The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Dec 23. Carl will be spending some quality time at home for the the remainder of this - and next -week. Eamonn sits in again on Tuesday's BLUE to link seasonal fare from Waterson:Carthy; violinist-cum-ECM signing Michael Galasso; choral music by Edward Elgar; a choir called Sospiri re-invent a Wilfred Owen poem; we'll also hear an original song from the debut recording by Allegra Levy (pictured); Paul Buchanan, on The Blue Nile's "Hats", and guesting with Craig Armstrong; low-key Liszt; the late Frank Harte, and a song of Irish labour; 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below); the voice of Ferran Savall; the delta blues guitar of Kelly Joe Phelps; and Cyrille Aimée, delivering a sprightly "Let It Snow!" 10:05pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 11 June 2014

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    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

    • 21:59
      Title: Wave
      Composer: Jobim
      Performer(s): Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet), Hendrik Meurkens (Piano), Giorgio Crobu (Guitar), Et Al
      Album: There Will Never Be Another You - Harry "Sweets" Edison, Nagel Heyer, NH 083
      Duration: 8:43
    • 22:10
      Title: Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar/ Coracao Vagabundo
      Composer: Jobim / De Moraes
      Performer(s): Dieguito El Cigala (Vocals) & Bebo Valdes (Piano)
      Performer(s): Dieguito El Cigala (Vocals) & Bebo Valdes (Piano), Javier Colina (Bass), Caetano Veloso (Vocals)
      Album: Bebo & Cigala: Lagrimas Negras ~~ Not Available, Calle 54 Records, 82876559102
      Duration: 4:17
    • 22:15
      Title: Sea Lady
      Composer: Wheeler / Winstone
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocal), John Taylor (Piano), Tony Coe (Clarinet, Tenor Sax)
      Album: Somewhere Called Home, ECM Records, ECM 1337 831 107-2
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:20
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In B Flat Major (3rd Movement) Adagio, Ma Non Troppo
      Composer: Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): Antonin Novak, Vojtech Jouza (Violins)
      Performer(s): Antonin Novak, Vojtech Jouza (Violins), Karel Rehak (Viola), Jan Stros (Cello)
      Album: Chamber Works Vol.1: Suk - Suk Quartet, Supraphon, 11 1531-2 111
      Duration: 8:48
    • 22:29
      Title: La Lune Paresseuse
      Composer: Chaminade, Cecile
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Soprano), Bengt Forsberg (Piano)
      Album: Chaminade: Melodies ~~ A285602, Deutsche Grammophon, 471331-2
      Duration: 2:31
    • 22:33
      Title: The Man Who Fell From Grace...
      Composer: 3epkano
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Album: 3epkano ~~ F365005, Smiling Politely Records, Spr012
      Duration: 5:10
    • 22:38
      Title: Cover Me
      Composer: Bjork
      Performer(s): Bjork (Vocals, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Bjork (Vocals, Keyboards), Guy Sigsworth (Harpsichord)
      Album: Post - Bjork, Mother Records, 527733-2
      Duration: 2:06
    • 22:41
      Title: Falling Forward
      Composer: Fleck, Bela
      Performer(s): Bela Fleck (Banjo)
      Performer(s): Bela Fleck (Banjo), Howard Levy (Harmonicas, Piano), Victor Lemonte Wooten (Bass), Futureman (Drums)
      Album: Rocket Science - Bela Fleck & The Flecktones ~~ PD EL, Eone Music, EOM-CD-2133
      Duration: 5:10
    • 22:48
      Title: Annunciation
      Composer: Biber, Heinrich Ignaz
      Performer(s): Maya Homburger (Violin)
      Performer(s): Maya Homburger (Violin), Barry Guy (Doublebass)
      Album: Maya Homburger/ Barry Guy: Ceremony, ECM, 453847-2
      Duration: 2:41
    • 22:50
      Title: Lament For The Fallen
      Composer: Byrne, Brian
