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Club Manganese III

An occasional series of juxtaposed musical vignettes

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For the high Milesian race alone
. Ever flows the music of her woe !

– Mangan

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“My Dark Rosaleen”, which is doubtless Clarence Mangan’s most famous poem, was set to music by Alicia Adélaïde Needham circa 1890 ; the composition is sung here by The Count McCormack –

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Shane MacGowan sings his dreaming vision of the poet Mangan in “The Snake With Eyes of Garnet” –

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Symphony in G minor by E. J. Moeran, largely composed at Kenmare in the County Kerry ; the Hallé Orchestra is conducted by Leslie Heward –

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Club Manganese II

An occasional series of juxtaposed musical vignettes

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So thrills through the depths of all hearts and souls

The might of thy lyre !

.                                                                                                       – Mangan

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Three jaunty Irish jigs played on the cello banjo by Steven Hawson –

 

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Sándor Ürmös plays a wild Gypsy number on the cimbalom (a Hungarian dulcimer) –

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Club Manganese I

An occasional series of juxtaposed musical vignettes

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Sweeter it seemed to me (both voice and word)

Than harmony of the harp, or carol of the bird,

For it foretold fair Freedom’s triumph, and the doom of Wrong.

.                                                                                                       – Mangan

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Now is the winner of our discotheque (cock of the walk, techno style) –

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Chimp on a push bike (“Blackjack” by The Malloys) –

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Electric guitarist Olivier Hanriot plays “Yakety Sax” –

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