Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

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Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Monday 28 July 2014

coming up on Wednesday's show.....celebrating 100 years of Irish music in a "Composing The Island" musical special, in the company of a band that dates back to the establishment of the Irish state and live performances ranging from the classics of Irish music, to opera and the modern

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with Alan Corr - an online petition to get Joan Burton to apologise for derogatory comnents she made about Metallica fans/metal heads, three of JD Salinger short stories to be re-published after 50 years, a television episode featuring The Simpsons and Family Guy mash-up to come in the autumn

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Book review: "Upstairs At The Party" by Linda Grant

Book review: "Upstairs At The Party" by Linda Grant

Yvonne Nolan reviews “Upstairs At The Party” by Linda Grant, the story of a working-class Jewish girl called Adele Ginsberg born in Liverpool in the second half of the 20th century but who has literary aspirations (published by Virago Press)

Book review: "The Band: Pioneers of Americana Music" by Craig Harris

Book review: "The Band: Pioneers of Americana Music" by Craig Harris

Róisín Dwyer reviews "The Band: Pioneers of Americana Music" by Craig Harris, a biography of the legendary rock group (published by Rowman and Littlefield)    

Neil Delamere's new television series

Neil Delamere's new television series

Abie Philbin Bowman talks to Neil Delamere about his new television series “Holding Out For A Hero”, where he goes in search of the truth behind the legends of Irish heroes like Fionn MacCumhaill and the pirate queen Gráinne Mhaol

Gavin Bryars, composer

Gavin Bryars, composer

Composer Gavin Bryars talks about his role as composer-in-residence at in the Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival

Official website:  www.gavinbryars.com

Festival details: www.happy-days-enniskillen.com

 

 

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: Anáil Dé 2

Composer: G Bryars/I Ó Lionáird

Performer(s): Gavin Bryars/Iarla Ó Lionáird

Duration: 2:00

01:00

Title: Jesus Blood Never Failed Me Yet - Single

Composer: Bryars, Gavin

Performer(s): Gavin Bryars

Album: Gavin Bryars A Portrait Decca 4732962

Duration: 4:04

01:00

Title: The Weight

Composer: ROBERTSON

Performer(s): The Band

Album: The Band: Greatest Hits 7243 8 55078 2 3

Duration: 4:50

01:00

Title: Up On Cripple Creek

Composer: Robbie Robertson

Performer(s): The Band

Album: The Band: Greatest Hits

Duration: 4:43

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