Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 - 6.30pm & Sunday 4 – 7pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 23 April 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: Soldiers' Chorus

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): Paris Opera Chorus, Paris Opera Orchestra

Album: French Operatic Favourites / EMI / Cfp4562

Duration: 3:15


Title: Symphony No.5 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Valse

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 09026613772) / RCA / 09026613772

Duration: 5:55


Title: Finale From Act Iv (The Snow Maiden)

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Dmitry Voropaev (Tenor); Alexander Morozov (Bass Baritone), Orchestra Of The Mariinsky Theatre, Chorus Of The Mariinsky Theatre

Album: Russian Album / Deutsche Grammophon / 00289 477 6384

Duration: 5:31


Title: Uzhe' Ta Samaja Tat'jana

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone), Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 426740-2) / Philips / 426740-2

Duration: 2:22


Title: Double Concerto For Violin, Cello & Orchestra In A Min Op. 102 (2nd Movement) Andante

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Renaud Capucon (Vln), Gautier Capucon (Cello), Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester

Album: Brahms: Double Concerto - Clarinet Quintet / Virgin Classics / 00946 395147 2 4

Duration: 7:51


Title: Maple Leaf Rag

Composer: Joplin, Scott

Performer(s): Joshua Rifkin (Piano)

Album: The HMV Collection - Sampler - Disc 1 / HMV Classics / 5722142

Duration: 3:04


Title: The Bee

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Maria Kliegel (Cello), Raymund Havenith (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 8.223403) / Marco Polo / 8.223403

Duration: 1:19


Title: Beautiful Dreamer

Composer: Foster, Stephen

Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Jay Ungar (Violin), Matt Glaser (Vln), Evan Stover (Vln), Molly Mason (Gtr), Tony Trischka (Banjo), David Alpher

Album: Foster / Griffes / Copland Songs - Thomas Hampson / Deborah Voight / Barbara Hendricks / EMI Classics / 50999 234479 2 9

Duration: 3:54


Title: Hello Dolly!

Composer: Herman, Jerry

Performer(s): Barbra Streisand (Vocals), Louis Armstrong (Vocals), Studio Orchestra

Album: Hello Dolly OST / Philips / 8103682

Duration: 7:45


Title: Waltz No.15 In A Flat Major

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Antti Siirala (Piano)

Album: Brahms: Sonata in F minor - 16 Waltzes / Ondine / ODE 1044-2

Duration: 1:24


Title: Cello Concerto In E Minor Op.85 (2nd Movement) Lento - Allegro Molto

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Elgar: Cello Concerto & Sea Pictures / EMI / CDC 747329 2

Duration: 4:34


Title: E Il Sol Dell'anima (Act 1)

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Nicolai Gedda (Duca) (Tenor), Reri Grist (Gilda) (Soprano), Orchestra Dell'opera Di Roma

Album: The most famous Opera Duets / Encore / CDE681292

Duration: 5:11


Title: Concerto For Piano And Orchestra In A Minor Op 54 3rd Movement Allegro Vivace

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Alfred Brendel (Piano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Alfred Brendel Collection Vol 10 / Phillips / 420 905-2

Duration: 11:11


Title: Allegro Appassionato, Op.43

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Alban Gerhardt (Cello), Cecile Licad (Piano)

Album: Encores - as performed by Pablo Casals / Hyperion Records / CDA67831

Duration: 3:18


Title: O Paradis

Complete Work Name: L'Africaine

Composer: Meyerbeer, Giacomo

Performer(s): Plácido Domingo (Tenor), Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House

Album: Best Loved Classics Vol.10 / EMI / CDZ767201

Duration: 3:00


Title: Dance Of The Little Swans

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

Performer(s): Stokowski Symphony Orchestra

Album: Stokowski The Heart of the Ballet / Cala / CACD0547

Duration: 4:57


Title: Karelia Suite (3rd Movement) Alla Marcia

Composer: Sibelius, Jean

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Your Hundred Best Tunes, Vol.4 / Decca / 425850-2

Duration: 4:26


Title: Let The Bright Seraphim

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Kathleen Battle (Soprano) & Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet), Orchestra Of St. Luke's

Album: The Essential Wynton Marsalis / Sony Classical / 88697095792

Duration: 5:31


Title: Somewhere

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard

Performer(s): Julian Lloyd-Webber (Cello), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Encore Travels With My Cello / Philips / 416698-2

Duration: 2:45


Title: Cello Sonata No.1 In E Minor Op38 (1st Movement)

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Lynn Harrell (Cello), Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)

Album: Brahms (Recordno: 414558-2) / Decca / 414558-2

Duration: 13:20


Title: Strike Up The Band

Composer: Gershwin

Performer(s): The Desford Colliery Band

Album: 100 Brass Band Classics / Castle Communications PLC / PBXCD427/2

Duration: 1:25


Title: All In The April Evening

Composer: Roberton/Ball

Performer(s): Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Album: Brass Hymns / 2005 Delta Leisure Group Ltd / CD6570

Duration: 3:20


Title: Symphony No.9 'New World' (2nd Movement) Largo (Excerpt)

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): The United States Air Force Band

Album: America The Brave / XUN / XUN002

Duration: 3:05


Title: A Chorus Line

Composer: Hamlisch, Marvin

Performer(s): The Dallas Wind Symphony

Album: Beachcomber - Dallas Wind Symphony / Reference Recordings / RR- 62CD

Duration: 8:56


Title: Entry Of The Gods Into Valhalla (Wind Ensemble)

Composer: Wagner/Arr. Dan Godfrey

Performer(s): Eastman Wind Ensemble

Album: Eastman Wind Ensemble - Frederick Fennell / Mercury / 434 322-2

Duration: 7:22


Title: Bugler's Holiday

Composer: Anderson, Leroy

Performer(s): United States Marine Band

Album: American Patriotic Music / United States Marine Band (CD 5 1958 rehearsal recording) / Commemorative Collection

Duration: 2:23



Contact the Show

Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

Text: 51554

Tweet: @evelynlyric

Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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