Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 10 August 2019

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 Michael Murphy

Poetry File with Michael Murphy

This week, Michael Murphy reads Bad Behaviour Can Get Elephants Killed

Music Played on the Show


Title: Neapolitan Dance From Swan Lake

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Timofei Dokschitzer (Trumpet), Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theater Moscow

Album: Trumpet Rhapsody / BMG Classics / 74321-32045-2

Duration: 2:05


Title: Juanita

Composer: Norton, Caroline

Performer(s): Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Graham Johnson (Piano)

Album: In Praise of Woman / Hyperion / CDH55159

Duration: 2:33


Title: Espana

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Montreal Symphony Orchestra

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

Duration: 6:23


Title: Flower Duet

Composer: Delibes, Léo

Performer(s): Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Jane Berbie

Album: The number One Opera album 2004 CD 2 / Universal Classics & Jazz / 4762004

Duration: 5:06


Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In A Major (1st Movement) Adagio Sostenuto Assai-Allegro Agitato Assai

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Krystian Zimerman (Piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra

Album: Krystian Zimerman : The Liszt Recordings / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779697

Duration: 7:26


Title: Ladies In Lavender (Theme)

Composer: Hess, Nigel

Performer(s): The Central Band Of The Royal Airforce

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

Duration: 3:59


Title: Onedin Line Theme

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Music Of The Year 1971 (recordno: Not Available) / Spectrum

Duration: 3:17


Title: Summertime

Composer: Gershwin/Heyward

Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera, New York Voices

Album: Renée Fleming - By Request / Decca / 475244-2

Duration: 4:20


Title: Tico Tico

Composer: Zequinha de Abreu/arr J. Iveson

Performer(s): Maurice Murphy (Trumpet), The Leyland Daf Band

Album: The Lighter Side of Maurice Murphy / Doyen / DOY CD007

Duration: 4:22


Title: The Lark In The Clear Air

Composer: Trad. arr Fleming, Michelle

Performer(s): Carducci String Quartet

Album: Carducci Quartet / Carducci Classics / 193428270985

Duration: 2:58


Title: She Moved Through The Fair

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Cambridge Singers

Album: The Lark In The Clear Air / Collegium / Colcd120

Duration: 3:21


Title: Waltz

Composer: Khachaturian, Aram

Performer(s): Armenia Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Khachaturian: Spartacus, Gayanah, Masquerade / ASV Digital / CDDCA773

Duration: 4:12


Title: Piano Concerto In F Sharp Minor Op 10 (1st Movement) Allegro Maestoso

Composer: Bronsart, Hans von

Performer(s): Emmanuel Despax (Piano)

Album: Bronsart & Urspruch: Piano Concertos / Hyperion / CDA68229

Duration: 14:55


Title: Symphony No. 3 In F Major Op. 90 - Movement Iii - Poco Allegretto

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Brahms Symphonies Complete - Disk 2 / Brillaint Classics / 92878

Duration: 6:37


Title: Suite For Piano, Strings And Harp (4th Movement 'Journey)

Composer: Camillo, Michel

Performer(s): Bbc Symphony Orchestra

Album: Michel Camilo / Decca / 4688172

Duration: 8:55


Title: Hymn

Composer: Jenkins, Karl

Performer(s): Miriam Stockley (Vocals), London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Adiemus: Songs of Sanctuary / Virgin / CDVE925

Duration: 2:39


Title: Tea For Two

Composer: Youmans, Vincent/Ceaser, Irving

Performer(s): Art Tatum (Piano)

Album: Giants of Jazz - CD2 / Naxos Jazz Legends / 8.120756-57

Duration: 3:14


Title: L'Arlesienne Suite No.2 (3rd Movement) Menuetto

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): New York Philharmonic

Album: Bizet Carmen Suites Nos 1 & 2 : L'Arlesienne Suites Nos 1 & 2 / Sony Classical / 88765478012

Duration: 4:07


Title: Mamma

Composer: Cherubini/Bixio

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)

Album: The Greatest Pavarotti Album Ever / Decca / 4361732

Duration: 3:30


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: Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude And Fugue In C Minor

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Wanda Landowska (Harpsichord)

Album: Landowska plays Bach / Pavilion Records / GEMM CD 9489

Duration: 4:04


Title: Una Voce Poco Fa

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Sumi Jo (Soprano), Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Record No: 4509-97239-2) / Erato / 4509-97239-2

Duration: 5:46


Title: 12 Sonata Di Gravicembalo - Sonata No. 6 - Toccata In A Major - Allegro

Complete Work Name: 12 Sonata Di Gravicembalo

Composer: Paradies, Domenico

Performer(s): Philip Martin (Piano)

Album: The Maiden's Prayer - Philip Martin / Hyperion / CDA67379

Duration: 2:43


Title: Ach, Ich Fuhl's, Es Ist Verschwunden!

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Mojca Erdmann (Sop)

Album: Mostly Mozart / Deutsche Grammophon / 477 8979

Duration: 4:27


Title: Galop

Composer: Hellmesberger, Joseph JR.

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: New Year's Concert 2008 - Vienna Philharmonic / Georges Pretre / DECCA / 4780034

Duration: 2:45



Contact the Show

Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @evelynlyric


Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


Ways to Listen

Radio Player