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 Monday 17 March 2014

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    Andy Irvine, a modern-day troubadour with a distinguished career in folk music and song-writing is our featured Blue artist all 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

    • 22:08
      Title: A Lotus On Irish Streams
      Performer(s): Mclaughlin, John
      Performer(s): Mclaughlin, John
      Duration: 5:56
    • 22:14
      Title: Mná Na Heireann
      Performer(s): O'Riada/O'Doirnín
      Performer(s): O'Riada/O'Doirnín
      Duration: 3:11
    • 22:17
      Title: Lord Franklin
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Burke/O'Domhnaill
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Burke/O'Domhnaill
      Duration: 4:11
    • 22:22
      Title: Winter Legends (2nd Movement) Lento, Molto Espressivo
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Duration: 14:45
    • 22:38
      Title: The Queen Of The West/ Eleanor Plunkett
      Performer(s): Traditional / Carolan
      Performer(s): Traditional / Carolan
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:41
      Title: Prelude, Fugue And Allegro In E Flat Major Bwv 998 (I) Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:44
      Title: Danny Boy
      Performer(s): Trad/Weatherly
      Performer(s): Trad/Weatherly
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:54
      Title: The Dear Irish Boy (Slow Air)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:44
    • 23:01
      Title: She Moved Through The Fair
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 4:40
    • 23:06
      Title: Grigio
      Performer(s): Turrisi, Francesco
      Performer(s): Turrisi, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:10
      Title: The Return From Fingal
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 1:57
    • 23:13
      Title: La Bourrasque
      Performer(s): Peguri, Michel
      Performer(s): Peguri, Michel
      Duration: 3:55
    • 23:17
      Title: Sailing To Byzantium
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Duration: 5:44
    • 23:23
      Title: Nocturne No.4 In A
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:27
      Title: A Prayer Of Saint Patrick
      Performer(s): Rutter, John
      Performer(s): Rutter, John
      Duration: 1:58
    • 23:30
      Title: St Patrick's Hymn
      Performer(s): Trad /Connolly
      Performer(s): Trad /Connolly
      Duration: 2:53
    • 23:33
      Title: Kish
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: The Minstrel Boy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 4:16
    • 23:44
      Title: Music For A While
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 4:21
    • 23:48
      Title: Island People - Iv: Lovers On Aran
      Performer(s): Heaney / Gribben
      Performer(s): Heaney / Gribben
      Duration: 4:32
    • 23:52
      Title: Postscript
      Performer(s): Heaney, Seamus
      Performer(s): Heaney, Seamus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:54
      Title: On The Beach
      Performer(s): Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Mcgrath
      Duration: 5:47
    • 00:00
      Title: Sean Ó Riada
      Performer(s): John Montague
      Performer(s): John Montague
      Duration: 1:16
    • 00:03
      Title: Homage To Greene
      Performer(s): Aarset, Eivind
      Performer(s): Aarset, Eivind
      Duration: 5:45
    • 00:12
      Title: My Wild Irish Rose
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:23
      Title: Silent Woods
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 6:08
    • 00:29
      Title: Nuud Hingvad Inimesed (Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:34
      Title: Humility
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Sosa, Omar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:37
      Title: For The Sake Of The Song
      Performer(s): Van Zandt, Townes
      Performer(s): Van Zandt, Townes
      Duration: 5:29
    • 00:42
      Title: I Fall In Love Too Easily
      Performer(s): Cahn / Styne
      Performer(s): Cahn / Styne
      Duration: 7:01
    • 00:49
      Title: Come Rain Or Come Shine
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:57
      Title: And He Will Not Come Again
      Performer(s): Shakespeare
      Performer(s): Shakespeare
      Duration: 3:45

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