Marty in the Morning

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Marty in the Morning Thursday 19 October 2017

Marty in the Morning

Marty in the Morning and guests live from Rome is broadcast in association with the Travel Department.

Marty in Rome! - An introduction.

Marty in Rome! - An introduction.

Lets start up on the roof,
overlooking the Vatican, why not!

Look who we met at the Opera in Rome

Look who we met at the Opera in Rome

Colm and Pauline. Some of those who traveled with the travel department for Tosca at the Rome Opera.

Back on the roof as Rome comes alive!

Back on the roof as Rome comes alive!

Lets have a look and also talk about our visit to Tosca.
Where we get to meet the beautiful Argentinian soprano Virgina Tola.

Lets talk cars now with our man in Roma, Luca.

Lets talk cars now with our man in Roma, Luca.

Hold on tight for the first part of our wonderful mini cooper tour of the city AKA 'The Italian Job' Mini Tours Rome!

The tour continues as we stop at a quiet clement' spot

The tour continues as we stop at a quiet clement' spot

What a great way to see this splendid city. Hold on tight again.

What are we looking at now in Rome?

What are we looking at now in Rome?

Look where Luca has brought us now. A sweeping view of Rome is perfectly contained in the keyhole of a nondescript-looking door on the Aventine Hill.

Marty chats to Anne Durrity from Cork while on the trip.

Marty chats to Anne Durrity from Cork while on the trip.

Anne tells us about her Roman experience so far..............

And so to the Vatican with our very special guide

And so to the Vatican with our very special guide

Irene takes us around the amazing beauty that surrounds us in the Sistine Chapel.

Saying good bye from Rome until tomorrow....

Saying good bye from Rome until tomorrow....

But then you never guessed who we bumped into!

Stop press - News - Attentione!!

And the winner is.......................
DIana Bevan, Farranree, Cork.

We will have another competition in early February, so stay tuned.

7 night holiday for two to the Sorrento Coast, Pompeii & Capri - thanks to Travel Department.

Travel Department is a leading tour operator in Ireland specialising in guided group holidays to over 100 different destinations all over the world.

From the stunning Italian Lakes to the rustic Tuscan countryside, the vibrant city of Rome to the stylish Sorrento coast, Italy has been welcoming Travel Department visitors for over 20 years.Travel Department holidays include flights, accommodation, transfers, excursions and award-winning local guides are with you for the entire holiday.Travel Department’s years of experience in delivering quality holidays, means all you have to do is relax & have a fantastic time.

The Sorrento Peninsula is a popular holiday destination, positioned close to Naples in Campania, offering some of southern Italy’s most famous sights. Overlooking the scenic Bay of Naples, it is the perfect location for a touring holiday, with easy access to the spectacular Amalfi Drive, the charming town of Sorrento, the romantic island of Capri and the ancient ruins of Pompeii.

Prize includes:

• Flights from Dublin to Naples

• 7 nights based on the Sorrento Peninsula

• A full day excursion to the Island of Capri

• A full day excursion to include a morning tour of Sorrento and an afternoon visit to the Pompeii Excavations.

• A full day excursion on the Amalfi Coast to include Amalfi, Ravello and a panoramic view over Positano

An expert local guide for the duration of the holiday.

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Rome 2017 - Day 1

Rome 2017 - Day 2

Verona 2017


Music Played on the Show


Title: Chitarra Romana

Composer: Di Lazzaro/Cherubini

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Henry Mancini Orchestra & Chorus

Album: Luciano Pavarotti - Mamma / Decca / 475 8387

Duration: 3:19


Title: Entry Of The Gladiators

Composer: Fucik, Julius

Performer(s): Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Record No: 842337zk) / Teldec / 842337zk

Duration: 2:41


Title: Concerto For Mandoline, Strings And Harpsichord Rv425: (I) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Ugo Orlandi (Mandolin), I Solisti Veneti

Album: The Magic of the Mandoline / Erato / 4509-92132-2

Duration: 2:51


Title: Up On The Roof (Live)

