The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    Aug 3: This week, Eamonn sits in for Carl (who returns from his holidays next Monday). On tonight's programme, we'll listen to Cavan artist Eileen Tackney, from her latest CD; a Goldberg Variation (transcribed for strings by Dmitri Sitkovetsky); recent fare from American sax-player Harry Allen (pictured); a Scott Joplin serenade; acoustic Jethro Tull; low-key Louis Armstrong (see BLUE TUNES, below); guitarist Dominic Miller, throwing a few shapes with Satie; a new release by arranger Michael Gibbs that was recorded over a 3-year period (whenever the NDR Big Band had some spare time on its hands); the slow movement of Grieg's A Minor piano concerto (also new: pianist Javier Perianes); and a Danny Elfman melody interpreted by violinist Zach Brock. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 1 September 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    This week, we feature the more lyrical side of the late Charlie Haden's career: recordings made with Quartet West, Keith Jarrett, Hank Jones, Pat Metheny and Haden's own children.

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    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Soundings - Movement I - Andante Non Troppo
      Composer: Martin, Neil
      Performer(s): Cliona Doris (Harp)
      Performer(s): Cliona Doris (Harp), John Finucane (Clarinet), John Lynch (Viola)
      Album: A Pale Yellow Sky - Cliona Doris, RTE Lyric fm, CD115
      Duration: 5:04
    • 22:07
      Title: Petit Quatuor Pour Saxophones (3rd Movement) Serenade Comique
      Composer: Francaix, Jean
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Adelphi Saxophone Quartet
      Album: Simply Four Saxophones (Recordno: 724357252720) ~~ G402604, EMI Classics, 724357252720
      Duration: 2:02
    • 22:09
      Title: Je Te Veux
      Composer: Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Iain Ballamy (Saxophone); Stian Carstensen (Button Accord)
      Performer(s): Iain Ballamy (Saxophone); Stian Carstensen (Button Accord)
      Album: The Little Radio, feral Records, ASFA105
      Duration: 6:04
    • 22:18
      Title: Blasten Sopar Sommaren -- Not Available
      Composer: Rasmussen/ Ulvsand
      Performer(s): Not Available (P)
      Performer(s): Kryss
      Album: Danish Roots: Growing in the World, Go Folk, 2012-1&2
      Duration: 3:35
    • 22:21
      Title: Eden
      Composer: Danielsson, Lars
      Performer(s): Lars Danielsson (Bass, Cello)
      Performer(s): Lars Danielsson (Bass, Cello), Leszek Mozdzer (Piano), Zohar Fresco (Percussion)
      Album: The Lars Danielssson Signature Edition (2-CD), ACT Music, 6006-2
      Duration: 6:42
    • 22:30
      Title: Diamanten Pa Marssnon
      Composer: Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Antonio Pappano (Piano)
      Album: Barbara Bonney: Diamonds in the Snow - Nordic Songs, Decca, 466762-2
      Duration: 2:19
    • 22:45
      Title: Paddy Canny's Toast
      Composer: Lennon, Charlie
      Performer(s): Dave Flynn (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Dave Flynn (Guitar)
      Album: Dave Flynn; Contemporary Irish Guitar, Frisbee Records, FRCD002
      Duration: 3:32
    • 22:48
      Title: Wash
      Composer: Vernon, Justin
      Performer(s): Justin Vernon (Vocals, Guitars)
      Performer(s): Justin Vernon (Vocals, Guitars), Bon Iver
      Album: Bon Iver: Bon Iver, Jagjaguwar, CAD3117CD
      Duration: 4:58
    • 22:55
      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
    • 23:00
      Title: Father
      Composer: Condell, Sonny/ Kehoe, Paddy
      Performer(s): Sonny Condell (All Instruments)
      Performer(s): Sonny Condell (All Instruments)
      Album: PROMO SINGLE -- Private Recording, Sonny Condell, Private Recording
      Duration: 4:14
    • 23:06
      Title: Fillingpolka
      Composer: Ulvsand, Jens
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Jens Ulvsand (Gtr, Bouzouki, Vcls), Nicolaj Buck (All Keys, Vcls), Kristine Heeball (Vln, Vcls)
      Album: Trio Mio: Love & Cigars, Go Danis Folk Music, GOO111
      Duration: 5:22
    • 23:12
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (2nd Movement) Andante
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Quatour Ebene
      Album: Debussy / Faure / Ravel: String Quartets - Quatour Ebene, Virgin Classics, 5099951904524
      Duration: 10:06
    • 23:24
      Title: Beat The Retreat (Arr Benedict Scchlepper-Connolly)
      Composer: Thompson Richard
      Performer(s): Michelle O'Rourke (Voice); Sean Macerlaine (Reeds); Kate Ellis (Cello)
