Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 30 June 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 Afric Mc Glinchey

Poetry File with Afric Mc Glinchey

This week ..Afric Mc Glinchey reads Aspects of the Cat

Poetry File with Afric McGlinchey

Poetry File with Afric McGlinchey

This week ..Afric McGlinchey reads Aspects of the Cat

Coming up on the programme:

Saturday 23rd March

Thus week, Poetry File at 6.05pm features Nell Regan, a recent recipient of the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship. She is an educator and literary programmer based in Dublin. She reads her poem, So You Are To Me. Majella Cullagh joins Evelyn in studio for Bel Canto Moments, to explore this style of singing and listen to some of Majella's huge discography of operatic rarities. 

Poet Nell Regan

Sunday 24th March

Majella Cullagh joins Evelyn again in studio for part two of Bel Canto Moments and she talks of her admiration for the work of Saverino Mercadante.

Soprano Majella Cullagh

Music Played on the Show


Title: Hungarian March

Composer: Berlioz, Hector

Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 8497312) / BBC/Virgin / 8497312

Duration: 4:56


Title: The Two Houses

Composer: Harty, Hamilton

Performer(s): Peter Tuite (Piano)

Album: Composing The Island A Century of Music in Ireland 1916-2016 / RTÉ lyric fm / CD153

Duration: 3:35


Title: Shenandoah

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), Neil Martin (Pipes), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: A Song in My Heart - Bryn Terfel / Deutsche Grammophon / 4776686

Duration: 4:27


Title: Entry Of The Guests (Arr. Brass Band)

Composer: Wagner, Richard

Performer(s): Canadian Brass

Album: Wagner for Brass / Philips / 434109-2

Duration: 4:38


Title: Musetta's Waltz

Composer: Puccini, arr. Hyman

Performer(s): Dick Hyman (Pf), Studio Ensemble

Album: Moonstruck OST / Capitol Records / CDP7902312

Duration: 4:29


Title: The Waltzing Cat

Composer: Anderson, Leroy

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Classics for Children - 22 Favourite Orchestral Classics / RTE lyric fm / CD129

Duration: 2:41


Title: O Sole Mio

Composer: Di Capua, Eduardo

Performer(s): Joseph Schmidt (Tenor), Studio Orchestra

Album: Joseph Schmidt / EMI / 7 69478 2

Duration: 3:04


Title: Roses From The South

Composer: Strauss, Johann II

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: An Evening in Vienna / IMP / PCD902

Duration: 9:56


Title: Clarinet Concerto In A (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Sharon Kam (Clarinet), Haydn Philharmonie

Album: Sharon Kam Mozart / Berlin Classics / 0016672BC

Duration: 11:46


Title: Piano Concerto In D Major Hob. Xviii: 11 (1st Movement) Vivace

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano), Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

Album: A Portrait - Leif Ove Andsnes - Disk 1 / EMI / 7243 5 74789 2 2

Duration: 7:27


Title: The Downfall Of Paris

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): David Power (Uilleann Pipes), Camerata Kilkenny

Album: Camerata Kilkenny: The Piper and the Fairy Queen / RTE lyric fm / CD156

Duration: 3:42


Title: The Fair Day From An Irish Symphony

Composer: Harty, Hamilton

Performer(s): The Band Of The Irish Defence Forces

Album: The Band of the Irish Defence Forces: Rhapsodic Winds / RTE lyric fm / CD157

Duration: 2:58


Title: Perpetuum Mobile

Composer: Jeffes

Performer(s): Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Penguin Cafe Orchestra

Album: Classical Chillout / EMI / 724381115022

Duration: 4:34


Title: The Man I Love

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Sharon Kam (Clarinet), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: American Classics - Sharon Kam / Warner Classics / 8573-88482-2

Duration: 3:47


Title: I Got Rhythm

Composer: Gershwin, George and Ira

Performer(s): Katia And Marielle Labeque (Pianos), Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)

Album: The Gershwin Collection / Decca / 4782687

Duration: 3:18


Title: Henry Mcdermootroe/Captain Kelly's

Composer: trad arr Laoise Kelly

Performer(s): Laoise Kelly (Harp)

Album: Fáilte Uí Cheallaigh / Harpo REcords / LK004

Duration: 3:04


Title: Cats' Duet

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Felicity Lott (Soprano), Ann Murray (Mezzo-Soprano), Graham Johnson (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 7544112) / EMI / 7544112

Duration: 3:23


Title: Prelude No. Xxx111 In E Major

Composer: Stanford, Charles Villiers

Performer(s): Sam Haywood (Piano)

Album: Stanford Preludes Sam Haywood / Hyperion / CDA68183

Duration: 1:55


Title: The White Horse Inn

Composer: Stolz

Performer(s): Andre Rieu (Violin), Johann Strauss Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 522933-2) / Philips / 522933-2

Duration: 7:23


Title: Duel Of The Fates

Composer: John Williams

Performer(s): John Williams And Lso

Album: Star Wars Episode 1 The Phantom Menace / Sony Classical / SK61816

Duration: 4:10


Title: The Hippopotamus Song

Composer: Flanders And Swann

Performer(s): Michael Flanders (Vocal) & Donald Swann (Vocal)

Album: The Very Best Of Flanders And Swann (Recordno: 724382939924) / Emi / 724382939924

Duration: 2:41


Title: Die Forelle D530

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Elizaneth Watts (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)

Album: Schubert: Lieder - Elizabeth Watts, Roger Vignoles / RCA / 88697329322

Duration: 2:09


Title: Piano Quintet In A Major Op.114 D667 "Trout" (4th Movement) Andantino

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Donald Weilerstein (Violin), Paul Katz (Cello), Martha Strongin Katz (Viola), James Van Demark (Double Bass), Cleveland Quartet

Album: Schubert Piano Quintet D667 "trout" - Alfred Brendel / Decca

Duration: 7:44


Title: Piano Sonata No.27 In E Minor (1st Movement) Mit Lebhaftigkeit

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Barry Douglas (Piano)

Album: Beethoven - Piano Sonatas 'Waldstein' and 'Appassionata' / RCA Victor / 09026612802

Duration: 5:42


Title: Apres Un Reve, Op.7 No.1

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Istvan Vardai (Cello), Julien Quentin (Piano)

Album: Istvan Vardai & Julien Quentin Singing Cello / Hungaraton / HCD32741

Duration: 3:06



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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