The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 21 April 2014

This week on Blue Tunes...

On Wednesday's Blue, we look forward to a Blue Room Session with Belfast born pianist Michael McHale. in the midst of a hectic international schedule, Michael takes time out to join Carl for some tunes, choices and chat. He'll perform live, talk about his career and select some of the music that he listens to. This Blue Room Session comes your way after mid-night on Wednesday night. And in anticipation of the session Carl will feature some of Michael's recordings Monday and Tuesday. And there'll be the usual mix of great music...starting each night at 10.

August Bank Holiday Monday - Blue of the Night at Kaleidoscope

Enjoy this short video collage of a great night when Blue broadcast live from Kaleidoscope Night at Bello Bar in Dublin last June. You'll have another chance of enjoying this musical potpourri when we re-broadcast the concert on Bank Holiday Monday's Blue (August 1st) starting at 10pm.

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

This week, we feature nightly selections from Senses, a new, neo-classical solo piano album by Omar Sosa, recorded while the Grammy-nominated performer was an artist-in-residence i

Music Played on the Show


Title: Piano Concerto (2nd Movement) Andante Poco Sostenuto

Complete Work Name: Piano Concerto, Op. 85

Composer: Kvandal, Johan

Performer(s): Havard Gimse (Piano), Oslo Philahrmonic Orchestra

Album: Johansen/Kvandal - Piano Concertos

Duration: 9:55


Title: Structures: Well For The Sweat Of The Moon

Composer: Budd / Partridge

Performer(s): Andy Partridge (Instruments), Harold Budd (Vocal And Instruments)

Album: Through the Hill - Andy Partridge / Harold Budd

Duration: 3:24


Title: Always Hopeful

Composer: Sriram, Shrikant

Performer(s): Bugge Wesseltoft (Piano), Josemi Carmona (Guitar), Shrikant Sriram (Bass, Flute), Vivek Rajagopalan, Khaled Yassine, Amade Cossa (Percussion)

Album: OK World

Duration: 6:11


Title: A Thousand Kisses Deep

Composer: Cohen / Robinson

Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar), Dave Whitford (Bass)

Album: A Thousand Kisses Deep

Duration: 5:20


Title: Concerto For Cello And Orchestra (3rd Movement) Andante

Complete Work Name: Concerto For Cello And Orchestra, Op.17 (1936)

Composer: Hovhaness, Alan

Performer(s): Janos Starker (Cello), Seattle Symphony

Album: Alan Hovhaness - Symphony No.22 / Cello Concerto (Recordno: 8.559158)

Duration: 11:45


Title: Cruel Sister

Composer: Woods, Terry

Performer(s): Jacqui Mcshee (Vocals), Pentangle

Album: Anthems In Eden

Duration: 7:01


Title: Snowblind (Variation On Anoranza From Granados' 6 Pieces On Spanish Folksongs)

Composer: Amos, Tori

Performer(s): Tori Amos (Piano/Vocal), Apollon Musagete Quartet, Laura Lucas (Flute), Nigel Shore (Oboe), Andreas Ortensamer (Clarinet)

Album: Night of Hunters

Duration: 3:15


Title: Veinte Anos

Composer: Morva, T.

Performer(s): Alfredo Rodríguez (Piano, Keyboards), Javier Porta (Flute), Peter Slavov (Bass), Henry Cole (Drums), Et Al

Album: Alfredo Rodríguez - The Invasion Parade

Duration: 4:58


Title: Prospectors Arrive

Composer: Greenwood

Performer(s): Jonny Greenwood

Album: There Will Be Blood - Soundtrack

Duration: 4:31


Title: Fading Glow

Composer: Hopkins

Performer(s): Jon Hopkins

Album: Opalescent

Duration: 7:08


Title: Adio Querida (Goodbye My Dear One)

