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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 21 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 -

    Franz Liszt: Oct 20th - 26th 

    Franz Liszt is remembered as a virtuoso. Much of his self-composed concert repertoire is considered to be the most technically-difficult music written for piano. In the week of the anniversary of his birth, we feature Liszt's late career compositions, including low-key pieces for cello and piano performed by, amongst others, Paul Lewis, Nikolai Lugansky, Pascal Amoyel and Emmanuelle Bertrand.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Medina Ii
      Composer: Delago, Manu
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards), Isa Kurz (Violin)
      Album: Bigger Than Home (Recordno: SWR 52/13), www.sessionworkrec.com, SWR 52/13
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:07
      Title: High Life For Strings
      Composer: David Byrne
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Balanescu Quartet
      Album: Balanescu Quartet: Byrne/Moran/Lurie/Torke ~~ G338601, Argo, 4365652
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:11
      Title: Old And Lost Rivers
      Composer: Picker, Tobias
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: American Barbecue, Sony Music, A 92988
      Duration: 4:38
    • 22:17
      Title: Pavane For A Dead Princess
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Eimear Quinn
      Performer(s): Eimear Quinn, (Harp), (Soprano Saxophone)
      Album: -- ~~
      Duration: 3:00
    • 22:20
      Title: Pavane For A Dead Princess
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Chucho Valdes (Piano)
      Performer(s): Chucho Valdes (Piano)
      Album: Fantasia Cubana - Chucho Valdes, Blue Note Records, 57189
      Duration: 4:58
    • 22:26
      Title: Sanctus -- Missa In Illo Tempore
      Composer: Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Ensemble Vocal European
      Album: A New Sacred Art - Masses and Motets at the turn of the 17th century, Harmonia Mundi, HMX2958006
      Duration: 3:44
    • 22:30
      Title: Etudes-Tableaux - Lento Assai In A Minor, No.2
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
      Performer(s): Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
      Album: Rachmaninoff Edition (Boxed Set) (Recordno: 9013 / 20), Brilliant Classics, 9013 / 20
      Duration: 7:01
    • 22:39
      Title: Maggie And Milly And Molly And May
      Composer: Merchant, Natalie/E.E. Cummings
      Performer(s): Nathalie Merchant (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Nathalie Merchant (Vocals)
      Album: Leave Your Sleep (Recordno: 522304-2), Nonesuch, 522304-2
      Duration: 4:08
    • 22:43
      Title: It's All In The Game
      Composer: Dawes/Sigman
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano), Gary Peacock (Bass), Jack Dejohnette (Drums)
      Album: The Out-Of-Towners, ECM Records, ECM 1900 981 9610
      Duration: 6:46
    • 22:50
      Title: String Quartet No. 3 (1985) (V) Blood Oath
      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: 3:32
    • 22:54
      Title: The Whirling Dervish
      Composer: Holland, Dave/Habichuela, Pepe
      Performer(s): Dave Holland (Bass); Pepe Habichuela (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Dave Holland (Bass); Pepe Habichuela (Guitar), Josemi Carmona (Gtr); Carlos Carmona (Gtr); Israel Porrina (Percussion); Juan Carmona (Percussion)
      Album: Hands - Dave Holland/Pepe Habichuela (Recordno: Promo CD), Dare 2 Records, Promo CD
      Duration: 7:32
    • 23:02
      Title: Eileen Mcmahon
      Composer: Trad Arr Jordan/Tallroth
      Performer(s): Cathy Jordan
      Performer(s): Cathy Jordan, Eddi Reader
      Album: All the Way Home, Blix Street, G"-10201
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:08
      Title: Lament For The Fallen
      Composer: Byrne, Brian
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin)
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin), Rté Concert Orchestra
      Album: Tales From The Walled City, Decca, B0017611 02
      Duration: 5:24
    • 23:16
      Title: String Quartet No.10 In E Flat Op.125 (1st Movement)
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Cuarteto Casals
      Performer(s): Cuarteto Casals
      Album: Schubert String Quartets -- HMC902121, harmonia mundi, HMC902121
