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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Thursday 23 October 2014


    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    The perfect musical soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news and traffic updates. At 5.40pm, Culture File, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us

    Competition Time - Congratulations to our winner Veronica Kelly from Cork.

    This week Liz has the fantastic prize of two tickets to hear the Tallis Scholars in concert at the National Concert Hall as they open the 2014-15 Choral Series at the NCH on Thursday 6th November. The winner will also get complimentary overnight  accommodation for two people with B&B at the luxurious Shelbourne Hotel on St. Stephen’s Green on the night of the concert.

    Walton's Music for Schools Competition 2015

    The annual Waltons Music for Schools Competition is a national  celebration of music in Irish schools. The competition awards a total of €10,000 worth of vouchers for musical instruments, accessories, books, music technology or PA equipment from Waltons Music.

    Liz will announce the year’s twelve Finalist schools on Friday, 20 March 2015. More information and entry forms, here.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:00
      Title: Mambo -- Mambo
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Hans Zonderop (Percussion/Mallets) Alan Purves (Percussion) Hans Greeve (Percussion) Leo De Klerk (Percussion), Sexteto Canyengue / Matangi Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Street tango \ Carel Kraayenhof, DECCA, 0383672
      Duration: 2:35
    • 16:03
      Title: Jealousy Tango -- Not Available
      Composer: Gade, Jacob
      Performer(s): Placido Domingo
      Performer(s): Placido Domingo, Studio Orchestra
      Album: Be My Love (Recordno: CDP7954682), EMI, CDP7954682
      Duration: 2:43
    • 16:06
      Title: Odeon (Tango Brasileiro)
      Composer: Nazareth, Ernesto
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Album: Solatino, EMI, 6 41144 2 2
      Duration: 2:12
    • 16:09
      Title: Antiche Arie E Danze, Ancient Airs And Dances Suite No. 1 - Passo Mezzo E Mascherada
      Composer: Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Respighi: Fontane di Roma, Pini di Roma, Feste di Roma, Antiche arie e danze - Disk 2, Brilliant Classics, 7565
      Duration: 4:11
    • 16:15
      Title: 1b (Appalachian Journey)
      Composer: Meyer, Edgar
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Edgar Meyer (Bass); Mark O'Connor (Violin)
      Album: Classic Yo-Yo (Recordno: Sk89667) ~~ G392208, Sony, Sk89667
      Duration: 4:02
    • 16:22
      Title: Production Number
      Composer: Grofe, Ferde
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Pilgrims Progress - Pioneers of American Classical Music, Naxos, 8.559200
      Duration: 2:21
    • 16:25
      Title: Aria From Haroutiun
      Composer: Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Chris Gekker (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Chris Gekker (Trumpet), Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Alan Hovhaness: Mountains and Rivers Without End, Koch, 372212H1
      Duration: 3:34
    • 16:32
      Title: Capriccio (Allegretto)
      Composer: Parry, Hubert
      Performer(s): Erich Gruenberg (Violin)
      Performer(s): Erich Gruenberg (Violin), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
      Album: Parry: Violin Sonatas ~~ CDH03062, Hyperion, CDA66157
      Duration: 2:39
    • 16:36
      Title: Guitar Concerto In D (4th Movement) Ritmico E Cavalleresco
      Composer: Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar), English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Guitar Concertos, CBS Records, M2YK45610
      Duration: 6:39
    • 16:42
      Title: An Cóitín Dearg (8th Movement) - No.8 Finale
      Composer: Fleischmann, Aloys
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Aloys Fleischmann: Orchestral Works ~~ CDH09297, RTE lyric fm, CD127
      Duration: 2:11
    • 16:46
      Title: Barcarolle From Tales Of Hoffman -- Les Contes D'Hoffmann
      Composer: Offenbach, Jacques
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Staatskapelle Dresden, Rundfunkchor Leipzig
      Album: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Recordno: 4782675) ~~ PD OB, Decca, 4782675
      Duration: 3:52
    • 16:51
      Title: Scherzo Romantique
      Complete Work Name: Scherzo Romantique
      Composer: Gottschalk, Louis Moreau
      Performer(s): Philip Martin (Piano)
      Performer(s): Philip Martin (Piano)
      Album: Gottschalk - Piano Music 2 (Recordno: Cda666971856) ~~ D233514, Hyperion, Cda666971856
      Duration: 3:53
    • 16:56
      Title: Overture To 'Si J'Étais Roi'
      Composer: Adam, Adolphe
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Tortelier's French Bon Bons: BBC Philharmonic/ Tortelier, Chandos, Chan 9765
