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 Monday 2 June 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

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

Music Played on the Show


Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In D Flat, 2nd Movement Andante Assai

Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Sound of Vladimir Ashkenazy

Duration: 4:39


Title: Can't We Be Friends?

Composer: Swift / James

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)

Duration: 3:48


Title: A Man Needs A Maid

Composer: Young, Neil

Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Harvest

Duration: 4:05


Title: After The Goldrush

Composer: Young, Neil

Performer(s): Patti Smith (Vocals)

Album: Banga

Duration: 4:10


Title: Find The Cost Of Freedom

Composer: Stills, Stephen

Performer(s): Stephen Stills, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Neil Young

Album: So Far - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Duration: 2:01


Title: Piano Quintet In G Minor (2nd Movement)

Composer: Suk, Josef

Performer(s): Nash Ensemble

Album: Josef Suk Piano Quartet, Four Pieces & Piano Quintet (Recordno: Cda67448) ~~ H743009

Duration: 9:55


Title: Blues In Blueprint

Composer: Ellington, Duke

Performer(s): Harry Carney (Bass Clarinet), Ray Nance (Trumpet), Duke Ellington Orchestra

Album: Blues In Orbit

Duration: 3:43


Title: Milonga Del Angel -- Milonga Del Angel

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

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

Duration: 6:40


Title: Martha

Composer: Waits, Tom

Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocal)

Album: Asylum Years ~~ B21755c

Duration: 4:29


Title: Homage To Greene

Composer: Aarset, Eivind

Performer(s): Eivind Aarset (Guitars, Loops), Jan Bang (Samples, Programming)

Album: Dream Logic (Recordno: ECM 2301 371 3657)

Duration: 5:30


Title: Symphony No.1 In B Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Sostenuto

Composer: Lyapunov, Sergei

Performer(s): Moscow State Symphony

Album: Sergei Lyapunov - Symphony No.1

Duration: 11:15


Title: Rainbow Over Sligo

Composer: Wickham, Steve; Stonier, Nigel

Performer(s): No Crows, Steve Wickham

Album: Waiting for the Tide

Duration: 3:36


Title: Over The Sea To Skye

Composer: MacHale, Simon(music); Robert Louis Stevenson

Performer(s): Simon Mchale (Vocals, Programming; Guitars, Keys), Annette Buckley (Vocals); Sinead O'Halloran (Cello); John Machale (Drums)

Album: Let Down Those Old Defences

Duration: 3:08


Title: Let The Slave / The Price

Composer: Blake / Westbrook

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

Duration: 11:28


Title: Old And Lost Rivers

Composer: Picker, Tobias

Performer(s): The London Symphony Orchestra

Album: American Barbecue

Duration: 4:38


Title: Hawthorn (Slow Movement)

Composer: Sackman, Nicholas

Performer(s): Bbc Symphony Orchestra

Album: A Round-Up Of NMC (Sampler)

Duration: 5:21


Title: Down By The Sally Gardens -- Not Available

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Members Of The City Of London Sinfonia, Cambridge Singers

Album: The Lark In The Clear Air ~~ C434504

Duration: 2:50


Title: Hollow Point

Composer: Wood, Chris

Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar/Vocals), Andy Gangadeen(Drums); Robert Jarvis (Trombone); Barney Morse Brown(Cello)

Album: Handmade Life

Duration: 7:28


Title: What's New?

Composer: Burke/ Haggart

Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal), Clifford Brown (Trumpet)

Album: Gil Evans & Clifford Brown

Duration: 5:00


Title: Nocturne No. 11 In F Sharp Minor Op. 104 No. 1

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Jean-Philippe Collard (Piano)

Album: Faure: Piano Music complete - Jean-Philippe Collard - Disk 1

Duration: 4:24


Title: La Catedral - Movement I - Preludio (Saudade)

Performer(s): David Russell (Guitar)

Album: Music Of Barrios - David Russell

Duration: 2:04


Title: England Has My Man

Composer: O'Neill, Lisa

Performer(s): Lisa O'Neill (Guitar/Vocals), Mossy Nolan (Guitar,Bouzouki); David Kitt (Various Instruments/Vocals)

Album: Same Cloth Or Not

Duration: 3:15


Title: Weep You No More

Composer: Dowland, John

Performer(s): Andrew Lawrence-King (Harp)

Album: Garden of Early Delights ~~ PD IT

Duration: 2:15



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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