James Joyce’s writing is known for its rhythmic quality. And of course, music and song are deeply ingrained in Irish culture and storytelling.
So in writing Dubliners: A Quartet, playwright and co-director Arthur Yorinks knew that music would be integral to the audio play. “In addition to the music referenced in Joyce’s stories, I also chose pieces to weave into the play that would amplify the emotional heart of each part,” explains Yorinks. Edward Barnes, producing director of The Collegiate Chorale, served as the play’s musical director, arranging the traditional Irish music that was performed live by an ensemble of musicians and singers.
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Be Thou My Vision
I’ll Sing Thee Songs of Araby
The Lass Who Loves a Sailor
I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls
Then You’ll Remember Me
The Lass of Aughrim (Instrumental)
The Lass of Aughrim
The Water is Wide