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 26 December 2013

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    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

    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

    • 22:08
      Title: Fantasiestucke (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:12
      Title: Alonso's Serenade
      Performer(s): Beauvais, William
      Performer(s): Beauvais, William
      Duration: 2:47
    • 22:14
      Title: Promenades - Giverny
      Performer(s): Hille, Sid
      Performer(s): Hille, Sid
      Duration: 3:56
    • 22:19
      Title: Song For Jesse
      Performer(s): Cave/ Ellis
      Performer(s): Cave/ Ellis
      Duration: 2:49
    • 22:21
      Title: Hometown With Melody
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:26
      Title: Parasite
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 5:59
    • 22:33
      Title: The Way It Will Be
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:02
    • 22:38
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:44
      Title: Spem In Alium
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Duration: 10:07
    • 22:54
      Title: All The Things You Are
      Performer(s): Kern / Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Kern / Hammerstein
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: One Dove
      Performer(s): Hegarty/Reynolds
      Performer(s): Hegarty/Reynolds
      Duration: 5:49
    • 23:07
      Title: Small Day Tomorrow
      Performer(s): Dorough / Landesman
      Performer(s): Dorough / Landesman
      Duration: 6:56
    • 23:13
      Title: Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms
      Performer(s): Thomas Moore
      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
      Performer(s): Jurjendal / Saks / Bowness
      Duration: 5:38
    • 23:38
      Title: Do For The Others
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:40
      Title: Forever
      Performer(s): Harper, Ben
      Performer(s): Harper, Ben
      Duration: 3:39
    • 23:45
      Title: The Dreamer
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:56
      Title: Mélodies, Book 1 - Ix: Lento
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:59
      Title: Mélodies, Book 2 - Vi: Lento - Plaintif
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:03
      Title: Albatross
      Performer(s): Green, Peter
      Performer(s): Green, Peter
      Duration: 4:32
    • 00:07
      Title: Songbird
      Performer(s): Mcvie / Abbott / Lole / Tiley
      Performer(s): Mcvie / Abbott / Lole / Tiley
      Duration: 3:09
    • 00:11
      Title: Winter Lady
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 2:30
    • 00:13
      Title: Losing Touch
      Performer(s): Jackson, Sam
      Performer(s): Jackson, Sam
      Duration: 2:28
    • 00:15
      Title: Swansea
      Performer(s): Newsom, Joanna
      Performer(s): Newsom, Joanna
      Duration: 5:20
    • 00:21
      Title: Feuillet D'Album
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:23
      Title: I. Slow But Not Dragging
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:25
      Title: Cuarteto De Cuerdas No. 2 Op. 15 - Langsam / Andante
      Performer(s): Zemlinsky, Alexander Von
      Performer(s): Zemlinsky, Alexander Von
      Duration: 5:34
    • 00:32
      Title: Empty Chairs
      Performer(s): Mclean, Don
      Performer(s): Mclean, Don
      Duration: 3:41
    • 00:35
      Title: The Briar And The Rose
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 5:43
    • 00:41
      Title: For No One
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:44
      Title: Mudbanks Of Liberty
      Performer(s): Gabbay, Igal
      Performer(s): Gabbay, Igal
      Duration: 4:07
    • 00:48
      Title: In A Silent Way
      Performer(s): Zawinul, Joe
      Performer(s): Zawinul, Joe
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:53
      Title: Etude I
      Performer(s): Motian, Paul
      Performer(s): Motian, Paul
      Duration: 2:27
    • 00:56
      Title: Prélude
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:03
    • 00:57
      Title: Starlight
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 1:36

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