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    Nov 26; Wednesday's Blue includes Robert Wyatt's version of What a Wonderful World; German jazz pianist Jens Schöwings does a jazz treatment of Bach's Goldberg Variation; Emma Kirkby (pictured) sings Handel; a Haydn String Quartet; cellist Vincent Segal joins kora master Ballake Sissoko; part of Barber's Cello Concerto; American singer songwriter Krista Detor; Miles Davis is in Paris and Blossom Dearie attempts to sing en Francais; Northern Ireland's singer songwriter Katharine Philippa;  and we continue with our look at Teddy Wilson recordings (see Blue Tunes below);  .... Join Carl for the 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 17 June 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    We sample the wide-ranging creativity of Micheál Ó Súilleabháin, pianist, composer, musicologist and Professor of Music at the University of Limerick all this week on Blue

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Teddy Wilson; Nov 24th - 30th

    From the 1930s until the 1980s, Teddy Wilson provided accompaniment for Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lester Young et al. He was Billie Holiday's musical director and made a number of fine albums under his own name. This polished pianist is featured each night this week on Blue..

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Cello Concerto (3rd Movement)
      Composer: Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Gavin Bryars - A Portrait (2-CD) (Recordno: 473 296-2), Philips, 473 296-2
      Duration: 4:36
    • 22:09
      Title: Longing
      Composer: Hamasyan, Tigran
      Performer(s): Tigran Hamasyan (Piano/ Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tigran Hamasyan (Piano/ Vocal)
      Album: Tigran: A Fable (Recordno: 276 068 6), Verve, 276 068 6
      Duration: 5:07
    • 22:14
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Composer: Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Kevin Murphy (Cello, Double Bass, Tenor Viol)
      Performer(s): Kevin Murphy (Cello, Double Bass, Tenor Viol), Thomas Haugh (Zithers, Ukelin, Percussion)
      Album: Melting Cavalry - Seti The First, Independent,
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:21
      Title: All The Things You Are
      Composer: Kern
      Performer(s): Jim Hall & Pat Metheny
      Performer(s): Jim Hall & Pat Metheny
      Album: Jim Hall & Pat Metheny, Nonesuch/metheny Group Productions, 7559799099
      Duration: 6:59
    • 22:28
      Title: Some Other Time -- Not Available
      Composer: Berstein / Comden/ Green
      Performer(s): Rene Marie (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Rene Marie (Vocal), Kevin Bales (Piano), Rodney Jordan (Bass), Quentin E. Baxter (Drums)
      Album: Experiment In Truth (Recordno:, Independent,
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:34
      Title: Music For A While
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Garth Knox (Viola D'Amore)
      Performer(s): Garth Knox (Viola D'Amore), Agnes Vesterman (Cello)
      Album: Saltarello - Garth Knox, ECM, ECM New Series 2157 476 4501
      Duration: 3:29
    • 22:38
      Title: Everything I Like (2)
      Composer: Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Moyzes Quartet
      Performer(s): Moyzes Quartet, Daniela Ruso-Varinska (Piano)
      Album: Vladimir Godar Music for the Films of Martin Sulik, Titanic, TT 0001-2-131
      Duration: 2:22
    • 22:40
      Title: St. James Infirmary -- Not Available
      Composer: Primrose, Joe
      Performer(s): Allen Toussaint (Piano)
      Performer(s): Allen Toussaint (Piano)
      Album: The Bright Mississippi (Recordno: Promo CD), Nonesuch, Promo CD
      Duration: 3:51
    • 22:45
      Title: Philo
      Composer: Krauss
      Performer(s): Viktor Krauss (Bass)
      Performer(s): Viktor Krauss (Bass), Jerry Douglas (Dobro); Bill Frisell (Guitar); Alison Krauss (Vocal)
      Album: Far From Enough ~~ PD RB, Nonesuch, 7559-79819-2
      Duration: 4:27
    • 22:50
      Title: Desvairada
      Composer: Garoto
      Performer(s): Mike Marshall (Mandolin) & Chris Thile (Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Mike Marshall (Mandolin) & Chris Thile (Mandolin)
      Album: Mike Marshall/ Chris Thile: Into the Cauldron, Sugar Hill Records, SUG CD 3967
      Duration: 4:12
    • 22:56
      Title: Etna / Philostratus Revenge
      Composer: Ulvsand/Busk
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Trio Mio
      Album: Stories Around a Holy Goat, GO, GO0707
      Duration: 7:53
    • 23:03
      Title: Tailor
      Composer: Mitchell, Anais
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Vocals, Guitar), Chris Thile (Mandolin), Andrew Berger (Drums), Todd Sickafoose (Piano, Electric And Acoustic Bass), Brandon Seabrook (Banjo, Electric Guitar, Tape Noise)
      Album: Anais Mitchell: Young Man in America, Wilderland Records, Promo Copy
