The Blue of the Night

The Blue of the Night

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 25 February 2014

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

Richard Strauss - not his operas but his songs and sonatas - in the Blue Tunes spotlight all this week including his Four Last Songs

 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: Weather-Excerpt

Performer(s): Gordon, Micheal

Duration: 6:29

22:08

Title: Allegro

Performer(s): Caffrey, Greg

Duration: 4:40

22:12

Title: Cucurrucucu Paloma

Performer(s): Winstone / Mendez

Duration: 3:45

22:17

Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat (3rd Movement) Finale: Allegro

Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef

Duration: 4:50

22:22

Title: Cello Sonata No. 2 In F Major (2nd Movement) Adagio Affetuoso

Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes

Duration: 6:48

22:35

Title: In Compagnia D'Amore I

Performer(s): De Vito / Rabbia

Duration: 3:45

22:40

Title: Joi And Karen

Performer(s): Johannsson, Johann

Duration: 3:39

22:44

Title: Odi Et Amo

Performer(s): Johannsson

Duration: 3:25

22:48

Title: Bambodansarna

Performer(s): Johannsson

Duration: 4:51

22:58

Title: Samba Em Preludio

Performer(s): Powell, Baden / De Moraes, Vinicius

Duration: 5:26

23:03

Title: Vista

Performer(s): Mccormack, Andrew

Duration: 8:29

23:13

Title: Cancao Verdes Anos (Song Of The Green Years)

Performer(s): Paredes, Carlos

Duration: 3:19

23:16

Title: Lyric Suite Seven Elegiac Pieces - Elegy 3

Performer(s): Wilson, Ian

Duration: 5:17

23:23

Title: Please Stop Playing Those Blues, Boy

Performer(s): Demetrius / Moore

Duration: 3:33

23:26

Title: Lets Go Out Tonight

Performer(s): P.Buchanan

Duration: 5:33

23:32

Title: You Don't Matter

Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico

Duration: 3:45

23:35

Title: Two Year Winter

Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda

Duration: 3:51

23:39

Title: Mu Suda, Arka Ules (Awake My Heart And Sing)

Performer(s): Traditional / Hornung

Duration: 3:45

23:43

Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano In F (2nd Movement) Andante Ma Non Tr

Performer(s): Strauss, Richard

Duration: 7:42

23:50

Title: Die Nacht

Performer(s): Strauss, Richard

Duration: 3:16

23:54

Title: Yellow

Performer(s): Berryman/Buckland/Champion/Martin

Duration: 4:13

23:58

Title: Lullaby Of Broadway

Performer(s): Dubin/Warren

Duration: 5:50

00:04

Title: Somewhere (From West Side Story)

Performer(s): Bernstein / Sondheim

Duration: 4:08

00:08

Title: So What

Performer(s): Davis

Duration: 9:39

00:20

Title: Super Flumina Babylonis

Performer(s): Dumont, Henry

Duration: 4:28

00:23

Title: Pno Concerto No.27 In B Flat(2nd Movement) Larghetto

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 7:31

00:31

Title: The Last Man

Performer(s): Mansell, Clint

Duration: 6:24

00:38

Title: I Feel A Smile Coming On

Performer(s): Chris Wood

Album: Albion - An Anthology

Duration: 5:53

00:44

Title: Branquinho

Performer(s): Gismonti, Egberto

Duration: 7:52

00:53

Title: Grand River Crossings I

Performer(s): Allen, Geri

Duration: 3:45

00:54

Title: Grand River Crossings Ii

Performer(s): Allen, Geri

Duration: 3:45

00:55

Title: River Man

Performer(s): Drake, Nick

Duration: 4:37

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