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.

    Details of next live event:

    Sunday Miscellany’s next Live event takes place in the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire on Sunday 14 September at 11.30am as part of the Mountains to Sea DLR Festival 2014. Contributors include writers Enda Wyley, Anthony Glavin and Liz Nugent as well as musicians Malachy Robinson, Dermot Dunne and Catherine Hunka.

    Tickets for this event can be booked through the website http://www.mountainstosea.ie/  or via the Pavilion Theatre Booking Office (01 231 2929)

    SEPTEMBER SUNDAYS – as heard on Sunday   Miscellany is a new book with a selection of images and accompanying CD. Click here for more information

    Sunday Miscellany Wednesday 25 December 2013

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    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)

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    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

    • Title: Don Oiche Ud I Mbeithil
      Composer: Arr. David Brophy Rteco
      Performer(s): Cara O'Sullivan & Mia Cooper Solo Violin Rténco
      Performer(s): Cara O'Sullivan & Mia Cooper Solo Violin Rténco
      Duration: 2:49
    • Title: March Of The Toys From Babes In Toyland
      Composer: Victor Herbert
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra/David Brophy
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra/David Brophy
      Duration: 3:43
    • Title: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
      Composer: Martin
      Performer(s): Mary Coughlan
      Performer(s): Mary Coughlan
      Duration: 2:29
    • Title: Concerto Grosso In G Minor Op. 6 No. 8 'Christmas Concerto' - Pa
      Composer: Corelli
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra/David Brophy
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra/David Brophy
      Duration: 3:58
    • Title: New Year's Dream
      Composer: N
      Performer(s): Ciaran Tourish - Tin Whistle + Ritchie Tourish - Boy Soprano
      Performer(s): Ciaran Tourish - Tin Whistle + Ritchie Tourish - Boy Soprano
      Duration: 1:00

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