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 Thursday 5 June 2014

This week on Blue Tunes...

Unni Løvlid(pictured below) is a Norwegian folk singer whose recordings venture into the contemporary music world. One of her albums was recorded a capella in the Emmanuel Vigeland Mausoleum in Oslo with its very special acoustics while others consist of her own compositions in the experimental electronic field bringing folk songs into completely new timbral landscapes. She was a recent visitor to Ireland when she enthralled audiences along with soundscape artist and reedman Sean MacErlaine. We'll dip into her recordings all this week on Blue where she will enthral us..

 

Blue live from Kaleidoscope

On Wednesday June 1st, Blue broadcast live from Kaleidoscope - a evening of live music which has been described as a genre-blind mini festival - much like Blue itself. Listen again to hear harpsichordist David Adams with music old and new; flautist Lina Andonovska with contemporary counterpoint, clarinetist John Finucane with the Kaleidoscope String Quartet, the sweeping musical embrace of Treelan and the unique sound of the New Irish Courtois Trombone Ensemble all presented from the stage by Carl Corcoran. Listen back here (available until 01/07/16)

Carl meets Olatz Zugasti, Sean Keane and Brendan Graham

Olatz Zugasti is a Basque singer and harpist. She's part of the acclaimed Benito Lertxundi Band but also has several albums of her own. Introduced to Irish music on hearing the voice of traditional singer Sean Keane, this fascination led to collaborations with Brendan Graham. She visits Carl for a special Monday Bank Holiday Blue, joined for songs and chat by Sean Keane and Brendan Graham. Listen back here (available until 06/07/16)

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

21:06

Title:

Michelle

Composer:

Woods, Chris

Performer(s):

Chris Woods (Guitar)

Album:

Stories for Solo Guitar

Duration:

4:41

21:09

Title:

No Me Llores Mas

Composer:

Grinan, Luis Martinez

Performer(s):

Nah Youn Sun (Vocal), Guaillaume Naud (E.Piano), David Georgelet (Perc), Vincent Peirani Accordian), Anel Chanfrault (Cello), Olivier Aude (Gtrs, Bass, Perc, Editing, Backing Vcls)

Album:

Down By Love (Recordno: CCk-8247)

Duration:

4:42

21:13

Title:

Newark Airport 2

Composer:

Lola Perrin

Performer(s):

Lola Perrin (Piano)

Album:

Fragile Light

Duration:

2:31

21:17

Title:

Violin Sonata No 3 (1st Movement) Slow

Composer:

Delius, Frederick

Performer(s):

Susanne Stanzeleit (Violin), Gustav Fenyo (Piano)

Album:

Delius Violin Sonatas (Complete) - Susanne Stanzeleit (violin)

Duration:

6:07

21:24

Title:

Ubi Caritas -- Not Available

Composer:

Durufle, Maurice

Performer(s):

Winchester Cathedral Choir

Album:

Not Available (Recordno: 724356178922)

Duration:

2:36

21:28

Title:

Here's To Life

Composer:

Butler / Molinary

Performer(s):

Mark Murphy (Vocals), Till Brönner (Trumpet); Alex Minasian (Piano); Curtis Lundy (Double Bass); Steve Williams (Drums)

Album:

A Beautiful Friendship - A Tribute to Shirley Horn

Duration:

4:11

21:31

Title:

Oh, Heavenly Salvation

Composer:

Brecht / Weill

Performer(s):

The Persuasions (Vocals)

Album:

September Songs - Various (Recordno: SK 63046)

Duration:

3:36

21:43

Title:

Hamadoun Toure

Composer:

Tomani and Sidiki Diabate

Performer(s):

Tomani And Sidiki Diabate

Album:

Toumani & Sidiki

Duration:

5:21

21:50

Title:

Piano Concerto No.2 In B Flat Major (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer:

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s):

Richard Goode (Piano), Budapest Festival Orchestra

Album:

Beethoven: The Complete Piano Concertos

Duration:

8:07

21:59

Title:

Concerto For Harmonica And Orchestra - Movement Ii - Andante

Composer:

Villa-Lobos, Heiter

Performer(s):

Sigmund Groven (Harmonica), Norwegian Radio Orchestra,

Album:

Philharmonica - Sigmund Groven, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Christian Eggen: Conductor

Duration:

6:31

22:05

Title:

Jitterbug Waltz

Composer:

Waller, Fats

Performer(s):

Stephane Grappelli (Violin), Toots Thielemans (Harmonica), Martin Taylor, Marc Fosset (Guitars), Brian Torff (Bass)

Album:

Bringing It Together

Duration:

3:58

22:16

Title:

Eileen Mcmahon

Composer:

