Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

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Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime Thursday 17 December 2015

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.


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 four hours of great music. At 11 am, Nielsen's Symphony No. 5 is played by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in the Coffee Concert

Coffee Concert Thursday 17th December

Coffee Concert Thursday 17th December

Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich
Nielsen: Symphony No. 5, op. 50
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)

Music Played on the Show

10:01

Title: Piano Concerto No.5 'Emperor' (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Melvyn Tan (Piano), London Classical Players

Album: Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 / EMI / Cdc7499652

Duration: 9:26

10:17

Title: Missa A 8 Vozes E Instrumentos: Iii- Kyrie Eleison Ii

Composer: Gomes, Andre da Silva

Performer(s): Ex Cathedra

Album: Brazilian Adventures: Ex Cathedra/ Jeffrey Skidmore / Hyperion / CDA68114

Duration: 3:20

10:25

Title: Concerto No. 1 (Autumn): (I) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Sebastian Surel (Violin), Jean-Marc Apap (Viola), Eric Levionnais (Celllo), Stephane Logerot (Double Bass)

Album: Richard Galliano: Vivaldi / Deutsche Grammophon / 481 035 0

Duration: 5:01

10:40

Title: Paraphrase On Largo Al Factotum

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Gil Shaham (Violin), Akira Eguchi (Piano)

Album: Virtuso Opera Transcriptions / Duetsche Grammophon / 447640-2

Duration: 4:42

11:46

Title: Berceuse In D Flat Op.57

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)

Album: Alicia de Larrocha: Mendelssohn / Chopin / RCA / 09026689592

Duration: 4:40

12:09

Title: Piano Concerto No.3 In D Minor(3rd Movement)Finale Alla Breve

Composer: Rachmaninov,Sergey

Performer(s): Nelson Freire, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Nelson Freire - Radio Days / Decca / 478 6772

Duration: 13:50

12:32

Title: Intro And Rondo Capriccioso Op.28 In A Minor

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Orchestra Of Paris

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 7477252) / EMI / 7477252

Duration: 9:12

12:50

Title: Las Agachadas (The Shake-Down Song)

Composer: Copland, Aaron

Performer(s): New England Conservatory, New England Conservatory Chorus

Album: The Copland Collection / Sony Classical / SM3K46559

Duration: 3:07

12:53

Title: Guajira/ Danza Caracteristica

Composer: Brouwer, Leo

Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)

Album: Portrait Of John Williams / CBS Records / Mk37791

Duration: 4:06

13:02

Title: Wexford Carol

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel, Orchestra Of The Welsh National Opera

Album: Bryn Terfel - Carols and Christmas Songs / Deutsche Grammophon / 4778768

Duration: 4:20

13:25

Title: Waltz In A Flat Major Op 42

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Alice Sara Ott

Album: Alice Sarah Ott Chopin Complete Waltzes / Deutsche Grammophon / 4778095

Duration: 3:59

13:46

Title: The Four Seasons: Summer (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Fabio Biondi (Violin), Europa Galante

Album: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (Recordno: Ops912) / Opus Production / Ops912

Duration: 1:49

13:53

Title: La Source

Composer: Hasselmans, Alphonse

Performer(s): Andreja Malir (Harp)

Album: Andreja Malir - Solo / Andreja Malir / No Number

Duration: 4:01

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Presenter: Niall Carroll

Producer: Eoin O' Kelly

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O'Kane

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