The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Dec 22. Carl will be spending some quality time at home for the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, Eamonn continues to pace the selections - and himself - during these early stages of his marathon Christmas run.

    Tonight, we'll hear a sample from a new CD of Schumann string quartets; recent Chick Corea; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones and Rosanne Cash; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticpated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 21 August 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Guest presenter Dónal Dineen sits in for Carl all this week, with his own particular brand of late-night listening.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    "The Wexord Carols" - Caitriona O'Leary et al, and Chamber Choir Ireland: December 22nd - 28th

    Two new Irish releases are under the Christmas Week spotlight; Traditional Carols from the Old and New World by Chamber Choir Ireland (directed by Paul Hillier); and Heresy Records' "The Wexford Carols" - Dulra's Caitriona O'Leary joined by Tom Jones, Roseanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens for this Joe Henry production. Blue guarantees an eclectic, cool Yule...

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Sally Gooden
      Composer: Adrian Hart
      Performer(s): Adrian Hart
      Performer(s): Adrian Hart
      Album: Cuisle, DIATRIBE
      Duration: 4:12
    • Title: Blue Shoes/Broga Gorma
      Composer: Macconiomaire
      Performer(s): Colm Mac Con Iomaire
      Performer(s): Colm Mac Con Iomaire
      Album: The Hare's Corner, Plateau, PLATEAU16CD
      Duration: 3:00
    • Title: What What What
      Composer: Caoimhin O' Raghallaigh
      Performer(s): Caoimhin O Raghallaigh
      Performer(s): Caoimhin O Raghallaigh
      Album: music for an elliptical orbit, copyright control
      Duration: 3:05
    • Title: Ana
      Composer: Ernst Reijseger
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger
      Album: down deep, copyright control
      Duration: 8:34
    • Title: Caoineadh Do Leanbh Marbh
      Composer: Trad Arr Jack Talty/Neil O'Loghlen
      Performer(s): Ensemble Eriu; Jack Talty (Concertinas/Electronics); Neil O'Loghlen (Bas
      Performer(s): Ensemble Eriu; Jack Talty (Concertinas/Electronics); Neil O'Loghlen (Bas, Mattehw Berrill(Clarinet); Mathew Jacobson (Percus, Patrick Groenland (Guitar); Sam Perkin(Keys); Co
      Album: Ensemble Eriu -- RRCD004, Raelach Records
      Duration: 5:37
    • Title: Anchor States
      Composer: Stars Of The Lid
      Performer(s): Stars Of The Lid
      Performer(s): Stars Of The Lid
      Album: peraspera ad astra, copyright control
      Duration: 4:56
    • Title: Fellow Man
      Composer: James Yorkston
      Performer(s): James Yorkston
      Performer(s): James Yorkston
      Album: the cellardyke recording and wassasailing society, Domino Records
      Duration: 2:00
    • Title: Something To Believe In
      Composer: Anderson, Kenny
      Performer(s): King Creosote
      Performer(s): King Creosote
      Album: From Scotland With Love (Extended Edition), DOMINO RECORDING CO
      Duration: 2:49
    • 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: Tonight
      Composer: Djivan Gasparyan
      Performer(s): Djivan Gasparyan
      Performer(s): Djivan Gasparyan
      Album: moon shines at night, copyright control
      Duration: 4:45
    • Title: Elena
      Composer: Ernst Reijseger
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger
      Album: down deep, null
      Duration: 6:24
    • Title: Fly Fly My Sadness
      Composer: The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
      Performer(s): The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
      Performer(s): The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
      Album: fly fly my sadness, copyright control
      Duration: 7:34
    • Title: Shen, Bicho, Anagurelo
      Composer: Hamlet Gonashvilli
      Performer(s): Hamlet Gonashvili
      Performer(s): Hamlet Gonashvili
