James Joyce's Finnegans Wake is a notoriously difficult book. It has such a strong cultural
undercurrent I have felt compelled to apply myself to it for much of my life. I partook in a project to set all of its
words to music - and chose chapter I.6 for myself - which is a microcosm of the book as a whole. It discourses on the
main characters in the form of a 12-question radio quiz show. The complete 3+ hour version of this chapter may be found here - but it is quite inaccessible - for instance near the beginning a 90 minute song about Finn McCool blocks the listener's way from proceeding further into it.
this version, all of the pieces are short, providing the listener with a good sampling of the musical buffet that is Finnegans
Wake, chapter I.6.