Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Monday 25 December 2017

Christmas Miscellany

Christmas Miscellany

That was part 2 of Sunday Miscellany Live at Christmas with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and special guests from the National Concert Hall.

The spoken word pieces this morning were:

Maeve, Christmas, and Unasked For Advice, by Chris Binchy;

A-Carolling We Would Go, by Mae Leonard;

Traveller Fashionista, by Rosaleen McDonagh, read by Kathleen Lawrence;

The Old Maid Josie Crosse and the Lamb of God, a poem by Leo Cullen;

Red Berries and Mango Blossoms, by Lani O’Hanlon;

A Lost Soul At Christmas, by Cyril Kelly.

 

The music on the programme, all performed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and conducted by Gearóid Grant, was:

Sunday Miscellany’s signature tune, Galliard Battaglia, composed by Samuel Scheidt, and arranged by Michael Allen;

Rondo, from Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 4, featuring soloist Cormac Ó hAodán;

Ding Dong Merrily on High, arranged by John Tate;

Andante Allegro from Handel’s Harp Concerto in B Flat Major, Opus 4, no. 6, featuring soloist Geraldine O’Doherty;

Bugler’s Holiday, by Leroy Anderson, featuring Shaun Hooke, Eamonn Nolan and Eoin Daly on trumpet;

Winter Song, by Sara Beth Bereilles ("Ber-RELL-Ess") and Ingrid Michaelson,  and sung by special guest Camille O’Sullivan, with the Orchestra and, on piano, Feargal Murray, who also wrote the orchestral arrangement;

Adeste Fidelis, arranged by David Willcocks and sung by special guest mezzo-soprano Sharon Carty, with the Orchestra.

 

Podcast: Christmas Miscellany, 25 December 2017

Podcast: Christmas Miscellany, 25 December 2017

NCH Live with RTÉCO Part 2: Maeve, Christmas and Unasked for Advice, Chris Binchy; A-Carolling We Would Go, Mae Leonard; Traveller Fashionista, Rosaleen McDonagh, read by Kathleen Lawrence; The Old Maid Josie Cross and the Lamb of God, Leo Cullen; Red Berries and Mango Blossoms, Lani O'Hanlon; A Lost Soul On Christmas Eve, Cyril Kelly

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