      Album: Hamlet Gonashvili, copyright control
      Duration: 5:46
    • Title: Colour Of Spring
      Composer: Mark Hollis
      Performer(s): Mark Hollis
      Performer(s): Mark Hollis
      Album: mark hollis, copyright control
      Duration: 4:01
    • Title: Crossing
      Composer: Somadrone
      Performer(s): Somadrone
      Performer(s): Somadrone
      Album: scintillla 03, copyright control
      Duration: 7:25
    • Title: Rhubarb
      Composer: Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Album: Selected Ambient Works 2 ~~ CIR- LB, WARP RECORDS
      Duration: 7:59
    • Title: A1
      Composer: Arnalds
      Performer(s): Olafur Arnalds
      Performer(s): Olafur Arnalds
      Album: Eulogy for Evolution, Erased Iapes
      Duration: 4:28
    • Title: Seachran Si
      Composer: Trad Arr Jack Talty/Neil O'Loghlen
      Performer(s): Ensemble Eriu; Jack Talty (Concertinas/Electronics); Neil O'Loghlen (Bass); Saileog Ni Cheannabhain
      Performer(s): Ensemble Eriu; Jack Talty (Concertinas/Electronics); Neil O'Loghlen (Bass); Saileog Ni Cheannabhain, Mattehw Berrill(Clarinet); Mathew Jacobson (Percus, Patrick Groenland (Guitar); Sam Perkin(Keys); Co
      Album: Ensemble Eriu -- RRCD004, Raelach Records, RRCD004
      Duration: 7:16
    • Title: Cloud
      Composer: Trad Arr O Raghallaigh
      Performer(s): Caoimhin Ó Raghallaighg
      Performer(s): Caoimhin Ó Raghallaighg
      Album: Music for an Elliptical Orbit, copyright control
      Duration: 5:33
    • Title: An Arc Of Doves
      Composer: Brian Eno
      Performer(s): Brian Eno And Harold Budd
      Performer(s): Brian Eno And Harold Budd
      Album: ambient works vol:2, copyright control
      Duration: 5:56
    • Title: The Echoing Green
      Composer: Gentlemen Losers
      Performer(s): The Gentleman Losers
      Performer(s): The Gentleman Losers
      Album: Dustland, BURO
      Duration: 3:28
    • Title: Sunrise For Sophie
      Composer: 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Album: Hans the Reluctant Wolf Juggler
      Duration: 3:52
    • Title: Sweety Sweet
      Composer: Yorkston, James
      Performer(s): James Yorkston
      Performer(s): James Yorkston
      Album: The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society, Domino Records
      Duration: 3:58
    • Title: O Deus Que Devesta
      Composer: Amabis
      Performer(s): Amabis
      Performer(s): Amabis
      Album: memorias luso, copyright control
      Duration: 4:00
    • 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: Our Weight In Oil
      Composer: Matt Elliot
      Performer(s): Matt Elliot
      Performer(s): Matt Elliot
      Album: FAILING SONGS, copyright control
      Duration: 3:37
    • Title: Ursa Major Find
      Composer: Colleeen
      Performer(s): Colleen
      Performer(s): Colleen
      Album: The Weighing of the Heart, cecile schott, gbpxz1300002
      Duration: 4:42
    • Title: And It's Alright
      Composer: Peter Broderick
      Performer(s): Peter Broderick
      Performer(s): Peter Broderick
      Album: Home, copyright control
      Duration: 4:34
    • Title: Autumn
      Composer: Airhead
      Performer(s): Airhead
      Performer(s): Airhead
      Duration: 4:04
    • Title: Words Are Dead
      Composer: Agnes Obel
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel
      Album: Aventine, Play It Again Sam, PIASR 615CDX
      Duration: 3:46
    • Title: Heavy Lighting
      Composer: Katie Kim
      Performer(s): Katie Kim
      Performer(s): Katie Kim
      Album: Cover & Flood, PROMO
      Duration: 3:47
    • Title: Guy Fawkes' Signature
      Composer: Yorkston, James
      Performer(s): James Yorkston
      Performer(s): James Yorkston
      Album: The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society, Domino Records
      Duration: 5:34
    • Title: Les Chansons De Bilitis - I. Chant Pastoral
      Composer: Debussy Claude
      Performer(s): Ensemble Wien-Berlin
      Performer(s): Ensemble Wien-Berlin
      Album: chansons be bilitis, Deustche Grammophon
      Duration: 2:30

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