The Lyric Feature

The Lyric Feature

Friday, 7 - 8pm

The Lyric Feature Friday 21 June 2013

The Lyric Feature Friday 21st June 2013

The Lyric Feature Friday 21st June 2013

Bespoke

The second of three programmes celebrating poetry.

“Voice helps to carry words farther and deeper than eye.” Seamus Heaney

A miscellany of poetry and music including archive gems from the RTÉ Spoken Word Vinyl Archive and beyond. From Shakespeare to Laurie Anderson, Kipling to Leonard Cohen and Roger Moore to Paula Meehan.

Presented and produced by Eithne Hand

BESPOKE TWO – Words and Music Played

Lovesong by Ted Hughes, from CD Poetry on Record. Published in Collected Poems by Faber

Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush, read by Albert Niland from CD A Night in Dublin

The Lost Girls by Derek Mahon, from RTÉ Archive. Published in Collected Poems by Carcanet Press

Charlie Parker by Jack Kerouac and Steve Allen, from CD Poetry for the Beat Generation, published by Rhino Records

Summertime by Ira and George Gershwin Charlie. Parker on CD Someone to Watch Over Me by George and Ira Gershwin

Daddy by Sylvia Plath, from CD Poetry on Record. Published in Collected Poems by Faber

Hum Bom by Allen Ginsberg, from CD Holy Soul Jelly Roll, published by Ginsberg Recordings

Dark Angel by Laurie Anderson, from CD Life on a String

Didgeridoo by dePaor and Browne, from RTÉ Archive (Arena 2012)

I Wonder Whether One Expects by Thomas Kinsella, from RTÉ Archive. Published in Selected Poems by Carcanet Press

Green by Ken Nordine, from CD Colours, published by Asp Label (1995)

Song of Solomon from the King James Bible, read by Emma Fielding on Naxos CD Popular Poetry Vol. 2

Contrapunctus II by Glenn Gould, from CD The Art of the Fugue, published by Sony

Bach Haiku by Gabriel Rosenstock, from RTÉ Archive (2007)

One Art by Elizabeth Bishop, read by Charles Dance, from CD Catching Life by the Throat, published by Virago Press/Hachette CD

Simple Twist of Fate by Bob Dylan, from CD Blood on the Tracks

Take a Breath, Hold It, Let It Go by Paula Meehan, from RTÉ Archive and published by Carcanet Press

Fado dos Horas by Dom Antonio de Braganca, sung by Marie Teresa de Noronha on CD O Melhor De

Ballad of Reading Gaol (extract) by Oscar Wilde, read by Neil Toibin on RTÉ CD

Music to Hear: Why Hearest Thou Music Sadly? by Shakespeare, read by Ladysmith Black Mombasa on CD When Love Speaks, published by RADA/ EMI

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The Lyric Feature is RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary and music feature programme. Programmes are produced in house by RTÉ lyric fm staff or in collaboration with independent production companies. Subject matter varies from week to week but most of the programmes aim to provide insight into music and music making.

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MUSIC PLAYED ON THE SHOW

FRIDAY 29th JANUARY - THE SOUNDS OF GRIEF

Title: THE IRIS GARDEN

Composer: GLEN AUSTIN

Performer: CONTEMPO QUARTET

AlbumTHE MOUNTAIN ASH IN CONNEMARA

Record LabelJOAN MCBREEN

Record Number: JMCB 1402

Title: CAOINEADH

Composer: TRAD

Performer: SARAH GREALISH

Title: LAMENT FROM BANGLADESH

Composer: TRAD

Performer: LATIFA

Title: FUNERARY SUNG-WEEPING BY HANE

Composer: TRAD

Performer: HANE

Album: BOSAVI: RAINFOREST MUSIC FROM PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Record Label: SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS RECORDINGS

Record Number: SFW40487

Title: LAMENT FOR DEAD MOTHER/BOCET

Composer: TRAD

Performer: UNKNOWN

Album: FOLK MUSIC OF RUMANIA

Record Label: FOLKWAYS RECORDS

Record Number: FW04419

Title: KEEN FOR A DEAD CHILD

Composer: TRAD

Performer: KITTY GALLAGHER/CITINI GHALLCHOIR

Album: WORD LIBRARY OF FOLK AND PRIMITIVE MUSIC: IRELAND

Record Label: ROUNDER RECORDS

Record Number: CD 1742

Title: KEEN FOR ART O'LEARY 1

Composer: TRAD/EIBHLIN DUBH NI CHONAILL

Performer: BREANDAN O MADAGAIN

Album: CAOINTE AGUS SEANCHEOLTA EILE KEENING AND OTHER OLD IRISH MUSICS

Record Label: MOC MUSIC

Record Number: LC 04986

Title: CAOINEADH NA MARBH/CAOINE FOR THE DEAD

Composer: TRAD

Performer: ARAN FEMALE SINGER/BRIDGET MULLIN

Album: SONGS OF ARAN

Record Label: FOLKWAYS RECORDS

Record Number: FW04002

Title: GOL NA DTRI MUIRE/THE WEEPING OF THE THREE MARYS

Composer: TRAD/ARR NOIRIN NI RIAIN

Performer: NOIRIN NI RIAIN/MONKS OF GLENSTAL ABBEY

Album: CAOINEADH NA MAIGHDINE

Record Label: GAEL-LINN

Record Number: CEFCD 084

Title: I AM STRETCHED ON YOUR GRAVE

Composer: TRAD/KING/ARR. O'CONNOR

Performer: SINEAD O'CONNOR

Album: I DO NOT WANT WHAT I HAVEN'T GOT

Record Label: CHRYSALIS RECORDS

Record Number: CCD1759

Title: DIRGE ON THE MOTHER'S GRAVE/KUOLINITKU AIDIN HAUDALLA

Composer: ANNA ANDREJEVNA SUTJAJEVA IN HAUDALLA

Performer: ANNA ANDREJEVNA SUTJAJEVA IN HAUDALLA

Album: ITKUJA KARJALASTA, INKERISTA, SUOMESTA: LAMENTS FROM KARELIA, INGRIA, FINLAND

Record Label: SKS

Record Number: 6420614440018

Title: LAMENT IN FINNISH

Composer: JIM WILCE

Performer: JIM WILCE

Album: N/A

Title: GRAIH MO CHREE

Composer: TRAD

Performer: CAIT BRANIGAN

Title: GRIEF

Composer: EITHNE NI UALLACHAIN/DONAL O'CONNOR

Performer: EITHNE NI UALLACHAIN/DONAL O'CONNOR/GILLES LE BIGOT

Album: BILINGUA

Record Label: GAEL-LINN

Record Number: CEFCD206

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