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    Our featured CD this week is the latest release from our own label New Dublin Voices: Music from Ireland. Offering a mix of spiritual and secular music from Irish composers, works on the CD include Eibhlís Farrell’s Caritas abundat which gives a rich and soaring makeover to 800-year-old words about love. Also featured are beautiful arrangements of the traditional lullaby to the Christ child Suantraí ár Slánaitheora by Fiontán Ó Cearbhaill, and Coventry Carol by Jonathan Nangle.

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Thursday 14 August 2014

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    Listen back to Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Live with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra Studio 1, 12th December

    We had a ball on Friday in Studio 1 - the mince pies and muilled wine went down a treat. The RTÉ NSO played wonderfully as usual and our soloists tenor Patrick Hyland, soprano Jean Wallace and violinst Aoife Ní Bhríain wowed the audience in studio and at home, judging by the reactions we got online..

    Thanks to everyone for attending the concert and listening in, if you missed it you can listen back via the RTÉ Player.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:00
      Title: Anitra's Dance -- Peer Gynt Suite No.1 Op.46
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peer Gynt (Recordno: 8550564), Naxos, 8550564
      Duration: 3:35
    • 16:06
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 - Allegretto Grazioso
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
      Performer(s): Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano), Gewandhaus Orchester Leipzig
      Album: Classic Hits 2 CD1, Erato Disques, 3984208702
      Duration: 2:59
    • 16:09
      Title: Symphony No.2 In C Minor 'Little Russian' (3rd Movement) Scherzo Allegro Molto Vivace
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Tchaikovsky Symphonies Complete, Brilliant Classics, LC09421
      Duration: 5:08
    • 16:15
      Title: Gran Vals
      Composer: Tarrega, Fransico
      Performer(s): David Russell (Guitar)
      Performer(s): David Russell (Guitar)
      Album: Francisco Tarrega: Integral de Guitarra - David Russell - Disk 1, Opera Tres, CDS 1003/4
      Duration: 2:56
    • 16:17
      Title: I Bought Me A Cat -- Old American Songs Set 1
      Composer: Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Willard White (Bass)
      Performer(s): Willard White (Bass), Graeme Mcnaught (Piano)
      Album: Willard White Sings, Chandos, Chan8960
      Duration: 2:09
    • 16:22
      Title: Fugata
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Antonio Agri (Piano), Nestor Marconi (Bandoneon), Horacio Malvicino (Guitar), Hector Console (Bass)
      Album: Soul of the Tango ~~ D385906, Sony, Sk63122
      Duration: 3:46
    • 16:26
      Title: The Grasshopper's Dance -- The Grasshopper's Dance
      Composer: Bucalossi, Ernst
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Palm Court Theatre Orchestra
      Album: Pastoral Classics (Recordno: CHAN241-35), Chandos, CHAN241-35
      Duration: 3:52
    • 16:32
      Title: Concerto In E Major For Trumpet, Oboe D'Amore, Violin, Strings And Continuo - Affettuoso
      Composer: Fasch, Johann F
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Philharmonia
      Album: The Jane Austen Companion, Nimbus Communications International Ltd, NI7032
      Duration: 5:02
    • 16:38
      Title: Elizabethan Serenade -- Not Available
      Composer: Binge, Ronald
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rté Concert Orchestra
      Album: RTÉ Guide Lyric Summer Classics ~~ CDG04778, RTÉ lyric fm
      Duration: 3:18
    • 16:42
      Title: Chanson Triste
      Composer: Duparc, Henri
      Performer(s): Mischa Maisky (Violincello)
      Performer(s): Mischa Maisky (Violincello), Daria Hovora (Piano)
      Album: Apres Un Reve - Mischa Maisky / Daria Hovora, Deutsche Grammophon, 457 657-2
      Duration: 4:29
    • 16:49
      Title: Quintet In G Minor (2nd Movement) Andante
      Composer: Danzi, Franz
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Kammervereinigung Berlin
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Lc04457), Kandk Verlagsanalt, Lc04457
      Duration: 4:33
    • 16:54
      Title: Al Dolce Guidami Castel Natio
      Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano
      Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: The Ultimate Maria Callas Collection (Recordno: 5 62725 2), 5 62725 2
      Duration: 4:30
    • 17:13
      Title: The Vagabond (Songs Of Travel)
      Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Simon Keenlyside (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
