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 18 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 -

    "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

    • 22:05
      Title: Doudou
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Ali Farka Toure (Guitar/Vocal)
      Performer(s): Ali Farka Toure (Guitar/Vocal), Toumani Diabate (Kora), Orlando 'Cachaito' Lopez (Bass), Vieux Farka Toure (Congas)
      Album: Ali and Toumani - Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate, World Circuit, WCD083
      Duration: 4:47
    • 22:10
      Title: Sertao (Outback)
      Composer: Veloso
      Performer(s): Moreno Veloso (Guitar, Vocals)
      Performer(s): Moreno Veloso (Guitar, Vocals), Kassin (Bass); Daniel Jobim (Piano); Moreno Veloso (Cello)
      Album: Music Typewriter, Hannibal, HNCD1456
      Duration: 3:23
    • 22:19
      Title: Trollmors Vuggesang
      Composer: Homberg, Margit
      Performer(s): Arianna Savall (Voice, Gothic Harp, Italian Triple Harp), Petter Udland Johansen (Voice, Hardingfele, Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Arianna Savall (Voice, Gothic Harp, Italian Triple Harp), Petter Udland Johansen (Voice, Hardingfele, Mandolin), Sveinung Lilleheier (Guitar, Dobro, Voice), Miguel Angel Cordero (Dbl Bass, Voice), David Mayoral (Percussion)
      Album: Hirundo Maris (Recordno: 2227 278 4395), ECM, ECM New Series 2227 278 4395
      Duration: 3:13
    • 22:23
      Title: Suite No. 3 Pieces Impromptus - Carillon Nocturne - L'Istesso Tempo (Moderato, Non Troppo Lento)
      Composer: Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Luiza Borac (Piano)
      Performer(s): Luiza Borac (Piano)
      Album: George Enescu: The Three Piano Suites - Luiza Borac, Avie, AV0013
      Duration: 6:34
    • 22:30
      Title: Cello Sonata No. 2 In F Major (2nd Movement) Adagio Affetuoso
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Album: Brahms: Cello Sonatas - Steven Isserlis, Stephen Hough, Hyperion, CDA67529
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:39
      Title: Histoire Du Tango - Night Club 1960
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Sarah Markham (Sop. Sax) Andrew Wilson (Alto Sax) Martin Kerrigan (Tenor/Sop Sax) Alex Mitchell (Baritone Sax), Adelphi Saxophone Quartet
      Album: Simply Four Saxophones (Recordno: 724357252720) ~~ CDG04026, EMI Records Ltd, 724357252720
      Duration: 5:55
    • 22:45
      Title: La Casita De Mis Viejos
      Composer: Cobian / Cadicamo
      Performer(s): Adriana Varela
      Performer(s): Adriana Varela
      Album: Vuelve el Tango, World Music Network, RGNET 1023 CD
      Duration: 3:41
    • 22:50
      Title: The Day That You Were Born
      Composer: O Lionaird, Iarla
      Performer(s): Iarla O Lionaird
      Performer(s): Iarla O Lionaird
      Album: Exclusive Re-Mix, Real World, CDRW126
      Duration: 6:21
    • 22:57
      Title: Words Of The Sun
      Composer: Long, Zhou
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chanticleer
      Album: Chanticleer: Colors of Love, Teldec, 3984-24570-2
      Duration: 4:45
    • 23:02
      Title: Comete
      Composer: Testa, Gianmaria
      Performer(s): Gianmaria Testa (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Gianmaria Testa (Vocal)
      Album: Lampo, Le Chant du Monde, 274 1546
      Duration: 5:06
    • 23:09
      Title: Suite In G Major - Muzette
      Composer: Marais, Marin
      Performer(s): Malcolm Proud (Harpsichord)
      Performer(s): Malcolm Proud (Harpsichord), John Dornenburg/Lynn Tetenbaum (Viola Da Gamba)
      Album: Pieces de violes, IIIe Livre, CENTAUR, CRC2429
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:12
      Title: Pie Jesu -- Requiem Op.48
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Daniel Rossi (Organ), Orchestra Dell'accademia Nazionale De Santa Cecilia
      Album: Sospiri - Cecilia Bartoli (Recordno: 4782249) ~~ PD OB, Decca, 4782249
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:16
      Title: Pavane --
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Bill Evans
