The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    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; a poem by Tom Kettle - an Irishman who died at the Somme - put to music by Colin Mawby; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); a "stretched out" Kate Rusby; Laurent Lefrancois' re-invention of a Frescobaldi toccata; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; a divertimento by Stravinsky; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. 

    Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticipated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 19 May 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Each night this week, we're airing selections from "A Thousand Kisses Deep", a brilliant 2014 re-working of eleven Leonard Cohen songs by the acclaimed Irish singer Christine Tobin

    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

    • 22:04
      Title: The Linden
      Composer: Danielsson / Nyberg
      Performer(s): Youn Sun Nah (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Youn Sun Nah (Vocals), Mathias Eick (Trumpet), Ulf Wakenius (Guitars), Lars Danielsson (Bass, Cello, Melodica), Xavier Desandre-Navarre (Percussion)
      Album: Youn Sun Nah: Voyage ~~ Commercial Disc, ACT, ACT 9019-2
      Duration: 5:00
    • 22:09
      Title: Voices Of My Home
      Composer: Alperin, Mischa
      Performer(s): Misha Alperin (Piano / Vocal)
      Performer(s): Misha Alperin (Piano / Vocal), Moscow Art Trio
      Album: Instead Of Making Children, Jaro, JARO 4274-2
      Duration: 6:40
    • 22:15
      Title: Metamorphosis One
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Philip Glass (Piano)
      Performer(s): Philip Glass (Piano)
      Album: Solo Piano, EMI, MK 45576
      Duration: 5:39
    • 22:22
      Title: Sonata For Flute And Continuo - Adagio
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Steve Kostelnik (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Steve Kostelnik (Guitar)
      Album: Guitar Recital - Steve Kostelnik, Naxos, 8.554214
      Duration: 2:44
    • 22:25
      Title: Canten Dos Jilguerillos
      Composer: Escalada
      Performer(s): Charivari Agreable
      Performer(s): Charivari Agreable
      Album: Esperar Sentir Morir ~~ A0337805, Signum, Sigcd069
      Duration: 2:18
    • 22:28
      Title: Snow --
      Composer: Turner, Pierce
      Performer(s): Pierce Turner (Piano, Organ, Vocals)
      Performer(s): Pierce Turner (Piano, Organ, Vocals), Garvan Gallagher(Bass); Rian Trench (Drums ,Guitar)
      Album: Songs for a Verry Small Orchestra, Pierce Turner
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:33
      Title: From Nowhere To Nowhere
      Composer: Mcglynn, Michael
      Performer(s): Kenneth Edge (Sax)
      Performer(s): Kenneth Edge (Sax)
      Album: Contemporary music from Ireland volume 3, CMC, CMCCD03
      Duration: 2:34
    • 22:36
      Title: The Lark Ascending
      Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Hugh Bean (Violin)
      Performer(s): Hugh Bean (Violin), New Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Boult conducts Vaughan Williams, EMI, Cdc747218
      Duration: 14:46
    • 22:51
      Title: Dunlavin Green -- Dunlavin Green
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Karan Casey (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Karan Casey (Vocals), Caoimhin Vallely (Piano) Donal Shaw (Keyboards)
      Album: Ships in the Forest ~~ PD CC, Crow Valley, CVCD001
      Duration: 4:35
    • 22:56
      Title: La Hora Espanola
      Composer: Bensusan, Pierre
      Performer(s): Pierre Bensusan (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pierre Bensusan (Guitar)
      Album: Intuite (Recordno: Fn2130-2) ~~ D358907, Favoured Nations, Fn2130-2
      Duration: 7:15
    • 23:05
      Title: A Thousand Kisses Deep
      Composer: Cohen / Robinson
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar), Dave Whitford (Bass)
      Album: A Thousand Kisses Deep, Trail Belle Records, TBR03
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:10
      Title: Modul 6
      Composer: Bartsch, Nik
      Performer(s): Nik Bartsch (Piano)
      Performer(s): Nik Bartsch (Piano)
      Album: Hishiryo, Ronin Rhythm Records, RON 003
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:16
      Title: Three Part Invention: No.11 In G Minor
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Janine Jansen (Violin)
      Performer(s): Janine Jansen (Violin), Maxim Rysanov (Viola) Torleif Thedeen (Cello)
      Album: Janine Jansen Bach Inventions and Partita (Recordno: 475 9081), Decca, 475 9081
      Duration: 2:24
    • 23:19
      Title: Komm, Jesu, Komm
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Sibylla Rubens (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Sibylla Rubens (Soprano), Membres De L'Akademie Fur Alte Musik Berlin, Rias-Kammerchor
