The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    Dec 22. Carl will be spending some quality time at home for the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, Eamonn continues to pace the selections - and himself - during these early stages of his marathon Christmas run.

    Tonight, we'll hear a sample from a new CD of Schumann string quartets; recent Chick Corea; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones and Rosanne Cash; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticpated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 28 July 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    American pianist/producer Thomas Bartlett is best known to us as a key component of The Gloaming. But there's much more too him - find out each night this week.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    "The Wexord Carols" - Caitriona O'Leary et al, and Chamber Choir Ireland: December 22nd - 28th

    Two new Irish releases are under the Christmas Week spotlight; Traditional Carols from the Old and New World by Chamber Choir Ireland (directed by Paul Hillier); and Heresy Records' "The Wexford Carols" - Dulra's Caitriona O'Leary joined by Tom Jones, Roseanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens for this Joe Henry production. Blue guarantees an eclectic, cool Yule...

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:14
      Title: Dime Que No
      Composer: Fonseca, R./Alfaro, M.C.
      Performer(s): Roberto Fonseca (Piano)
      Performer(s): Roberto Fonseca (Piano), Cachaito Lopez (Bass); Ramses Rodriguez (Percussion)
      Album: Zamazu, Enja, ENJ-9499 2
      Duration: 3:13
    • 22:18
      Title: Asleep (From Five Tango Sensations)
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Kronos Quartet
      Performer(s): Kronos Quartet, La Mystère Des Voix Bulgares
      Album: A Thousand Thoughts, Nonesuch 536952, 536952
      Duration: 5:26
    • 22:24
      Title: Impro 1 - Somni
      Composer: Savall, Ferran
      Performer(s): Ferran Savall (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ferran Savall (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Impro, Alia Vox, AVSA9906
      Duration: 5:02
    • 22:41
      Title: Om Namaha Shiva
      Composer: S. Coe/ S. Chandra
      Performer(s): Sheila Chandra (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Sheila Chandra (Vocal)
      Album: Sheila Chandra: Weaving My Ancestors'Voices, Real World, CDRW 24 0777 7 86722 2 7
      Duration: 2:56
    • 22:44
      Title: 'Ouses, 'Ouses, 'Ouses
      Composer: Copper/Emmerson/Chandra/Coe
      Performer(s): John Cooper (Vocal)
      Performer(s): John Cooper (Vocal), Sheila Chandra (Vocal); Simon Emmerson (Guitar); Phil Beer (Violin); Barney M Brown (Cello); Richard Evans (Bass
      Album: The Imagined Village ~~ R533201, Realworld, CDRW147
      Duration: 6:20
    • 22:51
      Title: Stream Of Joy
      Composer: Tagore, Rabindranath
      Performer(s): Zoe Rahmann (Piano), Arnob (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Zoe Rahmann (Piano), Arnob (Vocals), Idris Rahmann (Clarinet, Flute, Bass Clarinet), Kuljitt Bhamra (Perc), Samy Bishai (Vln)
      Album: Zoe & Idris Rahman: Where Rivers Meet, Manushi Records, MANUCD004
      Duration: 5:20
    • 22:56
      Title: O Magnum Mysterium -- Not Available
      Composer: Byrd, William
      Performer(s): Jan Lundgren (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jan Lundgren (Piano), The Gustaf Sjokvist Chamber Choir
      Album: Magnum Mysterium ~~ PD EL, ACT, 9457-2
      Duration: 5:45
    • 23:04
      Title: Billie's Blues
      Composer: Holiday, Billie
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals)
      Album: The Essential Billie Holiday (Recordno: METROCD098), Metro, METROCD098
      Duration: 4:14
    • 23:08
      Title: One For Annie
      Composer: Halferty, Tommy
      Performer(s): Tommy Halferty Trio
      Performer(s): Tommy Halferty Trio, Dave Redmond (Bass); Kevin Brady (Drums)
      Album: Burkina, Self Release, TH01
      Duration: 6:43
    • 23:17
      Title: Du Bist Die Ruh -- Not Available
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Christoph Eschenbach (Piano)
      Album: Schubert Lieder (Recordno: 4552941823), Decca, 4552941823
