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    The John Murray Show Tuesday 28 January 2014

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    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle, presented by John Murray.

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    Thomas Keneally - Australian writer

    The Irish-Australian author of Schindler's Ark - the book behind the oscar-winning Schindler's List, is to stage a musical. It is based on the real-life story of an Irish female 'convict' shipped to Sydney in the mid-19th century as punishment for petty crimes. The musical is set entirely aboard a ship called the Whisper with the title of the production is called 'Transport'. Thomas Keneally joins John from a studio in Sydney.

     

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    Brighton Institute of Modern Music

    For a new generation of Irish musicians, a bachelor's degree in Modern Music could just be their ticket to stardom. The Brighton Institute of Modern Music here in The Coombe, centre of Dublin which offers such a degree & has been dubbed Ireland's very own School of Rock. John made a visit there recently.

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    Chat & performance with Jarlath Tinvan (fiddle) & brother Conor (concertina)

    In studio with John this morning is 23 year old Jarlath Tinvan, who is quietly making a name for himself on the Irish Theatre circuit but his talents are not exclusive to acting. An accomplished traditional musician, he is joined by his brother Conor to play a few reels & to tell us about his role in Martin McDonagh's play 'A Skull in Connemara' as Mairtin Hanlon.

    You can see Jarlath Tivnan in 'A Skull in Connemara' which runs all this week until February 2nd, in the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin.

            

    “John Murray Show / Saturday Night Show Emerging Music Competition"


    TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    1. Talent must be emerging rather than established. Open to those who have not received considerable air-play and/or exposure. Entrants must also normally be resident in the 32 counties.

    2. It is open to all musical genres like punk, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, country, electronic, compositional etc.

    3. A backline and sound engineer will be provided by the Saturday Night Show on the night of the winning performance, May 30, but the winning act will provide their own instruments and drum kit. The winning act will look after their own expenses on the night of the Saturday Night Show performance.

    4. The act must be available to perform on the John Murray Show on Friday, May 29th and on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 30th. 

    TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    5. How do I enter? 
    All entries are by email only and should be sent to johnmurrayshowmusic@gmail.com  

    6. What should my entry include?
    Your email should include a short description (maximum 100 words) of the musician or band, a contact mobile phone number and ONE audio file attachment. The audio filename should contain the band/musician name and composition title. The entry should also include a photo of act of approximately 1Mb. 

    Only original work will be considered – no covers or samples. Due to a high volume of entries we cannot give individual feedback on music received.

    7. Which type audio files should I send? 
    Audio files must be sent in high-quality audio, preferably stereo and of as high a production standard as possible as this track is what will be played on the John Murray Show on RTE Radio One. MP3 (192kbps or higher) files only will be accepted. No other file types should be entered as they will not be accepted. Tracks should be no longer than 3’30” in duration.

    8. Can I enter more than once? 
    No. One entry is sufficient.

    9. Deadline for submission? 
    Get your music in ASAP.  Deadline for submissions is 12 noon, Friday, May 8th.

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie or click here for RTÉ Archives sales form. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Munster Bacon
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Jarlath And Conor Tinvan
      Performer(s): Jarlath And Conor Tinvan
      Duration: 1:30
    • Title: Trad Reel
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Jarlath And Conor Tinvan
      Performer(s): Jarlath And Conor Tinvan
      Duration: 1:10

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