Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

sundaymiscellany@rte.ie

Sunday Miscellany Wednesday 25 December 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.

Christmas Miscellany

This Christmas Day Miscellany was recorded recently in the National Concert Hall, a collaboration with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra with Conductor David Brophy, and leader Mia Cooper.

New short essays:

In Australia by Brendan Graham

Snow, Goering’s Train and Hoffstetter’s Serenade by Thomas McCarthy

Alice by Kate Kerrigan

Three Wise Men by John MacKenna

Christmas in Liguria by Christine Dwyer Hickey

Christmas in Ourselves by Kevin Gildea

Music:  

Don Oíche Úd i mBeithil sung by Soprano Cara O’Sullivan, Mia Cooper solo Violin

Babes in Toyland: March of the Toys by Victor Herbert

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas sung by Mary Coughlan

Concerto Grosso in G Minor (Christmas Concerto) by Corelli

New Year’s Dream by Ciaran Tourish, Ciaran Tourish (tin whistle) and Ritchie Tourish ( boy soprano)

Christmas Miscellany

New short essays: In Australia by Brendan Graham; Snow, Goering's Train and Hoffstetter's Serenade by Thomas McCarthy; Alice by Kate Kerrigan; Three Wise Men by John MacKenna; Christmas in Liguria by Christine Dwyer Hickey; Christmas in Ourselves by Kevin Gildea

Music Played on the Show

00:00

Title: Don Oiche Ud I Mbeithil

Composer: Arr. David Brophy RTECO

Performer(s): Cara O'Sullivan & Mia Cooper Solo Violin Rténco

Duration: 2:49

00:00

Title: March Of The Toys From Babes In Toyland

Composer: Victor Herbert

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra/David Brophy

Duration: 3:43

00:00

Title: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Composer: Martin

Performer(s): Mary Coughlan

Duration: 2:29

00:00

Title: Concerto Grosso In G Minor Op. 6 No. 8 'Christmas Concerto' - Pa

Composer: Corelli

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra/David Brophy

Duration: 3:58

00:00

Title: New Year's Dream

Composer: N

Performer(s): Ciaran Tourish - Tin Whistle + Ritchie Tourish - Boy Soprano

Duration: 1:00

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sundaymiscellany@rte.ie

Producer: Aoife Nic Cormaic

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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