Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 11 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 Vona Groarke

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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: Dance Of The Tumblers

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Album: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra: Dances from the Opera / Moss Music / Mwcd7127

Duration: 3:43


Title: Ronde Champetre

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)

Album: Chabrier: Dix Pieces Pittoresques and other piano music - Angela Hewiit / Hyperion / CDA67515

Duration: 3:55


Title: Meine Lippen, Sie Kussen So Heiss

Composer: Lehar

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

Album: Anna Netrebko - Souvenirs / Deutsche Grammophon / 002894777639

Duration: 5:41


Title: Chanson De Matin Op.15 No.2

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Britten Sinfonia

Album: Classic FM- Relax / Classic FM / Cfmcd30

Duration: 3:00


Title: Nachtgesang Im Walde D913

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Michael Thompson Horn Quartet

Album: Nightsong / RCA

Duration: 6:07


Title: Concerto For 2 Mandolins In G (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Giovanni Scaramuzzino (Mandolin), Sonia Maurer (Mandolin), Europa Galante

Album: Vivaldi Mandolin Concertos / Virgin Veritas / 724354552724

Duration: 3:20


Title: The Downfall Of Paris

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): David Power (Uilleann Pipes), Camerata Kilkenny

Album: Camerata Kilkenny: The Piper and the Fairy Queen / RTE lyric fm / CD156

Duration: 3:42


Title: Liebestod

Composer: Wagner

Performer(s): Nina Stemme (Soprano)

Album: Nina Stemme / Orfeo / C9371718

Duration: 6:54


Title: Berceuse Op. 6

Complete Work Name: Berceuse Op. 6

Composer: Sammons, Albert

Performer(s): Paul Barret (Violin), Catherine Edwards (Paino)

Album: Albert Sammons'The English Kreisler' - Paul Barret, Catherine Edwards / Hyperion / CDA67096

Duration: 2:38


Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Flat Major (1st Movement) Allegretto

Composer: Zimmermann, Anton

Performer(s): Musica Aeterna Soloists

Album: Zimmermann: String Quartet Nos. 1-3 / Naxos / 8.553952

Duration: 5:33


Title: Ancient Airs And Dances Suite No.3 - Siciliana

Composer: Respighi, Ottorino

Performer(s): Angel Romero (Guitar)

Album: Bella Tuscany - Music Inspired by Tuscany / Telarc / CD-80644

Duration: 3:26


Title: Armenian Dances - Part 2 - Hov Arek

Composer: Reed, Alfred

Performer(s): Taiwan Wind Ensemble

Album: Armenian Dances / Naxos / 8.573028

Duration: 4:19


Title: El Matador

Composer: Zutono

Performer(s): The Cambridge Band

Album: 20 Brass Band Classics / True Trax / TRT CD 127

Duration: 3:00


Title: Reel Op54

Composer: Stanford, Charles Villiers

Performer(s): Fionnuala Hunt (Violin), Una Hunt (Piano)

Album: Irish Fantasy (Recordno: Ufhcd 004) / Una Hunt / Ufhcd 004

Duration: 3:36


Title: Piano Concerto No.3 In A Minor (3rd Movement) Rondo : Allegro Vivace

Complete Work Name: Piano Concerto No.3 In A Minor Op.107 (1829)

Composer: Kalkbrenner, Fredreich

Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Album: Kalkbrenner : Piano Concertos 2 & 3 / Hyperion / CDA67843

Duration: 7:26


Title: Laudamus Te

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Kathleen Battle (Soprano)

Album: Kathleen Battle: Grace / Sony / Sk62035

Duration: 6:42


Title: Sinfonia Concertante In F For Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Two Violins, Viola, 'Cello, Double Bass And Orchestra: I- Allegro

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Kammerorchester Basel

Album: Sinfonia Concertante: Mozart, Holzbauer, Pleyel / Sony Classical / 88985411782

Duration: 12:37


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

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Heidi Grant-Murphy (Soprano), Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Soprano), Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Album: Metropolitan Opera Gala - James Levine's 25th Anniversary / Deutsche Grammophon / 4491772

Duration: 6:00


Title: Romance No. 1

Composer: Cowie, Billy

Performer(s): Gerard Mcchrystal (Saxophone), Trinity Laban String Ensemble

Album: Gerard McChrystal - Aria / First Hand Records / FHR 13

Duration: 3:51


Title: Bacchanale

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Orchestra Of Paris

Album: Saint-Saens (Recordno: CDM7691122) / EMI / CDM7691122

Duration: 6:42


Title: Misero Pargoletto

Composer: Graun, Carl Heinrich

Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano), Il Giardino Armonico

Album: Sacrificium - Cecilia Bartoli / Decca Records / 4781521

Duration: 10:08


Title: Etude Op.10 No.2 In A Minor 'Chromatic'

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Seunghee Lee (Clarinet), Evan Solomon (Piano)

Album: Hidden Treasures / Seunghee Lee / 8 88174 45939 4

Duration: 1:30


Title: Flute Sonata In D - I. Moderato

Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): Emmanuel Pahud (Flute), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)

Album: Debussy/ Ravel/Prokofiev / EMI Classics / 724355698223

Duration: 8:01


Title: Horn Concerto No.3 In E Flat Major(3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): William Purvis, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Mozart Horn Concertos No.'s 1-4 / Deutsche grammaphon / 478 4221

Duration: 3:37


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



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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