The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Dec 18; Thursday's Blue inches closer to Christmas and so we include a few more Seasonal gems....an extract from  A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten (pictured); a French Carol or two; The Eaken Piano Trio perform some Christmas Classics; Bert Jansch gets into the festive spirit and a Rutter arrangement wont go astray; aside from the Festive...we have Chamber music by Howard Skempton; Celli Monighetti play Alexander Knaifel; a new version of Strange Fruit by the band called Strange Fruit; a Mozart Andante for Oboe and Orchestra; Betty Carter sings of a Lonely House, Sinatra sings for Only the Lonely and we'll hear something from Sasha Siem - a British-Norwegian singer-songwriter and composer; there's also more from The Hilliard Ensemble (see Blue Tunes below); For these and much more... join Carl at 10

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 8 May 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    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 -

    The Hilliard Ensemble; December 15th - 21st

    The Hilliard Ensemble has released more than 30 albums on the ECM label including their latest Transeamus.  They hang up their music stands at year’s end after 4 remarkable decades. This week Blue recalls some of their masterful performances as well as the new release - a suitable pre-Christmas Blue Tunes recommendation..

     

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: String Quartet No. 2 (I)
      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: 2:19
    • 22:07
      Title: Asleep (From Five Tango Sensations)
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Kronos Quartet
      Performer(s): Kronos Quartet, La Mystère Des Voix Bulgares
      Album: A Thousand Thoughts, Nonesuch 536952, 536952
      Duration: 5:26
    • 22:14
      Title: My Funny Valentine --
      Composer: Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Bass), Chet Baker (Vocals, Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Bass), Chet Baker (Vocals, Trumpet), Enrico Pieranunzi (Piano), Billy Higgins (Drums)
      Album: Silence - Charlie Haden (Recordno: 121172-2), Black Saint, 121172-2
      Duration: 5:37
    • 22:20
      Title: How Long Has This Been Going On? --
      Composer: Gershwin G / Gershwin I
      Performer(s): Chet Baker (Vocals, Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Chet Baker (Vocals, Trumpet), Kenny Drew (Piano) Et Al
      Album: It Could Happen To You - Chet Baker Sings (Recordno: OJC20 303-2), Riverside, OJC20 303-2
      Duration: 4:10
    • 22:26
      Title: Miserere Mei, Deus -- Not Available
      Composer: Monte, Philippe De
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Terry Wey. Jakob Huppmann (Countertenor), Tore Tom Denys, Thomas Kunne, Tim Scott Whiteley, Ulfried Staber, Cinquecento
      Album: Philippe de Monte: Missa Ultimi Miei Sospiri - Cinquecento, Hyperion Records, CDA67658
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:29
      Title: Oboe And Violin Concerto In D Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Kennedy (Violin)
      Performer(s): Kennedy (Violin), Albrecht Mayer (Oboe) Daniel Stabrawa (Violin), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Kennedy Plays Bach, EMI, 724355709127
      Duration: 5:22
    • 22:35
      Title: My Song -- Not Available
      Composer: Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Pat Metheny (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pat Metheny (Guitar)
      Album: One Quiet Night ~~ 57433, Warner Bros, 9362484732
      Duration: 4:15
    • 22:39
      Title: Children's Song
      Composer: Corea, Chick
      Performer(s): Chick Corea (Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Chick Corea (Keyboards), Return To Forever
      Album: Light As A Feather (2-CD), Polydor, 557 115-2
      Duration: 2:52
    • 22:43
      Title: This House Is Empty Now
      Composer: Costello/Bacharach
      Performer(s): Elvis Costello/Burt Bacharach
      Performer(s): Elvis Costello/Burt Bacharach
      Album: Painted from Memory
      Duration: 5:04
    • 22:50
      Title: Sonata K209
      Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Elena Zucchini (Classical Guitar)
      Performer(s): Elena Zucchini (Classical Guitar)
      Album: Elena Zucchini: Classical Guitar, Draft Audio
      Duration: 4:08
    • 22:54
      Title: Cello Concerto In E Minor Op.85 (3rd Movement)
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
      Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Elgar: Cello Concerto & Sea Pictures ~~ H0193, EMI, CDC 747329 2
      Duration: 5:15
    • 22:59
      Title: Kyrie -- Mass In C Major Op 86
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Christiane Eda-Pierre (Soprano); Patricia Payne (Alto)
      Performer(s): Christiane Eda-Pierre (Soprano); Patricia Payne (Alto), Robert Tear (Tenor); Kurt Moll (Bass), London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Choir
      Album: Mass in C Major Op 86, Brilliant Classics, 5028421553740
      Duration: 5:51
    • 23:07
      Title: Petite Reine
      Composer: Arthur H
      Performer(s): Gianmaria Testa
      Performer(s): Gianmaria Testa
      Album: Lampo, Le Chant du Monde, 274 1546
      Duration: 3:39
    • 23:10
      Title: Ain't Misbehavin' -- Ain't Misbehavin'
      Composer: Razaf, Andy/Waller, Thomas Fats
      Performer(s): Louis Armstrong (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Louis Armstrong (Trumpet), The All Stars
      Album: Louis Armstrong - Satch Plays Fats, Columbia/LEGACY, CK 64927
      Duration: 4:01
    • 23:15
      Title: Aminata Santoro
      Composer: Diabate, Toumani