      Album: The sacred music of J.S. Bach - Cantatas, Motets, Oratorios and Passions, harmonia mundi, HMX2958010
      Duration: 6:53
    • 23:27
      Title: Time Stands Still
      Composer: Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Joel Frederiksen (Bass, Lute)
      Performer(s): Joel Frederiksen (Bass, Lute), Ensemble Phoenix Munich
      Album: Requiem for a Pink Moon, Harmonia Mundi, HMC 90211
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:31
      Title: Ecce Puer
      Composer: Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Iva Bittova (Voice)
      Performer(s): Iva Bittova (Voice), Milos Valent (Violin, Viola); Dusan Bill (Chorus Master), Solamente Naturali, Bratislava Conservatory Choir
      Album: Vladimir Godar: Mater, ECM, 1985 4765689
      Duration: 6:19
    • 23:39
      Title: I Walk A Little Faster
      Composer: Coleman / Leigh
      Performer(s): Blossom Dearie (Vocal / Piano)
      Performer(s): Blossom Dearie (Vocal / Piano)
      Album: Blossom Dearie - Four Classic Albums Plus ~~ CDE04299, Avid Jazz, AMSC967
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:43
      Title: Inutil Paisagem
      Composer: Jobim / De Oliveira
      Performer(s): Esperenza Spalding (Bass/ Vocal)
      Performer(s): Esperenza Spalding (Bass/ Vocal), Entcho Todorov (Vln), Lois Martin (Vla), Dave Eggar (Cello), Leo Genovese (Piano, Rhodes, Melodica), Terri Lyne Carrington (Drums), Quintino Cinalli (Perc)
      Album: Chamber Music Society, Heads Up International, HUI-31810-02
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:49
      Title: Il Postino --
      Composer: Bacalov, Luis
      Performer(s): Julien Colarossi (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Julien Colarossi (Guitar), Christopher Engel(Saxophone); Barry Donohoe (Bass); Tommy Gray (Drums)
      Album: Note to Self; Julien Colarossi Quartet, Julien Colarossi, JCQ4288
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:00
      Title: Prelude, Opus 16 No 1 In B Major
      Composer: Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic
      Album: The Transcendentalist, Hersey Records, Heresy 015
      Duration: 2:48
    • 00:02
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Ii. Tres Vif
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Marcia Crayford (Violin)
      Performer(s): Marcia Crayford (Violin), Christopher Van Kampen (Cello)
      Album: Chamber Music Debussy/Ravel CD2, Virgin Classics, 724356142725
      Duration: 3:26
    • 00:07
      Title: Ely's Shuffle
      Composer: Martin, Neil/Mcguire,Seamus
      Performer(s): West Ocean String Quartet
      Performer(s): West Ocean String Quartet
      Album: An Indigo Sky -- WORCD, West Ocean records, WORCD
      Duration: 4:40
    • 00:11
      Title: The Belll
      Composer: Mcsherry,John/Duncan,Tyler/Shimmin,Michael
      Performer(s): Th Olllam
      Performer(s): Th Olllam, John Mcsherry (Pipse/Whistles); Tyler Duncan (Pipes/Whistles); Michael Shimmin (Drums); Joe Dart (Bass)
      Album: the olllam, mcsherry.duncan.shimmin, 745842
      Duration: 6:47
    • 00:20
      Title: Wichita Lineman --
      Composer: Webb, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Kate Mcgarry, Theo Bleckmann (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Kate Mcgarry, Theo Bleckmann (Vocals), Martin Scales (Guitar), Gary Versace (Piano), Frankfurt Radio Big Band
      Album: Songs I Like A Lot - John Hollenbeck (Recordno: SSC 1339), Sunnyside, SSC 1339
      Duration: 8:12
    • 00:29
      Title: Song By The Sea
      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 Records, GB1517
      Duration: 6:38
    • 00:36
      Title: Deer Fable
      Composer: Turpin, David
      Performer(s): David Turpin (Vocie/Programming); Cathey Davey (Voice)
      Performer(s): David Turpin (Vocie/Programming); Cathey Davey (Voice), Hunter-Gatherer (Synth); Stephen Shannon (Guitar)L; Cora Venus Lunny (Strings)
      Album: The Late David Turpin: We Belong Dead, Kabinet
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:39
      Title: Ora Pro Nobis Anonymous, Aquitaine (12th Century)
      Composer: Anonymous
      Performer(s): John Potter (Tenor)
      Performer(s): John Potter (Tenor), Milos Valent (Viola), John Surman (Saxophone) Stephen Stubbs (Baroque Guitar)
      Album: Romaria The Dowland Project / John Potter, ECM New Series 1970, 4765780
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:52
      Title: What A Little Moonlight Can Do -- Not Available
      Composer: Kent/Stewart
      Performer(s): Dianne Reeves (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Dianne Reeves (Vocal), Peter Martin (Piano), Reuben Rogers (Bass), Gregory Hutchinson (Drums)
      Album: A Little Moonlight ~~ E292305, Blue Note, 724358025224
      Duration: 6:21

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