Sunday Miscellany

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    Sunday Miscellany 19 October 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany

    This morning’s programme was recorded in the Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon as part of the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival 2014, in association with the Donegal Arts Office and the Sandhouse Hotel, Rossnowlagh.

    The spoken contributions were:

    Miracles by Marie Hannigan

    Surprised by Something that Stayed the Same by Siobhán McNamara

    Stories and Memories by Denise Blake

    Antrim Conversation – a poem by Moya Cannon

    The Constellations of the Heart by Pat Boran

    Music:

    Adiós Nonino by Astor Piazzolla and Intermède-pizzicato by Louis Laporte performed by the Donegal Camerata Quintet

    Fantasie Impromptu (slow movement) by Chopin performed by Marie Askin (piano)

    Iníon an Bhaoilligh sung by Maréad Ní Mhaonaigh

    James Byrne’s Waltz, The Road to Glenlough performed by Martin McGinley (fiddle) and Brian O’Sullivan (guitar)

     

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