The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on  Monday's programme...

    Dec 1; We start the new month on Monday's Blue with the first offering from  soprano Dawn Upshaw  (see Blue Tunes below); Dublin Guitar Quartet (pictured) perform the music of Kevin Volans; Symphonic Rautavaara from Finland;  Lebanese oud master Rabih Abou-Khalil; charismatic German-Iranian singer Cymin Samawatie; Nina Simone sings with the Hal Mooney Orchestra; Ireland's Freddie White; indie folk from Beth Orton and likewise from husband Sam Amidon; Gershwin's Piano Concerto; and a Gershwin tune or two from Ella;  a Beethoven Piano Sonata; Ensemble Organum sing Corsican chant and lots more .... Join Carl for the 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 30 June 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Born on July 4, Stephen Foster is under the Blue spotlight. This week we honour the "father of American music "with a variety of artists and interpretations.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Dawn Upshaw; Dec 1st - 7th

    Grammy winner Dawn Upshaw has achieved celebrity as a singer of opera and concert repertoire ranging from the sacred works of Bach to Mozart opera; from Songs of the Auvergne to the freshest sounds of today. Her contemporary composers of choice include our own Donnacha Dennehy, Henryk Górecki and Osvaldo Golijov. Sample that repertoire all week on Blue.

     

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Les Abeilles
      Composer: Marya
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rupa & The April Fishes
      Album: Extraordinary Rendition, Cumbancha, CMB-CD-7
      Duration: 5:39
    • 22:10
      Title: Aubade
      Composer: Moran, Jason
      Performer(s): Jason Moran ( Piano)
      Performer(s): Jason Moran ( Piano), Marvin Swell (Guitar),Tarus Mateen (Bass), Nasheet Waits (Drums)
      Album: Some Mother (Recordno: 72435 71781 2 9 ), Blue Note- EMI, 72435 71781 2 9
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:16
      Title: Cello Suite No.6 In D Major (4th Movement) Sarabande
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Album: Bach: The Cello Suites - Steven Isserlis - Disk 2, Hyperion Records, CDA67542
      Duration: 4:35
    • 22:20
      Title: Prelude From Cello Suite No. 6
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Anne-Marie O'Farrell (Harp)
      Performer(s): Anne-Marie O'Farrell (Harp), Aisling Drury Byrne (Cello) Karin Leitner (Flute)
      Album: Just So Bach (Recordno: CD1906), CD1906
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:26
      Title: Seoithin Seo
      Composer: Trad Arr Brenna/Debarra
      Performer(s): Cormac De Barra (Harp/Vocals/Keys); Moya Brennan (Harp/Keys/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Cormac De Barra (Harp/Vocals/Keys); Moya Brennan (Harp/Keys/Vocals)
      Album: Affinity: Harps and Voices, Beo Records, BEOCD005
      Duration: 4:05
    • 22:31
      Title: Chiquilín De Bachín
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Mariana Flores (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Mariana Flores (Soprano), Capella Mediterranea
      Album: Una Utopia Argentina, AMBRONAY, AMY034
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:36
      Title: Ice Cream --
      Composer: Sheridan, Karen
      Performer(s): Slow Skies
      Performer(s): Slow Skies
      Album: Silhouettes -- PROMO EP, Sleeping Giants Records, PROMO EP
      Duration: 4:15
    • 22:42
      Title: Soundings - Movement I - Andante Non Troppo
      Composer: Martin, Neil
      Performer(s): Cliona Doris (Harp)
      Performer(s): Cliona Doris (Harp), John Finucane (Clarinet), John Lynch (Viola)
      Album: A Pale Yellow Sky - Cliona Doris, RTE Lyric fm, CD115
      Duration: 5:04
    • 22:48
      Title: On Saturday Afternoons In 1963
      Composer: Rickie Lee Jones
      Performer(s): Rickie Lee Jones (Vox, Piano)
      Performer(s): Rickie Lee Jones (Vox, Piano)
      Album: Ricky Lee Jones, Warner Brothers, 3296-2
      Duration: 2:35
    • 22:51
      Title: Wiosna
      Composer: Matinier, Jean-Louis
      Performer(s): Jean-Louis Matinier (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Marco Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)
      Album: Inventio, ECM Records, ECM 2348 375 9429
      Duration: 4:46
    • 22:57
      Title: Davenport Blues -- Not Available
      Composer: Beiderbecke, Bix
      Performer(s): Ry Cooder (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ry Cooder (Guitar), David Sherr (Clarinet), Harvey Pittel (Sax), Tom Collier (Vibraphone), Tom Pedrini (Bass)
      Album: Jazz (Recordno: 7599-27355-2), Warner Brothers, 7599-27355-2
      Duration: 2:05
    • 22:59
      Title: Lover Man -- Not Available
      Composer: Davis / Sherman / Ramirez
      Performer(s): Blossom Dearie (Vocals/Pno)
      Performer(s): Blossom Dearie (Vocals/Pno)
      Album: Blossom Dearie - Four Classic Albums Plus ~~ CDE04298, Avid Jazz, AMSC967
      Duration: 2:48
    • 23:04
      Title: Ubi Caritas Et Amor
      Composer: Lauridsen, Morten
      Performer(s): Polyphony
      Performer(s): Britten Sinfonia, Polyphony
      Album: Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna / Madrigali / Latin Motets, Hyperion, CDA67449
      Duration: 7:02
    • 23:11
      Title: Penselstrok
      Composer: Johansen / Moe
