The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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

This week on Blue Tunes...

Unni Løvlid(pictured below) is a Norwegian folk singer whose recordings venture into the contemporary music world. One of her albums was recorded a capella in the Emmanuel Vigeland Mausoleum in Oslo with its very special acoustics while others consist of her own compositions in the experimental electronic field bringing folk songs into completely new timbral landscapes. She was a recent visitor to Ireland when she enthralled audiences along with soundscape artist and reedman Sean MacErlaine. We'll dip into her recordings all this week on Blue where she will enthral us..

 

Blue live from Kaleidoscope

On Wednesday June 1st, Blue broadcast live from Kaleidoscope - a evening of live music which has been described as a genre-blind mini festival - much like Blue itself. Listen again to hear harpsichordist David Adams with music old and new; flautist Lina Andonovska with contemporary counterpoint, clarinetist John Finucane with the Kaleidoscope String Quartet, the sweeping musical embrace of Treelan and the unique sound of the New Irish Courtois Trombone Ensemble all presented from the stage by Carl Corcoran. Listen back here (available until 01/07/16)

Carl meets Olatz Zugasti, Sean Keane and Brendan Graham

Olatz Zugasti is a Basque singer and harpist. She's part of the acclaimed Benito Lertxundi Band but also has several albums of her own. Introduced to Irish music on hearing the voice of traditional singer Sean Keane, this fascination led to collaborations with Brendan Graham. She visits Carl for a special Monday Bank Holiday Blue, joined for songs and chat by Sean Keane and Brendan Graham. Listen back here (available until 06/07/16)

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.

Music Played on the Show

21:04

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), Il Gardellino

Album:

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Concertos For Various Instruments

Duration:

6:49

21:10

Title:

Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Il Vecchio Castello

Complete Work Name:

Pictures At An Exhibition

Composer:

Mussorgsky, Modest

Performer(s):

Philharmonia Orchestra

Album:

Mussorgsky - Pictures At An Exhibition (Recordno: 4475 7717)

Duration:

5:24

21:16

Title:

Pentopia

Composer:

Barr/Deamer/Judge/McMurchie

Performer(s):

Get The Blessing

Album:

OC DC (North America Deluxe Edition)

Duration:

8:01

21:25

Title:

I Don't Want To Love You No More

Composer:

Frank, Jackson

Performer(s):

Jackson C. Frank (Vocal, Guitar)

Album:

Fixin' To Die

Duration:

2:39

21:29

Title:

Verso

Composer:

Vaananen, Timo

Performer(s):

Timo Vaananen (Elec Kantele)

Album:

Musikkia

Duration:

6:55

21:48

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), Eoin Schmidt Martin (Viola), Emma Denton (Cello)

Album:

Philip Glass String Quartets Nos. 1-4 - Carducci Quartet (Recordno: 8.559636)

Duration:

6:46

21:55

Title:

Lullaby

Composer:

Westbrook, Mike

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

Duration:

3:19

22:00

Title:

Spring Song

Composer:

Husband, Gary

Performer(s):

Gary Husband (Piano), Alex Machacek (Guitar)

Album:

Now

Duration:

4:40

22:05

Title:

When I Look In Your Eyes

Composer:

L Bricusse

Performer(s):

Helen Merrill (Vocal), Gordon Beck (Keyboards)

Album:

No Tears, No Goodbyes

Duration:

6:48

22:13

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), English Chamber Orchestra

Album:

Relax More (Recordno: Cfmcd32) ~~ G365808

Duration:

6:08

22:19

Title:

Miroloi (Lament)

Composer:

Daly, Ross

Performer(s):

Ross Daly (Cretan Lyra), Tim Powell (Bass)

Album:

A Late Junction Compilation No.1

Duration:

7:59

22:29

Title:

Thieving Boy

Complete Work Name:

The Criminal

Composer:

Dankworth / Owen

Performer(s):

Cleo Laine (Vocal), Johnny Dankworth

Album:

Let's Slip Away - Film And TV 1960 - 1973

Duration:

2:53

22:32

Title:

The Begging Song

Composer:

Traditional

Performer(s):

Martin Carthy (Vocals, Guitar), Dave Swarbrick (Fiddle)

Album:

English Roots Music

Duration:

4:34

22:36

Title:

Write A Letter

Composer:

Not Available

Performer(s):

Eliza Carthy

Album:

Neptune (recordno: Hhr001cd)

Duration:

5:29

22:43

Title:

Feeling Good --

Composer:

Newley, Anthony/Bricusse, Leslie

Performer(s):

Ane Brun

Album:

Songs 2003-2013

Duration:

3:05

22:46

Title:

Sur Le Fleuve

Composer:

Brahem, Anour

Performer(s):

Anouar Brahem (Oud), Francois Couturier (Piano); Jean-Louis Matinier (Accordian)

Album:

Le Voyage de Sahar (Recordno: 987 4651)

Duration:

6:33

23:02

Title:

Poison Tree

Composer:

Orton, Beth/ William Blake

Performer(s):

Beth Orton (Vocals/ Guitar), Rob Burger (All Keys), Brian Blade (Drums, Perc), Sebastian Steinberg (Bass)

Album:

Sugaring Season

Duration:

4:05

23:11

Title:

Adnan Songbook - Song V

Complete Work Name:

Adnan Songbook

Composer:

Bryars, Gavin

Performer(s):

Valerie Anderson (Soprano), Gavin Bryars Ensemble

Album:

Gavin Bryars - A Portrait (2-CD) (Recordno: 473 296-2)

Duration:

4:04

23:15

Title:

Exit Music (For A Film)

Composer:

Radiohead

Performer(s):

Aminah Hughes (Voice), No Crows

Album:

On The Moon - No Crows ~~ PD EL

Duration:

4:09

23:19

Title:

Bulletproof

Composer:

Radiohead

Performer(s):

Christopher O'Riley (Piano)

Album:

True Love Waits - Christopher O' Riley Plays Radiohead

Duration:

3:02

23:24

Title:

Lyric Epiphony

Composer:

McGrath,Mark Anthony

Performer(s):

Mark Anthony Mcgrath (Guitar)

Album:

Champagne and Onions

Duration:

10:22

23:34

Title:

Serenity

Composer:

Ibrahim, Abdullah

Performer(s):

Abudlullah Ibrahim (Piano, Flute), Cleave Guyton (Reeds), Eugen Bazijan, Scott Roller (Celli),

Album:

Mukashi: Once Upon A Time - Abdullah Ibrahim

Duration:

3:59

23:38

Title:

There Is No Greater Love

Composer:

Jones / Symes

Performer(s):

Amy Winehouse (Vocals)

Album:

New Jazz Generation (2-CD)

Duration:

2:06

23:41

Title:

The Old Triangle

Composer:

Trad Arr Jansch

Performer(s):

Bert Jansch (Vocals, Guitar)

Album:

The Black Swan -- SANCS430

Duration:

4:06

23:45

Title:

My Lagan Love

Composer:

Trad Arr

Performer(s):

Michael Mchale (Piano)

Album:

The Irish Piano

Duration:

3:27

23:49

Title:

We Are The Stars

Composer:

Komitas

Performer(s):

Jan Gabarek (Soprano And Tenor Sax), The Hilliard Ensemble

Album:

Officium Novum (Recordno: 476 3855)

Duration:

4:18

23:53

Title:

Con Permiso

Composer:

Montón, José Luis

Performer(s):

José Luis Montón (Guitar)

Album:

Solo Guitarra

Duration:

4:51

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