Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Weekdays, 10am - 1pm

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime Friday 14 June 2013

Niall Carroll plays music from the heart of the classical repertoire.
At midday each day Niall chooses his 'Five of a Kind'.


Read what Mick Heaney in the Irish Times is saying about "Through the Canvas",

.... these short pieces meet the challenge of translating Irish paintings to radio in engaging fashion.

...atmospheric sound design plays a key part. Honking horns and beeping traffic lights bring Kilmallock’s (modern) main street to life, while an astonishing cascade recorded during a country downpour provides a fitting soundtrack for an earlier episode on Gwen O’Dowd’s painting Rain II. 
Such impressionistic techniques capture the fleeting nature of the creative process more effectively than any arid verbal reconstruction.

... told, it’s a delightful yet innovative slot that merits expansion into a longer, stand-alone programme.
For the moment, however, "Through the Canvas" shows that sound can allow a fresh way of, well, seeing things.

Irish Times Sat 7th July 2018.

Through the Canvas: Episode 1 "Garden Green"

Tuesday 12th of June- 11.30am

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Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre accept the invitation of Norah McGuinness' 1962 still life painting "Garden Green" to throw open the doors and escape into a world shaped by artistic possibility. Hugh Lane Gallery Collection, oil on canvas

Through the Canvas: Episode 2 "Sonny's Day"   

Tuesday 19th of June 11.30am Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.
Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre head up the Galtee Mountains to enter the storied landscape of Martin Gale's 1980 painting "Sonny's Day".

In 2013 Martin was awarded Honorary Doctorate in Fine Art, NUI Maynooth. Lives and works in Co. Kildare.

 Irish Museum of Modern Art Collection, oil on canvas.

Through the Canvas: Episode 3 "Rain II"   

Tuesday 26th of June - 11.30am - Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.
Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre visit Noreen Quish's farm in a downpour for an encounter with Gwen O'Dowd's abstracted landscape painting"Rain II".

Gwen O'Dowd was born in Dublin in 1957 where she now lives and works. O'Dowd is one of Ireland's foremost contemporary artists; she has received many awards and prizes and is a member of Aosdana.

(1992) Irish Museum of Modern Art Collection, oil on canvas


Through the Canvas: Episode 4 "View of Kilmallock"   

Tuesday 3rd of July - 11.30am Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.
Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre step back in time into the historic world of John George Mulvany's "View of Kilmallock" (c1800)

The painting shows two couples and livestock in the foreground and the ruins of two churches, the Dominican Friary, a tower and gate. The brothers, John and Thomas James Mulvany RHA, painted in a similar style. 

National Gallery of Ireland Collection, oil on canvas.


Through the Canvas: Episode 5 "Untitled (Shannon Series)

Tuesday 10th of July - 11.30am - Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.

Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre go through security at Shannon Airport and venture out amongst the aircraft of Camille Souter's Untitled (Shannon Series) Painting (1980) Irish Museum of Modern Art,  Oil on paper


Through the Canvas: Episode 6  "Waves Breaking on the Rock's Kilkee"

Tuesday 17th of July - 11.30am - 
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Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre head out to the Pollack Holes on Clare's Atlantic coast guided by a Nathaniel Hone the Younger sketch "Waves Breaking on the Rock's Kilkee" (c1890) National Gallery of Ireland Collection Watercolour with white highlight on paper

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Join Niall weekdays from 10.00am for a journey through the heart of the classical repertoire, plus the Coffee Concert each morning at 11.00am.

