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    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    Dec 18; Thursday's Blue inches closer to Christmas and so we include a few more Seasonal gems....an extract from  A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten (pictured); a French Carol or two; The Eaken Piano Trio perform some Christmas Classics; Bert Jansch gets into the festive spirit and a Rutter arrangement wont go astray; aside from the Festive...we have Chamber music by Howard Skempton; Celli Monighetti play Alexander Knaifel; a new version of Strange Fruit by the band called Strange Fruit; a Mozart Andante for Oboe and Orchestra; Betty Carter sings of a Lonely House, Sinatra sings for Only the Lonely and we'll hear something from Sasha Siem - a British-Norwegian singer-songwriter and composer; there's also more from The Hilliard Ensemble (see Blue Tunes below); For these and much more... join Carl at 10

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 28 August 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Leonard Bernstein was rated as "one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history". This week he's under the Blue spotlight.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    The Hilliard Ensemble; December 15th - 21st

    The Hilliard Ensemble has released more than 30 albums on the ECM label including their latest Transeamus.  They hang up their music stands at year’s end after 4 remarkable decades. This week Blue recalls some of their masterful performances as well as the new release - a suitable pre-Christmas Blue Tunes recommendation..

     

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Last Word Of Copernicus
      Composer: Sacred Harp Singers
      Performer(s): Sacred Harp Singers
      Performer(s): Sacred Harp Singers
      Album: sacred harp singers, copyright control
      Duration: 1:51
    • Title: Grenada:Shango
      Composer: Norris Welsh
      Performer(s): Norris Welsh
      Performer(s): Norris Welsh
      Album: alan lomax collection, copyright control
      Duration: 1:15
    • Title: Sorry You're Sick
      Composer: Watch Your Step
      Performer(s): Ted Hawkins
      Performer(s): Ted Hawkins
      Album: Watch Your Step, copyright control
      Duration: 2:23
    • Title: Ripped Apart By Metal Explosions
      Composer: Galt Macdermott
      Performer(s): Galt Macdermott
      Performer(s): Galt Macdermott
      Album: the collection, copyright control
      Duration: 3:30
    • Title: Po' Lazarus
      Composer: Bright Light Quartet
      Performer(s): Bright Light Quartet
      Performer(s): Bright Light Quartet
      Album: The Alan Lomax Collection: Southern Journey, Vol. 1 - Voices from the American South, copyright control
      Duration: 2:34
    • Title: Slabo Day
      Composer: Peter Green
      Performer(s): Peter Green
      Performer(s): Peter Green
      Album: In the Skies, copyright control
      Duration: 5:09
    • Title: Witness For My Lord
      Composer: Silver Leaf Quartet
      Performer(s): Silver Leaf Quartet
      Performer(s): Silver Leaf Quartet
      Album: alan lomax collcetion, copyright control
      Duration: 2:05
    • Title: Nobody's Business
      Composer: Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Performer(s): Mississippi John Hurt (Vocals/ Guitar)
      Performer(s): Mississippi John Hurt (Vocals/ Guitar)
      Album: best of, copyright control
      Duration: 3:03
    • Title: Chilly Winds
      Composer: Wade Ward
      Performer(s): Wade Ward
      Performer(s): Wade Ward
      Album: Classic Old-Time Music from Smithsonian Folkways, copyright control
      Duration: 2:03
    • Title: Wo Bist Du..?
      Composer: Popol Vuh
      Performer(s): Popul Vuh
      Performer(s): Popul Vuh
      Album: popul vuh, copyright control
      Duration: 5:43
    • Title: Sarajevo
      Composer: Max Richter
      Performer(s): Max Richter (Piano)
      Performer(s): Max Richter (Piano)
      Album: Memoryhouse, FatCat Records
      Duration: 4:30
    • Title: Heklia I
      Composer: Linda Buckley
      Performer(s): Linda Buckley
      Performer(s): Linda Buckley
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 5:45
    • Title: An Ending, A Beginning
      Composer: Trad Arr O Halloran/Enright/Dempsey/Byrne/Kiley/Lunny/O Flynn/Shannon/Shannon
      Performer(s): Dustin O Halloran
      Performer(s): Dustin O Halloran
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 2:23
    • Title: Polegnala E Todora
      Composer: Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares
      Performer(s): Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares
      Performer(s): Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares
      Album: le mystere des voix bulgares, copyright control
      Duration: 3:34
    • Title: Journey
      Composer: The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
      Performer(s): The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
