Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafemuddy

Post to this Thread - Sort Descending - Printer Friendly - Home


Radio Ballads - documentaries

Related threads:
Obit: 60th Anniversary of Driver John Axon (14)
Radio Ballad Format - who created it? (28)
BBC Radio Ballad (2014) Great War 1914 (21)
BBC Radio Ballads by Ewan MacColl/Chas. Parker (37)
The Radio Ballads-available on the Internet (20)
MacColl/Seeger TV ballad (6)
Radio Ballads Feature Radio mersyside (12)
Radio Ballads Anniversary Programme (77)
New Radio Ballad Show - Regent's Canal (1)
New Radio Ballad: Pricilla Biggadike - the Musical (9)
BBC Radio Ballads 2012 (4)
BBC Radio Ballads 2006/7 (39)
Radio Ballads in Alan Lomax Archive (2)
Radio Ballads: Singing the fishing (4)
BBC Radio 2 Ballad of the Miners Strike (64)
2006 Radio Ballads transcript? (3)
Radio Ballads [BBC Radio 7, 13th June] (4)
Radio Ballads/Lloyd biography (33)
Radio Ballads Celtic Connections on R2 (2)
BBC R4 now! 9Radio Ballads) (6)
Radio Ballads book and transcript (3)
Radio Ballads (MacColl/Parker) (19)
Ballad of John Axon; Transcription (14)
Radio ballad gets Sony Award (3)
New 'Radio Ballads' on BBC (19)
Don't Miss This - Radio Ballads (9)
happy? – Feb 9 (John Axon killed) (4)
Radio Ballads Part 2 (16)
Info request - John Axons Engine (28)
Lyr Req: The big hewer (16)
Radio Ballads (3)
The Radio-Ballads (12)
Radio Ballads (13)
Lyr Req: Ballad of John Axon (Ewan MacColl) (10)


GUEST,CJB 19 Apr 15 - 08:52 AM
GMGough 19 Apr 15 - 10:02 AM
ChrisJBrady 19 Apr 15 - 02:23 PM
Share Thread
more
Lyrics & Knowledge Search [Advanced]
DT  Forum
Sort (Forum) by:relevance date
DT Lyrics:





Subject: Radio Ballads - features ..
From: GUEST,CJB
Date: 19 Apr 15 - 08:52 AM

As further research into the Rradio Ballad genre - we are seeking the following recordings please ...

* Jim Lloyd 'Folk on 2' - Wednesday July 6th 1988

* Mark Radcliffe 'Folk Show' - The Great War
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04lp2m9

Also does anyone know where the scripts are for the following - it may be possible to re-record them...

Two more lost radio ballad / operas:

http://research.culturalequity.org/home-radio.jsp

* Stone of Tory, 1950. A full-scale ballad opera, broadcast from Dublin, featuring Irish rural singers and a cast from the Abbey Theatre.

* Over the Sea to Skye, 1951. A ballad opera on the flight of Prince Charlie through the Highlands, with Ewan MacColl and a cast of Scots and Hebridean folk singers.

Thank you -

CJB.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: Radio Ballads - documentaries
From: GMGough
Date: 19 Apr 15 - 10:02 AM

CJB - please check your PM


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: Radio Ballads - documentaries
From: ChrisJBrady
Date: 19 Apr 15 - 02:23 PM

Re: other Radio Ballads of interest:

[GMGough] has reminded me that there is another influential Radio Ballad that seriously needs rescuing:

"Last Shift" Radio Ballad was broadcast as part of The Andy Kershaw Show on BBC Radio 1 on 2nd June 1997.

[GMGough] opines "Last Shift" was a BBC studio recording based on Richard Thompson's "Industry". It seems that the broadcast was far more than a run through of the CD, but was presented in the style of a (MacColl) Radio Ballad."

http://www.siiye.co.uk/E7/PAGE_199.html

Does anyone have a copy please?

===

Then there is:

Priscilla Bigadyke - see:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00jpkx3

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/lincolnshire/hi/people_and_places/arts_and_culture/newsid_9409000/9409650.stm

Again does anyone have a copy of the radio prog. please?

===

With regards to "The Man Who Went To War" from 1944 the latest information is at:

http://music.ku.edu/%E2%80%9Cnon-extant%E2%80%9D-recording-langston-hughes-ballad-opera-found

A photo of the cast is at:

http://bbcradio3.tumblr.com/page/5 - scroll to the bottom

Efforts are being made to persuade the BBC to air this definitive programme again - 70 years after its first airing in 1944.

http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/search/0/20?&q=%22man+who+went+to+war%22#search

===

CJB


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate
  Share Thread:
More...

Reply to Thread
Subject:  Help
From:
Preview   Automatic Linebreaks   Make a link ("blue clicky")


Mudcat time: 25 May 12:54 PM EDT

[ Home ]

All original material is copyright © 1998 by the Mudcat Café Music Foundation, Inc. All photos, music, images, etc. are copyright © by their rightful owners. Every effort is taken to attribute appropriate copyright to images, content, music, etc. We are not a copyright resource.