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    The Lyric Feature Friday 21 June 2013

    The Lyric Feature Friday 21st June 2013

    Bespoke

    The second 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 RTÉ 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 TWO – Words and Music Played

    Lovesong by Ted Hughes, from CD Poetry on Record. Published in Collected Poems by Faber

    Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush, read by Albert Niland from CD A Night in Dublin

    The Lost Girls by Derek Mahon, from RTÉ Archive. Published in Collected Poems by Carcanet Press

    Charlie Parker by Jack Kerouac and Steve Allen, from CD Poetry for the Beat Generation, published by Rhino Records

    Summertime by Ira and George Gershwin Charlie. Parker on CD Someone to Watch Over Me by George and Ira Gershwin

    Daddy by Sylvia Plath, from CD Poetry on Record. Published in Collected Poems by Faber

    Hum Bom by Allen Ginsberg, from CD Holy Soul Jelly Roll, published by Ginsberg Recordings

    Dark Angel by Laurie Anderson, from CD Life on a String

    Didgeridoo by dePaor and Browne, from RTÉ Archive (Arena 2012)

    I Wonder Whether One Expects by Thomas Kinsella, from RTÉ Archive. Published in Selected Poems by Carcanet Press

    Green by Ken Nordine, from CD Colours, published by Asp Label (1995)

    Song of Solomon from the King James Bible, read by Emma Fielding on Naxos CD Popular Poetry Vol. 2

    Contrapunctus II by Glenn Gould, from CD The Art of the Fugue, published by Sony

    Bach Haiku by Gabriel Rosenstock, from RTÉ Archive (2007)

    One Art by Elizabeth Bishop, read by Charles Dance, from CD Catching Life by the Throat, published by Virago Press/Hachette CD

    Simple Twist of Fate by Bob Dylan, from CD Blood on the Tracks

    Take a Breath, Hold It, Let It Go by Paula Meehan, from RTÉ Archive and published by Carcanet Press

    Fado dos Horas by Dom Antonio de Braganca, sung by Marie Teresa de Noronha on CD O Melhor De

    Ballad of Reading Gaol (extract) by Oscar Wilde, read by Neil Toibin on RTÉ CD

    Music to Hear: Why Hearest Thou Music Sadly? by Shakespeare, read by Ladysmith Black Mombasa on CD When Love Speaks, published by RADA/ EMI

    The Lyric Feature is RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary and music feature programme. Programmes are produced in house by RTÉ lyric fm staff or in collaboration with independent production companies. Subject matter varies from week to week but most of the programmes aim to provide insight into music and music making.

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    MUSIC PLAYED ON THE SHOW

    FRIDAY 29th JANUARY - THE SOUNDS OF GRIEF

    Title: THE IRIS GARDEN

    Composer: GLEN AUSTIN

    Performer: CONTEMPO QUARTET

    AlbumTHE MOUNTAIN ASH IN CONNEMARA

    Record LabelJOAN MCBREEN

    Record Number: JMCB 1402

    Title: CAOINEADH

    Composer: TRAD

    Performer: SARAH GREALISH

    Title: LAMENT FROM BANGLADESH

    Composer: TRAD

    Performer: LATIFA

    Title: FUNERARY SUNG-WEEPING BY HANE

    Composer: TRAD

    Performer: HANE

    Album: BOSAVI: RAINFOREST MUSIC FROM PAPUA NEW GUINEA

    Record Label: SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS RECORDINGS

    Record Number: SFW40487

    Title: LAMENT FOR DEAD MOTHER/BOCET

    Composer: TRAD

    Performer: UNKNOWN

    Album: FOLK MUSIC OF RUMANIA

    Record Label: FOLKWAYS RECORDS

    Record Number: FW04419

    Title: KEEN FOR A DEAD CHILD

    Composer: TRAD

    Performer: KITTY GALLAGHER/CITINI GHALLCHOIR

    Album: WORD LIBRARY OF FOLK AND PRIMITIVE MUSIC: IRELAND

    Record Label: ROUNDER RECORDS

    Record Number: CD 1742

    Title: KEEN FOR ART O'LEARY 1

    Composer: TRAD/EIBHLIN DUBH NI CHONAILL

    Performer: BREANDAN O MADAGAIN

    Album: CAOINTE AGUS SEANCHEOLTA EILE KEENING AND OTHER OLD IRISH MUSICS

    Record Label: MOC MUSIC

    Record Number: LC 04986

    Title: CAOINEADH NA MARBH/CAOINE FOR THE DEAD

    Composer: TRAD

    Performer: ARAN FEMALE SINGER/BRIDGET MULLIN

    Album: SONGS OF ARAN

    Record Label: FOLKWAYS RECORDS

    Record Number: FW04002

    Title: GOL NA DTRI MUIRE/THE WEEPING OF THE THREE MARYS

    Composer: TRAD/ARR NOIRIN NI RIAIN

    Performer: NOIRIN NI RIAIN/MONKS OF GLENSTAL ABBEY

    Album: CAOINEADH NA MAIGHDINE

    Record Label: GAEL-LINN

    Record Number: CEFCD 084

    Title: I AM STRETCHED ON YOUR GRAVE

    Composer: TRAD/KING/ARR. O'CONNOR

    Performer: SINEAD O'CONNOR

    Album: I DO NOT WANT WHAT I HAVEN'T GOT

    Record Label: CHRYSALIS RECORDS

    Record Number: CCD1759

    Title: DIRGE ON THE MOTHER'S GRAVE/KUOLINITKU AIDIN HAUDALLA

    Composer: ANNA ANDREJEVNA SUTJAJEVA IN HAUDALLA

    Performer: ANNA ANDREJEVNA SUTJAJEVA IN HAUDALLA

    Album: ITKUJA KARJALASTA, INKERISTA, SUOMESTA: LAMENTS FROM KARELIA, INGRIA, FINLAND

    Record Label: SKS

    Record Number: 6420614440018

    Title: LAMENT IN FINNISH

    Composer: JIM WILCE

    Performer: JIM WILCE

    Album: N/A

    Title: GRAIH MO CHREE

    Composer: TRAD

    Performer: CAIT BRANIGAN

    Title: GRIEF

    Composer: EITHNE NI UALLACHAIN/DONAL O'CONNOR

    Performer: EITHNE NI UALLACHAIN/DONAL O'CONNOR/GILLES LE BIGOT

    Album: BILINGUA

    Record Label: GAEL-LINN

    Record Number: CEFCD206

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