The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    Dec 22. Carl will be spending some quality time at home for the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, Eamonn continues to pace the selections - and himself - during these early stages of his marathon Christmas run.

    Tonight, we'll hear a sample from a new CD of Schumann string quartets; recent Chick Corea; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones and Rosanne Cash; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticpated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 10 June 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    German experimental pianist Hauschka is under the Blue spotlight - prepared piano, exciting soundscapes, solo works plus his recent duet outing with violinist Hilary Hahn.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    "The Wexord Carols" - Caitriona O'Leary et al, and Chamber Choir Ireland: December 22nd - 28th

    Two new Irish releases are under the Christmas Week spotlight; Traditional Carols from the Old and New World by Chamber Choir Ireland (directed by Paul Hillier); and Heresy Records' "The Wexford Carols" - Dulra's Caitriona O'Leary joined by Tom Jones, Roseanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens for this Joe Henry production. Blue guarantees an eclectic, cool Yule...



    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:05
      Title: The Currach --
      Composer: Whelan, Bill
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Album: The Irish Piano, RTE lyric fm, CD138
      Duration: 6:49
    • 22:14
      Title: Sonata No.1 In B Minor (3rd Movement) Andante
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin), Andrea Marcon (Harpsichord)
      Album: Bach: Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord ~~ H724001, Sony Classical, S2K 89469
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:17
      Title: Choral Pour Orgue - Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Maria Mosconi (Alto), Arnaud Thorette (Violin)
      Performer(s): Maria Mosconi (Alto), Arnaud Thorette (Violin), Antoine Pierlot (Cello), Johan Farjot (Piano)
      Album: Bach Transcriptions - Ensemble Contraste (Recordno: LDV 04), la dolce vita, LDV 04
      Duration: 2:34
    • 22:21
      Title: A Time For Love
      Composer: Mandel / Webster
      Performer(s): Shirley Horn (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Shirley Horn (Vocal), Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet)
      Album: Here's to Life, Verve, 511 879-2
      Duration: 6:45
    • 22:28
      Title: Bachianas Brasilieras No.5
      Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Wayne Shorter (Tenor/Sop Sax)
      Performer(s): Wayne Shorter (Tenor/Sop Sax), Charles Curtis (Cello),Alex Acuna (Percussion), John Patitucci (Bass)
      Album: Alegria, Verve, 543 558-2
      Duration: 6:00
    • 22:37
      Title: Weep You No More
      Composer: Dowland, John Arr Benedict Schlepper-Connolly
      Performer(s): Michelle O'Rourke (Voice)
      Performer(s): Michelle O'Rourke (Voice), Benedict Schlepper-Connolly (Voice /Guitar)
      Album: Promo Single, Ergodos, No Available
      Duration: 2:41
    • 22:39
      Title: And The Willow Tree Smiled
      Composer: Van Schothorst, Anne
      Performer(s): Anne Van Schothorst (Harp)
      Performer(s): Anne Van Schothorst (Harp), Saskia Laroo (Trumpet)
      Album: Ek is Eik: Anne Vanschothorst Harp + Bass + Percussion + Trumpet + Viola da Gamba, Big Round Records, BR893Z
      Duration: 4:57
    • 22:46
      Title: To A Child Dancing In The Wind (W.B.Yeats)
      Composer: Quinn, Kieran
      Performer(s): Kieran Quinn (Piano)
      Performer(s): Kieran Quinn (Piano)
      Album: Not Just Black and White, Kieran Quinn, KQCD01
      Duration: 3:58
    • 22:50
      Title: Old Habits
      Composer: Chapman / Hiatt
      Performer(s): Freddie White (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Freddie White (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: Stormy Lullaby, Little Don Records, LDCD115
      Duration: 3:35
    • 22:54
      Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra -- Recuerdos De La Alhambra
      Complete Work Name: Recuerdos De La Alhambra
      Composer: Tarrega, Franciso
      Performer(s): Narciso Yepes (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Narciso Yepes (Guitar)
      Album: Tárrega - Recuerdos De La Alhambra ~~ D046409, Deutsche Grammophon, 410655
      Duration: 3:02
    • 22:57
      Title: Piano Sonata In D (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mitsuko Uchida (Piano)
      Performer(s): Mitsuko Uchida (Piano)
      Album: Great Pianists of the 20th Century: Mitsuko Uchida ~~ D313914, Philips, 456982-2
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:04
      Title: Bebe Nu Kusakaiga
      Composer: Hirayasu/ Brozman
      Performer(s): Takashi Hirayasu (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Takashi Hirayasu (Guitar), Bob Brozman (Guitar)
      Album: Jin Jin/Firefly, World Music Network, Tugcd1020
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:08
      Title: Fonding Ke
      Composer: Seckou Keita
      Performer(s): Seckou Keita
