Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 16 September 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.

Poetry File with Tony Curtis

Poetry File with Tony Curtis

Dublin poet Tony Curtis reads and discusses his new poem 'The Glory of Prayer'

Music Played on the Show


Title: Russlan And Ludmilla: Overture

Composer: Glinka, Mikhail

Performer(s): Bavarian State Orchestra

Album: HMV Collection Sampler No.3 / HMV / 5680272

Duration: 5:04


Title: Now Sleeps The Crimson Petal

Composer: Quilter, Roger

Performer(s): John Mccormack (Tenor)

Album: Centenary Edition Volume 3 1918-1927 / EMI / 7243 5 66185 2 7

Duration: 2:08


Title: Bailero

Composer: Canteloube, Joseph

Performer(s): Anna Moffo (Soprano), America Symphony Orchestra

Album: Canteloube, Villa Lobos & Rachmaninov / RCA Victor / Gd87831

Duration: 5:21


Title: Gaite Parisienne - Valse Lente

Composer: Offenbach, Jacques

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Album: Offenbach Gaite Parisienne Gounod Faust Ballet Music Rossini / Respighi Rossiniana / Universal Music Australia / 0289476272-4

Duration: 3:12


Title: 'Minute' Waltz In D Flat Major Op. 64 No. 1

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano)

Album: Impromptu - Finghin Collins (Recordno: CD104) / RTE lyric fm / CD104

Duration: 1:36


Title: Mardi Gras

Composer: Grofe, Ferde

Performer(s): Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Album: Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite / Naxos / 8.559007

Duration: 4:55


Title: Gallop From William Tell Overture

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Vienna Symphony Orchestra

Album: 100 Popular Classics - Volume 4 / Castle Communications PLC / MBSCD5174

Duration: 3:32


Title: Sonata For Piano And Cello In B Flat Minor - Movement Iii - Allegro

Composer: Osborne, George Alexander

Performer(s): Una Hunt (Piano), Justin Pearson (Cello), Triantan Piano Trio

Album: George Alexander Osborne: Shower of Pearls - Una Hunt, Justin Pearson and Triantan Piano Trio / RTE Lyric FM / CD103

Duration: 4:55


Title: Angels Guard Thee

Composer: Godard, Benjamin

Performer(s): Rita Streich, Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin

Album: Walzer and Arien / DG / DG 457729-2

Duration: 5:13


Title: Ombra Mai Fu

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Kenneth Mckellar (Tenor), Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Album: The Art of Kenneth McKellar / Deutsche Gramaphon / 435 884-2

Duration: 4:23


Title: Seanghe Liath/The Old Grey Goose

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin (Piano), Colm Murphy (Bodhrán), Mel Mercier (Bones)

Album: Between Worlds: The Music of Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin (Recordno: 724384070328) / Virgin / 724384070328

Duration: 3:08


Title: La Mer

Composer: Trenet

Performer(s): Charles Trenet (Vocals), Albert Lasry & His Orchestra

Album: Vie Parisienne / Past Perfect / PPCD78149

Duration: 3:17


Title: Piano Concerto No. 3 In D Minor Op. 30 - Movement Ii - Intermezzo: Adagio

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano), Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Album: Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 2 and 3 - Stephen Hough, Dallas Symphony Orchestra: Andrew Litton / Hyperion / CDA67649

Duration: 9:55


Title: Symphonic Dances From West Side Story (Fourth Dance) Mambo (Presto)

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard

Performer(s): Hans Zonderop (Percussion/Mallets) Alan Purves (Percussion) Hans Greeve (Percussion) Leo De Klerk (Percussion), Sexteto Canyengue / Matangi Chamber Orchestra

Album: Street tango \ Carel Kraayenhof / DECCA / 0383672

Duration: 2:35


Title: Moscow Nights

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Red Army Choir

Album: The Best of the Red Army Choir / Silva Classics / Silkd6034

Duration: 3:52


Title: The Coquette

Composer: Sousa, John Philip

Performer(s): John Wallace (Trumpet), Tom Kelly (Clarinet Leader)

Album: Stars and Stripes Forever - The Wallace Collection, John Wallace / The Wallace Collection / WC2008

Duration: 2:48


Title: Ombra Di Nube

Composer: Refice, Licinio

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), Orchestra Dell'accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia

Album: Jonas Kaufmann Verismo Arias / Decca / 4782258

Duration: 3:23


Title: Meine Lippen, Sie Kussen So Heiss

Composer: Lehar

Performer(s): Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Prague Philharmonia

Album: Anna Netrebko - Souvenirs / Deutsche Grammophon / 002894777639

Duration: 5:41


Title: Summer Impressions - Evening Mood

Composer: Suk, Josef

Performer(s): Niel Immelman (Piano)

Album: Summer Impressions Suk: Piano Works Vol.2 - Niel Immelman / Meridian / CDE 84317

Duration: 6:48


Title: Danse Bohemienne

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Album: Dances From The Opera / Vox Prima / Mwcd7127

Duration: 3:11


Title: Romance From The Pearl Fishers

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Matthew Barley (Cello)

Album: The Silver Swan - Matthew Barley / Black Box / BBM1068

Duration: 3:52


Title: Concerto Rv 181 In Do Maggiore (I) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Riccardo Minasi (Violin And Director), Il Pomo D'Oro

Album: Vivaldi Concerti per violino IV L'Imeratore / Naive / OP 30533

Duration: 3:28


Title: Take, Oh Take Those Lips Away (Measure For Measure)

Composer: Chilcot, Thomas

Performer(s): Buddug Verona James (Mezzo Soprano), Welsh Baroque Orchestra

Album: Thomas Chilcot: Songs and Concertos / Meridian Records / CDE84428

Duration: 5:29


Title: Double Concerto For Violin, Cello & Orchestra In A Min Op. 102 (3rd Movement) Vivace Non Troppo

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Renaud Capucon (Vln), Gautier Capucon (Cello), Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester

Album: Brahms: Double Concerto - Clarinet Quintet / Virgin Classics / 00946 395147 2 4

Duration: 8:39


Title: Scherzo-Vals

Complete Work Name: Scherzo-Vals

Composer: Llobet, Miguel

Performer(s): Anabel Montesinos (Guitar)

Album: Guitar Ricital - Anabel Montesinos / Naxos / 8.557294

Duration: 3:50


Title: Holberg Suite (5th Movement) Rigaudon: Allegro Con Brio

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Norwegian Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Grieg: Holberg Suite/ Two Elegaic Melodies / Decca / 411933-2

Duration: 3:39



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Peter Curtin


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