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    Feb 9; Another selection from our featured artists Accademia del Piacere who blend Spanish Baroque and Flamenco (see Blue Tunes below) - tonight tracks from a beautiful album released last year called Cantar de Amor; Early music meets Irish trad with the ensemble Sonamus; a Schubert Notturno for piano trio; close harmonies from Ardu Vocal Ensemble; Swedish cellist and singer Linnea Olsson; Brabant Ensmeble sing Palestrina; Irish jazz from guitarist Tommy Halferty and friends heading out on the road this weekend; piano sounds from Federico Albanese and Michael Price both of whom will be in Ireland this weekend;  Welsh choral composer Paul Mealor; String Quartet from Beethoven; Brian Dunning plays flute with Puck Fair;  Nina Simone sings a Blind Wille Johnson tune; more from Saso's new album Mysterium; guitarist John Pizzarelli plays Midnight McCartney; chamber music improv from David Sylvian; ambient sounds from duo Variant Sea; Irish folk from Paul Brady(pictured); new folk from Fox Owl Crow aka Suzanne McAnaney;  For these and more join Carl at 10....

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 8 February 2016


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Early music ensemble Accademia del Piacere directed by Fahmi Alqhai specialise in religious and secular music of the Renaissance - flamenco meets baroque all this week on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

                                                                    Feb 8th - 11th: Accademia del Piacere

    Accademia del Piacere is the Andalucian based Early Music ensemble founded by viola da gambist Fahmi Alqhai. They specialise in the religious and secular music of the Renaissance and Baroque in Spain in general and in Andalucía in particular. Blue dips into their extensive recorded repertoire and finds that place where flamenco meets baroque. Music to warm a February chill - Monday - Thursday from 10pm

