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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 Tuesday 3 June 2014


    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

    • 22:05
      Title: Guirlandes, Opus 73 No.1
      Composer: Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic
      Album: The Transcendentalist, Hersey Records, Heresy 015
      Duration: 4:17
    • 22:07
      Title: Three Part Invention: No. 4 In D Minor
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Janine Jansen (Violin)
      Performer(s): Janine Jansen (Violin), Maxim Rysanov (Viola) Torleif Thedeen (Cello)
      Album: Janine Jansen Bach Inventions and Partita (Recordno: 475 9081), Decca, 475 9081
      Duration: 2:17
    • 22:09
      Title: Part Ii Searches & Findings
      Composer: Sule, László
      Performer(s): László Sule (Piano)
      Performer(s): László Sule (Piano), Eeva Rysa (Cello), Zoltán Takács (Violin)
      Album: Trio Music - László Sule, LaszloProducts, LSCD2-2009
      Duration: 7:20
    • 22:18
      Title: Autumn Lullaby
      Composer: Merchant, Natalie
      Performer(s): Natalie Merchant (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Natalie Merchant (Vocals), Ina Zdorovetchi (Harp), Bruce Creditor(Clarinet), Jessica Lizak (Flute)
      Album: Leave Your Sleep (Recordno: 522304-2), Nonesuch, 522304-2
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:21
      Title: Etude 3
      Composer: Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Nadia Sirota (Viola)
      Performer(s): Nadia Sirota (Viola)
      Album: Baroque, New Amsterdam Records, HVALUR17CD
      Duration: 5:03
    • 22:28
      Title: Harlem Nocturne
      Composer: Hagen,Earle/Rogers, Dick
      Performer(s): Louis Prima And Sam Butera
      Performer(s): Louis Prima And Sam Butera
      Album: Ultra Lounge Vol 12: Saxophobia
      Duration: 2:39
    • 22:30
      Title: Fine And Mellow -- Not Available
      Composer: Holiday, Billie
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocal), Lester Young (Tenor Sax), Mal Waldron All Stars
      Album: Sound Of Jazz, Columbia Jazz, 01-465683-10
      Duration: 6:25
    • 22:38
      Title: Circling
      Composer: Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano)
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Mats Eilertsen (Double Bass), Jarle Vspestad (Drums)
      Album: The Well - Tord Gustavsen Quartet (Recordno: ECM 2237 278 5896), ECM Records, ECM 2237 278 58
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:44
      Title: Menuet In C Minor, Op.24 No.1
      Composer: Sor, Fernando
      Performer(s): William Carter (Guitar)
      Performer(s): William Carter (Guitar)
      Album: Fernando Sor Early Works - William Carter (guitar), Linn Records, CKD343
      Duration: 2:58
    • 22:47
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 (1st Movement) - Nocturne: Moderato
      Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Lisa Batiashvili (Violin)
      Performer(s): Lisa Batiashvili (Violin), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Echoes of Time - Lisa Batiashvili / Grimaud / Salonen, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779299
      Duration: 12:22
    • 23:01
      Title: Touma Ni Kelen / Needed Time
      Performer(s): Habib Koité, Eric Bibb (Vocals, Acoustic Guitars)
      Performer(s): Habib Koité, Eric Bibb (Vocals, Acoustic Guitars)
      Album: Brothers In Bamako (Recordno: CJ 028), Contre-Jour, CJ 028
      Duration: 4:40
    • 23:06
      Title: Rachid Oiguini
      Composer: Tomani And Sidiki Diabate
      Performer(s): Tomani And Sidiki Diabate
      Performer(s): Tomani And Sidiki Diabate
      Album: Toumani & Sidiki, World Circuit, WCD087
      Duration: 4:36
    • 23:12
      Title: Skylark (Alternate Version)
      Composer: Carmichael / Mercer
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin (Vocals)
      Album: The Queen In Waiting (Recordno COL 508621 2), Columbia / Legacy, COL 508621 2
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:15
      Title: The Girl From Murania
      Composer: Coniglio, Enrico
      Performer(s): Enrico Coniglio (Gtrs, Keyboards, Perc Etc.)
      Performer(s): Enrico Coniglio (Gtrs, Keyboards, Perc Etc.)
      Album: Enrico Coniglio: Salicornie topofonie vo.2, Psychonavigation, PSY039
