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 Monday 7 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

Blue Bossa. In the week leading up to Sunday's World Cup Final in Brazil, we feature vocal and instrumental "bossa nova" recordings by Getz, Gilberto, Jobim et al.

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: Iho

Composer: Kalaniemi, Maria

Performer(s): Maria Kalaniemi (Accordian), Aldargaz

Album: Iho - Maria Kalaniemi and Aldargaz ~~ CDH09040 Rykodisc HNCD1396

Duration: 4:09


Title: Hey, Little Songbird

Composer: Mitchell, Anais

Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Eurydice), Greg Brown (Hades)

Album: Hadestown - Anais Mitchell Righteous Babe Records RBR070-D

Duration: 3:09


Title: Where The Bee Sucks -- Ariel Songs

Composer: Nyman, Michael

Performer(s): John Harle (Saxophone), John Lenehan (Harpsichord / Piano), Sarah Leonard (Soprano)

Album: Saxophone Songbook: Harle, Lenehan, Leonard Unicorn-Kanchana DKP(CD)9160

Duration: 2:50


Title: Songs For Tony (3rd Movement) Warm

Composer: Nyman, Michael

Performer(s): Quartz Saxophone Quartet

Album: Faces Black Box BBM1024

Duration: 4:24


Title: One Touch Of Venus - Speak Low

Composer: Weill, Kurt

Performer(s): Max Raabe (Vocals), Ogden Nash (Lyrics), Palast Orchester

Album: Charming Weill - Dance Band Arrangements BMG Classics 09026635132

Duration: 4:32


Title: Manha De Carnaval -- Not Available

Composer: Bonfa, Luiz

Performer(s): Stan Getz (Saxophone), Gary Mcfarland's Orchestra

Album: Stan Getz: Bossa Nova Verve 529904-2

Duration: 5:50


Title: Prelude No. 7 In E Flat Major Bwv852

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)

Album: Bach -The Well Tempered Clavier - Angela Hewitt Hyperion CDS44291

Duration: 3:34


Title: Chorale No.1 "Sleeper's Awake"

Composer: Bach, J.S.

Performer(s): Vincent Charbonnier (Bass), André Arpino (Drums)

Album: My Personal Favorites: The Jacques Loussier Trio Plays Bach (2-CD) Telarc TEL-35319-02

Duration: 8:26


Title: I Mine Kate Ungdomsdagar (In My Reckless Youthful Days)

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Trio Mediaeval, Birger Mistereggen (Percussion)

Album: Trio Mediaeval - Folk Songs ECM Series 2003 4766179

Duration: 3:41


Title: The Ivory Lady

Composer: Moynihan

Performer(s): Diarmuid Moynihan(Pipes/Whistles), Tonynho Dos Santos (Trumpet), Donncha Moynihan (Guitars/Bouzouki)

Album: The Lights of Ranzanico DMCD DMCD001

Duration: 3:41


Title: - Vivaldi Cantatas - 18 - Le Fresche Violette

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Deirdre Moynihan, Ensemble Nota Velata

Album: -- Vivaldi Cantatas Naxos Vivaldi Cantatas

Duration: 3:09


Title: Violin Concerto In C Major (2nd Movement) - Adagio

Composer: Lolli, Antonio

Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin), Venice Baroque Orchestra

Album: Concerto Italiano - Carmignola / Venice Baroque Orchestra / Marcon Archiv Produktion 4776606

Duration: 5:31


Title: Passenger Pigeon

Composer: Gordon/Lang/Wolfe

Performer(s): Bang On A Can, Concerto Koln

Album: Lost Objects -- 8573-84107-2 ~~ C773203 Teldec 8573-84107-2

Duration: 4:47


Title: Folly

Composer: deBoer, Kathrin

Performer(s): Kathrin Deboer (Vocals/Bass Guitar), Vince Sipprell - Viola; Aram Zarikian (Drums)

Album: Kathrin deBoer

Duration: 4:12


Title: Nothing Compares 2 U

Composer: Prince

Performer(s): Jimmy Scott (Vocal)

Album: Viva La Tristeza! Original Soundtrack ~~ F275702 Milan Music 5050466307125

Duration: 6:18


Title: Shirim Ad Kan

Composer: Heiman, Nachum

Performer(s): Lionel Loueke (Guitar), Curtis Fowlkes (Trombone), Ben Allison (Bass), Nasheet Waits (Driums)

Album: Gathering Light Motema 233033

Duration: 4:20


Title: Chemirani Waltz And Reel

Composer: Stevenson, Savourna

Performer(s): Savourna Stevenson (Harp), Danny Thompson (Bass); Djamchid And Bijan Chemirani(Percusion)

Album: Persian Knight Celtic Dawn

Duration: 5:07


Title: I'Ll Be Seeing You -- Not Available

Composer: Kahal / Fain

Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal), Tom Harrell (Flugelhorn), Torrie Zito (Keyboards)

Album: Brownie - Homage To Clifford Brown Emarcy / Universal France 522 363-2

Duration: 4:53


Title: The Changes Stay The Same Part 1

Composer: Riley, Terry

Performer(s): Gyan Riley (Guitar), Tracy Silverman (Violin); Scott Amendola (Drums); Zakir Hussain (Tablas)

Album: Melismantra Agyanamus Music AM001

Duration: 5:33


Title: The Philosopher's Hand

Composer: Riley, Terry

Performer(s): Terry Riley (Piano)

Album: Terry Riley ; Requiem for Adam Nonesuch 7559-79639-2

Duration: 5:50


Title: Serenade In E Minor (2nd Movement)

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): English String Orchestra

Album: Meditations at Sunset Nimbus Records Ltd NI7010

Duration: 5:01


Title: In The Morning

Performer(s): First Aid Kit

Album: The Big Black and the Blue (Deluxe Edition)

Duration: 2:47


Title: Nearly Blue / Round Midday - Reels

Composer: Walsh, John / Traditional

Performer(s): Emer Mayock (Flute), Cormac Breatnach (Sustato Lw Whistle), Donal Siggins (Guitar)

Album: Masters of Tradition - Disk 2 RTÉ lyric fm CD117

Duration: 4:56


Title: Slan + Breathnach

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: 6:26


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


Title: All Day Within The Dreamy House The Doors Upon Their Hinges Creaked

Composer: Van Wissem

Performer(s): Jozef Van Wissem (Lute)

Album: The Stations of the Cross Independent Promo CD

Duration: 3:48


Title: Paris, Texas

Composer: Cooder, Ry

Performer(s): Ry Cooder (Guitar), Jim Dickinson, David Lindley

Album: Paris, Texas OST Warner Bros 7599 25270 2

Duration: 2:57


Title: The Hills

Composer: Regan, Niamh

Performer(s): Juhn Echo


Duration: 4:55


Title: Piano Sonata No.8 'Pathetique' (2nd Movement) Adagio Cantabile

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)

Album: Beethoven Piano Sonatas 8 - 11 EMI Classics 724355658623

Duration: 5:33


Title: Dove Sei (Art Thou Troubled)

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Andreas Scholl (Alto/Countertenor), Accademia Bizantina

Album: Arias For Senesino Decca 4756569

Duration: 5:01


Title: Giving Up Everything

Composer: Merchant, Natalie

Performer(s): Natalie Merchant

Album: Natalie Merchant Nonesuch 7559-79571-7

Duration: 4:31


Title: Gymnopédie 2

Composer: Satie, Erik

Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)

Album: Satie & Compagnie (Recordno: MIR 189) Mirare MIR 189

Duration: 2:42



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

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