Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    Liz is going to Wexford Festival Opera

    Davide Bartolucci, Filippo Fontana & Marie-Eve Munger in Don Bucefalo by Antonio Cagnoni Wexford Festival Opera 2014 On Wednesday 22nd October, we'll be broadcasting live from the foyer of Whites Hotel in the heart of Wexford. Liz will be getting backstage news and views from cast and crew members of the three main operas Salome, Silent Night and Don Bucefalo.

    Are you a regular at Wexford Festival Opera? Were you a volunteer at WFO? Liz would love about Festivals past. Email us your WFO memories.

    Culture File

    Culture file is our daily guide to the world of culture and the arts presented there by Luke Clancy. If you have an item that might be of interest to Luke or if you want to comment on something you heard on Culture File you can contact Luke by email. Culture File is a Soundsdoable production for RTÉ lyric fm.

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Tuesday 13 May 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: Memory, Music and The Shining

    Composer and musician, The Caretaker, on memory, music and The Shining.

    Competition Time

    This week Liz has the fantastic prize of two tickets to hear the Tallis Scholars in concert at the National Concert Hall as they open the 2014-15 Choral Series at the NCH on Thursday 6th November. The winner will also get complimentary overnight  accommodation for two people with B&B at the luxurious Shelbourne Hotel on St. Stephen’s Green on the night of the concert.

    Walton's Music for Schools Competition 2015

    The annual Waltons Music for Schools Competition is a national  celebration of music in Irish schools. The competition awards a total of €10,000 worth of vouchers for musical instruments, accessories, books, music technology or PA equipment from Waltons Music.

