The Lyric Feature

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    The Lyric Feature Friday 28 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.

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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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