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 Tuesday 15 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: Blue Interlude
      Performer(s): Bill Evans
      Performer(s): Bill Evans
      Duration: 6:19
    • 22:08
      Title: Quintet In E Flat Major For 3 Horns, Oboe And Bassoon (2nd Movem
      Performer(s): Otto Raez (Oboe)
      Performer(s): Otto Raez (Oboe)
      Duration: 4:07
    • 22:10
      Title: Something Cool
      Performer(s): June Christy
      Performer(s): June Christy
      Album: Something Cool
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:20
      Title: Lansiranta
      Performer(s): Markku Lepisto (2- & 5-Row Accordions)
      Performer(s): Markku Lepisto (2- & 5-Row Accordions)
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:37
      Title: Cantata 208 Sheep May Safely Graze Blithe Bells
      Performer(s): Piers Lane (Piano)
      Performer(s): Piers Lane (Piano)
      Duration: 4:24
    • 22:41
      Title: Hares On The Mountain
      Performer(s): Lucy Farrell (Voice)
      Performer(s): Lucy Farrell (Voice)
      Duration: 4:33
    • 23:02
      Title: Cocoon --
      Performer(s): Julian Lage (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Julian Lage (Guitar)
      Duration: 2:36
    • 23:25
      Title: Just Enough
      Performer(s): Eliane Elias (Piano)
      Performer(s): Eliane Elias (Piano)
      Duration: 5:58
    • 23:38
      Title: Nazuk
      Performer(s): Maria Joao (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Maria Joao (Vocals)
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:42
      Title: Tzigane --
      Performer(s): Patricia Koptchinskaja (Violin)
      Performer(s): Patricia Koptchinskaja (Violin)
      Duration: 10:47
    • 23:59
      Title: Escrevi Teu Nome No Vento
      Performer(s): Carminho (Voice)
      Performer(s): Carminho (Voice)
      Duration: 3:29
    • 00:03
      Title: Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Performer(s): Thomas Demenga (Cello)
      Performer(s): Thomas Demenga (Cello)
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:07
      Title: Kakavik (The Little Partridge)
      Performer(s): Tigran Hamasyan (Piano)
      Performer(s): Tigran Hamasyan (Piano)
      Duration: 6:12
    • 00:13
      Title: Andante Espressivo
      Duration: 3:44
    • 00:17
      Title: Nobody Does It Better -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Phil Ware (Piano)
      Performer(s): Phil Ware (Piano)
      Duration: 6:39
    • 00:23
      Title: Fotografia
      Performer(s): Paula Morelenbaum (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Paula Morelenbaum (Vocal)
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:28
      Title: Ballad Of Grey Weather
      Performer(s): Savourna Stevenson (Harp)
      Performer(s): Savourna Stevenson (Harp)
      Duration: 4:26
    • 00:33
      Title: Caritas Abundat In Omnia
      Performer(s): Ute Kreidler (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Ute Kreidler (Vocals)
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:37
      Title: Minuet In A Minor
      Performer(s): Hans Haass (Piano)
      Performer(s): Hans Haass (Piano)
      Duration: 5:24
    • 00:42
      Title: Les Amantes Infideles
      Performer(s): Mick Mcauley
      Performer(s): Mick Mcauley
      Duration: 4:04
    • 00:45
      Title: Lullaby For Isobel
      Duration: 4:20
    • 00:50
      Title: Flow My Tears
      Performer(s): Garth Knox (Viola D'Amore)
      Performer(s): Garth Knox (Viola D'Amore)
      Duration: 4:18
    • 00:54
      Title: Blue In Green --
      Performer(s): Ralph Towner (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ralph Towner (Guitar)
      Duration: 5:59

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