Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 4 November 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 Stephen Sexton

Poetry File with Stephen Sexton

Belfast poet Stephen Sexton reads Humour

Music Played on the Show


Title: Petite Valse Op.36

Composer: Glazunov, Alexander

Performer(s): Stephen Coombs (Piano)

Album: The Essential Hyperion - 2 CD1 Various Artists / Hyperion Records Ltd / HYP20

Duration: 2:57


Title: Mi Lusingha Il Dolce Affetto

Composer: Handel

Performer(s): The Symphony Of Harmony And Invention

Album: Heroes and Heroines / CORO / Cor16025

Duration: 7:19


Title: Fur Elise (Bagatelle No.25 In A Minor)

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)

Album: Fur Elise (Record No: 417751-2) / Decca / 417751-2

Duration: 2:57


Title: Nun Schwanden Vor Dem Heiligen Strahle (Uriel)

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Michael Schade, Concentus Musicus Wien, Arnold Schoenberg Chor

Album: Haydn: Die Schopfung / Harmonia Mundi / 82876 58340 2

Duration: 4:05


Title: Concerto For Violin And Orchestra No.5 In A Major: (Iii) Rondeau

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Il Giardino Armonico

Album: Mozart: Violin Concertos - Isabelle Faust / Harmonia Mundi / HMC 902230.31

Duration: 8:07


Title: La Boutique Fantasque (4th Movement) Cossack Dance

Composer: Rossini /arr Respighi

Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Dukas / Saint-Saens / Rossini-Respighi: Scottish National Orchestra / Gibson / Chandos / CHAN6503

Duration: 2:07


Title: Der Hirt Auf Dem Felsen D965

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)

Album: On Wings of Song- Barbara Bonney / Teldec / 0630123402

Duration: 11:35


Title: Scarborough Fair

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Kennedy (Violin), Liam O'Flynn (Uileann Pipes), English Chamber Orchestra, London Voices

Album: Classic Kennedy (Recordno: 724355689023) / EMI Classics / 724355689023

Duration: 4:39


Title: Three Pieces For Mandolin And Harp: Toccata

Composer: Dawes, Julian

Performer(s): Alison Stephens (Mandolin), Lauren Scott (Harp)

Album: Duo Mandala - Tapestry (Recordno: Bbm1088) / Black Box / Bbm1088

Duration: 1:54


Title: Der Holle Rache (Queen Of The Night Aria)

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Natalie Dessay (Soprano), Les Arts Florissants

Album: Mozart - Die Zauberflote / Erato / 0630-12705-2

Duration: 3:12


Title: Piano Concerto No.25 In C (1st Movement) Allegro Maestoso

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Piano), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Mozart: Piano Concerto 5 and 25 / CBS / Mk37267

Duration: 15:20


Title: Wedding March

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Philip Jones Ensemble

Album: Grand March / Decca / 4173292

Duration: 4:28


Title: In Happy Moments

Composer: Wallace, William Vincent

Performer(s): Ian Caddy (Baritone), Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: Your Lunchtime Choice / HNH International / CDLyric01

Duration: 4:00


Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor (3rd Movement) Rondo: Allegro Vivo

Composer: Herz, Henri

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

Album: The Romantic Piano Concerto - 66 Herz / Hyperion / CDA68100

Duration: 7:42


Title: La Mamma Morta (Aria - Maddalena)

Composer: Giordano, Umberto

Performer(s): Orchestra Dell' Academia Di Santa Cecilia, Roma

Album: La Tebaldi / Decca / 455 505-2

Duration: 5:10


Title: Rhapsody On Sea Shanties

Composer: Langford, Gordon

Performer(s): John Foster Black Dyke Mills Band

Album: Morning Cloud / Chandos / CHAN4534

Duration: 6:24


Title: Cello Concerto No.1 In A Minor Op. 33 (3rd Movement) Allegro Non Troppo

Complete Work Name: Cello Concerto No.1 In A Minor Op. 33

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pre (Cello), New Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: The Sound of Jacqueline du Pre / EMI / 50999 0 91975 2 7

Duration: 7:50


Title: Um Mitternacht

Composer: Mahler, Gustav

Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Mezzo-Soprano), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Art of Magdalena Kozena (Disc 2: Lieder, Duets, Orchestral Songs) / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 1278

Duration: 5:50


Title: Polonaise In A Major Op.40 No.1 Military

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): David Quigley (Piano)

Album: David Quigley: Piano Classics / El Greco / DJQ 002

Duration: 5:25


Title: Suite No. 1 In G Major Bwv 1007 (6th Movement) Gigue

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)

Album: Bach: Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello - Yo-Yo Ma - Disk 1 / Sony Classical / SM2K89754

Duration: 1:49


Title: Stardust

Composer: Carmichael, Hoagy

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Niall O'Sullivan And Friends / Ard Aidhin Records / NOSCD02

Duration: 3:40


Title: As Steals The Morn

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Ian Bostridge (Tenor), Kate Royal (Soprano), Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment

Album: Great Handel / EMI / 3 82243 2

Duration: 5:35


Title: Sonata For Horn And Fortepiano (Rondo, Allegro)

Composer: Ries, Ferdinand

Performer(s): Thomas Muller (Horn), Edoardo Torbianelli (Fortepiano)

Album: Sonatas for Horn and fortepiano / Harmonia Mundi / HMC 905250

Duration: 6:53


Title: Marechiare

Composer: Tosti, Francesco Paolo

Performer(s): Dermot Troy (Tenor), Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: Dermot Troy Remembered (Recordno: Cd114) / RTÉ lyric fm / Cd114

Duration: 2:42



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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