Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Friday 18 April 2014

coming up on Friday's show....today we mark the anniversary of the first day of the one of the most tragic battles of the 20th century, the battle of the Somme, with a special programme on how the battle and the wider fallout from World War I is reflected in Irish literature, art, music and cultural memory

Arena

Arena

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Mortality and the arts

Mortality and the arts

a look at the the types of artistic expression people take comfort in as they age. And are their particular works we can turn to to help us face our own mortality? Panelists include the poet Nuala Ní Chonchúir, playwright Shaun Dunne, author Michele Forbes and music broadcaster Bernard Clarke

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Music Played on the Show

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Title: Dove Sono -- The Marriage Of Figaro

Composer: Mozart

Performer(s): Cheryl Struder (Soprano)

Duration: 4:03

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Title: I'M Your Man

Composer: L Cohen

Performer(s): Leonard Cohen (Vocal/Gtr)

Album: Leonard Cohen Live in London (July 17 2008)

Duration: 2:34

00:00

Title: Moments Of Pleasure

Composer: Bush

Performer(s): Kate Bush

Album: The Red Shoes

Duration: 5:15

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