The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Dec 23. Carl will be spending some quality time at home for the the remainder of this - and next -week. Eamonn sits in again on Tuesday's BLUE to link seasonal fare from Waterson:Carthy; violinist-cum-ECM signing Michael Galasso; choral music by Edward Elgar; a choir called Sospiri re-invent a Wilfred Owen poem; we'll also hear an original song from the debut recording by Allegra Levy (pictured); Paul Buchanan, on The Blue Nile's "Hats", and guesting with Craig Armstrong; low-key Liszt; the late Frank Harte, and a song of Irish labour; 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below); the voice of Ferran Savall; the delta blues guitar of Kelly Joe Phelps; and Cyrille Aimée, delivering a sprightly "Let It Snow!" 10:05pm...


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 22 April 2014


    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

    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: String Quartet No. 2 (Iii)
      Complete Work Name: String Quartet No. 2
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Performer(s): Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass, Orange Mountain Music/Music Network, OMM/Music Network Promo
      Duration: 1:47
    • 22:06
      Title: Northern Sky --
      Composer: Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Joel Frederiksen (Bass, Lute)
      Performer(s): Joel Frederiksen (Bass, Lute), Ensemble Phoenix Munich
      Album: Requiem for a Pink Moon, Harmonia Mundi, HMC 90211
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:10
      Title: Slow Dance
      Complete Work Name: Slow Dance
      Composer: Bunch, Kenji
      Performer(s): Lucia Ahn (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lucia Ahn (Piano), Angela Ahn (Violin), Maria Ahn (Cello)
      Album: Ahn Trio, Ahn-Plugged, EMI, 7243 5 57022 2 7
      Duration: 9:23
    • 22:20
      Title: Longing
      Composer: Hamasyan, Tigran
      Performer(s): Tigran Hamasyan (Piano/ Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tigran Hamasyan (Piano/ Vocal)
      Album: Tigran: A Fable (Recordno: 276 068 6), Verve, 276 068 6
      Duration: 5:07
    • 22:33
      Title: Four Last Songs (4th Movement) Im Abendrot
      Complete Work Name: Four Last Songs
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Philadelphia Orchestra
      Album: Strauss: Four Last Songs etc., EMI, 5555942
      Duration: 6:30
    • 22:40
      Title: Sonata In F Major K. 446/L. 433/ P. 177
      Complete Work Name: Sonata In F Major K. 446/L. 433/ P. 177
      Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Eteri Andjaparidze (Piano)
      Performer(s): Eteri Andjaparidze (Piano)
      Album: D. Scarlatti: Complete Keyboard Sonatas Vol. 1 - Eteri Andjaparidze, Naxos, 8.553061
      Duration: 5:00
    • 22:46
      Title: Sonatina In C Minor Woo43a
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Michala Petri (Recorder)
      Performer(s): Michala Petri (Recorder), Lars Hannibal (Guitar)
      Album: Cafe Vienna: 19th Century Cafe Music - Michala Petri / Lars Hannibal, Our Recordings / Naxos, 6.220601
      Duration: 4:27
    • 22:51
      Title: Freedom/Saoirse
      Composer: Hayes/Cahill/O'Lionaird/O Raghallagh/Bartlett
      Performer(s): Iarla O'Lionaire (Vocals); Thomas Bartlett (Piano)
      Performer(s): Iarla O'Lionaire (Vocals); Thomas Bartlett (Piano), Caoimhin O Raghallaigh (Hardanger D'Amore); Martin Hayes (Fiddle); Dennis Cahill (Guitar)
      Album: The Gloaming, Real World Records, Promo Copy
      Duration: 5:04
    • 22:56
      Title: Amhran Na Leabhar
      Composer: Tomas Rua O Suilleabhain
      Performer(s): Dermot Byrne (Accordion), Floriane Blancke (Harp)
      Performer(s): Dermot Byrne (Accordion), Floriane Blancke (Harp)
      Album: Dermot Byrne & Floriane Blancke,
      Duration: 5:18
    • 23:03
      Title: Passion Flower
      Complete Work Name: Passion Flower
      Composer: Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Joe Lovano (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Joe Lovano (Saxophone), Joe Lovano Nonet
      Album: 52nd Street Themes ~~ E248204, Emi, 724349666726
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:08
      Title: When Your Lover Has Gone
      Complete Work Name: Velvet Mood
      Composer: Swan, Einar
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals), Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet), Benny Carter (Alto Sax)
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals), Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet), Benny Carter (Alto Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano), Barney Kessel (Guitar), John Simmons (Bass), Larry Bunker (Drums)
      Album: Music For Torching / Velvet Mood, Poll Winners Records, PWR 27317
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:15
      Title: Looking Forward
      Composer: Gilkes, Marshall
      Performer(s): Edmar Castaneda (Harp);
      Performer(s): Edmar Castaneda (Harp);, Marshall Gilkes (Trombone); Dave Silliman (Drums/Perc);
      Album: Entre Cuerdas, Artist Share, AS0095
      Duration: 7:35
    • 23:23
      Title: Edenderry
      Composer: Gilkes, Marshall
      Performer(s): Kieran Quinn(Piano)
