The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    July 23: Tonight, Eamonn sits in for Carl to link up Patty Griffin, ahead of her September date in Dublin; a new recording of Grieg's "Lyric Pieces" by Spanish pianist Javier Perianes; jazz wunderkind Joey Alexander; part of a Shostakovich cello sonata; singer/songwriter Gwyneth Herbert (pictured), in advance of an Irish tour that starts in Wexford at the end of the month; 2 x Scott Joplin; an orchestration of Pete Townshend's "Quadrophenia"; jazz singer Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below); and guitarist Antoine Berthiaume. 10pm start...

    Mon 27th - Thurs 30th July: Carl's on his holidays this week. Ellen Cranitch will be here to help us wind down with the usual blend of tasteful late-night selections, including a nightly nocturne or two (see below).

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 18 August 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Throughout his life Debussy created musical settings of texts by poets Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire. The Songs of Claude Debussy under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Helen Merrill; July 20th - 26th

    Helen Merrill (pictured) sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Stan Getz, Hank Jones et al, all this week on BLUE.

    July 27th - August 2nd

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for  The Blue Of The Night.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Eternal Memory
      Composer: John Tavener
      Performer(s): John Tavener
      Performer(s): John Tavener
      Album: EMI records
      Duration: 3:55
    • Title: Eimear's Dream
      Composer: Colm Mac Con Iomaire
      Performer(s): Colm Mac Con Iomaire
      Performer(s): Colm Mac Con Iomaire
      Album: the hares corner, No Label
      Duration: 4:48
    • Title: Fead An Iolar
      Composer: Caoimhin O' Raghallaigh
      Performer(s): Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh
      Performer(s): Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh
      Album: Where the One-eyed Man Is King
      Duration: 2:41
    • Title: It'll All Be Over
      Composer: Supreme Jubilees
      Performer(s): Supreme Jubilees
      Performer(s): Supreme Jubilees
      Album: Good God! Apocryphal Hymns, BNA
      Duration: 4:00
    • Title: Get Involved
      Composer: Jonah Thompson
      Performer(s): Jonah Thompson
      Performer(s): Jonah Thompson
      Album: Good God! Apocryphal Hymns, ARFOLK
      Duration: 4:56
    • Title: Maacina Tooro
      Composer: Baaba Maal
      Performer(s): Baaba Maal & Mansour Seck
      Performer(s): Baaba Maal & Mansour Seck
      Album: Djam Leelii - The Adventurers, palm/yoff
      Duration: 5:54
    • Title: Heywété 02.57
      Composer: Tesfa Maryam Kidané
      Performer(s): Tesfa Maryam Kidané
      Performer(s): Tesfa Maryam Kidané
      Album: ethiopiques vol 1, Union Square Music LTD, Mantded215
      Duration: 2:56
    • Title: Abatatchen Hoy (Pater Noster)
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Alemu Aga (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Alemu Aga (Vocal)
      Album: The Very Best of Ethiopiques (Recordno: mantdcd245), Manteca, mantdcd245
      Duration: 3:33
    • Title: Who The Waves Are Rolling For
      Composer: Colin Stetson
      Performer(s): Colin Stetson
      Performer(s): Colin Stetson
      Album: gbcfb1301701
      Duration: 4:33
    • Title: Mother's Love
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam
      Performer(s): Alemu Aga (Vocal)
      Album: The Very Best of Ethiopiques (Recordno: mantdcd245), Manteca, mantdcd245
      Duration: 3:33
    • Title: Blame It On My Youth
      Composer: Keith Jarrett
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett
      Album: the melody at night with you, ECM
      Duration: 5:45
    • Title: I Think I Knew
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): Cate Le Bon
      Performer(s): Cate Le Bon
      Album: Mug Museum, Turnstile, TS005
      Duration: 4:43
    • Title: Listen To My Song
      Composer: Darondo
      Performer(s): Darondo
      Performer(s): Darondo
      Album: Let My People Go, null
      Duration: 3:41
    • Title: Walking With Jesus
      Composer: Otis G Johnson
      Performer(s): Otis G Johnson
      Performer(s): Otis G Johnson
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 5:34
