The Blue of the Night

The Blue of the Night

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 29 July 2014

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

American pianist/producer Thomas Bartlett is best known to us as a key component of The Gloaming. But there's much more too him - find out each night this week.

 Listen again: Christy Moore Session

Carl is joined by musician and songwriter Christy Moore for a special session on Carl's final live Blue of the Night. Christy's songs span the gamut of human emotion and experience and Carl will chat to him about his musical career and enjoy a live performance from one of Ireland's best loved musicians.

Listen Again:

On Carl Corcoran's final week with The Blue of the Night, he was visited from young Dublin-based Sun Collective - led by singer songwriter Caimin Gilmore.

Watch Again: The Blue of the Shortest Night Live from Studio 1

Carl Corcoran was joined for a very special Blue of the Shortest Night, a live concert broadcast from Studio 1 in the RTÉ Radio Centre. In association with Music Network, the Blue of the Night presented an evening of live music, showcasing some of the finest musical talent in the country.

The line-up included Baroque folk music from Sonamus, a unique combination of instruments performed by Cormac Breatnach (susato whistles), Annette Cleary (cello), Rachel Factor (harpsichord) and Eamon Sweeney (baroque guitar). A violin trio brought together Katherine Hunka, Ioana Petcu-Colan and Helena Wood for music ranging from classical to contemporary. And hailing from Béal Átha an Ghaorthaidh in the Múscraí Gaeltacht of northwest Cork, sean nós singer Nell Ní Chróinín. 

The exceptionally talented Aoife Doyle Band starred some of the Blue's favourite jazz musicians including Aoife on vocals, Johnny Taylor (piano), Andrew Csibi (double bass) and Dominic Mullan (drums). and to round it off, The Chatham Saxophone Quartet.  All this guaranteed that this special Blue of the Shortest Night will live long in the memory.

Music Played on the Show


Title: La Foule

Composer: Rivgauche, Michel/Cabral, Ange

Performer(s): Martha Wainwright (Vocals); Thomas Bartlett (Piano), Thomas Bartlett (Piano); Doug Wieselman (Guitar)

Album: Sans Fusils, Ni Souliers, à Paris: Martha Wainwright's Piaf Record

Duration: 3:54


Title: Veinte Anos

Composer: Vera, Maria Teresa

Performer(s): Buena Vista Social Club, Omara Portuondo (Vocals)

Album: Buena Vista Social Club (Recordno WCD050) / World Circuit / WCD050

Duration: 3:31


Title: Brothers --

Composer: Cooder, Ry

Performer(s): Ry Cooder (Guitar), Jim Dickinson, David Lindley

Album: Paris, Texas OST / Warner Bros / 7599 25270 2

Duration: 2:07


Title: With Wand'ring Steps (Recorder Version)

Composer: Pook, Jocelyn / Milton, John

Performer(s): Andreas Scholl (Voice), Pavlo Besnosiuk, Carolin Balding (Violins), Rachel Byrt (Viola), Richard Turncliff (Cello), The Baroque String Quartet

Album: William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice / Decca / 475 6367

Duration: 2:40


Title: Piano Quintet No.1 In D Minor (3rd Movement) Allegretto Moderato

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Jean Hubeau (Piano), Quatour Via Nova

Album: Faure: Piano Quintets 1 & 2 / Apex / 2564 69986-3

Duration: 7:16


Title: Asparagus

Composer: Wood, Chris

Performer(s): Chris Wood (Guitar/Vocals), Andy Gangadeen(Drums); Robert Jarvis (Trombone); Barney Morse Brown(Cello)

Album: Handmade Life / English Accoustic Collective / RUFCD012

Duration: 3:40


Title: Moonbeam Passage -- Not Available

Composer: Tweed, Karen

Performer(s): May Monday, Timo Alakotila, Karen Tweed, Roger Tallroth, Emma Reid

Album: May Monday - Midnight / May Monday Adventures / MMA6327001

Duration: 6:16


Title: My Heart Belongs To Daddy

Composer: Porter, Cole

Performer(s): Anita O'Day (Vocal), Billy May Orchestra

Album: Cool Heat / American Jazz Classics / 99016

Duration: 2:54


Title: The Long Goodbye --

Composer: Broadbent, Alan

Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Bass), Alan Broadbent (Piano), Ernie Watts (Tenor Sax), Larance Marable (Drums)

Album: Haunted Heart - Quartet West (Recordno: 513 078-2) / Gitanes Jazz / Verve / 513 078-2

Duration: 6:08


Title: Primavera Portena

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Ahn Trio, Matthew Gold (Percussion), Brian Resnick (Percussion)

