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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 1 September 2015


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Peter Memphis Slim Chatman was born 100 years ago this week. We'll be featuring recordings the blues pianist-cum-singer made while he was living in the U.S. and France.

    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

    • 22:10
      Title: Henry Mcdermootroe/Captain Kelly's
      Composer: Trad Arr Laoise Kelly
      Performer(s): Laoise Kelly (Harp)
      Performer(s): Laoise Kelly (Harp)
      Album: Fáilte Uí Cheallaigh, Harpo REcords, LK004
      Duration: 3:04
    • 22:13
      Title: Roise Na Bhfonn - Tunefull Rose
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Bob Brozman (Guitars)
      Performer(s): Bob Brozman (Guitars), John Mcsherry (Uilleann Pipes), Donal O'Connor (Fiddle)
      Album: Bob Brozman, John McSherry, Donal O'Connor: Six Days in Down, Riverboat Records, TUGCD1057
      Duration: 2:50
    • 22:17
      Title: Sonata In G Minor For Viola Da Gamba Solo (2nd Movement) Allegro
      Complete Work Name: Sonata In G Minor Viola Da Gamba Solo Senza Basso Wko 155 No.2
      Composer: Abel, Carl Friedrich
      Performer(s): Susanne Heinrich (Viola Da Gamba)
      Performer(s): Susanne Heinrich (Viola Da Gamba)
      Album: Abel: Mr Abel's Fine Airs - Susanne Heinrich, Hyperion, CDA67628
      Duration: 2:49
    • 22:20
      Title: Come Mai Puoi Vedermi Piangere
      Composer: Marcello, Benedetto
      Performer(s): Patricia Petibon (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Patricia Petibon (Soprano), Venice Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Patricia Petibon - Rosso (Italian Baroque Arias), Deutsche Grammophon, 4778763
      Duration: 5:13
    • 22:26
      Title: Armonias Del Romañe
      Composer: Torres, Jose Fernandez
      Performer(s): Tomatito (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Tomatito (Guitar), Tomatito
      Album: Nuevo Flamenco, Nascente, NSCD014
      Duration: 3:47
    • 22:30
      Title: Chuva (Rain)
      Composer: Fernando, Jorge
      Performer(s): Mariza
      Performer(s): Mariza
      Album: Mariza Fado Em Mim, 2002 World Connection, 43038
      Duration: 4:04
    • 22:34
      Title: Diva
      Composer: Rava, Enrico
      Performer(s): Enrico Rava (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Enrico Rava (Trumpet), Gianluca Petrella (Trombone); Francesco Diodati (Guitar); Gabriele Evangelista (Bass); Enrico Morello (Drums)
      Album: Wild Dance, ECM 2015, ECM 2456
      Duration: 7:40
    • 22:43
      Title: Atlas
      Composer: Marshall, Eliza/ Kelly, Jean
      Performer(s): Ranagri
      Performer(s): Ranagri
      Album: Ranagi: Fort of the Hare, Stockfisch, SFR 357.4085.2
      Duration: 3:24
    • 22:46
      Title: Water Girl
      Composer: Hussein, Zakir
      Performer(s): Zakir Hussein (Tabla)
      Performer(s): Zakir Hussein (Tabla), Jan Garbarek (Saxophone), John Mcloughlin (Guitar), Hariprasad Chaurasia (Flutes)
      Album: Making Music (Recordno: ECM 1349 831 544-2), ECM, ECM 1349 831 544-2
      Duration: 3:52
    • 23:03
      Title: Cry Me A River
      Complete Work Name: Cry Me A River
      Composer: Hamilton, Arthur
      Performer(s): Julie London (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Julie London (Vocal), Barney Kessel (Guitar)
      Album: 100 Essential Tracks Easy Listening, Sony Music, 88697607522
      Duration: 2:59
    • 23:06
      Title: All Across The City
      Composer: Jim Hall
      Performer(s): Bill Evans (Piano)
      Performer(s): Bill Evans (Piano), Jim Hall (Guitar)
      Album: Intermodulation, Verve, 833712
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:12
      Title: C'Est La Vie
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): Cedric Watson
      Performer(s): Cedric Watson
      Album: L' Éspirit Créole
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:15
      Title: Every Day I Have The Blues
      Composer: Chatman, Peter
      Performer(s): Memphis Slim (Vocals, Piano)
      Performer(s): Memphis Slim (Vocals, Piano)
      Album: Simply Blues (4-CD), Union Square, SIMPLYCD018-1
