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    Dec 17; Wednesday's Blue salutes today's date with a Beethoven selection (the birthday boy) - a late String Quartet and an early Piano Sonata; Sufjan Stevens is joined by "a college friend, a Presbyterian pastor and his wife, a string quartet, my little brother" for some Christmas cheer; the Unthanks (pictured) two sisters, a friend and a husband from Northumbria; Irish guitarist Mark Anthony McGrath cracks the champagne and peels the onions as he plays Carolan (his album is called Champagne and Onions); recent release from Antony and The Johnsons; Cormac Breathnach and Martin Dunlea duet; new from Eithne Ni Uallachain; another piece for Kronos by Bryce Dessner and there's  more from The Hilliard Ensemble (see Blue Tunes below); For these and much more... join Carl at 10

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 7 August 2014

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    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

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    The Hilliard Ensemble; December 15th - 21st

    The Hilliard Ensemble has released more than 30 albums on the ECM label including their latest Transeamus.  They hang up their music stands at year’s end after 4 remarkable decades. This week Blue recalls some of their masterful performances as well as the new release - a suitable pre-Christmas Blue Tunes recommendation..

     

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Short Ride In A Fast Machine
      Composer: Adams, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Americana (Recordno: 724355769121), EMI, 724355769121
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:06
      Title: Speak Easy
      Composer: Burns / Macmillan
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals)
      Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals), Andy Cutting, Mark Emerson, Tim Harries
      Album: Apples, Topic, TSCD0568
      Duration: 5:59
    • 22:11
      Title: Prelude De La Porte Heroique Du Ciel
      Composer: Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Album: Eric Satie: Piano Music - Joanna MacGregor, Sound Circus, SC902
      Duration: 4:13
    • 22:17
      Title: Espelho Quebrado
      Composer: Mourao-Ferreira, David/Oulman, Alain
      Performer(s): Carminho (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Carminho (Vocals)
      Album: Carminho: Fado, EMI, 50999 9 66521 2 1
      Duration: 3:14
    • 22:20
      Title: Trio Sonata In E Flat Bwv 525 (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Purcell Quartet
      Album: JS Bach Trio Sonatas ~~ H683803, Chaconne, Chan0654
      Duration: 3:52
    • 22:25
      Title: Des Caramels Pour Eva
      Composer: Berthiaume, Antoine
      Performer(s): Antoine Berthiaume (Guitars, Banjo, Dobro)
      Performer(s): Antoine Berthiaume (Guitars, Banjo, Dobro), Ameline Chauvette-Groulx (Violin), Erika Donald (Cello), Stef Schneider (Perc), Remi-Jean Leblanc (Bass), Rick Hayworth (Pedal Steel), Jennifer Thiessen (Alto)
      Album: Antoine Berthiaume: Small Tease, Ambiances Magnétiques, AM 196 CD
      Duration: 2:57
    • 22:28
      Title: Sonata In D Minor K213
      Complete Work Name: Sonata In D Minor K213
      Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Redmond O' Toole (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Redmond O' Toole (Guitar)
      Album: Redmond O' Toole - Baroque (Recordno: BKCD6878), Bornheim Klassik, BKCD6878
      Duration: 7:18
    • 22:37
      Title: Eileen Mcmahon
      Composer: Trad Arr Jordan/Tallroth/Ljunggren
      Performer(s): Cathy Jordan(Vocals/Autoharp); Eddi Reader (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Cathy Jordan(Vocals/Autoharp); Eddi Reader (Vocals), Roger Tallroth (Guitars); Olav Johansson (Nykelharpa);
      Album: All the Way Home -- G2-10201 ~~ PD CC, Blix Street Records, G2-10201
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:43
      Title: Climbing High Mountains
      Composer: Amidon, Sam
      Performer(s): Sam Amidon (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Sam Amidon (Guitar/Vocals)
      Album: I See the Sign, Bedroom Community, Promo Copy
      Duration: 3:04
    • 22:48
      Title: Angel Eyes -- Not Available
      Composer: Brent / Dennis
      Performer(s): Andy Bey (Vocals, Piano)
      Performer(s): Andy Bey (Vocals, Piano), Frank Wess (Flute), Mino Cinelu (Percussion), Kiyoshi Kitagawa (Bass), Mark Mclean (Drums)
      Album: American Song, Savoy Jazz / 12th Street Records, SVY 17354
      Duration: 4:57
    • 22:53
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat -- Not Available
      Composer: Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Gary Burton (Vibraharp)
      Performer(s): Gary Burton (Vibraharp), Ralph Towner (12 String And Classical Guitars)
      Album: Ralph Towner / Gary Burton - Match Book, ECM Records, ECM10568350142
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:13
      Title: Lament
      Composer: Hamasyan, Tigran/Agbabian, Areni
      Performer(s): Tigran (Piano/Voice); Areni Agbabian (Voice)
      Performer(s): Tigran (Piano/Voice); Areni Agbabian (Voice)
      Album: Shadow Theater, Universal Music France, 374 264 4
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:17
      Title: Aerial Boundaries
      Composer: Hedges, Michael
      Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)
      Album: Beyond Boundaries Guitar Solos - Michael Hedges, Windham Hill, 01934 11612 2
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:22
      Title: Self-Portrait In Three Colours
