The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    July 23: Tonight, Eamonn sits in for Carl to link up Patty Griffin, ahead of her September date in Dublin; a new recording of Grieg's "Lyric Pieces" by Spanish pianist Javier Perianes; jazz wunderkind Joey Alexander; part of a Shostakovich cello sonata; singer/songwriter Gwyneth Herbert (pictured), in advance of an Irish tour that starts in Wexford at the end of the month; 2 x Scott Joplin; an orchestration of Pete Townshend's "Quadrophenia"; jazz singer Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below); and guitarist Antoine Berthiaume. 10pm start...

    Mon 27th - Thurs 30th July: Carl's on his holidays this week. Ellen Cranitch will be here to help us wind down with the usual blend of tasteful late-night selections, including a nightly nocturne or two (see below).

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 7 April 2014

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    Aaron Thibeaux Walker aka T-Bone was one of the most influential musicians to rise up from the fertile Texas blues scene; he's our Blue Tunes feature this week.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Helen Merrill; July 20th - 26th

    Helen Merrill (pictured) sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Stan Getz, Hank Jones et al, all this week on BLUE.

    July 27th - August 2nd

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for  The Blue Of The Night.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:01
      Title: Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us
      Performer(s): Alison Krauss (Vocals, Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Alison Krauss (Vocals, Fiddle)
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:05
      Title: Body And Soul -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Sax)
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Sax)
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:10
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In G
      Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano)
      Duration: 4:10
    • 22:14
      Title: Chonguri
      Performer(s): Thomas Demenga (Cello)
      Performer(s): Thomas Demenga (Cello)
      Duration: 1:37
    • 22:17
      Title: Madrigal
      Performer(s): Jon Anderson (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Jon Anderson (Vocals)
      Duration: 2:42
    • 22:20
      Title: The Coolin -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Li Kai (Gu Zheng)
      Performer(s): Li Kai (Gu Zheng)
      Duration: 2:41
    • 22:22
      Title: Love For Sale
      Performer(s): Shirley Horn (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Shirley Horn (Vocal)
      Duration: 4:08
    • 22:28
      Title: Watching The Wheels
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:41
      Title: Equinox
      Performer(s): John Coltrane (Tenor Sax)
      Performer(s): John Coltrane (Tenor Sax)
      Duration: 8:52
    • 22:53
      Title: Symphony No. 1 In C Minor Op.68 (1st Movement) Un Poco Sostenuto
      Duration: 19:15
    • 23:13
      Title: Kneel Before Him
      Performer(s): Chris Thile (Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Chris Thile (Mandolin)
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:30
      Title: Your Move (Acoustic Version)
      Performer(s): Steve Howe (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Steve Howe (Guitar)
      Duration: 3:44
    • 23:33
      Title: Agnus Dei -- Battaglia & Requiem
      Duration: 3:33
    • 23:39
      Title: Maids Of Castlebar
      Performer(s): Li Kai (Gu Zheng)
      Performer(s): Li Kai (Gu Zheng)
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:42
      Title: My Baby Just Cares For Me
      Performer(s): Nina Simone
      Performer(s): Nina Simone
      Album: I Love You Porgy
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:50
      Title: Clarinet Quintet In B Minor Op. 115 (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Paul Meyer (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Paul Meyer (Clarinet)
      Duration: 13:03
    • 00:09
      Title: Vienna
      Performer(s): Ultravox
      Performer(s): Ultravox
      Album: The Voice
      Duration: 4:50
    • 00:14
      Title: Raglan Road/Fainne Gael An Lae
      Performer(s): Li Kai (Gu Zheng)
      Performer(s): Li Kai (Gu Zheng)
      Duration: 3:29
    • 00:19
      Title: Piano Trio In A Major (1st Movement) Moderato
      Duration: 10:10
    • 00:30
      Title: The Boy With The Gun
      Performer(s): David Sylvian (Vcls,Gtr.Organ)
      Performer(s): David Sylvian (Vcls,Gtr.Organ)
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:48
      Title: Divertimento No.11 - Andantino
      Duration: 5:11
    • 00:53
      Title: Sketch For Winter
      Performer(s): Vini Reilly (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Vini Reilly (Guitar)
      Duration: 2:39

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