The Blue of the Night

The Blue of the Night

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 31 March 2014

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

Sergei Rachmaninov's - inextricably Russian - orchestral and chamber works are featured on the programme all this week: enjoy rhapsodic majesty, minor keys and melancholy, nightly.

 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: Two Part Invention No.13 (Bmv784)

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 1:50

22:03

Title: Concerto Semplice - Movement Iii

Performer(s): Korvits, Tonu

Duration: 4:57

22:07

Title: Oremus

Performer(s): Sisask, Urmas

Duration: 8:25

22:17

Title: Simple Twist Of Fate

Performer(s): Dylan, Bob

Duration: 4:06

22:22

Title: Don't Think Twice It's Alright

Performer(s): Dylan, Bob

Duration: 4:18

22:25

Title: Etude Op.10 No.6

Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic

Duration: 4:11

22:46

Title: Blackbird

Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney

Duration: 5:24

22:51

Title: Because

Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney

Duration: 3:25

22:54

Title: Lungs

Performer(s): Smith, John

Duration: 4:39

22:59

Title: Aguas De Marco

Performer(s): Jobim

Duration: 4:56

23:04

Title: Nature Boy

Performer(s): Ahbez Eden

Duration: 3:17

23:09

Title: Cello Suite No.4 In Bb Major - I: Prelude

Performer(s): Bach, J S

Duration: 4:30

23:13

Title: Sonata In G Minor For Cello And Piano Op. 19 - 2nd Movement - Al

Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei

Duration: 6:11

23:20

Title: Spells: Spell Of Sleep

Performer(s): Bennett, Richard Rodney

Duration: 3:45

23:24

Title: Seoithín Mo Leanbh (Lullaby My Baby)

Performer(s): Trad Arr O'Leary

Duration: 3:45

23:26

Title: Jigs; Mary Shore/ Brid Harper's/ The Luachrachan

Performer(s): Trad Mulcahy

Duration: 3:38

23:31

Title: Angel Eyes

Performer(s): Denis/Brent

Duration: 8:21

23:39

Title: Gracias

Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince

Duration: 3:45

23:45

Title: Burley E Perique

Performer(s): Mirabassi

Duration: 4:55

23:50

Title: Invocation

Performer(s): Khadem, Mamak

Duration: 3:47

23:54

Title: Ghost Riders In The Sky

Performer(s): Jones, Stan

Duration: 3:45

00:00

Title: The Ghost

Performer(s): Tighe, Dylan

Duration: 3:45

00:06

Title: Introspection

Performer(s): Nielsen, Mike

Duration: 6:42

00:11

Title: Radio

Performer(s): Kim, Katie

Duration: 4:49

00:17

Title: Prelude And Fugue In C Major - Fugue

Performer(s): Enescu, George

Duration: 6:28

00:23

Title: Misa Criolla - Kyrie

Performer(s): Ramirez, Ariel

Duration: 4:03

00:27

Title: Alfonsina Y El Mar

Performer(s): Ramirez, Ariel

Duration: 7:38

00:35

Title: The Times They Are A-Changing

Performer(s): Dylan, Bob

Duration: 4:26

00:39

Title: Frozen Time

Performer(s): Firsova, Elena

Duration: 6:43

00:47

Title: Snow

Composer: turner

Performer(s): Turner, Pierce

Duration: 4:44

00:52

Title: Nocturne In D Flat Major, Op. 27 No. 2: Lento Sostenuto

Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic

Duration: 6:56

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