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    Placido Domingo Competition

    World famous tenor Plácido Domingo will make his long awaited return to Ireland on the 31st May 2015 to perform in Dublin’s 3Arena for a very special concert. Liz has a pair of tickets to give away to the concert every day this week and on Friday, she will pick out an overall winner to receive VIP Tickets, an overnight and dinner for two in the Marker Hotel on May 31st. 

    On the night, Placido will be accompanied by conductor Eugene Kohn and world renowned sopranos Angel Blue & Michaela Oeste, performing with the RTE Concert Orchestra. Don’t miss this unique, once in a lifetime opportunity to see a living legend live on stage.

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Tuesday 24 June 2014

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    Eurovision for the Birds

    Birds have been singing. People have been listening. For thousands of years. Now we want you to record your favourite birdsong in Ireland and email  Classic Drive your MP3 (max 10MB) before Wednesday 6th May. 

    We'll then pick the best recordings and send them to the Eurovision Birdsong Contest. The basic condition for all entries is that they must be your self-made recording, your self-selected find, your self-defined confrontation with the phenomenon of bird calls and birdsong. On 23 May, the day of the Eurovision Song Contest, Radio Oe1 in Austria will present recordings of birds made by radio listeners all over Europe.

    The best contribution will win  a high-quality pair of binoculars worth €1000 provided by Swarovski Optik, So get listening and recording and send us your birdsong. Listen to our sample from West Cork, recorded last year.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:01
      Title: Jota -- Suite Populaire Espagnole
      Composer: Falla, Manuel De
      Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pre (Cello)
      Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pre (Cello), John Williams (Guitar)
      Album: Jacquline Du Pre: A Cello Recital (Recordno: Hmv5731822) ~~ D307609, HMV, Hmv5731822
      Duration: 3:37
    • 16:06
      Title: Piano Sonata In D Minor Op. 32 No. 2 ‘Sturm’ (3rd Movement) Allegretto
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
      Performer(s): Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (complete) - Friedrich Gulda - Disk 5, Brilliant Classics, 92773/5
      Duration: 5:53
    • 16:12
      Title: Summertime -- Porgy And Bess
      Composer: Gershwin/Heyward
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera, New York Voices
      Album: Renée Fleming - By Request ~~ A306513, Decca, 475244-2
      Duration: 4:20
    • 16:22
      Title: Concerto For Violincello And Orchestra No. 9 In B Flat Major G 482 (3rd Movement) Rondo Allegro
      Composer: Boccherini, Luigi
      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
    • 16:33
      Title: Sonata In E Flat Major - Rondo Allegro
      Composer: Field, John
      Performer(s): Benjamin Frith (Piano)
      Performer(s): Benjamin Frith (Piano)
      Album: Classical Ireland - A collection of Classical Music by Irish Composers, Artists & Orchestras, Cosmic Sounds, COSCD100
      Duration: 4:16
    • 16:38
      Title: Light Cavalry Overture -- Not Available
      Composer: Suppe, Franz Von
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Hungarian State Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 15611), Laserlight, 15611
      Duration: 6:52
    • 16:45
      Title: Bella Vita Militar! -- Cosi Fan Tutte
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Edinburgh Festival Chorus
      Album: Cosi Fan Tutte, Telarc, Cd80399
      Duration: 1:35
    • 16:48
      Title: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (1st Movement) Allegro -- Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Mozart In Flight ~~ H569004, Coda Records, Crcd1
      Duration: 5:58
    • 16:55
      Title: O Soave Fanciulla -- La Boheme
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Anna Netrebko (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Rolando Villazon (Tenor), Staatskapelle Dresden
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 4776457), Deutsche Grammophon, 4776457
      Duration: 4:10
    • 17:01
      Title: Golliwog's Cake-Walk -- Not Available
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Lorin Maazel (Violin)
