Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 8 February 2020

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 Maeve O'Sullivan

Poetry File with Maeve O'Sullivan

This week, Maeve O'Sullivan reads her poem Fourteen Days

Music Played on the Show


Title: Casta Diva

Composer: Bellini, Vincenzo

Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Voices

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

Duration: 6:01


Title: Piano Sonata No.30 In E (1st Movement) Moderato

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Freddy Kempf (Piano)

Album: Beethoven (Recordno: Bis-Cd-1120) / Grammofon / Bis-Cd-1120

Duration: 4:05


Title: Symphony No.40 (1st Movement) Molto Allegro

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Mozart: Symphonies 40 & 41 - Berlin Philharmonic / von Karajan / EMI Classics / 0724347689222

Duration: 7:41


Title: Lady Laetitia Burke

Composer: Carolan

Performer(s): Fiana Ni Chonaill (Harp)

Album: Fiana Ni Chonaill: Dathanna an Cheoil / www.fianaharpmusic.com / FNCH001

Duration: 2:29


Title: Sonata In D (G.6): I. Vivace

Composer: Torelli, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Robert Farley (Natural Trumpet)

Album: A Courtly Garland for Baroque Trumpet / Resonus / RES10220

Duration: 1:34


Title: Sonata In D (G.6): Ii. Adagio - Largo - Adagio

Composer: Torelli, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Robert Farley (Natural Trumpet)

Album: A Courtly Garland for Baroque Trumpet / Resonus / RES10220

Duration: 1:31


Title: Sonata In D (G.6): Iii. Allegro Com Stà

Composer: Torelli, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Robert Farley (Natural Trumpet)

Album: A Courtly Garland for Baroque Trumpet / Resonus / RES10220

Duration: 1:58


Title: Waltz From Eugene Onegin

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 411448-2) / Philips / 411448-2

Duration: 6:19


Title: Squilli, Echeggi La Tromba, Soldier's Chorus

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): National Philharmonic Orchestra, London Opera Chorus

Album: 101 Essential Opera Favourites (Record No: 4763781) / Decca / 4763781

Duration: 2:06


Title: The Star-Spangled Banner March Op.460

Composer: Ziehrer, Carl Michael

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Recorded at Schonbrunn Palace, Vienna 20/06/2019 / EBU

Duration: 3:19


Title: Soiree De Vienne

Composer: Strauss, Johann II

Performer(s): Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)

Album: Aria: Opera without Words - Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Recordno: 4757688) / Decca / 4757688

Duration: 5:38


Title: Die Dreigroschenoper - Blues Potpourri

Composer: Weill, Kurt

Performer(s): Palast Orchestra

Album: Charming Weill - Dance Band Arrangements / BMG Classics / 09026635132

Duration: 6:00


Title: Send In The Clowns

Composer: Sondheim, Stephen

Performer(s): Theo Bleckmann (Vocals), Fumio Yasuda (Piano)

Album: Schumann's Favored Bar Songs / Winter & Winter / 910 152-2

Duration: 3:37


Title: Saxophone Concerto In E Flat (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Glazunov, Alexander

Performer(s): John Harle (Saxophone), Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields

Album: Saxophone Concertos - Debussy / Villa-Lobos / Ibert / Glazunov / EMI Classics / 724357210928

Duration: 4:36


Title: In The Steppes Of Central Asia

Composer: Borodin, Alexander

Performer(s): Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Russian Orchestral Works Vol. 1 / Novalis / VDC1036

Duration: 7:13


Title: Anitra's Dance

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic Chorus

Album: Peer Gynt: Edvard Grieg / Unicorn-Kanchana / Cd2003-4

Duration: 3:37


Title: The Little Bells, Scherzino The Wand Of Youth Suite No.2 Op.1b - Ii.

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): English String Orchestra

Album: Spirit of England II / Nimbus Records Ltd / NI5450/3

Duration: 2:22


Title: The Carnival Of The Animals (12th Movement) Fossils

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Jean-Francois Heisser (Piano)/Viktoria Postnikova (Piano), Various Artists

Album: Saint-Saens: The Carnival of the Animals, Symphony No.3, Concerto No.2 / Erato / 0630-18971-2

Duration: 1:19


Title: Prelude From Cello Suite In G Major Bwv 1007

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Gregory Harrington (Violin)

Album: Gregory Harrington Bach / Estile Records / Estile Records 88295 05296 2

Duration: 3:07


Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat: (I) Allegro

Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph

Performer(s): Pacho Flores (Trumpet)

Album: Pacho Flores: Fractales / Deutsche Grammophon

Duration: 6:52


Title: Hallelujah Chorus

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Bratislava City Choir, Capella Istropolitana

Album: Your Lunchtime Choice / HNH International / CDLyric01

Duration: 3:44


Title: Sonata In D Kk 430

Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico

Performer(s): Glenn Gould (Piano)

Album: The Glenn Gould Edition - J. S. Bach / D. Scarlatti / C. P. E. Bach / Sony / Sony Classical ‎– SMK 52620

Duration: 1:43


Title: String Quartet No. 14 In A Flat Major Op. 105 - Movement Ii - Molto Vivace

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Marek Dumicz (Vl), Grzegorz Kotow (Vl), Vladimir Mykytka (Vla), Marcin Sieniawski (Vlc), Szymanowski Quartet

Album: Haydn, Bacewicz, Dvorak: String Quartets - Szymanowski Quartet / Avie / AV2092

Duration: 6:17


Title: Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Gerald Garcia (Guitar), Czecho Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Romantic French Music For Guitar / Naxos / 8.550480

Duration: 3:10


Title: Melodie In F Major

Composer: Rubinstein, Anton Grigor'yevich

Performer(s): Richard Harwood (Cello), Christoph Berner (Piano)

Album: Beethoven, Chopin, Glazunov, Rubinstein, Offenbach, Popper: Cello Sonatas - Richard Harwood / EMI / 094635964523

Duration: 3:54


Title: Short Ride In A Fast Machine

Composer: Adams, John

Performer(s): Christina Naughton & Michelle Naughton (Piano)

Album: American Postcard / Warner Classics / 0190295562298

Duration: 4:07


Title: Double Bass Duo

Composer: Moondog/Arr Mcgregor

Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano), Neville Malcolm (Bass), Markus Van Horn (Bass), Kuljit Bhamra (Tabla And Percussion), Britten Sinfonia

Album: Moondog: Sidewalk Dances / Soundcircus / SC010

Duration: 2:37


Title: Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)!

Composer: Mendelsshon, Felix

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: National Concert Hall, March 2014

Duration: 10:16


Title: Fascinating Rhythm

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocals), Nelson Riddle Orchestra

Album: Oh Lady Be Good! Best of the Gershwin Songbook / PROMO

Duration: 3:26


Title: Eleanor Rigby

Composer: Lennon / McCartney arr. Christopher Austin

Performer(s): Milos Karadaglic (Guitar)

Album: Blackbird: The Beatles Album: Milos / 2016 Mercury Classics / 481 2310 DH

Duration: 2:31


Title: Hedwig's Theme

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)

Album: Across the Stars / Deutsche Grammophon / 0289 483 7456 4

Duration: 6:03


Title: Couplets Des Baisers

Composer: Offenbach, Jacques

Performer(s): Patricia Petibon (Soprano), Chamber Orchestra Of Grenoble

Album: Les Fantaisies de Patricia Petibon / Virgin Classics / 7243 5 62295 2 5

Duration: 2:52



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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