The Lyric Feature

The Lyric Feature

Friday, 7 - 8pm

The Lyric Feature Friday 23 May 2014

30th of December 2016
Ireland's National Anthems



If national anthems unite people at times of celebration and commemoration, they can also cause division. Ireland has had a number of official and unofficial anthems that have caused both harmony and discord. Michael Murphy explores Ireland's national anthems from God Save the King to The Soldier's Song in the company of historians Diarmaid Ferriter and Carol Mullaney-Dignam, musicologist Harry White, Olympic and World Championship rower Sinead Lynch, Director of the Defence Forces School of Music Mark Armstrong, conductor Liam Daly and literary critic Colbert Kearney who is also a grandson of Peadar Kearney who wrote The Soldier's Song.

Written and Presented by Michael Murphy (Mary Immaculate College)
Produced by Eoin O Kelly and Michael Murphy

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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.

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: The Snow Is Dancing

Composer: CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Performer(s): Debussy, Piano Roll

Duration: 2:41

01:00

Title: Menuet / Suite Bergamasque

Composer: CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Performer(s): Philippe Cassard, Piano

Duration: 2:43

01:00

Title: La Cathédral Engloutie

Composer: CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Performer(s): Walter Gieseking, Piano

Duration: 1:00

01:00

Title: Des Pas Sur La Neige

Composer: CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Performer(s): Walter Gieseking, Piano

Duration: 1:15

01:00

Title: Indifference

Composer: CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Performer(s): Tony Murena, Accordion

Duration: 1:25

01:00

Title: Jardins Sous La Pluie

Composer: CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Performer(s): Robert Casadesus, Piano

Duration: 1:00

01:00

Title: Pagodes

Composer: CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Performer(s): Pascal Rogé, Piano

Duration: 2:00

01:00

Title: La Soirée Dans Grenade

Composer: CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Performer(s): Pascal Rogé, Piano

Duration: 5:11

01:00

Title: Clair De Lune

Composer: CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Performer(s): Pascal Rogé,, Piano

Duration: 1:30

01:00

Title: Pour Les Sixtes

Composer: CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Performer(s): Mitsuko Uchida, Piano

Duration: 2:20

01:00

Title: Céimeanna

Composer: KEVIN O’CONNELL

Performer(s): Archie Chen, Piano

Duration: 1:00

01:00

Title: Élégie

Composer: CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Performer(s): Livía Rév,,Piano

Duration: 3:42

01:00

Title: Reflets Dans L’Eau

Composer: CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Performer(s): Therese Fahy, Piano

Duration: 0:50

01:00

Title: The Cherry Tree

Composer: MICHAEL HOLOHAN

Performer(s): Therese Fahy, Piano

Duration: 1:20

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