RTE 1 (Ireland) screened a half hour documentary entitled ‘This Is The Story Of Peter And The Wolf’ on Monday 5th at 7.30pm GMT. Screencaps of the show.

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Documentary screened on Ireland’s RTE 1, January 5, 2004 Review by Patrick Lynch THIS IS THE STORY OF PETER AND THE WOLF is a fascinating insight into the background and considerable time, effort, creativity and talents that went into this unique fundraising project for the Irish Hospice Foundation. Beginning with the final stage of the…

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“If all this weren’t enough for a perfect, cohesive whole — which it is — the final product is solidified by Friday’s narration. His calm, low, rumbly voice is hypnotic, and his vocalizations are just subtle enough not to be comic, at least not in the pejorative sense. His familiarity with and fondness for the…

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Maurice and Gavin will be signing copies of Peter and the Wolf in Brown Thomas, Grafton Street, Dublin on Sunday afternoon, December 14th between 2-4pm. The Irish Hospice press release states that over 32,000 copies of Peter and the Wolf have sold in Ireland since October.

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Peter and the Wolf auction, Christie’s New York, November 21, 2003 Ruth Barohn and Christopher Conroy It was a Friday night. And not just literally. Three years to the day after musician and artist Gavin Friday narrated the Prokofiev classic Peter and the Wolf” at Dublin Castle, with the orchestra from the Royal Irish Academy…

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On Friday, Bono’s Peter and the Wolf paintings will be on view at Christie’s in New York. Details of Auction and Viewing: Public Viewing: One day only, Friday November 21, 2003 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Where: Christie’s, 20 Rockefeller Plaza Tel. 212-636-2000 Cost: Free and open to the public.

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NPR’s Melissa Block talks to Gavin about the music of Peter and the Wolf. (Excerpt: start of Peter and the Wolf intro) Melissa Block: No doubt you recognise the theme. It’s the instrument that’s out of context… (Excerpt: Peter and the Wolf continued) MB: …Peter and the Wolf, plucked on mandolin. (“Beware for wolves come…

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“Usually, what (children) are hearing is drum machines and Dr. Dre or heavy-metal guitars,” he says via telephone from Dublin. What he and Seezer wanted to do is show “there’s a few other instruments out there.” Gavin talks to USA Today. Check the right hand column for an additional real audio excerpt from the phone…

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