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    Oct 8: Thursday’s Blue includes another track from the mesmerising CD by Tigran Hamasyan (see Blue Tunes below); music for cello by John Tavener; more choral music in recognition of National Choral Singing Week – tonight UCD Choral Scholars, RTE Philharmonic Choir and Chamber Choir Ireland; guitarist Michael O’Toole plays Ginestera; another Irish guitarist Brian Farrell plays UK composer Steve Marsh; Chick Corea from Return to Forever; Ali Farka Toure duets with Toumani Diabate; Ane Brun vocals and guitar; John Hollenbeck leads the Claudia Quartet; Jeremy Irons voices for Jon Lord’s setting of a Thomas Hardy; Violin Concerto from Johannes Brahms; French baroque from female composer Elizbeth Jacquet de La Guerre; irish singer songwriter Lynda Cullen; Ellington (pictured) plays the Blues; Gil Evans plays Round Midnight; Mike Marshall with Bela Fleck and friends; Sufjan Stevens recent; Lots more with Carl at 10…

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 7 October 2015


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    All this week - a sublime re-imagining of Armenian sacred music - Luys i Luso (Light from the Light) by Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan and the Yerevan State Chamber Choir

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    October 5th - 11th 

    Renowned Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan has just released his first ECM recording - a sublime re-imagining of Armenian sacred music from the 5th through to the 20th Century. It features piano improvisations alongside stunning choral performances by the Yerevan State Chamber Choir. Luys i Luso (Light from the Light) is in the spotlight this week ahead of their Dublin Christ Church Concert Saturday 17th presented by Walton's World Masters Series..

