Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 1 September 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 Mary Noonan

Poetry File with Mary Noonan

This week ..Mary Noonan reads The Crooked Man of Chinchón

Music Played on the Show


Title: Malaguena

Composer: Lecuona, Ernesto/ Gould

Performer(s): Cinninnati Pops Orchestra

Album: Bella Espana / Telarc / 80662

Duration: 4:21


Title: El Huesped Del Sevillano

Composer: Guerrero, J.

Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Jose Carreras sings Zarzuela / Koch Records / 321948 H1

Duration: 3:29


Title: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Intermezzo

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Mendelssohn (Recordno: 411106-2) / Philips / 411106-2

Duration: 2:11


Title: Fantasia Para Un Gentilhombre (4th Movement) Canario

Composer: Rodrigo, Joaquin

Performer(s): Carlos Bonell (Guitar), Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Album: Rodrigo - Concierto De Aranjuez / Decca / 417748-2

Duration: 5:06


Title: Gipsy Dance

Composer: Ireland, John

Performer(s): John Lenehan (Piano)

Album: Ireland : Piano Concertos / Naxos / 8.572598

Duration: 1:52


Title: Symphony No.96 (1st Movement) Adagio Allegro

Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph

Performer(s): Swiss Italian Orchestra

Album: Haydn: The London Symphonies (Recordno: CDS 44371/4) / Hyperion / CDS 44371/4

Duration: 6:48


Title: Ah, Se Fosse Intorno Al Trono (Ah, If About A Throne Every Heart Were So Sincere)

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Plácido Domingo (Tenor), Munich Radio Orchestra

Album: Mozart Arias (Recordno: Cdc7543292) / EMI / Cdc7543292

Duration: 2:14


Title: Sonatine No. 5 In F Major

Composer: Dussek, Jan L.

Performer(s): Anne-Marie O' Farrell (Harp)

Album: Harping Bach to carolan - Anne-Marie O' Farrell / Number Twenty Nine / CD2901

Duration: 3:36


Title: Linen And Lace: (Ii) Limerick

Composer: Whelan, Bill

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Bill Whelan: Linen and Lace: Inishlacken / Riverdance / RTE lyric fm / CD155

Duration: 9:10


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: Moto Perpetuo

Composer: Paganini, Nicolo

Performer(s): Salvatore Accardo (Violin), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

Album: Paganini: Works for Violin and Orchestra / EMI Classics / 077776756721

Duration: 4:13


Title: Elevazione For Cello And Oboe

Composer: Zipoli, Domenico

Performer(s): Consort Of London

Album: Classic fm time to relax / Classic FM Records / CFMCD34

Duration: 7:53


Title: Piano Sonata No.33 In D (1st Movement) Allegro Con Brio

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)

Album: Haydn: Piano Sonatas / EMI / 5567562

Duration: 3:31


Title: Visione

Composer: Esposito, Michele

Performer(s): Miceal O'Rourke (Piano)

Album: Esposito: Works For Piano / Chandos / Chan9675

Duration: 3:48


Title: Top Hat, White Tie, And Tails

Composer: Berlin, Irving

Performer(s): Fred Astaire (Vocal), Oscar Peterson (Piano); Barney Kessel (Guitar); Ray Brown (Bass); Alvin Stoller (Drums)

Album: Fred Astaire - Steppin' Out: Astaire Sings / Verve / 314 523 006-2

Duration: 3:51


Title: Cheek To Cheek

Composer: Berlin

Performer(s): Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Stephane Grappelli (Violin); Alan Claire Trio

Album: Hits Of The Thirties (Recordno: Cd Cfp4576) / Emi / Cd Cfp4576

Duration: 3:48


Title: Violin Concerto In D (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Maxim Vengerov (Violin), Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Album: Brahms - Violin Concerto - Violin Sonata No.3 / Teldec / 0630-171442

Duration: 8:57


Title: Courante

Composer: Bach, JS

Performer(s): Alex Petcu (Marimba)

Album: In Time - Music for Solo Percussion / RTÉ lyric fm / CD151

Duration: 3:28


Title: Flute Concerto "The Storm At Sea"

Complete Work Name: Flute Concerto Op.10 No.1

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Andrea Griminelli (Flute), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: The number one Vivaldi album CD 2 / Universal Classics & Jazz UK / 4765885

Duration: 6:56


Title: Mentre Io Godo In Dolce Oblio

Composer: Scarlatti, Alessandro

Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Les Musiciens Du Louvre

Album: Opera Proibita / Decca / 4756924

Duration: 4:48


Title: Music Of The Spheres (14th Movement) Musica Universalis

Composer: Oldfield, Mike

Performer(s): Mike Oldfield (Guitar) Lang Lang (Piano), Sinfonia Sfera Orchestra, Mary Carewe, Jacqueline Barron, Nicole Tibebels, Mae Mckenna, Heather Cairncross & Sarah Eyden

Album: Mike Oldfield: Music of the Spheres / Universal Music Classics / 4766206

Duration: 6:24


Title: Introduction And Tarentella Op.43

Composer: Sarasate, Pablo de

Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Abbey Road Ensemble

Album: Itzhak Perlman: A La Carte / EMI / 55475

Duration: 4:39


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: Valse Triste

Composer: Nedbal, Oskar

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by Robert Houlihan / RTE Lyric FM

Duration: 5:18


Title: Libertango

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Mark Goodchild (Double Bass), Nicolas Bricht (Flute), Mark O' Brien (Saxophone), Eduardo Vassallo (Cello), Fred Lezamathomas (Piano)

Album: El Ultimo Tango plays Astor Piazzolla / SOMM Recordings / SOMMCD033

Duration: 3:39



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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