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:22
      Title: Piano Sonata In A Minor. Op.42 D845 (4th Movement0 Rondo : Allegro Vivace
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Alfred Brendel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alfred Brendel (Piano)
      Album: Alfred Brendel Schubert Piano Works 1822 - 1828 ~~ PD OB, Decca, 4782622
      Duration: 5:11
    • 23:29
      Title: Sunrise
      Composer: Amidon, Sam/Bartlett, Thomas
      Performer(s): Doveman (Aka Thomas Bartlett (Piano/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Doveman (Aka Thomas Bartlett (Piano/Vocals), Sam Amidon (Banjo/Acc Guitar); Dougie Bowne (Drums) Shahzad Ismaily (El Guitar); Peter Ecklund (Cornet)
      Album: With My Left Hand I Raise the Dead, Brassland, HWY 017
      Duration: 5:25
    • 23:35
      Title: Song 44
      Composer: The Gloaming
      Performer(s): The Gloaming
      Performer(s): The Gloaming
      Album: The Gloaming, Realworld, CDRW200
      Duration: 6:52
    • 23:43
      Title: Three To Get Ready
      Composer: Brubeck, Dave
      Performer(s): Dave Brubeck (Piano), Paul Desmond (Alto Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Dave Brubeck (Piano), Paul Desmond (Alto Saxophone), Eugene Wright (Bass), Joe Morello (Drums)
      Album: Their Last Time Out - The Dave Brubeck Quartet (2-CD), Columbia/Legacy, 88697 81562 2
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:49
      Title: Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)
      Composer: Lennon, John
      Performer(s): Stephan Meinberg (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Stephan Meinberg (Trumpet), Ndr Big Band
      Album: John Lennon - In My Own Write, Provocateur Records, PVC1041
      Duration: 4:54
    • 00:01
      Title: Spacekadetten
      Composer: Tallroth, Roger
      Performer(s): Vasen
      Performer(s): Vasen
      Album: Vasen: Mindset, Northside, NSD6097
      Duration: 3:28
    • 00:06
      Title: The Bold Fenian Men
      Composer: Trad Arr Jordan/Tallroth
      Performer(s): Cathy Jordan
      Performer(s): Cathy Jordan, Roger Tallroth (Guitar)
      Album: All the Way Home, Blix Street, G"-10201
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:13
      Title: Pour La Harpe - Valse Romantique
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Album: The Harpist - Catrin Finch, Sony Classical, SK93103
      Duration: 3:30
    • 00:17
      Title: Bamba
      Composer: Finch, Catrin/Keita, Seckou
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp); Seckou Keita (Kora)
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp); Seckou Keita (Kora)
      Album: Clychau Dibon
      Duration: 8:42
    • 00:26
      Title: Llwynog (Fox)
      Composer: Hoyland, Martin/Lisa Jen
      Performer(s): 9bach
      Performer(s): 9bach
      Album: Tincian, Realword, CDRW202
      Duration: 4:31
    • 00:40
      Title: You Compare Her To A Rose
      Composer: Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Ailie Blunnie (Vocals/Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Ailie Blunnie (Vocals/Keyboards), Dan Bodwell (Bass); Dave Mccune (Drums); Roisin Blunnie/Cliodhna Ni Fhatharta (B'Vocals)
      Album: On Love..and other murder mysteries, Happy Out Records, HOR001
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:44
      Title: Dance Without Answer
      Composer: Winstone / Gesing
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocals), Klaus Gesing (Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone), Glauco Venier (Piano)
      Album: Dance Without Answer, ECM Records, ECM 2333 374 3047
      Duration: 5:18
    • 00:50
      Title: Jullundur
      Composer: Garcia Fons, Renaud
      Performer(s): Renaud Garcia Fons (Bass)
      Performer(s): Renaud Garcia Fons (Bass), See Notes In Memo For Oriental Bass Track
      Album: Oriental Bass -- ENJ-9334 2, Enja, ENJ-9334 2
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:55
      Title: Me At The Museum; You At The Wintergarden
      Composer: Fullbrook, Hollie
      Performer(s): Tiny Ruins
      Performer(s): Tiny Ruins
      Album: Brightly Painted One
      Duration: 2:36

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