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 27 February 2014

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

    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: Den Signade Dag
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:43
    • 22:11
      Title: Spring 2
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max
      Duration: 3:33
    • 22:16
      Title: Memino
      Performer(s): Assad, Sergio
      Performer(s): Assad, Sergio
      Duration: 5:51
    • 22:21
      Title: Who By Fire
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 4:11
    • 22:28
      Title: Spon Song
      Performer(s): Mike Nolan
      Performer(s): Mike Nolan
      Duration: 5:20
    • 22:32
      Title: Angel Eyes
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:40
      Title: String Quartet In C Minor Op. 51 No. 1 - Movement Ii - Romanze:
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 7:27
    • 22:48
      Title: Four Last Songs (4th Movement) Im Abendrot
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Duration: 6:45
    • 22:56
      Title: With Wand'ring Steps (Recorder Version)
      Performer(s): Pook, Jocelyn / Milton, John
      Performer(s): Pook, Jocelyn / Milton, John
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:58
      Title: Tune For Fiona
      Performer(s): Parfitt-Murray, Hal
      Performer(s): Parfitt-Murray, Hal
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:04
      Title: Waltz For Ruth
      Performer(s): Haden, Charlie
      Performer(s): Haden, Charlie
      Duration: 4:44
    • 23:09
      Title: For A Thousand Years
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Duration: 5:38
    • 23:17
      Title: A Little Prayer
      Performer(s): Glennie, Evelyn
      Performer(s): Glennie, Evelyn
      Duration: 5:07
    • 23:22
      Title: Jurna
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jack Talty/Neil O'Loghlen
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jack Talty/Neil O'Loghlen
      Duration: 9:14
    • 23:33
      Title: Suite 1 - The Last Farewell
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:37
      Title: Eight Memories In Watercolour (7th Movement) Floating Clouds: An
      Performer(s): Tan Dun
      Performer(s): Tan Dun
      Duration: 1:57
    • 23:39
      Title: Dialogue With "Little Cabbage"
      Performer(s): Tan Dun
      Performer(s): Tan Dun
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:42
      Title: Twisted Illusion
      Performer(s): Hiraoka, Toshiyuki
      Performer(s): Hiraoka, Toshiyuki
      Duration: 3:12
    • 23:47
      Title: Let X=X
      Performer(s): Anderson, Laurie
      Performer(s): Anderson, Laurie
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:51
      Title: Pale Blue Eyes
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Duration: 5:59
    • 23:57
      Title: How Insensitive
      Performer(s): Gimbel / Jobim / De Moraes
      Performer(s): Gimbel / Jobim / De Moraes
      Duration: 3:21
    • 00:06
      Title: As I Roved Out
      Performer(s): Shakespeare Arr Tabor/Bellamy/Warren
      Performer(s): Shakespeare Arr Tabor/Bellamy/Warren
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:11
      Title: At Home
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 6:23
    • 00:18
      Title: Blagoslovi, Dushe Moya
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 4:10
    • 00:23
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor Op.18, 2nd Movement Adagio Sosten
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 12:13
    • 00:35
      Title: Morgen
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Duration: 4:22
    • 00:40
      Title: I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:03
    • 00:46
      Title: An Evening Hymn
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:51
      Title: Heaven's Hound
      Performer(s): Marra, Michael
      Performer(s): Marra, Michael
      Duration: 4:27
    • 00:55
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: The Old Castle
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 4:51

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