Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 16 June 2019

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

My Father, the Psychologist, by Des MacHale; 
Conversations with James Joyce, by Maeve Edwards; 
I’ve a Notion to Go to the Races, by Leo Cullen;
Telling a Friend about Reading Lorca in  the Alhambra, a poem by Mary O’Donnell;
Strange Meeting – Joyce in Hungary, by Frank Kavanagh,
and
Father for a Day, by Barry McCrea

Music:

Oh My Papa sung by Eddie Fisher
Habanera, from Bizet’s Carmen, sung by Maria Callas with the Paris Opera Orchestra, conducted by George Prêtre;
Camptown Races by Stephen Foster, performed by the Dave Brubeck Quartet;
Antillana, sung by the Lecuona Cuban Boys  
And
Klezmer Melodies: Number 3, played by the Fell Clarinet Quartet

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 16th June 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 16th June 2019

On Today's programme: My Father the Psychologist by Des MacHale; Conversations with James Joyce by Maeve Edwards; I've a Notion to Go to the Races by Leo Cullen; Telling a Friend about Reading Lorca in the Alhambra, a poem by Mary O'Donnell; Strange Meeting - Joyce in Hungary by Frank Kavanagh,and Father for a Day by Barry McCrea

My Father, the Psychologist

My Father, the Psychologist

Des MacHale on his father's benign psychological strategies as a parent

Conversations with James Joyce

Conversations with James Joyce

Maeve Edwards takes on the challenge of abridging Joyce's play Exiles

I've A Notion To Go To The Races

I've A Notion To Go To The Races

Leo Cullen reminisces on the loss of his father.

Telling a Friend about Reading Lorca in  the Alhambra

Telling a Friend about Reading Lorca in the Alhambra

A poem by Mary O'Donnell

Strange Meeting - Joyce in Hungary

Strange Meeting - Joyce in Hungary

Is there nowhere in the world that James Joyce is not famous? ..........Frank Kavanagh meets a local man in the Hungarian town of Szombathely and discovers that there is a museum in his honour in the town.

Father for a Day

Father for a Day

Joycean scholar Barry McCrea contemplates fathers and sons in Ulysses

About The Show

New writing for radio, accompanied by complementary music, broadcast every Sunday morning since 1968.

Music Played on the Show

Oh My Papa

Oh My Papa

Eddie Fisher

2:53

Habanera From Carmen

Habanera From Carmen

Maria Callas (Soprano)

3:58

Camptown Races

Camptown Races

Dave Bruebeck Quartet

2:47

Antillana

Antillana

Lecuona Cuban Boys

3:05

Klezmer Melodies: Number 3

Klezmer Melodies: Number 3

Fell Clarinet Quartet

1:23

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