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    Aug 27: On Thursday’s Blue – another chance for another track from Acallam na Senórach (see Blue Tunes below); the Jeffes family tradition i.e. Pengin Café Orchestra continues with Simon’s son Arthur leading the ensemble; Orchestral gems from American Tobias Picker; Maurizio Pollini plays from Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier; Lisa Hannigan (pictured) sings; Mark Anthony McGrath plays Silvius Leopold Weiss; a Handel gem or two; Buena Vista Social Club take us to Cuba and we hear Ry Cooder from his I, Flathead album; new from Galway multi-instrumentalist Tom Portman; a Mendelssohn Piano Trio and a Beethoven Sonata played by Finghin Collins; Cristina Braga sings and plays harp; Savourna Stevenson also plays harp and so too does Anne Von Schothorst; Clara Rose adds a little R&B and Morricone takes us to the movies; All this and more at 10 with Carl…

    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 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    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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