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Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Library service host a varied programme of events throughout the year, some of which we record, including a series of literary events called dlr Library Voices and an annual literary festival called Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival run in collaboration with dlr Arts Office.

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Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Library service host a varied programme of events throughout the year, some of which we record, including a series of literary events called dlr Library Voices and an annual literary festival called Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival run in collaboration with dlr Arts Office.

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Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Library service host a varied programme of events throughout the year, some of which we record, including a series of literary events called dlr Library Voices and an annual literary festival called Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival run in collaboration with dlr Arts Office.

Writer Adrian Duncan's favourite books on "World Building"

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Writer, engineer and artist Adrian Duncan discusses his favourite books on World Building, in terms of architecture and engineering and also in terms of creating a world in historical fiction and memoir writing.

Order the books Adrian discussed on our library catalogue here: https://librariesireland.iii.com/iii/encore/?lang=eng

Books chosen: An Engineer Imagines – Peter Rice, Memoirs of Hadrian - Marguerite Yourcenar, Bungalow Bliss – Jack Fitzsimons, Mystery and Manners – Flannery O'Connor.

Film on Peter Rice:
Floating Structures https://www.ifihome.ie/film/floating-structures/

Sep 04 2020

1hr 1min

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The transgressive writing of Charles Bukowski by poet Steve Denehan

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

Jul 20 2020

35mins

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Best books by fantasy author Terry Pratchett

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

Jul 06 2020

35mins

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Irish National Opera podcast #2

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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. https://www.apartemusic.com/produit/bad-guys-xavier-sabata/

Handel, Sorge nel petto, Rinaldo. Performed by Xavier Sabata. Il Pomo D’oro conducted by Riccardo Minasi. Aparté. https://www.apartemusic.com/produit/bad-guys-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. https://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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=172&v=Kdp4NHWr7G8&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.

Jun 17 2020

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Irish National Opera podcast #1

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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.
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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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4Iv9WdI4LE

Luciano Pavarotti masterclass, Barbican London, 1987. https://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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tMcopHJ9Bk

Jun 09 2020

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Top scriptwriting tips from a prolific Drama Reader.

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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.

May 13 2020

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Carnegie Cinema Club: What we've watched so far

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dlr Staff Hayley and Aisling give a quick recap of all the films they watched with the Carnegie Cinema Club at Blackrock Library.

May 01 2020

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Food for the Soul with Darina Allen

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Food for the Soul with Darina Allen by dlr Staff

Mar 30 2020

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Billy from dlr Libraries on Japanese Literature & the writer Yukio Mishima

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dlr Libraries staff member Billy discusses the life, death and literary works of legendary Japanese author Yukio Mishima.

Mar 23 2020

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Speculative Fiction recommendations with Deanna from dlr Libraries

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

Mar 19 2020

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Film review of Little Women with journalist Jennifer Gannon

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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.

Feb 25 2020

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How to read more books in 2020 with Raven Books in Blackrock

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Louisa from Raven Books in Blackrock shares how she plans and tracks her reading for the year. She gives advice on how to choose what to read next and how to read more widely across genre and authors.

Feb 07 2020

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Best books to read aloud to kids with Vita from dlr libraries

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

Jan 13 2020

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