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 Monday 4 August 2014

This week on Blue Tunes...

Unni Løvlid(pictured below) is a Norwegian folk singer whose recordings venture into the contemporary music world. One of her albums was recorded a capella in the Emmanuel Vigeland Mausoleum in Oslo with its very special acoustics while others consist of her own compositions in the experimental electronic field bringing folk songs into completely new timbral landscapes. She was a recent visitor to Ireland when she enthralled audiences along with soundscape artist and reedman Sean MacErlaine. We'll dip into her recordings all this week on Blue where she will enthral us..

 

Blue live from Kaleidoscope

On Wednesday June 1st, Blue broadcast live from Kaleidoscope - a evening of live music which has been described as a genre-blind mini festival - much like Blue itself. Listen again to hear harpsichordist David Adams with music old and new; flautist Lina Andonovska with contemporary counterpoint, clarinetist John Finucane with the Kaleidoscope String Quartet, the sweeping musical embrace of Treelan and the unique sound of the New Irish Courtois Trombone Ensemble all presented from the stage by Carl Corcoran. Listen back here (available until 01/07/16)

Carl meets Olatz Zugasti, Sean Keane and Brendan Graham

Olatz Zugasti is a Basque singer and harpist. She's part of the acclaimed Benito Lertxundi Band but also has several albums of her own. Introduced to Irish music on hearing the voice of traditional singer Sean Keane, this fascination led to collaborations with Brendan Graham. She visits Carl for a special Monday Bank Holiday Blue, joined for songs and chat by Sean Keane and Brendan Graham. Listen back here (available until 06/07/16)

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

The award-winning Sofia Vokalensemble recorded an album of Nordic a capella choral music earlier this year. Hear selections from "Forvarskvall" each night this week on Blue.

Music Played on the Show

21:04

Title:

Simple Twist Of Fate

Composer:

Dylan, Bob

Performer(s):

Bob Dylan (Vocals)

Album:

Blood On the Tracks

Duration:

4:15

21:05

Title:

Piano Concerto No.2 In G Minor (2nd Movement) Andante

Composer:

Godard, Benjamin

Performer(s):

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Album:

The Romantic Piano Concerto - 63: Benjamin Godard

Duration:

7:16

21:13

Title:

Moonlight / Llanto De Luna

Composer:

Beethoven / Gutierrez Cainas, J.

Performer(s):

Omara Portuondo (Vocals), Cucho Valdes (Piano)

Album:

Omara & Chucho : Omara Portuondo & Chucho Valdes

Duration:

4:45

21:18

Title:

Songe

Composer:

Trad Arr

Performer(s):

Moe Moe Yee (Harp)

Album:

Burmese Harp

Duration:

4:13

21:22

Title:

The Voice Of Silence (Epilogue)

Composer:

Mikkelborg, Palle

Performer(s):

Helen Davies (Harp), Nicolai Shultz (Flute), The Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra

Album:

The Voice Of Silence - Palle Mikkelborg

Duration:

3:10

21:27

Title:

Let It Be

Composer:

Lennon / McCartney

Performer(s):

Nick Cave (Vocals), Chaz Jankel (Piano), Mickey Gallagher (Hammond), Norman Watt-Roy (Bass), Dylan Howe (Drums)

Album:

I Am Sam - Music From And Inspired By The Film

Duration:

3:30

21:31

Title:

Piano Sonata No. 3 In D Major (2nd Movement) Andantino Cantabile

Composer:

Enescu, George

Performer(s):

Luiza Borac (Piano)

Album:

Enescu: Piano Music Volume 2 - Luiza Borac - Disk 2

Duration:

9:11

21:41

Title:

God Don't Never Change

Performer(s):

Blind Willie Johnson (Vocals, Guitar)

Album:

The Slide Guitar - Bottles, Knives & Steel

Duration:

2:59

21:44

Title:

Memories Of You

Composer:

Smith, J.B.

Performer(s):

Bill Monroe (Vocal, Mandolin), Doc Watson (Vocal, Guitar)

Album:

Bill Monroe & Doc Watson: Live Duet Recordings 1963-1980

Duration:

3:10

21:47

Title:

The Seal Lullaby

Composer:

Whitacre, Eric

Performer(s):

Catrin Finch (Harp), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), Pavao String Quartet

Album:

Catrin Finch - Lullabies

Duration:

4:07

21:52

Title:

Dream Dancing

Composer:

Porter, Cole

Performer(s):

Zoot Sims (Tenor Saxophone), Jimmy Rowles (Piano), George Mratz (Bass), Mousey Alexander (Drums)

Album:

The Jazz Giants Play Cole Porter

Duration:

7:22

22:04

Title:

Quartet No.2 In G Major (3rd Movement) Andante

Composer:

Thuille, Ludwig

Performer(s):

Ofer Falk, Rafael Todes (Violins), Dorothea Vogel (Viola), Vanessa Lucas-Smith (Cello)

Album:

Ludwig Thuille: The String Quartets

Duration:

7:25

22:12

Title:

