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 Thursday 7 August 2014

This week on Blue ...

An interesting collaboration between British tenor Ian Bostridge and Chinese guitarist Xuafei Yang(pictured) is the focus of Carl's attention this week on Blue.  The album is the debut release from Globe Music, a new label releasing recordings from Shakespeare's Globe's indoor theatre.  You'll hear songs by Dowland and Schubert along with folk tunes from the Ming Dynasty and new commissions by Stephen Goss and Chen Yi.  Songs from our Ancestors is the featured CD on Blue of the Night this week.

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

On Wednesday...

Carl was joined by the Barnsley Nightingale, Kate Rusby for a Blue Room Session. Accompanied by Damien O'Kane, she sang a few songs from her latest album 'Life in a Paper Boat' and chatted with Carl about her musical life. 

Carl with Kate Rusby and Damien O'Kane

Music Played on the Show


Title: Short Ride In A Fast Machine

Composer: Adams, John

Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: Americana (Recordno: 724355769121) EMI 724355769121

Duration: 4:22


Title: Speak Easy

Composer: Burns / MacMillan

Performer(s): June Tabor (Vocals), Andy Cutting, Mark Emerson, Tim Harries

Album: Apples Topic TSCD0568

Duration: 5:59


Title: Prelude De La Porte Heroique Du Ciel

Composer: Satie, Erik

Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)

Album: Eric Satie: Piano Music - Joanna MacGregor Sound Circus SC902

Duration: 4:13


Title: Espelho Quebrado

Composer: Mourao-Ferreira, David/Oulman, Alain

Performer(s): Carminho (Vocals)

Album: Carminho: Fado EMI 50999 9 66521 2 1

Duration: 3:14


Title: Trio Sonata In E Flat Bwv 525 (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Purcell Quartet

Album: JS Bach Trio Sonatas ~~ H683803 Chaconne Chan0654

Duration: 3:52


Title: Des Caramels Pour Eva

Composer: Berthiaume, Antoine

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


Title: Sonata In D Minor K213

Complete Work Name: Sonata In D Minor K213

Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico

Performer(s): Redmond O' Toole (Guitar)

Album: Redmond O' Toole - Baroque (Recordno: BKCD6878) Bornheim Klassik BKCD6878

Duration: 7:18


Title: Eileen Mcmahon

Composer: Trad arr Jordan/Tallroth/Ljunggren

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


Title: Climbing High Mountains

Composer: Amidon, Sam

Performer(s): Sam Amidon (Guitar/Vocals)

Album: I See the Sign Bedroom Community Promo Copy

Duration: 3:04


Title: Angel Eyes -- Not Available

Composer: Brent / Dennis

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


Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat -- Not Available

Composer: Mingus, Charles

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


Title: Lament

Composer: Hamasyan, Tigran/Agbabian, Areni

Performer(s): Tigran (Piano/Voice); Areni Agbabian (Voice)

Album: Shadow Theater Universal Music France 374 264 4

Duration: 3:46


Title: Aerial Boundaries

Composer: Hedges, Michael

Performer(s): Michael Hedges (Guitar)

Album: Beyond Boundaries Guitar Solos - Michael Hedges Windham Hill 01934 11612 2

Duration: 4:43


Title: Self-Portrait In Three Colours

Composer: Mingus, Charles

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


Title: Jersey Girl

Composer: Tom Waits

Performer(s): Tom Waits

Album: Heartattack and Vine Asylum Records 52252

Duration: 5:26


Title: Dreams Of Elyssia

Composer: Elliott, Maja

Performer(s): Maja Elliott (Piano)

Album: Dreams of Elyssia 10 to 1 Records TTO003

Duration: 3:10


Title: Diamanten Pa Marssnon

Composer: Sibelius, Jean

Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Antonio Pappano (Piano)

Album: Barbara Bonney: Diamonds in the Snow - Nordic Songs Decca 466762-2

Duration: 2:19


Title: Cello Sonata No. 1 In D Minor, Op 109 (Ii) Andante

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Alban Gerhardt (Cello), Cecile Licad (Piano)

Album: Faure Cello Sonatas Hyoerion CDA67872

Duration: 7:00


Title: Once Upon A Time In The West

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): Ennio Morricone & His Orchestra

Album: Ennio Morricone - Movie Masterpieces BMG 82876 59693 2

Duration: 3:42


Title: St. Tropez Shuttle

Composer: McFarland, Gary

Performer(s): Steve Kuhn (Piano)

Album: The October Suite Impulse Impulse

Duration: 4:50


Title: You Don't Know What Love Is --

Composer: Raye/Paul

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


Title: I Only Have Time To Say I Love You

Composer: Kelehan, Noel

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


Title: Summer 2

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max

Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin), Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin

Album: Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi - The Four Seasons Deutsche Grammophon 4810044

Duration: 3:59


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), Natalie Zhu (Piano)

Album: Mozart: Violin Sonatas - Hilary Hahn / Zhu Deutsche Grammophon 477 557-2

Duration: 5:43


Title: Toast

Composer: Amos, Tori

Performer(s): Tori Amos (Vocals)

Album: The Beekeeper Epic EPC 516425 9

Duration: 3:42


Title: Missing You

Composer: McKay, Caitriona

Performer(s): Chris Stout (Fiddle), Caitriona Mckay (Harp)

Album: White Nights McKayStout MSM001

Duration: 5:56


Title: St Jarntandningen

Composer: Lindberg, Oskar

Performer(s): Sofia Vokalensemble

Album: Forvarskvall - One Early Spring Evening Convivium Records CR017

Duration: 3:06


Title: Have A Little Faith In Me

Composer: Hiatt, John

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


Title: Pacific 1

Composer: Wieselman, Doug

Performer(s): Doug Wieselman (Clarinet)

Album: From Water

Duration: 4:53


Title: Four Little Piano Pieces - I: Adagio

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Paul Lewis (Piano)

Album: Liszt - Sonata in B Minor, Piano Works Harmonia Mundi HMA1951845

Duration: 2:19


Title: You Do My World The World Of Good

Composer: Merriman, Will

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


Title: Medina Ii

Composer: Delago, Manu

Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards), Isa Kurz (Violin)

Album: Bigger Than Home (Recordno: SWR 52/13) SWR 52/13

Duration: 5:08


Title: Under Land And Over Sea

Composer: Wallentin

Performer(s): Wildbirds & Peacedrums

Album: Rivers - Retina Leaf BAY76CD

Duration: 3:39



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

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