The Blue of the Night

The Blue of the Night

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 24 December 2013

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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

 Listen again: Christy Moore Session

Carl is joined by musician and songwriter Christy Moore for a special session on Carl's final live Blue of the Night. Christy's songs span the gamut of human emotion and experience and Carl will chat to him about his musical career and enjoy a live performance from one of Ireland's best loved musicians.

Listen Again:

On Carl Corcoran's final week with The Blue of the Night, he was visited from young Dublin-based Sun Collective - led by singer songwriter Caimin Gilmore.

Watch Again: The Blue of the Shortest Night Live from Studio 1

Carl Corcoran was joined for a very special Blue of the Shortest Night, a live concert broadcast from Studio 1 in the RTÉ Radio Centre. In association with Music Network, the Blue of the Night presented an evening of live music, showcasing some of the finest musical talent in the country.

The line-up included Baroque folk music from Sonamus, a unique combination of instruments performed by Cormac Breatnach (susato whistles), Annette Cleary (cello), Rachel Factor (harpsichord) and Eamon Sweeney (baroque guitar). A violin trio brought together Katherine Hunka, Ioana Petcu-Colan and Helena Wood for music ranging from classical to contemporary. And hailing from Béal Átha an Ghaorthaidh in the Múscraí Gaeltacht of northwest Cork, sean nós singer Nell Ní Chróinín. 

The exceptionally talented Aoife Doyle Band starred some of the Blue's favourite jazz musicians including Aoife on vocals, Johnny Taylor (piano), Andrew Csibi (double bass) and Dominic Mullan (drums). and to round it off, The Chatham Saxophone Quartet.  All this guaranteed that this special Blue of the Shortest Night will live long in the memory.

Music Played on the Show

22:30

Title: Away In A Manger

Performer(s): Kirkpatrick, Wj

Duration: 4:26

22:35

Title: Dick Turpin Polska

Performer(s): Busk, Nicolaj

Duration: 5:25

22:40

Title: What I Kept I Lost

Performer(s): Westcott / Rodway

Duration: 5:30

22:45

Title: Trauermusik For String Orchestra With Solo Viola

Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul

Duration: 7:54

22:53

Title: String Quartet No.4 (2nd Movement) Lento

Performer(s): Williams, Adrian

Duration: 3:45

23:01

Title: There Is No Rose

Performer(s): Skempton, Howard

Duration: 3:10

23:04

Title: In Derby Cathedral

Performer(s): Mcquaid, Sarah

Duration: 5:19

23:09

Title: Alpha Shallows

Performer(s): Marling, Laura

Duration: 3:53

23:14

Title: Country Boy Blues

Performer(s): Robison, Willard

Duration: 4:02

23:17

Title: Gautama's Footsteps

Performer(s): Ghosh / Rahman, Z.

Duration: 3:45

23:19

Title: The Christmas Song

Performer(s): Torme / Wells

Duration: 3:29

23:23

Title: Piano Concerto No. 24 In C Minor - Movement Ii - Larghetto

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 8:07

23:31

Title: Gnossiennes (3rd Movement)

Performer(s): Satie, Erik

Duration: 2:44

23:34

Title: Pilgrim's Reach

Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe

Duration: 3:45

23:38

Title: Oh, Montmartre

Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie

Duration: 2:52

23:41

Title: Maré (Tide)

Performer(s): Maranhao, Rodrigo

Duration: 2:55

23:44

Title: Venus De Milo

Performer(s): Mulligan, Gerry

Duration: 3:45

23:51

Title: In Dulci Jubilo

Performer(s): Praetorius, Michael

Duration: 3:55

23:54

Title: Gloria - Vi. Tierce En Taille

Performer(s): Couperin, Francois

Duration: 3:45

23:58

Title: The Wexford Carol

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 5:07

00:04

Title: I Want You Back

Performer(s): The Corporation (Tm)

Duration: 3:30

00:07

Title: Vardan's Lament

Performer(s): Anonymous

Duration: 3:18

00:10

Title: Terzetto, Terzetto In C Major - Ii. Larghetto

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 3:45

00:15

Title: Piano Sonata No.1 In D Minor (2nd Movement) Lento

Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei

Duration: 3:45

00:26

Title: The Night Is Blue

Performer(s): Kurtz / Mills / Norvo

Duration: 7:22

00:33

Title: Some Other Time

Performer(s): Bernstein/Comden/Green

Duration: 4:58

00:38

Title: Cello Concerto No.2 In D - Adagio

Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef

Duration: 5:38

00:43

Title: Silent Woods

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 6:08

00:50

Title: Track 10

Performer(s): Torme

Duration: 3:45

00:53

Title: Fairytale Of New York

Performer(s): Mcgowan/Finer

Duration: 3:42

00:57

Title: Ah, Robin

Performer(s): Cornysh, William

Duration: 2:46

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