      Performer(s): Michelle O'Rourke (Voice); Sean Macerlaine (Reeds); Kate Ellis (Cello), Benedict Schlepper-Connolly (Voice /Guitar), Ergodos Musicians
      Album: Songs, Ergodos, Ergodos ER13
      Duration: 5:10
    • 23:29
      Title: Long After The Music Is Gone
      Composer: Mac Erlaine, Sean
      Performer(s): Sean Macerlaine (Clarinets, Electronics)
      Performer(s): Sean Macerlaine (Clarinets, Electronics)
      Album: Long After the Music is Gone, Ergodos, er8
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:34
      Title: September Song
      Composer: Not Availabe
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald
      Album: The Intimate Ella
      Duration: 3:43
    • 23:38
      Title: Speak Low -- From "One Touch Of Venus"
      Composer: Nash / Weill
      Performer(s): Kurt Weill (Vocal, Piano), Charlie Haden (Double Bass)
      Performer(s): Kurt Weill (Vocal, Piano), Charlie Haden (Double Bass), Fred Hersch (Piano)
      Album: September Songs - Various (Recordno: SK 63046), Sony Classical, SK 63046
      Duration: 5:30
    • 23:45
      Title: Silence
      Composer: Haden, Charlie
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Bass), Chet Baker (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Bass), Chet Baker (Trumpet), Enrico Pieranunzi (Piano), Billy Higgins (Drums)
      Album: Silence - Charlie Haden (Recordno: 121172-2), Black Saint, 121172-2
      Duration: 8:44
    • 23:53
      Title: A Summer Afternoon
      Composer: Sauter, Eddie
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Stan Getz (Tenor Saxophone), Beau Arts String Quartet
      Album: Focus (Recordno: 521 419-2) ~~ PD EL, Verve, 521 419-2
      Duration: 6:03
    • 00:01
      Title: String Quartet No.1 - Largo Funebre
      Composer: Egge, Klaus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Oslo String Quartet
      Album: Norwegian 20th Century String Quartets, Naxos, 8.554384
      Duration: 5:40
    • 00:07
      Title: This Woman's Work -- Not Available
      Composer: Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Kate Bush (Vocals, Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Kate Bush (Vocals, Keyboards), Albert Mcintosh, Jacob Thorn (Vocals)
      Album: Director's Cut ~~ PD EL, Fish People, 5099902777221
      Duration: 6:29
    • 00:14
      Title: Ailsa Craig
      Composer: Mulvey, Nick
      Performer(s): Nick Mulvey
      Performer(s): Nick Mulvey
      Album: First Mind, Fiction Records, Mulvey006
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:19
      Title: Line
      Composer: Portico Quartet
      Performer(s): Nick Mulvey (Hang Drums, Perc)
      Performer(s): Nick Mulvey (Hang Drums, Perc), Jack Wyllie (Sax, Electronics), Milo Fitzpatrick (Double Bass), Duncan Bellamy (Drums, Piano, Marimba)
      Album: Isla, Real World Records, CDRW01174
      Duration: 7:29
    • 00:28
      Title: Si Dolce E 'L Tormento
      Composer: Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Sporano)
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Sporano), Ensemble Cappella Mediterranea
      Album: Sogno Barocco, Naive Records, V 5286
      Duration: 4:03
    • 00:32
      Title: Allegro -- Not Available
      Composer: Abel, Carl Friedrich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Sarah Cunningham (Viola Da Gamba)
      Album: Spirit of Gambo - Sarah Cunningham, Seagull Records, SGR-1
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:35
      Title: Behold A Wonder Here -- Not Available
      Composer: Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Michael Slattery (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Michael Slattery (Tenor), La Nef
      Album: Dowland in Dublin ~~ Commerical CD, ATMA Classique, ACD2 2650
      Duration: 4:11
    • 00:42
      Title: Cucurrucucu Paloma
      Composer: Winstone / Mendez
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Norma Winstone (Vocals), Klaus Gesing (Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone), Glauco Venier (Piano)
      Album: Dance Without Answer, ECM Records, ECM 2333 374 3047
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:46
      Title: Nostalghia
      Composer: Couturier, Francois
      Performer(s): Francois Couturier (Piano)
      Performer(s): Francois Couturier (Piano), Anja Lechner (Cello), Jean-Marc Larche (Soprano Sax), Jean-Louis Matinier (Accordion)
      Album: Nostalghia - Song for Tarkovsky, ECM Records, ECM 1979 987 7379
      Duration: 8:27
    • 00:55
      Title: Harvest
      Composer: Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal, Guitar), The Stray Gators
      Album: Harvest, Reprise, 7599-27239-2
      Duration: 3:11

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