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 Thursday 10 July 2014

This Week on Blue....

Mercury nominated and critically acclaimed folk artist Kathryn Williams has teamed up with revered jazz musician and vibraphone player Anthony Kerr to create an album of complete re-imaginings of classic jazz standards. Previously performed by greats such as Doris Day, Edith Piaf and Frank Sinatra, Kathryn and Anthony’s version of the infamous song is hushed and delicate – Williams’ signature vocal tip-toes over lush, rich vibraphones. The intent of "Resonator" is to ‘reclaim’ these wonderful songs that have seen multiple cover versions over the years and rearrange them, bringing them back to their most rudimentary state -rebuilding them to make fresh of what has been heard so much. Kathryn and Anthony have revealed true beauty in these old songs, with their fragile delivery both vocally and instrumentally; Williams’ signature vocals enriched by soft, lush vibraphones and double bass.

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.

Something to smile about....

"There is An Island" is the latest Ergodos Musicians' project featuring songs by composers Garret Sholdice and Benedict Schlepper-Connolly and the pure voice of Michele O'Rourke. They joined Carl for a Blue Room Session in advance of their contribution to the Santa Rita Concert Series at the Little Museum of Dublin. 

Carl with Benedict, Michelle and Garrett in Studio 8

Music Played on the Show

22:04

Title: Concerto For Flute And Strings - Ii: Un Poco Andante E Piano

Complete Work Name: Concerto For Flute And Strings In D Major

Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

Performer(s): Jan De Winne (Traverse Flute), Il Gardellino

Album: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Concertos For Various Instruments / Accent / ACC 24285

Duration: 6:49

22:13

Title: Expectations

Composer: Jarrett, Keith

Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano), Charlie Haden (Bass), Paul Motian (Drums), Unnammed String Section

Album: Expectations (Recordno: C2K 65900) / Columbia / Legacy / C2K 65900

Duration: 4:29

22:17

Title: Lisboa

Composer: Gardot, Melody

Performer(s): Melody Gardot (Vocal) Heitor Pereira (Guitar), John Leftwich (Bass), Paulihno Dacosta (Percussion), Jim Keltner, Peter Erskine (Drums), Heitor Pereira & His Orchestra

Album: Melody Gardot - The Absence / Decca / LSCD1-2004

Duration: 5:24

22:23

Title: Joyful Spring

Composer: Levy, Howard

Performer(s): Bela Fleck (Banjo), Howard Levy (Harmonicas, Piano), Victor Lemonte Wooten (Bass), Futureman (Drums)

Album: Rocket Science - Bela Fleck & The Flecktones ~~ PD EL / Eone Music / EOM-CD-2133

Duration: 2:40

22:25

Title: Requiem Aeternam

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): Joel Frederiksen (Bass, Lute), Ensemble Phoenix Munich

Album: Requiem for a Pink Moon / Harmonia Mundi / HMC 90211

Duration: 3:54

22:32

Title: Cello Sonata No.1 In F Major (2nd Movement) Rondo: Allegro Vivace

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Adrian Brendel (Cello), Alfred Brendel (Piano)

Album: Beethoven: Complete works for piano & cello / Philips / 475 379-2

Duration: 7:02

22:39

Title: Che Faro Senza Euridice? -- Orfeus And Euridice

Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald

Performer(s): Andreas Scholl (Counter-Tenor), Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment

Album: Andreas Scholl Heroes ~~ A246511 / Decca / 466196-2

Duration: 3:47

22:45

Title: Missed

Composer: Kent, Julia

Performer(s): Julia Kent (Cello, Electronics, Field Recordings)

Album: Green and Grey / Own Label

Duration: 4:37

22:49

Title: Water Girl

Composer: Hussein, Zakir

Performer(s): Zakir Hussein (Tabla), Jan Garbarek (Saxophone), John Mcloughlin (Guitar), Hariprasad Chaurasia (Flutes)

Album: Making Music (Recordno: ECM 1349 831 544-2) / ECM / ECM 1349 831 544-2

Duration: 3:52

22:55

Title: Freedom/Saoirse

Composer: Hayes/Cahill/O'Lionaird/O Raghallagh/Bartlett

Performer(s): Iarla O'Lionaire (Vocals); Thomas Bartlett (Piano), Caoimhin O Raghallaigh (Hardanger D'Amore); Martin Hayes (Fiddle); Dennis Cahill (Guitar)

Album: The Gloaming / Real World Records / Promo Copy

Duration: 5:04

23:00

Title: Breathing Out

Composer: Bartlett, Thomas

Performer(s): Thomas Bartlett Aka Doveman (Vocals, Piano Et Al), Aaron Dessner(Guitar); Glen Hansard (B/Vocals)

Album: The Conformist / Brassland / HWY 023

Duration: 3:21

23:05

Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat -- Not Available

Composer: Mingus, Charles

Performer(s): Gary Burton (Vibraharp), Ralph Towner (12 String And Classical Guitars)

