Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 4 April 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

This week, Maeve O'Sullivan reads her poem Vocal Chords

Music Played on the Show


Title: The Silken Ladder Overture

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Polish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Best-Loved Classics 7 / EMI / CDZ7625062

Duration: 5:25


Title: Danzon No.2

Composer: Marquez, Arturo

Performer(s): Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra Of Venezeula

Album: Fiesta 2014 PD LM / Deutsche Grammophon / 4820465

Duration: 9:41


Title: Bassoon Concerto, For Bassoon, Strings & Continuo In A Minor, Rv 498 - Movement 1 - Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Schenkman, Byron (Harpsichord/Artistic Director), Seattle Baroque

Album: Vivaldi: Bassoon Concertos / Centaur / 2538

Duration: 3:48


Title: Dies Irae - Confutatis & Lachrymosa

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Ferrucio Furlanetto

Album: Verdi Requiem / Signum / SIGCD184

Duration: 11:11


Title: Suite No.3 In D Major (2) Air ("Air On A G String")

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Mischa Maisky (Cello)

Album: Cello Encores / Deutsche Grammophon / 4785413

Duration: 5:33


Title: Begin The Beguine

Composer: Porter, Cole

Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Night And Day - Hampson Sings Porter / Emi / Cdc7542032

Duration: 6:55


Title: Phonetic Punctuation

Performer(s): Victor Borge

Album: Victor Borge - Live!

Duration: 5:14


Title: Spring Song

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Philip Martin (Piano)

Album: The Maiden's Prayer - Philip Martin / Hyperion / CDA67379

Duration: 2:35


Title: I Feel Pretty

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard

Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), Eric Stern (Piano) Leslie Stifelman (Piano)

Album: I Wish It So (Recordno: 7559-79352-2) / Elektra / 7559-79352-2

Duration: 2:19


Title: Galliard Battaglia

Composer: Scheidt, Samuel

Performer(s): Hesperion Xxi

Album: Battaglie & Lamenti 1600-1660 / ALIAVOX / AV9815

Duration: 3:16


Title: Penny Lane

Composer: Lennon / McCartney

Performer(s): Philip Collins (Trumpet), Chandler Webber (Saxophone), Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Kings Singers

Album: Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Perform music of the Beatles featuring King Singers / TELARC DIGITAL / CD80540

Duration: 2:36


Title: Il Mio Tesoro

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): John Mccormack (Tenor), Victor Orchestra

Album: John McCormack - Icon of an Age / 2006 CD1

Duration: 4:06


Title: Clarinet Concerto No.1 (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Weber, Carl Maria von

Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet), Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Classical Sounds - Orchestral and Vocal Favourites (Recordno: Not Available) / RTÉ lyric fm

Duration: 6:22


Title: Don Carlos Act 4 Scene & Cantabile

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Ruggiero Raimondi (Bass)

Album: Don Carlos

Duration: 9:23


Title: Fantasiestucke: (Iv) Grillen

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Fiachra Garvey (Piano)

Album: Fiachra Garvey: For the Piano (CD137) / RTE lyric fm / CD137

Duration: 3:33


Title: The Verdant Braes Of Skreen

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Cara Dillon (Vocal), Sam Lakeman (Piano)

Album: Hill of Thieves / Charcoal / CHARCD002

Duration: 3:49


Title: Morgen

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa, London Symphony Orchestra

Album: R Strauss: Four Last Songs/ Te Kanawa / CBS / 76794

Duration: 4:07


Title: La Paloma

Composer: Yradier

Performer(s): The Band Of Garda Siochana

Album: 75 years - A Musical Celebration / Dolphin / TOLCD2

Duration: 3:24


Title: Symphony No.4 In E Minor, Op.98: Iv- Allegro Energico E Passionato

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Gewandhaus Orchester Leipzig

Album: Brahms: Symphonies 2 & 4. Gewandhausorchester/ Chailly. / Decca / 4786901

Duration: 9:23


Title: S'Wonderful

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)

Album: MacGregor on Broadway / Collins Classics / 11372

Duration: 0:50


Title: Violin Concerto In E Minor (3) Allegro Molto Vivace

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Isabelle Faust (Violin)

Album: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto: Isabelle Faust / Harmonia Mundi / 411106-2

Duration: 5:37


Title: Symphonie Fantastique - Ii. Un Bal - A Ball

Composer: Berlioz, Hector

Performer(s): Live Recording, Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Album: Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique / Herminie / Marc Minkowski / Deutsche Grammophon / 4742092

Duration: 6:18



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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