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    Nov 25. Eamonn minds the house for Carl this Thursday night. Otherwise it's business as usual - Itzhak Perlman and André Previn perform a Scott Joplin serenade; accordionist Jean-Louis Matinier teams up with nyckelharpa-player Marco Ambrosini; The Unthanks sing a song from the shipyards; Valentin and Roxana Gheorghiu perform Poulenc; we've jazz trumpeter Nils Petter Molvaer; multi-instrumentalist Hakon Kornstad; lutenist Rolf Lislevand (pictured), from the newly-available "Scaramanzia"; there's the late Karen Dalton, from the re-issue of "In My Own Time"; double bassist Dieter Ilg, performing Wagner; Mark Anthony McGrath, playing a 13-string guitar; we continue to feature Sligo resident Felip Carbonell (see Blue Tunes below) from his first solo project; Swiss-Albanian jazz singer Elina Duni; instrumental jazz by a Swiss quintet that has tuba and trombone in its line-up; Aurora Orchestra plays Gerald Barry's "The One-Armed Pianist"; there's Jodie Landau with the Graduale Nobili choir; the slow movement of a piano concerto by Baptiste Trotignon; late career Chet Baker; and Hesperion XXI exude some Balkan spirit. 10pm start.....

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 17 April 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    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 -

    Felip Carbonell: Nov  23rd - 29th

    Guitarist Felip Carbonell has worked as an arts officer, production company head and band manager. After organising Mallorcan dates for Dervish in the 1990s, he moved to Sligo. He contributes greatly to the vibrant music scene in Sligo and is an integral part of the band No Crows. Recently, Felip released his first solo project, The Colours Of Time - a collection of recordings that represent Felip's musical experiences in Ireland and in his native Mallorca - recorded in both locations. We air selections from the double CD all this week.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Concerto For Flute And Strings - Ii: Un Poco Andante E Piano
      Complete Work Name: Concerto For Flute And Strings In D Major
      Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Jan De Winne (Traverse Flute)
      Performer(s): Jan De Winne (Traverse Flute), Il Gardellino
      Album: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Concertos For Various Instruments, Accent, ACC 24285
      Duration: 6:49
    • 22:10
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Il Vecchio Castello
      Complete Work Name: Pictures At An Exhibition
      Composer: Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Mussorgsky - Pictures At An Exhibition (Recordno: 4475 7717), Decca, 4475 7717
      Duration: 5:24
    • 22:16
      Title: Pentopia
      Composer: Barr/Deamer/Judge/Mcmurchie
      Performer(s): Get The Blessing
      Performer(s): Get The Blessing
      Album: OC DC (North America Deluxe Edition), Naim Jazz, naimcd 170
      Duration: 8:01
    • 22:25
      Title: I Don't Want To Love You No More
      Composer: Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Jackson C. Frank (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Jackson C. Frank (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Fixin' To Die, Secret Records, SECCD086
      Duration: 2:39
    • 22:29
      Title: Verso
      Composer: Vaananen, Timo
      Performer(s): Timo Vaananen (Elec Kantele)
      Performer(s): Timo Vaananen (Elec Kantele)
      Album: Musikkia, Maanite, Not Available
      Duration: 6:55
    • 22:48
      Title: String Quartet No.4 (2nd Movement)
      Complete Work Name: String Quartet No.4 "Buczak" (1989)
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Matthew Denton, Michelle Fleming (Violins)
      Performer(s): Matthew Denton, Michelle Fleming (Violins), Eoin Schmidt Martin (Viola), Emma Denton (Cello)
      Album: Philip Glass String Quartets Nos. 1-4 - Carducci Quartet (Recordno: 8.559636), Naxos, 8.559636
      Duration: 6:46
    • 22:55
      Title: Lullaby
      Composer: Westbrook, Mike
      Performer(s): Phil Minton, Kate Westbrook (Voices)
      Performer(s): Phil Minton, Kate Westbrook (Voices), Peter Whyman, Alan Wakeman, Chris Biscoe (Saxophones), Mike Westbrook (Piano), Mike Westbrook Brass Band
      Album: Glad Day - Settings of William Blake, Enja Records, ENJ-9376 2
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:00
      Title: Spring Song
      Composer: Husband, Gary
      Performer(s): Gary Husband (Piano), Alex Machacek (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Gary Husband (Piano), Alex Machacek (Guitar)
      Album: Now, Abstractlogix, ABLX 041
      Duration: 4:40
    • 23:05
      Title: When I Look In Your Eyes
      Composer: L Bricusse
      Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal), Gordon Beck (Keyboards)
      Album: No Tears, No Goodbyes, Owl, OWL038CD
      Duration: 6:48
    • 23:13
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In F (2nd Movement) Andante
      Complete Work Name: Piano Concerto No.2 In F Op.102
      Composer: Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
