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 Tuesday 24 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

    • 22:05
      Title: Toccata -- Not Available
      Composer: Kapsberger, Giovanni Girolamo
      Performer(s): Rolf Lislevand (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Rolf Lislevand (Guitar), Arianna Savall (Triple Harp) Pedro Estevan (Percussion), Rolf Lislevand Ensemble
      Album: Nuove Musiche ~~ R537811, ECM, 476 3049
      Duration: 5:31
    • 22:11
      Title: Aerial Boundaries
      Composer: Hedges, Michael
      Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)
      Album: Beyond Boundaries Guitar Solos - Michael Hedges, Windham Hill, 01934 11612 2
      Duration: 4:43
    • 22:18
      Title: Sonata For Flute And Continuo - Adagio
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Steve Kostelnik (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Steve Kostelnik (Guitar)
      Album: Guitar Recital - Steve Kostelnik, Naxos, 8.554214
      Duration: 2:44
    • 22:21
      Title: Gymnopédie 1
      Composer: Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)
      Album: Satie & Compagnie (Recordno: MIR 189), Mirare, MIR 189
      Duration: 2:58
    • 22:31
      Title: Lotus Blossom --
      Composer: Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Album: Passion Flower - Fred Hersch Plays Billy Strayhorn (Recordno: 79395-2), Nonesuch, 79395-2
      Duration: 2:54
    • 22:34
      Title: Day Dream --
      Composer: Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano), Drew Gress (Bass), Tom Rainey (Drums), String Orchestra
      Album: Passion Flower - Fred Hersch Plays Billy Strayhorn (Recordno: 79395-2), Nonesuch, 79395-2
      Duration: 5:21
    • 22:40
      Title: Apparatchik (With Lisa Hannigan)
      Composer: Noonan, Paul
      Performer(s): Printer Clips
      Performer(s): Printer Clips
      Album: The Left Sleeve EP, Printer Clips
      Duration: 4:30
    • 22:46
      Title: Violin Sonata In G Minor (2nd Movement) Andante
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Alina Ibragimova (Violin)
      Performer(s): Alina Ibragimova (Violin), Cedric Tiberghien (Piano)
      Album: Schubert - Complete works for violin and piano, Hyperion, CDA67911-2
      Duration: 6:22
    • 23:01
      Title: Idris
      Composer: Ranagri
      Performer(s): Ranagri
      Performer(s): Ranagri
      Album: The Bogeyman - EP, Ranagri, Ranagri (887516974335)
      Duration: 5:45
    • 23:07
      Title: Ely's Shuffle
      Composer: Martin, Neil/Mcguire,Seamus
      Performer(s): West Ocean String Quartet
      Performer(s): West Ocean String Quartet
      Album: An Indigo Sky -- WORCD, West Ocean records, WORCD
      Duration: 4:40
    • 23:13
      Title: O Magnum Mysterium
      Composer: Lauridsen, Morten
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Britten Sinfonia, Polyphony
      Album: Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna / Madrigali / Latin Motets, Hyperion, CDA67449
      Duration: 6:40
    • 23:19
      Title: Clair De Lune -- Suite Bergamasque
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Philippe Cassard (Piano)
      Performer(s): Philippe Cassard (Piano)
      Album: Debussy: Integrale de l'Ouvre pour Piano, Auvidis, Astreee8531
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:26
      Title: Z Twig
      Composer: Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin (Richard D. James)
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin (Richard D. James)
      Album: Selected Ambient Works 2 ~~ CIR- LB, Warp Records, WARPCD021
      Duration: 2:05
    • 23:28
      Title: Freedom/Saoirse
      Composer: Hayes/Cahill/O'Lionaird/O Raghallagh/Bartlett
      Performer(s): Iarla O'Lionaire (Vocals); Thomas Bartlett (Piano)
      Performer(s): Iarla O'Lionaire (Vocals); Thomas Bartlett (Piano), Caoimhin O Raghallaigh (Hardanger D'Amore); Martin Hayes (Fiddle); Dennis Cahill (Guitar)
      Album: The Gloaming, Real World Records, Promo Copy
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:34
      Title: Way Go, Lily
      Composer: Amidon, Sam
      Performer(s): Sam Amidon (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Sam Amidon (Guitar/Vocals)
