Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 19 May 2019

Our next live Sunday Miscellany takes place at Waterford Writers Weekend  in the Theatre Royal Waterford on Saturday 26th October at 11.45 a.m. To book phone 051 - 874402 or click here


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Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

The Telegram, by Mary Black;
The Fire In The Flint, by Éilis Ní Dhuibhne;
Bath Abbey and the Shadows of History, by Emer O’Kelly;
We’ll Gather Lilacs, by Pat Dunne;
and
Heavenly Feast, a poem by Denise Blake

Music:


Un Bel Di Vedremo, from Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, sung by Margaret Burke Sheridan with the Orchestra of La Scala, conducted by Carlo Sabajno;
Time to Time, by We Banjo Three;
Adagio from Mozart’s Violin Concerto no. 3 in G Major, played by Yehudi Menuhin with the Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra;
And
We’ll Gather Lilacs, written by Ivor Novello and sung by Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth.

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 19th May 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 19th May 2019

On today's programme: The Telegram by Mary Black; The Fire In The Flint by Éilis Ní Dhuibhne; Bath Abbey and the Shadows of History by Emer O'Kelly; We'll Gather Lilacs by Pat Dunne; And Heavenly Feast, a poem by Denise Blake

The Telegram by Mary Black

The Telegram by Mary Black

An encounter with the opera singer, Margaret Burke Sheridan.

The Fire in the Flint by Éilis Ní Dhuibhne

The Fire in the Flint by Éilis Ní Dhuibhne

The spark of creativity has to be nurtured and kept alight

Bath Abbey and the Shadows of History by Emer O'Kelly

Bath Abbey and the Shadows of History by Emer O'Kelly

A visit to Bath Abbey

We'll Gather Lilacs by Pat Dunne

We'll Gather Lilacs by Pat Dunne

Lilacs in May, tinged with sweetness and loss

Heavenly Feast, a poem by Denise Blake

Heavenly Feast, a poem by Denise Blake

A welcome home feast

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Un Bel Di Vedremo

Un Bel Di Vedremo

Margaret Burke Sheridan (Sop)

4:34

Time To Time

Time To Time

Enda Scahill / Fergal Scahill

2:31

Adagio, Violin Concerto No. 3 In G Major

Adagio, Violin Concerto No. 3 In G Major

Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)

4:19

We'll Gather Lilacs

We'll Gather Lilacs

Anne Zeigler And Webster Booth

3:21

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