The Lyric Feature

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    Friday 6th November

    Journey to Yu. 
    Artist Dragana Jurišic brings Rebecca West’s 1941 masterpiece “Black Lamb and Grey Falcon” into the present day for an encounter with the medium of photography. With her rolliflex camera she follows in West’s footsteps through Yugoslavia, from which she herself was displaced during the 1990s war. Creating a unique and original road-trip, the two women from different eras intersect in an intellectual, emotional, and physical journey through the Balkans, conveying the devastating impact of war and displacement on ordinary people. In this documentary, programme maker Deirdre Mulrooney takes a virtual roadtrip to Yugoslavia, inspired by photographer Dragana Jurišic's exhibition YU – The Lost Country and following in the footsteps of Rebecca West’s travelogue, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon. Contributors include Olwen Fouere, Zlata Filipovic, Dijana Milosevic, Colin Graham, Pat Laffan.

    An Out There production. Producer/Narrator : Deirdre Mulrooney, Sound Supervision: John Davis

    The Lyric Feature Friday 6 September 2013


    The Lyric Feature - A Musical Tour : Beethoven

    Discovering the real Beethoven. On Gerry Murphy's Beethoven Tour 2013, twenty four music lovers visit places from Bonn to Vienna associated with the man and his music.

    The Lyric Feature - Beethoven, A Musical Tour

    Twenty four music lovers from Ireland joined Gerry Murphy’s Beethoven Tour earlier this year, visiting locations from Bonn to Vienna, associated with Ludwig van Beethoven the man and his music. Composer, teacher and raconteur Gerry Murphy takes on the challenge of going behind the myths and the legends surrounding Beethoven, to find the human being behind the music, telling the story in his own erudite and witty way.
    Producer: Brian McIvor

    The Lyric Feature is RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary and music feature programme. Programmes are produced in house by 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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