Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 3 November 2013

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.

Details of next live events:

Sunday Miscellany at Strokestown Poetry Festival takes place on the May bank holiday, Monday 1 May at 12 noon, at Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Writers from the festival and the locality will read their work, accompanied by a truly diverse range of live music. For tickets see: http://www.strokestownpoetry.org/   or you can ring the Festival office to book tickets on: 071 9633759

And Sunday Miscellany: a special recording marking the 200th anniversary of Dún Laoghaire Harbour takes place at the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin on Tuesday 23 May at 8pm. We’ll have essays and poetry about the harbour and associated themes, and live music with the RTÉ Contempo Quartet and more. For tickets, see:  http://www.paviliontheatre.ie/events/view/sunday-miscellany1

Sunday Miscellany 3 November 2013

New short essays:

George Bernard Shaw by Gerry Moran

Rhubarb by Maeve Flanagan

Apple Picking by John MacKenna

Vintage Crop by Mae Leonard

The Grave Keeper by Julie Parsons

Music:

Grá by Elliot Carter performed by Paul Roe (clarinet)

Allegro moderato from Sonata No 1 in G Major by JS Bach performed by Yuko Inoue(viola) and Kathron Sturrock (piano)

Scrapple from the Apple composed and performed by Charlie Parker

One o’clock Jump written and performed by Count Basie

 

Sunday Miscellany 3 November 2013

New short essays: George Bernard Shaw by Gerry Moran; Rhubarb by Maeve Flanagan; Apple Picking by John MacKenna; Vintage Crop by Mae Leonard; The Grave Keeper by Julie Parsons

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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