Album: Ahn Trio / Emi Classics / 724355702227

Duration: 4:25


Title: After The Tryst

Composer: MacMillan, James

Performer(s): Gregory Harrington (Violin), Simon Mulligan (Piano)

Album: A Different World: the music of James Macmillan / Estile / Estile Records

Duration: 2:52


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

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orch

Album: Brahms And Sibelius Violin Concertos / Emi / 7646592

Duration: 8:47


Title: Las Abejas

Composer: Barrios, Augustin

Performer(s): Pat Coldrick (Guitar)

Album: City Jam

Duration: 2:53


Title: Carraroe/Out On The Ocean

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Martin Hayes (Violin), Dennis Cahill (Guitar)

Album: Martin Hayes Dennis Cahill Live In Seattle ~~ R310003 / Green Linnet Records / 1195

Duration: 4:47


Title: Opus 28 - Live

Composer: O'Halloran, Dustin

Performer(s): Dustin O'Halloran, Acme String Quartet

Album: Transcendentalism EP (Recordno LP13-19P) / Fat Cat Records / LP13-19P

Duration: 3:25


Title: Bella Ci Dormi

Composer: Trad arr Mauro Durante

Performer(s): Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

Album: Pizzica indiavolata

Duration: 4:18


Title: On Green Dolphin Street --

Composer: Kaper, B./Washington, N.

Performer(s): Barney Kessel (Guitar), Ray Brown (Bass), Shelly Manne (Drums)

Album: Progressions: 100 Years of Jazz Guitar / Columbia/Legacy / 5176512

Duration: 4:03


Title: Concerto For 3 Pianos In D Minor (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Guher Pekinel (Piano), Suher Pekinel (Piano); Jacques Loussier Trio

Album: Take Bach (Recordno: 8573-80823-2) ~~ E238501 / Teldec / 8573-80823-2

Duration: 6:06


Title: Thy Hand,Belinda...When I Am Laid In Earth -- Thy Hand Belinda...When I Am Laid In Earth

Composer: Purcell, Henry

Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Academyof Ancient Music

Album: The Radiant Voice of Barbara Bonney ~~ A276602 / Decca / 468818-2

Duration: 4:37


Title: Sonata No.3 In A Major (3rd Movement) Adagio Cantabile - Allegro Vivace

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Adrian Brendel (Cello), Alfred Brendel (Piano)

Album: Beethoven: Complete Works for Piano and Cello / Philips / 475 379-2

Duration: 8:45


Title: Reiseslatt - Til Hans W Brimi

Composer: Okland

Performer(s): Nils Okland (Violin), Torbjorn Okland (Guitar); Sigbjorn Apeland (Harmonium)

Album: Nordic Nights: A Late Junction Compilation #2 / BBC / BBCLJ30062

Duration: 4:05


Title: One Dove

Composer: Hegarty/Reynolds

Performer(s): Antony And The Johnsons

Album: The Crying Light / Rough Trade / RTRADCD443

Duration: 5:34


Title: Gillespiana - 6 - Bachiana Brasileiras No. 5

Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heiter

Performer(s): Markus Stockhausen (Trumpet), Wdr Big Band

Album: Lalo Schifrin Jazz / Warner Music France / 8573 82024 2

Duration: 8:47


Title: Take Five -- Take Five

Composer: Desmond, Paul

Performer(s): Dave Brubeck (Piano), Dave Brubeck Quartet

Album: The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out ~~ E277903 / Columbia/ Legacy / Ck65122

Duration: 5:26


Title: My Lagan Love --

Composer: Trad Arr

Performer(s): The Unthanks, Brighouse And Rastrick Brass Band

Album: The Unthanks with Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band -- RRMO10 / RabbleRouseerMusic / RRMO10

Duration: 4:24


Title: The Day That You Were Born

Composer: O Lionaird, Iarla

Performer(s): Iarla O Lionaird

Album: Exclusive Re-Mix / Real World / CDRW126

Duration: 6:21


Title: All Alright

Composer: Sigur Ros

Performer(s): Jónsi Birgisson (Vocal), Sigur Rós

Album: With A Buzz In Our Ears We Play Endlessly - Sigur Ros / EMI Records / 5099922872821

Duration: 6:21


Title: Solv

Composer: Langeland, Sinika

Performer(s): Sinikka Langeland (Kantele), Arve Henriksen (Trumpet); Trygve Seim (Sax); Anders Jormin (Bass); Markku Ounaskari (Percussion)

Album: Starflowers (Recordno: ECM1996 1714563) / ECM / ECM1996 1714563

Duration: 3:11


Title: Ghost

Composer: Byrne, David

Performer(s): David Byrne

Album: David Byrne: The Knee Plays / Nonesuch / 303228-2

Duration: 3:24



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