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:05
      Title: J'Oublie (Oblivion)
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Sandra Oman (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Oman, Sandra (Soprano), David Wray (Piano), Katie O'Connor (Violin), Gerald Peregrine (Cello), Joe Csibi (Double Bass), David Mccune (Percussion)
      Album: Liberty, Sheldon Nulty Music, 8923211106
      Duration: 6:00
    • 22:08
      Title: Tangos (4th Movement) Milonga Del Ángel
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Pablo Mainetti (Bandoneon)
      Performer(s): Orquestra De Cambra Teatre Lliure
      Album: Astor Piazzolla - Concerto For Bandoneon, Harmonia Mundi, HMG 501595
      Duration: 6:04
    • 22:14
      Title: Sonata In A Major (I) Allegro
      Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Danny Driver
      Performer(s): Danny Driver
      Album: CPE Bach Keyboard Sonatas, Hyperion, CDA67908
      Duration: 5:37
    • 22:21
      Title: Here Is Something For You
      Composer: Evans/Elias
      Performer(s): Eliane Elias (Piano/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Eliane Elias (Piano/Vocals)
      Album: Something for You: Eliane Elias sings and plays Bill Evans, Blue Note, Blue Note 50999 11795 2 6
      Duration: 2:58
    • 22:24
      Title: Once Upon A Summertime
      Composer: Legrand/Barclay/Marnay/Mercer
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal), Frank Chastenier (Piano)
      Album: Love Is What Stays, Verve, 060251714489
      Duration: 5:33
    • 22:31
      Title: Gripper
      Composer: Gwilym Simcock
      Performer(s): Gwilym Simcock
      Performer(s): Gwilym Simcock
      Album: Good Days At Schloss Elmau, Act, ACT 9501-2
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:39
      Title: Concerto For Flute And Strings - Ii: Un Poco Andante E Piano
      Complete Work Name: Concerto For Flute And Strings In D Major
      Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Jan De Winne (Traverse Flute)
      Performer(s): Jan De Winne (Traverse Flute), Il Gardellino
      Album: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Concertos For Various Instruments, Accent, ACC 24285
      Duration: 6:49
    • 22:46
      Title: La Cathédrale Engloutie
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic (Piano)
      Album: Debussy: Préludes Pour Piano, Livres 1 et 2, Paraty, PARATY 108 105
      Duration: 5:23
    • 22:57
      Title: Hayrapetakan Maghterg Var 2
      Composer: Komitas
      Performer(s): Tigran Hamasyan (Piano)
      Performer(s): Tigran Hamasyan (Piano), Universal, Yerevan State Chamber Choir
      Album: Luys i Luso, ECM 2015, ECM 473 2382
      Duration: 4:25
    • 23:02
      Title: The Hexagram
      Composer: Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Ralph Towner (Guitar, Keyboards), Paul Mccandless (Reeds)
      Performer(s): Ralph Towner (Guitar, Keyboards), Paul Mccandless (Reeds), Glen Moore (Double Bass), Mark Walker (Drums)
      Album: Family Tree - Oregon (Recordno: CAMJ 7855-2), Cam Jazz, CAMJ 7855-2
      Duration: 5:54
    • 23:09
      Title: For No One
      Composer: Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Randy Ingram (Piano)
      Performer(s): Randy Ingram (Piano), Matt Clohesy (Bass), Jochen Rueckert (Drums), John Ellis (Saxophone)
      Album: The Road Ahead, Brooklyn Jazz Underground, BJUR0101
      Duration: 7:31
    • 23:18
      Title: Yellow Fever
      Composer: Pook, Jocelyn
      Performer(s): Melanie Pappenheim (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Melanie Pappenheim (Vocal)
      Album: Untold Things, Real World, CDR W93 7243 8 50781 2 5
      Duration: 5:00
    • 23:24
      Title: River Sallows
      Composer: Dooley, Shell/Duffy, Luke
      Performer(s): Variant Sea
      Performer(s): Variant Sea
      Album: Season of Mists, Self Release 2015, Self Release 2015
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:27
      Title: Bells For Her
      Composer: Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Tori Amos (Vocal, Piano)
      Performer(s): Tori Amos (Vocal, Piano)
      Album: Under the Pink, Eastwest, 7567-82567-2
      Duration: 5:22
    • 23:35
      Title: Sleep
      Composer: Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Rte Philharmonic Choir
      Performer(s): Rte Philharmonic Choir
      Album: RTE Studio 1 Recordings 26/09/15, RTE
      Duration: 4:27
    • 23:40
      Title: Clarinet Quintet In A K581 (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet), Gabor Takacs-Nagy (Violin), Rebecca Hirsch (Violin), Tim Boulton (Viola), Andrew Shulman (Cello)
      Album: Mozart And Weber Clarinet Quintets, Asv, Cddca1079
      Duration: 7:02
    • 23:52
      Title: The Father's Song
      Composer: Mccoll, E/ Mcnally, A
      Performer(s): The Unthanks
      Performer(s): The Unthanks, Brighouse And Rastrick Brass Band
      Album: The Unthanks with Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band (Diversions, Vol. 2), RabbleRouserMusic, RRM010
      Duration: 5:58
    • 23:59
      Title: P.S. I Love You
      Composer: Jenkins / Mercer
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocal), Barney Kessel (Guitar), Harry 'Sweets' Edison (Trumpet), Willie Smith (Alto Sax)
      Album: Trav'lin' Light: The Johnny Mercer Songbook, Verve, 555 402-2
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:05
      Title: Moon And Sand
      Composer: Wilder, Alec
      Performer(s): Stefano Battaglia (Piano)
      Performer(s): Salvatore Maiore (Dbl Bass), Roberto Dani (Drums)
      Album: In the Morning - Music of Alec Wilder, ECM Records, ECM 2429 473 8673
      Duration: 6:41
    • 00:10
      Title: Where Do You Go?
      Composer: Wilder/Sundgaard
      Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal), Jim Hall (Guitar), Ron Carter (Bass)
      Album: A Shade Of Difference, Emarcy, 558 851-2
      Duration: 2:25
    • 00:17
      Title: String Quartet No.2 "Lettres Intimes" (Ii) Adagio-Vivace
      Composer: Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Zaide Quartet
      Performer(s): Zaide Quartet
      Album: Quatuor Zaide: Janacek, Martinu, NoMadMusic 2014, NMM004
      Duration: 6:17
    • 00:26
      Title: Look To The Blue
      Composer: Caldwell, Hodder-Williams, Taylor
      Performer(s): Unlimited: Chris Caldwell (Sax/Clar), Susie Hodder-Williams (Flutes), Trevor Taylor (Percussion/Electronics)
      Performer(s): Unlimited: Chris Caldwell (Sax/Clar), Susie Hodder-Williams (Flutes), Trevor Taylor (Percussion/Electronics)
      Album: The Sound Within, FMR Records 2015, FMRCD390-0115
      Duration: 4:03
    • 00:30
      Title: Medication
      Composer: Sheppard, Andy
      Performer(s): Andy Sheppard (Tenor / Soprano Saxophones)
      Performer(s): Eivind Aarset (Guitar), Michel Benita (Dbl Bass), Sebastien Rochford (Drums)
      Album: Surrounded By Sea - Andy Sheppard Quartet, ECM Records, ECM 2432 471 4273
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:37
      Title: Dedicated
      Composer: Blevins / Whyman / Holmes / Caldwell
      Performer(s): Delta Saxophone Quartet
      Performer(s): Graeme Blevins (Soprano Sax), Chris Caldwell (Baritone Sax), Tim Holmes (Tenor Sax), Pete Whyman (Alto Sax)
      Album: Dedicated to you... but you weren't listening, MoonJune Records, MJR017
      Duration: 2:48
    • 00:39
      Title: Non Ha Sott'il Ciel
      Composer: Moulinie, Etienne
      Performer(s): Tonos
      Performer(s): Roisin O'Grady (Voice), Eamon Sweeney (Baroque Guitar)
      Album: Tonos: Songs of Identity and Belonging, Self Release 2015, Self Release
      Duration: 2:12
    • 00:41
      Title: Ciúin
      Composer: O Snodaigh, Ronan/ Osnodaigh, Cormac
      Performer(s): Discovery Gospel Choir
      Performer(s): Ronan O Snodaigh (Vocal/Bodhran), Discovery Gospel Choir
      Album: Look Up, Discovery Records 2015, DR15
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:47
      Title: A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
      Composer: Maschwitz / Sherwin
      Performer(s): Stella Bass
      Performer(s): Stella Bass
      Album: Too Darn Hot, MCPS Ireland, SB96
      Duration: 6:01
    • 00:53
      Title: Dear Prudence
      Composer: Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Brad Mehldau (Piano)
      Performer(s): Brad Mehldau (Piano), Darek Oleszkiewicz (Bass); Jim Keltner (Drums); Matt Chamberlain (Percussion)
      Album: Largo, Warner Brothers, 9362481142
      Duration: 5:22

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