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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    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: Minuet -- The Magic Flute
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): James Galway (Flute)
      Performer(s): James Galway (Flute), Jeanne Galway (Flute), Sinfonia Varsovia
      Album: The Sound of James Galway ~~ PD OB, Classic fm, CFMGA09
      Duration: 5:26
    • 16:06
      Title: Polonaise En Rondeau H21
      Composer: Field, John
      Performer(s): Miceal O'Rourke (Piano)
      Performer(s): Miceal O'Rourke (Piano)
      Album: John Field Rediscovered (Recordno: Chan93151814), Chandos, Chan93151814
      Duration: 2:54
    • 16:09
      Title: Die Forelle (The Trout) -- Not Available
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 445294-2) ~~ A179203, Deutsche Grammophon, 445294-2
      Duration: 1:59
    • 16:13
      Title: Symphony No.6 In C (3rd Movement) Scherzo
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Schubert - Complete Symphonies, Sony, Sb4k90375
      Duration: 6:47
    • 16:22
      Title: The Golden Section (1st Movement) The Bullfight (Francisco De Goya
      Complete Work Name: The Golden Section
      Composer: Parker, Jim
      Performer(s): John Wallace (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): John Wallace (Trumpet), John Miller (Trumpet), Paul Gardham (Horn), Simon Gunton (Trombone), Robin Haggart (Tuba)
      Album: The Golden Section - Wallace Collection, Linn, CKD 092
      Duration: 3:15
    • 16:25
      Title: Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair -- Not Available
      Composer: Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chanticleer
      Album: Chanticleer - A Portrait ~~ C795011, Teltec, 092749702-2
      Duration: 3:10
    • 16:33
      Title: Violin Concerto In D Minor (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Alexander Sitkovetsky (Violin)
      Performer(s): Alexander Sitkovetsky (Violin), New European Strings Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Alexander Sitkovetsky, Angel Record, 724355744029
      Duration: 4:42
    • 16:41
      Title: Main Title From Star Wars
      Composer: Williams, John
      Performer(s): Ingolf Wunder (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ingolf Wunder (Piano)
      Album: Ingolf Wunder 300, Deutsche Grammophon, 4790084
      Duration: 5:49
    • 16:48
      Title: Toot Sweets
      Composer: Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Performer(s): Dick Van Dyke (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Dick Van Dyke (Vocals), Sally Ann Howes (Vocals)
      Album: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang OST, RYKO, 10702
      Duration: 3:22
    • 16:51
      Title: Concerto In C For Piccolo (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Hans Martin Linde (Piccolo)
      Performer(s): Hans Martin Linde (Piccolo), Wurttemburg Chamber Orchestra
      Album: 25 Vivaldi Favorites ~~ PD OB, Cameo Classics, 4716388442
      Duration: 3:59
    • 16:58
      Title: Silken Ladder Overture
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Polish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Best-Loved Classics 7, EMI, CDZ7625062
      Duration: 5:25
    • 17:04
      Title: On An Overgrown Path - The Madonna Of Frydek
      Composer: Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano)
      Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano)
      Album: Impromptu - Finghin Collins (Recordno: CD104) ~~ CDD04185, RTE lyric fm, CD104
      Duration: 2:44
    • 17:07
      Title: Quanta Qualia
      Composer: Hawes, Patrick
      Performer(s): Janet Coxwell (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Janet Coxwell (Soprano), English Chamber Orchestra, Conventus
      Album: Blue in Blue ~~ C821301, Black Box, Bbm1081
      Duration: 4:55
    • 17:15
      Title: Judas Maccabaeus: Overture
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): King's Consort
      Album: Handel: Judas Maccabaeus, Hyperion, Cda66641/2
      Duration: 6:20
    • 17:23
      Title: Mentre Io Godo In Dolce Oblio
      Composer: Scarlatti, Alessandro
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Les Musiciens Du Louvre
