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    Aug 4: Eamonn sits in for Carl this week. On Tuesday's BLUE, we'll listen to a Craig Armstrong piece that was subsequently used in film; 2 x Karl Jenkins (including one live recording you'll find on a recently made available Soft Machine CD); young German drummer/bandleader Eva Klesse; a work for guitar by the late 19th/early 20th century composer Antonio Jiménez Manjón from Spain; an Ocean Boulevard Eric Clapton, beseeching "strength"; low-key Satchmo (see BLUE TUNES, below), on the 114th anniversary of his birth; Alexander Chapman Campbell's "Light Through The Day"; Diana Krall, dreaming of California; part of Piazzolla's history of tango; kantele-player Sinikka Langeland; a couple of Billie Holiday songs, as well as Lady Day's reading of "Autumn In New York"; James Ehnes (violin) and Andrew Armstrong (piano), from a new CD of violin sonatas by Franck and Richard Strauss; vintage Esbjorn Svensson Trio (pictured by Jim Rakete); and part of a Jon Hopkins movie soundtrack. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 2 June 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Berlin-based Agnes Obel is from Denmark originally. This week, we feature songs and instrumentals from the 2 albums she's recorded to date, including the late 2013 release Aventine

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:11
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In D Flat, 2nd Movement Andante Assai
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: The Sound of Vladimir Ashkenazy, Classicfm, CFMGA06
      Duration: 4:39
    • 22:22
      Title: Can't We Be Friends?
      Composer: Swift / James
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocals), Louis Armstrong (Vocals, Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocals), Louis Armstrong (Vocals, Trumpet), Oscar Peterson (Piano), Herb Ellis (Guitar), Ray Brown (Bass), Buddy Rich (Drums)
      Album: Ella And Louis (Recordno: 825 373-2), Verve, 825 373-2
      Duration: 3:48
    • 22:31
      Title: A Man Needs A Maid
      Composer: Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Harvest, Reprise, 7599-27239-2
      Duration: 4:05
    • 22:35
      Title: After The Goldrush
      Composer: Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Patti Smith (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Patti Smith (Vocals)
      Album: Banga, Columbia, 88697222175
      Duration: 4:10
    • 22:39
      Title: Find The Cost Of Freedom
      Composer: Stills, Stephen
      Performer(s): Stephen Stills
      Performer(s): Stephen Stills, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Neil Young
      Album: So Far - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Atlantic, 7567-82648-2
      Duration: 2:01
    • 22:43
      Title: Piano Quintet In G Minor (2nd Movement)
      Composer: Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Nash Ensemble
      Album: Josef Suk Piano Quartet, Four Pieces & Piano Quintet (Recordno: Cda67448) ~~ H743009, Hyperion, Cda67448
      Duration: 9:55
    • 22:54
      Title: Blues In Blueprint
      Composer: Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Harry Carney (Bass Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Harry Carney (Bass Clarinet), Ray Nance (Trumpet), Duke Ellington Orchestra
      Album: Blues In Orbit, Columbia / Legacy, 512915 2
      Duration: 3:43
    • 23:03
      Title: Milonga Del Angel -- Milonga Del Angel
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Nestor Marconi, Frank Corless, Edwin Barker
      Album: Yo-Yo Ma - Soul of the Tango - The Music of Astor Piazzolla, Sony Classical, SK 63122
      Duration: 6:40
    • 23:10
      Title: Martha
      Composer: Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocal)
      Album: Asylum Years ~~ B21755c, WEA, 7559604942
      Duration: 4:29
    • 23:14
      Title: Homage To Greene
      Composer: Aarset, Eivind
      Performer(s): Eivind Aarset (Guitars, Loops)
      Performer(s): Eivind Aarset (Guitars, Loops), Jan Bang (Samples, Programming)
      Album: Dream Logic (Recordno: ECM 2301 371 3657), ECM Records, ECM 2301 371 3657
      Duration: 5:30
    • 23:21
      Title: Symphony No.1 In B Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Sostenuto
      Composer: Lyapunov, Sergei
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Moscow State Symphony
      Album: Sergei Lyapunov - Symphony No.1, Olympia, OCD 519
      Duration: 11:15
    • 23:33
      Title: Rainbow Over Sligo
      Composer: Wickham, Steve; Stonier, Nigel
      Performer(s): No Crows
      Performer(s): No Crows, Steve Wickham
      Album: Waiting for the Tide, WHRL, WHRL 0016
      Duration: 3:36
    • 23:37
      Title: Over The Sea To Skye
      Composer: Machale, Simon(Music); Robert Louis Stevenson
      Performer(s): Simon Mchale (Vocals, Programming; Guitars, Keys)
      Performer(s): Simon Mchale (Vocals, Programming; Guitars, Keys), Annette Buckley (Vocals); Sinead O'Halloran (Cello); John Machale (Drums)
      Album: Let Down Those Old Defences, Eire Supply, Eire Supply
      Duration: 3:08
    • 23:41
      Title: Let The Slave / The Price
      Composer: Blake / Westbrook
      Performer(s): Phil Minton (Voice), Mike Westbrook (Piano, Recitation)
      Performer(s): Phil Minton (Voice), Mike Westbrook (Piano, Recitation), Mike Westbrook Brass Band, The Senior Girls Choir Of Blackheath Conservatoire
      Album: Glad Day - Settings of William Blake, Enja Records, ENJ-9376 2
      Duration: 11:28
    • 23:53
      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
    • 23:58
      Title: Hawthorn (Slow Movement)
      Composer: Sackman, Nicholas
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bbc Symphony Orchestra
      Album: A Round-Up Of NMC (Sampler), NMC, NMC D051
      Duration: 5:21
    • 00:03
      Title: Down By The Sally Gardens -- Not Available
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Members Of The City Of London Sinfonia, Cambridge Singers
      Album: The Lark In The Clear Air ~~ C434504, Collegium, Colcd120
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:07
      Title: Hollow Point
      Composer: Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar/Vocals), Andy Gangadeen(Drums); Robert Jarvis (Trombone); Barney Morse Brown(Cello)
      Album: Handmade Life, English Accoustic Collective, RUFCD012
      Duration: 7:28
    • 00:15
      Title: What's New?
      Composer: Burke/ Haggart
      Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal), Clifford Brown (Trumpet)
      Album: Gil Evans & Clifford Brown, Emarcy, 8382922
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:26
      Title: Nocturne No. 11 In F Sharp Minor Op. 104 No. 1
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Jean-Philippe Collard (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jean-Philippe Collard (Piano)
      Album: Faure: Piano Music complete - Jean-Philippe Collard - Disk 1, Brilliant Classics, 93007
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:30
      Title: La Catedral - Movement I - Preludio (Saudade)
      Performer(s): Barrios-Mangore, Agustin
      Performer(s): David Russell (Guitar)
      Album: Music Of Barrios - David Russell, Telrac, CD-80373
      Duration: 2:04
    • 00:44
      Title: England Has My Man
      Composer: O'Neill, Lisa
      Performer(s): Lisa O'Neill (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Lisa O'Neill (Guitar/Vocals), Mossy Nolan (Guitar,Bouzouki); David Kitt (Various Instruments/Vocals)
      Album: Same Cloth Or Not, Lisa O'Neill/Domino, LONCD002
      Duration: 3:15
    • 00:47
      Title: Weep You No More
      Composer: Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Andrew Lawrence-King (Harp)
      Performer(s): Andrew Lawrence-King (Harp)
      Album: Garden of Early Delights ~~ PD IT, Linn, CKD 291
      Duration: 2:15

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