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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 19 May 2014


    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 -

    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

    • 22:04
      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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