      Duration: 5:08
    • 23:23
      Title: Speak Low -- From "One Touch Of Venus"
      Composer: Nash / Weill
      Performer(s): Kurt Weill (Vocal, Piano), Charlie Haden (Double Bass)
      Performer(s): Kurt Weill (Vocal, Piano), Charlie Haden (Double Bass), Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Album: September Songs - Various (Recordno: SK 63046), Sony Classical, SK 63046
      Duration: 5:30
    • 23:28
      Title: Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)
      Composer: Weill/Brecht
      Performer(s): The Doors
      Performer(s): The Doors
      Album: Very Best Of The Doors, Rhino, 081227999599
      Duration: 3:13
    • 23:33
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In E Minor
      Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)
      Album: Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, ECM, ECM 437 189-2
      Duration: 7:23
    • 23:40
      Title: Longing
      Composer: Hamasyan, Tigran
      Performer(s): Tigran Hamasyan (Piano/ Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tigran Hamasyan (Piano/ Vocal)
      Album: Tigran: A Fable (Recordno: 276 068 6), Verve, 276 068 6
      Duration: 5:07
    • 00:00
      Title: Falling, Catching
      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: 1:33
    • 00:03
      Title: Craco
      Composer: Bertelmann, Volker
      Performer(s): Hauschka
      Performer(s): Hauschka
      Album: Abandoned City, City Slang, SLANG50060
      Duration: 3:31
    • 00:06
      Title: Sarabande From Partita No. 2 In D Minor (Bwv 1004)
      Composer: Bach Arr Schlepper-Connolly
      Performer(s): Jonathan Sage (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Jonathan Sage (Clarinet)
      Album: Counterpoint ~~ PD CC, Ergodos, ER10
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:11
      Title: Air Travel -- Travel Pieces
      Composer: Farrell, Ciaran
      Performer(s): Damian Kelly (Guitar, Digital Delay)
      Performer(s): Damian Kelly (Guitar, Digital Delay)
      Album: Farrell Kelly: New Frontiers,, 887516009044
      Duration: 4:18
    • 00:16
      Title: Comme Ci, Comme Ca
      Composer: Coquatrix, Dudan & Goell
      Performer(s): Louis Stewart (Guitar); Jim Doherty (Piano)
      Performer(s): Louis Stewart (Guitar); Jim Doherty (Piano)
      Album: Tunes -- BPRCD001 ~~ PD CC, Beechpark Records, BPRCD001
      Duration: 6:06
    • 00:22
      Title: Famous Blue Raincoat
      Composer: Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar), Huw Warren (Accordion), Dave Whitford (Bass), Adriano Adewale (Percussion)
      Album: A Thousand Kisses Deep, Trail Belle Records, TBR03
      Duration: 4:26
    • 00:28
      Title: I Didn't Know What Time It Was
      Composer: Rodgers/Hart
      Performer(s): Linley Hamilton (Trumpet, Flugelhorn); Johnny Taylor (Piano)
      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: 5:24
    • 00:33
      Title: Just So
      Composer: O'Reilly, Marc
      Performer(s): Marc O'Reilly
      Performer(s): Marc O'Reilly
      Album: Human Herdings, Salt & Shake Records, MAR002
      Duration: 2:02
    • 00:37
      Title: Violin Concerto No.4 In D (2nd Movement) Andante Cantabile
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Nigel Kennedy
      Performer(s): Nigel Kennedy, Polish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Beethoven & Mozart: Violin Concertos - Kennedy ~~ D474705, EMI Classics, 3953732
      Duration: 7:53
    • 00:45
      Title: Seachran Si
      Composer: Trad Arr Jack Talty/Neil O'Loghlen
      Performer(s): Ensemble Eriu; Jack Talty (Concertinas/Electronics); Neil O'Loghlen (Bass); Saileog Ni Cheannabhain
      Performer(s): Ensemble Eriu; Jack Talty (Concertinas/Electronics); Neil O'Loghlen (Bass); Saileog Ni Cheannabhain, Mattehw Berrill(Clarinet); Mathew Jacobson (Percus, Patrick Groenland (Guitar); Sam Perkin(Keys); Co
      Album: Ensemble Eriu -- RRCD004, Raelach Records, RRCD004
      Duration: 7:16
    • 00:53
      Title: As I Roved Out
      Composer: Trad Arr Tabor/Ballamy/Warren
      Performer(s): June Tabor
      Performer(s): June Tabor, Huw Warren (Piano), Iain Ballamy (Tenor/Sop Sax)
      Album: Quercus, ECM, ECM 2276 372 4555
      Duration: 6:00

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