Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 - 6.30pm & Sunday 4 – 7pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 23 July 2017

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

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

RTÉ All-Ireland Drama Festival 2017

The 2017 RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival takes place at the Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone from Thursday 4th May to Friday 12th May 2017, with the Presentation of Awards on Saturday 13th May. On Classic Drive and Weekend Drive we bring you reports on the previous night’s performances, every day at 5pm.

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Music Played on the Show


Title: Short Ride In A Fast Machine

Composer: Adams, John

Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: Adams Harmonielehre City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Rattle / EMI / 5550512

Duration: 4:24


Title: Water Music Suite No.2 (2nd Movement) Alla Hornpipe

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

Album: Water Music / Harmonia Mundi / Hcx3957010

Duration: 3:45


Title: It Is The Happy Summer Time

Composer: Wallace, William Vincent

Performer(s): Maire Flavin (Mezzo-Soprano), Una Hunt (Piano)

Album: Album 1854 / RTE lyric fm / CD RTE lyric fm CD140

Duration: 2:24


Title: Bassoon Concerto In F (3rd Movement) Rondo

Complete Work Name: Bassoon Concerto In F

Composer: Hummel, Johann Nepomuk

Performer(s): Klaus Thunemann (Bassoon), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

Album: Hummel / Weber / Philips / 4320812

Duration: 6:28


Title: Soldiers' Chorus

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus

Duration: 2:59


Title: Das Rosenband (Op. 36, No. 1)

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)

Album: Richard Strauss - The Complete Songs- 2 / Hyperion / CDA67588

Duration: 3:13


Title: 3. Die Rose, Die Lilie, Die Taube, Die Sonne

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Hubert Giesen (Piano)

Album: Schumann Gold (Recordno: 4778817) / Deutsche Grammophon / 4778817

Duration: 0:38


Title: The Prince Of Denmark's March

Composer: Clarke, Jeremiah

Performer(s): Crispian Steele-Perkins (Trumpet), City Of London Baroque Sinfonia

Album: Unforgettable Classics (Record No: 724357342025) / EMI / 724357342025

Duration: 1:05


Title: Free From His Fetters Grim

Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan

Performer(s): Robert Tear (Tenor), Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Album: A Gilbert And Sullivan Gala / Emi / 7477632

Duration: 2:34


Title: Tis Said That Joy In Full Perfection (From The Yeoman Of The Guard)

Composer: Gilbert / Sullivan

Performer(s): Pro Arte Orchestra

Album: Gilbert & Sullivan: The Yeoman of the Guard

Duration: 1:11


Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor Rv419 (2nd Movement) Andante

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Jean-Guihen Quetras (Cello), Akademie Fur Alte Musik Berlin

Album: A Vivaldi Grand Tour: Vivaldi Cello Concertos. Jean-Guihen Queyras. Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin / Harmonia Mundi / HMX 2908745

Duration: 3:13


Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor Rv419 (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Jean-Guihen Quetras (Cello), Akademie Fur Alte Musik Berlin

Album: A Vivaldi Grand Tour: Vivaldi Cello Concertos. Jean-Guihen Queyras. Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin / Harmonia Mundi / HMX 2908745

Duration: 1:23


Title: Auf Dem Wasser Zu Singen

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano, Edwin Fischer (Piano)

Album: Schubert (Recordno: 724356749429) / EMI / 724356749429

Duration: 3:14


Title: Auf Dem Wasser Zu Singen, S558/2

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Jorge Bolet (Piano)

Album: Jorge Bolet The Romantic Vituoso (Recordno: 4782469) / Decca / 4782469

Duration: 5:15


Title: Romeo And Juliet Fantasy Overture After Shakespeare

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra Of Venezuela

Album: Tchaikovsky Shakespeare / Deutsche Grammaphon / 477 9355

Duration: 22:14


Title: Waltz No.15 In A Flat Major

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Antti Siirala (Piano)

Album: Brahms: Sonata in F minor, 16 Waltzes - Antti Siirala / Ondine / ODE 1044-2

Duration: 1:24


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: Miss Saigon - The Last Night Of The World

Composer: Boublil / Schonberg / Maltby, Jr.

Performer(s): Roberto Bonfiglio (Harmonica), Gerry Neiwood (Soprano Sax)

Album: Bonfiglio - Romances / High Harmony / HHCD 1001

Duration: 3:33


Title: Revolutionary Raindrop Rag

Composer: Goldstone, Anthony

Performer(s): Anthony Goldstone (Piano), Caroline Clemmow (Piano)

Album: Chopin for Piano Duo / Divine Art / DDA25070

Duration: 3:10


Title: Maybe

Composer: Strouse, Charles / Charnin, Martin

Performer(s): Aileen Quinn, Studio Orchestra

Album: Annie - OST / Columbia / 4676082

Duration: 1:59


Title: You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile

Composer: Strouse/charnin

Performer(s): Peter Marshall

Album: Annie - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Columbia / 4676082

Duration: 2:59


Title: Slavonic Dance In G Minor, Op.46 No.8 (Presto)

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Passport to Eastern Europe / Sony / SFK 47283

Duration: 4:27


Title: Czardas

Composer: Monti, Vittorio

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

Album: Classic Kennedy / EMI Classics / 724355689023

Duration: 5:20


Title: La Fleur Que Tu M'Avais Jetee (Flower Song)

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Jon Vickers (Tenor), Orchestra Of The Paris Opera

Album: Great Tenors Of Our Time / EMI / CDM7698232

Duration: 4:21


Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In E Minor (1st Movement) Allegro Maestoso

Composer: Kalkbrenner, Fredreich

Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Album: Kalkbrenner : Piano Concertos 2 & 3 / Hyperion / CDA67843

Duration: 13:56


Title: I Am The Rose Of Sharon

Composer: Billings, William

Performer(s): His Majesties Clerkes

Album: Early American Choral Music Vol. 1: Anthems and Fuging Tunes / Harmonia Mundi USA / HCX3957048

Duration: 4:04


Title: Everything's Coming Up Roses

Composer: Styne, Jule / Sondheim, Stephen

Performer(s): Ethel Merman (Vocals)

Album: Gypsy - Original Broadway Cast (Recordno: CK 32607) / Columbia Records / CK 32607

Duration: 3:08


Title: Tap Your Troubles Away

Composer: Herman, Jerry

Performer(s): Lisa Kirk & The Girls

Album: Mack and Mabel

Duration: 3:00


Title: Semper Fidelis

Composer: Sousa, John Philip

Performer(s): Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Album: Famous Marches / Decca / 478 4228

Duration: 3:13


Title: Lux Aurumque

Composer: Whitacre, Eric

Performer(s): Birmingham Symphonic Winds

Album: Birmingham Symphonic Winds (WASBE Conference 2007) / Mark Records / 7221 - MCD Mark

Duration: 4:02


Title: Puttin' On The Ritz

Composer: Berlin

Performer(s): Britannia Building Society

Album: Brass Bands Favourites / EMI Records / CDB 7 94224 2

Duration: 2:40


Title: To A Wild Rose

Composer: MacDowell arr. Eric Ball

Performer(s): The Cornish Festival Brass

Album: A Golden Hour Of Brass Bands / Knight Recordings LTD / KGHCD 154

Duration: 2:20


Title: Hora Staccato Philip Cobb (Cornet)

Composer: Dinicu

Performer(s): The Central Band Of The Royal Air Force

Album: Fantasy / Doyen / DO366

Duration: 2:13



Contact the Show

Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

Text: 51554

Tweet: @evelynlyric

Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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