Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 17 December 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.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Fanfare On Adeste Fidelis (Arr. Wind Ensemble)

Composer: Colonna, Jim

Performer(s): Iup Symphonic Band

Album: Band Music of Distinction / Daehn Publications / Daehn

Duration: 1:31


Title: Adeste Fideles (Rec. 1915)

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): John Mccormack (Tenor), Harry Mcdonagh & Lambert Murphy (Tenors); Reinhold Werrenrath (Baritone); William Hooley (Bass)

Album: The Spirit of Christmas Past / Prima Voce / NI7861

Duration: 4:05


Title: White Christmas

Composer: Berlin, Irving

Performer(s): London Cello Orchestra

Album: A Cello Christmas / Cala Records / CACDS 4115

Duration: 3:41


Title: Maria

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard/Comden, Betty/Green, Adolph

Performer(s): Vittorio Grigolo

Album: Vittorio / Decca / NT UCJ 08

Duration: 2:54


Title: Oblivion

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Julian Lloyd-Webber (Cello), John Lenehan (Piano)

Album: Unexpected Songs / Julian Lloyd Webber / EMI / 094635948820

Duration: 3:46


Title: The Twelve Days Of Christmas (Arr. For Brass)

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Canadian Brass

Album: The Christmas Album / Philips / 426835-2

Duration: 7:20


Title: Galliard Battaglia

Composer: Scheidt, Samuel

Performer(s): Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Album: Brass Splendour / Decca / 411955-2

Duration: 1:54


Title: Facinating Rhythm

Composer: Gershwin George

Performer(s): Renee Fleming, Staatskapella Dresden

Album: Tonight / Deutsche Grammophon / 4792483

Duration: 3:16


Title: Celtic Prayers

Composer: O'Carroll, Fergus

Performer(s): Irish Symphonic Wind Orchestra

Album: Irish Symphonic Wind Orchestra / WASBE 2017 - MARK Records / 52944-MCD

Duration: 6:37


Title: O Helga Natt O Holy Night

Composer: Adam

Performer(s): Jussi Bjorling

Album: O Helga Natt / Bluebell / ABCD3001

Duration: 5:02


Title: A Child Is Born

Composer: Jones, Thad

Performer(s): Oscar Peterson (Piano)

Album: A Classic FM Christmas 2008 - Disk 2 / UCJ / 5312722

Duration: 2:37


Title: Maria Durch Ein Dornwald Ging, Carol (Blest Mary Wanders Through The Thorn)

Composer: Trad German

Performer(s): King's Singers

Album: Christmas / London Records 90 Limited / SIGCD 502

Duration: 3:40


Title: It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Composer: Pola / Wyle

Performer(s): Matthew Ford (Vocals), Foden's Band

Album: Memories of Christmas / 2017 Foden's Band / WOS 125

Duration: 2:22


Title: Finnegan's Wake

Composer: Potter, Archie

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Classical Ireland - A collection of Classical Music by Irish Composers, Artists & Orchestras / Cosmic Sounds / COSCD100

Duration: 2:41


Title: Veni Veni Emmanuel

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Hayley Westenra

Album: Winter Magic / Decca / 4782389

Duration: 3:55


Title: String Quartet No.13 In Bb Major V. Cavatina. Adagio Molto Espressivo

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Martin Beaver, Kikuei Ikeda (Violins), Kazuhide Isomura (Viola), Clive Greensmith (Cello)

Album: Ludwig Van Beethoven - Complete String Quartets (8-CD) / Harmonia Mundi / HMU 807641.48

Duration: 6:16


Title: Deck The Halls

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra

Album: A Classic Christmas The Ultimate Collection of Christmas Classics and Carols / EMI Records Ltd / 724355725622

Duration: 1:15


Title: The Coventry Carol

Composer: Trad. arr Stainer

Performer(s): Isobel Baillie (Soprano); Gladys Ripley (Contralto); John Mchugh (Tenor); Harold Williams (Bass)

Album: The Spirit of Christmas Past / Prima Voce / NI7861

Duration: 3:13


Title: Fantasia On Christmas Carols For Baritone, Chorus & Orchestra

Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Performer(s): Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), City Of London Sinfonia

Album: Christmas Day In The Morning / Collegium / Colcd121

Duration: 11:31


Title: Suite Of Carols For Brass Choir - March Of The Kings

Composer: Anderson, Leroy

Performer(s): Leroy Anderson And His Orchestra

Album: A Leroy Anderson Christmas / DECCA / 9863813

Duration: 1:41



Contact the Show

Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @evelynlyric

Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Peter Curtin


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