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Episode #2024

Program #2024

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Friday, January 03, 2003

While Irish folk music is well-known to a broad public in the United States, that small country's contemporary composers struggle for greater recognition. As we hear through interviews and music recorded on location in Ireland, the new-music scene there is especially rich. We get a taste of the radiant vocals of Dublin-based choir Anúna (which recently embarked on its first-ever US tour) as well as such composers and performers as Daniel Figgis, Roger Doyle, Judith Ring, and Joanna MacGregor.

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PROGRAM #2024, Horizons, on Ireland's LYRIC FM. Special Edition (First aired on 3/26/02)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Niorin Ni Riain & Monks of Glenstal Abbey

Invocation

Seacht nDolas [4:30] produced by Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin

Six Degress #214524441. ** Available at Amazon.com*

Joanna MacGregor (pf)

By the new time

Donnacha Dennehy : pAt
[4:00]

Silver Door - SIDO 010 CD
Available online www.cmc.ie/cd-shop

Daniel Figgis

Skipper

Daniel Figgis: The Please Front [3:00]

BLACK BURST RECORDS 005
Available at Amazon.co.uk*

Judith Ring

By the new time

Judith Ring: Accumulation (Washing machine music) [3:30]

See above.

Roger Doyle

By the new time

The Idea and its Shadow[5:00]

See above.

Gerald Barry

Gerald Barry Orchestral Works

Barry: Chevaux de Frise, excerpt [2:00]

Marco Polo 1997. # 8.225006. Available at Amazon.com*

Kevin Volans (pf), Gerald Barry (pf)

Things that gain.

Barry: Ø, excerpt [2:00]

Black Box Music 1998. BBM1011. Available at Amazon.com*

Anuna

Cynara

Michael McGlynn:
When the War is Over [3:00]

Danú 012*
Available at Amazon.com*

Anuna

Deep Dead Blue

Medieval, arr. Michael McGlynn: Nobilis Humilis [2:00]

Danú 007
Available online at www.anuna.ie OR Anúna
Box 4468, Churchtown, Dublin 14 Ireland

Donnacha Dennehy

Private CD - the Crash Ensemble

Junk Box Fraud, excerpt [3:00]

Not commercially available.

Related Links:

Horizons on Lyric FM (http://www.lyricfm.ie/programmes/horizons/)

Irish World Music Centre (http://www.ul.ie/~iwmc/micheal.html)

Trinity College Dublin (http://www.tcd.ie/)

Piers Hellawell (http://www.cmc.ie/composers/hellawell.html)

Kevin Volans (http://www.cmc.ie/composers/volans.html)

Donnacha Dennehy (http://www.cmc.ie/composers/dennehy.html)

Crash Ensemble (http://www.crashensemble.com/aboutframe.htm)

Jane O'Leary (http://www.cmc.ie/composers/olearyj.html)

Daniel Figgis (http://www.danielfiggis.com/)

Judith Ring (http://www.cmc.ie/articles/driven-determined.html)

Roger Doyle (http://www.cmc.ie/composers/doyle.html)

Gerald Barry (http://www.cmc.ie/composers/barry.html)

Michael McGlynn (http://www.cmc.ie/composers/mcglynn.html)

Anuna (http://www.anuna.ie)

Irish Arts Council (http://www.artscouncil.ie)

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