The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    June 1. Eamonn sits in for Carl for the Bank Holiday and links a number of artists, composers and recordings that we've featured on the programme during the first half of 2015: Billie Holiday (pictured) and Ewan MacColl - both in their centenary years; Leo Brouwer, Brian Eno, Fazil Say, Enrique Granados, Joan Baez, Anouar Brahem, The Unthanks, Bob Dylan and the RTÉ lyric fm label, to name but a few.

    And we'll also hear a serenade for strings and a choral work by this week's featured composer, Edward Elgar (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    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 -

    Edward Elgar: June 1st - 7th

    Edward Elgar is widely regarded as quintessentially English. He was born June 2nd 1857 in a small West Midlands village. His father, a music teacher had a music shop and tuned pianos. So Elgar had a great advantage of growing up in a thoroughly musical atmosphere. Most famous for his marches, we salute him this week, however, with some chamber music, song settings and selected orchestral works…  

    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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