      Performer(s): Seckou Keita, Davide Mantovani, Samy Bishai, Surahata Susso, Binta Suso
      Album: The Silimbo Passage - Seckou Keita, World Artventures, WA2008
      Duration: 6:10
    • 23:15
      Title: Tongue Tied
      Composer: Portman, Emily
      Performer(s): Emily Portman (Vocals + Instruments)
      Performer(s): Emily Portman (Vocals + Instruments), Rachel Newton And Lucy Farrell (Vocals + Instruments)
      Album: Emily Portman Trio: The Hinge of the Year, Furrow Records, PROMO CD
      Duration: 4:20
    • 23:20
      Title: Roddy Sinclair
      Composer: Stout, Chris
      Performer(s): Chris Stout (Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Chris Stout (Fiddle), Caitriona Mckay (Harp)
      Album: White Nights, McKayStout, MSM001
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:26
      Title: Für Lennart In Memoriam (2006)
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Talinn Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Arvo Part - In Principio, ECM New Series 2050, 4766990
      Duration: 7:22
    • 23:33
      Title: Summa -- Not Available
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Album: Path - Various ~~ PD EL, Louth Contemporary Music Society, LCMS1001
      Duration: 6:01
    • 23:40
      Title: Flim
      Composer: R.D. James
      Performer(s): Ethan Iverson (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ethan Iverson (Piano), Reid Anderson (Bass), David King (Drums)
      Album: These Are The Vistas - The Bad Plus, Columbia, 510666 2
      Duration: 4:05
    • 23:44
      Title: Kothbiro --
      Composer: Ogada, Ayub / Achieng, James
      Performer(s): Kenny Werner (Piano)
      Performer(s): Kenny Werner (Piano), Dave Douglas (Trumpet); Chris Potter (Sax); Scott Colley (Bass); Brian Blade (Drums)
      Album: Lawn Chair Society, Blue Note Records, 0946 74896 2 8
      Duration: 7:08
    • 23:53
      Title: Painted From Memory
      Composer: Bacharach / Costello
      Performer(s): Cassandra Wilson (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Cassandra Wilson (Vocals), Bill Frisell (Guitars)
      Album: The Sweetest Punch, Decca, 559 865-2
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:57
      Title: Alfie
      Composer: Burt Bacharach / Hal David
      Performer(s): Pat Metheny
      Performer(s): Pat Metheny
      Album: What's It All About, Nonesuch, 7559796470
      Duration: 7:34
    • 00:06
      Title: Al Birwa
      Composer: Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud)
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud), Klaus Gesing (Bass Clarinet), Bjorn Meyer (Bass), Khaled Yassine (Darbouka, Bendir)
      Album: The Astounding Eyes of Rita - Anouar Brahem, ECM Records 2075, 179 8628
      Duration: 4:51
    • 00:11
      Title: Walkin Man
      Composer: Wold, Steve
      Performer(s): Seasick Steve (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Seasick Steve (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: I Started Out With Nothing And I Still Got Most Of It Left, Warner Bros, 825846941117
      Duration: 2:44
    • 00:14
      Title: Tonight You Belong To Me
      Composer: Rose, Billy & Lee, David
      Performer(s): Eddie Vedder (Ukulele, Vocal)
      Performer(s): Eddie Vedder (Ukulele, Vocal), Chan Marshall (Vocal)
      Album: Eddie Vedder: Ukulele Songs, Monkeywrench Records, B0015587-02
      Duration: 1:41
    • 00:16
      Title: Sheep May Safely Graze -- Not Available
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Album: Bach And Beyond ~~ D445408, EMI, 094636735924
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:20
      Title: Piano Trio In E Flat Major (2nd Movement)
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Florestan Trio
      Album: Beethoven Piano Trios ~~ H07403, hyperion, CDA67393
      Duration: 6:50
    • 00:28
      Title: Johnny Lovely Johnny
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Dolores Keane (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Dolores Keane (Vocal), John Faulkner (Singer)
      Album: Broken Hearted I'll Wander, Mulligan Records, LUN CD033
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:37
      Title: Jano Mori
      Composer: Traditional Macedonian
      Performer(s): Amira (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Amira (Vocals), Bojan Z (Piano), Nend Vasilic (Bass), Bachar Khalife (Percussion)
      Album: Amulette - Amira ~~ PD EL, World Village, 450018
      Duration: 7:40
    • 00:45
      Title: Craco
      Composer: Bertelmann, Volker
      Performer(s): Hauschka
      Performer(s): Hauschka
      Album: Abandoned City, City Slang, SLANG50060
      Duration: 3:31
    • 00:50
      Title: From A Late Night Train
      Composer: Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): The Blue Nile
      Performer(s): Paul Buchanan (Blue Nile)
      Album: Hats
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:54
      Title: In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning --
      Composer: Mann / Hilliard
      Performer(s): The Gerry Mulligan Sextet
      Performer(s): The Gerry Mulligan Sextet
      Album: In The Wee Small Hours (Recordno: 552 674-2), Spectrum, 552 674-2
      Duration: 5:41

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