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 11 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 Eamonn Lenihan

Bill Evans, an influential pianist influenced by both Debussy and Bud Powell, was born 85 years ago. This week, Eamonn presents some of Evans' finest solo, duo and trio recordings.

Music Played on the Show


Title: String Quartet No. 5 (1991) (Iv)

Composer: Glass, Philip

Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet

Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass

Duration: 5:03


Title: Children's Play Song

Composer: Evans

Performer(s): Eddie Gomez (Bass), Session Orchestra

Album: From Left to Right

Duration: 4:21


Title: The Earth Turns (Studio)

Composer: Doyle, Roger

Performer(s): Alex Smith (Boy Soprano), Roger Doyle (Progamming); Vyvienne Long (Cello)

Album: The Death By Fire Of Giordano Bruno -- Advance Promo

Duration: 2:57


Title: Ride

Composer: Sylvian, David

Performer(s): David Sylvian, Danny Thompson, Steve Jansen, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Phil Palmer, David Torn, Mark Isham

Album: Everything And Nothing

Duration: 8:00


Title: La Pendule (The Pendulum Clock)

Composer: Silver, Sheila

Performer(s): Alexander Paley (Piano)

Album: Sheila Silver - Piano Concerto, Six Preludes...

Duration: 6:01


Title: When Were You Happy?

Composer: Marling, Laura

Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)

Album: Once I Was An Eagle

Duration: 3:53


Title: Kala Djula

Composer: Trad arr. Toure and Diabate

Performer(s): Ali Farka Toure (Guitar), Toumani Diabate (Kora)

Album: Ali and Toumani

Duration: 3:27


Title: I Courted A Sailor

Composer: Rusby, Kate

Performer(s): Kate Rusby (Vocal), Ian Carr (Guitar), Ewan Vernal (Double Bass), Andy Cutting (Accordian), John Mccusker (Fiddle)

Album: Kate Rusby: Little Lights

Duration: 4:03


Title: Lacrimosa: Requiem In D Minor

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Bbc Symphony Orchestra, John Alldis Choir

Album: Mozart: Requiem

Duration: 3:07


Title: The Morning After

Composer: Jones, Sean

Performer(s): Orrin Evans (Piano), Luques Curtis (Bass), Obed Calvaire (Drums)

Album: - Never Before Seen

Duration: 7:14


Title: Northern Lights

Composer: McLoughlin, Dave

Performer(s): Dave Mcloughlin (Bouzouki), Ray Cohen (Fiddle/Guitar); Anna Houston (Cello); Bernard Tohill (Guitar)

Album: Above and Below The Tide

Duration: 4:37


Title: Variations On A Theme By Mozart

Composer: Sor, Fernando

Performer(s): Tilman Hoppstock (Guitar)

Album: Alhambra - Spanish Guitar Music

Duration: 7:37


Title: Rondo Capriccioso In E Major

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano)

Album: Mendelssohn: The Complete Solo Piano Music - 2

Duration: 6:36


Title: Turning The Gun On Myself

Composer: Thompson, Teddy

Performer(s): Jeff Hill (Bass), Marius De Vries (Keyboards, Percussion)

Album: A Piece of What You Need

Duration: 4:20


Title: Song

Composer: Monk, Daniel

Performer(s): Brodsky Quartet

Album: Moodswings

Duration: 3:16


Title: Ohne Olga

Composer: Dopp, Andreas

Performer(s): Andreas Dopp (Electric Guitar, Zither, Glockenspiel)

Album: Taiga Taxi

Duration: 3:07


Title: Here's That Rainy Day

Composer: Burke / Van Heusen

Performer(s): Bill Evans (Piano)

Album: Alone

Duration: 5:21


Title: Bonnie Boy

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Shirley Collins (Vocals, Banjo), Dolly Collins (Organ), Bram Martin (Cello)

Album: The Power of the True Love Knot

Duration: 3:42


Title: Stars

Composer: Yangchen, Soname

Performer(s): Soname Yangchen (Vocals), Charlson Ximenes (Guitar), Sonny Thet (Cello), Jai Burama Mbye (Kora), Jan Robert Blumenroth (Tibetan Lute)...

Album: Natural Mind - Soname

Duration: 4:04


Title: I Know My Way

Composer: Van Schothorst, Anne; Van Luijt, Bob

Performer(s): Anne Van Schothorst (Harp), Bob Nan Luijt (Bass/Samples)

Album: Ek is Eik: Anne Vanschothorst Harp + Bass + Percussion + Trumpet + Viola da Gamba

Duration: 4:18


Title: Piano Concerto No.3 (2nd Movement) Largo

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Beethoven - Piano Concertos 3 & 4

Duration: 9:50


Title: Still Learning

Composer: Jansen, Arne

Performer(s): Arne Jansen (Guitars), Andreas Edelmann (Bass), Eric Schaefer (Drums), Friedrich Paravicini (Keyboards, Vibes), Stephan Braun (Cello)

Album: The Sleep Of Reason - Ode To Goya (Recordno: 9539-2)

Duration: 6:07


Title: Little Green

Composer: Mitchell, Joni

Performer(s): Tierney Sutton (Vocals), Turtle Island Quartet

Album: After Blue

Duration: 4:53


Title: The Silence Beneath

Composer: Travis / Fripp

Performer(s): Theo Travis (Flute, Soprano Saxophone), Robert Fripp (Guitar)

Album: Thread

Duration: 8:35


Title: Ego Flos Campi

Composer: Bertolusi, Vincenzo

Performer(s): The Sixteen

Album: The Blossoming Vine

Duration: 3:44


Title: Música Callada, Book 1 - Vii: Lento

Composer: Mompou, Federico

Performer(s): Jean-Francois Heisser (Piano)

Album: Federico Mompou - Música Callada (CD / Book)

Duration: 3:08


Title: Sweet Rosemary (Demo Version)

Composer: Denny, Sandy

Performer(s): Sandy Denny (Vocal, Guitar)

Album: The Music Weaver (2-CD) (Recordno: 530 725 9)

Duration: 3:01


Title: Hold On

Composer: Waits/brennan

Performer(s): Freddie White & Trish Hickey

Album: Here With You

Duration: 4:53


Title: Timothy Grub

Composer: Bunyan

Performer(s): Vashti Bunyan (Vocal)

Album: Just Another Diamond Day

Duration: 3:15


Title: Blue In Green

Composer: Davis

Performer(s): Miles Davis

Album: Kind of Blue

Duration: 5:47


Title: Threnos

Composer: Tavener, John

Performer(s): Natalie Clein (Cello)

Album: Essential Tavener

Duration: 5:50



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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