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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 29 May 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    German baritone the late Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau would have been 89 this week. We honour that date with recordings by this legendary singer - every night this week on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Teddy Wilson; Nov 24th - 30th

    From the 1930s until the 1980s, Teddy Wilson provided accompaniment for Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lester Young et al. He was Billie Holiday's musical director and made a number of fine albums under his own name. This polished pianist is featured each night this week on Blue..

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Coracao Vagabundo
      Composer: Veloso, Caetano
      Performer(s): Morelenbaum2/Sakamoto
      Performer(s): Morelenbaum2/Sakamoto
      Album: A Day in New York, Sony Classical, SK80018
      Duration: 4:11
    • 22:06
      Title: Joy Chant
      Composer: Marilyn Mazur
      Performer(s): Marilyn Mazur (Percussion)
      Performer(s): Marilyn Mazur (Percussion), Jan Garbarek (Saxophone)
      Album: Elixer - Marilyn Mazur And Jan Garbarek, Ecm 1962, 1737320
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:09
      Title: At Dusk
      Composer: Surman, John
      Performer(s): John Surman (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): John Surman (Clarinet), Trans4mation (String Quartet), Chris Laurence (Double Bass)
      Album: Coruscating, ECM, ECM 1702 543 033-2
      Duration: 2:20
    • 22:20
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In C Sharp Minor
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano)
      Album: The Well- Tempered Clavier Book 1 ~~ D052604, Decca, 414388-2
      Duration: 6:34
    • 22:27
      Title: The Coast Of Galicia
      Composer: Whelan, Bill
      Performer(s): Laoise Kelly (Harp)
      Performer(s): Laoise Kelly (Harp)
      Album: Just Harp, LK001
      Duration: 3:53
    • 22:31
      Title: The Withering Boy (Barndance/Jig)
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Dana Lyn (Fiddles, Piano)
      Performer(s): Dana Lyn (Fiddles, Piano), Kyle Sanna (Guitars)
      Album: The Hair Said a Prayer...., Kyle Sanna Dana Lyn Records, Promo
      Duration: 4:51
    • 22:38
      Title: Hvirvelvinden/The Windmills Of Your Mind
      Composer: Legrand/Bergman
      Performer(s): Caecilie Norby (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Caecilie Norby (Vocals), Lars Danielsson (Cello)
      Album: Arabesque (Recordno: ACT 9723-2), Act, ACT 9723-2
      Duration: 3:35
    • 22:41
      Title: Fonte (Spring)
      Composer: Homem De Melo, Pedro/Cavalheiro, Jose
      Performer(s): Rodrigo Costa Felix (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Rodrigo Costa Felix (Vocals), Marta Pereira Da Costa (Guitar)
      Album: Fados de Amor, ARC Music, EUCD2460
      Duration: 4:27
    • 22:48
      Title: Three Pieces For Piano - I. Andantino
      Composer: Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Florent Boffard (Piano)
      Performer(s): Florent Boffard (Piano)
      Album: Arnold Schoenberg - L'Oeuvre Pour Piano (Recordno: MIR 191), Mirare, MIR 191
      Duration: 2:03
    • 22:50
      Title: Concerto Grosso In G Minor Op. 7 No. 2 (1st Movement) Grave / Allegro
      Composer: Geminiani, Francesco
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Catherine Mackintosh, Elizabeth Wallfisch, Richard Boothby, Rober Wooley, The Purcell Quartet
      Album: Geminiani: La Folia - The Purcell Quartet, The Purcell Band, Helios, CDH55234
      Duration: 4:16
    • 22:55
      Title: When Your Lover Has Gone
      Complete Work Name: Velvet Mood
      Composer: Swan, Einar
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals), Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet), Benny Carter (Alto Sax)
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals), Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet), Benny Carter (Alto Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano), Barney Kessel (Guitar), John Simmons (Bass), Larry Bunker (Drums)
      Album: Music For Torching / Velvet Mood, Poll Winners Records, PWR 27317
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:00
      Title: Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered -- Not Available
      Composer: Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Saxophone), Jim Hall (Guitar), Connie Kay (Drums), Percy Heath (Bass)
      Album: Feeling Blue (Recordno: 74321 400552), Camden, 74321 400552
      Duration: 6:25
    • 23:07
      Title: Northern Skies - Nocturne
      Complete Work Name: Northern Skies
      Composer: Macmillan, James
      Performer(s): Henri Demarquette (Cello)
      Performer(s): Henri Demarquette (Cello), Graham Scott (Piano)
      Album: James MacMillan: Northern Skies, Deux-Elles, DXL 1115
      Duration: 2:57
    • 23:10
      Title: They're Not Waving
