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 ...

Belfast blues guitarist Ronnie Greer's new CD, The Jazz Project, highlights another facet of his distinctive playing, and features some of Ireland's leading jazz musicians, including Richie Buckley, Dominic Mullan and Scott Flanigan. While the album celebrates the classic style of 50's and 60's Blue Note inspired recordings, there's also a very strong blues element throughout, aligned with some serious swinging grooves. Impressive guest vocals from Grainne Duffy and Ken Haddock. Hear it on Blue all this week.

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

On Wednesday...

Carl was joined by the Barnsley Nightingale, Kate Rusby for a Blue Room Session. Accompanied by Damien O'Kane, she sang a few songs from her latest album 'Life in a Paper Boat' and chatted with Carl about her musical life. 

Carl with Kate Rusby and Damien O'Kane

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) 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 Argo 4365652

Duration: 4:34


Title: Old And Lost Rivers

Composer: Picker, Tobias

Performer(s): The London Symphony Orchestra

Album: American Barbecue Sony Music A 92988

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 Blue Note Records 57189

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 Harmonia Mundi HMX2958006

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) Brilliant Classics 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) Nonesuch 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 ECM Records ECM 1900 981 9610

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 Orange Mountain Music/Music Network OMM 0092

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) Dare 2 Records Promo CD

Duration: 7:32


Title: Eileen Mcmahon

Composer: Trad Arr Jordan/Tallroth

Performer(s): Cathy Jordan, Eddi Reader

Album: All the Way Home Blix Street G"-10201

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 Decca B0017611 02

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 harmonia mundi 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 Music Club MCCD 620

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 Lyte Records LR026

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) 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 Rob Moose Records PROMO CD

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 Deutsche Grammophon 4743212

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 Collins Classics 12872

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 Trail Belle Records TBR03

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 Bluestack Records Bluestack Records

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 Songlines NOF 532

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 RTE LyricFM RTE CD131

Duration: 9:41


Title: Blue In Green

Composer: Davis

Performer(s): Miles Davis

Album: Kind of Blue Columbia/legacy 88697 47627 2

Duration: 5:47


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

Composer: Bryars, Gavin

Performer(s): Tom Waits

Album: Gavin Bryars A Portrait Decca 4732962

Duration: 4:02


Title: Railroad Man

Composer: Sakamoto, Ryuichi

Performer(s): Ryuichi Sakamoto (Piano)

Album: Ryuichi Sakamoto: Moto.Tronic Sony Classical SK 93044

Duration: 4:42


Title: Home Again

Composer: King, Carole

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

Album: Tapestry Unravelled (Recordno: TRB01) Trail Belle Records TRB01

Duration: 3:07



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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