The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Thursday's programme...

    July 23: Tonight, Eamonn sits in for Carl to link up Patty Griffin, ahead of her September date in Dublin; a new recording of Grieg's "Lyric Pieces" by Spanish pianist Javier Perianes; jazz wunderkind Joey Alexander; part of a Shostakovich cello sonata; singer/songwriter Gwyneth Herbert (pictured), in advance of an Irish tour that starts in Wexford at the end of the month; 2 x Scott Joplin; an orchestration of Pete Townshend's "Quadrophenia"; jazz singer Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below); and guitarist Antoine Berthiaume. 10pm start...

    Mon 27th - Thurs 30th July: Carl's on his holidays this week. Ellen Cranitch will be here to help us wind down with the usual blend of tasteful late-night selections, including a nightly nocturne or two (see below).

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 17 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Bachianas Brasileiras is Heitor Vill-Lobos' most famous work. There's more to this Brazilian and this week on the Blue, we'll spotlight the lesser known too.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Helen Merrill; July 20th - 26th

    Helen Merrill (pictured) sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Stan Getz, Hank Jones et al, all this week on BLUE.

    July 27th - August 2nd

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for  The Blue Of The Night.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 21:55
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In A Minor
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 2:25
    • 21:57
      Title: No. 4 In D Minor
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 2:32
    • 22:00
      Title: Part 1 Openings & Closings
      Performer(s): Sule, László
      Performer(s): Sule, László
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:07
      Title: I Had A King
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 3:52
    • 22:11
      Title: Maggie And Milly And Molly And May
      Performer(s): Merchant, Natalie/E.E. Cummings
      Performer(s): Merchant, Natalie/E.E. Cummings
      Duration: 4:23
    • 22:15
      Title: Canzonetta Spirituale
      Performer(s): Merula, Tarquinio
      Performer(s): Merula, Tarquinio
      Duration: 8:57
    • 22:24
      Title: Circling
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 4:57
    • 22:29
      Title: Etude 3
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 5:18
    • 22:34
      Title: Love Comes To Me
      Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy
      Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy
      Duration: 4:46
    • 22:41
      Title: Menuet In C Minor, Op.24 No.1
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Duration: 3:13
    • 22:44
      Title: 6 Moments Musicaux D 780 (Op. 94) - No. 6: Allegretto
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 7:58
    • 22:52
      Title: Touma Ni Kelen / Needed Time
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 4:55
    • 22:57
      Title: The Girl From Murania
      Performer(s): Coniglio, Enrico
      Performer(s): Coniglio, Enrico
      Duration: 5:23
    • 23:03
      Title: As I Roved Out
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Planxty
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Planxty
      Duration: 5:36
    • 23:08
      Title: My Heart's Tonight In Ireland
      Performer(s): Irvine, Andy
      Performer(s): Irvine, Andy
      Duration: 4:04
    • 23:14
      Title: Speak Low
      Performer(s): Nash / Weill
      Performer(s): Nash / Weill
      Duration: 5:45
    • 23:20
      Title: Longing
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Duration: 5:22
    • 23:27
      Title: Violin Concerto No.4 In D - Movement Ii - Andante Cantabile
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 8:08
    • 23:35
      Title: Ad Coenam Agni Providi
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Duration: 7:41
    • 23:43
      Title: Air Travel
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Duration: 4:33
    • 23:47
      Title: Introduction
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Performer(s): Farrell, Ciaran
      Duration: 2:56
    • 23:52
      Title: Comme Ci, Comme Ca
      Performer(s): Coquatrix, Dudan & Goell
      Performer(s): Coquatrix, Dudan & Goell
      Duration: 6:21
    • 23:58
      Title: Skylark (Alternate Version)
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Mercer
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Mercer
      Duration: 4:19
    • 00:03
      Title: Undulating (Etude Op. 31)
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:08
      Title: Concerto For Harmonica And Orchestra - Movement Ii - Andante
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 6:46
    • 00:14
      Title: I Can't Get Started
      Performer(s): Duke, Vernon/Gershwin, Ira
      Performer(s): Duke, Vernon/Gershwin, Ira
      Duration: 3:56
    • 00:19
      Title: River
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 7:51
    • 00:27
      Title: Prelude: Song Of The Gulls
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Duration: 4:31
    • 00:32
      Title: Starless
      Performer(s): Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James
      Performer(s): Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James
      Duration: 6:15
    • 00:38
      Title: Paddy Fahey's Jigs No 9,13 & 14
      Performer(s): Fahey, Paddy
      Performer(s): Fahey, Paddy
      Duration: 4:43
    • 00:42
      Title: Requiem For John Hurt
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 4:59
    • 00:49
      Title: Vespers - Nyne Otpushchayeshi
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 4:00
    • 00:54
      Title: String Quartet Op 131 In C Sharp Minor (1st Movement) Adagio Ma
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 7:05
    • 00:54
      Title: Norma - Casta Diva
      Performer(s): Bellini, Vincenzo
      Performer(s): Bellini, Vincenzo
      Duration: 7:04

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