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 Thursday 12 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

    • 22:04
      Title: Sonata No. 33 In B Minor
      Composer: Scarlatti, Alessandro
      Performer(s): Jacques Loussier (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jacques Loussier (Piano), Jacques Loussier Trio
      Album: baroque Favourites, Telarc, CD 83516
      Duration: 4:55
    • 22:08
      Title: Doussou
      Composer: Keita / Repac
      Performer(s): Mamani Keita (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Mamani Keita (Vocals), Nicolas Repac, Djeli Moussa Kouyaté (Guitars), Patrick Goraguer (Electric Piano)
      Album: Gagner L'Argent Francais, No Format!, NOF 17 614 954 2
      Duration: 3:46
    • 22:13
      Title: Triple Concerto In A Minor Bwv 1044 (2nd Movement)
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano), Aurele Nicolet (Flute), Yuuko Shiokawa (Violin), Camerata Bern
      Album: J.S.Bach The Complete Keyboard Concertos (Recordno: 4782433) ~~ PD OB, Decca, 4782433
      Duration: 5:27
    • 22:19
      Title: Qui Sedes Ad Dexteram Patris -- Mass In B Minor Bwv232
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Mary Cotton Savini (Oboe D'Amore), Orchestra Dell'accademia Nazionale De Santa Cecilia
      Album: Sospiri - Cecilia Bartoli (Recordno: 4782249) ~~ PD OB, Decca, 4782249
      Duration: 5:11
    • 22:26
      Title: Ping
      Composer: Bertelmann, Volker
      Performer(s): Volker Bertelmann (Piano/ Electronics)
      Performer(s): Volker Bertelmann (Piano/ Electronics)
      Album: Hauschka: Salon des Amateurs, 130701, CD13-16
      Duration: 3:47
    • 22:29
      Title: Ingenuo And Um A Zero
      Composer: Pixinguinha
      Performer(s): Ariel Hernandez (Guitar, Vocal)
      Performer(s): Ariel Hernandez (Guitar, Vocal), Ioana Petcu-Colan (Violin), Dermot Dunne (Accordian), Malachy Robinson (Bass), Lucas Gonzales (Perc)
      Album: Lunfardia: Acollarados, Diatribe, 013 9640 9719 1
      Duration: 4:37
    • 22:36
      Title: Past Caring
      Composer: Lobyll, Phyl
      Performer(s): Jackie Oates (Vocals, Viola)
      Performer(s): Jackie Oates (Vocals, Viola), Jim Moray (Guitar), Alasdair Roberts (Guitar)
      Album: Hyperboreans - Jackie Oates, Unearthed Records, TPLP1034CD
      Duration: 4:23
    • 22:40
      Title: Pour La Harpe - Valse Romantique
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Album: The Harpist - Catrin Finch, Sony Classical, SK93103
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:43
      Title: Chuva (Rain)
      Composer: Fernando, Jorge
      Performer(s): Mariza
      Performer(s): Mariza
      Album: Mariza Fado Em Mim, 2002 World Connection, 43038
      Duration: 4:04
    • 22:49
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (1991) (Ii)
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Album: The Dublin Guitar Quarttet Performs Philip Glass, Orange Mountain Music/Music Network, OMM 0092
      Duration: 3:01
    • 22:52
      Title: Snow --
      Composer: Turner, Pierce
      Performer(s): Pierce Turner (Piano, Organ, Vocals)
      Performer(s): Pierce Turner (Piano, Organ, Vocals), Garvan Gallagher(Bass); Rian Trench (Drums ,Guitar)
      Album: Songs for a Verry Small Orchestra, Pierce Turner
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:59
      Title: Walking With Bach
      Composer: Sule, László
      Performer(s): László Sule (Piano)
      Performer(s): László Sule (Piano), Pentti Lahti (Woodwinds), Hannu Ranten (Bass), Scarbantia String Quartet
      Album: Silver Solitude - László Sule (Recordno: ABCD 323), Alba Records, ABCD 323
      Duration: 8:47
    • 23:09
      Title: Time
      Composer: Turner, Kathleen
      Performer(s): Kathleen Turner
      Performer(s): Kathleen Turner
      Album: Some Stories (EP)
      Duration: 4:03
    • 23:13
      Title: From The Invisible To The Visible
      Composer: Worden, Shara
      Performer(s): Nadia Sirota (Viola)
      Performer(s): Nadia Sirota (Viola)
      Album: Baroque, New Amsterdam Records, HVALUR17CD
      Duration: 4:01
    • 23:19
      Title: Zamba De Ambato
      Composer: Cazenave
      Performer(s): Silvia Iriondo (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Silvia Iriondo (Vocal), Quique Sinesi (Guitar); Patricio Villarejo (Cello); Mono Hurtado (Bass); Mario Gusso (Percussion)
      Album: Tierra Que Anda (Recordno: Carmo/16 986 9142) ~~ R425101, Carmo, Carmo/16 986 9142
      Duration: 5:59
    • 23:25
      Title: Cinema Paradiso: Main Theme -- Cinema Paradiso
      Composer: Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Doublebass)
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Doublebass), Pat Metheny (Guitar)
      Album: Beyond The Missouri Sky ~~ E248412, Verve, 537130-2
      Duration: 4:26
    • 23:31
      Title: Lazy River -- Not Available
      Composer: Carmichael, Hoagy/Arodin, Sidney
      Performer(s): Louis Armstrong (Trumpet/Vocal
      Performer(s): Louis Armstrong (Trumpet/Vocal
