Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 14 September 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 John O'Donnell

Poetry File with John O'Donnell

This week, John O'Donnell reads his poem Angsana

John McCormack Revisited - Episode 1

John McCormack Revisited - Episode 1

Evelyn Grant explores the legacy of the legendary tenor, John McCormack in the company of Jeremy Meehan who collaborated on a remastered collection of McCormack's recordings. In this episode, Meehan goes back to his youth in Youghal, Co. Cork to explain how he came to love the voice of John McCormack.

Music Played on the Show


Title: The Grasshoppers Dance

Composer: Bucalossi, Ernst

Performer(s): Bbc Concert Orchestra

Album: Melodies For You / BBC / Wmef0055-2

Duration: 3:52


Title: Clarinet Quintet In A (2nd Movement) Larghetto

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Berlin Soloists

Album: Dreams And Desires / Teldec / 3984270382

Duration: 6:49


Title: Santa Lucia Luntana

Composer: Mario, E. A.

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Bologna

Album: Luciano Pavarotti: The Best / Decca / 4756816

Duration: 5:46


Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In B Flat: (I) Allegro Moderato

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Arcangelo

Album: Vilde Frang: Mozart / Warner Classics / 0825646276776

Duration: 6:37


Title: Without A Song

Composer: Youmans / Eliscu

Performer(s): Mario Lanza

Album: Mario Lanza: The 50th Anniversary Collection - 40 Tracks! / Naxos / A307014

Duration: 3:39


Title: O Salutaris Hostia

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Choir Of St John's College Cambridge

Album: Ave Verum : Sacred Choral Favourites / Brilliant / 9148

Duration: 3:29


Title: Symphony No.1 In D Major (4th Movement) Finale

Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Album: Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Prokofiev / Delos / D/CD3021

Duration: 3:42


Title: Now Sleeps The Crimson Petal (1927)

Composer: Quilter, Roger; Tennyson

Performer(s): John Mccormack (Tenor)

Album: John McCormack - A Patrician Artist Complete Electrical Recordings / Marston / 51601-2

Duration: 2:10


Title: Pas De Deux (Giselle)

Composer: Adam, Adolphe

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Adam Music From Giselle / Sony / Sbk90378

Duration: 1:38


Title: Sol Da Te

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Filippo Mineccia (Counter Tenor)

Album: Live Concert - Monkstown Dublin December 2018 / Irish Chamber Orchestra Rec. / Private Recording

Duration: 10:01


Title: 4 Impromptus Op. 90 D 899 - No. 3 In G Flat Major - Andante

Complete Work Name: 4 Impromptus Op. 90 D 899

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Mitsuko Uchida (Piano)

Album: Schubert: Impromptus - Mitsuko Uchida / Philips / 456 245-2

Duration: 5:39


Title: Danza Espanola No.5

Composer: Granados, Enrique

Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)

Album: Spanish Guitar Recital / RCA / 74321680162

Duration: 4:20


Title: Quanta Qualia

Composer: Hawes, Patrick

Performer(s): Janet Coxwell (Soprano), English Chamber Orchestra, Conventus

Album: Blue in Blue / Black Box / Bbm1081

Duration: 4:55


Title: Cello Concerto No.1 In E Flat Major, Op.107 (1st Movement) Allegretto

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Sheku Kanneh-Mason (Cello)

Album: Inspiration / Decca / 483 2948

Duration: 6:38


Title: Molto Allegro ('Cello Concerto Trans. For Trumpet)

Composer: Saint-Saens

Performer(s): Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra

Album: Echoes of the Past / Teldec / 927453123

Duration: 8:51


Title: Pie Jesu

Composer: Rutter, John

Performer(s): Edward Saklatvala (Treble), City Of London Sinfonia

Album: The Most Relaxing Classical Album in the World... Ever Vol.2 / Virgin/EMI / 724384763824

Duration: 3:35


Title: Prelude A L'Apres-Midi D'Un Faune

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 416444-2) / Philips / 416444-2

Duration: 11:08


Title: Pifa From Messiah

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): David Power (Uilleann Pipes)

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

Duration: 2:21


Title: Si Bheag, Si Mhor

Composer: O'Carolan, Turlough

Performer(s): David Power (Uilleann Pipes)

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

Duration: 3:59


Title: Piano Quintet In D Minor (3rd Movement) Finale: Allegro Moderato

Composer: Borodin, Alexander

Performer(s): Goldner String Quartet

Album: Borodin Piano Quintet - String Quartet No.2 - Cello Sonata. Goldner String Quartet / Hyperion CDA68166

Duration: 14:44


Title: Clarinet Concerto No.1 In F Minor (1st Movement)

Composer: Weber, Carl Maria von

Performer(s): Maximiliarno Martin (Clarinet), Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Weber Wind Concertos / Linn / CKD 409

Duration: 7:56



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Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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