Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 25 February 2018

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: Bartered Bride: Overture

Composer: Smetana, Bedrich

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Smetana: Bartered Bride / From My Life / Chandos / Chan8412

Duration: 6:31


Title: Impromptu In E Major

Composer: Schumann, Clara

Performer(s): Jozef De Bennhouwer (Piano)

Album: Clara Schumann Complete piano works / CPO / 999 758-2

Duration: 2:24


Title: The Family Solicitor

Composer: D. Furber / N. Gay / A. Rose

Performer(s): John Howard

Album: Songs From Me And My Girl - Various / Pickwick / PWKS 4143

Duration: 1:33


Title: Escapade Mazurka

Composer: Auvray, Georges

Performer(s): Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Les Succes De La Danse - French Ballroom Favourites / Marco Polo / 8.223801

Duration: 4:03


Title: Impromptu In G Flat D899 No.3

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 457551-2) / Deutsche Grammophon / 457551-2

Duration: 5:43


Title: O'Donnell Abu

Composer: Traditional Irish

Performer(s): Band Of The Defence Forces School Of Music

Album: RTÉ Recording / RTÉ

Duration: 2:55


Title: Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World

Composer: Arlen, Harold/Harburg, E.Y. Yip

Performer(s): Israel Kamakawiwo'ole (Vocal)

Album: Facing Future / Bigboy / Bbcd652

Duration: 5:08


Title: Main Theme From Chaplin

Composer: Barry, John

Performer(s): City Of Prague Philharmonic

Album: John Barry - The Collection (Recordno: 349) / Silva Screen / 349

Duration: 2:53


Title: Suite No.6 In D (5th Movement) Gavotte

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)

Album: Suites For Unaccompanied Cello (Recordno: Sm2k89754) / Sony Classical / Sm2k89754

Duration: 3:27


Title: The Water Is Wide/Shenandoah

Composer: Trad. arr Grusin

Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Studio String Ensemble

Album: Two Worlds - Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin / Decca / 467132-2

Duration: 7:01


Title: Hymne A La Liberte (La Marseillaise)

Composer: Rouget De Lisle, Claude-joseph

Performer(s): The Wallace Collection, Leeds Festival Chorus/ Simon Wright

Album: The Wallace Collection - Berlioz/ Gossec/ Jadin/ Cherubini/ Lefevre/ Rouget De Lisle / Nimbus Records Ltd / NI5175

Duration: 4:10


Title: Clarinet Concerto In A Major (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Swedish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Works for Clarinet and Orchestra / Chandos / Chan 10756

Duration: 7:17


Title: Ballet Of The Snowflakes (5th Movement) Polka

Composer: Offenbach, Jacques

Performer(s): Les Musiciens Du Louvre

Album: Offenbach Romantique / Archiv / 4776403

Duration: 2:14


Title: The Elephant

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Classics for Children - 22 Favourite Orchestral Classics / RTE lyric fm / CD129

Duration: 1:34


Title: Fugue

Composer: Perkin, Sam

Performer(s): Alex Petcu (Marimba), Ioana Petcu (Violin)

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

Duration: 3:47


Title: Ravel Piano Concerto In G Major (3rd Movement)

Composer: Ravel, Maurice

Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Prokofiev / Ravel Piano Concerti / Deutsche Grammophon / 139349

Duration: 4:03


Title: Flute Concerto In D Major (3rd Movement) Polacca

Composer: Mercadante, Saverio

Performer(s): James Galway (Flute), I Solisti Veneti

Album: Dances for Flute - James Galway / BMG / 09026609172

Duration: 5:12


Title: Etude In E Op.10 No.3 'Tristesse'

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Piano)

Album: Chopin / Sony / SK61885

Duration: 3:51


Title: Lascia La Spina

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Julia Lezhneva (Soprano), Il Giardino Armonico

Album: Julia Lezhneva: Handel / Decca / 478 6766

Duration: 6:33


Title: Concerto In C Minor Bwv1060 For Oboe Violin Strings And Basso Continuo - Allegro

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Christian Hommel (Oboe), Lisa Stewart (Violin), Cologne Chamber Orchestra

Album: Johann Sebastian Bach - Concertos for oboe and oboe d'amore / NAXOS / 8.554602

Duration: 4:39



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Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @evelynlyric

Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Peter Curtin


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