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 Tuesday 8 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: Menina Moca
      Composer: Luis Antonio
      Performer(s): Laurindo Almeida (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Laurindo Almeida (Guitar), Stan Getz (Saxophone)
      Album: Stan Getz Bossa Nova (Recordno: 529904-2) ~~ E220902, Verve, 529904-2
      Duration: 5:42
    • 22:08
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (1991) (Ii)
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass, Orange Mountain Music/Music Network, OMM 0092
      Duration: 3:01
    • 22:11
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (1991) (Iii)
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass, Orange Mountain Music/Music Network, OMM 0092
      Duration: 6:11
    • 22:18
      Title: Ali Ga Bani
      Composer: Toure, Ali Farka
      Performer(s): Toumani Diabate (Kora)
      Performer(s): Toumani Diabate (Kora), Ali Farke Toure (Guitar & Vocals)
      Album: In the Heart of the Moon ~~ CDR04216, World Circuit, WCD072
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:23
      Title: Kfar
      Composer: Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure (Guitar), Idan Raichel (Piano)
      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
    • 22:29
      Title: Variations On A Theme By Nielsen - Variation 9: Adagio
      Composer: Simpson, Robert
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): City Of London Sinfonia
      Album: Robert Simpson: The Complete Symphonies - Disk 7, Hyperion, CDS44197
      Duration: 3:29
    • 22:32
      Title: Cradle Song [Hoy Nazan]
      Composer: Komitas / Mansurian / Winstone / Rosetti
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocal)
      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
    • 22:39
      Title: Keyboard Sonata K260
      Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Enrico Pieranunzi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Enrico Pieranunzi (Piano)
      Album: Enrico Pieranunzi plays Domenico Scarlatti, CAM, PRM7812-2
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:43
      Title: Elegy -- Elegy
      Composer: Brubeck, Dave
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Yale Cellos
      Album: CELLO, CELLI! Twenty Cellos Play Bach and Brubeck, Naxos, 8.557816
      Duration: 7:47
    • 22:52
      Title: Unsquare Dance -- Unsquare Dance
      Composer: Brubeck, Dave
      Performer(s): Dave Brubeck (Piano)
      Performer(s): Dave Brubeck (Piano), The Dave Brubeck Quartet
      Album: Dave Brubeck - Legacy of A Legend, Columbia/Legacy, 88697805632
      Duration: 2:02
    • 22:55
      Title: Beat The Retreat (Arr Benedict Scchlepper-Connolly)
      Composer: Thompson Richard
      Performer(s): Michelle O'Rourke (Voice); Sean Macerlaine (Reeds); Kate Ellis (Cello)
      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
    • 23:00
      Title: You Must Believe In Spring
      Composer: Bergman/Demy/Legrand
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal), Bill Evans (Piano)
      Album: Tony Bennett and Bill Evans: Together Again, Concord, CCD-2198-2
      Duration: 5:51
    • 23:07
      Title: Augelletti, Voicoi Canto-
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Deirdre Moynihan
      Performer(s): Deirdre Moynihan, Ensemble Nota Velata
      Album: Vivaldi Cantatas, Noaxos, Vivaldi Cantatas
      Duration: 6:52
    • 23:14
      Title: The Shannon Suite (3rd Movement) Lough Derg
      Composer: Farrell, Ciaran
      Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar)
      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
    • 23:21
      Title: Electric Counterpoint -- Not Available
      Composer: Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Album: Crossing The Stone, Sony, SK87320
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:26
      Title: I Heard It Through The Grapevine
      Composer: Strong/Whitfield
      Performer(s): Bill Frisell (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bill Frisell (Guitar), Viktor Krauss (Bass); Kenny Wollesen (Drums)
      Album: East/West, Nonesuch, 7559-79863-2
      Duration: 8:00
    • 23:36
      Title: One More Night
      Composer: Can
      Performer(s): Damo Suzuki (Vocal)
      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
    • 23:41
      Title: Old Friends -- Not Available
      Composer: Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): Nah Youn Sun (Vocal)
      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
    • 23:46
      Title: Winter Moon
      Composer: Almeida Laurindo
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Saxophone)
      Album: Stan Getz Bossa Nova (Recordno: 5299042), Verve, 5299042
      Duration: 5:19
    • 23:52
      Title: Sextet For Clarinet, Piano & String Quartet (2nd Movement) Lento
      Composer: Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Corinne Stillwell (Violin), Pamela Ryan (Viola)
      Performer(s): Corinne Stillwell (Violin), Pamela Ryan (Viola), Enhaké
      Album: Gulfstream - American Chamber Music (Recordno: 8.559692), Naxos, 8.559692
      Duration: 4:39
    • 23:57
      Title: At Dusk
      Composer: Surman, John
      Performer(s): John Surman (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): John Surman (Clarinet), Trans4mation (String Quartet), Chris Laurence (Double Bass)
      Album: Coruscating, ECM, ECM 1702 543 033-2
      Duration: 2:20
    • 00:00
      Title: Nuit D'Etoiles
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Veronique Gens (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Veronique Gens (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
      Album: Nuit D'Etoiles (Recordno: 54536021), Virgin Classics, 54536021
      Duration: 3:00
    • 00:04
      Title: Whats New
      Composer: Haggart/Burke
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra
      Performer(s): Frank Sinatra
      Album: Sings For Only The Lonely, Capitol, CDP7484712
      Duration: 5:07
    • 00:21
      Title: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5 - Aria
      Complete Work Name: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5
      Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Maria Bayo (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Maria Bayo (Soprano), Lyon National Orchestra
      Album: Villa Lobos: The Sultry Sound of Brazil, Erato, 0630107049
      Duration: 6:19
    • 00:28
      Title: Samba Dobrado
      Performer(s): Cesar Camargo Mariano
      Performer(s): Cesar Camargo Mariano
      Album: Duo, Trama
      Duration: 6:22
    • 00:35
      Title: Vanishing Act
      Composer: Reed Lou
      Performer(s): Lou Reed (Vocals/Piano)
      Performer(s): Lou Reed (Vocals/Piano)
      Album: Animal Serenade, Warner Brothers
      Duration: 5:31
    • 00:41
      Title: Didn't They?
      Composer: Mckeown
      Performer(s): Mckeown
      Performer(s): Erin Mckeown (Vocal & Guitar)
      Album: Distillation (recordno: 07243 582083 2 0), Nettwerk/parlophone, 07243 582083 2 0
      Duration: 2:16
    • 00:43
      Title: Notturno In E Flat Major Op.148 D 897
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      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
    • 00:54
      Title: Wooly Wolly Gong
      Composer: Garbus, Merrill
      Performer(s): Tune-Yards
      Performer(s): Tune-Yards
      Album: Whokill, PIAS, Promo CD
      Duration: 6:06

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