      Composer: Long
      Performer(s): Vyvienne Long (Vocal, Cello)
      Performer(s): Vyvienne Long (Vocal, Cello), Cian Boylan (Piano); Guy Rickerby (Drums); Paul Moore (Bass); Cora V Lunny (Violin)
      Album: Birdtalk EP, Vyvienne Long, VYV001
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:16
      Title: Fljotavik
      Composer: Sigur Ros
      Performer(s): Sigur Ros
      Performer(s): Sigur Ros
      Album: Med Sut I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust, Emi, 2287282
      Duration: 3:49
    • 23:20
      Title: Hyperballad
      Composer: Bjork
      Performer(s): Marcin Wasilewski (Piano)
      Performer(s): Marcin Wasilewski (Piano), Slawomir Kurkiewicz (Bass), Michal Miskiewicz (Drums)
      Album: Simple Acoustic Trio, ECM Records, ECM 1891 982 0632
      Duration: 5:55
    • 23:40
      Title: John The Revelator
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Son House (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Son House (Vocals)
      Album: Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues - Son House, Columbia / Legacy, COL 512574 2
      Duration: 2:31
    • 23:42
      Title: Among The Wicklow Hills
      Composer: Turner, Pierce
      Performer(s): Christy Moore (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Christy Moore (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Christy Moore - The Box Set 1964-2004, Sony / Columbia, 5148162000
      Duration: 2:34
    • 23:45
      Title: Yogi With A Broken Heart
      Composer: Turner, Pierce
      Performer(s): Pierce Turner(Vocals/Piano/Organ); Philip Glass (Synth)
      Performer(s): Pierce Turner(Vocals/Piano/Organ); Philip Glass (Synth), Garavn Gallagher (Bass); Rian Trench (Drums), Karen Dervan (Viola)
      Album: Songs for a Verry Small Orchestra, Pierce Turner
      Duration: 4:51
    • 23:51
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (Iv)
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Performer(s): Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass, Orange Mountain Music/Music Network, OMM/Music Network Promo
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:57
      Title: Piano Concerto No.3 In C Minor (2nd Movement) Largo
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Richard Goode (Piano)
      Performer(s): Richard Goode (Piano), Budapest Festival Orchestra
      Album: Beethoven: The Complete Piano Concertos, Nonesuch, 075597992830
      Duration: 8:51
    • 00:14
      Title: Banks Of The Lee
      Composer: Trad Arr Luka Bloom
      Performer(s): Luka Bloom (Guitar/Vocal)
      Performer(s): Luka Bloom (Guitar/Vocal), Phil Ware (Piano); Dave Redmond (Bass); Kevin Brady (Drums)
      Album: Head and Heart, Big Sky Records, BSCD008
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:18
      Title: Melodie -- Album Of The Young
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Pepe Romero (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pepe Romero (Guitar)
      Album: Classic FM Guitar, Classic FM, 4800976
      Duration: 1:48
    • 00:21
      Title: Dichterliebe Op.48: I- Im Wunderschonen Monat Mai
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Jorg Demus (Piano)
      Album: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: An die Musik, Deutsche Grammophon, 000289 477 5556
      Duration: 1:41
    • 00:23
      Title: Wallflower
      Composer: Obel, Agnes
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Piano)
      Album: Philharmonics (Recordno: PIASR 195CD), Play It Again Sam, PIASR 195CD
      Duration: 2:26
    • 00:25
      Title: Midnight Lullaby
      Composer: Tom Waits
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Album: Closing Time, ELEKTRA, 7559608362
      Duration: 3:22
    • 00:30
      Title: A Weaver Of Dreams
      Composer: Grolnick, Don
      Performer(s): Don Grolnick (Piano), Randy Brecker (Tpt),
      Performer(s): Don Grolnick (Piano), Randy Brecker (Tpt),, Barry Rogers (T/Bone), Michael Brecker (Sax), Bob Mintzer (Bs Clt), Dave Holland (Bs), Peter Erskine (Dms)
      Album: Don Grolnick - The Complete Blue Note Recordings, Blue Note, 7243 8 57197 2 1
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:35
      Title: Ne Me Quitte Pas
      Composer: Brel, Jacques
      Performer(s): Gabrielle Ducomble (Voice)
      Performer(s): Gabrielle Ducomble (Voice), Gilad Atzmon (Clar/Sax) Nicolas Meier (Guitar); Chris Garrick (Violin)
      Album: Notes from Paris, MGP Records
      Duration: 6:41
    • 00:44
      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
    • 00:47
      Title: Kolapot
      Composer: Amiina
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Album: Kurr ~~ H871308, Blaskjar, N/K
      Duration: 4:40
    • 00:57
      Title: Temwani Sleeps
      Composer: Doyle, Roger
      Performer(s): Roger Doyle (All Instruments)
      Performer(s): Roger Doyle (All Instruments)
      Album: The Thousand Year Old Boy, Silver Door, SIDO 014
      Duration: 2:09

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