      Composer: Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Charles Mingus (Bass), John Handy (Tenor Sax)
      Performer(s): Charles Mingus (Bass), John Handy (Tenor Sax), Booker Ervin (Tenor Sax), Shafi Hadi (Tenor Sax), Willie Dennis (Trombone) Et Al
      Album: Mingus Ah Um, Columbia / Legacy, CK 65512
      Duration: 3:10
    • 23:26
      Title: Jersey Girl
      Composer: Tom Waits
      Performer(s): Tom Waits
      Performer(s): Tom Waits
      Album: Heartattack and Vine, Asylum Records, 52252
      Duration: 5:26
    • 23:31
      Title: Dreams Of Elyssia
      Composer: Elliott, Maja
      Performer(s): Maja Elliott (Piano)
      Performer(s): Maja Elliott (Piano)
      Album: Dreams of Elyssia, 10 to 1 Records, TTO003
      Duration: 3:10
    • 23:35
      Title: Diamanten Pa Marssnon
      Composer: Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Antonio Pappano (Piano)
      Album: Barbara Bonney: Diamonds in the Snow - Nordic Songs, Decca, 466762-2
      Duration: 2:19
    • 23:38
      Title: Cello Sonata No. 1 In D Minor, Op 109 (Ii) Andante
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Alban Gerhardt (Cello)
      Performer(s): Alban Gerhardt (Cello), Cecile Licad (Piano)
      Album: Faure Cello Sonatas, Hyoerion, CDA67872
      Duration: 7:00
    • 23:46
      Title: Once Upon A Time In The West
      Composer: Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Ennio Morricone & His Orchestra
      Album: Ennio Morricone - Movie Masterpieces, BMG, 82876 59693 2
      Duration: 3:42
    • 23:50
      Title: St. Tropez Shuttle
      Composer: Mcfarland, Gary
      Performer(s): Steve Kuhn (Piano);
      Performer(s): Steve Kuhn (Piano)
      Album: The October Suite, Impulse, Impulse
      Duration: 4:50
    • 23:56
      Title: You Don't Know What Love Is --
      Composer: Raye/Paul
      Performer(s): Kurt Elling (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Kurt Elling (Vocals), Laurence Hobgood (Piano); Marc Johnson (Bass); Peter Erskine (Drums)
      Album: Flirting With Twilight, Blue Note, 72435 31113 28
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:01
      Title: I Only Have Time To Say I Love You
      Composer: Kelehan, Noel
      Performer(s): Noel Kelehan Quintet
      Performer(s): Noel Kelehan Quintet, Keith Donald (Sax); Mike Nolan (Flugel); Frank Wess (Bass), Noel Kelehan (Piano); John Wadham (Drums)
      Album: Ozone, Beechpark Records
      Duration: 5:05
    • 00:08
      Title: Summer 2
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin)
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin), Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin
      Album: Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi - The Four Seasons, Deutsche Grammophon, 4810044
      Duration: 3:59
    • 00:12
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In E Minor K.304 (2nd Movement) Tempo Di Minuetto
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin), Natalie Zhu (Piano)
      Album: Mozart: Violin Sonatas - Hilary Hahn / Zhu, Deutsche Grammophon, 477 557-2
      Duration: 5:43
    • 00:19
      Title: Toast
      Composer: Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Tori Amos (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tori Amos (Vocals)
      Album: The Beekeeper, Epic, EPC 516425 9
      Duration: 3:42
    • 00:24
      Title: Missing You
      Composer: Mckay, Caitriona
      Performer(s): Chris Stout (Fiddle)
      Performer(s): Chris Stout (Fiddle), Caitriona Mckay (Harp)
      Album: White Nights, McKayStout, MSM001
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:29
      Title: St Jarntandningen
      Composer: Lindberg, Oskar
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble
      Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening, Convivium Records, CR017
      Duration: 3:06
    • 00:34
      Title: Have A Little Faith In Me
      Composer: Hiatt, John
      Performer(s): Bill Frisell (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Bill Frisell (Guitar), Kermit Driscoll (Bass), Joey Baron (Drums)
      Album: The Best of Bill Frisell Vol 1 - Folk Songs, Nonesuch Records, 7559798633
      Duration: 5:43
    • 00:39
      Title: Pacific 1
      Composer: Wieselman, Doug
      Performer(s): Doug Wieselman (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Doug Wieselman (Clarinet)
      Album: From Water
      Duration: 4:53
    • 00:46
      Title: Four Little Piano Pieces - I: Adagio
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Paul Lewis (Piano)
      Performer(s): Paul Lewis (Piano)
      Album: Liszt - Sonata in B Minor, Piano Works, Harmonia Mundi, HMA1951845
      Duration: 2:19
    • 00:47
      Title: You Do My World The World Of Good
      Composer: Merriman, Will
      Performer(s): The Harvest Ministers
      Performer(s): The Harvest Ministers, Acoustic Guitars/Vocals Will Merriman; Dobro Padraig Mccaul; Violin Aingeala De Burca; Harmonies Gerakdette Bailey
      Album: You Can See Everything
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:52
      Title: Medina Ii
      Composer: Delago, Manu
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards), Isa Kurz (Violin)
      Album: Bigger Than Home (Recordno: SWR 52/13), www.sessionworkrec.com, SWR 52/13
      Duration: 5:08
    • 00:57
      Title: Under Land And Over Sea
      Composer: Wallentin
      Performer(s): Wildbirds & Peacedrums
      Performer(s): Wildbirds & Peacedrums
      Album: Rivers - Retina, Leaf, BAY76CD
      Duration: 3:39

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