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin)
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin), Rté Concert Orchestra
      Album: Tales From The Walled City, Decca, B0017611 02
      Duration: 5:24
    • 22:56
      Title: Seoithín Mo Leanbh (Lullaby My Baby)
      Composer: Trad Arr O'Leary
      Performer(s): Caitriona O'Leary (Voice)
      Performer(s): Caitriona O'Leary (Voice), Adrian Hart (Fiddle); Emer Mayock (Flute); Kate Ellis (Cello); Mel Mercier (Bodhran)
      Album: Sleepsongs - Caitriona O'Leary and Dúlra, Heresy Records, Heresy 014
      Duration: 1:56
    • 22:59
      Title: Mornings At Bonny Doon/Janine's Reel/Liffey Bank
      Composer: Marchand/Sutherland/Trad
      Performer(s): Tony Mcmanus (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Tony Mcmanus (Guitar)
      Album: Pourquoi Quebec? (Recordno: Cdtrax151) ~~ R398003, Greentrax, Cdtrax151
      Duration: 6:17
    • 23:06
      Title: Inutil Paisagem
      Composer: Jobim / De Oliveira
      Performer(s): Esperenza Spalding (Bass/ Vocal)
      Performer(s): Esperenza Spalding (Bass/ Vocal), Entcho Todorov (Vln), Lois Martin (Vla), Dave Eggar (Cello), Leo Genovese (Piano, Rhodes, Melodica), Terri Lyne Carrington (Drums), Quintino Cinalli (Perc)
      Album: Chamber Music Society, Heads Up International, HUI-31810-02
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:11
      Title: Cloudburst
      Composer: Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Thomas Guthrie (Soloist And Speaker)
      Performer(s): Thomas Guthrie (Soloist And Speaker), Stephen Layton (Piano), Robert Millett And Pupils Of The Lady Eleanor Holles School, Middlesex (Percussion), Polyphony
      Album: Cloudburst and other choral works, Hyperion, CDA67543
      Duration: 8:25
    • 23:20
      Title: La Cathédral Engloutie -- Not Available
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic (Piano)
      Album: Piano - Ivan Ilic, IvanCDG.com / Mairie De Paris
      Duration: 5:24
    • 23:26
      Title: Cloudbusting --
      Composer: Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Theo Bleckmann ( Vocals, Live Electronic Voice Processing, Toy Piano, Glockenspiel, Caxixi)
      Performer(s): Theo Bleckmann ( Vocals, Live Electronic Voice Processing, Toy Piano, Glockenspiel, Caxixi), Skuli Sverrisson (Elec Bass), John Hollenbeck (Drums, Perc, Crotales), Henry Hey (Piano, Minimoog, Fender Rhodes, Prepared Harpsichord)M Caleb Burhans (Electric Violin & Guitar)
      Album: Theo Bleckmann: the Music of Kate Bush (Hello Earth), Winter & Winter, W&W 910 183-2
      Duration: 3:44
    • 23:30
      Title: Kfar
      Composer: Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure (Guitar), Idan Raichel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure (Guitar), Idan Raichel (Piano), Ossi Fine (Bass0, Souleymane Kane (Calabash)
      Album: The Toure-Raichel Collective, Cumbancha, CMB-CD-22
      Duration: 4:26
    • 23:36
      Title: Echoing Wilderness
      Composer: Gilewitz, Richard
      Performer(s): Richard Gilewitz (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Richard Gilewitz (Guitar)
      Album: Synapse Collapse, Gillazilla, GZ1002
      Duration: 8:01
    • 23:44
      Title: The Ghost
      Composer: Tighe, Dylan
      Performer(s): Dyln Tighe (Vocals, Guitar, Keys)
      Performer(s): Dyln Tighe (Vocals, Guitar, Keys), Sean Macerlaine (Sax/Clar); Donal Macerlaine (Saw)
      Album: Record, Self Release, 5060195513711
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:49
      Title: I'Ll Be Seeing You -- Not Available
      Composer: Kahal / Fain
      Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal), Tom Harrell (Flugelhorn), Torrie Zito (Keyboards)
      Album: Brownie - Homage To Clifford Brown, Emarcy / Universal France, 522 363-2
      Duration: 4:53
    • 23:54
