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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 4 April 2014

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Today, Liz Nolan will be broadcasting from Tower Records on Dawson Street with plenty of live music, specials guests and prizes galore. Drop by to say hello.
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    Luke Clancy - Record Shops of Dublin

    Gerry O'Boyle of Tower Records and Garry O'Neill on the record shops of Dublin.

    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

    • 16:14
      Title: Overture
      Performer(s): Berstein / Comden/ Green
      Performer(s): Berstein / Comden/ Green
      Duration: 4:28
    • 16:19
      Title: Six Grandes Etudes De Paganini - Etude No. 4 In E Major (Arpeggi
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 2:16
    • 16:22
      Title: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 - Allegretto-Rondo
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 6:37
    • 16:34
      Title: The First Echelon - Waltz
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 3:02
    • 16:37
      Title: El Tesorillo
      Performer(s): De Lucia, Paco
      Performer(s): De Lucia, Paco
      Duration: 4:56
    • 16:44
      Title: Sonata For 2 Cellos (Allegro Prestissimo)
      Performer(s): Barriere, Jean
      Performer(s): Barriere, Jean
      Duration: 2:51
    • 16:48
      Title: Chitarra Romana
      Performer(s): Di Lazzaro/Cherubini
      Performer(s): Di Lazzaro/Cherubini
      Duration: 3:34
    • 16:54
      Title: Invitation Polka
      Performer(s): Wallace, William Vincent
      Performer(s): Wallace, William Vincent
      Duration: 2:14
    • 17:03
      Title: Woodlark Rondo
      Performer(s): Panormo, F.
      Performer(s): Panormo, F.
      Duration: 2:30
    • 17:04
      Title: Tannhauser - Overture -- Tannhauser
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 4:51
    • 17:20
      Title: O Fortuna (From Carmina Burana)
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Duration: 2:57
    • 17:25
      Title: Lara's Theme
      Performer(s): Jarre, Maurice
      Performer(s): Jarre, Maurice
      Duration: 3:41
    • 17:29
      Title: I Feel Pretty
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Duration: 2:34
    • 17:33
      Title: Suite: The Spanish Lady - Bourree
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 1:54
    • 17:37
      Title: Paraphrase On Largo Al Factotum
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Duration: 4:57
    • 17:50
      Title: Bird Dance: Allegro
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Duration: 3:28
    • 17:56
      Title: Flight Of The Bumble Bee
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Duration: 1:40
    • 17:59
      Title: Summa For Strings
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 4:00
    • 18:07
      Title: O Sole Mio
      Performer(s): Di Capua, Eduardo
      Performer(s): Di Capua, Eduardo
      Duration: 4:54
    • 18:19
      Title: Concerto No.18 In B Flat K.456: (Iii) Allegro Vivace
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 7:47
    • 18:29
      Title: Orchestral Suite No.3 (Bouree And Gigue)
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 1:26
    • 18:33
      Title: Love Will Tear Us Apart
      Performer(s): Hook/ Curtis/ Sumner/ Morris
      Performer(s): Hook/ Curtis/ Sumner/ Morris
      Duration: 5:23
    • 18:38
      Title: Voice From The Mountain
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 3:36
    • 18:43
      Title: Marche Pour La Ceremonie Des Turcs
      Performer(s): Lully, Jean-Baptiste
      Performer(s): Lully, Jean-Baptiste
      Duration: 2:36
    • 18:53
      Title: O Mio Babbino Caro From Gianni Schicchi
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:37
    • 18:56
      Title: Concerto For Two Violins In D Minor: Vivace
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:50

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