Thursday February 27, 2020

Radio Review

Extraordinary lives and mixed eulogies

18th June, 2011

Sunlight And Shadow (Lyric FM), a profile of Irish composer Frederick May, was in no danger of being mistaken for an episode of This Is Your Life. Time and again the knife was posthumously slid between May’s ribs, even if in an innocent and truthful spirit.

‘‘We certainly couldn’t communicate with him,” said John Kinsella.

‘‘He looked quite old, and disturbed, and poor,” said Colm Toibín. ‘‘He was...

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