The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Nov 20: Thursday's Blue includes more from  oud player Anouar Brahem (see Blue Tunes below); another track from Gael Linn release of Eithne Ni Uallachain's Bilingua; part of a Mahler Symphony; David Lang's Death Speaks sung by Shara Worden aka My Brightest Diamond (pictured); Doveman Thomas Bartlett who will be in Dublin in December; A Lullaby from Dave Flynn and Vyvienne Long - part of collective known as  DFF; Carl Nielsen's chamber music in the form of a String Quartet; Piano music from Ravel; and Bryn Terfel sings Dvorak; Agitated Radio Pilot - the vehicle for songwriter David Colohan and lots more .... Join Carl for the 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 1 July 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 -

    Anouar Brahem: Nov 17th - 23rd

    Tunisian oud player Anouar Brahem has over the years created his own delicate sound – deeply rooted in Arabic classical and folk music yet infused with contemporary jazz sensibilities. His music is the real example of fusion – a troubadour of world music; Brahem’s extensive catalogue on ECM Records is our Blue Tunes focus all this week.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:01
      Title: Early Sun Polska
      Composer: Mckay, Caitriona
      Performer(s): Caitriona Mckay (Harp)
      Performer(s): Caitriona Mckay (Harp), Olov Johansson (Nyckelharpa)
      Album: Foogy, Olov Johansson, OJM009
      Duration: 3:58
    • 22:05
      Title: Automne -- Not Available
      Composer: Grappelli
      Performer(s): Maeve Gilchrist (Harp/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Maeve Gilchrist (Harp/Vocals), Mike Block(Cello); Aidan O'Donnell (Bass); Darol Anger(Violin);
      Album: Song of Delight, Adventure Music, AMA1066 2
      Duration: 5:40
    • 22:13
      Title: Violin Sonata No.2 (2nd Movement) Andante Tranquillo
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Renaud Capucon (Violin)
      Performer(s): Renaud Capucon (Violin), Nicolas Angelich (Piano)
      Album: Brahms Violin Sonatas 1 to 3, Virgin, 724354573125
      Duration: 6:45
    • 22:20
      Title: Se Voce Me Ama
      Composer: Gardot, Melody/Pereira, Heitor
      Performer(s): Melody Gardot (Vocal) Heitor Pereira (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Melody Gardot (Vocal) Heitor Pereira (Vocal), John Leftwich (Bass), Paulihno Dacosta (Percussion), Jim Keltner, Peter Erskine (Drums), Heitor Pereira & His Orchestra
      Album: Melody Gardot - The Absence, Decca, LSCD1-2004
      Duration: 4:52
    • 22:33
      Title: Something Good --
      Composer: Rodgers, Richard
      Performer(s): Brad Mehldau (Piano), Anne Sofie Von Otter (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Brad Mehldau (Piano), Anne Sofie Von Otter (Vocal)
      Album: Love Songs -- 2CD V 5241, Naive, 2CD V 5241
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:38
      Title: Al Birwa
      Composer: Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud)
      Performer(s): Anouar Brahem (Oud), Klaus Gesing (Bass Clarinet), Bjorn Meyer (Bass), Khaled Yassine (Darbouka, Bendir)
      Album: The Astounding Eyes of Rita - Anouar Brahem, ECM Records 2075, 179 8628
      Duration: 4:51
    • 22:46
      Title: Partita - Gigue
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Andrew Lawrence King (Harp)
      Performer(s): Andrew Lawrence King (Harp)
      Album: Die Davidsharfe - King David's Harp / Andrew Lawrence King - Baroque Harp, BMG Entertainment, 05472773862
      Duration: 2:32
    • 22:49
      Title: All That Fall
      Composer: Colohan
      Performer(s): Agitated Radio Pilot (David Colohan- Vocals)
      Performer(s): Agitated Radio Pilot (David Colohan- Vocals), Maja Elliott (Keyboard)
      Album: World Winding Down, David Colohan, Download
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:55
      Title: Stormy Weather -- Not Available
      Composer: Arlen, Harold/Koehler, Ted
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals)
      Album: Summertime, UCJ, 9831113
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:57
      Title: Our Song
      Composer: Pepper, Art
      Performer(s): Art Pepper (Alto Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Art Pepper (Alto Saxophone), Stanley Cowell (Piano), Howard Roberts (Guitar), Cecil Mcbee (Bass), Carl Burnett (Drums)
      Album: Winter Moon, Galaxy, OJCCD-677-2
      Duration: 5:32
    • 23:05
      Title: Film En Miniature H.148 - Movement Iii - Berceuse
      Composer: Martinu, Bohuslav
      Performer(s): Lada Valesova (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lada Valesova (Piano)
      Album: Lada Valesova - Intimate Studies (Piano music by Janacek, Haas, Martinu, Suk), Avie Records, AV2142
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:08
      Title: White Man Sleeps - Fourth Dance
      Composer: Volans, Kevin
      Performer(s): Brian Bolger
      Performer(s): Brian Bolger, Pat Brunnock, Cian O'Hara, Andrew Olwil
      Album: Deleted Pieces - Dublin Guitar Quartet ~~ G460808, Greyslate Records, GREYCD014
      Duration: 8:08
    • 23:18
      Title: The Meaning Of Love
      Composer: Kuhn, Steve
