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    Aug 31: Monday’s Blue has a touch of da blues courtesy of Memphis Slim (see Blue Tunes below); a softer sound from Judy Collins; Montserrat Figueras sings a Berber lullaby; her son Ferran Savall sings his own; Pierre Bensusan(pictured) plays guitar; Tom Portman does too; Piano Concerto No 2 from Shostakovich; Anna Netrebko sings Dvorak; David Sylvian from Everything and Nothing; more from avant garde Dutch cellist Ernst Reijseger; Mike Vass and his In The Wake of Neil Gunn; new from trad accordionist Martin Tourish; recent Mendelssohn Chamber recording by Mandelring Quartet; kora maestro Toumani Diabate; Savina Yannatou from recent ECM release; Seamus Begley sings an Irish song and Swiss jazz singer Rea Dubach re-invents an Irish tune; These and more with Carl starting at 10…

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 13 August 2014


    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.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    August 31th - Sept 6: Memphis Slim

    Peter “Memphis Slim” Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963. He's our Blue Tunes feature

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: 4096 Colours
      Composer: Portico Quartet
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Album: Portico Quartet, Real World, CDRWP186
      Duration: 4:35
    • 22:09
      Title: Matte Kudasi
      Composer: King Crimson
      Performer(s): King Crimson
      Performer(s): Adrian Belew (Vocals, Guitar), Robert Fripp (Guitar), Tony Levin (Stick Bass), Bill Bruford (Drums)
      Album: Discipline - King Crimson 40th Anniversary Series, Panegyric, KCSP8
      Duration: 3:47
    • 22:12
      Title: Presencia
      Composer: Gaigne, Pascal
      Performer(s): Javier Pérez De Azpeitia (Piano)
      Performer(s): Javier Pérez De Azpeitia (Piano), Deborah Sipkay (Harp), Budapest Symphony Orchestra
      Album: 80 Egunean (80 Days) - OST, Solisterrae Music, SOL 004
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:16
      Title: String Quartet In E Flat Major 'Harp' (2nd Movement) Adagio Ma Non Troppo
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Alban Berg Quartet
      Performer(s): Alban Berg Quartet
      Album: Beethoven: Complete String Quartets - Alban Berg Quartet, EMI Classics, 5736062
      Duration: 9:29
    • 22:27
      Title: Michelle
      Composer: Woods, Chris
      Performer(s): Chris Woods (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Chris Woods (Guitar)
      Album: Stories for Solo Guitar, Chris Woods Groove, Chris Woods Groove Download
      Duration: 4:41
    • 22:32
      Title: A Moment Alone
      Composer: Mcfarland, Gary
      Performer(s): Bill Evans (Piano)
      Performer(s): Bill Evans (Piano), Gary Mcfarland (Vibes), Gary Mcfarland Orchestra
      Album: The Gary McFarland Orchestra / Bill Evans, Five Four / Cherry Red, 3
      Duration: 6:15
    • 22:38
      Title: Skylark (Alternate Version)
      Composer: Carmichael / Mercer
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin (Vocals)
      Album: The Queen In Waiting, Columbia / Legacy, COL 508621 2
      Duration: 4:04
    • 22:44
      Title: The Humpback Whale
      Composer: Jones, Nic
      Performer(s): Nic Jones (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Nic Jones (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: Penguin Eggs, Topic Records, TSCD 411
      Duration: 6:05
    • 22:50
      Title: Little Love Caster
      Composer: Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Laura Marling (Vocal)
      Album: Once I Was An Eagle, Virgin Records, 006023738618
      Duration: 5:52
    • 22:57
      Title: Kansas City
      Performer(s): Claude Williams (Vocal, Violin), Alison Krauss (Violin)
      Performer(s): Claude Williams (Vocal, Violin), Alison Krauss (Violin)
      Album: Masters Of The Folk Violin, Arhoolie, CD 334
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:02
      Title: Serenade To Music
      Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir
      Performer(s): Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir
      Album: Vaughan Williams: Sinfionia Antartica etc - Vernon Handley, EMI, 7243 5 75313 2 0
      Duration: 12:53
    • 23:15
      Title: Windows
      Composer: Corea, Chick
      Performer(s): George Shearing (Piano)
      Performer(s): George Shearing (Piano), Louis Stewart (Guitar), Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (Bass)
      Album: The MPS Trio Sessions (4-CD), MPS / Universal Classics & Jazz, 06025 1745068
      Duration: 4:25
    • 23:20
      Title: Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
      Complete Work Name: Dale's Wail
      Composer: Koehler / Moll / Barris
      Performer(s): Roy Eldridge (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Roy Eldridge (Trumpet), Oscar Peterson (Organ), Barney Kessel (Guitar), Ray Brown (Bass), J.C. Heard (Drums)
      Album: Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz Trumpet Giant, Proper Records, P1376
      Duration: 3:21
    • 23:24
      Title: Empty Spaces
      Composer: Gauthier / Keys
      Performer(s): Mary Gauthier (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Mary Gauthier (Vocal), Gurf Morlix (Bass), Rick Richards (Drums), Rich Brotherton (Acoustic Guitar), Brian Standefer (Cello)
