The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Aug 4: Eamonn sits in for Carl this week. On Tuesday's BLUE, we'll listen to a Craig Armstrong piece that was subsequently used in film; 2 x Karl Jenkins (including one live recording you'll find on a recently made available Soft Machine CD); young German drummer/bandleader Eva Klesse; a work for guitar by the late 19th/early 20th century composer Antonio Jiménez Manjón from Spain; an Ocean Boulevard Eric Clapton, beseeching "strength"; low-key Satchmo (see BLUE TUNES, below), on the 114th anniversary of his birth; Alexander Chapman Campbell's "Light Through The Day"; Diana Krall, dreaming of California; part of Piazzolla's history of tango; kantele-player Sinikka Langeland; a couple of Billie Holiday songs, as well as Lady Day's reading of "Autumn In New York"; James Ehnes (violin) and Andrew Armstrong (piano), from a new CD of violin sonatas by Franck and Richard Strauss; vintage Esbjorn Svensson Trio (pictured by Jim Rakete); and part of a Jon Hopkins movie soundtrack. 10pm...

    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 -

    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

    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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