Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

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Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime Tuesday 19 November 2013

A special series for Christmas week.
A Christmas Postcard:  Monday 18th to Friday 22nd December.


At noon every day this week we’ll have an episode from a newly commissioned series  'A Christmas Postcard: The History of the Nativity Story.The series explores the Christian story of the Nativity, through dramatisations of Biblical and medieval devotional texts, with documentary contributions and original music. You can listen back to the series by clicking on the individual images as they are broadcast each day.

The dramatisations were recorded on location at Kilcrea Abbey, County Cork.


Monday 18th December - Episode 1 – The Nativity story in the Bible and the apocrypha.

Biblical and extra-Biblical accounts of Christ’s birth and their influence on the Nativity story with dramatised passages taken from the Gospels according to Matthew and Luke, from the Douay-Rheims Bible, first published in 1582 and 1610.


Tuesday 19th December - Episode 2 – Francis of Assisi and the first crib.

The medieval beginnings of the Christmas crib with dramatised passages taken from Pseudo Bonaventure’s Meditations on the Life of Christ published in English as "St Bonaventure’s Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ", published by PJ Kennedy & Sons, New York, 1881.


Wednesday 20th December - Episode 3 – The Wise Men and the Feast of the Epiphany.



The origin and symbolism of the Magi with dramatised passages taken from the Gospel according to Matthew, from the Douay-Rheims Bible, first published in 1582 and 1610.


Thursday 21st December - Episode 4 – The Wise Men and the Gifts.

The practical and symbolic value of gold, frankincense and myrrh with dramatised passages are taken from Pseudo Bonaventure’s Meditations on the Life of Christ published in English as "St Bonaventure’s Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ", published by PJ Kennedy & Sons, New York, 1881.


Friday 22nd December - Episode 5 – The Nativity in Art.

Artistic depictions of the birth of Christ from medieval to modern times with dramatised passages taken from the gospel of Matthew and Pseudo Bonaventure’s Meditations on the Life of Christ published in English as "St Bonaventure’s Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ", published by PJ Kennedy & Sons, New York, 1881.


A Christmas Postcard is made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland from the television license fee.  Click here for Programme Credits.
 

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Join Niall for more great classical favourites and at 11am, Antonio Pappano conducts Rachmaninov's Symphony No. 2 in the Coffee Concert

Coffee Concert 19th November

Coffee Concert 19th November

Royal Albert Hall, London
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2
Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome
Antonio Pappano (conductor)

Music Played on the Show

10:00

Title: Spuntato Ecco

Performer(s): Verdi

Duration: 5:31

10:10

Title: Suite Espanola (1st Movement) Granada

Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac

Duration: 6:31

10:16

Title: Lobet Den Herrn, Alle Heiden Bwv 230

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 6:33

10:23

Title: Piano Sonata No.33 In D (1st Movement) Allegro Con Brio

Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef

Duration: 3:46

10:28

Title: Les Filles De Cadix - Chanson Espagnole

Performer(s): Delibes, Léo

Duration: 5:07

10:33

Title: Toccato No 8

Performer(s): De Seixas, Carlo

Duration: 2:15

10:35

Title: Pavane

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 7:30

10:42

Title: Au Lac De Wallenstadt

Performer(s): Liszt, Franz

Duration: 3:41

10:47

Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In G Minor (3rd Movement)

Performer(s): Bruch, Max

Duration: 8:14

10:55

Title: Gymnopedie No. 1

Performer(s): Satie, Erik

Duration: 3:31

12:01

Title: Quanto É Bella, Quanto É Cara!

Performer(s): Donizetti, Gaetano

Duration: 3:17

12:05

Title: Violin Concerto In C Major (1st Movement) - Allegro

Performer(s): Dall'oglio, Domenico

Duration: 6:51

12:13

Title: The Tula Accordian

Performer(s): Trad Arr/ Afanasiev, Vadim

Duration: 3:00

12:17

Title: Flute Concerto No.2 Op31 (3rd Movement) Polacca

Performer(s): Danzi, Franz

Duration: 5:49

12:23

Title: I Know That My Redeemer Liveth

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 6:49

12:32

Title: English Folk Song Suite - Movement Iii - March (Folk Songs From

Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Duration: 3:48

12:42

Title: Air

Performer(s): Montón, José Luis

Duration: 3:45

13:01

Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat(3rd Movement) Rondo

Performer(s): Hummel, Johann Nepomuk

Duration: 4:01

13:06

Title: Ganger (Norwegian March)

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 3:01

13:09

Title: The Imperial March

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 3:22

13:13

Title: Song Without Words Op109

Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix

Duration: 4:26

13:18

Title: After You've Gone

Performer(s): Creamer_&_Layton

Duration: 3:40

13:21

Title: Concerto For Trumpet And Orchestra In D Major (1st Movement) Ada

Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold

Duration: 5:47

13:27

Title: Rondo On A Theme Of Beethoven

Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz

Duration: 2:49

13:40

Title: Electric Counterpoint

Performer(s): Reich, Steve

Duration: 14:58

13:49

Title: Oblivion

Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor

Duration: 5:02

13:53

Title: Raindrop Prelude

Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic

Duration: 7:44

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Producer: Eoin O' Kelly

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