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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 20 November 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 5.40pm, 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

    • 16:00
      Title: Children's Corner Suite - The Snow Is Dancing
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:03
    • 16:03
      Title: Sav, Sav, Susa
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 2:41
    • 16:05
      Title: Kinder Symphonie
      Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold
      Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold
      Duration: 3:18
    • 16:15
      Title: Impromptu In G Flatd899/3
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 6:47
    • 16:21
      Title: Concerto In D Major Rv 124 Allegro - Grave - Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 6:58
    • 16:33
      Title: Hungarian March, From The Damnation Of Faust
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 5:19
    • 16:38
      Title: La Nouvelle Pluie De Perles
      Performer(s): Osborne, G.A.
      Performer(s): Osborne, G.A.
      Duration: 3:36
    • 16:42
      Title: Duet:Bei Mannern, Welche Liebe Fuhlen
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 3:10
    • 16:46
      Title: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 - Allegretto-Rondo
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 6:37
    • 16:54
      Title: Gabriel's Oboe
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 3:34
    • 16:57
      Title: Girls Teasing Song
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Duration: 1:34
    • 16:58
      Title: Three Pieces For Small Orchestra - Dance In The Sunlight
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Duration: 5:06
    • 17:03
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In G Minor (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Duration: 9:06
    • 17:13
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Trad
      Performer(s): Trad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 17:16
      Title: Donde Lieta Usci (Mimi's Farewell) La Boheme Act 3
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:22
    • 17:20
      Title: Cinderella - Grand Waltz From Act Ii
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 5:11
    • 17:26
      Title: Boogie-Woogie (From This Way To The Tomb)
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:09
    • 17:33
      Title: Pizzicato Polka
      Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann
      Duration: 3:23
    • 17:35
      Title: Dance Suite
      Performer(s): Seiber, Matyas
      Performer(s): Seiber, Matyas
      Duration: 4:30
    • 17:45
      Title: Tabu
      Performer(s): Lecuona, Margarita
      Performer(s): Lecuona, Margarita
      Duration: 3:27
    • 17:48
      Title: Via Con Me
      Performer(s): Conte
      Performer(s): Conte
      Duration: 2:44
    • 17:53
      Title: Ouverture A 7 Concertanti In F Major - Movement Iv - Siciliano
      Performer(s): Zelenka, Jan Dismas
      Performer(s): Zelenka, Jan Dismas
      Duration: 5:21
    • 17:59
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Duration: 3:45
    • 18:02
      Title: Canto Bello
      Performer(s): Vincenzo Capirola
      Performer(s): Vincenzo Capirola
      Duration: 1:43
    • 18:05
      Title: Kinderzenen For Piano Op. 15 No. 7 - Dreaming
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 2:45
    • 18:09
      Title: Symphony No.3 In E Flat Major(3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:27
    • 18:17
      Title: C'Etait Ma Chambre
      Performer(s): Esteve, Pascal
      Performer(s): Esteve, Pascal
      Duration: 2:42
    • 18:19
      Title: I Will Wait For You
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 4:15
    • 18:23
      Title: Concerto No.2 For Trumpet, Strings And Continuo In E Flat Major
      Performer(s): Hertel, Johann Wilhelm
      Performer(s): Hertel, Johann Wilhelm
      Duration: 4:26
    • 18:32
      Title: Rondino On A Theme Of Beethoven
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 2:49
    • 18:36
      Title: Music For 18 Musicians - V.
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Duration: 4:00
    • 18:39
      Title: Satyagraha - Evening Song
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 18:45
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Edwards, Ross
      Performer(s): Edwards, Ross
      Duration: 3:45
    • 18:52
      Title: Samambaia
      Performer(s): Camargo Mariano
      Performer(s): Camargo Mariano
      Duration: 5:34
    • 18:58
      Title: The Floating Bed
      Performer(s): Goldenthal, Elliot
      Performer(s): Goldenthal, Elliot
      Duration: 1:44

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