Sunday Miscellany 6 July 2014
This live recording was a collaboration between Sunday Miscellany and University College Cork to mark the acquisition by the university of the Great Book of Ireland and the exhibition then running at the Lewis Glucksman Gallery: FACING PAGES – The Art of The Great Book of Ireland.
New Short writing written especially for this programme was contributed by Thomas McCarthy, Michaelle McAdoo, Mathew Sweeny, Dorothy Cross and Michael Coady
Vellum for The Great Book performed by Cork Gamelan Ensemble with Ilse De Ziah directed by Mel Mercier
Irene and Linda Buckley performed Malam
Matt Cranitch played Amhrán na Leabhar on Fiddle
Iarla Ó Lionaird sang and performed on the Shruti Box: Táim Curtha Ó Bheith I’m Aonair I’m Luí (I’m Weary from lying Alone) from the singing of Elizabeth Cronin
Jim Lockart’s Theme from The Great Book of Ireland arranged by Fiachra Ó Corragáin and performed by him on Harp, with Geraldine O’Callaghan (fiddle) and Mel Mercier (bodhrán)
The producer would like to thank Crónán Ó Doibhlin, Mel Merciar and the staff of the Glucksman Gallery UCC for all their assistance in preparing this programme.