Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Monday - Friday 4pm-7pm

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Thursday 25 May 2017

Live Summer Sounds Concert

Thanks to everyone who applied for tickets, they are all gone. 

Tune in at to Classic Drive on Friday 2nd June for our live Summer Sounds concert with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gavin Maloney.  

We'll be broadcasting from Studio 1 in RTÉ Donnybrook with music ranging from Mussorgsky’s beautiful Dawn on the Moskva River to the Blue Danube by way of Mozart’s Flute Concerto No.2 and Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, finishing with Delius’ evocative Summer Night on the River, it's going to be the ideal way to start a bank holiday weekend, Culture File with Luke Clancy explores summer memories and special guests include the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra's own Flute Section Leader Catriona Ryan, and rising stars Amy Ní Fhearraigh and Martha O'Brien duetting on Delibes’ Flower Duet. Culture File's Luke Clancy also joins us to explore the sounds of a Basque summer with Arantxa Lopez on Culture File. 

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Music Played on the Show


Title: Greensleeves

Composer: Traditional / Ralph Vaughan Williams

Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar)

Album: Craig Ogden Summertime / Universal / CFMD20

Duration: 3:26


Title: An English Suite (1st Movement) Prelude

Composer: Parry, Hubert

Performer(s): English String Orchestra

Album: Finzi / Parry / Bridge - An English Suite / Nimbus Records Ltd / NI5366

Duration: 3:55


Title: Awake The Harp

Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph

Performer(s): La Petite Bande, Collegium Vocale

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Acc58228d) / Accent Live / Acc58228d

Duration: 2:10


Title: Music For The Royal Fireworks (4th Movement) La Rejouissance

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Boston Baroque

Album: Handel: Music from The Royal Fireworks (Recordno: Cd80594) / Telarc / Cd80594

Duration: 1:59


Title: Music For The Royal Fireworks (5th Movement) Menuets I And Ii

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Boston Baroque

Album: Handel: Music from The Royal Fireworks (Recordno: Cd80594) / Telarc / Cd80594

Duration: 2:57


Title: Polonaise En Rondeau H21

Composer: Field, John

Performer(s): Miceal O'Rourke (Piano)

Album: John Field Rediscovered (Recordno: Chan93151814) / Chandos / Chan93151814

Duration: 2:54


Title: Concerto For Trumpet

Composer: Harry James/Arr. Elgar Howarth

Performer(s): Maurice Murphy (Trumpet), The Leyland Daf Band

Album: The Lighter Side of Maurice Murphy / Doyen / DOY CD007

Duration: 3:37


Title: Woodlark Rondo

Complete Work Name: Woodlark Rondo

Composer: Panormo, F.

Performer(s): Una Hunt (Piano)

Album: Fallen Leaves from an Irish Album - Una Hunt / RTÉ lyric fm / CD109

Duration: 2:15


Title: Main Titles - Part 1

Composer: James Horner

Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin), Studio Orchestra

Album: Iris Original Movie Soundtrack / Sony / 89806

Duration: 3:42


Title: Pie Jesu

Composer: Jenkins, Karl

Performer(s): Polyphony, Polyphony

Album: Karl Jenkins: Motets / Deutsche Grammophon / 4793232

Duration: 3:08


Title: Die Fledermaus - 'The Laughing Song'

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Lesley Garrett (Soprano), Hugh Bean (Leader), The Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Lesley Garrett - Prima Donna / Silva Screen / SONGCD 907

Duration: 3:49


Title: Deux Arabesques (1st Movement) Andantino Con Moto

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Simon Trpceski (Piano)

Album: Childrens Corner / EMI Classics / 50999 5 00272 2 4

Duration: 4:33


Title: Here Comes The Sun

Composer: Harrison

Performer(s): The Beatles

Album: Blue Album 1967-1970 / Apple / 7970392

Duration: 3:03


Title: Quanto E Bella, Quanto E Cara!

