The Blue of the Night with Bernard Clarke

The Blue of the Night with Bernard Clarke

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Blue of the Night Tuesday 27 October 2020

Composer Lab 2019 on Blue of the Night

Composer Lab is presented by CMC, in partnership with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and RTÉ lyric fm.

Now in its fourth year, the initiative is aimed at composers who wish to write for symphony orchestra and focuses on providing these composers with a creative and open environment to deepen their experience in writing for symphonic forces, under the mentorship of composer David Fennessy.

The programme also includes discussions regarding the process of the project with the mentor composer, David Fennessy and this year's participating composers Peter Fahey, Kerry Hagan, Daniel McDermott and Sam Perkin.

The Blue of the Night with Bernard Clarke

The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - bringing you through centuries, genres and soundscapes.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Shoreline

Composer: Ternheim, Anna

Performer(s): Anna Ternheim (Vocal/Guitar), Asa Jacobsson (Piano), Daniel Janson (Guitar), Mattias Areskog (Bass)

Album: Somebody Outside - Anna Terheim / Stockholm Records / 986701-7

Duration: 5:08


Title: String Quintet In C Minor - Iii. Menuetto Quasi Allegro

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Maya Iwabuchi (Violin)/ Philippe Honore (Violin) Rachel Roberts/ Clive Howard (Viola) Sally Pendlebury (Cello)

Album: An Equal Music/ Vikram Seth / music from the bestselling novel CD1 / DECCA / 4669452

Duration: 3:59


Title: Spain

Composer: Rodrigo/Corea

Performer(s): Chick Corea (Electric Piano), Joe Farrell (Flute), Airto Moreira (Perc), Flora Purim (Vocals), Stanley Clarke (Bass)

Album: Chick Corea: Jazz Masters 3 / Verve / 519 820-2

Duration: 9:52


Title: Four Guitars

Composer: Volans, Kevin

Performer(s): Dublin Guitar Quartet

Album: Contemporary Music from Ireland Vol 8 / Contemporary Music Centre / CMCCD08

Duration: 6:18


Title: Intercession In Late October

Composer: Graves, Robert/ Lauridsen, Morton

Performer(s): Polyphony

Album: Lauridsen: Nocturnes / Hyperion / 67580

Duration: 6:27


Title: A La Nuit Tombee

Composer: Chabenat, Gilles

Performer(s): Gilles Chabenat (Hurdy-Gurdy)

Album: Mouvements Clos / Buda Musique (Recordno: 82224-2) / 82224-2

Duration: 4:38


Title: Will We Go

Composer: Watkins, Sara

Performer(s): Sara Watkins (Vocals,Fiddle), Sean Watkins (Guitar/B Vocals), John Paul Jones (Mandolin/B Vocals/Prod)

Album: Sara Watkins / Nonesuch 2008 / 516987

Duration: 3:27


Title: Lingus

Composer: Snarky Puppy

Performer(s): Snarky Puppy

Album: We Like It Here / Ropeadope

Duration: 10:45


Title: Fishin' Blues

Composer: Mahal, Taj

Performer(s): Taj Mahal Band

Album: Taj Mahal ‎– Big Blues / Castle / CLACD 328

Duration: 2:55


Title: Song Of Hope

Composer: Castaneda, Edmar

Performer(s): Edmar Castaneda (Harp);, Marshall Gilkes (Trombone); Dave Silliman (Drums/Perc); Joe Locke (Vibes)

Album: Entre Cuerdas / Artist Share / AS0095

Duration: 7:11


Title: O Speculum Spericum

Composer: Anon English 13c

Performer(s): John Fleagle (Voice, Lute, Sinfonia, Gothic Harp, Bodhran, Fiddle)

Album: World's Bliss: Medieval Songs Of Love And Death / Archetype Records / 60103

Duration: 2:41


Title: Alysoun

Composer: Anon English 13c

Performer(s): John Fleagle (Voice, Lute, Sinfonia, Gothic Harp, Bodhran, Fiddle)

Album: World's Bliss: Medieval Songs Of Love And Death / Archetype Records / 60103

Duration: 4:05


Title: You Go Your Way

Composer: Cohen, Leonard

Performer(s): Leonard Cohen

Album: Book of Longing / Orange Mountain Music / OMM-0043

Duration: 0:06


Title: Night Comes On

Composer: Cohen, Leonard

Performer(s): Leonard Cohen

Album: Various Positions / Columbia / CBS 26222

Duration: 4:40


Title: Der Lindenbaum

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Gerald Moore (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 415187) / Deutsche Grammophon / 415187

Duration: 4:34


Title: Seize The Day

Composer: Condell, Sonny/Kehoe, Patrick

Performer(s): Sonny Condell (Vocals/Instruments)

Album: Seize the Day / Artist Release 2017

Duration: 3:27


Title: Movie Of You

Composer: Sonny Condell

Performer(s): Scullion

Album: Ghosts And Horses / Kitten Records / KR001CD

Duration: 6:26


Title: Selva Morale E Spirituale: Messa Concertata, Crucifixus

Composer: Monteverdi, Claudio

Performer(s): Ensemble Elyma

Album: Monteverdi: Selva Morale E Spirituale / Ambronay / 932962

Duration: 2:51


Title: Bagatelle No.6 Op.33

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): John O' Conor (Piano)

Album: Beethoven: Bagatelles / Telarc / Cd80423

Duration: 3:18


Title: Azimuth

Composer: John Taylor Normah Winstone Kenny Wheeler

Performer(s): John Taylor/Normah Winstone/Kenny Wheeler

Album: Azimuth / ECM / ECM 1099

Duration: 12:18


Title: Piano Quintet "Annunciation" Part 1

Composer: Glass, Philip

Performer(s): Brooklyn Rider

Album: Annunciation / Orange Mountain Music / OMM0144

Duration: 11:26


Title: Rosary Sonata 1 (The Annunciation)

Composer: Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz

Performer(s): Supersonus

Album: Supersonus / ECM / CD2016

Duration: 6:04


Title: Which Will

Composer: Drake, Nick

Performer(s): Susanna Wallumrod (Vocals), Giovanna Pessi (Baroque Harp) Jane Achtman (Viola De Gamba) Marco Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)

Album: If Grief Could Wait / ECM / ECM 2226 277 7197

Duration: 4:00


Title: Shen Khar Venakhi (You Are A Vine)

Composer: Trad arr Basiani Ensemble

Performer(s): Basiani Ensemble

Album: Georgian Polyphony Singing - Religious Songs (Hymns) / itunes

Duration: 3:19


Title: Sonata No. 9

Composer: Carbonelli, Giovanni Stefano

Performer(s): The Illyria Consort

Album: Carbonelli: Sonate da Camera Nos 7-12 / Delphian Records / CDC34214

Duration: 8:36


Title: O'Carolan's Farewell (Slan Chearbhallain)/North Islands, At Midnight (Inisi Hanternos)

Composer: Stivell/O'Carolan

Performer(s): Alan Stivell (Harp)

Album: Journee a la Maison (The Journey Home) / Dreyfus/Keltia III

Duration: 3:36


Title: Maidin

Composer: Mac Ionmhain, Eoin

Performer(s): Calicojak

Album: Fallen Bough EP / Rackham Records /

Duration: 3:45


Title: Symphony No.5 In D Minor Op.107 "Reformation" 1st Movement Andante - Allegro Con Fuoco - Andante Come 1 - Meno Allegro Come 1

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Mendelssohn The Complete Symphonies and 3 Overtures / Decca / 4782452

Duration: 11:34



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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Eoin O Kelly 

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