Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Wednesday 25 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.  

Christmas Miscellany

Christmas Miscellany

Part 2 of the Sunday Miscellany Live at Christmas concert, recorded recently at the NCH, Dublin, with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra conducted by Gavin Maloney and special music guests

On this morning’s programme, we heard:
That Night by John F Deane;
Bulgarian Winter Wonderland by Wendy Erskine;
Passing Through by Barry McCrea;
Christmas in the Finglas Credit Union by Rachael Hegarty;
And
A Tale of Two Cribs by Emer O’Kelly

Music:

The music, all performed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and conducted by Gavin Maloney, was: 

Sheep May Safely Graze by Johann Sebastian Bach;

Hungarian Dance No. 5 by Johannes Brahms;

The Wexford Carol, arranged by Fergus O’Carroll and sung by Zoe Conway and John Mc Intyre;

Santa Claus is Coming to Town, by John Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie, arranged by Gavin Murphy, and sung by Jo Petit; 

And O Holy Night, by Adolphe Adam, arranged by William Ryden and Brian Byrne and sung by Sinéad Campbell Wallace

Christmas Miscellany Podcast, 25th December 2019

Christmas Miscellany Podcast, 25th December 2019

On this morning's programme, we heard: That Night by John F Deane; Bulgarian Winter Wonderland by Wendy Erskine; Passing Through by Barry McCrea; Christmas in the Finglas Credit Union by Rachael Hegarty;And A Tale of Two Cribs by Emer O'Kelly

That Night by John F Deane

That Night by John F Deane

A meditation on the Nativity

Bulgarian Winter Wonderland by Wendy Erskine

Bulgarian Winter Wonderland by Wendy Erskine

Writer Wendy Erskine's school ski trip with no snow

Passing Through by Barry McCrea

Passing Through by Barry McCrea

Barry McCrea on midwinter glimpses

Christmas in the Finglas Credit Union by Rachael Hegarty

Christmas in the Finglas Credit Union by Rachael Hegarty

Rachael Hegarty's trip to the Finglas Credit Union

A Tale of Two Cribs by Emer O'Kelly

A Tale of Two Cribs by Emer O'Kelly

A tale of two cribs

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Sheep May Safely Graze

Sheep May Safely Graze

Rte Concert Orchestra With Andrew Gavin

2:02

Hungarian Dance No. 5 In G Minor

Hungarian Dance No. 5 In G Minor

Rte Concert Orchestra With Andrew Gavin

2:34

The Wexford Carol

The Wexford Carol

Zoe Conway And John Mc Intyre With The Rte Concert Orchestra

5:38

O Holy Night

O Holy Night

Sinéad Campbell Wallace

3:22

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Jo Petit And The Rte Concert Orchestra

2:48

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