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 Tuesday 20 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

    • 22:09
      Title: Billie
      Composer: Galliano, Richard
      Performer(s): Richard Glliano (Accordian)
      Performer(s): Richard Glliano (Accordian), The Wynton Marsalis Quintet
      Album: The Wynton Marsalis Quintet & Richard Glliano - From Billie Holiday To Edith Piaf (Recordno: Not Available), Harmonia Mundi, Not Available
      Duration: 6:52
    • 22:17
      Title: What A Little Moonlight Can Do
      Composer: H Woods
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday
      Album: Lady Day - The Best of Billie Holiday, Ucj, 9831113
      Duration: 3:09
    • 22:20
      Title: String Quartet No. 3 (1985) (Vi) Mishima/Closing
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Album: The Dublin Guitar Quarttet Performs Philip Glass, Orange Mountain Music/Music Network, OMM 0092
      Duration: 3:39
    • 22:26
      Title: Cantus Arcticus - Suo The Marsh
      Composer: Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra
      Album: Classical Chill CD 1, NAXOS, 8.520101
      Duration: 7:02
    • 22:33
      Title: Am Koppenplatz
      Composer: Sholdice, Garrett
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Album: The Irish Piano, RTE lyric fm, CD138
      Duration: 3:05
    • 22:39
      Title: Music For A While
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Garth Knox (Viola D'Amore)
      Performer(s): Garth Knox (Viola D'Amore), Agnes Vesterman (Cello)
      Album: Saltarello - Garth Knox, ECM, ECM New Series 2157 476 4501
      Duration: 3:29
    • 22:43
      Title: Kandjoura
      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 ~~ R401401, Palm Pictures, Hncd1462
      Duration: 4:51
    • 22:48
      Title: Precious Lord
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): The Blind Boys Of Alabama (Vocals)
      Performer(s): The Blind Boys Of Alabama (Vocals), The Robert Randolph Family Band
      Album: The Blind Boys of Alabama: Higher Ground, Real World, CDRW107
      Duration: 3:53
    • 22:52
      Title: Li'l Darlin
      Composer: Hefti, Neal
      Performer(s): Wendell Culley (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Wendell Culley (Trumpet), Count Basie Orchestra
      Album: The Complete Atomic Basie, Roulette Blue Note, 724382863526
      Duration: 4:50
    • 23:03
      Title: Dimming Of The Day
      Composer: Richard Thompson
      Performer(s): Bonnie Raitt
      Performer(s): Bonnie Raitt
      Album: The Best of Bonnie Raitt On Capitol 1989-2003
      Duration: 4:27
    • 23:08
      Title: Divertimento In B Flat Major (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Florestan Trio
      Album: Mozart: Piano Trios K496, K548, K254 - The Florestan Trio, Hyperion, CDA67609
      Duration: 5:16
    • 23:13
      Title: Summa -- Not Available
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Album: Path - Various ~~ PD EL, Louth Contemporary Music Society, LCMS1001
      Duration: 6:01
    • 23:20
      Title: May - Cumulonimbus
      Composer: Talbot, Joby
      Performer(s): Joby Talbot (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joby Talbot (Piano), Everton Nelson (Violin), Chris Worsey (Cello), Rob Farrer (Percussion), Manon Morris (Harp)
      Album: Joby Talbot: Once Around The Sun, Sony BMG, 82876 695252
      Duration: 5:25
    • 23:25
      Title: Lord Franklin -- Promenade 1979 Mulligan Records
      Composer: Trad Arr Burke/O'Domhnaill
      Performer(s): Kevin Burke (Fiddle) Micheal O'Domhnaill (Guitars/Vocal)
      Performer(s): Kevin Burke (Fiddle) Micheal O'Domhnaill (Guitars/Vocal)
      Album: The Ultimate Guide to Irish Folk CD 1, Arc Music, EUCD 2484
      Duration: 3:56
    • 23:30
      Title: Wiggy Wiggy
      Composer: O'Domhnaill
      Performer(s): Nightnoise
      Performer(s): Nightnoise, Micheal O'Domhnaill(Gtrs,Pno,Whist,Harmonium) Bill Oskay(Vln), Brian Dunning (Fl)
      Album: Something of Time, Windham Hill, WD 1057
      Duration: 4:24
    • 23:35
      Title: Lux Aurumque
      Composer: Whitacre
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Mornington Singers
      Album: Solas, The Mornington Singers, Not Available
      Duration: 3:33
    • 23:39
      Title: Tower Of Song
      Composer: Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar), Dave Whitford (Bass), Adriano Adewale (Percussion)
