Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 12 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.

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: Trumpet Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Haydn, Johann Michael

Performer(s): Maurice Andre (Trumpet), Munchener Kammerorchester

Album: The Trumpet Shall Sound Maurice Andre / Deutsche Grammophon / 474331-2

Duration: 3:17


Title: Overture To Strike Up The Band

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: George & Ira Gershwin: Strike up the Band / Nonesuch / 7559 79273 2

Duration: 5:59


Title: The Man I Love

Composer: Gershwin / Gershwin

Performer(s): Larry Adler (Harmonica)

Album: The Glory of Gershwin / Mercury / 5227272

Duration: 3:19


Title: The Folks Who Live On The Hill

Composer: Kern, Jerome

Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone), London Sinfonietta

Album: Jerome Kern Treasury / Angel / 077705488326

Duration: 5:16


Title: Yo Soy Maria

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Julia Zenko (Soprano), Gidon Kremer (Violin), Kremer Ata Musica

Album: Ave Maria (Recordno: 3984-21480-2) / Teldec / 3984-21480-2

Duration: 3:19


Title: Peter And The Wolf: Now This Is How Things Stood (Iv)

Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): Sean Connery (Narrator)

Album: Decca / Decca

Duration: 8:01


Title: Peter And The Wolf: And Now, The Victory Parade (V)

Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): Sean Connery (Narrator)

Album: Decca / Decca

Duration: 4:13


Title: No.8 Pas D'Action A (Act 1)

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Russian National Orchestra

Album: The Sleeping Beauty / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779788

Duration: 6:18


Title: Gaite Parisienne - Mazurka

Composer: Offenbach, Jacques

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Album: Offenbach Gaite Parisienne Gounod Faust Ballet Music Rossini / Respighi Rossiniana / Universal Music Australia / 0289476272-4

Duration: 2:12


Title: Ev'ry Sunday Afternoon

Composer: Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz

Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)

Album: Dawn Upshaw Sings Rodgers and Hart / Nonesuch / 7559 79406 2

Duration: 3:37


Title: Stardust

Composer: Carmichael, Hoagy

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

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

Duration: 3:40


Title: Fantasia In C Minor

Composer: Bach orch. Elgar

Performer(s): Bbc Philharmonic

Album: Bach Transcriptions / Chandos / CHAN 9835

Duration: 5:36


Title: Red Lillies Crimson And Bright

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Yin Chengzong (Piano)

Album: The Yellow River Concerto / Naxos / 8.554499

Duration: 4:34


Title: Quizas, Quizas, Quizas

Composer: Gardel, Carlos

Performer(s): Milos Karadaglic (Guitar)

Album: Milos Karadaglic Latino / Deutsche Grammophon / 4790514

Duration: 3:14


Title: Lensky's Aria

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Berlin Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Very Best of Fritz Wunderlich / EMI / 5759152

Duration: 6:34


Title: Flute Sonata (Arranged For Flute And Orchestra) (1st Movement)

Composer: Poulenc, Francis

Performer(s): Emily Beynon (Flute), Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales

Album: British Flute Concertos / Chandos / CHAN10718

Duration: 5:01


Title: Sonata In F Minor, Twv41:F1 (2nd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Telemann, Georg Philipp

Performer(s): Peter Whelan (Bassoon), Ensemble Marsyas

Album: The Proud Bassoon - Peter Whelan & Ensemble Marsyas / Linn Records / Linn CKD 435

Duration: 4:24



Contact the Show

Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @evelynlyric


Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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