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    Oct 8: Thursday’s Blue includes another track from the mesmerising CD by Tigran Hamasyan (see Blue Tunes below); music for cello by John Tavener; more choral music in recognition of National Choral Singing Week – tonight UCD Choral Scholars, RTE Philharmonic Choir and Chamber Choir Ireland; guitarist Michael O’Toole plays Ginestera; another Irish guitarist Brian Farrell plays UK composer Steve Marsh; Chick Corea from Return to Forever; Ali Farka Toure duets with Toumani Diabate; Ane Brun vocals and guitar; John Hollenbeck leads the Claudia Quartet; Jeremy Irons voices for Jon Lord’s setting of a Thomas Hardy; Violin Concerto from Johannes Brahms; French baroque from female composer Elizbeth Jacquet de La Guerre; irish singer songwriter Lynda Cullen; Ellington (pictured) plays the Blues; Gil Evans plays Round Midnight; Mike Marshall with Bela Fleck and friends; Sufjan Stevens recent; Lots more with Carl at 10…

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 24 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 -

    October 5th - 11th 

    Renowned Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan has just released his first ECM recording - a sublime re-imagining of Armenian sacred music from the 5th through to the 20th Century. It features piano improvisations alongside stunning choral performances by the Yerevan State Chamber Choir. Luys i Luso (Light from the Light) is in the spotlight this week ahead of their Dublin Christ Church Concert Saturday 17th presented by Walton's World Masters Series..