      Performer(s): Arianna Savall (Gothic Harp, Italian Triple Harp), Petter Udland Johansen (Voice, Hardingfele, Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Arianna Savall (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: 5:19
    • 23:18
      Title: What A Wonderful World
      Composer: Thiele/ Weiss
      Performer(s): Robert Wyatt (Voice, Brushes)
      Performer(s): Robert Wyatt (Voice, Brushes), Gilad Atzmon (Alto Sax), Richard Pryce (Bass), Sigamos String Quartet
      Album: For The Ghosts Within - Wyatt/ Atzmon/ Stephen, Domino, WIGCD263
      Duration: 4:51
    • 23:23
      Title: Shipbuilding -- Not Available
      Composer: Costello / Langer
      Performer(s): Robert Wyatt (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Robert Wyatt (Vocal)
      Album: Storytellers, Nectar, NTRCD012
      Duration: 3:05
    • 23:27
      Title: Violin Concerto No.4 In D (2nd Movement) Andante Cantabile
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Nigel Kennedy
      Performer(s): Nigel Kennedy, Polish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Beethoven & Mozart: Violin Concertos - Kennedy ~~ D474705, EMI Classics, 3953732
      Duration: 7:53
    • 23:36
      Title: Piece En Forme De Habanera -- Piece En Forme De Habanera
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet), Judith Stillman (Piano)
      Album: The Essential Wynton Marsalis ~~ E408401, Sony Classical, 88697095792
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:39
      Title: Concierto De Aranjuez (Adagio)
      Composer: Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Miles Davis (Flugelhorn, Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Miles Davis (Flugelhorn, Trumpet), Orchestra Directed By Gil Evans
      Album: Sketches of Spain, Columbia / Legacy, 88697 43949 2
      Duration: 16:24
    • 23:56
      Title: Port An Deoraí / An Phis Fluich
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Paul Dooley (Harp)
      Performer(s): Paul Dooley (Harp)
      Album: Masters of Irish Harp, RTE lyric fm, CD132
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:59
      Title: The Guiding Moon (3rd Movement)
      Composer: Martin, Neil
      Performer(s): Matt Molloy (Flute)
      Performer(s): Matt Molloy (Flute), West Ocean String Quartet
      Album: The Guiding Moon, West Ocean Records, WORCD101
      Duration: 6:26
    • 00:08
      Title: Antartica
      Composer: Coldrick, Pat
      Performer(s): Pat Coldrick (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pat Coldrick (Guitar)
      Album: City Jam
      Duration: 6:10
    • 00:15
      Title: Hard Times Come Again No More
      Composer: Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): James Taylor (Guitar & Vocal)
      Performer(s): James Taylor (Guitar & Vocal), Mark O'Connor (Violin); Yo-Yo Ma (Cello); Edgar Meyer (Bass)
      Album: Appalachian Journey, Sony, Sk66782
      Duration: 3:43
    • 00:18
      Title: Swanee River
      Composer: Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Django Reinhardt (Guitar) & Stephane Grappelli (Violin)
      Performer(s): Django Reinhardt (Guitar) & Stephane Grappelli (Violin)
      Album: Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli - I Got Rhythm! (Recordno: PRCD 78110) ~~ E290203, Past Perfect, PRCD 78110
      Duration: 3:06
    • 00:22
      Title: Ceol Rince Ros Mhic Threoin
      Composer: Sweeney, Eric
      Performer(s): Finghin Collins; Dearbhla Collins; Alexander Bernstein-Pianos
      Performer(s): Finghin Collins; Dearbhla Collins; Alexander Bernstein-Pianos
      Album: New Music...New Ireland, Contemporary Music Centre, one
      Duration: 4:26
    • 00:28
      Title: Intuition
      Composer: Feist
      Performer(s): Feist
      Performer(s): Feist
      Album: The Reminder, Polydor, 9848785
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:32
      Title: Intuition
      Composer: Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Tore Brunborg (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Tore Brunborg (Tenor Saxophone), Mats Eilertsen (Double Bass), Jarle Vspestad (Drums)
      Album: The Well - Tord Gustavsen Quartet (Recordno: ECM 2237 278 5896), ECM Records, ECM 2237 278 58
      Duration: 4:33
    • 00:37
      Title: I Do It For Your Love
      Composer: Simon
      Performer(s): Bill Evans
      Performer(s): Bill Evans
      Album: Affinity, Warner Bros, 7599273872
      Duration: 7:17
    • 00:45
      Title: Still Crazy After All These Years -- Not Available
      Composer: Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Rigmor Gustafsson (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Rigmor Gustafsson (Vocal), Radio String Quartet Vienna, Bernie Mallinger (Violin), Johannes Dickbauer (Violin), Cynthia Liao (Viola)
      Album: Calling You - Rigmor Gustafsson, ACT Records, 9722-2
      Duration: 4:32
    • 00:51
      Title: Clarinet Quintet In F Sharp Minor (2nd Movement) Larghetto Affetuoso
      Composer: Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Nash Ensemble
      Album: Coleridge-Taylor: Piano Quintet / Clarinet Quintet - Nash Ensemble, Hyperion, CDA67590
      Duration: 6:28
    • 00:57
      Title: Con Que La Lavara?
      Composer: Montsalvatge, Xavier
      Performer(s): Victoria De Los Angeles
      Performer(s): Victoria De Los Angeles, Orchestre De La Societe Des Concerts Du Conservatoire
      Album: The Fabulous Victoria de Los Angeles, EMI Classics, 7243 5 65061 2 1
      Duration: 2:25

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