      Album: Mercy Now, Lost Highway, B0003570-02
      Duration: 3:44
    • 23:29
      Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano No.1 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Composer: Onslow, George
      Performer(s): Emmanuel Jacques (Cello)
      Performer(s): Maude Gratton (Piano)
      Album: George Onslow - Sonatas For Cello And Piano, Mirare, MIR 192
      Duration: 6:28
    • 23:35
      Title: Laeta Devote
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Ensemble Organum
      Performer(s): Ensemble Organum
      Album: Corsican Chant, Harmonia Mundi, HMA1951495
      Duration: 6:54
    • 23:44
      Title: Lex
      Composer: Vloeimans, Eric
      Performer(s): Eric Vloeimans (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Florian Weber (Piano)
      Album: Eric Vloeimans, Florian Weber - Live At The Concertgebouw, Challenge Records, CHR70165
      Duration: 3:58
    • 23:48
      Title: Fellini's Waltz
      Composer: Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Eric Vloeimans (Trumpet), Tuur Florizoone (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Jorg Brinkmann (Cello)
      Album: Eric Vloeiman's Oliver's Cinema, Buzz / Challenge Records, ZZ 76111
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:52
      Title: Which Will
      Composer: Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Lucinda Williams (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Lucinda Williams (Vocal)
      Album: Life in the Folk Lane, Demon, FIENDCD722
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:56
      Title: My Favorite Things
      Composer: Rodgers / Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Youn Sun Nah (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Youn Sun Nah (Vocals)
      Album: Same Girl, Act Music, ACT 9024-2
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:01
      Title: Sonate 1.X.1905 - The Presentiment - Con Moto
      Composer: Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Album: Leos Janacek: A Recollection - Andras Schiff, ECM New Series, 461 660-2
      Duration: 5:03
    • 00:06
      Title: On An Overgrown Path 2nd Set - No. 11 - Andante
      Composer: Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Igor Ardasev (Piano)
      Performer(s): Igor Ardasev (Piano)
      Album: Piano Recital - Igor Ardasev, Supraphon, SU 3416-2 131
      Duration: 3:29
    • 00:10
      Title: Minuet In A, With Variations
      Composer: Mcgibbon, William
      Performer(s): Shona Mooney (Fiddle), Andy Watt (Guitar, Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Shona Mooney (Fiddle), Andy Watt (Guitar, Mandolin)
      Album: Northumbrian Exchanges, sfz Music, SFZM0114
      Duration: 3:25
    • 00:13
      Title: Lord Bateman
      Composer: Trad Arr Wood
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocal, Guitar)
      Album: The Lark Descending, Ruf, Rufcd10
      Duration: 8:00
    • 00:22
      Title: Darn That Dream (Take 1)
      Composer: Delange/Van Heusen
      Performer(s): Kenny Dorham (Trumpet), Jimmy Heath (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Walter Bishop (Piano), Percy Heath (Bass), Kenny Clarke (Drums)
      Album: Kenny Dorham Quintet, Debut Records / Original Jazz Classics, OJCCD-113-2
      Duration: 4:50
    • 00:27
      Title: Rhubarb
      Composer: Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin (Richard D. James)
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin (Richard D. James)
      Album: Selected Ambient Works 1, Warp Records
      Duration: 7:44
    • 00:35
      Title: La Fille Aux Cheveux De Lin
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Pavel Hula (Violin)
      Performer(s): Slávka Vernerova Pechocová (Piano)
      Album: Claude Debussy - Chamber Music, Praga Digitals, PRD/DSD 250302
      Duration: 2:38
    • 00:38
      Title: Nocturnal - I. Musingly
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Stefano Grondona (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Stefano Grondona (Guitar)
      Album: Nocturnal - Stefano Grondona, Stradivarius, STR33954
      Duration: 2:21
    • 00:41
      Title: Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole - Movement Ii - Nana
      Composer: De Falla, Manuel
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin)
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin), Eduard Laurel (Piano)
      Album: Homage - James Ehnes, ONYX, ONYX4038
      Duration: 2:19
    • 00:44
      Title: Homage To Greene
      Composer: Aarset, Eivind
      Performer(s): Eivind Aarset (Guitars, Loops)
      Performer(s): Eivind Aarset (Guitars, Loops), Jan Bang (Samples, Programming)
      Album: Dream Logic, ECM Records, ECM 2301 371 3657
      Duration: 5:30
    • 00:49
      Title: Songbird
      Composer: Mcvie, C.
      Performer(s): Eva Cassidy (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Eva Cassidy (Vocals)
      Album: The Best of Eva Cassidy, Blix Street Records, G2-10206
      Duration: 3:40
    • 00:53
      Title: My Foolish Heart
      Composer: Washington / Young
      Performer(s): Bill Evans (Piano)
      Performer(s): Bill Evans (Piano), Scott Lafaro (Bass), Paul Motian (Drums)
      Album: Waltz For Debby, Riverside, OJCD20 210-2
      Duration: 4:53

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