Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Tuesday 14 February 2017

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

The perfect musical soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news and traffic updates. At 6.05pm, Culture File, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us

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Competition Time on Classic Drive with the RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival

The 2017 RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival will take place at the Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone from Thursday 4th to Friday 12th May 2017 with the Presentation of Awards on Saturday 13th May.

On Classic Drive, we’ll be bringing you a report on the previous night’s performances every day from next Friday 5th May at 5pm with Brenda Donohue, Festival Director Joe McCarrick and Karina Buckley. And just to be sure that the weekend productions are covered, Evelyn Grant will also have reports on Weekend Drive.

To celebrate RTÉ’s support for the All Ireland Drama Festival, we have an overnight for two with dinner at the five star Sheraton Hotel in Athlone on Wednesday 10th May, as well as tickets to the Festival that night. For a chance to win, tune into the show on Friday 28th April from 4-7pm to hear Lorcan's question. 

Text your answer to 51554 or email lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie


This Week's Drive CD Pick: Ella Fitzgerald - 100 Songs for a Centennial

Culture File presented by Luke Clancy at 6.05pm on Classic Drive

Music Played on the Show


Title: L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle (Habanera)

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Los Romeros

Album: Classic FM - Guitar - The Ultimate Classical Guitar Album - Disk 1 / UCJ / 4800976

Duration: 3:14


Title: Concerto In E Minor Rv273 Allegro Non Molto

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

Album: Vivaldi / Chandos / Chan0518

Duration: 5:00


Title: Candide: Overture

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard

Performer(s): Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Gershwin/Bernstein/Barber / Deutsche Grammophon / 427806-2

Duration: 4:17


Title: Tea For Two

Composer: Youmans/Caesar

Performer(s): Sarah Mckenzie (Vocals & Piano), Ruebens Rogers (Bass);Gregory Hutchinson (Drums);Dominic Farinacci (Trumpet); Scott Robinson(Alto Sax);Roalph Moore (Ten.Sax)

Album: Sarah McKenzie:Paris in the Rain / Impulse / 602557282436

Duration: 4:06


Title: Por Una Cabeza

Composer: Gardel, Carlos

Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin), Alexander Sitkovesky (Violin), Ksenija Sidorova (Accordian), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Silver Violin / Decca / 4783529

Duration: 3:53


Title: Tosca - E Lucevan Le Stelle

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Romantic Arias - Jonas Kaufmann, Marco Armiliato: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Decca / 475 9966

Duration: 3:21


Title: The Godfather Love Theme

Composer: Rota, Nino

Performer(s): Filarmonica Della Scala

Album: Music For Film / Sony / Sk63359

Duration: 2:50


Title: My Life Is Love And Joy Waltz Op.263

Composer: Strauss Josef

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: New Years Concert 2011 / Decca / 4782601

Duration: 7:56


Title: Etudes Tableaux: Op. 33, No.2

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Kevin Jansson (Piano)

Album: Kevin Jansson: Ravel, Escaich, Liszt, Rachmaninov, Ligeti / Claves

Duration: 2:26


Title: Danse Slave

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: RTÉ Concert Orchestra / Robert Houlihan (Recordno: Not Available) / RTÉ lyric fm

Duration: 5:44


Title: Clarinet Concerto In A (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The number one Mozart album CD 2 / Universal Classics & Jazz / 4769224

Duration: 7:40


Title: Fur Elise (Bagatelle No.25 In A Minor)

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Moura Lympany (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Record No: 5737162) / EMI / 5737162

Duration: 3:22


Title: Romanza Andaluza Op.22

Composer: De Sarasate, Pablo

Performer(s): Leonidas Kavakos, Enrico Pace(Piano)

Album: Kavakos / Decca / 4789377

Duration: 5:03


Title: Chi Il Bel Sogno Di Doretta

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: La Rondine / EMI / 7243 5 56338 2 8

Duration: 2:22


Title: Fantasy For Clarinet And Orchestra

Composer: Potter, Archibald James

Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet), Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Clarinet Variations: John Finucane / RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra / Houlihan / RTE lyric fm / CD124

Duration: 5:10


Title: Flower Duet

Composer: Delibes, Léo

Performer(s): Katherine Jenkins (Soprano), Kiri Te Kanawa, The Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Katherine Jenkins - Serenade / UCJ / 476 571 8

Duration: 3:51


Title: Waltz In D Flat Major (Minute Waltz)

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)

Album: Jean-Yves Thibaudet plays Chopin / Decca / 466357-2

Duration: 1:50



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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