Nights for Tuesday 10 April 2012
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: Egyptian Dance
"The first great culture to infuse its entire society with the magic of music and dance was that of ancient Egypt" - Judith Varga decided that she needed to return to the land of the Nile to learn more.
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 The World At Night: Russia
Neil McGowan is our British-born Moscow-based expert on classical music and Russia, pop. 141,750,000 (est. 2010)... post-election fall-out began with an all-girl punk band called Pussy Riot breaking into Moscow's main cathedral to perform a song in front of the main altar begging God to save the country from Mr Putin.
9:00 News and Weather
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Sound Matters
A feature from Irish Public Ratio which takes a journey into sound and how it plays such an influential, yet often undervalued role in our lives. The documentary looks at how sound affects us at work and at play, from the bizarre to the breathtaking - and how the ephemeral nature of sound gets inside and around us 360°, 24/7. (RTE)
10:00 News and Weather
10:17 Late Edition
Part 3: Nick Dwyer and Barnie Duncan uncover the sounds of Ethiopia.