The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Carl, Eamonn and the backroom team would like to wish all our listeners and contributors (musicians, composers, etc) a very Happy Christmas... and a prosperous 2015!!

    Coming up over the Christmas period...

    An automated Eamonn links the music for the next 2 nights. He'll be back live, as usual, come Friday night...

    Dec 24. Our Christmas Eve edition includes a tango by Isaac Albéniz; the late Charlie Haden from a 2014 duet with old sparring partner Keith Jarrett; Charles Brown’s perennial favourite; the slow movement from a string quartet by Adrian Williams; Laurence Hobgood’s reading of “The Twelve Days Of Christmas” (in all 12 keys); more ambient collaborations by Theo Travis and Robert Fripp; samples from 3 newly re-mastered Howard Shore movie soundtracks; and Catriona O’Leary (see BLUE TUNES, below) with Donal Lunny. Note a start-time of 10:20pm (approx)...

    Dec 25. Christmas Day shall draw to a gentle close with the slow movement of Schumann’s String Quartet in F Major; some Corsican chant; singers Ane Brun, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Sandra O’Neill, Kate McGarry and Jimmy Webb; more recent offerings by Caitriona O’Leary and Chamber Choir Ireland (see BLUE TUNES, below); guitarist Antoine Berthiaume (pictured, right); Irish guitarist John O’Shea; an interpretation of Poulenc’s music by cellist Anne Gastinel; new Danish folk from Trio Mio; Danish jazz pianist Thomas Clausen, playing a melody which dates from the late 18th century; Francois Couturier’s re-invention of a Pergolesi piece from the early 18th century; and Elgar’s “Serenade For Strings”. Join Eamonn just after 10:30pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 8 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 -

    "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

    • 22:01
      Title: The Prophet --
      Performer(s): Jon Anderson (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Jon Anderson (Vocals)
      Duration: 6:53
    • 22:10
      Title: Viejo Caballo Alazan/Interlude:Guri
      Performer(s): Chango Spasiuk (Accordian)
      Performer(s): Chango Spasiuk (Accordian)
      Duration: 5:22
    • 22:17
      Title: Another Time, Another Place
      Performer(s): David Sanborn (Saxophones), Bob James (Piano)
      Performer(s): David Sanborn (Saxophones), Bob James (Piano)
      Duration: 6:58
    • 22:25
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Il Vecchio Castello
      Duration: 5:39
    • 22:31
      Title: Going To California
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Album: Led Zeppelin IV (Remastered)
      Duration: 3:46
    • 22:36
      Title: Fantasy For Clarinet And Strings
      Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet)
      Duration: 5:25
    • 22:41
      Title: Mirrorball
      Performer(s): Peter Gabriel (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Peter Gabriel (Vocal)
      Duration: 5:02
    • 22:47
      Title: Ricercar (8)
      Performer(s): Paul O'Dette (Lute)
      Performer(s): Paul O'Dette (Lute)
      Duration: 2:44
    • 22:50
      Title: Adagio For Violin And Orchestra In E K261
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin)
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin)
      Duration: 7:01
    • 23:05
      Title: Cello Suite No.1 In G (5th Movement) Menuet
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Duration: 3:20
    • 23:11
      Title: May You Never
      Composer: Martyn
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Album: Solid Air, Island, IMCD274
      Duration: 3:42
    • 23:16
      Title: May It Be
      Performer(s): Hayley Westenra (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Hayley Westenra (Soprano)
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:20
      Title: Khovanshchina: Prelude
      Duration: 6:31
    • 23:27
      Title: The Gramophone
      Performer(s): Sam Jackson (Piano)
      Performer(s): Sam Jackson (Piano)
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:33
      Title: Black Mountain Side
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Album: Led Zeppelin (Remastered)
      Duration: 2:27
    • 23:55
      Title: San Jacinto
      Performer(s): Peter Gabriel (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Peter Gabriel (Vocals)
      Duration: 7:13
    • 00:02
      Title: Double Bass Duo
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:07
      Title: Taking Tiger Mountain
      Performer(s): Eno (Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Electronics)
      Performer(s): Eno (Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Electronics)
      Duration: 5:48
    • 00:13
      Title: Cello Concerto No.2 In D - Adagio
      Performer(s): Stefan Popov (Cello)
      Performer(s): Stefan Popov (Cello)
      Duration: 5:38
    • 00:19
      Title: The Chickens They Are Crowing
      Performer(s): Sarah Mcquaid (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Sarah Mcquaid (Vocals)
      Duration: 5:48
    • 00:24
      Title: Prelude No. 2, Opus 11
      Performer(s): Chick Corea (Piano)
      Performer(s): Chick Corea (Piano)
      Duration: 5:21
    • 00:29
      Title: Black Rain
      Performer(s): Tom Chaplin (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tom Chaplin (Vocals)
      Duration: 4:01
    • 00:34
      Title: Lullaby (Kolibel'naya)
      Performer(s): Sergei Leiferkus (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Sergei Leiferkus (Baritone)
      Duration: 5:28
    • 00:39
      Title: Bron-Yr-Aur
      Composer: Jimmy Page
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Album: Physical Graffiti (Remastered)
      Duration: 2:21
    • 00:43
      Title: Goldberg Variations Bwv 988 - Aria
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Duration: 3:48
    • 00:46
      Title: In Your Eyes --
      Performer(s): Peter Gabriel (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Peter Gabriel (Vocals)
      Duration: 6:40
    • 00:53
      Title: Take Me For A Buggy Ride
      Performer(s): Bessie Smith (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Bessie Smith (Vocal)
      Duration: 2:54

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