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    Nov 25. Eamonn minds the house for Carl this Thursday night. Otherwise it's business as usual - Itzhak Perlman and André Previn perform a Scott Joplin serenade; accordionist Jean-Louis Matinier teams up with nyckelharpa-player Marco Ambrosini; The Unthanks sing a song from the shipyards; Valentin and Roxana Gheorghiu perform Poulenc; we've jazz trumpeter Nils Petter Molvaer; multi-instrumentalist Hakon Kornstad; lutenist Rolf Lislevand (pictured), from the newly-available "Scaramanzia"; there's the late Karen Dalton, from the re-issue of "In My Own Time"; double bassist Dieter Ilg, performing Wagner; Mark Anthony McGrath, playing a 13-string guitar; we continue to feature Sligo resident Felip Carbonell (see Blue Tunes below) from his first solo project; Swiss-Albanian jazz singer Elina Duni; instrumental jazz by a Swiss quintet that has tuba and trombone in its line-up; Aurora Orchestra plays Gerald Barry's "The One-Armed Pianist"; there's Jodie Landau with the Graduale Nobili choir; the slow movement of a piano concerto by Baptiste Trotignon; late career Chet Baker; and Hesperion XXI exude some Balkan spirit. 10pm start.....

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 29 July 2014


    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 -

    Felip Carbonell: Nov  23rd - 29th

    Guitarist Felip Carbonell has worked as an arts officer, production company head and band manager. After organising Mallorcan dates for Dervish in the 1990s, he moved to Sligo. He contributes greatly to the vibrant music scene in Sligo and is an integral part of the band No Crows. Recently, Felip released his first solo project, The Colours Of Time - a collection of recordings that represent Felip's musical experiences in Ireland and in his native Mallorca - recorded in both locations. We air selections from the double CD all this week.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: La Foule
      Composer: Rivgauche, Michel/Cabral, Ange
      Performer(s): Martha Wainwright (Vocals); Thomas Bartlett (Piano)
      Performer(s): Martha Wainwright (Vocals); Thomas Bartlett (Piano), Thomas Bartlett (Piano); Doug Wieselman (Guitar)
      Album: Sans Fusils, Ni Souliers, à Paris: Martha Wainwright's Piaf Record
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:10
      Title: Veinte Anos
      Composer: Vera, Maria Teresa
      Performer(s): Buena Vista Social Club
      Performer(s): Buena Vista Social Club, Omara Portuondo (Vocals)
      Album: Buena Vista Social Club (Recordno WCD050), World Circuit, WCD050
      Duration: 3:31
    • 22:15
      Title: Brothers --
      Composer: Cooder, Ry
      Performer(s): Ry Cooder (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ry Cooder (Guitar), Jim Dickinson, David Lindley
      Album: Paris, Texas OST, Warner Bros, 7599 25270 2
      Duration: 2:07
    • 22:23
      Title: With Wand'ring Steps (Recorder Version)
      Composer: Pook, Jocelyn / Milton, John
      Performer(s): Andreas Scholl (Voice)
      Performer(s): Andreas Scholl (Voice), Pavlo Besnosiuk, Carolin Balding (Violins), Rachel Byrt (Viola), Richard Turncliff (Cello), The Baroque String Quartet
      Album: William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, Decca, 475 6367
      Duration: 2:40
    • 22:27
      Title: Piano Quintet No.1 In D Minor (3rd Movement) Allegretto Moderato
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Jean Hubeau (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jean Hubeau (Piano), Quatour Via Nova
      Album: Faure: Piano Quintets 1 & 2, Apex, 2564 69986-3
      Duration: 7:16
    • 22:37
      Title: Asparagus
      Composer: Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar/Vocals), Andy Gangadeen(Drums); Robert Jarvis (Trombone); Barney Morse Brown(Cello)
      Album: Handmade Life, English Accoustic Collective, RUFCD012
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:41
      Title: Moonbeam Passage -- Not Available
      Composer: Tweed, Karen
      Performer(s): May Monday
      Performer(s): May Monday, Timo Alakotila, Karen Tweed, Roger Tallroth, Emma Reid
      Album: May Monday - Midnight, May Monday Adventures, MMA6327001
      Duration: 6:16
    • 22:48
      Title: My Heart Belongs To Daddy
      Composer: Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Anita O'Day (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Anita O'Day (Vocal), Billy May Orchestra
      Album: Cool Heat, American Jazz Classics, 99016
      Duration: 2:54
    • 22:51
      Title: The Long Goodbye --
      Composer: Broadbent, Alan
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Bass), Alan Broadbent (Piano)
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Bass), Alan Broadbent (Piano), Ernie Watts (Tenor Sax), Larance Marable (Drums)
      Album: Haunted Heart - Quartet West (Recordno: 513 078-2), Gitanes Jazz / Verve, 513 078-2
      Duration: 6:08
    • 22:59
      Title: Primavera Portena
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Ahn Trio
      Performer(s): Ahn Trio, Matthew Gold (Percussion), Brian Resnick (Percussion)
      Album: Ahn Trio, Emi Classics, 724355702227
      Duration: 4:25
    • 23:03
      Title: After The Tryst
      Composer: Macmillan, James
      Performer(s): Gregory Harrington (Violin)
      Performer(s): Gregory Harrington (Violin), Simon Mulligan (Piano)
      Album: A Different World: the music of James Macmillan, Estile, Estile Records
