Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

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Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime Wednesday 22 January 2014

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 weekdays from 10.00am for a journey through the heart of the classical repertoire, plus the Coffee Concert each morning at 11.00am.

Coffee Concert Wednesday 22nd January

Coffee Concert Wednesday 22nd January

Grand Hall, Old Opera, Frankfurt
Brahms: Schiksalsied, op. 54
Brahms: Gesang der Pazen, op. 89
Philippe Herreweghe (conductor

Music Played on the Show

10:00

Title: Thieving Magpie: Overture

Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino

Duration: 10:43

10:10

Title: Nocturne No.5 In Bb

Performer(s): Field, John

Duration: 3:11

10:13

Title: Gerona

Performer(s): Luna, Pablo

Duration: 3:27

10:17

Title: Gloria (Mass In C) Coronation

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 4:52

10:22

Title: Jota

Performer(s): Tarrega

Duration: 9:27

10:33

Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.1 In F (1st Movement)

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 3:52

10:38

Title: Requiem (In Paradisum)

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 3:32

10:42

Title: Finlandia

Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean

Duration: 9:41

10:51

Title: Sicilienne

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 4:12

10:55

Title: Symphony No. 4 In D Minor Op. 120 - Movment Iii - Scherzo: Prest

Performer(s): Schumann, Robert

Duration: 6:04

11:51

Title: Scherzo From A Midsummer Night's Dream

Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix

Duration: 5:23

11:56

Title: Pastorcito Santo

Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin

Duration: 3:00

11:59

Title: Fantasie Norvegienne (1st Movement) Andante - Allegretto

Performer(s): Lalo, Edouard

Duration: 4:57

12:05

Title: Hungarian March, From The Damnation Of Faust

Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector

Duration: 5:19

12:13

Title: Autumn (4 Seasons) (1st Movement)

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 5:20

12:16

Title: Divertimento In B Flat Major K254 - Movement Ii - Adagio

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 5:31

12:23

Title: Sanctus From Mass In E Flatd950

Performer(s): Schubert, Franz

Duration: 3:29

12:26

Title: Miniature Suite For String Orchestra And Piano - Allegretto

Performer(s): Rootham, Cyril

Duration: 3:40

12:32

Title: Prelude From Te Deum

Performer(s): Charpentier, Marc-Antoine

Duration: 2:00

12:34

Title: Sinfonietta On Russian Themes - Allegretto Pastorale

Performer(s): Rimsky-Korsakov

Duration: 7:59

12:42

Title: Mon Coeur S'Ouvre ? Ta Voix

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 5:30

12:49

Title: The Ballad Of Sweeney Todd

Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen

Duration: 3:49

12:53

Title: Arrival: A View From Sea

Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph

Duration: 3:28

12:57

Title: Sonata In D Minor K9

Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico

Duration: 4:01

13:01

Title: Chi Il Bel Sogno Di Doretta

Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo

Duration: 3:37

13:04

Title: Song For Athene

Performer(s): Tavener, John

Duration: 8:01

13:12

Title: Tales From The Vienna Woods

Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann

Duration: 11:18

13:23

Title: Pavane

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 7:30

13:34

Title: Brideshead Theme

Performer(s): Burgon

Duration: 2:18

13:36

Title: Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Major Op.24 (1st Movt) Allegro Moderat

Performer(s): Brull, Ignaz

Duration: 13:59

13:51

Title: La Figlia Del Reggimento - Amici Miei, Che Allegro Giorno

Performer(s): Donizetti

Duration: 7:43

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Presenter: Niall Carroll

Producer: Eoin O' Kelly

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O'Kane

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