Trad arr Jordan/Tallroth/Ljunggren

Performer(s):

Kathy Jordan(Vocals/Autoharp); Eddi Reader (Vocals), Roger Tallroth (Guitars); Olav Johansson (Nykelharpa);

Album:

All the Way Home -- G2-10201 ~~ PD CC

Duration:

6:09

22:25

Title:

Martha

Composer:

Waits, Tom

Performer(s):

Tom Waits (Vocal)

Album:

Asylum Years ~~ B21755c

Duration:

4:29

22:29

Title:

Desert Rain

Composer:

David Lanz

Performer(s):

Session Orchestra

Album:

The Best Of Narada New Age (Recordno: 72438-12157-2-2)

Duration:

3:30

22:32

Title:

Pretty Little Martha

Composer:

Wainwright, Loudon

Performer(s):

Loudon Wainwright (Vocal, Banjo)

Album:

Final Exam

Duration:

2:30

22:37

Title:

Felicidade

Composer:

de Moraes, Vincius/Jobim AC

Performer(s):

Pat Coldrick (Guitar)

Album:

Cayendo ~~ PD CC

Duration:

4:10

22:42

Title:

(Getting Some) Fun Out Of Life

Composer:

Burke/Leslie

Performer(s):

Madeleine Peyroux (Vocal)

Album:

Michael Parkinson - My Life in Music - CD2

Duration:

3:15

22:45

Title:

Glade

Composer:

Arcoleo, Josh

Performer(s):

Josh Arcoleo (Tenor Saxophone), Ivo Neame (Piano), Callum Gourlay (Double Bass), James Maddren (Drums)

Album:

Beginnings - Josh Arcoleo

Duration:

5:34

22:53

Title:

She Moves Through The Fair

Composer:

Trad arr Shorter

Performer(s):

Wayne Shorter (Tenor/Sop Sax), Brian Blade (Drums), Danilo Perez( Piano) John Patitucci (Bass)

Album:

Alegria

Duration:

4:39

23:04

Title:

Suite From The Fairy Queen - Prelude Rondeau

Composer:

Purcell, Henry

Performer(s):

Piers Adams (Recorder) Julia Bishop (Violin) Angela East (Cello) Howard Beach (Harpsichord), Red Priest

Album:

Nightmare in Venice / Vivaldi, Corelli, LeStrange and others

Duration:

4:28

23:08

Title:

If Grief Has Any Pow'r To Kill

Composer:

Purcell, Henry

Performer(s):

Susanna Wallumrod (Vocals), Giovanna Pessi (Baroque Harp) Jane Achtman (Viola De Gamba) Marco Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)

Album:

If Grief Could Wait

Duration:

3:05

23:12

Title:

I Feel A Smile Coming On

Composer:

Wood, Chris

Performer(s):

Two Duos Quartet

Album:

Half As Happy As We (Recordno: Rufcd07)

Duration:

5:36

23:17

Title:

A Whole Life Lived

Composer:

Wood, Chris

Performer(s):

Chris Wood, Neil Harland (Bass), Justin Mitchell (Hammond)

Album:

None the Wiser

Duration:

4:36

23:24

Title:

Back At The Chicken Shack

Composer:

Smith, Jimmy

Performer(s):

Jimmy Smith (Hammond Organ)

Album:

The Hammond Organ Collection (Recordno: 7243 5 25896 2 3)

Duration:

8:02

23:32

Title:

Dream --

Composer:

Mercer, Johnny

Performer(s):

Jimmy Scott (Vocals), Milt Jackson (Vibes), Junior Mance (Piano), Ron Carter (Bass), Peyton Crossley (Drums)

Album:

Dream (Recordno: 9362-45629-2)

Duration:

4:44

23:37

Title:

St Christopher Water

Composer:

Not Available

Performer(s):

Mumblin Deaf Ro

Album:

Dictionary Crimes

Duration:

4:05

23:43

Title:

Nocturne In D Flat Major Op.27 No.2: Lento Sostenuto

Composer:

Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s):

Lang Lang

Album:

Lang Lang Live at Carnegie Hall

Duration:

6:41

23:49

Title:

Starless

Composer:

Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James

Performer(s):

Rachel Unthank (Vocals), The Unthanks, Lizzie Jones (Trumpet),

Album:

The Unthanks: Last ~~ PD RB

Duration:

6:00

23:55

Title:

Prelude: Song Of The Gulls

Composer:

Fripp, Robert

Performer(s):

Robin Miller (Oboe), Mark Charig (Cornet), Harry Miller (String Bass); King Crimson

Album:

Islands - King Crimson 40th Anniversary Series

Duration:

4:16

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