Lorcan Murray's Weekend Drive

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    This weekend Lorcan is featuring the long awaited completion of Mauritio Pollini’s Beethoven sonata cycle. The great Italian artist crowns his completion of the Beethoven cycle with Piano Sonatas op.31 and 49. The composer has been at the heart of Pollini’s musical life for the last five decades and this recent release marked the passing of 40 years since he first recorded a Beethoven sonata

    Lorcan Murray's Weekend Drive Sunday 25 January 2015


    Lorcan Murray's Weekend Drive

    Some of the world's best music played by the world's finest musicians, familiar favourites and new recordings. Plus news and traffic updates.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:08
      Title: Neue Pizzicato-Polka Op.449
      Composer: Strauss, Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: The Ultimate Strauss Album ~~ H709404, Decca, 458367-2
      Duration: 3:37
    • 16:11
      Title: Symphony In B Flat (4th Movement) Allegro Assai
      Complete Work Name: Symphony In B Flat Op.18
      Composer: Clementi, Muzio
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Mozart Players
      Album: Clementi: Two Symphonies Op.18 (Recordno: Chan9234) ~~ H406308, Chandos, Chan9234
      Duration: 4:02
    • 16:16
      Title: I Love To Laugh
      Composer: Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Performer(s): Ed Wynn
      Performer(s): Ed Wynn
      Album: Mary Poppins ~~ F169810, Walt Disney, WD775722
      Duration: 2:44
    • 16:19
      Title: Violin And Guitar Sonata Concertata (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Composer: Paganini, Nicolo
      Performer(s): Monica Huggett (Violin)
      Performer(s): Monica Huggett (Violin), Richard Savino (Guitar)
      Album: Giuliani and Paganini, Harmonia Mundi, HMU907116
      Duration: 2:47
    • 16:24
      Title: Vieni, Amor Mio! Vi Piace La Casetta
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano), Wiener Philharmoniker, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
      Album: Madama Butterfly, Decca, 478 7819
      Duration: 2:51
    • 16:28
      Title: Bugler's Holiday
      Composer: Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Al Hirt, Robert Mogilnicki, Andre Come (Trumpet Trio)
      Performer(s): Al Hirt, Robert Mogilnicki, Andre Come (Trumpet Trio), Boston Pops Orchestra
      Album: Leroy Anderson - Greatest Hits, RCA Victor/BMG Classics, 09026 61237 2
      Duration: 2:29
    • 16:33
      Title: Pomp And Circumstance March No.4 -- Pomp And Circumstance March No.4
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bbc Concert Orchestra
      Album: The Very Best of Melodies for You, BBC, WMEF0055-2
      Duration: 5:05
    • 16:39
      Title: I Once Loved A Lass
      Composer: Traditional / Robert Burns
      Performer(s): Karan Casey (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Karan Casey (Vocal)
      Album: Ships In the Forest, Crow Valley Music, CVCD001
      Duration: 5:20
    • 16:46
      Title: Cello Suite No.1 In G (1st Movement) Prelude -- Cello Suite No.1
      Complete Work Name: Cello Suite No.1
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Album: Classic Yo-Yo (Recordno: SK89667) ~~ CDG03922, Sony Music Entertainment, SK89667
      Duration: 2:21
    • 16:48
      Title: Concerto For Two Clarinets And Orchestra (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Composer: Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Performer(s): Vlastimil Mares (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Vlastimil Mares (Clarinet), Jiri Hlavac (Clarinet), Prague Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Krommer, Supraphon, Su3748-2-031
      Duration: 4:52
    • 16:57
      Title: Un Bel Di, Vedremo Levarsi Un Fil Di Fumo
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Mirella Freni (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Mirella Freni (Soprano), Wiener Philharmoniker, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
      Album: Madama Butterfly, Decca, 478 7819
      Duration: 4:41
    • 17:02
      Title: Scottish Rondo H23
      Composer: Field, John
      Performer(s): Miceal O'Rourke (Piano)
      Performer(s): Miceal O'Rourke (Piano)
      Album: John Field (Recordno: Chan9315c.1837), Chandos, Chan9315c.1837
      Duration: 4:41
    • 17:09
      Title: Holberg Suite: Gavotte - Allegretto Musette - Poco Piu Mosso
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Grieg, Dvorak, Elgar - Conrad van Alphen / Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra, Telarc, CD80623
      Duration: 3:07
    • 17:14
      Title: The Prince Of Denmark's March
