The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    July 23: Tonight, Eamonn sits in for Carl to link up Patty Griffin, ahead of her September date in Dublin; a new recording of Grieg's "Lyric Pieces" by Spanish pianist Javier Perianes; jazz wunderkind Joey Alexander; part of a Shostakovich cello sonata; singer/songwriter Gwyneth Herbert (pictured), in advance of an Irish tour that starts in Wexford at the end of the month; 2 x Scott Joplin; an orchestration of Pete Townshend's "Quadrophenia"; jazz singer Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below); and guitarist Antoine Berthiaume. 10pm start...

    Mon 27th - Thurs 30th July: Carl's on his holidays this week. Ellen Cranitch will be here to help us wind down with the usual blend of tasteful late-night selections, including a nightly nocturne or two (see below).

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 7 July 2014


    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.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Helen Merrill; July 20th - 26th

    Helen Merrill (pictured) sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Stan Getz, Hank Jones et al, all this week on BLUE.

    July 27th - August 2nd

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for  The Blue Of The Night.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Iho
      Composer: Kalaniemi, Maria
      Performer(s): Maria Kalaniemi (Accordian)
      Performer(s): Maria Kalaniemi (Accordian), Aldargaz
      Album: Iho - Maria Kalaniemi and Aldargaz ~~ CDH09040, Rykodisc, HNCD1396
      Duration: 4:09
    • 22:11
      Title: Hey, Little Songbird
      Composer: Mitchell, Anais
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Eurydice)
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Eurydice), Greg Brown (Hades)
      Album: Hadestown - Anais Mitchell, Righteous Babe Records, RBR070-D
      Duration: 3:09
    • 22:15
      Title: Where The Bee Sucks -- Ariel Songs
      Composer: Nyman, Michael
      Performer(s): John Harle (Saxophone)
      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
    • 22:18
      Title: Songs For Tony (3rd Movement) Warm
      Composer: Nyman, Michael
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Quartz Saxophone Quartet
      Album: Faces, Black Box, BBM1024
      Duration: 4:24
    • 22:24
      Title: One Touch Of Venus - Speak Low
      Composer: Weill, Kurt
      Performer(s): Max Raabe (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Max Raabe (Vocals), Ogden Nash (Lyrics), Palast Orchester
      Album: Charming Weill - Dance Band Arrangements, BMG Classics, 09026635132
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:28
      Title: Manha De Carnaval -- Not Available
      Composer: Bonfa, Luiz
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Saxophone), Gary Mcfarland's Orchestra
      Album: Stan Getz: Bossa Nova, Verve, 529904-2
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:38
      Title: Prelude No. 7 In E Flat Major Bwv852
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Album: Bach -The Well Tempered Clavier - Angela Hewitt, Hyperion, CDS44291
      Duration: 3:34
    • 22:41
      Title: Chorale No.1 "Sleeper's Awake"
      Composer: Bach, J.S.
      Performer(s): Jacques Loussier (Piano)
      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
    • 22:50
      Title: I Mine Kate Ungdomsdagar (In My Reckless Youthful Days)
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Trio Mediaeval
      Performer(s): Trio Mediaeval, Birger Mistereggen (Percussion)
      Album: Trio Mediaeval - Folk Songs, ECM Series 2003, 4766179
      Duration: 3:41
    • 22:54
      Title: The Ivory Lady
      Composer: Moynihan
      Performer(s): Diarmuid Moynihan(Pipes/Whistles)
      Performer(s): Diarmuid Moynihan(Pipes/Whistles), Tonynho Dos Santos (Trumpet), Donncha Moynihan (Guitars/Bouzouki)
      Album: The Lights of Ranzanico, DMCD, DMCD001
      Duration: 3:41
    • 22:59
      Title: - Vivaldi Cantatas - 18 - Le Fresche Violette
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Deirdre Moynihan
      Performer(s): Deirdre Moynihan, Ensemble Nota Velata
      Album: -- Vivaldi Cantatas, Naxos, Vivaldi Cantatas
      Duration: 3:09
    • 23:02
      Title: Violin Concerto In C Major (2nd Movement) - Adagio
      Composer: Lolli, Antonio
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin), Venice Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Concerto Italiano - Carmignola / Venice Baroque Orchestra / Marcon, Archiv Produktion, 4776606
      Duration: 5:31
    • 23:10
      Title: Passenger Pigeon
      Composer: Gordon/Lang/Wolfe
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bang On A Can, Concerto Koln
      Album: Lost Objects -- 8573-84107-2 ~~ C773203, Teldec, 8573-84107-2
