearted Miner
      Performer(s): Esbjorn/Berglund/Ostrom
      Performer(s): Esbjorn/Berglund/Ostrom
      Duration: 5:06
    • 22:22
      Title: I Saw Three Ships
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:05
    • 22:24
      Title: In The Bleak Midwinter
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav/Rossetti, C./Arr. Jansch
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav/Rossetti, C./Arr. Jansch
      Duration: 2:38
    • 22:27
      Title: Song Of The Christmas Bells
      Performer(s): Hobgood, Laurence
      Performer(s): Hobgood, Laurence
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:39
      Title: Prelude, Fugue And Allegro In E Flat Major Bwv 998 (I) Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:42
      Title: Sinfonia (Christmas Oratorio)
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 6:01
    • 22:50
      Title: Corpus Christi Carol
      Performer(s): Anon
      Performer(s): Anon
      Duration: 1:33
    • 22:51
      Title: Corpus Christi Carol
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:54
      Title: Nocturne In C Sharp Minor Op19/4
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:09
    • 23:02
      Title: Solv
      Performer(s): Langeland, Sinika
      Performer(s): Langeland, Sinika
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:07
      Title: Somewhere Over The Rainbow
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold
      Duration: 6:17
    • 23:13
      Title: Concierto De Aranjuez (Adagio)
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 16:39
    • 23:30
      Title: Suite No.2 In B Minor (1st Movement) Overture
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 11:59
    • 23:42
      Title: Ubi Caritas
      Performer(s): Gregorian Chant
      Performer(s): Gregorian Chant
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:45
      Title: Oiche Nollag - Christmas Eve
      Performer(s): O'Suilleabhain, Micheal
      Performer(s): O'Suilleabhain, Micheal
      Duration: 3:15
    • 23:48
      Title: Coventry Carol
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Stevens
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Stevens
      Duration: 3:08
    • 23:51
      Title: Soon After Christmas
      Performer(s): Nordenstam, Stina
      Performer(s): Nordenstam, Stina
      Duration: 7:04
    • 23:59
      Title: Moonlight In Vermont
      Performer(s): Suessdorf/Blackburn
      Performer(s): Suessdorf/Blackburn
      Duration: 4:38
    • 00:03
      Title: Stream Of Joy
      Performer(s): Tagore, Rabindranath
      Performer(s): Tagore, Rabindranath
      Duration: 5:35
    • 00:09
      Title: Line
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Album: Real World 25
      Duration: 7:44
    • 00:17
      Title: Good People All (The Wexford Carol)
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Voice Squad
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Voice Squad
      Duration: 4:06
    • 00:21
      Title: Silent Night, Holy Night
      Performer(s): Gruber / Mohr / Young
      Performer(s): Gruber / Mohr / Young
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:26
      Title: Moonlight Sonata (1st Movement) Adagio Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:08
    • 00:32
      Title: Da Pacem Domine
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 5:58
    • 00:38
      Title: Sans Melodie Too
      Performer(s): Beck, Gordon
      Performer(s): Beck, Gordon
      Duration: 8:16
    • 00:46
      Title: Dance
      Performer(s): Tsabropoulos, Vassilis
      Performer(s): Tsabropoulos, Vassilis
      Duration: 8:19
    • 00:54
      Title: Keep Me For Christmas Time
      Performer(s): Berries Blue
      Performer(s): Berries Blue
      Duration: 4:49
    • 01:00
      Title: Trio For Clarinet, Cello And Piano In A Minor (Ii) Adagio
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 8:43

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Latest Show

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran on Twitter

    Schedule Open Schedule