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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 24 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 - Paula Meehan on poetry and craft

    Ireland Professor of Poetry, Paula Meehan, meditates on the sympathies between working in ceramics or metal, and putting pen to paper.

    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: Piano Trio No. 1 In F Major Op. 18 - Movement Iii - Scherzo: Pre
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:55
    • 16:04
      Title: Aubade: Vive Amour Qui Reve
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 4:08
    • 16:08
      Title: Muzette
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois
      Duration: 3:20
    • 16:12
      Title: The Peasant Woman
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 4:22
    • 16:17
      Title: Hungarian Dance No.1 In G Minor
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:49
    • 16:22
      Title: Track 10
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 3:45
    • 16:25
      Title: Kalinka
      Performer(s): Folk
      Performer(s): Folk
      Duration: 4:17
    • 16:33
      Title: Ancient Airs And Dances Suite No. 1 - Vincenzo Galilei: Gagliard
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Duration: 3:52
    • 16:42
      Title: The De Lessep's Dance
      Performer(s): Warbeck, Stephen
      Performer(s): Warbeck, Stephen
      Duration: 3:11
    • 16:47
      Title: Der Rosenkavalier - Act One Introduction
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Duration: 3:50
    • 16:52
      Title: Symphony No. 104 In D Major ?London? - Movement Iv - Finale: Spi
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Duration: 7:11
    • 16:59
      Title: Beati Quorum Via
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 3:50
    • 17:03
      Title: Fantasia On Greensleeves
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 4:52
    • 17:08
      Title: Die Walkure: Wotan's Farewell And Magic Fire Music
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 7:36
    • 17:16
      Title: Trumpet Concerto In E-Flat Major (3rd Movement) Rondo. Allegro M
      Performer(s): Hummel, Johann Nepomuk
      Performer(s): Hummel, Johann Nepomuk
      Duration: 3:53
    • 17:21
      Title: L'Arlesienne Suite No.1 (4th Movement) Carillon
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 4:38
    • 17:27
      Title: Via Con Me
      Performer(s): Conte
      Performer(s): Conte
      Duration: 2:44
    • 17:33
      Title: Symphony No. 5 (1st Movement) - Allegro Con Brio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:25
    • 17:47
      Title: C'Est Ainsi Que Tu Es
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 2:44
    • 17:52
      Title: La Vie En Rose
      Performer(s): Louiguy/Piaf/David
      Performer(s): Louiguy/Piaf/David
      Duration: 3:36
    • 17:56
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 1:27
    • 17:58
      Title: Piano Concerto No 3 In D Minor, Op 30 - 3rd Movement - Finale
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 14:25
    • 18:13
      Title: Track 14
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 3:45
    • 18:16
      Title: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 6:13
    • 18:23
      Title: Che Gelida Manina
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 5:28
    • 18:32
      Title: Agiaco Cubano - Grand March
      Performer(s): Bull, Ole Bornemann
      Performer(s): Bull, Ole Bornemann
      Duration: 4:14
    • 18:38
      Title: Karelia Suite (2nd Movement) Ballade
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 7:42
    • 18:45
      Title: Evenstar
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 3:30
    • 18:49
      Title: String Quartet In A Minor Op.41 No.1 2nd Movement Scherzo. Prest
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 4:06
    • 18:53
      Title: The Roadside Fire
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 2:29
    • 18:56
      Title: Colonel Hathi's March (The Elephant Song)
      Performer(s): Sherman/Gilkyson
      Performer(s): Sherman/Gilkyson
      Duration: 2:47

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