The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    Aug 3: This week, Eamonn sits in for Carl (who returns from his holidays next Monday). On tonight's programme, we'll listen to Cavan artist Eileen Tackney, from her latest CD; a Goldberg Variation (transcribed for strings by Dmitri Sitkovetsky); recent fare from American sax-player Harry Allen (pictured); a Scott Joplin serenade; acoustic Jethro Tull; low-key Louis Armstrong (see BLUE TUNES, below); guitarist Dominic Miller, throwing a few shapes with Satie; a new release by arranger Michael Gibbs that was recorded over a 3-year period (whenever the NDR Big Band had some spare time on its hands); the slow movement of Grieg's A Minor piano concerto (also new: pianist Javier Perianes); and a Danny Elfman melody interpreted by violinist Zach Brock. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 2 April 2014

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    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 -

    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:01
      Title: Turn Of The Century
      Performer(s): Anderson, Jon/Howe, Steve/White, Alan
      Performer(s): Anderson, Jon/Howe, Steve/White, Alan
      Duration: 8:10
    • 22:09
      Title: Cittàgazze
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Album: Knee-Deep In the North Sea (Deluxe Edition)
      Duration: 5:02
    • 22:14
      Title: Crow's Nest
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Duration: 5:06
    • 22:20
      Title: Symphony No.2 In E Minor - Adagio
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 14:34
    • 22:37
      Title: Country Tune
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Duration: 2:29
    • 22:39
      Title: Wuthering Heights
      Performer(s): Bush
      Performer(s): Bush
      Duration: 4:00
    • 22:42
      Title: Marcia Funebre
      Performer(s): Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz
      Performer(s): Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz
      Duration: 2:02
    • 22:46
      Title: Credo
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 5:29
    • 22:51
      Title: The Sound Of Silence
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 6:48
    • 22:59
      Title: Prelude
      Performer(s): Bellamy, Matthew
      Performer(s): Bellamy, Matthew
      Duration: 1:13
    • 23:00
      Title: Hamburg Song
      Performer(s): Rice-Oxley, Tim/Chaplin, Tom/Hughes, Richard
      Performer(s): Rice-Oxley, Tim/Chaplin, Tom/Hughes, Richard
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:06
      Title: Scherzo In D Min
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 5:44
    • 23:14
      Title: 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 8:47
    • 23:24
      Title: Small Metal Gods
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Stangl / Sylvian
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Stangl / Sylvian
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:30
      Title: Genisis - Genisis Them On Sitar
      Performer(s): Shankar, Ravi
      Performer(s): Shankar, Ravi
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:33
      Title: Intermezzo - Aleko
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 3:09
    • 23:37
      Title: Army Dreamers
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 2:45
    • 23:40
      Title: Lullaby For Imke
      Performer(s): Hart, Billy
      Performer(s): Hart, Billy
      Duration: 6:50
    • 23:48
      Title: Mangrove
      Performer(s): Sculthorpe, Peter
      Performer(s): Sculthorpe, Peter
      Duration: 5:03
    • 23:53
      Title: White Oak Mountain
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:56
      Title: Expectations
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 4:44
    • 00:04
      Title: This Woman's Work
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 6:44
    • 00:06
      Title: Some Other Time
      Performer(s): Comden/Green/Bernstein
      Performer(s): Comden/Green/Bernstein
      Duration: 6:31
    • 00:14
      Title: Romanze For Cello And Orchestra
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Duration: 8:52
    • 00:28
      Title: Sonata For Piano And Cello In F Major - Allegro Passionato
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 7:17
    • 00:36
      Title: The Battle Of Evermore
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:42
      Title: Sonata K209
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:47
      Title: America
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Simon, Paul
      Duration: 4:29

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