      Duration: 2:33
    • 23:39
      Title: Guiding Bells
      Composer: Special, Duke/Mercier, Mel
      Performer(s): Cork Gamelan Ensemble
      Performer(s): Duke Special, Cork Gamelan Ensemble
      Album: The Three Forges, Diatribe Records 2015, DIACD019
      Duration: 2:37
    • 23:42
      Title: Lesser Heaven
      Composer: Eno/Hopkins/Abrahams
      Performer(s): Brian Eno With Jon Hopkins & Leo Abrahams
      Performer(s): Brian Eno With Jon Hopkins & Leo Abrahams
      Album: Small Craft On A Milk Sea, Warp, WARPCD207
      Duration: 3:15
    • 23:45
      Title: Broken To Be Rebuilt
      Composer: Philippa, Katharine
      Performer(s): Katharine Philippa
      Performer(s): Katharine Philippa
      Album: Broken to Be Rebuilt (Deluxe Edition) - EP
      Duration: 5:45
    • 23:53
      Title: Carraroe/Out On The Ocean
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Martin Hayes (Violin)
      Performer(s): Martin Hayes (Violin), Dennis Cahill (Guitar)
      Album: Martin Hayes Dennis Cahill Live In Seattle, Green Linnet Records, 1195
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:57
      Title: April's Fool
      Composer: Trad Arr Jack Talty/Neil O'Loghlen
      Performer(s): Ensemble Eriu; Jack Talty (Concertinas/Electronics); Neil O'Loghlen (Bas
      Performer(s): Ensemble Eriu; Jack Talty (Concertinas/Electronics); Neil O'Loghlen (Bas, Mattehw Berrill(Clarinet); Mathew Jacobson (Percus, Patrick Groenland (Guitar); Sam Perkin(Keys); Co
      Album: Ensemble Eriu, Raelach Records, RRCD004
      Duration: 5:37
    • 00:06
      Title: Toccata In E Minor
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Amandine Savary (Piano)
      Performer(s): Amandine Savary (Piano)
      Album: Bach Toccatas, muso, mu-007
      Duration: 6:41
    • 00:13
      Title: Ankanim Araji Qo
      Composer: Mashtots, Mesrop
      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: 5:09
    • 00:19
      Title: Rachelle
      Composer: Harper, Colin
      Performer(s): Colin Harper (Guitars)
      Performer(s): Colin Harper (Guitars), Rachelle Stewart (Clarinet)
      Album: Titanium Flag Volume One - The Ice Museum Suite (Recordno:, Independent,
      Duration: 2:22
    • 00:21
      Title: No Honey Tongued Sonnet
      Composer: Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar/Vocals), Andy Gangadeen(Drums); Robert Jarvis (Trombone); Barney Morse Brown(Cello)
      Album: Handmade Life, English Accoustic Collective, RUFCD012
      Duration: 3:56
    • 00:28
      Title: Voi Che Sapete
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Wiener Philharmoniker
      Album: Sospiri - Cecilia Bartoli (Recordno: 4782249), Decca, 4782249
      Duration: 2:31
    • 00:31
      Title: String Quartet In B Minor (2nd Movement) Molto Adagio
      Composer: Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin)
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin), Seattle Chamber Music Society
      Album: American Chamber Music, Onyx, ONYX 4129
      Duration: 7:34
    • 00:40
      Title: Cardinal Song
      Composer: Dessner, Bryce/ Dessner, Aaron
      Performer(s): The National
      Performer(s): The National
      Album: Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers, Brassland 2014, Brassland Download
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:46
      Title: The Fourth Lock
      Composer: Rynhart, Sue
      Performer(s): Sue Rynhart (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Dan Bodwell (Bass)
      Album: Crossings, 2014, MRSUESUE001
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:51
      Title: Polvere Di Stelle (Stardust)
      Composer: Parish / Carmichael
      Performer(s): Caterina Zapponi (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Monty Alexander (Piano), Bucky Pizzarelli (Guitar), Martin Pizzarelli (Acoustic Bass)
      Album: Romantica, Motema, 233851
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:55
      Title: Tractor Pull
      Composer: Reed
      Performer(s): Preston Reed (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Preston Reed (Guitar)
      Album: Handwritten Notes, Outer Bridge, OB1001
      Duration: 3:50

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