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 Monday 28 July 2014

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Today marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One and Liz commemorates this with Ivor Gurney's War Elegy, an austere tribute to those who died.
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    Culture File: Rehearsed Readings with Druid

    "A space to do our thinking out loud.with an audience," is how Druid's Thomas Conway describes the company's program of rehearsed readings.

    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: Mars, The Bringer Of War
      Composer: Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Holst - The Planets (Recordno: HMV5721392), EMI, HMV5721392
      Duration: 7:16
    • 16:08
      Title: Pieces Espagnoles (2nd Movement) Cubana
      Composer: Falla, Manuel De
      Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)
      Album: Falla - Montsalvatge - Serenata Andaluza - Alicia De Larrocha, RCA, 09026613892
      Duration: 4:11
    • 16:13
      Title: Carnival Of The Animals: The Swan -- Carnival Of The Animals
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Mats Lidstrom (Cello)
      Performer(s): Mats Lidstrom (Cello), Bengt Forsberg (Piano)
      Album: Saint-Saens: Music for Cello and Piano, Hyperion, Cda67095
      Duration: 2:54
    • 16:20
      Title: Oboe Quartet In F (3rd Movement) Rondeau -- Oboe Quartet In F K370
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Douglas Boyd (Oboe)
      Performer(s): Douglas Boyd (Oboe), Gaudier Ensemble
      Album: Mozart: Oboe Quartet, Hyperion, Cda67277
      Duration: 4:25
    • 16:28
      Title: Concerto No. 4 In E Minor Rv 550 (4th Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Academy Of Ancient Music
      Album: L'Estro Armonica (Recordno: 4757694) ~~ H843114, Decca, 4757694
      Duration: 2:03
    • 16:33
      Title: Allegro Marcato
      Composer: Bridge, Frank
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rté Vanbrugh String Quartet
      Album: Quartet Classics (Recordno: Cd107) ~~ G462413, RTÉ lyric fm, Cd107
      Duration: 2:06
    • 16:36
      Title: Piano Sonata No.25 (1st Movement) Presto Alla Tedesca
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
      Performer(s): Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven Piano Sonatas (Recordno: 5099996592229), EMI Classics, 5099996592229
      Duration: 5:03
    • 16:41
      Title: Czardas From Coppelia
      Composer: Delibes, Leo
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): New Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Favourite Ballet Classics (Recordno: 7675952) ~~ G406210, EMI, 7675952
      Duration: 3:31
    • 16:46
      Title: A Shropshire Lad: V- The Lads In Their Hundreds
      Composer: Butterworth, George
      Performer(s): Simon Keenlyside (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
      Album: Songs of War: Simon Keenlyside & Malcolm Martineau, Sony Classical, 88697944242
      Duration: 2:15
    • 16:49
      Title: War And Peace (3rd Movement) Intermezzo
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Pastoral Classics CD 2, Chandos, CHAN241-35
      Duration: 5:58
    • 16:56
      Title: Clarinet Concerto No.2 In E Flat (3rd Movement) Alla Polacca
      Complete Work Name: Clarinet Concerto No. 2 In Eb Op74
      Composer: Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Gervase De Peyer (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Gervase De Peyer (Clarinet), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Mozart Weber Spohr ~~ H393906, Decca, 433727-2
      Duration: 6:51
    • 17:09
      Title: Wondrous Machine
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Vincenzo Capezzuto (Alto)
      Performer(s): Wolfgang Muthspiel (Acoustic/Electric Guitar), L'Arpeggiata
      Album: Music For a While: Improvisations on Henry Purcell, Erato/ Warner Classics, 0825646337507
      Duration: 3:41
    • 17:13
      Title: Keyboard Concerto In G (3rd Movement) Rondo : Presto
      Composer: Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): Jolanda Violante (Fortepiano)
      Performer(s): Jolanda Violante (Fortepiano), Federico Guglielmo (Violin), L'Arte Dell'arco
      Album: Haydn Keyboard Concertos 3, 4, and 11, Brilliant, 94175
      Duration: 5:43
    • 17:21
      Title: Jazz Suite No.1 (1st Movement) Waltz
      Composer: Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Ronald Brautigam (Piano), Peter Masseurs (Trumpet), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
      Album: Shostakovich: Jazz Music (Recordno: 433702-2) ~~ L803501, Decca, 433702-2
      Duration: 2:38
    • 17:25
