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 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 -

    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

    • 22:00
      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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