      Performer(s): Lorin Maazel (Violin), Barton Weber (Piano)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 09026684142) ~~ D277716, RCA Victor, 09026684142
      Duration: 2:38
    • 17:04
      Title: Cello Concerto In A Major: 1- Allegro
      Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Ophelie Gaillard
      Performer(s): Pulcinella Orchestra
      Album: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Ophelie Gaillard/ Pulcinella Orchestra, Aparte/ Harmonia Mundi, AP080
      Duration: 6:18
    • 17:13
      Title: Care Selve -- Atalanta
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Arleen Auger (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Arleen Auger (Soprano), Mostly Mozart Orchestra
      Album: Bach/ Handel Arias: Arleen Auger, Delos, DE 3026
      Duration: 3:10
    • 17:16
      Title: Cavatina -- The Deer Hunter
      Composer: Myers, Stanley
      Performer(s): Robert Bonfiglio (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Robert Bonfiglio (Harmonica), Michael Newman (Guitar)
      Album: Bonfiglio Romances, BMG, Hhcd1001
      Duration: 3:31
    • 17:22
      Title: Nagoya Marimbas
      Composer: Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Safri Duo
      Album: Bach to the Future, Chandos, Chan9645
      Duration: 4:32
    • 17:27
      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
    • 17:34
      Title: Solstice (V) Vernal Dance
      Composer: Harrison, Lou
      Performer(s): Timothy Day (Flute)
      Performer(s): Timothy Day (Flute), California Symphony
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 455590292), Argo, 455590292
      Duration: 2:31
    • 17:37
      Title: Bachianas Brasileiras No.2 - Toccata
      Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: World Encores ~~ CDG03850, EMI Records Ltd, 724355657626
      Duration: 4:19
    • 17:49
      Title: Aeolian Suite For Guitar And Small Orchestra (2nd Movement) Double Dance
      Composer: Williams, John
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Album: The Guitarist - John Williams, Sony Music Entertainment, SK60586
      Duration: 2:10
    • 18:00
      Title: Violin Concerto In D Major Op.35 (3rd Movement) Finale: Allegro Assai Vivace
      Composer: Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Philip Quint (Violin)
      Performer(s): Philip Quint (Violin), Orquesta Sinfonica De Mineria
      Album: Korngold: Violin Concerto ~~ H917203, Naxos, 8.570791
      Duration: 7:06
    • 18:09
      Title: Scherzo From A Midsummer Night's Dream
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Mendelssohn (Recordno: 411106-2) ~~ C011002, Philips, 411106-2
      Duration: 5:08
    • 18:15
      Title: Vois Sur Ton Chemin
      Complete Work Name: The Chorus Original Soundtrack
      Composer: Barratier/Coulais
      Performer(s): Jean-Batiste Maunier (Boy Sop)
      Performer(s): Jean-Batiste Maunier (Boy Sop), Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra
      Album: The Chorus OST, Marc Music, 5046769162
      Duration: 2:19
    • 18:18
      Title: Carnivaljest From Vienna Op26 (5th Movement) Finale
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Piano)
      Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Piano)
      Album: The Aldeburgh Recital, Sony, Sk46437
      Duration: 3:54
    • 18:23
      Title: Rag-Mazurka
      Composer: Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Ulster Orchestra
      Album: Milhaud/Poulenc/Ibert ~~ G147303, Chandos, Chan9023
      Duration: 6:19
    • 18:39
      Title: O Tu, Che In Seno Agliangeli
      Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Jose Carreras (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Jose Carreras (Tenor), Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Rolando Villazon's Viva verdi (My personal selection), Deutsche Grammophon, 479 1171
      Duration: 3:11
    • 18:42
      Title: C'Etait Ma Chambre
      Composer: Esteve, Pascal
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Album: Le Cinema de Patrice Leconte ~~ PD LN, Arago, 2103061
      Duration: 2:27
    • 18:46
      Title: Symphony No.9 'New World' (2nd Movement) Largo
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Bacarolle (Recordno: 4194061893), Deutsche Grammophon, 4194061893
      Duration: 12:22

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