From the Library… Jane Austen Special Program

Radio Riel is proud to present a spe­cial pro­gram of Jane Austen’s “Per­sua­sion”, as well as music of Jane Austen’s time and some of the recent film scores to Austen movies, in sup­port of the Cale­don Library’s “The Com­plete Jane” pro­gram.

From the Library Mil­i­tant web­site: “Begin­ning Jan­u­ary 13, PBS will air film ver­sions of each of Miss Jane Austen’s nov­els on Sun­days through April. (For infor­ma­tion, see ) You are invit­ed to join an infor­mal dis­cus­sion of the films and the nov­els, the Mon­day evenings fol­low­ing, at 6 p.m. SLT at The White­horn Library in Cale­don. To know more, pray IM Kghia Gher­ar­di, or reach her Aether­i­cal­ly at .”

The accom­pa­ny­ing Radio Riel pro­gram is as fol­lows (US Pacif­ic Stan­dard Time):

Sat­ur­day, Jan­u­ary 12

9:00 — 17:30 — “Per­sua­sion” — the com­plete Lib­rivox Audio­book

17:30 — 19:00 — The Music of Jane Austen

19:00 — 22:00 — The Snowflake Ball (Break in Austen Pro­gram­ming)

22:00 — 0:00 — The Music of Jane Austen

Sun­day, Jan­u­ary 13

0:00 — 9:00 — The Music of Jane Austen

9:00 — 15:30 — “Per­sua­sion” — the com­plete Lib­rivox Audio­book

15:30 — 18:30 — Oak Tree Shops Grand Re-Open­ing (Break in Austen Pro­gram­ming)

18:30 — 20:30 — “Per­sua­sion” — the com­plete Lib­rivox Audio­book

20:30 — 0:00 — The Music of Jane Austen

Mon­day, Jan­u­ary 14

0:00 — 9:00 — The Music of Jane Austen

9:00 — 17:30 — “Per­sua­sion” — the com­plete Lib­rivox Audio­book

17:30 — 0:00 — The Music of Jane Austen

Albums includ­ed in “The Music of Jane Austen” por­tions of the pro­gram:

  • Pride & Prej­u­dice (Music from the Motion Pic­ture)
  • The Jane Austen Com­pan­ion — Var­i­ous Artists
  • Jane Austen’s Song­book (Jane Austen’s Favourite Vocal Music) — Julianne Baird
  • Sense & Sen­si­bil­i­ty — Orig­i­nal Motion Pic­ture Sound­track

Addi­tion­al artists in the pro­gram:

  • Bare Neces­si­ties
  • Child­grove
  • The Brass­works Band of San Fran­cis­co
  • Clau­dio Arrau play­ing works of Beethoven
  • Ensem­ble Galilei
  • Music of George Fred­er­ic Han­del
  • Music of Fred­er­ic Chopin
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2 Responses to “From the Library… Jane Austen Special Program”

  1. Meaghan Lee says:

    This is awe­some! I found this through Mox­ie Grum­by, and I am delight­ed about all the Jane Austen fun.

    That said, I’m not dig­ging the voice tal­ent they used for Per­sua­sion. I’ll see if I can get past it.

  2. Gabrielle Riel says:

    I am so glad you found us Meaghan! Wel­come to Radio Riel!

    I agree with you — some of the Lib­rivox “read­ers” are bet­ter than oth­ers, but that is to be expect­ed as Lib­rivox is 100% vol­un­teer.

    The ben­e­fit to Lib­rivox? They are 100% pub­lic domain. 🙂 It’s won­der­ful hav­ing the resource and know­ing that the Record­ing Indus­try Asso­ci­a­tion of Amer­i­ca (RIAA) can’t come after us.

    I hope you enjoy the music too!

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