The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 20 May 2014

This week on Blue Tunes...

On Wednesday's Blue, we look forward to a Blue Room Session with Belfast born pianist Michael McHale. in the midst of a hectic international schedule, Michael takes time out to join Carl for some tunes, choices and chat. He'll perform live, talk about his career and select some of the music that he listens to. This Blue Room Session comes your way after mid-night on Wednesday night. And in anticipation of the session Carl will feature some of Michael's recordings Monday and Tuesday. And there'll be the usual mix of great music...starting each night at 10.

August Bank Holiday Monday - Blue of the Night at Kaleidoscope

Enjoy this short video collage of a great night when Blue broadcast live from Kaleidoscope Night at Bello Bar in Dublin last June. You'll have another chance of enjoying this musical potpourri when we re-broadcast the concert on Bank Holiday Monday's Blue (August 1st) starting at 10pm.

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

Music Played on the Show


Title: Billie

Composer: Galliano, Richard

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)

Duration: 6:52


Title: What A Little Moonlight Can Do

Composer: H Woods

Performer(s): Billie Holiday

Album: Lady Day - The Best of Billie Holiday

Duration: 3:09


Title: String Quartet No. 3 (1985) (Vi) Mishima/Closing

Composer: Glass, Philip

Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet

Album: The Dublin Guitar Quarttet Performs Philip Glass

Duration: 3:39


Title: Cantus Arcticus - Suo The Marsh

Composer: Rautavaara, Einojuhani

Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Classical Chill CD 1

Duration: 7:02


Title: Am Koppenplatz

Composer: Sholdice, Garrett

Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)

Album: The Irish Piano

Duration: 3:05


Title: Music For A While

Composer: Purcell, Henry

Performer(s): Garth Knox (Viola D'Amore), Agnes Vesterman (Cello)

Album: Saltarello - Garth Knox

Duration: 3:29


Title: Kandjoura

Composer: Diabate, Toumani

Performer(s): Toumani Diabate (Kora), Keletigui Diabate (Balafon); Bassekou Kouyate (Ngoni)

Album: The Best Of Toumani Diabate ~~ R401401

Duration: 4:51


Title: Precious Lord

Composer: Trad Arr

Performer(s): The Blind Boys Of Alabama (Vocals), The Robert Randolph Family Band

Album: The Blind Boys of Alabama: Higher Ground

Duration: 3:53


Title: Li'l Darlin

Composer: Hefti, Neal

Performer(s): Wendell Culley (Trumpet), Count Basie Orchestra

Album: The Complete Atomic Basie

Duration: 4:50


Title: Dimming Of The Day

Composer: Richard Thompson

Performer(s): Bonnie Raitt

Album: The Best of Bonnie Raitt On Capitol 1989-2003

Duration: 4:27


Title: Divertimento In B Flat Major (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): The Florestan Trio

Album: Mozart: Piano Trios K496, K548, K254 - The Florestan Trio

Duration: 5:16


Title: Summa -- Not Available

Composer: Part, Arvo

Performer(s): Dublin Guitar Quartet

Album: Path - Various ~~ PD EL

Duration: 6:01


Title: May - Cumulonimbus

Composer: Talbot, Joby

Performer(s): Joby Talbot (Piano), Everton Nelson (Violin), Chris Worsey (Cello), Rob Farrer (Percussion), Manon Morris (Harp)

Album: Joby Talbot: Once Around The Sun

Duration: 5:25


Title: Lord Franklin -- Promenade 1979 Mulligan Records

Composer: Trad arr Burke/O'Domhnaill

Performer(s): Kevin Burke (Fiddle) Micheal O'Domhnaill (Guitars/Vocal)

Album: The Ultimate Guide to Irish Folk CD 1

Duration: 3:56


Title: Wiggy Wiggy

Composer: O'Domhnaill

Performer(s): Nightnoise, Micheal O'Domhnaill(Gtrs,Pno,Whist,Harmonium) Bill Oskay(Vln), Brian Dunning (Fl)

Album: Something of Time

Duration: 4:24


Title: Lux Aurumque

Composer: Whitacre

Performer(s): The Mornington Singers

Album: Solas

Duration: 3:33


Title: Tower Of Song

Composer: Cohen, Leonard

Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar), Dave Whitford (Bass), Adriano Adewale (Percussion)

Album: A Thousand Kisses Deep

Duration: 6:01


Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat -- Not Available

Composer: Mitchell / Mingus

Performer(s): Joni Mitchell, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Jaco Pastorius, Peter Erskine

Album: Mingus (Recordno: 7559 60557-2)

Duration: 5:36


Title: Bemoanable Lady

Composer: Mingus

Performer(s): Charlie Mingus

Album: Blue Moods

Duration: 4:22


Title: Prelude No. 2, Opus 11

Composer: Scriabin, Alexander

Performer(s): Chick Corea (Piano)

Album: Chick Corea: Solo Piano originals

Duration: 5:06


Title: Allegro -- Not Available

Composer: Abel, Carl Friedrich

Performer(s): Paolo Pandolfo (Viola Da Gamba)

Album: A Solo - Paolo Pandolfo

Duration: 4:43


Title: Ink Blue Scarf

Composer: Keane, Eileen

Performer(s): Eileen Keane (Vocals), Jimmy Fitzgerald (Guitars); Paul O'Driscoll (Bass);

Album: Spaces

Duration: 2:11


Title: May's Smile

Composer: Rynne, Padraig

Performer(s): Padraig Rynne (Concertina), Tyler Duncan (Guitars, Synths, Programming),Mike Shimmin (Drums), Joe Dart (Bass)Jeremy Kittel (Strings)

Album: Notify

Duration: 2:42


Title: Falls Lake

Composer: Takemura, Nobukazu

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)

Duration: 7:35


Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra

Composer: Tarrega, Franciso

Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)

Album: Portrait Of John Williams ~~ D020303

Duration: 3:35


Title: Love And Affection

Performer(s): Joan Armatrading

Album: Joan Armatrading

Duration: 4:36


Title: Into My Arms

Composer: Cave, Nick

Performer(s): Nick Cave (Vocal, Piano), Martyn P. Casey (Bass)

Album: The Boatman's Call

Duration: 4:15


Title: Clair De Lune

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Jean Ives Thibaudet (Piano)

Album: Atonement

Duration: 4:52


Title: Benedicta Es Celorum

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): Trio Mediaeval, Trio Medieval

Album: Words of the Angel : Trio Mediaeval

Duration: 4:55


Title: The Sub

Composer: 3epkano

Performer(s): 3epkano

Album: At Land - 3epkano Recordno: SPR002)

Duration: 3:58


Title: Ingenuo And Um A Zero

Composer: Pixinguinha

Performer(s): Ariel Hernandez (Guitar, Vocal), Ioana Petcu-Colan (Violin), Dermot Dunne (Accordian), Malachy Robinson (Bass), Lucas Gonzales (Perc)

Album: Lunfardia: Acollarados

Duration: 4:37


Title: How Insensitive (Insensatez)

Composer: Jobim/Gimbel/DeMoraes

Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocal), Antonio Carlos Jobim (Gtr/Vcls)

Album: Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim ~~ E3422

Duration: 3:18



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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