Composer: Gerry Goffin/carole King

Performer(s): Carole King & James Taylor

Album: Live At The Troubadour / Hear Music / 0888072330801

Duration: 4:09


Title: Roman Carnival Overture

Composer: Berlioz, Hector

Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Berlioz - Harold En Italie / Deutsche Grammophon / 415109

Duration: 8:38


Title: When In Rome

Composer: Leigh/Coleman

Performer(s): Blossom Dearie (Vocals/Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Cd558683-2) / Redial / Cd558683-2

Duration: 4:45


Title: 3 Preludes (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Kennedy (Violin), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Classic Kennedy / EMI Classics / 724355689023

Duration: 1:51


Title: We Will

Composer: O Sullivan

Performer(s): Gilbert O'Sullivan

Album: Unforgettable (recordno: Uncd4) / Castle Communications / UNCD4

Duration: 3:49


Title: Divenire

Composer: Einaudi, Ludovico

Performer(s): Ludovico Einaudi (Piano)

Album: Einaudi - Islands: The Essential Einaudi: Deluxe Edition / Decca / 4764491

Duration: 6:38


Title: Vissi D'Arte

Complete Work Name: Tosca

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano), Orchestra De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire

Album: Maria Callas: La Voix Du Siècle / EMI / 7495022

Duration: 3:05


Title: Three Coins In The Fountain

Composer: Cahn/styne

Performer(s): Frank Sinatra

Album: My Way (recordno: 9362467122) / Reprise / 9362467122

Duration: 3:43


Title: Bangers And Mash

Composer: Lee, Davis/Kretzmer, Herbert

Performer(s): Peter Sellers And Sophia Loren, Ron Goodwin & His Orchestra

Album: The Classic Comedy Box / EMI / 7243 4 73590 2 6

Duration: 2:36


Title: Il Gladiatore

Composer: Zimmer/Greenaway/Pescetto adap. Centonze

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)

Album: Luciano Pavarotti - Ti Adoro / Decca / 475 460 2

Duration: 4:09


Title: March From Love Of Three Oranges

Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Album: Prokofiev: Violin Concertos 1 & 2, Love of Three Oranges Suite / Decca / 440331-2

Duration: 1:30


Title: On Days Like These

Composer: Jones/black

Performer(s): Matt Monro

Album: COMPLETE HEARTBREAKERS / Capitol Records / 724385401022

Duration: 3:41


Title: Los Olives

Composer: Kent, Rolfe

Performer(s): Ron Feuer (Piano), Roger Burn (Vibes, Dan Higgins (Sax), Dan Savant (Trumpet), Pedro Eustache (Flutes), Will Kennedy (Drums), Sideway Jazz Orchestra

Album: Sideways / Silva Screen / SILCD1174

Duration: 2:43


Title: O Dolci Mani Mansuete E Pure

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor), Maria Callas (Soprano), La Scala Orchestra Milan

Album: Puccini: Tosca (Recordno: 724355630421) / EMI / 724355630421

Duration: 4:51


Title: John Dunbar Theme From Dances With Wolves

Composer: Barry, John

Performer(s): City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Classic Soundtracks (Recordno: 82876592452) / BMG / 82876592452

Duration: 2:34


Title: Le Rondini

Composer: Dalla, Lucio/Malavsi

Performer(s): Lucia Dalla

Album: Cambio / BMG / ZD74761

Duration: 4:47


Title: Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Cantilena

Album: Christmas Concerto: Bach, Corelli, Vivaldi, Handel / Chandos / 0008301

Duration: 3:09


Title: Il Postino

Composer: Bacalov, Luis

Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Album: Cinema Serenade / Sony Classical / Sk63005

Duration: 3:46


Title: Volare (Nel Blu, Di Pinto Di Blu)

Composer: Modugno/Migliacci/Parish

Performer(s): Dean Martin (Vocal)

Album: Dino: The Essential Dean Martin / EMI / 724386652720

Duration: 2:57


Title: Stabat Mater: I- Stabat Mater Dolorosa

Composer: Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista

Performer(s): Gillian Fisher (Soprano), Michael Chance (Countertenor), The King's Consort

Album: Pergolesi: Stabat Mater / Hyperion / CDA20294

Duration: 4:01



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Presenter: Marty Whelan

Producer: Sinead Wylde

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O' Kane


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