The Lyric Feature

The Lyric Feature

Sunday, 6 - 7pm

The Lyric Feature Thursday 24 December 2020

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The Lyric Feature is the Irish broadcaster RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary slot. Did you know that the Lyric Feature podcast has over 80 programmes about music, literature, visual arts and other areas where creativity is manifest. 

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Ye Vagabonds Brían Mac Gloinn tells the story in word and song of the rescue of 18 Dutch sailors off Arranmore Island 80 years ago this month.

The Ballad of the Stowijk Rescue | The Lyric Feature

The Ballad of the Stowijk Rescue | The Lyric Feature

Ye Vagabonds Brían Mac Gloinn tells the story in word and song of the rescue of 18 Dutch sailors off Arranmore Island 80 years ago this month. Written, presented and performed by Brían Mac Gloinn, Produced by Brían Mac Gloinn and Eoin O Kelly Sound Supervision: Damian Chennells

Winds of Change | The Lyric Feature

Winds of Change | The Lyric Feature

Celebrating 35 years of the Irish Youth Wind Ensemble. Presented by Máire Nic Gearailt A Pine Valley Productions feature, commissioned by Irish Youth Wind Ensemble Producer for lyric: Eoin O Kelly

Derek Mahon-The Hudson Letter | The Lyric Feature

Derek Mahon-The Hudson Letter | The Lyric Feature

The late Derek Mahon's long poem The Hudson Letter read by Stephen Rea and Dawn Bradfield set to a soundtrack recorded along the Hudson River and music by Peter Browne. (The programme was first broadcast on RTE Radio 1 on Christmas Day 2001.)

Music Played on the Show

18:46

Title: Sea Pictures Op.37 (1st Movement) Sea-Slumber Song

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Janet Baker (Mezzo-Soprano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Elgar: Cello Concerto & Sea Pictures / EMI / CDC 747329 2

Duration: 5:02

18:51

Title: Sea Pictures Op.37 (2nd Movement) In Haven (Capri)

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Janet Baker (Mezzo-Soprano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Elgar: Cello Concerto & Sea Pictures / EMI / CDC 747329 2

Duration: 2:06

18:53

Title: Sea Pictures Op.37 (3rd Movement) Sabbath Morning At Sea

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Janet Baker (Mezzo-Soprano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Elgar: Cello Concerto & Sea Pictures / EMI / CDC 747329 2

Duration: 6:20

19:00

Title: Deck The Halls

Composer: trad arr

Performer(s): Cuba L.A.

Album: Christmas Around the World / Putamayo

Duration: 2:19

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Producer: Eoin O Kelly

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin 

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