The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    Dec 22. Carl will be spending some quality time at home for the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, Eamonn continues to pace the selections - and himself - during these early stages of his marathon Christmas run.

    Tonight, we'll hear a sample from a new CD of Schumann string quartets; recent Chick Corea; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones and Rosanne Cash; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticpated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 6 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Though Alexander Scriabin died at the age of 43, he wrote much of the 20th century's finest music for piano. Hear a selection of his preludes and études each night this week.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    "The Wexord Carols" - Caitriona O'Leary et al, and Chamber Choir Ireland: December 22nd - 28th

    Two new Irish releases are under the Christmas Week spotlight; Traditional Carols from the Old and New World by Chamber Choir Ireland (directed by Paul Hillier); and Heresy Records' "The Wexford Carols" - Dulra's Caitriona O'Leary joined by Tom Jones, Roseanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens for this Joe Henry production. Blue guarantees an eclectic, cool Yule...

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Blow The Wind Southerly
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:04
    • 22:02
      Title: The Wind And The Leaves
      Performer(s): Berglund, Dan & Tonbruket
      Performer(s): Berglund, Dan & Tonbruket
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:06
      Title: Reverie
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:09
    • 22:11
      Title: Song For Athene
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Duration: 8:01
    • 22:18
      Title: En Gallop
      Performer(s): Newsom, Joanna
      Performer(s): Newsom, Joanna
      Duration: 5:22
    • 22:24
      Title: Bye Bye Idi
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Duration: 3:56
    • 22:28
      Title: 'Begegung' Phantasie-Stuck For Cello And Piano Op. 86 No. 1
      Performer(s): Raff, Joachim
      Performer(s): Raff, Joachim
      Duration: 7:43
    • 22:37
      Title: The First Bath
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:39
      Title: O Sapientia (I )
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: Comme Ci, Comme Ca
      Performer(s): Coquatrix, Dudan & Goell
      Performer(s): Coquatrix, Dudan & Goell
      Duration: 6:21
    • 22:56
      Title: Persimmons
      Performer(s): Grolnick, Don
      Performer(s): Grolnick, Don
      Duration: 7:09
    • 23:05
      Title: Still Crazy After All These Years
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:09
      Title: Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:15
      Title: Sonata In E Flat Minor (2nd Movement) - Completed By Stephen Coo
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 6:21
    • 23:23
      Title: In Seculum "Breve"
      Performer(s): Bamberg Codex
      Performer(s): Bamberg Codex
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: Around And About (2nd Movement) The Lake
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Duration: 2:52
    • 23:26
      Title: Space Travel
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Duration: 6:17
    • 23:35
      Title: Aird Ui Chuain
      Performer(s): Trad/O'Connor, Mcsherry, Mcilduff
      Performer(s): Trad/O'Connor, Mcsherry, Mcilduff
      Duration: 4:40
    • 23:39
      Title: The Apparent Chaos Of Blue
      Performer(s): Travis / Fripp
      Performer(s): Travis / Fripp
      Duration: 9:05
    • 23:49
      Title: Unravelled
      Performer(s): Elliott, Maja
      Performer(s): Elliott, Maja
      Duration: 7:04
    • 23:57
      Title: Another World
      Performer(s): Hegarty, Antony
      Performer(s): Hegarty, Antony
      Duration: 4:14
    • 00:01
      Title: The Sea Fort
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Duration: 3:28
    • 00:06
      Title: Piano Concerto No 1 In C Major Op 15 - Movement Ii - Largo
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 10:34
    • 00:17
      Title: Maria Magdalene Et Altera Maria
      Performer(s): Gabrieli, Andrea
      Performer(s): Gabrieli, Andrea
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:23
      Title: Buenos Aires
      Performer(s): Atzmon, Gilad
      Performer(s): Atzmon, Gilad
      Duration: 7:58
    • 00:37
      Title: Teclado Marfil
      Performer(s): Dobal
      Performer(s): Dobal
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:41
      Title: Sámaveda
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Duration: 9:09
    • 00:51
      Title: Showstrings
      Performer(s): Darling, David
      Performer(s): Darling, David
      Duration: 3:05
    • 00:54
      Title: One For My Baby
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Duration: 5:57

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