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:03
      Title: Music For A Found Harmonium
      Composer: Jeffes, Simon
      Performer(s): Colin Reid (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Colin Reid (Guitar)
      Album: Tilt (Recordno: Tscd530) ~~ R382602, Topic Records, Tscd530
      Duration: 3:58
    • 22:17
      Title: O Grande Amor
      Composer: Jobim / De Moraes
      Performer(s): Paula Morelenbaum (Vocals); Jacques Morelenbaum (Cello)
      Performer(s): Paula Morelenbaum (Vocals); Jacques Morelenbaum (Cello), Ryuichi Sakamoto (Piano); Luiz Brasil (Guitar); Zeca Assumpcao (Bass); Marcos Suzano (Percussion)
      Album: Ryuichi Sakamoto moto:tronic, sONY, Sk93044
      Duration: 4:30
    • 22:22
      Title: The Reverend
      Composer: Friedlander, Erik
      Performer(s): Erik Friendlander (Cello)
      Performer(s): Erik Friendlander (Cello), Doug Wamble (Guitar); Trevor Dunn (Bass); Mike Sarin (Drums)
      Album: Bonebridge, Skipstone Records, SR010
      Duration: 6:05
    • 22:30
      Title: Nunc Dimittis --
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Kaia Urb (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Kaia Urb (Soprano), Estonian Philharmonic Choir
      Album: Arvo Part- Da Pacem, Harmonia Mundi, HMU 907401
      Duration: 6:55
    • 22:37
      Title: Dix-Huiteme Ordre - Soeur Monique
      Complete Work Name: Dix-Huiteme Ordre
      Composer: Couperin, Francois
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Album: Couperin: Keyboard Music 1 - Angela Hewitt, Hyperion, CDD03847
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:41
      Title: Achavari Waltz
      Composer: Tickell
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Respectable Groove
      Album: Mysterious Barracudas ~~ R350909, Mister Sam, Samcd001
      Duration: 2:43
    • 22:45
      Title: Cello Sonata In A Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Molto Tranquillo
      Complete Work Name: Cello Sonata In A Minor Op.36
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Gautier Capucon (Cello)
      Performer(s): Gautier Capucon (Cello), Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Album: Martha Argerich and Friends - Live from the Lugano Festival - Disk 1, EMI, 7243 5 62970 2 9
      Duration: 6:04
    • 22:51
      Title: Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
      Composer: Arlen / Koehler
      Performer(s): Blossom Dearie (Vocal/Piano)
      Performer(s): Blossom Dearie (Vocal/Piano)
      Album: Blossom Dearie - Four Classic Albums Plus ~~ CDE04299, Avid Jazz, AMSC967
      Duration: 2:28
    • 22:54
      Title: Snibor
      Composer: Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Johnny Hodges
      Performer(s): Johnny Hodges, The Ellington Men
      Album: Ellingtonia '56, Poll Winners Records, PWR 27227
      Duration: 7:16
    • 23:04
      Title: Daily Growing
      Composer: Trad Arr Altan
      Performer(s): Altan And Paul Brady
      Performer(s): Altan And Paul Brady
      Album: The Blue Idol, Virgin, CDVE961
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:09
      Title: Touma Ni Kelen / Needed Time
      Performer(s): Habib Koité, Eric Bibb (Vocals, Acoustic Guitars)
      Performer(s): Habib Koité, Eric Bibb (Vocals, Acoustic Guitars)
      Album: Brothers In Bamako (Recordno: CJ 028), Contre-Jour, CJ 028
      Duration: 4:40
    • 23:15
      Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - V: Quaerens Me
      Complete Work Name: Grande Messe Des Morts
      Composer: Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Barry Banks (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Barry Banks (Tenor), London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir
      Album: Berlioz - Grande messe des Morts (2-CD) (Recordno: 2SACD LSO 0729), L.S.O. Live, 2SACD LSO 0729
      Duration: 5:10
    • 23:20
      Title: I Mine Kate Ungdomsdagar (In My Reckless Youthful Days)
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Trio Mediaeval
      Performer(s): Trio Mediaeval, Birger Mistereggen (Percussion)
      Album: Trio Mediaeval - Folk Songs, ECM Series 2003, 4766179
      Duration: 3:41
    • 23:25
      Title: Lament
      Composer: Hamasyan, Tigran/Agbabian, Areni
      Performer(s): Tigran (Piano/Voice); Areni Agbabian (Voice)
      Performer(s): Tigran (Piano/Voice); Areni Agbabian (Voice)
      Album: Shadow Theater, Universal Music France, 374 264 4
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:28
      Title: Prehensile Dream
      Composer: Anderson, Reid
      Performer(s): Ethan Iverson (Piano), Reid Anderson (Bass) David King (Drums)
      Performer(s): Ethan Iverson (Piano), Reid Anderson (Bass) David King (Drums)
      Album: Suspicious Activity? - The Bad Plus (Recordno: 82876 74188 2), Columbia, 82876 74188 2
      Duration: 8:12
    • 23:38
      Title: Concerto De Aranjuez - Adagio
      Complete Work Name: Concerto De Aranjuez
      Composer: Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Goran Sollscher (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Goran Sollscher (Guitar), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Guitar Moods - The Ultimate Collection, Deutsche Grammophon, 479 1281
      Duration: 10:55
    • 23:50
      Title: Around And About (2nd Movement) The Lake
      Complete Work Name: Around And About
      Composer: Farrell, Ciaran
      Performer(s): Sinead Farrell (Flute)
      Performer(s): Sinead Farrell (Flute), Roger Moffat (Vibraphone)
      Album: Perfect State, RTÉ lyric fm, Cd113
      Duration: 2:37
    • 23:53
      Title: My Favorite Things
      Composer: Rodgers / Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Youn Sun Nah (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Youn Sun Nah (Vocals)
      Album: Same Girl, Act Music, ACT 9024-2
      Duration: 3:58
    • 23:58
      Title: Old Like J
      Performer(s): Windings
      Performer(s): Windings
      Album: It's Never Night
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:02
      Title: Song For Jesse
      Complete Work Name: The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford
      Composer: Cave/ Ellis
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Album: White Lunar, Mute Records, CDSTUMM313/5099996466322
      Duration: 2:34
    • 00:06
      Title: String Quartet In A Minor Op.132 (2nd Movement) Allegro Ma Non Tanto
      Complete Work Name: String Quartet In A Minor Op.32
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Alban Berg Quartet
      Album: Beethoven: Complete String Quartets - Alban Berg Quartet ~~ CDH08946, EMI Classics, 5736062
      Duration: 8:23
    • 00:14
      Title: Sonata No. 33 In B Minor
      Composer: Scarlatti, Alessandro
      Performer(s): Jacques Loussier (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jacques Loussier (Piano), Jacques Loussier Trio
      Album: baroque Favourites, Telarc, CD 83516
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:20
      Title: Philosophia
      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: 3:10
    • 00:23
      Title: Despacio
      Composer: Sosa, Omar
      Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)
      Performer(s): Omar Sosa (Piano)
      Album: Senses, Otá, OTA 1026
      Duration: 3:06
    • 00:27
      Title: God Bless The Child
      Composer: Holiday / Herzog
      Performer(s): Zrazy; Maria Walsh (Vocals); Carole Nelson (Sax/Piano)
      Performer(s): Zrazy; Maria Walsh (Vocals); Carole Nelson (Sax/Piano), Myles Drennan (Piano); Geraint Robert (Bass); Andyt Bold (Drums)
      Album: Private Wars -- N/A, Alfi
      Duration: 6:00
    • 00:33
      Title: Webster's Mood
      Composer: Garrick, Michael
      Performer(s): Michael Garrick (Piano)
      Performer(s): Michael Garrick (Piano), Don Rendell (Sax); Iar Carr (Trumpet); Jim Philips (Flute); Trevor Tomkins (Drum); Coleridge Goode (Bass)
      Album: Prelude to Heart is a Lotus; Michael Garrick Sextet, Gearbox, GB1517
      Duration: 3:23
    • 00:37
      Title: Procedentem Sponsum
      Complete Work Name: Procedentem Sponsum
      Composer: Anonymous
      Performer(s): Jan Garbarek (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Jan Garbarek (Saxophone), Hilliard Ensemble
      Album: Officium (Recordno: ECM New Series 1525) ~~ CDC485106, ECM, ECM New Series 1525
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:40
      Title: Orientales
      Composer: Mazur / Garbarek
      Performer(s): Marilyn Mazur (Percussion)
      Performer(s): Marilyn Mazur (Percussion), Jan Garbarek (Sax)
      Album: Elixer - Marilyn Mazur And Jan Garbarek, Ecm 1962, 1737320
      Duration: 3:01
    • 00:43
      Title: Winter
      Complete Work Name: The Four Seasons
      Composer: Amos
      Performer(s): Tori Amos
      Performer(s): Tori Amos
      Album: A Tori Amos Collection - Tales of a Librarian, WEA, 9548324852
      Duration: 5:37
    • 00:49
      Title: All That Fall
      Composer: Colohan
      Performer(s): Agitated Radio Pilot (David Colohan- Vocals)
      Performer(s): Agitated Radio Pilot (David Colohan- Vocals), Maja Elliott (Keyboard)
      Album: World Winding Down, David Colohan, Download
      Duration: 3:40
    • 00:54
      Title: Enjoy The Silence
      Composer: Gore, Martin
      Performer(s): Eric Whitacre Singers
      Performer(s): Eric Whitacre Singers
      Album: Enjoy the Silence EP, Decca B00FKLZTLO
      Duration: 5:22

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