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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 9 June 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

    • 16:04
      Title: Calling My Children Home
      Composer: Lawson/ Waller/ Yates
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chanticleer
      Album: Chanticleer: Our American Journey, Teldec, 0927-48556-2
      Duration: 5:15
    • 16:09
      Title: Rondo For Lifey
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Winton Marsalis (Tpt)
      Performer(s): Winton Marsalis (Tpt)
      Album: Sony Classical Favourites: Favourite Trumpet, Sony Classical, SCF63134
      Duration: 1:27
    • 16:12
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 1 In G Minor Op. 25 - Movement Iii - Presto - Molto Allegro E Vivace
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano), Chicago Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn: First Piano Conertos - Lang Lang, Deutsche Grammophon, 474 291-2
      Duration: 6:46
    • 16:19
      Title: Angostura
      Composer: Lauro, Antonio
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Album: El Diablo Suelto - John Williams (Recordno: SK 90451), Sony Classical, SK 90451
      Duration: 1:47
    • 16:22
      Title: Core 'Ngrato -- Cordiferro
      Composer: Cardillo, Salvatore
      Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Bologna Theatre Orchestra
      Album: The Greatest Pavarotti Album Ever ~~ A247613, Decca, 4361732
      Duration: 4:52
    • 16:34
      Title: The Pink Panther -- Not Available
      Composer: Mancini, Henry
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Quincy Jones & His Orchestra
      Album: Quincy Jones Explores The Music Of Henry Mancini (Recordno: 0602517995741), The Verve Music Group, 0602517995741
      Duration: 3:26
    • 16:40
      Title: Where'er You Walk
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Libera
      Album: Luminosa (Recordno: 092740117-2), Warner, 092740117-2
      Duration: 4:17
    • 16:46
      Title: Piano Trio No. 1 In D Minor Op. 32 (2nd Movement) Scherzo: Allegro Molto
      Composer: Arensky, Anton
      Performer(s): Pilona Leschenko (Piano)
      Performer(s): Pilona Leschenko (Piano), Renaud Capucon (Violin), Gautier Capucon (Cello)
      Album: Martha Argerich and Friends - Live from the Lugano Festival - Disk 2, EMI, 7243 5 62970 2 9
      Duration: 5:14
    • 16:53
      Title: A Pastoral Symphony - Movement Iii - Moderato Pesante
      Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Vaughan Williams: A Pastoral Symphony, Symphony No. 4 - Vernon Handley, EMI, 7243 5 75310 2 3
      Duration: 6:02
    • 16:58
      Title: Songs Of Springtime (1st Movement) - Under The Greenwood Tree
      Composer: Moeran, Ernest John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): National Chamber Choir Of Ireland
      Album: One Day Fine: Choral Music from Ireland - National Chamber Choir, RTE lyric fm, CD131
      Duration: 1:16
    • 17:00
      Title: No.17 Panorama (Act 2)
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Russian National Orchestra
      Album: The Sleeping Beauty, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779788
      Duration: 3:24
    • 17:05
      Title: Piano Sonata In G Major Op. 79 - Movement Iii - Vivace
      Complete Work Name: Piano Sonata In G Major Op. 79
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
      Performer(s): Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (complete) - Friedrich Gulda - Disk 7, Brilliant Classics, 92773/7
      Duration: 1:51
    • 17:06
      Title: Ainsi Que La Brise Legere
      Composer: Gounod, Charles
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Paris Opera, Paris Opera Chorus
      Album: French Operatic Favourites (Recordno: CD-CFP4562) ~~ CDA00847, EMI Records, CD-CFP4562
      Duration: 2:37
    • 17:09
      Title: Funeral March Of A Marionette
      Complete Work Name: Funeral March Of A Marionette
      Composer: Gounod, Charles
      Performer(s): Laurence Perkins (Bassoon)
      Performer(s): Laurence Perkins (Bassoon), The New London Orchestra
      Album: The Playful Pachyderm: Classic Miniatures for Bassoon and Orchestra, Hyperion, CDA67453
      Duration: 4:41
    • 17:16
      Title: Annen Polka
      Composer: Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Strauss Gala: Boskovsky / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Decca, 425425
      Duration: 3:56
    • 17:21
      Title: Adagio In G Minor
      Composer: Albinoni, Tomaso
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): English String Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Nim5062), Nimbus, Nim5062
      Duration: 9:26
    • 17:33
      Title: Liebesträume No.3 In A Flat -- Not Available
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Jorge Bolet (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jorge Bolet (Piano)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 410115), Decca, 410115
      Duration: 4:51
    • 17:53
      Title: Tango For 2 Pianos
      Composer: Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Katia Labeque (Piano)
      Performer(s): Katia Labeque (Piano), Marielle Labeque (Piano)
      Album: Stravinsky/Debussy ~~ D469825, KML Recordings, KML1112/3
      Duration: 3:22
    • 17:59
      Title: I Am Easily Assimilated (Old Lady's Tango)
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard, Wilbur, Richard
      Performer(s): Christa Ludwig
      Performer(s): Christa Ludwig, London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus
      Album: Leonard Bernstein Theatre Works (Recordno: 002894779263) ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 002894779263
      Duration: 4:13
    • 18:03
      Title: Opening Music
      Composer: Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Studio Orchestra
      Album: Malena- OST, Medusa, 724385081125
      Duration: 2:04
    • 18:07
      Title: Intro And Rondo Capriccioso Op.28 In A Minor
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Xue-Wei (Violin)
      Performer(s): Xue-Wei (Violin), John Lenehan (Piano)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Cddca892), ASV, Cddca892
      Duration: 8:52
    • 18:17
      Title: Les Vents
      Composer: Rameau, Jean Philippe
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Le Concert De Nations
      Album: Rameau: L'Orchestre de Louis XV - Orchestral Suites ~~ CDH09552, Alia Vox, AVSA9882A+B
      Duration: 3:41
    • 18:21
      Title: Che Puro Ciel, Che Chiaro Sol
      Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Derek Lee Ragin (Haut Contre)
      Performer(s): Derek Lee Ragin (Haut Contre), English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir
      Album: Glluck: Orfeo ed Eurydice, Philips, 434 093-2
      Duration: 6:06
    • 18:28
      Title: Two Part Invention No.13 (Bmv784)
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bela Fleck (Banjo)
      Performer(s): Bela Fleck (Banjo), Evelyn Glennie (Percussion)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Sk89610) ~~ D365002, Sony Classical, Sk89610
      Duration: 1:35
    • 18:33
      Title: Plink, Plank, Plunk!
      Composer: Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Boston Pops Orchestra
      Album: Leroy Anderson - Greatest Hits, RCA Victor/BMG Classics, 09026 61237 2
      Duration: 2:25
    • 18:38
      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
    • 18:43
      Title: Rhapsody In Blue --
      Composer: Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Benjamin Grosvenor
      Performer(s): Benjamin Grosvenor, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Benjamin Grosvenor - Rhapsody in Blue, Decca, 478 3527
      Duration: 14:49
    • 18:58
      Title: Chinese Galop Op.20
      Composer: Strauss, Johann I
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic
      Album: New Year's Concert 2008 - Vienna Philharmonic / Georges Pretre ~~ CDG04818, Decca, 4780034
      Duration: 1:45

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