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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 13 December 2013

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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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

    • 16:08
      Title: Gaudete
      Performer(s): Trad
      Performer(s): Trad
      Duration: 2:38
    • 16:11
      Title: Mistletoe Waltz
      Performer(s): Loughnane
      Performer(s): Loughnane
      Duration: 2:40
    • 16:14
      Title: Sea Songs (March)
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 4:06
    • 16:18
      Title: Trumpet Concerto In D (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Torelli, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Torelli, Giuseppe
      Duration: 2:15
    • 16:21
      Title: On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 7:18
    • 16:33
      Title: Concerto For Strings
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 4:06
    • 16:38
      Title: Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted (Aria Tenor), From Messiah
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 3:35
    • 16:41
      Title: Standchen (Serenade)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 16:46
      Title: A Christmas Festival
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 7:23
    • 16:54
      Title: L'Amour! L'Amour!... Ah! Leve-Toi, Soleil
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Duration: 4:35
    • 17:00
      Title: Pno Concerto No.21 (1st Movement) Allegro Molto
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 14:09
    • 17:17
      Title: Green Leaf
      Performer(s): Kats-Chernin, Elena
      Performer(s): Kats-Chernin, Elena
      Duration: 2:53
    • 17:21
      Title: Here We Comea-Wassailing
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:35
    • 17:24
      Title: Wexford Carol
      Performer(s): Crux Vocal Ensemble
      Performer(s): Crux Vocal Ensemble
      Duration: 4:03
    • 17:32
      Title: Dido And Aeneas - Overture
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 2:24
    • 17:47
      Title: Full Fathom Five
      Performer(s): Ní Mhaolchatha, Méav
      Performer(s): Ní Mhaolchatha, Méav
      Duration: 2:31
    • 17:52
      Title: Delay
      Performer(s): Julia Kent
      Performer(s): Julia Kent
      Duration: 4:05
    • 17:58
      Title: Symphony No. 3. 3rd Movement. Poco Allegro
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 6:57
    • 18:06
      Title: Tonttu
      Performer(s): Wartiovaara-Kallioniemi
      Performer(s): Wartiovaara-Kallioniemi
      Duration: 3:41
    • 18:09
      Title: Canzon Duodecimi Toni, No. 3 A 10
      Performer(s): Gabrieli, Giovanni
      Performer(s): Gabrieli, Giovanni
      Duration: 2:50
    • 18:12
      Title: La Tromba Di Polydor - La Dolce Vita
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 2:06
    • 18:16
      Title: Di Madride Noi Siam Mattadori
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 6:03
    • 18:21
      Title: Danse Profane
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:20
    • 18:26
      Title: Mazurka In B Flat Op7/1
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:21
    • 18:33
      Title: Bird's Lament
      Performer(s): Moondog
      Performer(s): Moondog
      Album: Sax Pax for a Sax
      Duration: 4:08
    • 18:38
      Title: Mrs Beeton's Christmas Pudding
      Performer(s): Harle, John
      Performer(s): Harle, John
      Duration: 4:30
    • 18:42
      Title: Dance
      Performer(s): Menotti, Gian-Carlo
      Performer(s): Menotti, Gian-Carlo
      Duration: 3:36
    • 18:48
      Title: Waltz From Swan Lake
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 7:21
    • 18:58
      Title: Partita For 2 Violins And Continuo (5th Movement) Passacaglia
      Performer(s): Biber, Heinrich Ignaz
      Performer(s): Biber, Heinrich Ignaz
      Duration: 1:12

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