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 March 2014

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    All this week, we feature pianist, composer, and current Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry at Harvard, Herbie Hancock, an artist who has enjoyed critical and popular acclaim

    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: Unsquare Dance
      Performer(s): Brubeck, Dave
      Performer(s): Brubeck, Dave
      Duration: 2:17
    • 22:02
      Title: Fuga Xx A 4 Voci Bwv 865
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:10
    • 22:06
      Title: Violin Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 9:02
    • 22:17
      Title: Duet
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Duration: 5:30
    • 22:22
      Title: Canon In D
      Performer(s): Pachelbel, Johann
      Performer(s): Pachelbel, Johann
      Duration: 7:24
    • 22:36
      Title: Don't Explain
      Performer(s): Herzog/Holiday
      Performer(s): Herzog/Holiday
      Duration: 5:06
    • 22:41
      Title: Sometimes I'M Happy
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Duration: 5:39
    • 22:48
      Title: Enjoy The Silence
      Performer(s): Gore
      Performer(s): Gore
      Duration: 3:59
    • 22:52
      Title: Ave Maria....Virgo Serena
      Performer(s): Desprez, Josquin
      Performer(s): Desprez, Josquin
      Duration: 5:30
    • 22:57
      Title: Two Pieces Op. 2 - No. 1 Prelude
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 3:58
    • 23:02
      Title: Malkakiv Malvanis
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:09
    • 23:06
      Title: Penselstrok
      Performer(s): Johansen / Moe
      Performer(s): Johansen / Moe
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:12
      Title: Summertime
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:15
      Title: Heaven And Earth
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 7:19
    • 23:24
      Title: Das Deutsche Miserere
      Performer(s): Eisler/Brecht
      Performer(s): Eisler/Brecht
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:28
      Title: Night White
      Performer(s): Friedlander, Erik
      Performer(s): Friedlander, Erik
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:33
      Title: What Though I Trace Each Herb
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 6:29
    • 23:39
      Title: Violin Sonata No.5 "La Stella"
      Performer(s): Pandolfi, Giovanni
      Performer(s): Pandolfi, Giovanni
      Duration: 5:09
    • 23:45
      Title: Midnight Sun
      Performer(s): Mercer, Johnny/Burke, Sonny/Hampton, Lionel
      Performer(s): Mercer, Johnny/Burke, Sonny/Hampton, Lionel
      Duration: 6:57
    • 23:52
      Title: Sister Moon
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Duration: 7:06
    • 00:02
      Title: An Ending, A Beginning
      Performer(s): O'Halloran, Dustin
      Performer(s): O'Halloran, Dustin
      Duration: 2:25
    • 00:02
      Title: Lament
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran/Agbabian, Areni
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran/Agbabian, Areni
      Duration: 4:01
    • 00:06
      Title: Kangwondo Arirang
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:21
    • 00:13
      Title: Songs Of Springtime (7th Movement) - To Daffodils
      Performer(s): Moeran, Ernest John
      Performer(s): Moeran, Ernest John
      Duration: 2:44
    • 00:15
      Title: Dawn Music
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Duration: 4:45
    • 00:20
      Title: Gift
      Performer(s): Baines, Francesca
      Performer(s): Baines, Francesca
      Duration: 5:24
    • 00:30
      Title: Mondnacht
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 4:57
    • 00:35
      Title: Mareel
      Performer(s): Mckay, Caitriona
      Performer(s): Mckay, Caitriona
      Duration: 4:58
    • 00:39
      Title: I Do It For Your Love
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 6:11
    • 00:46
      Title: Connected
      Performer(s): Bibb, Eric
      Performer(s): Bibb, Eric
      Duration: 4:50
    • 00:51
      Title: To My Mother
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:55
      Title: Guess I'Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Styne, Jule
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Styne, Jule
      Duration: 4:17

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