      Performer(s): Kieran Quinn(Piano), Eddie Lee (Bass); Ken "Tonto" Mcdonald(Drums)
      Album: Not Just Black and White, Kieran Quinn, KQCD01
      Duration: 7:53
    • 23:33
      Title: Ricercare A 6 (The Musical Offering)
      Complete Work Name: Ricercare A 6 Bwv 1079
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Maria Mosconi (Alto), Arnaud Thorette (Violin)
      Performer(s): Maria Mosconi (Alto), Arnaud Thorette (Violin), Antoine Pierlot (Cello), Johan Farjot (Piano)
      Album: Bach Transcriptions - Ensemble Contraste (Recordno: LDV 04), la dolce vita, LDV 04
      Duration: 6:43
    • 23:40
      Title: Sento In Seno
      Complete Work Name: Tieteberga
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor)
      Performer(s): Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor), Jean-Christophe Spinosi (Vivaldi), Ensemble Matheus
      Album: Vivaldi - Heroes ~~ A351812, Virgin Classics, 0094636341422
      Duration: 4:06
    • 23:46
      Title: Suzanna
      Composer: Dowland, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Extempore String Ensemble
      Album: Music by John Dowland, Hyperion, CDA66010
      Duration: 3:44
    • 23:49
      Title: Music For A While -- Not Available
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Susanna Wallumrod (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Susanna Wallumrod (Vocals), Giovanna Pessi (Baroque Harp) Jane Achtman (Viola De Gamba) Marcom Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)
      Album: If Grief Could Wait, ECM, ECM 2226 277 7197
      Duration: 4:06
    • 23:55
      Title: Winter Lady -- Not Available
      Composer: Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen (Vocal)
      Album: Songs of Leonard Cohen ~~ B496703, Columbia, 4686002
      Duration: 2:15
    • 23:57
      Title: Winter Song
      Composer: Cohen, Avishai
      Performer(s): Avishai Cohen (Bass/Piano/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Avishai Cohen (Bass/Piano/Vocals), Amos Hoffman (Oud), Sam Maestro (Piano), Itmar Doari (Perc), Karen Malka (Vocals)
      Album: Avishai Cohen: Aurora, EMI, EMI not legible
      Duration: 4:59
    • 00:04
      Title: Piano Sonata No. 1 In D Minor Op. 28 (2nd Movement) Lento
      Complete Work Name: Piano Sonata No. 1 In D Minor Op. 28
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano)
      Album: The Complete Piano Music of Sergei Rachmaninov - Howard Shelley - Disk 6, Hyperion, CDS44046
      Duration: 9:35
    • 00:14
      Title: Doussou
      Composer: Keita / Repac
      Performer(s): Mamani Keita (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Mamani Keita (Vocals), Nicolas Repac, Djeli Moussa Kouyaté (Guitars), Patrick Goraguer (Electric Piano)
      Album: Gagner L'Argent Francais, No Format!, NOF 17 614 954 2
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:17
      Title: Glow
      Composer: Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Tore Brunborg (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Tore Brunborg (Tenor Saxophone), Mats Eilertsen (Double Bass), Jarle Vespestad (Drums)
      Album: Extended Circle - Tord Gustavsen Quartet, ECM Records, ECM 2358 376 0239
      Duration: 5:13
    • 00:23
      Title: Ozymandias
      Composer: Guggenheim Grotto/Kevin May
      Performer(s): Guggenheim Grotto
      Performer(s): Guggenheim Grotto, Shane Power (Drums/Progamming); Mick Lynch (Vocals/Guitar/Strings); Kevin May (Vocals/Keys/Programming)
      Album: ...Waltzing Alone, Shellac Records, SHLC003
      Duration: 3:40
    • 00:27
      Title: Guitar Concerto No.1 In A Major (2nd Movement) Andantino, Siciliano
      Complete Work Name: Guitar Concerto No.1 In A Major Op.30
      Composer: Giuliani, Mauro
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar), Australian Chamber Orchestra
      Album: John Williams: Schubert / Giuliani ~~ H832305, Sony
      Duration: 5:42
    • 00:33
      Title: Sonata No.1 In A For Cello And Piano Op13 (2nd Movement - Andante))
      Complete Work Name: Sonata No.1 In A For Cello And Piano Op13
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Kathryn Stott (Piano)
      Album: Paris La Belle Epoque, Itm, Itm6-01
      Duration: 7:48
    • 00:42
      Title: Ep Ross
      Composer: 3epkano
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): 3epakano
      Album: 3epkano: Hans the Reluctant Wolf Juggler, Smiling Politely Records, SPR003
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:47
      Title: Peaceful Shadow
      Composer: Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)
      Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)
      Album: Senses, Otá, OTA 1026
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:54
      Title: Joanna The Row-Di
      Composer: Amidon, Sam
      Performer(s): Sam Amidon (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Sam Amidon (Guitar/Vocals)
      Album: I See The Sign, Bedroom Community, Promo Copy
      Duration: 2:18
    • 00:56
      Title: 1941
      Composer: Nilsson, Harry
      Performer(s): Harry Nilsson (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Harry Nilsson (Vocal)
      Album: Harry Nilsson - All Time Greatest Hits, RCA, 9670-2
      Duration: 2:41

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