Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 8 December 2019

Tickets for the next live performance of Sunday Miscellany, which takes place at the Ennis Book Club Festival in Glór, Ennis, Co. Clare on 8 March 2020, are now on sale

A new book celebrating 50 years of Sunday Miscellany has recently been published by New Island Books.  This anthology of essays and poetry were read for the first time at Miscellany50, a live event in the Project Arts Centre last December.  

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

On this morning’s programme, we heard:
Connections by Leo Cullen;
Lovely Cigar by Kate Kerrigan;
In the Annals of Beara, a poem by Gerard Smyth;
The Day my Sister met the Queen by Roslyn Dee;
Winter Dusk, a poem by Grace Wells;
And
Georgie Boy by Des MacHale

Music:

Sweet Thames, Flow Softly, by the Johnstons;
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, by Coleman Hawkins;
Les Soirs Illuminés par l’Ardeur du Charbon/ Evenings Lit by Burning Coals, by Debussy, played on piano by Philippe Cassard;
Ceremonial Fanfare No. 12 for Trumpet and Timpani by Anton Diabelli, played by John Wallace on trumpet with the Wallace Collection and the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Wallace-Green; 
And
Trees, by Oscar Rasbach, played by Julian Lloyd Webber on cello with John Lenehan on piano

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 8th December 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 8th December 2019

On this morning's programme, we heard: Connections, by Leo Cullen; Lovely Cigar, by Kate Kerrigan; In the Annals of Beara, a poem by Gerard Smyth; The Day my Sister met the Queen, by Roslyn Dee; Winter Dusk, a poem by Grace Wells; and Georgie Boy, by Des MacHale

Connections by Leo Cullen

Connections by Leo Cullen

An emigrant of the mind

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Lovely Cigar by Kate Kerrigan

Lovely Cigar by Kate Kerrigan

A forgotten Havana cigar distracts from the job in hand

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In the Annals of Beara

In the Annals of Beara

a poem by Gerard Smyth

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The Day My Sister met the Queen by Roslyn Dee

The Day My Sister met the Queen by Roslyn Dee

A most enjoyable visit - the Queen of England describes her 2011 visit to Ireland

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Winter Dusk

Winter Dusk

A poem by Grace Wells

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Georgie Boy by Des MacHale

Georgie Boy by Des MacHale

A disastrous night on Quicksilver might have ended so differently if only..........

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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

Sweet Thames Flow Softly

Sweet Thames Flow Softly

The Johnstons

3:39

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Coleman Hawkins (Saxophone)

4:35

Les Soirs Illumines Par L'Ardeur Du Charbon - Evenings Lit By Burning Coals

Les Soirs Illumines Par L'Ardeur Du Charbon - Evenings Lit By Burning Coals

Philippe Cassard (Piano)

2:07

Ceremonial Fanfare No. 12 For Trumpet And Timpani

Ceremonial Fanfare No. 12 For Trumpet And Timpani

John Wallace (Trumpet)

1:10

Trees

Trees

Julian Lloyd-Webber (Cello), John Lenehan (Piano)

1:59

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Carolyn Dempsey

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