      Performer(s): Karin Krog (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Karin Krog (Vocals), Steve Kuhn (Piano), David Finck (Bass), Bill Drummond (Drums)
      Album: Where You At?, Enja Records, CD 9144-2
      Duration: 5:43
    • 23:23
      Title: Into My Arms
      Composer: Cave, Nick
      Performer(s): Nick Cave (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Nick Cave (Vocal, Piano), Martyn P. Casey (Bass)
      Album: The Boatman's Call, Mute, CD Stumm 142
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:27
      Title: Northwest Passage
      Composer: Rogers, Stan
      Performer(s): Stan Rogers And Friends
      Performer(s): Stan Rogers And Friends
      Album: The Rough Guide To The Music Of Canada
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:34
      Title: Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair -- Not Available
      Composer: Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chanticleer
      Album: Chanticleer - A Portrait ~~ C795011, Teltec, 092749702-2
      Duration: 3:10
    • 23:37
      Title: Arioso -- Not Available
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), National Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Celebration - Julian Lloyd Webber, RCA Red Seal, 74321 84112 2
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:42
      Title: Piano Sonata No.1 In D Minor (2nd Movement) Lento
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
      Performer(s): Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
      Album: Nikolai Lugansky - Rachmaninov Piano Sonatas 1 & 2, Naive / Ambroisie, AM 208
      Duration: 8:32
    • 23:51
      Title: From The Invisible To The Visible
      Composer: Worden, Shara
      Performer(s): Nadia Sirota (Viola)
      Performer(s): Nadia Sirota (Viola)
      Album: Baroque, New Amsterdam Records, HVALUR17CD
      Duration: 4:01
    • 23:56
      Title: Every Evening
      Composer: Simonds/Liles
      Performer(s): Fovea Hex Clodagh Simonds (Harmonium And Vocals)
      Performer(s): Michael Begg (Electronics); Brian Eno(Keyboard); Laura Sheeran (Additional Vocals)
      Album: Fovea Hex: Here is Where We Used to Sing, Janet Records, JRDS004A
      Duration: 4:01
    • 00:03
      Title: The Mountains Of Pomeroy
      Composer: Sigerson, Dr.G
      Performer(s): Mairtín O'Connor (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Mairtín O'Connor (Accordion), Cathal Hayden (Fiddle), Séamie O'Dowd (Guitar)
      Album: Going Places, MCSCD 002
      Duration: 4:16
    • 00:05
      Title: Fetish
      Composer: Bensusan / Malherbe
      Performer(s): Pierre Bensusan (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pierre Bensusan (Guitar), Didier Malherbe (Flute)
      Album: Live In Paris, Zebra Acoustic, Za44401-2
      Duration: 7:01
    • 00:13
      Title: Cloudburst
      Composer: Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Thomas Guthrie (Soloist And Speaker)
      Performer(s): Thomas Guthrie (Soloist And Speaker), Stephen Layton (Piano), Robert Millett And Pupils Of The Lady Eleanor Holles School, Middlesex (Percussion), Polyphony
      Album: Cloudburst and other choral works, Hyperion, CDA67543
      Duration: 8:25
    • 00:21
      Title: The Needle And The Damage Done
      Composer: Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Harvest, Reprise, 7599-27239-2
      Duration: 2:03
    • 00:25
      Title: String Quartet No.6 In B Flat Major (2nd Movement) Adagio Ma Non Troppo
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Emerson String Quartet (See Memo Details)
      Album: Beethoven The String Quartets ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 4778649
      Duration: 6:51
    • 00:32
      Title: Sonata In G Minor For Viola Da Gamba Solo (2nd Movement) Allegro
      Complete Work Name: Sonata In G Minor Viola Da Gamba Solo Senza Basso Wko 155 No.2
      Composer: Abel, Carl Friedrich
      Performer(s): Susanne Heinrich (Viola Da Gamba)
      Performer(s): Susanne Heinrich (Viola Da Gamba)
      Album: Abel: Mr Abel's Fine Airs - Susanne Heinrich, Hyperion, CDA67628
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:36
      Title: Tongue Tied
      Composer: Portman, Emily
      Performer(s): Emily Portman (Vocals + Instruments)
      Performer(s): Emily Portman (Vocals + Instruments), Rachel Newton And Lucy Farrell (Vocals + Instruments)
      Album: Emily Portman Trio: The Hinge of the Year, Furrow Records, PROMO CD
      Duration: 4:20
    • 00:40
      Title: Ealu
      Composer: Breatnach, Cormac
      Performer(s): Cormac Breatnach, ( Low Whistle)
      Performer(s): Cormac Breatnach, ( Low Whistle), Gavin Ralston (Guitar ), Robbie Harris (Percussion ), Fiachra Trench (Keyboards )Aoife Doyle (Vocals)
      Album: Ealu, Diosca Mandala CD003
      Duration: 9:30
    • 00:51
      Title: Farewell Angelina
      Composer: Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Aoife Doyle (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Aoife Doyle (Vocals), Johnny Taylor (Piano), Andrew Csibi (Bass), Dominic Mullan (Drums)
      Album: This Time The Dream's On Me (Recordno: CD001), www.aoifedoyle.com, CD001
      Duration: 7:12

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