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:14
      Title: Folly
      Composer: Deboer, Kathrin
      Performer(s): Kathrin Deboer (Vocals/Bass Guitar)
      Performer(s): Kathrin Deboer (Vocals/Bass Guitar), Vince Sipprell - Viola; Aram Zarikian (Drums)
      Album: Kathrin deBoer
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:21
      Title: Nothing Compares 2 U
      Composer: Prince
      Performer(s): Jimmy Scott (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Jimmy Scott (Vocal)
      Album: Viva La Tristeza! Original Soundtrack ~~ F275702, Milan Music, 5050466307125
      Duration: 6:18
    • 23:27
      Title: Shirim Ad Kan
      Composer: Heiman, Nachum
      Performer(s): Oran Etkin (Bass Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Lionel Loueke (Guitar), Curtis Fowlkes (Trombone), Ben Allison (Bass), Nasheet Waits (Driums)
      Album: Gathering Light, Motema, 233033
      Duration: 4:20
    • 23:33
      Title: Chemirani Waltz And Reel
      Composer: Stevenson, Savourna
      Performer(s): Savourna Stevenson (Harp)
      Performer(s): Savourna Stevenson (Harp), Danny Thompson (Bass); Djamchid And Bijan Chemirani(Percusion)
      Album: Persian Knight Celtic Dawn
      Duration: 5:07
    • 23:38
      Title: I'Ll Be Seeing You -- Not Available
      Composer: Kahal / Fain
      Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal)
      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
    • 23:44
      Title: The Changes Stay The Same Part 1
      Composer: Riley, Terry
      Performer(s): Gyan Riley (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Gyan Riley (Guitar), Tracy Silverman (Violin); Scott Amendola (Drums); Zakir Hussain (Tablas)
      Album: Melismantra, Agyanamus Music, AM001
      Duration: 5:33
    • 23:50
      Title: The Philosopher's Hand
      Composer: Riley, Terry
      Performer(s): Terry Riley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Terry Riley (Piano)
      Album: Terry Riley ; Requiem for Adam, Nonesuch, 7559-79639-2
      Duration: 5:50
    • 23:57
      Title: Serenade In E Minor (2nd Movement)
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): English String Orchestra
      Album: Meditations at Sunset, Nimbus Records Ltd, NI7010
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:04
      Title: In The Morning
      Performer(s): First Aid Kit
      Performer(s): First Aid Kit
      Album: The Big Black and the Blue (Deluxe Edition)
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:06
      Title: Nearly Blue / Round Midday - Reels
      Composer: Walsh, John / Traditional
      Performer(s): Ener Mayock (Flute)
      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
    • 00:12
      Title: Slan + Breathnach
      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: 6:26
    • 00:19
      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),, CD001
      Duration: 7:12
    • 00:27
      Title: All Day Within The Dreamy House The Doors Upon Their Hinges Creaked
      Composer: Van Wissem
      Performer(s): Jozef Van Wissem (Lute)
      Performer(s): Jozef Van Wissem (Lute)
      Album: The Stations of the Cross, Independent, Promo CD
      Duration: 3:48
    • 00:31
      Title: Paris, Texas
      Composer: Cooder, Ry
      Performer(s): Ry Cooder (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ry Cooder (Guitar), Jim Dickinson, David Lindley
      Album: Paris, Texas OST, Warner Bros, 7599 25270 2
      Duration: 2:57
    • 00:34
      Title: The Hills
      Composer: Regan, Niamh
      Performer(s): Juhn Echo
      Performer(s): Juhn Echo
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:41
      Title: Piano Sonata No.8 'Pathetique' (2nd Movement) Adagio Cantabile
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
      Performer(s): Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven Piano Sonatas 8 - 11, EMI Classics, 724355658623
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:46
      Title: Dove Sei (Art Thou Troubled)
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Andreas Scholl (Alto/Countertenor)
      Performer(s): Andreas Scholl (Alto/Countertenor), Accademia Bizantina
      Album: Arias For Senesino, Decca, 4756569
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:52
      Title: Giving Up Everything
      Composer: Merchant, Natalie
      Performer(s): Natalie Merchant
      Performer(s): Natalie Merchant
      Album: Natalie Merchant, Nonesuch, 7559-79571-7
      Duration: 4:31
    • 00:57
      Title: Gymnopédie 2
      Composer: Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)
      Album: Satie & Compagnie (Recordno: MIR 189), Mirare, MIR 189
      Duration: 2:42

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