The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    Dec 22. Carl will be spending some quality time at home for the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, Eamonn continues to pace the selections - and himself - during these early stages of his marathon Christmas run.

    Tonight, we'll hear a sample from a new CD of Schumann string quartets; recent Chick Corea; a poem by Tom Kettle - an Irishman who died at the Somme - put to music by Colin Mawby; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); a "stretched out" Kate Rusby; Laurent Lefrancois' re-invention of a Frescobaldi toccata; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; a divertimento by Stravinsky; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. 

    Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticipated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 3 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 -

    "The Wexord Carols" - Caitriona O'Leary et al, and Chamber Choir Ireland: December 22nd - 28th

    Two new Irish releases are under the Christmas Week spotlight; Traditional Carols from the Old and New World by Chamber Choir Ireland (directed by Paul Hillier); and Heresy Records' "The Wexford Carols" - Dulra's Caitriona O'Leary joined by Tom Jones, Roseanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens for this Joe Henry production. Blue guarantees an eclectic, cool Yule...

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No.2 In C Minor Op.18 Adagio So
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 12:42
    • 22:17
      Title: You Can't Go Home Again
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov / Sebesky
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov / Sebesky
      Duration: 3:25
    • 22:21
      Title: Coffee Blues
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Duration: 4:02
    • 22:24
      Title: Grigio
      Performer(s): Turrisi, Francesco
      Performer(s): Turrisi, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: Watch The Stars
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jansch
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jansch
      Duration: 3:11
    • 22:34
      Title: The Cuckoo's Nest
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:37
      Title: Not So Far To Go
      Performer(s): Kelly Joe Phelps
      Performer(s): Kelly Joe Phelps
      Album: Slingshot Professionals
      Duration: 7:52
    • 22:45
      Title: Sonnet De Pétrarque
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:52
      Title: Terzetto, Terzetto In C Major - Ii. Larghetto
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:58
      Title: Goodbye
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:12
      Title: Fundi Mea Vindi
      Performer(s): Mishenko, Misha
      Performer(s): Mishenko, Misha
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:12
      Title: Solaris
      Performer(s): Gaigne, Pascal
      Performer(s): Gaigne, Pascal
      Duration: 5:41
    • 23:19
      Title: Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good To You?
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:22
      Title: Beauty And Sadness
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Performer(s): Mendoza, Vince
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:30
      Title: Lachrimae Antiquae
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:36
      Title: Virgo Flagellatur
      Performer(s): Anon. (School Of Perotinus)
      Performer(s): Anon. (School Of Perotinus)
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:42
      Title: Sinfonia For Violincello
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:53
      Title: Lament
      Performer(s): Coldrick, Pat
      Performer(s): Coldrick, Pat
      Duration: 3:13
    • 23:56
      Title: Chase The Blues Away
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Duration: 5:28
    • 00:02
      Title: Kothbiro
      Performer(s): Achieng / Ogada
      Performer(s): Achieng / Ogada
      Duration: 5:47
    • 00:08
      Title: Spring Dance
      Performer(s): Micus, Stephan
      Performer(s): Micus, Stephan
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:13
      Title: Wichita Lineman
      Performer(s): Webb, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Webb, Jimmy
      Duration: 5:59
    • 00:33
      Title: Cello Suite In G Minor - I: Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 5:47
    • 00:38
      Title: Melancolie
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:43
      Title: The Touch Of Your Lips
      Performer(s): Noble, Ray
      Performer(s): Noble, Ray
      Duration: 2:57
    • 00:46
      Title: Rain Forest
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 7:02
    • 00:53
      Title: Genevieve
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Duration: 5:53

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