9 thoughts on “ Postscript - Seamus Heaney, Liam OFlynn - The Poet & The Piper (CD) ”

  1. Aug 30,  · I have been re-listening to The Poet & the Piper, a collaborative recording he produced with Uilleann piper Liam O’Flynn a decade therpvarimevacmunilliliselradic.coinfo of the poems Heaney reads on the CD have to do with folk music, with listening, with voice, and many of them are closely familiar to his readers.
  2. On the opening track, Heaney's recitation of "The Given Note" literally weaves in and out of O'Flynn's rendition of the spooky air "Port na bPucai." On the rest of the album, the voices of the poet and the piper alternate on separate track, yet continue to complement each other in a very natural way--most obviously when Heaney's reading of "The.
  3. I tried to buy tickets for Seamus Heaney and Liam O'Flynn's performance of "The Poet And The Piper at our local theatre in August, but unfortunately they were sold out. I was devastated when I heard of Seamus Heaney's death a few weeks later and realised that I would never again have the chance to hear him reading his poems/5(26).
  4. The Poet & The Piper. The Poet & The Piper is a studio album by poet Seamus Heaney and piper Liam O'Flynn, recorded in and released in the same year. The album is made up of instrumental tracks and spoken poetry, both often mixed together. The recording features traditional and contemporary music, lyrics and poetry such as An Bonnán Buí, one of the oldest known Irish traditional songs.
  5. Irish poet, writer and lecturer, born 13 April in Castledawson, Northern Ireland, died 30 August in Dublin, Ireland. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in and the T. S. Eliot Prize in
  6. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Poet & the Piper - Seamus Heaney, Liam O'Flynn on AllMusic -
  7. Postscript Garret Barry’s Seán Reid’s Favourite; iTunes. Six comments The Poet and the Piper. Exquisite blend of poetry and music - recommended # Posted by Edgar Bolton 8 years ago. Details. Seamus Heaney - words Liam O’Flynn - Uilleann Pipes, whistle Rod McVey - .
  8. Seamus Heaney is widely recognized as one of the major poets of the 20th century. A native of Northern Ireland, Heaney was raised in County Derry, and later lived for many years in Dublin. He was the author of over 20 volumes of poetry and criticism, and edited several widely used anthologies. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in

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