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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 Wednesday 17 July 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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    Culture File - Union Organ, part 1

    Welcoming back a water-powered Victorian wonder. Union Chapel celebrates its restored Willis organ.

    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

    • 16:00
      Title: Zapateado (Spanish Dance) Op. 23
      Performer(s): De Sarasate, Pablo
      Performer(s): De Sarasate, Pablo
      Duration: 3:36
    • 16:04
      Title: Tribute To Benny Goodman
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 6:27
    • 16:11
      Title: The Gadfly - Folk Festival
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 2:56
    • 16:14
      Title: Mock Morris - Room Music Tit-Bits No.1
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Duration: 3:48
    • 16:18
      Title: Le Mariés De La Tour Eiffel: Discours Du Général, Polka Pour Deu
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:12
    • 16:20
      Title: Sextet From Lucia Di Lammermoor
      Performer(s): Donizetti, Gaetano
      Performer(s): Donizetti, Gaetano
      Duration: 3:55
    • 16:25
      Title: Suite No.1 In F Major "Water Music" (5th Movement) Minuet
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 3:09
    • 16:32
      Title: Waltz From Eugene Onegin
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 6:26
    • 16:39
      Title: Caazapa
      Performer(s): Barrios-Mangore, Agustin
      Performer(s): Barrios-Mangore, Agustin
      Duration: 4:11
    • 16:43
      Title: Espana Tango
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Duration: 2:35
    • 16:46
      Title: Symphony No. 2 - Movement I - Allegretto
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 9:57
    • 16:59
      Title: Wild Bears
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 2:42
    • 17:01
      Title: Quintet In B Flat(4th Movement) Rondo
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 6:59
    • 17:08
      Title: Study No.25 In A Flat Major (On Chopins Etude Op.25 No.1)
      Performer(s): Godowsky, Leopold
      Performer(s): Godowsky, Leopold
      Duration: 3:55
    • 17:12
      Title: Track 03
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 17:17
      Title: Humoreske-Bagateller (5th Movement) Dukkemarch
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 1:30
    • 17:20
      Title: String Quartet In G Major (1st Movement) Allegro Con Spirito
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Duration: 5:59
    • 17:25
      Title: Ocean - Ii. Old Waltz
      Performer(s): Tormis, Veljo
      Performer(s): Tormis, Veljo
      Duration: 2:56
    • 17:32
      Title: Cachucha-Galopp
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann I
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann I
      Duration: 2:31
    • 17:35
      Title: Seaside Girls
      Performer(s): Norris
      Performer(s): Norris
      Duration: 3:46
    • 17:41
      Title: Horn Concerto No.2 In E Flat(3rd Movement) Rondo
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Duration: 5:46
    • 17:46
      Title: Concerto A Piu Instrumenti Op. V.6 (I) Allegro
      Performer(s): Dall'abaco, Evaristo Felice
      Performer(s): Dall'abaco, Evaristo Felice
      Duration: 3:25
    • 17:52
      Title: Suite - Much Ado About Nothing - Garden Scene
      Performer(s): Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
      Duration: 6:06
    • 17:59
      Title: Prelude A L'Apres-Midi D'Un Faune
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 11:38
    • 18:12
      Title: Quando M'En Vo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:05
    • 18:16
      Title: Gymnopedie 1 Lent Et Douloureux
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 3:50
    • 18:21
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In G Minor Op.25 (3rd Movement) Presto - Mol
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 6:26
    • 18:27
      Title: La Belle Sirene Comme Le Comedien - Movement Iv - Wake Me When I
      Performer(s): Scott, Jeff
      Performer(s): Scott, Jeff
      Duration: 1:19
    • 18:33
      Title: Concerto In C For Violin (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 5:29
    • 18:46
      Title: Nagoya Marimbas
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Duration: 4:47
    • 18:52
      Title: El Noi De La Mere
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Duration: 3:47
    • 18:56
      Title: Drive In The Country
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 1:53
    • 18:57
      Title: Prelude (The Fairy Queen)
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 1:55

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