Lorcan Murray's Weekend Drive

    Saturday & Sunday, 4 - 7pm

    Some of the world's best music played by the world's finest musicians, familiar favourites and new recordings. This weekend Lorcan is featuring an 8 CD set which is released highlighting relationship between Deutsche Grammophon and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra . The featured maestros at the helm of the orchestra include Karajan, Abbado, Rattle, Kubelik and Furtwangler. Tune in Saturday and Sunday for a chance to win copies.

    Lorcan Murray's Weekend Drive Sunday 29 June 2014

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    Lorcan Murray's Weekend Drive

    Some of the world's best music played by the world's finest musicians, familiar favourites and new recordings
    and at 5.40 pm the second episode of our 12 part feature series Cultural Passions marking Limerick City of Culture 2014:
    Diarmuid McIntyre talks community arts with Limerick's Monica Spenser, Mary Hartney & Catherine O'Halloran

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    Cultural Passions - Episode 2 Community Arts

    Diarmuid McIntyre talks community arts with Limerick's Monica Spenser, Mary Hartney & Catherine O'Halloran Ep2 of 12 marking City of Culture 2014

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:01
      Title: Little Suite No.4, Op.80a: Iii- Rondo
      Composer: Arnold, Malcolm
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Ballet Sinfonia
      Album: The Best of British Light Music, Sanctuary Records Group Ltd., CD RSB502
      Duration: 2:07
    • 16:03
      Title: How Beautifully The Blue Sky
      Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan
      Performer(s): Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano), Philip Casey (Tenor), D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestraand Chorus
      Album: Gilbert And Sullivan: The Pirates Of Penzance ~~ C215411, Ter, Cdter21177
      Duration: 1:55
    • 16:08
      Title: Theme And Variations Ii-V From Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Yuja Wang (Piano)
      Performer(s): Yuja Wang (Piano), Mahler Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Rachmaninov - Paganini Rhapsody & Piano Concerto No. 2, Deutsche Grammophon, 477 9308
      Duration: 2:04
    • 16:11
      Title: Perpetuum Mobile -- Perpetuum Mobile
      Complete Work Name: Perpetuum Mobile
      Composer: Jeffes
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Penguin Cafe Orchestra
      Album: Classical Chillout ~~ Not Available, EMI, 724381115022
      Duration: 4:34
    • 16:17
      Title: Better A Dry Crust
      Complete Work Name: Book Of Proverbs
      Composer: Torke, Michael
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orch, Netherlands Radio Choir
      Album: Book Of Proverbs, Decca, 466721-2
      Duration: 3:52
    • 16:22
      Title: La Damnation De Faust - Dance Of The Sylphs -- La Damnation De Faust
      Complete Work Name: La Damnation De Faust
      Composer: Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: the most relaxing Classical album in the world... ever! II, Circa Records Ltd, 724384633523
      Duration: 2:45
    • 16:25
      Title: Sinfonietta (Iv) Allegretto
      Composer: Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Dvorak Janacek, BIS
      Duration: 2:50
    • 16:28
      Title: Carmen Suite (Shchedrin) (4th Movement) Changing Of The Guard
      Composer: Shchedrin, Rodian
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Russian National Orchestra
      Album: Shchedrin Carmen Suite etc. ~~ H664804, Deutsche Grammophon, 471 136-2
      Duration: 1:56
    • 16:33
      Title: Serenade In C Minor (4) Allegro
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Paris Bastille Wind Octet
      Album: Mozart/Beethoven - Octour Paris-Bastille, Harmonia Mundi, HMN 911583
      Duration: 6:23
    • 16:40
      Title: Scent Of A Woman Main Title
      Composer: Newman
      Performer(s): Thomas Newman
      Performer(s): Thomas Newman
      Album: Scent Of A Woman, Mca Records, MCD10759
      Duration: 2:52
    • 16:45
      Title: Tornami A Dir
      Complete Work Name: Don Pasquale
      Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano
      Performer(s): Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden
      Album: Duets And Arias ~~ A196807, EMI Classics, 724355611727
      Duration: 3:25
    • 16:49
      Title: Hungarian Dance No.6 In D Flat. Vivace
      Complete Work Name: Hungarian Dance No.6 In D Flat - Transcr. In B Flat Major For Violin And Piano By Joseph Joachim
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
      Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin), Lambert Orkis (Piano)
      Album: Simply Anne-Sophie ~~ CDH8805, Deutsche Grammophon, 477 7166
      Duration: 3:46
    • 16:53
      Title: Song Of The Chanter & Allistrum`S March
      Composer: Anon
      Performer(s): Anne-Marie O'Farrell (Harp)
      Performer(s): Anne-Marie O'Farrell (Harp), Cormac De Barra (Harp)
      Album: Double Strung ~~ R421007
      Duration: 3:33
    • 17:01
