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 Wednesday 23 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: Looking Both Ways

Composer: Sosa, Omar

Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)

Album: Senses

Duration: 3:53


Title: Suite In D Major - Sarabande & Double

Complete Work Name: Suite In D Major

Composer: Funck, David

Performer(s): Charivari Agreable

Album: Modus Phantasticus

Duration: 3:58


Title: The Siege - Greensleeves/Recercada Vii

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): Siobhan Armstrong (Harp), Ensemble

Album: Shipwrecked

Duration: 2:55


Title: Sonatas And Interludes For Prepared Piano - Sonata V

Complete Work Name: Sonatas And Interludes For Prepared Piano

Composer: Cage, John

Performer(s): Herbert Henck (Prepared Piano)

Album: Locations - Herbert Henck - Disk 1

Duration: 1:44


Title: Tiziri

Composer: Kouyate, Lansine

Performer(s): Lansine Kouyate (Balafon), Ira Coleman (Bass), David Neerman (Vibes), Laurent Robin (Drums)

Album: Kouyate-Neerman: Kangaba ~~ Not Available

Duration: 2:37


Title: Cry Baby

Composer: Nelson, Carole

Performer(s): Zrazy; Mariua Walsh (Vocals); Carole Nelson (Sax/Piano), Myles Drennan (Piano); Geraint Robert (Bass); Andyt Bold (Drums)

Album: Private Wars --

Duration: 5:18


Title: Lady Of The Aurian Wood

Composer: Garrick, Michael

Performer(s): Jim Hart (Vibes), Barry Green (Piano), Matt Ridley (Dbl Bass), Steve Brown (Drums)

Album: MJQ Celebration

Duration: 7:12


Title: Quartet No. 3 In C Major For Piano, Violin, Viola And Cello Woo36 - Movement Ii - Adagio Con Espressione

Complete Work Name: Piano Quartet No.3 In C Major Woo36

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Philippe Cassard (Piano), Raphael Oleg (Violin), Miguel Da Silva (Viola), Marc Coppey (Cello)

Album: Beethoven: Quartet Op.16 and Quartet WoO36 No.3 in C major - Philippe Cassard

Duration: 6:35


Title: El Tesorillo

Composer: de Lucia, Paco

Performer(s): Paco De Lucia (Guitar); Diego El Cigala (Voice), Angela Bautista (Voice)

Album: Cositas Buenas

Duration: 4:41


Title: Oh Shenandoah

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Vocal)

Album: Charlie Haden - Family and Friends Rambling Boy

Duration: 3:49


Title: Blue Sky Blues

Complete Work Name: Blue Sky Blues

Composer: Adams, Ryan

Performer(s): Ryan Adams (Vocal)

Album: 29

Duration: 5:18


Title: The Apparent Chaos Of Blue

Composer: Travis / Fripp

Performer(s): Theo Travis (Alto Flute), Robert Fripp (Guitar)

Album: Thread

Duration: 8:50


Title: Two Girls

Performer(s): Rosanne Cash

Album: The River & the Thread (Deluxe)

Duration: 3:52


Title: Desvairada

Composer: Garoto

Performer(s): Mike Marshall (Mandolin) & Chris Thile (Mandolin)

Album: Mike Marshall/ Chris Thile: Into the Cauldron

Duration: 4:12


Title: Ghosts In The Pond

Composer: Arthur Jeffes

Performer(s): Penguin Cafe Orchestra

Album: A Matter Of Life

Duration: 4:03


Title: Amrit Anand (Eternal Joy)

Composer: Bhattacharya, Debashish

Performer(s): Debashish Bhattacharya (Slide Guitars0

Album: Calcutta Chronicles: Indian Slide Guitar Odyssey -- TUGCD1049

Duration: 3:06


Title: Dreams Of Elyssia

Composer: Elliott, Maja

Performer(s): Maja Elliott (Piano)

Album: Dreams of Elyssia

Duration: 3:10


Title: When The Moon Rises...

