Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 21 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 Paul Perry

This week, Paul Perry reads his poem Not the Wind Not the Flag

Music Played on the Show


Title: Riverdance (Main Theme)

Composer: Whelan

Performer(s): Riverdance Orchestra

Album: Riverdance (recordno: Kcd380) / Ktel/celtic Heartbeat / KCD380

Duration: 5:40


Title: The Rose In The Heather / The Pipe On The Hob

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Dermot Crehan (Fiddle), Jean Kelly (Harp), Fiona Kelly (Flute), Luke Daniels (Button Accordian), Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Toss the Feathers - RTE Concert Orchestra / Gearoid Grant / RTE Lyric fm

Duration: 3:44


Title: Country Gardens

Composer: Grainger, Percy

Performer(s): Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Album: Percy Grainger - Famous Folk Songs / Chandos / CHAN6542

Duration: 2:19


Title: La Vie En Rose

Composer: Louiguy/Piaf/David

Performer(s): Edith Piaf (Vocal), Studio Orchestra

Album: Eternelle / Emi / 07243592370-2

Duration: 3:05


Title: To A Wild Rose

Composer: McDowell, Edward Alexander

Performer(s): Julian Lloyd-Webber (Cello), Catrin Finch (Harp), Pam Chowhan (Piano / Keyboards)

Album: Unexpected Songs / 094635948820

Duration: 2:19


Title: Rose Adagio

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Angelina Ballerina (Narrator)

Album: Angelina Ballerina Presents Classic Ballet Favourites / HIT Entertainment / 4761291

Duration: 6:38


Title: My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Eddi Reader (Vocal)

Album: Eddi Reader Sings The Songs of Robert Burns / Rough Trade / RTRADECD

Duration: 3:50


Title: Improvisation On Happy Birthday (For Lily Maisky)

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Gabriela Montero, Gabriela Montero (Piano)

Album: Carte Blanche - Martha Argerich / Deutsche Grammophon / 4795096

Duration: 4:03


Title: We'll Meet Again

Composer: Parker/Charles

Performer(s): Vera Lynn (Vocal)

Album: Songs That Won the War - Celebrating The 60th Anniversary of VE Day / DMG TV / DMGTV017

Duration: 2:57


Title: When You're Smiling/ The Sheik Of Araby

Composer: Shay/ Fisher/ Snyder/ Smith

Performer(s): Louis Prima

Album: Louis Prima - The Essential Jump, Jive an Wail / EMI / 09463-95266-2-8

Duration: 4:00


Title: Second Hand Rose

Composer: Clarke, G/ Hanley, J.F

Performer(s): Barbra Streisand (Vocal), Peter Matz & His Orchestra

Album: The Essential Barbra Streisand (Recordno: SNY86123.2) / Columbia / SNY86123.2

Duration: 2:11


Title: My Wild Irish Rose

Composer: trad

Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)

Album: La Fenice / ECM / ECM 2601

Duration: 6:30


Title: The 'Card Scene' From Carmen

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano), Nicolai Gedda (Tenor); Jane Berbie (Soprano), Nadine Sautereau (Mezzo), Orchestra Of The Paris Opera

Album: Carmen Complete Recording / EMI Classics / 724355628121

Duration: 6:50


Title: The Gift Of Music

Composer: Rutter, John

Performer(s): Cambridge Singers, City Of London Sinfonia, Cambridge Singers

Album: John Rutter / Collegium / Cscd504

Duration: 4:18


Title: Harp Concerto (3rd Movement) Allegro Giocoso

Composer: Gliere, Reinhold

Performer(s): Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp), Brussels Philharmonic

Album: Harp Concertos / Warner Music Benelux/Klara / 5 054196350550

Duration: 7:21


Title: Jealousy

Composer: Gade, Jacob

Performer(s): Desford Colliery Band

Album: The Real Brassed Off / EMI 2012 / EMI 5 37967 2

Duration: 6:00


Title: Morning Papers Waltz

Composer: Strauss, Johann II

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Johann Strauss Favourites / Decca / 417747

Duration: 9:29


Title: Hab' Mir's Gelobt - Trio From Act 3 Of Der Rosenkavalier

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Susan Graham (Soprano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Strauss Heroines / Decca / 466314-2

Duration: 7:17


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

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Gewandhaus Orchester Leipzig

Album: Brahms: Symphonies 1 & 3. Gewandhausorchester/ Chailly / Decca / 4786900

Duration: 6:06


Title: Tap Your Troubles Away

Composer: Herman, Jerry

Performer(s): Caroline O'Connor, Studio Orchestra

Album: Mack and Mable - 1995 London Cast Recording / EMI / 724383677122

Duration: 4:33


Title: Concerto For Violin And Orchestra In E Flat Major (1st Movement) Allegretto

Composer: Benda, Frantisek

Performer(s): Roman Patocka (Violin), Prague Chamber Orchestra

Album: Frantisek Benda Violin Concertos. Prague Chamber Orchestra without Conductor / Radioservis / CR0528-2

Duration: 7:00


Title: 'Rose Che Un Di' Spiegaste

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Majella Cullagh (Soprano)

Album: Zoraida Di Granata / Opera Rara / ORC 17

Duration: 6:13


Title: All Kinds Of Everything

Composer: Lindsay/smith

Performer(s): Dana

Album: Showband Hits And More And More / Dolphin / DOLTV2CD113

Duration: 3:06


Title: Pizzicato Polka

Composer: Strauss II, Johann/Strauss,Josef

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: RTÉ Concert Orchestra conducted by Robert Houlihan / RTÉ lyric fm

Duration: 2:40


Title: Die Moritat Von Mackie Messer (Ballad Of Mack The Knife)

Composer: Weill, Kurt

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Radio Choir

Album: Bad Boys - Bryn Terfel / Deutsche Grammophon / 4778091

Duration: 2:56


Title: Ballade In F Major, Op. 38, No.2

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)

Album: Chopin / Sony / 19075822932

Duration: 7:07



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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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