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 Tuesday 17 December 2013

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Quelle Est Cette Odeur Agreable?
      Composer: Anon
      Performer(s): Choir And Orchestra Of Clare College
      Performer(s): Choir And Orchestra Of Clare College
      Duration: 0:03:58
    • Title: Minor Swing -
      Composer: Grappelli
      Performer(s): N/K
      Performer(s): N/K
      Duration: 0:02:14
    • Title: It's A Wonderful Life -
      Composer: Tiomkin
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • Title: Humoreske in G flat major
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Virtuosi Maxim Vengerov (violin)
      Performer(s): Virtuosi Maxim Vengerov (violin)
      Duration: 0:03:25
    • Title: Serenade for Strings (1st movement) Allegro piacevole
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Duration: 0:03:25
    • Title: Violin Concerto In A Minor Op82 (3rd movement)
      Composer: Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scottish National Orchestra Oscar Shumsky (violin)
      Performer(s): Scottish National Orchestra Oscar Shumsky (violin)
      Duration: 0:05:49
    • Title: Ave Maria (Rachmaninov)
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Choir Of New College Oxford
      Performer(s): Choir Of New College Oxford
      Duration: 0:03:29
    • Title: Sonata in A major G4 (with cello) (1st movement) Allegro moderato
      Composer: Boccherini, Luigi
      Performer(s): David Watkin (cello(, Chi-Chi Nwankou (double bass) Richard Lester (cello)
      Performer(s): David Watkin (cello(, Chi-Chi Nwankou (double bass) Richard Lester (cello)
      Duration: 0:05:53
    • Title: Symphony No 1 in E Minor Op 39 - III Scherzo: Allegro
      Composer: Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Danish National Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Danish National Symphony Orchestra
      Duration: 0:05:49
    • Title: Cello Sonata in A major Op.69 (2nd movement) Scherzo: Allegro molto
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (piano) Daniel Muller-Schott (cello)
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (piano) Daniel Muller-Schott (cello)
      Duration: 0:05:12
    • Title: Sonate pour Bassoon Op. 168 - Molto adagio-Allegro moderato
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Masahito Yanaka (bassoon)
      Performer(s): Masahito Yanaka (bassoon)
      Duration: 0:06:13
    • Title: L'Arlesienne Suite No.1 (2nd movement) Minuetto -
      Composer: Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (piano)
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (piano)
      Duration: 0:03:00
    • Title: Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum -
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Simon Trpceski (piano)
      Performer(s): Simon Trpceski (piano)
      Duration: 0:02:12
    • Title: Sound The Bells!
      Composer: Williams, John
      Performer(s): Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles
      Performer(s): Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles
      Duration: 0:02:49
    • Title: Suite No. 2 - Campanae parisienes and Aria
      Composer: Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
      Performer(s): Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
      Duration: 0:05:11
    • Title: Wheelbarrow Walk
      Composer: Nyman, Michael
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:02:35
    • Title: Gaite parisienne Can Can
      Composer: Offenbach, Jacques
      Performer(s): Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
      Duration: 0:02:08
    • Title: Si. Mi chiamano Mimi
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rolando Villazon (tenor) Anna Netrebko (soprano)
      Performer(s): Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rolando Villazon (tenor) Anna Netrebko (soprano)
      Duration: 0:05:19
    • Title: Lully Lulla Thou Little Tiny Child
      Composer: Leighton, Kenneth
      Performer(s): New York Polyphony Elizabeth Baber (Sop), Ruth Cunningham (Sop), Emilie Williams (Alto)
      Performer(s): New York Polyphony Elizabeth Baber (Sop), Ruth Cunningham (Sop), Emilie Williams (Alto)
      Duration: 0:02:58
    • Title: At the Edge
      Composer: Westlake, Nigel
      Performer(s): Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus
      Performer(s): Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus
      Duration: 0:08:19
    • Title: Fantasy on Christmas Carols (The Holly and the Ivy) -
      Composer: Arnold, Malcolm
      Performer(s): RTE Concert Orchestra RTE Cor na nOg
      Performer(s): RTE Concert Orchestra RTE Cor na nOg
      Duration: 0:09:01
    • Title: Es ist ein Ros
      Composer: Praetorius, Michael
      Performer(s): King's Singers Albrecht Mayer (oboe)
      Performer(s): King's Singers Albrecht Mayer (oboe)
      Duration: 0:03:35
    • Title: Monsieur Verdoux - Paris Boulevard
      Composer: Chaplin, Charlie
      Performer(s): Philharmonic Orchestra Jaromir Klepac (piano), Gareth Williams (mandolin) Lucie Svehlova (leader)
      Performer(s): Philharmonic Orchestra Jaromir Klepac (piano), Gareth Williams (mandolin) Lucie Svehlova (leader)
      Duration: 0:02:16
    • Title: String Sonata No.3 (1st movement) Moderato
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): I Solisti Veneti
      Performer(s): I Solisti Veneti
      Duration: 0:04:46
    • Title: Cantata BWV 62 - Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): The English Baroque Soloists The Monteverdi Choir
      Performer(s): The English Baroque Soloists The Monteverdi Choir
      Duration: 0:04:30
    • Title: Rhapsody for Klezmer - Scherzo con moto
      Composer: Aldema, Gil
      Performer(s): Berliner Symphoniker Giora Feidman (clarinet)
      Performer(s): Berliner Symphoniker Giora Feidman (clarinet)
      Duration: 0:02:41
    • Title: The Victorian Kitchen Garden Suite (movement I) - Prelude
      Composer: Reade, Paul
      Performer(s): Andrew Black (piano), Anne Sparkes (Marimba), Maria Stange (Harp) Trevor Barlow (clarinet)
      Performer(s): Andrew Black (piano), Anne Sparkes (Marimba), Maria Stange (Harp) Trevor Barlow (clarinet)
      Duration: 0:03:02
    • Title: Bethelem Down a carol for strings
      Composer: Warlock, Peter
      Performer(s): City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
      Performer(s): City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
      Duration: 0:04:12
    • Title: Trumpet Concerto in E flat (1st movement) Allegro -
      Composer: Neruda, Jan Krtitel Jiri
      Performer(s): Bremen Chamber Philharmonic Alison Balsom (trumpet)
      Performer(s): Bremen Chamber Philharmonic Alison Balsom (trumpet)
      Duration: 0:05:13
    • Title: North Circular
      Composer: Dennehy, Donncha
      Performer(s): Michael McHale (piano)
      Performer(s): Michael McHale (piano)
      Duration: 0:01:12
    • Title: Bells rang Early in Jerusalem
      Composer: Yatsynevych,Yakiv
      Performer(s): Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
      Performer(s): Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
      Duration: 0:02:00
    • Title: Good People All (The Wexford Carol)
      Composer: Trad Arr Voice Squad
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Duration: 0:03:52
    • Title: Winter 1
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin Daniel Hope (violin)
      Performer(s): Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin Daniel Hope (violin)
      Duration: 0:03:00

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