Sunday Miscellany

    Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

    Sunday mornings mean Sunday Miscellany

    Its new radio essays and occasional poetry followed by complementary music capture our times, passions and curiosities. The contributor led content is selected from open submission and commissioned writing presented by new voices and established names.

    Reportage, appreciations, memory pieces, poetry, travel writing and personal accounts of events and happenings are the stuff of Sunday Miscellany. The programme is part of Sunday mornings since 1968. It is essential listening to thousands across Ireland and the world.

    Sunday Miscellany 24 May 2015

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    Sunday Miscellany 24 May 2015

    New short essays:

    The Quiet Man by Bernard Farrell

    A Beautifully Constructed Revenge, Perhaps by Annie Dinner

    Reading the Chambers Dictionary by Rosita Boland

    The Birds by Pat Dunne

    Sunshower a poem by Lys Browne

    John B. Keane and the haunting of Lisowel by Emer O’Kelly

    Music:

    ‘Irish Suite for Strings - Midir Song for Etain’ by Arthur Duff, performed by the Irish Chamber Orchestra

    ‘Caminito’ a tango by Juan de Dios Filiberto and performed by the Orchestra Francini Pontier.

    ‘To a Wild Rose’ by Edward MacDowell played by Joseph Cooper on piano.

    ‘The Dance of the Birds’ from the Snow Maiden by Rimsky Korsakov performed by the BBC Philharmonic.

    The 2nd movement from the Gulliver Suite for Two Violins by Telemann played by Andrew Manze and Caroline Balding

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