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 Tuesday 22 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 Three Body Problem

    Artist, Isabel Nolan, guides us through the speculative world of her work "The Three Body Problem" - a story about an imaginary planet lit by three suns

    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: Concerto In C Minor For Cello, Strings And Basso: (Iii) Allegro Ma Non Molto
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Yo-Yo Ma: Vivaldi's Cello: Ton Koopman, Sony Classical, SK 90916
      Duration: 3:00
    • 16:04
      Title: Serena I Vaghi Rai
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Joyce Didonato (Mezzo Soprano)
      Performer(s): Joyce Didonato (Mezzo Soprano), Orchestra Of The National Academy Of Saint Cecilia, Choir Of The National Academy Of Saint Cecilia
      Album: Rossini: Colbran, the Muse - Joyce DiDonato, Virgin Classics, 50999 6945790 6
      Duration: 3:15
    • 16:07
      Title: La Plus Que Lente
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
      Performer(s): Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
      Album: Debussy / Ravel / Prokofiev ~~ G369108, EMI, 5569822
      Duration: 3:39
    • 16:17
      Title: Tango - Tempo Di Tango
      Composer: Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): James Crabb (Accordian)
      Performer(s): James Crabb (Accordian), Geir Draugsvoll (Accordian)
      Album: Duos for Classical Accordians - James Crabb, Geir Draugsvoll, EMI, 7243 5 69705 2 6
      Duration: 3:03
    • 16:21
      Title: Introduction And Tarentella Op.43
      Composer: Sarasate, Pablo De
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Abbey Road Ensemble
      Album: Itzhak Perlman: A La Carte, EMI, 55475
      Duration: 4:39
    • 16:26
      Title: Nelly
      Composer: Lauro, Antonio
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar), Alfonso Montes (Cuatro)
      Album: El Diablo Suelto - John Williams (Recordno: Sk90451) ~~ D404024, Sony Classics, Sk90451
      Duration: 2:21
    • 16:32
      Title: The Revd Mustard His Installation Prelude
      Composer: Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): James Mcvinnie (Organ)
      Performer(s): James Mcvinnie (Organ)
      Album: Cycles, Bedroom Community, HVALUR19CD
      Duration: 3:34
    • 16:46
      Title: Pomp And Circumstance Marches Op. 39 - No. 5
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance Marches, Naxos, 8.557273
      Duration: 6:15
    • 16:53
      Title: Hanna's Entrance: Gentlemen, No More
      Composer: Lehar, Franz
      Performer(s): Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Joan Sutherland (Soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers
      Album: Franz Lehar: The Merry Widow, Decca, 421 884-2
      Duration: 4:06
    • 16:58
      Title: Alt-Wien
      Composer: Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Brodsky Quartet
      Album: Petits-Fours: Favourite Encores, CHAN, CHAN10708
      Duration: 2:45
    • 17:03
      Title: Symphony No.7 In A Major (2nd Movement) Allegretto
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra Of Venezuela
      Album: Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7, Deutsche Grammophon, 00289 477 6228
      Duration: 8:42
    • 17:12
      Title: Morgen! -- Morgen!
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Katarina Karneus (Mezzo Soprano)
      Performer(s): Katarina Karneus (Mezzo Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
      Album: Katarina Karneus: Strauss, Mahler, Marx Lieder, EMI Records, 724357316828
      Duration: 3:31
    • 17:16
      Title: A New Life
      Composer: Desplat
      Performer(s): Alexandre Desplat/Pro Arte Orchestra Of London/Michael Davis
      Performer(s): Alexandre Desplat/Pro Arte Orchestra Of London/Michael Davis
      Album: The Girl With A Pearl Earring, Decca, I TUNES
      Duration: 3:06
    • 17:21
      Title: Sinfonia Concertante A Major - Rondeau Allegro Assai
      Composer: Bach, Johann Christian
      Performer(s): Stephan Schardt (Violin)
      Performer(s): Stephan Schardt (Violin), Joachim Fiedler (Violincello), Musica Antiqua Koln