      Composer: Clarke, Jeremiah
      Performer(s): Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet), English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: The Essential Wynton Marsalis ~~ E408301, Sony Classical, 88697095792
      Duration: 2:55
    • 17:17
      Title: Serenata -- Serenata
      Composer: Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): I Salonisti
      Performer(s): I Salonisti
      Album: I Salonisti, Decca, 4367542
      Duration: 3:10
    • 17:22
      Title: Vogliatemi Bene
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Pavarotti Classic Duets, Decca, 4787583
      Duration: 7:55
    • 17:35
      Title: Symphony No.3 In A Minor Op.56 "Scottish" 2nd Movement Vivace Non Troppo
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic
      Album: Mendelssohn The Complete Symphonies (Recordno: 4782451) ~~ PD OB, Decca, 4782451
      Duration: 4:30
    • 17:43
      Title: Ae Fond Kiss -- Not Available
      Composer: Burns Arr Voice Squad
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Album: Hollywood (Recordno: TARACD4013), Tara, TARACD4013
      Duration: 3:45
    • 17:47
      Title: Por Una Cabeza
      Composer: Gardel, Carlos
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin)
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin), Alexander Sitkovesky (Violin), Ksenija Sidorova (Accordian), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
      Album: The Silver Violin, Decca, 4783529
      Duration: 3:53
    • 17:52
      Title: Polka -- Czech Suite
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Dvorak: Czech Suite, Decca, 414370
      Duration: 5:31
    • 18:03
      Title: Berceuse In D Flat Major
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Helene Grimaud
      Performer(s): Helene Grimaud
      Album: Helene Grimaud - Chopin : Rachmaninov ; Piano Sonatas etc., Deutsche Grammophon, 4779963
      Duration: 4:55
    • 18:09
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.4 (1st Movement) Allegro -- Brandenburg Concerto No.4
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Concerto Italiano
      Album: Brandenburg Concertos -- NIC40030, Naive Records, NIC40030
      Duration: 6:20
    • 18:17
      Title: Non Ti Scordar Di Me -- Non Ti Scordar Di Me
      Composer: Ernesto De Curtis/Domenico Furnó
      Performer(s): Vittorio Grigolo (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Vittorio Grigolo (Tenor), Orchestra Del Teatri Regio Di Parma, Coro Del Teatro Regio Di Parma
      Album: Vittorio Grigolo - Arrivederci, Sony, 88691931752
      Duration: 3:15
    • 18:21
      Title: Symphony No.2 In E Major (3rd Movement) Scherzo
      Composer: Gade, Jacob
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Gade: Symphonies, Chandos, CHAN9862
      Duration: 3:46
    • 18:26
      Title: Eleanor Rigby -- Seven Songs After The Beatles - From Yesterday To Penny Lane
      Composer: Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Flavio Cucchi (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Flavio Cucchi (Guitar), Tessarini Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Popular Works By Leo Brouwer - Flavio Cucchi (Recordno: EUCD 1442), Arc Music, EUCD 1442
      Duration: 4:22
    • 18:33
      Title: Sextet In E Flat Major Op. 81b (3rd Movement) Rondo: Allegro
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Gaudier Ensemble
      Album: Beethoven: Septet, Sextet - The Gaudier Ensemble, Helios, CDH55189
      Duration: 5:02
    • 18:41
      Title: Chinese Ballet Suite - Tempo Marcia
      Composer: Lehar, Franz
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin
      Album: Franz Lehar - Suites and Dances, DeutschlandRadio, 9997612
      Duration: 1:36
    • 18:44
      Title: Piano Quintet In A 'Trout' (3rd Movement) Scherzo: Presto
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano), Hagen Quartet
      Album: Schubert: Piano Quintet, Decca, 411975-2
      Duration: 4:33
    • 18:49
      Title: Molly On The Shore --
      Composer: Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Album: The Irish Piano, RTE lyric fm, CD138
      Duration: 3:39
    • 18:53
      Title: The Irish Washerwoman -- The Irish Suite
      Composer: Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Eastman-Rochester Pops Orchestra
      Album: Frederick Fennell conducts the music of Leroy Anderson and Eric Coates, Mercury, 434 376-2
      Duration: 2:38
    • 18:57
      Title: Planxty Conneely
      Composer: Lennon, Charlie
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Album: Island Wedding: Bainis Oileain (Recordno: Rtecd145) ~~ R057008, Rte, Rtecd145
      Duration: 3:44

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