Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 5 May 2019

Sunday 13 June: Old Dublin gossip and literary feuds... spotting family likenesses in Joyce's Ulysses... a history of the Martello towers and the origins of the first Bloomsday. With Vincent Altman O'Connor, Tim Carey, Jane Clarke, Jimmy Murphy, Éabha Jones and --from the archives -- the late Anthony Cronin.

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Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

Dyeing To Be Myself, by Barbara Scully;
John Keats – The Letter On The Heart, by Conall Hamill;
Portrait of a Young Woman, a poem by John O’Donnell;
Dandelion Wars, by Gail Seekamp;
Dawn Chorus, a poem by Grace Wells; 
and
On The Mountain, by John F Deane

Music:

Don’t Ever Change, by the Beatles;
Nightingale and the Rose by Saint-Saens, sung by Gwen Catley with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Hugo Rignold; 
Inis Oírr, by Trio Elatha;
Dandelion, by Charlotte Gainsbourg;
And
Min Rastas Raataa (Where The Thrush Toils), by Sibelius, sung by the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir conducted by Heikki Seppanen

Sunday Miscellany Podcast: 5th May 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast: 5th May 2019

In the programme today: Dyeing To Be Myself by Barbara Scully; John Keats - The Letter On The Heart by Conall Hamill; Portrait of a Young Woman, a poem by John O'Donnell; Dandelion Wars by Gail Seekamp; Dawn Chorus, a poem by Grace Wells; and On The Mountain by John F Deane

Dyeing To Be Myself by Barbara Scully

Dyeing To Be Myself by Barbara Scully

Barbara Scully dyes her hair purple, then blonde, then back to brown..........

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John Keats - The Letter on the Heart by Conall Hamill

John Keats - The Letter on the Heart by Conall Hamill

About John Keats's love, Fanny Brawne -- and his last days.

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Portrait of a Young Woman

Portrait of a Young Woman

A poem by John O'Donnell, about his mother sitting for the artist Seán Keating.

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Dandelion Wars, by Gail Seekamp

Dandelion Wars, by Gail Seekamp

Dandelions, the scourge of the proud gardener, get the thumbs up from Gail Seekamp.

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Dawn Chorus

Dawn Chorus

A poem by Grace Wells

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On the Mountain by John F Deane

On the Mountain by John F Deane

John F Deane and his brother explore the limits of the world from Achill

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About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Don't Ever Change

Don't Ever Change

The Beatles

2:03

The Nightingale And The Rose

The Nightingale And The Rose

Gwen Catley (Soprano)

2:16

Inis Oirr

Inis Oirr

Trio Elatha

2:54

Dandelion

Dandelion

Charlotte Gainsbourg

3:13

Min Rastas Raataa

Min Rastas Raataa

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir,

1:10

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