The Blue of the Night

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 7 January 2014

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.

 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

22:00

Title: Tractor Pull

Performer(s): Reed

Duration: 4:05

22:05

Title: Petite Reine

Performer(s): Arthur H

Album: Fête trouble (live)

Duration: 3:54

22:09

Title: La Vie En Rose

Performer(s): Louiguy/Piaf/David

Duration: 3:36

22:12

Title: November - Eleven

Performer(s): Talbot, Joby

Duration: 4:21

22:16

Title: Spanish Caravan

Performer(s): The Doors

Album: The Very Best of The Doors

Duration: 6:31

22:24

Title: Cantus Arcticus - Suo The Marsh

Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani

Duration: 7:17

22:32

Title: Sonata In G Minor Viola Da Gamba Solo Senzza Basso (2nd Movement

Performer(s): Abel, Carl Friedrich

Duration: 3:04

22:35

Title: I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 6:03

22:43

Title: My Guess

Performer(s): Kinsella, Lauren

Duration: 6:37

22:49

Title: Li'l Darlin

Performer(s): Hefti, Neal

Duration: 5:05

22:56

Title: An Cailin Rua; The Redhead

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 2:58

22:59

Title: Jigs; Mary Shore/ Brid Harper's/ The Luachrachan

Performer(s): Trad Mulcahy

Duration: 3:38

23:03

Title: String Quartet No. 2 (Iii)

Performer(s): Glass, Philip

Duration: 3:45

23:04

Title: Elyne Road

Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani

Duration: 9:05

23:15

Title: String Trio In B Flat Major D581 - Movement Ii - Andante

Performer(s): Schubert, Franz

Duration: 5:35

23:20

Title: Prelude No. 2, Opus 11

Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander

Duration: 5:21

23:26

Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

Performer(s): Mitchell / Mingus

Duration: 5:51

23:32

Title: Jelly Roll (Alternate Take)

Performer(s): Mingus, Charles

Duration: 6:58

23:40

Title: Be Cool

Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni

Duration: 4:27

23:44

Title: The Rocket Builder

Performer(s): Johannsson

Duration: 6:39

23:53

Title: Out Of Doors - Suite Sz 81 - Movement Ii - Barcarolla

Performer(s): Bartok, Bela

Duration: 2:55

23:56

Title: Pno Quintet In E Flat(3rd Movement) Allegr Assai

Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi

Duration: 6:06

00:04

Title: Set Luna Diamondji

Performer(s): Larose/ Sarr

Duration: 3:49

00:07

Title: Ingenuo And Um A Zero

Performer(s): Pixinguinha

Duration: 4:52

00:13

Title: How Insensitive (Insensatez)

Performer(s): Jobim/Gimbel/Demoraes

Duration: 3:33

00:16

Title: Waltz For Debbie

Performer(s): Evans, Bill

Duration: 6:23

00:23

Title: God Don't Never Change

Performer(s): Not Stated

Duration: 3:14

00:35

Title: Miles An Bpiobairi

Performer(s): Dillon, Eoin

Duration: 4:45

00:39

Title: The Sub

Performer(s): 3epkano

Album: At Land

Duration: 4:13

00:44

Title: Into My Arms

Performer(s): Cave, Nick

Duration: 4:30

00:49

Title: Waltz For A Lonely Farmhouse

Performer(s): Heitzeg, Steve

Duration: 3:13

00:52

Title: Balladyna

Performer(s): Stanko, Tomasz

Duration: 7:01

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