Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 28 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 Tess Gallagher

This week, poet Tess Gallagher reads Eddie's Steps

Music Played on the Show


Title: Tico Tico

Composer: de Abreu, Zequinha

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Niall O'Sullivan And Friends / Ard Aidhin Records / NOSCD02

Duration: 2:58


Title: The Laughing Policeman

Composer: Charles Penrose

Performer(s): Charles Penrose

Album: Music Hall Memories (Recordno: Not Available) / Prism

Duration: 2:33


Title: Bevo Al Tuo Fresco Sorriso

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Baritone), Renee Fleming (Soprano), Orchestra E Coro Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppe Verdi

Album: The best of Jonas Kaufmann / 478 6029 / Decca

Duration: 3:03


Title: Concerto For Violincello And Strings No. 2 In D Major - Movement I - Allegro

Complete Work Name: Concerto For Violincello And Strings No. 2 In D Major

Composer: Boccherini, Luigi

Performer(s): Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Collegium Musicum Zurich

Album: Vivaldi, Tartini, Boccherini: Cello Concertos / Deutsche Grammophon / 477 6337

Duration: 6:45


Title: The Gnu Song

Composer: Flanders And Swann

Performer(s): Michael Flanders (Vocal), Donald Swann (Vocal)

Album: The Best Of Flanders And Swann / Emi / 724382939924

Duration: 2:55


Title: In Paradisum

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Christophe Henry, Members Of Orchestra National De France, Accentus & Maîtrise De Paris

Album: Best 20 - Accentus / Naive Records / V 5290

Duration: 3:08


Title: A Mozart Opera

Performer(s): Victor Borge (Vocal & Piano)

Album: Comedy in Music

Duration: 9:09


Title: Don Pasquale: Overture

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Munich Radio Orchestra

Album: Donizetti: Don Pasquale (Recordno: 09026319242) / RCA Victor / 09026319242

Duration: 6:13


Title: Angels Guard Thee

Composer: Godard, Benjamin

Performer(s): Kenneth Mckellar (Tenor)

Album: The Art of Kenneth Mc Kellar (Recordno: 425849-2) / Decca / 425849-2

Duration: 5:05


Title: My Ain Folk

Composer: Lemon/Mills

Performer(s): Kenneth Mckellar

Album: The Art of Kenneth McKellar / Deutsche Gramaphon / 435 884-2

Duration: 3:04


Title: Dance Of The Swan Queen

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

Performer(s): Stokowski Symphony Orchestra

Album: Stokowski The Heart of the Ballet / Cala / CACD0547

Duration: 4:58


Title: Oh What A Day (Arr. Brass Band)

Composer: Asmussen, S

Performer(s): Niels Vind (Cornet), Royal Danish Brass

Album: Brassability / Rondo Grammofon / RCD 8344

Duration: 2:44


Title: Ev'rybody Wants To Be A Cat

Composer: Rinker/ Huddleston

Performer(s): Phil Harris & Scatman Crothers

Album: Ultimate Disney / Walt Disney Records / WSMCD195

Duration: 2:02


Title: The Waltzing Cat

Composer: Anderson, Leroy

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Classics for Children - 22 Favourite Orchestral Classics / RTE lyric fm / CD129

Duration: 2:41


Title: Infelice

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Maxim Vengerov (Violin), Orchestra La Scintilla

Album: Maria - Cecilia Bartoli / Decca / 475 9077

Duration: 12:19


Title: See The Conquering Hero Comes (From Judas Maccabaeus)

Composer: Handel, George Frederic

Performer(s): Our Lady's Choral Society

Album: Handel Highlights

Duration: 2:39


Title: Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir

Album: Great Bach Choruses (Recordno: 445610-2) / Archiv / 445610-2

Duration: 2:32


Title: The Prayer

Composer: Foster/Sager/Testa/Renis

Performer(s): Andrea Bocelli (Tenor), Celine Dion (Vocal)

Album: Andrea Bocelli - Sogno / Polydor

Duration: 4:30


Title: Ain't Misbehavin'

Composer: Brooks/waller/razaf

Performer(s): Fats Waller

Album: The Centenary Collection / Classic Pulse / PBXCD632/2

Duration: 3:57


Title: Perpetuum Mobile

Composer: Jeffes

Performer(s): Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Penguin Cafe Orchestra

Album: Classical Chillout / EMI / 724381115022

Duration: 4:34


Title: Dream A Little Dream Of Me

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald And Count Basie

Album: Ella And Basie!

Duration: 4:06


Title: Estrellita (Mexican Serenade)

Composer: Ponce, Manuel

Performer(s): Yue Tang (Cello), Geraldine O'Doherty (Harp)

Album: Variations on Cello - Yue Tang / Yue Tang / 2013 Yue Tang

Duration: 3:05


Title: Piano Concerto No.25 (3rd Movement) Allegretto

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Piano), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Mozart: Piano Concerto5 And 25 Perahia / CBS / Mk37267

Duration: 8:55


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: Il Balen Del Suo Sorriso From Il Trovatore

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone), Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Dmitri Hvorostovsky - A Portrait / Philips / 4757643

Duration: 5:06


Title: March From The Love For Three Oranges

Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): French National Orchestra

Album: Passport to Russia / Sony / Sfk47282

Duration: 1:41


Title: Ag Chriost An Siol

Composer: Harbison, Janet

Performer(s): Janet Harbison (Harp)

Album: Janet Harbison: Prayer / BHO / BHO 008

Duration: 3:02



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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