      Title: Makin' Whoopee
      Composer: Donaldson, Walter / Kahn, Gus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Sinfonietta \ Harvey And The Wallbangers
      Album: Simon Rattle - Americana, EMI Classics, 724355769121
      Duration: 3:40
    • 17:33
      Title: Polka -- Solitaire
      Composer: Arnold, Malcolm
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Arnold Symphony No.1 etc, EMI Classics, CDM7640442
      Duration: 2:56
    • 17:37
      Title: We Must Have A Ball
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard, Lerner, Alan Jay
      Performer(s): Thomas Hampson
      Performer(s): Thomas Hampson, London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Leonard Bernstein Theatre Works (Recordno: 002894779268) ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 002894779268
      Duration: 3:39
    • 17:49
      Title: Sinfonietta (1st Movement) Allegretto
      Composer: Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Bartok Miraculous Mandarin, Deutsche Grammophon, 445501-2
      Duration: 2:17
    • 17:53
      Title: Sonatine No. 5 In F Major
      Composer: Dussek, Jan L.
      Performer(s): Anne-Marie O' Farrell (Harp)
      Performer(s): Anne-Marie O' Farrell (Harp)
      Album: Harping Bach to carolan - Anne-Marie O' Farrell, Number Twenty Nine, CD2901
      Duration: 3:36
    • 17:58
      Title: Cello Concerto In D Minor (3rd Movement)
      Composer: Lalo, Edouard
      Performer(s): Pieter Wispelwey (Cello)
      Performer(s): Pieter Wispelwey (Cello), Flanders Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Pieter Wispelwey Lalo and Saint-Saens, ONYX, ONYX4107
      Duration: 7:34
    • 18:07
      Title: Dio, Che Nell'alma Infodere
      Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Tugomir Franc (Bass), Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Chorus Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden
      Album: Heroes and Villains - Opera's Leading Men ~~ CDC09847, Decca, 4782346
      Duration: 4:40
    • 18:12
      Title: Aria From Haroutiun
      Composer: Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Chris Gekker (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Chris Gekker (Trumpet), Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Alan Hovhaness: Mountains and Rivers Without End, Koch, 372212H1
      Duration: 3:34
    • 18:17
      Title: Sinfonia From Armida Abbandonata
      Composer: Cherubini, Luigi
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Auser Musici
      Album: Cherubini Arias and Overtures, Hyperion, CDA67893
      Duration: 5:02
    • 18:22
      Title: O Isis Und Osiris
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Reinhard Hagen (Bass)
      Performer(s): Reinhard Hagen (Bass), Les Arts Florissants, L'Opera De Lyon
      Album: Mozart: The Magic Flute ~~ C555013, Erato, 0630-12705-2
      Duration: 3:18
    • 18:25
      Title: Sonata In B Flat Major, D 960 (3rd Movement) Allegro Vivace
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Hugh Tinney (Piano)
      Performer(s): Hugh Tinney (Piano)
      Album: Hugh Tinney: A Portrait -- CD142, RTE lyric fm, CD142
      Duration: 4:10
    • 18:33
      Title: Simple Symphony (4th Movement) Frolicsome Finale
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Britten: Young Person'S Guide To The Orchestra ~~ G042905, Decca, 417509-2
      Duration: 3:02
    • 18:37
      Title: Preamble (Allegro)
      Composer: Parry, Hubert
      Performer(s): Erich Gruenberg (Violin)
      Performer(s): Erich Gruenberg (Violin), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
      Album: Parry: Violin Sonatas ~~ CDH03062, Hyperion, CDA66157
      Duration: 1:46
    • 18:39
      Title: In Flanders
      Composer: Gurney, Ivor
      Performer(s): Simon Keenlyside (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
      Album: Songs of War: Simon Keenlyside & Malcolm Martineau, Sony Classical, 88697944242
      Duration: 2:50
    • 18:43
      Title: War Elegy
      Composer: Gurner, Ivor
      Performer(s): Bbc Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Bbc Symphony Orchestra
      Album: An Elegy for War: Works by Ivor Gurney & Frank Bridge, BBC Music, Vo.22 No.9
      Duration: 11:11
    • 18:55
      Title: Largo Al Factotum -- Barber Of Seville
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Robert Merrill (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Robert Merrill (Baritone), Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
      Album: The Only Opera Album You'll Ever Need (Recordno: 75605513562) ~~ C674311, RCA Victor, 75605513562
      Duration: 4:58

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