The Blue of the Night

The Blue of the Night

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 20 March 2014

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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

 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: The Dawn Of Spring

Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis

Duration: 3:11

22:03

Title: It Might As Well Be Spring

Performer(s): Rodgers & Hammerstein

Album: Kings of Broadway - Rodgers & Hammerstein

Duration: 5:23

22:08

Title: Voices Of Spring

Performer(s): Moondog/Arr Mcgregor

Duration: 3:08

22:13

Title: Three Pieces For Piano - I. Andantino

Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold

Duration: 3:45

22:15

Title: Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night): (Trk13) Adagio

Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold

Duration: 4:36

22:21

Title: Alfonsina Y El Mar

Performer(s): Ramirez, Ariel

Duration: 7:38

22:25

Title: Something Never Said

Performer(s): Garry,Burke,Carpio,Hynes,Leseure

Duration: 4:24

22:32

Title: Cello Concerto In B Flat (2nd Movement) Adagio

Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi

Duration: 6:50

22:39

Title: Lascia Ch'io Pianga

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 5:52

22:44

Title: Passacaille

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 4:58

22:49

Title: Glistening Glyndebourne

Performer(s): Martyn, John

Duration: 6:48

22:57

Title: In My Life

Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney

Duration: 5:26

23:02

Title: Martha My Dear

Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney

Duration: 4:52

23:08

Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

Performer(s): Mingus, Charles

Duration: 5:59

23:12

Title: Bourree Voltige

Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre

Duration: 3:20

23:17

Title: Track 03

Performer(s): Irvine/Lunny

Duration: 6:39

23:23

Title: Strathspey A93

Performer(s): Fraser Fiifield

Duration: 4:00

23:30

Title: Piano Concerto In F (Iii) Allegro Agitato

Performer(s): Gershwin George

Duration: 7:40

23:39

Title: Piano Trio Op 2 - Movement Ii - Tempo Di Marcia

Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard

Duration: 3:40

23:42

Title: Alma

Performer(s): Lehrer, Tom

Duration: 4:40

23:46

Title: I Don't Worry About A Thing

Performer(s): Allison, Mose

Duration: 2:34

23:50

Title: Tracing The Outline - Movement 1

Performer(s): Metcalfe, John

Duration: 3:08

23:53

Title: Scorching Day

Performer(s): Metcalfe, John

Duration: 6:09

00:00

Title: My Heart's Tonght In Ireland - Song

Performer(s): Irvine, Andy

Duration: 4:39

00:05

Title: Variant Moods: Duet For Sitar And Violin (Abridged Version)

Performer(s): Shankar, Ravi

Duration: 9:20

00:16

Title: Cry Baby

Performer(s): Nelson, Carole

Duration: 5:33

00:21

Title: Branquinho

Performer(s): Gismonti, Egberto

Duration: 7:52

00:31

Title: Ghost Riders In The Sky

Performer(s): Jones, Stan

Duration: 3:45

00:36

Title: Aubade

Performer(s): Nolan, Kevin

Duration: 3:20

00:40

Title: Prelude In C Sharp Minor Op.45

Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic

Duration: 4:54

00:44

Title: Around You

Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord

Duration: 5:49

00:50

Title: Tam Lin (Child 39)

Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child

Duration: 7:01

00:57

Title: Didn't Leave Nobody But The Baby

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 2:13

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