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    Aug 4: Eamonn sits in for Carl this week. On Tuesday's BLUE, we'll listen to a Craig Armstrong piece that was subsequently used in film; 2 x Karl Jenkins (including one live recording you'll find on a recently made available Soft Machine CD); young German drummer/bandleader Eva Klesse; a work for guitar by the late 19th/early 20th century composer Antonio Jiménez Manjón from Spain; an Ocean Boulevard Eric Clapton, beseeching "strength"; low-key Satchmo (see BLUE TUNES, below), on the 114th anniversary of his birth; Alexander Chapman Campbell's "Light Through The Day"; Diana Krall, dreaming of California; part of Piazzolla's history of tango; kantele-player Sinikka Langeland; a couple of Billie Holiday songs, as well as Lady Day's reading of "Autumn In New York"; James Ehnes (violin) and Andrew Armstrong (piano), from a new CD of violin sonatas by Franck and Richard Strauss; vintage Esbjorn Svensson Trio (pictured by Jim Rakete); and part of a Jon Hopkins movie soundtrack. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 17 July 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Julian Bream fell in love with the guitar aged nine on hearing Django Reinhardt; he's 81 this week - we honour him on Blue with selections from his varied catalogue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Penny Black
      Composer: Lambert, John
      Performer(s): John Lambert (Guitar, Programming)
      Performer(s): John Lambert (Guitar, Programming)
      Album: Chequerboard: Penny Black, Lazybird, LAZYB13
      Duration: 3:56
    • 22:08
      Title: Blues Sur Nacre
      Composer: Pellarin, Jacques
      Performer(s): Jacques Pellarin (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Jacques Pellarin (Accordion), Diego Fano (Saxophone), Yann Pajean (Percussion)
      Album: Sound of Philadelphia, Independent,
      Duration: 5:00
    • 22:15
      Title: Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Jacques Loussier Trio
      Performer(s): Jacques Loussier Trio
      Album: Breathe - The Relaxing Baroque, Telarc, Cd80713
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:20
      Title: The Ladies Who Lunch
      Composer: Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Elaine Stritch (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Elaine Stritch (Vocals)
      Album: The Sondheim Songbook ~~ C353913, Sony Broadway, SK48201
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:25
      Title: Double Concerto In B Minor (2nd Movement) Poco Lento
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Anthony Marwood (Violin)
      Performer(s): Anthony Marwood (Violin), Lawrence Power (Viola), Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Britten - Violin Concerto, Double Concerto... (Recordno: CDA67801), Hyperion, CDA67801
      Duration: 6:54
    • 22:33
      Title: Solitary Moon -- Not Available
      Composer: Mandel / Bergman / Bergman
      Performer(s): Shirley Horn (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Shirley Horn (Vocal, Piano)
      Album: The Michael Parkinson Collection -- 2CD 9811787, Universal, 2CD 9811787
      Duration: 5:06
    • 22:40
      Title: End Titles (Guitar)
      Composer: Eastwood, Clint
      Performer(s): Bruce Forman (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bruce Forman (Guitar)
      Album: Flags Of Our Fathers - Music From The Motion Picture, Milan Records, 399 061-2
      Duration: 1:56
    • 22:42
      Title: The Promise
      Composer: Eastwood / Mccormack
      Performer(s): Kyle Eastwood (Dbl Bass), Graeme Blevins (Saxophone), Quentin Collins (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Kyle Eastwood (Dbl Bass), Graeme Blevins (Saxophone), Quentin Collins (Trumpet), Andrew Mccormack (Piano), Martyn Kane (Drums)
      Album: The View From Here - Kyle Eastwood, Jazz Village, 570020
      Duration: 5:22
    • 22:48
      Title: Folías
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Fahmi Alqhai (Viola Da Gamba)
      Performer(s): Miguel Ángel Cortés (Flamenco Guitar), Accademia Del Piacere
      Album: Las idas y las vueltas - Spanish Baroque Meets Flamenco, Glossa, GCD P33203
      Duration: 5:35
    • 22:54
      Title: Sore Point
      Composer: Newman, Chris
      Performer(s): Dermot Byrne (Accordian), Floriane Blancke (Harp)
      Performer(s): Dermot Byrne (Accordian), Floriane Blancke (Harp), Time Edey (Guitar)
      Album: Dermot Byrne & Floriane Blancke,
      Duration: 3:08
    • 22:57
      Title: Carol
      Composer: Simonds / Lunny / Begg
      Performer(s): Clodagh Simonds (Harmonium And Vocals)
      Performer(s): Clodagh Simonds (Harmonium And Vocals), John Contrereras (Cello), Cora Venus Lunny (Violin), Michael Begg (Other Sounds)
      Album: Hail Hope, Janet Records, PROMO
      Duration: 3:51
    • 23:02
      Title: Cailín Na Nurla Donn
      Composer: Trad Ni Bheaglaoich/Lunny
