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; a poem by Tom Kettle - an Irishman who died at the Somme - put to music by Colin Mawby; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); a "stretched out" Kate Rusby; Laurent Lefrancois' re-invention of a Frescobaldi toccata; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; a divertimento by Stravinsky; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. 

    Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticipated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 19 June 2014

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    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: Metamorphosis One
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Philip Glass (Piano)
      Performer(s): Philip Glass (Piano)
      Album: Solo Piano, EMI, MK 45576
      Duration: 5:39
    • 22:07
      Title: Piano Quintet In G Minor Op. 57 - Movement V - Finale
      Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Igor Uryash (Piano)
      Performer(s): Igor Uryash (Piano), Alla Aranovskaya (Vl), Ilya Teplyakov (Vl), Jonstantin Kats (Vla), Leond Shukaev (Vlc), St. Petersburg String Quartet
      Album: Shostakovich: String Quartets - Disk 6, Hyperion, CDA67158
      Duration: 6:58
    • 22:20
      Title: O Magnum Mysterium -- Not Available
      Composer: Byrd, William
      Performer(s): Jan Lundgren (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jan Lundgren (Piano), The Gustaf Sjokvist Chamber Choir
      Album: Magnum Mysterium ~~ PD EL, ACT, 9457-2
      Duration: 5:45
    • 22:27
      Title: Simple Twist Of Fate
      Composer: Dylan Bob
      Performer(s): Sarah Jarosz
      Performer(s): Sarah Jarosz (Vocals), Nathaniel Smith (Cello)
      Album: Build Me Up From Bones, Sugar Hill SUGCD4093, SUGCD4093
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:32
      Title: The Only Tune 111
      Composer: Trad Arr Muhly/Amidon
      Performer(s): Sam Amidon
      Performer(s): Sam Amidon
      Album: -- ~~ PD EC
      Duration: 4:44
    • 22:40
      Title: Ninna Nanna Alla Napoletana
      Composer: Anonymous
      Performer(s): Philippe Jaroussky (Counter Tenor)
      Performer(s): Philippe Jaroussky (Counter Tenor), L'Arpeggiata, Barbara Fortuna
      Album: Via Crucis - L'Arpeggiata / Christina Pluhar, Virgin Classics, 50999 694577 0 8
      Duration: 4:40
    • 22:44
      Title: Bilijana
      Composer: Trad Macedonian
      Performer(s): Nedyalko Nedyalkov (Flute)
      Performer(s): Nedyalko Nedyalkov (Flute), Pedro Estevan (Percussion), Hesperion Xxi
      Album: Balkan Spirit - Hesperion XXI (Recordno: AVSA9898), Alia Vox, AVSA9898
      Duration: 4:37
    • 22:50
      Title: Cherry Blossom
      Composer: Bright, Ronnell
      Performer(s): Horace Silver (Piano)
      Performer(s): Horace Silver (Piano), Gene Taylor (Bass), John Harris, Jnr (Drums)
      Album: The Tokyo Blues - Horace Silver Quintet, Blue Note, CDP 7243 8 53355 2 5
      Duration: 6:11
    • 22:56
      Title: Blue Alert
      Composer: Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Madeleine Peyroux (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Madeleine Peyroux (Vocal)
      Album: Half the Perfect World, Emarcy/Rounder, 0602517032798
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:02
      Title: In The Time Of Peace
      Composer: Perrin, Lola
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin (Piano)
      Album: On The Gradient Road, Promo Copy, Advance Copy
      Duration: 2:07
    • 23:04
      Title: Raven's Departure
      Composer: Van Schothorst, Anne
      Performer(s): Anne Van Schothorst (Harp)
      Performer(s): Anne Van Schothorst (Harp), Ernst Stolz (Viola Da Gamba)
      Album: Ek is Eik: Anne Vanschothorst Harp + Bass + Percussion + Trumpet + Viola da Gamba, Big Round Records, BR893Z
      Duration: 4:55
    • 23:09
      Title: The Chase (Variations On Mussorgsky's Old Castle From Pictures At An Exhibition)
      Composer: Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Tori Amos (Piano/Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tori Amos (Piano/Vocal), Apollon Musagete Quartet, Laura Lucas (Flute), Nigel Shore (Oboe), Andreas Ortensamer (Clarinet)
      Album: Night of Hunters, Deutsche Grammophon, 477 9791
      Duration: 3:03
    • 23:14
      Title: Piano Sonata No. 23 In F Major Hob. Xvi 23 (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Complete Work Name: Piano Sonata No. 23 In F Major Hob. Xvi 23