      Performer(s): Dmitri Alexeev (Piano), English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Relax More (Recordno: Cfmcd32) ~~ G365808, Classic FM, Cfmcd32
      Duration: 6:08
    • 23:19
      Title: Miroloi (Lament)
      Composer: Daly, Ross
      Performer(s): Ross Daly (Cretan Lyra)
      Performer(s): Ross Daly (Cretan Lyra), Tim Powell (Bass)
      Album: A Late Junction Compilation No.1, BBC, BBCLJ30042
      Duration: 7:59
    • 23:29
      Title: Thieving Boy
      Complete Work Name: The Criminal
      Composer: Dankworth / Owen
      Performer(s): Cleo Laine (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Cleo Laine (Vocal), Johnny Dankworth
      Album: Let's Slip Away - Film And TV 1960 - 1973, Universal, 0-06007-5317621-4
      Duration: 2:53
    • 23:32
      Title: The Begging Song
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Martin Carthy (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Martin Carthy (Vocals, Guitar), Dave Swarbrick (Fiddle)
      Album: English Roots Music, World Music Network, RGNET1018CD
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:36
      Title: Write A Letter
      Composer: Carthy
      Performer(s): Eliza Carthy
      Performer(s): Eliza Carthy
      Album: Neptune (recordno: Hhr001cd), Hem Hem Records, HHR001CD
      Duration: 5:29
    • 23:43
      Title: Feeling Good --
      Composer: Newley, Anthony/Bricusse, Leslie
      Performer(s): Ane Brun
      Performer(s): Ane Brun
      Album: Songs 2003-2013, Balloon Ranger Recordings, DEMPRCD13
      Duration: 3:05
    • 23:46
      Title: Sur Le Fleuve
      Composer: Brahem, Anour
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud)
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud), Francois Couturier (Piano); Jean-Louis Matinier (Accordian)
      Album: Le Voyage de Sahar (Recordno: 987 4651), ECM, 987 4651
      Duration: 6:33
    • 00:02
      Title: Poison Tree
      Composer: Orton, Beth/ William Blake
      Performer(s): Beth Orton (Vocals/ Guitar)
      Performer(s): Beth Orton (Vocals/ Guitar), Rob Burger (All Keys), Brian Blade (Drums, Perc), Sebastian Steinberg (Bass)
      Album: Sugaring Season, Anti, 7118-2
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:11
      Title: Adnan Songbook - Song V
      Complete Work Name: Adnan Songbook
      Composer: Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Valerie Anderson (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Valerie Anderson (Soprano), Gavin Bryars Ensemble
      Album: Gavin Bryars - A Portrait (2-CD) (Recordno: 473 296-2), Philips, 473 296-2
      Duration: 4:04
    • 00:15
      Title: Exit Music (For A Film)
      Composer: Radiohead
      Performer(s): Aminah Hughes (Voice)
      Performer(s): Aminah Hughes (Voice), No Crows
      Album: On The Moon - No Crows ~~ PD EL, Whirling Discs, WHRL 0015
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:19
      Title: Bulletproof
      Composer: Radiohead
      Performer(s): Christopher O'Riley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Christopher O'Riley (Piano)
      Album: True Love Waits - Christopher O' Riley Plays Radiohead, Sony, Sk87321
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:24
      Title: Lyric Epiphony
      Composer: Mcgrath,Mark Anthony
      Performer(s): Mark Anthony Mcgrath (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Mark Anthony Mcgrath (Guitar)
      Album: Champagne and Onions, MA-MCG, MA-MCG4
      Duration: 10:22
    • 00:34
      Title: Serenity
      Composer: Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Abudlullah Ibrahim (Piano, Flute)
      Performer(s): Abudlullah Ibrahim (Piano, Flute), Cleave Guyton (Reeds), Eugen Bazijan, Scott Roller (Celli),
      Album: Mukashi: Once Upon A Time - Abdullah Ibrahim, Intuition, INT 3431 2
      Duration: 3:59
    • 00:38
      Title: There Is No Greater Love
      Composer: Jones / Symes
      Performer(s): Amy Winehouse (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Amy Winehouse (Vocals)
      Album: New Jazz Generation (2-CD), EMI, 986 9059
      Duration: 2:06
    • 00:41
      Title: The Old Triangle
      Composer: Trad Arr Jansch
      Performer(s): Bert Jansch (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bert Jansch (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: The Black Swan -- SANCS430, Sanctuary Records, SANCS430
      Duration: 4:06
    • 00:45
      Title: My Lagan Love
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Album: The Irish Piano, RTE lyric fm, CD138
      Duration: 3:27
    • 00:49
      Title: We Are The Stars
      Composer: Komitas
      Performer(s): Jan Gabarek (Soprano And Tenor Sax)
      Performer(s): Jan Gabarek (Soprano And Tenor Sax), The Hilliard Ensemble
      Album: Officium Novum (Recordno: 476 3855), ECM, 476 3855
      Duration: 4:18
    • 00:53
      Title: Con Permiso
      Composer: Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): José Luis Montón (Guitar)
      Performer(s): José Luis Montón (Guitar)
      Album: Solo Guitarra, ECM Records, ECM 2246 279 0949
      Duration: 4:51

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