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 8 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: Menina Moca

Composer: Luis Antonio

Performer(s): Laurindo Almeida (Guitar), Stan Getz (Saxophone)

Album: Stan Getz Bossa Nova (Recordno: 529904-2) ~~ E220902 Verve 529904-2

Duration: 5:42


Title: String Quartet No. 5 (1991) (Ii)

Composer: Glass, Philip

Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet

Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass Orange Mountain Music/Music Network OMM 0092

Duration: 3:01


Title: String Quartet No. 5 (1991) (Iii)

Composer: Glass, Philip

Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet

Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass Orange Mountain Music/Music Network OMM 0092

Duration: 6:11


Title: Ali Ga Bani

Composer: Toure, Ali Farka

Performer(s): Toumani Diabate (Kora), Ali Farke Toure (Guitar & Vocals)

Album: In the Heart of the Moon ~~ CDR04216 World Circuit WCD072

Duration: 4:34


Title: Kfar

Composer: Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel

Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure (Guitar), Idan Raichel (Piano), Ossi Fine (Bass0, Souleymane Kane (Calabash)

Album: The Toure-Raichel Collective Cumbancha CMB-CD-22

Duration: 4:26


Title: Variations On A Theme By Nielsen - Variation 9: Adagio

Composer: Simpson, Robert

Performer(s): City Of London Sinfonia

Album: Robert Simpson: The Complete Symphonies - Disk 7 Hyperion CDS44197

Duration: 3:29


Title: Cradle Song [Hoy Nazan]

Composer: Komitas / Mansurian / Winstone / Rosetti

Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocal), Klaus Gesing (Bass Clarinet, Soprano Sax), Glauco Venier (Piano)

Album: Stories Yet To Tell ~~ PD RB ECM Records ECM 2158 2737426

Duration: 4:33


Title: Keyboard Sonata K260

Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico

Performer(s): Enrico Pieranunzi (Piano)

Album: Enrico Pieranunzi plays Domenico Scarlatti CAM PRM7812-2

Duration: 4:03


Title: Elegy -- Elegy

Composer: Brubeck, Dave

Performer(s): The Yale Cellos

Album: CELLO, CELLI! Twenty Cellos Play Bach and Brubeck Naxos 8.557816

Duration: 7:47


Title: Unsquare Dance -- Unsquare Dance

Composer: Brubeck, Dave

Performer(s): Dave Brubeck (Piano), The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Album: Dave Brubeck - Legacy of A Legend Columbia/Legacy 88697805632

Duration: 2:02


Title: Beat The Retreat (Arr Benedict Scchlepper-Connolly)

Composer: Thompson Richard

Performer(s): Michelle O'Rourke (Voice); Sean Macerlaine (Reeds); Kate Ellis (Cello), Benedict Schlepper-Connolly (Voice /Guitar), Ergodos Musicians

Album: Songs Ergodos Ergodos ER13

Duration: 5:10


Title: You Must Believe In Spring

Composer: Bergman/Demy/Legrand

Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal), Bill Evans (Piano)

Album: Tony Bennett and Bill Evans: Together Again Concord CCD-2198-2

Duration: 5:51


Title: Augelletti, Voicoi Canto-

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Deirdre Moynihan, Ensemble Nota Velata

Album: Vivaldi Cantatas Noaxos Vivaldi Cantatas

Duration: 6:52


Title: The Shannon Suite (3rd Movement) Lough Derg

Composer: Farrell, Ciaran

Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar), Gerard Mcchrystal (Soprano Saxophone)

Album: Perfect State - The Music Of Ciarán Farrell (Recordno: Rtelyricfmcd113) ~~ H878505 RTÉ lyric fm Rtelyricfmcd113

Duration: 4:54


Title: Electric Counterpoint -- Not Available

Composer: Reich, Steve

Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)

Album: Crossing The Stone Sony SK87320

Duration: 4:22


Title: I Heard It Through The Grapevine

Composer: Strong/Whitfield

Performer(s): Bill Frisell (Guitar), Viktor Krauss (Bass); Kenny Wollesen (Drums)

Album: East/West Nonesuch 7559-79863-2

Duration: 8:00


Title: One More Night

Composer: Can

Performer(s): Damo Suzuki (Vocal), Holger Czukay (Bass), Michael Karoli (Gtr), Irmin Schmidt (Keybds), Jaki Liebezeit (Drums)

Album: Ege Bamyasi - Can Spoon CD 008

Duration: 5:35


Title: Old Friends -- Not Available

Composer: Simon, Paul

Performer(s): Nah Youn Sun (Vocal), Guaillaume Naud (E.Piano), David Georgelet (Perc), Vincent Peirani Accordian), Anel Chanfrault (Cello), Olivier Aude (Gtrs, Bass, Perc, Editing, Backing Vcls)

Album: Down By Love (Recordno: CCk-8247) BIS Music CCk-8247

Duration: 4:20


Title: Winter Moon

Composer: Almeida Laurindo

Performer(s): Stan Getz (Saxophone)

Album: Stan Getz Bossa Nova (Recordno: 5299042) Verve 5299042

Duration: 5:19


Title: Sextet For Clarinet, Piano & String Quartet (2nd Movement) Lento

Composer: Copland, Aaron

Performer(s): Corinne Stillwell (Violin), Pamela Ryan (Viola), Enhaké

Album: Gulfstream - American Chamber Music (Recordno: 8.559692) Naxos 8.559692

Duration: 4:39


Title: At Dusk

Composer: Surman, John

Performer(s): John Surman (Clarinet), Trans4mation (String Quartet), Chris Laurence (Double Bass)

Album: Coruscating ECM ECM 1702 543 033-2

Duration: 2:20


Title: Nuit D'Etoiles

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Veronique Gens (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)

Album: Nuit D'Etoiles (Recordno: 54536021) Virgin Classics 54536021

Duration: 3:00


Title: Whats New

Composer: Haggart/burke

Performer(s): Frank Sinatra

Album: Sings For Only The Lonely Capitol CDP7484712

Duration: 5:07


Title: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5 - Aria

Complete Work Name: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5

Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heiter

Performer(s): Maria Bayo (Soprano), Lyon National Orchestra

Album: Villa Lobos: The Sultry Sound of Brazil Erato 0630107049

Duration: 6:19


Title: Samba Dobrado

Performer(s): Cesar Camargo Mariano

Album: Duo Trama n/a

Duration: 6:22


Title: Vanishing Act

Composer: Reed Lou

Performer(s): Lou Reed (Vocals/Piano)

Album: Animal Serenade Warner Brothers

Duration: 5:31


Title: Didn't They?

Composer: Mckeown

Performer(s): Erin Mckeown (Vocal & Guitar)

Album: Distillation (recordno: 07243 582083 2 0) Nettwerk/parlophone 07243 582083 2 0

Duration: 2:16


Title: Notturno In E Flat Major Op.148 D 897

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Heinz Medjimorec (Piano), Michael Schnitzler (Violin), & Walter Schulz (Violoncello), Hadyn-Trio Wien

Album: Schubert: The Piano Trios (Haydn-Trio Wien) Teldec 0630-12337-2

Duration: 9:27


Title: Wooly Wolly Gong

Composer: Garbus, Merrill

Performer(s): Tune-Yards

Album: Whokill PIAS Promo CD

Duration: 6:06



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

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