      Title: Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered -- Not Available
      Composer: Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Saxophone), Jim Hall (Guitar), Connie Kay (Drums), Percy Heath (Bass)
      Album: Feeling Blue (Recordno: 74321 400552), Camden, 74321 400552
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:02
      Title: Ubi Caritas -- Not Available
      Composer: Anon
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Monks Of Glenstal Abbey
      Album: The Monks of Glenstal Abbey - Gregorian Chant, RTE / Ainm Records, Cd202
      Duration: 2:35
    • 00:06
      Title: Friedenslied
      Composer: Eisler/Brecht
      Performer(s): Theo Bleckmann (Voclas)
      Performer(s): Theo Bleckmann (Voclas), Fumio Yasuda (Piano)
      Album: Berlin: Songs of Love and War, Peace and Exile, Winter & Winter, 910 138-2
      Duration: 4:26
    • 00:10
      Title: I Just Don´T Know What To Do With Myself
      Composer: Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Rigmor Gustafsson (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Rigmor Gustafsson (Vocal), Radio String Quartet Vienna, Bernie Mallinger (Violin), Johannes Dickbauer (Violin), Cynthia Liao (Viola)
      Album: Calling You - Rigmor Gustafsson, ACT Records, 9722-2
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:15
      Title: A Lendo Do Cavoclo
      Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Sergio Assad, Odair Assa
      Album: Obrigado Brazil - Yo-Yo Ma (Recordno: SK 89935), Sony Classical, SK 89935
      Duration: 3:10
    • 00:19
      Title: Suite Floral - Movement I - Idilio Na Rede
      Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Sonia Rubinsky (Piano)
      Performer(s): Sonia Rubinsky (Piano)
      Album: Villa-Lobos: Piano Music Volume 3 - Sonia Rubinsky, Naxos, 8.555286
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:22
      Title: Moderato For Cello And Piano In A Minor
      Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Gary Hoffman (Cello)
      Performer(s): Gary Hoffman (Cello), Philippe Bianconi (Piano)
      Album: Shostakovich / Prokofiev, Le Chant du Monde, LDC2781112
      Duration: 2:53
    • 00:25
      Title: Gardermoen
      Composer: Kent, Julia
      Performer(s): Julia Kent (Cello)
      Performer(s): Julia Kent (Cello)
      Album: Delay (Recordno: Shayo012), Shayo, Shayo012
      Duration: 4:10
    • 00:30
      Title: Falling Things (Where Does A Girl Begin?)
      Composer: Simonds, Clodagh
      Performer(s): Clodagh Simonds (Vocals & Piano)
      Performer(s): Clodagh Simonds (Vocals & Piano), Fovea Hex (Band); Brian Eno (Clock Of The Long Now Bells)
      Album: Fovea Hex : Here is Where we Used to Sing, Janet Records, JRDS004A
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:41
      Title: Electric Counterpoint -- Not Available
      Composer: Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Album: Crossing The Stone, Sony, SK87320
      Duration: 4:22
    • 00:45
      Title: Forinfas
      Composer: Cantuaria, Vinicius/Frisell, Bill
      Performer(s): Vinicius Canuaria (Vocals/Guitar/Percussion)
      Performer(s): Vinicius Canuaria (Vocals/Guitar/Percussion), Bill Frisell (Guitars/Loops)
      Album: Lagrimas Mexicanas, Naive, NJ 621011
      Duration: 1:55
    • 00:47
      Title: Have A Little Faith In Me
      Composer: Hiatt, John
      Performer(s): Bill Frisell (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bill Frisell (Guitar), Kermit Driscoll (Bass), Joey Baron (Drums)
      Album: The Best of Bill Frisell Vol 1 - Folk Songs, Nonesuch Records, 7559798633
      Duration: 5:43
    • 00:55
      Title: One For My Baby
      Composer: Arlen/Mercer
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra
      Album: Sings For Only The Lonely, Capitol, CDP7484712
      Duration: 4:20

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