The Lyric Feature

The Lyric Feature

Sunday, 6 - 7pm

The Lyric Feature Sunday 21 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

Singers Iarla Ó Lionaird and Peggy Seeger discuss the global journey of the human voice and ask, why do we sing and what happens when we do?

Vocal Chords: Peggy Seeger | The Lyric Feature

Vocal Chords: Peggy Seeger | The Lyric Feature

Singers Iarla Ó Lionaird and Peggy Seeger discuss the global 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 24th March 2017)

Through the Canvas: Episode 5 "Untitled (Shannon Series) | The Lyric Feature

Through the Canvas: Episode 5 "Untitled (Shannon Series) | The Lyric Feature

Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre go through security at Shannon Airport and venture out amongst the aircraft of Camille Souter's Untitled (Shannon Series) Painting (1980) Irish Museum of Modern Art, Oil on paper. Produced by Diarmuid McIntyre / Grey Heron Media (First broadcast July 10th 2018)

Through the Canvas: Episode 6  "Waves Breaking on the Rock's Kilkee" | The Lyric Feature

Through the Canvas: Episode 6 "Waves Breaking on the Rock's Kilkee" | The Lyric Feature

Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre head out to the Pollack Holes on Clare's Atlantic coast guided by a Nathaniel Hone the Younger sketch "Waves Breaking on the Rock's Kilkee" (c1890) National Gallery of Ireland Collection Watercolour with white highlight on paper. Produced by Diarmuid McIntyre / Grey Heron Media (First broadcast July 17th 2018)

Music Played on the Show

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Title: Song Of Myself

Composer: Peggy Seeger

Performer(s): Peggy Seeger

Duration: 3:25

00:00

Title: This Land Is Your Land

Composer: Woody Guthrie

Performer(s): Pete Seeger

Duration: 2:50

00:00

Title: Risseldy Rosseldy

Composer: Ruth Crawford

Performer(s): Ruth Crawford And Charles Seeger

Duration: 0:47

00:00

Title: String Quartet Movements Iii And Iv

Composer: Ruth Crawford

Performer(s): The Playground Ensemble

Duration: 1:20

00:00

Title: Goodnight Irene

Composer: Leadbelly

Performer(s): Leadbelly

Duration: 1:46

00:00

Title: Goodnight Irene

Composer: Weavers

Performer(s): The Weavers

Duration: 1:16

00:00

Title: House Carpenter

Composer: Unknown

Performer(s): The Mammals

Duration: 0:57

00:00

Title: We Shall Overcome

Composer: Pete Seeger

Performer(s): Pete Seeger

Duration: 0:47

00:00

Title: Cindy

Composer: Peggy and Mike Seeger

Performer(s): Peggy And Mike Seeger

Duration: 1:38

00:00

Title: First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Composer: Ewan McColl

Performer(s): Peggy Seeger

Duration: 1:48

00:00

Title: First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Composer: Ewan McColl

Performer(s): Roberta Flack

Duration: 1:15

00:00

Title: House Carpenter

Composer: Unknown

Performer(s): Peggy Seeger

Duration: 1:57

00:00

Title: The Lark In The Morning

Composer: Unknown

Performer(s): Paddy Tunney

Duration: 1:42

00:00

Title: Mathie Grove

Composer: Unknown

Performer(s): Dillard Chandler

Duration: 1:17

00:00

Title: Shoals Of Herring

Composer: Ewan McColl

Performer(s): Ewan Mccoll

Duration: 1:36

00:00

Title: John Axon Was A Railway Man

Composer: Ewan McColl, Charles Parker and Peggy Seeger

Performer(s): Ewan Mccoll

Duration: 0:46

00:00

Title: It Was 4am That Saturday

Composer: N

Performer(s): Various

Duration: 0:50

00:00

Title: Crossbone Scully

Composer: Unknown

Performer(s): Molly Jackson

Duration: 0:49

00:00

Title: Siúl A Rún

Composer: Iarla O Lionaird

Performer(s): Iarla O Lionaird And Steve Cooney

Duration: 1:50

00:00

Title: Shule Agra

Composer: Unknown

Performer(s): Elizabeth Cronin

Duration: 1:31

00:00

Title: Union Woman

Composer: Peggy Seeger

Performer(s): Peggy Seeger

Duration: 2:35

00:00

Title: Engineer Song

Composer: Peggy Seeger

Performer(s): Peggy Seeger

Duration: 2:01

00:00

Title: Emily

Composer: Peggy Seeger

Performer(s): Peggy Seeger

Duration: 2:48

00:00

Title: My Joy Of You

Composer: Irene Pyper Scott and Peggy Seeger

Performer(s): Irene Pyper Scott And Peggy Seeger

Duration: 3:15

00:00

Title: Everything Changes

Composer: Peggy Seeger

Performer(s): Peggy Seeger

Duration: 2:33

00:00

Title: Bring Me Home

Composer: Peggy Seeger

Performer(s): Peggy Seeger

Duration: 3:49

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Producer: Eoin O Kelly

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin 

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