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 Wednesday 4 June 2014

This week on Blue ...

An interesting collaboration between British tenor Ian Bostridge and Chinese guitarist Xuafei Yang(pictured) is the focus of Carl's attention this week on Blue.  The album is the debut release from Globe Music, a new label releasing recordings from Shakespeare's Globe's indoor theatre.  You'll hear songs by Dowland and Schubert along with folk tunes from the Ming Dynasty and new commissions by Stephen Goss and Chen Yi.  Songs from our Ancestors is the featured CD on Blue of the Night this week.

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

On Wednesday...

Carl was joined by the Barnsley Nightingale, Kate Rusby for a Blue Room Session. Accompanied by Damien O'Kane, she sang a few songs from her latest album 'Life in a Paper Boat' and chatted with Carl about her musical life. 

Carl with Kate Rusby and Damien O'Kane

Music Played on the Show


Title: Lhasa

Composer: Trad/Tibetan

Performer(s): Yungchen Lhamo

Album: Ama Real World Records Promo CD Festival of World Cul

Duration: 3:16


Title: Toccata -- Not Available

Composer: Kapsberger, Giovanni Girolamo

Performer(s): Rolf Lislevand (Guitar), Arianna Savall (Triple Harp) Pedro Estevan (Percussion), Rolf Lislevand Ensemble

Album: Nuove Musiche ~~ R537811 ECM 476 3049

Duration: 5:31


Title: Musical Offering: Trio Sonata In C Minor (1st Movement) Largo

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Swiss Baroque Soloists

Album: J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos - Swiss Baroque Soloists Naxos 8.557755

Duration: 5:31


Title: Amor Dove Mi Guidi

Composer: Gabrieli, Giovanni

Performer(s): Chamber Choir Of Europe

Album: Cori Spezzati Venetian Polychoral Music ~~ PDOB Brilliant Classics 93689

Duration: 5:50


Title: It's Hard To Be 3

Composer: Scahill, Enda

Performer(s): We Banjo 3

Album: Gather the Good We Banjo Three WB3CD002

Duration: 3:38


Title: Sofa No. 1

Composer: Zappa, Frank

Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)

Album: Beyond Boundaries Guitar Solos - Michael Hedges Windham Hill 01934 11612 2

Duration: 2:54


Title: Paramour

Composer: Halferty, Tommy

Performer(s): Tommy Halferty Trio, Dave Redmond (Bass); Kevin Brady (Drums)

Album: Burkina Self Release TH01

Duration: 6:18


Title: Tango For 2 Pianos

Composer: Stravinsky, Igor

Performer(s): Katia Labeque (Piano), Marielle Labeque (Piano)

Album: Stravinsky/Debussy ~~ D469825 KML Recordings KML1112/3

Duration: 3:22


Title: Here, There And Everywhere

Composer: Lennon / McCartney

Performer(s): Gonzalo Rubalcaba

Album: Sweet 4 Y 20 Blue Note CDP 077778005421

Duration: 7:26


Title: Fotografia

Composer: Jobim / Gilbert

Performer(s): Paula Morelenbaum (Vocal), Jaques Morelenbaum (Cello); Ryuichi Sakamoto (Piano), Marcelo Costa (Perc)

Album: A Day in New York ~~ CDE02866 Sony Classical SK80018

Duration: 4:33


Title: Symphony No.4 (4th Movement) Sehr Behaglich Wir Geniessen Die Himmlischen Freuden

Composer: Mahler, Gustav

Performer(s): Edith Mathis (Soprano), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Mahler The People's Edition Deutsche Grammophon 4779260

Duration: 10:07


Title: On Yonder Hill

Composer: Trad arr Sam Lee

Performer(s): Sam Lee (Vocals), Saul Eisenberg(Tank Drums); Steve Chadwick (Trumpet)

Album: Ground of Its Own The Nest Collective TNCR001CD

Duration: 6:19


Title: Bella Notte -- Not Available

Composer: Einaudi, Ludovico

Performer(s): Ludovico Einaudi (Piano)

Album: I Giorni - Ludovico Einaudi Ricordi 74321974622

Duration: 4:56


Title: Song For E

Composer: Berglund, Dan & Tonbruket

Performer(s): Dan Berglund (Bass), Andreas Werliin (Drums & Percussion), Johan Lindstrom (Guitars), Martin Hederos (Keyboards, Violin, Accordian)

Album: Dan Berglund's Tonbruket ~~ PD EB ACT ACT 9023-2

Duration: 6:32


Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - V: Quaerens Me

Complete Work Name: Grande Messe Des Morts

Composer: Berlioz, Hector

Performer(s): Barry Banks (Tenor), London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir

Album: Berlioz - Grande messe des Morts (2-CD) (Recordno: 2SACD LSO 0729) L.S.O. Live 2SACD LSO 0729

Duration: 5:10


Title: Konichiwa

Composer: Lambert, John

Performer(s): John Lambert (Guitar, Programming)

Album: Chequerboard: Penny Black Lazybird LAZYB13

Duration: 4:06


Title: Om Kvelden

Composer: Traditional Norwegian / Overland

Performer(s): Arianna Savall (Voice, Gothic Harp, Italian Triple Harp), Petter Udland Johansen (Voice, Hardingfele, Mandolin), Sveinung Lilleheier (Guitar, Dobro, Voice), Miguel Angel Cordero (Dbl Bass, Voice), David Mayoral (Percussion)

Album: Hirundo Maris (Recordno: 2227 278 4395) ECM ECM New Series 2227 278 4395

Duration: 4:38


Title: Stromness

Composer: Bertelmann, Volker

Performer(s): Hauschka

Album: Abandoned City City Slang SLANG50060

Duration: 5:34


Title: On Powdered Ground

Composer: Obel, Agnes

Performer(s): Agnes Obel (Voice/Piano), Frederique Labbow (Cello)

Album: Philharmonics (Recordno: Not Available) Play It Again Sam Not Available

Duration: 4:07


Title: Wild Is The Wind

Composer: Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington

Performer(s): George Michael

Album: Symphonica Virgin

Duration: 4:15


Title: God's Song (That's Why I Love Mankind)

Composer: Newman, Randy

Performer(s): Randy Newman (Vocal, Piano)

Album: The Randy Newman Songbook Vol.1 Nonesuch 7559-79689-2

Duration: 3:24


Title: Soundings - Movement I - Andante Non Troppo

Composer: Martin, Neil

Performer(s): Cliona Doris (Harp), John Finucane (Clarinet), John Lynch (Viola)

Album: A Pale Yellow Sky - Cliona Doris RTE Lyric fm CD115

Duration: 5:04


Title: Soundings (2nd Movement) Moderato Agitato

Composer: Martin, Neil

Performer(s): Cliona Doris (Harp), John Finucane (Clarinet), John Lynch (Viola)

Album: A Pale Yellow Sky - Cliona Doris RTE Lyric fm CD115

Duration: 2:32


Title: Siochain

Composer: O Raghallaigh, Caoimhin

Performer(s): Caoimhin O Raghallaigh

Album: Where the One Eyed Man Is King State of Chassis Chassis No 10001001

Duration: 5:10


Title: Sleeping Bag

Composer: Stables, Kate

Performer(s): This Is The Kit (Kate Stabeles; Vocals/Banjo/Guitar)

Album: Wriggle Out The Restless Need No water Records neednoCD001

Duration: 3:02



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

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