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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 22 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 -

    August 31th - Sept 6: Memphis Slim

    Peter “Memphis Slim” Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963. He's our Blue Tunes feature

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Song For Athene
      Composer: Taverner, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Choir King's College Cambridge
      Album: The Sound of The Choir King's College Cambridge ~~ PD OB, Classicfm, CFMGA02
      Duration: 6:07
    • 22:10
      Title: One For Annie
      Composer: Halferty, Tommy
      Performer(s): Tommy Halferty Trio
      Performer(s): Tommy Halferty Trio, Dave Redmond (Bass); Kevin Brady (Drums)
      Album: Burkina, Self Release, TH01
      Duration: 6:43
    • 22:19
      Title: Ogne Pena Cciu Spietata
      Composer: Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Maria Pia De Vito (Voice), Francois Couturier (Piano)
      Performer(s): Maria Pia De Vito (Voice), Francois Couturier (Piano), Anja Lechner (Cello), Michele Rabbia (Percussion, Electronics)
      Album: Il Pergolese (Recordno: ECM 2340 4180427), ECM Records, ECM 2340 4180427
      Duration: 5:57
    • 22:25
      Title: For Pastora
      Composer: Morente
      Performer(s): Estrella Morente (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Estrella Morente (Vocal), Alfredo Lagos (Guitar & Clapping)
      Album: My Songs and a Poem, Real World, CDRW101
      Duration: 4:05
    • 22:31
      Title: Violin Sonata In F Major K. 377 (374e) - Movement Iii - Tempo Di Menuetto
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Anne Sophie Mutter (Violin)
      Performer(s): Anne Sophie Mutter (Violin), Lambert Orkis (Piano)
      Album: Mozart the Violin Sonatas - Anne Sophie Mutter, Lambert Orkis - Disk 4, Deustche Granmmopho, 002894775805
      Duration: 6:13
    • 22:38
      Title: Manoir Des Mes Reves
      Composer: Reinhardt, Django
      Performer(s): Gerry Mulligan (Baritone Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Gerry Mulligan (Baritone Saxophone), The Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band
      Album: Verve Jazz Masters 36 ~~ E228702, Verve, 523342-2
      Duration: 3:50
    • 22:42
      Title: Angel Eyes -- Angel Eyes
      Composer: Denis/Brent
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal), Frank Chastenier (Piano); Christian Von Kaphengst (Bass); Sebastian Merk (Drums); Karl Schloz (Guitar)
      Album: Love Is What Stays ~~ E389202, Verve, 060251714489
      Duration: 8:06
    • 22:51
      Title: Sport -- Sport
      Composer: O Riada, Peadar
      Performer(s): Sean O'Riada (Accordian)
      Performer(s): Sean O'Riada (Accordian)
      Album: Amidst These Hills ~~ CDR2825, Bar/None Records, Ahaon-053
      Duration: 3:09
    • 22:54
      Title: Sliabh Gallion Braes --
      Composer: Trad Arr Jordan/Tallroth
      Performer(s): Cathy Jordan
      Performer(s): Cathy Jordan, Roger Tallroth
      Album: All the Way Home -- G2-10201 ~~ PD EC, Blix Street, G2-10201
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:01
      Title: Queste Lagrime E Sospiri (Singing The Part Of Salome)
      Composer: Stradella, Alessandro
      Performer(s): Patricia Petibon (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Patricia Petibon (Soprano), Venice Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Patricia Petibon - Rosso (Italian Baroque Arias), Deutsche Grammophon, 4778763
      Duration: 4:42
    • 23:05
      Title: Danza De La Moza Donosa
      Composer: Ginastera, Alberto
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Album: Piano Recital - Gabriela Montero, EMI, 724355803924
      Duration: 3:34
    • 23:10
      Title: Song For Jesse
      Complete Work Name: The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford
      Composer: Cave/ Ellis
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Album: White Lunar, Mute Records, CDSTUMM313/5099996466322
      Duration: 2:34
    • 23:13
      Title: Nox Aurumque (Night And Gold)
      Composer: Whitacre, Eric/Silvestri Charles Anthony
      Performer(s): Eric Whitacre Singers
      Performer(s): Eric Whitacre Singers
      Album: Eric Whitacre: Light and Gold, Decca, 2743209
      Duration: 6:19
    • 23:21
      Title: Try To Turn Back
      Composer: Dick, Corrie
      Performer(s): Blue Eyed Hawk
      Performer(s): Blue Eyed Hawk (Lauren Kinsella Vocals)
      Album: Under The Moon (Preview of CD)
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:25
      Title: Falling Forward
      Composer: Fleck, Bela
      Performer(s): Bela Fleck (Banjo)
