Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 630pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 24 October 2020

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

The best orchestral works, chamber music and favourite tunes, performed by great international and Irish artists.

My Creative Life - The Lawlor Family

To mark Cruinniú na nÓg 2020, Ireland's national day of free creativity for children and young people, we meet the musical Lawlor family who explain how they make music together during lockdown, made under the auspices of Music Generation Roscommon. 

"My Creative Life" is made by Grey Heron Media for RTÉ Jr and Creative Ireland. Subscribe to My Creative Life wherever you get your podcasts. 

Music Played on the Show


Title: Russian Sailor's Dance

Composer: Gliere, Reinhold

Performer(s): Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: 101 Great Orchestral Classics Vol.3 / Naxos / 8.551143

Duration: 3:42


Title: May Song

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Marat Bisengaliev (Violin), Benjamin Frith (Piano)

Album: Elgar: Re-Discovered Works (Recordno: Bbm1016) / Black Box / Bbm1016

Duration: 3:27


Title: Piano Concerto No.27 In B Flat Major K595 (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)

Album: Maria Joao Pires: Complete Concerto Recordings / Deutsche Grammophon / 4784370

Duration: 8:51


Title: El Amor Brujo - Danza Ritual Del Fuego

Composer: de Falla, Maunel

Performer(s): Emil Klein (Cello), Hamburg Soloists

Album: Dance through the Ages / ARTE NOVA / 74321721002

Duration: 3:33


Title: Sonata For Viola And Keyboard, Op. 9 No. 5 (2nd Movement) Allegro Assai

Composer: Leclair, Jean Marie

Performer(s): Mela Tenenbaum (Viola)

Album: The Devil Made Me Do It / Essay

Duration: 3:26


Title: Fantasiestucke Op. 12 - Movement Iii - Warum?

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano)

Album: Schumann: The Complete Works Vol 1 - Finghin Collins - Disk1 / Claves Records / 50-2601/02

Duration: 2:40


Title: Si Beag, Si Mor

Composer: O'Carolan, Turlough

Performer(s): Steve Cooney (Guitar)

Album: Ceol Arsa Clairsi: Tunes of Irish Harpers for Solo Guitar / Steve Cooney

Duration: 2:40


Title: Thugamar Fein An Samhradh Linn

Composer: Trad Arr Spillane

Performer(s): John Spillane

Album: More Irish Songs We Learned In School / Emi / CDJS4

Duration: 3:36


Title: Marcello, Finalmente! (Act Iii)

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Rolando Villazon (Tenor), Boaz Daniel, Anna Netrebko, Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks

Album: Puccini: La Boheme / Deutsche Grammophon / 002894776600

Duration: 1:14


Title: O Mimi, Tu Piu Non Torni

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Jerry Hadley (Tenor), Thomas Hampson (Baritone), The Orchestra Of The National Academy Of Santa Cecilia

Album: La Boheme (Recordno: 0028948026319) / Deutsche Grammophon / 0028948026319

Duration: 3:22


Title: Horn Concerto No. 2 In E Flat K 417 - Movement Ii - Andante

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): John Ryan (Horn), Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Four x Four / RTE Lyric FM / CD105

Duration: 3:58


Title: Horn Concerto No.2 In E Flat (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): John Ryan (Horn), Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: Four X Four (Recordno: CD105) / RTÉ lyric fm / CD105

Duration: 3:24


Title: El Dia Que Me Quieras

Composer: Gardel, Carlos

Performer(s): Elina Garanca (Mezzo-Soprano)

Album: Sol y Vida / Deutsche Grammophon / 483 6217

Duration: 4:37


Title: Por Una Cabeza

Composer: Gardel

Performer(s): The Tango Project

Album: Scent Of A Woman / Mca Records / MCD10759

Duration: 2:11


Title: We All Love The Jazz

Composer: Ahern, Chris

Performer(s): The Stargazers

Album: Stargazers - We All Love The Jazz - Single / Step Records / SRCD 0004

Duration: 3:27


Title: Canon

Composer: Meyer, Edgar

Performer(s): Béla Fleck & Edgar Meyer

Album: Béla Fleck & Edgar Meyer ‎– Music For Two / Sony / SK 92106

Duration: 4:27


Title: Keyboard Sonata In C

Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico

Performer(s): Bela Fleck (Banjo), Chris Thile (Mandolin)

Album: Bela Fleck - Perpetual Motion / Sony Classical / Sk89610

Duration: 2:16


Title: Northern Lights

Composer: Gjeilo, Ola

Performer(s): Voces8

Album: Ola Gjeilo - Voices Piano strings / Decca / 4788689

Duration: 4:08


Title: Polovetsian Dances

Composer: Borodin, Alexander

Performer(s): Richard Jensen (Percussion), Arthur Press (Percussion), Empire Brass Quintet

Album: Class Brass - Classical Favourites for Brass / Telarc / CD-80220

Duration: 3:38


Title: Iberia Suite Book 1; Evocacion (I)

Composer: Albeniz, Isaac

Performer(s): Brazilian Guitar Quartet

Album: Iberia; Isaac Albeniz / Delos / DE3364

Duration: 5:26


Title: Finaletto 11 : "Di Si Felice Innesto"

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Agnes Baltsa (Soprano), Thomas Allen, Francisco Araiza, Robert Lloyd, Sally Burgess, Domenico Trimarchi, Academy Of St Martin In The Fields, Ambrosian Opera Chorus

Album: The Barber of Seville / Decca / 4782497

Duration: 2:19


Title: Una Voce Poco Fa

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Jennifer Larmore (Mezzo-Soprano), Lausanne Chamber Orchestra

Album: Jennifer Larmore (Record No: 0630-15549-2) / Teldec / 0630-15549-2

Duration: 5:38


Title: Humoresque No.7 In G Flat Op.101

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Pearls of Czech Classics / Suprahon / 110624-2011

Duration: 3:26



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Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

Text: 51554

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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Ian McGlynn

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn

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