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 Tuesday 30 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    American composer Eric Whitacre is one of the most performed composers of his generation. Settings include Yeats and Kipling. His work is in the spotlight this week on Blue.

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: Syl-O-Gism
      Performer(s): Williams, Mary Lou
      Performer(s): Williams, Mary Lou
      Duration: 3:42
    • 22:04
      Title: Octet (3rd Movement) Lentement
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:13
      Title: Monaco Madness
      Performer(s): Power
      Performer(s): Power
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:16
      Title: Old Time Musicians
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:21
      Title: Dick Turpin Polska
      Performer(s): Busk, Nicolaj
      Performer(s): Busk, Nicolaj
      Duration: 5:25
    • 22:36
      Title: String Quartet No.4 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:04
    • 22:43
      Title: Track 09
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:53
      Title: Raggle Taggle Gypsy/Tabhair Dom Do Lamh
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Planxty
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Planxty
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:57
      Title: Boloba
      Performer(s): Kouyate, Lansine
      Performer(s): Kouyate, Lansine
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:03
      Title: Hore, Der Du Wagst
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Duration: 6:15
    • 23:09
      Title: Spirit Of The Place - Part 2
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Duration: 7:51
    • 23:17
      Title: Almost Blue
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:20
      Title: Soldier In The Rain
      Performer(s): Mancini/Bergman
      Performer(s): Mancini/Bergman
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:23
      Title: When You Are Old
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:29
      Title: Rota
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:35
      Title: Prayer Bell Sketch
      Performer(s): Knussen, Oliver
      Performer(s): Knussen, Oliver
      Duration: 7:12
    • 23:49
      Title: Tromba Lontana
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:54
      Title: Solitude
      Performer(s): Ellington/Mills
      Performer(s): Ellington/Mills
      Duration: 5:59
    • 00:00
      Title: Waterfront
      Composer: Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Album: Secrets Of The Beehive, Virgin, CDVR2471
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:03
      Title: Since I'Ve Laid My Burden Down
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 3:00
    • 00:07
      Title: Quiet City
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 11:06
    • 00:25
      Title: The White Swan
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Duration: 6:38
    • 00:31
      Title: All Alright
      Composer: Sigur Ros
      Performer(s): Sigur Ros
      Performer(s): Sigur Ros
      Album: Med Sut I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust, Emi, 2287282
      Duration: 6:16
    • 00:38
      Title: Welcome With Honour
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Duration: 4:27
    • 00:43
      Title: Nocturnal - Vi. Dreaming
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:13
    • 00:44
      Title: Five Hebrew Love Songs (Movement V) - Tenderness
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 2:35
    • 00:48
      Title: I Get Along Without You Very Well
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:11
    • 00:58
      Title: Gogol
      Performer(s): Gonzales
      Performer(s): Gonzales
      Duration: 2:17

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