      Title: Symphony No.1 In C Major (2nd Movement) Andante Cantabile Con Moto
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bremen Chamber Philharmonic
      Album: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen / Paavo Jarvi - Beethoven, RCA / Sony, 88697 338352
      Duration: 6:27
    • 17:09
      Title: Danish Folk-Music Suite (1st Movement) Lord Peter's Stable-Boy
      Composer: Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Grainger: The Warriors - Melbourne Symphony Orchestra: Geoffrey Simon, Cala, CACDS 4033
      Duration: 2:52
    • 17:14
      Title: Tribute To Benny Goodman
      Composer: Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet), John Lenehan (Piano)
      Album: Emma Johnson Voyage ~~ D403310, Universal Classics & Jazz, 986618-0
      Duration: 6:12
    • 17:22
      Title: The Varsity Student's Rag
      Composer: The Nash Ensemble
      Performer(s): The Nash Ensemble
      Performer(s): The Nash Ensemble
      Album: Sir John Betjeman's Varsity Rag, Virgin Records, CASCD 1154
      Duration: 3:26
    • 17:25
      Title: Mazurka-Etude
      Composer: Wallace, William Vincent
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Album: The Irish Piano, RTE lyric fm, CD138
      Duration: 3:35
    • 17:33
      Title: Tico Tico
      Composer: Zequinha De Abreu/Arr J. Iveson
      Performer(s): Maurice Murphy (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Maurice Murphy (Trumpet), The Leyland Daf Band
      Album: The Lighter Side of Maurice Murphy, Doyen, DOY CD007
      Duration: 4:22
    • 17:55
      Title: Va Tacito -- Giulio Cesare In Egitto
      Complete Work Name: Giulio Cesare In Egitto
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), John Fisher (Harpsichord), Scottish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Handel Arias - Bryn Terfel ~~ A233613, Deutsche Grammophon, 453480-2
      Duration: 6:15
    • 18:02
      Title: On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring
      Composer: Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 8.557143), Naxos, 8.557143
      Duration: 5:53
    • 18:09
      Title: Unsquare Dance -- Unsquare Dance
      Composer: Brubeck, Dave
      Performer(s): Dave Brubeck (Piano)
      Performer(s): Dave Brubeck (Piano), The Dave Brubeck Quartet
      Album: Dave Brubeck - Legacy of A Legend, Columbia/Legacy, 88697805632
      Duration: 2:02
    • 18:11
      Title: Virgilio (Bambuco Tachirense)
      Composer: Dyens, Roland
      Performer(s): Alec O'Leary (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Alec O'Leary (Guitar)
      Album: Alec O'Leary - Milonga, GFI Masters, N/K
      Duration: 2:52
    • 18:15
      Title: Piano Trio In E Minor 'Dumky' (4th Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Yuval Piano Trio
      Album: Dvorak / Smetana: Piano Trios, Deutsche Grammophon, 457892-2
      Duration: 4:15
    • 18:22
      Title: Waltz From The Return Of Maxim
      Composer: Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Moscow Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Shostakovich Waltzes (Recordno: De 3527), Delos International, De 3527
      Duration: 3:07
    • 18:25
      Title: Grainne's Jig
      Composer: Tommy Peoples
      Performer(s): Kathleen Loughnane (Harp)
      Performer(s): Kathleen Loughnane (Harp)
      Album: Harping On ~~ R369109, Reiskmore Music
      Duration: 2:42
    • 18:34
      Title: Ride Of The Valkyries -- Die Walkure
      Composer: Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Holland
      Album: The Only Classical Album You'll Ever Need Vol. 2 -- 82876569652 ~~ CDG04300, BMG, 82876569652
      Duration: 4:01
    • 18:39
      Title: Variations In A (Souvenir De Paganini)
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Florian Uhlig (Piano)
      Performer(s): Florian Uhlig (Piano)
      Album: Venezia - Florian Uhlig, Black Box, BBM1054
      Duration: 3:34
    • 18:42
      Title: The Willow Tree
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): City Of London Sinfonia, Cambridge Singers
      Album: The Lark in The Clear Air, Collegium Records, Colcd120
      Duration: 3:03
    • 18:45
      Title: Praelidium V11
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
      Performer(s): Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
      Album: Maurizio Pollini Bach The Well Tempered Clavier Book 1, Deutsche Grammophon, 00289 477 8078
      Duration: 3:57
    • 18:50
      Title: Fantasy For Clarinet And Strings
      Composer: Potter, Archibald James
      Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet), Rté National Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Clarinet Variations: John Finucane / RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra / Houlihan, RTÉ lyric fm, CD124
      Duration: 5:10
    • 18:55
      Title: Le Carnival Des Animaux - Le Cygne
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Mischa Maisky (Cello)
      Performer(s): Mischa Maisky (Cello), Orchestre De Paris
      Album: Cello Encores, Deutsche Grammophon, 4785413
      Duration: 3:56

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