Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

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Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime Monday 17 March 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

Niall Carroll presents Classical Daytime with a special St Patrick's Day Coffee Concert, the European Premiere of Mícheál O Súilleabháin's Madison's Descent from Clonmel at 11am

Coffee Concert Monday 17th March

Coffee Concert Monday 17th March

St. Mary's Church, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
Mícheál O Súilleabháin: Madison's Descent
Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin (piano)
Claudia Boyle (soprano)
The Clonmel Junction Festival Choir
The Carolan Chamber Orchestra
Fergus Sheil (conductor)

Music Played on the Show

10:01

Title: Puck Fair

Performer(s): Trimble, Joan

Duration: 3:19

10:04

Title: Overture To A Kitchen Comedy

Performer(s): Potter, Archie

Duration: 9:53

10:14

Title: Serenade In D (Andretter) - Menuetto & Trio

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 6:14

10:19

Title: Clar Concerto In Amin (3rd Movement) Allegro Moderato

Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers

Duration: 6:36

10:26

Title: The Lark Ascending

Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Duration: 16:19

10:40

Title: Irish Fantasy

Performer(s): Hamilton Harty, Herbert

Duration: 6:38

10:47

Title: Mir Ist So Wunderbar

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 3:49

10:55

Title: Symphony No.94 "Surprise" (3rd Movement) Minuet And Trio

Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef

Duration: 5:43

11:54

Title: Pno Concertoin C Min K491 (3rd Movement)

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 8:42

12:03

Title: Barry Lyndon - Women Of Ireland

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 4:46

12:08

Title: Trio In C Major - Scherzo

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 2:53

12:11

Title: In Happy Moments

Performer(s): Wallace, William Vincent

Duration: 4:15

12:16

Title: Earl Of Oxford's March

Performer(s): Byrd, William

Duration: 4:02

12:20

Title: Tommy Donnybrook (3rd Movement, Home)

Performer(s): Kennedy, Vincent

Duration: 5:04

12:25

Title: Hail Bright Cecilia

Performer(s): Purcell, Henry

Duration: 4:37

12:33

Title: Caracena From Seville Suite

Performer(s): Whelan, Bill

Duration: 6:54

12:40

Title: Fantasia On Balfe's Opera The Rose Of Castille

Performer(s): Osborne, George Alexander

Duration: 7:22

12:49

Title: Pirates Of Penzance: Overture

Performer(s): Gilbert And Sullivan

Duration: 7:23

12:57

Title: Oh Would I Were But That Sweet Linnet

Performer(s): Trad/Beethoven

Duration: 4:38

13:03

Title: The Fair Day. Vivace

Performer(s): Hamilton Harty, Herbert

Duration: 3:25

13:07

Title: Fantasy On A Russian Air

Performer(s): Field, John

Duration: 6:51

13:13

Title: The Siege Of Rochelle: Overture

Performer(s): Balfe, Michael William

Duration: 9:38

13:23

Title: Slavonic Dance

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 5:18

13:34

Title: Nights Of Gladness

Performer(s): Ancliffe, Charles

Duration: 6:00

13:41

Title: Garyowen

Performer(s): Giuliani, Mauro

Duration: 4:45

13:46

Title: Angelus Chorus

Performer(s): Wallace, William Vincent

Duration: 3:51

13:50

Title: Danse Slave

Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel

Duration: 5:51

13:56

Title: La Donna È Mobile, From Rigoletto

Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe

Duration: 2:31

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Presenter: Niall Carroll

Producer: Eoin O' Kelly

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O'Kane

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