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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 Friday 11 July 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 - The Nore Lass

    On the River Nore in 1905, among the waterway's cots, punts and wherries, one vessel stood out: The Nore Lass.

    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: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade
      Complete Work Name: Pictures At An Exhibition
      Composer: Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Mussorgsky / Ravel / Debussy, Deutsche Grammophon, 447426-2
      Duration: 1:50
    • 16:03
      Title: Mazurka In F Minor Op.68 No.4 - Andantino
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)
      Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)
      Album: Maria Joao Pires - Chopin, Deutsche Grammophon, 4777483
      Duration: 2:31
    • 16:06
      Title: Je Veux Vivre -- Romeo And Juliet
      Composer: Gounod, Charles
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Renee Fleming (Recordno: 467049-2) ~~ A268111, Decca, 467049-2
      Duration: 3:42
    • 16:21
      Title: Concerto For Viola D’Amore, Lute And Orchestra Rv 540 (1st Movement) Allegro
      Complete Work Name: Concerto For Viola D’Amore, Lute And Orchestra Rv 540
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Baroque Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Baroque Cello), Ton Koopman (Organ), The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Vivaldi's Cello - Yo-Yo Ma, Sony Classical, SK 90916
      Duration: 5:20
    • 16:27
      Title: Rondo In C Minor Wq 59/4 In C-Moll
      Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
      Performer(s): Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
      Album: C.P.E. Bach: Sonatas & Rondos, Deutsche Grammophon, 459 614-2
      Duration: 4:46
    • 16:34
      Title: Suite No.2 In C (5th Movement) Danse Baroque: Vivacissimo
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Tchaikovsky Suites Nos. 1 and 2, Naxos, 8.550644
      Duration: 4:15
    • 16:39
      Title: Lascia Ch'io Pianga -- Rinaldo
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
      Album: Angela Gheorghiu Live From Covent Garden ~~ A288702, Emi Classics, 724355726421
      Duration: 4:48
    • 16:46
      Title: Concierto De Aranjuez (1st Movement) Allegro Con Spirito
      Composer: Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar), Bbc Philharmonic
      Album: Joaquin Rodrigo: Guitar Concertos - Craig Ogden, BBC Philharmonic, Sachio Fujioka (Recordno: Craig Ogden), Chandos, Craig Ogden
      Duration: 5:53
    • 16:53
      Title: Mise Eire (Orchestral Suite) - Finale (Róisín Dubh)
      Composer: O Riada, Sean
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Album: Sean O Riada: Orchestral Works (Recordno: CD136), RTE Lyric fm, CD136
      Duration: 1:57
    • 16:56
      Title: Sonata For Harp (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Composer: Dussek, Jan Ladislav
      Performer(s): Erica Goodman (Harp)
      Performer(s): Erica Goodman (Harp)
      Album: The Virtuoso Harp (Recordno: CD319), BIS, CD319
      Duration: 2:53
    • 17:11
      Title: Symphony No.3 'Organ' (4th Movement)
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Daniel Chorzempa (Organ)
      Performer(s): Daniel Chorzempa (Organ), Bern Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Pcds7), Pickwick, Pcds7
      Duration: 8:08
    • 17:25
      Title: Legend (Conte Feerique) V. Allegro
      Composer: Rimsky-Korsakov
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bbc Philharmonic
      Album: Rimsky-Korsakov works for Orchestra, Chandos, Chan10424
      Duration: 4:03
    • 17:29
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In F (4th Movement) Rondo
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Catherine Leonard (Violin)
      Performer(s): Catherine Leonard (Violin), Hugh Tinney (Piano)
      Album: The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Works, RTÉ lyric fm, Cd111
      Duration: 6:33
    • 17:48
      Title: The Man I Love -- Song Book (18 Song Hits Arranged By The Composer)
      Composer: Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Frank Braley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Frank Braley (Piano)
      Album: George Gershwin - Piano Works (Recordno: HMG 501883), Harmonia Mundi, HMG 501883
      Duration: 2:25
    • 17:53
      Title: Boatman's Song
      Composer: Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Bruce Hubbard (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Bruce Hubbard (Baritone), Orchestra Of St Luke's
      Album: Bruce Hubbard: For You, For Me ~~ A076901, Emi, Cdc7499282
      Duration: 3:10
    • 17:57
      Title: Adagio For Oboe, Cello, Organ And Strings
      Composer: Zipoli, Domenico
      Performer(s): Pierre Pierlot (Oboe)
      Performer(s): Pierre Pierlot (Oboe), Jean-Francois Paillard Chamber Orchestra
      Album: The Magic of the Oboe ~~ G227310, Erato, 4509921302
      Duration: 8:48
    • 18:07
      Title: Piano Sonata No.44 In E Flat (3rd Movement) Finale: Tempo Di Minuetto
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
      Performer(s): Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
      Album: Haydn: Piano Sonata, EMI, 5567562
      Duration: 3:24
    • 18:17
      Title: Concertina Da Camera (3rd Movement)
      Composer: Ibert, Jacques
      Performer(s): John Harle (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): John Harle (Saxophone), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: Saxophone Concertos, EMI Classics, 724357210928
      Duration: 4:24
    • 18:27
      Title: Chit - Chat - Polka
      Composer: Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Johann Strauss Orchestra
      Album: The Strauss Album \ Christopher Warren-Green \ The Johann Strauss Orchestra, Sanctury Classics, WHL2157
      Duration: 2:40
    • 18:35
      Title: Manchega
      Composer: Gottschalk, Louis Moreau
      Performer(s): Philip Martin (Piano)
      Performer(s): Philip Martin (Piano)
      Album: Gottschalk - Piano Music 2 (Recordno: Cda666971856) ~~ D233504, Hyperion, Cda666971856
      Duration: 4:21
    • 18:40
      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
    • 18:47
      Title: Mandolin Concerto In G (2nd Movement) Andante Con Variazoni
      Composer: Hummel, Johann Nepomuk
      Performer(s): Alison Stephens (Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Alison Stephens (Mandolin), London Mozart Players
      Album: Hummel: Mandolin Concerto Etc. ~~ H677003, Chandos, Chan9925
      Duration: 4:34
    • 18:52
      Title: Sonnerie De Ste Genevieve Du Mont De Paris
      Composer: Marais, Marin
      Performer(s): Jordi Savall (Bass Viol)
      Performer(s): Jordi Savall (Bass Viol), Pierre Hanta (Harpsichord), Fabio Biondi (Violin), R Lislevand (Theorbo)
      Album: Tous Les Matins Du Monde ~~ F094116, Auvidis, K4600
      Duration: 7:52

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