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    May 28; Thursday's Blue includes more from the album by Elina Duni (see Blue Tunes below); guitar music from Assad Duo - soon to visit NCH; music for violin and piano by Cesar Franck; London based Ranagri who visit and entertain at Bloom this weekend; Samuel Barber's Agnus Dei; Rufus Wainwright (pictured) sings an Agnus Dei also; Bach Transcriptions from Ensemble Contraste; French artist Colleen aka Cecile Schott; new CD Carrie and Lowell from Sufjan Stevens; cellist Julia Kent; Luiza Borac plays George Enescu; For these and more join Carl at 10

    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 -


    Elina Duni: May 25th - 31st

    “One of the fascinating things about music of the Balkans… is the idea that the pain has to be sung”. On her new album, “Dallendyshe” (“The Swallow”), Tirana-born, Swiss-raised, Elina Duni interprets songs of love and exile backed by her piano trio. Hear nightly selections, from Monday to Sunday.…  

    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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