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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 18 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

    • 16:02
      Title: The Little Drummer Boy
      Performer(s): Simeone/Davis/Onorati
      Performer(s): Simeone/Davis/Onorati
      Duration: 2:54
    • 16:05
      Title: Bolero (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 5:31
    • 16:11
      Title: Pno Son No.30 In E (1st Movement) Moderato
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:20
    • 16:16
      Title: Sonata In B Flat Major For Solo Violin - Giga
      Performer(s): Geminiani, Francesco
      Performer(s): Geminiani, Francesco
      Duration: 2:34
    • 16:18
      Title: O Lola Ch'hai Di La Cammisa
      Performer(s): Mascagni, Pietro
      Performer(s): Mascagni, Pietro
      Duration: 2:33
    • 16:23
      Title: Fireworks Music: La Rejouissance
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 2:23
    • 16:26
      Title: Children's Corner - Movement Iii - Serenade For The Doll
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 2:39
    • 16:33
      Title: Sangara
      Performer(s): Bebey, Francis
      Performer(s): Bebey, Francis
      Duration: 4:06
    • 16:37
      Title: Wassail Song
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Duration: 3:32
    • 16:40
      Title: Capriol Suite: Mattachins (Sword Dance)
      Performer(s): Warlock, Peter
      Performer(s): Warlock, Peter
      Duration: 2:05
    • 16:42
      Title: Rondo On A Theme Of Beethoven
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 2:49
    • 16:46
      Title: Trittico Botticelliano - La Primavera: Allegro Vivace
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Duration: 5:47
    • 16:54
      Title: Dove Sono, From Marriage Of Figaro
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 5:17
    • 16:59
      Title: Oboe Concerto In E Flat
      Performer(s): Bellini, Vincenzo
      Performer(s): Bellini, Vincenzo
      Duration: 6:15
    • 17:07
      Title: Beobile - Pizzicato
      Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile
      Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile
      Duration: 1:56
    • 17:08
      Title: Ich Steh An Deiner Krippen Hier
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:23
    • 17:12
      Title: Sonata Per Mandolina E Basso (Iv) Allegro
      Performer(s): Arrigioni, Carlo
      Performer(s): Arrigioni, Carlo
      Duration: 4:51
    • 17:17
      Title: The Swan - Carnival Of The Animals
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:22
    • 17:22
      Title: Wiener Blut Op.354(Vienna Blood)
      Performer(s): Johann Strauss Ii
      Performer(s): Johann Strauss Ii
      Duration: 8:34
    • 17:34
      Title: Romanian Rhapsody No. 1
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 2:41
    • 17:36
      Title: Waltz From Suite Of Three Pieces
      Performer(s): Godard, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Godard, Benjamin
      Duration: 4:38
    • 17:48
      Title: The Lake Isle Of Innisfree
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Duration: 1:50
    • 17:51
      Title: Suite For Harp Op. 83 - Fugue
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:30
    • 17:52
      Title: Away In A Manger
      Performer(s): Kirkwood, Antoinnette
      Performer(s): Kirkwood, Antoinnette
      Duration: 2:46
    • 17:57
      Title: Divertimento For Wind Orchestra
      Performer(s): Blacher
      Performer(s): Blacher
      Duration: 5:34
    • 18:03
      Title: Waltz From Eugene Onegin
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 6:26
    • 18:10
      Title: The Wildflower Meadow (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Hawes, Patrick
      Performer(s): Hawes, Patrick
      Duration: 6:04
    • 18:18
      Title: Nicholaus Pontifex
      Performer(s): Anon
      Performer(s): Anon
      Duration: 2:33
    • 18:20
      Title: Tromba Lontana
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 4:34
    • 18:25
      Title: Sonata Der Polnische Pracher - 2. Choral
      Performer(s): Meder, Johann Valentin
      Performer(s): Meder, Johann Valentin
      Duration: 4:42
    • 18:33
      Title: Cinderella - Grand Waltz From Act Ii
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 5:11
    • 18:39
      Title: Tea For Two
      Performer(s): Ceaser, I. / Youmans, V.
      Performer(s): Ceaser, I. / Youmans, V.
      Duration: 3:29
    • 18:42
      Title: Vianne Sets Up Shop
      Performer(s): Portman, Rachel
      Performer(s): Portman, Rachel
      Duration: 2:13
    • 18:45
      Title: Song For Athene
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Duration: 8:01
    • 18:53
      Title: La Jota Aragonese
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 4:04
    • 18:57
      Title: Track 16
      Performer(s): Trad
      Performer(s): Trad
      Duration: 3:45

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