Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Weekdays, 4 - 7pm

    Carlow Garden Festival Competition

    From Wednesday to Friday this week, Liz will be running a competition for two nights B&B at Kilgraney House and Herb Gardens, Kilgraney, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow together with  tickets to Carol Klein’s workshop “Life in a Cottage Garden” at the Carlow Garden Festival on July 25th 2014 and a luxury Carlow food hamper. She will pick a winner of a Classic Drive goodie bag each day, with an overall winner on Friday winning this horticulturist's dream prize.

    The 2014 Carlow Garden Festival boasts a best ever line-up of garden personalities. Carol Klein of "Gardeners' World" will open the festival at a very special event on July 25th. Over 11 days, you can encounter an array of garden experts set amidst the magnificent gardens of Carlow. Kilgraney is a gracious Georgian country house overlooking the Barrow Valley and is just ninety minutes by car from Dublin. Surrounded by extensive gardens and granite stone courtyards filled with culinary, aromatic and medicinal plants, the property offers guests a memorable country house experience in a tranquil rural setting.

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Wednesday 14 May 2014

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    Culture File: Music for WG Sebald

    The Caretaker on the perfect soundtrack of audio patina, ghostly whir and half-remembered airs for the writings of WG Sebald.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:00
      Title: Sheep May Safely Graze Bwv 208
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Ton Koopman (Organ, Harpsichord), The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Simply Baroque II - Yo-Yo Ma, Sony Classical, SK 60681
      Duration: 3:38
    • 16:05
      Title: Si Dolce E 'L Tormento
      Composer: Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Sporano)
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Sporano), Ensemble Cappella Mediterranea
      Album: Sogno Barocco, Naive Records, V 5286
      Duration: 4:03
    • 16:10
      Title: Piano Concerto No.11 In D (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
      Performer(s): Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano), Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Haydn: Piano Concertos ~~ D338509, EMI, 724355696021
      Duration: 4:24
    • 16:15
      Title: Toy Symphony (2nd Movement) Menuetto: Allegretto
      Composer: Mozart, Leopold
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields
      Album: Best Children's Classics 100, EMI Classics, 50999 6 48500 2 3
      Duration: 3:39
    • 16:22
      Title: Le Nozze Di Figaro: Voi Che Sapete
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
      Performer(s): Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano), London Philharmonic
      Album: Le Nozze di Figaro -- 410 150-2 ~~ PD LN, Decca, 410 150-2
      Duration: 3:53
    • 16:26
      Title: Fantastic Dance
      Composer: Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra
      Album: Delius (Recordno: 8.557143) ~~ H866510, Naxos, 8.557143
      Duration: 3:42
    • 16:33
      Title: Vallflickans Dans
      Composer: Alfven, Hugo
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: World Encores Jansons, EMI, 5565762
      Duration: 3:56
    • 16:39
      Title: In The Hall Of The Mountain King -- Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Complete Work Name: Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peer Gynt (Recordno: 8.550864) ~~ G377804, Naxos, 8.550864
      Duration: 2:41
    • 16:42
      Title: Eliza Aria
      Complete Work Name: Wild Swans Concert Suite
      Composer: Kats-Chernin, Elena
      Performer(s): Jane Sheldon (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Jane Sheldon (Soprano), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Wild Swans, ABC, ABC 476 7639
      Duration: 3:17
    • 16:51
      Title: The Dragonfly Polka Mazurka
      Composer: Strauss, Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Johann Strauss Orchestra
      Album: Pastoral Classics (Recordno: CHAN241-35), Chandos, CHAN241-35
      Duration: 4:07
    • 16:57
      Title: Symphony No.1 "Titan" (2nd Movement) Kraftig Bewegt
      Composer: Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Mahler The People's Edition, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779260
      Duration: 7:03
    • 17:04
      Title: Die Schone Mullerin: (Ii)- Wohin?
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Hubert Giesen (Piano)
      Album: Franz Schubert: Die Schone Mullerin, Deutsche Grammophon, 447 452-2
      Duration: 2:28
    • 17:07
      Title: Stanschen (Serenade) S560 No.2
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
