The Lyric Feature

The Lyric Feature

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The Lyric Feature Friday 28 June 2013

The Lyric Feature Friday 28th June 2013

The Lyric Feature Friday 28th June 2013

Bespoke

The third 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 THREE – Words and Music Played

No Worst There is None by G.Manley Hopkins, read by Jasper Britton from Naxos CD collection Popular Poetry/Popular Verse Vol II

St Bridgets Shrine by Paula Flynn/ Jinx Lennon, from CD Know Your Station, published by Lennon Music

St Kevin and the Blackbird by James Harpur, from RTÉ Radio Archive and collection The Dark Age, published by Anvil Poetry Press

Maggie and Milly... by E.E. Cummings from CD Natalie Merchant/Leave Your Sleep

Wonder by Sharon Olds from CD Poetry on Record, published on collection The Father by Faber and Faber

I Will Come Back by Neruda from Luciana Souza CD Neruda

Lagnaetti by Steindor Anderson from CD Rimur 2003

Insomnia by Billy Collins and Vivian Fung from CD The Billy Collins Suite. Published by Cedille Records 2009

Cowards by Sarah Clancy, RTÉ Radio Archive from collection Thanks for Nothing, Hippies published by Salmon Poetry

Sonnet 18 by Shakespeare, read by Brian Ferry from CD When Love Speaks. Published byRADA

The Lake by Michael Longley from RTÉ Radio Archive Collected Poems, published by Jonathan Cape 2007

The Wonderful Widow... by Joyce/Cage, read by Paul Hillier from CD Litany for the Whale, published by Harmonia Mundi 2002

A Game of Chess by T.S. Eliot from Guardian Poetry / Great Poets of The 20th Century.

I heard an Angel Singing by William Blake, read by Martha Redbone from CD Garden of Love, published by CD Baby 2012

Body Talk by Benjamin Zephaniah from RTÉ Radio Archive Read Me and Laugh, published by McMillan Childrens 2007

Live with me and be my love by Shakespeare, read by Annie Lennox from CD When Love Speaks, published by RADA

Lake Isle of Inishfree by W.B. Yeats from CD Poetry on Record, published by Shout

The Fish by W.B. Yeats, read by Sinead Lohan from CD Now and in Time To Come

Sonnet 116 by Shakespeare, read by Jasper Britton from Naxos CD collection Popular Poetry, Popular Verse Vol II

An Cualin by Michael McHale from CD The Irish Piano published RTÉ lyric fm

Maurice’s Foal by Tess Gallagher from RTÉ Radio Archive collection Midnight Lantern, published by Graywolf Press

Who by Fire by Leonard Cohen, read by Susanna Wallumrood from If Grief Could Wait, published by ECM 2011

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.

The Lyric Feature is currently accepting proposals from independent producers and production companies for the BAI's Sound and Vision III Round 24. See here for details


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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