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    Sept 3: Thursday’s Blue continues to shine the spotlight on Memphis Slim (see Blue Tunes below); Bach for Harpsichord and Viola da Gamba; Arianna Savall plays harp; so too does Laoise Kelly (pictured); a Faure Nocturne; a Sorrowful Song from Gorecki – from his Symphony No.3; Nick Drake’s River Man twice – once from the man himself followed by Brad Mehldau’s version; American brothers Chris and Oliver Wood; jazz bassist George Mraz teams up with reedman Zoot Sims; two acts that visited Sligo this year – The Impossible Gentlemen and Dhafer Youssef Quartet; Alan Stivell plays Celtic Harp while Bill Frisell plays a Hank Williams tune; a Romance from Saint-Saens; Mozart twice – a Piano Concerto and an aria – Soave Sia Il Vento; Cara Dillon sings trad; more from the new Anais Mitchell; and new from Discovery Gospel Choir; For these and lots more join Carl at 10….

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 27 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 -

    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

    • Title: So What
      Composer: Davis
      Performer(s): Miles Davis
      Performer(s): Miles Davis
      Album: Kind of Blue, CBS RECORDS, CBS 460603 2
      Duration: 9:23
    • Title: Equinox
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Coltrane, John
      Performer(s): Coltrane, John
      Album: The Very Best of John Coltrane
      Duration: 8:52
    • Title: Theme De Yo Yo
      Composer: N
      Performer(s): Skinnerbox
      Performer(s): Skinnerbox
      Album: BLUE NOTE BOX SET, DARKROOM DUBS, DRDEDIT001
      Duration: 9:30
    • Title: Almaz Yeharewa
      Composer: Getatchew Mekurya
      Performer(s): Getatchew Mekurya
      Performer(s): Getatchew Mekurya
      Album: ETHIOPIQUES VOL:1, copyright control
      Duration: 3:49
    • Title: Hari Meru Meru
      Composer: Mailu Mergia
      Performer(s): Hailu Mergia
      Performer(s): Hailu Mergia
      Album: Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument: Shemonmuanaye
      Duration: 5:12
    • Title: Tezeta
      Composer: Tesfa Maryam Kidané
      Performer(s): Tesfa Maryam Kidané
      Performer(s): Tesfa Maryam Kidané
      Album: ethiopiques vol 1, copyright control
      Duration: 3:43
    • Title: Tezeta
      Composer: Orchestra Ethiopia
      Performer(s): Orchestra Ethiopia
      Performer(s): Orchestra Ethiopia
      Album: Ethiopiques, Vol. 23, BUDA MUSIQUE
      Duration: 4:46
    • Title: Sally Gooden
      Composer: Adrian Hart
      Performer(s): Adrian Hart
      Performer(s): Adrian Hart
      Album: Cuisle, DIATRIBE
      Duration: 3:06
    • 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: Festina Lente
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Album: Arvo Part: Fratres
      Duration: 6:22
    • Title: Heklia I
      Composer: Linda Buckley
      Performer(s): Linda Buckley
      Performer(s): Linda Buckley
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 5:27
    • Title: Spem In Alium
      Composer: Thomas Talis
      Performer(s): Peter Phillips; The Tallis Scholars
      Performer(s): Peter Phillips; The Tallis Scholars
      Album: tha Talias scholars, copyright control
      Duration: 9:57
    • Title: Parce Mihi Domine
      Composer: De Morales
      Performer(s): Jan Garbarek & Hilliard Ensemble
      Performer(s): Jan Garbarek & Hilliard Ensemble
      Album: Officium, ECM
      Duration: 6:42
    • Title: Lento E Largo (Ii) From Gorecki's Symphony Of Sorrowful Psalms
      Composer: Gorecki
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw/London Sinfonietta
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw/London Sinfonietta
      Album: symphony 3, ELEKTRA NONESUCH
      Duration: 9:22
    • Title: Sanctus
      Composer: Ernst Reijseger
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger
      Album: requiem for a dying planet, copyright control
      Duration: 6:37
    • Title: Lonely Bird
      Composer: The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
      Performer(s): The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
      Performer(s): The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
      Album: Legend (with Huun-Huur-Tu & the Moscow Art Trio), copyright control
      Duration: 6:13
    • Title: Sergey's Ballad
      Composer: Sergey Starsosin
      Performer(s): Sergey Starstosin
      Performer(s): Sergey Starstosin
      Album: Journey, copyright control
      Duration: 4:02
    • Title: Leb Wohl
      Composer: Rother, Michael/Dinger, Klaus
      Performer(s): Neu!
      Performer(s): Neu!
      Album: Neu! 75, Groenland Records
      Duration: 4:59
    • Title: Etude No.5 In G Flat Minor
      Composer: Phillip Glass
      Performer(s): Phillip Glass
      Performer(s): Phillip Glass
      Album: etudes, copyright control
      Duration: 5:31
    • Title: Melodia Africana Iii
      Composer: Eimaudi
      Performer(s): Ludovico Einaudi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ludovico Einaudi (Piano)
      Album: I Giorni - Ludovico Einaudi, copyright control
      Duration: 4:20
    • Title: The Front
      Composer: Conor Walsh
      Performer(s): Conor Walsh
      Performer(s): Conor Walsh
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 5:43
    • Title: For
      Composer: Frahm, Nils
      Performer(s): Nils Frahm
      Performer(s): Nils Frahm
      Album: Juno - Single, copyright control
      Duration: 5:56
    • Title: Softly We Go
      Composer: Evenings
      Performer(s): Evenings
      Performer(s): Evenings
      Album: Yore, copyright control
      Duration: 8:05
    • Title: Daniel Fern
      Composer: Express Rising
      Performer(s): Express Rising
      Performer(s): Express Rising
      Album: Express Rising, copyright control
      Duration: 7:31
    • Title: Lux
      Composer: Eno/Jaar
      Performer(s): Brian Eno And Nicolas Jaar
      Performer(s): Brian Eno And Nicolas Jaar
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 7:43
    • Title: Deep Blue Day
      Composer: Eno
      Performer(s): Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois And Roger Eno
      Performer(s): Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois And Roger Eno
      Album: Apollo - Atmospheres And Soundtracks, copyright control
      Duration: 3:59
    • Title: The Only
      Composer: Conor Walsh
      Performer(s): Conor Walsh
      Performer(s): Conor Walsh
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 5:04
    • Title: Lucky To Be Me
      Composer: L Berstein
      Performer(s): Jane Monheit
      Performer(s): Jane Monheit
      Album: The Lovers, the Dreamers and Me, Concord Records
      Duration: 5:26

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