Classical 101 Archives For: October 1, 2014

An Irish Symphony for St. Patrick’s Day

2:48PM
March
17, 2014

Hamilton Harty wrote his Irish Symphony in 1904 for the Feis Ceoil Festival in Dublin. Each of the four movements of the symphony is based on a traditional Irish tune. This evening on Symphony @ 7 on Classical 101, we’ll have a performance of this work for St. Patrick’s Day.

St. Patrick’s Day and a Family Legend

annieandpat
Annie the Irish Rose and my Gandfather around 1960
8:35AM
March 17, 2014

Every St. Patrick’s day I think of two people. One is still world famous, 70 years after his death. The other is my Grandmother.