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Episode 9

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 05 April 2012

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Following Giacinto's accusation of murder Efix is haunted by memories of the past. Believing he is to blame for the downfall of the Pintor sisters he is compelled to leave- but where will he go?

EFIX.....John Lynch
GIACINTO.....Matthew McNulty
PREDU.....Conrad Nelson

Directed by Nadia Molinari.

  • Reeds in the Wind

    Reeds in the Wind

  • John Lynch as Efix

    John Lynch as Efix

  • Music in Reeds in the Wind series

    Franca Masu
    Tracks from Alguimia: ‘Minyona Morena’; ‘Set’; ‘Cor Meu’.
    Tracks from 10 Anys: ‘Cor Meu’ (live)
    Tracks from Aquamare: ‘Canco Per a Tu’
    (Label: Aramusica/Felmay)

    Dustin O’Halloran
    Tracks from Lumiere: ‘We Move Lightly’; ‘Snow and Light’; ‘Quintette’; ‘Quartet No.2’

    Ludovico Einaudi
    Tracks from Una Mattina by Ludovico Einaudi: ‘Una Mattina’; ‘Nuvole Nere’; ‘Dna’; ‘Nuvole Bianche’
    (Label: DECCA)

    Arvo Part
    Los Angeles : Symphony No.4
    (Label: ECM Records performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra with Esa-Pekka Salonen as conductor)

    Max Richter
    from 24 Postcards in Full Colour: ‘This Picture of Us’
    (Label : FATCAT)

    The Music of Sardinia : Elena Ledda ‘Rosa e Resolva’ & Marina Pittau/Lucia Albertoni ‘Anninnia’
    (label: Arc Music)


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