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Song for Ireland

Lorcan Cranitch and Orla Charlton with readings evoking the Irish landscape, from WB Yeats, Seamus Heaney and Paul Durcan, plus music from Liam O'Flynn, Arnold Bax and John Cage.

A sequence of poetry, prose and music exploring the identity of the Irish through the landscape, with readings from Irish actors Lorcan Cranitch and Orla Charlton.

Literature featured spans the 9th century to the present day and includes some of the best-loved Irish poets - WB Yeats, Seamus Heaney, PJ Kavanagh, Derek Mahon and Paul Durcan. Music ranges from the pastoral idyll of Bax's Moy Mell and the chaotic Irish circus of John Cage's Roaratorio to the sound of Liam O' Flynn on Uillean pipes and young flute player Michael McGoldrick.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Last on

Sun 7 Feb 2010 22:15

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