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; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones and Rosanne Cash; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticpated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 23 June 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    This week, we feature the recordings of a blues singer, guitarist and harmonica-player who enjoyed much success with Chess Records during the 1950s - the one and only Howlin' Wolf.

    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

    • 22:04
      Title: The Goldhearted Miner
      Composer: Esbjorn/Berglund/Ostrom
      Performer(s): Esbjorn Svenson (Piano)
      Performer(s): Esbjorn Svenson (Piano), Dan Berglund (Bass), Magnus Ostrom (Drums/ Percussion)
      Album: EST: Tuesday Wonderland, ACT, 9016-2
      Duration: 4:51
    • 22:07
      Title: Happy Thoughts
      Composer: Long, Vyvienne
      Performer(s): Vyvienne Long (Cello/ Vocals)
      Performer(s): Vyvienne Long (Cello/ Vocals), Raoul Empey (Piano), Niwel Tsumbu (Guitar), Roger Doyle (Electronics), Sokol Koka (Cello), Mary Barnecutt (Cello), Dan Bodwell (Bass)
      Album: n/a -- Artists own recording, Artists own recording
      Duration: 4:39
    • 22:12
      Title: String Quartet No. 3 (1985) (V) Blood Oath
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass, Orange Mountain Music/Music Network, OMM 0092
      Duration: 3:32
    • 22:17
      Title: Andalucia -- Not Available
      Composer: Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Andreja Malir (Harp)
      Performer(s): Andreja Malir (Harp)
      Album: Solo - Andreja Malir
      Duration: 3:33
    • 22:21
      Title: Part Vi Conclusion
      Composer: Sule, László
      Performer(s): László Sule (Piano)
      Performer(s): László Sule (Piano), Eeva Rysa (Cello), Zoltán Takács (Violin)
      Album: Trio Music - László Sule, LaszloProducts, LSCD2-2009
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:26
      Title: Concerto For Two Violins, Strings And Continuo In D Minor (2nd Movement) Largo Ma Non Tanto
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Julia Fischer (Violin)
      Performer(s): Julia Fischer (Violin), Alexander Sitkovetsky (Violin), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: Julia Fischer - Bach Concertos, Decca, 4780650
      Duration: 6:41
    • 22:34
      Title: Going Unconscious
      Composer: Eno, Brian
      Performer(s): Inge Zalaliene (Spoken Voice)
      Performer(s): Inge Zalaliene (Spoken Voice), Brad Laner (Pulse Loop)
      Album: Brian Eno: Another Day on Earth, Opal Ltd, HNCD1475
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:38
      Title: Soundscapes Over Landscapes
      Composer: Redneck Manifesto
      Performer(s): Brian Bolger
      Performer(s): Brian Bolger, Pat Brunnock, Cian O'Hara, Andrew Olwil
      Album: Deleted Pieces - Dublin Guitar Quartet ~~ G460810, Greyslate Records, GREYCD014
      Duration: 3:25
    • 22:43
      Title: Iswegh Attay
      Composer: Alhabib
      Performer(s): Tinariwen
      Performer(s): Tinariwen
      Album: Tassili, V2/co-op, VVR776938
      Duration: 5:48
    • 22:49
      Title: Meditations
      Composer: Patitucci, John
      Performer(s): John Patitucci (Bass)
      Performer(s): John Patitucci (Bass), Joe Lovano (Sax), Brian Blade (Drums), Rogerio Boccato (Percussion)
      Album: Remembrance - John Patitucci Trio, Concord Jazz, 0888072310186
      Duration: 5:04
    • 22:56
      Title: Some People Are Crazy
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Album: Sweet Little Mysteries - The Island Anthology
      Duration: 4:28
    • 23:00
      Title: Agadiramadan
      Composer: Bensusan, Pierre
      Performer(s): Pierre Bensusan (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pierre Bensusan (Guitar)
      Album: Intuite - Pierre Bensusan, Favoured Nation, FN2130-2
      Duration: 4:59
    • 23:07
      Title: Trio For Piano, Violin, And Cello (1st Movement)
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Jean - Jacques Kantorow, Violin
      Performer(s): Jean - Jacques Kantorow, Violin, Philippe Muller, Cello, Jacques Rouvier, Piano
      Album: Un Coeur en Hiver ( A Heart in Winter ) OST, Erato, AAD 2292-45920-2
      Duration: 9:10
    • 23:17
      Title: Caoine
      Composer: Corcoran, Frank
      Performer(s): National Chamber Choir Of Ireland
      Performer(s): National Chamber Choir Of Ireland
      Album: Choirland - An Anthology of Irish Choral Music, Contemporary Music Centre, CMC 6001
      Duration: 4:28
    • 23:21
      Title: Dear Mom
      Composer: Terence Blanchard
      Performer(s): Terence Blanchard (Trmpt)
      Performer(s): Terence Blanchard (Trmpt), Derrick Hodge (B),Kendrick Scott(D),Zach Harmon (Tabla), Northwest Sinfonia, Brice Winston(Sax), Aaron Parks (P)
      Album: A Tale of God's Will (A Requiem for Katrina) (Recordno: Blue Note 0946 3 91532 2 0), Blue Note, Blue Note 0946 3 91532 2 0
      Duration: 3:39
    • 23:25
      Title: Audrey
      Composer: Brubeck, Dave/Desmond, Paul
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Sax)
      Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Sax), Dave Brubeck Quartet
      Album: Dave Brubeck - Jazz Moods - Cool, Columbia/Legacy, COL 516422 2
      Duration: 3:33
    • 23:30
