Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 - 6.30pm & Sunday 4 – 7pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 25 March 2017

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Some of the world's best music played by the world's finest musicians, familiar favourites and new releases. Plus news and traffic updates.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Keyboard Concerto No. 2 In E Major Bwv 1053 (1st Movement)

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Pno), Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields

Album: Murray Perahia plays Bach Concertos / Sony Classical / 88697742912

Duration: 8:00


Title: Come Mai Puoi Vedermi Piangere

Composer: Marcello, Benedetto

Performer(s): Patricia Petibon (Soprano), Venice Baroque Orchestra

Album: Patricia Petibon - Rosso (Italian Baroque Arias) / Deutsche Grammophon / 4778763

Duration: 5:13


Title: Gigue In A Minor

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Martin Jones (Piano)

Album: Brahms: Complete Piano Music - Martin Jones - Disk 3 / Nimbus / NI 1788

Duration: 2:12


Title: Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Composer: Arlen/Harburg

Performer(s): Julia Shaw (Harp), Nora Bumanis (Harp)

Album: Cbc Records Collection / CBC Records / Smcdm99

Duration: 2:56


Title: Dinner Waltz

Composer: Grunfeld, Alfred

Performer(s): Alfred Grunfeld (Piano)

Album: Welte-Mignon Piano Rolls / Piano rolls 1905-1927 recorded on a restored Steinway-Welte / Naxos / 8.110677

Duration: 3:05


Title: Symphonie Fantastique (4th Movement) March To The Scaffold

Composer: Berlioz, Hector

Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Album: March / Decca / 425 086-2

Duration: 4:57


Title: Miss Otis Regrets (She's Unable To Lunch Today)

Composer: Porter, Cole

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocal), Frank Devol & His Orchestra

Album: I Get A Kick Out Of You - The Cole Porter Songbook - Volume II (Recordno: 511 070 2) / Verve / 511 070 2

Duration: 3:56


Title: Tahiti Trot (Tea For Two)

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Russian State Orchestra

Album: Escape with Drivetime Classics (Recordno: Cd108) / RTÉ lyric fm / Cd108

Duration: 4:11


Title: Brian Boru's March

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin (Piano), Colm Murphy (Bodhran), Mel Mercier (Percussion)

Album: Between Worlds: The Music of Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin (Recordno: CDVE926) / VP / CDVE926

Duration: 4:00


Title: King Of The Faeries

Composer: Trad Arr

Performer(s): Siobhan Armstrong (Harp), Francesco Turrisi (Tombak)

Album: Sonnets for the Cradle / Laoise O'Brien 2012 / LOB002

Duration: 3:18


Title: The Ground

Composer: Gjeilo, Ola

Performer(s): Thomas Gould (Violin Leader);Niger Short (Choir Director);Ola Gjeilo Piano, Chamber Orchestra Of London, Tenebrae

Album: Ola Gjeilo - Voices Piano strings / Decca / 4788689

Duration: 3:38


Title: Concerto For Trumpet

Composer: Harry James/Arr. Elgar Howarth

Performer(s): Maurice Murphy (Trumpet), The Leyland Daf Band

Album: The Lighter Side of Maurice Murphy / Doyen / DOY CD007

Duration: 3:37


Title: Concerto For Clarinet No. 2 In F Major (3rd Movement) Rondo ('The Wanton God')

Composer: Mahon, John

Performer(s): Colin Lawson (Clarinet), The Parley Of Instruments

Album: Mahon / Hook / J. C. Bach: Clarinet Concertos - Colin Lawson - The Parley of Instruments: Holman / Helios / CDH55261

Duration: 5:57


Title: Holberg Suite (5th Movement) Rigaudon: Allegro Con Brio

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Norwegian Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Grieg: Holberg Suite/ Two Elegaic Melodies / Decca / 411933-2

Duration: 3:39


Title: Pizzicato Polka

Composer: Strauss II, Johann/Strauss,Josef

Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 423221) / Deutsche Grammophon / 423221

Duration: 2:34


Title: Canon In D

Composer: Pachelbel, Johann

Performer(s): Capella Istropolitana

Album: Escape with Drivetime Classics (Recordno: CD108) / RTÉ lyric fm / CD108

Duration: 4:47


Title: Vissi D'Arte

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Maria Callas, La Scala Orchestra Milan

Album: Puccini: Tosca (Recordno: 724355630421) / EMI / 724355630421

Duration: 3:12


Title: It Ain't Necessarily So

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Juraj Bartos (Trumpet), Peter Breiner (Piano)

Album: Gershwin for Trumpet / Naxos / 8.554302

Duration: 4:54


Title: Espana

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Chabrier: Espana Suite, Pastorale, Habanera, Marche / Deutsche Grammophon / 447751

Duration: 6:07


Title: Granada

Composer: Lara, Agustin

Performer(s): Jose Carreras (Tenor), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Legends - Jose Carreras (Record No: 4763487) / Decca / 4763487

Duration: 4:00


Title: Concierto De Aranjuez (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Palomo, Lorenzo

Performer(s): Christoph Denoth (Guitar), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Nocturnos de Andalucia. Denoth/London Symphony Orchestra/Lopez Cobos / Signam Classics / SIGCD444

Duration: 11:28


Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In F (4th Movement) Rondo

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Catherine Leonard (Violin), Hugh Tinney (Piano)

Album: The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Works / RTÉ lyric fm / Cd111

Duration: 6:33


Title: La Donna E Mobile

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor), Orchestra Sinfonica Di Milan

Album: The Classical Album 2007 / Decca / 442888-2

Duration: 2:21


Title: Oh, Lady Be Good!

Composer: George And Ira Gershwin

Performer(s): Regina Carter (Violin)

Album: Rhythms Of The Heart / Verve / 547177-2

Duration: 6:29


Title: Swan Lake - Mazurka

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky: Ballet Music Highlights / AVIE / AV2139

Duration: 4:28


Title: Oboe Concerto In D Minor (Extract)

Composer: Marcello

Performer(s): Malcolm Messiter (Oboe), Guildhall String Ensemble

Album: Midsummer Classics CD2 / Global Television Ltd / RADCD127

Duration: 5:01


Title: The Mission - On Earth As It Is In Heaven

Composer: Morricane, Ennio

Performer(s): Susanna Rigacci (Soprano), Roma Sinfonietta, Coro Polifonico Del Teatro La Fenice - Venezia

Album: Ennio Morricone in Venice - Disk 2 / ARS Latina / 69180

Duration: 3:52


Title: Fabian Theory

Composer: Westlake, Nigel

Performer(s): Alex Petcu (Marimba, Drums)

Album: In Time - Music for Solo Percussion / RTÉ lyric fm / CD151

Duration: 5:42



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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