      Duration: 9:22
    • 23:28
      Title: Embraceable You -- Embraceable You
      Composer: Gershwin, George/Gershwin, Ira
      Performer(s): Charlie Parker (Alto Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Charlie Parker (Alto Saxophone), Charlie Parker Quintet
      Album: Charlie Parker - In A Soulful Mood, Music Club, MCCD 620
      Duration: 3:22
    • 23:29
      Title: Origin
      Composer: Taylor
      Performer(s): Linley Hamilton (Trumpet, Flugelhorn); Johnny Taylor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Linley Hamilton (Trumpet, Flugelhorn); Johnny Taylor (Piano), Damian Evans(Bass); Dominic Mullan (Drums): Julien Colarossi (Guitar)
      Album: In Transition, Lyte Records, LR026
      Duration: 8:50
    • 23:40
      Title: Need Your Love So Bad
      Composer: John Jnr, Mertis
      Performer(s): Aoife Doyle (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Aoife Doyle (Vocals), Johnny Taylor (Piano), Andrew Csibi (Bass), Dominic Mullan (Drums)
      Album: This Time The Dream's On Me (Recordno: CD001), www.aoifedoyle.com, CD001
      Duration: 5:07
    • 23:47
      Title: Partita No. 3 In E Major For Solo Violin (Prelude)
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Dana Lyn (Fiddle); Rob Moose (Tenor Gtr/Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Dana Lyn (Fiddle); Rob Moose (Tenor Gtr/Mandolin)
      Album: In Double, Rob Moose Records, PROMO CD
      Duration: 3:22
    • 23:50
      Title: Quintet For String Quartet And Double Bass (2nd Movement)
      Composer: Meyer, Edgar
      Performer(s): Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
      Performer(s): Edgar Meyer (Double Bass), Eugene Drucker/Philip Setzer (Violin) Lawrence Dutton (Viola) David Finckel (Cello), Emerson String Quartet
      Album: Meyer Quintet / Rorem String Quartet No.4, Deutsche Grammophon, 4743212
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:56
      Title: Acrostic Song From 'Final Alice'
      Composer: Tredici/Lewis Carroll
      Performer(s): Sarah Leonard (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Sarah Leonard (Soprano), The Sixteen
      Album: An American Collection ~~ CDC03321, Collins Classics, 12872
      Duration: 5:45
    • 00:04
      Title: Anthem
      Composer: Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar), Dave Whitford (Bass), Gwilym Simcock (Piano)
      Album: A Thousand Kisses Deep, Trail Belle Records, TBR03
      Duration: 6:37
    • 00:10
      Title: Stacks, Mountains
      Composer: Winter Aid
      Performer(s): Winter Aid
      Performer(s): Winter Aid
      Album: There Is A Light - Various Artists in Support of Forst Fortnight Mental Health Awarness, Bluestack Records, Bluestack Records
      Duration: 3:07
    • 00:16
      Title: Ma Ma Fc
      Composer: Sissoko, Ballake
      Performer(s): Ballake Sissoko (Kora/ Harp-Lute)
      Performer(s): Ballake Sissoko (Kora/ Harp-Lute), Vincent Segal (Cello)
      Album: Chamber Music (Recordno: NOF 532) ~~ PD SW, Songlines, NOF 532
      Duration: 5:13
    • 00:21
      Title: The Beloved And Her Lover
      Composer: Wilson, Ian
      Performer(s): Iarla O'Lionaird
      Performer(s): Iarla O'Lionaird, National Chamber Choir Of Ireland
      Album: One Day Fine, RTE LyricFM, RTE CD131
      Duration: 9:41
    • 00:32
      Title: Blue In Green
      Composer: Davis
      Performer(s): Miles Davis
      Performer(s): Miles Davis
      Album: Kind of Blue, Columbia/legacy, 88697 47627 2
      Duration: 5:32
    • 00:36
      Title: Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet - Single Remix
      Composer: Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Tom Waits
      Performer(s): Tom Waits
      Album: Gavin Bryars A Portrait, Decca, 4732962
      Duration: 4:02
    • 00:51
      Title: Railroad Man
      Composer: Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Performer(s): Ryuichi Sakamoto (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ryuichi Sakamoto (Piano)
      Album: Ryuichi Sakamoto: Moto.Tronic, Sony Classical, SK 93044
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:57
      Title: Home Again
      Composer: King, Carole
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Liam Noble (Piano)
      Album: Tapestry Unravelled (Recordno: TRB01), Trail Belle Records, TRB01
      Duration: 3:07

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