The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

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    Oct 6: On Wednesday’s Blue – another track from Tigran Hamasyan’s Luys I Luso (see Blue Tunes below); the music of Alec Wilder from different sources including new from jazz pianist Steffano Battaglia and also from the archives with Helen Merrill; CPE Bach played by pianist Danny Driver; Soweto Gospel  Choir sing African spirituals while the Dublin based Discovery Gospel choir are joined by O’Snodaighs from Kila (pictured); Anoushka Shankar sings a tribute to her father; The Unthanks sing Ewan McColl’s The Father’s Song; Ralph Towner and Paul McCandless are part of Oregon; Melanie Pappenheim sings music by Jocelyn Pook;  singer songwriter Tori Amos; Billie Holiday sings a  Johnny Mercer tune; also Irish jazz singer Stella Bass; 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 -

    October 5th - 11th 

    Renowned Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan has just released his first ECM recording - a sublime re-imagining of Armenian sacred music from the 5th through to the 20th Century. It features piano improvisations alongside stunning choral performances by the Yerevan State Chamber Choir. Luys i Luso (Light from the Light) is in the spotlight this week ahead of their Dublin Christ Church Concert Saturday 17th presented by Walton's World Masters Series..

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