The Lyric Feature

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    The Lyric Feature is RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary and music feature programme. Programmes are produced in house by 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.
     

    Throughout the month of May the Lyric Feature will be exploring the human voice with "Vocal Chords"
    :A new series presented by singer Iarla Ó’Lionáird which explores the global story of the human voice and asks “why do we sing and what happens when we do?” For more information and photographs from the series see http://vocalchords.ie/

    The Lyric Feature Friday 6 June 2014

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    Richard Strauss - An Anniversary Appreciation. Celebrating the 150th anniversary of his birth, some of the world's most distiguished performers discuss his attributes as a writer

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Salome
      Composer: Richard Strauss
      Performer(s): Hildegard Behrens, Helja Angervo, Wieslaw Ochman, Jose Van Dam, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Performer(s): Hildegard Behrens, Helja Angervo, Wieslaw Ochman, Jose Van Dam, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: WARNER EMI, CDS 7 49358 2
      Duration: 1:50
    • Title: Elektra
      Composer: Richard Strauss
      Performer(s): Deborah Polaski. Felicity Palmer, Wdr Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Deborah Polaski. Felicity Palmer, Wdr Symphony Orchestra
      Album: HANSSLER PROFIL MEDIEN, PH 05022
      Duration: 1:56
    • Title: Der Rosenkavalier
      Composer: Richard Strauss
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming, Sophie Koch, Franz Hawlata, Diana Damrau, Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming, Sophie Koch, Franz Hawlata, Diana Damrau, Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: DECCA, 4781507
      Duration: 2:35
    • Title: Zueignung
      Composer: Richard Strauss
      Performer(s): Thomas Hampson, Accompanied By Wolfram Rieger
      Performer(s): Thomas Hampson, Accompanied By Wolfram Rieger
      Album: Deutsche Grammophon, DG 4792943
      Duration: 3:00
    • Title: Vier Letzte Lieder: Im Abendroth
      Composer: Richard Strauss
      Performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra – Sir Georg Solti
      Performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra – Sir Georg Solti
      Album: DECCA, 430 511-2
      Duration: 6:20

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