Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 27 January 2018

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 Mark Roper

Poetry File with Mark Roper

Kilkenny based poet Mark Roper reads 'Long Tailed Tits'

Music Played on the Show


Title: Le Cygne Noir Pas De Deux (4th Movement) - Coda

Complete Work Name: Swan Lake

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Anthony Gladstone (Piano)

Album: Piano at the Ballet - Anthony Gladstone / Divne Art Ltd / dda25073

Duration: 2:04


Title: Die Nachtigall

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): The Baccholian Singers Of London

Album: The Very Best of Melodies for You / BBC / WMEF0055-2

Duration: 3:59


Title: Gaite Parisienne - Valse Lente

Composer: Offenbach, Jacques

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Album: Offenbach Gaite Parisienne Gounod Faust Ballet Music Rossini / Respighi Rossiniana / Universal Music Australia / 0289476272-4

Duration: 3:12


Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In G Minor (3rd Movement)

Composer: Bruch, Max

Performer(s): Ioanna Petcu-Colan (Violin), Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: Four x Four / RTÉ lyric fm / CD105

Duration: 7:38


Title: Espana

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Album: Fete a la Francaise / Decca / 421527-2

Duration: 6:23


Title: Oh, Lady Be Good!

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Angela Brownridge (Piano)

Album: Fascinating Rhythm / Helios / Cdh88045

Duration: 1:01


Title: Die Dreigroschenoper - Foxtrot Potpourri (Tanzpotpourrri Ii)

Composer: Weill, Kurt

Performer(s): Palast Orchestra

Album: Charming Weill - Dance Band Arrangements / BMG Classics / 09026635132

Duration: 4:48


Title: Au Fond Du Temple Saint (Duet From Pearl Fishers)

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Plácido Domingo (Tenor), Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Philadelphia Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 5555542) / EMI / 5555542

Duration: 8:11


Title: Irish Suite For Strings (1st Movement) Midir's Song For Etain

Composer: Duff, Arthur

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Silver Apples Of The Moon (Irish Chamber Orchestra) / Black Box / Bbm1003

Duration: 2:44


Title: Down By The Sally Gardens

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Ian Bostridge (Tenor), Julius Drake (Piano)

Album: The English Songbook (Recordno: 724355683021) / Emi Classics / 724355683021

Duration: 2:33


Title: Down By The Sally Gardens

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): James Galway (Flute), Chieftains

Album: James Galway And The Chieftains In Ireland / RCA / Rd85798

Duration: 2:56


Title: William Tell: Overture

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Rossini Overtures (Recordno: 415377) / Deutsche Grammophon / 415377

Duration: 11:54


Title: Ave Maria (Vladimir Vavilov, Formerly Attributed To Giulio Caccini)

Composer: Caccini, Giulio

Performer(s): Inessa Galante (Soprano), Latvian National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Debut (Record No: Rrcd1335) / Campion / Rrcd1335

Duration: 6:00


Title: Je Te Veux (Waltz)

Composer: Satie, Erik

Performer(s): Pascal Rogé (Piano)

Album: Erik Satie: 3 Gymnopedies, etc. / Decca / 458105-2

Duration: 5:18


Title: Arabesques On Johann Strauss's By The Beautiful Blue Danube

Composer: Adolf Schulz-Elver

Performer(s): Benjamin Grosvenor

Album: Dances Benjamin Grosvenor / Decca 2014 / PDSW

Duration: 10:02


Title: Morgen

Composer: Strauss , Richard

Performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), George Solti (Piano)

Album: Strauss: Vier Letzte Lieder / DECCA / 4305112

Duration: 2:56


Title: Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini (Theme And Variations 1-10)

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Simon Trpceski (Piano), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Rachmaninov Piano Concertos Nos.1 and 4 / Avie / AV2191

Duration: 6:49


Title: Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini - Variation 18

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Evelyn Chen (Piano), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Classic FM Relax / Classic FM / Cmfmcd30

Duration: 3:15


Title: Tik-Tak Polka

Composer: Strauss, Johann II

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: New Year's Concert / Philips / 468999-2

Duration: 2:33


Title: Sonata No. 2 In B Flat Major (4th Movement) Aria Schiavona: Tempo Comodo

Composer: Veracini, Francesco Maria

Performer(s): Elizabeth Wallfisch (Violin), Richard Tunnicliffe (Cello), Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord/Organ)

Album: Veracini: Sonate accademiche Op. 2 - The Locatelli Trio - Disk 1 / Hyperion / CDS44241

Duration: 2:07


Title: Beatles Concerto Grosso No.1 (5th Movement) Penny Lane

Composer: Lennon/Mccartney

Performer(s): Peter Breiner, Peter Breiner And His Chamber Orchestra

Album: Beatles Go Baroque / Naxos / 8.55010

Duration: 3:38


Title: E Lui! Desso, L'Infante!... Dio, Che Nell'alma Infondere (Rodrigo, Don Carlo)

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), Franco Vassalo (Baritone), Orchestra Dell' Opera Di Parma, Coro Del Teatro Municipale Di Piacenza

Album: Jonas Kaufmann: The Verdi Album / Sony Classical / 88765192002

Duration: 8:26


Title: Quartet In G Minor For Piano, Violin, Viola & Cello: Ii- Intermezzo. Allegro Ma Non Troppo

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin), Paul Neubauer (Viola), David Finckel (Cello), Wu Han (Piano)

Album: Brahms, Schumann, Mahler: Piano Quartets / Deutsche Grammophon / 4794609

Duration: 7:51


Title: La Reine De La Mer - Waltzes

Composer: Sousa, John Philip

Performer(s): John Wallace (Trumpet), Tom Kelly (Clarinet Leader), The Wallace Collection

Album: Stars and Stripes Forever - The Wallace Collection, John Wallace / The Wallace Collection / WC2008

Duration: 6:57


Title: Ragtime For Violin - The Ragtime Dance

Composer: Joplin, Scott

Performer(s): Leila Josefowicz (Violin), John Novacek (Piano)

Album: Americana - Leila Josefowicz / Philips / 462 948-2

Duration: 3:09



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Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Peter Curtin


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