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; a poem by Tom Kettle - an Irishman who died at the Somme - put to music by Colin Mawby; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); a "stretched out" Kate Rusby; Laurent Lefrancois' re-invention of a Frescobaldi toccata; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; a divertimento by Stravinsky; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. 

    Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticipated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 9 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: Sento In Seno
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 4:21
    • 22:04
      Title: Dawn
      Performer(s): Stevenson
      Performer(s): Stevenson
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:08
      Title: Des Caramels Pour Eva
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:12
      Title: Ne Me Quitte Pas
      Performer(s): Brel, Jacques
      Performer(s): Brel, Jacques
      Duration: 13:29
    • 22:19
      Title: Swingin In The Rain
      Performer(s): Repac, Nicolas
      Performer(s): Repac, Nicolas
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:26
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano (2nd Movement) Blues (Moderato)
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 5:28
    • 22:31
      Title: Nocturne No.1 In B Major - Andante
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 7:39
    • 22:40
      Title: Who Do You Think You Are?
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:43
      Title: Nuit Sur Les Champs-Elysees (Take 2)
      Performer(s): Davis, Miles
      Performer(s): Davis, Miles
      Duration: 5:41
    • 22:50
      Title: Time After Time
      Performer(s): Lauper / Hyman
      Performer(s): Lauper / Hyman
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:54
      Title: Time Has Told Me
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:58
      Title: River Man
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:04
      Title: Cello Sonata In A Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Molto Tranquillo
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 6:19
    • 23:10
      Title: Come Sleep
      Performer(s): Boydell, Brian
      Performer(s): Boydell, Brian
      Duration: 2:56
    • 23:13
      Title: Afterwards
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:16
      Title: Similarities Between Diverse Things
      Performer(s): Talbot, Joby
      Performer(s): Talbot, Joby
      Duration: 8:54
    • 23:27
      Title: Track 03
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:34
      Title: Laili Djan
      Performer(s): Afghanistan (Perse)/ Khaled Arman
      Performer(s): Afghanistan (Perse)/ Khaled Arman
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:39
      Title: May Song
      Performer(s): Sheppard, Andy
      Performer(s): Sheppard, Andy
      Duration: 7:03
    • 23:46
      Title: Stolen Lines
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Duration: 2:22
    • 23:49
      Title: Gallowhill
      Performer(s): O'Rourke, Aidan
      Performer(s): O'Rourke, Aidan
      Duration: 7:22
    • 23:57
      Title: None The Wiser
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 4:22
    • 00:03
      Title: This Is Always
      Performer(s): Warren/Gordon
      Performer(s): Warren/Gordon
      Duration: 4:54
    • 00:08
      Title: Lullaby From 25.X.1893...In Memoriam P I Tchaikovsky
      Performer(s): Silvestrov, Valentin
      Performer(s): Silvestrov, Valentin
      Duration: 6:23
    • 00:14
      Title: Espressivo Dolce (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Buckley, John
      Performer(s): Buckley, John
      Duration: 5:18
    • 00:20
      Title: Wave
      Performer(s): Jobim, Antonio Carlos
      Performer(s): Jobim, Antonio Carlos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:25
      Title: Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar/ Coracao Vagabundo
      Performer(s): Jobim / De Moraes
      Performer(s): Jobim / De Moraes
      Duration: 4:32
    • 00:31
      Title: Achill Air
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 3:36
    • 00:34
      Title: Lullabye
      Performer(s): Joel, Billy
      Performer(s): Joel, Billy
      Duration: 4:22
    • 00:38
      Title: Five Pieces In Folk Style - Ii. In F Major
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:43
      Title: If Ye Love Me
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Duration: 2:20
    • 00:45
      Title: Audrey
      Performer(s): Brubeck, Dave/Desmond, Paul
      Performer(s): Brubeck, Dave/Desmond, Paul
      Duration: 3:48
    • 00:49
      Title: Carolina In My Mind
      Performer(s): Taylor, James
      Performer(s): Taylor, James
      Duration: 4:31
    • 00:54
      Title: The Emigrant's Farewell
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:16

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