The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Mar 30; On Monday's Blue we play a track from our featured album by Anuoar Brahem(see Blue Tunes, below); Jordi Savall (pictured) and his ensemble Hesperion XXI bridge the gap 'tween East and West; Debussy's Clair de Lune twice - the original followed by a jazzy interpretation; John Metcalfe from a forthcoming album; Jocelyn Pook is inspired by Edgar Allen Poe; singer songwriter Sarah McQuaid is inspired by St Francis of Assisi; jazz piano from the late Michael Garrick; more from Sufjan Stevens' new CD; Francis MacDonald is a drummer and sometime member of Scottish alternative rock band Teenage Fanclub - he's just released a CD of String Quartet arrangements - hear some tonight;.  For  these and lots more join Carl  at 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 5 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 -

    Anuoar Brahem Souvenance;  March 30th- April 5th

    Oud player Anouar Brahem has consistently produced mesmerising music for the ECM label. His latest work is no exception. Inspired by the political and social upheaval in his native Tunisia, Souvenance is supremely captivating and benefits from his piano based quartet along with a string orchestra. He's in the National Concert Hall next week with his quartet - so this week he is in the Blue spotlight.


    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:06
      Title: Michelle
      Composer: Woods, Chris
      Performer(s): Chris Woods (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Chris Woods (Guitar)
      Album: Stories for Solo Guitar, Chris Woods Groove, Chris Woods Groove Download
      Duration: 4:41
    • 22:09
      Title: No Me Llores Mas
      Composer: Grinan, Luis Martinez
      Performer(s): Nah Youn Sun (Vocal)
      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), BIS Music, CCk-8247
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:13
      Title: Newark Airport 2
      Composer: Lola Perrin
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin (Piano)
      Album: Fragile Light, World Quarter Music, WQMR00106LP
      Duration: 2:31
    • 22:17
      Title: Violin Sonata No 3 (1st Movement) Slow
      Composer: Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Susanne Stanzeleit (Violin)
      Performer(s): Susanne Stanzeleit (Violin), Gustav Fenyo (Piano)
      Album: Delius Violin Sonatas (Complete) - Susanne Stanzeleit (violin), NAXOS, 8572261
      Duration: 6:07
    • 22:24
      Title: Ubi Caritas -- Not Available
      Composer: Durufle, Maurice
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Winchester Cathedral Choir
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 724356178922), Virgin, 724356178922
      Duration: 2:36
    • 22:28
      Title: Here's To Life
      Composer: Butler / Molinary
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocals)
      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, Gearbox Records, GB1515
      Duration: 4:11
    • 22:31
      Title: Oh, Heavenly Salvation
      Composer: Brecht / Weill
      Performer(s): The Persuasions (Vocals)
      Performer(s): The Persuasions (Vocals)
      Album: September Songs - Various (Recordno: SK 63046), Sony Classical, SK 63046
      Duration: 3:36
    • 22:43
      Title: Hamadoun Toure
      Composer: Tomani And Sidiki Diabate
      Performer(s): Tomani And Sidiki Diabate
      Performer(s): Tomani And Sidiki Diabate
      Album: Toumani & Sidiki, World Circuit, WCD087
      Duration: 5:21
    • 22:50
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In B Flat Major (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Richard Goode (Piano)
      Performer(s): Richard Goode (Piano), Budapest Festival Orchestra
      Album: Beethoven: The Complete Piano Concertos, Nonesuch, 075597992830
      Duration: 8:07
    • 22:59
      Title: Concerto For Harmonica And Orchestra - Movement Ii - Andante
      Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Sigmund Groven (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Sigmund Groven (Harmonica), Norwegian Radio Orchestra,
      Album: Philharmonica - Sigmund Groven, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Christian Eggen: Conductor, Grappa Musikkforlag, PPC9050
      Duration: 6:31
    • 23:05
      Title: Jitterbug Waltz
      Composer: Waller, Fats
      Performer(s): Stephane Grappelli (Violin), Toots Thielemans (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Stephane Grappelli (Violin), Toots Thielemans (Harmonica), Martin Taylor, Marc Fosset (Guitars), Brian Torff (Bass)
      Album: Bringing It Together, LiSem Enterprises, DKM801
      Duration: 3:58
    • 23:16
      Title: Eileen Mcmahon
      Composer: Trad Arr Jordan/Tallroth/Ljunggren
      Performer(s): Kathy Jordan(Vocals/Autoharp); Eddi Reader (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Kathy Jordan(Vocals/Autoharp); Eddi Reader (Vocals), Roger Tallroth (Guitars); Olav Johansson (Nykelharpa);
      Album: All the Way Home -- G2-10201 ~~ PD CC, Blix Street Records, G2-10201
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:25
