Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 14 March 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 Yvonne Cullen

This week, Yvonne Cullen reads her poem From a Memorial in Christchurch

My Creative Life - The Lawlor Family

To mark Cruinniú na nÓg 2020, Ireland's national day of free creativity for children and young people, we meet the musical Lawlor family who explain how they make music together during lockdown, made under the auspices of Music Generation Roscommon. 

"My Creative Life" is made by Grey Heron Media for RTÉ Jr and Creative Ireland. Subscribe to My Creative Life wherever you get your podcasts. 

Music Played on the Show


Title: Caravan

Composer: Juan Tizol

Performer(s): Fanfare Ciocărlia

Album: Gili Garabdi - Ancient Secrets Of Gypsy Brass / Asphalt Tango Records / CD-ATR 0605

Duration: 4:24


Title: Rigoletto - Concert Paraphrase, S434

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Jorge Bolet (Piano)

Album: Jorge Bolet The Romantic Vituoso (Recordno: 4782469) / Decca / 4782469

Duration: 7:04


Title: Je Dis Que Rien

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Celine Byrne (Soprano), Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: For Eternity (Recordno: CD128) / RTE / CD128

Duration: 5:00


Title: Greensleeves

Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Performer(s): Sharon Carty (Mezzo Soprano)

Album: The Stream in the Valley: Songs and Duets / GENUIN / GEN 14300

Duration: 1:40


Title: Irish Dance No.2 (The Frost Is All Over)

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): The Band Of The Irish Defence Forces

Album: The Band of the Irish Defence Forces: Rhapsodic Winds / RTE lyric fm / CD157

Duration: 4:49


Title: New Life, A New Beginning

Composer: Ffrench, Alexis

Performer(s): Alexis Ffrench (Piano)

Album: The Singing Planet / AFM Records / AFM 006

Duration: 2:26


Title: In Summer Woods

Composer: Ireland, John/James Vila Blake

Performer(s): Alison Browner, Sharon Carty (Mezzo-Sopranos)

Album: The Stream in the Valley: Songs and Duets / GENUIN / GEN 14300

Duration: 1:22


Title: Younger Than Springtime

Composer: Rodgers / Hammerstein

Performer(s): Anthony Kearns, Tenor, Slovak National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Anthony Kearns / AKIRCD01

Duration: 3:09


Title: We'll Gather Lilacs

Composer: Novello, Ivor

Performer(s): Cara O'Sullivan (Soprano), Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: Cara Diva (Recordno: CARA001) / Cara Diva / CARA001

Duration: 4:06


Title: What's The Use Of Wond'rin

Composer: Rodgers, Richard/Hammerstein, Oscar

Performer(s): Molly Lynch (Vocals)

Album: Recorded at Sounds Amazing on 140618 / RTE / RTE

Duration: 3:29


Title: Symphony In C Major (4th Movement) Finale: Allegro Vivace

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Orchestre Du Capitole De Toulouse

Album: Bizet: Symphonie/Roma/Patrie / EMI Classics / 7243 5 55057 2 9

Duration: 6:15


Title: Notturno

Composer: Schoenberg, Arnold

Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin)

Album: Daniel Hope Belle Epoque / Deutsche Gramophone / 483 7244

Duration: 3:13


Title: Waiting For You

Composer: Philips, Montague

Performer(s): John Mccormack (Tenor)

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

Duration: 2:11


Title: Gortnamona

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Ann Murray (Mezzo-Soprano), Graham Johnson (Piano)

Album: The Last Rose of Summer / Hyperion / Cda66627

Duration: 3:06


Title: Marietta's Lied

Composer: Korngold, Erich Wolfgang

Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti

Album: Bristol Proms / Decca / 481 0493

Duration: 5:17


Title: 'Non So D'Onde Viene'

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Majella Cullagh (Soprano)

Album: Mozart - The Supreme Decorator / Opera Rara / ORR232

Duration: 7:04


Title: The Pink Panther

Composer: Mancini, Henry

Performer(s): 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic

Album: Round Midnight / EMI / 724355731920

Duration: 2:52


Title: An Raibh Tu Ar An Gcarraig

Composer: Ni Dhubhghaill, Caitriona

Performer(s): Orla Flanagan(Conductor), Mornington Singers

Album: Under-Song / Mornington Singers 2017

Duration: 3:02


Title: Suite Of Three Pieces (3rd Movement) Waltz

Composer: Godard, Benjamin

Performer(s): James Galway (Flute), National Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Dances For Flute (Recordno: 09026509172) / RCA / 09026509172

Duration: 3:56


Title: The Parting Glass

Composer: Traditional Irish/Scottish, arr. Desmond Earley

Performer(s): Mark Waters (Tenor), Ucd Choral Scholars

Album: Invisible Stars Choral Works Of Ireland And Scotland / Signum Records / SIGCD436

Duration: 3:10


Title: Fantasy For Brass Op. 114

Composer: Arnold, Malcolm

Performer(s): Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Album: Arnold on Brass / 1993 Conifer Records Ltd.

Duration: 10:37


Title: Hail Glorious Saint Patrick

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Frank Patterson (Tenor), Irish Phil Orchestraand Chorus

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Rtecd198) / Rt / Rtecd198

Duration: 3:25


Title: Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement) (Adagio) Andante - Allegro

Composer: Roseingrave, Thomas

Performer(s): Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord, Piano)

Album: Keyboard Music by Thomas Roseingrave - Paul Nicholson harpsichord, organ / Hyperion / Hyperion CDA66564

Duration: 4:33


Title: Vergnugte Ruh', Beliebte Seelenlust

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Bernadette Greevy (Mezzo-Soprano), New Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Bernadette Greevy Sings Bach Arias / Cladaigh / CSM53cd

Duration: 7:12


Title: Romance From The Gadfly

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Nemanja Radulovich (Violin)

Album: Journey East - Nemanja Radulovich / Deutsche Grammophon / 4793361

Duration: 4:16


Title: Espana Cani

Composer: Luna, Pablo

Performer(s): Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrucken Kaiserslautern

Album: Karel Mark Chichon / SWR / 50152011

Duration: 2:08


Title: Alfie

Composer: Bacharach / Prevert

Performer(s): Gerald Peregrine (Cello), Sarah O' Grady, Karen Dervan, Riona O' Dunnin, Dianne Marshal, Eva Hurely, Suzanne Brennan, Gavin Murphy

Album: Heavenly: Gerald Peregrine / geraldperegrine.com

Duration: 2:56


Title: There Is An Isle

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Suzanne Murphy (Soprano), Welsh National Opera Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 474364-2) / Colombia / 474364-2

Duration: 3:44


Title: Verano Porteno

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Rodolfo Mederos (Bandoneon), Hector Console (Double Bass)

Album: My Beloved Buenos Aires / Teldec / 063013474

Duration: 5:35


Title: Concerto Rv 391 In Si Minore (I) Allegro Non Molto

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Riccardo Minasi (Violin And Director), Il Pomo D'Oro

Album: Vivaldi Concerti per violino IV L'Imeratore / Naive / OP 30533

Duration: 4:41



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Ian McGlynn

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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