Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 17 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 Maria McManus

Poetry File with Maria McManus

This week, Maria McManus reads her poem Stranded

Music Played on the Show


Title: Piano Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement)

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Marc André Hamelin (Piano), Les Violins Du Roy

Album: Haydn - Piano Concertos (Recordno: CDA67925) / Hyperion / CDA67925

Duration: 8:00


Title: Sailing By

Composer: Binge, Ronald

Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Music Inspired by the Events of the 20th Century / BBC / Wmef0051-2

Duration: 3:06


Title: Tango

Composer: Stravinsky, Igor

Performer(s): Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Shadow Dances - Stravinsky Miniatures / Deutsche Grammophon / 453 458-2

Duration: 3:31


Title: Etude In F Op.25 No.3

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Piano)

Album: Murray Perahia: Chopin Etudes / Sony Classical / Sk61885

Duration: 1:41


Title: Hungarian Dance No.1 In G Minor (Isteni Csárdás)

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Andreas Ottensamer, Leonidas Kavakos Violin I; Christoph Konczviolin Ii; Antoine Tamestit Viola; Stephan Koncz Cello ; Ódón Rácz Double Bass.

Album: Andreas Ottensamer - Brahms / Deutsche Grammophon / 4811409

Duration: 5:30


Title: Silent O'Moyle

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Moya O'Grady (Cello), Denise Kelly (Harp)

Album: Oft in the Stilly Night / Absolute Music / Fmncd1005

Duration: 2:21


Title: Cello Suite No. 1 In G Major (I) Prelude

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Richard Tunnicliffe (Cello)

Album: Richard Tunnicliffe J.S.Bach Cello Suites / Linn / Linn CKD 396

Duration: 2:49


Title: Cello Suite No. 1 In G Major (Ii) Allemande

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Richard Tunnicliffe (Cello)

Album: Richard Tunnicliffe J.S.Bach Cello Suites / Linn / Linn CKD 396

Duration: 4:11


Title: Requiem In D Minor: Lacrimosa

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Karina Gauvin (Soprano), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto), John Tessier (Tenor), Nathan Berg (Bass-Baritone), Les Violons Du Roy, Le Chapelle De Québec

Album: Mozart: Requiem (Recordno: DOR-90310) / Dorian / DOR-90310

Duration: 2:53


Title: Sarabande

Composer: Handel

Performer(s): National Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Barry Lyndon OST / Warner Bros / K56 189

Duration: 2:38


Title: Linen And Lace: (I) Belfast

Composer: Whelan, Bill

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

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

Duration: 9:50


Title: Fantasia On Greensleeves

Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Performer(s): Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Midsummer Classics (Recordno: Radcd127) / Global TV / Radcd127

Duration: 4:06


Title: Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No. 2 In D Minor (3rd Movement) Finale. Presto Scherzando

Composer: Mendelsohn, Felix

Performer(s): Jan Lisiecki (Piano);2019 Deutsche Grammophon Gmbh

Album: Jan Lisiecki - Mendelssohn / Deutsche Grammophon / 00289 483 6471

Duration: 6:51


Title: Love Theme From Cinema Paradiso

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): Ennio Morricone Orchestra

Album: Cinema Paradiso Original Soundtrack / EMI / Drg99501

Duration: 2:48


Title: Oboe Concerto In B Flat: (I) Allegro Brioso

Composer: Cimarosa, Domenico

Performer(s): Christoph Hartmann (Oboe), Ensemble Berlin

Album: Bella Napoli / EMI / 5 14232 2

Duration: 3:56


Title: Oboe Concerto In B Flat: (Ii) Andante Con Moto

Composer: Cimarosa, Domenico

Performer(s): Christoph Hartmann (Oboe), Ensemble Berlin

Album: Bella Napoli / EMI / 5 14232 2

Duration: 2:23


Title: Oboe Concerto In B Flat: (Iii) Allegro Alla Francese

Composer: Cimarosa, Domenico

Performer(s): Christoph Hartmann (Oboe), Ensemble Berlin

Album: Bella Napoli / EMI / 5 14232 2

Duration: 2:29


Title: Serenade For String Quartet Op.65

Composer: Hennessy, Swan

Performer(s): Rte Con Tempo Quartet

Album: Recorded in the ICO Building, 27,28,29 Oct 2017 / RTE lyric fm

Duration: 5:24


Title: Caro Mio Ben

Composer: Giordani, Guiseppe

Performer(s): Janet Baker (Mezzo-Soprano), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

Album: The Greatest Players Of The 20th Century / Philips / 465253-2

Duration: 2:41


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: La Soiree Dans Grenade

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)

Album: Stephen Hough's Spanish Album (Recordno: Not Available) / Hyperion

Duration: 5:23


Title: Ascanio (Valse-Finale)

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Saint-Saens Africa / Cala / CACDS4031

Duration: 3:54


Title: Glacier: (I) Glacier. Tranquillo

Composer: Fuchs, Kenneth

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Kenneth Fuchs: Piano Concerto 'Spiritualist', Poems of Life, Glacier, Rush / Naxos / 8.559824

Duration: 2:53


Title: Pezzo Capriccioso

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Orchestre De La Suisse Romande

Album: Johannes Moser: Elgar/ Tchaikovsky / Pentatone / PTC 5186 570

Duration: 6:22


Title: The Four Seasons: Autumn (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Janine Jansen (Solo Violin), Candida Thompson, Henk Rubingh, Julian Rachlin, Maaten Jansen, Stacey Watton, Elizabeth Kenny, Jan Jansen

Album: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons - Janine Jansen / Decca Music Group / 475 6188

Duration: 5:01


Title: 'Twas Within A Furlong

Composer: Purcell, Henry

Performer(s): Wolfgang Muthspiel (Acoustic/Electric Guitar), L'Arpeggiata

Album: Music For a While: Improvisations on Henry Purcell / Erato/ Warner Classics / 0825646337507

Duration: 2:54


Title: Devil's Punchbowl

Composer: Williams, Brooks

Performer(s): Brooks Williams (Guitars)

Album: Baby O! (Recordno: RGBM-1001) / Red Guitar Blue Music / RGBM-1001

Duration: 2:02


Title: Mors Et Vita: Judex

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): Orchestre Du Capitole De Toulouse, Orfeon Donostiarra

Album: Mors et Vita / EMI Classics / Cds7544592

Duration: 3:46


Title: Piano Concerto In A Minor (1st Movement) Allegro Molto Moderato

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Radu Lupu (Piano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Schumann & Grieg Piano Concertos / Decca / 4782928

Duration: 13:39


Title: Flower Duet - Dome Epais Le Jasmin

Composer: Delibes, Leo

Performer(s): Renée Fleming (Soprano), Susan Graham (Soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Guilty Pleasures / Decca / 4785107

Duration: 3:50


Title: Symphony No.2 In B Minor (2nd Movement) Scherzo

Composer: Borodin, Alexander

Performer(s): Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Borodin: Symphonies 1 and 2 / Philips / 422996-2

Duration: 5:18


Title: On An Overgrown Path - The Madonna Of Frydek

Composer: Janacek, Leos

Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano)

Album: Impromptu - Finghin Collins (Recordno: CD104) / RTE lyric fm / CD104

Duration: 2:44



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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