      Performer(s): Bill Evans, Chuck Israels (Bass), Larry Bunker Or Grady Tate (Drums), Unnamed Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Bill Evans With Symphony Orchestra, Polygram, 821 983-2
      Duration: 4:01
    • 23:22
      Title: Nature Boy -- Not Available
      Composer: Ahbez Eden
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Saxophone), Blanchie Birdsong (Harp)
      Album: Cool Velvet & Voices, Verve, 527773-2
      Duration: 3:02
    • 23:25
      Title: Nature Boy -- Not Available
      Composer: Ahbez, Eden
      Performer(s): Johnny Hartman (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Johnny Hartman (Vocals)
      Album: Blue Velvet, Blue Note / EMI, 7243 5 21153 2 7
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:29
      Title: The Hissing Of Summer Lawns
      Composer: Mitchell
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Hissing of Summer Lawns, ELEKTRA/ASYLUM, 253 018 USA 1051-2
      Duration: 3:01
    • 23:33
      Title: All Alright
      Composer: Sigur Ros
      Performer(s): Jónsi Birgisson (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Jónsi Birgisson (Vocal), Sigur Rós
      Album: With A Buzz In Our Ears We Play Endlessly - Sigur Ros, EMI Records, 5099922872821
      Duration: 6:21
    • 23:40
      Title: The Coast Of Galicia
      Composer: Whelan, Bill
      Performer(s): Laoise Kelly (Harp)
      Performer(s): Laoise Kelly (Harp)
      Album: Just Harp, LK001
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:45
      Title: Nora Ote Zara Joan (Crucán Na Bpáiste)
      Composer: Graham ,Brendan; Zugasti, Olatz
      Performer(s): Olatz Zugasti (Vocals/Harp)
      Performer(s): Olatz Zugasti (Vocals/Harp)
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:48
      Title: Ave Maris Stella -- Ave Maria Stella
      Composer: O'Suilleabhain, Micheal
      Performer(s): Micheal O'Suilleabhain (Piano)
      Performer(s): Micheal O'Suilleabhain (Piano)
      Album: Templum, Virgin Records, Cdve955
      Duration: 4:29
    • 23:55
      Title: Nacht Und Traume
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Christoph Eschenbach (Piano)
      Album: Schubert Lieder (Recordno: 4552942), Decca, 4552942
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:00
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In G Minor Op.26 (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Bruch, Max
      Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin)
      Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: Joshua Bell: The Romantic Violin, Decca, 475 6175
      Duration: 9:33
    • 00:11
      Title: Opus
      Composer: Tighe, Dylan
      Performer(s): Dylan Tighe (Vocals, Instruments)
      Performer(s): Dylan Tighe (Vocals, Instruments)
      Album: Dylan Tighe - Record, Promo
      Duration: 3:04
    • 00:15
      Title: April's Fool
      Composer: Trad Arr Jack Talty/Neil O'Loghlen
      Performer(s): Ensemble Eriu; Jack Talty (Concertinas/Electronics); Neil O'Loghlen (Bas
      Performer(s): Ensemble Eriu; Jack Talty (Concertinas/Electronics); Neil O'Loghlen (Bas, Mattehw Berrill(Clarinet); Mathew Jacobson (Percus, Patrick Groenland (Guitar); Sam Perkin(Keys); Co
      Album: Ensemble Eriu -- RRCD004, Raelach Records, RRCD004
      Duration: 5:37
    • 00:23
      Title: Medina Ii
      Composer: Delago, Manu
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards), Isa Kurz (Violin)
      Album: Bigger Than Home (Recordno: SWR 52/13),, SWR 52/13
      Duration: 5:08
    • 00:28
      Title: The Song Sings Itself
      Composer: O'Beirne
      Performer(s): Gerry O'Beirne (All Guitars)
      Performer(s): Gerry O'Beirne (All Guitars)
      Album: The Bog Bodies and Other Stories;Music for Guitar, 3447972891
      Duration: 3:40
    • 00:32
      Title: Llwybrau (Pathways)
      Composer: Hoyland, Martin/Lisa Jen
      Performer(s): 9bach
      Performer(s): 9bach
      Album: Tincian, Realword, CDRW202
      Duration: 6:35
    • 00:40
      Title: Le Banc Songeur
      Composer: Hahn, Reynaldo
      Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)
      Album: Satie & Compagnie (Recordno: MIR 189), Mirare, MIR 189
      Duration: 2:45

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