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In 1927, Cork City Gaol hosted one of Ireland’s earliest radio broadcasts, the simple sound of cartwheels on cobbles. RTÉ lyric fm has commissioned is this on? a new work for radio from renowned Irish composer Karen Power to mark the place of that first broadcast and to pay tribute to the profoundly significant contributions by woman to Ireland’s turbulent history in the early twentieth century. It will be performed in concert along with works by Yoko Ono, John Godfrey and Cat Lamb played by the Quiet Music Ensemble, and broadcast live from 8pm on Nova, RTÉ lyric fm.
If you cannot make the concert in person, tune in and watch the video below while listening this new work celebrating our aural heritage. is this on? will be performed around 9.15pm.
Nova Sunday 5 May 2013
The Midnight Stratagem - Robin Parmar - Robin Parmar - Stolen Mirror - No Number
Error Messages - Linda Buckley - Linda Buckley - Heresy Records - Heresy 10
Goodbye - Schroeder's Cat - Si Schroeder - Heresy Records - Heresy 10
Piece For Piano 7 String Quartet - Gloria Cheng/Calder Quartet - Messiaen - Harmonia Mundi - Hmu 907578
Preludes - Donna Amato - Scelsi - Stradivarius - Str 33804
Summa - Hilliard Ensemble - Part - Ecm - 1325 831959 - 2
Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ - Ergodos Musicians - Js Bach/Jonathan Nangle - Ergodos - Er9
Dr Derilict - Mike Cooper - Mike Cooper - Room40 - Rm454
Beached - Mike Cooper - Mike Cooper - Room40 - Rm454
Apsara - Ahmad Alkaran/Roger Doyle - Roger Doyle - Silverdoor - Sido 014
The Sun Is Shining On The Terrace Of Fire - Roger Doyle - Roger Doyle - Silverdoor - Sido 014
Uaxuctum - Legend Of The Mayan City - Concentus Vocalis/Vienna Radio Symphony/Peter Rundel - Scelsi - Mode - Mode176
Elegia Per Ty - Vincent Royer/Severine Ballon - Scelsi - Mode - Mode 231
From My Mother's House - Zahava Seewald/Michael Grébil - Zahava Seewald/Michael Grébil - Sub Rosa - Sr 349
Resounding Memories/Watering The Plants - Danny Mccarthy - Danny Mccarthy - Farpoint - Farpoint 23
Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ - Ergodos Musicians - Simon O'connor - Ergodos - Er9
Quattro Pezzi - Bavarian Radio Symphony/Hans Zender - Scelsi - Neos - Neos 10722
Dung Tta - Kyungso Park - Kyungso Park - Composer Copy - Composer Copy