      Album: I See The Sign, Bedroom Community, Promo Copy
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:38
      Title: The Red Rooster
      Composer: Dixon, Willie
      Performer(s): Howlin Wolf Featuring Eric Clapton
      Performer(s): Howlin Wolf Featuring Eric Clapton
      Album: The Blue Guitar Box CD 2, Sequel, Sequel N/A
      Duration: 5:11
    • 23:45
      Title: Wild Horses
      Composer: Jagger / Richards
      Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals), Morten Qvenild (Piano, Various Instruments)
      Album: Antologie - Solveig Slettahjell, Jazzland, 602527785349
      Duration: 6:01
    • 23:51
      Title: She Moved Through The Fair
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Album: The Irish Piano, RTE lyric fm, CD138
      Duration: 4:25
    • 23:57
      Title: My Youth
      Composer: Wold, Steve
      Performer(s): Seasick Steve (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Seasick Steve (Vocals, Guitar)
      Album: I Started Out With Nothing And I Still Got Most Of It Left, Warner Bros, 825846941117
      Duration: 2:25
    • 00:00
      Title: Sonata In B Minor - Allegro
      Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Yolanda Kondonassis (Harp)
      Performer(s): Yolanda Kondonassis (Harp)
      Album: Music for a Perfect Day / wedding music for harp, TELARC, CD80590
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:03
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 1 In B Flat Minor Op. 23 - Movement Ii - Andantino Semplice
      Complete Work Name: Piano Concerto No. 1 In B Flat Minor Op. 23
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Great Piano Concertos - Vladimir Ashkenazy - Disk 4, Decca, 473 605-2
      Duration: 6:45
    • 00:12
      Title: God Bless The Child -- Not Available
      Composer: Holiday, Billie
      Performer(s): John Etheridge (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Etheridge (Guitar), John Williams (Guitar)
      Album: Places Between ~~ D451508, Sony Classical, 88697009072
      Duration: 5:03
    • 00:16
      Title: One For My Baby
      Composer: Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocal)
      Album: Songs For Distingué Lovers ~~ E216504, Verve, 539056-2
      Duration: 5:42
    • 00:23
      Title: Black Musette
      Composer: Repac, Nicolas
      Performer(s): Nicolas Repac (All Instruments, Samples)
      Performer(s): Nicolas Repac (All Instruments, Samples)
      Album: Nicolas Repac: Swing-Swing (Recordno: NOF9817787), No Format, NOF9817787
      Duration: 4:21
    • 00:28
      Title: Paramour
      Composer: Halferty, Tommy
      Performer(s): Tommy Halferty Trio
      Performer(s): Tommy Halferty Trio, Dave Redmond (Bass); Kevin Brady (Drums)
      Album: Burkina, Self Release, TH01
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:35
      Title: Serenade From Hassan -- Serenade From Hassan
      Composer: Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), National Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Celebration - Julian Lloyd Webber - Disk 2, RCA Red Seal, 74321 84112 2
      Duration: 4:30
    • 00:39
      Title: Ikon -- Not Available
      Composer: Silvestrov, Valentin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Callino Quartet
      Album: A Place Between, Louth Contemporary Music society, LCMS901
      Duration: 4:25
    • 00:48
      Title: None Of You Will Ever See A Penny
      Composer: Pallett
      Performer(s): Final Fantasy (Vocal & Violin)
      Performer(s): Final Fantasy (Vocal & Violin)
      Album: Has a Good Home, Tomlab, TOM 54 CD
      Duration: 2:32
    • 00:51
      Title: Bigger Than Home
      Composer: Delago, Manu
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards)
      Album: Bigger Than Home, www.sessionworkrec.com, SWR 52/13
      Duration: 4:46
    • 00:57
      Title: Running Through The Night
      Composer: Fullbrook, Hollie
      Performer(s): Tiny Ruins (Hollie Fullbrook) Guitar, Vocals Cell
      Performer(s): Tiny Ruins (Hollie Fullbrook) Guitar, Vocals Cell, J Walker (Guitar, Violin, Piano)
      Album: Some Were Meant For Sea, Spunk Records, WOOMECD009
      Duration: 3:40

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