The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    Dec 22. Carl will be spending some quality time at home for the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, Eamonn continues to pace the selections - and himself - during these early stages of his marathon Christmas run.

    Tonight, we'll hear a sample from a new CD of Schumann string quartets; recent Chick Corea; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones and Rosanne Cash; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticpated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 24 April 2014

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    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

    • 22:03
      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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