The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    July 23: Tonight, Eamonn sits in for Carl to link up Patty Griffin, ahead of her September date in Dublin; a new recording of Grieg's "Lyric Pieces" by Spanish pianist Javier Perianes; jazz wunderkind Joey Alexander; part of a Shostakovich cello sonata; singer/songwriter Gwyneth Herbert (pictured), in advance of an Irish tour that starts in Wexford at the end of the month; 2 x Scott Joplin; an orchestration of Pete Townshend's "Quadrophenia"; jazz singer Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below); and guitarist Antoine Berthiaume. 10pm start...

    Mon 27th - Thurs 30th July: Carl's on his holidays this week. Ellen Cranitch will be here to help us wind down with the usual blend of tasteful late-night selections, including a nightly nocturne or two (see below).

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

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    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 -

    Helen Merrill; July 20th - 26th

    Helen Merrill (pictured) sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Stan Getz, Hank Jones et al, all this week on BLUE.

    July 27th - August 2nd

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for  The Blue Of The Night.

    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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