      Duration: 7:21
    • 17:09
      Title: Violin Concerto No.5 K219 (3rd Movement)
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin)
      Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin), English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Mozart Violin Concertos - Joshua Bell ~~ H391407, Decca, 436376-2
      Duration: 10:00
    • 17:23
      Title: If Ever I Would Leave You -- Not Available
      Composer: Lerner, Alan Jay/Loewe, Frederick
      Performer(s): Franco Nero (Dubbed By Gene Merlino)
      Performer(s): Franco Nero (Dubbed By Gene Merlino), Studio Orchestra
      Album: Camelot OST, Warner, 31022
      Duration: 5:54
    • 17:33
      Title: Short Ride In A Fast Machine
      Composer: Adams, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Americana (Recordno: 724355769121), EMI, 724355769121
      Duration: 4:22
    • 17:38
      Title: Poor Roger
      Composer: Martland, Steve
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Evelyn Glennie (Percussion), King's Singers
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 09026631752), BMG, 09026631752
      Duration: 3:07
    • 17:49
      Title: Zorba's Suite-Ballet (Scene 23)
      Composer: Theodorakis, Mikis
      Performer(s): Ioanna Forti (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Ioanna Forti (Soprano), Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Montreal Symphony Orchestra Choir
      Album: Zorbas Ballet, Decca, 4756130
      Duration: 2:26
    • 17:58
      Title: Libiamo Ne'lieti Calici -- La Traviata
      Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), Renata Scotto (Soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus
      Album: The HMV Classics Collection (Recordno: 5722142), EMI Records Ltd, 5722142
      Duration: 2:54
    • 18:01
      Title: Fantasie For Bassoon And Orchestra (1st Movement) - Introduction, Theme, Variations I & Ii
      Composer: Kreutzer, Conradin
      Performer(s): Karen Geoghegan (Bassoon)
      Performer(s): Karen Geoghegan (Bassoon), Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Bassoon Concertos - Geoghegan / BBC Philharmonic /Noseda, Chandos Records, CHAN 10613
      Duration: 4:49
    • 18:07
      Title: Keyboard Concerto No. 4 In A Major Bwv 1055 (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Pno)
      Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Pno), Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields
      Album: Murray Perahia plays Bach Concertos ~~ PDIM, Sony Classical, 88697742912
      Duration: 4:01
    • 18:11
      Title: Singet Dem Herrn Ein Neues Lied (I)
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Clare Wilkinson (Alto), Gareth Treseder (Tenor), Christopher Borrett (Bass)
      Performer(s): Clare Wilkinson (Alto), Gareth Treseder (Tenor), Christopher Borrett (Bass), Monteverdi Choir
      Album: Bach Motets, Soli Deo Gloria, SDG716
      Duration: 4:22
    • 18:17
      Title: Dance Of The Blessed Spirits -- Orpheus And Eurydice
      Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 419406), Deutsche Grammophon, 419406
      Duration: 6:44
    • 18:24
      Title: Les Amants De Seville (The Lovers Of Seville)
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Stella Doufexis (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Stella Doufexis (Mezzo-Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano), Bruce Ford (Tenor)
      Album: Rossini: Soirees Musicales and Other Songs - Persson / Doufexis / Ford / Vignoles, Hyperion Records, CDA67647
      Duration: 5:32
    • 18:34
      Title: Elizabethan Dance, Moderato
      Composer: Alwyn, William
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Alwyn: Elizabethan Dances: Oboe Concerto, Naxos, 8570144
      Duration: 3:48
    • 18:38
      Title: Spanish Romance
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Simon Dinnigan (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Simon Dinnigan (Guitar)
      Album: Favourite Guitar Works - Simon Dinnigan, Classic FM, 75605 57039 2
      Duration: 2:55
    • 18:41
      Title: Granada -- Granada
      Composer: Lara, Agustin
      Performer(s): José Carreras (Tenor)
      Performer(s): José Carreras (Tenor), English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Legends - José Carreras (Recordno: 4763487), Decca, 4763487
      Duration: 4:00
    • 18:46
      Title: Danses Sacree Et Profane For Harp And Strings
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Yolanda Kondonassis (Harp)
      Performer(s): Yolanda Kondonassis (Harp)
      Album: Debussy's Harp - Yolanda Kondonassis, Telarc, CD-80622
      Duration: 10:09
    • 18:56
      Title: Manon Des Sources - L'Amour
      Composer: Petit, Jean-Claude
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Orchestra Of Paris
      Album: Jean-Claude Petet: Cyrano de bergerac, Jean de florette, Manon des sources, Uranus, Naive, K 1604
      Duration: 2:28

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