The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 1 July 2014

This week on Blue ...

An interesting collaboration between British tenor Ian Bostridge and Chinese guitarist Xuafei Yang(pictured) is the focus of Carl's attention this week on Blue.  The album is the debut release from Globe Music, a new label releasing recordings from Shakespeare's Globe's indoor theatre.  You'll hear songs by Dowland and Schubert along with folk tunes from the Ming Dynasty and new commissions by Stephen Goss and Chen Yi.  Songs from our Ancestors is the featured CD on Blue of the Night this week.

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.

On Wednesday...

Carl was joined by the Barnsley Nightingale, Kate Rusby for a Blue Room Session. Accompanied by Damien O'Kane, she sang a few songs from her latest album 'Life in a Paper Boat' and chatted with Carl about her musical life. 

Carl with Kate Rusby and Damien O'Kane

Music Played on the Show


Title: Early Sun Polska

Composer: McKay, Caitriona

Performer(s): Caitriona Mckay (Harp), Olov Johansson (Nyckelharpa)

Album: Foogy Olov Johansson OJM009

Duration: 3:58


Title: Automne -- Not Available

Composer: Grappelli

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


Title: Violin Sonata No.2 (2nd Movement) Andante Tranquillo

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Renaud Capucon (Violin), Nicolas Angelich (Piano)

Album: Brahms Violin Sonatas 1 to 3 Virgin 724354573125

Duration: 6:45


Title: Se Voce Me Ama

Composer: Gardot, Melody/Pereira, Heitor

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


Title: Something Good --

Composer: Rodgers, Richard

Performer(s): Brad Mehldau (Piano), Anne Sofie Von Otter (Vocal)

Album: Love Songs -- 2CD V 5241 Naive 2CD V 5241

Duration: 3:22


Title: Al Birwa

Composer: Brahem, Anouar

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


Title: Partita - Gigue

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Andrew Lawrence King (Harp)

Album: Die Davidsharfe - King David's Harp / Andrew Lawrence King - Baroque Harp BMG Entertainment 05472773862

Duration: 2:32


Title: All That Fall

Composer: Colohan

Performer(s): Agitated Radio Pilot (David Colohan- Vocals), Maja Elliott (Keyboard)

Album: World Winding Down David Colohan Download

Duration: 3:40


Title: Stormy Weather -- Not Available

Composer: Arlen, Harold/Koehler, Ted

Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals)

Album: Summertime UCJ 9831113

Duration: 3:40


Title: Our Song

Composer: Pepper, Art

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


Title: Film En Miniature H.148 - Movement Iii - Berceuse

Composer: Martinu, Bohuslav

Performer(s): Lada Valesova (Piano)

Album: Lada Valesova - Intimate Studies (Piano music by Janacek, Haas, Martinu, Suk) Avie Records AV2142

Duration: 3:04


Title: White Man Sleeps - Fourth Dance

Composer: Volans, Kevin

Performer(s): Brian Bolger, Pat Brunnock, Cian O'Hara, Andrew Olwil

Album: Deleted Pieces - Dublin Guitar Quartet ~~ G460808 Greyslate Records GREYCD014

Duration: 8:08


Title: The Meaning Of Love

Composer: Kuhn, Steve

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


Title: Into My Arms

Composer: Cave, Nick

Performer(s): Nick Cave (Vocal, Piano), Martyn P. Casey (Bass)

Album: The Boatman's Call Mute CD Stumm 142

Duration: 4:15


Title: Northwest Passage

Composer: Rogers, Stan

Performer(s): Stan Rogers And Friends

Album: The Rough Guide To The Music Of Canada

Duration: 4:49


Title: Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair -- Not Available

Composer: Foster, Stephen

Performer(s): Chanticleer

Album: Chanticleer - A Portrait ~~ C795011 Teltec 092749702-2

Duration: 3:10


Title: Arioso -- Not Available

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), National Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Celebration - Julian Lloyd Webber RCA Red Seal 74321 84112 2

Duration: 3:26


Title: Piano Sonata No.1 In D Minor (2nd Movement) Lento

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)

Album: Nikolai Lugansky - Rachmaninov Piano Sonatas 1 & 2 Naive / Ambroisie AM 208

Duration: 8:32


Title: From The Invisible To The Visible

Composer: Worden, Shara

Performer(s): Nadia Sirota (Viola)

Album: Baroque New Amsterdam Records HVALUR17CD

Duration: 4:01


Title: Every Evening

Composer: Simonds/Liles

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


Title: The Mountains Of Pomeroy

Composer: Sigerson, Dr.G

Performer(s): Mairtín O'Connor (Accordion), Cathal Hayden (Fiddle), Séamie O'Dowd (Guitar)

Album: Going Places MCSCD 002

Duration: 4:16


Title: Fetish

Composer: Bensusan / Malherbe

Performer(s): Pierre Bensusan (Guitar), Didier Malherbe (Flute)

Album: Live In Paris Zebra Acoustic Za44401-2

Duration: 7:01


Title: Cloudburst

Composer: Whitacre, Eric

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


Title: The Needle And The Damage Done

Composer: Young, Neil

Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal, Guitar)

Album: Harvest Reprise 7599-27239-2

Duration: 2:03


Title: String Quartet No.6 In B Flat Major (2nd Movement) Adagio Ma Non Troppo

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Emerson String Quartet (See Memo Details)

Album: Beethoven The String Quartets ~~ PD OB Deutsche Grammophon 4778649

Duration: 6:51


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)

Album: Abel: Mr Abel's Fine Airs - Susanne Heinrich Hyperion CDA67628

Duration: 2:49


Title: Tongue Tied

Composer: Portman, Emily

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


Title: Ealu

Composer: Breatnach, Cormac

Performer(s): Cormac Breatnach, ( Low Whistle), Gavin Ralston (Guitar ), Robbie Harris (Percussion ), Fiachra Trench (Keyboards )Aoife Doyle (Vocals)

Album: Ealu Not Available Diosca Mandala CD003

Duration: 9:30


Title: Farewell Angelina

Composer: Dylan, Bob

Performer(s): Aoife Doyle (Vocals), Johnny Taylor (Piano), Andrew Csibi (Bass), Dominic Mullan (Drums)

Album: This Time The Dream's On Me (Recordno: CD001) CD001

Duration: 7:12



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

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