Arena With Seán Rocks

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    Arena Tuesday 1 April 2014

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    Arts News

    Alan Corr with the latest news from the arts world - the death of American DJ Frankie Knuckles, Catherine Deneuve's criticism of Gerard Depardieu for abandoning France for tax reasons and the first Creative Arts scholarship to be offered in NUI Galway

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    The Bible on film

    As the film "Noah" starring Russell Crowe opens in cinemas and causes controversy, Chris Wasser takes a look at the various ways the bible has been depicted on film - from biblical epics like "Samson & Delilah" and "The Ten Commandments" to modern dramatic interpretations like "The Last Temptation Of Christ" and comic interpretations like "Bruce Almighty" and "The Life Of Brian"

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    Film Director interview

    Swedish film director Lukas Moodysson talks about his latest film "We Are The Best" about 3 girls determined to start a punk band in the 1980's even though everybody tells them punk is dead       

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    Great composers

    Bernard Clarke looks at the life and work of German composer Richard Wagner - an artist whose work seems to generate passion, admiration and fear in equal measure 

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:17
      Title: Gmf (Radio Edit)
      Performer(s): John Grant
      Performer(s): John Grant
      Duration: 3:54
    • Title: Ride Of The Valkyries
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 8:00
    • Title: The Flying Dutchman Overture
      Composer: Wagner, Richard
      Album: Stokowski / New York Philharmonic, CALA Records, CACD0533
      Duration: 0:35
    • Title: Tristan Und Isolde: Love Duet From Act Ii
      Composer: Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Frida Leider (Isolde)
      Performer(s): Frida Leider (Isolde)
      Album: Great Conductors of the 20th Century - Albert Coates - CD2, IMG Artists, 724357548625
      Duration: 1:20
    • Title: Siegfried-Idyll
      Composer: Wagner, Richard
      Album: Igor Markevitch un veritable artiste , Deutsche Grammophon, 4744002
      Duration: 17:58

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