Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 23 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: It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas!

Composer: Wilson, Meredith

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

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

Duration: 2:42


Title: Weihnachtsbaum S 186 - O Holy Night: Christmas Song Of The Olden Time

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Leslie Howard (Piano)

Album: Liszt: The Complete Music for Solo piano - Volume 8 - Leslie Howard / Hyperion / CDA66388

Duration: 3:39


Title: Pas De Deux (Giselle)

Composer: Adam, Adolphe

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Adam Music From Giselle / Sony / Sbk90378

Duration: 1:38


Title: O Holy Night (Cantique De Noel)

Composer: Adam/Arr Gamley

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), National Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Luciano Pavarotti - O Holy Night / Decca / 475 6896

Duration: 4:18


Title: Silent Night

Composer: Gruber, Franz Xaver

Performer(s): Gary Curtin (Euphonium), Foden's Band

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

Duration: 3:32


Title: Bethlehem Down

Composer: Warlock, Peter

Performer(s): Chanticleer

Album: A Chanticleer Christmas / Chanticleer Records / Chanticleer Records 2093

Duration: 3:41


Title: The Star Of Bethlehem

Composer: Adams / Wetherly

Performer(s): Richard Crooks (Tenor), Studio Orchestra

Album: That Christmas Feeling (Recordno: 8120564) / Naxos / 8120564

Duration: 3:57


Title: The Derry Air

Composer: Trad Arr Kelehan

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Rte Lyric Fm / Rte Lyric Fm

Duration: 3:23


Title: Evergreen Rag

Composer: Scott

Performer(s): Joshua Rifkin (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 425225-2) / Decca / 425225-2

Duration: 2:46


Title: It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

Composer: Willis/sears/price/black

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald

Album: Christmas With The Stars / Emi / VTDCD973

Duration: 3:16


Title: Kilmore Carol

Performer(s): The Voice Squad

Album: Many's the Foolish Youth / Tara Music Company / TRACD4004

Duration: 3:35


Title: The Holly She Bears A Berry

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): The Voice Squad

Album: Many's the Foolish Youth / Tara Music Company / TRACD4004

Duration: 2:19


Title: Violin Concerto (1st Movement) Moderato

Composer: Glazunov

Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti Violin, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Album: Nicola Benedetti - Shostakovich/Glazunov / Decca / 4788758

Duration: 4:20


Title: Jingle Bells (Arr. For Brass Band)

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Canadian Brass

Album: The Christmas Album / Philips / 426835-2

Duration: 2:08


Title: Mille Cherubini In Coro

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), The National Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Christmas Adagios / Decca / 4685032

Duration: 4:05


Title: The Nutcracker Suite (2nd Movement) Marche

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky Ballet Music Highlights / AVIE / AV2139

Duration: 2:40


Title: Schenkt Man Sich Rosen In Tirol

Composer: Zeller

Performer(s): Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Sings Operetta (Recordno: Cdc747284) / Emi / Cdc747284

Duration: 2:44


Title: Roses From The South

Composer: Strauss, Johann II

Performer(s): Johann Strauss Orchestra

Album: Johann Strauss II Waltzes: Willi Boskovsky / EMI / Cd-Emx2162

Duration: 7:52


Title: O Little Town Of Bethlehem

Performer(s): Eimear Quinn (Vocal)

Album: O Holy Night - Eimear Quinn / PEACH 2007 / PEACH003

Duration: 3:46


Title: In The Bleak Midwinter

Composer: Holst/ Rosetti

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel, Orchestra Of The Welsh National Opera

Album: Bryn Terfel - Carols and Christmas Songs / Deutsche Grammophon / 4778768

Duration: 4:04


Title: A Carol Fantasy

Composer: Ball, Eric

Performer(s): The International Staff Band Of The Salvation Army

Album: Christmas Fesitval in Brass / EMI / 8 59925 2

Duration: 5:20


Title: Symphony No.8 In G Major (3rd Movement) Allegretto

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Dvorak The Symphonies - Overtures / Decca / 478 2296

Duration: 6:03


Title: Schon Rosmarin

Composer: Kreisler, Fritz

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

Album: Widmung / Warner Classics / 2564 65958-9

Duration: 2:04


Title: Away In A Manger

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): King's Singers

Album: Christmas (Recordno: Sigcd502) / Signum Records / Sigcd502

Duration: 2:33


Title: Away In A Manger

Composer: Kirkpatrick

Performer(s): The George Shearing Quintet

Album: Christmas With The George Shearing Quintet (recordno: Cd-83438) / Telarc / CD-83438

Duration: 3:28


Title: Something Good

Composer: Rodgers, Richard

Performer(s): Brad Mehldau (Piano), Anne Sofie Von Otter (Vocal)

Album: Love Songs / Naive / 2CD V 5241

Duration: 3:22


Title: Sleigh Ride

Composer: Anderson, Leroy

Performer(s): London Cello Orchestra

Album: A Cello Christmas / Cala Records / CACDS 4115

Duration: 2:48


Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In C Major (3rd Movement)

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Daniel Barenboim, Staatskapele Berlin

Album: Beethoven for all / Decca / 478 3515

Duration: 9:41


Title: Le Coucou

Composer: Daquin, Louis-Claude

Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano)

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

Duration: 2:08



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Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @evelynlyric


Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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