The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Nov 25. Eamonn minds the house for Carl this Thursday night. Otherwise it's business as usual - Itzhak Perlman and André Previn perform a Scott Joplin serenade; accordionist Jean-Louis Matinier teams up with nyckelharpa-player Marco Ambrosini; The Unthanks sing a song from the shipyards; Valentin and Roxana Gheorghiu perform Poulenc; we've jazz trumpeter Nils Petter Molvaer; multi-instrumentalist Hakon Kornstad; lutenist Rolf Lislevand (pictured), from the newly-available "Scaramanzia"; there's the late Karen Dalton, from the re-issue of "In My Own Time"; double bassist Dieter Ilg, performing Wagner; Mark Anthony McGrath, playing a 13-string guitar; we continue to feature Sligo resident Felip Carbonell (see Blue Tunes below) from his first solo project; Swiss-Albanian jazz singer Elina Duni; instrumental jazz by a Swiss quintet that has tuba and trombone in its line-up; Aurora Orchestra plays Gerald Barry's "The One-Armed Pianist"; there's Jodie Landau with the Graduale Nobili choir; the slow movement of a piano concerto by Baptiste Trotignon; late career Chet Baker; and Hesperion XXI exude some Balkan spirit. 10pm start.....

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 5 May 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Scots fiddler Alasdair Fraser, Californian cellist Natalie Haas and Donegal native Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh are on an Irish tour this month and on the radio all this week on Blue

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Felip Carbonell: Nov  23rd - 29th

