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    Oct 22: Midweek Blue has Keith Jarrett in a couple of settings - solo piano for some Shostakovich; multi-instrumental for the 1986 album "No-End" and in the famous Standard Trio Setting; a Piano Concerto by Shostakovich and glorious choral from Rachmaninov; Kurt Weill sings and so too does Theo Bleckmann; Noel Kelehan leads his ensemble from the recent re-release "Ozone" - the subject of a Lyric Feature this Friday; more from  Franz Liszt  who is in the Blue Tunes spotlight - see Blue Tunes below; For these and more join Carl at 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 11 August 2014

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    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.

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    Franz Liszt: Oct 20th - 26th 

    Franz Liszt is remembered as a virtuoso. Much of his self-composed concert repertoire is considered to be the most technically-difficult music written for piano. In the week of the anniversary of his birth, we feature Liszt's late career compositions, including low-key pieces for cello and piano performed by, amongst others, Paul Lewis, Nikolai Lugansky, Pascal Amoyel and Emmanuelle Bertrand.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (1991) (Iv)
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet
      Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass, Orange Mountain Music/Music Network, OMM 0092
      Duration: 5:03
    • 22:06
      Title: Children's Play Song
      Composer: Evans
      Performer(s): Bill Evans (Piano)
      Performer(s): Eddie Gomez (Bass), Session Orchestra
      Album: From Left to Right, Verve, 557451-2
      Duration: 4:21
    • 22:10
      Title: The Earth Turns (Studio)
      Composer: Doyle, Roger
      Performer(s): Alex Smith (Boy Soprano)
      Performer(s): Alex Smith (Boy Soprano), Roger Doyle (Progamming); Vyvienne Long (Cello)
      Album: The Death By Fire Of Giordano Bruno -- Advance Promo, Heresy Records, Advance Promo
      Duration: 2:57
    • 22:15
      Title: Ride
      Composer: Sylvian, David
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian, Danny Thompson, Steve Jansen, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Phil Palmer, David Torn, Mark Isham
      Album: Everything And Nothing, Virgin Records, CDVD2897 7243 8 50017 2 7
      Duration: 8:00
    • 22:23
      Title: La Pendule (The Pendulum Clock)
      Composer: Silver, Sheila
      Performer(s): Alexander Paley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alexander Paley (Piano)
      Album: Sheila Silver - Piano Concerto, Six Preludes..., Naxos, 8.557015
      Duration: 6:01
    • 22:30
      Title: When Were You Happy?
      Composer: Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)
      Album: Once I Was An Eagle, Virgin Records, 006023738618
      Duration: 3:53
    • 22:33
      Title: Kala Djula
      Composer: Trad Arr. Toure And Diabate
      Performer(s): Ali Farka Toure (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ali Farka Toure (Guitar), Toumani Diabate (Kora)
      Album: Ali and Toumani, World Circuit, WCD083
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:37
      Title: I Courted A Sailor
      Composer: Rusby, Kate
      Performer(s): Kate Rusby (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Kate Rusby (Vocal), Ian Carr (Guitar), Ewan Vernal (Double Bass), Andy Cutting (Accordian), John Mccusker (Fiddle)
      Album: Kate Rusby: Little Lights, Pure, Prcd07
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:42
      Title: Lacrimosa: Requiem In D Minor
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): John Alldis Choir
      Performer(s): Bbc Symphony Orchestra, John Alldis Choir
      Album: Mozart: Requiem, Philips, 420353-2
      Duration: 3:07
    • 22:47
      Title: The Morning After
      Composer: Jones, Sean
      Performer(s): Sean Jones (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Orrin Evans (Piano), Luques Curtis (Bass), Obed Calvaire (Drums)
      Album: Im.pro.vise - Never Before Seen, Mac Avenue, MAC 1080
      Duration: 7:14
    • 22:55
      Title: Northern Lights
      Composer: Mcloughlin, Dave
      Performer(s): Cop Control Dave Mcloughlin
      Performer(s): Dave Mcloughlin (Bouzouki), Ray Cohen (Fiddle/Guitar); Anna Houston (Cello); Bernard Tohill (Guitar)
      Album: Above and Below The Tide, Dave McLoughlin, DMCL01
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:01
      Title: Variations On A Theme By Mozart
      Composer: Sor, Fernando
      Performer(s): Tilman Hoppstock (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Tilman Hoppstock (Guitar)
      Album: Alhambra - Spanish Guitar Music, Christophorus Records, CHE 0194-2
      Duration: 7:37
    • 23:08
      Title: Rondo Capriccioso In E Major
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano)
      Album: Mendelssohn: The Complete Solo Piano Music - 2, Hyperion, CDA68059
      Duration: 6:36
    • 23:16
      Title: Turning The Gun On Myself
      Composer: Thompson, Teddy