      Performer(s): Seosaimhin Ni Bheaglaoich (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Seosaimhin Ni Bheaglaoich (Vocals), Donal Lunny (Keys/Percussion); Gavin Ralston (Guitar)
      Album: Taobh na Gréine/Under the Sun, Gael Linn, CEFCD170
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:07
      Title: Violin Sonata In E Flat (2nd Movement) Improvisation: Andante Cantabile
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Augustin Dumay (Violin)
      Performer(s): Augustin Dumay (Violin), Louis Lortie (Piano)
      Album: Franck & Strauss Violin Sonatas (Recordno: ONYX 4096), Onyx, ONYX 4096
      Duration: 8:12
    • 23:17
      Title: The Cusp Of Magic (Vi) Prayer Circle
      Composer: Riley, Terry
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Kronos Quartet; Wu Man (Pipa)
      Album: The Cusp of Magic ~~ PD EB, Nonesuch, 7559-79959-8
      Duration: 6:40
    • 23:24
      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
    • 23:31
      Title: Prayer Of St. Gregory
      Composer: Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Koch, 372212h1
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:36
      Title: I Didn't Know What Time It Was
      Composer: Rodgers/Hart
      Performer(s): Linley Hamilton (Trumpet, Flugelhorn); Johnny Taylor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Linley Hamilton (Trumpet, Flugelhorn); Johnny Taylor (Piano), Damian Evans(Bass); Dominic Mullan (Drums): Julien Colarossi (Guitar)
      Album: In Transition, Lyte Records, LR026
      Duration: 5:24
    • 23:41
      Title: Ne Me Quitte Pas -- Ne Me Quitte Pas
      Composer: Brel, Jacques
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel (Vocals)
      Album: Brel infiniment 40 Chansons ~~ CDB019906/01, Universal Barclay, 980839-5
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:48
      Title: Arabesque No.1
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Yolanda Kondonassis (Harp)
      Performer(s): Yolanda Kondonassis (Harp)
      Album: Scintillation (Recordno: Cd-80361), Telarc, Cd-80361
      Duration: 4:20
    • 23:53
      Title: Verso
      Composer: Vaananen, Timo
      Performer(s): Timo Vaananen (Elec Kantele)
      Performer(s): Timo Vaananen (Elec Kantele)
      Album: Musikkia, Maanite
      Duration: 6:55
    • 00:00
      Title: Shine On You Crazy Diamond
      Composer: Gilmour / Waters / Wright
      Performer(s): Christy Moore (Vocals, Gtr)
      Performer(s): Christy Moore (Vocals, Gtr), Declan Sinnott (Guitars)
      Album: Listen (Recordno: 88697 480002), Sony Music/ Columbia, 88697 480002
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:05
      Title: Lost Days
      Composer: Dun, Tan
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano), Shanghai Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Best of Lang Lang -- 4779014 ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779014
      Duration: 2:10
    • 00:08
      Title: As I Roved Out
      Composer: Trad Lakeman/Dillon
      Performer(s): Cara Dillon
      Performer(s): Cara Dillon
      Album: A Thousand Hearts
      Duration: 4:59
    • 00:14
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Sostenuto
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2, Decca, 417702-2
      Duration: 11:56
    • 00:27
      Title: Skylark (Alternate Version)
      Composer: Carmichael / Mercer
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin (Vocals)
      Album: The Queen In Waiting, Columbia / Legacy, COL 508621 2
      Duration: 4:04
    • 00:31
      Title: Into Dust
      Composer: Sandoval, Hope / Roback, David
      Performer(s): Youn Sun Nah (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Youn Sun Nah (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: 4:49
    • 00:37
      Title: Snowball
      Composer: Anderson, Reid
      Performer(s): The Bad Plus
      Performer(s): The Bad Plus
      Album: Never Stop (Deluxe Edition), Eone Music, EDM CD 2112
      Duration: 7:41
    • 00:45
      Title: Nocturnal After John Dowland Op 70 (Ix) Slow And Quiet
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Album: Nocturnal - Julian Bream, EMI CLassics, 7 54901 2
      Duration: 2:36
    • 00:48
      Title: Nora Ote Zara Joan (Crucán Na Bpáiste)
      Composer: Graham ,Brendan; Zugasti, Olatz
      Performer(s): Olatz Zugasti (Vocals/Harp)
      Performer(s): Olatz Zugasti (Vocals/Harp)
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:52
      Title: Edinburgh
      Composer: Woods, Chris
      Performer(s): Chris Woods (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Chris Woods (Guitar)
      Album: Stories for Solo Guitar, Chris Woods Groove, Chris Woods Groove Download
      Duration: 3:06
    • 00:56
      Title: An Raibh To Ag An Gcarraig
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Claire-Anne Lynch (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Claire-Anne Lynch (Vocal), North Cregg
      Album: North Cregg: The Roseland Barndance, Greentrax, CDTRAX308
      Duration: 3:30

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