Mince Pies and Minor Chords

Amy Beach and her husband, Henry Harris Aubrey Beach

Amy Beach and her husband, Henry Harris Aubrey Beach

Mince Pies and Minor Chords – broadcast on Friday 1 September 2017 at 7 pm on RTÉ lyric fm.

A one-hour programme on the life and work of Amy H H A Beach (1867-1944), considered to be the first successful American female composer of large-scale art music, who again and again during her composing career returned to Irish sources for inspiration.

The programme is funded by the Broadcasting Authority of lreland with the Television Licence Fee and RTÉ.

Listen back to the programme on the RTÉ website.