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 Wednesday 23 July 2014


    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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    IMMA celebrates the work of Tropicália artist, Hélio Oiticica, with a participatory festival of food and fun. Artist, Fiona Hallinan, walks the garden with us.

    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

    • 16:01
      Title: Mise Eire (Orchestral Suite) - Luan Cásca 1916 (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: 2:16
    • 16:05
      Title: Trio In G Major - Andante
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Mela Tenenbaum (Violin)
      Performer(s): Mela Tenenbaum (Violin), Dorothy Lawson (Cello), Richard Kapp (Fortepiano)
      Album: Musical Evenings with the Captain Vol.2: More Music - the Aubrey-Maturin Novels of Patrick O' Brian, Essay, CD1056
      Duration: 5:16
    • 16:11
      Title: Sonata In B Flat Major (2nd Movement) Andante Con Moto
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Endre Hegedus (Piano)
      Performer(s): Endre Hegedus (Piano), Katalin Hegedus (Piano)
      Album: Franz Schubert: Piano Duets, Studio Liszt Productions, Lyric Concert CD
      Duration: 5:05
    • 16:17
      Title: Concerto In C For 2 Trumpets Pv75 (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Edward Carroll (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Edward Carroll (Trumpet), Concerto Rotterdam
      Album: 25 Vivaldi Favorites ~~ PD OB, Cameo Classics, 4716388442
      Duration: 3:13
    • 16:37
      Title: Concertino For Flute And Orchestra, Op. 107
      Composer: Chaminade, Cecile
      Performer(s): Jaime Martin, Flute
      Performer(s): Jaime Martin, Flute, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at Berwaldhallen, Stockholm (Broadcast 02/04/14), EBU
      Duration: 8:56
    • 16:48
      Title: Bagatelle No.4 In A Andante
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven Bagatelles, Hyperion, CDA67879
      Duration: 3:23
    • 16:53
      Title: Polovtsian Dance No.2
      Composer: Borodin, Alexander
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir
      Album: Passport to Russia: Prokofiev, Borodin, Stravinsky, Sony, SFK47282
      Duration: 3:37
    • 16:58
      Title: Sweet Hour Of Prayer
      Composer: Walford/ Worthington
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The King's Singers
      Album: Choral Essays: Volume 3 (Recordno: SPS 278), SPS, SPS 278
      Duration: 3:26
    • 17:01
      Title: String Quartet No.2 (4th 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: 2:16
    • 17:04
      Title: Hungarian Dance No.15 In B Flat
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Brahms: Hungarian Dances - London Symphony Orchestra, Chandos, CHAN8885
      Duration: 3:07
    • 17:08
      Title: Ascot Gavotte (From My Fair Lady)
      Composer: Lerner/Loewe
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Richard Hayman And His Orchestra
      Album: Lerner and Loewe Orchestral Selections from My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi, Brigadoon, Paint Your Wagon, NAXOS, 8.555015
      Duration: 3:14
    • 17:12
      Title: Im An Ordinary Man
      Composer: Alan Jay Lerner/Frederick Loewe
      Performer(s): Rex Harrison
      Performer(s): Rex Harrison
      Album: My Fair Lady Original Soundtrack, Sony, SK66711
      Duration: 4:39
    • 17:17
      Title: Double Bass Quartet No.3 In D (3rd Movement) Tempo Di Minuetto
      Composer: Hoffmeister, Franz Anton
      Performer(s): Norbert Duka (Double Bass)
      Performer(s): Norbert Duka (Double Bass), Erno Sebestyen (Violin) Helmut Nicolai (Viola) Martin Ostertag (Cello)
      Album: Hoffmeister Double Bass Quartets, Naxos, 8.572187
      Duration: 2:51
    • 17:22
      Title: Intesi: Ah! Tutto Intesi...Tu Seconda Il Mio Disegno
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor), Filippo Maria Bressan (Chorus Master), Orchestra Dell'accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia, Coro Dell'accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia
      Album: Arias for Rubini - Juan Diego Florez, Decca, 4759079DH
      Duration: 2:32
    • 17:33
      Title: Symphony No.4 In A 'Italian' (4th Movement) Saltarello - Presto -- Symphony No.4 In A 'Italian'
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: 101 Great Orchestral Classics Vol.3, Naxos, 8.551143
      Duration: 5:59
    • 17:47
      Title: Odeon (Tango Brasileiro)
      Composer: Nazareth, Ernesto
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Album: Solatino, EMI, 6 41144 2 2
      Duration: 2:12
    • 17:56
      Title: Santa Lucia -- Not Available
      Composer: Palardi
      Performer(s): Mario Lanza (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Mario Lanza (Tenor), Session Orchestra
      Album: Mario Lanza - The Ultimate Collection -- 74321185742, RCA Victor, 74321185742
      Duration: 3:02
    • 18:00
      Title: Trio For Piano, Violin And Cello In G Minor Op.8 Allegretto
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Menahem Pressler (Piano), Isidore Cohen (Violin), Bernard Greenhouse (Cello), Beaux Arts Trio
      Album: Chopin Complete Edition Various Artists (Recordno: 4778461), Deutsche Grammophon, 4778461
      Duration: 5:49
    • 18:07
      Title: Ruhe Sanft, Mein Holdes Leben
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Orchestra Of St Luke's
      Album: Mozart Arias (Recordno: 4526021779-1780), Decca, 4526021779-1780
      Duration: 5:22
    • 18:17
      Title: Piano Concerto No.7 In G Minor Bwv1058
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe
      Album: Bach Concertos BWV 1052-1058 ~~ H232812, Decca, 425676-2
      Duration: 3:53
    • 18:22
      Title: Horn Concerto No.4 (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Timothy Brown (Horn)
      Performer(s): Timothy Brown (Horn), Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment
      Album: Mozart Horn Concertos (Recordno: Vc908452) ~~ H356604, Virgin, Vc908452
      Duration: 7:55
    • 18:32
      Title: It Ain't Necessarily So -- Porgy And Bess Suite
      Composer: Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Liela Josephowitz (Violin)
      Performer(s): Liela Josephowitz (Violin), John Novacek (Piano)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 4629482), Philips, 4629482
      Duration: 2:50
    • 18:37
      Title: Bordel 1900 -- Bordel 1900
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Judith Hall (Flute)
      Performer(s): Judith Hall (Flute), Tim Walker (Guitar)
      Album: Habanera ~~ H248116, Collins Classics, 10132
      Duration: 4:03
    • 18:42
      Title: Nightclub 1960 -- Not Available
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Kenneth Edge (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Kenneth Edge (Saxophone), Benjamin Dwyer (Guitar)
      Album: La Historia Del Tango ~~ R401008, Gamelan Productions, Gam0001
      Duration: 5:41
    • 18:49
      Title: Parmi Veder Le Lagrime (Duke Of Parma)
      Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Placido Domingo (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Placido Domingo (Tenor), The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Rigoletto ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammaphon, 0028948026357
      Duration: 2:45
    • 18:56
      Title: Hungarian Dance No. 1 In G Minor
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Maxim Vengerov (Violin)
      Performer(s): Maxim Vengerov (Violin), Virtuosi
      Album: Vengerov & Virtuosi ~~ H648104, Classics, 72435571642
      Duration: 3:31

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