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

Need to Read: The transgressive writing of Charles Bukowski by poet Steve Denehan
20 July 2020

Poet Steve Denehan discusses the life and work of the transgressive writer Charles Bukowski.

Best books by fantasy author Terry Pratchett
13 July 2020

Avid reader and library-goer Hugh Torpey explains what draws him to the fantasy books by author Terry Pratchett.

Top scriptwriting tips from a prolific Drama Reader.
13 July 2020

UKTV Drama-reader, and dlr Library member, Craig Reynolds shares what he has learnt from reading hundreds of scripts for his job working in tv commissioning. We chat best practice for writing with TV in mind and how to go about getting an agent and your script commissioned. A must listen for all our writers and creative writing groups from dlr Libraries.

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