Four Courts Press 
 
Search
New Catalogue
Jacket
Published:
October 2005
ISBN:
1-85182-842-7
Price:
55/40/$55 hbk
ISBN:
1-85182-843-5
Price:
29.95/24.95/$30 pbk

Music and broadcasting in Ireland since 1926

RICHARD PINE

This history recalls the creation by RTÉ of today's National Symphony Orchestra and its sister, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra; the relations of RTÉ with government, politicians, the Dublin Grand Opera Society and the Wexford Festival; the formation of its Singers, Chamber Choir and String Quartet, and the commissioning of work by classical and traditional composers.

Also in the Broadcasting in Irish Society series:

Pine, 2RN and the origins of Irish radio (2001)
Watson, Broadcasting in Irish: minority, language, radio, television and identity (2003)
Bright, Marconi: the Irish connection (2004)
Horgan, Broadcasting and public life: RTÉ news and current affairs (2004)
Sheehan, The continuing story of Irish television drama:(2004)

Richard Pine is a former concerts manager of RTÉ and is now director of the Durrell School of Corfu; he has written books on Brian Friel, Oscar Wilde and Lawrence Durrell.

500pp October 2005