The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 12 June 2014

This Week on Blue....

Luka Bloom(pictured below) has been a highly acclaimed singer/songwriter for nearly four decades, revered at home and abroad  for his heartfelt and thought-provoking songs. His most recent album Frugalisto  is a collection of acoustic songs sung with heart and soul - several of the songs inspired by his recent move to Clare. We feature tracks from the album this week on Blue and he  joins Carl on Wednesday for a Blue of the Night Session - tunes, chats and choices.

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And on Thursday's Blue - a special treat captured during our recent visit to Castalia Hall. Malcolm Proud and Marja Gaynor LIVE for a performance of German Baroque composer Georg Muffat's Sonata for Violin and basso continuo and Malcolm continues with Couperin's Ordre 22.

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.


It's been a sad year for the music world with the loss of many iconic figures. One of our own legends, jazz guitarist Louis Stewart left us earlier this year. Louis' musical legacy is recognised and lauded in the international jazz world. At home in Ireland, where he chose to base himself even at the peak of his international fame, he became a friend and mentor to many in a burgeoning jazz community. His loss is immense. In March 2014, Louis was the featured artist on The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran. This special programme features many of Louis' wonderful performances and his chat with Carl, recalling his early days and the highlights of his international career.

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Music Played on the Show


Title: Sonata No. 33 In B Minor

Composer: Scarlatti, Alessandro

Performer(s): Jacques Loussier (Piano), Jacques Loussier Trio

Album: baroque Favourites / Telarc / CD 83516

Duration: 4:55


Title: Doussou

Composer: Keita / Repac

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


Title: Triple Concerto In A Minor Bwv 1044 (2nd Movement)

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

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


Title: Qui Sedes Ad Dexteram Patris -- Mass In B Minor Bwv232

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

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


Title: Ping

Composer: Bertelmann, Volker

Performer(s): Volker Bertelmann (Piano/ Electronics)

Album: Hauschka: Salon des Amateurs / 130701 / CD13-16

Duration: 3:47


Title: Ingenuo And Um A Zero

Composer: Pixinguinha

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


Title: Past Caring

Composer: Lobyll, Phyl

Performer(s): Jackie Oates (Vocals, Viola), Jim Moray (Guitar), Alasdair Roberts (Guitar)

Album: Hyperboreans - Jackie Oates / Unearthed Records / TPLP1034CD

Duration: 4:23


Title: Pour La Harpe - Valse Romantique

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)

Album: The Harpist - Catrin Finch / Sony Classical / SK93103

Duration: 3:30


Title: Chuva (Rain)

Composer: Fernando, Jorge

Performer(s): Mariza

Album: Mariza Fado Em Mim / 2002 World Connection / 43038

Duration: 4:04


Title: String Quartet No. 5 (1991) (Ii)

Composer: Glass, Philip

Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet

Album: The Dublin Guitar Quarttet Performs Philip Glass / Orange Mountain Music/Music Network / OMM 0092

Duration: 3:01


Title: Snow --

Composer: Turner, Pierce

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


Title: Walking With Bach

Composer: Sule, László

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


Title: Time

Composer: Turner, Kathleen

Performer(s): Kathleen Turner

Album: Some Stories (EP)

Duration: 4:03


Title: From The Invisible To The Visible

Composer: Worden, Shara

Performer(s): Nadia Sirota (Viola)

Album: Baroque / New Amsterdam Records / HVALUR17CD

Duration: 4:01


Title: Zamba De Ambato

Composer: Cazenave

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


Title: Cinema Paradiso: Main Theme -- Cinema Paradiso

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Doublebass), Pat Metheny (Guitar)

Album: Beyond The Missouri Sky ~~ E248412 / Verve / 537130-2

Duration: 4:26


Title: Lazy River -- Not Available

Composer: Carmichael, Hoagy/Arodin, Sidney

Performer(s): Louis Armstrong (Trumpet/Vocal

Album: The Very Best of Louis Armstrong / Universal / 5459212

Duration: 3:48


Title: 12th Century Carol

Composer: Trad arr Shorter

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


Title: Stabat Mater (Pergolesi)

Composer: Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista

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


Title: Adagio Cantabile In G

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

Album: Haydn - Cello Concertos / BMG / 09026685782

Duration: 6:38


Title: Mollai Na Gcruach Ni Chuilleanain

Composer: Trad/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


Title: Jigs; Mary Shore/ Brid Harper's/ The Luachrachan

Composer: Trad Mulcahy

Performer(s): Michelle Mulcahy (Harp)

Album: Suaimhneas ~~ PD CC / Clo Iar-Chonnacht / CICD189

Duration: 3:23


Title: I'M On Fire

Composer: James / Worden

Performer(s): Shara Worden (Vocals), Chris James (Guitars), Balanescu Quartet

Album: Stateless - Matilde / Ninja Tune / ZENCD157

Duration: 3:30


Title: Complex Heaven

Composer: Eno, Brian

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


Title: Lipe Rosize

Composer: Traditional

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


Title: Trio For Clarinet, Cello And Piano Op.40 In A Minor - Massig Schnell

Composer: Fruhling, Carl

Performer(s): Michael Collins (Clarinet), Steven Isserlis (Cello) Stephen Hough (Piano)

Album: Brahms/ Schumann/ Fruhling/ Clarinet trios / BMG Entertainment / 09026635042

Duration: 6:49


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)

Album: Abel: Mr Abel's Fine Airs - Susanne Heinrich / Hyperion / CDA67628

Duration: 2:49


Title: Hanging On A Star

Composer: Drake, Nick

Performer(s): Joel Frederiksen (Bass, Lute), Ensemble Phoenix Munich

Album: Requiem for a Pink Moon / Harmonia Mundi / HMC 90211

Duration: 2:02


Title: False Persona

Composer: Parkinson, Niamh

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


Title: Sanzhi Pod City

Composer: Bertelmann, Volker

Performer(s): Hauschka

Album: Abandoned City

Duration: 3:56


Title: Edenderry

Composer: Gilkes, Marshall

Performer(s): Kieran Quinn(Piano), Eddie Lee (Bass); Ken "Tonto" Mcdonald(Drums)

Album: Not Just Black and White / Kieran Quinn / KQCD01

Duration: 7:53


Title: Untold Stories

Composer: Darling, David

Performer(s): David Darling (Cello And Ambient Sounds)

Album: Prayer for Compassion ~~ Commerciall CD / Wind Over The Earth / WE2340

Duration: 4:49


Title: Marietta

Composer: Detor, Krista

Performer(s): Krista Detor (Vocals And Piano)

Album: Flat Earth Diary

Duration: 5:21



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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