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Marionas
      Composer: Sanz, Gaspar
      Performer(s): Accademia Del Piacere
      Performer(s): Accademia Del Piacere
      Album: Rediscovering Spain: Fantasias, Diferencias & Glosas, Glossa 2013, GCD P33201
      Duration: 4:23
    • 22:14
      Title: Golden Fields
      Composer: Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Alexis Ffrench (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alexis Ffrench (Piano)
      Album: The Singing Planet, AFM Records, AFM 006
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:19
      Title: Ogne Pena Cciu Spietata
      Composer: Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Maria Pia De Vito (Voice), Francois Couturier (Piano)
      Performer(s): Maria Pia De Vito (Voice), Francois Couturier (Piano), Anja Lechner (Cello), Michele Rabbia (Percussion, Electronics)
      Album: Il Pergolese (Recordno: ECM 2340 4180427), ECM Records, ECM 2340 4180427
      Duration: 5:57
    • 22:31
      Title: Raglan Road
      Composer: Trad/Kavanagh Arr Daniels
      Performer(s): Luke Daniels (Accordion, Vocal))
      Performer(s): Luke Daniels (Accordion, Vocal)), Theres Kavanagh (Fiddle), Mike Galvin (Guitar)
      Album: Art Of Trio, Wren, WRCD1901
      Duration: 6:14
    • 22:37
      Title: Walking By Flashlight
      Composer: Schneider, Maria
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw, St Paul Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Winter Morning Walks - Dawn Upshaw / Maria Schneider, i-tunes, i-tunes
      Duration: 3:53
    • 22:43
      Title: The Flower Of A Paradise Garden
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Mahsa Vahdat (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Mahsa Vahdat (Vocal), Marjan Vahdat (Vocal)
      Album: Songs from a Persian Garden, Valley Entertainment, 2-VLT-15217
      Duration: 6:16
    • 22:49
      Title: The King Of China's Daughter
      Composer: Merchant, Natalie
      Performer(s): Natalie Merchant (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Natalie Merchant (Vocals)
      Album: Leave Your Sleep (Recordno: 5223042), Nonesuch, 5223042
      Duration: 2:34
    • 22:52
      Title: Ode To The Yellow River (2nd Movement)
      Composer: Xinghai, Xian
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano), China Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Best of Lang Lang, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779014
      Duration: 3:42
    • 22:57
      Title: An Gaoth Aneas
      Composer: Trad Arr Dooley/Casaide
      Performer(s): Dit Conservatory Trad Ensemble
      Performer(s): Dit Conservatory Trad Ensemble
      Album: Western Wind, DIT 2015, DITCMD003.
      Duration: 3:55
    • 23:01
      Title: Sad February
      Composer: Miles, Graeme
      Performer(s): The Unthanks
      Performer(s): The Unthanks
      Album: Here’s the Tender Coming, Rabble Rouser / EMI, 687 1222
      Duration: 4:35
    • 23:09
      Title: Winter Into Spring
      Composer: Saso
      Performer(s): Saso (Jim Lawler/Ben Rawlins)
      Performer(s): Saso (Jim Lawler/Ben Rawlins), Sibeal Ni Chasaide (Vocals)
      Album: Mysterium, Self Release 2016
      Duration: 7:18
    • 23:17
      Title: Concerto Quarto - Bb Major (3rd Movement) Andante
      Composer: Sammartini, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Fabio Bonizzoni (Organ, Direction)
      Performer(s): La Risonanza
      Album: Giuseppe Sammartini - Concertos For The Organ, Op.9, Glossa, GCD C81505
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:21
      Title: Strike The Viol
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Raquel Andueza (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Gianluigi Trovesi (Clarinet), Wolfgang Muthspiel (Acoustic/Electric Guitar), L'Arpeggiata
      Album: Music For a While: Improvisations on Henry Purcell, Erato/ Warner Classics, 0825646337507
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:27
      Title: All We Want Is Love
      Composer: Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocal & Guitar)
      Performer(s): Ane Brun (Vocal & Guitar)
      Album: When I'm Free, Balloon Ranger Recordings, DEMPRCD15
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:42
      Title: Funkin' At The Junction
      Composer: Reed, Preston
      Performer(s): Preston Reed (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Preston Reed (Guitar)
      Album: In Here Out There, Outer Bridge 2013, Outer Bridge OB1007
      Duration: 4:01
    • 23:46
      Title: Two Hands
      Composer: King Crimson/Belew, Adrian
      Performer(s): Delta Saxophone Quartet
      Performer(s): Gwilym Simcock (Piano)
      Album: Crimson, Basho Records 2016, BASH) SRCD 50-2
      Duration: 4:32
    • 23:52
      Title: It's All In The Game
      Composer: Dawes/Sigman
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)
      Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano), Gary Peacock (Bass), Jack Dejohnette (Drums)
      Album: The Out-Of-Towners, ECM Records, ECM 1900 981 9610
      Duration: 6:46
    • 23:59
      Title: Did I Ever Really Live
      Composer: Sherman/Hague
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Mark Murphy (Vocal), Frank Chastenier (Piano)
      Album: Love Is What Stays, Verve, 060251714489
      Duration: 4:39
    • 00:04
      Title: Your Love Has Faded
      Composer: Ellington/Strayhorn
      Performer(s): Johnny Hodges (Alto Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Johnny Hodges (Alto Saxophone), Billy Strayhorn And The Orchestra
      Album: Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra, Verve, 557543-2
      Duration: 3:03
    • 00:07
      Title: Song For Jim
      Composer: Nelson / Walsh
      Performer(s): Zrazy
      Performer(s): Zrazy
      Album: The Art of Happy Accidents, Alfi, ZCD 106
      Duration: 3:30
    • 00:12
      Title: Violin Concerto No. 2 In E Bwv 1042 - Adagio
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Album: Bach and Beyond - Improvisations on Themes by J.S. Bach - Gabriela Montero, EMI Classics, 094636735924
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:22
      Title: Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Arnaud Thorette (Viola), Johan Farjot (Fender Rhodes)
      Performer(s): Arnaud Thorette (Viola), Johan Farjot (Fender Rhodes), Raphael Imbert (Saxophone), Karol Beffa (Piano)
      Album: Miroir(s) - Ensemble Contraste (Recordno: V 5339), Naive, V 5339
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:26
      Title: Si La Noche Haze Escura
      Composer: De Cabezon, Antonio
      Performer(s): Accademia Del Piacere
      Performer(s): Raquel Andueza (Soprano), Accademia Del Piacere
      Album: Rediscovering Spain: Fantasias, Diferencias & Glosas, Glossa 2013, GCD P33201
      Duration: 4:11
    • 00:30
      Title: Music For A Found Harmonium
      Composer: Jeffes
      Performer(s): Penguin Cafe Orchestra
      Performer(s): Penguin Cafe Orchestra
      Album: Broadcasting from Home, Emi, 2127352
      Duration: 3:34
    • 00:35
      Title: Lord Franklin
      Composer: Tradtional
      Performer(s): Kevin Burke And Michael O Dhomhnaill
      Performer(s): Kevin Burke And Michael O Dhomhnaill
      Album: Celtic Graces, Hemisphere, 724383121625
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:39
      Title: Amazing Grace
      Composer: Newton, John
      Performer(s): Courtney Pine (Bass Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Zoe Rahman (Piano)
      Album: Song (The Ballad Book), Destin-E Records, 777102468DX
      Duration: 4:17
    • 00:45
      Title: Concerto No.4 In F Minor For Solo Violin - Winter (2nd Movement)
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Janine Jansen (Violin)
      Performer(s): Janine Jansen (Violin)
      Album: Classically Chilled (2-CD), Decca, 4736797
      Duration: 1:32
    • 00:47
      Title: Sharakan In Three Parts
      Composer: Siunetsi
      Performer(s): Sharakan Early Music Ensemble
      Performer(s): Sharakan Early Music Ensemble
      Album: The Music of Armenia, Vol. 2: Sharakan, Celestial Harmonies, 13116-2
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:52
      Title: Heavy Eyes
      Composer: Kent, Julia
      Performer(s): Julia Kent (Cello, Programming)
      Performer(s): Julia Kent (Cello, Programming)
      Album: Asperities, Leaf Label 2015, BAY 92CDP
      Duration: 5:09
    • 00:57
      Title: Peace: An End (Alternate Mix)
      Composer: Fripp / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Greg Lake (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Greg Lake (Vocals), King Crimson
      Album: In The Wake Of Poseidon - King Crimson 40th Anniversary Series, Panegyric, KCSP2
      Duration: 2:06

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