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:10
      Title: Triple Concerto For Violin, Cello And Piano (2nd Movement) Largo
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): David Oistrakh (Violin)
      Performer(s): David Oistrakh (Violin), Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Sviatoslav Richter (Piano), Berlin Philharmonic
      Album: Cenetenary Edition Volume 8 1968-1977, EMI, 7243 5 66190 2 9
      Duration: 5:29
    • 23:23
      Title: Wichita Lineman --
      Composer: Webb, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Kate Mcgarry, Theo Bleckmann (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Kate Mcgarry, Theo Bleckmann (Vocals), Martin Scales (Guitar), Gary Versace (Piano), Frankfurt Radio Big Band
      Album: Songs I Like A Lot - John Hollenbeck (Recordno: SSC 1339), Sunnyside, SSC 1339
      Duration: 8:12
    • 23:32
      Title: Poem Of The Moon
      Composer: Mendoza, Vince
      Performer(s): John Abercrombie (Guitar), Kenny Werner (Piano)
      Performer(s): John Abercrombie (Guitar), Kenny Werner (Piano), Jimmy Johnson (Bass), Peter Erskine (Drums), Members Of The Metropole Orkest
      Album: Nights On Earth - Vince Mendoza, Art Of Groove, MIG 80122 CD
      Duration: 8:05
    • 23:41
      Title: Lux Aeterna -- Not Available
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Mornington Singers
      Album: Solas, The Mornington Singers
      Duration: 3:10
    • 23:52
      Title: High Life For Strings
      Composer: David Byrne
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Balanescu Quartet
      Album: Balanescu Quartet: Byrne/Moran/Lurie/Torke ~~ G338601, Argo, 4365652
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:56
      Title: Metamorphosis One
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Philip Glass (Piano)
      Performer(s): Philip Glass (Piano)
      Album: Solo Piano, EMI, MK 45576
      Duration: 5:39
    • 00:04
      Title: How It Shone
      Composer: Turner, Pierce
      Performer(s): Pierce Turner
      Performer(s): Pierce Turner (Guitar, Vocals, Keyboard), Philip Glass (Synth)
      Album: The Compilation
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:07
      Title: Romance -- Not Available
      Composer: Gibbons / Webb
      Performer(s): Beth Gibbons (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Beth Gibbons (Vocal), Rustin Man (Mixing), Paul Webb
      Album: Out of Season - Beth Gibbons / Rustin Man, Go Beat Records, 066574-2
      Duration: 5:09
    • 00:15
      Title: Piano Concert No.23 In A Major K488 (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano), Thomas Bowes (Leader), London Mozart Players
      Album: Mozart Piano Concertos Vol 1 : Shelley/London Mozart Players, Chandos, CHAN8992
      Duration: 6:29
    • 00:21
      Title: Laudate Dominum (Vespers K339) -- Solemn Vespers K339
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Emma Kirkby (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Emma Kirkby (Soprano), Academy Of Ancient Music
      Album: The Pure Voice of Emma Kirkby ~~ A246301, Decca, 460583-2
      Duration: 4:26
    • 00:27
      Title: Anna Dixie
      Composer: Waterson, Lal
      Performer(s): Norma Waterson (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Norma Waterson (Vocals), Eliza Carthy, Martin Carthy, Roger Swallow, Danny Thompson, Richard Thompson
      Album: Norma Waterson, 1996 Rykodisc, HNCD 1393
      Duration: 3:41
    • 00:31
      Title: Mollai Ni Ailpin - Molly Halpin
      Composer: O'Suilleabhain, Micheal
      Performer(s): Micheal O'Suilleabhain
      Performer(s): Micheal O'Suilleabhain, Colm Murphy (Bodhran), Mel Mercies (Bones)
      Album: The Dolphin's Way (Recordno: CDVE 1), Virgin Records, CDVE 1
      Duration: 2:16
    • 00:33
      Title: Over Yonders Hill
      Composer: Trad Arr Sam Lee
      Performer(s): Sam Lee (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Sam Lee (Vocals)
      Album: More For To Rise EP: Sam Lee and Friends, The Nest Collective, The Nest Collective TNCR002CD
      Duration: 5:22
    • 00:40
      Title: Syrinx -- Not Available
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): John Harle (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): John Harle (Saxophone)
      Album: Saxophone Songbook - Harle, Lenehan, Leonard, Unicron-Kanchana, DKP(CD)9160
      Duration: 2:44
    • 00:43
      Title: Des Pas Sur La Neige
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic (Piano)
      Album: Piano - Ivan Ilic, / Mairie De Paris
      Duration: 3:50
    • 00:56
      Title: The Grey Funnel Line -- The Grey Funnel Line
      Composer: Cyril Tawney
      Performer(s): Fiona Kelleher (Vcls)
      Performer(s): Fiona Kelleher (Vcls), Donald Shaw Piano, Harmonium, Accord;, Jim Murray (Gtr), Ewan Vernal (Bass)
      Album: My Love Lies (Recordno: FKCD001), FK CD, FKCD001
      Duration: 4:08

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