The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    Dec 18; Thursday's Blue inches closer to Christmas and so we include a few more Seasonal extract from  A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten (pictured); a French Carol or two; The Eaken Piano Trio perform some Christmas Classics; Bert Jansch gets into the festive spirit and a Rutter arrangement wont go astray; aside from the Festive...we have Chamber music by Howard Skempton; Celli Monighetti play Alexander Knaifel; a new version of Strange Fruit by the band called Strange Fruit; a Mozart Andante for Oboe and Orchestra; Betty Carter sings of a Lonely House, Sinatra sings for Only the Lonely and we'll hear something from Sasha Siem - a British-Norwegian singer-songwriter and composer; there's also more from The Hilliard Ensemble (see Blue Tunes below); For these and much more... join Carl at 10

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 1 April 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.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    The Hilliard Ensemble; December 15th - 21st

    The Hilliard Ensemble has released more than 30 albums on the ECM label including their latest Transeamus.  They hang up their music stands at year’s end after 4 remarkable decades. This week Blue recalls some of their masterful performances as well as the new release - a suitable pre-Christmas Blue Tunes recommendation..




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