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 Thursday 10 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

    • 22:04
      Title: African Bluesman
      Performer(s): Ayub Ogada (Vocals), Trevor Warren (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ayub Ogada (Vocals), Trevor Warren (Guitar)
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:06
      Title: April
      Performer(s): Joby Talbot (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joby Talbot (Piano)
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:11
      Title: Woman You Must Be Crazy
      Performer(s): Aaron "T-Bone" Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Aaron "T-Bone" Walker (Vocals, Guitar)
      Duration: 4:08
    • 22:15
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In A Minor (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin)
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin)
      Duration: 11:33
    • 22:27
      Title: Have A Little Faith In Me
      Performer(s): Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Bari)
      Performer(s): Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Bari)
      Duration: 4:40
    • 22:32
      Title: Tomorrow Is A Long Time
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan (Vocal, Guitar)
      Duration: 4:01
    • 22:37
      Title: Sara
      Composer: Bob Dylan
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan
      Album: Desire, Columbia, CD32570
      Duration: 5:28
    • 22:43
      Title: Can We Still Be Friends?
      Performer(s): Gwilym Simcock (Piano)
      Performer(s): Gwilym Simcock (Piano)
      Duration: 12:34
    • 22:55
      Title: Symphony No.3 In F Op90 (3rd Movement) Andante
      Duration: 6:23
    • 23:03
      Title: Cold Cold Feeling
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): T-Bone Walker (Vocal, Guitar)
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:06
      Title: Three Preludes - Ii. Andante Con Moto E Poco Rubato
      Performer(s): Frank Braley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Frank Braley (Piano)
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:10
      Title: Lullaby For Grown Ups - Sketches Version
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocals)
      Duration: 2:33
    • 23:14
      Title: Godfather's Waltz
      Performer(s): Filarmonica Della Scala
      Performer(s): Filarmonica Della Scala
      Duration: 2:30
    • 23:25
      Title: Audrey
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Sax)
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Sax)
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:30
      Title: Prelude In F Minor
      Performer(s): Philip Aaberg (Piano)
      Performer(s): Philip Aaberg (Piano)
      Duration: 5:24
    • 23:34
      Title: Mounsiers Almaine
      Performer(s): Steve Kostelnik (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Steve Kostelnik (Guitar)
      Duration: 6:02
    • 23:40
      Title: 3
      Performer(s): Maeve Gilchrist (Harp)
      Performer(s): Maeve Gilchrist (Harp)
      Duration: 4:33
    • 23:48
      Title: Both Sides Now -- Both Sides Now
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell (Vocal)
      Duration: 5:58
    • 23:55
      Title: The Protecting Veil (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Amy Dickson (Soprano Sax)
      Performer(s): Amy Dickson (Soprano Sax)
      Duration: 15:20
    • 00:12
      Title: Then The Letting Go
      Performer(s): Bonnie "Prince" Billy
      Performer(s): Bonnie "Prince" Billy
      Album: The Letting Go
      Duration: 5:34
    • 00:16
      Title: Glory Shoes
      Performer(s): Finian Divilly (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Finian Divilly (Guitar/Vocals)
      Duration: 4:41
    • 00:21
      Title: A Time For Love
      Performer(s): Honor Heffernan (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Honor Heffernan (Vocals)
      Duration: 5:10
    • 00:27
      Title: 'Ness (2nd Movement) - Sadness
      Performer(s): Fergus Hetherington (Violin)
      Performer(s): Fergus Hetherington (Violin)
      Duration: 4:14
    • 00:31
      Title: Ashes
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin); Volker Bertelmann (Prep Piano)
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin); Volker Bertelmann (Prep Piano)
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:34
      Title: After The Rain - 8. Motet (Excerpt)
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:39
      Title: The Winner Takes It All
      Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals)
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:44
      Title: Campfire
      Performer(s): Jon Hopkins (Sounds)
      Performer(s): Jon Hopkins (Sounds)
      Duration: 2:51
    • 00:47
      Title: Mad John
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocals, Instruments)
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocals, Instruments)
      Duration: 6:29
    • 00:53
      Title: Quietly There
      Performer(s): Shirley Horn (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Shirley Horn (Vocal)
      Duration: 6:24

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