    • Title: Scolopolades
      Composer: G Moon And R Bunka
      Performer(s): G Moon And R Bunka
      Performer(s): G Moon And R Bunka
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 4:54
    • Title: Be My Baby
      Composer: Phil Spector
      Performer(s): Dm Stith
      Performer(s): Dm Stith
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 4:45
    • Title: Orovela
      Composer: Trad Arr Gonashvili
      Performer(s): Hamlet Gonashvili
      Performer(s): Hamlet Gonashvili
      Album: Hamlet Gonashvili, ALULA
      Duration: 5:25
    • Title: A Una Rosa
      Composer: Ernst Reijseger
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger
      Album: requiem for a dying planet, copyright control
      Duration: 8:45
    • Title: Everywhere You Turn
      Composer: The Bad Plus
      Performer(s): The Bad Plus
      Performer(s): The Bad Plus
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 5:34
    • Title: Journey
      Composer: The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
      Performer(s): The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
      Performer(s): The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 4:56
    • Title: Early Morning With My Horse
      Composer: Trad Arr Angelite
      Performer(s): Angelite Huun-Huur-Tu
      Performer(s): Angelite Huun-Huur-Tu
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 4:54
    • Title: Mezeghi
      Composer: Huun-Huur -Tu
      Performer(s): Huun-Huur-Tu
      Performer(s): Huun-Huur-Tu
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 5:45
    • Title: Sergey's Ballad
      Composer: Sergey Starsosin
      Performer(s): Sergey Starstosin
      Performer(s): Sergey Starstosin
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 4:12
    • Title: Fazer Bem
      Composer: Soul Of Angola
      Performer(s): Soul Of Angola
      Performer(s): Soul Of Angola
      Album: Soul of Angola, copyright control
      Duration: 4:45
    • Title: Remedie
      Composer: Django Reinhardt
      Performer(s): Django Reinhardt
      Performer(s): Django Reinhardt
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 4:01
    • Title: Chimacum Rain
      Composer: Linda Perhacs
      Performer(s): Linda Perhacs
      Performer(s): Linda Perhacs
      Album: Parallelograms, copyright control
      Duration: 3:45
    • Title: Move Me
      Composer: Maria Somerville
      Performer(s): Maria Somerville
      Performer(s): Maria Somerville
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 4:12
    • Title: Lights On
      Composer: Fka Twigs
      Performer(s): Fka Twigs
      Performer(s): Fka Twigs
      Album: LP1, copyright control
      Duration: 4:56
    • Title: Cells And Bells
      Composer: Eno
      Performer(s): Eno • Hyde
      Performer(s): Eno • Hyde
      Album: High Life, copyright control
      Duration: 7:34
    • Title: Regards Sur L'Enfance
      Composer: Valentin Stip
      Performer(s): Valentin Stip
      Performer(s): Valentin Stip
      Album: Sigh, copyright control
      Duration: 6:11
    • Title: Vaccination
      Composer: Time Hecker
      Performer(s): Tim Hecker
      Performer(s): Tim Hecker
      Album: instrumental tourist, copyright control
      Duration: 5:54
    • Title: Sunlight, Heaven
      Composer: Barwick, Julianna
      Performer(s): Julianna Barwick (Voice/ Programming)
      Performer(s): Julianna Barwick (Voice/ Programming)
      Album: Florine, Self-Released, florid02
      Duration: 3:55
    • Title: Dank Sie Dir Gott
      Composer: Ernst Reijseger
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger
      Album: requiem for a dyinng planet, copyright control
      Duration: 4:34
    • Title: Tsintekaro
      Composer: Trad Arr Gonashvili
      Performer(s): Hamlet Gonashvili
      Performer(s): Hamlet Gonashvili
      Album: Hamlet Gonashvili, ALULA
      Duration: 5:25
    • Title: A Temporary Dive
      Composer: Ane Brun
      Performer(s): Ane Brun
      Performer(s): Ane Brun
      Album: The Magic Place, copyright control
      Duration: 7:23
    • Title: Wille Clancy's Curragh Races
      Composer: Talty Begley Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Jack Talty And Cormac Begley
      Performer(s): Jack Talty And Cormac Begley
      Album: an fir bolg, copyright control
      Duration: 5:12

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