      Album: The Very Best of Louis Armstrong, Universal, 5459212
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:34
      Title: 12th Century Carol
      Composer: Trad Arr Shorter
      Performer(s): Wayne Shorter (Tenor/Sop Sax)
      Performer(s): Wayne Shorter (Tenor/Sop Sax), Terry Lynn Carrington (Drums), Danilo Perez( Piano) John Patitucci (Bass)
      Album: Alegria, Verve, 543 558-2
      Duration: 6:04
    • 23:43
      Title: Stabat Mater (Pergolesi)
      Composer: Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Andreas Scholl (Alto/Countertenor)
      Performer(s): Andreas Scholl (Alto/Countertenor), Les Talents Lyriques, Barbara Bonney (Soprano)
      Album: Tranquillity Of Baroque (Recordno: 466134-2), Decca, 466134-2
      Duration: 4:14
    • 23:48
      Title: Adagio Cantabile In G
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe
      Album: Haydn - Cello Concertos, BMG, 09026685782
      Duration: 6:38
    • 23:55
      Title: Mollai Na Gcruach Ni Chuilleanain
      Composer: Trad/Solas
      Performer(s): Solas
      Performer(s): Solas, Mairead Phelan(Vcls),Seamus Egan(Fl,Banjo,Gtr,Whist)Winnie Horan(Fdl) Mick Mcauley(Accord/Vcls), Eamon Mcelholmn
      Album: For Love and Laughter, Compass Records, 744902
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:01
      Title: Jigs; Mary Shore/ Brid Harper's/ The Luachrachan
      Composer: Trad Mulcahy
      Performer(s): Michelle Mulcahy (Harp)
      Performer(s): Michelle Mulcahy (Harp)
      Album: Suaimhneas ~~ PD CC, Clo Iar-Chonnacht, CICD189
      Duration: 3:23
    • 00:04
      Title: I'M On Fire
      Composer: James / Worden
      Performer(s): Shara Worden (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Shara Worden (Vocals), Chris James (Guitars), Balanescu Quartet
      Album: Stateless - Matilde, Ninja Tune, ZENCD157
      Duration: 3:30
    • 00:07
      Title: Complex Heaven
      Composer: Eno, Brian
      Performer(s): Brian Eno (Computers)
      Performer(s): Brian Eno (Computers), Jon Hopkins (Piano, Keyboards, Electronics), Leo Abrahams (Guitar, Laptop, Guitare), Jez Wiles (Percussion)
      Album: Brian Eno: Small Craft on a Milk Sea, Warp Records, WARPCD207
      Duration: 3:05
    • 00:11
      Title: Lipe Rosize
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocal), Klaus Gesing (Bass Clarinet, Soprano Sax), Glauco Venier (Piano)
      Album: Stories Yet To Tell ~~ PD RB, ECM Records, ECM 2158 2737426
      Duration: 4:56
    • 00:16
      Title: Trio For Clarinet, Cello And Piano Op.40 In A Minor - Massig Schnell
      Composer: Fruhling, Carl
      Performer(s): Michael Collins (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Michael Collins (Clarinet), Steven Isserlis (Cello) Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Album: Brahms/ Schumann/ Fruhling/ Clarinet trios, BMG Entertainment, 09026635042
      Duration: 6:49
    • 00:26
      Title: Sonata In G Minor For Viola Da Gamba Solo (2nd Movement) Allegro
      Complete Work Name: Sonata In G Minor Viola Da Gamba Solo Senza Basso Wko 155 No.2
      Composer: Abel, Carl Friedrich
      Performer(s): Susanne Heinrich (Viola Da Gamba)
      Performer(s): Susanne Heinrich (Viola Da Gamba)
      Album: Abel: Mr Abel's Fine Airs - Susanne Heinrich, Hyperion, CDA67628
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:28
      Title: Hanging On A Star
      Composer: Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Joel Frederiksen (Bass, Lute)
      Performer(s): Joel Frederiksen (Bass, Lute), Ensemble Phoenix Munich
      Album: Requiem for a Pink Moon, Harmonia Mundi, HMC 90211
      Duration: 2:02
    • 00:30
      Title: False Persona
      Composer: Parkinson, Niamh
      Performer(s): I Am Niamh (Vocals, Cello, Piano)
      Performer(s): I Am Niamh (Vocals, Cello, Piano), Keith Lawless (Guitars,Bass, Percussion); William Parkinson (Drums)
      Album: I Am Niamh, Self Released EP, i am niamh
      Duration: 3:55
    • 00:36
      Title: Sanzhi Pod City
      Composer: Bertelmann, Volker
      Performer(s): Hauschka
      Performer(s): Hauschka
      Album: Abandoned City
      Duration: 3:56
    • 00:40
      Title: Edenderry
      Composer: Gilkes, Marshall
      Performer(s): Kieran Quinn(Piano)
      Performer(s): Kieran Quinn(Piano), Eddie Lee (Bass); Ken "Tonto" Mcdonald(Drums)
      Album: Not Just Black and White, Kieran Quinn, KQCD01
      Duration: 7:53
    • 00:49
      Title: Untold Stories
      Composer: Darling, David
      Performer(s): David Darling (Cello And Ambient Sounds)
      Performer(s): David Darling (Cello And Ambient Sounds)
      Album: Prayer for Compassion ~~ Commerciall CD, Wind Over The Earth, WE2340
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:54
      Title: Marietta
      Composer: Detor, Krista
      Performer(s): Krista Detor (Vocals And Piano)
      Performer(s): Krista Detor (Vocals And Piano)
      Album: Flat Earth Diary
      Duration: 5:21

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