    Liz will announce the year’s twelve Finalist schools on Friday, 20 March 2015. More information and entry forms, here.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:01
      Title: Serenade - Tarantella
      Composer: Curtis, Matthew
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Royal Ballet Sinfonia
      Album: British String Miniatures / Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Gavin Sutherland, White Line, WHL2136
      Duration: 5:31
    • 16:14
      Title: Flute Quartet In G Minor Twv 43 G4 For Recorder, Violin, Viola, And Basso Continuo (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Stephen Schardt (Violin)
      Performer(s): Stephen Schardt (Violin), Reinhardt Goebel (Viola), Musica Antiqua Koln
      Album: Telemann: Flute Quartets - Musica Antiqua Koln: Reinhard Goebel, Deutsche Grammophon, 00289 477 5379
      Duration: 2:23
    • 16:17
      Title: Flute Quartet In G Minor Twv 43 G4 For Recorder, Violin, Viola, And Basso Continuo (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Stephen Schardt (Violin)
      Performer(s): Stephen Schardt (Violin), Reinhardt Goebel (Viola), Musica Antiqua Koln
      Album: Telemann: Flute Quartets - Musica Antiqua Koln: Reinhard Goebel, Deutsche Grammophon, 00289 477 5379
      Duration: 2:17
    • 16:21
      Title: Abu Hassan: Overture
      Complete Work Name: Abu Hassan
      Composer: Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 419070) ~~ G078704, Deutsche Grammophon, 419070
      Duration: 3:29
    • 16:26
      Title: Alerte (Perpetual Movements)
      Composer: Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Nancy Allen (Harp)
      Album: Romance (Recordno: Rd30198), RCA Victor, Rd30198
      Duration: 2:55
    • 16:34
      Title: Piano Sonata No.12 (3rd Movement) Marcia Funebre
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Vol.5 ~~ D090213, Telarc, Cd-80237
      Duration: 5:59
    • 16:40
      Title: Piano Sonata No.12 (4th Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Vol.5 ~~ D090214, Telarc, Cd-80237
      Duration: 3:08
    • 16:43
      Title: Macbeth: Ballet Music From Act Iii - No.1
      Composer: Verdi
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Scottish National Orchestra
      Album: Spirit of Scotland, Chandos, CHAN 10412 X
      Duration: 2:13
    • 16:48
      Title: Lyrical Waltz From Seven Dolls' Dances
      Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Lisa Batiashvili (Violin)
      Performer(s): Lisa Batiashvili (Violin), Helene Grimaud (Piano), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Echoes of Time - Lisa Batiashvili / Grimaud / Salonen, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779299
      Duration: 3:34
    • 16:52
      Title: Molly On The Shore --
      Composer: Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Album: The Irish Piano, RTE lyric fm, CD138
      Duration: 3:39
    • 16:56
      Title: In The Steppes Of Central Asia
      Composer: Borodin, Alexander
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: 101 Great Orchestral Classics Volume 1, Naxos, 8.551141
      Duration: 8:02
    • 17:06
      Title: Berceuse In D Op.16 -- Berceuse In D Op.16
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
      Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Carmen-Fantasie: Mutter / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra ~~ L802611, Deutsche Grammophon, 437544-2
      Duration: 4:27
    • 17:12
      Title: Vocalise Op.34 No.14
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Suzanne Murphy (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Suzanne Murphy (Soprano), Scottish National Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Chan8476), Chandos, Chan8476
      Duration: 6:46
    • 17:22
      Title: Concerto In E Minor For Violin (1st Movement)
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin), Venice Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Vivaldi: Late Violin Concertos ~~ H669107, Sony, Sk89362
      Duration: 4:41
    • 17:26
      Title: Never Mind The Why Or Wherefore
      Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan
      Performer(s): Nicklas Grace
      Performer(s): Nicklas Grace, New Sadler's Wells Opera Orchestra, New Sadler's Wells Opera Chorus
      Album: HMS Pinafore Highlights ~~ C489410, Koch, 340292
      Duration: 2:20
    • 17:34
      Title: L'Ile Enchantee No.10 Scene De Jalousie
      Composer: Sullivan, Arthur
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Album: Sullivan: Ballet Music, Marco Polo, 8.223460
      Duration: 1:45
    • 17:36
      Title: L'Ile Enchantee No.11
      Composer: Sullivan, Arthur
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Album: Sullivan: Ballet Music, Marco Polo, 8.223460
      Duration: 2:54
    • 17:38
      Title: L'Ile Enchantee No.12 Galop
      Composer: Sullivan, Arthur
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Album: Sullivan: Ballet Music, Marco Polo, 8.223460
      Duration: 5:53
    • 17:52
      Title: Eastern Promises I (Excerpt)
      Composer: Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti, Greg Knowles Ambalom, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Nicola Benedetti - The Silver Violin ~~ PD LM, Decca, 478 3529
      Duration: 2:07
    • 17:57
      Title: Echoes Of A Waterfall
      Composer: Thomas, John
      Performer(s): Susan Drake (Harp)
      Performer(s): Susan Drake (Harp)
      Album: Echoes of a Waterfall - Susan Drake, Hyperion, CDA66038
      Duration: 4:16
    • 18:02
      Title: Nixon In China - The People Are The Heroes Now
      Composer: Adams, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Conoley E. Ballard, Jr, Orchestre De Saint Luke
      Album: Maximum Minimalists - Adams/ Glass/ Reich/ Riley, Warner Classics, 9548384702
      Duration: 2:51
    • 18:06
      Title: Mise Eire (1st Movement) Lento
      Composer: O Riada, Sean
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rté Concert Orchestra
      Album: Sean O Riada: Orchestral Works (Recordno: RTÉ), RTÉ recording, RTÉ
      Duration: 2:16
    • 18:08
      Title: I Am Sleeping
      Composer: Anon
      Performer(s): Emma Zoe Elkinson (Traverso Flute)
      Performer(s): Emma Zoe Elkinson (Traverso Flute)
      Album: Hibernian Muse, RTE, RTE lyric fm Recordings
      Duration: 2:05
    • 18:11
      Title: Violin Sonata No.2 In D Minor - Leise, Einfach
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Anthony Marwood (Violin)
      Performer(s): Anthony Marwood (Violin), Susan Tomes (Piano)
      Album: Schumann Violin Sonatas/ Three Romances, hyperion, CDA67180
      Duration: 4:52
    • 18:18
      Title: Hebrides Overture -- Not Available
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Symphony No.3 and Hebrides Overture, Deutsche Grammophon, 419477-2
      Duration: 10:46
    • 18:33
      Title: Humoresque No.7 In G Flat Op.101 -- Not Available
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Chan6648), Chandos, Chan6648
      Duration: 3:48
    • 18:37
      Title: Ave Maria (Rachmaninov) Bogoroditse Dyevo
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Ex Cathedra Choir
      Album: Classic FM Midnight Moods, Classic FM Records, CFMCD15
      Duration: 3:09
    • 18:41
      Title: Concerto For Violincello Strings And Harpsichord In G Minor - Movement Iii - Allegro Non Tanto
      Composer: Monn, Georg Matthias
      Performer(s): Jian Wang (Violin Cello)
      Performer(s): Jian Wang (Violin Cello), Camerata Salzburg
      Album: The Baroque album - Jian Wang - Camerata Salzberg, Deutsche Grammophon, 474 236 - 2
      Duration: 5:00
    • 18:48
      Title: Symphony No.3 In F Major Op.90 (1st Movement) Allegro Con Brio
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Wiener Philharmoniker
      Album: Brahms Symphony No.3 Dvorak Symphony No.8 Wiener Philharmoniker Herbert Von Karajan, Decca, 4782661
      Duration: 9:49

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