The Lyric Feature

The Lyric Feature

Sunday, 6 - 7pm

The Lyric Feature Sunday 7 February 2021

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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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The Lyric Feature

Singer Iarla Ó Lionáird and composer Linda Buckley discuss the journey of the human voice and ask, why do we sing and what happens when we do?

Vocal Chords: Linda Buckley | The Lyric Feature

Vocal Chords: Linda Buckley | The Lyric Feature

Singer Iarla Ó Lionáird and composer Linda Buckley discuss the journey of the human voice and ask, why do we sing and what happens when we do? An Athena Media production Producer: Helen Shaw Audio Editor: Pearse O Caoimh. Producer for lyric fm: Eoin O Kelly (First broadcast 3rd December 2017)

Through the Canvas: Episode 1 "Garden Green" | The Lyric Feature

Through the Canvas: Episode 1 "Garden Green" | The Lyric Feature

Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre accept the invitation of Norah McGuinness' 1962 still life painting "Garden Green" to throw open the doors and escape into a world shaped by artistic possibility. Hugh Lane Gallery Collection, oil on canvas. Produced by Diarmuid McIntyre / Grey Heron Media (First Broadcast June 12th 2018)

Through the Canvas: Episode 2 "Sonny's Day" | The Lyric Feature

Through the Canvas: Episode 2 "Sonny's Day" | The Lyric Feature

Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre head up the Galtee Mountains to enter the storied landscape of Martin Gale's 1980 painting "Sonny's Day". Irish Museum of Modern Art Collection, oil on canvas. Produced by Diarmuid McIntyre / Grey Heron Media (First Broadcast 19th June 2018)

Music Played on the Show

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Title: Revelavit

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Linda Buckley

Duration: 2:35

00:00

Title: Alice

Composer: Elisabeth Fraser and the Cocteau Twins

Performer(s): Cocteau Twins

Duration: 1:32

00:00

Title: The Sensual World

Composer: Kate Bush

Performer(s): Kate Bush

Duration: 1:46

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Title: Song Of The Siren

Composer: Elisabeth Fraser and the Cocteau Twins

Performer(s): Annette And Linda Buckley

Duration: 1:03

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Title: Corpus Christi

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Irene And Linda Buckley

Duration: 2:21

00:00

Title: Do You Remember The Planets?

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Linda Buckley

Duration: 1:01

00:00

Title: Torann

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Crash Ensemble

Duration: 2:16

00:00

Title: O Pastor Animarum

Composer: Hildegard von Bingen

Performer(s): Hildegard Von Bingen

Duration: 2:56

00:00

Title: Eriu

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Linda Buckley

Duration: 2:13

00:00

Title: An Lacha Bacach

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Eilis Ní Shuilleabháin

Duration: 1:02

00:00

Title: Siúl A Rún

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Linda Buckley

Duration: 2:01

00:00

Title: Draíocht Na Nollag

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Pro Cathedral Girls' Choir

Duration: 1:44

00:00

Title: Haunt

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): The Relay Project

Duration: 1:44

00:00

Title: Revelavit

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Ergodos

Duration: 2:16

00:00

Title: Beloved On The Earth

Composer: Raymond Carver

Performer(s): Rte Philharmonic Choir And National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 3:24

00:00

Title: Íochtar Mara

Performer(s): Iarla O Lionaird And The Vanbrugh String Quartet

Duration: 5:12

00:00

Title: Fridur

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Isabelle O Connell

Duration: 0:34

00:00

Title: Heckla

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Crash Ensemble

Duration: 2:48

00:00

Title: Numarimur

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Linda Buckley

Duration: 0:52

00:00

Title: Water

Composer: The Sugarcubes

Performer(s): Sugarcubes

Duration: 1:11

00:00

Title: Hoppipolla

Composer: Sigue Ros

Performer(s): Sigur Ros

Duration: 1:39

00:00

Title: Drink All Your Passion

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Michelle O Rourke

Duration: 1:56

00:00

Title: Haunt

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): The Relay Project

Duration: 1:44

00:00

Title: Antartcia At Night

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Linda Buckley And David Power

Duration: 3:54

00:00

Title: Jump

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Kate Ellis

Duration: 1:45

00:00

Title: Chiyo

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Bbc Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 3:19

00:00

Title: Fall Approaches

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Ruthless Jabiru Chamber Orchestra

Duration: 2:02

00:00

Title: Haza

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Rte Contemp Quartet

Duration: 1:55

00:00

Title: Ekstasis

Composer: Linda Buckley

Performer(s): Linda Buckley And Joby Burgess

Duration: 2:05

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Producer: Eoin O Kelly

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin 

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