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 Thursday 2 January 2014

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    Jazz musician/composer Milt Jackson is featured on the programme all this week. Hear his vibes-playing in the company of the MJQ, Trane, Dizzy and Monk, nightly, from 10pm.

    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

    • 22:04
      Title: New York 19
      Performer(s): Lewis, John
      Performer(s): Lewis, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:20
      Title: Violin Concerto - Movement I - Andante Tranquillo
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 11:31
    • 22:32
      Title: Pieces En Concert - Movement Iv - Plainte. Douloureusement
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois
      Duration: 5:25
    • 22:43
      Title: Track 07
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:51
      Title: 20 Years
      Performer(s): Williams, Joe / White, John Paul
      Performer(s): Williams, Joe / White, John Paul
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:18
      Title: One For My Baby
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Duration: 5:57
    • 23:22
      Title: Farewell To Music
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough
      Duration: 5:14
    • 23:27
      Title: About Mother Op. 28 - When Mother Was Still A Little Girl
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Duration: 3:06
    • 23:30
      Title: No Quarter
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Duration: 2:50
    • 23:38
      Title: Aria With Variations In A
      Performer(s): Pachelbel, Johann
      Performer(s): Pachelbel, Johann
      Duration: 10:18
    • 23:50
      Title: Stairway To The Stars (Take 3)
      Performer(s): Malneck / Signorelli / Parish
      Performer(s): Malneck / Signorelli / Parish
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:54
      Title: Electric Counterpoint
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Duration: 14:58
    • 23:58
      Title: The Cockeyed Mayor Of Kaunakaki
      Performer(s): Anderson / Stillman
      Performer(s): Anderson / Stillman
      Duration: 2:21
    • 00:02
      Title: Moon
      Performer(s): Bjork/ Taylor
      Performer(s): Bjork/ Taylor
      Duration: 6:00
    • 00:08
      Title: Welcome To Lunar Industries
      Performer(s): Clint Mansell
      Performer(s): Clint Mansell
      Album: Moon (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)
      Duration: 7:27
    • 00:17
      Title: Trio
      Performer(s): Cross / Fripp / Wetton / Bruford
      Performer(s): Cross / Fripp / Wetton / Bruford
      Duration: 5:54
    • 00:23
      Title: This Woman's Work
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 6:44
    • 00:28
      Title: Luces De Lorca
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Duration: 3:41
    • 00:31
      Title: The Frog Galliard
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 1:52
    • 00:33
      Title: Den Forste Sommerfugl
      Performer(s): Nordheim
      Performer(s): Nordheim
      Duration: 4:40
    • 00:49
      Title: Futures
      Performer(s): Corea, Chick
      Performer(s): Corea, Chick
      Duration: 10:56

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