      Performer(s): Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
      Album: Late Night Liszt, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779842
      Duration: 5:47
    • 17:14
      Title: String Quintet In F (1st Movement) Allegro Vivo Non Presto
      Composer: Boccherini, Luigi
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Enrico Casazza, Isabella Longo (Violins), Alessandro Pandolfi (Viola), Luigi Puxeddu (Cello), Nicola Domeniconi, La Magnifica Comunita
      Album: Boccherini String Quintets Vol 8, Brilliant, 94002
      Duration: 6:43
    • 17:26
      Title: Here's A Howdy Do' (From The Mikado)
      Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan
      Performer(s): King's Singers
      Performer(s): King's Singers
      Album: Here's a Howdy Do!, BMG Music, 09026618852
      Duration: 2:34
    • 17:33
      Title: Symphony No.3 In F Major (3rd Movement) Poco Allegretto
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Brahms Symphonies Complete - Disk 2, Brillaint Classics, 92878
      Duration: 6:37
    • 17:47
      Title: The Revd Mustard His Installation Prelude
      Composer: Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): James Mcvinnie (Organ)
      Performer(s): James Mcvinnie (Organ)
      Album: Cycles, Bedroom Community, HVALUR19CD
      Duration: 3:34
    • 17:53
      Title: Trio On Irish Folktunes - Gigue, Allegro
      Composer: Martin, Frank
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Grieg Trio - Solve Sigerland (Violin) Vebjorn Anvik (Piano) Ellen Margrete Flesjo (Cello)
      Album: Shostakovich / Block / Martin - Grieg Trio, Simax Classics, PSC1147
      Duration: 5:39
    • 18:01
      Title: Motet Nulla In Mundo - Iii Aria-Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano), Bojan Cicir (Violin) Persephone Gibbs (Violin), Malgorzata Ziemkiewicz (Viola), Florilegum Ensemble
      Album: Vivaldi: Sacred works for soprano and concertos, Channel Classics, CCS SA 32311
      Duration: 3:18
    • 18:04
      Title: Water Music Suite No.2 (2nd Movement) Alla Hornpipe -- Water Music Suite No.2 Hwv349
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Water Music, Harmonia Mundi, Hcx3957010
      Duration: 3:45
    • 18:09
      Title: Souvenir Russe
      Composer: Isserlis, Julius
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Thoms Ades (Piano)
      Album: Cello World - Steven Isserlis, Bmg, 09026 68928 2
      Duration: 2:29
    • 18:11
      Title: C'Est L'Extase Langoureuse
      Complete Work Name: Ariettes Oubliees - Forgotten Melodies
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), James Levine (Piano)
      Album: Forgotten Melodies, Sony Classical, Sk67190
      Duration: 3:04
    • 18:18
      Title: Overture In A Major (1st Movement) Allegro Con Brio
      Composer: Myslivecek, Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Concerto Koln
      Album: Myslivecek: Symphonies - Concerto Koln, Archiv, 477 6418
      Duration: 5:00
    • 18:24
      Title: Conquest Of Paradise, Theme
      Composer: Vangelis
      Performer(s): Vangelis
      Performer(s): Vangelis, Session Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 450991014-2), Eastwest, 450991014-2
      Duration: 4:48
    • 18:33
      Title: Fantasie-Impromptu In C Sharp Minor Op.66 - Allegro Agitato
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Anatol Ugorski (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anatol Ugorski (Piano)
      Album: Short Stories - Anatol Ugorski, Deutsche Grammophon, 447 105-2
      Duration: 5:33
    • 18:39
      Title: The Tender Land - The Promise Of Living
      Composer: Copland, Aaron / Everett, Horace (Erik Johns)
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): John Oliver (Chorus Director), The Boston Pops Orchetra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus
      Album: The Green Album - Boston Pops Orchestra - John Williams, Sony Classical, SK 48224
      Duration: 5:40
    • 18:45
      Title: Symphony No.9 'New World' (2nd Movement) Largo
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Grimethorpe Colliery Band
      Album: Classic Brass: Grimethorpe Colliery RJB Band ~~ G341811, RCA Victor, 75605513552
      Duration: 7:42
    • 18:53
      Title: Before And After Summer (4th Movement) Overlooking The River
      Composer: Finzi, Gerald
      Performer(s): Stephen Varcoe (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
      Album: Finzi Earth and Air and Rain - Five Song Cycles to words by Thomas Hardy ~~ CDA03767, Hyperion Records, CDD22070
      Duration: 2:30
    • 18:55
      Title: Extase
      Composer: Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Riccardo Zadra (Piano)
      Performer(s): Riccardo Zadra (Piano)
      Album: Georges Bizet, Gallo, Cd-821
      Duration: 3:49

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