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    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    Dec 18; Thursday's Blue inches closer to Christmas and so we include a few more Seasonal gems....an extract from  A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten (pictured); a French Carol or two; The Eaken Piano Trio perform some Christmas Classics; Bert Jansch gets into the festive spirit and a Rutter arrangement wont go astray; aside from the Festive...we have Chamber music by Howard Skempton; Celli Monighetti play Alexander Knaifel; a new version of Strange Fruit by the band called Strange Fruit; a Mozart Andante for Oboe and Orchestra; Betty Carter sings of a Lonely House, Sinatra sings for Only the Lonely and we'll hear something from Sasha Siem - a British-Norwegian singer-songwriter and composer; there's also more from The Hilliard Ensemble (see Blue Tunes below); For these and much more... join Carl at 10

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 23 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    The Blue of the Night features the beautiful singing of the Tallis Scholars as their celebratory 40th aniversary year draws to a close

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    The Hilliard Ensemble; December 15th - 21st

    The Hilliard Ensemble has released more than 30 albums on the ECM label including their latest Transeamus.  They hang up their music stands at year’s end after 4 remarkable decades. This week Blue recalls some of their masterful performances as well as the new release - a suitable pre-Christmas Blue Tunes recommendation..

     

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: This Little Babe
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:43
    • 22:02
      Title: Draiocht Na Hoiche (The Magic Of The Night)
      Performer(s): Bergin
      Performer(s): Bergin
      Duration: 3:46
    • 22:06
      Title: I'Ll Be Home For Christmas
      Performer(s): Gannon/Kent/Ram
      Performer(s): Gannon/Kent/Ram
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:10
      Title: White Christmas
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Duration: 5:04
    • 22:16
      Title: Clarinet Concerto (1st Movement) Slowly And Expressively
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 6:16
    • 22:22
      Title: Sonatine Op. 30
      Performer(s): Tournier, Marcel
      Performer(s): Tournier, Marcel
      Duration: 4:38
    • 22:29
      Title: Sainte-Chapelle
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 8:52
    • 22:39
      Title: Three Hours
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 6:30
    • 22:45
      Title: If I'M Lucky
      Performer(s): Myrow / Delange
      Performer(s): Myrow / Delange
      Duration: 5:44
    • 22:52
      Title: The Tyger And The Lamb
      Performer(s): Blake / Westbrook
      Performer(s): Blake / Westbrook
      Duration: 9:39
    • 23:01
      Title: Michelle
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:08
      Title: Winter Solstice
      Performer(s): Stevens, Sufjan
      Performer(s): Stevens, Sufjan
      Duration: 3:38
    • 23:11
      Title: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
      Performer(s): Hugh Martin / Ralph Blane / Truman Bullard
      Performer(s): Hugh Martin / Ralph Blane / Truman Bullard
      Duration: 3:11
    • 23:15
      Title: Romance No.2 In D For Violin And Small Orchestra
      Performer(s): Reger, Max
      Performer(s): Reger, Max
      Duration: 9:24
    • 23:26
      Title: Cantata: Fille Dolce, Mio Bene (Aria 2)
      Performer(s): Hasse, Johann Adolph
      Performer(s): Hasse, Johann Adolph
      Duration: 6:18
    • 23:32
      Title: Nightbook
      Performer(s): Einaudi, Ludovico
      Performer(s): Einaudi, Ludovico
      Duration: 6:06
    • 23:38
      Title: As I Roved Out
      Performer(s): Trad
      Performer(s): Trad
      Duration: 6:15
    • 23:49
      Title: Etude In C Sharp Minor Op. 2 No. 1
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:06
    • 23:52
      Title: Gaudete
      Performer(s): Trad
      Performer(s): Trad
      Duration: 2:38
    • 23:54
      Title: Do'n Oíche Úd I Mbeithil (That Night In Bethlehem)
      Performer(s): Horslips
      Performer(s): Horslips
      Album: Drive the Cold Winter Away (Bonus Version)
      Duration: 3:42
    • 23:59
      Title: If Ye Love Me
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Duration: 2:20
    • 00:01
      Title: March (Seed Capsule)
      Performer(s): Talbot, Joby
      Performer(s): Talbot, Joby
      Duration: 5:28
    • 00:06
      Title: Deep Dead Blue
      Performer(s): Costello/Frisell
      Performer(s): Costello/Frisell
      Duration: 3:15
    • 00:09
      Title: String Quartet 3 Mishima
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 4:35
    • 00:14
      Title: North Atlantic
      Performer(s): Hahn, Hilary/ Bertelmann, Volker
      Performer(s): Hahn, Hilary/ Bertelmann, Volker
      Duration: 7:04
    • 00:21
      Title: Silent Night, Holy Night
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz Xavier
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz Xavier
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:26
      Title: O Tannenbaum
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Album: Winter Festivals
      Duration: 2:43
    • 00:28
      Title: The Old Breadline
      Performer(s): Owens, Michael
      Performer(s): Owens, Michael
      Duration: 4:30
    • 00:33
      Title: It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
      Performer(s): Willis, R.S./Sears, E.H.
      Performer(s): Willis, R.S./Sears, E.H.
      Duration: 3:35
    • 00:39
      Title: Wine Dark Lullaby
      Performer(s): Carr, Ian
      Performer(s): Carr, Ian
      Duration: 5:20
    • 00:44
      Title: Goodnight Irene
      Performer(s): Ledbetter, Huddie
      Performer(s): Ledbetter, Huddie
      Duration: 4:29
    • 00:49
      Title: Silent Night
      Performer(s): Silvestrov, Valentin
      Performer(s): Silvestrov, Valentin
      Duration: 4:06
    • 00:53
      Title: Silent Night, Holy Night
      Performer(s): Gruber / Mohr / Young
      Performer(s): Gruber / Mohr / Young
      Duration: 3:45

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