The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 27 September 2016

This week on Blue Tunes...

Carl is away for the week - and while he is, the ladies are in charge. Ellen Cranitch and Aedín Gormley will share the duties Monday through Thursday with their own Blue choices. Thank you ladies....Carl will be back on Monday October 3rd.


Shahab and Shayan Coohe try to teach Carl a Persian jig!

Brothers Shahab and Shayan recently called into the Blue Room to play some music and tell Carl about some of the similarites between Irish and Iranian music.

August Bank Holiday Monday - Blue of the Night at Kaleidoscope

Enjoy this short video collage of a great night when Blue broadcast live from Kaleidoscope Night at Bello Bar in Dublin last June and re-broadcast  on Bank Holiday Monday's Blue (August 1st).

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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


Music Played on the Show


Title: Estate

Composer: Martino, Bruno

Performer(s): Cian Boylan (Piano), Hugh Buckley (Guitar); Damian Evans (Dbl Bass)

Album: Soulful Days Lucca Records

Duration: 5:57


Title: O Magnum Mysterium

Composer: Byrd, William

Performer(s): Jan Lundgren (Piano), The Gustaf Sjokvist Chamber Choir

Album: Magnum Mysterium ACT 9457-2

Duration: 5:45


Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In E Minor(2nd Movement)Larghetto

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Nelson Freire, Ndr Sinfonieorchester

Album: Nelson Freire - Radio Days Decca 478 6772

Duration: 9:09


Title: Homes Of Donegal

Composer: McBride, Sean/Arr Brady Paul

Performer(s): Paul Brady (Vocal)

Album: Nobody Knows - The Best of Paul Brady Ryko Records RCD10491

Duration: 7:33


Title: Slán Le Máigh

Performer(s): Orna Loughnane (Violin), Jane Hughes (Cello), John Lynch (Viola)

Album: Beilin Meala (Honey Mouth)

Duration: 5:46


Title: Primavera

Composer: Alakotila, Timo

Performer(s): Timo Alakotila (Piano)

Album: Timo Alakotila and Piano Akero Records AKEROCD016

Duration: 5:17


Title: Mon Coeur S'Ouvre À Ta Voix

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Tine Thing Helseth (Trumpet), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Tine Thing Helseth - Storyteller EMI Classics 5099908832825

Duration: 5:46


Title: Cloudbusting

Performer(s): Kate Bush

Album: Hounds of Love

Duration: 5:21


Title: Emer's Dream

Composer: Mac Con Iomaire, Colm

Performer(s): Colm Mac Con Iomaire (Violin), Karl Odlum, Johnny Botle, Paul Dooley, Alice Farrell, Bill Blackmore, Catherine Fitzgerald

Album: Colm Mac Con Iomaire: The Hare's Corner Plateau 16CD

Duration: 3:07


Title: I Have Dreamed

Composer: Rodgers, Richard/Hammerstein II, Oscar

Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)

Album: Fred Hersch Plays Rodgers & Hammerstein Nonesuch 7559-79414-2

Duration: 6:35


Title: Where Do You Go?

Composer: Wilder/Sundgaard

Performer(s): Helen Merrill (Vocal), Jim Hall (Guitar), Ron Carter (Bass)

Album: A Shade Of Difference Emarcy 558 851-2

Duration: 2:25


Title: Concerto No. 1 (Winter): (I) Allegro Non Molto

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Sebastian Surel (Violin), Jean-Marc Apap (Viola), Eric Levionnais (Celllo), Stephane Logerot (Double Bass)

Album: Richard Galliano: Vivaldi Deutsche Grammophon 481 035 0

Duration: 3:21


Title: Keyboard Concerto In D Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Bach, JS

Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra

Album: András Schiff - The Denon Recordings (3-CD) Heritage HTGCD 302

Duration: 7:37


Title: A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

Composer: Maschwitz / Sherwin

Performer(s): Stella Bass

Album: Too Darn Hot MCPS Ireland SB96

Duration: 6:01


Title: Joanna's Theme

Composer: Herbie Hancock

Performer(s): Herbie Hancock (Piano)

Album: 1 + 1 Verve 537 564-2

Duration: 5:22


Title: Agnus Dei

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): Trio Mediaeval

Album: A Worcester Ladymass ECM NEW SERIES 2166

Duration: 3:34


Title: Nocturne From A Midsummer Night's Dream

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Mendelssohn Philips 411106-2

Duration: 6:27


Title: Come Sunday

Composer: Abdullah Ibrahim

Performer(s): Enja

Album: Desert Flowers - Abdullah Ibrahim Enja ENJ-7011 2

Duration: 3:57


Title: Tom's Diner

Composer: Vega, Suzanne

Performer(s): Susannah De Wrixon (Vocal)

Album: Skylark N/A N/A

Duration: 2:27


Title: Lay Your Head Down

Composer: Byrne

Performer(s): X

Album: Albert Nobbs Morrison Films/chrysalis Films ITUNES

Duration: 4:13


Title: Sing My Sister Down

Composer: Henry Girls

Performer(s): The Henry Girls

Album: December Moon Not Available The Henry Girls 2011

Duration: 4:06


Title: Air Time

Composer: trad arr We Banjo Three

Performer(s): We Banjo 3

Album: We Banjo Three Live In Galway WB3CD003

Duration: 3:53


Title: Locus Iste

Composer: Jenkins, Karl

Performer(s): Polyphony, Polyphony

Album: Karl Jenkins: Motets Deutsche Grammophon 4793232

Duration: 2:47


Title: Violin Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement) Canzonetta: Andante

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin), The Cleveland Orchestra

Album: Joshua Bell: The Romantic Violin Decca 475 6175

Duration: 6:57


Title: All Of You

Composer: Cole Porter

Performer(s): Cormac Kenevey

Album: Art Of Dreaming (recordno: Ccd79853) Candid CCD79853

Duration: 4:00


Title: I Love You Samantha

Composer: Porter, Cole

Performer(s): Nigel Clark (Guitar)

Album: The Day of the Duo

Duration: 4:26


Title: Ora

Performer(s): Lisa Hannigan

Album: At Swim Play It Again Sam Recordings Not Available

Duration: 2:46


Title: I Like Your Eyes

Composer: Cooder, Ry

Performer(s): Ry Cooder (Guitars, Bass, Accordian, Fiddle, Percussion), Jim Keltner (Drums), Steve Doughlas (Saxophone)

Album: Johnny Handsome OST Warner Bros 925906-2

Duration: 2:24


Title: Mountain Greenery

Composer: Rodgers -Hart

Performer(s): Edmonson, Kat (Vocal)

Album: Cafe Society (OST) Sony

Duration: 2:32



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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