Album: Ralph Towner / Gary Burton - Match Book / ECM Records / ECM10568350142

Duration: 4:22

23:09

Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat -- Not Available

Composer: Mitchell / Mingus

Performer(s): Joni Mitchell, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Jaco Pastorius, Peter Erskine

Album: Mingus (Recordno: 7559 60557-2) / Asylum / 7559-60557-2

Duration: 5:36

23:17

Title: O Magnum Mysterium

Composer: Lauridsen, Morten

Performer(s): Britten Sinfonia, Polyphony

Album: Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna / Madrigali / Latin Motets / Hyperion / CDA67449

Duration: 6:40

23:23

Title: Piano Quintet In G Minor (2nd Movement)

Composer: Suk, Josef

Performer(s): Nash Ensemble

Album: Josef Suk Piano Quartet, Four Pieces & Piano Quintet (Recordno: Cda67448) ~~ H743009 / Hyperion / Cda67448

Duration: 9:55

23:36

Title: Raglan Road/Fainne Gael An Lae

Composer: Trad/Keohane & Kai

Performer(s): Li Kai (Gu Zheng), Xi'an Si Ensemble

Album: The Xi'An Si Sessions / Xi'An Si / XIAN001CD

Duration: 3:14

23:38

Title: Raglan Road

Composer: Campbell/reilly/kavanagh

Performer(s): Luke Kelly

Album: Lukes Legacy / Chyme / CHCD1031

Duration: 4:10

23:43

Title: Lament

Composer: Hamasyan, Tigran/Agbabian, Areni

Performer(s): Tigran (Piano/Voice); Areni Agbabian (Voice)

Album: Shadow Theater / Universal Music France / 374 264 4

Duration: 3:46

23:48

Title: The Father's Song -- The Father's Suite

Composer: McColl, E/ McNally, A

Performer(s): The Unthanks, Brighouse And Rastrick Brass Band

Album: The Unthanks with Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band -- RRM010 / RabbleRouserMusic / RRM010

Duration: 5:58

23:56

Title: Corcovado -- Corcovado

Composer: Jobim

Performer(s): Astrud Gilberto (Vocal), Stan Getz (Saxophone)

Album: Stan Getz Bossa Nova (Recordno: 529904-2) ~~ E220901 / Verve / 529904-2

Duration: 2:31

23:58

Title: Brazilian Suite

Composer: Petrucciani, Michel

Performer(s): Michel Petrucciani (Piano)

Album: Blue Note Plays Bossa Nova / Blue Note / 50999-215999-2-7

Duration: 6:23

00:06

Title: Kyrie

Composer: Anerio, Giovanni

Performer(s): The Sixteen

Album: The Blossoming Vine / Coro / COR16123

Duration: 4:46

00:11

Title: Concerto Xi A 6 Con Quattro Violini Obligati In A (2nd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Valentini, Giuseppe

Performer(s): La Serenissima

Album: The Rise of the North Italian Violin Concerto: 1690-1740, vol. 1 The Dawn of the Virtuoso / AVIE Records / AV2106

Duration: 5:26

00:17

Title: Delight/Divide

Composer: McKeown, Erin

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

Album: Manifestra / TVP Records / TVP252512

Duration: 3:27

00:21

Title: The Times They Are A-Changing

Composer: Dylan, Bob

Performer(s): Keb' Mo' (Vocal, Guitar), Jeff Paris (Acoustic Piano)

Album: Peace... Back By Popular Demand / Okeh / Epic / EK 92687

Duration: 4:11

00:27

Title: Blind Willie Mctell

Composer: Dylan, Bob

Performer(s): Bob Dylan (Vocal, Guitar)

Album: The Essential Bob Dylan (Recordno: 5031332) / Columbia / 5031332

Duration: 5:52

00:32

Title: Spirit

Composer: Hiromi

Performer(s): Anthony Jackson (Bass), Simon Phillips (Drums)

Album: Alive / Telarc / TEL-35307-02

Duration: 8:15

00:43

Title: Lord Franklin -- Promenade 1979 Mulligan Records

Composer: Trad arr Burke/O'Domhnaill

Performer(s): Kevin Burke (Fiddle) Micheal O'Domhnaill (Guitars/Vocal)

Album: The Ultimate Guide to Irish Folk CD 1 / Arc Music / EUCD 2484

Duration: 3:56

00:47

Title: Gingerly

Composer: Dunning

Performer(s): Brian Dunning (Flute), John Fitzpatrick (Violin); Sean Whelan (Guitar, Oud); Robbie Harris (Percussion)

Album: Puck Fair - Forgotten Carnival / AKD / AKD 1613

Duration: 2:43

00:50

Title: An Leannan

Composer: Padraigin Ni Uallachain

Performer(s): Padraigin Ni Uallachain

Album: Ailleacht (recordno: Cefcd187) / Gael Linn / CEFCD187

Duration: 5:27

00:55

Title: The Ghost

Composer: Tighe, Dylan

Performer(s): Dyln Tighe (Vocals, Guitar, Keys), Sean Macerlaine (Sax/Clar); Donal Macerlaine (Saw)

Album: Record / Self Release / 5060195513711

Duration: 3:48

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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

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