Complete Work Name: When The Moon Rises... (Six Reflections On A Hungarian Folk Song) For 2 Violins, Viola, Cello And Piano

Composer: Leech, Owen

Performer(s): Simon Blendis (Violin), Douglas Patterson (Viola), Marianne Thorsen (Violin), Jane Salmon (Cello), William Howard (Piano)

Album: A White Room Commissions from The Schubert Ensemble's Chamber Music 2000 Project (Recordno:NMCD075)

Duration: 4:16


Title: Seachran Si

Composer: Trad arr Jack Talty/Neil O'Loghlen

Performer(s): Ensemble Eriu; Jack Talty (Concertinas/Electronics); Neil O'Loghlen (Bass); Saileog Ni Cheannabhain, Mattehw Berrill(Clarinet); Mathew Jacobson (Percus, Patrick Groenland (Guitar); Sam Perkin(Keys); Co

Album: Ensemble Eriu -- RRCD004

Duration: 7:16


Title: Ar Bhóithrín Na Smaointe

Composer: Munnelly

Performer(s): David Munnelly (Accordion), Ryan Molloy(Piano); Richie Buckley (Soprano Sax)

Album: By Heck

Duration: 3:51


Title: Postscript

Composer: Heaney, Seamus

Performer(s): Seamus Heaney (Recitation)

Album: The Poet & The Piper (Recordno: CCT21CD)

Duration: 1:06


Title: Seinn Alliliu

Complete Work Name: Seinn Alliliu

Composer: O'Suilleabhain, Micheal

Performer(s): Cois Cladaigh Chamber Choir

Album: Lux Aeterna

Duration: 6:21


Title: Old Friends -- Old Friends

Complete Work Name: Old Friends

Composer: Simon, Paul

Performer(s): Paul Simon (Vocal)

Album: The Essential Paul Simon (Recordno: 5134702)

Duration: 2:37


Title: I Do It For Your Love

Composer: Simon, Paul

Performer(s): Herbie Hancock Featuring Paul Simon, Pino Paladino: Bass; Steve Jordan: Drums; Cyro Baptista: Percussion; Gina Gershon: Jew's Harp

Album: Possibilities

Duration: 5:56


Title: I Don't Worry About A Thing

Composer: Allison, Mose

Performer(s): Mose Allison (Vocals, Piano), Addison Farmer (Bass), Osie Johnson (Drums)

Album: Allison Wonderland - The Mose Allison Anthology (2-CD)

Duration: 2:19


Title: I Giorni

Complete Work Name: I Giorni

Composer: Einaudi, Ludovico

Performer(s): Ludovico Einaudi (Piano)

Album: Einaudi - Islands: The Essential Einaudi: Deluxe Edition

Duration: 5:59


Title: Adagio Chiaro E Dolcissimo

Composer: Raskatov, Alexander

Performer(s): Goron Jones (Bass) & Carducci Quartet

Album: Monk's Music

Duration: 6:02


Title: Piano Concerto In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio

Complete Work Name: Piano Concerto In A Minor Op.16

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Margaret Fingerhut (Piano), Ulster Orchestra

Album: Grieg - Piano Concerto Etc.

Duration: 7:14


Title: Ára Bátur

Composer: Sigur Ros

Performer(s): Jónsi Birgisson (Vocal), Sigur Rós, London Sinfonietta, Choristers Of The London Oratory School

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

Duration: 8:56


Title: Mareta No'm Faces Plorar

Composer: Anonymous

Performer(s): Montserrat Figueras (Vocal), Hesperion Xxi

Album: Ninna Nanna (Recordno: AV9826) ~~ A321608

Duration: 6:02


Title: Allegretto D915 In C Minor

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)

Album: Schubert: Stephen Kovacevich

Duration: 5:02


Title: I Think It's Gonna Rain Today

Complete Work Name: I Think It's Gonna Rain Today

Composer: Newman, Randy

Performer(s): Peter Gabriel (Vocal)

Album: Peter Gabriel - Scratch My Back (Recordno: 797520) ~~ PD MW

Duration: 2:26



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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