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The Lyric Feature Friday 4 April 2014

The Lyric Feature

WB Yeats: Words for Music, Perhaps (Part 1 of 2)

In the hope of effecting a democratic, “magical revolution”, WB Yeats evolved a philosophy of chanting his verse. He also commissioned avant-garde composers Walter Morse Rummel and George Antheil to write music for his plays. What was the poets relationship with music? Riverdance composer Bill Whelan and director Jim Flannery reconsider their 1990s Yeats season at the Abbey in light of the first ever recordings of Rummel’s and Edmond Dulac’s forgotten scores, performed by DIT Conservatory of Music. What was Yeats – said by many to be tone deaf - hearing in his inner ear? Contributors include Ron Schuchard, Meg Harper, Donnacha Dennehy, Conor Linehan, Olwen Fouere, Harry White, and Declan Kiberd shine light on the little known role of music in Yeats’ “magical revolution”. 
Produced for the Lyric Feature by Deirdre Mulrooney with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

                                                                                                            

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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

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: Fighting The Waves

Composer: George Antheil

Performer(s): Ensemble Modern Conducted By Hk Gruber

Duration: 2:05

01:00

Title: Lake Isle Of Innishfree

Composer: Yeats

Performer(s): Wb Yeats

Duration: 1:30

01:00

Title: Lake Isle Of Innishfree

Composer: Yeats

Performer(s): Wb Yeats

Duration: 1:30

01:00

Title: Music Of A Lost Kingdom

Composer: Bill Whelan

Performer(s): Flo Mc Sweeney

Duration: 0:30

01:00

Title: In The Poet's Pub

Composer: French Trad

Performer(s): Wb Yeats

Duration: 1:25

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