    Guitarist Felip Carbonell has worked as an arts officer, production company head and band manager. After organising Mallorcan dates for Dervish in the 1990s, he moved to Sligo. He contributes greatly to the vibrant music scene in Sligo and is an integral part of the band No Crows. Recently, Felip released his first solo project, The Colours Of Time - a collection of recordings that represent Felip's musical experiences in Ireland and in his native Mallorca - recorded in both locations. We air selections from the double CD all this week.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:20
      Title: Mclaughlin's Strathspey
      Composer: Fraser, Alasdair
      Performer(s): Alasdair Fraser (Fiddle) & Natalie Haas (Cello)
      Performer(s): Alasdair Fraser (Fiddle) & Natalie Haas (Cello)
      Album: Highlander's Farewell: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas, Culburnie Records, CUL CD123D
      Duration: 4:16
    • 22:33
      Title: My Boat
      Composer: Laveaux, Melissa
      Performer(s): Melissa Laveaux (Guitar/ Vocals)
      Performer(s): Melissa Laveaux (Guitar/ Vocals), Rob Reid (Tabla), Martin Gamet (Bass)
      Album: Melissa: Laveaux: Camphor and Copper, No Format, 5312680
      Duration: 4:19
    • 22:38
      Title: St Paul's Suite (3rd Movement) Intermezzo
      Composer: Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Simon Mayor (Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Simon Mayor (Mandolin), Hilary James (Bass)
      Album: The English Mandolin - Simon Mayor, Cdacs, 025
      Duration: 3:42
    • 22:53
      Title: The M1 Reel
      Composer: Power
      Performer(s): Brendan Power (Harm)
      Performer(s): Brendan Power (Harmonica), Andy Irvine (Mandolin); Rens Van Der Zalm (Mandolin)
      Album: Tradish, Tethink, 109
      Duration: 3:04
    • 22:56
      Title: It'll Happen
      Composer: Punch Brothers
      Performer(s): Chris Thile (Mandolin, Vocals)
      Performer(s): Chris Thile (Mandolin, Vocals), Punch Brothers (Band)
      Album: Punch, Nonesuch, 7559-79982-8
      Duration: 3:06
    • 23:05
      Title: Paul - A Little Talk With Paul
      Composer: Arnold, David.
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Album: Paul - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Recordno: Not Available), Universal, 5333009
      Duration: 1:21
    • 23:21
      Title: Blues My Naughtie Sweetie Gives To Me
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Vocals, Tenor Sax)
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Vocals, Tenor Sax), Bob Brookmeyer (Valve Trombone), Hank Jones (Celeste) Et Al
      Album: Tonite's Music Today, Poll Winners Records, PWR 27233
      Duration: 5:49
    • 23:28
      Title: Gone With The Wind
      Composer: Wrubel / Magidson
      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: 3:25
    • 23:32
      Title: Passing Away
      Composer: Harper, Colin
      Performer(s): Colin Harper (Guitars)
      Performer(s): Colin Harper (Guitars), Alan Mcclure (Violin), Una Donnelly (2nd Violin), Kerry Bryson (Cello)
      Album: Titanium Flag Volume One - The Ice Museum Suite (Recordno:, Independent,
      Duration: 3:42
    • 23:35
      Title: All Alright
      Composer: Sigur Ros
      Performer(s): Jónsi Birgisson (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Jónsi Birgisson (Vocal), Sigur Rós
      Album: With A Buzz In Our Ears We Play Endlessly - Sigur Ros, EMI Records, 5099922872821
      Duration: 6:21
    • 23:48
      Title: Five Impromptus - Movement Iii - Elegiaco
      Composer: Bennett, Richard Rodney
      Performer(s): Graham Anthony Devine (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Graham Anthony Devine (Guitar)
      Album: British Guitar Music - Graham Anthony Devine, Naxos, 8.557040
      Duration: 2:04
    • 23:51
      Title: World Weary
      Composer: Coward, Noel
      Performer(s): Richard Rodney Bennett (Vocals, Piano)
      Performer(s): Richard Rodney Bennett (Vocals, Piano)
      Album: Gourmet Jazz ~~ PD CC, Linn records, AKD 268
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:54
      Title: Branchings
      Composer: Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Aaron Parks (Piano)
      Performer(s): Aaron Parks (Piano)
      Album: Arborescence (Recordno: ECM 2338 374 4401), ECM Records, ECM 2338 374 4401
      Duration: 5:11
    • 00:02
      Title: Widow's Grove
      Composer: Waits/Brennan
      Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocal)
      Album: Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards, ANTI-, 6844-2
      Duration: 4:58
    • 00:05
      Title: Magnetized
      Composer: Veirs, Laura
      Performer(s): Laura Veirs (Vocal, Guitar, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Laura Veirs (Vocal, Guitar, Keyboards), Steve Moore (Keyboards), Karl Blau (Bass, Guitar, Keyboards), Tucker Martine (Drums)
      Album: Year of Meteors, Nonesuch, 7559-79893-2
      Duration: 2:37
    • 00:08
      Title: The Winner Takes It All
      Composer: Ulvaues / Anderson
      Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals), Morten Qvenild (Piano, Various Instruments)
      Album: Antologie - Solveig Slettahjell, Jazzland, 602527785349
      Duration: 4:40
    • 00:14
      Title: Five Pieces In Folk Style - Ii. In F Major
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Anne Gastinel (Cello)
      Performer(s): Anne Gastinel (Cello), Claire Désert (Piano), Orchestre Philharmonique De Liege
      Album: Schumann - Anne Gastinel, Naive, V 4897
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:24
      Title: Lord Bateman -- Not Available
      Composer: Trad Arr Wood
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Lark Descending, Ruf, Rufcd10
      Duration: 8:00
    • 00:32
      Title: The Flower Of Magherally
      Composer: Trad Arr Altan
      Performer(s): Altan
      Performer(s): Altan, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh (Vocals); Marie Askin (Piano)
      Album: Her Infinite Variety Celtic Women In Music & Song Vol. 1, Green Linnet, GLCD1109
      Duration: 4:29
    • 00:36
      Title: Return To Saturn
      Composer: Fripp / Travis
      Performer(s): Theo Travis (Reeds), Robert Fripp (Electric Guitar, Frippertronics)
      Performer(s): Theo Travis (Reeds), Robert Fripp (Electric Guitar, Frippertronics)
      Album: Follow - Travis & Fripp, Panegyric, GYRSP1
      Duration: 6:49
    • 00:43
      Title: Sea Dream
      Composer: Tanikawa, Koko
      Performer(s): Kazumi Watanabe (Electric Guitar, Guitar Synth)
      Performer(s): Kazumi Watanabe (Electric Guitar, Guitar Synth), Janek Gwizdala (Bass)
      Album: Tricoroll - Kazumi Watanabe (Recordno: CR212), Cristal Records, CR212
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:49
      Title: I Just Don´T Know What To Do With Myself
      Composer: Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Rigmor Gustafsson (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Rigmor Gustafsson (Vocal), Radio String Quartet Vienna, Bernie Mallinger (Violin), Johannes Dickbauer (Violin), Cynthia Liao (Viola)
      Album: Calling You - Rigmor Gustafsson, ACT Records, 9722-2
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:52
      Title: Painted From Memory
      Composer: Bacharach / Costello
      Performer(s): Cassandra Wilson (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Cassandra Wilson (Vocals), Bill Frisell (Guitars)
      Album: The Sweetest Punch, Decca, 559 865-2
      Duration: 4:10
    • 00:57
      Title: Here Comes The Sun
      Composer: Harrison, George
      Performer(s): Goran Sollscher (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Goran Sollscher (Guitar)
      Album: Guitar Moods - The Ultimate Collection, Deutsche Grammophon, 479 1281
      Duration: 2:00

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