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Elena Dan (Soprano), Lyon Opera Orchestra, Lyon Opera Chorus

Album: L'Elisir d'Amore / Decca / 478 7811

Duration: 2:55


Title: Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No.3 In C Minor: (Iii) Rondo, Allegro

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Album: The Beethoven Journey / Sony Classical / 88843058872

Duration: 8:50


Title: Donde Estas, Yolanda?

Complete Work Name: Donde Estas, Yolanda?

Composer: Jiminez

Performer(s): Pink Martini

Album: Sympathique / Wrasse Records / WRASS 143

Duration: 3:26


Title: Lara's Theme

Composer: Jarre, Maurice

Performer(s): Andre Rieu (Violin), Andre Rieu & Johann Strauss Orchestra

Album: Moonlight Serenade - Andre Rieu / Decca / 5331178

Duration: 3:26


Title: Allegro Appassionato

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Natalie Clein (Cello), Bbc Scottish Orchestra

Album: Saint-Saens: Cello Concertos / Hyperion / CDA68002

Duration: 3:57


Title: Sicilienne

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Gerald Garcia (Guitar), Csfr State Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Romantic French Music for Guitar / Naxos / 8.550480

Duration: 3:54


Title: The Graves At Arbour Hill

Composer: Doherty, Sean/ Meehan, Paula

Performer(s): Laetare Vocal Ensemble

Album: Promo copy / N/aN/A

Duration: 2:50


Title: O'Carolan Suite In Baroque Style (5th Movement) Planxty Johnston

Composer: Kelly, Thomas C

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Silver Apples Of The Moon (Irish Chamber Orchestra) / Black Box / Bbm1003

Duration: 2:46


Title: Impromptu No.1 In A Flat Op.29

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)

Album: Chopin Nocturnes - Angelia Hewitt / Hyperion / CDA67371/2

Duration: 4:19


Title: Romeo And Juliette Fantasy Overture (Excerpt)

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'Yich

Performer(s): Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

Album: Classical Chill CD 2 / Warner Strategic Marketing / 0927469952

Duration: 2:48


Title: I Could Have Danced All Night

Composer: Loewe, Frederick

Performer(s): Renée Fleming, Staatskapelle Dresden

Album: Tonight / Deutsche Grammophon / 4792483

Duration: 2:43


Title: You Gotta Get A Gimmick

Composer: Styne, Jule / Sondheim, Stephen

Performer(s): Bernadette Peters (As Mazeppa), Julia Mackenzie (As Electra ) & Ruthie Henshall (As Tessie Tura)

Album: Hey Mr Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh (Recordno: Encore CD9) / First Night Records / Encore CD9

Duration: 4:20


Title: High Life For Strings

Composer: David Byrne

Performer(s): Balanescu Quartet

Album: Balanescu Quartet: Byrne/Moran/Lurie/Torke / Argo / 4365652

Duration: 4:34


Title: Agiaco Cubano - Grand March

Complete Work Name: Agiaco Cubano

Composer: Bull, Ole Bornemann

Performer(s): Avre Tellefsen (Violin), Harvad Gimse (Paino), Trondheim Symphony Orchestra

Album: Ole Bull: A Norweigan Pioneer - Arve tellefsen / Simax Classics / PSC1261

Duration: 3:59


Title: Suite No.1 In G Major (3rd Movement) Courante

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Maxim Rysanov (Viola)

Album: J.S. Bach : Suites Nos 1, 4 and 5 - Maxim Rysanov / BIS Records / BIS-SACD-1783

Duration: 2:29


Title: Call George Again, Boy

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): Laoise O'Brien (Recorders), Brendan Long (Baritone), Malachy Robinson (3-Stringed Double Bass)

Album: Sonnets for the Cradle / Laoise O'Brien 2012 / LOB002

Duration: 0:43


Title: Grand March From Aida

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Famous Marches (Recordno: Cdz767252) / EMI / Cdz767252

Duration: 4:55


Title: American Collection Theme

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Recording Arts Orchestra Los Angeles

Album: Classic Yo-Yo / Sony Music Entertainment / SK89667

Duration: 3:26



Contact the Show

Email: lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @LyricLorcan

Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator: Linda McGlynn


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