The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    Dec 18; Thursday's Blue inches closer to Christmas and so we include a few more Seasonal gems....an extract from  A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten (pictured); a French Carol or two; The Eaken Piano Trio perform some Christmas Classics; Bert Jansch gets into the festive spirit and a Rutter arrangement wont go astray; aside from the Festive...we have Chamber music by Howard Skempton; Celli Monighetti play Alexander Knaifel; a new version of Strange Fruit by the band called Strange Fruit; a Mozart Andante for Oboe and Orchestra; Betty Carter sings of a Lonely House, Sinatra sings for Only the Lonely and we'll hear something from Sasha Siem - a British-Norwegian singer-songwriter and composer; there's also more from The Hilliard Ensemble (see Blue Tunes below); For these and much more... join Carl at 10

    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 -

    The Hilliard Ensemble; December 15th - 21st

    The Hilliard Ensemble has released more than 30 albums on the ECM label including their latest Transeamus.  They hang up their music stands at year’s end after 4 remarkable decades. This week Blue recalls some of their masterful performances as well as the new release - a suitable pre-Christmas Blue Tunes recommendation..

     

     

     

    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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