The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

Nightly, 10pm - 1am Text '51554'

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 3 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: Guirlandes, Opus 73 No.1

Composer: Scriabin, Alexander

Performer(s): Ivan Ilic

Album: The Transcendentalist

Duration: 4:17


Title: Three Part Invention: No. 4 In D Minor

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Janine Jansen (Violin), Maxim Rysanov (Viola) Torleif Thedeen (Cello)

Album: Janine Jansen Bach Inventions and Partita (Recordno: 475 9081)

Duration: 2:17


Title: Part Ii Searches & Findings

Composer: Sule, László

Performer(s): László Sule (Piano), Eeva Rysa (Cello), Zoltán Takács (Violin)

Album: Trio Music - László Sule

Duration: 7:20


Title: Autumn Lullaby

Composer: Merchant, Natalie

Performer(s): Natalie Merchant (Vocals), Ina Zdorovetchi (Harp), Bruce Creditor(Clarinet), Jessica Lizak (Flute)

Album: Leave Your Sleep (Recordno: 522304-2)

Duration: 3:22


Title: Etude 3

Composer: Muhly, Nico

Performer(s): Nadia Sirota (Viola)

Album: Baroque

Duration: 5:03


Title: Harlem Nocturne

Composer: Hagen,Earle/Rogers, Dick

Performer(s): Louis Prima And Sam Butera

Album: Ultra Lounge Vol 12: Saxophobia

Duration: 2:39


Title: Fine And Mellow -- Not Available

Composer: Holiday, Billie

Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocal), Lester Young (Tenor Sax), Mal Waldron All Stars

Album: Sound Of Jazz

Duration: 6:25


Title: Circling

Composer: Gustavsen, Tord

Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Mats Eilertsen (Double Bass), Jarle Vspestad (Drums)

Album: The Well - Tord Gustavsen Quartet (Recordno: ECM 2237 278 5896)

Duration: 4:42


Title: Menuet In C Minor, Op.24 No.1

Composer: Sor, Fernando

Performer(s): William Carter (Guitar)

Album: Fernando Sor Early Works - William Carter (guitar)

Duration: 2:58


Title: Violin Concerto No.1 (1st Movement) - Nocturne: Moderato

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Lisa Batiashvili (Violin), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Echoes of Time - Lisa Batiashvili / Grimaud / Salonen

Duration: 12:22


Title: Touma Ni Kelen / Needed Time

Performer(s): Habib Koité, Eric Bibb (Vocals, Acoustic Guitars)

Album: Brothers In Bamako (Recordno: CJ 028)

Duration: 4:40


Title: Rachid Oiguini

Composer: Tomani and Sidiki Diabate

Performer(s): Tomani And Sidiki Diabate

Album: Toumani & Sidiki

Duration: 4:36


Title: Skylark (Alternate Version)

Composer: Carmichael / Mercer

Performer(s): Aretha Franklin (Vocals)

Album: The Queen In Waiting (Recordno COL 508621 2)

Duration: 4:04


Title: The Girl From Murania

Composer: Coniglio, Enrico

Performer(s): Enrico Coniglio (Gtrs, Keyboards, Perc Etc.)

Album: Enrico Coniglio: Salicornie topofonie vo.2

Duration: 5:08


Title: Speak Low -- From "One Touch Of Venus"

Composer: Nash / Weill

Performer(s): Kurt Weill (Vocal, Piano), Charlie Haden (Double Bass), Fred Hersch (Piano)

Album: September Songs - Various (Recordno: SK 63046)

Duration: 5:30


Title: Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)

Composer: Weill/brecht

Performer(s): The Doors

Album: Very Best Of The Doors

Duration: 3:13


Title: Prelude And Fugue In E Minor

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)

Album: Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues

Duration: 7:23


Title: Longing

Composer: Hamasyan, Tigran

Performer(s): Tigran Hamasyan (Piano/ Vocal)

Album: Tigran: A Fable (Recordno: 276 068 6)

Duration: 5:07


Title: Falling, Catching

Composer: Obel, Agnes

Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Piano)

Album: Philharmonics (Recordno: PIASR 195CD)

Duration: 1:33


Title: Craco

Composer: Bertelmann, Volker

Performer(s): Hauschka

Album: Abandoned City

Duration: 3:31


Title: Sarabande From Partita No. 2 In D Minor (Bwv 1004)

Composer: Bach Arr Schlepper-Connolly

Performer(s): Jonathan Sage (Clarinet)

Album: Counterpoint ~~ PD CC

Duration: 4:48


Title: Air Travel -- Travel Pieces

Composer: Farrell, Ciaran

Performer(s): Damian Kelly (Guitar, Digital Delay)

Album: Farrell Kelly: New Frontiers

Duration: 4:18


Title: Comme Ci, Comme Ca

Composer: Coquatrix, Dudan & Goell

Performer(s): Louis Stewart (Guitar); Jim Doherty (Piano)

Album: Tunes -- BPRCD001 ~~ PD CC

Duration: 6:06


Title: Famous Blue Raincoat

Composer: Cohen, Leonard

Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Phil Robson (Guitar), Huw Warren (Accordion), Dave Whitford (Bass), Adriano Adewale (Percussion)

Album: A Thousand Kisses Deep

Duration: 4:26


Title: I Didn't Know What Time It Was

Composer: Rodgers/Hart

Performer(s): Linley Hamilton (Trumpet, Flugelhorn); Johnny Taylor (Piano), Damian Evans(Bass); Dominic Mullan (Drums): Julien Colarossi (Guitar)

Album: In Transition

Duration: 5:24


Title: Just So

Composer: O'Reilly, Marc

Performer(s): Marc O'Reilly

Album: Human Herdings

Duration: 2:02


Title: Violin Concerto No.4 In D (2nd Movement) Andante Cantabile

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Nigel Kennedy, Polish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Beethoven & Mozart: Violin Concertos - Kennedy ~~ D474705

Duration: 7:53


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, Mattehw Berrill(Clarinet); Mathew Jacobson (Percus, Patrick Groenland (Guitar); Sam Perkin(Keys); Co

Album: Ensemble Eriu -- RRCD004

Duration: 7:16


Title: As I Roved Out

Composer: Trad Arr Tabor/Ballamy/Warren

Performer(s): June Tabor, Huw Warren (Piano), Iain Ballamy (Tenor/Sop Sax)

Album: Quercus

Duration: 6:00



Contact the Show

Text '51554'

Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


Ways to Listen

Radio Player