      Performer(s): Bela Fleck (Banjo), Howard Levy (Harmonicas, Piano), Victor Lemonte Wooten (Bass), Futureman (Drums)
      Album: Rocket Science - Bela Fleck & The Flecktones ~~ PD EL, Eone Music, EOM-CD-2133
      Duration: 5:10
    • 23:30
      Title: When You Are Old
      Composer: Yeats / Tobin
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals)
      Album: Sailing To Byzantium - Christine Tobin (Recordno: TBR02), Trail Belle Records, TBR02
      Duration: 4:16
    • 23:37
      Title: Touched By The Flecktones
      Composer: Portman, Tom
      Performer(s): Tom Portman (Guitar/Dobro)
      Performer(s): Tom Portman (Guitar/Dobro)
      Album: Float Your Blues Away, Tom Portman, Tom Portman 2013
      Duration: 2:27
    • 23:40
      Title: Grigio
      Composer: Turrisi, Francesco
      Performer(s): Francesco Turrisi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Francesco Turrisi (Piano), Nick Roth (Sax); Kate Ellis (Cello); Dan Bodwell (Bass); Sean Carpio (Drums); Zohar Fresco (Perc)
      Album: Grigio ~~ PD CC, Diatribe, DIACD015
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:47
      Title: Sonata For Viola Da Gamba And Harpsichord In G Minor (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): John Dornenburg (Vla Da Gamba)
      Performer(s): John Dornenburg (Vla Da Gamba), Malcolm Proud (Harpsichord)
      Album: JS Bach: Sonatas for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord, Meridian, CDE84219
      Duration: 4:16
    • 23:51
      Title: Von Den Stricken Meiner Sunden
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Fadia El-Hage (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Fadia El-Hage (Vocal), Saraband, Modern String Quartet
      Album: The Arabian Passion According to JS Bach, Jaro, JARO 4294-2
      Duration: 6:43
    • 23:58
      Title: Al Birwa
      Composer: Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud)
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud), Klaus Gesing (Bass Clarinet), Bjorn Meyer (Bass), Khaled Yassine (Darbouka, Bendir)
      Album: The Astounding Eyes of Rita - Anouar Brahem, ECM Records 2075, 179 8628
      Duration: 4:51
    • 00:04
      Title: Aurilla Mia
      Composer: Kapsberger, Johann
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Soprano), Private Musicke
      Album: Lettere Amorose - Magdalena Kozena /Private Musicke /Pierre Pitzl, Deutsche Grammophon, 4778764
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:08
      Title: Blues In The Dark
      Composer: Basie / Rushing
      Performer(s): Jimmy Rushing (Vocals), Dave Brubeck (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jimmy Rushing (Vocals), Dave Brubeck (Piano), Paul Desmond (Alto Saxophone), Eugene Wright (Bass), Joe Morello (Drums)
      Album: Brubeck & Rushing, Columbia / Legacy, CK 65727
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:13
      Title: Day Dream -- Not Available
      Composer: Strayhorn / Ellington
      Performer(s): Johnny Hodges (Alto Sax)
      Performer(s): Johnny Hodges (Alto Sax), The Duke Ellington Orchestra
      Album: "...and his mother called him Bill", BMG France, 74321257622
      Duration: 4:19
    • 00:21
      Title: Play, For The Night Is Coming
      Composer: The Casanova Wave
      Performer(s): The Casanova Wave
      Performer(s): The Casanova Wave
      Album: Joy of Being, Bluestack Records, Bluestack Records
      Duration: 6:56
    • 00:31
      Title: Piazzolla Tango Suite - Tango No 1 - Allegro
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Lorenzo Micheli (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Lorenzo Micheli (Guitar), Matteo Mela (Guitar), Solo Duo
      Album: Solo Duo - Solaria, Pomegranate Music, POMCD1924
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:35
      Title: (Blame It On The) Good Times
      Composer: Coen, Ray
      Performer(s): No Crows
      Performer(s): No Crows (Band), Ray Coen (Vocals/Guitar); Oleg Ponomarev (Fiddle);Anna Houston (Cello/Vocals); Eddie Lee (Bass)
      Album: Waiting for the Tide, WHRL, WHRL 0016
      Duration: 4:39
    • 00:49
      Title: Two-Part Invention In D Minor
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Album: Improvisations on Themes By JS Bach, EMI, 094636735924
      Duration: 2:40
    • 00:53
      Title: Hey That's No Way To Say Goodbye
      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: 4:42
    • 00:57
      Title: Suite For Harp Op. 83 - Fugue
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Cliona Doris (Harp)
      Performer(s): Cliona Doris (Harp)
      Album: In Blue Sea or Sky - Cliona Doris, Riverrun, RVRCD59
      Duration: 1:15

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