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Nova Sunday 29 June 2014

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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.
 
 

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Ahead of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival, Bernard Clarke looks at some of the contemporary composers featured this year including Gribbin and Silvestrov.

Music Played on the Show

19:20

Title:

My Margaret

Composer:

Diver, Gerry

Performer(s):

Margaret Barry, Gerry Diver (Instruments, Recording)

Album:

Speech Project

Duration:

5:15

19:30

Title:

Hommage

Composer:

Matinier, Jean-Louis

Performer(s):

Marco Ambrosini (Nyckelharpa)

Album:

Inventio

Duration:

4:28

19:42

Title:

Morning --

Composer:

Fernstrom, Mikael

Performer(s):

Mikael Fernstrom

Album:

Private Recording -- No Number

Duration:

5:10

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Eoin O'Kelly

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O'Kane

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