      Performer(s): Toumani Diabate (Kora)
      Performer(s): Toumani Diabate (Kora), Keletigui Diabate (Balafon); Bassekou Kouyate (Ngoni)
      Album: The Best Of Toumani Diabate ~~ R401410, Palm Pictures, Hncd1462
      Duration: 6:43
    • 23:22
      Title: Big In Japan
      Composer: Lloyd/ Mertens/ Gold
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocal), Ane Brun (Guitar)
      Album: Ane Brun: Changing of the Seasons, Determine Records, DEMCD10
      Duration: 3:10
    • 23:28
      Title: Night Of The Skeptic
      Composer: Orton
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Tin Hat Trio
      Album: The Rodeo Eroded ~~ R392214, Ropeadope, RCD16016
      Duration: 2:48
    • 23:31
      Title: Farley Bridge
      Composer: Chisolm, Duncan
      Performer(s): Alasdair Fraser (Fiddle) And Natalie Haas (Cello)
      Performer(s): Alasdair Fraser (Fiddle) And Natalie Haas (Cello)
      Album: Abundance, Culburnie Records, CUL124
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:36
      Title: Here's To Life
      Composer: Butler / Molinary
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocals), Till Brönner (Trumpet); Alex Minasian (Piano); Curtis Lundy (Double Bass); Steve Williams (Drums)
      Album: A Beautiful Friendship - A Tribute to Shirley Horn, Gearbox Records, GB1515
      Duration: 4:11
    • 23:41
      Title: Para Dar Luz Inmortal, Gozos Para Sr. Sn. Jose
      Composer: Anonymous
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chanticleer
      Album: Chanticleer - Mission Road (Recordno: 8122-79910-1), Warner Classics and Jazz, 8122-79910-1
      Duration: 5:00
    • 23:46
      Title: Hymn To A Great City
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Album: A Place Between - Louth Contemporary Music Society, Louth Contemporary Music Society, LCMS901
      Duration: 3:13
    • 23:51
      Title: Spiegel Im Spiegel
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin)
      Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin), Martin Roscoe (Piano)
      Album: Tabula Rasa - Arvo Part, HMV Classics, HMV 5723152
      Duration: 8:15
    • 00:01
      Title: Time
      Composer: Turner, Kathleen
      Performer(s): Kathleen Turner
      Performer(s): Kathleen Turner
      Album: Some Stories (EP)
      Duration: 4:03
    • 00:05
      Title: Some Stories
      Composer: Turner, Kathleen
      Performer(s): Kathleen Turner
      Performer(s): Kathleen Turner
      Album: Some Stories (EP)
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:11
      Title: Calmly (Poem: Stille Samles Skyene)
      Composer: Balke, Jon/Pedersen, Torgeir Rebolledo
      Performer(s): Jon Balke (Piano, Keyboards, Electronics, Tungoné, Darbouka, Percussion)
      Performer(s): Jon Balke (Piano, Keyboards, Electronics, Tungoné, Darbouka, Percussion), Emilie Stoesen Christensen (Vocals), Erland Dahlen (Drums), Torgeir Rebolledo Pedersen (Poetry), Helge Andreas (Norbakken Sabar, Gorong, Djembe, Talking Drum, Shakers, Percussion)
      Album: Say and Play, ECM Records, ECM 2245
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:16
      Title: Wanderlust
      Composer: Paolo Fresu
      Performer(s): Paolo Fresu (Trumpet/Flugel)
      Performer(s): Antonello Salis (Accordion )
      Album: Sonos 'E Memoria, ACT, 9291-2
      Duration: 4:26
    • 00:22
      Title: Brezairola
      Composer: Canteloube, Joseph
      Performer(s): Veronique Gens (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Veronique Gens (Soprano), Orchestre National De Lille
      Album: Chants d'Auvergne - Selection, Naxos, 8.557491
      Duration: 3:13
    • 00:25
      Title: Pour Le Piano: (Ii) Sarabande
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Fiachra Garvey (Piano)
      Performer(s): Fiachra Garvey (Piano)
      Album: Fiachra Garvey: For the Piano (CD137), RTE lyric fm, CD137
      Duration: 5:25
    • 00:31
      Title: Old Friends -- Not Available
      Composer: Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Nah Youn Sun (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Nah Youn Sun (Vocal), Guaillaume Naud (E.Piano), David Georgelet (Perc), Vincent Peirani Accordian), Anel Chanfrault (Cello), Olivier Aude (Gtrs, Bass, Perc, Editing, Backing Vcls)
      Album: Down By Love (Recordno: CCk-8247), BIS Music, CCk-8247
      Duration: 4:20
    • 00:36
      Title: Booker's Guitar
      Composer: Bibb, Eric
      Performer(s): Eric Bibb (National Guitar0
      Performer(s): Eric Bibb (National Guitar0
      Album: Eric Bibb: Booker's Guitar, Telarc Blues, TEL-31756-02
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:39
      Title: Deceitful World
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Guitar Islancio
      Album: Guitar Islancio (Recordno: PFCD99.10.004-1) ~~ R336408, Polarfonia, PFCD99.10.004-1
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:44
      Title: Sixth Station
      Composer: Wilson, Ian
      Performer(s): Matthew Schellhorn (Piano)
      Performer(s): Matthew Schellhorn (Piano)
      Album: Ian Wilson: Stations, Diatribe Records, DIACD016
      Duration: 5:24
    • 00:49
      Title: Sunlight, Heaven
      Composer: Barwick, Julianna
      Performer(s): Julianna Barwick (Voice/ Programming)
      Performer(s): Julianna Barwick (Voice/ Programming)
      Album: Florine, Self-Released, florid02
      Duration: 3:55
    • 00:53
      Title: Eleanor Plunkett -- Not Available
      Composer: Carolan, Turlough O
      Performer(s): Mark Anthony Mcgrath (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Mark Anthony Mcgrath (Guitar)
      Album: Mark Anthony McGrath: Champagne & Onions, Mark Anthony McGrath, MA-MCG 4
      Duration: 6:50

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