Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 3 January 2021

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

The Lass of Aughrim, by John O'Donnell; 
Moments of Being, by Lani O’Hanlon; 
Winter Bonfire, by Mary O’Donnell;
The Smell of Snow by Tim Carey; 
El Greco 1971, a poem by Michael O’Connor;
And
The Weathers and the Seasons, by John F Deane 

Music:

The Lass of Aughrim, sung by White Raven; 
These Days, by Nico and the Velvet Underground;
Winter Bonfire Op 122 Departure by Sergei Prokofiev, played by Orchestre Symphonique de la Saison Russe
Snow, Prelude No. 2 by Ludovico Einaudi
And
Theme from Zorba the Greek: Cretan Dance by Mikos Theodorakis

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 3rd January 2021

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 3rd January 2021

New Year meditations... snow longings... The Lass of Aughrim... and a winter bonfire.... with John O'Donnell, Lani O'Hanlon, Mary O'Donnell, Tim Carey, Michael O'Connor and John F Deane

The Lass of Aughrim, by John O'Donnell

The Lass of Aughrim, by John O'Donnell

"This song is at its grieving heart, a poignant reminder of how the past is always with us, especially in Ireland, where at times the past can seem more vibrant, more alive than the present...

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Moments of Being, by Lani O'Hanlon

Moments of Being, by Lani O'Hanlon

"As Anne Frank once said, 'People can tell you to keep your mouth shut but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion'...

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Winter Bonfire, by Mary O'Donnell

Winter Bonfire, by Mary O'Donnell

Everything about this composition holds us close to the pattern of a child's intensely felt day..." Mary O'Donnell on one of Prokofiev's lesser known symphonies

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The Smell of Snow by Tim Carey

The Smell of Snow by Tim Carey

"I'm sure I'm not the only person who can smell snow. But I trust my nose as much as I trust the weather forecasters when it comes to forecasting one of the most difficult of weather conditions to predict..."

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El Greco 1971, a poem by Michael O'Connor

El Greco 1971, a poem by Michael O'Connor

"At the end of the night when all bills had been paid, Frixos, the owner, would come from the tiny bar and play the bouzouki for the diners who lingered over their Cona coffee and brandy..."

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The Weathers and the Seasons, by John F Deane

The Weathers and the Seasons, by John F Deane

"The year opens with the bright poem of the crocus..."

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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

The Lass Of Aughrim

The Lass Of Aughrim

White Raven

2:13

These Days

These Days

Nico

3:30

Winter Bonfire, Op. 122

Winter Bonfire, Op. 122

Orchestre Symphonique De La Saison Russe

20:18

Snow, Prelude No. 2

Snow, Prelude No. 2

Ludovico Einaudi (Piano)

1:48

Cretan Dance From Zorba The Greek

Cretan Dance From Zorba The Greek

Mikis Theodorakis

1:08

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