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; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones and Rosanne Cash; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticpated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 14 April 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    This week we feature rarities from the newly-issued "Fixin' To Die" by cult troubadour Jackson C. Frank. He released just one album in his lifetime, produced by Paul Simon in 1965.

    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: An Evening Hymn --
      Performer(s): Michael Chance (Counter Tenor)
      Performer(s): Michael Chance (Counter Tenor)
      Duration: 5:56
    • 22:07
      Title: Black Musette
      Performer(s): Nicolas Repac (All Instruments, Samples)
      Performer(s): Nicolas Repac (All Instruments, Samples)
      Duration: 4:36
    • 22:11
      Title: Arise, Arise! You Slumbering Sleepers
      Performer(s): Simon Blendis (Violin), Douglas Patterson (Viola)
      Performer(s): Simon Blendis (Violin), Douglas Patterson (Viola)
      Duration: 2:48
    • 22:15
      Title: Salve Regina -- Not Available
      Duration: 6:10
    • 22:20
      Title: Unapproved Roads
      Performer(s): Lunasa
      Performer(s): Lunasa
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:25
      Title: Piano Quartet No. 2 In G Minor, 3rd Movement Adagio Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Susan Tomes(Piano)
      Performer(s): Susan Tomes(Piano)
      Duration: 10:36
    • 22:37
      Title: Bogoroditse Devo
      Duration: 2:57
    • 22:40
      Title: Mazurka No.2 In F Minor - Lento
      Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)
      Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)
      Duration: 2:23
    • 22:43
      Title: Das Alte Jahr Vergangen Ist
      Performer(s): Thomas Demenga (Cello)
      Performer(s): Thomas Demenga (Cello)
      Duration: 2:41
    • 22:50
      Title: For Pastora
      Performer(s): Estrella Morente (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Estrella Morente (Vocal)
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:55
      Title: Romance For String Orchestra
      Duration: 7:30
    • 23:05
      Title: This Is Not To Be/When I Saw You
      Performer(s): Andy Goessling (Guitars, Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Andy Goessling (Guitars, Mandolin)
      Duration: 8:28
    • 23:14
      Title: Moorlough Mary
      Performer(s): Shauna Mullin
      Performer(s): Shauna Mullin
      Duration: 5:05
    • 23:18
      Title: Aubade
      Performer(s): Jason Moran ( Piano)
      Performer(s): Jason Moran ( Piano)
      Duration: 4:44
    • 23:23
      Title: Minn Ekte Venn ( My True Friend)
      Duration: 4:44
    • 23:28
      Title: Fred's
      Performer(s): Mary Macmaster (Harp)
      Performer(s): Mary Macmaster (Harp)
      Duration: 4:06
    • 23:38
      Title: Sanctus -- Missa In Illo Tempore
      Duration: 3:59
    • 23:41
      Title: Hommaga A Ostad
      Performer(s): Renaud Garcia Fons (Bass)
      Performer(s): Renaud Garcia Fons (Bass)
      Duration: 6:11
    • 23:54
      Title: Doian Et Hora
      Performer(s): Viktor Kopatchinsky (Cimbalom)
      Performer(s): Viktor Kopatchinsky (Cimbalom)
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:59
      Title: You Noticed Too
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:07
      Title: The Banks Of The Foyle
      Performer(s): Cathy Jordan
      Performer(s): Cathy Jordan
      Album: All the Way Home
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:18
      Title: Sextet No.2 In G Major (2nd Movement) Scherzo: Allegro Non Tropp
      Duration: 7:20
    • 00:26
      Title: Rubies, Pearls And Emeralds
      Duration: 5:07
    • 00:31
      Title: Amine's Song
      Performer(s): Zoltan Lantos (Violin)
      Performer(s): Zoltan Lantos (Violin)
      Duration: 5:43
    • 00:37
      Title: Les Enfaents Qui Pleurent
      Performer(s): Jessye Norman
      Performer(s): Jessye Norman
      Duration: 4:07
    • 00:41
      Title: String Thing
      Performer(s): John Abercrombie (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Abercrombie (Guitar)
      Duration: 4:17
    • 00:48
      Title: Colla Parte
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger (Cello)
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger (Cello)
      Duration: 7:41

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