The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on the next Blue of the Night.....

    Feb 2; On Monday's Blue we take our first look at Bilingua(see Blue Tunes below); Arvo Part's Magnificat matched by a choral work from Eric Whitacre; Pat Coldrick plays Jobim; new from David Lyttle's CD Faces; Susanna (from the Magical Orchestra) features twice...first from a 2088 release followed by a more recent release in which she pays tribute to Henry Purcell; celestial choral from Palestrina and a String Quartet from Beethoven; three female singers from three different backgrounds - Persian poems from Cymin Samawatie; Indian influences from Sheila Chandra and Iranian Welsh singer Roshi feat Pars Radio;  King's Singers (pictured) sing Schubert; John Martyn from Bless the Weather;  For these and more delights join Carl... starting at 10pm....


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 30 January 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Monteverdi's musical style marked a transition from Renaissance to Baroque. Hear his motets, madrigals and vespers all this week on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Bilingua: February 2nd - February 8th

    Last November Gael Linn released "Bilingua" - a previously unreleased recording by the late Eithne Ní Uallacháin who tragically passed away in 1999. As a member of the trio Lá Lugh, Eithne forged new interpretations of Irish traditional singing. But with "Bilingua" she composed new material of her own - yet still deeply rooted in the tradition. It's under the Blue spotlight all this week.

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