The Lyric Feature

The Lyric Feature

Sunday, 6 - 7pm

The Lyric Feature Saturday 26 December 2020

RTE lyric fm and BAI Sound and Vision Scheme.

Applying for Broadcast Partnership.

Round 38 & 39 closing date for proposals to lyric is Friday 29th of January 2021

Across all rounds, broadcast partnership proposals must include the following:

What we are looking for:

We are primarily interested in one off 40 minute documentaries on music, arts and culture for our flagship Lyric Feature slot. We may also consider shorter durations for multi episode programmes.

Synopsis.

The synopsis should include the main theme of the programme/series. The synopsis should succinctly and clearly capture the substance of the programme/series. It should also include key contributors and personnel, proposed or confirmed for the project. Gender balance and diversity should be considered when choosing contributors and other personnel.

Treatment.

The treatment should describe the content of each programme including themes, storylines, relevant characters/ contributors, your approach to the narrative flow of the programme/series. It should give not just the story line but an idea of how the story will be shaped. It should also include the elements that will make up the sonic texture of the programme. 

Budget.

Proposed budget applied for to the BAI and proposed RTE lyric fm contribution cash or in kind. The budget need not be detailed.

CV.

An up to date CV including details of relevant broadcasting work. Applicants should show an understanding of the editorial sound of lyric and its schedule. Broadcast Partnership proposals should be submitted to RTE lyric fm 1 week before BAI closing date.

Of course not all broadcast partnership applications to the Sound and Vision process will be successful. Lyric is not in a position to offer budgets comparable to S&V budgets but ideas could also open up other avenues of broadcast partnership.

Applications should be sent to lyric.features@rte.ie

Ways to listen online:

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. 

You can find them via the RTÉ Player calendar on the top right of this page and on Spotify here, Apple Podcast here or wherever else you get your podcasts. Subscribe to the feed to keep up to date with our weekly podcast.

Or click on the listen button below for the most recent episode

The Lyric Feature

Celebrating 35 years of the Irish Youth Wind Ensemble.

Music Played on the Show

18:55

Title: Hunting The Wren

Composer: Lankum

Performer(s): Lankum

Album: The Livelong Day / Rough Trade / RT0098CD

Duration: 7:11

00:00

Title: Silent Movie Suite

Composer: MARTIN ELLERBY

Performer(s): Irish Youth Wind Ensemble

Duration: 2:30

00:00

Title: Catskills

Composer: NIGEL HESS

Performer(s): London Symphonic Wind Orchestra

Duration: 1:20

00:00

Title: Alembic

Composer: RAYMOND DEANE

Performer(s): Iywe

Duration: 2:00

00:00

Title: Soundshock

Composer: EIBHLIS FARRELL

Performer(s): Iywe

Duration: 1:50

00:00

Title: Music For Wind And Brass

Composer: ELISABETH MACONCHY

Performer(s): Iywe

Duration: 1:50

00:00

Title: Finnegans Wake

Composer: AJ POTTER

Performer(s): Iywe

Duration: 2:00

00:00

Title: Symphonic Dances West Side Story

Composer: BERNSTEIN

Performer(s): Osaka Symphonic Band

Duration: 1:30

00:00

Title: Marche Bizarre

Composer: GERARD VICTORY

Performer(s): Iywe

Duration: 0:55

00:00

Title: Ufo

Composer: MICHAEL DAUGHERTY

Performer(s): Evelyn Glennie

Duration: 1:15

00:00

Title: Small Small Big

Composer: JENNIFER WALSHE

Performer(s): N/A

Duration: 1:45

00:00

Title: Gael Force

Composer: PETER GRAHAM

Performer(s): Iywe

Duration: 1:00

00:00

Title: Symphonic Dances

Composer: YOSUKE FUKUDA

Performer(s): Iywe

Duration: 8:20

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Producer: Eoin O Kelly

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin 

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