Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 5 May 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.

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Music Played on the Show


Title: The Nutracker Suite (8th Movement) Waltz Of The Flowers

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

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

Album: The Only Classical Album You'll Ever Need Vol. 2 / BMG / 82876569652

Duration: 6:46


Title: Queen Of The May

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): Sydney Macewan, Charles Smart (Organ)

Album: Father Sydney MacEwan / Michael Nash Music / CDMN4

Duration: 2:53


Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor: 1- Allegro Assai

Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

Performer(s): Pulcinella Orchestra

Album: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Ophelie Gaillard/ Pulcinella Orchestra / Aparte/ Harmonia Mundi / AP080

Duration: 10:24


Title: Concerto For Horn And Orchestra No.2 In E Flat Major (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): William Purvis (Horn), Nancy Allen (Harp), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Mozart - Horn Concerto No.2&3-Oboe Concerto-Bassoon Concerto - Orpheus Chamber Orchestra / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 3084

Duration: 6:16


Title: I'Ll Follow The Sun

Composer: Lennon, John; McCartney, Paul

Performer(s): The King's Singers

Album: Beatles' Collection / EMI / CDC 7 49556 2

Duration: 2:18


Title: Riverdance

Composer: Whelan, Bill

Performer(s): Katie Mcmahon (Voice), Kenneth Edge (Saxophone) Ronan Browne (Pipes), Anuna

Album: Roots Of Riverdance / Celtic Heartbeat / Ynd53108

Duration: 5:43


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: Concerto In D Major Rv 124 Allegro - Grave - Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Fabio Biondi (Violin), Concerto Italiano

Album: Vivaldi Concerti for Strings / Brilliant Classics / 93315

Duration: 6:43


Title: Torna A Surriento

Composer: De Curtis, Ernesto

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), Orchestra Del Teatromassimo Di Palermo

Album: Dolce Vita : Jonas Kaufmann / Sony Classical / 8875183642

Duration: 3:59


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: Obeissons Quand Leur Voix Appelle (Act 1)

Composer: Massenet, Jules

Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Orchestre Symphonique De La Monnaie, Choeurs De La Monnaie

Album: Massenet: Manon / EMI / 724355700520

Duration: 3:09


Title: String Quartet In C Minor (2nd Movement) Romanze: Poco Adagio

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Corina Belcea (Violin), Laura Samuel (Violin), Krzysztof Chorzelski (Viola), Alasdair Tait (Cello), Belcea Quartet

Album: Brahms: String Quartet No. 1, String Quintet No. 2 - Belcea Quartet / EMI / 7243 5 57661 2 0

Duration: 6:54


Title: Estrellita (Mexican Serenade)

Composer: Ponce, Manuel

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

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

Duration: 3:26


Title: Mexican Hat Dance

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): London Trumpet Sound

Album: The London Trumpet Sound (Recordno: CACD113) / Cala / CACD113

Duration: 3:06


Title: Country Gardens

Composer: Grainger, Percy

Performer(s): Joseph Cooper (Piano)

Album: The World of Piano Encores / Decca / 4731452

Duration: 2:27


Title: Wie Lieblich Sind Deine Wohnungen

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Brigitte Engerer & Boris Berezovsky (Pianos), Accentus

Album: Best 20 - Accentus / Naive Records / V 5290

Duration: 5:01


Title: Song Without Words In D Op.109

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pre (Cello), Gerald Moore (Piano)

Album: Jacqueline du Pre: Recital / MFP / Cdcfp9011

Duration: 5:26


Title: The Butterfly And The Flower

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Janet Baker (Mezzo-Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)

Album: Faure: La Chanson D'Eve And Other Songs / Hyperion / Cda66320

Duration: 2:13


Title: String Quartet In C Minor - Ii: Adagio

Composer: Onslow, George

Performer(s): Quatuor Ruggieri

Album: George Onslow / Aparté / MIR 192

Duration: 5:55


Title: Die Zwei Blauen Augen

Composer: Mahler, Gustav

Performer(s): Andreas Schmidt (Baritone), Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Album: Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer / Telarc / CD-80269

Duration: 5:00


Title: Burleske In D Minor

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Marc-Andre Hamelin (Piano), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 53 - Reger & Strauss / Hyperion Records / CDA67635

Duration: 19:25


Title: Sonata In F Major (I) Allegro

Composer: Mendelssohn

Performer(s): Antje Weithaas (Violin)/Silke Avenhaus (Piano), Silke Avenhaus (Piano)

Album: Mendelssohn Violin Sonatas / Cavi / LC 15080

Duration: 6:01


Title: Ah Perdona Al Primo Affetto

Composer: Mozart/ Triebensee

Performer(s): Saxonian Wind Academy

Album: Mozart - arranged for Wind Ensemble / Naxos / 8.570027

Duration: 3:34



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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