The Blue of the Night

The Blue of the Night

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 26 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 aniversary 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

22:08

Title: Fantasiestucke (2nd Movement)

Performer(s): Schumann, Robert

Duration: 3:45

22:12

Title: Alonso's Serenade

Performer(s): Beauvais, William

Duration: 2:47

22:14

Title: Promenades - Giverny

Performer(s): Hille, Sid

Duration: 3:56

22:19

Title: Song For Jesse

Performer(s): Cave/ Ellis

Duration: 2:49

22:21

Title: Hometown With Melody

Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe

Duration: 4:34

22:26

Title: Parasite

Performer(s): Drake, Nick

Duration: 5:59

22:33

Title: The Way It Will Be

Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings

Duration: 5:02

22:38

Title: Track 05

Performer(s): Amiina

Duration: 3:45

22:44

Title: Spem In Alium

Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas

Duration: 10:07

22:54

Title: All The Things You Are

Performer(s): Kern / Hammerstein

Duration: 3:45

23:01

Title: One Dove

Performer(s): Hegarty/Reynolds

Duration: 5:49

23:07

Title: Small Day Tomorrow

Performer(s): Dorough / Landesman

Duration: 6:56

23:13

Title: Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms

Performer(s): Thomas Moore

Album: The Songs of Thomas Moore and Percy French

Duration: 3:42

23:32

Title: Slow Electric Hum / Also Out Of Air

Performer(s): Jurjendal / Saks / Bowness

Duration: 5:38

23:38

Title: Do For The Others

Performer(s): Stills, Stephen

Duration: 3:07

23:40

Title: Forever

Performer(s): Harper, Ben

Duration: 3:39

23:45

Title: The Dreamer

Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim

Duration: 4:34

23:56

Title: Mélodies, Book 1 - Ix: Lento

Performer(s): Mompou, Federico

Duration: 3:45

23:59

Title: Mélodies, Book 2 - Vi: Lento - Plaintif

Performer(s): Mompou, Federico

Duration: 3:45

00:03

Title: Albatross

Performer(s): Green, Peter

Duration: 4:32

00:07

Title: Songbird

Performer(s): Mcvie / Abbott / Lole / Tiley

Duration: 3:09

00:11

Title: Winter Lady

Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard

Duration: 2:30

00:13

Title: Losing Touch

Performer(s): Jackson, Sam

Duration: 2:28

00:15

Title: Swansea

Performer(s): Newsom, Joanna

Duration: 5:20

00:21

Title: Feuillet D'Album

Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel

Duration: 3:45

00:23

Title: I. Slow But Not Dragging

Performer(s): Delius, Frederick

Duration: 3:45

00:25

Title: Cuarteto De Cuerdas No. 2 Op. 15 - Langsam / Andante

Performer(s): Zemlinsky, Alexander Von

Duration: 5:34

00:32

Title: Empty Chairs

Performer(s): Mclean, Don

Duration: 3:41

00:35

Title: The Briar And The Rose

Performer(s): Waits, Tom

Duration: 5:43

00:41

Title: For No One

Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney

Duration: 3:37

00:44

Title: Mudbanks Of Liberty

Performer(s): Gabbay, Igal

Duration: 4:07

00:48

Title: In A Silent Way

Performer(s): Zawinul, Joe

Duration: 5:02

00:53

Title: Etude I

Performer(s): Motian, Paul

Duration: 2:27

00:56

Title: Prélude

Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic

Duration: 2:03

00:57

Title: Starlight

Performer(s): Skempton, Howard

Duration: 1:36

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