Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Weekdays, 4 - 7pm

    Competition Time with the National Concert Hall

    The new International Concert Series was launched on Tuesday. To celebrate, Liz is giving away a Season Friends Membership prize on Classic Drive. Season Friends get great discounts on Season packages and priority booking, invitations to receptions through the season and open rehearsals.

    The prize includes: one year’s gift membership as a Season Friend of the National Concert Hall for 2 people, a pair of tickets to see the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra on the 28th of August with a two-course dinner for two with tea/coffee in the Terrace restaurant at the National Concert Hall before the performance and a €50 Gift Voucher for the Music Box, 

    Season Friends also get all the privileges that Friends of the National Concert Hall get which are great discounts throughout the yearly programme, courses and lectures, events, day trips and much more

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Wednesday 8 May 2013

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Liz brings you the perfect soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news, traffic, business and entertainment. plus Culture File at 6.40pm.
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    Culture File Wednesday May 8th

    Tom Spalding, author of a new study of the street signs of Cork, leads us down those pleasant streets, pointing upwards regularly at the layers of typographical history.

    Eurovision for the Birds

    Birds have been singing. People have been listening. For thousands of years. Now we want you to record your favourite birdsong in Ireland and email  Classic Drive your MP3 (max 10MB) before Wednesday 6th May. 

    We'll then pick the best recordings and send them to the Eurovision Birdsong Contest. The basic condition for all entries is that they must be your self-made recording, your self-selected find, your self-defined confrontation with the phenomenon of bird calls and birdsong. On 23 May, the day of the Eurovision Song Contest, Radio Oe1 in Austria will present recordings of birds made by radio listeners all over Europe.

    The best contribution will win  a high-quality pair of binoculars worth €1000 provided by Swarovski Optik, So get listening and recording and send us your birdsong. Listen to our sample from West Cork, recorded last year.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:01
      Title: Ah! Non Giunge
      Performer(s): Bellini, Vincenzo
      Performer(s): Bellini, Vincenzo
      Duration: 3:43
    • 16:11
      Title: Twelve Spanish Dances (1st Movement) Allegro - Andante
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 3:20
    • 16:15
      Title: Oboe Concerto In C (4th Movement) Allegro Guisto
      Performer(s): Cimarosa, Domenico
      Performer(s): Cimarosa, Domenico
      Duration: 2:34
    • 16:18
      Title: Wild Bears
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 2:42
    • 16:34
      Title: Gloire Immortelle (Soldiers' Chorus)
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Duration: 3:16
    • 16:54
      Title: The Gammy Bird
      Performer(s): Christopher Young
      Performer(s): Christopher Young
      Duration: 2:35
    • 17:07
      Title: Danse
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:55
    • 17:13
      Title: Les Fleurs Et Les Arbres
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 2:23
    • 17:39
      Title: Symphony No.30 In C (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 5:43
    • 17:44
      Title: Caprice No.1 In E
      Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo
      Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo
      Duration: 1:55
    • 18:00
      Title: 3. Der Nussbaum
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:29
    • 18:03
      Title: Quintet No.2 In G Minor G426 (2nd Movement) Minuetto Con Moto
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Duration: 3:21
    • 18:06
      Title: Three Pieces From Musick?S Hand-Maid - Lilliburlero
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 2:29
    • 18:09
      Title: Au Pre De La Rose
      Performer(s): Canteloube, Joseph
      Performer(s): Canteloube, Joseph
      Duration: 1:40
    • 18:12
      Title: Piano Trio In C Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Cantabile Con Varia
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 9:08
    • 18:45
      Title: Beatus Vir
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 8:46
    • 18:53
      Title: Schön Rosmarin
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 2:07

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