Sunday Miscellany

    Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

    Sunday Miscellany

    Its new radio essays and occasional poetry followed by complementary music capture our times, passions and curiosities.  The contributor led content is selected from open submission and commissioned writing presented by new voices and established names.

    Reportage, appreciations, memory pieces, poetry, travel writing and personal accounts of events and happenings are the stuff of Sunday Miscellany.  The programme is part of Sunday mornings since 1968.  It is essential listening to thousands across Ireland and the world.

    Sunday Miscellany 1 May 2016

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    Sunday Miscellany

    New short essays:

    The Things We Have Lived Through by Brian Leyden

    Lines Composed Below in Moyode Wood by Anne Marie Kennedy

    Brush and Paint of Memory a poem by James Conway

    Apostle of Agriculture by Cathleen Brindley

    Portals of Unpreparedness by Leo Cullen

    Commercial Break by Gerry Moran

    Music:

    ‘May –Springsong’ from Selections from Das Jahr/The Year by Fanny Mendelssohn performed by Jennifer Eley on piano

    ‘Pleasant Month of May’ sung by Jackie Oates

    The 2nd Movement from Sonatina by Bartok performed by Martha Argerich on piano.

    The 2nd movement from Corelli’s Concerto Grosso No. 10 in C Major played by the Chamber Orchestra of the Moscow Conservatory

     ‘O Breathe Not His Name’ by Thomas Moore, arranged by Sir. John Larchet and performed by Margaret Burke Sheridan with the Dublin String Orchestra.

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