Fluff

Composer:

Butler, Geezer/Iommi, Tony/Osbourne, Ozzy/Ward, Bill

Performer(s):

Tony Iommi (Guitar), Black Sabbath

Album:

Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

Duration:

4:09

22:16

Title:

Polska Efter Anders Frederik Andersson Tryserum

Composer:

Traditional

Performer(s):

Pelle Bjornlert (Viola D'Amore)

Album:

Swedish Folk Music 1970 - 1990

Duration:

2:20

22:19

Title:

Four Songs Of Love - Ii: Until The Daybreak

Composer:

Sandstrom, Sven-David

Performer(s):

Sofia Vokalensemble

Album:

Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening

Duration:

2:32

22:22

Title:

Good Fortune

Composer:

Snider, Todd

Performer(s):

Todd Snider

Album:

The Excitement Plan

Duration:

3:12

22:25

Title:

1941

Composer:

Nilsson, Harry

Performer(s):

Harry Nilsson (Vocal)

Album:

Harry Nilsson - All Time Greatest Hits

Duration:

2:41

22:28

Title:

There's No You

Composer:

Burwell / Parish

Performer(s):

Herb Ellis (Guitar)

Album:

Let's Do It - Louis Armstong: Best Of The Verve Years

Duration:

2:17

22:32

Title:

Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Il Vecchio Castello

Composer:

Mussorgsky, Modest

Performer(s):

Philharmonia Orchestra

Album:

Mussorgsky - Pictures At An Exhibition

Duration:

5:24

22:40

Title:

Lamentos

Composer:

Pixinguinha

Performer(s):

Roland Dyens (Guitar)

Album:

Naquele Tempo: Music of the Brazilian Master Pixinguinha

Duration:

4:28

22:44

Title:

The Lament For Limerick

Composer:

Traditional

Performer(s):

Martin Hayes (Fiddle), Dennis Cahill (Guitar)

Album:

Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill: The Lonesome Touch

Duration:

5:00

22:50

Title:

Gymnopedie No.1 / Variation No.1

Composer:

Satie, Erik

Performer(s):

Vincent Charbonnier (Bass), André Arpino (Drums)

Album:

Beyond Bach, Other Composers I Adore

Duration:

4:33

22:54

Title:

Gymnopedie No.3

Composer:

Satie, Erik

Performer(s):

Gerald Garcia (Guitar), Csfr State Philharmonic Orchestra

Album:

Chill with Satie

Duration:

2:21

22:58

Title:

Qui Est Homo

Composer:

Pergolesi, Giovanni

Performer(s):

Matinier / Ambrosini

Album:

Inventio

Duration:

4:19

23:04

Title:

Ogne Pena Cciu Spietata

Composer:

Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista

Performer(s):

Maria Pia De Vito (Voice), Francois Couturier (Piano), Anja Lechner (Cello), Michele Rabbia (Percussion, Electronics)

Album:

Il Pergolese (Recordno: ECM 2340 4180427)

Duration:

5:57

23:10

Title:

Moments Of Pleasure

Composer:

Bush, Kate

Performer(s):

Kate Bush (Vocals/ Piano), The Waynflete Chamber Choir

Album:

Director's Cut

Duration:

6:31

23:16

Title:

Four Songs Of Love - I: Let Him Kiss Me

Composer:

Sandstrom, Sven-David

Performer(s):

Sofia Vokalensemble

Album:

Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening

Duration:

2:10

23:19

Title:

The Drowned Lovers

Composer:

Trad Arr Rusby McCusker

Performer(s):

Kate Rusby (Vocals)

Album:

Hourglass

Duration:

5:09

23:25

Title:

The Man Who Fell From Grace...

Composer:

3epkano

Performer(s):

3epkano

Album:

3epkano

Duration:

5:25

23:30

Title:

Polvere Di Stelle (Stardust)

Composer:

Parish / Carmichael

Performer(s):

Monty Alexander (Piano), Bucky Pizzarelli (Guitar), Martin Pizzarelli (Acoustic Bass)

Album:

Romantica

Duration:

4:15

23:35

Title:

Firefly

Composer:

Hiromi

Performer(s):

Anthony Jackson (Bass), Simon Phillips (Drums)

Album:

Alive

Duration:

7:31

23:42

Title:

Violin Sonata No.2 In D Major (3rd Movement) Andante

Composer:

Prokofiev, Serge

Performer(s):

Steven Osborne (Piano)

Album:

Prokofiev - Violin Sonatas, Five Melodies

Duration:

3:31

23:46

Title:

Glas

Composer:

Schmitt, Florent

Performer(s):

Anne Queffélec (Piano)

Album:

Satie & Compagnie (Recordno: MIR 189)

Duration:

6:24

23:53

Title:

When Joanna Loved Me

Composer:

Wells / Segal

Performer(s):

Paul Desmond (Alto Sax), Jim Hall (Guitar), Eugene Wright (Bass), Connie Kay (Drums)

Album:

Feeling Blue

Duration:

5:43

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