Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Weekdays, 4 - 7pm

    RTÉ NSO Weekly Competition

    Every Monday we'll be giving away two tickets  to the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra's Friday night concerts and an overnight stayt with early bird meal for two in Buswell’s Hotel.

     On Friday 2nd May, a selection of vivacious Hungarian Dances by Brahms ushers in an evening lit by the glow of gypsy campfires. Kodály’s Dances of Galánta pays atmospheric homage to childhood folk songs, while Liszt’s powerful concerto and Bartók’s punchy Miraculous Mandarin surge with restless energy, high drama and the promise of sensual abandon.

    Also, at 10pm join virtuoso Nikolai Demidenko for a late-night treat of four dreamy Russian nocturnes in a recital certain to cast off the woes of the day. Glinka’s La séparation ripples with the moonlit beauty of crystal-clear waters, Blumenfeld’s pretty Notturno-Fantasia pirouettes with balletic grace, Medtner’s brace of Fairy Tales are delicately poised and Kalinnikov’s Nocturne quietly revels in its own translucent beauty. In a word: bliss.

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Thursday 6 June 2013

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    The perfect musical soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news and traffic updates. At 6.40pm, Culture File, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us
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    Just what is it that makes Hungarian choral music so different, so appealing? Conductor, Roisin Blunnie, has some ideas.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 03:55 p.m.
      Title: Toccata
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 0:01:51
    • 03:58 p.m.
      Title: Rodeo (1st Movement) Buckaroo Holiday
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 0:07:19
    • 04:11 p.m.
      Title: Ancient Airs And Dances Suite No.3 - Siciliana
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Duration: 0:03:41
    • 04:16 p.m.
      Title: Where The Lemon Trees Blossom
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann II
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann II
      Duration: 0:08:42
    • 04:28 p.m.
      Title: Triple Concerto For Violin, Cello And Piano (2nd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig van
      Duration: 0:05:44
    • 04:34 p.m.
      Title: La Wally: Ne mai dunque avro pace
      Performer(s): Catalani, Alfredo
      Performer(s): Catalani, Alfredo
      Duration: 0:03:23
    • 04:37 p.m.
      Title: Summer (4 Seasons) (2nd Movement) Adagio E Piano - Presto E Forte
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 0:02:35
    • 04:41 p.m.
      Title: Quartet In F - Assez Vif. Tres Rythme
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 0:06:19
    • 04:57 p.m.
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 04:59 p.m.
      Title: Track 03
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 05:05 p.m.
      Title: Overture to Die Zauberflote
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 0:07:04
    • 05:12 p.m.
      Title: Moto Perpetuo (Bluegrass Version)
      Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo
      Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo
      Duration: 0:02:53
    • 05:16 p.m.
      Title: Sea Fever
      Performer(s): Ireland, John
      Performer(s): Ireland, John
      Duration: 0:02:38
    • 05:22 p.m.
      Title: S'Wonderful
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 0:01:05
    • 05:27 p.m.
      Title: Carmen Suite: Aragonaise
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 0:02:37
    • 05:30 p.m.
      Title: El Puerto
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Duration: 0:04:41
    • 05:36 p.m.
      Title: Jubilate Deo
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da
      Performer(s): Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da
      Duration: 0:04:26
    • 05:40 p.m.
      Title: Canzona A 12
      Performer(s): Gabrieli, Giovanni
      Performer(s): Gabrieli, Giovanni
      Duration: 0:03:06
    • 05:45 p.m.
      Title: Orchestral Suite No.2 - Badinerie
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 0:01:45
    • 05:49 p.m.
      Title: Concerto No.1 In F Major - Iii. Allegro
      Performer(s): Ferlendis, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Ferlendis, Giuseppe
      Duration: 0:04:12
    • 05:54 p.m.
      Title: Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major Op. 78 - movement I - Vivace ma n
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 0:10:32
    • 06:06 p.m.
      Title: Tu Viendras
      Performer(s): Preisner, Zbigniew
      Performer(s): Preisner, Zbigniew
      Duration: 0:02:54
    • 06:10 p.m.
      Title: Barry Lyndon - Sarabande
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 0:04:25
    • 06:14 p.m.
      Title: Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into Valhalla
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 0:05:01
    • 06:27 p.m.
      Title: Octet In F Major D803 - Movement Iii - Allegro Vivace
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 0:06:36
    • 06:49 p.m.
      Title: Via Con Me
      Performer(s): Conte
      Performer(s): Conte
      Duration: 0:02:44
    • 06:52 p.m.
      Title: Minor Swing
      Performer(s): Grappelli
      Performer(s): Grappelli
      Duration: 0:02:29

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