Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 4 July 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 Tom French

This week, Tom French reads his poem Hip

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: The Grasshoppers Dance

Composer: Bucalossi, Ernst

Performer(s): Bbc Concert Orchestra

Album: Melodies For You / BBC / Wmef0055-2

Duration: 3:52


Title: Silent Woods

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Jamie Walton (Cello), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Cello Concertos - Schumann Dvorak: Jamie Walton/Philharmonia Orch / Signum Classics / SIGCD322

Duration: 5:53


Title: Piano Concerto In E Flat: (Iii) Rondo: Allegretto Moderatissimo

Composer: Dussek, Jan Ladislav

Performer(s): Ulster Orchestra

Album: Dussek: Piano Concertos Opp 1, No. 3, 29 & 70 / Hyperion / CDA68027

Duration: 8:50


Title: Concerto For Strings And Percussion - Jocoso

Composer: Guarnieri, Camargo Mozart

Performer(s): I Musici De Montreal

Album: Latin Impressions / CHANDOS / CHAN9804

Duration: 4:27


Title: Lieve Son Al Par Del Vento

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Orchestra Of St Luke's

Album: Mozart Arias: Renee Fleming (Recordno: 4526021772) / Decca / 4526021772

Duration: 7:07


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: Octuor In E Flat Major Op. 20 - Movement Iii - Scherzo

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Ensemble Explorations

Album: Mendelssohn: Octuor Op. 20 - Ensemble Explorations / Harmonia Mundi / HMC 901868

Duration: 4:59


Title: Finlandia Op.26

Composer: Sibelius, Jean

Performer(s): Hallé Orchestra

Album: Sibelius: Finlandia, Karelia Suite - Halle / Barbirolli / EMI / Cdm769205

Duration: 8:26


Title: Mors Et Vita: Judex

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Classic FM: Relax More / Classic FM Records / CFMCD32

Duration: 4:34


Title: Il Bacio

Composer: Arditi, Luigi

Performer(s): Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Prague Philharmonia

Album: Anna Netrebko: Souvenirs / Deutsche Grammophon / 0002894777639

Duration: 3:47


Title: Variations On Solace

Composer: Joplin, Scott

Performer(s): Dick Hyman (Piano)

Album: Windham Hill America / BMG Music / 82876601322

Duration: 3:30


Title: Go From My Window

Composer: traditional

Performer(s): Joel Frederiksen

Album: 'The Elfin Knight' Ballads And Dances / Harmonia Mundi / HMG 501983

Duration: 2:06


Title: A Dowland Suite: No.3 Minuet

Composer: Ireland, John

Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra

Album: And the Bridge is Love / Naxos / 8.573250

Duration: 4:47


Title: Napoli (Euphonium Solo)

Composer: Bellstedt, Herman Jr

Performer(s): Desford Colliery Band

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

Duration: 5:10


Title: Symphony No. 9 In E Minor Op. 95 From The New World - Movement Iv - Allegro Con Fuoco

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Album: Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, Matinu: Symphony No. 2 - Cincinnati Symphony Orchester: Paavo Jarvi / Telarc / CD-80616

Duration: 11:26


Title: Concerto For Cello And Strings - Ii: Andante

Complete Work Name: Concerto For Cell And Strings In A Minor

Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

Performer(s): Emmanuel Balssa (Cello), Il Gardellino

Album: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Concertos For Various Instruments / Accent / ACC 24285

Duration: 7:42


Title: The Stars And Stripes Forever

Composer: Sousa, John Philip / Horowitz, Vladimir

Performer(s): Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)

Album: Vladimir Horowitz The Indespensible - Disk 2 / BMG / 74321 63471 2

Duration: 3:58


Title: O Fortuna

Composer: Orff, Carl

Performer(s): Boston Symphony Orchestra, New England Conservatory Chorus

Album: World's Greatest Choruses / RCA Victor / 09026612412

Duration: 2:40


Title: In Trutina

Composer: Orff, Carl

Performer(s): June Anderson, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus

Album: Carl Orff - Carmina Burana / Deutsche Grammophon / 4793432

Duration: 2:31


Title: Florida Suite - By The River

Composer: Delius, Frederick

Performer(s): English Symphony Orchestra

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

Duration: 6:54


Title: Grand Sextet In E Flat Major (2nd Movement) Andante

Composer: Glinka, Mikhail

Performer(s): Capricorn

Album: Glinka: Grand Sextet/Rimsky-Korsakov: Quintet / Helios / CDH55173

Duration: 5:39


Title: Symphony No.78 In C Minor: I- Vivace

Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph

Performer(s): Accademia Bizantina

Album: Accademia Bizantina/ Haydn Symphonies 78-81 / Decca / 4788837

Duration: 8:05


Title: Violin Concerto In E Major Bwv 1042: Ii- Adagio

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Alina Ibragimova (Violin), Arcangelo

Album: Alina Ibragimova: Bach Violin Concertos / Hyperion / CDA68068

Duration: 5:28



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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