      Title: I'Ll Never Let You Down
      Composer: Baker
      Performer(s): Eleanor Shanley
      Performer(s): Eleanor Shanley
      Album: Eleanor Shanley, Warner Bros, 0630-10002-2
      Duration: 2:36
    • 23:33
      Title: Ar Bhóithrín Na Smaointe
      Composer: Munnelly
      Performer(s): David Munnelly (Accordion)
      Performer(s): David Munnelly (Accordion), Ryan Molloy(Piano); Richie Buckley (Soprano Sax)
      Album: By Heck, Fréa Records, MWCD 4046
      Duration: 3:51
    • 23:37
      Title: The Nearness Of You
      Composer: Carmichael / Washington
      Performer(s): Stella Bass
      Performer(s): Stella Bass
      Album: Too Darn Hot, MCPS Ireland, SB96
      Duration: 5:19
    • 23:43
      Title: My Country Sugar Mama
      Composer: Burnett, Chester
      Performer(s): Chester "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Chester "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Howlin' Wolf Collection, Deja Vu, DVCD 2032
      Duration: 2:32
    • 23:45
      Title: Winter Moon
      Composer: Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Art Pepper (Alto Sax)
      Performer(s): Art Pepper (Alto Sax), Don Fagerquist (Tpt), Jimmy Rowles (Piano, Celeste)
      Album: Hoagy Carmichael Sings Hoagy Carmichael, Pacific Jazz, 0777 7 46862 2 8
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:52
      Title: Cantata 'Il Mio Core E Un Mar Di Pianti'
      Composer: Carissimi, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Agnes Mellon (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Agnes Mellon (Soprano), Rene Jacobs (Counter Tenor) Ageet Zweistra (Cello) Yvon Reperant (Clavecin) Konrad Junghanel (Theorbe), Concerto Vocale
      Album: A History of Baroque Music - CD1, harmonia mundi, HMX2958001
      Duration: 5:03
    • 23:57
      Title: Nocturne No 1 Op 33/1 In E Flat Minor - Lento
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Charles Owen (Piano)
      Performer(s): Charles Owen (Piano)
      Album: Faure Complete Nocturnes - Charles Owen, Avie Records, AV2133
      Duration: 7:13
    • 00:05
      Title: Cancao Do Mar
      Composer: De Brito/Trindade
      Performer(s): Dulce Pontes (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Dulce Pontes (Vocals)
      Album: Momentos, Galileo, GMC038
      Duration: 5:38
    • 00:11
      Title: Cancao Verdes Anos (Song Of The Green Years)
      Composer: Paredes, Carlos
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Kronos Quartet
      Album: Kronos - Caravan, Nonesuch, 7559794902
      Duration: 3:04
    • 00:15
      Title: A Man Of Constant Sorrow
      Composer: Arr Browne/Shannon/Lunny
      Performer(s): Sharon Shannon Feat Jackson Browne
      Performer(s): Sharon Shannon Feat Jackson Browne
      Album: Collaborations (recordno: Indicd1), Indi Entertainment, INDICD1
      Duration: 3:31
    • 00:19
      Title: Impromptu -- Not Available
      Composer: Burton, G./Swallow, S.
      Performer(s): Gary Burton (Vibes, Organ & Marimba)
      Performer(s): Gary Burton (Vibes, Organ & Marimba), Steve Swallow (Bass, Piano)
      Album: Hotel Hello, ECM, ECM 1055
      Duration: 2:29
    • 00:21
      Title: String Quartet In B Flat Major (2nd Movement) Adagio Ma Non Troppo
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Alban Berg Quartet
      Album: Beethoven: Complete String Quartets - Alban Berg Quartet ~~ CDH08941, EMI Classics, 5736062
      Duration: 6:57
    • 00:29
      Title: Behold A Wonder Here -- Not Available
      Composer: Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Michael Slattery (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Michael Slattery (Tenor), La Nef
      Album: Dowland in Dublin ~~ Commerical CD, ATMA Classique, ACD2 2650
      Duration: 4:11
    • 00:35
      Title: I Didn't Know What Time It Was
      Composer: Rodgers/Hart
      Performer(s): Linley Hamilton (Trumpet, Flugelhorn); Johnny Taylor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Linley Hamilton (Trumpet, Flugelhorn); Johnny Taylor (Piano), Damian Evans(Bass); Dominic Mullan (Drums): Julien Colarossi (Guitar)
      Album: In Transition, Lyte Records, LR026
      Duration: 5:24
    • 00:41
      Title: Falling Things (Where Does A Girl Begin?)
      Composer: Simonds, Clodagh
      Performer(s): Clodagh Simonds (Vocals & Piano)
      Performer(s): Clodagh Simonds (Vocals & Piano), Fovea Hex (Band); Brian Eno (Clock Of The Long Now Bells)
      Album: Fovea Hex : Here is Where we Used to Sing, Janet Records, JRDS004A
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:48
      Title: Clarinet Quintet In A (2nd Movement) Larghetto -- Clarinet Quintet In A K581
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Erik Hoeprich (Bassetclarinet)
      Performer(s): Erik Hoeprich (Bassetclarinet), Lucy Van Dael (Violin), Alda Stuurop (Violin), Wim Ten Have (Viola), Wouter Möller (Cello)
      Album: Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, Clarinet Quintet, Philips, 420242-2
      Duration: 5:54
    • 00:55
      Title: English Rose
      Composer: Weller, Paul
      Performer(s): Paul Weller (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Paul Weller (Vocal, Guitar), The Jam
      Album: True Acoustic (3-CD) (Recordno: 530 201-2), Spectrum, 530 201-2
      Duration: 2:49

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