Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 23 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 Katie Donovan

Poetry File with Katie Donovan

Wexford poet Katie Donovan reads and discusses her poem entitled 'Taxi'

Music Played on the Show


Title: Piano Concerto No.2 (2nd Movement) - Larghetto

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Louis Lortie (Piano), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Schumann / Chopin Piano Concertos - Lortie / Philharmonia / Jarvi / Chandos Records / CHAN 10603 X

Duration: 9:12


Title: Reconciliation

Composer: Kavana, Ron

Performer(s): The Voice Squad

Album: Concerning Of Three Young Men / Rosa Records / TARACD4027

Duration: 3:21


Title: The Fair Fair Land

Composer: Graham, Brendan

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra, Ucd Choral Scholars, Desmond Earley, Gavin Murphy, Mia Cooper, Celine Byrne, Marianne Knight & Eimear Quinn

Album: The Fair, Fair Land (RTÉ Big Music Week Charity Single) / RTE Radio

Duration: 4:08


Title: Violin Concerto In A: (I) Allegro Moderato

Composer: Karlowicz, Mieczyslaw

Performer(s): Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Album: Mozkowski/ Karlowicz: Violin Concertos / Hyperion / CDA67389

Duration: 12:26


Title: Piano Concerto No.20 In D Minor (2nd Movement) Romance

Composer: Mozart

Performer(s): Martha Argerich, Orchestra Mozart

Album: Martha Argerich & Claudio Abbado - Complete Concerto Recordings / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 4155

Duration: 9:01


Title: Non So Piu Cosa Son

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Mezzo-Soprano), Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment

Album: The Art of Magdalena Kozena (Disc 1: Arias) / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 1278

Duration: 2:43


Title: Gabriel's Oboe

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Roma Sinfonietta Orchestra

Album: Yo-Yo Ma Plays Ennio Morricone / Sony Classical / SK 93456

Duration: 3:13


Title: Romance From The Gadfly

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Album: Nicola Benedetti - The Silver Violin / Decca / 478 3529

Duration: 3:44


Title: Slavonic Dance

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Polish National Radio Orchestra / Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Famous French Overtures / NAXOS / 8.550473

Duration: 5:42


Title: South American Suite (2nd Movement) - Choro (Brazil)

Composer: Ayala, Hector

Performer(s): Eleftheria Kotzia (Guitar)

Album: La Guitarra Latina - Kotzia / Chandos / CHAN 9732

Duration: 2:17


Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano (2nd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Ponce, Manuel

Performer(s): Carlos Prieto (Cello), Edison Quintana (Piano)

Album: Cello Music From Latin America / PMG Classics / 092102

Duration: 5:11


Title: Sonata In F: Andante Un Poco Adagio

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Lawrence Power (Viola), Simon Crawford-Phillips (Piano)

Album: Classical Brit Awards 2008 / Universal Music Classics and Jazz / 4801061

Duration: 4:58


Title: Sonata In F Minor For Viola And Piano Op. 120 No. 1 - Movement Iii - Allegretto Grazioso

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Lawrence Power (Viola), Simon Crawford-Phillips (Piano)

Album: Brahms: Viola Sonatas Op. 120 / Trio in A minor Op. 114 - Lawrence Power, Simon Crawford Philips / Hyperion / CDA67584

Duration: 3:59


Title: Alle Maskiert

Composer: Strauss, Johann II

Performer(s): Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano), Nicolai Gedda (Tenor); Erich Kunz (Tenor), Emmy Loose (Mezzo-Soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: J Strauss II: A Night in Venice (Record No: Cdh7695302) / EMI / Cdh7695302

Duration: 2:12


Title: When I Am Laid In Earth

Complete Work Name: Dido And Aeneas

Composer: Purcell, Henry

Performer(s): Ann Murray (Mezzo-Soprano), Concentus Musicus Wien

Album: Purcell: Dido And Aeneas / Baroque / 0630-13814-9

Duration: 4:33


Title: Chanson De Matin Op.15 No.2

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Album: Edward Elgar: The Music Makers/ Short Pieces / Teldec / 4509-923741901

Duration: 3:35


Title: Doin' What Comes Natur'lly

Composer: Berlin, Irving

Performer(s): Kim Criswell (Alto), Thomas Hampson (Baritone), David Healy (Vocal), David Garrison (Vocal), London Sinfonietta

Album: Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun (Recordno: Cdc7542062) / EMI Records / Cdc7542062

Duration: 3:32


Title: There's No Business Like Show Business

Composer: Berlin

Performer(s): Kim Criswell (Alto), Thomas Hampson (Baritone), David Healy (Vocal), David Garrison (Vocal), London Sinfonietta

Album: Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun (Recordno: Cdc7542062) / EMI Records / Cdc7542062

Duration: 3:16


Title: Piano Concerto No. 4 In G Minor (1st Movement) - Allegro Vivace

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Simon Trpceski (Piano), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 1 & 4 & Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - Trpceski/ RLPO / Petrenko / Avie Records / AV2191

Duration: 9:59


Title: Badinerie From Suite No. 2 In B Minor

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Maurice Andre (Trumpet), Jean-Francois Paillard Chamber Orchestra

Album: Maurice Andre Edition Concertos 1 / Erato / 256469572-2

Duration: 1:28



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Peter Curtin


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