Arthur Rackham MND

Lord, what fools these mortals be! It’s Midsummer Day and Night. What will your dreams be?

Today’s program on Radio Riel’s main stream is music in honor of the Summer Solstice. You will hear music about summer, fairies and a dash of Shakespeare all in a mix of Early Music, Baroque, Classical, Folk and more. Let Radio Riel provide your soundtrack for the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.

Additionally, Gabrielle Riel will be playing a live “Songs from The Nightingale: Midsummer Night” broadcast on Radio Riel’s Main, Reverie & Fantasy Faire streams this evening from 7:00pm — 8:30pm North American Pacific time.

Today’s program is presented by Gabrielle Riel. If you are in the United States, please click here to launch the Stream Licensing player. To listen from outside of the United States, click here to start your player .


Music for Bloomsday

by Elrik Merlin 17 June 2017 Daily Programme
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To celebrate (belatedly) Bloomsday and remember the work of the great Irish poet and writer James Joyce, we’re presenting a programme of Irish music, traditional and modern; we will also be playing musical settings of some of Joyce’s first published poetry: Chamber Music of 1907. 

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Anthems In Eden — The Journey of Folk into Rock

by Elrik Merlin 14 June 2017 Daily Programme
Anthems In Eden — The Journey of Folk into Rock

Today’s programme traces the journey of folk into rock in the UK, with a special emphasis on the 1960s and 1970s.

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