Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 25 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 | John MacKenna

Poetry File | John MacKenna

This week, John MacKenna reads his poem High Summer

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: Galop

Composer: Hellmesberger, Joseph JR.

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: New Year's Concert 2008 - Vienna Philharmonic / Georges Pretre / DECCA / 4780034

Duration: 2:45


Title: Lebhaft

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Mitsuko Uchida (Piano)

Album: Mitsuko Uchida - Schumann / Decca / 478 5393

Duration: 2:58


Title: Flute Sonata In F (3rd Movement) Rondeau

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): James Galway (Flute)

Album: Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp / BMG Classics / 09026617892

Duration: 5:59


Title: Wien, Du Stadt Meiner Traume

Composer: Sieczynski, Jerzy

Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Ronald Schneider (Piano)

Album: Im Chambre Separee: Barbara Bonney / Decca / 473473-2

Duration: 3:09


Title: By The Beautiful Blue Danube Op.314

Composer: Strauss II, Johann

Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Very Best of The Classic Experience / Circa Records / 724384752125

Duration: 3:50


Title: Calm Seas And Blue Skies (Children Of Lir)

Composer: Harty, Hamilton

Performer(s): Ulster Orchestra

Album: Harty: The Children Of Lir Etc. / Chandos / Chan7033

Duration: 1:59


Title: Seaside Girls

Composer: Norris

Performer(s): Frank Dunne (Tenor), Padhraic O'Cuinneagain (Piano)

Album: Joyce Songs (Recordno: Cd101) / RTÉ lyric fm / Cd101

Duration: 3:31


Title: The Teddy Bears' Picnic

Composer: Kennedy/Bratton

Performer(s): Cambridge Chord Company

Album: If You Go Down to the Woods / MILCD.02

Duration: 2:53


Title: Chi Mi Frena In Tal Momento? (Sextet)

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Joan Sutherland (Mezzo), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Baritone), Ryland Davies, Huguette Tourangeau (Soprano), Orchestra And Chorus Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Album: Pavarotti Classic Duets / Decca / 4787583

Duration: 3:45


Title: When I Was A Lad (Hms Pinafore)

Composer: Gilbert / Sullivan

Performer(s): George Baker

Album: The HMV Collection: Water

Duration: 2:53


Title: Symphony No.1 In C (4th Movement) Finale

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The 18th Century

Album: Beethoven: Symphonies No.1 and 2 / Philips / 434029-2

Duration: 6:17


Title: O Sole Mio

Composer: Di Capua, Eduardo

Performer(s): The Three Tenors;Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)

Album: Not Available (Record No: Not Available) / Decca

Duration: 2:38


Title: Prelude No. Xv In G Major

Composer: Stanford, Charles Villiers

Performer(s): Sam Haywood (Piano)

Album: Stanford Preludes Sam Haywood / Hyperion / CDA68183

Duration: 1:27


Title: The Swaggering Jig/Drops Of Brandy/Hardiman The Fiddler

Composer: Carolan, Turlough O

Performer(s): Maire Breathnach (Fiddle)

Album: Tarraing Tead / MBCDBCD001

Duration: 3:09


Title: The Mountains Of Mourne

Composer: French, Percy/Collison

Performer(s): Brendan O'Dowda

Album: Irish Favourities Of Percy French / EMI / CC 267

Duration: 3:09


Title: Violin Concerto No.5 In A: (Iii) Rondeaus, Tempo Di Menuetto

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Arcangelo

Album: Vilde Frang: Mozart / Warner Classics / 0825646276776

Duration: 8:47


Title: Non - Stop Polka Schnell Op.112

Composer: Strauss, Eduard

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: New Years Concert 2011 / Decca / 4782601

Duration: 2:29


Title: Four Impromptus D.899 (Op.90) No. 2 In E-Flat Major

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)

Album: Schubert: Four Impromptus / Ergodos 2016 / ER22

Duration: 4:51


Title: Viola Concerto (2) Romance

Composer: Kernis, Aaron Jay

Performer(s): Paul Neubauer (Viola), Royal Northern Sinfonia

Album: Dreamsongs / Signum

Duration: 7:03


Title: Der Vogelfanger Bin Ich, Ja!

Composer: Mozart/ Heidenrich

Performer(s): Saxonian Wind Academy

Album: Mozart - arranged for Wind Ensemble / Naxos / 8.570027

Duration: 2:15


Title: An Der Elbe Waltz Op.477

Composer: Strauss II, Johann

Performer(s): Staatskapelle Dresden

Album: New Year's Eve Concert Highlights from Lehar's Die Lustige Witwe / Deutsche Grammophon / 44779540

Duration: 9:43


Title: My Wild Irish Rose

Composer: trad

Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)

Album: La Fenice / ECM / ECM 2601

Duration: 6:30


Title: Symphony No.103 In E Flat (1st Movement) Adagio

Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph

Performer(s): La Petite Bande

Album: The 'London' Symphonies (Recordno: 05472773622) / DHM / 05472773622

Duration: 9:32


Title: Nacqui Al'affanno.....Non Piu Mesta!

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Jennifer Larmore (Mezzo Soprano)

Album: Jennifer Larmore - Born In Atlanta / Warner / 0630-15549-2

Duration: 7:25


Title: Hungarian Dance No.5 In G Minor

Composer: brahms

Performer(s): Martynas

Album: Martynas / Decca / 4785651

Duration: 2:45


Title: Klezmer Dance No.2

Composer: Frost, Goran

Performer(s): Martin Frost (Clarinet);Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Martin Frost: Roots / Sony Classical / 88873065292

Duration: 3:54


Title: Valse Triste

Composer: Nedbal, Oskar

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by Robert Houlihan / RTE Lyric FM

Duration: 5:18


Title: Piano Concerto No.3 (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Field, John

Performer(s): John O' Conor (Piano), New Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: John Field: the Complete Piano Concertos - John O' Connor / Claddagh Records / Csm55-57

Duration: 9:27



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Ian McGlynn

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn

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