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    Placido Domingo Competition

    World famous tenor Plácido Domingo will make his long awaited return to Ireland on the 31st May 2015 to perform in Dublin’s 3Arena for a very special concert. Liz has a pair of tickets to give away to the concert every day this week and on Friday, she will pick out an overall winner to receive VIP Tickets, an overnight and dinner for two in the Marker Hotel on May 31st. 

    On the night, Placido will be accompanied by conductor Eugene Kohn and world renowned sopranos Angel Blue & Michaela Oeste, performing with the RTE Concert Orchestra. Don’t miss this unique, once in a lifetime opportunity to see a living legend live on stage. 

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Friday 7 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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    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

    • 15:55
      Title: Squilli, Echeggi La Tromba
      Performer(s): Verdi
      Performer(s): Verdi
      Duration: 3:09
    • 15:59
      Title: Trumpet Concerto In D Minor (2nd Movement) Allegro Moderato
      Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold
      Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold
      Duration: 6:01
    • 16:05
      Title: Vallflickans Dans
      Performer(s): Alfven, Hugo
      Performer(s): Alfven, Hugo
      Duration: 4:11
    • 16:10
      Title: Vier Stucke Fur Xylophon
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Duration: 3:18
    • 16:13
      Title: Die Forelle D530
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 2:24
    • 16:16
      Title: Piano Concerto No.21 In C Major Andante (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 7:01
    • 16:27
      Title: Fireworks Music: Overture (Adagio And Allegro)
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 2:29
    • 16:33
      Title: Serenade
      Performer(s): Hofstetter
      Performer(s): Hofstetter
      Duration: 3:38
    • 16:37
      Title: La Vita E Bella
      Performer(s): Piovani
      Performer(s): Piovani
      Duration: 3:04
    • 16:41
      Title: Don Pasquale: Overture
      Performer(s): Donizetti, Gaetano
      Performer(s): Donizetti, Gaetano
      Duration: 6:28
    • 16:47
      Title: I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Major-General
      Performer(s): Gilbert And Sullivan
      Performer(s): Gilbert And Sullivan
      Duration: 3:11
    • 16:52
      Title: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 12:15
    • 17:05
      Title: Volte (A 5)
      Performer(s): Praetorius, Michael
      Performer(s): Praetorius, Michael
      Duration: 4:06
    • 17:16
      Title: The Chairman's Waltz
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 2:54
    • 17:19
      Title: Concerto No 1 In B Flat Minor (2nd Movement) - Vivacissimo
      Performer(s): Stenhammar, Wilhelm
      Performer(s): Stenhammar, Wilhelm
      Duration: 4:45
    • 17:33
      Title: Mandolin Concertoin C Rv425 (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:25
    • 17:38
      Title: Jamaican Rumba
      Performer(s): Benjamin, Arthur
      Performer(s): Benjamin, Arthur
      Duration: 2:38
    • 17:41
      Title: Makin' Whoopee
      Performer(s): Donaldson, Walter / Kahn, Gus
      Performer(s): Donaldson, Walter / Kahn, Gus
      Duration: 3:55
    • 17:47
      Title: Summertime
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 3:04
    • 17:50
      Title: Symphony No.9 "New World" (1st Movement) Adagio-Allegro Molto
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 11:10
    • 18:02
      Title: Shenandoah
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:42
    • 18:06
      Title: 1b (Appalachian Journey)
      Performer(s): Meyer, Edgar
      Performer(s): Meyer, Edgar
      Duration: 4:13
    • 18:18
      Title: Salut, Dame Sainte
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 2:46
    • 18:21
      Title: Little Qtet For Saxophones (3rd Movement) Serenade Comique
      Performer(s): Francaix, Jean
      Performer(s): Francaix, Jean
      Duration: 2:17
    • 18:28
      Title: Rosy's Theme From Ryan's Daughter
      Performer(s): Jarre, Maurice
      Performer(s): Jarre, Maurice
      Duration: 2:31
    • 18:30
      Title: John O'Connor/Hugh O'Donnell
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough O
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough O
      Duration: 4:04
    • 18:42
      Title: Der Rosenkavalier Waltzes
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Duration: 7:43
    • 18:49
      Title: Plaisir D'Amour
      Performer(s): Martini
      Performer(s): Martini
      Duration: 3:26

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