      Album: Songs of War: Simon Keenlyside & Malcolm Martineau, Sony Classical, 88697944242
      Duration: 3:12
    • 17:16
      Title: An English Suite - Vi. Frolic
      Composer: Parry, Hubert
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): English String Orchestra
      Album: Spirit of England II ~~ CDG03713, Nimbus Records Ltd, NI5450/3
      Duration: 3:30
    • 17:22
      Title: Symphony No. 40 In G Minor Molto Allegro (1st Movement)
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Wiener Philharmonic
      Album: Mozart Symphonies Nos. 40 & 41, deutsche Grammophon, 478 3621
      Duration: 8:33
    • 17:35
      Title: Sicilienne -- Pelleas And Melisande
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): William Bennett (Flute)
      Performer(s): William Bennett (Flute), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: Relaxing Classics, Decca, 473862-2
      Duration: 3:56
    • 17:39
      Title: Spinning Song
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Album: Your Piano Favourites ~~ D041813, Denon, 28c01190
      Duration: 1:58
    • 17:43
      Title: Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo -- Not Available
      Composer: Mascagni, Pietro
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Orchestra Of Bologna Municorp Thetra
      Album: Raging Bull - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Disk 1, EMI, 72435-60322-2-4
      Duration: 2:41
    • 17:46
      Title: The English Patient - As Far As Florence
      Composer: Yared, Gabriel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Reel Love - The Cinematic Romantic Album - Disk 2, Silva Screen, SILCD 1177
      Duration: 4:04
    • 17:54
      Title: String Quartet No.2 In A Major (4th Movement) Andante Ma Non Troppo. Allegro
      Composer: Arriaga, Juan Crisostomo
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Cuarteto Casals
      Album: Arriaga: Cuartetos - Cuarteto Casals, Harmonia Mundi, HMI 987038
      Duration: 4:45
    • 17:58
      Title: 'Die 12' In Bossa Nova
      Composer: Kaiser-Lindemann
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic
      Album: South American Getaway (Recordno: 7243 5 56981 2 4) ~~ CDG03568, EMI Classics, 7243 5 56981 2 4
      Duration: 4:24
    • 18:05
      Title: Symphony No.8 In G Major Op.88 (4th Movement) Allegro Ma Non Troppo
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Wiener Philharmoniker
      Album: Brahms Symphony No.3 Dvorak Symphony No.8 Wiener Philharmoniker Herbert Von Karajan, Decca, 4782661
      Duration: 9:34
    • 18:19
      Title: Vissi D'Arte -- Not Available
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Celine Byrne (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Celine Byrne (Soprano), Rte National Symphony Orchestra
      Album: For Eternity (Recordno: Not Available), RTE lyric fm
      Duration: 3:24
    • 18:23
      Title: Piano Sonata No.10 In G Major (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Piano)
      Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Op.26, 14 and 28 - Murray Perahia, Sony Classics, 886973246462
      Duration: 6:52
    • 18:34
      Title: Die Fledermaus: Champagne Chorus
      Composer: Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): Agnes Balsta (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Agnes Balsta (Mezzo-Soprano), Peter Seiffert (Tenor); Eva Lind (Soprano); Kurt Rydl (Bass); Lucia Popp (Soprano); Wolfgang Brendel (Baritone), Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Not Available) ~~ C251610, EMI
      Duration: 2:27
    • 18:36
      Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor: 3- Allegro Assai
      Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Ophelie Gaillard
      Performer(s): Pulcinella Orchestra
      Album: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Ophelie Gaillard/ Pulcinella Orchestra, Aparte/ Harmonia Mundi, AP080
      Duration: 6:39
    • 18:49
      Title: American Songs - One Life To Live
      Composer: Weill, Kurt
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Richard King (Horn) Steven Witser (Trombone) Craig Knox (Tuba), Centre City Brass Quintet - Anthony Dilorenzo / Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet)
      Album: Kurt Weill from Berlin to Broadway, CHANDOS, CHAN9924
      Duration: 4:20
    • 18:54
      Title: Nostalgico
      Composer: Plaza, Julian
      Performer(s): Sefika Kutluer (Flute)
      Performer(s): Sefika Kutluer (Flute), Peter Breiner (Piano) Juraj Griglak/Boris Lenko (Accordian) Juraj Bartos (Trumpet) Cyril Zelenak (Drums), Razumovsky Orchestra
      Album: Tango Goes Symphony, Naxos, 8.557004
      Duration: 4:21

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