Library Podcast

Welcome to dlr Libraries Podcast page, a new service from DLR Libraries. If you missed some of our events over the past few months you can now get a chance to hear them as they happened thanks to our new podcasting page.

Here you can browse the complete collection of podcasts in the series. Each one may be played on the page, or downloaded and saved. You can also use iTunes for automatic downloading and syncing to an iPod, or subscribe to the RSS feed.

Our Podcast

Irish National Opera podcast #2
17 June 2020

This is the second of a two-part podcast produced by the Irish National Opera in partnership with dlr Libraries. The series will explore the different voice types you'll hear in an opera performance.

Part 2 explores the higher voices including sopranos, mezzo sopranos and those rare male voices the countertenors. This episode features special guest interview with countertenor Xavier Sabato.

Researched and presented by INO Artistic Partner and mezzo-soprano, Sharon Carty.
Edited and mixed by Laoise O'Brien.

 

Audio References:

Mozart, Overture, Die Zauberflöte. Irish National Opera / Irish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Peter Whelan. 2019.

Handel, Pena tiranna, Amadigi di Gaula. Performed by Xavier Sabata. Il Pomo D’oro conducted by Riccardo Minasi. Aparté. www.apartemusic.com/produit/bad-guy…-xavier-sabata/

Handel, Sorge nel petto, Rinaldo. Performed by Xavier Sabata. Il Pomo D’oro conducted by Riccardo Minasi. Aparté. www.apartemusic.com/produit/bad-guy…-xavier-sabata/

Handel, Dover, giustizia, amor, Ariodante. Performed by Hilary Summers. Opera Theatre Company / Irish Baroque Orchestra conducted by Markellos Chryssicos. 2016.

Bach, Ave Maria. Performed by Alessandro Moreschi. www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLjvfqnD0ws

Vivaldi, Ho il cor già lacero, Griselda. Performed by Katie Bray. Irish National Opera / Irish Baroque Orchestra conducted by Peter Whelan. 2019.

Rossini, Non più mesta, La Cenerentola. Performed by Tara Erraught. Irish National Opera conducted by Fergus Sheil. 2019.

Highest note ever sung, Adam Lopez. www.youtube.com/watch?time_contin…&feature=emb_logo

Wagner, Liebestod, Tristan und Isolde. Performed by Miriam Murphy. Wide Open Opera conducted by Fergus Sheil. 2012.

Puccini, Un bel dì vedremo, Madama Butterfly. Performed by Celine Byrne. Irish National Opera / RTÉ Concert Orchestra conducted by Timothy Redmond. 2019.

Mozart, Der Hölle Rache, Die Zauberflöte. Performed by Kim Sheehan. Irish National Opera / Irish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Peter Whelan. 2019.

Mozart, Dove sono, Le Nozze di Figaro. Performed by Máire Flavin. Irish National Opera / Irish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Peter Whelan. 2018.

Gluck, Che fiero momento, Orfeo ed Euridice. Performed by Sarah Power. Irish National Opera / Irish Baroque Orchestra conducted by Peter Whelan. 2019.

 

Irish National Opera podcast #1
09 June 2020

This is the first of a two-part podcast produced by the Irish National Opera in partnership with dlr Libraries. The series will explore the different voice types you'll hear in an opera performance.
Part 1 explores the male voices from bass to tenor with special guest interview with vocal coach and répétiteur Brenda Hurley.

Researched and presented by INO Artistic Partner and mezzo-soprano, Sharon Carty.
Edited and mixed by Laoise O'Brien.

 

Audio References:

Mozart, In diesen heil’gen Hallen, The Magic Flute. Performed by Lukas Jacobski. Irish National Opera / Irish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Peter Whelan. 2019.

Rossini, Largo al factotum, The Barber of Seville. Performed by Gavan Ring. Wide Open Opera conducted by Fergus Sheil. 2016.

Lehár, Dein ist mein ganzes Herz, Land des Lächelns. Performed by Gavan Ring. RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Brophy. 2019.

Verdi, La donna è mobile, Rigoletto. Performed by Luciano Pavarotti and Antonio Tonini. 1964. www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4Iv9WdI4LE

Luciano Pavarotti masterclass, Barbican London, 1987. www.bfi.org.uk/films-tv-people/4ce2b755b0342

Perotin le Grand, Viderunt Omne. Performed by the Early Music Consort of London, David Munrow. 2002.

Monteverdi, Vi ricorda, o boschi ombrosi, L’Orfeo. Performed by John Elwes. Conducted by Yoshio Watanabe. 1990.

Britten, Canticle II, Op. 51 Abraham and Isaac. Performed by John Elwes and Benjamin Britten. ℗ 2013 Naxos Classical Archives www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tMcopHJ9Bk

 

Need to Read: Speculative Fiction
23 March 2020

dlr Libraries staff member Deanna discusses her recommended reads in the area of Speculative Fiction. Not sure what that is? Have a listen...

 

Listen back on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/dlr-soundcloud/speculativefiction

Need to read: Little Women (film)
26 February 2020

Hayley Reynolds from dlr Libraries chats to freelance journalist Jenn Gannon about all aspects of the recent film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women by director Greta Gerwig. If you loved the film and cried like a baby or perhaps are just a huge fan of of the book, Greta Gerwig, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Plugh, or Master Timmy Chalamet, then this is the mutual appreciation space for you. 

Spoiler alert - this is for people who know the story of Little Women as there are multiple spoilers from the beginning.

 

Listen back on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/dlr-soundcloud/need-to-read-little-women-film

 

 

Need to Read: Best books to read aloud to kids
10 February 2020

Hayley Reynolds a dlr Library assistant, talks to her colleague Vita Coleman about the best books to read aloud to kids at story time.

 

Listen back on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/dlr-soundcloud/need-to-read