      Title: Martha
      Composer: Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocal)
      Album: Asylum Years ~~ B21755c, WEA, 7559604942
      Duration: 4:29
    • 23:29
      Title: Desert Rain
      Composer: David Lanz
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Session Orchestra
      Album: The Best Of Narada New Age (Recordno: 72438-12157-2-2), Narada, 72438-12157-2-2
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:32
      Title: Pretty Little Martha
      Composer: Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright (Vocal, Banjo)
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright (Vocal, Banjo)
      Album: Final Exam, Acadia, ACAD 8143
      Duration: 2:30
    • 23:37
      Title: Felicidade
      Composer: De Moraes, Vincius/Jobim Ac
      Performer(s): Pat Coldrick (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pat Coldrick (Guitar)
      Album: Cayendo ~~ PD CC, Sonatina Records, SR001
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:42
      Title: (Getting Some) Fun Out Of Life
      Composer: Burke/Leslie
      Performer(s): Madeleine Peyroux (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Madeleine Peyroux (Vocal)
      Album: Michael Parkinson - My Life in Music - CD2, Reprise, 2564 69350 6
      Duration: 3:15
    • 23:45
      Title: Glade
      Composer: Arcoleo, Josh
      Performer(s): Josh Arcoleo (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Josh Arcoleo (Tenor Saxophone), Ivo Neame (Piano), Callum Gourlay (Double Bass), James Maddren (Drums)
      Album: Beginnings - Josh Arcoleo, Edition Records, EDN1030
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:53
      Title: She Moves Through The Fair
      Composer: Trad Arr Shorter
      Performer(s): Wayne Shorter (Tenor/Sop Sax)
      Performer(s): Wayne Shorter (Tenor/Sop Sax), Brian Blade (Drums), Danilo Perez( Piano) John Patitucci (Bass)
      Album: Alegria, Verve, 543 558-2
      Duration: 4:39
    • 00:04
      Title: Suite From The Fairy Queen - Prelude Rondeau
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      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, Dorian Recordings, DOR90305
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:08
      Title: If Grief Has Any Pow'r To Kill
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Susanna Wallumrod (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Susanna Wallumrod (Vocals), Giovanna Pessi (Baroque Harp) Jane Achtman (Viola De Gamba) Marco Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)
      Album: If Grief Could Wait, ECM, ECM 2226 277 7197
      Duration: 3:05
    • 00:12
      Title: I Feel A Smile Coming On
      Composer: Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Two Duos Quartet
      Album: Half As Happy As We (Recordno: Rufcd07), Ruf Records, Rufcd07
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:17
      Title: A Whole Life Lived
      Composer: Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Performer(s): Chris Wood, Neil Harland (Bass), Justin Mitchell (Hammond)
      Album: None the Wiser, RUF, RUFCD013
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:24
      Title: Back At The Chicken Shack
      Composer: Smith, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Jimmy Smith (Hammond Organ)
      Performer(s): Jimmy Smith (Hammond Organ)
      Album: The Hammond Organ Collection (Recordno: 7243 5 25896 2 3), HMV, 7243 5 25896 2 3
      Duration: 8:02
    • 00:32
      Title: Dream --
      Composer: Mercer, Johnny
      Performer(s): Jimmy Scott (Vocals), Milt Jackson (Vibes)
      Performer(s): Jimmy Scott (Vocals), Milt Jackson (Vibes), Junior Mance (Piano), Ron Carter (Bass), Peyton Crossley (Drums)
      Album: Dream (Recordno: 9362-45629-2), Sire / Warner Bros / Blue Horizon, 9362-45629-2
      Duration: 4:44
    • 00:37
      Title: St Christopher Water
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): Mumblin Deaf Ro
      Performer(s): Mumblin Deaf Ro
      Album: Dictionary Crimes, Popical Island, PI 515
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:43
      Title: Nocturne In D Flat Major Op.27 No.2: Lento Sostenuto
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Lang Lang
      Performer(s): Lang Lang
      Album: Lang Lang Live at Carnegie Hall, Deutsche Grammophon, 4777564
      Duration: 6:41
    • 00:49
      Title: Starless
      Composer: Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James
      Performer(s): Rachel Unthank (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Rachel Unthank (Vocals), The Unthanks, Lizzie Jones (Trumpet),
      Album: The Unthanks: Last ~~ PD RB, EMI, 095 5942
      Duration: 6:00
    • 00:55
      Title: Prelude: Song Of The Gulls
      Composer: Fripp, Robert
      Performer(s): Robin Miller (Oboe), Mark Charig (Cornet)
      Performer(s): Robin Miller (Oboe), Mark Charig (Cornet), Harry Miller (String Bass); King Crimson
      Album: Islands - King Crimson 40th Anniversary Series, Panegyric, KCSP4
      Duration: 4:16

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