      Performer(s): Teddy Thompson (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Jeff Hill (Bass), Marius De Vries (Keyboards, Percussion)
      Album: A Piece of What You Need, Verve, 1779769
      Duration: 4:20
    • 23:20
      Title: Song
      Composer: Monk, Daniel
      Performer(s): Jacqui Dankworth (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Brodsky Quartet
      Album: Moodswings, Bordsky Records, BRD3501
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:23
      Title: Ohne Olga
      Composer: Dopp, Andreas
      Performer(s): Andreas Dopp (Electric Guitar, Zither, Glockenspiel)
      Performer(s): Andreas Dopp (Electric Guitar, Zither, Glockenspiel)
      Album: Taiga Taxi, Blacklisted Records, BCD 080801-16
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:29
      Title: Here's That Rainy Day
      Composer: Burke / Van Heusen
      Performer(s): Bill Evans (Piano)
      Performer(s): Bill Evans (Piano)
      Album: Alone, Pirouet, 833 801-2
      Duration: 5:21
    • 23:36
      Title: Bonnie Boy
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Shirley Collins (Vocals, Banjo)
      Performer(s): Shirley Collins (Vocals, Banjo), Dolly Collins (Organ), Bram Martin (Cello)
      Album: The Power of the True Love Knot, Fledg'ling, FLED 3028
      Duration: 3:42
    • 23:39
      Title: Stars
      Composer: Yangchen, Soname
      Performer(s): Soname Yangchen (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Soname Yangchen (Vocals), Charlson Ximenes (Guitar), Sonny Thet (Cello), Jai Burama Mbye (Kora), Jan Robert Blumenroth (Tibetan Lute)...
      Album: Natural Mind - Soname, Enja Records, TIP-888 852 2
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:43
      Title: I Know My Way
      Composer: Van Schothorst, Anne; Van Luijt, Bob
      Performer(s): Anne Van Schothorst (Harp)
      Performer(s): Anne Van Schothorst (Harp), Bob Nan Luijt (Bass/Samples)
      Album: Ek is Eik: Anne Vanschothorst Harp + Bass + Percussion + Trumpet + Viola da Gamba, Big Round Records, BR893Z
      Duration: 4:18
    • 23:48
      Title: Piano Concerto No.3 (2nd Movement) Largo
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig Van
      Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)
      Performer(s): Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Beethoven - Piano Concertos 3 & 4, Onyx, 92.682
      Duration: 9:50
    • 00:02
      Title: Still Learning
      Composer: Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Arne Jansen (Guitars), Andreas Edelmann (Bass), Eric Schaefer (Drums)
      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), Act Music, 9539-2
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:08
      Title: Little Green
      Composer: Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Tierney Sutton (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Tierney Sutton (Vocals), Turtle Island Quartet
      Album: After Blue, BFM Jazz / Challenge Records, BFM77056
      Duration: 4:53
    • 00:14
      Title: The Silence Beneath
      Composer: Travis / Fripp
      Performer(s): Theo Travis (Flute, Soprano Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Theo Travis (Flute, Soprano Saxophone), Robert Fripp (Guitar)
      Album: Thread, Panegyric, gyrcd001
      Duration: 8:35
    • 00:28
      Title: Ego Flos Campi
      Composer: Bertolusi, Vincenzo
      Performer(s): The Sixteen
      Performer(s): The Sixteen
      Album: The Blossoming Vine, Coro, COR16123
      Duration: 3:44
    • 00:32
      Title: Música Callada, Book 1 - Vii: Lento
      Composer: Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Jean-Francois Heisser (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jean-Francois Heisser (Piano)
      Album: Federico Mompou - Música Callada (CD / Book), Musicales Actes Sud, ASM 13
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:36
      Title: Sweet Rosemary (Demo Version)
      Composer: Denny, Sandy
      Performer(s): Sandy Denny (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Sandy Denny (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Music Weaver (2-CD) (Recordno: 530 725 9), Island / Universal, 530 725 9
      Duration: 3:01
    • 00:39
      Title: Hold On
      Composer: Waits/Brennan
      Performer(s): Freddie White & Trish Hickey
      Performer(s): Freddie White & Trish Hickey
      Album: Here With You, Littledon Records, LDCD120
      Duration: 4:53
    • 00:44
      Title: Timothy Grub
      Composer: Bunyan
      Performer(s): Vashti Bunyan (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Vashti Bunyan (Vocal)
      Album: Just Another Diamond Day, Spinney, SPINNEY001CD
      Duration: 3:15
    • 00:47
      Title: Blue In Green
      Composer: Davis
      Performer(s): Miles Davis
      Performer(s): Miles Davis
      Album: Kind of Blue, Columbia/legacy, 88697 47627 2
      Duration: 5:32
    • 00:53
      Title: Threnos
      Composer: Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Natalie Clein (Cello)
      Performer(s): Natalie Clein (Cello)
      Album: Essential Tavener, Decca, 478 6424
      Duration: 5:50

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