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 Tuesday 12 August 2014

This week on Blue Tunes...

On Wednesday's Blue, we look forward to a Blue Room Session with Belfast born pianist Michael McHale. in the midst of a hectic international schedule, Michael takes time out to join Carl for some tunes, choices and chat. He'll perform live, talk about his career and select some of the music that he listens to. This Blue Room Session comes your way after mid-night on Wednesday night. And in anticipation of the session Carl will feature some of Michael's recordings Monday and Tuesday. And there'll be the usual mix of great music...starting each night at 10.

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: I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free

Composer: Taylor, Billy/Dallas

Performer(s): Billy Taylor (Piano), Billy Taylor Trio

Album: 101 Dinner Party Songs

Duration: 3:39


Title: Nobody's Fault But Mine

Composer: Johnson, Blind Willie

Performer(s): Nina Simone (Vocal, Piano)

Album: Nina Simone and Piano

Duration: 3:02


Title: Concerto For Bandoneon, Strings And Percussion (2nd Movement) Moderato

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Orquestra De Cambra Teatre Lliure

Album: Astor Piazzolla - Concerto For Bandoneon

Duration: 7:39


Title: Broken Butterflies

Composer: Williams, Lucinda

Performer(s): Lucinda Williams (Vocals), Bo Ramsey (El Guitar), Charlie Sexton (Rhythm Gtr), David Mansfield (Vln), Tony Garnier (Bs), Jim Keltner (Dms)

Album: Essence

Duration: 5:40


Title: Antartica

Composer: Coldrick, Pat

Performer(s): Pat Coldrick (Guitar)

Album: City Jam

Duration: 6:10


Title: Waltz For Debby

Composer: Evans, Bill

Performer(s): Bill Evans (Piano), Scott Lafaro (Bass), Paul Motian (Drums)

Album: Waltz For Debby

Duration: 6:59


Title: Violin Sonata In B Major - Movement Ii - Andante Molto Tranquillo

Composer: Delius, Frederick

Performer(s): Susanne Stanzeleit (Violin), Gustav Fenyo (Piano)

Album: Delius Violin Sonatas (Complete) - Susanne Stanzeleit (violin)

Duration: 9:34


Title: Maggie Said

Composer: Merchant, Natalie

Performer(s): Natalie Merchant

Album: Natalie Merchant

Duration: 4:23


Title: Sleepy Maggie

Composer: Trad arr Mooney

Performer(s): Susanna Pell (Viol), Andy Watt (Guitar, Mandolin)

Album: Northumbrian Exchanges

Duration: 5:44


Title: In Ma Ain Country

Composer: Trad arr Sadeina Eddi Reader/Angus Aird

Performer(s): Eddi Reader (Vocals)

Album: Vagabond

Duration: 3:27


Title: Spring Song

Composer: Husband, Gary

Performer(s): Gary Husband (Piano), Alex Machacek (Guitar)

Album: Now

Duration: 4:40


Title: Persuasion

Composer: Thompson, Richard

Performer(s): Richard Thompson (Guitar/Vocals)

Album: Acoustic Classics

Duration: 3:56


Title: Good Night

Composer: Janacek, Leos

Performer(s): Iva Bittova (Violin), Netherlands Wind Ensemble

Album: Dance Of The Vampires

Duration: 2:59


Title: Quartet No.1 In A Major (2nd Movement) Adagio Molto

Composer: Thuille, Ludwig

Performer(s): Ofer Falk, Rafael Todes (Violins), Dorothea Vogel (Viola), Vanessa Lucas-Smith (Cello)

Album: Ludwig Thuille: The String Quartets

Duration: 5:56


Title: The Customs Of The Age Disturbed

Composer: Leon, Craig

Performer(s): Craig Leon (All Instruments)

Album: Early Electronic Works - Nommos, Visiting

Duration: 7:44


Title: Looking Back

Composer: Rowles / Ernst

Performer(s): Kate Mcgarry (Vocals), Keith Ganz (Guitars), Gary Versace (Keyboards), Et Al

Album: Girl Talk

Duration: 5:39


Title: Kangita

Composer: Smith, Tommy

Performer(s): Tommy Smith (Shakuhachi)

Album: Mira - Arild Andersen

Duration: 1:41


Title: Once

Composer: Marling, Laura

Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)

Album: Once I Was An Eagle

Duration: 3:38


Title: Tromba Lontana

Composer: Adams, John

Performer(s): Gareth Bimson & Martin Hurrell (Trumpets), Bbc Symphony Orchestra

Album: John Adams: Tromba Lontana, Violin Concerto, The Wound-Dresser

Duration: 4:19


Title: String Symphony No.12 In G Minor (2nd Movement) Andante

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): London Festival Orchestra

Album: Mendelssohn: Twelve String Symphonies

Duration: 6:50


Title: El Mestre

Composer: Catalan traditional

Performer(s): Arianna Savall (Voice, Harp), Petter Udland Johansen (Voice, Hardingfele, Mandolin), Sveinung Lillegier (Guitar, Dobro, Voice), Minguel Angel Cordero (Double Bass, Voice), David Mayoral (Percussion

Album: Hirundo Maris

Duration: 6:33


Title: Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Composer: Arlen, Harold

Performer(s): Ferran Savall (Vocal, Guitar)

Album: Impro

Duration: 4:07


Title: Tess

Composer: Surman, John

Performer(s): John Taylor (Piano), Chris Laurence (Bass), John Marshall (Drums)

Album: Stranger Than Fiction

Duration: 6:44


Title: Wolfcry

Composer: Porter, Gregory

Performer(s): Chip Crawford (Piano)

Album: Liquid Spirit

Duration: 4:10


Title: Nocturne No. 11 In F Sharp Minor

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Jean-Philippe Collard (Piano)

Album: Faure: Piano Music complete - Jean-Philippe Collard

Duration: 4:24


Title: Konzertmusik For Solo Viola & Chamber Orchestra (2nd Part, 1st Movement)

Composer: Hindemith, Paul

Performer(s): Tabea Zimmermann (Viola), Deutsches Symphony Orchestra Berlin

Album: Hindemith - Complete Viola Works (Recordno: MYR010)

Duration: 3:23


Title: Nones But The Rain

Composer: Van Zandt, Townes

Performer(s): Townes Van Zandt (Guitar)

Album: Legend: The Very Best of Townes van Zandt (Recordno: SNAP 294 CD)

Duration: 2:21


Title: One Day

Composer: Taylor, Martin

Performer(s): Martin Taylor (Guitar)

Album: The Colonel & The Governor

Duration: 3:55


Title: Bridges And Balloons

Composer: Newsom, Joanna

Performer(s): Joanna Newsom (Vocal & Harp)

Album: The Milk-Eyed Mender

Duration: 3:42


Title: Akh Im Champen

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Gevorg Dabagian (Duduk)

Album: The Music Of Armenia ~~ R410508

Duration: 3:48


Title: Somebody's Missing

Composer: Brown, Benjamin

Performer(s): Benny Brown Band

Album: Brown

Duration: 7:11


Title: Four Little Piano Pieces - Iii: Adagio

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Paul Lewis (Piano)

Album: Liszt - Sonata in B Minor, Piano Works

Duration: 1:34


Title: Some Other Time

Composer: Bernstein/Comden/Green

Performer(s): Tony Bennett (Vocal), Bill Evans (Piano)

Album: Sings For Lovers

Duration: 4:43



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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