Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 24 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: A Christmas Overture

Composer: Hess, Nigel

Performer(s): The Central Band Of The Royal Air Force

Album: Nigel Hess Works for Symphonic Wind Orchestra / Chandos / CHAN 10767

Duration: 7:24


Title: I'Ll Be Home For Christmas

Composer: Gannon/Kent/Ram

Performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Abbey Road Ensemble

Album: Our Christmas Songs For You (Recordno: 72435561762) / EMI / 72435561762

Duration: 2:28


Title: Song No 1 In G Major: Andante Espressivo

Composer: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix

Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano)

Album: Felix Mendelssohn The Complete Solo Piano Music - 4 / Hyperion / CDA68125

Duration: 2:42


Title: The Little Drummer Boy

Performer(s): Adam Doherty (Vocals), Terence Mcsweeney Community College Choir

Album: Terence McSweeney Community College / Private Recording - Terence McSweeney Community College / PRivate Recording

Duration: 3:03


Title: Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Composer: Coots / Gillespie

Performer(s): Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Album: A White Christmas / Chandos / Chandos4550

Duration: 3:13


Title: Irish Suite (4th Movement) The Wearing Of The Green

Composer: Anderson, Leroy

Performer(s): National Youth Orchestra Of Ireland

Album: National Youth Orchestra of Ireland under 18s - Anderson / Mendelssohn / Tchaikovsky / nyoi

Duration: 3:56


Title: Clarinet Concerto No. 2 In E Flat Maj (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Spohr, Louis

Performer(s): Michael Collins (Clarinet), Swedish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Spohr Clarinet Concertos 1 & 2 (Recordno: Cda67509) / Hyperion / Cda67509

Duration: 11:26


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: A Silent Night Christmas 1915/Óiche Chiúin (Chorale)

Composer: Cormac MacConnell/Trad

Performer(s): Jerry Lynch (Vocal)/Enya (Voca, Claire Keville (Concertina/Piano/Keyboard) Josephine Marsh (Accordian) Declan Corey (Mandolin)

Album: A Silent Night Christmas 1915/And Winter Came... / Dolphin/Warner Bros / TOLCDS 6/2564 69330 6

Duration: 9:09


Title: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Composer: Martin/Blane

Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Abbey Road Ensemble

Album: Our Christmas Songs For You (Recordno: 72435561762) / Emi / 72435561762

Duration: 3:27


Title: The Night Before Christmas

Composer: Moore, Thomas

Performer(s): Basil Rathbone (Vocal)

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

Duration: 3:13


Title: Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer

Composer: Marks, Johnny

Performer(s): Royal Logistic Corps Band

Album: Christmas with the Bands / Spectrum Music / SPECXX2048

Duration: 3:50


Title: A Christmas Festival

Composer: Anderson, Leroy

Performer(s): Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: Christmas Choice / RTÉ lyric fm

Duration: 6:48



Contact the Show

Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @evelynlyric


Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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