Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 29 November 2020

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

Kavanagh in Drumcondra, by Dermot Bolger;
Voices in the Ether, by Barbara Scully; 
Vaclav Havel Borrowed The Toaster, by Frank Kavanagh; 
The Book That Changed My Life (for Dervla Murphy's Birthday) by Hannah Kiely; 
The Revolutions of Wheels and the Wheels of Revolution, by Colin Regan,
And
Bitter Legend, a poem by Vincent Woods

Music:

Hear My Song, Violetta, sung by Josef Locke;

Everybody Eats When They Come To My House, by Cab Calloway; 

Étude in C Opus 10 no. 1 – the Waterfall Étude -- by Chopin, played by Vlado Perlemuter on piano; 

In Bicicletta, by Luis Bacalov, from the film Il Postino,

And
Broken Bicycles, by Tom Waits

Sunday Miscellany Podcast 29th November 2020

Sunday Miscellany Podcast 29th November 2020

On this week's programme, the bicycle as GAA freedom machine -- and in the writings of celebrated travel writer Dervla Murphy, who celebrates her 89th birthday this weekend. Also, Vaclav Havel's liking for toast and Patrick Kavanagh's Drumcondra haunts with Dermot Bolger, Barbara Scully, Frank Kavanagh, Hannah Kiely, Colin Regan and Vincent Woods

Kavanagh in Drumcondra, by Dermot Bolger

Kavanagh in Drumcondra, by Dermot Bolger

His Drumcondra flat was the first of many Dublin addresses for Patrick Kavanagh

Voices in the Ether, by Barbara Scully

Voices in the Ether, by Barbara Scully

On adjusting to this new working, living and studying at home

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Vaclav Havel Borrowed The Toaster

Vaclav Havel Borrowed The Toaster

On visiting Warsaw just after the fall of the Berlin Wall

The Book That Changed My Life by Hannah Kiely

The Book That Changed My Life by Hannah Kiely

A homage to Dervla Murphy, one of the great travel writers of our time

The Revolutions of Wheels and the Wheels of Revolution, by Colin Regan

The Revolutions of Wheels and the Wheels of Revolution, by Colin Regan

Before the rise of the motor car, the bicycle was part of the GAA mythology

Bitter Legend, a poem by Vincent Woods

Bitter Legend, a poem by Vincent Woods

"When the Jews were expelled from Spain

they travelled east..."

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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

Hear My Song Violetta

Hear My Song Violetta

Josef Locke (Tenor)

2:44

Everybody Eats When They Come To My House

Everybody Eats When They Come To My House

Cab Calloway

2:43

Étude No. 1 In C Major, Op. 10

Étude No. 1 In C Major, Op. 10

Vlado Perlemuter (Piano)

2:16

In Bicicletta

In Bicicletta

Luis Bacalov

2:23

Broken Bicycles

Broken Bicycles

Tom Waits

2:46

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