The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Apr 28. On Tuesday's Blue we hear the first selections from this week's Recommended CD - from the Lyric Catalogue - Chamber Choir Ireland are the featured choice and we 'll hear a preview of a new release from Chatham Sax Quartet (see Blue Tunes below); Manhattan Transfer (visiting Dublin this week); Barbara Hendricks sings Aaron Copland; Rachel Podger play a Bach Partita; Paolo Conte sings of a Clown; and something from John Lennon's (pictured) songbook in advance of the RTE Concert Orchestra Thursday at NCH; more from Aran Corcoran's guitar suite "In The Woods" and more too from Irish band Hedge Schools; jazz guitarist Tommy Halferty and tad guitar from Mark Anthony McGrath;  For these and lots more join Carl for the 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 8 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.

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    RTE Lyric fm Label Releases:  April 27h- May  3rd

    As RTÉ Lyric FM marks its 16th birthday on Friday of this week - we choose music and song from the extensive and highly thought of Lyric CD label which showcases Irish musical talent in both performance and composition. These selections will include a preview of a new release featuring the Chatham Saxophone Quartet performing new Irish works.

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