      Album: A Thousand Kisses Deep, Trail Belle Records, TBR03
      Duration: 6:01
    • 23:47
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat -- Not Available
      Composer: Mitchell / Mingus
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Jaco Pastorius, Peter Erskine
      Album: Mingus (Recordno: 7559 60557-2), Asylum, 7559-60557-2
      Duration: 5:36
    • 23:53
      Title: Bemoanable Lady
      Composer: Mingus
      Performer(s): Charlie Mingus
      Performer(s): Charlie Mingus
      Album: Blue Moods, Spectrum, 5526422
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:58
      Title: Prelude No. 2, Opus 11
      Composer: Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Chick Corea (Piano)
      Performer(s): Chick Corea (Piano)
      Album: Chick Corea: Solo Piano originals, Strech Records, SCD-9029-2
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:03
      Title: Allegro -- Not Available
      Composer: Abel, Carl Friedrich
      Performer(s): Paolo Pandolfo (Viola Da Gamba)
      Performer(s): Paolo Pandolfo (Viola Da Gamba)
      Album: A Solo - Paolo Pandolfo, Glossa Nouvelle Vision, GCD 920403
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:10
      Title: Ink Blue Scarf
      Composer: Keane, Eileen
      Performer(s): Eileen Keane (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Eileen Keane (Vocals), Jimmy Fitzgerald (Guitars); Paul O'Driscoll (Bass);
      Album: Spaces, Self Release, ERAPT005
      Duration: 2:11
    • 00:12
      Title: May's Smile
      Composer: Rynne, Padraig
      Performer(s): Padraig Rynne (Concertina)
      Performer(s): Padraig Rynne (Concertina), Tyler Duncan (Guitars, Synths, Programming),Mike Shimmin (Drums), Joe Dart (Bass)Jeremy Kittel (Strings)
      Album: Notify, PRCD002
      Duration: 2:42
    • 00:16
      Title: Falls Lake
      Composer: Takemura, Nobukazu
      Performer(s): Kate Mcgarry, Theo Bleckmann (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Kate Mcgarry, Theo Bleckmann (Vocals), Oliver Leicht (Clarinet), Gary Versace (Piano), Frankfurt Radio Big Band
      Album: Songs I Like A Lot - John Hollenbeck (Recordno: SSC 1339), Sunnyside, SSC 1339
      Duration: 7:35
    • 00:24
      Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra
      Composer: Tarrega, Franciso
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Album: Portrait Of John Williams ~~ D020303, CBS, Mk37791
      Duration: 3:35
    • 00:28
      Title: Love And Affection
      Performer(s): Joan Armatrading
      Performer(s): Joan Armatrading
      Album: Joan Armatrading
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:33
      Title: Into My Arms
      Composer: Cave, Nick
      Performer(s): Nick Cave (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Nick Cave (Vocal, Piano), Martyn P. Casey (Bass)
      Album: The Boatman's Call, Mute, CD Stumm 142
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:37
      Title: Clair De Lune
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Jean Ives Thibaudet
      Performer(s): Jean Ives Thibaudet (Piano)
      Album: Atonement, Ucj, 4766195
      Duration: 4:52
    • 00:42
      Title: Benedicta Es Celorum
      Composer: Anon
      Performer(s): Trio Mediaeval
      Performer(s): Trio Mediaeval, Trio Medieval
      Album: Words of the Angel : Trio Mediaeval, ECM, ECM 461 782-2
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:47
      Title: The Sub
      Composer: 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Album: At Land - 3epkano Recordno: SPR002), Smiling Politely Records, SPR002
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:51
      Title: Ingenuo And Um A Zero
      Composer: Pixinguinha
      Performer(s): Ariel Hernandez (Guitar, Vocal)
      Performer(s): Ariel Hernandez (Guitar, Vocal), Ioana Petcu-Colan (Violin), Dermot Dunne (Accordian), Malachy Robinson (Bass), Lucas Gonzales (Perc)
      Album: Lunfardia: Acollarados, Diatribe, 013 9640 9719 1
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:56
      Title: How Insensitive (Insensatez)
      Composer: Jobim/Gimbel/Demoraes
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocal), Antonio Carlos Jobim (Gtr/Vcls)
      Album: Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim ~~ E3422, Reprise, 7599 27041 2
      Duration: 3:18

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