      Duration: 2:52
    • 23:08
      Title: Violin Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin)
      Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orch
      Album: Brahms And Sibelius Violin Concertos, Emi, 7646592
      Duration: 8:47
    • 23:17
      Title: Las Abejas
      Composer: Barrios, Augustin
      Performer(s): Pat Coldrick (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pat Coldrick (Guitar)
      Album: City Jam
      Duration: 2:53
    • 23:25
      Title: Carraroe/Out On The Ocean
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Martin Hayes (Violin)
      Performer(s): Martin Hayes (Violin), Dennis Cahill (Guitar)
      Album: Martin Hayes Dennis Cahill Live In Seattle ~~ R310003, Green Linnet Records, 1195
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:30
      Title: Opus 28 - Live
      Composer: O'Halloran, Dustin
      Performer(s): Dustin O'Halloran
      Performer(s): Dustin O'Halloran, Acme String Quartet
      Album: Transcendentalism EP (Recordno LP13-19P), Fat Cat Records, LP13-19P
      Duration: 3:25
    • 23:35
      Title: Bella Ci Dormi
      Composer: Trad Arr Mauro Durante
      Performer(s): Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
      Performer(s): Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
      Album: Pizzica indiavolata
      Duration: 4:18
    • 23:40
      Title: On Green Dolphin Street --
      Composer: Kaper, B./Washington, N.
      Performer(s): Barney Kessel (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Barney Kessel (Guitar), Ray Brown (Bass), Shelly Manne (Drums)
      Album: Progressions: 100 Years of Jazz Guitar, Columbia/Legacy, 5176512
      Duration: 4:03
    • 23:45
      Title: Concerto For 3 Pianos In D Minor (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Guher Pekinel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Guher Pekinel (Piano), Suher Pekinel (Piano); Jacques Loussier Trio
      Album: Take Bach (Recordno: 8573-80823-2) ~~ E238501, Teldec, 8573-80823-2
      Duration: 6:06
    • 23:52
      Title: Thy Hand,Belinda...When I Am Laid In Earth -- Thy Hand Belinda...When I Am Laid In Earth
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Academyof Ancient Music
      Album: The Radiant Voice of Barbara Bonney ~~ A276602, Decca, 468818-2
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:57
      Title: Sonata No.3 In A Major (3rd Movement) Adagio Cantabile - Allegro Vivace
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Adrian Brendel (Cello)
      Performer(s): Adrian Brendel (Cello), Alfred Brendel (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven: Complete Works for Piano and Cello, Philips, 475 379-2
      Duration: 8:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Reiseslatt - Til Hans W Brimi
      Composer: Okland
      Performer(s): Nils Okland (Violin)
      Performer(s): Nils Okland (Violin), Torbjorn Okland (Guitar); Sigbjorn Apeland (Harmonium)
      Album: Nordic Nights: A Late Junction Compilation #2, BBC, BBCLJ30062
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:12
      Title: One Dove
      Composer: Hegarty/Reynolds
      Performer(s): Antony And The Johnsons
      Performer(s): Antony And The Johnsons
      Album: The Crying Light, Rough Trade, RTRADCD443
      Duration: 5:34
    • 00:18
      Title: Gillespiana - 6 - Bachiana Brasileiras No. 5
      Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Markus Stockhausen (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Markus Stockhausen (Trumpet), Wdr Big Band
      Album: Lalo Schifrin Jazz, Warner Music France, 8573 82024 2
      Duration: 8:47
    • 00:27
      Title: Take Five -- Take Five
      Composer: Desmond, Paul
      Performer(s): Dave Brubeck (Piano)
      Performer(s): Dave Brubeck (Piano), Dave Brubeck Quartet
      Album: The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out ~~ E277903, Columbia/ Legacy, Ck65122
      Duration: 5:26
    • 00:34
      Title: My Lagan Love --
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): The Unthanks
      Performer(s): The Unthanks, Brighouse And Rastrick Brass Band
      Album: The Unthanks with Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band -- RRMO10, RabbleRouseerMusic, RRMO10
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:38
      Title: The Day That You Were Born
      Composer: O Lionaird, Iarla
      Performer(s): Iarla O Lionaird
      Performer(s): Iarla O Lionaird
      Album: Exclusive Re-Mix, Real World, CDRW126
      Duration: 6:21
    • 00:46
      Title: All Alright
      Composer: Sigur Ros
      Performer(s): Jónsi Birgisson (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Jónsi Birgisson (Vocal), Sigur Rós
      Album: With A Buzz In Our Ears We Play Endlessly - Sigur Ros, EMI Records, 5099922872821
      Duration: 6:21
    • 00:52
      Title: Solv
      Composer: Langeland, Sinika
      Performer(s): Sinikka Langeland (Kantele)
      Performer(s): Sinikka Langeland (Kantele), Arve Henriksen (Trumpet); Trygve Seim (Sax); Anders Jormin (Bass); Markku Ounaskari (Percussion)
      Album: Starflowers (Recordno: ECM1996 1714563), ECM, ECM1996 1714563
      Duration: 3:11
    • 00:56
      Title: Ghost
      Composer: Byrne, David
      Performer(s): David Byrne
      Performer(s): David Byrne
      Album: David Byrne: The Knee Plays, Nonesuch, 303228-2
      Duration: 3:24

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