      Composer: Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): Marc-Andre Hamelin (Piano)
      Performer(s): Marc-Andre Hamelin (Piano)
      Album: Haydn - Piano Sonatas - Marc-Andre Hamelin - Disk 2, Hyperion Records, CDA67554
      Duration: 7:13
    • 23:22
      Title: Quintet In A Major - Andante
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Lev Natochenny (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lev Natochenny (Piano), Jonas Tankevicius (Violin) Gediminas Dacinskas (Viola) Saulius Lipcius (Cello), Ciurlionis Quartet / Danielis Rubinas (Doublebass)
      Album: Gustav Mahler Alfred Schnittke Franz Schubert -- Not Available, Vereinsbank
      Duration: 6:52
    • 23:29
      Title: Among The Wicklow Hills
      Composer: Turner, Pierce
      Performer(s): Christy Moore (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Christy Moore (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Christy Moore - The Box Set 1964-2004, Sony / Columbia, 5148162000
      Duration: 2:34
    • 23:32
      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
    • 23:36
      Title: The Seven Deadly Sins - Prologue
      Composer: Weill/Brecht
      Performer(s): Marianne Faithfull (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Marianne Faithfull (Vocals), Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: The Seven Deadly Sins, RCA Victor, 74321 60119 2
      Duration: 3:50
    • 23:43
      Title: That Kind Of Person
      Composer: O'Suilleabhain, Micheal
      Performer(s): Claudia Boyle
      Performer(s): Claudia Boyle (Soprano), Kenneth Edge (Sax), Carolan Chamber Orchestra, Clonmel Junction Choir
      Album: Madisons Descent: A Masque in Ten Movement
      Duration: 4:40
    • 23:48
      Title: An Paistin Fionn - The Little Fair Haired Child
      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: 3:07
    • 23:56
      Title: Don't Ever Leave Me
      Composer: Kern / Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Kern / Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)
      Album: Jasmine - Keith Jarrett / Charlie Haden, Ecm 2165, 2733485
      Duration: 3:11
    • 00:00
      Title: Jano Mori
      Composer: Traditional Macedonian
      Performer(s): Amira (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Amira (Vocals), Bojan Z (Piano), Nend Vasilic (Bass), Bachar Khalife (Percussion)
      Album: Amulette - Amira ~~ PD EL, World Village, 450018
      Duration: 7:40
    • 00:08
      Title: Timeline
      Composer: Ferrante, Russell
      Performer(s): The Yellowjackets
      Performer(s): The Yellowjackets, Russell Ferrante(Piano); Jimmy Haslip(Bass); Bob Mintzer(Saxes/Clar); Will Kennedy(Drums)
      Album: Timeline (Recordno: MAC1058), Mack Avenue Records, MAC1058
      Duration: 5:11
    • 00:13
      Title: Once Upon A Summertime
      Composer: Legrand/Barclay/Marnay/Mercer
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal), Frank Chastenier (Piano)
      Album: Love Is What Stays ~~ E389207, Verve, 060251714489
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:21
      Title: April In Roundstone
      Composer: Whelan, Bill
      Performer(s): Zoe Conway (Fiddle); John Mcintyre (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Zoe Conway (Fiddle); John Mcintyre (Guitar)
      Album: Go Mairir i Bhfad - Long Life to You, Tara Music - Arts Council/Music Network, TARACD4025
      Duration: 3:43
    • 00:30
      Title: String Quintet In C Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Cantabile
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Hagen Quartet
      Performer(s): Hagen Quartet
      Album: An Equal Music - Vikram Seth ~~ G372503, Decca, Decca466945-2
      Duration: 8:20
    • 00:38
      Title: Aeroplane
      Composer: Palmer / Ambrose
      Performer(s): Stella Bass
      Performer(s): Stella Bass
      Album: Too Darn Hot, MCPS Ireland, SB96
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:43
      Title: You Must Believe In Spring
      Composer: Bergman/Demy/Legrand
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal), Bill Evans (Piano)
      Album: Tony Bennett and Bill Evans: Together Again, Concord, CCD-2198-2
      Duration: 5:51
    • 00:51
      Title: You've Got A Friend
      Composer: King, Carole
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Christine Tobin (Vocals), Liam Noble (Piano)
      Album: Tapestry Unravelled (Recordno: TBR01) ~~ PD EL, Trail Belle Records, TBR01
      Duration: 6:20

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