Coffee Concerts Week beginning Monday June 17th


Coffee Concerts: Week beginning Monday 17th June
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Monday 17th June

Belgium: Orp-le-Grand Church, Orp-Jauche Handel: Concerto grosso in g, Op. 6/1 Telemann: Concerto in E minor for Flute, oboe d'amore and Viola d'amore Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G, BWV 1049, for violin and two recorders Concerto Köln

Tuesday 18th June

Belgium: Orp-le-Grand Church, Orp-Jauche Telemann: Excerpts from 'Tafelmusic, Suite in E minor' Bach: Concerto in A for Oboe d'amore, BWV 1055 Telemann: Concerto for Flute, Recorder and Basso continuo Sammartini: Presto assai from 'Symphony in A' Concerto Köln

Wednesday 19th June

Romania: Various venues A selection of interpretations of the Ave Maria by Caccini, Rossini, Schubert, Gounod, Verdi, Bruckner, Saint-Saens Romanian Radio Academic Chorus Simona Popovici (organ) Dan Mihai Goia (conductor)

Thursday 20th June

Torelli: Trumpet Concerto in D Martini: Toccata for trumpet and orchestra Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129 Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra Cristian Brancusi (conductor)Romania: Various venues

Friday 21st June

Gounod: Ballet Music from 'Faust' Franck: Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra Borodin: Excerpts from 'Prince Igor' Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, fantasy-overture in B minor Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88 Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra Vlad Conta (conductor)Romania: Various venues


Music Played on the Show


Title: Marche Militaire In Eb

Performer(s): Schubert, Franz

Duration: 6:36


Title: Guitarre

Performer(s): Lalo, Edouard

Duration: 3:54


Title: 2nd Movement, Alla Siciliana - Allegro Vivace - Andante

Performer(s): Beach, Amy

Duration: 7:41


Title: Pno Son No.21 (3rd Movement) Rondo

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 10:54


Title: O All Ye People, Clap Your Hands

Performer(s): Purcell, Henry

Duration: 3:08


Title: Gtr Qnt No.4 In D (3rd Movement) Grave Assai - Fandango

Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi

Duration: 7:38


Title: Blow The Wind Southerly

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 3:04


Title: Sonata For 2 Clarinets (2nd Movement) Andante

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 3:04


Title: Polovtsian Dances

Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander

Duration: 12:35


Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In G Minor Op.25 (3rd Movement) Presto - Mol

Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix

Duration: 6:26


Title: Trio In A Major For Clarinet, Cello And Piano (3rd Movement) And

Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes

Duration: 4:45


Title: Vocalise En Forme De Habanera

Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice

Duration: 3:39


Title: Violin Concerto In C Major (3rd Movement) - Allegro

Performer(s): Lolli, Antonio

Duration: 8:32


Title: Waltz No.2 (Jazz Suite No.2)

Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Duration: 3:58


Title: Badinerie From Suite In B Minor

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 1:43


Title: Duel Of The Fates From Star Wars Episode 1

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 4:29


Title: River Waltz

Performer(s): Desplat, Alexandre

Duration: 2:40


Title: Earl Of Oxford's March

Performer(s): Byrd, William

Duration: 4:02


Title: La Delaissado

Performer(s): Canteloube, Joseph

Duration: 4:22


Title: Forgotten Waltz No.1

Performer(s): Liszt, Franz

Duration: 3:45


Title: Stabat Mater Dolorosa A Due

Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista

Duration: 5:29


Title: Fantasia Para Un Gentilhombre - Movement I - Villano Y Ricercare

Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin

Duration: 5:06


Title: La Reine De La Mer - Waltzes

Performer(s): Sousa, John Philip

Duration: 7:12


Title: Amor Ti Vieta

Performer(s): Giordano, Umberto

Duration: 2:11


Title: Etude In F Op25/3

Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic

Duration: 1:56


Title: Concerto In D Minor For Two Violins, Cello And Strings Op. 3 No.

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 5:09


Title: Mes Amis Ecoutez L'Histoire

Performer(s): Adam, Adolphe

Duration: 5:10


Title: Clar Qnt In A (1st Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 7:24


Title: Selection Form Pirate Of The Caribbean: Dead Man?S Chest - Jack

Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans

Duration: 4:21


Title: Sea Pictures Op.37 (4th Movement) Where Corals Lie

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 4:26



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Presenter: Niall Carroll

Producer: Eoin O' Kelly

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O'Kane

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