Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 21 October 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 Thomas McCarthy

Poetry File with Thomas McCarthy

Cork based poet Thomas McCarthy reads Scriabin's Piano Sonata No.2 in G Sharp minor

Music Played on the Show


Title: 1b (Appalachian Journey)

Composer: Meyer, Edgar

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Mark O'Connor (Violin), Edgar Meyer (Bass)

Album: Heartland: An Appalachian Anthology / Sony Classical / SK89683

Duration: 3:58


Title: A Song Of The Weather

Composer: Flanders And Swann

Performer(s): Michael Flanders (Vocal), Donald Swann (Vocal)

Album: The Very Best Of Flanders And Swann (Recordno: Cds7974642) / EMI Classics / Cds7974642

Duration: 1:39


Title: The Gnu Song

Composer: Flanders And Swann

Performer(s): Flanders And Swann

Album: Hello Children Everywhere Vol 3 / Emi / CDS7955692

Duration: 2:44


Title: Piano Quintet In E Flat Major Op.44 (1st Movement) Allegro Brilliante

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Paul Gulda (Piano), The Hagen Quartett

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

Duration: 7:39


Title: Symphonic Dances From West Side Story (1st Dance) Prologue (Allegro Moderato)

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard

Performer(s): New York Philharmonic

Album: The Original Jacket Collection: Leonard Bernstein / Sony Classical / MS 6251

Duration: 4:07


Title: The Ballymun Lullaby

Composer: O'Toole, Daragh/NiBhreoin/Scully

Performer(s): Choir Of Ballymun Music Programme, Rte Concert Orchestra, Rté Cor Na Nog

Album: The Ballymun Lullaby / Ballymun Music Programme / Ballym001

Duration: 4:24


Title: Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Sostenuto

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Cecile Ousset (Piano), City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: Film 100 - Classic Music From Your Favourite Movies - Disk 2 - The Classic Movies / EMI / 0946 3 74283 2 0

Duration: 4:32


Title: And The Glory Of The Lord

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Les Arts Florissants

Album: Handel: The Messiah / Harmonia Mundi / 901498.99

Duration: 2:42


Title: Intro And Rondo Capriccioso Op.28 In A Minor

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Maxim Vengerov (Violin), Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Maxim Vengerov Collection / Warner Classics and Jazz / 2564 69071-8

Duration: 8:49


Title: Salut D'Amour

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Sergei Nakariakov (Flugelhorn, Maria Meerovitch (Piano)

Album: Widmung / Warner Classics / 2564 65958-9

Duration: 3:03


Title: The Moon Hath Raised Her Lamp Above

Composer: Benedict, Julius

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Balfe: The Bohemian Girl (highlights) / EMI Records / 094633594821

Duration: 3:43


Title: Je Te Veux (Waltz)

Composer: Satie, Erik

Performer(s): Gerald Garcia (Guitar), Csfr State Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Romantic French Music for Guitar / Naxos / 8.550480

Duration: 5:08


Title: Cello Sonata No.1 In E Minor: Iii- Allegro- Piu Presto

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Antonio Meneses (Cello), Maria Joao Pires (Piano)

Album: Antonio Meneses, Maria Joao Pires: The Wigmore Hall Recital / Deutsche Grammophon / 4790965

Duration: 7:08


Title: Laudamus Te From Mass In B Minor

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Johannette Zomer (Soprano), Orchestra Of The Eighteenth Century

Album: JS Bach: Mass in B minor / Glossa / GCD 921112

Duration: 4:15


Title: Piano Concerto No.3 In C Minor (3rd Movement) Rondo: Allegro

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 / Decca / 436471-2

Duration: 9:21


Title: Die Agyptische Helena - Zweite Brautnacht

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Munchner Philharmoniker

Album: Renée Fleming: Four Last Songs - Munchner Philharmoniker / Thielemann / Decca / 478 0647

Duration: 4:40


Title: A John Field Suite (2nd Movement) Nocturne

Composer: Harty, Hamilton

Performer(s): Ulster Orchestra

Album: Hamilton Harty (Recordno: Chan6583) / Chandos / Chan6583

Duration: 5:28


Title: Piano Sonata No.3 In F# Minor (3rd Movement) Andante

Composer: Scriabin, Alexander

Performer(s): Alessio Bax (Piano)

Album: Scriabin, Mussorgsky / Signum Classics / SIGCD426

Duration: 4:09


Title: Clarinet Concerto In A: (Iii) Rondo

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Bertrand Cervera(Violin), Stephane Henoch (Violin), Jean-Paul Minali-Bella (Viola), Raphael Perraud (Cello), Sylvain Le Provost (Dbl Bass)

Album: Richard Galliano: Mozart / Deutsche Grammophon / 4812662

Duration: 8:36


Title: On Golden Pond / Hornpipe Medley (Live)

Composer: Grusin, Dave

Performer(s): Henry Mancini Orchestra

Album: An Evening With Dave Grusin / Heads Up International / HUI-31995-02

Duration: 5:51


Title: Fantasy In F Minor For Piano Duet (1st Movement) Allegro Molto Moderato

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Katia And Marielle Labeque (Piano)

Album: Schubert / Mozart: Katia Et Marielle Labeque / KML Recordings / KML 1117

Duration: 5:05


Title: Salve Regina - For Voice And Wind Octet

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Sound of Angela Gheorghiu / Classic fm / CFM GA07

Duration: 3:07


Title: Fantasiestucke: (Iii) Warum?

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Fiachra Garvey (Piano)

Album: Fiachra Garvey: For the Piano (CD137) / RTE lyric fm / CD137

Duration: 2:40


Title: Concerto No. 5 In E Flat Major, Op. 8/5 Rv 253 'La Tempesta Di Mare'-Movement Iii - Presto

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

Album: Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons - Marieke Blankestijn - Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Teldec / 4509-91683-2

Duration: 3:59



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