The first of three shows on Ireland, including works read by Yeats, O’Casey and Heaney, and a special experiment using Robert Frost’s readings of “After Apple Picking”. Also featuring part 2 of TS Eliot’s “Murder In The Cathedral”. Voice On Record is produced and presented by Sean Williams. Each episode features a selection of recordings of the human voice which have been preserved on vinyl. Historic events stand alongside esoteric guides to better bowling. Arid studio recordings are juxtaposed with location recordings rich with fascinating incidental sounds.
Originally broadcast on December 15th 2009