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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 Tuesday 21 January 2014

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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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    Culture File: Flowers in History

    Consider the lilies, but don't forget the roses. Flowers as an index for human history and culture, with historian Jennifer Potter.

    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: Sorotchinsky Fair - Gopak
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 3:09
    • 16:03
      Title: Concerto No. 1 In E Flat Major - Movement Iii
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Duration: 5:13
    • 16:09
      Title: BrDerchen, Komm, Tanz Mit Mir
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:53
    • 16:13
      Title: Symphony No.94 "Surprise" (3rd Movement) Minuet And Trio
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 5:43
    • 16:20
      Title: Humoresque No.7 In G Flat Op.101
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 4:06
    • 16:24
      Title: Miniatures - Fuga Del Docto Rebelde
      Performer(s): Manen, Joan
      Performer(s): Manen, Joan
      Duration: 4:07
    • 16:33
      Title: Thunder And Lightning Polka
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Duration: 3:19
    • 16:36
      Title: String Quintet In G Major (3rd Movement) Un Poco Allegretto
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 5:49
    • 16:42
      Title: It's A Wonderful Life - It's A Wonderful Life
      Performer(s): Tiomkin, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Tiomkin, Dmitri
      Duration: 2:46
    • 16:46
      Title: Wouldn't It Be Loverly?
      Performer(s): Lerner, Alan Jay/Loewe, Frederick
      Performer(s): Lerner, Alan Jay/Loewe, Frederick
      Duration: 4:32
    • 16:50
      Title: My Fair Lady - The Embassy Waltz
      Performer(s): Lerner/Loewe
      Performer(s): Lerner/Loewe
      Duration: 1:36
    • 16:53
      Title: Intermezzo From "Hary Janos Suite"
      Performer(s): Kodaly, Zoltan
      Performer(s): Kodaly, Zoltan
      Duration: 5:23
    • 16:59
      Title: Semper Fidelis
      Performer(s): Sousa, John Philip
      Performer(s): Sousa, John Philip
      Duration: 3:28
    • 17:03
      Title: Ochi Chernye
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:53
    • 17:07
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In F - Ii Andante
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 6:25
    • 17:15
      Title: Canario
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 5:21
    • 17:35
      Title: Donna Diana: Overture
      Performer(s): Reznicek, Emil Nickolaus Von
      Performer(s): Reznicek, Emil Nickolaus Von
      Duration: 5:51
    • 17:49
      Title: The Daisies
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 1:34
    • 17:54
      Title: Lezghinka
      Performer(s): Khachaturian, Aram
      Performer(s): Khachaturian, Aram
      Duration: 2:56
    • 18:03
      Title: Una Furtiva Lagrima
      Performer(s): Donizetti, Gaetano
      Performer(s): Donizetti, Gaetano
      Duration: 5:34
    • 18:07
      Title: Liebesruf Eines Faun For Cor Anglais And Piano
      Performer(s): Steinmetz, Hans
      Performer(s): Steinmetz, Hans
      Duration: 6:10
    • 18:15
      Title: Il Signor Bruschino: Overture
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Duration: 4:49
    • 18:20
      Title: A Wandering Minstrel I
      Performer(s): Gilbert & Sullivan
      Performer(s): Gilbert & Sullivan
      Album: Gilbert & Sullivans 'the Mikado'
      Duration: 4:35
    • 18:24
      Title: Trio On Irish Folktunes - Gigue, Allegro
      Performer(s): Martin, Frank
      Performer(s): Martin, Frank
      Duration: 5:54
    • 18:33
      Title: Missa Criolla: Kyrie
      Performer(s): Ramirez
      Performer(s): Ramirez
      Duration: 4:04
    • 18:38
      Title: Concerto For Two Mandolins - Movement Iii - Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:57
    • 18:43
      Title: Vltava
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 12:52
    • 18:56
      Title: Serenade For Tenor, Horn And Strings - 6. Sonnet
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:56

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