      Album: Opera Proibita ~~ A335202, Decca, 4756924
      Duration: 4:48
    • 17:33
      Title: I Am A Poor Wayfaring Stranger
      Composer: Trad/Folk
      Performer(s): Andreas Scholl
      Performer(s): Andreas Scholl, Stacey Shames(Harp), Edin Karamazov(Lute), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Romeos (Original Soundtrack), Decca, 4684992
      Duration: 4:47
    • 17:38
      Title: Cold Mountain- Anthem
      Composer: Yared, Gabriel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Studio Orchestra
      Album: Cold Mountain- OST, DMZ/Columbia, 5151192
      Duration: 3:17
    • 17:48
      Title: String Quartet No.2 (3rd Movement) -- String Quartet No.2 "Company" (1983)
      Composer: Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Matthew Denton, Michelle Fleming (Violins)
      Performer(s): Matthew Denton, Michelle Fleming (Violins), Eoin Schmidt Martin (Viola), Emma Denton (Cello)
      Album: Philip Glass String Quartets Nos. 1-4 - Carducci Quartet (Recordno: 8.559636), Naxos, 8.559636
      Duration: 1:38
    • 17:52
      Title: Hable Con Ella
      Composer: Iglesias/Amigo
      Performer(s): Vicente Amigo (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Vicente Amigo (Guitar), El Pele (Vocal), London Session Orchestra
      Album: Hable Con Ella, Milan, 7432192849-2
      Duration: 5:17
    • 17:57
      Title: Yo Soy Maria
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Julia Zenko (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Julia Zenko (Soprano), Gidon Kremer (Violin), Kremer Ata Musica
      Album: Ave Maria (Recordno: 3984-21480-2) ~~ C697007, Teldec, 3984-21480-2
      Duration: 3:19
    • 18:02
      Title: Dance Suite From Harpsichord Pieces By Francois Couperin - Movement Vi - Tourbillon
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Staatskapelle Dresden
      Album: Richard Strauss: Orchestral Works - Disk 9, Brilliant Classics, 7591
      Duration: 3:15
    • 18:06
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 1 In E Flat Major, S 124: I. Allegro
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano), Vienna Philharmonic
      Album: Lang Lang / Liszt My Piano Hero, Sony Classics, 88697891412
      Duration: 5:47
    • 18:12
      Title: Di Quella Pira
      Complete Work Name: Il Trovatore
      Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Marcelo Alvarez (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Marcelo Alvarez (Tenor), Annalisa Raspagliosi (Soprano), Orchestra Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Coro Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
      Album: Marcelo Alvarez The Verdi Tenor, Decca Music Group Limited, DH1442478
      Duration: 3:16
    • 18:18
      Title: Lullaby For String Orchestra
      Composer: Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
      Album: American Dreams ~~ G365106, Decca, 4581572
      Duration: 8:22
    • 18:25
      Title: I Can Give You The Starlight
      Composer: Novello/Hassall
      Performer(s): Jeremy Northam (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Jeremy Northam (Vocal), Christopher Northam (Piano)
      Album: Gosford Park (OST), Decca, 4703872
      Duration: 2:32
    • 18:33
      Title: Symphony No.5 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Valse - Allegro Moderato
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Great Conductors of the 20th Century - Paul Kletzki - CD1, IMG Artists, 724357546829
      Duration: 5:37
    • 18:39
      Title: Et Incarnatus Est From Mass In C Minor - Great
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Sylvia Mcnair (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Sylvia Mcnair (Soprano), English Baroque Soloists; Alastair Mitchell (Bassoon), Monteverdi Choir
      Album: Mozart: Great Mass in C minor, Philips, 420210-2
      Duration: 8:08
    • 18:49
      Title: Symphony No.6 'Pastoral' (5th Movement)
      Complete Work Name: Symphony No.6 'Pastoral' In F Op.68
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Dresden State Orchestra
      Album: Beethoven: Symphonies (Recordno: 446824-2) ~~ H488205, Philips, 446824-2
      Duration: 9:42

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