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 Wednesday 6 August 2014

This week on Blue Tunes...

Thursday night Aedin Gormley sits in for Carl.

And then, on Bank Holiday Monday Carl returns to share a repeat broadcast of  Blue Live at Kaleidoscope Night at Bello Bar (see video below). From Tuesday on, colleagues Ellen Cranitch and Aedin Gormley will "look after the shop" on Blue for the next two weeks.

August Bank Holiday Monday - Blue of the Night at Kaleidoscope

Enjoy this short video collage of a great night when Blue broadcast live from Kaleidoscope Night at Bello Bar in Dublin last June. You'll have another chance of enjoying this musical potpourri when we re-broadcast the concert on Bank Holiday Monday's Blue (August 1st) starting at 10pm.

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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


Title: Four Dances (1st Movement) Dance 1

Composer: Cage, John

Performer(s): Giancarlo Simonacci (Piano), Ars Ludi (Percussion Ensemble)

Album: John Cage: Complete Works for Piano and Voice and Piano and Violin

Duration: 4:24


Title: Nocturne -- Nocturne

Composer: Copland, Aaron

Performer(s): Gil Shaham (Violin), André Previn (Piano)

Album: American Scenes ~~ G398404

Duration: 6:04


Title: The Moon And I

Composer: Legrand, Michel

Performer(s): Jessye Norman (Soprano), Michel Legrand (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 456654-2)

Duration: 3:38


Title: In Winter Light (Ist Movement)

Composer: Buckley, John

Performer(s): William Dowdall (Flute); John Feeley (Guitar)

Album: Contemporary Music from Ireland Vol 9

Duration: 7:35


Title: Estate

Composer: Martino / Brighetti

Performer(s): Stella Bass

Album: Too Darn Hot

Duration: 4:39


Title: Questa Mattina

Composer: Trad arr Mauro Durante

Performer(s): Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

Album: Pizzica indiavolata

Duration: 3:44


Title: Five Bagetelles - Movement Ii - Lento

Composer: Walton, William

Performer(s): Graham Anthony Devine (Guitar)

Album: British Guitar Music - Graham Anthony Devine

Duration: 3:26


Title: Her

Composer: Sauter, Eddie

Performer(s): Stan Getz (Tenor Sax), Beau Arts String Quartet

Album: Focus (Recordno: 521 419-2) ~~ PD EL

Duration: 6:13


Title: Speak Low -- Speak Low

Composer: Weill, Kurt/Nash, Ogden

Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocal)

Album: Summertime (Recordno: 9831113)

Duration: 4:24


Title: Street Scene - What Good Would The Moon Be

Composer: Weill, Kurt

Performer(s): Max Raabe (Vocals), Langston Hughes (Lyrics), Palast Orchester

Album: Charming Weill - Dance Band Arrangements

Duration: 4:32


Title: Speak Low -- From "One Touch Of Venus"

Composer: Nash / Weill

Performer(s): Kurt Weill (Vocal, Piano), Charlie Haden (Double Bass), Fred Hersch (Piano)

Album: September Songs - Various (Recordno: SK 63046)

Duration: 5:30


Title: Concerto For Cello And Strings - Ii: Andante

Complete Work Name: Concerto For Cell And Strings In A Minor

Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

Performer(s): Emmanuel Balssa (Cello), Il Gardellino

Album: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Concertos For Various Instruments

Duration: 7:42


Title: She's Leaving Home

Composer: Lennon

Performer(s): The Beatles

Album: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Duration: 3:35


Title: Ely's Shuffle

Composer: Martin, Neil/McGuire,Seamus

Performer(s): West Ocean String Quartet

Album: An Indigo Sky -- WORCD

Duration: 4:40


Title: Sliabh Gallion Braes --

Composer: Trad Arr Jordan/Tallroth

Performer(s): Cathy Jordan, Roger Tallroth

Album: All the Way Home -- G2-10201 ~~ PD EC

Duration: 4:39


Title: Prelude From Partita No.3

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)

Album: Catrin Finch The Harpist ~~ D403101

Duration: 4:02


Title: Bamba

Composer: Finch, Catrin/Keita, Seckou

Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp); Seckou Keita (Kora)

Album: Clychau Dibon

Duration: 8:42


Title: Down By The Sally Gardens -- Down By The Sally Gardens

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Ian Bostridge (Tenor), Julius Drake (Piano)

Album: The English Songbook (Recordno: 724355683021) ~~ L818018

Duration: 2:33


Title: Sveirge

Composer: Stenhammar, Wilhelm

Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble

Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening

Duration: 2:46


Title: I Didn't Understand

Composer: Smith, Elliott

Performer(s): Christopher O Riley (Piano)

Album: Home to Oblivion - An Elliott Smith Tribute - Christopher O Riley (Recordno: 468056)

Duration: 2:49


Title: Alfonsina Y El Mar --

Composer: Ramirez, Ariel

Performer(s): Ane Brun

Album: Songs 2003-2013

Duration: 4:22


Title: Pensiero

Composer: Bridge, Frank

Performer(s): Dame Avril Piston (Viola), Shamonia Harpa (Piano)

Album: Heartache An Anthology of English Viola Music

Duration: 4:23


Title: Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge - Ii: Adagio

Complete Work Name: Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge, Op.10

Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Performer(s): Roger Best (Viola), English String Orchestra

Album: A Portrait Of Britten (3-CD) (Recordno: NI 1751)

Duration: 2:28


Title: So Long Frank Lloyd Wright

Composer: P Simon

Performer(s): Simon And Garfunkel

Album: The Essential Simon & Garfunkel

Duration: 3:39


Title: Beat The Retreat (Arr Benedict Scchlepper-Connolly)

Composer: Thompson Richard

Performer(s): Michelle O'Rourke (Voice); Sean Macerlaine (Reeds); Kate Ellis (Cello), Benedict Schlepper-Connolly (Voice /Guitar), Ergodos Musicians

Album: Songs

Duration: 5:10


Title: Roy's Hands

Composer: Furey, Finbar

Performer(s): John Mcsherry & Francis Mcilduff (Uilleann Pipes), Donal O'Connor (Keys)

Album: At First Light: Idir

Duration: 4:11


Title: Aird Ui Chuain

Composer: Trad/O'Connor, McSherry, McIlduff

Performer(s): John Mcsherry (Pipes, Whistles), Donal O'Connor (Fiddle, Keys), Franicis Mcilduff (Bodhran, Pipes), At First Light

Album: At First Light-IDIR

Duration: 4:25


Title: Michelle

Composer: Woods, Chris

Performer(s): Chris Woods (Guitar)

Album: Stories for Solo Guitar

Duration: 4:41


Title: Go Easy

Composer: Martyn, John

Performer(s): John Martyn

Album: Bless the Weather

Duration: 4:15


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


Title: In The Wee Small Of The Morning

Composer: Mann, David

Performer(s): Enrico Zanisi Trio, Enrico Zanisi (Piano); Joe Rehmer (Bass); Alessandro Paternesi (Drums)

Album: Life Variations

Duration: 4:52


Title: Danse Orientale In A Major - Andante Cantabile

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Rustem Hayroudinoff (Piano), Alexander Ivashkin (Cello)

Album: Rachmaninoff Edition (Boxed Set) (Recordno: 9013 / 19)

Duration: 6:27



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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