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 Wednesday 21 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: Medina Ii

Composer: Delago, Manu

Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards), Isa Kurz (Violin)

Album: Bigger Than Home (Recordno: SWR 52/13)

Duration: 5:08


Title: High Life For Strings

Composer: David Byrne

Performer(s): Balanescu Quartet

Album: Balanescu Quartet: Byrne/Moran/Lurie/Torke ~~ G338601

Duration: 4:34


Title: Old And Lost Rivers

Composer: Picker, Tobias

Performer(s): The London Symphony Orchestra

Album: American Barbecue

Duration: 4:38


Title: Pavane For A Dead Princess

Composer: Ravel, Maurice

Performer(s): Eimear Quinn, (Harp), (Soprano Saxophone)

Album: -- ~~

Duration: 3:00


Title: Pavane For A Dead Princess

Composer: Ravel, Maurice

Performer(s): Chucho Valdes (Piano)

Album: Fantasia Cubana - Chucho Valdes

Duration: 4:58


Title: Sanctus -- Missa In Illo Tempore

Composer: Monteverdi, Claudio

Performer(s): Ensemble Vocal European

Album: A New Sacred Art - Masses and Motets at the turn of the 17th century

Duration: 3:44


Title: Etudes-Tableaux - Lento Assai In A Minor, No.2

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)

Album: Rachmaninoff Edition (Boxed Set) (Recordno: 9013 / 20)

Duration: 7:01


Title: Maggie And Milly And Molly And May

Composer: Merchant, Natalie/E.E. Cummings

Performer(s): Nathalie Merchant (Vocals)

Album: Leave Your Sleep (Recordno: 522304-2)

Duration: 4:08


Title: It's All In The Game

Composer: Dawes/Sigman

Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano), Gary Peacock (Bass), Jack Dejohnette (Drums)

Album: The Out-Of-Towners

Duration: 6:46


Title: String Quartet No. 3 (1985) (V) Blood Oath

Composer: Glass, Philip

Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet

Album: The Dublin Guitar Quarttet Performs Philip Glass

Duration: 3:32


Title: The Whirling Dervish

Composer: Holland, Dave/Habichuela, Pepe

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)

Duration: 7:32


Title: Eileen Mcmahon

Composer: Trad Arr Jordan/Tallroth

Performer(s): Cathy Jordan, Eddi Reader

Album: All the Way Home

Duration: 6:09


Title: Lament For The Fallen

Composer: Byrne, Brian

Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin), Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: Tales From The Walled City

Duration: 5:24


Title: String Quartet No.10 In E Flat Op.125 (1st Movement)

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Cuarteto Casals

Album: Schubert String Quartets -- HMC902121

Duration: 9:22


Title: Embraceable You -- Embraceable You

Composer: Gershwin, George/Gershwin, Ira

Performer(s): Charlie Parker (Alto Saxophone), Charlie Parker Quintet

Album: Charlie Parker - In A Soulful Mood

Duration: 3:22


Title: Origin

Composer: Taylor

Performer(s): Linley Hamilton (Trumpet, Flugelhorn); Johnny Taylor (Piano), Damian Evans(Bass); Dominic Mullan (Drums): Julien Colarossi (Guitar)

Album: In Transition

Duration: 8:50


Title: Need Your Love So Bad

Composer: John Jnr, Mertis

Performer(s): Aoife Doyle (Vocals), Johnny Taylor (Piano), Andrew Csibi (Bass), Dominic Mullan (Drums)

Album: This Time The Dream's On Me (Recordno: CD001)

Duration: 5:07


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)

Album: In Double

Duration: 3:22


Title: Quintet For String Quartet And Double Bass (2nd Movement)

Composer: Meyer, Edgar

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

Duration: 5:39


Title: Acrostic Song From 'Final Alice'

Composer: Tredici/Lewis Carroll

Performer(s): Sarah Leonard (Soprano), The Sixteen

Album: An American Collection ~~ CDC03321

Duration: 5:45


Title: Anthem

Composer: Cohen, Leonard

Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar), Dave Whitford (Bass), Gwilym Simcock (Piano)

Album: A Thousand Kisses Deep

Duration: 6:37


Title: Stacks, Mountains

Composer: Winter Aid

Performer(s): Winter Aid

Album: There Is A Light - Various Artists in Support of Forst Fortnight Mental Health Awarness

Duration: 3:07


Title: Ma Ma Fc

Composer: Sissoko, Ballake

Performer(s): Ballake Sissoko (Kora/ Harp-Lute), Vincent Segal (Cello)

Album: Chamber Music (Recordno: NOF 532) ~~ PD SW

Duration: 5:13


Title: The Beloved And Her Lover

Composer: Wilson, Ian

Performer(s): Iarla O'Lionaird, National Chamber Choir Of Ireland

Album: One Day Fine

Duration: 9:41


Title: Blue In Green

Composer: Davis

Performer(s): Miles Davis

Album: Kind of Blue

Duration: 5:47


Title: Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet - Single Remix

Composer: Bryars, Gavin

Performer(s): Tom Waits

Album: Gavin Bryars A Portrait

Duration: 4:02


Title: Railroad Man

Composer: Sakamoto, Ryuichi

Performer(s): Ryuichi Sakamoto (Piano)

Album: Ryuichi Sakamoto: Moto.Tronic

Duration: 4:42


Title: Home Again

Composer: King, Carole

Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Liam Noble (Piano)

Album: Tapestry Unravelled (Recordno: TRB01)

Duration: 3:07



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Text '51554'

Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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