      Performer(s): The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
      Album: LEGEND, copyright control
      Duration: 5:01
    • Title: Idumea
      Composer: Sacred Harp Singers
      Performer(s): Sacred Harp Singers
      Performer(s): Sacred Harp Singers
      Album: Cold Mountain (Music from the Motion Picture), copyright control
      Duration: 3:18
    • Title: Travelling Tatars
      Composer: Sergey Starsosin
      Performer(s): Sergey Starsosin
      Performer(s): Sergey Starsosin
      Album: vocal music from earth, copyright control
      Duration: 3:48
    • Title: Babys
      Composer: Justin Vernon
      Performer(s): Bon Iver
      Performer(s): Bon Iver
      Album: Blood Bank - EP, 4ad
      Duration: 4:12
    • Title: Electric Counterpoint - Ii
      Composer: Reich
      Performer(s): Steve Reich
      Performer(s): Steve Reich
      Album: different trains, electric counterpoint, copyright control
      Duration: 3:22
    • Title: Flugufrelsarinn (Kronos Version)
      Composer: Sigur Ros
      Performer(s): Kronos Quartet
      Performer(s): Kronos Quartet, Kronos Quartet
      Album: Plays Sigur Rós - Single, Nonesuch, B001BNG7R0
      Duration: 8:26
    • Title: Emerald And Lime
      Composer: Eno
      Performer(s): Brian Eno
      Performer(s): Brian Eno
      Album: Small Craft On a Milk Sea (Bonus Track Version), copyright control
      Duration: 3:02
    • Title: Apreludes In C Sharp Major)
      Composer: Stars Of The Lid
      Performer(s): Stars Of The Lid
      Performer(s): Stars Of The Lid
      Album: And Their Refinement of the Decline, copyright control
      Duration: 3:45
    • Title: Libera Me, Domine
      Composer: Reijseger
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger
      Performer(s): Ernst Reijseger
      Album: Colla Voche, copyright control
      Duration: 6:20
    • Title: Who The Waves Are Rolling For
      Composer: Colin Stetson
      Performer(s): Colin Stetson
      Performer(s): Colin Stetson
      Album: New History Warfare, Vol. 3: To See More Light, copyright control
      Duration: 4:33
    • Title: Put Your Back Into It
      Composer: Perfume Genius
      Performer(s): Perfume Genius
      Performer(s): Perfume Genius
      Album: put your back into it, copyright control
      Duration: 3:45
    • 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: The Only One
      Composer: Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Nico Muhly (Piano)
      Performer(s): Nico Muhly (Piano)
      Album: Speaks Volumes ~~ PD, Bedroom Community
      Duration: 3:20
    • Title: Main Title Theme
      Composer: Bob Dylan
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan
      Album: pat garrett and billy the kid, copyright control
      Duration: 6:02
    • 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: Shipping Song
      Composer: Knapp, Lisa
      Performer(s): Lisa Knapp (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Lisa Knapp (Vocal)
      Album: Made in England: Tradition with a twist, Songlines/Arts Council England
      Duration: 4:48
    • Title: Once More Around The Lion Legs
      Composer: Dm Stith
      Performer(s): Dm Stith
      Performer(s): Dm Stith
      Album: dm stith, Turnstile, TS005
      Duration: 4:43
    • Title: If I Were Queen
      Composer: My Brightest Diamond
      Performer(s): My Brightest Diamond
      Performer(s): My Brightest Diamond
      Album: A Thousand Shark's Teeth (Bonus Track Version), copyright control
      Duration: 8:31
    • Title: Scars
      Composer: Reid
      Performer(s): Reid
      Performer(s): Reid
      Album: fractures ep, copyright control
      Duration: 4:30
    • Title: Lights On
      Composer: Fka Twigs
      Performer(s): Fka Twigs
      Performer(s): Fka Twigs
      Album: LP1, copyright control
      Duration: 4:12
    • Title: Cull Streak
      Composer: Lackluster
      Performer(s): Lackluster
      Performer(s): Lackluster
      Album: Container, copyright control
      Duration: 5:22
    • Title: Goda Tungl
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): Samaris
      Performer(s): Samaris
      Album: Nova Tunes 2.9, One Little Indian Records
      Duration: 4:06
    • Title: Derrren
      Composer: Old Apparatus
      Performer(s): Old Apparatus
      Performer(s): Old Apparatus
      Album: derren, copyright control
      Duration: 6:24
    • Title: Daniel Fern
      Composer: Express Rising
      Performer(s): Express Rising
      Performer(s): Express Rising
      Album: Express Rising, copyright control
      Duration: 8:03
    • Title: Tonight
      Composer: L Berstein
      Performer(s): Bill Evans
      Performer(s): Bill Evans
      Album: copyright control
      Duration: 5:25
    • Title: Clouds
      Composer: Caoimhin O' Raghallaigh
      Performer(s): Caoimhin O Raghallaigh
      Performer(s): Caoimhin O Raghallaigh
      Album: music for an elliptical orbit, copyright control
      Duration: 5:03

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