Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    Our featured CD this week is the latest release from our own label New Dublin Voices: Music from Ireland. Offering a mix of spiritual and secular music from Irish composers, works on the CD include Eibhlís Farrell’s Caritas abundat which gives a rich and soaring makeover to 800-year-old words about love. Also featured are beautiful arrangements of the traditional lullaby to the Christ child Suantraí ár Slánaitheora by Fiontán Ó Cearbhaill, and Coventry Carol by Jonathan Nangle.

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Monday 12 May 2014

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    Listen back to Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Live with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra Studio 1, 12th December

    We had a ball on Friday in Studio 1 - the mince pies and muilled wine went down a treat. The RTÉ NSO played wonderfully as usual and our soloists tenor Patrick Hyland, soprano Jean Wallace and violinst Aoife Ní Bhríain wowed the audience in studio and at home, judging by the reactions we got online..

    Thanks to everyone for attending the concert and listening in, if you missed it you can listen back via the RTÉ Player.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:02
      Title: Bagatelle No.2 In C (Scherzo & Trio)
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven Bagatelles, Hyperion, CDA67879
      Duration: 3:11
    • 16:08
      Title: Concerto For Violin, Strings And Continuo In B Flat Rv 370 (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Mhairi Lawson (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Mhairi Lawson (Soprano), Adrian Chandler (Violin), La Serenissima
      Album: The rise of the North Italian concerto: 1690-1740 Volume two - Antonio Vivaldi Virtuouso Impresario, Avie, AV 2128
      Duration: 4:30
    • 16:14
      Title: On The Beautiful Blue Danube -Waltz Op.314
      Complete Work Name: On The Beautiful Blue Danube
      Composer: Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: 100 Popular Classics Vol.2, Castle Communications PLC, MBSCD5172
      Duration: 6:47
    • 16:23
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In E Flat Major (3rd Movement) Allegretto Vivace
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Julius Katchen (Piano)
      Performer(s): Julius Katchen (Piano), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Liszt: Piano Concertos, Etc., Decca, 458361-2
      Duration: 4:11
    • 16:28
      Title: Quando Men Vo
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Elisabeth Harwood (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Elisabeth Harwood (Soprano), Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Berlin Philharmonic
      Album: 101 Essential Opera Favourites (Recordno: 4763782) ~~ PD OB, Decca, 4763782
      Duration: 2:50
    • 16:33
      Title: Concerto No.21 (Andante)
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Juan Martín (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Juan Martín (Guitar), The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Serenade - Juan Martin (Recordno: FV11), Flamenco Vision, FV11
      Duration: 4:46
    • 16:48
      Title: The Big Country
      Composer: Moross, Jerome
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Digital Hollywood - Memorable Film Scores, MCA, MCAD25192
      Duration: 3:11
    • 16:50
      Title: Alborada Del Gracioso
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Ulster Orchestra
      Album: Debussy: Images Etc. ~~ G106110, Chandos, Chan8850
      Duration: 7:09
    • 17:00
      Title: Poor Roger
      Composer: Martland, Steve
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Evelyn Glennie (Percussion), King's Singers
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 09026631752), BMG, 09026631752
      Duration: 3:07
    • 17:03
      Title: Elegy For Cello And Orchestra
      Composer: Williams, John
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Recoding Arts Orchestra Of Los Angeles
      Album: A Tribute To John Williams - An 80th Birthday Celebration, Sony Classical, 88691942532
      Duration: 6:20
    • 17:11
      Title: Casta Diva -- Norma
      Composer: Bellini, Vincenzo
      Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Choir Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden
      Album: Casta Diva (Recordno: 724355716323), EMI, 724355716323
      Duration: 7:20
    • 17:23
      Title: Humoresque Op.101 No. 7
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Christian Ferras
      Performer(s): Christian Ferras, Jean - Claude Ambrosini
      Album: Homage to Fritz kreisler, Deutsche Grammophon, 477 992
      Duration: 3:36
    • 17:27
      Title: Swan Lake Scene
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra
      Album: 40 Most Beautiful Love Themes ~~ CDG04767, Warner Classics, 256469989-0
      Duration: 3:02
    • 17:34
      Title: Les Filles De Cadix -- Les Filles De Cadix
      Composer: Delibes, Léo
      Performer(s): Kate Royal (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Kate Royal (Soprano), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: Kate Royal, EMI Classics, 0946 3 94419 2 1
      Duration: 4:52
    • 17:47
      Title: Wheelbarrow Walk
      Composer: Nyman, Michael
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 436820-2), Argo, 436820-2
      Duration: 2:36
    • 17:54
      Title: Albumblatt (Album-Leaf) Op. 47 No. 2
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Balazs Szokolay (Piano)
      Performer(s): Balazs Szokolay (Piano)
      Album: Grieg: Lyric Pieces, Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Naxos, 8.553387
      Duration: 3:00
    • 17:57
      Title: Dancing With The Bear
      Composer: Jan A.P Kaczmarek
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Studio Orchestra
      Album: Finding Neverland, Miramax
      Duration: 2:03
    • 18:00
      Title: Variations On An Original Theme Op. 36 Enigma - E.D.U. Finale: Allegro
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Britten: Young Person's Guide / Four Sea Interludes, Elgar: Enigma Variations, Telarc, CD-80660
      Duration: 5:36
    • 18:07
      Title: Profitez De La Vie
      Composer: Boieldieu, Francois Adrien
      Performer(s): Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Natalie Dessay (Soprano), Orchestre Nationale Du Capitole De Toulouse
      Album: Airs d'Opéras Francais, Virgin Classics, 724354561023
      Duration: 2:30
    • 18:09
      Title: Portraits Of Country Fiddlers -The Fiddler's Favourite Tune
      Composer: Nordgren, Pehr Henrik
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Ostrobothian Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Aurora Borealis - Magic of The Mysterious North, ONDINE, ODE9372
      Duration: 4:08
    • 18:16
      Title: Partita No 3 In E Major - Gavotte En Rondeau
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Alina Ibragimova (Violin)
      Performer(s): Alina Ibragimova (Violin)
      Album: Bach Sonata and Partitas for solo violin, Hyperion, CDA67691/2
      Duration: 2:59
    • 18:21
      Title: The Old Castle
      Composer: Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): James Crabb (Accordion)
      Performer(s): James Crabb (Accordion), Geir Draugsvoll (Accordion)
      Album: Duos for Classical Accordian, EMI Classics, 724356970526
      Duration: 4:05
    • 18:33
      Title: Saxophone Concerto (1st Movement)
      Composer: Torke, Michael
      Performer(s): Gerard Mcchrystal
      Performer(s): Gerard Mcchrystal, London Musici
      Album: Gerard McChrystal - The Saxophone Concertos of Michael Nyman / D.C. Heath / Michael Torke, Silva Screen Records, SILKD6010
      Duration: 6:20
    • 18:41
      Title: Two Beans Shaker
      Composer: Jeffes, Arthur/Murphy, Des
      Performer(s): Arthur Jeffes (Ukelele)
      Performer(s): Arthur Jeffes (Ukelele), The Penguin Cafe Orchestra
      Album: Penguin Cafe: A Matter of Life, Editions Penguin Cafe Ltd., DPC101
      Duration: 2:01
    • 18:43
      Title: Ochi Chernye
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Red Army Choir And Band
      Album: Red Army Choir: Russian Favourites, Naxos, 8.553154
      Duration: 4:38
    • 18:49
      Title: Keyboard Concerto In G (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): Jolanda Violante (Fortepiano)
      Performer(s): Jolanda Violante (Fortepiano), Federico Guglielmo (Violin), L'Arte Dell'arco
      Album: Haydn Keyboard Concertos 3, 4, and 11, Brilliant, 94175
      Duration: 9:55

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