      Album: Bachiana music by the Bach family \ double concertos, Deutsche Grammophon, 4715792
      Duration: 5:18
    • 17:27
      Title: Moto Perpetuo (Bluegrass Version)
      Composer: Paganini, Nicolo
      Performer(s): Bela Fleck (Banjo)
      Performer(s): Bela Fleck (Banjo), Edgar Meyer (Bass)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Sk89610) ~~ D365020, Sony Classical, Sk89610
      Duration: 2:38
    • 17:33
      Title: Les Biches: Ouverture
      Composer: Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Poulenc: Oeuvres Orchestrales -- CZS7626902, EMI, CZS7626902
      Duration: 3:28
    • 17:37
      Title: Fantasia Para Un Gentilhombre (4th Movement) Canario
      Composer: Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): James Galway (Flute)
      Performer(s): James Galway (Flute), Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Dances For Flute (Recordno: 09026509172) ~~ G261613, RCA, 09026509172
      Duration: 4:38
    • 17:48
      Title: Emerald And Stone
      Composer: Eno, Brian
      Performer(s): Brian Eno (Computers)
      Performer(s): Brian Eno (Computers), Jon Hopkins (Piano, Keyboards, Electronics), Leo Abrahams (Guitar, Laptop, Guitare), Jez Wiles (Percussion)
      Album: Brian Eno: Small Craft on a Milk Sea, Warp Records, WARPCD207
      Duration: 2:12
    • 17:58
      Title: Concerto For Trumpet, 2 Oboes, Strings And Continuo In D (4th Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Crispian Steele-Perkins (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Crispian Steele-Perkins (Trumpet), Tafelmusik
      Album: Trumpet Music ~~ G261718, Sony, Sk53365
      Duration: 2:22
    • 18:03
      Title: Solstice(Finale) Blaze Of The Day
      Composer: Harrison, Lou
      Performer(s): Timothy Daly (Flute)
      Performer(s): Timothy Daly (Flute), California Symphony
      Album: Lou Harrison: A Protrait (Recordno: 455902), Argo, 455902
      Duration: 2:28
    • 18:05
      Title: Piano Concerto No.20 In D Minor (2nd Movement)
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano), Scottish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Mozart: Piano Concertos (Recordno: Cd-80308), Telarc, Cd-80308
      Duration: 8:36
    • 18:15
      Title: Riddle Song From Fancies
      Composer: Rutter, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Wayne Marshall (Organ), City Of London Sinfonia, Cambridge Singers
      Album: The Cambridge Singers Collection (Recordno: Cscd501) ~~ C392415, Collegium, Cscd501
      Duration: 3:16
    • 18:19
      Title: Mariettas Lied (Gluck,Das Mir Verblieb)
      Composer: Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin)
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin), Alexei Grynyuk (Piano), Alexander Sitkovsky (Violin)
      Album: Nicola Benedetti - The Silver Violin ~~ PD LM, Decca, 478 3529
      Duration: 5:29
    • 18:24
      Title: Le Tombeau De Couperin - Menuet
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Imani Winds
      Performer(s): Imani Winds
      Album: Imani Winds ~~ CDE04203, Koch International, KIC-CD-7661
      Duration: 4:52
    • 18:33
      Title: The Pirate King
      Composer: Gilbert & Sullivan
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The King's Singers
      Album: Here's a Howdy Do: The King's Singers, BMG Classics, 09026 61885 2
      Duration: 2:18
    • 18:36
      Title: Four Sea Interludes (2nd Movement) Sunday Morning
      Complete Work Name: Four Sea Interludes
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: The Best BBC Proms Album in the World Ever, BBC Music, 724384973124
      Duration: 3:54
    • 18:49
      Title: Partita No.3 In E (1st Movement) Preludio -- Partita No.3 In E Bwv1006
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: SK62793) ~~ D320301, Sony, SK62793
      Duration: 3:31
    • 18:52
      Title: Che Non Mi Disse Un Di!
      Composer: Myslivecek, Josef
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena, Prague Philharmonia
      Album: La Belle Immagini - Magdalena Kozena, Deutsche Grammophon, 4790365
      Duration: 3:15
    • 18:56
      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

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