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 Thursday 15 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 - Race and the Irish Screen

    What can the Irish horror movie tell us about attitudes to race? And can a mixed race guard in an Irish crime series, ever be just a guard?

    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

    • 16:00
      Title: Spartacus - Dance Of A Greek Slave
      Composer: Khachaturian, Aram
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Scottish National Orchestra
      Album: Russian Dances (Recordno: CHAN6598) ~~ CDG03233, Chandos Records Ltd, CHAN6598
      Duration: 2:30
    • 16:14
      Title: The Four Seasons: Winter (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Fabio Biondi (Violin)
      Performer(s): Fabio Biondi (Violin), Europa Galante
      Album: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (Recordno: 724356198029) ~~ H659612, Virgin Veritas, 724356198029
      Duration: 2:34
    • 16:17
      Title: Toccata Op. 11 - Allegro Marcato
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Eteri Andjaparidze (Piano)
      Performer(s): Eteri Andjaparidze (Piano)
      Album: Prokofiev: Piano Music Vol. 1 - Eteri Andjaparidze, Naxos, 8.553429
      Duration: 4:25
    • 16:26
      Title: Symphony No.2 In D (4th Movement) Allegro Molto
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
      Album: Beethoven : Symphonies 1, 2, 3, & 8, EMI, 5099921763526
      Duration: 6:38
    • 16:33
      Title: Galliard Battaglia -- Not Available
      Composer: Scheidt, Samuel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Hesperion Xxi
      Album: Battaglie & Lamenti, Aliavox, Av9815
      Duration: 3:16
    • 16:38
      Title: Overture -- Orfeo Ed Eurydice
      Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): English Baroque Soloists
      Album: Glluck: Orfeo ed Eurydice, Philips, 434 093-2
      Duration: 3:00
    • 16:42
      Title: Soave Sia Il Vento
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Lynne Dawson
      Performer(s): Lynne Dawson, Della Jones, Francois Le Roux, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden
      Album: Classic fm: Time to Relax ~~ CDG03891, Classic fm, CFMCD34
      Duration: 2:47
    • 16:47
      Title: Symphony No.6 In B Minor (Pathetique) 2nd Movement
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): West Eastern Divan Orchestra
      Album: Tchaikovsky Schoenberg Barenboim, DECCA, 478 2719
      Duration: 8:32
    • 16:57
      Title: April
      Composer: Talbot, Joby
      Performer(s): Joby Talbot (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joby Talbot (Piano), Everton Nelson (Violin); Chris Worsey (Cello); Rob Farrer (Perc); Manon Morris (Harp)
      Album: Once Around The Sun, Sony BMG, 82876 695252
      Duration: 4:17
    • 17:03
      Title: Sweet By And By
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Anonymous 4
      Album: American Angels ~~ C830812, Harmonia Mundi, HMU 907326
      Duration: 2:54
    • 17:05
      Title: Mysterious Mountain: Andante Espressivo
      Composer: Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Seattle Symphony
      Performer(s): Seattle Symphony
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: De3157), Delos, De3157
      Duration: 5:27
    • 17:12
      Title: 1b (Appalachian Journey)
      Composer: Meyer, Edgar
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Mark O'Connor (Violin), Edgar Meyer (Bass)
      Album: Heartland: An Appalachian Anthology ~~ G392003, Sony Classical, SK89683
      Duration: 3:58
    • 17:17
      Title: Trio Sonata In G Minor (4th Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Riona O Duinnin (Flute)
      Performer(s): Riona O Duinnin (Flute), Nancy Johnson (Viola), Geraldine O'Doherty (Harp)
      Album: Triocca - Trios for Flute, Viola and Harp, RTÉ lyric fm, CD122
      Duration: 3:05
    • 17:21
      Title: Haffner Serenade (1st Movement) Allegro Maestoso - Allegro Molto
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Mozart - 250 years (Recordno: 92627/8) ~~ MZ30801, Brilliant, 92627/8
      Duration: 7:01
    • 17:34
      Title: Piano Quintet No. 2 In A Major Op. 81 - Scherzo (Furiant): Molto Vivace / Trio: Poco Tranquillo
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano), Panocha Quartet - Jiri Panocha (Violin), Pavel Zejfart (Violin), Miroslav Sehnoutka (Viola), Jaroslav Kulhan (C), Panocha Quartet
      Album: Dvorak: Piano Quintet Op. 81, Piano Quintet Quartet Op. 87 - Pancho Quartet, Andras Schiff, Teldec, 0630-17142-2
      Duration: 4:14
    • 17:39
      Title: Mein Schoner Stern!
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Graham Johnson (Pf)
      Album: Voices of the Night -- CDA66053, Hyperion, CDA66053
      Duration: 2:44
    • 17:49
      Title: John's Book Of Alleged Dances - Judah To Ocean
      Composer: Adams, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Kronos Quartet
      Album: Maximum Minimalists - Adams/ Glass/ Reich/ Riley, Warner Classics, 9548384702
      Duration: 2:34
    • 17:59
      Title: Sinfonietta On Russian Themes - Allegretto Pastorale
      Complete Work Name: Sinfonietta On Russian Themes Op. 31
      Composer: Rimsky-Korsakov
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bbc Philharmonic
      Album: Rimsky-Korsakov works for Orchestra, Chandos, Chan10424
      Duration: 7:44
    • 18:14
      Title: Trio From String Quartet No.1
      Composer: Borodin, Alexander
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Locrian Ensemble Of London
      Album: Classics by candlelight, BRACKEN MUSIC, BRACK011
      Duration: 2:02
    • 18:17
      Title: Intermezzo From "Hary Janos Suite"
      Composer: Kodaly, Zoltan
      Performer(s): Laurence Kaptain (Cimbalom)
      Performer(s): Laurence Kaptain (Cimbalom), Chicago Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Neemi Jarvi : Highlights from a 30-year recording career, Chandos, CHAN 241-44
      Duration: 5:08
    • 18:23
      Title: Nuit Resplendissante
      Composer: Gounod, Charles
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Mezzo)
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Mezzo), Mahler Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Magdalena Kozena: French Arias, Deutsche Grammophon, 474 214-2
      Duration: 5:33
    • 18:33
      Title: Arrival: A View From Sea
      Composer: Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Ralph Morrison (Violin)
      Performer(s): Ralph Morrison (Violin), Malcolm Smith (Trumpet), Royal Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Awakening: Joseph Curiale ~~ H618901, Black Box, 1050
      Duration: 3:13
    • 18:48
      Title: Malaguena -- Not Available
      Composer: Ramirez, Elpidio / Galindo, Pedro
      Performer(s): Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Unnamed Orchestra, Unnamed Chorus
      Album: The Singer and the Song - Various Artists ~~ CDA03873, Decca Records, 478 2360
      Duration: 4:03
    • 18:52
      Title: Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The East World / La Musica Notturna Delle Strade Di Madrid - Los Manolos
      Composer: Boccherini, Luigi
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
      Album: Masters and Commanders: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel, Telarc, CD-80682
      Duration: 3:32
    • 18:56
      Title: 12 Danzas Espanolas Op. 37 (3rd Movement) Zarabanda
      Composer: Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Album: Granados: Danzas Espanolas - Angela Hewitt, CBC Records, MVCD 1074
      Duration: 3:51

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