The Lyric Feature

The Lyric Feature

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The Lyric Feature Friday 14 June 2013

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The Lyric Feature Friday 14th June 2013

The Lyric Feature Friday 14th June 2013


The first of three programmes celebrating poetry.

“Voice helps to carry words farther and deeper than eye.” Seamus Heaney

A miscellany of poetry and music including archive gems from the RTE Spoken Word Vinyl Archive and beyond. From Shakespeare to Laurie Anderson, Kipling to Leonard Cohen and Roger Moore to Paula Meehan.

Presented and produced  by Eithne Hand

BESPOKE ONE – Words and Music Played

When in Disgrace... Shakespeare (Published by RADA) Rufus Wainwright From the CD When Love Speaks EMI label

Last Stand Dennis O'Driscoll (From RTE Radio Archive) Recorded 2011 From Dear Life ( Anvil Press Poetry 2011)

Dear John Julie Feeney From CD Clocks Mitten Music

Recuerdo From A Few Figs for Thistles - Edna StVincentMillay Library of Congress Recordings On POETRY ON RECORD CD Shout Label

The Waking Theodore Roethke - Kurt Elling From CD Nightmoves (Concord)

Night Feed Eavan Boland From RTE Radio Archive, From Collected Poems. Carcanet Press. April 1994

Those Dancing days are gone. W.B.Yeats -Carla Bruni, From CD No Promises

Epic Patrick Kavanagh Collected Poems 2004 Claddagh Records - From CD Almost Everything

Neansin Bhán Joe Heaney - Roisin Chambers-RTE CD 10 Years of Ceili House

High Summer Seamus Heaney RTE Lannan Collection CD From Collected Poems Faber

Take this Waltz Cohen/Lorca Leonard Cohen Greatest Hits

Because I could not stop for Death - Emily Dickinson - Juliet Stevenson From Catching Life byThroat.Virago Press/Hachette CD

On coming from a broken home - Gil Scott Heron- CD I’m New Here. 2010 XL Label

Sailing to Byzantium - W.B.Yeats- Victor C Clinton Baddeley-Vinyl: Jupiter Records

The Lark in the Clear Air - Trad Air - Cathy Jordon / CD.All the Way Home.Blix St.

Danny Deever - Rudyard Kipling - Roger Moore - From Catching Life by the Throat- Virago Press/Hachette CD

Villanelle – Berlioz - Veronique Gens - CD Berlioz. Virgin Classics

as freedom is a breakfast food.. - e.e.cummings - Library of Congress US 1958 - From POETRY ON RECORD - Shout Records

My Love is like a red red Rose - Robert Burns - Andreas Scholl - On CD Wayfaring Stranger

Embers - Samuel Beckett - Jack McGowran - Claddagh Records CCT03CC




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Producers: Olga Buckley & Eoin O Kelly


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