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Juan Martín (Flamenco Guitar), Abdul Salam Kheir (Oud), Chris Karan (Tabla), Rony Barrak (Darabuka), Stephen Dummer (Reeds)

Album: Musica Alhambra - Juan Martín (Recordno: FV04)

Duration: 3:58


Title: Album Of Melodies - Andante

Complete Work Name: Álbum De Melodías

Composer: Granados, Enrique

Performer(s): Douglas Riva (Piano)

Album: Granados - Album Of Melodies (Recordno: 8.557142)

Duration: 3:15


Title: Íllgresi

Composer: Sigur Ros

Performer(s): Jónsi Birgisson (Vocal), Sigur Rós

Album: With A Buzz In Our Ears We Play Endlessly - Sigur Ros

Duration: 4:13


Title: Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams

Complete Work Name: Dale's Wail

Composer: Koehler / Moll / Barris

Performer(s): Roy Eldridge (Trumpet), Oscar Peterson (Organ), Barney Kessel (Guitar), Ray Brown (Bass), J.C. Heard (Drums)

Album: Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz Trumpet Giant

Duration: 3:21


Title: January Song

Composer: Bragg

Performer(s): Billy Bragg

Album: Tooth & Nail

Duration: 2:16


Title: Thursday

Composer: Carthy, Eliza

Performer(s): Eliza Carthy (Vocals)

Album: Neptune

Duration: 5:16


Title: The Spirit Was Gone

Composer: Antony And The Johnsons

Performer(s): Antony

Album: Swanlights

Duration: 3:17


Title: Ill Wind

Composer: Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler

Performer(s): Norah Jones (Vocal), Charlie Haden (Double Bass), Ernie Watts (Tenor Sax), Alan Broadbent (Piano), Rodney Green (Drums), Studio String Orchestra

Album: Sophisticated Ladies Charlie Haden Quartet West

Duration: 4:25


Title: Speira - Stasimo

Complete Work Name: Speira

Composer: Jalkanen, Pekka

Performer(s): Kristina Kuusisto (Bandoneon), Mari Mantyla (Decacorde)

Album: Speira - Duo Dryades

Duration: 4:23


Title: April The 14th Part 1

Composer: Welch / Rawlings

Performer(s): Gillian Welch (Vocal, Guitar), David Rawlings (Guitar)

Album: Time (The Revelator)

Duration: 5:10


Title: Tom Traubert's Blues

Complete Work Name: Tom Traubert's Blues

Composer: Waits, Tom

Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocal)

Album: Small Change

Duration: 6:24


Title: 3.25

Composer: Sosa, Omar

Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)

Album: Senses

Duration: 3:29


Title: My Darling's Downsized

Composer: Wood, Chris

Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocals, Guitar), Andy Gangadeen (Drums); Robert Jarvis (Trombone); Barney Morse Brown (Cello)

Album: Handmade Life

Duration: 5:15


Title: Piano Sonata No. 1 In F Sharp Minor Op. 24/1 (3rd Movement) Andante Molto Espressivo

Complete Work Name: Piano Sonata No. 1 In F Sharp Minor Op. 24/1

Composer: Enescu, George

Performer(s): Luiza Borac (Piano)

Album: Enescu: Piano Music Volume 2 - Luiza Borac - Disk 2

Duration: 9:11


Title: He Fades Away

Performer(s): Andy Irvine

Album: Parachilna

Duration: 4:11


Title: Then The Letting Go

Composer: Bonnie Prince Billy

Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy, Emmett Kelly (Guitar), Daim Mccarthy (Vocals), Paul Oldham (Bass), Valgeir Sigurdsson (Mixing), Jim White (Drums

Album: The Letting Go - Bonnie Prince Billy

Duration: 5:19


Title: Goodbye

Composer: Vallon, Colin

Performer(s): Colin Vallon (Piano), Patrice Moret (Double Bass), Julian Sartorius (Drums)

Album: Le Vent - Colin Vallon Trio

Duration: 5:34



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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