The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Aug 25 - 28. Carl's on a well-deserved break until the end of the month. We're delighted to welcome guest presenter Dónal Dineen to the BLUE chair between now and Thursday. You can expect the usual tasteful mix - plus one or two surprises - and Leonard Bernstein will be featured each night (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    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 - Leonard Bernstein: Aug 18th - 24th

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    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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